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Education: Williamson College, JA to Host ‘Business 2020’ | October 31, 2016

Williamson College, JA to Host ‘Business 2020’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Danny Catullo, co-owner of Catullo Prime Meats, will be the featured speaker Nov. 9 at “Business 2020,” presented by the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University in conjunction with Junior Achievement of the Mahoning Valley. The event, featuring 500 students representing 19 high schools from the tri-county area, will […]

Education: Grove City College Hosts BEST Robotics Contest | October 28, 2016

Grove City College Hosts BEST Robotics Contest

GROVE CITY, Pa.– Middle- and high-school-student robot builders will descend on the campus of Grove City College this weekend for Wolverine BEST, a robot-building contest. The competition is presented by Elliott Group. The ‘bot’ building competition tests students’ ability to use their engineering skills to solve problems as they find the fun in STEM (science, […]

Education: YSU’s New Website Enhances Data Collection | October 27, 2016

YSU’s New Website Enhances Data Collection

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University’s newly redesigned website is aimed at enhancing the university’s branding and recruitment efforts while providing more data about site visitors. The  new website results from more than a year of planning, design, collaboration and feedback involving dozens of faculty, staff, students, high school students, parents and the community, said […]

Education: Inspiring Minds Volunteer Donates Tuition Credits | October 25, 2016

Inspiring Minds Volunteer Donates Tuition Credits

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Denzel Stevens, a junior majoring in telecommunications, will have half of his semester tuition at Youngstown State University covered because someone took the time to volunteer. Stevens was awarded free tuition vouchers for six credit hours toward completing his degree through Ohio’s “Give Back. Go Forward” program. The initiative offers free tuition […]

Education: Engineering Is No. 1 Major at YSU’s STEM College | October 24, 2016

Engineering Is No. 1 Major at YSU’s STEM College

Audrey Shemunovich has always loved mathematics, so engineering seemed to be a logical career choice two years ago when she entered Youngstown State University. But to Shemunovich, engineering isn’t about building huge structures or designing complex industrial machines. Instead, the YSU junior wants to pursue chemical engineering and apply her talents to biomedicine and one […]

Education: YSU and Alta Head Start Launch Preschool Program | October 20, 2016

YSU and Alta Head Start Launch Preschool Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Enthusiastic preschoolers sat at tables making pumpkins of Play-Doh, while others were engaged with their teachers in another section of a new Model Classroom made possible because of a partnership between Alta Head Start and Youngstown State University. “We set out right from the beginning to make a very high-quality, top-rated, innovative […]