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Education: Kent Prof, Alum Discuss Shakespeare for Deaf | December 12, 2016

Kent Prof, Alum Discuss Shakespeare for Deaf

CHAMPION TOWNSHIP, Ohio – At Kent State University at Trumbull, a professor and former student recently delivered separate sessions aimed at improving performance of William Shakespeare’s theatrical classics for the deaf. The sessions by Kent Trumbull English professor Carol Robinson and former theater student Richard Costes were presented at the Academic Symposium on Shakespeare in […]

Education: Kent State Establishes Brain Health Research Institute | December 9, 2016

Kent State Establishes Brain Health Research Institute

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State University Board of Trustees voted this week to create the Brain Health Research Institute, providing new support for existing research programs at the university and allowing researchers to collaborate between departments, colleges and campuses. More than 50 faculty members are involved in brain health research at the university, making […]

Education: Grove City College Improves to 4th in Online Ranking | December 7, 2016

Grove City College Improves to 4th in Online Ranking

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Christian Universities Online ranked Grove City College fourth on its list of top colleges that surpass benchmarks for success. The college improved its standing from last year, when it was 14th on the list. The website’s “Top 50 Christian Colleges and Universities Exceeding Expectations 2017” list highlights “schools which have proven […]

Education: Project PASS Deemed a Success by YSU, City Schools | December 7, 2016

Project PASS Deemed a Success by YSU, City Schools

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Officials and teachers from Youngstown City Schools and Youngstown State University gathered Wednesday at William Holmes McGuffey Elementary to announce that second- and third-grade students in YSU’s Project PASS program made significant gains in reading proficiency. Project PASS — Penguin Assistants for Student Success — began in early 2015 with the goal […]

Education: Standard & Poor’s Upgrades YSU’s Bond Rating to A+ | November 30, 2016

Standard & Poor’s Upgrades YSU’s Bond Rating to A+

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Citing increasing enrollment, a strong financial profile and management policies, Standard & Poor’s has upgraded Youngstown State University’s bond rating to A+, the university announced this morning. In addition, Moody’s Investors Services kept its rating of the university as A2, indicating a “stable outlook.” “These ratings signify to investors that YSU represents […]