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Economic Development: ‘Millennipreneurs’ Favor Tech Startups | September 11, 2017

‘Millennipreneurs’ Favor Tech Startups

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Millennials look at entrepreneurship differently than the baby boomers, their mentors say, and are going into business at a younger age. “Students are recognizing opportunities and envisioning a brighter future in entrepreneurship than [with] a more traditional job degree,” says Joe Angelo, director of the Entrepreneurship Center at Youngstown State University. Indeed, […]

Health Care: St. E’s Boardman to Open Ambulatory Pharmacy | September 8, 2017

St. E’s Boardman to Open Ambulatory Pharmacy

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital today cut the ribbon to announce “Meds to Beds,” an initiative centered on a new ambulatory pharmacy that will provide prescription medications and at-home therapies to patients before they are discharged. The pharmacy will open next month upon the completion of agreements with insurance providers, officials said. It […]

Awards & Events: YWCA Leadership Conference Features KSU Journalism Professor | September 8, 2017

YWCA Leadership Conference Features KSU Journalism Professor

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The YWCA of Youngstown’s annual Women’s Leadership Conference, held Sept. 29 at Holiday Inn Boardman, will feature two guest presenters. The keynote speaker for the conference, which runs 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., is Jan Leach, a professor in the School of Journalism & Mass Communication at Kent State University. Beth Weinstock […]

Awards & Events: YSU Presents ‘Face’ Digital Media Art Exhibit Monday | September 8, 2017

YSU Presents ‘Face’ Digital Media Art Exhibit Monday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s Department of Art announces FACE, a digital media exhibit by artist Eunsu Kang, to open Monday in Bliss Hall’s Judith Rae Solomon Gallery. FACE is a digital media show that presents faces that are familiar yet have never existed. Kang introduces machine-generated portraits based on what the machine has learned […]

Awards & Events: CFMV Fund Accepting Applications for Mini-Grants | September 8, 2017

CFMV Fund Accepting Applications for Mini-Grants

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – International Institute Funds, a component fund of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, is accepting applications from local nonprofit organizations for $500 grants. Grants will be awarded to programs that “seek to preserve and promote cultural heritage,” including those that focus on music, dance, art, food and education. The money can’t […]