Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Academic Honors Convocation

The Academic Honors Convocation was held on Sunday, April 13, 2014. Students throughout the University were recognized for their hard work and commitment to their time here at Ashland. Please join the us in congratulating the following 13 Honors Program students for receiving the Outstanding major awards in their departments:

Joyce Badertscher - Junior Award, Department of Accounting/Management Information Systems
Alaina Berry - Junior Award, Department of English and Junior Award, Department of Foreign Languages
Emily Bosley - Sophomore Award, Department of Management/International Business/Entrepreneurship/Supply Chain Management
Kelly Crowl - Junior Award, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Joseph Griffith  - Senior Award, Department of History/Political Science
William Horn - Junior Award, Department of Chemistry/Geology/Physics
Alexander Kaple - Sophomore Award, Department of Chemistry/Geology/Physics
Zachary Lemon - Junior Award, Department of Journalism and Digital Media
Amanda Mosley  - Senior Award, Department of Psychology
Alexander Sheil - Senior Award, Department of Sport Management
Emily Shrider - Sophomore Award, Department of Psychology
Stefanie Stoops - Senior Award, Department of Foreign Languages
Marissa Willman - Sophomore Award, Department of English

Congratulations on your accomplishments!

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Information Sessions for Spring 2015 Honors 390 "Italy: The Grand Tour"

Honors Program Student Recipient of CMA Scholarship

Congratulations to Honors Program junior Joyce Badertscher! She was selected as one of two AU students to receive the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) scholarship awarded by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). Joyce "will receive a comprehensive package of benefits enabling [her] to study for and take the CMA exam at no cost. The benefits also include a free IMA membership for three years." 
Congratulations, Joyce! 

Check out more of the scholarship details here.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Swanson!

Honors Program director, Dr. Christopher Swanson, was awarded with this year's Mathematical Association of America state teaching award for Distinguished Teaching.

Just another reason Ashland University's Honors Program is so great: It is led by award winning faculty!

Check out the full story here.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Honors Program Seniors Defend Capstone Projects

Part of the graduation requirements for Honors Program students is the completion of a comprehensive Honors Capstone Project. As spring 2014 comes to a close, Honors Program seniors prepare to defend the culmination of their research and hard work. The defenses are open to the public and all are encouraged to attend.

Read the abstracts here.

Tuesday, April 15
3:00pm - Alicia Hilmoe - Ashbrook
Integrating ESL Teaching Techniques and Curriculum into the Mainstream Classroom: How to Fully Include English Language Learners in a Classroom Community

6:30pm - Alexander Sheil - Ridenour Room (Dauch 115)
Leadership in Sport

Tuesday, April 22
6:15pm - Samantha Diemer - Ronk
Is the Defendant Guilty? The Effects of Perception of Aggression on Juror Decision Making

Wednesday, April 23
3:00pm - Morgan Mirtes - Ronk
Rubik’s Cubes: A Study of the Mathematics behind them and the Development of a Rubik’s Cube Solving Android Application

4:30pm - Erika Gallion - Ronk
Lullabies and Sleepless Nights

Thursday, April 24
4:00pm - Naomi Eberly - Ronk
Manning the Empire: The Pedagogical Function of Sherlock Holmes and Phileas Fogg in the Late-Victorian Period

Friday, April 25
3:30pm - Alicia Myatt - Kettering 112
An Olfactory Enrichment Study at the Ashland Cat Shelter

Monday, April 28
3:15pm - Stefanie Stoops - Ford (Dauch 105)
Social Business in Guatemala

Wednesday, April 30
3:00pm - Joseph Griffith - Ashbrook
Lincoln's Use of Scripture and Biblical Allusions in the Gettysburg Address and the Second Inaugural

6:30pm - Joshua Allman - Kettering 112
Alpha-crystallin Expression and Compensation Patterns in Zebrafish