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Warren Philharmonic Offers Free Violin Lessons

WARREN, Ohio — A select group of third through seventh-grade students in Trumbull County will receive free violin lessons courtesy of the Warren Philharmonic Orchestra. Through the orchestra’s Strings of Joy program, a “limited number of students” will take part in the lessons with age-appropriate violins and printed sheet music loaned by the orchestra. The […]

WARREN, Ohio -- A select group of third through seventh-grade students in Trumbull County will receive free violin lessons courtesy of the Warren Philharmonic Orchestra. Through the orchestra's Strings of Joy program, a "limited number of students" will take part in the lessons with age-appropriate violins and printed sheet music...

Bernstine Family Endows $30K at Penn State Shenango

SHARON, Pa. – The Bernstine family made a $30,000 family contribution to Penn State University to establish the Sam, Pam, Aaron, Ilia and Dierks Bernstine Open Doors Scholarship at its Shenango campus. The donation is part of the PSU-wide campaign “A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence” and will leverage a two-to-one PSU match, […]

SHARON, Pa. – The Bernstine family made a $30,000 family contribution to Penn State University to establish the Sam, Pam, Aaron, Ilia and Dierks Bernstine Open Doors Scholarship at its Shenango campus. The donation is part of the PSU-wide campaign “A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence” and will...

AHEC Scholars Announces Class of 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Eastern Ohio Area Health Education Center (AHEC) announced its inaugural class of students for its AHEC Scholars program at Youngstown State University. AHEC Scholars provides health professions students with an opportunity to gain experience and knowledge in rural and underserved urban settings. During their junior year, students participate in didactic and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Eastern Ohio Area Health Education Center (AHEC) announced its inaugural class of students for its AHEC Scholars program at Youngstown State University. AHEC Scholars provides health professions students with an opportunity to gain experience and knowledge in rural and underserved urban settings. During their junior year,...

NCDMM Designates YSU as Alliance Partner

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University has been named an Alliance Partner by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining, allowing the university to support projects at the center. “This is a noteworthy accomplishment that is highly-recognized in defense manufacturing circles,” said Mike Hripko, associate vice president for external affairs, government relations and economic […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University has been named an Alliance Partner by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining, allowing the university to support projects at the center. “This is a noteworthy accomplishment that is highly-recognized in defense manufacturing circles,” said Mike Hripko, associate vice president for external...

YSU, JA to Host 350 Students for Business 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — More than 350 students from 13 high schools throughout the region are expected to attend Business 2020. The YSU Williamson College of Business Administration, in conjunction with the Junior Achievement of the Mahoning Valley, will host the event, which features panel sessions on various aspects of business, including skill assessment and preparing […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- More than 350 students from 13 high schools throughout the region are expected to attend Business 2020. The YSU Williamson College of Business Administration, in conjunction with the Junior Achievement of the Mahoning Valley, will host the event, which features panel sessions on various aspects of business,...

YSU Students Renovate On-Campus Rain Garden

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A group of students from the Youngstown Environmental Sustainability Society has started renovation work on a rain garden at Youngstown State University. The garden next door to Coffelt Hall was built several years ago to limit the amount of stormwater runoff into the city’s sewer system, which often includes fluids from cars […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A group of students from the Youngstown Environmental Sustainability Society has started renovation work on a rain garden at Youngstown State University. The garden next door to Coffelt Hall was built several years ago to limit the amount of stormwater runoff into the city’s sewer system, which...

Penn Shenango Explores Cross-Discipline Collaboration in Health Care

SHARON, Pa. – Two faculty members at Penn State Shenango, one in nursing and one in human development and family studies, have teamed up to launch an interprofessional collaboration between their fields of study. Using classroom technology and video instruction, assistant teaching professor Maureen Dunn and human development instructor Roxanne Atterholt have worked together to […]

SHARON, Pa. – Two faculty members at Penn State Shenango, one in nursing and one in human development and family studies, have teamed up to launch an interprofessional collaboration between their fields of study. Using classroom technology and video instruction, assistant teaching professor Maureen Dunn and human development instructor Roxanne...

Postcard Art Show on Display at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Through Nov. 21, Bliss Hall at Youngstown State University is hosting the second annual High School Mail Art Show. The exhibit features postcard-sized artwork from 150 high school juniors and seniors from 16 school districts in northeastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania. Sponsored by the YSU Department of Art, the show is free […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Through Nov. 21, Bliss Hall at Youngstown State University is hosting the second annual High School Mail Art Show. The exhibit features postcard-sized artwork from 150 high school juniors and seniors from 16 school districts in northeastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania. Sponsored by the YSU Department of...

YSU Students Earn Top Awards at State Communication Meeting

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Students in Youngstown State University’s Department of Communication took home awards for the top graduate and top undergraduate student papers at the 2018 Ohio Communication Association conference earlier this month at the University of Akron’s Wayne College. Allison Centofanti and Kaija DiPillo, graduate students in the Professional Communication master’s degree program, won […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Students in Youngstown State University’s Department of Communication took home awards for the top graduate and top undergraduate student papers at the 2018 Ohio Communication Association conference earlier this month at the University of Akron’s Wayne College. Allison Centofanti and Kaija DiPillo, graduate students in the Professional...

Kawasaki’s Visit: From One Sansei to Another

By Marsha Huber, YSU accounting professor YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — “Is it better to know people or be known by people?” Guy Kawasaki, the speaker Oct. 25 at Youngstown State University’s Thomas Colloquium, was asked by a student. “It is better to be known by people,” said Kawasaki. Kawasaki, 64, known for his previous role as […]

By Marsha Huber, YSU accounting professor YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- "Is it better to know people or be known by people?" Guy Kawasaki, the speaker Oct. 25 at Youngstown State University's Thomas Colloquium, was asked by a student. "It is better to be known by people," said Kawasaki. Kawasaki, 64, known...