AU College of Education Faculty and Students Attend Conference

AU College of Education Faculty and Students Attend Conference

4/14/16 ASHLAND, Ohio – A number of Ashland University College of Education faculty members and students attended the Multiple Perspectives on Access, Inclusion, and Disability Annual Conference held in Columbus.

Ten Ashland University students enrolled in EDIS 245 International Perspectives on Disability and members of the student organization the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) attended the 16th annual event. These students were Tristan Renninger, Leslie Childers, Erica Wheaton, Lia Downs, Rebecca Florio, Kaitlyn Aukerman, Sara McCune, Emily Nagy, Nathaniel Farber (Joe), and Kayla Hungerford. The students were accompanied by Dr. Carla Abreu-Ellis, associate professor of education, and Dr. Jason Brent Ellis, associate professor of education.

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Ashland University, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2016, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University ( 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.                                                                                ###

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