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AU hires Jarstfer as provost

AU hires Jarstfer as provost

Zach Read, MANAGING EDITOR OF THE COLLEGIAN

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, NEWS EDITOR FOR THE COLLEGIAN

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, ASSISTANT EDITOR/ OPINION EDITOR

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, NEWS EDITOR FOR THE COLLEGIAN

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, NEWS EDITOR FOR THE COLLEGIAN

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, NEWS EDITOR FOR THE COLLEGIAN

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, NEWS EDITOR FOR THE COLLEGIAN

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...

French Club receives recognition from Haitian priest.

Chante Rutherford

April 25, 2019

This past January, the French Club hosted a fundraiser at Chipotle. The group raised enough money to give to a Haitian church that is part of the many rebuilding processes that Haiti suffers through. Haiti, being one of the poorest countries in the western hemisphere, relies on donations to support its...

Campus Updates Improve Student Life On And Off Campus

Campus Updates Improve Student Life On And Off Campus

Ingrid Schmidt and John Margida

April 24, 2019

Many improvements are being made around the Ashland University campus thanks in large part to the facilities department and safety services. Rick Ewing, Vice President of Operations and Planning at AU said that the university has been making lots of improvements both on and off of the main campus...