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East High Career Fair Presents Students with Opportunities

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Business owner Jerome Justice handed out business cards and giveaways emblazoned with his company logo to students visiting his vendor table Wednesday morning during a career fair at East High School. It was a different sales pitch for Justice, who owns DLR Villa, an athletic footwear company based in Liberty. He was […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Business owner Jerome Justice handed out business cards and giveaways emblazoned with his company logo to students visiting his vendor table Wednesday morning during a career fair at East High School. It was a different sales pitch for Justice, who owns DLR Villa, an athletic footwear company...

Carnegie Science Center Leads Fab Lab Training

SHARON, Pa. – A series of Valley Fab Lab training sessions led by the Carnegie Science Center continued Monday with a training on 3D printing. It was the second day of the series, which began March 5 with a class on vinyl and laser. Additional classes include CNC routing on...

TV Studio Offers Hands-on Media Arts Education at Choffin

By Marah MorrisonYOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Students from Chaney and East high schools interested in pursuing a career in journalism can get a hands-on learning experience at the new television studio at Choffin Career and Technical Center. Choffin students studying media arts and construction technology joined faculty members and members of...

Bryan Helps Job-seekers Break Down Barriers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Christy Bryan’s horrific car crash in 2005 was a life-changing moment that lasted six years.   The western Pennsylvania native was a homeowner, working full time as a licensed social worker and pursuing a master’s degree when the crash occurred. Bryan suffered damage to her spinal cord and a cervical fracture. Her […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Christy Bryan’s horrific car crash in 2005 was a life-changing moment that lasted six years.   The western Pennsylvania native was a homeowner, working full time as a licensed social worker and pursuing a master’s degree when the crash occurred. Bryan suffered damage to her spinal cord...

YSU STEM Expo Connects Students and Employers

By Brianna GleghornYOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Getting a job after graduation is typically the first objective for new graduates, and students of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at Youngstown State University are planning ahead of the big day. A STEM Expo was held in the Stambaugh Stadium Gym Thursday to connect YSU students […]

By Brianna GleghornYOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Getting a job after graduation is typically the first objective for new graduates, and students of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at Youngstown State University are planning ahead of the big day. A STEM Expo was held in the Stambaugh Stadium Gym...

Cortland Bank Helps First-Time Homebuyers Put Down Roots

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When it comes to fostering a sense of community, there’s little that’s better than homeownership, says Mark Chuey. “Renting just doesn’t create the same anchor that homeownership does,” says the Cortland Bank vice president and retail mortgage banking officer. “It’s a shared experience, the emotion and the commitment to the risk that […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When it comes to fostering a sense of community, there’s little that’s better than homeownership, says Mark Chuey. “Renting just doesn’t create the same anchor that homeownership does,” says the Cortland Bank vice president and retail mortgage banking officer. “It’s a shared experience, the emotion and the...

JA Workshop Teaches Entrepreneurship 101

By Marah J. MorrisonNILES, Ohio – No matter what career path someone decides to take, entrepreneurship is always an option. And equipping students with entrepreneurship lessons early can provide them with an invaluable skillset useful in and out of business. Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley hosted its first Start My...

YSU Students See Staying Here, Coming Back as Options

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Whether it’s available work opportunities or staying close to family, Youngstown State University students are identifying reasons to stay and work in the Mahoning Valley. While students are encouraged to be open-minded and to look for job opportunities outside of Youngstown, some are still trying to stay here, says Abby Conrad, coordinator […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Whether it’s available work opportunities or staying close to family, Youngstown State University students are identifying reasons to stay and work in the Mahoning Valley. While students are encouraged to be open-minded and to look for job opportunities outside of Youngstown, some are still trying to stay...

Views & Brews Talks Brain Gain Monday Evening

Brain Gain

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The City Club of the Mahoning Valley and The Business Journal are previewing the next round of student panel discussions Monday evening at the Views & Brews event The Views & Brews panel is scheduled for 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 10 at Suzie’s Dogs and Drafts on N. Phelps Street downtown. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The City Club of the Mahoning Valley and The Business Journal are previewing the next round of student panel discussions Monday evening at the Views & Brews event The Views & Brews panel is scheduled for 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 10 at Suzie's Dogs and Drafts...