News Releases

Columbus Artist to Have Paintings Featured in Ashland University Coburn Art Gallery Exhibition

8/1/11 ASHLAND, OH -- The Coburn Art Gallery at Ashland University will be hosting an art exhibition of mixed media sculpture by artist Jason Kaufman of Mansfield and paintings by Laura Weiser of Columbus.

The exhibition will open on Friday, Aug. 12, and run through Sept. 16. The gallery will have a reception on Thursday, Aug. 25 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

Ashland University Coburn Art Gallery Hosts Art Exhibition

7/28/11 ASHLAND, OH -- The Coburn Art Gallery at Ashland University will be hosting an art exhibition of mixed media sculpture by artist Jason Kaufman of Mansfield and paintings by Laura Weiser of Columbus.

The exhibition will open on Friday, Aug. 12, and run through Sept. 16. The gallery will have a reception on Thursday, Aug. 25 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

Ashland University to Host EEC's Entrepreneurship Immersion Week

7/19/11 ASHLAND, OH -- This year's Entrepreneurship Immersion Week, a national award winning program of the Entrepreneurship Education Consortium (EEC), will be held on the Ashland University campus from Aug. 7 to 12.

"The Entrepreneurship Education Consortium (EEC) is a unique intercollegiate competition opportunity involving nine northeast Ohio colleges and universities," said Read Wakefield, director of the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Ashland University and president of the Entrepreneurship Education Consortium Inc.

Award-Winning Writers Featured in Ashland University Master of Fine Arts Summer Program

7/18/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Accomplished writers Thomas French, Kathleen Norris and David Wojahn will join four additional visiting writers and 14 faculty members in presenting at Ashland University's Master of Fine Arts Summer Residency Program this summer. The events, which are free and open to the public, will begin July 24 and continue through Aug. 5.

Ashland University Receives $1.58 Million HRSA Grant for College of Nursing

7/15/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University has received a $1.58 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for "Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention" at the university. One hundred percent of the Ashland University project will be financed with federal grant dollars from HRSA.

Summer Youth Musical Theatre Workshop Offered at Ashland University Workshop Serving as Casting Call for Fall Production of “Whistle Down the Wind”

7/13/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Although the show doesn’t open until the end of October, Ashland University Professor of Theatre Ric Goodwin will begin his search for youth cast members for Richard Taylor’s “Whistle Down the Wind” by hosting a youth musical theatre workshop on Aug. 5 and 6.

After presenting the North American premiere of the musical in 1997, Goodwin is directing the show for a second time in hopes of creating the same excitement in the Ashland community as it did 14 years ago.

Berea Native Kris Hovsepian Inducted into Hall of Fame

7/13/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Kris Hovsepian, assistant professor of marketing at Ashland University and a native of Berea, has been inducted into the Sam Walton Fellow Hall of Fame for the work she has done with Ashland University's Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE).

Hovsepian has served as the adviser to the SIFE group at Ashland University since 1991. The group has captured first place in regional competition nine times out of the last 19 years.
Hovsepian is a native of Berea and the daughter of the late Henry and Margaret Barr, longtime residents of Berea.

Ashland University College of Nursing Alumni Hold Annual Banquet

7/12/11 ASHLAND, OH -- The Ashland University Dwight Schar College of Nursing alumni held their annual banquet in June with approximately 90 members and guests in attendance.

The earliest graduate in attendance was Helen Wappner from the Class of 1936. The most recent graduate was Becky Mangas of the Class of 2009.  Members attended from a variety of states, including California, Florida, Indiana, Michigan, Nevada, Ohio, Texas and Virginia.

Pages