News Releases

Coburn Gallery Art Exhibition to Feature Artists from Mansfield and Mount Vernon Studios

4/19/11 ASHLAND, OH -- The Coburn Gallery Art Exhibition at Ashland University that opens in May will feature artists from the Element of Art Studio in Mansfield and the Our Town Studios in Mount Vernon.

The exhibition, set for May 20 through June 19, will feature an opening reception on May 20 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This opening event will coincide with Opus II Dance Studio and Ashland Regional Ballet presenting the 29th Annual Spring Dance Concert.

Ashland University to Host Free Manufacturing Export Resources Conference

4/19/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University's Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics will host a Manufacturing Export Resources Conference on Friday, May 20, in the Ridenour Room located in the Dauch College.

The Ohio Department of Development's Global Markets Division, in cooperation with the Dauch College of Business and Economics of Ashland University and UPS, is sponsoring the afternoon conference, which is free and open to the public. The conference will focus on "Export Counseling Resources Available to Small Businesses in Ohio."

Ashland University Sets Entrepreneurial Brainstorming Session

4/18/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland High School and Ashland University have come together to create a program to get Ashland High School students thinking outside of the box in this year's Scholarship of Entrepreneurial Engagement (SEE) Program.

The program is a three-day event from April 19 to 21 that will culminate with an Entrepreneurial Brainstorming Program to be held at Ashland University's John C. Myers Convocation Center on April 21.

Ashland University's Dr. Christopher Burkett Named Winner of Taylor Teaching Award

4/15/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Dr. Christopher Burkett, assistant professor of political science at Ashland University, has been selected as this year's winner of the Edward and Louaine Taylor Excellence in Teaching Award.

The Edward and Louaine Taylor Excellence in Teaching Award was established in 1997 by Mr. and Mrs. Taylor and their children. Throughout their lives, the entire Taylor family has appreciated the importance of excellent teaching and their desire is that the establishment of this award will continue to inspire and reward excellence in teaching at Ashland University.

John Boehner's Speech at Ashbrook Center's Memorial Dinner Rescheduled for June 11

4/13/11 ASHLAND, OH -- The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives John A. Boehner will speak at Ashland University on June 11, 2011, as the keynote speaker for the 26th annual John M. Ashbrook Memorial Dinner.
This dinner was originally scheduled for April 8 but was rescheduled because Speaker Boehner needed to remain in Washington, D.C. that day because of the budget debates and potential government shutdown. All ticketholders for the April 8 event will receive tickets for the rescheduled June 11 dinner.

Ashland University Sets 'Dyno Day' Event for April 15

4/12/11 ASHLAND, OH -- First graders from several community schools will be participating in Ashland University's "Dino Day" on Friday, April 15.

The first grade students at St. Edward's, Osborne Elementary, Edison Elementary and Taft Elementary will be visiting Ashland University's Recreation and Sport Sciences Center from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Friday.

"This is an academic integration project and collaborative effort among the music, literacy and physical education majors within the College of Education," said Jennifer Gorecki, associate professor of sport sciences.

Ashland University Department of Recreational Services Sets Community Adult Outdoor Ultimate Frisbee League

4/11/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University's Department of Recreational Services will be hosting a new Community Adult Outdoor Ultimate Frisbee League during the summer months.
This semi-competitive outdoor ultimate Frisbee league will give community members the opportunity to play Ultimate Frisbee against other community members as well as get fit and have fun.

Community members are encouraged to form a team, or may sign up as a free agent. However, signing up as a free agent does not guarantee placement on a team roster.