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YSU Transitions to Remote Instruction in Just 13 Days

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By Ron ColeDirector of University CommunicationsYOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Typically, only about 10% of the approximately 3,000 courses offered by Youngstown State University every semester are taught fully online. That means 90%, or right around 2,700, are taught in traditional campus classroom settings. So, imagine being told to take all of those 2,700 traditional classes – […]

By Ron ColeDirector of University CommunicationsYOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Typically, only about 10% of the approximately 3,000 courses offered by Youngstown State University every semester are taught fully online. That means 90%, or right around 2,700, are taught in traditional campus classroom settings. So, imagine being told to take all of...

Home Savings Donates to JA Titan Business Challenge

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Bank this week donated a check to Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley for $5,000. “We’re very proud to be able to support JA,” said Trish Gelsomino, from Home Savings. “The group does so much to inspire and prepare young people on a daily basis to succeed in a global economy.” […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Bank this week donated a check to Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley for $5,000. “We’re very proud to be able to support JA,” said Trish Gelsomino, from Home Savings. “The group does so much to inspire and prepare young people on a daily basis to...

Doctors’ Helping Hands Began with Help from YSU Foundation

By Rachel Gobep, Story330YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Dr. Holly Burge and Dr. Jim D’Apolito practice medicine in distinct parts of America. But they share key life moments: They both are the first in their families to graduate college and they both received key help from the Youngstown State University Foundation to graduate college. Burge, who now […]

By Rachel Gobep, Story330YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Dr. Holly Burge and Dr. Jim D’Apolito practice medicine in distinct parts of America. But they share key life moments: They both are the first in their families to graduate college and they both received key help from the Youngstown State University Foundation to...

AI Is Major Part of Penn State’s Future

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – From free virtual textbooks for students to personalized recommendations for getting involved on campus, Penn State University is exploring new ways to leverage technology and artificial intelligence to enhance support services, teaching and learning, institutional processes, and to help prepare students for careers in an increasingly automated world, according to Penn State President Eric Barron. With digital innovation as a key element of Penn State’s Strategic Plan, Barron discussed […]

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – From free virtual textbooks for students to personalized recommendations for getting involved on campus, Penn State University is exploring new ways to leverage technology and artificial intelligence to enhance support services, teaching and learning, institutional processes, and to help prepare students for careers in an increasingly automated world, according to Penn State President Eric Barron. With digital innovation as a key element of Penn...

YSU Announces Students for Beeghly Fellows

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Five students from the Williams College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University were selected as the John D. Beeghly Fellows for the 2020 Spring Semester. Students include junior marketing majors Jenna Binsley and Sabrina Caruso, Alanis Chew, a senior Business Economics and Mathematics double major, Roshan Chokshi, a junior Business Finance […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Five students from the Williams College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University were selected as the John D. Beeghly Fellows for the 2020 Spring Semester. Students include junior marketing majors Jenna Binsley and Sabrina Caruso, Alanis Chew, a senior Business Economics and Mathematics double major, Roshan...

Fairhaven School Gets Record $10K Grant for Food Program

NILES, Ohio – The Fairhaven School has received $10,000 from Ronald McDonald House Charities toward the launch of a backpack program, providing students with meals on weekends and holidays.  The donation is the largest ever received by Fairhaven and represents a third of the total needed to launch the program. “ ‘Grateful’ would not adequately […]

NILES, Ohio – The Fairhaven School has received $10,000 from Ronald McDonald House Charities toward the launch of a backpack program, providing students with meals on weekends and holidays.  The donation is the largest ever received by Fairhaven and represents a third of the total needed to launch the program....

KSU Trumbull Offers Full-Tuition Scholarship

WARREN, Ohio – This year, graduating high school seniors with a cumulative GPA of 4.0 or higher will be able to attend Kent State University Trumbull this fall tuition free. The campus added the Full-Tuition Scholarship to its list of other automatic freshman scholarships. The scholarship covers fees and yearly tuition, which is under $6,500 […]

WARREN, Ohio – This year, graduating high school seniors with a cumulative GPA of 4.0 or higher will be able to attend Kent State University Trumbull this fall tuition free. The campus added the Full-Tuition Scholarship to its list of other automatic freshman scholarships. The scholarship covers fees and yearly...

Students Learn What’s Cool About Manufacturing

Sharspville Area Middle School

SHARON, Pa. – The West Central contest of What’s So Cool About Manufacturing for middle schools in Mercer County is in full swing. Six schools in Mercer County, paired with a manufacturer partner, are competing this year. The What’s So Cool About Manufacturing a student video contest raises awareness within the schools and the community […]

SHARON, Pa. – The West Central contest of What’s So Cool About Manufacturing for middle schools in Mercer County is in full swing. Six schools in Mercer County, paired with a manufacturer partner, are competing this year. The What’s So Cool About Manufacturing a student video contest raises awareness within...

YSU Wins Ethics Bowl National Title

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It may not come with the fanfare of a sport like football, but Youngstown State University is once again a national champion.  In Atlanta, the university’s ethics team took the top prize in the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl. Samantha Fritz, Jacob Tomory, Moataz Abdelrasoul, Eva Lamberson and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It may not come with the fanfare of a sport like football, but Youngstown State University is once again a national champion.  In Atlanta, the university’s ethics team took the top prize in the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl. Samantha Fritz, Jacob Tomory,...

United Airlines Sponsors PIA Competition Team

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – United Airlines staff gathered Wednesday with students and faculty from the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics at its Youngstown campus to announce the sponsorship for the aviation maintenance school’s competition team. From April 28-30, Kellan Wilging, a first semester student at PIA, will join second semester students Jackson Herschman and John Beckwith, […]

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – United Airlines staff gathered Wednesday with students and faculty from the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics at its Youngstown campus to announce the sponsorship for the aviation maintenance school’s competition team. From April 28-30, Kellan Wilging, a first semester student at PIA, will join second semester students...