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Canfield Businessman Appointed YSU Trustee

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Charles George of Canfield, CEO of Hapco Inc., Strangepresse and Triptech, is the newest member of the Youngstown State University board of trustees. Gov. John Kasich appointed George to a nine-year term on the board to replace Leonard Schiavone, whose term has expired. George, who graduated from Brookfield High School in 1976 […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Charles George of Canfield, CEO of Hapco Inc., Strangepresse and Triptech, is the newest member of the Youngstown State University board of trustees. Gov. John Kasich appointed George to a nine-year term on the board to replace Leonard Schiavone, whose term has expired. George, who graduated from...

DeBartolo Foundation Gives $140K to 20 Students

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A little over a week ago, when Gabrielle Yanniello found out she was receiving a $7,000 scholarship to attend Slippery Rock University, she was overcome with emotion. “I started crying,” said the senior from Girard High School. “I didn’t think I was going to be able to go to college because my […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A little over a week ago, when Gabrielle Yanniello found out she was receiving a $7,000 scholarship to attend Slippery Rock University, she was overcome with emotion. “I started crying,” said the senior from Girard High School. “I didn’t think I was going to be able to...

Youngstown Foundation Doubles YStar Scholarship Amounts

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Foundation has doubled the value of scholarships given to students in the YSTAR program The last-dollar scholarships, which now range between $2,000 and $6,000, can be used for tuition, fees, parking or books. “Last dollars can often be a determining factor for many students as to whether they can financially […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Foundation has doubled the value of scholarships given to students in the YSTAR program The last-dollar scholarships, which now range between $2,000 and $6,000, can be used for tuition, fees, parking or books. “Last dollars can often be a determining factor for many students as...

Grove City College Ranked on Forbes’ ‘Best Value’ List

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Forbes magazine has ranked Grove City College No. 153 on its annual America’s Best Value Colleges list, ahead of schools like Penn State University, Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh. The ranking, which lists the top 300 schools, considers net price, net debt, alumni earnings, timely graduation and academic quality. […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Forbes magazine has ranked Grove City College No. 153 on its annual America’s Best Value Colleges list, ahead of schools like Penn State University, Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh. The ranking, which lists the top 300 schools, considers net price, net debt, alumni earnings,...

Baldwin Details Her Journey to the Bench

Baldwin Details Her Journey to the Bench

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – At the 2018 Mahoning County Law Day Luncheon, Municipal Court Judge Carla Baldwin advised high school students to separate themselves from the crowd to succeed, even if it might not be the popular thing to do. Elected last year to the city court, Baldwin outlined her journey to the bench during her luncheon speech, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – At the 2018 Mahoning County Law Day Luncheon, Municipal Court Judge Carla Baldwin advised high school students to separate themselves from the crowd to succeed, even if it might not be the popular thing to do. Elected last year to the city court, Baldwin outlined her journey to the...

Kent State May 4th Site to Be Dedicated

Kent State May 4th Site to Be Dedicated

KENT, Ohio — Seventeen acres on the campus of Kent State University are now among the nation’s significant historic locations, joining such sites as the Grand Canyon National Park, Pearl Harbor and the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. Those 17 acres represent the site of the historic events of May 4, 1970, where protesting […]

KENT, Ohio -- Seventeen acres on the campus of Kent State University are now among the nation's significant historic locations, joining such sites as the Grand Canyon National Park, Pearl Harbor and the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. Those 17 acres represent the site of the historic events of...

Perspective: Digital Thread Woven Into Manufacturing

By Brett Conner and Darrell Wallace  YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The roots of manufacturing run deep in northeastern Ohio and at Youngstown State University, as evidenced by its name in 1921: the Youngstown Institute of Technology. Today, manufacturing has evolved into a field far different than when steel mills dotted the landscape. The production of physical […]

By Brett Conner and Darrell Wallace  YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The roots of manufacturing run deep in northeastern Ohio and at Youngstown State University, as evidenced by its name in 1921: the Youngstown Institute of Technology. Today, manufacturing has evolved into a field far different than when steel mills dotted the...

NAACP Pushes State for Progress in City Schools

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Leaders of the NAACP Youngstown/Mahoning County Branch are pushing state officials to ensure all school contracts — especially for teachers and administrators — include academic performance and outcome standards that must be met. George Freeman Jr. and Jimma McWilson, president and vice president, of the NAACP chapter, were among five Ohio NAACP […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Leaders of the NAACP Youngstown/Mahoning County Branch are pushing state officials to ensure all school contracts -- especially for teachers and administrators -- include academic performance and outcome standards that must be met. George Freeman Jr. and Jimma McWilson, president and vice president, of the NAACP chapter,...

YSU To Award Two Honorary Degrees

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University alumnus Brian J. Wolf, executive director of the Marion G. Resch Foundation, and Los Angeles musician and composer Bill Bodine will receive honorary degrees at YSU’s two spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 5. Wolf, a Liberty Township resident, and student speaker Rachel Emerson, Leetonia, will speak at the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Youngstown State University alumnus Brian J. Wolf, executive director of the Marion G. Resch Foundation, and Los Angeles musician and composer Bill Bodine will receive honorary degrees at YSU’s two spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 5. Wolf, a Liberty Township resident, and student speaker Rachel Emerson,...

Nonprofit Leadership Students Present at Museum

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Eleven students from Youngstown State University’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership participated in the Regional Case Study Event at the Mattress Factory Museum in Pittsburgh, developing programming ideas for the art museum. The students, who are seeking the nonprofit leadership minor or certificate, worked to develop programs that increase attendance and revenue for […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Eleven students from Youngstown State University’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership participated in the Regional Case Study Event at the Mattress Factory Museum in Pittsburgh, developing programming ideas for the art museum. The students, who are seeking the nonprofit leadership minor or certificate, worked to develop programs that...