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Engineering Students Test Exhibit Prototypes at Oh Wow!

Engineering Students Test Exhibit Prototypes at Oh Wow

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Patrons at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology are used to testing scientific concepts. Visitors to the center Thursday found themselves as test subjects for dozens of displays created by first-year engineering students at Youngstown State University. Some 200 students in this semester’s Engineering 1560 […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Patrons at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology are used to testing scientific concepts. Visitors to the center Thursday found themselves as test subjects for dozens of displays created by first-year engineering students at Youngstown State University. Some 200 students...

Sauer to Deliver Kent Trumbull Commencement Address

WARREN, Ohio – Diane Sauer, president and owner of Diane Sauer Chevrolet.Inc., will deliver the commencement address at Kent State University at Trumbull’s spring ceremony. More than 200 students will be graduate at the ceremony, which begins at 6 p.m. May 12, at Packard Music Hall. Earlier that day, Kent State Trumbull will provide a […]

WARREN, Ohio – Diane Sauer, president and owner of Diane Sauer Chevrolet.Inc., will deliver the commencement address at Kent State University at Trumbull’s spring ceremony. More than 200 students will be graduate at the ceremony, which begins at 6 p.m. May 12, at Packard Music Hall. Earlier that day, Kent...

Farrow, #MeToo Founder Shine Light on Sexual Abuse

Farrow, #MeToo Founder Shine Light on Sexual Abuse

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Rape, sexual harassment and other criminal behavior drew a large audience to Stambaugh Auditorium Wednesday night to hear reporter Ronan Farrow and the woman behind #MeToo, Tarana Burke, tell of the strides made to date and work to be done in stopping such behavior. Rape and sexual harassment are not limited to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Rape, sexual harassment and other criminal behavior drew a large audience to Stambaugh Auditorium Wednesday night to hear reporter Ronan Farrow and the woman behind #MeToo, Tarana Burke, tell of the strides made to date and work to be done in stopping such behavior. Rape and sexual...

Chemistry Research at YSU Gets NSF Grant

WASHINGTON – The National Science Foundation has awarded $293,943 to Youngstown State University for a chemistry research project, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced Monday. The award will fund a project entitled “RUI: Mechanistic Elucidation of the Formation of Secondary Building Units in Metal Organic Frameworks via Tandem Spectroscopic and Synthetic Approaches,” according to a Ryan’s […]

WASHINGTON – The National Science Foundation has awarded $293,943 to Youngstown State University for a chemistry research project, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced Monday. The award will fund a project entitled “RUI: Mechanistic Elucidation of the Formation of Secondary Building Units in Metal Organic Frameworks via Tandem Spectroscopic and Synthetic...

Sracic Selected for Second Fullbright Award

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Paul Sracic, professor and chairman of the Department of Politics and International Relations at Youngstown State University, has been granted for the second time, a Fulbright Award to lecture in Japan. Sracic is believed to be the first YSU professor to earn two Fulbright honors. His first in 2009 was also in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Paul Sracic, professor and chairman of the Department of Politics and International Relations at Youngstown State University, has been granted for the second time, a Fulbright Award to lecture in Japan. Sracic is believed to be the first YSU professor to earn two Fulbright honors. His first...

NEOMED Students Accept Residencies at Top Hospitals

NEOMED Professor Awarded NIH Grant to Research Atherosclerosis

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – Fourth-year students at Northeast Ohio Medical University will continue their training at some of the country’s best hospitals as 139 College of Medicine students received their residency matches last Friday. Among the hospitals selecting NEOMED students were the Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Of the students who were matched, […]

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – Fourth-year students at Northeast Ohio Medical University will continue their training at some of the country’s best hospitals as 139 College of Medicine students received their residency matches last Friday. Among the hospitals selecting NEOMED students were the Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Of...

YSU Campaign Gets 3 Gifts Totaling $450,000

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Three major gifts totaling $450,000 recently were donated to the Youngstown State University Foundation’s “We See Tomorrow” capital fundraising campaign, the university reports. John and Melissa Masternick have donated $250,00 to name the Masternick Family Respiratory Care Laboratory in Cushwa Hall. The Masternicks have a long-standing history of philanthropic support for YSU […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Three major gifts totaling $450,000 recently were donated to the Youngstown State University Foundation's “We See Tomorrow” capital fundraising campaign, the university reports. John and Melissa Masternick have donated $250,00 to name the Masternick Family Respiratory Care Laboratory in Cushwa Hall. The Masternicks have a long-standing history...

Oh-Penn Network Expands Apprenticeship Programs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the past year, the Greater Oh-Penn Apprenticeship Network’s programs have helped participating employers in the manufacturing sector mostly train and enhance the skills of in-house employees. However, these employers have found that elevating the skills of existing workers isn’t enough to secure a qualified workforce in today’s tight labor market. “We’re […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the past year, the Greater Oh-Penn Apprenticeship Network’s programs have helped participating employers in the manufacturing sector mostly train and enhance the skills of in-house employees. However, these employers have found that elevating the skills of existing workers isn’t enough to secure a qualified workforce in...

YSU Freshman Enrollment Metrics on the Rise

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Since Youngstown State University changed to a selective admission process four years ago, most enrollment metrics have improved, the university has announced. Since the 2014-15 school year, freshman enrollment, the number of honors college students, grade point averages, ACT scores and retention rates have all increased. The decision to adopt a selective […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Since Youngstown State University changed to a selective admission process four years ago, most enrollment metrics have improved, the university has announced. Since the 2014-15 school year, freshman enrollment, the number of honors college students, grade point averages, ACT scores and retention rates have all increased. The...

5 YSU Business Students Named Beeghly Fellows

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Five business students from Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration have been selected as the John D. Beeghly Fellows for the spring semester. The Beeghly Fellows program provides students with a paid fellowship working with the Ohio Small Business Development Center at YSU. Projects include marketing research, preparation of financial […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Five business students from Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration have been selected as the John D. Beeghly Fellows for the spring semester. The Beeghly Fellows program provides students with a paid fellowship working with the Ohio Small Business Development Center at YSU. Projects include...