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Education: Build Information Security Awareness in Your Workplace | February 10, 2017

Build Information Security Awareness in Your Workplace

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Your company may have made a commitment to building information security awareness among employees, but how much of that commitment has been put into practice? Educating both employees and executive staff on cybersecurity awareness is more important now than ever. When security precautions aren’t taken seriously, cyber-attacks – in the form of […]

Education: Growth Report 2017: YSU Enrollment Up, Finances Stabilized | February 9, 2017

Growth Report 2017: YSU Enrollment Up, Finances Stabilized

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Ron Cole, YSU Public Information Officer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Increased enrollment for the first time in six years, the most academically-prepared freshman class in university history, a structurally sound operating budget and record fund-raising were among the major highlights […]

Education: Commentary: Frederick Douglass’s Amazing Job | February 7, 2017

Commentary: Frederick Douglass’s Amazing Job

By L. Diane Barnes, Youngstown State University professor of history YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — “When in doubt, quote Frederick Douglass,” observed a historian at a professional meeting several years ago. Through multiple autobiographies, speeches and editorials, Douglass’s words remain inspirational well into the 21st century. As the most prominent civil rights activist of the 19th century, […]