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Ashland University Signs Agreement with Avita Health System

Ashland University Signs Agreement with Avita Health System

Ashland University President Dr. Carlos Campo on Friday signed a Corporate Partners Agreement with two officials from Avita Health System -- Jerome Morasko, chief executive officer, and Kim Winkle, vice president of Corporate Relations and Operational Support.

Avita Health System is the fifth local business or organization that has signed a Corporate Partner agreement with Ashland University this academic year.

Fox News Program Host Tucker Carlson to Speak at 32nd Annual Ashbrook Memorial Dinner on June 3

Fox News Program Host Tucker Carlson to Speak at 32nd Annual Ashbrook Memorial Dinner on June 3

Primetime Fox News program host Tucker Carlson will be the keynote speaker at the 32nd Annual John M. Ashbrook Memorial Dinner at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at Ashland University. Sponsored by the Ashbrook Center, this event has hosted many political leaders including Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Margaret Thatcher, Ed Rollins, Colin Powell and John Boehner.

The dinner program will be held in Ashland University’s John C. Myers Convocation Center. Tickets for this Ashbrook event are $250 per person. A limited number of VIP reception tickets are available for an additional cost. Tables of 10 are available in different price packages and include reception tickets, program recognition and preferred table location.

Ashland University Business Students Receive Awards from Financial Executives International

Ashland University Business Students Receive Awards from Financial Executives International

Ashland University junior Andi Daugherty, a finance major from Fresno, Ohio, and junior David Grim, a finance major from Chillicothe, Ohio, received the Outstanding Finance and Accounting Student Award from Financial Executives International (FEI).

Daugherty, a 2014 graduate of River View High School, is the daughter of William and Caroline Daugherty of Fresno, while Grim, a 2014 graduate of Southeastern High School, is the son of Michael and Amy Grim of Chillicothe.

Ashland Community Arts League Juried Exhibition: Call for Entries

Ashland Community Arts League Juried Exhibition: Call for Entries

Ashland University’s Coburn Gallery and the Ashland Community Arts League (AshCAL) are seeking works for the 2017 Juried Member Exhibition that will run from May 19 to June 17 in the Coburn Gallery on the AU campus.

The exhibition is open to all artists who are current members of AshCAL. New members may join for a reduced membership fee ($30 for 2017) at the time of entry. Completed entrant information cards, entry fee and work with labels attached must be provided at the time of entry.

Ashland University Education Professor Receives Leadership Award

Dr. Carol Engler, associate professor of education at Ashland University, has received the first ever Exemplary Leadership Award presented by the Ohio Council of Professors of Education (OCPEA). Engler received the award at the Spring Conference of OCPEA held on April 21 in Columbus for her “enthusiasm, vision and commitment to educational leadership.”

This leadership award is being named the Carol Engler Exemplary Leadership Award and will be awarded annually to someone from an exemplary school and/or district providing leadership in the field of education.

Ashland University Education Professor Receives Leadership Award

Ashland University Coburn Gallery to Hold Art Camp and Art Day

Ashland University Coburn Gallery to Hold Art Camp and Art Day

The Coburn Art Gallery on the Ashland University campus will be holding a Summer Art Camp, which will offer both an intensive one-week session and one day art experience for young artists.

Students of a variety of ages will learn how to use many art media and experience activities including painting, drawing, printmaking, photography and sculpture in these sessions. Those attending will develop a cultural appreciation and aesthetic awareness as they explore different art forms and develop their own talent for self-expression.

Time-Lapse Video of Ashland University Eagle Carving

Time-Lapse Video of Eagle Carving

Jack Riese and Andrew Wise from Lumberjack Chainsaw Art out of Dalton, Ohio, spent much of two days carving an eagle out of an old tree near the archway in front of Founders Hall along College Avenue on the Ashland University campus.

The tree that was carved is an old scotch pine that dates back to nearly 140 years ago when Ashland University was founded in 1878. The University had been trying to save the tree for years but it was taken down last fall.

Ashland University Honors Professor with Taylor Teaching Award

Ashland University Honors Professor with Taylor Teaching Award

Ashland University’s Dr. Lisa Young, assistant professor of nursing in the Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences, is the recipient of AU’s 2017 Taylor Excellence in Teaching Award. AU Provost Dr. Eun-Woo Chang presented the award at AU’s Academic Honors Convocation on Sunday, April 23, in the Jack and Deb Miller Chapel.

The award, first presented in 1997, was endowed by former Jeromesville residents the late Edward and Louaine Taylor as a way of supporting high quality teaching at Ashland University.

Ashland University Senior Art Exhibition Awards Presented

Ashland University Senior Art Exhibition Awards Presented

The Ashland University 2017 Senior Art Exhibition awards were presented by Daniel McDonald, chair of the AU Art Department, on April 20, at the Coburn Art Gallery opening reception.

Alicia Jones was selected as the senior art award recipient by the AU Art Department faculty. Jones’ artworks bring light to the stigmas of difficult topics that many face or fear facing and the taboo nature of the individuals going through them to talk about them.

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