SPONSORED BY

eCenter Launches College Connector Initiative

HERMITAGE, Pa. —  Connecting young leaders of tomorrow with the employment opportunities of today is the goal of the new College Connector initiative at the eCenter@ LindenPointe. Local colleges and universities turn out 5,000 graduates, many of whom are eager to pursue professional opportunities and live in Mercer, Lawrence, and Venango counties, says Frank Mindicino, […]

HERMITAGE, Pa. --  Connecting young leaders of tomorrow with the employment opportunities of today is the goal of the new College Connector initiative at the eCenter@ LindenPointe. Local colleges and universities turn out 5,000 graduates, many of whom are eager to pursue professional opportunities and live in Mercer, Lawrence, and...

Grove City Students Win Prizes for Business Ideas

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College student Andrew Graber was able to drum up some support for the business he’s building at the Center for Entrepreneurship + Innovation’s 2018 Wolverine Venture Battle + VentureLab Showcase, held earlier this month on campus. Graber, founder of Māhlon Acoustics, won first place and a $9,500 cash prize in […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College student Andrew Graber was able to drum up some support for the business he’s building at the Center for Entrepreneurship + Innovation’s 2018 Wolverine Venture Battle + VentureLab Showcase, held earlier this month on campus. Graber, founder of Māhlon Acoustics, won first place and...

YSU Veterans Center Named in Honor of Vietnam Vet

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Veterans Resource Center on Wick Avenue was named in honor of Carl A. Nunziato, a YSU alumnus, attorney, civic leader and decorated Vietnam War veteran. “It is rare that so many of the values that we all hold so dear are wrapped up in a single individual like […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Veterans Resource Center on Wick Avenue was named in honor of Carl A. Nunziato, a YSU alumnus, attorney, civic leader and decorated Vietnam War veteran. “It is rare that so many of the values that we all hold so dear are wrapped up...

Cafaro Foundation Awards $61K in Scholarships

WARREN, Ohio — Twenty-six graduating seniors will have an easier time paying for their college education thanks to scholarships from the Cafaro Foundation. This year, a total of $61,000 is being awarded to students from Trumbull, Mahoning and Mercer counties.  It is the largest annual amount ever awarded by the foundation. Trustees of the foundation […]

WARREN, Ohio -- Twenty-six graduating seniors will have an easier time paying for their college education thanks to scholarships from the Cafaro Foundation. This year, a total of $61,000 is being awarded to students from Trumbull, Mahoning and Mercer counties.  It is the largest annual amount ever awarded by the...

YSU Forms Council for Enterprise Risk Management

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A newly formed 19-member Youngstown State University Risk Council meets for the first time June 4 as part of a campus-wide effort to better identify and manage events that have the potential to cause harm to the university’s overall operations. The council will oversee implementation of an enterprise risk management process across […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A newly formed 19-member Youngstown State University Risk Council meets for the first time June 4 as part of a campus-wide effort to better identify and manage events that have the potential to cause harm to the university’s overall operations. The council will oversee implementation of an...

Penn State Offers Online Master’s in Innovation, Entrepreneurship

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Applications are being accepted for fall enrollment in a new online offering from Penn State University that is designed to help students build the skills to successfully innovate in today’s business environment with its increasing competition, globalization and rapid technological advances. Offered jointly by the Penn State Smeal College of Business […]

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Applications are being accepted for fall enrollment in a new online offering from Penn State University that is designed to help students build the skills to successfully innovate in today’s business environment with its increasing competition, globalization and rapid technological advances. Offered jointly by the Penn...

Students Receive Firsthand Training on Robotics

GIRARD, Ohio — One year it might be an automaton programmed to launch Nerf balls. Another year it could be a cyborg tossing a Frisbee. Or, as exemplified just months ago, it could be a robot zipping about a competition floor, picking up crates and stacking them atop a large scale in a matter of […]

GIRARD, Ohio -- One year it might be an automaton programmed to launch Nerf balls. Another year it could be a cyborg tossing a Frisbee. Or, as exemplified just months ago, it could be a robot zipping about a competition floor, picking up crates and stacking them atop a large...

YSU Educators Awarded Grants for Student Projects

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Faculty and staff at Youngstown State University have been awarded a total of $10,000 in grants to develop projects focusing on improving student performance. The awards were announced during the Continuous Improvement Appreciation and Poster Event, hosted by the YSU Office of Assessment April 25. “With the wide variety of activities, including […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Faculty and staff at Youngstown State University have been awarded a total of $10,000 in grants to develop projects focusing on improving student performance. The awards were announced during the Continuous Improvement Appreciation and Poster Event, hosted by the YSU Office of Assessment April 25. “With the...

Students Develop Ideas for Mars Rover Wheels

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Through a grant to Youngstown-based nonprofit Advanced Methods in Innovation, students from 11 area school districts are participating in NASA’s Gaining Traction on Mars program. The program’s goal is to design new wheels for the Mars Rover. Students experimented with tire grips and widths through Advanced Methods in Innovation’s InventorCloud program. Models […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Through a grant to Youngstown-based nonprofit Advanced Methods in Innovation, students from 11 area school districts are participating in NASA’s Gaining Traction on Mars program. The program’s goal is to design new wheels for the Mars Rover. Students experimented with tire grips and widths through Advanced Methods...

YSU Joins ‘Forward Ohio’ to Close Attainment Gap

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University is joining Ohio’s 13 other public universities to launch Forward Ohio, a statewide campaign to raise awareness of the value of public higher education, spur efforts to close the state’s college attainment gap and mobilize support for enhanced investment in public higher education. “Ohio’s well-documented ‘talent gap’ is more […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University is joining Ohio’s 13 other public universities to launch Forward Ohio, a statewide campaign to raise awareness of the value of public higher education, spur efforts to close the state’s college attainment gap and mobilize support for enhanced investment in public higher education. “Ohio’s...