News Releases

Ashland University to Host Motivational Speaker Norbert Lewandowski

9/30/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Norbert "Nobby" Lewandowski, a nationally recognized motivational speaker, will bring his "Three Rules of Success" and his formula for goal setting and assisting individuals in their plans for success to Ashland University on Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. in Myers Convocation Center.

The event, which is sponsored by the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), the Morgan Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Eagle Entrepreneurs, is free and open to the public. The event also will include free cider and doughnuts.

Ashland University Jazz Orchestra and College Of Wooster Jazz Ensemble Performing Joint Concert at Eagles' Nest

9/30/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Two University Jazz ensembles converge to offer a great night of free entertainment at Ashland University. The Ashland University Jazz Orchestra will share the stage with the College of Wooster Jazz Ensemble on Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center's Eagles' Nest.

Both ensembles are currently under the direction of Ashland University Associate Professor of Music Scott Garlock, who is also serving as a sabbatical replacement at the College of Wooster.  The concert is free and open to the public.

Shelter Dog Captures Role In Ashland University Theatre Production

9/28/10 ASHLAND, OH -- From stray to star, Lola from the Ashland County Dog Shelter is currently in rehearsals for her first role on stage with the Ashland University Theatre's upcoming production of Steinbeck's classic "Of Mice and Men" scheduled for Oct. 15 to 24 in Hugo Young Theatre.

In an effort to fill the special role of Candy's dog in the theatre production, Ashland University Theatre contacted several local veterinarians and rescue organizations for suggestions. After auditioning several prospects, Lola was the perfect fit.

Ashland University Names Annual Fund Chair

9/22/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University has named Ashland resident Matt Miller as the national chair for the 2010-2011 Ashland University Annual Fund Campaign.

The Ashland University Annual Fund provides scholarships and financial aid for students, enhances programs and facilities, improves library acquisitions and supports faculty development. As national chair, Miller will be the spokesperson for the Annual Fund throughout the year.

Ashland University Theatre's Drop of a Hat Players Now Accepting Bookings

9/20/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University Theatre's Drop of a Hat Players, a traveling musical revue troupe, is accepting bookings for the 2010-2011 season. Performing classic and contemporary Broadway show tunes with a pianist, the troupe is available to perform at banquets, meetings, parties, civic group engagements or other special events from October through April.