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$1.5M Gift to Create Biomedical Lab at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A $1.5 million gift from Eleanor Watanakunakorn will establish a biomedical research lab for the College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics at Youngstown State University. The donation also pushes the We See Tomorrow fundraising campaign past its $100 million goal. “All of us at YSU thank Mrs. Watanakunakorn for her generosity and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A $1.5 million gift from Eleanor Watanakunakorn will establish a biomedical research lab for the College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics at Youngstown State University. The donation also pushes the We See Tomorrow fundraising campaign past its $100 million goal. “All of us at YSU thank Mrs....

YSU Trustees, Tressel OK Contract Extension

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –– The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees and President Jim Tressel agreed Thursday to extend Tressel’s contract for another year through June 2021. “President Tressel’s strong leadership is moving the university forward,” Trustee Chair Dave Deibel said. “We are pleased that President Tressel will continue, in his role, to position the university […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –– The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees and President Jim Tressel agreed Thursday to extend Tressel’s contract for another year through June 2021. “President Tressel’s strong leadership is moving the university forward,” Trustee Chair Dave Deibel said. “We are pleased that President Tressel will continue, in his...

YSU Sends 32 Students to Sports Medicine Conference

YOUNGSTOWN Ohio – Thirty-two students and two faculty members from Youngstown State University attended the 47th annual meeting of the Midwest Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine, the largest group from YSU to ever attend. While there, three students and one faculty member made presentations.  Students Megan Kulisek presented “Effects of Exercise Desks […]

YOUNGSTOWN Ohio – Thirty-two students and two faculty members from Youngstown State University attended the 47th annual meeting of the Midwest Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine, the largest group from YSU to ever attend. While there, three students and one faculty member made presentations.  Students Megan Kulisek...

Kent Nursing Lab Provides ‘Real Feel’ Experience

CHAMPION TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Chelsey Palmer, a junior nursing major at Kent State University at Trumbull, wanted to have a more active role in patient health care after working in the field on and off for the past 10 years. Palmer worked at local hospitals as a unit clerk and in patient transport, she said, […]

CHAMPION TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Chelsey Palmer, a junior nursing major at Kent State University at Trumbull, wanted to have a more active role in patient health care after working in the field on and off for the past 10 years. Palmer worked at local hospitals as a unit clerk and...

Monus Fellows Aid YBI Portfolio Companies

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Six students from Youngstown State University have spent the fall semester working with portfolio companies at the Youngstown Business Incubator as part of the Bonus Entrepreneurship Fellows Programs. Through the program, Alyssa Covert, Isaac Hraga, Jeremy Keillor, My N. Lee, Larsen Murvin and Richard Salman have worked with companies in preparing readiness […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Six students from Youngstown State University have spent the fall semester working with portfolio companies at the Youngstown Business Incubator as part of the Bonus Entrepreneurship Fellows Programs. Through the program, Alyssa Covert, Isaac Hraga, Jeremy Keillor, My N. Lee, Larsen Murvin and Richard Salman have worked...

YSU Teams Make Moot Court Nationals for 11th Straight Year

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Four members of the Youngstown State University moot court team will compete in a national tournament next month after winning two regional contests. The appearance in the national competition marks the 11th straight year YSU has appeared. Samantha Fritz and Jacob Tomory won the Midwest Regional Moot Court Tournament while Michael Factor […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Four members of the Youngstown State University moot court team will compete in a national tournament next month after winning two regional contests. The appearance in the national competition marks the 11th straight year YSU has appeared. Samantha Fritz and Jacob Tomory won the Midwest Regional Moot...

Oh Wow! Children’s Museum to Buy McCrory Building

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology will go from being a tenant of its downtown building to being its owner by the end of the year. The purchase will give the downtown science museum the ability to better determine its own destiny, museum officials say, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology will go from being a tenant of its downtown building to being its owner by the end of the year. The purchase will give the downtown science museum the ability to better determine its...

YSU and IBM Launch IT Skills and Apprenticeship Center

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University and IBM today announced the launch of the YSU IT Workforce Accelerator designed to provide students and the local workforce with skills needed for high-tech jobs in the growing digital economy.  The IBM-designed initiative will provide pre-apprenticeship training and apprenticeship program enablement so that local companies can train area […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Youngstown State University and IBM today announced the launch of the YSU IT Workforce Accelerator designed to provide students and the local workforce with skills needed for high-tech jobs in the growing digital economy.  The IBM-designed initiative will provide pre-apprenticeship training and apprenticeship program enablement so that...

Nonprofit Students Work with Cleveland Children’s Museum

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ten students in Youngstown State University’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership recently spent a day working with the Children’s Museum of Cleveland, providing input on strategic planning, donor conversion and social media. “The students were so engaged, asked great questions and developed very creative responses to the organizational challenges presented,” said Maria Campanelli, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ten students in Youngstown State University’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership recently spent a day working with the Children’s Museum of Cleveland, providing input on strategic planning, donor conversion and social media. “The students were so engaged, asked great questions and developed very creative responses to the organizational...

Penn State Shenango Professors Bring ‘Edge’ to Students

SHARON, Pa.— While most faculty spend their summer completing research, teaching summer classes, or preparing for the fall semester, Penn State Shenango nursing professor Maureen Dunn spent part of her summer abroad, networking with faculty from Lille Catholic University in France and at The Hague University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. Dunn’s trip was […]

SHARON, Pa.— While most faculty spend their summer completing research, teaching summer classes, or preparing for the fall semester, Penn State Shenango nursing professor Maureen Dunn spent part of her summer abroad, networking with faculty from Lille Catholic University in France and at The Hague University of Applied Sciences in...