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Education: Westminster Earns Top Ranking from SmartAsset | April 6, 2015

Westminster Earns Top Ranking from SmartAsset

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – SmartAsset, a financial data and technology company, ranked Westminster College as the number one school providing the “best value” in Pennsylvania following a recent study. In its study, SmartAsset captured the true cost of attending a school by evaluating the following factors: tuition (using in-state tuition for public schools where applicable), […]

Education: Oh-Penn Educator Program Seeks Host Manufacturers | April 3, 2015

Oh-Penn Educator Program Seeks Host Manufacturers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Area manufacturers are invited to participate in the Summer 2015 Educator in the Manufacturing Workplace program. The program, presented by the OH-Penn Manufacturing Collaborative and IndustryNeedsYou, provides educators the opportunity to see firsthand what happens at area manufacturers. The goal is for the educators to then craft lesson plans to show their […]

Education: Education Partnership Joins StriveTogether Network | April 1, 2015

Education Partnership Joins StriveTogether Network

WARREN, Ohio — Eastern Ohio Education Partnership has joined the StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network, the organization announced today. StriveTogether brings together more than 60 community partnerships from 31 states and Washington, D.C., that are working to connect cross-sector leaders around a common vision, improving educational outcomes for students, according to a news release announcing […]

Education: YSU to House Valley STEM+ME2 High School | March 25, 2015

YSU to House Valley STEM+ME2 High School

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Valley STEM+ME2 Academy, the only STEM-designated high school in the area, will open on the campus of Youngstown State University for the 2015-2016 school year, the Mahoning County Education Service Center announced today. STEM+ME2 stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Math plus Manufacturing, Energy and Entrepreneurship. The new school will operate in […]

Education: Kent Campuses to Automatically Award Associate Degrees | March 16, 2015

Kent Campuses to Automatically Award Associate Degrees

KENT, Ohio — Kent State University’s seven regional campuses will begin automatically awarding associate degrees to bachelor’s degree-seeking students who have completed all requirements for either an associate of arts or an associate of science degree, the university announced Monday. “They earned it, so we’re awarding the degree,” said Wanda Thomas, associate provost and dean […]

Education: Magazine Lists YSU STEM College as ‘Jobs Approved’ | March 16, 2015

Magazine Lists YSU STEM College as ‘Jobs Approved’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Stem Jobs magazine has designated Youngstown State University’s College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Technology as a “2015 STEM Jobs Approved College.” The designation, contained in a list compiled by the magazine, measures how effectively schools align their programs to high-demand, high-paying STEM jobs, and how well they assist students in achieving […]