Ashland University Receives Huntington Bank Scholarship Grant

Ashland University Receives Huntington National Bank Grant
Those holding a large check signifying Huntington National Bank’s $20,000 scholarship grant to Ashland University are (l-r) City of Ashland Mayor Matt Miller; William Shivers, regional president of Canton and Mahoning Valley Regions for Huntington National Bank; AU President Dr. Carlos Campo; AU Trustee Robert Archer; Margaret Pomfret, vice president of institutional advancement at AU; and Steve Steinour, president, chairman and CEO of Huntington National Bank.

10/24/18 ASHLAND, Ohio – Huntington National Bank awarded Ashland University a $20,000 grant for low-to-moderate income students. The Huntington Bank's Scholarship grant provides 10 Ashland University students with $2,000 each. These scholarships will be awarded based on financial eligibility and a secondary preference will be to include business, finance and accounting majors among the awardees.

“This gift is very timely and deeply appreciated. Eighty-eight percent of AU students receive some sort of gift aid in order to attend Ashland University,” Dr. Campo said. “Huntington Bank has supported Ashland students for more than three decades and we are extremely grateful for that.”

On Wednesday, Oct. 24, AU President Dr. Carlos Campo; Ashland Mayor Matt Miller, a 1999 graduate of AU; and AU Trustee Robert Archer met with Steve Steinour, president, chairman and CEO of Huntington, and William Shivers, regional president of Canton and Mahoning Valley Regions for Huntington, on the AU campus to thank them for the grant and provide them with an update of campus events as well as a campus tour.

Ashland University, ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2018, is a mid-sized, comprehensive private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Religiously affiliated with the Brethren Church, Ashland University ( deeply 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. ###