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YSU and IBM Launch IT Skills and Apprenticeship Center

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University and IBM today announced the launch of the YSU IT Workforce Accelerator designed to provide students and the local workforce with skills needed for high-tech jobs in the growing digital economy.  The IBM-designed initiative will provide pre-apprenticeship training and apprenticeship program enablement so that local companies can train area […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Youngstown State University and IBM today announced the launch of the YSU IT Workforce Accelerator designed to provide students and the local workforce with skills needed for high-tech jobs in the growing digital economy.  The IBM-designed initiative will provide pre-apprenticeship training and apprenticeship program enablement so that...

Nonprofit Students Work with Cleveland Children’s Museum

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ten students in Youngstown State University’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership recently spent a day working with the Children’s Museum of Cleveland, providing input on strategic planning, donor conversion and social media. “The students were so engaged, asked great questions and developed very creative responses to the organizational challenges presented,” said Maria Campanelli, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ten students in Youngstown State University’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership recently spent a day working with the Children’s Museum of Cleveland, providing input on strategic planning, donor conversion and social media. “The students were so engaged, asked great questions and developed very creative responses to the organizational...

For Schools, Impeachment Inquiry Becomes Teachable Moment

By MARTHA WAGGONER Associated PressBEAR CREEK, N.C. (AP) — The 10th graders in Aedrin Albright’s civics class at a rural North Carolina high school had done their homework, and now it was time to decide: Should President Donald Trump be impeached? The students dragged their chairs across the room, those who opposed removing Trump from […]

By MARTHA WAGGONER Associated PressBEAR CREEK, N.C. (AP) — The 10th graders in Aedrin Albright's civics class at a rural North Carolina high school had done their homework, and now it was time to decide: Should President Donald Trump be impeached? The students dragged their chairs across the room, those...

Penn State Shenango Professors Bring ‘Edge’ to Students

SHARON, Pa.— While most faculty spend their summer completing research, teaching summer classes, or preparing for the fall semester, Penn State Shenango nursing professor Maureen Dunn spent part of her summer abroad, networking with faculty from Lille Catholic University in France and at The Hague University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. Dunn’s trip was […]

SHARON, Pa.— While most faculty spend their summer completing research, teaching summer classes, or preparing for the fall semester, Penn State Shenango nursing professor Maureen Dunn spent part of her summer abroad, networking with faculty from Lille Catholic University in France and at The Hague University of Applied Sciences in...

Egyptian Student Is First Fulbright Scholar at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Dina Abdo, a citizen of Egypt who earned a bachelor’s degree at Nile University in Cairo, is now attending Youngstown State University as a Student Fulbright Scholar, believed to be the first student ever to study at YSU under the prestigious international scholarship program. “This certainly speaks volumes about the growing reputation […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Dina Abdo, a citizen of Egypt who earned a bachelor’s degree at Nile University in Cairo, is now attending Youngstown State University as a Student Fulbright Scholar, believed to be the first student ever to study at YSU under the prestigious international scholarship program. “This certainly speaks...

Libraries Chafe Against Publisher’s E-book Purchase Restriction

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When author Nora Roberts’ latest novel, “The Rise of Magicks: Chronicles of the One, Book 3,” is released later this year, libraries will be able to purchase as many copies of the print edition as they want, But electronic copies are another matter entirely. For the first eight weeks after the book’s […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When author Nora Roberts’ latest novel, “The Rise of Magicks: Chronicles of the One, Book 3,” is released later this year, libraries will be able to purchase as many copies of the print edition as they want, But electronic copies are another matter entirely. For the first...

YSU Business Students Complete Ohio Export Internship Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Ohio Export Internship Program at Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration recently provided seven YSU business students with full-time paid exporting internships in the region. This is the fifth year the WCBA has partnered with the Ohio Development Services Agency and participated in the program. Students in the program […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Ohio Export Internship Program at Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration recently provided seven YSU business students with full-time paid exporting internships in the region. This is the fifth year the WCBA has partnered with the Ohio Development Services Agency and participated in the...

YSU Speaker Series Explores Autonomous Vehicles

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — An upcoming speaker series on automotive technology will touch on a number of topics, particularly autonomous vehicles. The Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University will host Technology Takes the Wheel on Nov. 13 from 8 to 10 a.m. in the college’s auditorium. The first of a six-part series will […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- An upcoming speaker series on automotive technology will touch on a number of topics, particularly autonomous vehicles. The Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University will host Technology Takes the Wheel on Nov. 13 from 8 to 10 a.m. in the college's auditorium. The first...

YSU Joins College2Careers Program for Students with Disabilities

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University is among the public universities in Ohio to offer the College2Careers program, offering students with disabilities help in completing their degrees and finding jobs. Through the program, 15 public universities will receive funding to hire full-time voactional rehabilitation counselors to aid students. YSU’s counselor is Bill Koch, who will […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University is among the public universities in Ohio to offer the College2Careers program, offering students with disabilities help in completing their degrees and finding jobs. Through the program, 15 public universities will receive funding to hire full-time voactional rehabilitation counselors to aid students. YSU’s counselor...

Four YSU Business Students Named Beeghly Fellows

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Four students in the Williamson College of Business Administration have been named Beeghly Fellows for the current semester: Jenna Binsely, Alanis Chew, Richard Fisher and Ryan Sheffield. The students will work at the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Youngstown State University on projects including market reseraching, preparing financial statements, export readiness […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Four students in the Williamson College of Business Administration have been named Beeghly Fellows for the current semester: Jenna Binsely, Alanis Chew, Richard Fisher and Ryan Sheffield. The students will work at the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Youngstown State University on projects including market reseraching,...