News Releases

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 Professional Development Services Sees Growth

8/26/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University's Professional Development Services celebrated a milestone last year -- its 30th year in existence -- and subsequently received a facelift for the start of classes this fall.

The professional development program at Ashland University, which was started in 1980, has seen tremendous growth through the years and is the largest program of its kind in the state of Ohio and one of the largest in the country, according to Dr. Dwight McElfresh, who has directed Ashland's professional development services for the past five years.

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.

Million Acts of Kindness Tour on Ashland University Campus

8/26/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Bob Votruba and his One Million Acts of Kindness Tour will be in Ashland and on the Ashland University campus Sept. 1 and 2.

Votruba is expected to park his blue tour bus by Bixler Hall on King Road, and he and his dog, Bogart, will be roaming the campus, talking to students, handing out literature and preaching about kindness.

In addition, Votruba will speak on "The Power of a Kind Community" on Wednesday, Sept. 1, at 7 p.m. in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center Auditorium. The talk is free and open to the public.

Ashland University's Coburn Gallery and Art Club to Sponsor 'Art Saturdays'

8/24/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University's Coburn Gallery and Art Club have established "Art Saturdays," an educational and creative experience for children 7 to 12 years old.

"Art Saturdays" will be offering classes on the following dates - Sept. 18, Oct. 23 and Nov. 13, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon in the Room 346  located in the Center for the Arts on the Ashland University campus.

Ashland University Schar College of Education Receives $249,000 Grant

8/20/10 ASHLAND. OH -- The Ashland University Dwight Schar College of Education, the lead U.S. university in collaboration with Georgetown College and Brigham Young University, has been awarded a $249,091 grant from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) International Program.

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