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YSU Names Indiana State Business Dean New Provost

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University has named Brien Smith, who previously served as the dean of the Scott College of Business at Indiana State University, as its new provost. Smith, who was chosen from more than 60 applicants, will oversee the university’s academic operations, including its six colleges, graduate school, honors college, the Office […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University has named Brien Smith, who previously served as the dean of the Scott College of Business at Indiana State University, as its new provost. Smith, who was chosen from more than 60 applicants, will oversee the university’s academic operations, including its six colleges, graduate...

Library Gets Grant for Kindergarten Readiness Programs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County has been awarded a $16,500 grant from the State Library of Ohio and Institute of Museum and Library Services to support a kindergarten readiness training program for librarians. The grant also funds the purchase of 62 early-learning backpacks for families to borrow. The backpacks […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County has been awarded a $16,500 grant from the State Library of Ohio and Institute of Museum and Library Services to support a kindergarten readiness training program for librarians. The grant also funds the purchase of 62 early-learning backpacks for...

PNC Extends Grow Up Great Initiative to $500M

PITTSBURGH – The PNC Financial Services Group today launches its 15th anniversary celebration of PNC Grow Up Great, announcing an additional $150 million to extend the program that supports high-quality early learning for young children. The program is now a $500 million initiative benefiting 40 markets. “The workplace of tomorrow will require skills and knowledge […]

PITTSBURGH – The PNC Financial Services Group today launches its 15th anniversary celebration of PNC Grow Up Great, announcing an additional $150 million to extend the program that supports high-quality early learning for young children. The program is now a $500 million initiative benefiting 40 markets. “The workplace of tomorrow...

YSU Model Knesset Among Few in North America

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Fifteen Youngstown State University students will participate in a Model Knesset simulation of Israel’s parliamentary process April 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Stadium Club of Stambaugh Stadium on campus. While Model UN, Model Congress and Moot Court are popular programs across the country, YSU is one of the few […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Fifteen Youngstown State University students will participate in a Model Knesset simulation of Israel’s parliamentary process April 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Stadium Club of Stambaugh Stadium on campus. While Model UN, Model Congress and Moot Court are popular programs across the country, YSU...

YSU Students Return from Business Experience in Prague

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Thirteen students from the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University spent spring break in Prague, Czech Republic, as part of the WCBA Global Learning Experience program. GBL introduces YSU students to Eurozone entrepreneurs, international businesses and explores the resources available to startups within the global market. Students attended meetings […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Thirteen students from the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University spent spring break in Prague, Czech Republic, as part of the WCBA Global Learning Experience program. GBL introduces YSU students to Eurozone entrepreneurs, international businesses and explores the resources available to startups within the...

Students Showcase What’s Cool About Manufacturing

Sharspville Area Middle School

SHARON, Pa. – For the team from Greenville Junior/Senior High School, the hardest part of telling the story of Ilsco Extrusions Inc., was sorting through the abundance of interesting information. “We had a half-hour worth of interviews that we then had to cut down to 2 1/2 minutes,” said Matt Gehly, a teacher at Greenville […]

SHARON, Pa. – For the team from Greenville Junior/Senior High School, the hardest part of telling the story of Ilsco Extrusions Inc., was sorting through the abundance of interesting information. "We had a half-hour worth of interviews that we then had to cut down to 2 1/2 minutes," said Matt...

Eastern Gateway Dedicates Building to Humphries

Eastern Gateway Community College

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – To have a building named after yourself in return for the work you put in during your professional career is beyond what anyone expects to happen and it’s a very humbling experience, says Thomas Humphries. “You go out and you do what you’re supposed to do in life and you try to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – To have a building named after yourself in return for the work you put in during your professional career is beyond what anyone expects to happen and it’s a very humbling experience, says Thomas Humphries. “You go out and you do what you’re supposed to do in...

Eddie George Tells YSU Audience to ‘Feed Your Spirit’

By Pat Springer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — His journey, while highly improbable, is nonetheless true.  Identifying what he called his four pillars for a productive and successful life, NFL All Pro running back Eddie George spoke to an audience of business and sports fans last night as the featured guest of the Thomas Colloquium at Youngstown […]

By Pat Springer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- His journey, while highly improbable, is nonetheless true.  Identifying what he called his four pillars for a productive and successful life, NFL All Pro running back Eddie George spoke to an audience of business and sports fans last night as the featured guest of...

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

wendell august forge manufacturing students

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...