Rep. Michael Ashford Meets With University Of Toledo Student Advocates
Lawmaker, students discuss ways university prepares graduates for success

State Rep. Michael Ashford (D-Toledo) this week met with University of Toledo student leaders to learn more about their personal stories and how the University of Toledo has helped prepare them for success after graduation.

“Since its inception in 1872, the University of Toledo has strived to be a leader in higher education in Ohio, and these students are a testament to what the university has to offer,” said Ashford. “I’m proud of these student advocates and I know they are in good hands at UT. I look forward to what lies next for them.”

The University of Toledo students visited the Statehouse as part of the Inter-University Council (IUC) of Ohio’s Advocacy Day. The IUC day at the Statehouse allowed students the opportunity to meet with their state legislators to discuss university policies and to hear more on how legislation may affect them and their university. Rep. Ashford heard first-hand testimonies on how student and campus life, university policies and successes in the classroom have prepared UT students for a bright and prosperous future.  

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