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EGCC to Assist GM Workers Impacted by Layoff

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Eastern Gateway Community College is offering free educational and training opportunities for those impacted by General Motors’ announcement that it will close its Lordstown plant by March 8. An event will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the college on 101 E. Federal St. GM employees and family members […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Eastern Gateway Community College is offering free educational and training opportunities for those impacted by General Motors' announcement that it will close its Lordstown plant by March 8. An event will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the college on 101 E. Federal St....

Former Disney VP Executive in Residence at Williamson

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Undergraduate and graduate students at the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University will now learn from a former 20-year executive with Walt Disney Co. Jeanne Mosure, the former senior vice president and group global publisher of Disney Publishing Worldwide, is the first Executive in Residence at Williamson. Through class […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Undergraduate and graduate students at the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University will now learn from a former 20-year executive with Walt Disney Co. Jeanne Mosure, the former senior vice president and group global publisher of Disney Publishing Worldwide, is the first Executive in...

Social Media Earns YSU National Recognition

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A focused social media strategy earned Youngstown State University recognition among the best in the state. A report by Rival IQ, a developer of new media competitive analysis software, and the Up & Up Agency, a marketing agency that serves higher education, ranked YSU third in Ohio for its social media efforts, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A focused social media strategy earned Youngstown State University recognition among the best in the state. A report by Rival IQ, a developer of new media competitive analysis software, and the Up & Up Agency, a marketing agency that serves higher education, ranked YSU third in Ohio...

Flying High Students Get Hands-On Welding Experience

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Kennedy Stewart said she’s had aspirations for a career in the manufacturing sector for several years. Now, she’s living out that dream thanks to a program that prepares adults for jobs in the industry. “I started welding three years ago,” she says. “I went to Choffin for two years, then took a […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Kennedy Stewart said she’s had aspirations for a career in the manufacturing sector for several years. Now, she’s living out that dream thanks to a program that prepares adults for jobs in the industry. “I started welding three years ago,” she says. “I went to Choffin for...

Robots Connect Students Across Penn State Campuses

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Telepresence robots are helping students engage in meaningful ways with their instructors and remote classmates while bridging the distance between two locations: Penn State Greater Allegheny and Penn State New Kensington. This fall, students in the shared biobehavioral health program are interacting with a couple of robots known by the name […]

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Telepresence robots are helping students engage in meaningful ways with their instructors and remote classmates while bridging the distance between two locations: Penn State Greater Allegheny and Penn State New Kensington. This fall, students in the shared biobehavioral health program are interacting with a couple of...

Davis YMCA Opens Youth Learning Center

BOARDMAN, Ohio – When John Grantonic asked his son how he could best help the Davis Family YMCA, he thought he’d have a fair bit of time between the question and the answer. “I thought maybe he’d take a while to figure out what he’d need the money for,” Grantonic says of his son, Tom […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – When John Grantonic asked his son how he could best help the Davis Family YMCA, he thought he’d have a fair bit of time between the question and the answer. “I thought maybe he’d take a while to figure out what he’d need the money for,” Grantonic...

PA Students Work with Manufacturers for ‘What’s So Cool’ Videos

SHARON, Pa. – Middle school students in Mercer and Lawrence counties are working with manufacturers in western Pennsylvania to film and produce videos about the industry as part of the What’s So Cool About Manufacturing program. Since What’s So Cool started in October, seventh- and eighth-grade students in nine school districts have researching the companies, […]

SHARON, Pa. – Middle school students in Mercer and Lawrence counties are working with manufacturers in western Pennsylvania to film and produce videos about the industry as part of the What’s So Cool About Manufacturing program. Since What’s So Cool started in October, seventh- and eighth-grade students in nine school...

WRTA Buses Canvas for Go Art! Contest

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Power of the Arts is giving local artists have a chance to display their work on the outside of WRTA buses. Through the nonprofit’s Go Arts! contest, artists of any age from Trumbull and Mahoning counties can submit their work to be entered in one of 18 contests, each sponsored by a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Power of the Arts is giving local artists have a chance to display their work on the outside of WRTA buses. Through the nonprofit's Go Arts! contest, artists of any age from Trumbull and Mahoning counties can submit their work to be entered in one of 18...

YSU Gets $700K for Advanced Manufacturing Equipment

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — More than $700,000 in funding will allow Youngstown State University to purchase advanced manufacturing equipment for its programs. YSU has received $716,699 from the Ohio Department of Higher Education through its Regionally Aligned Priorities in Delivering Skills, or RAPIDS, program. The university secured the funding through its partnerships with area businesses and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- More than $700,000 in funding will allow Youngstown State University to purchase advanced manufacturing equipment for its programs. YSU has received $716,699 from the Ohio Department of Higher Education through its Regionally Aligned Priorities in Delivering Skills, or RAPIDS, program. The university secured the funding through its...

Museum Donates Plane for MCCTC Program

CANFIELD, Ohio — Students in the aviation maintenance program at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center have a new set of wings to work on this school year thanks to a museum in Tennessee. The A23 Fixed Wing Single Engine airplane was donated by the Beechcraft Heritage Museum in Tullahoma, Tenn., to be used […]

CANFIELD, Ohio -- Students in the aviation maintenance program at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center have a new set of wings to work on this school year thanks to a museum in Tennessee. The A23 Fixed Wing Single Engine airplane was donated by the Beechcraft Heritage Museum in...