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YSU Trustees OK Budget, Small Tuition Increase

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees approved Thursday a budget of $183.96 million for the fiscal year 2020 and a tuition increase for students who enrolled before the 2018-2019 school year.  The budget increase, the trustees noted, assumes no growth in enrollment, a 0.5% increase in state funding and spending increases […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees approved Thursday a budget of $183.96 million for the fiscal year 2020 and a tuition increase for students who enrolled before the 2018-2019 school year.  The budget increase, the trustees noted, assumes no growth in enrollment, a 0.5% increase in...

Grove City College Names Frank New Provost

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Peter M. Frank has been named the new provost and vice president of academic affairs at Grove City College. Frank is a 1995 graduate of the college who double majored in economics and religion. Afterward, earned a master’s in economics with a concentration on urban and regional economic development from the […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Peter M. Frank has been named the new provost and vice president of academic affairs at Grove City College. Frank is a 1995 graduate of the college who double majored in economics and religion. Afterward, earned a master's in economics with a concentration on urban and...

Kent State Students Work With Port Authority

SALEM, Ohio — Students from Kent State University Columbiana County campuses got first-hand work experience this spring while working with the Columbiana County Port Authority. Seven students enrolled in the Business Consulting and Practicum course from Kent State’s East Liverpool and Salem campuses developed a comprehensive marketing plan for the port authority and the Columbiana […]

SALEM, Ohio -- Students from Kent State University Columbiana County campuses got first-hand work experience this spring while working with the Columbiana County Port Authority. Seven students enrolled in the Business Consulting and Practicum course from Kent State's East Liverpool and Salem campuses developed a comprehensive marketing plan for the...

DePizzos Give YSU $1.625M for Gerontology Chair

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — John “Jack” and Nuggie DePizzo, who owned and operated more than 30 senior care facilities across the region and who continue to develop and operate in Florida, have donated $1.625 million to Youngstown State University to establish an endowed faculty position in gerontology and to enhance their existing scholarship in the Williamson […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- John “Jack” and Nuggie DePizzo, who owned and operated more than 30 senior care facilities across the region and who continue to develop and operate in Florida, have donated $1.625 million to Youngstown State University to establish an endowed faculty position in gerontology and to enhance their...

YSU Respiratory Care Program Receives Success Award

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University’s respiratory care Program will receive the 2019 Distinguished Registered Respiratory Therapist Credentialing Success Award.  The recognition from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, or CoARC, will be presented at the American Association of Respiratory Care’s Summer Forum in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., in July. The YSU program is among a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Youngstown State University’s respiratory care Program will receive the 2019 Distinguished Registered Respiratory Therapist Credentialing Success Award.  The recognition from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, or CoARC, will be presented at the American Association of Respiratory Care’s Summer Forum in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., in July. The...

YSU Adds Sports Information and Media Journalism Track

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A new field of study this fall will coach journalism students at Youngstown State University on sports writing and communication. The new Sports Information and Media track is designed for students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism who are interested in public and media relations, news, publicity and sports writing, said […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A new field of study this fall will coach journalism students at Youngstown State University on sports writing and communication. The new Sports Information and Media track is designed for students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism who are interested in public and media relations, news,...

Sharon Robotics Team Takes Second at Lego Contest

SHARON, Pa. – The Sharon Tiger Techs robotics team took home the second-place Champions Award at the First Lego League North American Robotics Tournament after competing against 68 teams from around the world. The award is given to the top two teams in the contest in the Robot Game and Project categories, along with commitment […]

SHARON, Pa. – The Sharon Tiger Techs robotics team took home the second-place Champions Award at the First Lego League North American Robotics Tournament after competing against 68 teams from around the world. The award is given to the top two teams in the contest in the Robot Game and...

YSU ‘Pays it Forward’ to Flying High Inc.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — This spring, Students from the Student Nonprofit Leadership Organization at Youngstown State University got first-hand experience in philanthropy through the Pay It Forward: Student Philanthropy Initiative, presenting Flying High Inc. with $3,000. The funds will be put toward a new greenhouse and chicken coop for Flying High’s Grow Urban Farm, which improves […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- This spring, Students from the Student Nonprofit Leadership Organization at Youngstown State University got first-hand experience in philanthropy through the Pay It Forward: Student Philanthropy Initiative, presenting Flying High Inc. with $3,000. The funds will be put toward a new greenhouse and chicken coop for Flying High's...

Sasse Addresses ‘Crisis of Loneliness’ at Grove City College

GROVE CITY, Pa. — During his address at the 139th commencement at Grove City College, U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse discussed how institutions like the college help create community. The 511 graduates are living in a “disrupted moment” in history, the Republican senator from Nebraska told those gathered. It’s driven largely by technology that creates enormous […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- During his address at the 139th commencement at Grove City College, U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse discussed how institutions like the college help create community. The 511 graduates are living in a "disrupted moment" in history, the Republican senator from Nebraska told those gathered. It's driven largely...

Pascale Donates Guitars to YSU Grads

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Three graduates from the Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University took home more than just a diploma last week – each received a brand new guitar. Retired professor Pietro Pascale presented the guitars to the students – Nicholas Frank, Angela Buzzacco and Shaun McCune – who earned bachelor’s degrees in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Three graduates from the Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University took home more than just a diploma last week – each received a brand new guitar. Retired professor Pietro Pascale presented the guitars to the students – Nicholas Frank, Angela Buzzacco and Shaun McCune –...