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The New YSU! College of Graduate Studies: On to Next 50 years

By Dr. Salvatore Sanders, dean of YSU’s College of Graduate Studies. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The College of Graduate Studies at Youngstown State University is celebrating 50 years of inquiry, discovery and innovation. It is through the efforts of excellent students, faculty and graduates that knowledge creation and scholarly achievement have continued over time. As part […]

By Dr. Salvatore Sanders, dean of YSU’s College of Graduate Studies. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The College of Graduate Studies at Youngstown State University is celebrating 50 years of inquiry, discovery and innovation. It is through the efforts of excellent students, faculty and graduates that knowledge creation and scholarly achievement have...

The New YSU! Cole Tells Campus Stories

By Ron Cole, Youngstown State University’s public information officer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There are parts of our jobs we enjoy, and other parts not so much. I’ve never necessarily enjoyed proofreading. It’s not that I hate it. I just find it’s filled with tediousness, and I admire those who see it otherwise. A good proofreader […]

By Ron Cole, Youngstown State University's public information officer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There are parts of our jobs we enjoy, and other parts not so much. I’ve never necessarily enjoyed proofreading. It’s not that I hate it. I just find it’s filled with tediousness, and I admire those who see...

YSU Clothing Drive Benefits Goodwill

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University expects thousands of items of clothing to be donated during the YSU Greek Life Clothing Drive on Friday, Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. For the last five years, the university’s Office of Student Activities has partnered with the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley to identify a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University expects thousands of items of clothing to be donated during the YSU Greek Life Clothing Drive on Friday, Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. For the last five years, the university's Office of Student Activities has partnered with the United Way of Youngstown and the...

JFK Think Lab Nurtures Next-Gen Entrepreneurs

JFK Think Lab

WARREN, Ohio – People of a certain age may remember a time when the three Rs – reading, writing and arithmetic – were sufficient to prepare students for the real world. Today they are not. In his 2008 book, The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don’t Teach...

Warren Philharmonic Offers Free Violin Lessons

WARREN, Ohio — A select group of third through seventh-grade students in Trumbull County will receive free violin lessons courtesy of the Warren Philharmonic Orchestra. Through the orchestra’s Strings of Joy program, a “limited number of students” will take part in the lessons with age-appropriate violins and printed sheet music loaned by the orchestra. The […]

WARREN, Ohio -- A select group of third through seventh-grade students in Trumbull County will receive free violin lessons courtesy of the Warren Philharmonic Orchestra. Through the orchestra's Strings of Joy program, a "limited number of students" will take part in the lessons with age-appropriate violins and printed sheet music...

Bernstine Family Endows $30K at Penn State Shenango

SHARON, Pa. – The Bernstine family made a $30,000 family contribution to Penn State University to establish the Sam, Pam, Aaron, Ilia and Dierks Bernstine Open Doors Scholarship at its Shenango campus. The donation is part of the PSU-wide campaign “A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence” and will leverage a two-to-one PSU match, […]

SHARON, Pa. – The Bernstine family made a $30,000 family contribution to Penn State University to establish the Sam, Pam, Aaron, Ilia and Dierks Bernstine Open Doors Scholarship at its Shenango campus. The donation is part of the PSU-wide campaign “A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence” and will...

AHEC Scholars Announces Class of 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Eastern Ohio Area Health Education Center (AHEC) announced its inaugural class of students for its AHEC Scholars program at Youngstown State University. AHEC Scholars provides health professions students with an opportunity to gain experience and knowledge in rural and underserved urban settings. During their junior year, students participate in didactic and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Eastern Ohio Area Health Education Center (AHEC) announced its inaugural class of students for its AHEC Scholars program at Youngstown State University. AHEC Scholars provides health professions students with an opportunity to gain experience and knowledge in rural and underserved urban settings. During their junior year,...

NCDMM Designates YSU as Alliance Partner

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University has been named an Alliance Partner by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining, allowing the university to support projects at the center. “This is a noteworthy accomplishment that is highly-recognized in defense manufacturing circles,” said Mike Hripko, associate vice president for external affairs, government relations and economic […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University has been named an Alliance Partner by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining, allowing the university to support projects at the center. “This is a noteworthy accomplishment that is highly-recognized in defense manufacturing circles,” said Mike Hripko, associate vice president for external...

YSU, JA to Host 350 Students for Business 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — More than 350 students from 13 high schools throughout the region are expected to attend Business 2020. The YSU Williamson College of Business Administration, in conjunction with the Junior Achievement of the Mahoning Valley, will host the event, which features panel sessions on various aspects of business, including skill assessment and preparing […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- More than 350 students from 13 high schools throughout the region are expected to attend Business 2020. The YSU Williamson College of Business Administration, in conjunction with the Junior Achievement of the Mahoning Valley, will host the event, which features panel sessions on various aspects of business,...

YSU Students Renovate On-Campus Rain Garden

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A group of students from the Youngstown Environmental Sustainability Society has started renovation work on a rain garden at Youngstown State University. The garden next door to Coffelt Hall was built several years ago to limit the amount of stormwater runoff into the city’s sewer system, which often includes fluids from cars […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A group of students from the Youngstown Environmental Sustainability Society has started renovation work on a rain garden at Youngstown State University. The garden next door to Coffelt Hall was built several years ago to limit the amount of stormwater runoff into the city’s sewer system, which...