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Ryan Addresses GM Jobs as Eastern Gateway Offers Help

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — General Motors’ announcement that it has 2,700 positions available isn’t necessarily a boon for workers expecting layoffs from the potential closing of GM’s Lordstown Complex, nor is it for the Mahoning Valley, said U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan. Today, GM announced openings at plants in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas, as […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- General Motors’ announcement that it has 2,700 positions available isn’t necessarily a boon for workers expecting layoffs from the potential closing of GM’s Lordstown Complex, nor is it for the Mahoning Valley, said U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan. Today, GM announced openings at plants in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan,...

Sharon Robotics Teams Advance to World Events

SHARON, Pa. — Two Sharon robotics teams are advancing to the world stage after placing first and second at the Western Pennsylvania FIRST LEGO League Championship. The tournament, held Dec. 7-8 at Sewickley Academy, included more than 80 teams from the Pittsburgh region. The Sharon teams, Tiger Techs Team Orange and Tiger Techs Team Black, […]

SHARON, Pa. -- Two Sharon robotics teams are advancing to the world stage after placing first and second at the Western Pennsylvania FIRST LEGO League Championship. The tournament, held Dec. 7-8 at Sewickley Academy, included more than 80 teams from the Pittsburgh region. The Sharon teams, Tiger Techs Team Orange...

Art Education for Those ‘Who Need it the Most’

By Jeremy Lydic YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- On a Tuesday evening, long after working professionals have gone home for the day, the first floor of the Ohio One building in downtown Youngstown bustles with activity as students fill the classrooms and workspaces at Students Motivated by the Arts, or Smarts. Voices...

YSU Online Programs Rank Nationally

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — When it comes to earning a master’s degree online, Youngstown State University is counted among the best in the United States. The Best Schools ranked YSU 11th in its Best Online Master in Economics Degree Programs list. Rankings are based on academic excellence, faculty scholarship, reputation, financial aid, range of degree programs […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- When it comes to earning a master's degree online, Youngstown State University is counted among the best in the United States. The Best Schools ranked YSU 11th in its Best Online Master in Economics Degree Programs list. Rankings are based on academic excellence, faculty scholarship, reputation, financial...

YSU Nonprofit Leadership Students Consult with Canton Goodwill

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ten students from Youngstown State University’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership recently took part in a full-day consulting project at Goodwill Industries in Canton. As a part of the session at the Ken Weber Community Campus, students met with key staff to brainstorm solutions to organizational challenges and made a presentation to Goodwill […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ten students from Youngstown State University’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership recently took part in a full-day consulting project at Goodwill Industries in Canton. As a part of the session at the Ken Weber Community Campus, students met with key staff to brainstorm solutions to organizational challenges and...

YSU Extends Tressel’s Contract Through 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel will remain in his position through June 2020 after the university’s board of trustees approved a one-year extension of his contract. Trustees unanimously approved the extension at their meeting Thursday morning. His annual salary will remain at $300,000. “It encourages us, which also encourages the entire […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel will remain in his position through June 2020 after the university’s board of trustees approved a one-year extension of his contract. Trustees unanimously approved the extension at their meeting Thursday morning. His annual salary will remain at $300,000. “It encourages us,...

The New YSU! Sloths, Seniors and Students: Oh My!

By Ashley Leonelli, coordinator of graduate admissions at Youngstown State University’s College of Graduate Studies. Contributing to this article were Sal Sanders, dean of the college, Michael Butcher, associate professor in the department of biological sciences, and Tiffany Hughes, assistant professor in the department of gerontology. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The graduate faculty and students at […]

By Ashley Leonelli, coordinator of graduate admissions at Youngstown State University’s College of Graduate Studies. Contributing to this article were Sal Sanders, dean of the college, Michael Butcher, associate professor in the department of biological sciences, and Tiffany Hughes, assistant professor in the department of gerontology. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The...

Update: YSU Lockdown Lifted, Suspect is in Custody

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A campus lockdown at Youngstown State University is lifted and an individual at the core of the lockdown has turned himself in and is in custody, the university reported minutes ago. Classes at YSU will resume at 3 p.m. the university also said in an email sent around 1:13 p.m. The YSU […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A campus lockdown at Youngstown State University is lifted and an individual at the core of the lockdown has turned himself in and is in custody, the university reported minutes ago. Classes at YSU will resume at 3 p.m. the university also said in an email sent...

Organizations Partner for Penn State Shenango Scholarship

SHARON, Pa. — The College Club of Sharon and the Penn State Shenango Alumni Society have created a $47,000 Open Doors Scholarship at Penn State Shenango, which offers a 2:1 match on endowment principal from Penn State. The scholarship is part of the Penn State’s Pathway to Success Summer Start (PaSSS) program to help students overcome […]

SHARON, Pa. — The College Club of Sharon and the Penn State Shenango Alumni Society have created a $47,000 Open Doors Scholarship at Penn State Shenango, which offers a 2:1 match on endowment principal from Penn State. The scholarship is part of the Penn State’s Pathway to Success Summer Start (PaSSS)...

Get Unstuck: Use Creative Problem-Solving

By Joseph M. Scott YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Have you ever felt stuck? Whether at work or in your personal life, everyone experiences feeling “stuck” at some time in their lives. You might then a take a break from whatever you were doing, hoping that you will gain a fresh perspective later on. But what happens […]

By Joseph M. Scott YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Have you ever felt stuck? Whether at work or in your personal life, everyone experiences feeling “stuck” at some time in their lives. You might then a take a break from whatever you were doing, hoping that you will gain a fresh perspective...