New TV series features students sharing personal stories about their experience at Asbury
WILMORE, Ky. (WTVQ / AU Public Relations) – On October 25, students, faculty and staff at Asbury University will celebrate the premiere of the school’s episode on The college visit, a national television show created by award-winning Hollywood producers to help students and families virtually visit universities across the country. The Asbury episode stars nine students, alumni and Asbury president Dr Kevin Brown.
“I am delighted with this opportunity to share Asbury with the world,” said Asbury University President Dr Kevin Brown. “On this episode of The College Tour, our students and alumni truly captured the Asbury experience, personal academic attention, spiritual growth and development to our vibrant community. Because Asbury is now featured on The College Tour, even if someone cannot visit our campus, they can experience it virtually. The College Tour perfectly captured our community through the voices of our students and alumni.
The show – created by the award-winning team behind shows like Survivor and The Biggest Loser – traveled to Wilmore over the summer to film the segment, marking the first Kentucky University to be featured. The College Tour is now available on multiple streaming platforms and will premiere from winter on Amazon Prime. Hosted by Alex boylan, each episode of The College Tour tells the story of a university through the lens of its students, and Asbury’s unique flavor is fully on display with students on camera sharing their Asbury stories. Each student-focused segment provides insight into what it’s like to be a student at Asbury.
Some of the show’s 10 segments include the Dayton School of Business and the soon-to-be-completed $ 26 million Collaborative Learning Center, Spiritual Transformation, the school’s prime location and vibrant community, programs world-renowned equine and media communications and much more. Samuel Diaz Merchan, a senior communications specialist specializing in public relations, is featured in a segment and shared more about the show’s incredible filming experience.
“Being on the College Tour has been an amazing experience in itself,” he said. “While filming, seeing how interested the crew were in Asbury and what it means to be a student here made me proud to be a part of this community and to be able to represent my fellow students as well. the world sees Asbury for what it really is, an institution that has a community that represents different cultures, beliefs and ideas that come together to work for a greater good while still learning in a cohesive way. am excited that Asbury is seen by people so they can really see what it means to be different and to stand out.
President Dr Kevin Brown continued: “I am humble and grateful to the amazing students who gave of their time and talents to tell the story of Asbury. We’re always looking for creative ways to tell our story and the students and recent graduates featured in this episode have created something special for prospective students around the world to learn more about our campus community.
To watch the show, visit asbury.edu/collegetour or find it on your favorite streaming platform.