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YSU Named to Year-End ‘Best of’ Lists

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Several programs at Youngstown State University have been named to year-end Best Of lists, including a ranking as of the country’s 15 best online public health degrees. That recognition from OnlineSchoolsReport.com placed YSU at No. 14 in the nation. The list considered student satisfaction, admission rate, popularity, department size, online presence and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Several programs at Youngstown State University have been named to year-end Best Of lists, including a ranking as of the country’s 15 best online public health degrees. That recognition from OnlineSchoolsReport.com placed YSU at No. 14 in the nation. The list considered student satisfaction, admission rate, popularity,...

YSU Foundation Announces Al Bright Legacy Scholarship

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In honor of the late Al Bright, the first full-time African-American faculty member at Youngstown State University, the YSU Foundation has established a legacy scholarship in his name. The Al Bright Memorial Scholarship Fund is intended “to provide a student with a passion for the arts a need-based scholarship,” according to a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- In honor of the late Al Bright, the first full-time African-American faculty member at Youngstown State University, the YSU Foundation has established a legacy scholarship in his name. The Al Bright Memorial Scholarship Fund is intended "to provide a student with a passion for the arts a...

Sharon Robotics Teams Advance to World Contests

SHARON, Pa. – Three Sharon Robotics Teams are advancing to world competition events after placing first and second at the Western Pennsylvania FIRST Lego League Championship and first at the Erie FIRST Lego League Championship.  The Sharon teams  are made up of fourth- to ninth-grade students in the Sharon City School District.   While at the […]

SHARON, Pa. – Three Sharon Robotics Teams are advancing to world competition events after placing first and second at the Western Pennsylvania FIRST Lego League Championship and first at the Erie FIRST Lego League Championship.  The Sharon teams  are made up of fourth- to ninth-grade students in the Sharon City...

Scholarship Supports YSU Students Studying Abroad

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A scholarship created by the chairman of Youngstown State University’s department of geography and urban-regional studies will help more students study abroad. “Travel study courses are an integral part of my teaching,” said Ron Shaklee, who is in the Bahamas this week for his 31st annual student trip. “This award is one way […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A scholarship created by the chairman of Youngstown State University’s department of geography and urban-regional studies will help more students study abroad. “Travel study courses are an integral part of my teaching,” said Ron Shaklee, who is in the Bahamas this week for his 31st annual student trip....

Ohio’s Imagination Library Boosts Literacy Development

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The newly launched Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library is partnering with county-based Dolly Parton Imagination Library chapters statewide. The goal is to greatly expand the program that mails free books monthly to families with children up to age five. Ohio first lady Fran DeWine and her husband, Gov. Mike DeWine, have made early […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The newly launched Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library is partnering with county-based Dolly Parton Imagination Library chapters statewide. The goal is to greatly expand the program that mails free books monthly to families with children up to age five. Ohio first lady Fran DeWine and her husband, Gov....

App helps Kids Make Santa Lists, Parents to Check Them

GROVE CITY, Pa. – A student business fostered by Grove City College has developed a free app that allows parents to manage and incentivize Santa-crazed kids at Christmas time while directing donors to a local children’s charity. Santa’s App, the creation of Garrett Jacobs, a junior from Bedford, Pa., and Randall LaBrie, a junior from […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. – A student business fostered by Grove City College has developed a free app that allows parents to manage and incentivize Santa-crazed kids at Christmas time while directing donors to a local children’s charity. Santa’s App, the creation of Garrett Jacobs, a junior from Bedford, Pa., and...

Burgan Prize Seeks Business Ideas from YSU Students

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University students with ideas for new businesses will compete for a $2,400 grant under the new John Burgan Entrepreneurship Prize at the Williamson College of Business Administration. Patrick Burgan, broker and second-generation owner of Burgan Real Estate, is funding the award in honor of his father, John, an entrepreneur, businessman […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Youngstown State University students with ideas for new businesses will compete for a $2,400 grant under the new John Burgan Entrepreneurship Prize at the Williamson College of Business Administration. Patrick Burgan, broker and second-generation owner of Burgan Real Estate, is funding the award in honor of his...

The Songwriter Is Creative – the Singer, Not so Much

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Country music songwriters must perform a careful dance when they work with famous singers who may be less talented at writing songs but bring the needed star power to attract fans – and, importantly, to get the song recorded in the first place, research suggests. A study of 39 successful country-music songwriters […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Country music songwriters must perform a careful dance when they work with famous singers who may be less talented at writing songs but bring the needed star power to attract fans – and, importantly, to get the song recorded in the first place, research suggests. A study...

Oh Wow Raises $871K Toward STEM Stars Launch

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — OH WOW! The Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science and Technology has raised $871,100 toward its launch of The Next Generation of STEM Stars. For nearly a decade, the science center has provided its brand of “EDUtainment” to “tens of thousands of families annually,” said its president and executive director, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- OH WOW! The Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science and Technology has raised $871,100 toward its launch of The Next Generation of STEM Stars. For nearly a decade, the science center has provided its brand of "EDUtainment" to "tens of thousands of families annually," said...

Bio-Med Academy Provides New Learning Experiences

By RACHEL GOBEP, Story 330ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – Where Nora Haddon’s classmates live has made all the difference in her learning experience at Bio-Med Science Academy STEM School. They don’t live just in her town. They don’t live in any one town. There are 830 students enrolled in Bio-Med based in Rootstown. They come from 50 school districts […]

By RACHEL GOBEP, Story 330ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – Where Nora Haddon’s classmates live has made all the difference in her learning experience at Bio-Med Science Academy STEM School. They don’t live just in her town. They don’t live in any one town. There are 830 students enrolled in Bio-Med based in Rootstown. They...