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$12M Community Workforce Center to Open in January

CAMPBELL, Ohio — A multipurpose center that will house among other services a new science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, academy should be finished by early next year, officials said Wednesday. The $12.3 million Community Literacy Workforce and Cultural Center, which broke ground in 2018, is a project that incorporates education, health and wellness, […]

CAMPBELL, Ohio -- A multipurpose center that will house among other services a new science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, academy should be finished by early next year, officials said Wednesday. The $12.3 million Community Literacy Workforce and Cultural Center, which broke ground in 2018, is a project that...

More Than a Third of Teens Say They Won’t Be Financially Dependent by 30

GIRARD, Ohio — A survey by Junior Achievement and Citizens Bank found that 63% of teens believe they will be financially independent of their parents by age 30. That leaves more than a third who believe otherwise. Released in conjunction with Financial Literacy Month in April, the survey highlights the top financial goals and concerns […]

GIRARD, Ohio -- A survey by Junior Achievement and Citizens Bank found that 63% of teens believe they will be financially independent of their parents by age 30. That leaves more than a third who believe otherwise. Released in conjunction with Financial Literacy Month in April, the survey highlights the...

YSU Event Fosters Next Generation of Women Accountants

By Marah Morrison YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The fourth annual Women in Accounting event, which took place at Youngstown State University Friday, was born out of an overheard conversation.  Marsha Huber, a professor of accounting at YSU, said about five years ago, volunteer tax preparations were being done, but the computers were down. She said while […]

By Marah Morrison YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The fourth annual Women in Accounting event, which took place at Youngstown State University Friday, was born out of an overheard conversation.  Marsha Huber, a professor of accounting at YSU, said about five years ago, volunteer tax preparations were being done, but the computers...

‘Chess Is Life’ Puts Future in Check with Life Lessons

NILES, Ohio — At 10 o’clock on a Saturday morning, Eastwood Mall starts to fill with walkers and shoppers. As the people make their way beyond the food court, some turn their heads instead of watching where they’re going. Others give in to curiosity and come to a full stop to get a better look […]

NILES, Ohio -- At 10 o’clock on a Saturday morning, Eastwood Mall starts to fill with walkers and shoppers. As the people make their way beyond the food court, some turn their heads instead of watching where they’re going. Others give in to curiosity and come to a full stop...

$1M Gift Funds Lecture Hall at Westminster College

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College recently dedicated the Dietz Sullivan Lecture Hall inside its Hoyt Science Center here. Named for Fred Sullivan and his late wife, Carol Dietz Sullivan, the 112-seat lecture hall addition is part of an ongoing $20 million renovation taking place in the Hoyt Science Center. Each seat in the lecture […]

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College recently dedicated the Dietz Sullivan Lecture Hall inside its Hoyt Science Center here. Named for Fred Sullivan and his late wife, Carol Dietz Sullivan, the 112-seat lecture hall addition is part of an ongoing $20 million renovation taking place in the Hoyt Science Center....

Penn State Launches Master’s in Corporate Leadership

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State University has launched a new master’s program in strategic management and executive leadership, a program focused on developing corporate leaders. The degree is being offered exclusively online through Penn State World Campus in parternship with the university’s Smeal College of Business. “The world has changed so rapidly, and many […]

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State University has launched a new master’s program in strategic management and executive leadership, a program focused on developing corporate leaders. The degree is being offered exclusively online through Penn State World Campus in parternship with the university’s Smeal College of Business. “The world has...

Mrozeks Endow Scholarships for MBA Students at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new endowed scholarship at Youngstown State University created by the Mrozek family will support students pursuing master’s  degrees in business administration. In honor the $150,000 donation from Garry and Wanda Mrozek, the area outside the third-floor conference room in Williamson Hall has been renamed the Mrozek Family Reception Area. Garry Mrozek, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new endowed scholarship at Youngstown State University created by the Mrozek family will support students pursuing master’s  degrees in business administration. In honor the $150,000 donation from Garry and Wanda Mrozek, the area outside the third-floor conference room in Williamson Hall has been renamed the Mrozek...

YSU Students Get Financial Tour of New York City

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – During a trip to the Quninnipiac Global Asset Management Education Forum earlier this month, 20 members of the Youngstown State University Student Investment Fund visited some of New York’s financial institutions. Over the course of the three-day conference, which hosts more than 1,500 attendees from 50 countries, YSU students participated in the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – During a trip to the Quninnipiac Global Asset Management Education Forum earlier this month, 20 members of the Youngstown State University Student Investment Fund visited some of New York’s financial institutions. Over the course of the three-day conference, which hosts more than 1,500 attendees from 50 countries,...

YSU Installs Periodic Table in Memory of Biersdorfer

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A periodic table featuring samples of all 118 chemical elements has been installed in Ward Beecher Science Hall at Youngstown State University.  The project was facilitated by environmental and geological sciences professor Ray Biersdorfer, who helped secure the donation of the cabinet from an anonymous donor before his death in October. Inside […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A periodic table featuring samples of all 118 chemical elements has been installed in Ward Beecher Science Hall at Youngstown State University.  The project was facilitated by environmental and geological sciences professor Ray Biersdorfer, who helped secure the donation of the cabinet from an anonymous donor before...

Austintown Students Pilot New JA Program

Junior Achievement

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The Junior Achievement Economics program is testing out a new way high school students learn its financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work-readiness curricula, by throwing out the textbook and moving towards an e-book. “Junior Achievement in the 21st century is trying to meet the kids where they’re at with technology,” said Kimberly Urig, […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The Junior Achievement Economics program is testing out a new way high school students learn its financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work-readiness curricula, by throwing out the textbook and moving towards an e-book. “Junior Achievement in the 21st century is trying to meet the kids where they’re at...