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Education: Wean Foundation Awards $103K in Grants | March 6, 2017

Wean Foundation Awards $103K in Grants

WARREN, Ohio – The Raymond John Wean Foundation awarded grants totaling $103,000 at its March board of directors meeting. In addition to aligning with strategic priorities of economic opportunity and educational opportunity, the organizations demonstrated a keen ability to leverage local, regional and state dollars, the foundation said in announcing the grants. “The foundation’s support […]

Education: JA Titan Competition to Take Place March 9 | March 3, 2017

JA Titan Competition to Take Place March 9

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley and Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration will host the eighth annual JA Titan Business Challenge competition March 9. Thirty teams of high school students from 11 schools across Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana and Ashtabula Counties will participate in this year’s competition. Designed for local high […]

Education: Adults in Seussian Garb Read His Books Aloud Today | March 2, 2017

Adults in Seussian Garb Read His Books Aloud Today

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Theodore Geisel is to anapestic tetrameter what William Shakespeare is to iambic pentameter as an unrivaled master of English verse. Today, numerous schools across the United States, including the elementary schools in Austintown and 18 primary schools in Trumbull County, are celebrating the 117th anniversary of Geisel’s birth by serving their pupils […]

Education: Youngstown Schools Join for Community Inclusiveness Day | March 1, 2017

Youngstown Schools Join for Community Inclusiveness Day

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Teachers, community leaders and officeholders from throughout the area will join with students in Youngstown City Schools’ elementary schools for the daylong Advancing Education-Reducing Crime program April 22. The program will be held at Harding, Taft, Martin Luther King and McGuffey schools from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Among the scheduled activities […]

Education: GCC to Develop Special Education Programs with Grant | February 24, 2017

GCC to Develop Special Education Programs with Grant

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College has received a $100,000 grant from the Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust to develop programs benefitting children and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Most of the money will be used to “create opportunities for inclusion beyond the classroom through community outreach” for the disabled, their families, […]

Education: Tressel Addresses Communications at YSU Town Hall | February 22, 2017

Tressel Addresses Communications at YSU Town Hall

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – President Jim Tressel says the town hall meetings he’s held with the colleges within Youngstown State University are helping his administration better understand faculty and students’ needs and concerns. “You learn so much,” Tressel said after addressing students and faculty at the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM, Tuesday […]