News Releases

Wooster Resident Receives Board Certification

9/2/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Wooster resident Dr. David Vanata, RD, LD, who is director of dietetics and associate professor in the Family and Consumer Sciences Department, Foods and Nutrition, at Ashland University, has received board certification as a specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD).

This credential requires current registered dietitian status, documentation of at least 1,500 sports specialty practice hours within the last five years and successful passing of an examination issued by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association.

Ashland University Professor Receives Board Certification

9/2/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Dr. David Vanata, RD, LD, who is director of dietetics and associate professor in the Family and Consumer Sciences Department, Foods and Nutrition, at Ashland University, has received board certification as a specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD).

This credential requires current registered dietitian status, documentation of at least 1,500 sports specialty practice hours within the last five years and successful passing of an examination issued by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association.

Ashland Area Community Concert Band Begins Rehearsals Sept. 6

9/1/11 ASHLAND, OH -- The Ashland Area Community Concert Band (AACCB), led by Ashland University's Director of Bands Leonard Salvo, announces its fall schedule beginning with rehearsals on Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall at Ashland University's Center for the Arts.

The fall schedule continues through the fall with rehearsals every Tuesday evening, a concert at the Ashland County Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 20, and a concert at the University on Tuesday, Nov. 29.

Ashland University to Hold 'Meet the Accountant Night'

9/1/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University will host "Meet the Accountant Night" on Thursday, Sept. 8, and the event will feature a number of companies recruiting for internships and full-time employment.

The event will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Ridenour Executive Education Center of the Dauch College of Business and Economics. Business casual attire is required for the event.

Ashland University Department to Present 9/11 Documentary

8/30/11 ASHLAND, OH -- What were you doing on 9/11? This September marks the 10-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and in observance and reflection of this anniversary, the Ashland University Journalism and Digital Media department has put together a documentary. It will be shown on Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. in Hugo Young Theatre and the event is free and open to the public.

Ashland University Slates President's Convocation

8/30/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University invites area residents to attend the annual President's Convocation on Sunday, Sept. 11. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 4 p.m. in the University's Jack and Deb Miller Chapel, located on the corner of King Road and College Avenue.

With faculty adorned in academic regalia, the event will feature an address by Ashland University President Dr. Frederick Finks. His address is titled "Navigating the Freedoms."

Ashland University Completes $1.2 Million Library Project

8/29/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University has completed a $1.2 million library upgrade this summer that included the installation of solar panels on the lower level roof of the tallest building in Ashland County.

"This is the first time we have installed solar panels on this campus," said Rick Ewing, vice president of facilities management. "Our primary motivation was not necessarily financial, but the potential and opportunity for us to move in the direction of reducing the impact we have on our environment. It's a first step for us."

Ashland University Increases Financial Aid Awards

8/26/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University will be increasing the amount available in merit-based awards by more than 17 percent for incoming freshmen in 2012-2013.

"We as an institution are committing additional money to our financial aid packages in an effort to make college more affordable for more students," said Scott Van Loo, vice president of enrollment management and marketing. "The new award structure will increase the financial aid merit-based awards at all scholarship levels for incoming freshmen."

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