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Kappa Sigma Chapter at Ashland University earns national award

The Kappa Sigma chapter at Ashland University has been awarded a Kappa Sigma Founders’ Award of Chapter Excellence as one of the fraternity’s top chapters in North America.

The Founders' Award of Chapter Excellence is the benchmark award in the Kappa Sigma Fraternity, recognizing outstanding Chapter management, achievement, and program development in all areas of operation. Only 30 chapters received the FACE award within Kappa Sigma in 2020.

AU alumnus Hull, Bay Corp. doing their part to fight COVID-19

When Brooks Hull joined his brother, Larry, to form Bay Corp. in Westlake 40 years ago, they knew they were pioneers in the then-emerging field of fittings and connections for the medical gas industry.

Hull, an Ashland University alumnus (1970) and a former trustee, took the reins of the company after his brother’s untimely death in 1985 and led it through years of sustained growth before selling it in 2013 to his nephew, his brother’s son (also named Larry). Now retired as chairman, Hull still maintains an office at the company headquarters.

AU MBA Program to participate in virtual study tours

The Ashland University MBA Program announces the participation of virtual study tours in partnership with International Study Programs and is the first Ohio MBA program to offer this opportunity.

In these unprecedented times, Ashland University is adapting and innovating to continue to provide MBA students with world-class opportunities. The virtual study tour provides students with a best-in-class consulting experience, engaging with a world-renowned organization. Students attend virtual meetings with key leaders and stakeholders of Fortune 500 companies to present new strategies and solutions based on today’s challenges.

AU’s Venkataramany offers thoughts on diversity in ISM publication

Diversity – the type that goes beyond gender, age, race and ethnicity – can often be underestimated.

There also is a diversity of thought, wrote Dr. Sivakumar Venkataramany in Spring 2020 edition of Perspectives: A Look at Diversity and Inclusion, a new publication of the International School of Management. And it is that diversity, he said, that paves the way for innovative methods and sustainable solutions.