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Campo holds all-institutional meeting

Campo holds all-institutional meeting

Zach Read and Avaerie Fitzgerald

August 22, 2019

As the Ashland University staff and faculty are gearing up for another school year to await the arrival of students to campus, AU President Dr. Carlos Campo held an All-Institutional meeting for faculty and staff on Aug. 20. The meeting consisted of a number of administrative leaders at AU giving...

Eagles for Pride becomes fully chartered

Avaerie Fitzgerald

August 21, 2019

Eagles for PRIDE was officially fully-chartered under Ashland University this summer after three years of being provisionally chartered. Current President of EFP and senior, Julia Swanson-Hines, took the position of AU alumnus, Joe Farber, who led the group with help from the club’s advisors Dr....

AU hires Jarstfer as provost

AU hires Jarstfer as provost

Zach Read

August 21, 2019

After going six months without a permanent provost, Ashland University announced on June 25 that they hired new provost Dr. Amiel Jarstfer, who then began his new position on July 1. Dating back to the beginning of the 2019 spring semester, AU had been on a hunt to find a new provost after Dr. Eun-Woo...

Changes on campus includes Wi-Fi

Changes on campus includes Wi-Fi

Christine Jenkinson

August 21, 2019

Wi-Fi plays a huge role for most, if not all, students on campus. Our world seems to stop for those couple of minutes to an hour or two and, according to Kim Lammers, our voices were heard in the Student Satisfaction Survey. Over the summer, IT, Residence Life, Facilities, Marketing and two outside...

Senior gift revives eagle statue

Senior gift revives eagle statue

Gracie Wilson

August 21, 2019

The senior class of 2019 at Ashland University paid tribute to their time on campus by gifting an eagle statue to the university. The new statue is in place in front of the campus library and is the image of a metal eagle taking flight. Funds were raised by the previous senior class in order to have...

AU department of bands holds last concert of the semester

Rachel Ramsey

April 29, 2019

Ashland University is set to hold its final band concert for the spring semester. The concert will showcase the Ashland Area Community Concert Band (AACCB) and the Ashland University Symphonic Band. The concert theme for this year is “At Home and Abroad” and will feature music from different...

AU to host summer art camp

Christine Jenkinson

April 28, 2019

Artists ages eight to 13 years old will be offered a chance to attend a week-long art summer camp titled Bio-Basquiat in Ashland University’s Center for the Arts studio spaces. Coburn Art Gallery Director and Professional Instructor, Cynthia Petry, is one of the teachers at the camp, along with...

Drop of a Hat

Kaitlyn Moore

April 26, 2019

Drop of a Hat Players is a musical theatre performance troupe that prepares an original show based off individual members’ solo choices, group numbers, duets and trios. They prepare songs based around a theme and perform them at various locations throughout the Ashland community, such as churches,...

AU music department presents: “Opera Scenes”

Kaitlyn Moore

April 25, 2019

Today and tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. in the Studio Theater in CFA, Sandra Ross will be directing this year’s Opera Scenes, which will feature scenes from Hansel and Gretel, The Marriage of Figaro, La Traviata and Die Fledermaus. The performances are free and open to the public. Ross is the teacher and...

Spotlight on Dr. Tom Reed

Christine Jenkinson

April 25, 2019

Longtime faculty member Dr. Tom Reed, Professor of Music and Chair of the Department of Music and Theatre, started listening to music at an early age. Reed’s parents, who are both Ph.D. Chemists, are also amateur musicians and loved listening to classical music. It wasn’t until fifth-grade band...

Spotlight: Psychology, Criminal Justice and Social Work

Christine Jenkinson

April 25, 2019

Psychology, Criminal Justice and Social Work are departments that prepare their students for the world outside of Ashland University. Dr. Mitchell Metzger, Professor and Chair of Psychology, Criminal Justice and Social Work, teaches the two main questions in psychology: why do people think they...

History, Political Science and MAHG – John Moser

Christine Jenkinson

April 25, 2019

With Dr. David Foster taking a leave of absence, Dr. John Moser is the acting chair of the Department of History and Political Science, and also chair of the Master of Arts in American History and Government program. Students can major in History, Political Science, Political Economy and International...