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Student Spotlight: international student Soisangwan finds success in first book deal

Soisangwan, who is simply known as “Pop,” is thinking about writing another book in the future. It may possibly focus on intercultural communication as well.

By Amanda Eakin

April 28, 2011

The determination required to study abroad may be impressive, but international student Patcharporn "Pop" Soisangwan's ability to get her first book published at such a young age is worthy of just as much recognition. Soisangwan first came to Ashland University in 2008 and will be graduating in May to obtain her ...

Student Spotlight: Eustathios strives not for one goal, but many

“It’s fun to communicate with people and get them to do what you want to do while also meeting them halfway with a common goal,” Eustathios said.

By Amanda Eakin

April 21, 2011

It is common for people to have one major talent that they take advantage of by incorporating it into their future careers. Brad Eustathios, however, can be considered a "jack of all trades" due to possessing not just one talent, but many. The fact that Eustathios has changed his major every year at A...

Student Spotlight: beauty pageant contestant Jarzenski dazzles judges and AU

By Amanda Eakin

February 17, 2011

Like any overachieving student, Ashliegh Jarzenski, a freshman Broadcast Communications major, has immersed herself in a multitude of groups and activities. She is Alpha Phi's social chair, a member of the Habitat for Humanity executive board, a TV2 news anchor and is on the Homecoming committee. On to...

Student Spotlight: Horton’s here, to be who?

Mark Horton, #65, will be a junior coming in to next football season.

By Justine Ackerman

February 3, 2011

There is a small nail that sticks slightly out of a closet in a Clayton Hall dorm room. The resident doesn't complain about it or ask that it be fixed. Instead, he simply hangs his Rosary beads on it. They sit above his desk, blessed by his bishop and there if he ever needs to say a prayer. Mark Horton, ...

Student Spotlight: Wages basks in numerous successes

Student Spotlight: Wages basks in numerous successes

By Amanda Eakin

January 27, 2011

Back in late November of last year, Phillip Wages, a current senior, received the notification that he had received the prestigious Pfizer Undergraduate Student Travel Award. Only five students nationwide were selected. "I've learned about this award two years ago as a minority graduate- this university doesn't get...

Student Spotlight: Black and “The Pencil” are inseparable

By Alaina Bosak

October 7, 2010

Each year at Ashland University, it seems that there is one freshman student who makes himself or herself known all over the the AU campus. This student is not known for the usual prominences, such as grades, athletics, musical talent or service. There is always something different that sets these students a...