AU in the News

4/04/17The Cleveland Plain Dealer and cleveland.com ran an article about Ashland University's new 1 Year MBA program in Cleveland. The article, titled "Ashland University to offer 1-year international MBA in Cleveland," quoted Dr. Elad Granot, dean of the Dauch College of Business and Economics, and discussed his background with MBA programs.

See the article -- http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2017/04/ashland_university_to_o...

 

 

  

3/30/17ESPN, FOXSports and Associated Press both picked up the story that Ashland University's women's basketball team will play Connecticut style="box-sizing: content-box; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 10px; line-height: 1.6; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">on Sunday, Nov. 5, on the road in an exhibition game at a location and game time yet to be determined. 

The match-up will showcase the top women's basketball teams in NCAA Division II and Division I playing each other prior to the start of their respective 2017-18 seasons.
 
See the stories -- 

http://www.espn.com/womens-college-basketball/story/_/id/19039099/divisi...

https://apnews.com/209b49af216f463d95921be20cb99242

http://www.foxsports.com/womens-college-basketball/story/stepping-up-d-ii-champ-ashland-to-face-uconn-in-exhibition-033017

3/21/17Cleveland Plain Dealer sports writer Terry Pluto is a commentator on NPR radio stations and his segment "The View from Pluto" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 12px; outline: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.25em; font-family: Cabin, sans-serif; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">focused on the Ashland University women's basketball team's quest for another Division II championship. Hear Amanda Rabinowitz, morning edition host and assistant news director for WKSU radio station, and Pluto discuss the Ashland University program at -- http://wksu.org/post/view-pluto-all-ohio-low-budget-ashland-womens-baske...

3/19/17AU education associate professor Amy Klinger was quoted extensively in a Seacoastonline.com article style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 12px; outline: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.25em; font-family: Cabin, sans-serif; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">dealing with school bomb threats in the northeast. The article, titled “Local School Bomb Threats Part of a National Surge,” features a number of comments from Klinger, who is a school safety expert and heads the Educator’s School Safety Network.

See the article -- http://www.seacoastonline.com/news/20170319/local-school-bomb-threats-pa...

3/15/17AU's Dr. Rosaire Ifedi was quoted by TV stations and newspapers as part of a statehouse news conference announcing plans to form style="font-size: 13.008px;">an Ohio arm of the group FWD.US, a national advocacy group seeking immigration reform. Dr. Rosaire Ifedi serves as associate professor of Doctoral Studies and Advanced Programs in the Dwight Schar College of Education.

Media covering the event and talking with Ifedi were:
Immigration Reform Launch (WHIO-CBS, March 15)
Immigration Reform Launch (WHIO-CBS, March 15)
Call for Immigration Reform (WSYC-ABC6, March 15)
Ohio Immigrant Reform Leaders Join National Coalition, Voice Optimism(Hannah Report, March 15) 

There also was coverage from The Springfield News-SunDayton Daily News and the Ohio Capital Blog, which taped the event in its entirety on their Youtube channel.

http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/local-govt--politics/springfield-p...

http://www.springfieldnewssun.com/news/local-govt--politics/springfield-pastor-part-national-effort-pushing-immigration-reform/bZ0rtXixnEd69xFiegxbDO/

https://www.youtube.com/user/OhioCapitalBlog

 

FWD.us Ohio Coalition Members Include
Cleveland Jobs with Justice, Deb Kline
Faith in Public Life, Amanda Hoyt & Dan Clark
Korean Chamber of Commerce, Michael Kim
Latino Business League, Al Carranza
Optimum Technology, Josh Davda & Frank Xavier
TiE Ohio, Pat Valente and Nancy Pyon
Welcome Springfield, Dr. Carl Ruby
Xavier University, Fr. Michael Graham
Anabel Barron, Immigration Advocate
Jose Cabrera, Immigration Advocate
Dr. Daniel Curran, President Emeritus, University of Dayton
Tara Dhungana, Immigration Advocate
Clarissa Epps, Community Leader
Dr. Rosaire Ifedi, Professor, Ashland University
John Ramos, Community Leader
Kenneth Ramos, Small Business Owner
Elvis Saldias, Immigration Advocate

3/10/17AU President Dr. Carlos Campo had a blog article posted on Huffington Post. The article was titled "Everybody Does Not Love Milo: A Cautionary Twitter Tale" and was based on an earlier tweet by Dr. Campo, the focus of which dealt with the sacred freedom to speak that we have in this country and why college campuses should nurture that holy right and not suppress it.

See the article -- http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/58c317ebe4b070e55af9eebd

 

 

3/10/17AU education associate professor Amy Klinger was quoted extensively in a Harrison News-Herald article dealing with school bomb threats. The article, titled “School Bomb Threats Becoming an Epidemic,” features a number of comments from Klinger, who is a school safety expert and heads the Educator’s School Safety Network.

See the article -- http://www.harrisonnewsherald.com/?p=15033

3/07/17Terry Pluto, sports writer for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, did a feature article on the AU women's basketball team that sports a 31-0 record and a No. 1 ranking in Division II. The article talks about how the Eagles will play at home Friday in the first round of the Division II playoffs. 

3/01/17Cleveland Plain Dealer sports writer Terry Pluto came to campus Feb. 27 to interview and write an article on AU football player Adam Shaheen. style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 12px; outline: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.25em; font-family: Cabin, sans-serif; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">Ashland University's record-setting tight end Adam Shaheen will forgo his final season of eligibility and enter the 2017 NFL Draft. He will be attending the NFL Combine and is receiving much media attention.

Pluto also is a WKSU commentator and the radio station also ran a story on Shaheen. See it -- http://wksu.org/post/view-pluto-ashland-walk-whos-now-nfls-most-unlikely...

Watch for Shaheen at the NFL Combine and at the 2017 NFL Draft on April 27-29. 

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