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Ashland University team emerges as finalist in Ethics Case Competition

A team of Ashland University students emerged as a finalist at the recent Intercollegiate Ethics Case Competition, sponsored by the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Emily Mark, Victoria Baker and Tristan Reichelderfer attended the competition at Cleveland State University, in which collegiate teams were charged coming up with analyses and recommendations related to illegal hiring, data theft and cheating at Big 4 accounting giant KPMG. The overriding question was “Is the damage to KPMG’s reputation and the impact on the profession even more costly?”

CANCELED: Ashland University hosts second annual Re-Entry Summit

EDWIN’S Leadership and Restaurant Institute founder and CEO Brandon Chrostowski will be the keynote speaker on Friday, March 20, as the Ashland University Correctional Education Program partners with the Securus Foundation and the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections to offer their second annual Re-Entry Summit at the John C. Myers Convocation Center on the AU campus.

The theme of this year’s summit is “Redemption: Overcoming Adversity”. The event begins with registration and a continental breakfast at 8 a.m. and will continue with panel discussions and presentations until 3:45 p.m. Registration is free and can be completed at and a box lunch will be provided.

CANCELED “Color of Compromise” author Jemar Tisby to visit AU campus April 1-2

Make no mistake, Jemar Tisby loves the church, even as he says he speaks a painful truth in love to it.

Tisby – the president of The Witness: a Black Christian Collective and co-host of the Pass the Mic podcast – is the author of 2019’s “The Color of Compromise,” an historical survey in which he outlines how American Christianity often compromised and at times was complicit in racism, slavery, and segregation throughout the country’s history.

Ashland University opens new professional development services center to serve Northwest Ohio

Education professionals in Northwest Ohio will be able to stay close to home and still access the professional development services offered by Ashland University, thanks to the opening of the university’s new regional center in Perrysburg Township.

The sixth of AU’s regional centers is now headquartered inside Penta Career Center, a career-technical education high school, located at 9301 Buck Road in Perrysburg Township. AU’s Dr. Wendy Stanley will serve as its director.

Ashland University Alumni Association announces annual recognition awards

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. The Ashland University Alumni Association will present its annual recognition awards at a luncheon on Saturday, April 18, at 11:30 a.m. at the John C. Myers Convocation Center on the AU campus. The program will feature eight award recipients and is open to all alumni and friends. Reservations are required. Those who would like to attend can reserve online at or by calling the AU Office of Alumni Engagement at 419.289.5040.