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Ashbrook Faculty Lead High School Seminars on Primary Documents

Ashbrook’s teacher programs help secondary school social studies teachers present America’s past from the perspective of those who lived it. In online and residence courses, teachers learn how to use primary documents to better understand the voices of the past. … Continue reading »

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Gordon Lloyd Gives Americans Ways to Love the Founders

Gordon Lloyd, Professor of public policy at Pepperdine University’s School of Public Policy, is guest lecturing this week in Ashbrook’s summer residence program of the Master of Arts in American History and Government. The coauthor of three books on the … Continue reading »

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Ben Carson to Speak at Ashbrook Memorial Dinner on August 21

Dr. Ben Carson, Pediatric Neurosurgeon and New York Times Best-Selling Author, will be the keynote speaker at the 29th Annual John M. Ashbrook Memorial Dinner at 7:00 PM on Thursday, August 21, 2014, at Ashland University.  Sponsored by the Ashbrook … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook Named an Oasis of Excellence

The Ashbrook Center at Ashland University has been named one of over 50 Oases of Excellence by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA). The Oases of Excellence project recognizes university-based programs that promote the study of American history, … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook Hiring Administrative Assistant

Title: Administrative Assistant Reports to: Director of Development and Director of Programs Job Summary: Ashbrook is seeking highly motivated, detail-oriented, and professional individual to provide administrative support for its growing fundraising and program operations. Job Duties: Prepare travel arrangements for staff and … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook Hiring Major Gifts Officer

Title: Major Gifts Officer Reports to: Director of Development Job Summary: The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for implementing the major donor fundraising efforts for the Ashbrook Center. The MGO engages individual donors and prospects with the intent of motivating and inspiring … Continue reading »

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Jonah Goldberg Speaks in Cleveland Event

National Review editor and columnist Jonah Goldberg spoke at an Ashbrook event in Cleveland, Ohio on Tuesday, June 24. His remarks were titled “The Eternal Struggle: Why America’s Conflict of Visions Isn’t Going Away.” Over 100 guests from the Cleveland … Continue reading »

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“Summer Camp for History Teachers”: Weeklong Intensive Courses on America

The tenth annual summer session of the Master of Arts in American History and Government (MAHG) will open on June 22. Affectionately called “summer camp for history teachers” by many in the program, the residence option of MAHG allows secondary … Continue reading »

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Passing Along the Ashbrook Scholar Experience

Recently, two alumni spoke of trying to give their students an educational experience like they received as Ashbrook Scholars. Joseph Postell (2001) completed his Ph.D. at the University of Dallas in 2010 and now teaches Political Science at the University … Continue reading »

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Searle Grant Builds Ashbrook’s Online Masters Program for Teachers

The Searle Freedom Trust has awarded the Ashbrook Center a $250,000 grant to help it develop its promising pilot online graduate level courses in American history and government into a sustainable, fully online Masters degree.  Searle’s grant will fund Ashbrook’s … Continue reading »

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