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Egyptian Student Is First Fulbright Scholar at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Dina Abdo, a citizen of Egypt who earned a bachelor’s degree at Nile University in Cairo, is now attending Youngstown State University as a Student Fulbright Scholar, believed to be the first student ever to study at YSU under the prestigious international scholarship program. “This certainly speaks volumes about the growing reputation […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Dina Abdo, a citizen of Egypt who earned a bachelor’s degree at Nile University in Cairo, is now attending Youngstown State University as a Student Fulbright Scholar, believed to be the first student ever to study at YSU under the prestigious international scholarship program. “This certainly speaks...

Libraries Chafe Against Publisher’s E-book Purchase Restriction

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When author Nora Roberts’ latest novel, “The Rise of Magicks: Chronicles of the One, Book 3,” is released later this year, libraries will be able to purchase as many copies of the print edition as they want, But electronic copies are another matter entirely. For the first eight weeks after the book’s […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When author Nora Roberts’ latest novel, “The Rise of Magicks: Chronicles of the One, Book 3,” is released later this year, libraries will be able to purchase as many copies of the print edition as they want, But electronic copies are another matter entirely. For the first...

YSU Business Students Complete Ohio Export Internship Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Ohio Export Internship Program at Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration recently provided seven YSU business students with full-time paid exporting internships in the region. This is the fifth year the WCBA has partnered with the Ohio Development Services Agency and participated in the program. Students in the program […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Ohio Export Internship Program at Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration recently provided seven YSU business students with full-time paid exporting internships in the region. This is the fifth year the WCBA has partnered with the Ohio Development Services Agency and participated in the...

YSU Speaker Series Explores Autonomous Vehicles

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — An upcoming speaker series on automotive technology will touch on a number of topics, particularly autonomous vehicles. The Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University will host Technology Takes the Wheel on Nov. 13 from 8 to 10 a.m. in the college’s auditorium. The first of a six-part series will […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- An upcoming speaker series on automotive technology will touch on a number of topics, particularly autonomous vehicles. The Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University will host Technology Takes the Wheel on Nov. 13 from 8 to 10 a.m. in the college's auditorium. The first...

YSU Joins College2Careers Program for Students with Disabilities

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University is among the public universities in Ohio to offer the College2Careers program, offering students with disabilities help in completing their degrees and finding jobs. Through the program, 15 public universities will receive funding to hire full-time voactional rehabilitation counselors to aid students. YSU’s counselor is Bill Koch, who will […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University is among the public universities in Ohio to offer the College2Careers program, offering students with disabilities help in completing their degrees and finding jobs. Through the program, 15 public universities will receive funding to hire full-time voactional rehabilitation counselors to aid students. YSU’s counselor...

Four YSU Business Students Named Beeghly Fellows

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Four students in the Williamson College of Business Administration have been named Beeghly Fellows for the current semester: Jenna Binsely, Alanis Chew, Richard Fisher and Ryan Sheffield. The students will work at the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Youngstown State University on projects including market reseraching, preparing financial statements, export readiness […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Four students in the Williamson College of Business Administration have been named Beeghly Fellows for the current semester: Jenna Binsely, Alanis Chew, Richard Fisher and Ryan Sheffield. The students will work at the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Youngstown State University on projects including market reseraching,...

Beautiful Whirl’d Stocks Students’ Tie-Dyed Tees

WARREN, Ohio — Area shoppers looking for sustainable fashion can stop by Beautiful Whirl’d to pick up a T-shirt handmade by students studying environmental science. The tie-dyed shirts are made by students from the Summit Academy School for Alternative Learners. Students used dyes from walnut shells, marigolds and other natural objects. Beautiful Whirl’d co-owner, Mary […]

WARREN, Ohio -- Area shoppers looking for sustainable fashion can stop by Beautiful Whirl'd to pick up a T-shirt handmade by students studying environmental science. The tie-dyed shirts are made by students from the Summit Academy School for Alternative Learners. Students used dyes from walnut shells, marigolds and other natural...

Students Teach Students Entrepreneurship

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A group of Youngstown State University students in a national co-ed professional fraternity gave up their winter and spring breaks to teach marketing, finance and entrepreneur skills to kids as part of Junior Achievement. The marketing students were among 10 volunteers and businesses honored Tuesday morning at the Junior Achievement of Mahoning […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A group of Youngstown State University students in a national co-ed professional fraternity gave up their winter and spring breaks to teach marketing, finance and entrepreneur skills to kids as part of Junior Achievement. The marketing students were among 10 volunteers and businesses honored Tuesday morning at...

Universities, Colleges Compete for Students

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In the 20-plus years Jim Ritter has worked in higher education, he’s never seen enrollment decreases like those in recent years, he says.  “This is probably the first time I’ve seen enrollment down on a consistent basis year after year across the country,” says Ritter, director of enrollment management and student services […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- In the 20-plus years Jim Ritter has worked in higher education, he’s never seen enrollment decreases like those in recent years, he says.  “This is probably the first time I’ve seen enrollment down on a consistent basis year after year across the country,” says Ritter, director of...