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MCCTC Instructor Receives Exemplary Award

CANFIELD, Ohio — Walter Baber, engineering instructor at Mahoning County Career and Technical Center, received the Exemplary Award at a VEX Robotics competition. The Kalahari Classic was hosted at Kalahari Resorts in Sandusky last week. Each year, the Exemplary Award is given to a coach who has built a built a withstanding and successful program, […]

CANFIELD, Ohio -- Walter Baber, engineering instructor at Mahoning County Career and Technical Center, received the Exemplary Award at a VEX Robotics competition. The Kalahari Classic was hosted at Kalahari Resorts in Sandusky last week. Each year, the Exemplary Award is given to a coach who has built a built...

Campbell Students Want To Make a Difference Through Their Careers

CAMPBELL, Ohio – Seventh and eighth grade students in the Campbell City Schools have a passion to help others. Whether it’s saving lives, representing defendants in court or developing a community recreational center, their ultimate dreams are to make a difference. On Thursday, students from Campbell Middle School and the Northeast Ohio Impact Academy STEM […]

CAMPBELL, Ohio – Seventh and eighth grade students in the Campbell City Schools have a passion to help others. Whether it’s saving lives, representing defendants in court or developing a community recreational center, their ultimate dreams are to make a difference. On Thursday, students from Campbell Middle School and the...

Springfield Students Prefer Hands-on Learning to Books

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — Learning and retaining information is easier for students when interactive, hands-on teaching methods are used as opposed to learning from a textbook. That was one of the main takeaways during a student panel discussion at Springfield Local Intermediate School Wednesday. As fifth grader Ally Guerriero points out, “textbooks are old school.” It […]

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- Learning and retaining information is easier for students when interactive, hands-on teaching methods are used as opposed to learning from a textbook. That was one of the main takeaways during a student panel discussion at Springfield Local Intermediate School Wednesday. As fifth grader Ally Guerriero points out,...

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,...