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International Enrollment at YSU Among Country’s Fastest-Growing

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The international-student body at Youngstown State University is the second-fastest growing in the country, according to the Institute of International Education’s latest Open Doors report. In the fall 2018 semester, YSU had 581 international students, up from 336 in the 2014 school year. The Open Doors report compared the fall 2016 and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The international-student body at Youngstown State University is the second-fastest growing in the country, according to the Institute of International Education’s latest Open Doors report. In the fall 2018 semester, YSU had 581 international students, up from 336 in the 2014 school year. The Open Doors report...

YSU Trustees Receive National Award for Leadership

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A few years ago, the future of Youngstown State University was uncertain due to presidential leadership changes, financial circumstances and declining enrollment, said Mike Sherman, but in the last five years that uncertainty has been erased. “It’s a result of this board’s leadership and this academic community of students, faculty and staff […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A few years ago, the future of Youngstown State University was uncertain due to presidential leadership changes, financial circumstances and declining enrollment, said Mike Sherman, but in the last five years that uncertainty has been erased. “It’s a result of this board’s leadership and this academic community...

YSU Alumni Magazine Wins Silver Award

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s alumni magazine, YSU Magazine has earned the Silver Award at the Annual Collegiate Advertising Awards for the fourth time in five years. Among the judging criteria for the award are creativity, layout and design, functionality, message effectiveness, production quality and overall appeal. The Silver Award puts YSU Magazine in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s alumni magazine, YSU Magazine has earned the Silver Award at the Annual Collegiate Advertising Awards for the fourth time in five years. Among the judging criteria for the award are creativity, layout and design, functionality, message effectiveness, production quality and overall appeal. The Silver...

Penn State Shenango Adds $19.4M to Economy

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Shenango contributed $19.4 million to the Pennsylvania economy and supported 253 jobs in the Keystone State in fiscal year 2017, according to a new study released by Penn State, focused on measuring the university’s impact in the state’s communities. Overall, the study found that Penn State contributed more than […]

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Shenango contributed $19.4 million to the Pennsylvania economy and supported 253 jobs in the Keystone State in fiscal year 2017, according to a new study released by Penn State, focused on measuring the university’s impact in the state's communities. Overall, the study found that...

Mathematical Solutions for City’s Snow Problems

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city of Youngstown is hoping a new set of eyes can help solve one of the biggest gripes among residents and workers: snow-covered roads. In January, seven students enrolled in the topics in mathematical modeling class at Youngstown State University began looking into the problem at the request of their professor, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city of Youngstown is hoping a new set of eyes can help solve one of the biggest gripes among residents and workers: snow-covered roads. In January, seven students enrolled in the topics in mathematical modeling class at Youngstown State University began looking into the problem at...

Kent Columbiana, Trumbull Named Military Friendly Campuses

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the 10th year in a row, Kent State University has been named a Military Friendly School by Viqtory Media, with the Trumbull and Columbiana campuses each earning the designation. In addition, the campus in Salem was named the No. 7 school among small public institutions. The designation, also presented to the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the 10th year in a row, Kent State University has been named a Military Friendly School by Viqtory Media, with the Trumbull and Columbiana campuses each earning the designation. In addition, the campus in Salem was named the No. 7 school among small public institutions. The...

Husted Brings Workforce Tour to Valley

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Young people are under the impression that choosing the skilled trades means they are shutting the door on the path to college, a myth Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said he wants to dispel. Husted, who leads the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation, visited Brilex Industries Monday afternoon, the final stop of the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Young people are under the impression that choosing the skilled trades means they are shutting the door on the path to college, a myth Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said he wants to dispel. Husted, who leads the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation, visited Brilex Industries Monday afternoon,...

Licata to Lead Accrediting Association Review Committee

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Betty Jo Licata, dean of the Williamson College of Business Administration, has been named chairwoman of the International Continuous Improvement Review Committee by the American Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The committee oversees the continuation of accreditation process for the national organization, ensuring application standards and equity of recommendations. As […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Betty Jo Licata, dean of the Williamson College of Business Administration, has been named chairwoman of the International Continuous Improvement Review Committee by the American Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The committee oversees the continuation of accreditation process for the national organization, ensuring application standards...

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...