News Releases

Ashland University's Margaret Pomfret Selected for National Leadership Development Program

9/3/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Margaret Pomfret, executive director of Development and Campaigns for Ashland University, is one of only 42 mid-level administrators in higher education nationwide selected by the Council of Independent Colleges and the American Academic Leadership Institute to participate in a year-long Senior Leadership Academy.

Ashland University Catering and Conferences Department Receives Grand Prize

9/3/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University Catering and Conferences Department was awarded the grand prize by the National Association of College and University Foods Services (NACUFS) for its entry in the category of catering standard menu in the annual Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards.

The award was presented at the NACUFS conference in San Jose, Calif.

Ashland University Biology Assistant Professor Contributes to Award-Winning Book

9/2/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Dr. Steven Fenster, assistant professor of biology at Ashland University, contributed to a chapter in a book that was selected as the winner of the American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE) in the category of Excellence in Biology and Life Sciences.

The book, which was titled "Current Protocols in Essential Laboratory Techniques," was edited by Sean R. Gallagher & Emily A. Wiley and the award was received by John Wiley & Sons Inc.

Ashland University to Hold Fall Open House Events

9/2/10 ASHLAND, OH -- The Ashland University Office of Admission will be holding its Fall Open House events on Saturday, Sept. 18, and Saturday, Nov. 6.

"The Fall Open House events are an opportunity to help prospective students narrow down their college search," said Thomas Mansperger, director of the Office of Admission. "The events will allow students to interact in a fun, 'fair-type' environment with faculty and staff from every department."

Ashland Area Community Concert Band Begins Rehearsals Sept. 7

9/1/10 ASHLAND, OH -- The Ashland Area Community Concert Band (AACCB), led by Ashland University's Director of Bands Leonard Salvo, announces its fall schedule beginning with rehearsals on Tuesday, Sept. 7, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall at Ashland University's Center for the Arts.

The fall schedule continues through the fall with rehearsals every Tuesday evening, a concert at the Ashland County Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 21, and a concert at the University on Tuesday, Nov. 30.

Ashland University Slates President's Convocation

9/1/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University invites area residents to attend the annual President's Convocation on Sunday, Sept. 12. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 4 p.m. in the University's Jack and Deb Miller Chapel, located on the corner of King Road and College Avenue.

With faculty adorned in academic regalia, the event will feature an address by Ashland University President Dr. Frederick Finks. His address is titled "Passion & Persistence, The Keys to Success."

Ashland University to Hold 'Meet the Accountant Night'

9/1/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University will host "Meet the Accountant Night" on Thursday, Sept. 9, and the event will feature a number of companies recruiting for internships and full-time employment.

The event will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Ridenour Executive Education Center of the Dauch College of Business and Economics. Business casual attire is required for the event.

The Partnership for Philanthropic Planning North Central Ohio Council Slates Seminar

8/30/10 ASHLAND, OH -- The Partnership for Philanthropic Planning North Central Ohio Council (formerly the North Central Ohio Planned Giving Council) will host a session for legal, financial and estate planning professionals and charitable organizations on Sept. 15. The seminar, to be held from 12:30 to 5 p.m. in the Ridenour Executive Education Center in Ashland University's Dauch College of Business and Economics, is the second event in the Council's 2010 Continuing Education Seminar Series.

Ashland University's Dauch College to Sponsor Seminar for Manufacturers

8/26/10 ASHLAND, OH -- A seminar for area manufacturers titled "Innovative and Practical Growth Solutions for Manufacturers" will be held Wednesday, Sept. 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon.

The seminar, sponsored by the Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics, will be held in Room 105 of the Dauch College of Business and Economics and will be followed by a networking lunch.