AU in the News

11/01/19Dr. Elad Granot, dean of the Dauch College of Business and Economics, quoted in Cleveland Jewish News story on choosing an MBA program. Dr. Elad Granot, dean at Ashland University’s Dauch College of Business and Economics, was quoted in recent article in the Cleveland Jewish News that offered advice to those considering enrolling in a Master of Business Administration program.

“It’s difficult to pinpoint one thing when in reality, students should be looking into a variety of qualifications, including high-level curriculum, experienced faculty and flexibility,” Granot was quoted as saying. “Consider what employers would be looking for, along with the program benefits, like international travel and worldly experiences.”

10/30/19AU Coach Jud Logan profiled on WYKC Channel 3 Ashland University Track & Field Coach Jud Logan was profiled in a segment that aired Wednesday, Oct. 30 on WKYC Channel 3 in Cleveland.

The segment focused not only on Logan’s battle with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a rare form of cancer that strikes only about 6,000 Americans annually, but also on how has been an inspiration to the members of the AU team.

Also appearing in the profile was Logan’s doctor, Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center oncologist Dr. Hetty Carraway.

10/29/19Baptist Standard covers panel discussion moderated by AU President Carlos Campo A story about Ashland University President Carlos Campo’s attendance at the Oct. 22-23 National Hispanic Education Summit at Dallas Baptist University appeared in The Baptist Standard

Reporter Isa Torres covered a panel discussion about the efforts to better serve Hispanic students that was moderated by President Campo and also included the presidents of Howard Payne University, Dallas Baptist University and Criswell College.

It was the 10th anniversary of the summit, which is sponsored by the Faith Education Coalition of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference. This year’s theme was “Commitment from the Boardroom to the Classroom: Advancing University and Faith Community Practices for Hispanic College Completion”.

10/22/19Dr. Amy Klinger interviewed for 'False Alarms That Get Kids Arrested' article in The Atlantic Dr. Amy Klinger, Ashland University associate professor of educational administration and director of programs for the nonprofit Educators’ School Safety Network, was interviewed for a recent article in The Atlantic titled, “The False Alarms that Get Kids Arrested,” by New York-based freelance reporter Tyler Kingkade.

The article is part of The Atlantic’s project, “The Presence of Justice,” which is supported by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge. In it, Klinger is quoted as saying, “We have students who feel like they’re being treated like potential criminals instead of students.” Communities have approached school-shooting prevention by locking own campuses and surveilling kids, which Klinger considers counterproductive in many ways. “We’ve kind of gone overboard,” she said. “Not all threats are created equal.”

The article also cited statistics compiled by the Educator’s School Safety Network that show 3,058 threats of violence directed at schools in the 2018-19 school year, up from 2,085 two years prior.

10/02/19Dr. Elad Granot, dean of the Dauch College of Business and Economics, wrote an article for Columbus Business First about the value of online education. In the article, Dr. Granot noted that online education programs, "once described as easy, unreputable, and faceless"  are now described as" valuable, necessary, and recommended" due to their assured quality, lower cost, customizable options and flexible learning potential.


9/30/19Associate Professor of Education Dr. Amy Klinger, an expert on school safety, was interviewed by the Sinclair Broadcast Group a few weeks ago and the interview is being picked up by media across the country. The article is titled "Despite spending billions on school security, expert says children are still vulnerable."

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9/18/19Dr. Jeff Sikkenga, interim executive director of the Ashbrook Center and professor of political science, wrote a Point/counterpoint opinion piece that appeared in a number of newspapers, including the Jacksonville Journal-Courier. The article is titled "Reframing history | Point: Fighting over true founding."

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9/17/19Dr. Elad Granot, dean of the Dauch College of Business and Economics, was quoted in a WEWS-TV 5 news segment on "Used cars are now more profitable to dealerships than new ones." style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 12px; outline: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-variant-east-asian: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.25em; font-family: Cabin, sans-serif; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);"> The segment, which features an interview with Dr. Granot, talks about the current crisis that the car dealership industry is going through.

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9/10/19Dr. Amy Klinger, associate professor of education, and Amanda Klinger, professional instructor of education, have been interviewed on several radio shows. Dr. Amy Klinger, associate professor of education, was featured on 107.7 The WOLF Country out of Toledo. Dr. Klinger discussed the increase in threats and incidents in schools with “In Focus” host John Damschroder and shared the keys to responding and preventing school safety issues. She also offered unique perspectives on the level of anxiety for students and staff and statistics that provide comfort on actual school safety levels. You can listed to the interview on the In Focus Podcast at:

Dr. Klinger and Amanda Klinger, professional instructor of education, were the featured guests on Education Talk radio on Sept. 10 to promote a series of webinars and podcasts on School Safety and Crisis Management. Dr. Klinger also discussed the fact that AU is one of only a few universities to require school safety training. Here is the link to the show --

On Sept. 11, Dr. Klinger and Amanda were featured guests on the Learn Teach Lead Radio on the BAM radio network. A link to the interview will be added to this entry when the segment runs.