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Kates construction forces change in backup location

By Glenn Battishill

March 7, 2013

It was announced earlier this year that Kates Gymnasium would be getting a much needed renovation. Kates will be getting new bleachers, lights and a new floor as well as many other essential updates. However, these renovations have left the spring commencement planning committee in a jam while they try ...

Graduation applications now available online

By Corinne Doubek

October 18, 2012

Graduation applications for students wishing to complete their career at Ashland University at the beginning of May, are due very soon: Nov. 1. Luckily for seniors, the process has gotten a whole lot quicker and easier. This year marks the first of many to come of applications being online. Instead o...

Where that 75 Dollars goes

By Tom Julian

November 17, 2011

While Ashland University seniors are concerned with counting credits and meeting their final institutional requirements, they have also shown great concern with the fee included in a graduation application. "I think it's absolutely ridiculous that Ashland University does not take the fee out of our tui...

Graduation Woes: AU’s four-year graduation rate is 42 percent

By Lindsay Cameron

September 29, 2011

Ashland University is considering reducing the number of credit hours needed to graduate in light of a dismal four-year graduation rate. Currently AU students need to complete 128 hours to graduate, more than most private colleges and universities in Ohio. University officials are considering reducing...

Commencement information

By Jamie Neal

September 1, 2011

You're standing in line in your cap and gown, waiting for your turn to walk across stage and receive your long awaited college degree with your proud loved ones watching from their seats. The only problem: you forgot to turn in a piece of paper or a grade and now you are pulled out of line to wait u...

Sherrod Brown to speak at graduation

By Justine Ackerman

April 28, 2011

As the school year comes to a close, one final guest will step foot on Ashland's campus. Senator Sherrod Brown will be the commencement speaker at the 2010-2011 spring graduation. "Senator Sherrod Brown has been an advocate of higher education for a long time," President Dr. Fred Finks said. "He has...

Graduating seniors vote on spring ceremony location

By the Collegian Staff

January 27, 2011

Seniors may be walking across a different stage this year for graduation. The May 2001 Commencement ceremony may be changing locations, depending on the results of an ongoing student survey. The Commencement Committee - a group consisting of faculty and staff, administrators and student representatives - is ex...

Graduating on the 50-yard line?

January 27, 2011

An email was sent to all graduating seniors last week requesting that they take a survey about where the May 2011 Commencement ceremony should be held. With the completion of the Jack Miller Stadium this past summer, there has been "some discussion" about possibly changing the location of commencement...