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Grove City Professor Lecture on Cuban Missile Crisis to Air on C-SPAN

GROVE CITY, Pa. — This Saturday, C-SPAN3 viewers will have a chance to virtually attend a lecture by Paul Kengor, professor of political science at Grove City College. At 8 p.m. on Jan. 18, C-SPAN3 will air a lecture from Kengor’s class on the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. Kengor is an expert on the Cold […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- This Saturday, C-SPAN3 viewers will have a chance to virtually attend a lecture by Paul Kengor, professor of political science at Grove City College. At 8 p.m. on Jan. 18, C-SPAN3 will air a lecture from Kengor's class on the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. Kengor is...

EGCC Fires Bruce, Redirects Leadership, Purchasing

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –  In the wake of an investigation into purchasing practices by one of its vice presidents, Eastern Gateway Community College is looking at other potential inappropriate spending by staff and has cut the number of procurement cards it has available for personnel to make emergency purchases. The investigation into Jim Miller, the community […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –  In the wake of an investigation into purchasing practices by one of its vice presidents, Eastern Gateway Community College is looking at other potential inappropriate spending by staff and has cut the number of procurement cards it has available for personnel to make emergency purchases. The investigation...

Eastern Gateway Community College Terminates Bruce

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Eastern Gateway Community College Board of Trustees voted unanimously this morning to terminate the contract of Dr. Jimmie Bruce, president of the college since March 2015, “due to dereliction of duty and inappropriate management practices.” The board resolution, distributed to reporters who had camped out for nearly three hours outside a closed […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Eastern Gateway Community College Board of Trustees voted unanimously this morning to terminate the contract of Dr. Jimmie Bruce, president of the college since March 2015, “due to dereliction of duty and inappropriate management practices.” The board resolution, distributed to reporters who had camped out for nearly...

Montessori Expansion Stems from ‘Good Roots’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With roots going back to the mid-1990s, two new buildings at the campus of the Montessori School of the Mahoning Valley officially opened Friday. Two newly added buildings to the campus of The Montessori School of the Mahoning Valley this year have roots dating back to the mid-1990s. When architect Tom Zebrasky, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With roots going back to the mid-1990s, two new buildings at the campus of the Montessori School of the Mahoning Valley officially opened Friday. Two newly added buildings to the campus of The Montessori School of the Mahoning Valley this year have roots dating back to the...

Grants Fund Outside-the-Box Education in Boardman

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The students in Katie Becherer’s West Boulevard Elementary classroom will certainly have somewhere to sit, but it won’t be in the traditional chair-and-desk combo that students have been accustomed to for years. With a $500 grant from the Boardman Schools Fund for Educational Excellence, Becherer will be able to create a classroom […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The students in Katie Becherer’s West Boulevard Elementary classroom will certainly have somewhere to sit, but it won’t be in the traditional chair-and-desk combo that students have been accustomed to for years. With a $500 grant from the Boardman Schools Fund for Educational Excellence, Becherer will be...

EGCC Places Its President, VP on Administrative Leave

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Jimmie Bruce, president of Eastern Gateway Community College, and James Miller, vice president and chief of staff, have been placed on administrative leave, according to WFMJ. The television station reported Tuesday evening that an email was sent to faculty members notifying them of the situation and reporting that Mike Geoghegan, chief financial […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Jimmie Bruce, president of Eastern Gateway Community College, and James Miller, vice president and chief of staff, have been placed on administrative leave, according to WFMJ. The television station reported Tuesday evening that an email was sent to faculty members notifying them of the situation and reporting...

NFL Player, Alumnus Donate $1M to Beaver Local District

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio — The idea of “giving back” took on new meaning Tuesday when two Beaver Local High School graduates donated $1 million to the district for a new turf football field and other upgrades. One of the those graduates is Denver Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe, class of 2008, and the other is […]

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio -- The idea of "giving back" took on new meaning Tuesday when two Beaver Local High School graduates donated $1 million to the district for a new turf football field and other upgrades. One of the those graduates is Denver Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe, class of...

YSU Named to Year-End ‘Best of’ Lists

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Several programs at Youngstown State University have been named to year-end Best Of lists, including a ranking as of the country’s 15 best online public health degrees. That recognition from OnlineSchoolsReport.com placed YSU at No. 14 in the nation. The list considered student satisfaction, admission rate, popularity, department size, online presence and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Several programs at Youngstown State University have been named to year-end Best Of lists, including a ranking as of the country’s 15 best online public health degrees. That recognition from OnlineSchoolsReport.com placed YSU at No. 14 in the nation. The list considered student satisfaction, admission rate, popularity,...

YSU Foundation Announces Al Bright Legacy Scholarship

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In honor of the late Al Bright, the first full-time African-American faculty member at Youngstown State University, the YSU Foundation has established a legacy scholarship in his name. The Al Bright Memorial Scholarship Fund is intended “to provide a student with a passion for the arts a need-based scholarship,” according to a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- In honor of the late Al Bright, the first full-time African-American faculty member at Youngstown State University, the YSU Foundation has established a legacy scholarship in his name. The Al Bright Memorial Scholarship Fund is intended "to provide a student with a passion for the arts a...

Sharon Robotics Teams Advance to World Contests

SHARON, Pa. – Three Sharon Robotics Teams are advancing to world competition events after placing first and second at the Western Pennsylvania FIRST Lego League Championship and first at the Erie FIRST Lego League Championship.  The Sharon teams  are made up of fourth- to ninth-grade students in the Sharon City School District.   While at the […]

SHARON, Pa. – Three Sharon Robotics Teams are advancing to world competition events after placing first and second at the Western Pennsylvania FIRST Lego League Championship and first at the Erie FIRST Lego League Championship.  The Sharon teams  are made up of fourth- to ninth-grade students in the Sharon City...