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Lake Erie Crushers Add Ashland University's Dr. Curt Ickes as Player Development Specialist

6/1/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Dr. Curt Ickes, associate professor of psychology at Ashland University, has been added as player development specialist to the staff of the Lake Erie Crushers baseball team, the 2009 Frontier League champions.

Ickes teaches clinical and sport psychology courses at Ashland University as well as maintaining a private practice. A graduate of Northwestern High School, Ickes earned an undergraduate degree at Ashland University before receiving graduate degrees from the University of Akron and Kent State University.

Ashland University's Coburn Gallery Exhibition to Feature Work of Cuyahoga Falls Artists

5/27/10 ASHLAND, OH -- The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University will be hosting a summer art exhibition that will open with a reception on June 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. for the artists Lindsay Scypta, Sandra Holata and Donald R. Miller. Admission to the exhibition is free and the exhibition runs through July 16.

The Brutality Fields is the sixth in a series of installations by Holata and Miller detailing a journey, together and individuals, of truth, hope, despair and redemption.

Ashland University's Coburn Gallery to Host Summer Art Exhibition

5/27/10 ASHLAND, OH -- The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University will be hosting a summer art exhibition that will open with a reception on June 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. for the artists Lindsay Scypta, Sandra Holata and Donald R. Miller. Admission to the exhibition is free and the exhibition runs through July 16.

The Brutality Fields is the sixth in a series of installations by Holata and Miller detailing a journey, together and individuals, of truth, hope, despair and redemption.

Ashland University's Morgan Center to Host Young Entrepreneurs Camp

5/26/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University's Morgan Center for Entrepreneurial Studies will be holding the sixth Young Entrepreneurs @ Ashland camp July 19-23. Offered during the summer at Ashland University, the week-long day camp is a comprehensive, hands-on, academic program that immerses students in business, leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Ashland University Schar College of Education Receives 'Glowing' NCATE Report

5/14/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --The Ashland University Schar College of Education has been recognized as one of the elite teacher education schools in the country after receiving all positive marks following its continuing accreditation review by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the organization responsible for professional accreditation of teacher education.

Ashland University Professor Says 'Pulling an All-Nighter' is Not a Good Idea

5/12/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Dr. David Vanata, associate professor of family and consumer sciences at Ashland University, has done extensive research in areas involving nutrition and cognition and warns students that all-nighters result in a decrease in productivity and mental sharpness as well as an increase in stress. While staying up all night to study for an exam during finals week is a fairly common occurrence on a university campus, it is not really a good policy, according to an Ashland University professor.

Department of Recreational Services to Hold Youth Sports and Activities Summer Camp

5/12/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Ashland University's Department of Recreational Services will be hosting a Sports and Activities Summer camp during the summer months. The first session begins June 21 - 25. The second session is from July 12-16; and the final session takes place August 2-6. Camps are held between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. with extended care available.

The camps are open to any youth between the ages of 5 and 12. Campers will have fun filled days where they will participate in team building and sports activities, rock climbing, arts and crafts, and will enjoy time in the pool.

Department of Recreational Services to Hold Community Indoor Basketball League

5/12/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Ashland University's Department of Recreational Services will be hosting a Community Indoor Basketball League during the summer months. Play begins Tuesday, June 15, and will run every Tuesday night (with Wednesday night as a second night of play if necessary) until August 10.

Wes Bonadio, assistant director of programming for the Department of Recreational Services, said the league is open to adults age 17 and older and teams will play five-on-five with a maximum roster size of 12 players.

Ohio Senate President Gives Advice to Ashland University Graduates

5/8/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Ohio Senate President and Ashland resident Bill Harris shared his thoughts on the importance of servant leadership with Ashland University graduates on Saturday.

In a rain-shortened ceremony on the front lawn of Founders Hall, Harris cut his spring commencement address short and told those graduating that "the issue of servant leadership is facing you now as you approach your new career."

Harris said that the prophet Micah, when questioned by naysayers, told others to "do justly, love mercy and walk humbly with your Lord."

Ashland University Recreation Center Open to Off-Campus Groups

5/6/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Ashland University is now making its Recreation Center available to rent to off-campus groups and organizations as well as individuals in the community.

"If someone is looking for a new and exciting place to host a high school graduation party or a company party, then the Recreation Center at Ashland University is the place,' said Janel Crabiel, director of recreational services at Ashland University.

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