6/21/17 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ashland University has been selected for the 2017 Best of Columbus Award in the Universities & Colleges category by the Columbus Award Program.
Each year, the Columbus Award Program identifies companies that it believes have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Columbus area a great place to live, work and play.
Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2017 Columbus Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Columbus Award Program and data provided by third parties.
Ashland University operates the Columbus Center, which is located at 1900 E. Dublin-Granville Road. Both Ashland University and Ashland Theological Seminary offer academic courses at this center, and classes include those from the College of Education and Graduate and Adult Studies as well as the new one-year MBA program. The university has made a number of improvements to the Columbus Center facility over the past several years, including the updating of offices, common spaces, signage, security and facility entry points.
About Columbus Award Program
The Columbus Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Columbus area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.
The Columbus Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.
Ashland University, ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2017, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) deeply 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. ###