AU in the News

6/24/17AU graduate and theatre major Dwier Brown, who starred in the movie “Field of Dreams,” was featured in an Akron Beacon Journal article that was picked up by Associated Press and run in newspapers across the country, including the San Francisco Chronicle, the Sacramento Bee, Cleveland Morning Journal, Bowling Green Sentinel Tribune, Willoughby News Herald and Lorain Morning Journal.

The article, titled “Movie Still Resonates for ‘Field of Dreams’  actor, talks about a book written by Dwier Brown. The book, titled “If You Build It….”, is a memoir about fathers, fate and the movie “Field of Dreams.”

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Movie-scene-still-resonates-for-Field...
 

6/11/17Crain’s Cleveland Business interviewed Jason Ellis and Carla Abreu-Ellis, associate professors of education, and a couple of AU students for an article on how teacher education students worked with local manufacturer Rain Drop Products LLC to give the water park product maker suggestions on how to make the company’s products more inclusive. The students also trained the Rain Drop sales team on the best language to use. 

5/18/17AU's Adam Shaheen is getting much media attention at the Chicago Bear's rookie camp. Shaheen, who was the 45th pick of the NFL Draft, has been in the news since draft day. See the latest ESPN segment on Shaheen at -- 
http://www.espn.com/blog/chicago-bears/post/_/id/4705577/bears-second-ro...

 

4/25/17ABC 6 News out of Columbus ran a segment on AU football player Adam Shaheen, who is expected to be drafted this weekend during the NFL draft. 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);"> 

Shaheen, Ashland University's record-setting tight end, will forgo his final season of eligibility and enter the 2017 NFL Draft set for April 27-29.

The Channel 6 sports reporters came to campus to shoot video of Shaheen in the Trading Room of the Dauch College of Business and Economics as well as Jack Miller Stadium.  

You can see the article and video segment of Shaheen at -- http://abc6onyourside.com/sports/the-football-fever/big-walnut-grad-ashl...

 

4/18/17A news segment on Ashland University’s Prison Outreach Program was featured April 18 on 89.7fm WGBH, Boston’s local NPR station. Ashland University serves one of the largest student populations in the Pell Second Chance pilot program.

Lydia Emmanouilidou, associate producer of On Campus for WGBH, came to the AU campus to interview AU officials and also talked with inmates in AU’s prison program at the Richland Correctional Facility in Mansfield.

Emmanouilidou said she expects the segment to run later as a national NPR story.

Click on the file below to listen to the news segment.

/sites/news.ashland.edu/files/WGBH%20news%20segment.m4a
 

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...

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