Homecoming Event to Feature Comedian Jeff Dye

Ashland University Homecoming Event to Feature Comedian Jeff Dye

9/27/12 ASHLAND, Ohio -- As part of Homecoming weekend at Ashland University, renowned comedian Jeff Dye will take the stage for a night of fun and laughs. The comedy show will take place on Oct. 12 at 8 p.m. in Redwood Hall.

Dye began his stand-up comedy career at the Giggles Comedy Club, in his hometown of Seattle, Wash. In 2008, he took third place in the sixth season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing and since then, he’s been living his dream touring clubs and colleges across the country.

He was selected for the prestigious “Just for Laughs” comedy festivals in both Montreal and Chicago, and has been seen on “NESN Comedy All-Stars,” Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham,” and on the TBS “Very Funny Show.”

Since 2011, Dye has become a designer on “Extreme Makeover Home Edition” and most recently started hosting his very own show on MTV called “Money from Strangers.”

This comedy show is sponsored by Ashland University’s Campus Activities Board (CAB) and Tech Crew. Tickets for the event are $10 for general admission, $8 for Ashland University faculty and staff, and $2 for Ashland University students with I.D. Tickets are available at the AU Box Office at 419.289.5125.

Ashland University, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2013, 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.