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Ashland University Senior Recital Set

Ashland University Department of Music will present a senior recital with soprano Anna Rivero accompanied by pianist Deb Logan on Thursday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

Rivero is a vocal music major from Three Bridges, N.J. The program for her recital will consist of classical pieces by Scarlatti, Mozart, Puccini, Schubert and Schumann; and more contemporary compositions by Satie and Duke.

Choral Concert Repertoire Includes Biblical Dramas, Art and Folk Songs

Choral Concert Repertoire Includes Biblical Dramas, Art and Folk Songs

The Ashland University Choir, Chamber Singers and Women’s Chorus will present an eclectic choral concert program ranging from Biblical dramas to art and folk songs on Sunday, March 25, at 4 p.m. in the Jack and Deb Miller Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Rowland Blackley, professor of Music and director of Choral Activities, will conduct the University Choir and Chamber Singers with Dr. Timothy Guenther accompanying on organ and piano. The University Choir will perform several Biblical dramas reflecting the text in a manner that highlights the strength, sadness, joy or anger contained therein. Pieces will include Lotti’s Crucifixus, Stroope’s The Lamentations of Jeremiah, Philips’ Ascendit Deus, Thomas’ Rockin' Jerusalem as well as Daniel, Daniel, Servant of the Lord by Moore with soloists Drew Berlin (Barberton) and Mark Gorsuch (Ashland); and Saul by Hovland with Jake Riley (Wooster) and Ian Kieffer (Marion) as narrators.

Ashland University Senior to Produce a Show in 24 Hours

Ashland University Senior to Produce a Show in 24 Hours

Ashland University Department of Theatre will showcase the 24-Hour Theatre Project produced by senior multiple-disciplinary major Megan Harvey of Medina for her senior capstone on Saturday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Ashland University’s Studio Theatre.

A limited number of tickets are available for this free performance, which is open to the public. Patrons can secure their seat by calling the Ashland University Box Office at 419.289.5125.

Award Winners Announced for AU Student Art Exhibition

Award Winners Announced for AU Student Art Exhibition

The award winners have been announced for the Ashland University 2018 Juried Student Art Exhibition that will run through April 8 in the University’s Coburn Gallery.

This exhibition offers $1,000 in awards to student artists, including Best in Show, Bernini Award, Dean’s Award, People’s Choice Award and awards in each of the six art areas: painting, printmaking, sculpture, digital art, graphic design and drawing. The awards were announced at the opening reception of the exhibition on March 15, and the People’s Choice award will be announced on the Coburn Gallery’s Facebook page on March 26.

Ashland University, Gosh Enterprises Collaborative Gives Employees New Pathway to College Degree

Ashland University, Gosh Enterprises Collaborative Gives Employees New Pathway to College Degree

Ashland University and Gosh Enterprises Inc., which operates Charleys Philly Steaks and Bibibop Asian Grill, announced today a tuition discount and corporate matching scholarship plan that gives thousands of the restaurant concepts’ employees access to AU’s top-ranked, online education.

The program, titled Leaders Making Leaders, opens the door to potential life-changing career advancement possibilities for many of the company’s workers nationwide who wish to earn an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. The collaboration empowers eligible employees to enroll in one of several undergraduate or graduate programs delivered online through Ashland University.

Ashland Center for Nonviolence to Hold ‘Ethics of Eating’ Lecture

Ashland Center for Nonviolence to Hold ‘Ethics of Eating’ Lecture

Keith Allison, the field educator for the Ethical Choices Program, will give a presentation on the “Ethics of Eating” on Tuesday, March 20, at 7 p.m. in the Ridenour Room of the Dauch College of Business and Economics at Ashland University. The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Ashland Center for Nonviolence.

The presentation will provide information and motivation to make a real difference in the world through working toward sustainable living, healthier bodies and a more compassionate society by attending to our food choices.

‘America’s Best Math Whiz’ to Speak at Ashland University

Dr. Arthur Benjamin, who is known as a “Mathemagician” and has been called “America’s Best Math Whiz,” will speak at Ashland University on Thursday, April 5, at 7 p.m. in Hugo Young Theatre located in the Center for the Arts off College Avenue on the AU campus.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be followed by a question-and-answer session and book signing. The event is sponsored by the Honors Program at Ashland University.

‘America’s Best Math Whiz’ to Speak at Ashland University

Ashland University Makes Public Statement Regarding ‘Never Again Movement’

Ashland University Makes Public Statement Regarding ‘Never Again Movement’

Ashland University has made a public statement regarding the “Never Again Movement” and has been added to the list of colleges and universities that have committed to NOT penalize students for engaging in non-violent protest.

In making this public statement, Ashland University joins the growing number of colleges across the country assuring students that non-violent protest won’t affect their chances at admission.

Ashland University to Host 58th Annual Mohican District Science Day

Ashland University to Host 58th Annual Mohican District Science Day

A total of 197 students from 34 schools are expected to converge on the Ashland University campus Saturday, March 24, for the 58th annual Mohican District Science Day. Sponsored by the Mohican District Junior Division of the Ohio Academy of Science, the event will be held in Ashland University’s John C. Myers Convocation Center.

According to Dr. Jeff Weidenhamer, professor of Chemistry at Ashland University and Science Day director, projects that received superior ratings in local school district science fairs will be displayed at the district fair. The students participating will represent high schools, junior high/middle schools and fifth and sixth grades in eight different counties: Ashland, Erie, Holmes, Huron, Lorain, Medina, Richland and Wayne.

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