News Releases

Wooster Resident Promoted in Ashland University Development Area

4/8/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Thomas Seddon, vice president for development at Ashland University, has announced a number of promotions in the development area at the University. The promotions take effect immediately.

"The motive for these promotions is two-fold -- recognizing outstanding performance in our development area as well as expanding to meet the needs of future development efforts for Ashland University," Seddon said.

Social Work Majors Place First in Ashland University Business Concept Competition

4/8/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Two Ashland University students were awarded first place in the Ashland University ideaLabs Business Concept Competition sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Ashland.

Danielle Liggett of Galion and Saundra Zellner of Twinsburg received the $500 first prize for their concept, "The Fire Safe-T Room: Provided by the Guardian Service."

Ashland Theological Seminary Faculty Members Receive Promotions

4/6/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Two Ashland Theological Seminary faculty members have received promotions following the action of the Ashland University Board of Trustees earlier this year. The promotions are to take effect on July 1, the beginning of the institution's 2010-2011 academic year.

Dr. Mitzi J. Smith and Dr. Rob Douglass were both promoted from assistant professor to associate professor.

Maplerock Jazz Festival features Dirty Dozen Brass Band

4/6/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --The Ashland University Jazz Orchestra, Dr. Scott Garlock, musical director, presents the Maplerock Jazz Festival on Friday, April 16, in the Center for the Arts.

The Maplerock Jazz Festival is an educational and entertaining event that features internationally recognized jazz luminaries mixing with local musicians and regional scholastic groups.

This year’s featured guest artist is the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, a group that has been featured guests on recordings by artists such as David Bowie, Elvis Costello, Dr. John and the Black Crowes.

Ashland University Theatre presents: "Experience/Experiment:The 2010 One-Act Play Festival"

4/1/10 Ashland University Theatre will present its final production of the season, "Experience/Experiment: The 2010 One-Act Play Festival," Wednesday to Saturday, April 21-24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Studio Theatre in the Center for the Arts. Each night of the festival will include four works produced, directed and performed by Ashland University students.

Ashland University Environmental Lecture Set

3/30/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Ashland University's 2009-2010 Environmental Lecture Series, "Sustainability and Environmental Issues in Ohio," continues on April 15 when Richard E. Moseley, retired chief of Ohio Department of Natural Resources' Natural Areas and Preserves, will present a presentation titled "Preserving Ohio's Natural Heritage." The lecture is at 7:30 p.m. in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center Auditorium and is free and open to the public.

Ashland University English Department Sets Spring Reading Series

3/18/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --The Ashland University English Department has set the Spring 2010 Reading Series that will open on March 29 with Diana Joseph reading creative nonfiction.

All readings will take place in Room 138 of the Dwight Schar College of Education and are free and open to the public. Readings begin at 4:30 p.m. followed by refreshments at 5:30 p.m.

Pages