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WIA partners with AU to offer broadband and 5G training to incarcerated individuals

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA) today announced a new partnership with Ashland University to help approximately 140 incarcerated individuals, who are eligible for release within 12 months, prepare for careers in broadband and 5G this spring and summer. With expanded funding from the Ohio Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation’s Individual Microcredential Assistance Program (IMAP), Ashland University (AU) will offer the…

Kristy Tipton is in charge of the new testing center at Ashland University

New testing center offers Pearson VUE tests to public, as well as services to AU students

When Kristy Tipton started working at Ashland University in June, part of her job was to get a new
testing center off the ground.
Tipton, whose job also includes online program support, said she couldn’t have done it without the help
of many people.
“This testing center can be used university-wide and the Pearson VUE component is already being used
by the community,” Tipton said in mid-November at the center, which is in the…

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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.

AU President Carlos Campo

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…

Successful launch paired with significant grant has AU ready to welcome next group into 5G program

ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University’s thriving 5G wireless technology workforce training program received a boost from the Ohio Department of Development on Aug. 10, when it was approved for a $250,000 grant through the Individual Microcredential Assistance Program. IMAP assists Ohioans who are low income, partially unemployed or totally unemployed participate in a training program to receive a credential at no cost.

Ashland, one of four…

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