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Run, Jump, Fly for Holidays at Oh Wow!

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A traveling exhibit lets kids channel their inner superhero during the holiday season. The Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action exhibit will be featured through Jan. 6 at the Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology. The exhibit was created by the Minnesota Children’s Museum and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A traveling exhibit lets kids channel their inner superhero during the holiday season. The Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action exhibit will be featured through Jan. 6 at the Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science & Technology. The exhibit was created by...

The New YSU! Affordability Augments Its Quality

By Joseph L. Mosca, YSU interim provost and vice president for academic affairs. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Americans are more burdened by student loan debt than any time in history. The average student loan debt for the class of 2018 graduates was over $40,000, up 7% from the previous year. This adds up to Americans owing over $1.48 […]

By Joseph L. Mosca, YSU interim provost and vice president for academic affairs. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Americans are more burdened by student loan debt than any time in history. The average student loan debt for the class of 2018 graduates was over $40,000, up 7% from the previous year. This adds...

East High Launches Advanced Manufacturing Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Starting  in January, students at East High School are participating in an advanced manufacturing pilot program that is available at just two other sites across the country. The new curriculum, called Ignite: Mastering Manufacturing, is the result of a partnership between Youngstown-based America Makes, Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, or Lift, in Detroit […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Starting  in January, students at East High School are participating in an advanced manufacturing pilot program that is available at just two other sites across the country. The new curriculum, called Ignite: Mastering Manufacturing, is the result of a partnership between Youngstown-based America Makes, Lightweight Innovations for...

YSU Names Promotions in Economic Development, Research Offices

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In the wake of splitting its Office of Research into two reorganized offices, Youngstown State University has announced three promotions. Mike Hripko is the university’s new associate vice president for external affairs, government relations and economic development, while Greg Dillon is interim associate vice president for research and Severine Van Slambrouck is […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In the wake of splitting its Office of Research into two reorganized offices, Youngstown State University has announced three promotions. Mike Hripko is the university’s new associate vice president for external affairs, government relations and economic development, while Greg Dillon is interim associate vice president for research...

Navarros Fund Scholarships for 55 YSU Students

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Flor “Shorty” and Elba Navarro met earlier this month with the Youngstown State University students receiving scholarships funded by the philanthropists. In total, 55 students were awarded a combined $39,277 in scholarships through the couples four funds: the Shorty and Elba Navarro Scholarships, the Shorty and Elba Lillian Navarro Scholarship in Business, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Flor “Shorty” and Elba Navarro met earlier this month with the Youngstown State University students receiving scholarships funded by the philanthropists. In total, 55 students were awarded a combined $39,277 in scholarships through the couples four funds: the Shorty and Elba Navarro Scholarships, the Shorty and Elba...

Goodwill Offers Teachers Free Books

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Through the end of the year, Goodwill Industries of Mahoning and Shenango Valleys is offering teachers up to 25 free books to use in their classrooms. “Being the son of a career educator and appreciating so much the work and love teachers give their students, we wanted to say, ‘Thanks,’ ” said […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Through the end of the year, Goodwill Industries of Mahoning and Shenango Valleys is offering teachers up to 25 free books to use in their classrooms. “Being the son of a career educator and appreciating so much the work and love teachers give their students, we wanted...

Ryan Addresses GM Jobs as EGCC Offers Free Training

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Notification by General Motors that it has 2,700 positions available isn’t a boon for workers expecting layoffs from the potential closing of GM’s Lordstown Complex, nor is it for the Mahoning Valley, said U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan. On Friday, GM announced openings at plants in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Notification by General Motors that it has 2,700 positions available isn’t a boon for workers expecting layoffs from the potential closing of GM’s Lordstown Complex, nor is it for the Mahoning Valley, said U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan. On Friday, GM announced openings at plants in Indiana, Kentucky,...

Sharon Robotics Teams Advance to World Events

SHARON, Pa. — Two Sharon robotics teams are advancing to the world stage after placing first and second at the Western Pennsylvania FIRST LEGO League Championship. The tournament, held Dec. 7-8 at Sewickley Academy, included more than 80 teams from the Pittsburgh region. The Sharon teams, Tiger Techs Team Orange and Tiger Techs Team Black, […]

SHARON, Pa. -- Two Sharon robotics teams are advancing to the world stage after placing first and second at the Western Pennsylvania FIRST LEGO League Championship. The tournament, held Dec. 7-8 at Sewickley Academy, included more than 80 teams from the Pittsburgh region. The Sharon teams, Tiger Techs Team Orange...

Art Education for Those ‘Who Need it the Most’

By Jeremy Lydic YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- On a Tuesday evening, long after working professionals have gone home for the day, the first floor of the Ohio One building in downtown Youngstown bustles with activity as students fill the classrooms and workspaces at Students Motivated by the Arts, or Smarts. Voices...

YSU Online Programs Rank Nationally

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — When it comes to earning a master’s degree online, Youngstown State University is counted among the best in the United States. The Best Schools ranked YSU 11th in its Best Online Master in Economics Degree Programs list. Rankings are based on academic excellence, faculty scholarship, reputation, financial aid, range of degree programs […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- When it comes to earning a master's degree online, Youngstown State University is counted among the best in the United States. The Best Schools ranked YSU 11th in its Best Online Master in Economics Degree Programs list. Rankings are based on academic excellence, faculty scholarship, reputation, financial...