YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Youngstown State University Foundation, which annually provides millions of dollars in scholarships to thousands of YSU students, has surpassed the $225 million mark in assets and is now among the top third of university endowments in the nation, the university reported.
The foundation reported $226.3 million in assets in fiscal year 2013, according to the annual endowment survey by the National Association of College and University Business Officers and the Commonfund Institute.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, says the country needs to do a better job managing how its workforce training dollars are spent to ensure that those enrolled in these programs today are prepared for the jobs of tomorrow.
"We need to reform the federal worker retraining programs," Portman said after participating in a roundtable discussion with representatives from the business and education communities at Choffin Career Center Monday. "It's one piece of this, it's not the only piece."
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Mara Prentiss, professor of physics at Harvard University, will deliver two speeches at Youngstown Stare University April 25 and26.
Prentiss will deliver the keynote address April 26 at the 17th annual Edward W. Powers Women in Science and Engineering Career Workshop and STEM Lecture Series at in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The boards of trustees of Youngstown State University and the University of Akron each hope to have their next president selected by July 1. Former YSU head football coach Jim Tressel has applied for both positions, and in a statement released to the press Friday afternoon, he offered no hint of which job he would accept if both are offered.
UA appears to be on a faster track with finalists for that job to soon be announced, according to published reports.
AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -- Children in Mahoning County will now be eligible to receive a free age-appropriate book each month through their fifth birthday thanks to a program introduced locally by the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley.
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