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Education: YSU Financial Economics Master’s Among the ‘Most Affordable’ | March 13, 2017

YSU Financial Economics Master’s Among the ‘Most Affordable’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – AffordableColleges.com has ranked Youngstown State University’s master’s program in financial economics as the fourth-most affordable online master’s degrees in the country. Rankings were determined by factoring in 11 data points, including tuition, the amount of financial aid students receive, enrollment rate, admission rate, graduation rate, student-teacher ratio and the percentage of students […]

Education: Nafta-Canada Trade Seminar March 28 at YSU | March 13, 2017

Nafta-Canada Trade Seminar March 28 at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Ohio Small Business Development Center Export Assistance Network at Youngstown State University will host the Nafta-Canada Seminar from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. March 28, in Room 3415 in the Williamson College of Business Administration. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with breakfast to follow. Dan Ujczo, counsel and cross-border business development director, […]

Education: YSU Signs Agreement with Hungarian University | March 9, 2017

YSU Signs Agreement with Hungarian University

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University and the University of Szeged, Hungary, signed an agreement Wednesday that will help students enrolled in YSU’s Dana School of Music expand their experience and education abroad. “It has a very small, but very good program,” said Nate Myers, YSU’s associate provost, international and global initiatives, said of Szeged. […]

Education: Wean Foundation Awards $103K in Grants | March 6, 2017

Wean Foundation Awards $103K in Grants

WARREN, Ohio – The Raymond John Wean Foundation awarded grants totaling $103,000 at its March board of directors meeting. In addition to aligning with strategic priorities of economic opportunity and educational opportunity, the organizations demonstrated a keen ability to leverage local, regional and state dollars, the foundation said in announcing the grants. “The foundation’s support […]

Education: JA Titan Competition to Take Place March 9 | March 3, 2017

JA Titan Competition to Take Place March 9

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley and Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration will host the eighth annual JA Titan Business Challenge competition March 9. Thirty teams of high school students from 11 schools across Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana and Ashtabula Counties will participate in this year’s competition. Designed for local high […]

Education: Adults in Seussian Garb Read His Books Aloud Today | March 2, 2017

Adults in Seussian Garb Read His Books Aloud Today

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Theodore Geisel is to anapestic tetrameter what William Shakespeare is to iambic pentameter as an unrivaled master of English verse. Today, numerous schools across the United States, including the elementary schools in Austintown and 18 primary schools in Trumbull County, are celebrating the 117th anniversary of Geisel’s birth by serving their pupils […]

Education: Youngstown Schools Join for Community Inclusiveness Day | March 1, 2017

Youngstown Schools Join for Community Inclusiveness Day

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Teachers, community leaders and officeholders from throughout the area will join with students in Youngstown City Schools’ elementary schools for the daylong Advancing Education-Reducing Crime program April 22. The program will be held at Harding, Taft, Martin Luther King and McGuffey schools from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Among the scheduled activities […]