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Ashland Theological Seminary Faculty Members Receive Promotions, Tenure

2/16/11 ASHLAND, OH -- A number of Ashland Theological Seminary faculty members have received promotions and/or tenure following the action of the Ashland University Board of Trustees. The promotions are to take effect on July 1, the beginning of the institution's 2011-2012 academic year.

Dr. William Payne will be promoted to professor of Evangelism/World Missions, while Dr. Claudia Sadler-Gerhardt will be promoted to associate professor of counseling, and Dr. Terence Mournet will be promoted to associate professor of New Testament & Greek.

Ashland University Theatre Professor Appears in Actors' Summit Comedy

2/16/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Ric Goodwin, professor of theatre at Ashland University, is spending his faculty study leave performing in two productions for the Actors' Summit Theater, Akron's professional theatre company.

Goodwin is one of the main actors in the comedy "Becky's New Car," which runs now through the end of February with performances held Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m. on the intimate 150-seat theater located on the 6th floor of Greystone Hall in downtown Akron.

Violinist Kimberly Hain Performs Faculty Recital with Pianist Megan Barth

2/15/11 ASHLAND, OH -- The Department of Music at Ashland University presents a faculty recital on Thursday, Feb. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall featuring violinist Kimberly Hain with pianist Megan Barth. The performance is free and open to the public.

Featured pieces for the concert include Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 5 in F, Op. 24 "Spring," Brahms' Violin Sonata No. 2 in A, Op. 100, and a solo piano performance of Schubert's Drei Klavierstucke D. 946.

Ashland Center for Nonviolence at Ashland University Sets Third Tuesday Programming - Merton Readings & Discussion

2/10/11 ASHLAND, OH -- The Ashland Center for Nonviolence (ACN) Third Tuesday Programming will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center Auditorium on the Ashland University campus. The program will be a discussion focusing on selections from Merton's writings, collected in "The Pocket Thomas Merton," Robert Inchausti, editor.

Ashbrook Center Presents CPAC Ashbrook Award to House Speaker John Boehner

2/10/11 ASHLAND, OH -- The Ashbrook Center at Ashland University will present its annual CPAC Ashbrook Award to the Honorable John Boehner, speaker of the United States House of Representatives, this evening at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington D.C. Marvin Krinsky, chairman of the Ashbrook board, released the following statement:

Ashland University Hosts Aerobics and Fitness Association of America Certification

2/9/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University will be hosting an Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) Primary Group Exercise certification workshop Saturday, March 19, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. This AFAA workshop is for current or interested group exercise instructors whose training and educational background has prepared them to take the APAA Primary Group Exercise Certification exam.

'Life and Art' Panel Discussion Offered in Conjunction with Musical Production

2/9/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University Departments of Theatre and Art collaborate to offer a panel discussion about "Life and Art" in relation to the upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim's musical "Sunday in the Park with George."

The panel will serve as a talkback immediately following the theatre performance on Friday, Feb. 25, in the University's Studio Theatre. While that evening's audience members are welcome to attend, the panel discussion is free and open to the public.

Ashland University to Host Ashbrook Colloquium on Whittaker Chambers

2/7/11 ASHLAND, OH -- The Ashbrook Center at Ashland University will host a colloquium on "Whittaker Chambers: The Spirit of a Counterrevolutionary" presented by Richard Reinsch, program officer at Liberty Fund Inc. on Feb. 25.
There is no charge to attend this event, which will be held in the Ashbrook Center at 3 p.m. For more information, contact Lisa M. Ormiston at 419-289-5429 or<>.


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