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New YSU Scholarship Fund Honors Briarfield Caregivers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the 3½ years that Frank and Norma Watson were residents at Briarfield Manor in Austintown, they never complained or made any situation about themselves, recalled Diane Reese. Instead, they would turn their attention towards asking how others were doing, even as their health declined. “While Frank and Norma Watson touched our […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the 3½ years that Frank and Norma Watson were residents at Briarfield Manor in Austintown, they never complained or made any situation about themselves, recalled Diane Reese. Instead, they would turn their attention towards asking how others were doing, even as their health declined. “While Frank...

‘Dear Martin’ Author Shares Her Story With Students

Dear Martin Author Shares Her Story With Students

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Author Nic Stone remembers when she lost interest in reading. An avid reader through middle school, her interest waned with the books she was told she had to read, which didn’t represent her perspectives as a black young woman. “I wasn’t in them in any way, shape or form,” she recalled. Stone, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Author Nic Stone remembers when she lost interest in reading. An avid reader through middle school, her interest waned with the books she was told she had to read, which didn’t represent her perspectives as a black young woman. “I wasn’t in them in any way, shape...

New Affiliation Links YSU, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Thanks to a new affiliation with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, pre-medical students at Youngstown State University will have the opportunity for joint or early admission at the Erie, Pa., college. “With both [Northeast Ohio Medical University] and LECOM as medical partners, YSU is now the hub of a new integrated […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Thanks to a new affiliation with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, pre-medical students at Youngstown State University will have the opportunity for joint or early admission at the Erie, Pa., college. “With both [Northeast Ohio Medical University] and LECOM as medical partners, YSU is now the...

YSU Jambar Recognized for Best Coverage in Ohio

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — At this year’s Ohio News Media Association convention in Columbus, the organization recognized The Jambar at Youngstown State University as having the best News Coverage among college newspapers in Ohio for the 2017-18 school year. The Jambar competes in Division A, which includes universities with undergraduate enrollments of more than 10,000. In […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- At this year's Ohio News Media Association convention in Columbus, the organization recognized The Jambar at Youngstown State University as having the best News Coverage among college newspapers in Ohio for the 2017-18 school year. The Jambar competes in Division A, which includes universities with undergraduate enrollments...

YSU Enrollment up for Seventh Straight Semester

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With the spring semester underway, student numbers at Youngstown State University are up again. Headcount enrollment at YSU is at 11,900, up 0.24% over spring 2018, the university reported this week. Full-time equivalent enrollment increased 0.79%, marking the seventh consecutive semester — fall-to-fall and spring-to-spring — that full-time equivalent enrollment has gone […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- With the spring semester underway, student numbers at Youngstown State University are up again. Headcount enrollment at YSU is at 11,900, up 0.24% over spring 2018, the university reported this week. Full-time equivalent enrollment increased 0.79%, marking the seventh consecutive semester -- fall-to-fall and spring-to-spring -- that...

Primary Health Network Donates $45K to Penn State Shenango

SHARON, Pa. – Primary Health Network has made two donations totaling $45,000 to support education and athletics at Penn State Shenango. A $30,000 donation will establish an Open Doors Scholarship at the campus downtown. A 2:1 match by the university increases the donation to a $90,000 endowment for the campus. The scholarship supports the Open […]

SHARON, Pa. – Primary Health Network has made two donations totaling $45,000 to support education and athletics at Penn State Shenango. A $30,000 donation will establish an Open Doors Scholarship at the campus downtown. A 2:1 match by the university increases the donation to a $90,000 endowment for the campus....

Library Offers Free Reading Tutors

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A partnership with Ohio Reading Corps is bringing free reading tutors to the Boardman and Michael Kusalaba branches of The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County starting Feb. 6. For six weeks in February and March, Corps members will provide after-school reading tutoring for students in kindergarten through third grade. Tutors […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A partnership with Ohio Reading Corps is bringing free reading tutors to the Boardman and Michael Kusalaba branches of The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County starting Feb. 6. For six weeks in February and March, Corps members will provide after-school reading tutoring for students in...

YSU Students Gain Insights at Professional Development Summit

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Students from the Youngstown State University Williamson College of Business Administration attended a professional development summit Friday to learn about employers’ expectations of them, and how many of those employers recognize the need to adapt to the incoming workforce. Some 100 sophomores and juniors attended the morning-long conference at Williamson Hall. The […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Students from the Youngstown State University Williamson College of Business Administration attended a professional development summit Friday to learn about employers’ expectations of them, and how many of those employers recognize the need to adapt to the incoming workforce. Some 100 sophomores and juniors attended the morning-long...

YSU Dana School Provides Orchestration for Super Bowl Pregame

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — They say there’s a Youngstown connection just about everywhere, and this year’s Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta is no exception. More than two dozen alumni, faculty, staff and student musicians from Youngstown State University’s Dana School of Music are providing the musical orchestration for the singing of America the Beautiful during Super […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- They say there’s a Youngstown connection just about everywhere, and this year’s Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta is no exception. More than two dozen alumni, faculty, staff and student musicians from Youngstown State University’s Dana School of Music are providing the musical orchestration for the singing of...

The New YSU: Student Interns Connect with Digital Marketing

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By Ross Morrone, director of marketing at Youngstown State University YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It’s not surprising to hear an employer talk about the value that a student intern can offer their company and locally, students from Youngstown State University are no different. Internships are a student’s opportunity to gain on-site experience while applying the skills […]

By Ross Morrone, director of marketing at Youngstown State University YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It’s not surprising to hear an employer talk about the value that a student intern can offer their company and locally, students from Youngstown State University are no different. Internships are a student’s opportunity to gain on-site...