AU in the News

9/20/18Ashland University and its correctional education program were recognized in an article about JPay celebrating the enrollment of 80,000 incarcerated students in education courses via Lantern. Ashland University partners with JPay in the instruction of incarcerated students across the United States.


8/29/18Ashland University and its correctional education program was noted in an opinion article that ran in a Baton Rouge, Louisiana, newspaper, The Advocate. The guest column, titled "Put Education at Center of Prison Reform," was written by Kim Barnette, former state education director at Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections. 



8/20/18Associate Professor Dr. Amy Klinger, a national school safety and crisis management expert, has been featured in the news a number of times following today's Amazon release of her new book titled, "Keeping Students Safe Every Day: How to Prepare for and Respond to School Violence, Natural Disasters, and Other Hazards" and her most recent study on violence in schools. 

USA TODAY ran a story on page three dealing with the study -- -- while Klinger also will be a featured expert during a twitter chat tonight at 7 pm for NBCs EducationNation. 

Klinger also authored an article dealing with back-to-school safety tips --

8/02/18Dr. Elad Granot, dean of the Dauch College of Business and Economics, was featured on a WEWS-TV 5 Cleveland news segment with Jonathan Walsh. style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 12px; line-height: 1.25em; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); outline: 0px; font-stretch: inherit; font-size: 13px; font-family: cabin, sans-serif;">Dr. Granot spoke about Ohio's sales tax-free weekend and how that can help people save money when buying school supplies.

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7/30/18Dr. Elad Granot, dean of the Dauch College of Business and Economics, was featured in an article for Cleveland Jewish News. style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 12px; outline: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-variant-east-asian: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.25em; font-family: Cabin, sans-serif; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">The article, titled "Studying abroad can open new career doors," featured Granot and Julie Good, manager of education abroad at Cleveland State University.

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7/17/18The American Press printed an article on Correctional Education that discussed the online learning platform at 15 correctional centers across Louisiana and the partnership between the Lantern learning system and Ashland University. The article talks about how the program is helping to reduce recidivism among incarcerated individuals and quoted Jerry McGlone, interim director of the Gill Center at AU.

The American Press is the flagship newspaper of the Shearman Corporation, which also owns newspapers in Hobbs, N.M., and Trinidad, Colo.,

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7/06/18Ashland University's Correctional Program was featured in an article printed in the Lafayette Daily Advertiser. The article, titled "Online Learning is Helping Louisiana Inmates Stay Out of Prison," talks about how Ashland's program is helping to reduce recidivism, the likelihood that an offender will return to prison.

6/17/18AU adjunct professor of geology Dr. William Reinthal was quoted in a news media article about the drilling of wells in Green and Mohican townships in Ashland County. The article, titled "Looking for gas, oil in Ohio where few are," talks about how two exploratory wells are underway in North Central Ohio in a bid to find the next big source of oil and gas. The article was picked up by a number of media, including the Ashland Times-Gazette, the Massillon Independent and the Canton Repository. 







6/15/18Crain's Cleveland Business featured a note about Ashland University's new Center for Addictions in an article on local universities. The article, titled "New centers focused on trauma, addiction established at local universities," talked about how Ashland University's Center for Addictions is housed in its department of psychology. It noted that Christy Ellis-Trolian will be its founding director and that the center will focus on developing continuing education units, training and certificate programs and associate and bachelor's degrees in the addiction counseling space.



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