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Ashland University to Conduct Test of Eagle Alert Campus Emergency Notification System at Noon Today

Ashland University to Conduct Test of Eagle Alert Campus Emergency Notification System at Noon Today

Ashland University will conduct a test of its Eagle Alert Campus Emergency Notification System on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 12 noon. The test message will be sent through the Eagle Alert (e2Campus) Emergency Notification System and other notification systems used at Ashland (campus siren, public address systems, digital signage, e-mail, website, WRDL).

Ashland University Names New Provost

Ashland University Names New Provost

Ashland University President Dr. Carlos Campo has announced that Dr. Eun-Woo Chang has been hired as the new provost at Ashland University. He will start in his new role in mid-April.

“We conducted a thorough, national search for our next academic leader and we are very excited to be able to announce that Dr. Eun-Woo Chang has been selected to serve as the next provost of Ashland University,” Dr. Campo said. “Dr. Chang has considerable experience in higher education, including serving as the academic leader at Mercer County Community College in New Jersey since 2014.”

Ashland University President Named to Advisory Board

Ashland University President Named to Advisory Board

Ashland University President Dr. Carlos Campo has been named to a Religious Liberty Advisory Board for Sen. Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign.

“Religious liberty is one of the key issues of our day, and I am pleased to see Senator Rubio recognize its importance through the formation of this diverse group of advisers,” Dr. Campo said. “Our Constitution's insistence on the primacy of religious liberty serves as a cornerstone of democracy in America, and it is our hope that Senator Rubio and others will keep this issue at the forefront of the upcoming presidential election. It is a privilege to serve in this role and help contribute to the preservation of our rights.”

Holiday Closing Information

Holiday Closing Information

 

Ashland University wishes a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all and reminds everyone that Ashland University offices will be closed for the Holidays from the end of the day on Dec. 18 until 8 a.m. on Jan. 4. In case of an emergency, please contact Safety Services at 419.207.5555.

Staff members who work in the areas of admissions, course registration, advising, enrollment services and financial aid will be responding to time sensitive needs throughout the Holiday break. Please send an e-mail to the following offices if you need assistance in these areas:

Eagles Climb To No. 5 In Coaches’ Poll; Set to Host Grand Valley Saturday Night

Eagles Climb To No. 5 In Coaches’ Poll; Set to Host Grand Valley Saturday Night

The showdown is set for Saturday night.

Following a thrilling last-second 41-40 win on Saturday (Oct. 24) afternoon at Northern Michigan, Ashland University's football team has moved up to No. 5 in this week's American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division II Coaches' Top 25 poll, released on Monday (Oct. 26). It is the Eagles' highest ranking in the AFCA poll since November 12, 2012, when they were No. 4 in the country.

Ashland, 8-0 overall and in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and champion of the GLIAC South Division, is one of three GLIAC teams in the poll's top 10, along with Ferris State (No. 3) and Grand Valley State (No. 9) – the Eagles' opponent on Saturday (Oct. 31) at 7 p.m. at Jack Miller Stadium/Martinelli Field.

Ashland University Plays Role in $300,000 Downtown Revitalization Grant

Ashland University Plays Role in $300,000 Downtown Revitalization Grant

City of Ashland officials and Ashland Main Street received word earlier this month that they secured a state grant that will help restore downtown Ashland. Two Ashland University employees played a role in this process.

The Ohio Development Services Agency announced that the city of Ashland was one of a handful of municipalities awarded a $300,000 downtown revitalization grant. The grant is a 1-to-1 match, meaning downtown building owners who apply for funding assistance and receive approval for their projects can use their portion of the grant to pay for half of their expenses. The building projects could include anything from updating areas to comply with building codes to fixing roofs or restoring facades.

Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) Opens On Campus

Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) Opens On Campus

The ribbon was cut on Tuesday, Aug. 18, signifying the opening of Ashland University's new Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) that will cultivate the growth and learning of faculty on campus. The ribbon cutting was performed by Dr. Carl Walley, chairperson of the Faculty Development Committee, and Dr. Doug Fiore, AU interim provost, and followed statements of appreciation for the center by both Walley and Fiore.

The CTE was established earlier this year through the joint efforts of the Faculty Senate Faculty Development Committee and the Office of the Provost, with support from numerous individuals across the Ashland University community. The CTE is housed in Rooms 205-206 of AU’s Kates Center, which is located beside the Kettering Science Center.

Ashland University Establishes Center for Teaching Excellence

Ashland University Establishes Center for Teaching Excellence; Ribbon-Cutting Set

Ashland University has established a new Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) that will cultivate the growth and learning of faculty, advancing their development as teacher-scholars by providing and coordinating support, resources and collaborative programs.

The CTE was established earlier this year through the joint efforts of the Faculty Senate Faculty Development Committee and the Office of the Provost, with support from numerous individuals across the Ashland University community.

Ashland University Founders School Sponsors Cincinnati Leadership Seminar

Ashland University Founders School Sponsors Cincinnati Leadership Seminar

The Telego Center for Educational Improvement at the Ashland University Founders School of Continuing Education is sponsoring a Leadership Academy Seminar that will be held April 17 and 18 in Cincinnati.

“After 14 years of success in the Cleveland area, the Ashland Leadership Academy Seminar (ALAS) is coming to southwestern Ohio,” said Dr. David Silverberg director of the Telego Center for Educational Improvement. “The goal of an ALAS weekend is to provide participants with interactive presentations, featuring knowledgeable and experienced presenters, regarding contemporary issues in public education, as they impact the administrative practitioner.”

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