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IEP/ACCESS Program Mission Statement
The Ashland Center for English Studies (​ACCESS) equips international professionals, undergraduate, and graduate students with the knowledge, skills, and experiences in English needed to fully engage with the intellectual, professional, and social communities on campus and in university classrooms and acquaint them with American people and culture through real-world experiences, both inside and outside the classroom.

Contact Access

Shane Carter

ACCESS Program Coordinator
Julie Lanz

Administrative Assistant
Seiko Hupfer


International Student Services
Scott Parillo, Director

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Dr. Penny Arnold, Associate Professor
Dr. Penny Arnold, Associate Professor, joined the Ashland University faculty in 1996. Her areas of expertise include the effectiveness of proficiency test and board certified...Read more