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STEM and Manufacturing in K-4

Inspiring an Interest in STEM Early On

Ken Timmings, manager of KTSDI, says he sees other countries around the world teaching children about STEM and manufacturing at the kindergarten level. It’s a practice he believes should be adopted more here in the United States.

Brookfield Students Want to Be Passionate About Careers

BROOKFIELD, Ohio – A lot of uncertainty can go into choosing a career, but a group of Brookfield middle school students say they’re certain jobs should be about passion and not money. “If you’re making a lot of money but don’t enjoy doing what you’re doing, it’s just going to be like throwing money away […]

BROOKFIELD, Ohio – A lot of uncertainty can go into choosing a career, but a group of Brookfield middle school students say they’re certain jobs should be about passion and not money. “If you’re making a lot of money but don’t enjoy doing what you’re doing, it’s just going to...

East Palestine Students Share Visions of Future

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio – A group of East Palestine Middle School students shared their hopes, career plans and their ideas of what the small Columbiana County town can do to help retain young people during a student panel Wednesday. In a panel hosted by The Business Journal, 22 students in grades five through eight took […]

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio – A group of East Palestine Middle School students shared their hopes, career plans and their ideas of what the small Columbiana County town can do to help retain young people during a student panel Wednesday. In a panel hosted by The Business Journal, 22 students in...

Startup to Make 3D Printing Inks ‘En Masse’

Startup to Make 3D Printing Inks ‘En Masse’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — It’s been 20 years since Gary Gladysz left the Youngstown area to pursue his career in chemical engineering and materials science. But with the additive-manufacturing industry creating new entrepreneurship opportunities in the area, he’s found a way to come home. Kind of.  While Gladysz, a Brookfield native, won’t be moving his family […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- It’s been 20 years since Gary Gladysz left the Youngstown area to pursue his career in chemical engineering and materials science. But with the additive-manufacturing industry creating new entrepreneurship opportunities in the area, he’s found a way to come home. Kind of.  While Gladysz, a Brookfield native,...

TJ Marzano Eyes ‘Very Good’ Year for His Startups

By Jeremy LydicYOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- To say TJ Marzano has some irons in the fire is an understatement. In July 2018, Marzano formed Cugini Engineering Consultants to be a “one-stop shop” for engineering services and solutions, from mechanical, electrical and systems engineering to software, cybersecurity, information technology and the Internet...

Hour of Code Sets up Lifetime of Skills

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As her kids Gavin and Norah figure out a way to navigate BB-8 through a desert map, Talia Anderson offers the occasional helping hand as they drag and drop blocks of code to tell the Star Wars droid where to go. “We have to get BB-8 to the scrap piles,” Gavin says. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As her kids Gavin and Norah figure out a way to navigate BB-8 through a desert map, Talia Anderson offers the occasional helping hand as they drag and drop blocks of code to tell the Star Wars droid where to go. “We have to get BB-8 to...

Report: Health Care in NE Ohio Is a $22B Business

CLEVELAND – Since the start of the millennium, Northeastern Ohio’s health-care industry has seen a 37% growth in GDP and 21% growth in jobs, according to a report from Team NEO and JobsOhio. “The region’s health care workforce, which includes individuals with diverse levels of education, has grown significantly over the past couple decades and […]

CLEVELAND – Since the start of the millennium, Northeastern Ohio’s health-care industry has seen a 37% growth in GDP and 21% growth in jobs, according to a report from Team NEO and JobsOhio. “The region’s health care workforce, which includes individuals with diverse levels of education, has grown significantly over...