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Ashland University Coburn Gallery to Host Two Exhibitions

Ashland University Coburn Gallery to Host Two Exhibitions

Ashland University’s Coburn Gallery will be hosting two exhibitions -- the 2017 AU Senior Art Exhibition as well as a ceramic works exhibition by Cleveland artists Stephanie Craig and Todd Leech -- from Nov. 30 to Dec. 17, 2017.

The Senior Art Exhibition includes graduating art majors Danielle Smith and Anamarie Coors and highlights graphic design, digital art, web design and animation. An opening reception is planned for Thursday, Nov. 30, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

Ashland University National Bateman Case Study Competition Team Selected

Ashland University National Bateman Case Study Competition Team Selected

Ashland University’s Communication Department recently selected five students who will lead the first-ever AU Bateman Case Study Competition team. Seniors Morgan Badenhop of West Liberty, Ohio; Kathleen Foster of Spencer, Ohio; and Susanna Savage of Loudonville, Ohio, along with juniors Katie Dailey of Wooster, Ohio; and Erin Staley of Dayton, Ohio, will research, plan, implement and evaluate a public relations campaign for the national competition.

Each member majors in either Public Relations or Communications at Ashland University. Seven students applied and five were selected for the Bateman team.

Ashland University Online Program Ranks as One of the Best in U.S.

Ashland University Online Program Ranks as One of the Best in U.S.

Ashland University's Online Associate’s in Business Administration degree program has been named by Best College Reviews as one of the top online associate’s degree programs in business in the country.

This Best College Reviews ranking was compiled using data from College Navigator regarding tuition, as well as program information gleaned from each institution’s website. The methodology used to determine the rankings is based on tuition, customization options within the degree program, both in content and format, and an overall "wow" factor, which highlights each program’s unique offerings and sets it apart from the pack.

AU Officials Sign Agreement to Allow for Intelligence and Cyber Training Internships

Ashland University officials have signed an agreement that will allow AU students to enroll in internships in the Wright State Applied Research Corporation’s (WSARC) intelligence and cyber training programs.

The agreement, which is effective Jan. 1, 2018, allows Ashland University junior and senior level undergraduate students to complete semester-long internships with WSARC.

Deborah Liebert Karl Donates $1 Million to Establish Military Veterans Resource Center at Ashland University

Deborah Liebert Karl Donates $1 Million to Establish Military Veterans Resource Center at Ashland University

Ashland University alumna and Columbus, Ohio, resident Deborah Liebert Karl has made a $1 million gift to Ashland University to fund a Military Veterans Resource Center on campus.

Liebert Karl, who is an AU trustee, said she made the gift in honor and memory of her father, Jack W. Liebert. He served in the Navy during World War II and enlisted in the Korean War.

Ashland Center for Nonviolence to Host Panel Discussion on ‘War in the Bible’

Ashland Center for Nonviolence to Host Forum on ‘War in the Bible’

The Ashland Center for Nonviolence (ACN) is hosting a panel discussion on “War in the Bible” on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Ridenour Room of the Dauch College of Business and Economics on the Ashland University campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Mignon Jacobs, dean and chief academic officer at Ashland Theological Seminary, will moderate the panel discussion and she will be joined by presenters Dr. Craig Hovey, AU associate professor of religion and Ashland Center for Nonviolence executive director, and Dr. Daniel Hawk, professor of Old Testament and Hebrew.

Tickets Still Available for 42nd Annual Madrigal Feaste

Tickets Still Available for 42nd Annual Madrigal Feaste

Tickets for the 42nd Annual Madrigal Feaste at Ashland University are still available for the 6:30 p.m. performances slated for Wednesday, Nov. 29, through Sunday, Dec. 3, in Redwood Hall. Although the Saturday evening show is sold out, there are currently two full tables and four partial tables available for the Wednesday performance; Thursday has 15 seats available in various increments at different tables; Friday only has four single seats at different tables; and the closing night performance on Sunday has 28 seats remaining at different tables.

Center for Civic Life at Ashland University to Hold Forum on ‘Land of Plenty’

Center for Civic Life at Ashland University to Hold Forum on ‘Land of Plenty’

On Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m., the Center for Civic Life at Ashland University is hosting a forum titled “Land of Plenty: How Should We Ensure that People have the Food They Need?” The forum, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the Ashland Public Library.

Many communities in the nation have families who run out of food before the end of the month, children who come to school hungry, and people who sometimes have to choose between food and other necessities.

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