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Education: Chamber Receives $100K for Program in Austintown Schools | July 12, 2017

Chamber Receives $100K for Program in Austintown Schools

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Education awarded the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber a $100,000 grant to implement its Community Connectors school mentorship program in the Austintown Local School District. “This grant will expose our students to positive role models right here in our community who could potentially guide them towards a future career path,” […]

Education: Oh-Penn Network Boosts Apprenticeship Programs | July 11, 2017

Oh-Penn Network Boosts Apprenticeship Programs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Greater Oh-Penn Manufacturing Apprentice Network, a collaboration of 14 counties in northeastern Ohio and northwestern Pennsylvania, is making headway in its efforts to boost apprenticeship training in the region’s manufacturing sector. According to the most recent Apprentice Network update from the Oh-Penn Manufacturing Collaborative, 20 manufacturers report they have benefited from […]

Education: Connected: Amelia Earhart, Thiel College and Its President | July 10, 2017

Connected: Amelia Earhart, Thiel College and Its President

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Thiel College’s connection to Amelia Earhart and its president is in the news following recent developments in the 80-year-old mystery about how the aviation and women’s rights pioneer disappeared. In 1931, Thiel awarded Earhart an honorary degree. Susan Traverso, installed earlier this year as the college’s first female president, has conducted research […]

Education: Penn State Launches Online Course in Innovation, Entrepreneurship | July 5, 2017

Penn State Launches Online Course in Innovation, Entrepreneurship

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A new online graduate-level certificate from Penn State can help aspiring business leaders learn how to implement the policies and practices needed to guide innovation at their companies. Penn State is accepting applications for the graduate certificate in corporate innovation and entrepreneurship, which is being offered online through Penn State World […]