SPONSORED BY

STEM+ME2 Academy Gets $10K Grant from MIT

CANFIELD, Ohio – Students at Valley STEM+ME2 Academy have been awarded a $10,000 grant from a program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to create a danger-alert system for schools. One of 15 schools nationwide to receive the Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam grant, students will develop the system over the next nine months. The application process was […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Students at Valley STEM+ME2 Academy have been awarded a $10,000 grant from a program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to create a danger-alert system for schools. One of 15 schools nationwide to receive the Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam grant, students will develop the system over the next nine...

$1.5M Gift Funds YSU Economics Research Position

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With a $1.5 million gift, the daughters of Paul J. Thomas have created a new research position in Youngstown State University’s department of economics, a move that will greatly help future students, the department chairman said. “I think of this as a super-faculty. This is someone who’s going to have the role […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With a $1.5 million gift, the daughters of Paul J. Thomas have created a new research position in Youngstown State University’s department of economics, a move that will greatly help future students, the department chairman said. “I think of this as a super-faculty. This is someone who’s...

The New YSU! Research Studies Imposter Phenomenon

By Rebecca Badaway, assistant professor of management at Youngstown State University. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Impostor Phenomenon refers to successful people who feel like intellectual fakes – who believe they are not as competent as they let on, do not belong in the roles they hold, and have somehow fooled the people around them into […]

By Rebecca Badaway, assistant professor of management at Youngstown State University. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Impostor Phenomenon refers to successful people who feel like intellectual fakes – who believe they are not as competent as they let on, do not belong in the roles they hold, and have somehow fooled...

UPMC Sponsors New Westminster Sports Complex

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — Come next fall, athletes from Westminster College’s men’s and women’s soccer and lacrosse programs will have a dedicate field for the next decade thanks to a sponsorship from UPMC. President of UPMC Jameson and UPMC Horizon, Don Owrey, and Westminster’s president, Dr. Kathy Brittain Richardson announced the sponsorship this weekend. Construction […]

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Come next fall, athletes from Westminster College's men's and women's soccer and lacrosse programs will have a dedicate field for the next decade thanks to a sponsorship from UPMC. President of UPMC Jameson and UPMC Horizon, Don Owrey, and Westminster's president, Dr. Kathy Brittain Richardson announced...

Thiel College Launches Environmental Safety Management Program

GREENVILLE, Pa. — A boom in manufacturing jobs is on the horizon, says the president of ILSCO Extrusions, John Thigpen, and the newest academic program at Thiel College promises to help fill the vacancies. Thigpen, a 1986 graduate of Thiel, was part of a panel discussion Thursday as the college launched its Environmental Safety Management […]

GREENVILLE, Pa. -- A boom in manufacturing jobs is on the horizon, says the president of ILSCO Extrusions, John Thigpen, and the newest academic program at Thiel College promises to help fill the vacancies. Thigpen, a 1986 graduate of Thiel, was part of a panel discussion Thursday as the college...

The New YSU! Business College Impacts Community

By Betty Jo Licata, dean of the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Recently, I had an interesting discussion with students when I asked, “Who are the customers of the Williamson College of Business Administration?” Initially, of course, the answer was “we are.” Upon further thought and discussion, the […]

By Betty Jo Licata, dean of the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Recently, I had an interesting discussion with students when I asked, “Who are the customers of the Williamson College of Business Administration?” Initially, of course, the answer was “we are.” Upon...

Early Warning System Targets Students’ Mental Health

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Three years ago, the school-justice partnership program launched the early-warning system in Struthers City Schools, Austintown Local School District and Boardman Local School District. As of this year, the program has reduced truancy by 50%, reported Mahoning County Juvenile Judge Theresa Dellick. Dellick was joined by school superintendents Monday at the Mahoning […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Three years ago, the school-justice partnership program launched the early-warning system in Struthers City Schools, Austintown Local School District and Boardman Local School District. As of this year, the program has reduced truancy by 50%, reported Mahoning County Juvenile Judge Theresa Dellick. Dellick was joined by school...

eAcademy Among Best in Economic Development

eAcademy Wins Economic Development Program of the Year Award

HERMITAGE, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Economic Development Association has honored the eCenter@LindenPointe Entrepreneurship Academy as one of the state’s top economic development programs for its ongoing work in connecting high school students with business leaders and educational institutions. The award recognizes the eCenter and other recipients for their efforts to move Pennsylvania in a positive […]

HERMITAGE, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Economic Development Association has honored the eCenter@LindenPointe Entrepreneurship Academy as one of the state’s top economic development programs for its ongoing work in connecting high school students with business leaders and educational institutions. The award recognizes the eCenter and other recipients for their efforts to...

Updated: Mohip Announces Plan to Step Down Next Summer

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown City School District CEO Krish Mohip will not seek a contract renewal, he announced in a letter to the district Academic Distress Commission. Mohip, whose contract is set to expire in July 2019, became the district’s first chief executive officer in the summer of 2016. He said he is providing notice […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown City School District CEO Krish Mohip will not seek a contract renewal, he announced in a letter to the district Academic Distress Commission. Mohip, whose contract is set to expire in July 2019, became the district’s first chief executive officer in the summer of 2016. He...

NAACP Links Poor Student Performance to Racism

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The NAACP Youngstown/Mahoning County Branch is continuing its call for action within the Youngstown City School District, particularly related to racism toward the black student population, President George Freeman Jr. said. “Race Trumps Poverty” was the theme of a news conference at the local office of the National Association for the Advancement […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The NAACP Youngstown/Mahoning County Branch is continuing its call for action within the Youngstown City School District, particularly related to racism toward the black student population, President George Freeman Jr. said. “Race Trumps Poverty” was the theme of a news conference at the local office of the...