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Education: YSU Creates 5 Centers of Excellence, New Degrees | March 16, 2017

YSU Creates 5 Centers of Excellence, New Degrees

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Five centers of excellence focusing on topics ranging from sports medicine to international business will be established at Youngstown State University. The centers were among several actions taken today by the YSU Board of Trustees to enhance the university’s academic offerings. The trustees also approved a new master’s degree in nurse practitioner […]

Education: YSU Financial Economics Master’s Among the ‘Most Affordable’ | March 13, 2017

YSU Financial Economics Master’s Among the ‘Most Affordable’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – AffordableColleges.com has ranked Youngstown State University’s master’s program in financial economics as the fourth-most affordable online master’s degrees in the country. Rankings were determined by factoring in 11 data points, including tuition, the amount of financial aid students receive, enrollment rate, admission rate, graduation rate, student-teacher ratio and the percentage of students […]

Education: Nafta-Canada Trade Seminar March 28 at YSU | March 13, 2017

Nafta-Canada Trade Seminar March 28 at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Ohio Small Business Development Center Export Assistance Network at Youngstown State University will host the Nafta-Canada Seminar from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. March 28, in Room 3415 in the Williamson College of Business Administration. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with breakfast to follow. Dan Ujczo, counsel and cross-border business development director, […]

Education: YSU Signs Agreement with Hungarian University | March 9, 2017

YSU Signs Agreement with Hungarian University

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University and the University of Szeged, Hungary, signed an agreement Wednesday that will help students enrolled in YSU’s Dana School of Music expand their experience and education abroad. “It has a very small, but very good program,” said Nate Myers, YSU’s associate provost, international and global initiatives, said of Szeged. […]

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 […]