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Ashland University College Republicans to Hold Speaker Series

Ashland University College Republicans to Hold Speaker Series

Ashland University’s College Republicans will sponsor a speaker series this semester that will feature AU Associate Professor of Political Science Dr. Rene Paddags, Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof and Ashland mayoral candidate Sandra Tunnell.

“Our focus this semester is to inform citizens of the importance of state and local governments at a time in which we have been focused on the presidency,” said Joey Barretta, public relations officer for the College Republications student organization.

Ashland University and Ashland High School to Sponsor College Night

Ashland University and Ashland High School to Sponsor College Night

Ashland University and Ashland High School have teamed up to sponsor the Ashland Regional High School College Night. The event, which is intended for all high school sophomores, juniors and seniors who are thinking about attending college and their parents, is set for Thursday, March 23, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Ashland University’s John C. Myers Convocation Center.

The College Night, which is targeting students from Ashland and Richland counties as well as the surrounding counties, is ideal for sophomores and juniors who are starting to look at colleges and for seniors who are still trying to decide on a college.

Ashland University Hosts Visit from Ambassador Dani Dayan

Ambassador Dani Dayan, Consul General of Israel in New York, answers several questions from AU President Dr. Carlos Campo and those in attendance at the breakfast event held in Myers Convocation Center.

Ambassador Dani Dayan, Consul General of Israel in New York, visited the Ashland University campus on the morning of March 14 to meet with a group of invited individuals.

Dayan had breakfast with members of the AU Board of Trustees and community members as well as a number of AU faculty, staff and students. Following the breakfast, Dayan spoke on “Israel and the Middle East Today: A Diplomat’s View.”

Ashland University Students Receive Awards at 2017 Student Art Exhibition

Ashland University Students Receive Awards at 2017 Student Art Exhibition

The award winners have been announced for the Ashland University 2017 Juried Student Art Exhibition that will run through March 24 in the University’s Coburn Gallery.

This year’s exhibition offered $1,400 in awards to student artists, including Best in Show, Bernini Award, Dean’s Award, People’s Choice Award and awards in each of the seven art areas: painting, printmaking, sculpture, digital art, graphic design, drawing and ceramics.

Band Concert Honors Area Middle School Instrumentalists

Band Concert Honors Area Middle School Instrumentalists

In Celebration of Music in Our Schools Month, Ashland University Department of Music will host the annual Ashland County Middle School Honors Band on Sunday, March 19, at 4 p.m. in Hugo Young Theatre. The Ashland University Concert Band will be the featured guest ensemble conducted by Gary Ciulla, Ashland University director of bands. Lori Ciulla, former director of bands at Copley-Fairlawn Middle School, will conduct the middle school honors band.

Consisting of 75 members, the Ashland County Middle School Honors Band includes seventh and eighth grade students from Ashland, Crestview, Hillsdale, Loudonville-Perrysville and Mapleton Schools. Members of the Ashland County Band Directors Association meet with Gary Ciulla and Ashland's Martin Kral, this year’s chairman, to plan the program. The committee of band directors selects the honors band members based on merit and instrumentation needs of the band. Students meet at Ashland University on Thursday, March 16, and Sunday, March 19, to rehearse and present this program with music ranging from classical selections to traditional marches.

AU Environmental Lecture Series to Focus on Ohio’s Sandhill Cranes

The fourth and final event in the 2016-2017 Ashland University Environmental Lecture Series, with a theme of “In Our Own Backyard, Year 2,” will be a presentation by Dr. Laura Kearns, wildlife biologist with the Ohio Division of Wildlife, Olentangy Research Station in Delaware, Ohio.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held Thursday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ronk Lecture Hall in the Dwight Schar College of Education. Kearns will speak on “Sandhill Cranes of the Black Fork and Beyond: Recent Research Findings.”

AU Environmental Lecture Series to Focus on Ohio’s Sandhill Cranes

Ashbrook Colloquium to Address ‘Political Economy and the Rise of Donald Trump’

Kevin D. Williamson, National Review’s roving correspondent and published author, will speak on the topic of “Political Economy and the Rise of Donald Trump” at an Ashbrook Center Colloquium on Friday, April 7, at 3 p.m. in the Ashbrook Center, located on the eighth floor of the Library on the Ashland University campus.

The colloquium is free and open to the public. For more information, call 419.289.5430 or cclever@ashbrook.org.

Ashbrook Colloquium to Address ‘Political Economy and the Rise of Donald Trump’

Ashland University Theatre Major Presents “Piece of Mind: A Night of Monologues”

Ashland University Theatre Major Presents “Piece of Mind: A Night of Monologues”

Ashland University theatre major Anthony Nicholson is finalizing his college career with a senior theatre performance project scheduled for Saturday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall. His performance is titled “Piece of Mind” and features a diverse collection of 13 monologues.

From William Shakespeare to Bertolt Brecht, and Tennessee Williams to Samuel Beckett, the monologues vary in length, movement and genre as well as character-age and vocabulary. In order of performance, the monologues include:

Historian to Give Keynote Address at Ashland University

Historian to Give Keynote Address at Ashland University

Historian and pedagogical innovator Mark C. Carnes will provide the keynote address as part of the “Reacting to the Past” workshop being held on the AU campus in early April.

The address, which is free and open to the public as an event separate from the workshop, will be held Friday, April 7, at 8 p.m. in the Ronk Lecture Hall in Schar College of Education. The title of the talk will be “Subversive Play: The Bane of Higher Education--and Its Salvation?”

Center for Civic Life to Hold Community Forum on ‘Reducing Violence’

Center for Civic Life to Hold Community Forum on ‘Reducing Violence’

“Safety and Justice: How Should Communities Reduce Violence?” is the topic of a community forum to be held March 21 at 7 p.m. in the small meeting room of the Ashland Public Library. The forum, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Center for Civic Life at Ashland University.

Crimes in Ashland County in the last year included assault, burglary and theft, domestic violence, kidnapping, fighting, trafficking, rape, child endangering, and drug abuse, according to the Ashland County Sheriff’s office.

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