Ashland University Lectures to Discuss Current Issues

Ashland University Lectures to Discuss Current Issues

9/19/14 ASHLAND, Ohio – The Ashland University Religion Department is co-sponsoring two events on campus in early October. Both events are free and open to the public.

On Tuesday, Oct. 7, Carl Ralston and Nhu will share their story as part of a program titled “Remember Nhu: Ending Child Sex Slavery through Prevention.” This event, which is co-sponsored with the Office of Religious Life, will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. in the lower area of the Chapel on College Avenue.

Ralston is the founder and president of Remember Nhu, a ministry that works to prevent children from entering the sex trade industry around the world by meeting the physical, emotional, educational and spiritual needs of potential victims.

On Wednesday, Oct. 8, Rev. James Ninrew, human rights activist and Christian pastor and teacher, will give a lecture titled “Muslims and Christian in South Sudan” from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center Auditorium. Ninrew also is the founding member and executive director of Assistance Mission for Africa. This event is co-sponsored with the Ashland Center for Nonviolence.

Ashland University, which has been ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. ###