AU in the News

2/21/18Criminal Justice Professional Instructor & Field Experience Coordinator Marc Hedrick was quoted in a WalletHub piece about the most sinful states in America.  

The article by Hedrick addresses a number of questions, including "What makes some states more sinful than others?"; "Should sport betting be legalized across the U.S. by the federal government?"; 'What are the most efficient measures that federal and state authorities can utilize to curb the obesity epidemic and is something like the 'soda tax' a valid approach?"; and "How can federal authorities combat human trafficking and is legaling prostitution a good idea?"

You can see the article - https://wallethub.com/edu/most-sinful-states/46852/#marc-hedrick

 

 

2/18/18School safety expert Dr. Amy Klinger was interviewed live on Saturday on the Canada News Network and was interviewed Sunday morning on C-Span for a 30-minute segment. Both interviews dealt with issues following the tragic mass shooting at the high school in Parkland, Fla.  Klinger is director of the Masters Program in Educational Leadership and associate professor of the Educational Leadership Program at Ashland University.

2/15/18School safety expert Dr. Amy Klinger did two Skype interviews with television stations following the tragic mass shooting at the high school in Parkland, Fla.  

Klinger was interviewed by WFTS-TV in Tampa, Fla., and was also interviewed by WGN-TV in Chicago and that interview will run tomorrow morning on WGN's morning news program.

Klinger is director of the Masters Program in Educational Leadership and associate professor of the Educational Leadership Program at Ashland University.
 

2/01/18Media from across the country, including ESPN and Fox Sports, covered the story of the Ashland University’s Women’s Basketball team, which won its 58th game in a row Thursday night, setting a record in Division II basketball. Thanks to its 101-84 win on Thursday (Feb. 1) night at Wayne State, the top-ranked Ashland University women's basketball team not only clinched a spot in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament with seven regular-season games to play, but the Eagles also sit alone atop the D-II basketball record book with their 58th consecutive victory.

The previous record was 57 straight wins, set by Winona State's Warriors from Jan. 13, 2006-March 22, 2007.

In winning the matchup of the top two teams in the GLIAC South Division, the Eagles improve to 21-0 overall and 13-0 in the conference. Ashland's magic number for clinching its third consecutive South title and seventh in the last eight seasons is down to four.

See some of the media coverage below:

ESPN
http://www.espn.com/womens-college-basketball/story/_/id/22292095/ashland-eagles-women-basketball-team-sets-division-ii-record-consecutive-wins

10TV Columbus
https://www.10tv.com/article/ashland-womens-basketball-team-sets-division-ii-record-consecutive-wins

Kansas City Star
http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article197963379.html

Fox Sports
https://www.foxsports.com/womens-college-basketball/story/ashland-sets-division-ii-record-for-consecutive-wins-020118

USA Today
https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaw/2018/02/01/ashland-sets-divi...

Sports Illustrated
https://www.si.com/college-basketball/2018/02/02/ashland-university-womens-basketball-sets-division-ii-record-consecutive-wins

 

 

 

1/26/18Three players on the No. 1-ranked Ashland University women's basketball team did a live interview on HLN's Morning Express with Robin Meade, a 1991 alumna of Ashland. 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;">Senior forwards Andi Daugherty and Julie Worley and junior guard Brooke Smith talked with Robin live for approximately five minutes, discussing the program's success.

​Click the link below to see the CNN Headline News segment.  

 
 
 
 
 

1/25/18The Associated Press wrote a story on the Ashland University Women's Basketball Team and the team's winning streak of 56 straight games.  

The AP article, written by sports writer Mitch Stacy, is being picked up by media across the country, including ABC National News.

See the: ABC News article at -- http://abcnews.go.com/Sports/wireStory/small-ohio-school-quietly-makes-c...
             Newsday article at -- https://www.newsday.com/sports/small-ohio-school-quietly-makes-college-b...
             The Washington Post -- https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/colleges/small-ohio-school-quietly...
             Fox Sports -- https://www.foxsports.com/womens-college-basketball/story/small-ohio-sch...
             USA Today - https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaw/2018/01/25/small-ohio-school...
            

 

 

1/16/18The New Philadelphia Times-Reporter ran an article on AU President Dr. Carlos Campo serving as the keynote speaker for the MLK Jr Day Program in Dover. Campo Monday night gave the keynote address for the Dover First Baptist Church’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and urged those in attendance to align their perspective with the famed civil rights leader “so that justice rolls out from his legacy.”   

You can view the article at: http://www.timesreporter.com/news/20180116/speaker-says-martin-luther-ki... 

1/10/18The AU women’s basketball program has been featured by several media outlets in the past few weeks, including WKYC Channel 3 in Cleveland and Fox8 News in Cleveland. The team topped Northern Michigan on Jan. 6 for its 52nd consecutive win – setting the record for the most wins in a row in the history of NCAA Division II women’s basketball. WKYC plans a bigger feature story on the team for Sunday night at 11:35 p.m.

See the video clips at --

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZxBFWS9H4k&feature=youtu.be

http://fox8.com/2018/01/10/ashland-university-womens-basketball-on-a-hot...

 

12/30/17The Columbus Dispatch ran an article on AU basketball player Nick Bapst, who suffered cardiac arrest during a game. The article, titled "Grove City's Nick Bapst survives scary cadiac arrest as Ashland basketball player," was also picked up by a number of weekly newspapers in the Columbus market. 

See the article at:
http://www.dispatch.com/sports/20171230/grove-citys-nick-bapst-survives-...

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