Ashland University to Hold Veterans Day Ceremony

10/31/12 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University will hold a 30-minute Veterans Day Flag Raising Ceremony on Monday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m. on the University’s Quad.

Dr. Michael Hudson, associate professor of geology, will speak about "The Value of Service" at this event, which is being sponsored by the new Ashland University Chapter of Student Veterans of America.  Ashley Miklas, president of the AU Chapter of Student Veterans of America, will introduce Hudson.

The event will include a welcome from AU President Dr. Fred Finks, a closing from AU Provost Dr. Frank Pettigrew, an invocation from ATS professor Bill Payne and a flag raising ceremony involving veterans on the AU campus.

Ashland University, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2013, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University ( values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. ###