CHICAGO -- The majority of Class of 2014 college graduates are working. But 51% of that group are in jobs that don't require a degree, according to a new CareerBuilder survey.
This total includes 45% of four-year degree graduates and 57% of associate degree graduates.
Some 65% of recent college grads are employed, 4% are in internships, and 31% are not working at all, although many in the latter group simply haven't started their job search or are already back in school to pursue a higher degree, the survey found.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Hess Corp., a global energy company, has established a scholarship for engineering students at Youngstown State University, the university announced today. The scholarship is available to residents of Jefferson, Harrison, Belmont and Guernsey counties.
The scholarship is intended to encourage and support students pursuing a degree in civil, mechanical, systems, electrical and construction engineering and is open to nontraditional students and displaced workers who return to college to regain employment.
SALEM, Ohio -- "Making Connections to Grow Your Business" is the focus of a day-long program to be held Oct. 31 at the Kent State University campus here. The program is for those thinking about becoming involved in the production, processing, distribution or delivery of locally grown food.
It runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and lunch and refreshments will be served. Cost is $25 per person to cover food and refreshments.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s board of directors announced it voted to oppose Ohio House Bill 597, which would eliminate the Common Core learning standards in the state’s public schools.
In a news release announcing the board’s decision, the Regional Chamber said repealing Common Core would place a “tremendous burden on local school districts and educational service centers which have spent considerable time and money over the last four years preparing for implementation.”
ELYRIA, Ohio -- The director and the coordinator of the graduate program in business administration at Youngstown State University will hold an information session at Lorain County Community College at 6 p.m. Oct. 22 as YSU prepares to hold classes there next January that lead to an MBA.
The information session will be held in the Loft Room 119 of University Center, 1005 Abbe Road North.
- Chamber Backs Common Core, Opposes H.B. 597 - October 15, 2014
- YSU Business College Info Session at Lorain - October 15, 2014
- YSU Business Students Named Fall Beeghly Fellows - October 13, 2014
- STEM Students Draw Business to Internship Fair - October 10, 2014
- Kent State Launches Center for Visual Arts - October 9, 2014
- Eastern Gateway Warren Center to Open in January - October 8, 2014
- Toms Founder Tells Give-Back Business Model - October 8, 2014
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