News Releases

One AU student not enough for OFIC internship program

ASHLAND, Ohio – When the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges (OFIC) was seeking a marketing intern earlier this fall, it decided that one Ashland University student wasn’t enough.

After combing through 20-plus applicants and interviewing several for what was thought to be a single position, Cassie Burnham and Katie Foster, both public relations and strategic communication majors at Ashland, had risen to the top. The OFIC couldn’t decide who to select, so it hired them both.

Francesca Depue: Appreciative of "real world examples" and "multiple points of view" at AU

Francesca Depue, from Lucas, Ohio, earned an associate degree in business administration two weeks before she got her high school diploma via the College Now Program. In a few days, she will add another Ashland degree, a bachelor's in business administration after double majoring in supply chain managament and marketing.

Plans in place for Winter 2021 Commencement Dec. 18; Katie Nageotte ’13 to be featured speaker

ASHLAND, Ohio – Plans have been finalized for Ashland University’s Winter 2021 Commencement, taking place on Saturday, Dec. 18, inside Kates Gymnasium. The ceremony, scheduled to begin at 10 a.m., will be for both undergraduate and graduate students. Please note face masks are required for those attending.

Winter Festival Band Concert set for Saturday night, Dec. 11

ASHLAND, Ohio – The Ashland University Symphonic Band and Ashland Area Community Concert Band are teaming up for a Winter Festival Band Concert this Saturday night, Dec. 11, at 7:30 p.m., at Hugo Young Theatre. The concert is free and open to the public.

Each band will play a five-to-six song set, conducted by Joseph Lewis Jr., director of bands at Ashland University. Dave Wolbert will conduct one piece during the community band portion.