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PNC Gives YSU $150K for Early Learning Academy

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Beeghly College of Education at Youngstown State University has been awarded a two-year, $150,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to develop the Early Learning Academy. PNC as part of its Grow Up Great initiative to help prepare children from birth to age five for success in school and life. The YSU […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Beeghly College of Education at Youngstown State University has been awarded a two-year, $150,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to develop the Early Learning Academy. PNC as part of its Grow Up Great initiative to help prepare children from birth to age five for success in...

Westminster College Breaks Ground on $11.2M Project

By Ed Puskas NEW WILMINGTON, PA. — When incoming Westminster College President Dr. Kathy Brittain Richardson visited campus during the winter of 2015, she wasn’t deterred at all by a western Pennsylvania weather pattern that featured all four seasons in a single day. At least that was how Westminster vice president for institutional advancement Matthew […]

By Ed Puskas NEW WILMINGTON, PA. -- When incoming Westminster College President Dr. Kathy Brittain Richardson visited campus during the winter of 2015, she wasn’t deterred at all by a western Pennsylvania weather pattern that featured all four seasons in a single day. At least that was how Westminster vice...

Thiel College to Launch First Graduate Program

Thiel Earns Third Straight Colleges of Distinction Honor

GREENVILLE, Pa. – With approval from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Thiel College is adding its first graduate degree program. In August, Thiel was awarded candidacy status by the association’s Council of Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology. Graduate students can enroll in the Master of Science in speech language pathology program at […]

GREENVILLE, Pa. – With approval from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Thiel College is adding its first graduate degree program. In August, Thiel was awarded candidacy status by the association’s Council of Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology. Graduate students can enroll in the Master of Science in...

Jaworski Shares Secrets for Success with YSU Students

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ron “Jaws” Jaworski has found success on and off the football field. The Youngstown State University graduate, who played quarterback for the Penguins from 1969 to 1972, is best-known for his 17-year career in the National Football League, during which he led the Philadelphia Eagles to a Super Bowl berth. After football, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ron “Jaws” Jaworski has found success on and off the football field. The Youngstown State University graduate, who played quarterback for the Penguins from 1969 to 1972, is best-known for his 17-year career in the National Football League, during which he led the Philadelphia Eagles to a...

Oh Wow! Teaches Physics with Hot Wheels Cars

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Central Square will become Hot Wheels heaven Sunday afternoon. Side-by-side tracks, each 1,000 feet long, will snake their way around the streets and walkways as part of Silly Science Sunday, the annual free family event presented by Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology. The event […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Central Square will become Hot Wheels heaven Sunday afternoon. Side-by-side tracks, each 1,000 feet long, will snake their way around the streets and walkways as part of Silly Science Sunday, the annual free family event presented by Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children's Center for...

49ers, Local Partners Team for Message of Togetherness

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Richard Sherman high-fived a third-grader at Williamson Elementary School and delivered a hard-hitting message in the process. Sherman, the fearsome four-time Pro Bowl cornerback for the San Francisco 49ers, and 10 of his teammates visited the school Tuesday to plant a seed of compassion in the students. The pro football players were […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Richard Sherman high-fived a third-grader at Williamson Elementary School and delivered a hard-hitting message in the process. Sherman, the fearsome four-time Pro Bowl cornerback for the San Francisco 49ers, and 10 of his teammates visited the school Tuesday to plant a seed of compassion in the students....

Eastern Gateway Picked for ‘Caring Campus’ Program

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Eastern Gateway Community College is among the 10 colleges nationwide to join the Caring Campus Initiative, a program created by the Institute for Evidence-Based Change to offer students behavioral-health support through their academic careers. “If we all work better, together, the overall campus environment will improve and the entire college community will be […]

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Eastern Gateway Community College is among the 10 colleges nationwide to join the Caring Campus Initiative, a program created by the Institute for Evidence-Based Change to offer students behavioral-health support through their academic careers. “If we all work better, together, the overall campus environment will improve and...

YSU English Festival Earns Second National Award

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — For the second time, the Youngstown State University English Festival is being honored by the National Council of Teachers of English. In November, the festival will receive the 2019 Intellectual Freedom Award during the council’s annual convention in Baltimore. The festival also won the award in 2004. “We are thrilled to be […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- For the second time, the Youngstown State University English Festival is being honored by the National Council of Teachers of English. In November, the festival will receive the 2019 Intellectual Freedom Award during the council's annual convention in Baltimore. The festival also won the award in 2004....

Stambaugh’s New Media Center Broadcasts Growth

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When ESPN came to Stambaugh Stadium in 2006 to cover two YSU playoff games, the broadcasters were less than impressed with the media center at the venue. “We always had a little shack up here that was our TV booth,” says Trevor Parks, director of athletics communication for Youngstown State University. “They […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When ESPN came to Stambaugh Stadium in 2006 to cover two YSU playoff games, the broadcasters were less than impressed with the media center at the venue. “We always had a little shack up here that was our TV booth,” says Trevor Parks, director of athletics communication...

Anatomage Table Expands Learning for Ursuline Students

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A virtual dissection table brings new opportunities to expand learning at Ursuline High School. Ursuline students enrolled in science courses for the 2019-2020 school year will learn on the new Anatomage Table, an anatomy visualization system used for anatomy and physiology education in colleges and universities. It’s been adopted by many of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A virtual dissection table brings new opportunities to expand learning at Ursuline High School. Ursuline students enrolled in science courses for the 2019-2020 school year will learn on the new Anatomage Table, an anatomy visualization system used for anatomy and physiology education in colleges and universities. It's...