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Education: Penn State President to Cut Ribbon at VenturePointe | August 7, 2017

Penn State President to Cut Ribbon at VenturePointe

HERMITAGE, Pa. – The new VenturePointe center at eCenter@LindenPointe will open Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Among those at the ceremony will be Penn State University President Eric Barron and Penn State Shenango campus director Jo Anne Carrick. VenturePointe is a business incubator created by Penn State Shenango students in the family studies or business […]

Education: Thiel Prof Creates Stats Course for High School Students | August 4, 2017

Thiel Prof Creates Stats Course for High School Students

GREENVILLE, Pa. – A professor at Thiel College has completed a program introducing high school students to statistics through real-world examples and research. Kristel Gallagher developed the “Passion Driven Statistics” curriculum and taught 20 students participating in Central Washington University’s Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, a weeklong summer program at the college. […]

Education: Grove City College Among Princeton Review’s ‘Best’ | August 2, 2017

Grove City College Among Princeton Review’s ‘Best’

GROVE CITY, Pa. — The Princeton Review has named Grove City College as one of America’s best, the college announced Tuesday. The Princeton Review’s just-released “The Best 382 Colleges” 2018 guidebook places Grove City in the nation’s top 15%. The college is also identified as a “Best Northeastern” school and a “College That Pays You […]

Education: YSU Names Labendz Director for Judaic and Holocaust Studies | July 28, 2017

YSU Names Labendz Director for Judaic and Holocaust Studies

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Jacob Ari Labendz has been named the new  assistant professor of Judaic and Holocaust Studies and the director of the Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies at Youngstown State University. Labendz comes to YSU after completing a post-doctoral teaching fellowship in the Jewish Studies Program at Penn State University during the 2016-17 […]

Education: Pintar Named Associate Provost for Administration at YSU | July 27, 2017

Pintar Named Associate Provost for Administration at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Jennifer Pintar, chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Sports Science, at Youngstown State University, has been named associate provost for academic administration at YSU. “Dr. Pintar is a successful, respected faculty member and department chair on campus and will bring with her the background and experience to excel in this position,” […]

Education: YSU ACE Awards Scholarships to 4 Students | July 25, 2017

YSU ACE Awards Scholarships to 4 Students

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Association of Classified Employees has awarded $750 in scholarships to four YSU Students. $300 to Amanda Cutlip of Youngstown, majoring in accounting, and $150 each to Alexis Fisher of Youngstown, majoring in biology; Ahlam Mishmish of Boardman, majoring in nursing; and Brigitte Petras of Campbell, majoring in geology and art history. “Students are our number one […]