YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Youngstown State University Presidential Search Advisory Committee has narrowed the applicant pool for the YSU presidency to the following six candidates, YSU announced shortly after noon today.
Among the six candidates is Jim Tressel, YSU's former football coach and the executive vice president for student success at the University of Akron, who also is one of three finalists to become UA's next president.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Science is Timmy Krohn’s favorite subject in school, he says, and he’s enjoyed his many visits to the Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology.
“I love it,” the 14-year-old Struthers resident remarked.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- James Menego, vice president at Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc., thought it a good idea to bring along a business associate when he paid a visit this month to Youngstown State University’s Center for Innovation in Additive Manufacturing.
Menego’s guest was Vern Heyer, president and CEO of VMH International based in Chesterfield, Mo. Each year, Heyer’s company assembles a “dream team” of student engineers charged with working on various projects with some of the world’s top companies.
CHICAGO -- Don't skimp on soft skills when you write your resume. Fully 77% of employers believe those skills are just as important as hard skills and 16% say they're more important when they evaluate candidates for a job, a survey by CareerBuilder finds.
"Soft skills" are those intangible attributes associated with personality, such as a positive attitude, while "hard skills" are those learned to perform a specific job function and can be measured, such as operating a computer program.
BOARDMAN, Ohio -- The Mahoning County Educational Service Center has obtained official approval to open a science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, academy that would serve the region.
The center obtained one of seven STEM academy designations awarded by the Ohio STEM Commission this week, says its superintendent, Ron Iarussi.
"We're a year away, so we have a full year to plan," he says.
- Soft Skills as Important as Hard Skills - April 18, 2014
- Ohio OKs STEM Academy for Mahoning County - April 16, 2014
- YSU Foundation Surpasses $225 Million in Assets - April 15, 2014
- Portman, Valley Business Leaders Discuss Workforce Needs - April 15, 2014
- Harvard Prof to Address Women on Science, Engineering - April 14, 2014
- YSU, University of Akron or Neither Job for Jim Tressel? - April 12, 2014
- Free Age-Appropriate Books Offered for Pre-Schoolers - April 10, 2014
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