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Boardman Students’ App Tests Gun-Law Knowledge

By Marah J. MorrisonBOARDMAN, Ohio – It’s the second time students from Boardman High School have won the Congressional App Challenge for Ohio’s 13th District, but this time, it was a group of young women.  “That’s an interesting thing because there’s not a lot of girls who take the technology...

Business Students Say Opportunities Exist If You Seek Them

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University senior Maria Vince says opportunities and activities exist locally if people change their mindset of “there’s nothing to do.” Vince, a senior marketing major from Champion, says the area has so much to offer and there are things to do, if people make the attempt to look. “Anywhere you […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Youngstown State University senior Maria Vince says opportunities and activities exist locally if people change their mindset of “there’s nothing to do.” Vince, a senior marketing major from Champion, says the area has so much to offer and there are things to do, if people make the...

AM Supply Chain Boosts Workforce, Entrepreneurs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — When Alex Fitzgerald first laid eyes on the massive 3D printer at Center Street Technologies – large enough to enclose a Ford F-150 pickup truck – moving back to Youngstown to work was a no-brainer. “Once I saw it, I couldn’t say no to it. It’s amazing,” Fitzgerald says. After graduating from […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- When Alex Fitzgerald first laid eyes on the massive 3D printer at Center Street Technologies – large enough to enclose a Ford F-150 pickup truck – moving back to Youngstown to work was a no-brainer. “Once I saw it, I couldn’t say no to it. It’s amazing,”...

TEAM Prepares Energy, Manufacturing Workforce

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A group of community colleges and other organizations in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia have teamed to build up the regional workforce in energy and advanced manufacturing – and they’re not letting competition get in their way. The Tristate Energy and Advanced Manufacturing Consortium, or TEAM, is composed of 10 community colleges […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A group of community colleges and other organizations in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia have teamed to build up the regional workforce in energy and advanced manufacturing – and they’re not letting competition get in their way. The Tristate Energy and Advanced Manufacturing Consortium, or TEAM, is...

Muransky: Future of Business, Valley Relies on Analytics

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There are more than 20,000 jobs that need filled in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. And, Ed Muransky, CEO of The Muransky Companies, says that number only includes the ones that exist today.  For economics students who graduate from Youngstown State University, he told them, their careers don’t have to take them […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There are more than 20,000 jobs that need filled in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. And, Ed Muransky, CEO of The Muransky Companies, says that number only includes the ones that exist today.  For economics students who graduate from Youngstown State University, he told them, their careers...

Collaboration Is a Boon for Workforce Development

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With multimillion-dollar federal and state grants feeding into workforce development programs, regional agencies – and the small businesses they serve – are reaping the benefits of collaborating across county and state lines. Among the most recent get: a $2.5 million workforce development grant awarded in October through the U.S. Department of Labor […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- With multimillion-dollar federal and state grants feeding into workforce development programs, regional agencies – and the small businesses they serve – are reaping the benefits of collaborating across county and state lines. Among the most recent get: a $2.5 million workforce development grant awarded in October through...

Team NEO Studies Jobs Imbalance

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Northeastern Ohio has more jobs than it does credentialed workers to fill them, but still fails to retain nearly half of its college graduates, according to a new report, “Aligning Opportunities in Northeast Ohio,” released by Team NEO. The data refute speculation that a lack of jobs is to blame for the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Northeastern Ohio has more jobs than it does credentialed workers to fill them, but still fails to retain nearly half of its college graduates, according to a new report, “Aligning Opportunities in Northeast Ohio,” released by Team NEO. The data refute speculation that a lack of jobs...

Additive Manufacturers Need Skilled Workers, Too

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — When Joel Neidig purchased his first 3D printer, he said he couldn’t answer his father and grandfather on how he was going to use it. But the third-generation manufacturer started experimenting to make one-off prototypes, then started printing temporary replacements for brackets and other parts for the 200-plus machines at Indiana Technology […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- When Joel Neidig purchased his first 3D printer, he said he couldn’t answer his father and grandfather on how he was going to use it. But the third-generation manufacturer started experimenting to make one-off prototypes, then started printing temporary replacements for brackets and other parts for the...