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Penn State Offers Online Master’s in Innovation, Entrepreneurship

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Applications are being accepted for fall enrollment in a new online offering from Penn State University that is designed to help students build the skills to successfully innovate in today’s business environment with its increasing competition, globalization and rapid technological advances. Offered jointly by the Penn State Smeal College of Business […]

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Applications are being accepted for fall enrollment in a new online offering from Penn State University that is designed to help students build the skills to successfully innovate in today’s business environment with its increasing competition, globalization and rapid technological advances. Offered jointly by the Penn...

Students Receive Firsthand Training on Robotics

Students Receive Firsthand Robotics Training

GIRARD, Ohio — One year it might be an automaton programmed to launch Nerf balls. Another year it could be a cyborg tossing a Frisbee. Or, as exemplified just months ago, it could be a robot zipping about a competition floor, picking up crates and stacking them atop a large scale in a matter of […]

GIRARD, Ohio -- One year it might be an automaton programmed to launch Nerf balls. Another year it could be a cyborg tossing a Frisbee. Or, as exemplified just months ago, it could be a robot zipping about a competition floor, picking up crates and stacking them atop a large...

YSU Educators Awarded Grants for Student Projects

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Faculty and staff at Youngstown State University have been awarded a total of $10,000 in grants to develop projects focusing on improving student performance. The awards were announced during the Continuous Improvement Appreciation and Poster Event, hosted by the YSU Office of Assessment April 25. “With the wide variety of activities, including […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Faculty and staff at Youngstown State University have been awarded a total of $10,000 in grants to develop projects focusing on improving student performance. The awards were announced during the Continuous Improvement Appreciation and Poster Event, hosted by the YSU Office of Assessment April 25. “With the...

Students Develop Ideas for Mars Rover Wheels

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Through a grant to Youngstown-based nonprofit Advanced Methods in Innovation, students from 11 area school districts are participating in NASA’s Gaining Traction on Mars program. The program’s goal is to design new wheels for the Mars Rover. Students experimented with tire grips and widths through Advanced Methods in Innovation’s InventorCloud program. Models […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Through a grant to Youngstown-based nonprofit Advanced Methods in Innovation, students from 11 area school districts are participating in NASA’s Gaining Traction on Mars program. The program’s goal is to design new wheels for the Mars Rover. Students experimented with tire grips and widths through Advanced Methods...

YSU Joins ‘Forward Ohio’ to Close Attainment Gap

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University is joining Ohio’s 13 other public universities to launch Forward Ohio, a statewide campaign to raise awareness of the value of public higher education, spur efforts to close the state’s college attainment gap and mobilize support for enhanced investment in public higher education. “Ohio’s well-documented ‘talent gap’ is more […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University is joining Ohio’s 13 other public universities to launch Forward Ohio, a statewide campaign to raise awareness of the value of public higher education, spur efforts to close the state’s college attainment gap and mobilize support for enhanced investment in public higher education. “Ohio’s...

Registration Open for Penn State Shenango STEM Camp

SHARON, Pa. – Penn State Shenango’s STEM Camp will once again be offered this summer to middle school-aged children. The week-long, day-camp runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 18 through June 22. While many of the activities are held on campus, the campers will also travel this year to the eCenter at LindenPointe in Hermitage, Pennsylvania, […]

SHARON, Pa. – Penn State Shenango’s STEM Camp will once again be offered this summer to middle school-aged children. The week-long, day-camp runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 18 through June 22. While many of the activities are held on campus, the campers will also travel this year to the eCenter...

YSU to Begin Media Center Project

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio– Youngstown State University’s Stambaugh Stadium is getting a new multimedia center on its east side. Construction of the Don Constantini Multimedia Center is one of multiple campus improvement projects to begin this summer. Funded in part by a $1 million gift from YSU alum Don Constantini, the multimedia center will house a classroom, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio– Youngstown State University's Stambaugh Stadium is getting a new multimedia center on its east side. Construction of the Don Constantini Multimedia Center is one of multiple campus improvement projects to begin this summer. Funded in part by a $1 million gift from YSU alum Don Constantini, the multimedia...

Abraham Resigns as YSU Provost

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Martin Abraham today tendered his resignation effective immediately, according to a campus-wide email sent from YSU President Jim Tressel. “After serving the YSU community as provost and vice president for academic affairs for nearly four years, Dr. Martin Abraham submitted a letter […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Martin Abraham today tendered his resignation effective immediately, according to a campus-wide email sent from YSU President Jim Tressel. “After serving the YSU community as provost and vice president for academic affairs for nearly four years, Dr....

Digital Inclusion Group Offers Workshops

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – To mark Digital Inclusion Week this week, The Digital Inclusion Working Group – Mahoning Valley has launched Digital Advantage: An Initiative to Share Tools for People to Connect and Grow. Digital Advantage stems from the 2017 Broadband Assessment prepared by Connect Ohio and Connected Nation that recommends that Mahoning Valley leaders raise […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – To mark Digital Inclusion Week this week, The Digital Inclusion Working Group – Mahoning Valley has launched Digital Advantage: An Initiative to Share Tools for People to Connect and Grow. Digital Advantage stems from the 2017 Broadband Assessment prepared by Connect Ohio and Connected Nation that recommends...

Oak Hill Collaborative Launches Digital Inclusion Week

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An initiative to foster computer literacy, awareness and access to the digital world is underway at the Oak Hill Collaborative. This week marks the launch of “Digital Inclusion Week” at the collaborative, which will host a series of workshops and classes designed to help those who want to improve or acquire basic […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An initiative to foster computer literacy, awareness and access to the digital world is underway at the Oak Hill Collaborative. This week marks the launch of “Digital Inclusion Week” at the collaborative, which will host a series of workshops and classes designed to help those who want...