AU in the News

10/31/16The October issue of Campus Safety magazine featured an article on AU education associate professor Amy Klinger's research on School Bomb Threats. The article was titled "Study Reveals Sharp Increase in School Bomb Threats." A school safety expert, Klinger earlier this year released research that shows a dramatic increase in school-based bomb threat incidents both over the last few years and specifically during the 2015-16 academic year.       

10/23/16Crain's Cleveland Business featured an article on Ashland University and its enrollment growth this year. The article, titled "Second Chance is Beneficial for Ashland," discussed the increase in Ashland's enrollment numbers for this year and highlighted the Second Chance Pell Pilot program that has increased the numbers in AU's prison outreach program.




10/18/16AU President Dr. Carlos Campo was interviewed on the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) News as part of an article titled "Christian Colleges Reach Out to Recruit Hispanic Students." Dr. Campo is also founder of the NHCLC's Faith and Education Coalition.

In this interview, Dr. Campo says Hispanic students face financial obstacles, which often get in the way of college graduation. They also often struggle with the need for remedial course work in college that sets them back both academically and financially.

The good news, he noted, is that Hispanics value education. Learning Heroes reports that 90 percent of Hispanic parents want their children to go to college, a higher percentage than any other ethnic group measured.



10/10/16Newsweek magazine printed an opinion piece article by Roger Beckett, executive director of the Ashbrook Center. Beckett wrote the article, titled 'Where Did Christopher Columbus Land in the New World," for Columbus Day. The article features a series of questions and tests people's knowledge of Columbus and other explorers who ventured into the unknown and changed the course of history.

10/10/16The Wall Street Journal ran an opinion piece by David Tucker, senior fellow at The Ashbrook Center. The article is titled "Straight Talk about Christopher Columbus," and ran on Columbus Day.

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10/03/16Brianna Keilar, CNN senior political correspondent, made reference to the Ashland University admissions office during a news segment. The reference to the admissions office at Ashland University came up during her discussion with U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy.

9/26/16A crew from Cleveland's WOIO-TV 19 Action News was on campus Monday as part of the presidential debate coverage from the Ashbrook Center. The 19 Action News crew was in the Ashbrook Center to participate in the "watch party" for the presidential debate and then did a live news segment from the Ashbrook Center for the 11 p.m. news. AU President Dr. Carlos Campo and Dr. John Moser, professor of history, were two of the 10 panelists who shared their immediate reaction to the debate.



9/14/16Cleveland's WEWS-TV 5 interviewed AU Associate Professor of Social Work Dr. Michael Vimont on Sept. 14 and ran a story quoting him as part of the coverage of bodies being found in Ashland. Vimont talked about how many people in communities like Ashland do not know their neighbors like they did decades ago.





9/12/16The Washington Times ran an article written by Dr. Jason Stevens, visiting assistant professor of political science. The article, titled "Calvin Coolidge and the 'two minds' of the American presidency" discusses the Coolidge presidency and how he may possibly be America's most underrated president.



9/06/16The Columbus Dispatch ran an article about Ashland University's prison education program, which is the oldest continually running prison outreach program in the country. The article is titled "Pell Grants for College Courses Offer Inmates Second Chance" and talks about AU's new prison outreach program tied to the Second Chance Pell program.