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Beeghlys Give YSU $1.5M for Endowment, Fellowships

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Bruce and Nancy Beeghly have donated $1.5 million to Youngstown State University, creating a new endowment for the Beeghly College of Education and two graduate fellowships. As part of the university’s “We See Tomorrow” fundraising campaign, the couple has created the R. Thornton Beeghly Graduate Fellowship in Business Administration and the Bruce […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Bruce and Nancy Beeghly have donated $1.5 million to Youngstown State University, creating a new endowment for the Beeghly College of Education and two graduate fellowships. As part of the university’s “We See Tomorrow” fundraising campaign, the couple has created the R. Thornton Beeghly Graduate Fellowship in...

Ohio Dept. of Education Unveils Job Readiness Seal

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Education has announced that, beginning with the class of 2018, graduating high school seniors can earn the OhioMeansJobs Readiness Seal. Those earning the distinction will have the seal printed on their diplomas and added to their official transcripts. “The 21st century workplace is rapidly changing, and businesses need […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Education has announced that, beginning with the class of 2018, graduating high school seniors can earn the OhioMeansJobs Readiness Seal. Those earning the distinction will have the seal printed on their diplomas and added to their official transcripts. “The 21st century workplace is...

New Book Compiles Shipka’s WYSU Commentaries

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Between 2005 and 2015, Youngstown State University professor Tom Shipka appeared on WYSU scores of times, providing commentary on topics from Ted Williams to religion. And now, a new book by the philosophy and religious studies professor, compiles more than 150 of his works. The book, “Commentaries: 162 Essays on WYSU,” is […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Between 2005 and 2015, Youngstown State University professor Tom Shipka appeared on WYSU scores of times, providing commentary on topics from Ted Williams to religion. And now, a new book by the philosophy and religious studies professor, compiles more than 150 of his works. The book, “Commentaries:...

Couple Donates $120K to Boardman Stadium Project

BOARDMAN, Ohio – With a $120,000 donation from Bill and Karen Veri, the Boardman Boosters and Stadium Project Committee expects the final phase of the new Spartan Stadium to break ground in spring. The final phase includes construction of locker rooms, a concession stand, eating area, public restrooms, ticket booths and a façade with memorial […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – With a $120,000 donation from Bill and Karen Veri, the Boardman Boosters and Stadium Project Committee expects the final phase of the new Spartan Stadium to break ground in spring. The final phase includes construction of locker rooms, a concession stand, eating area, public restrooms, ticket booths...

C-Span Rolls into Boardman High School

BOARDMAN, Ohio – For Brandon Jackson, C-Span’s “50 Capitals Bus Tour” presented an opportunity to not only learn a little more about how government operates, but experience firsthand how public affairs is covered in the media. The Boardman High School senior was busy working the video camera and handling the microphone for the school’s broadcasting […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – For Brandon Jackson, C-Span’s “50 Capitals Bus Tour” presented an opportunity to not only learn a little more about how government operates, but experience firsthand how public affairs is covered in the media. The Boardman High School senior was busy working the video camera and handling the...

YSU to Offer Real Estate Licensure Classes

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Individuals who wish to obtain licensure as an Ohio Real Estate Salesperson will have the opportunity to begin coursework on Jan. 8 in the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University. The successful completion of four courses: Real Estate Law, Real Estate Principles & Practices, Real Estate Finance, and Real […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Individuals who wish to obtain licensure as an Ohio Real Estate Salesperson will have the opportunity to begin coursework on Jan. 8 in the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University. The successful completion of four courses: Real Estate Law, Real Estate Principles & Practices,...

YSU Extends Tressel’s Contract; Approves Tuition Guarantee

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees this morning voted unanimously to extend President Jim Tressel’s contract through June 30, 2019. “I was honored that four years ago, the university would roll the dice with a relatively unknown administrator,” Tressel said in reference to the board’s decision to hire him in 2014 […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees this morning voted unanimously to extend President Jim Tressel’s contract through June 30, 2019. “I was honored that four years ago, the university would roll the dice with a relatively unknown administrator,” Tressel said in reference to the board’s decision...

YSU Financial Economics Master’s No. 9 Nationally

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s financial economics master’s program has been ranked ninth in the country by TFE Times. Programs are scored on factors including graduation admission tests, graduates’ starting salaries and employment rate, and undergraduate GPA. The program at YSU’s Williamson College of Business Administration “prepares you to make critical business decisions for […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s financial economics master’s program has been ranked ninth in the country by TFE Times. Programs are scored on factors including graduation admission tests, graduates’ starting salaries and employment rate, and undergraduate GPA. The program at YSU's Williamson College of Business Administration “prepares you to...

Browner White to Address YSU Fall Commencement

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Pamela Browner White, an award-winning senior executive with nearly three decades of progressive leadership in corporate public affairs and communications, receives an honorary degree and will be the featured speaker at YSU’s Fall commencement Dec. 17 in Beeghly Center. The student speaker will be Molly B. Lukehart, who will graduate with a B.F.A. in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Pamela Browner White, an award-winning senior executive with nearly three decades of progressive leadership in corporate public affairs and communications, receives an honorary degree and will be the featured speaker at YSU’s Fall commencement Dec. 17 in Beeghly Center. The student speaker will be Molly B. Lukehart, who will...

With $1.1M Donation, YSU Welcomes ‘Classrooms of the Future’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With a $1.1 million donation from Dr. Chander M. Kohli and his wife, Karen, Youngstown State University will add 18 ‘Classrooms of the Future’ as part of its $100 million We See Tomorrow fundraising campaign. It’s something that Dr. Kohli said would make his son very proud. Aneal Mohan Kohli spent a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With a $1.1 million donation from Dr. Chander M. Kohli and his wife, Karen, Youngstown State University will add 18 ‘Classrooms of the Future’ as part of its $100 million We See Tomorrow fundraising campaign. It’s something that Dr. Kohli said would make his son very proud....