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A Farewell to the upcoming Journalism and Digital Media Seniors in Spring 2023

Zoe Bogarty, Reporter April 26, 2023

In this special edition of Eagles Eye, host Rodney Adkins sits down with JDM senior Logan Gray to discuss his time in the Journalism and Digital Media department and at Ashland University and what...

Marsha Curry-Nixon will be the Spring 2023 keynote commencement speaker.

Spring 2023 Keynote Commencement Speaker announced

Zoe Bogarty, Reporter April 19, 2023

Marsha R. Curry-Nixon has had the pleasure of accepting the opportunity to be the Spring 2023 keynote speaker at commencement on May 6, 2023. Curry-Nixon is an educator, counselor and mentor that plans...

Keynote speaker Kristen Maurer speaks about her experience as a kindergarten educator.

AU holds last winter commencement ceremony

Sean Repuyan, Design Editor December 17, 2022

As another semester has flown by, the December graduate class of 2022 found its way across the stage of the Niss Athletic Center for winter 2022 commencement on Dec. 17.  The class of approximately...


One last time to pop the bubble

Katie Foster, Reporter December 11, 2022

Four years ago, being this close to receiving my diploma seemed so far off and unfathomable. Never would I have imagined these years would mean so much to me. I always call this college community I...

Maurer will give the keynote address at the winter commencement

Winter 2022 commencement keynote speaker announced

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor November 29, 2022

The keynote speaker for winter commencement has been announced, and it is Kristen Maurer. Maurer was this year’s Ohio’s 2022 Milken Educator award, which is one of the most prestigious awards in...

Rebeccah Heinrichs most recently spoke at the Ashbrook Memorial dinner after receiving the Outstanding Ashbrook Alumni Award.

Winter commencement speaker remains undecided

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor November 13, 2022

This story has been edited since Rebeccah Heinrichs is no longer the speaker for winter commencement 2022 The graduation speaker for the Winter Commencement 2022 has yet to be decided. According...

Ashland Universitys campus just after a morning sunrise in Ashland, Ohio.

Winter commencement and the campus uproar

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor September 8, 2022

AU reverses decision on canceling traditional commencement In a recent turn of events, an email went out from the Registrar’s Office at approximately 4:05p.m. on Sept. 6, stating a message from the...

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,...

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...

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....

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...

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:...

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