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Ashland Center for Nonviolence to Hold Conference on ‘The Future of Nonviolence’

Ashland Center for Nonviolence to Hold Conference on ‘The Future of Nonviolence’

The Ashland Center for Nonviolence will hold its Fifth Annual John D. Stratton Conference on Feb. 23 and topic of this year’s ACN conference is “The Future of Nonviolence.”

The 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. conference will be held in the Dauch College of Business and Economics on the Ashland University campus and registration for the event is open through Feb 20. The cost is $65 for general admission, $60 for ACN members and $30 for students, and registrations can be made online at: http://acn.nationbuilder.com/registration19 or by calling 419.289.5313.

Ashland University’s Accounting Program Ranked as Second Best in Ohio

Ashland University’s accredited degree program in accounting has been ranked as the second best program in Ohio and ranked as a “Best Value for the Money” program in the annual nationwide ranking of U.S. colleges and universities by College Factual.

In addition, the Ashland University accounting program was ranked as the 41st program out of the 601 ranked programs at colleges and universities nationwide.

Ashland University’s Accounting Program Ranked as Second Best in Ohio

Two Groups of Ashland University Nursing Graduates Score High Pass Rates

Two Groups of Ashland University Nursing Graduates Score High Pass Rates

Graduates from two separate programs in Ashland University’s Dwight Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences have scored outstanding pass rates on their licensing (NCLEX-RN) and certification (FNP) exams.

Graduates of the College’s pre-licensure nursing programs have a 95 percent first attempt pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) for 2018 as reported by the Ohio Board of Nursing, while graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) to Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program have a 100 percent first attempt pass rate on the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certification Examination for 2018 as reported by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board.

AU Merges Motherhood and Work: Announces New Nursing Mothers’ Room

Ashland University has designated a Nursing Mothers’ Room on campus for faculty, staff, students and visitors who are in need of a private space to express milk or nurse. The Nursing Mother’s Room is located on the second floor of Hawkins-Conard Student Center, next to the Commuter Lounge.

“The breastfeeding support program is part of Campus Wellness services, and was developed following careful planning and review of suggestions provided by employees,” said Dr. Deborah Sullivan, director of AU’s Campus Wellness. “The new room locks from the inside, has electrical outlets for breast pumps, a refrigerator, a sink and also provides a comfortable place to sit.”

AU Merges Motherhood and Work: Announces New Nursing Mothers’ Room

Faculty Recital Showcases Trombonists from Cleveland Pops and Jazz Orchestras

The Ashland University Department of Music presents a faculty recital featuring Dr. Scott Garlock, professor of Music, on trombone along with guest ensemble Le Bon Bones on Monday, Jan. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

The evening’s concert will present a program of trombone music culled from the 16th century to the current millennium. Selections will include Mozart’s Requiem "Tuba Mirum," G. F. Handel's Dance Suite, Felix Mendelssohn's Nocturne, Pavane for a Dead Princess by Maurice Ravel, Nessun Dorma by Giacomo Puccini, Bear Dance by Bela Bartok, Chorale from Jupiter by Gustav Holst, Prelude, Op. 34 by Dmitri Shostakovich, Afred Reed's Fanfare, Cappricio for 8 trombones by Eric Ewazen, Domine, Salva Nos by William Byrd, as well as Body and Soul by Johnny Green and Bill Reichenbach's Back to the Fair.

Faculty Recital Showcases Trombonists from Cleveland Pops and Jazz Orchestras

Financial Oversight Council Member to Speak at Ashbrook Center Lecture Series Luncheon

Thomas E. Workman, a member of the United States Financial Stability Oversight Council, will speak on the topic of “Financial Stability Oversight Council: What it is and How it Works” at the Ashbrook Center’s Major Issues Lecture Series on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 12 noon in Myers Convocation Center on the Ashland University campus.

Tickets for this lunch and lecture event are $20 per person or $160 for a table of eight. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Carrie Clever at cclever@ashbrook.org or 419-289-5411.

Financial Oversight Council Member to Speak at Ashbrook Center Major Issues Lecture Series Luncheon

Ashland University Partners with Say Yes to Education to Make Higher Education More Affordable

Ashland University Partners with Say Yes to Education to Make Higher Education More Affordable

Ashland University has joined Say Yes to Education, a national nonprofit organization that helps students from urban school districts go to, and pay for, college.

The announcement of the partnership was made on Jan. 18 at a media event held at John Marshall High School in Cleveland. The event was attended by Maggie McGrath, director for the Higher Education Compact of Greater Cleveland, as well as Kevin Doss, chairman of the Board of Trustees for Ashland University.

AU Coburn Gallery Exhibition to Feature Artwork from Myers Collection

AU Coburn Gallery Exhibition to Feature Artwork from Myers Collection

Ashland University’s Coburn Gallery will host an exhibition titled “Picturing the Past: Highlights from the Ashland University Permanent Collection” that will feature a selection of artwork from the Myers Collection curated by AU Associate Professor Dr. Wendy Schaller.

An opening reception for the exhibition will be held Thursday, Jan. 24, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Coburn Gallery. The reception is free and open to the public and the exhibition runs through Feb. 23, 2019.

Ashland University Online Programs Receive National Recognition

Ashland University Online Programs Receive National Recognition

Three of Ashland University’s online programs were recognized with high rankings in the prestigious U.S. News and World Report lists for Best Online Programs for 2019.

AU’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) Online Program was ranked as the best private online program in Ohio as well as the 101st ranked program overall nationally among Best Online MBA Programs, while AU’s Online Bachelor’s Programs were rated as the third best private online programs in Ohio and the 173rd ranked programs overall nationally among Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. In addition, AU’s online Graduate Education Program was ranked as the 169th best Online Graduate Education Program in the nation.

Ashbrook Colloquium to Address ‘Cyber Warfare’

Dr. James Jay Carafano, a leading expert in national security and foreign policy challenges, will speak on the topic of “Defense and Technology: What the Future of Cyber Warfare Holds for Us” at a colloquium on Friday, Jan. 25, at 3 p.m. in the Ashbrook Center, located on the eighth floor of the Library on the Ashland University campus.

The colloquium is free and open to the public. For more information, call 419.289.5411 or cclever@ashbrook.org.

Ashbrook Colloquium to Address ‘Cyber Warfare’

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