Recent Events

"What Makes A Hero?" Film Series

All films were shown in Hawkins-Conrad Student Center at 7:00 PM

"What Makes A Hero?"

Tuesday, February 10 | "Pray the Devil Back to Hell"

Tuesday, February 17 | "A Force More Powerful"

Tuesday, February 24 | "Girl Rising"

For additional questions, comments or extra resources on the topics shown in the films, contact Josie Schave at


An Evening with Dr. C.T. Vivian

Spiritual Leader, Strategist of the Civil Rights Movement and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom 

Monday, January 19, 2015  7:00 pm

John C. Myers Upper Convocation Center at Ashland University

Watch the video of Dr. Vivian's presentation here

 C.T. Vivian

Ashland Center for Nonviolence is honored to host Dr. C.T. Vivian for a special evening event celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  Dr. Vivian was once a Christian journalist. However, he is best known for his work with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  He was National Director of Affiliates, and strategist for every Southern Christian Leadership Conference (S.C.L.C.) organization.  He truly helped change the nation: His work in Birmingham helped win the Civil Rights Bill; in Selma, the Voting Rights Bill; and he was deeply involved in other movements such as Nashville, TN; Danville, VA; St. Augustine, FL; and Chicago, IL.  Vivian had won his first non-violent direct action movement in 1947 opening restaurants in Peoria, IL


Shall We "Drone" On?- 10/28/2014

Dr. Craig Hovey and Dr. Michael Schwarz talk about the moral, constiutional, and strategic problems with using drones.

Want to watch the videos? Click Here: PART 1 and PART 2