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Sharon Robotics Team to Compete Among 20 of World’s Best

SHARON, Pa. – After competing at the First World Championship in Detroit last week, the Sharon Tiger Techs Robotics Team will be heading to San Jose, Calif., over the summer to compete against 19 of the world’s best school robotics teams. At the First World Championship, held April 24-27, the Tiger Techs competed against 108 […]

SHARON, Pa. – After competing at the First World Championship in Detroit last week, the Sharon Tiger Techs Robotics Team will be heading to San Jose, Calif., over the summer to compete against 19 of the world’s best school robotics teams. At the First World Championship, held April 24-27, the...

Execs to Speak at YSU Graduation Ceremonies

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two executives, both Youngstown State University alumni, will speak at the university’s commencement ceremonies May 11. Sam Grooms, CEO of Hy-Tek Material Handling in Middleburg Heights, will speak at the morning graduation for students in the Williamson College of Business Administration, Beeghly College of Education and College of Science, Technology, Engineering and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two executives, both Youngstown State University alumni, will speak at the university’s commencement ceremonies May 11. Sam Grooms, CEO of Hy-Tek Material Handling in Middleburg Heights, will speak at the morning graduation for students in the Williamson College of Business Administration, Beeghly College of Education and College...

Howland Students Receive $66,750 in Scholarships

WARREN, Ohio — At its 13th annual scholarship breakfast, the Howland Community Scholarships Foundation distributed $66,750 in scholarships to seniors graduating from Howland High School. The scholarships were awarded this morning during the breakfast at Leo’s Ristorante in Howland. The foundation, established in 2006, has awarded scholarships to graduating seniors each year from Howland Local […]

WARREN, Ohio -- At its 13th annual scholarship breakfast, the Howland Community Scholarships Foundation distributed $66,750 in scholarships to seniors graduating from Howland High School. The scholarships were awarded this morning during the breakfast at Leo's Ristorante in Howland. The foundation, established in 2006, has awarded scholarships to graduating seniors...

Youngstown City Schools Names Jennings CEO

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown City School District Academic Distress Commission named Justin Jennings the new CEO after a 5-0 vote this morning, according to a release. Jennings, superintendent of Muskegon Public Schools in Muskegon, Mich., was chosen from a field of three finalists selected from nearly 140 applicants. Commission members praised his background and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Youngstown City School District Academic Distress Commission named Justin Jennings the new CEO after a 5-0 vote this morning, according to a release. Jennings, superintendent of Muskegon Public Schools in Muskegon, Mich., was chosen from a field of three finalists selected from nearly 140 applicants. Commission...

$12M Community Workforce Center to Open in January

CAMPBELL, Ohio — A multipurpose center that will house among other services a new science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, academy should be finished by early next year, officials said Wednesday. The $12.3 million Community Literacy Workforce and Cultural Center, which broke ground in 2018, is a project that incorporates education, health and wellness, […]

CAMPBELL, Ohio -- A multipurpose center that will house among other services a new science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, academy should be finished by early next year, officials said Wednesday. The $12.3 million Community Literacy Workforce and Cultural Center, which broke ground in 2018, is a project that...

More Than a Third of Teens Say They Won’t Be Financially Dependent by 30

GIRARD, Ohio — A survey by Junior Achievement and Citizens Bank found that 63% of teens believe they will be financially independent of their parents by age 30. That leaves more than a third who believe otherwise. Released in conjunction with Financial Literacy Month in April, the survey highlights the top financial goals and concerns […]

GIRARD, Ohio -- A survey by Junior Achievement and Citizens Bank found that 63% of teens believe they will be financially independent of their parents by age 30. That leaves more than a third who believe otherwise. Released in conjunction with Financial Literacy Month in April, the survey highlights the...

YSU Event Fosters Next Generation of Women Accountants

By Marah Morrison YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The fourth annual Women in Accounting event, which took place at Youngstown State University Friday, was born out of an overheard conversation.  Marsha Huber, a professor of accounting at YSU, said about five years ago, volunteer tax preparations were being done, but the computers were down. She said while […]

By Marah Morrison YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The fourth annual Women in Accounting event, which took place at Youngstown State University Friday, was born out of an overheard conversation.  Marsha Huber, a professor of accounting at YSU, said about five years ago, volunteer tax preparations were being done, but the computers...

‘Chess Is Life’ Puts Future in Check with Life Lessons

NILES, Ohio — At 10 o’clock on a Saturday morning, Eastwood Mall starts to fill with walkers and shoppers. As the people make their way beyond the food court, some turn their heads instead of watching where they’re going. Others give in to curiosity and come to a full stop to get a better look […]

NILES, Ohio -- At 10 o’clock on a Saturday morning, Eastwood Mall starts to fill with walkers and shoppers. As the people make their way beyond the food court, some turn their heads instead of watching where they’re going. Others give in to curiosity and come to a full stop...

$1M Gift Funds Lecture Hall at Westminster College

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College recently dedicated the Dietz Sullivan Lecture Hall inside its Hoyt Science Center here. Named for Fred Sullivan and his late wife, Carol Dietz Sullivan, the 112-seat lecture hall addition is part of an ongoing $20 million renovation taking place in the Hoyt Science Center. Each seat in the lecture […]

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College recently dedicated the Dietz Sullivan Lecture Hall inside its Hoyt Science Center here. Named for Fred Sullivan and his late wife, Carol Dietz Sullivan, the 112-seat lecture hall addition is part of an ongoing $20 million renovation taking place in the Hoyt Science Center....

Penn State Launches Master’s in Corporate Leadership

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State University has launched a new master’s program in strategic management and executive leadership, a program focused on developing corporate leaders. The degree is being offered exclusively online through Penn State World Campus in parternship with the university’s Smeal College of Business. “The world has changed so rapidly, and many […]

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State University has launched a new master’s program in strategic management and executive leadership, a program focused on developing corporate leaders. The degree is being offered exclusively online through Penn State World Campus in parternship with the university’s Smeal College of Business. “The world has...