AU in the News

12/11/16Crain's Cleveland Business ran an op-ed article by Tom Sudow, director of the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Ashland University. The article is titled "Personal View: Five Areas for Entrepreneurs to Evaluate Post-Election."

12/07/16The Cleveland Plain Dealer and printed a guest column written by Dr. John Moser, AU history professor and co-chair of the master's program in American history and government at the University's Ashbrook Center. Moser's article, titled "Pearl Harbor at 75 -- Japan's pivotally mistaken views on how American would react" discusses why the Japanese made this fateful decision.



11/09/16AU Professor of Political Science Dr. Jeffrey Sikkenga was a featured guest on WOIO Cleveland 19 news election coverage on Nov. 8 and 9. 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);">Sikkenga was featured in the WOIO Cleveland 19 studios for both pre- and post-election coverage. He shared his insights on regional ballot issues and hot button topics such as the city income tax increase and offered observations on trending election results throughout election night. He then shared his thoughts in the studio the day afer the election.

You can see some of these segments with Dr. Sikkenga at -- 



11/08/16Ashbrook Executive Director Roger Beckett was featured ​today on the Fox News ​Channel's highly rated "Happening Now" ​show    as he joined reporter Jon Scott to share insights on the Ohio election. The segment was filmed live in Columbus.


10/31/16The October issue of Campus Safety magazine featured an article on AU education associate professor Amy Klinger's research on School Bomb Threats. The article was titled "Study Reveals Sharp Increase in School Bomb Threats." A school safety expert, Klinger earlier this year released research that shows a dramatic increase in school-based bomb threat incidents both over the last few years and specifically during the 2015-16 academic year.       

10/23/16Crain's Cleveland Business featured an article on Ashland University and its enrollment growth this year. The article, titled "Second Chance is Beneficial for Ashland," discussed the increase in Ashland's enrollment numbers for this year and highlighted the Second Chance Pell Pilot program that has increased the numbers in AU's prison outreach program.




10/18/16AU President Dr. Carlos Campo was interviewed on the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) News as part of an article titled "Christian Colleges Reach Out to Recruit Hispanic Students." Dr. Campo is also founder of the NHCLC's Faith and Education Coalition.

In this interview, Dr. Campo says Hispanic students face financial obstacles, which often get in the way of college graduation. They also often struggle with the need for remedial course work in college that sets them back both academically and financially.

The good news, he noted, is that Hispanics value education. Learning Heroes reports that 90 percent of Hispanic parents want their children to go to college, a higher percentage than any other ethnic group measured.



10/10/16The Wall Street Journal ran an opinion piece by David Tucker, senior fellow at The Ashbrook Center. The article is titled "Straight Talk about Christopher Columbus," and ran on Columbus Day.

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10/10/16Newsweek magazine printed an opinion piece article by Roger Beckett, executive director of the Ashbrook Center. Beckett wrote the article, titled 'Where Did Christopher Columbus Land in the New World," for Columbus Day. The article features a series of questions and tests people's knowledge of Columbus and other explorers who ventured into the unknown and changed the course of history.

10/03/16Brianna Keilar, CNN senior political correspondent, made reference to the Ashland University admissions office during a news segment. The reference to the admissions office at Ashland University came up during her discussion with U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy.