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Voting Closes Today for ‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing’ Contest

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SHARON, Pa. – For the students from nine schools in Mercer and Lawrence counties competing in this year’s What’s So Cool About Manufacturing? video contest, a win earns them a trophy and a medal. But for the manufacturers they are spotlighting, the contest may plant the seeds for the next generation of workers. Voting ends […]

SHARON, Pa. – For the students from nine schools in Mercer and Lawrence counties competing in this year’s What’s So Cool About Manufacturing? video contest, a win earns them a trophy and a medal. But for the manufacturers they are spotlighting, the contest may plant the seeds for the next...

Ohio State Researchers Find New Way to Power Electronics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A discovery by a research team at The Ohio State University could change how electronic devices are built. The discovery simplifies how electronic devices use electrons by using a material that “can serve dual roles in electronics, where historically multiple materials have been necessary,” according to a release by the university. The […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A discovery by a research team at The Ohio State University could change how electronic devices are built. The discovery simplifies how electronic devices use electrons by using a material that "can serve dual roles in electronics, where historically multiple materials have been necessary," according to a...

Lordstown Team Wins JA Titan Contest

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A team from Lordstown High School won Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley’s annual JA Titan contest, beating out 25 other groups at Youngstown State University March 14 and taking home $500 scholarships. In all, 77 students from Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties took part in the competition. Through an online portal, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A team from Lordstown High School won Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley’s annual JA Titan contest, beating out 25 other groups at Youngstown State University March 14 and taking home $500 scholarships. In all, 77 students from Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties took part in the...

Williamson College Names Three Beeghly Fellows

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Richard Fisher, Gryphon Johnson and Maria Vince, students in the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University, have been selected as John D. Beeghly Fellows for the 2019 spring semester. The Beeghly Fellows program provides students with paid fellowships working with the Ohio Small Business Development Center at YSU. John […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Richard Fisher, Gryphon Johnson and Maria Vince, students in the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University, have been selected as John D. Beeghly Fellows for the 2019 spring semester. The Beeghly Fellows program provides students with paid fellowships working with the Ohio Small Business...

International Enrollment at YSU Among Country’s Fastest-Growing

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The international-student body at Youngstown State University is the second-fastest growing in the country, according to the Institute of International Education’s latest Open Doors report. In the fall 2018 semester, YSU had 581 international students, up from 336 in the 2014 school year. The Open Doors report compared the fall 2016 and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The international-student body at Youngstown State University is the second-fastest growing in the country, according to the Institute of International Education’s latest Open Doors report. In the fall 2018 semester, YSU had 581 international students, up from 336 in the 2014 school year. The Open Doors report...

YSU Trustees Receive National Award for Leadership

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A few years ago, the future of Youngstown State University was uncertain due to presidential leadership changes, financial circumstances and declining enrollment, said Mike Sherman, but in the last five years that uncertainty has been erased. “It’s a result of this board’s leadership and this academic community of students, faculty and staff […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A few years ago, the future of Youngstown State University was uncertain due to presidential leadership changes, financial circumstances and declining enrollment, said Mike Sherman, but in the last five years that uncertainty has been erased. “It’s a result of this board’s leadership and this academic community...

YSU Alumni Magazine Wins Silver Award

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s alumni magazine, YSU Magazine has earned the Silver Award at the Annual Collegiate Advertising Awards for the fourth time in five years. Among the judging criteria for the award are creativity, layout and design, functionality, message effectiveness, production quality and overall appeal. The Silver Award puts YSU Magazine in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s alumni magazine, YSU Magazine has earned the Silver Award at the Annual Collegiate Advertising Awards for the fourth time in five years. Among the judging criteria for the award are creativity, layout and design, functionality, message effectiveness, production quality and overall appeal. The Silver...

Penn State Shenango Adds $19.4M to Economy

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Shenango contributed $19.4 million to the Pennsylvania economy and supported 253 jobs in the Keystone State in fiscal year 2017, according to a new study released by Penn State, focused on measuring the university’s impact in the state’s communities. Overall, the study found that Penn State contributed more than […]

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Shenango contributed $19.4 million to the Pennsylvania economy and supported 253 jobs in the Keystone State in fiscal year 2017, according to a new study released by Penn State, focused on measuring the university’s impact in the state's communities. Overall, the study found that...

Mathematical Solutions for City’s Snow Problems

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city of Youngstown is hoping a new set of eyes can help solve one of the biggest gripes among residents and workers: snow-covered roads. In January, seven students enrolled in the topics in mathematical modeling class at Youngstown State University began looking into the problem at the request of their professor, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city of Youngstown is hoping a new set of eyes can help solve one of the biggest gripes among residents and workers: snow-covered roads. In January, seven students enrolled in the topics in mathematical modeling class at Youngstown State University began looking into the problem at...

Kent Columbiana, Trumbull Named Military Friendly Campuses

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the 10th year in a row, Kent State University has been named a Military Friendly School by Viqtory Media, with the Trumbull and Columbiana campuses each earning the designation. In addition, the campus in Salem was named the No. 7 school among small public institutions. The designation, also presented to the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the 10th year in a row, Kent State University has been named a Military Friendly School by Viqtory Media, with the Trumbull and Columbiana campuses each earning the designation. In addition, the campus in Salem was named the No. 7 school among small public institutions. The...