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AU introduces Ukrainian Freedom Scholar program, offers safe haven to students from Ukraine

ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University has offered full scholarships to five high school graduates from Ukraine who were displaced or unable to enroll in higher education institutions in their home country due to the Russia-Ukraine war. The first four recipients of this inspiring new initiative—the Ukrainian Freedom Scholar program—will begin their undergraduate studies at Ashland in January 2023.

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Award-winning educator to give AU’s commencement address for December graduates

ASHLAND, Ohio – Kristen Maurer, Ohio’s 2022 Milken Educator Award recipient, will give the keynote address at Ashland University’s Winter 2022 Commencement, which will be held Saturday, Dec. 17, in the Niss Athletic Center. The ceremony, for both undergraduate and graduate students, will begin at 10 a.m. No tickets are required.

Commencement will be live streamed…

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AU Board of Trustees announces one-year extension of President Campo’s contract

ASHLAND, Ohio – The Ashland University Board of Trustees approved to extend the contract of President Carlos Campo for an additional year during its Oct. 21 board meeting. Campo will now serve as president of AU through at least May 2025.

“The Board of Trustees is happy to announce that it has exercised an additional one-year option to extend the term of President Campo…

After series of "something else’s" Corbett reaches longtime goal of earning master’s at age 58

Sherry Corbett always wanted to earn a master’s degree, but for years something else took precedence – until this year.

In May, Corbett, 58, earned a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in teaching and learning in the 21st century through Ashland University online classes.

“I could not afford to complete my master’s were I to have to do it in person and/or attend during the day, as I not only have to work,…

AU Alumna Honored as One of the Nation's Best Teachers


Ashland University alumna Tiffany Tynes Curry, who received a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction degree from Ashland University in 2006, was the recipient of the prestigious Milken Educator Award and a $25,000 cash prize for her contributions to the personal development of students and teachers alike. Tynes Curry was the only Milken Educator Award recipient in Ohio this year, and the first from her school district since 2002…

Ashland University Schar College of Education Hosts Children's Author and Poet

10/17/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University's Schar College of Education is sponsoring a guest author event this semester that will feature children's author and poet J. Patrick Lewis on Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. in the Ronk Lecture Hall in the College of Education. The event is free and open to the public.

Lewis is the current U.S. Children's Poet Laureate and winner of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) 2011 Excellence in Children's Poetry…

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