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Chemical Bank Joins JA Courses at Stambaugh Charter

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – On what would usually be a day off, 43 volunteers from Chemical Bank spent Columbus Day teaching Junior Achievement programs at Stambaugh Charter Academy. The bank’s Mahoning Valley market president, Michael Schrock, led the It’s My Future course for seventh and eighth grade students. In total, 483 students in kindergarten through eighth […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – On what would usually be a day off, 43 volunteers from Chemical Bank spent Columbus Day teaching Junior Achievement programs at Stambaugh Charter Academy. The bank’s Mahoning Valley market president, Michael Schrock, led the It’s My Future course for seventh and eighth grade students. In total, 483...

Rankings Help Colleges Tell Their Stories to Prospective Students

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — It’s a staple of the high school guidance counselor’s office. Usually a blue book, maybe with a bit of red on the cover or vice versa, emblazoned with flashy headlines such as “A+ Schools for B Students” or “Exclusive Rankings.” Every year, U.S. News & World Report puts out its list of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- It’s a staple of the high school guidance counselor’s office. Usually a blue book, maybe with a bit of red on the cover or vice versa, emblazoned with flashy headlines such as “A+ Schools for B Students” or “Exclusive Rankings.” Every year, U.S. News & World Report...

Blue Sky Therapy Donates Laptops to East High School

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Blue Sky Therapy has donated more than 200 laptops for students at East High School to use for their classwork. Founded in 1986, the medical company – offering physical, occupational and speech therapists to skilled nursing and assisted living centers, as well as outpatient clinics and home health agencies – has long […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Blue Sky Therapy has donated more than 200 laptops for students at East High School to use for their classwork. Founded in 1986, the medical company – offering physical, occupational and speech therapists to skilled nursing and assisted living centers, as well as outpatient clinics and home...

Penn State Shenango Creates Stress-free Zone

SHARON, Pa. — Students, faculty and staff at Penn State Shenango have a new place to go to destress. The campus opened a stress-free zone – a walk-in space complete with massage chair and activity stations, including yoga mat and yoga instructions, computer station with natural daylight lamp to improve mood energy and concentration, a […]

SHARON, Pa. -- Students, faculty and staff at Penn State Shenango have a new place to go to destress. The campus opened a stress-free zone – a walk-in space complete with massage chair and activity stations, including yoga mat and yoga instructions, computer station with natural daylight lamp to improve...

EGCC Gets $836K Grant for Training Center

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Eastern Gateway Community College will use an $836,332 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to establish a new training center.  The Tri-State Gateway to Growth Training Center will serve a 12-county region in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania, Eastern Gateway President Jimmie Bruce said Tuesday after the funding was announced.  Funding is […]

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Eastern Gateway Community College will use an $836,332 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to establish a new training center.  The Tri-State Gateway to Growth Training Center will serve a 12-county region in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania, Eastern Gateway President Jimmie Bruce said Tuesday after the...

Art of Hospitality Taught at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As two world-renowned chefs from Taiwan worked just a few feet away, students in the hospitality management program at Youngstown State University did their part to help prepare a meal that would, in a few hours, be served as part of a fundraiser dinner.  But it wasn’t just preparing the meal, including […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As two world-renowned chefs from Taiwan worked just a few feet away, students in the hospitality management program at Youngstown State University did their part to help prepare a meal that would, in a few hours, be served as part of a fundraiser dinner.  But it wasn’t...

NEOMED Sends Gershen Off with ‘Midwest Nice’

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio — Northeast Ohio Medical University celebrated the 10-year presidency and retirement of Jay A. Gershen, D.D.S., Ph.D., with guests highlighting his priorities over the last decade. The reception and program, held Sept. 25 in the atrium of the NEOMED Education and Wellness Center, welcomed over 300 guests – many of whom formed an […]

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio -- Northeast Ohio Medical University celebrated the 10-year presidency and retirement of Jay A. Gershen, D.D.S., Ph.D., with guests highlighting his priorities over the last decade. The reception and program, held Sept. 25 in the atrium of the NEOMED Education and Wellness Center, welcomed over 300 guests –...

Trades Expo Lays Foundation, Brick by Brick

CANFIELD, Ohio – Brick by brick, the Mahoning Valley Skilled Trades Expo laid a foundation of change – in perspectives, stereotypes and in children’s minds. That was the goal of the Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. It also is a goal for The Business Journal’s Brain Gain: Building a Culture of Entrepreneurship […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Brick by brick, the Mahoning Valley Skilled Trades Expo laid a foundation of change – in perspectives, stereotypes and in children’s minds. That was the goal of the Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. It also is a goal for The Business Journal’s Brain Gain:...

‘Endless’ Jobs Touted at Inaugural Skilled Trades Expo

Mahoning Valley Skilled Trades Expo

CANFIELD, Ohio – At 8:30 a.m. Thursday, a steady stream of school buses began pulling into the Canfield Fairgrounds to drop off the more than 4,000 high school students attending the first Mahoning Valley Skilled Trades Expo. The buses didn’t stop loading and unloading until later that afternoon. “It’s like a shotgun golf start,” Gary […]

CANFIELD, Ohio - At 8:30 a.m. Thursday, a steady stream of school buses began pulling into the Canfield Fairgrounds to drop off the more than 4,000 high school students attending the first Mahoning Valley Skilled Trades Expo. The buses didn’t stop loading and unloading until later that afternoon. “It’s like...

GCC Childhood Education Program Ranked No. 2

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College’s early-childhood education program has been ranked as one of the best in the nation by Study.com. The college’s bachelor of science in elementary education major was identified as the No. 2 program in the United States by the education and test prep website, which looked at statistics from […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College’s early-childhood education program has been ranked as one of the best in the nation by Study.com. The college’s bachelor of science in elementary education major was identified as the No. 2 program in the United States by the education and test prep website,...