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Education: Gurgovits Donate $100K for YSU Economics Scholarship | September 28, 2015

Gurgovits Donate $100K for YSU Economics Scholarship

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Stephen Gurgovits, chairman of FNB Corp. and First National Bank of Pennsylvania, and his wife, Sandy, have donated $100,000 to the Youngstown State University Foundation to establish the Stephen and Sandy Gurgovits Scholarship in Economics. “My degree in economics from YSU prepared me well for a successful career in banking,” said Gurgovits, […]

Education: 100+ Employers Set for YSU Career Fair Wednesday | September 28, 2015

100+ Employers Set for YSU Career Fair Wednesday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – More than 105 employers from local, regional, and national companies will attend Youngstown State University’s Fall 2015 Career Fair and Graduate School Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Chestnut and Ohio rooms of Kilcawley Center on campus. The fair provides information to individuals looking for professional full-time positions, […]

Education: Events Scheduled for Manufacturing Day Oct. 2 | September 25, 2015

Events Scheduled for Manufacturing Day Oct. 2

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Hudson Fasteners, in conjunction with the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition and America Makes, will commemorate Manufacturing Day Oct. 2 with a series of events. The event is intended to expand knowledge of manufacturing, additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping, improve the public perception of manufacturing, and call attention to career opportunities, organizers say.. […]

Education: Manufacturing Summit Focuses on Partnerships with Educators | September 23, 2015

Manufacturing Summit Focuses on Partnerships with Educators

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When a group from Youngstown applied for the city to become the first site of America Makes, it was the partnerships formed before the idea was born that sealed the decision to bring it here. America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute has its offices directly behind the Youngstown Business Incubator. […]

Education: Kent, YSU Collaborate to Connect Campus, Downtown | September 22, 2015

Kent, YSU Collaborate to Connect Campus, Downtown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Through a mutual agreement between Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design and Youngstown State University’s Center for Urban and Regional Studies, more than 75 Kent State students will spend the next year working on projects aimed at connecting downtown with the YSU campus. The goal is to spark revitalization […]

Education: InventorCloud Partners with Believe in Ohio Program | September 18, 2015

InventorCloud Partners with Believe in Ohio Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – InventorCloud, a program developed by local company Applied Systems & Technology Transfer, or AST2, has partnered with the Believe in Ohio initiative to provide participating schools with access to a virtual entrepreneurial course and 3-D rapid prototyping technology. The collaboration allows Believe in Ohio schools to receive immediate access to a “self […]

Education: O’Brien Sees Signs of Progress in Race Relations | September 17, 2015

O’Brien Sees Signs of Progress in Race Relations

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The fact that more people acknowledge problems revolving around race in America is a positive sign, Soledad O’Brien suggests. Still, Americans have yet to have the “uncomfortable” conversation they need to have about race, she said at a news conference before her lecture at Stambaugh Auditorium last night. The journalist, formerly with […]

Education: ‘Film at 11,’ 1955 to 2000, at Business & Media Archives | September 16, 2015

‘Film at 11,’ 1955 to 2000, at Business & Media Archives

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The materials at the core of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s Business & Media Archives represent the “pre-eminent multimedia collection of a community’s history,” a member of the family that donated those materials says. The historical society, which is celebrating its 140th anniversary, held a press event Tuesday to mark the relocation […]

Education: Professional Development Summit Gives YSU Students an Edge | September 14, 2015

Professional Development Summit Gives YSU Students an Edge

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Almost as soon as the panelists at the professional development summit at YSU finished answering one question, students’ hands shot up to asks theirs. “What are you looking for when someone comes in for an interview?” one Youngstown State University student asked. Another wanted to know, “What if I don’t have any […]