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Education: Language Issues Unresolved in Tentative YSU Contract | February 17, 2015

Language Issues Unresolved in Tentative YSU Contract

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Contract language issues must still be resolved in a tentative agreement reached between Youngstown State University and the union representing faculty members, the faculty union’s president says. Annette Burden, president of the YSU chapter of the Ohio Education Association, which represents faulty member at the university, and YSU spokesman Ron Cole acknowledged […]

Education: Eastern Gateway Names Finalists for Presidency | February 13, 2015

Eastern Gateway Names Finalists for Presidency

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Eastern Gateway Community College today named four finalists for the EGCC presidency to succeed Laura Meeks when she retires later this year. The four candidates are Jimmie Bruce, vice president of academic success at Northwest Vista College, San Antonio; Lada Gibson-Shreve, provost and chief academic officer at Stark State College, North Canton; […]

Education: Therapy Dog in Training Teaches YSU Students | February 13, 2015

Therapy Dog in Training Teaches YSU Students

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — When gerontology instructor Krystal Culler approached Youngstown State University about bringing service dogs undergoing training into the classroom, she never guessed how much her students would like the idea. Lady, her current canine trainee, draws regular visitors to Culler’s office between classes, and some students confess to choosing her class sessions because […]

Education: Employers, Students Flock to STEM Intern/Co-op Expo | February 12, 2015

Employers, Students Flock to STEM Intern/Co-op Expo

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With a record 31 employers showing up, students turned out in droves Wednesday to meet company representatives and present their resumes at the Youngstown State University College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Internship/Co-op Expo in Kilcawley Center. Last school year, the STEM College began hosting its own expo rather be part […]

Education: Brown: Give Vets Priority in Scheduling College Classes | February 9, 2015

Brown: Give Vets Priority in Scheduling College Classes

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Proposed legislation modeled on policies adopted by Youngstown State University and Eastern Gateway Community College would give military veterans priority in scheduling classes in colleges, universities and other post-secondary education programs. At the Valley campus of Eastern Gateway this morning, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, announced he would introduce the legislation in […]

Education: YSU Ranked 10th on List of Best Ohio Universities | February 4, 2015

YSU Ranked 10th on List of Best Ohio Universities

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University ranked 10th on a list of the best colleges and universities in Ohio. The list, prepared by CollegeCompare.com, consists of schools that produce a variety of four-year degrees in the state of Ohio based on their performance in an independent evaluation process by the CollegeCompare’s independent research team. The […]