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Ashland University is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.
An Ohio Board of Regents report for 2012 shows that teachers who graduate from Ashland University are well prepared and AU's Early Childhood Education students exceed expectations when compared to the average graduate of other education programs.
In response to the growing number of students in Ohio who have limited English proficiency, Ashland University has launched a new Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Endorsement program that is being offered this spring.
Ashland University is once again ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in the National Universities category in the recently released 2013 college rankings by U.S. News and World Report and is one of only three private schools in Ohio in this category.
Medical Mutual of Ohio has made a $500,000 gift to Ashland University in support of the campaign for construction of the University's new Dwight Schar College of Nursing facility, a 46,000-square-foot building located in Mansfield, Ohio.
Ashland University's Aug. 10 Visit Day for Careers in Law and Service Professions will be a special one because it will feature a number of attorneys as well as a former judge in Richland County sharing their wealth of information in the profession.
Ashland University's Dwight Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences will provide scholarships for five accelerated second-degree nursing students with the $50,000 grant received from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).
Researchers have found that evolutionary changes in the protein alpha A-crystallin have altered its ability to protect other proteins from damage, which could otherwise result in diseases such as Alzheimer's, lens cataracts and cancer.
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter held a Town Hall meeting on Ashland University's campus Feb. 29 and said Ashland University's recent efforts to make higher education more affordable are an example for colleges nationwide to follow.
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will hold a College Affordability Town Hall meeting on the Ashland University campus on Feb. 29 at 2 p.m. to discuss "The Nation's Treasury: College Affordability, Quality and Completion."
Ashland University's Dr. David Vanata, RD, CSSD LD, director of the dietetics program, said the CNN Money website's top 20 "Best Jobs for Saving the World" list is "right on" when it ranks dietitians in the third spot.
A new children's picture book by Ashland University professor David FitzSimmons titled "Curious Critters" features stunning animal images and entertaining vignettes, with animals talking about their everyday lives in nature.
Ashland University social work graduates consistently score higher than national and state pass rate averages and 2010 was no exception as 100 percent of Ashland's social work graduates passed the Association of Social Work board exam.
Ashland University receives $1.58 million HRSA grant to increase the baccalaureate nursing enrollment with a focus on the recruitment of minority and disadvantaged students as well as implementation of a retention program.
Students at Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio, ranked well above the national average on student learning outcomes assessment testing, scoring in the 84th percentile of schools on the Collegiate Learning Assessment Test.
Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio, has received approval from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools to merge with MedCentral College of Nursing in Mansfield, Ohio, and an official merger agreement will be signed on July 6.