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Education: Commentary: Frederick Douglass’s Amazing Job | February 7, 2017

Commentary: Frederick Douglass’s Amazing Job

By L. Diane Barnes, Youngstown State University professor of history YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — “When in doubt, quote Frederick Douglass,” observed a historian at a professional meeting several years ago. Through multiple autobiographies, speeches and editorials, Douglass’s words remain inspirational well into the 21st century. As the most prominent civil rights activist of the 19th century, […]

Education: Growth Report 2017: Williamson College Supports Business | February 2, 2017

Growth Report 2017: Williamson College Supports Business

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Betty Jo Licata, Dean, YSU Williamson College YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Impact, innovation, and engagement are the strategic priorities of the YSU Williamson College of Business Administration. We emphasize the academic and professional preparation that will position our students for […]

Education: Students, Teachers Turn Out to Say ‘No’ to DeVos | February 1, 2017

Students, Teachers Turn Out to Say ‘No’ to DeVos

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – More than 80 educators, students and members of the community turned out at Youngstown State University’s Beeghly College of Education Tuesday to say “No” to President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of education, Betsy DeVos. The rally, coordinated by HaSheen Wilson on behalf of the Ohio Education Association and Progress Mahoning Valley, […]