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YSU Shows Strong Return on Investment, Education

YSU Economic Impact Shows Strong Return on Investment, Education

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The economic impact of Youngstown State University is something that has always been discussed by the community. And while there are now facts and figures to quantify that value, experts say the impact goes further than recent reports suggest. On Tuesday, university representatives, economic development officers and members of the press gathered […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The economic impact of Youngstown State University is something that has always been discussed by the community. And while there are now facts and figures to quantify that value, experts say the impact goes further than recent reports suggest. On Tuesday, university representatives, economic development officers and...

YSU’s Economic Impact Nearly $1B Each Year

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University students, alumni and visitors, along with research, construction and entrepreneurial activities, pump nearly $1 billion into the five-county regional economy every year, supporting close to 16,000 jobs, a new study says. In addition, YSU generates nearly six times more in tax dollars than it spends, and the university’s return […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University students, alumni and visitors, along with research, construction and entrepreneurial activities, pump nearly $1 billion into the five-county regional economy every year, supporting close to 16,000 jobs, a new study says. In addition, YSU generates nearly six times more in tax dollars than it...

WCBA Student Named Best Presenter at Ads Contest

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Megan Factor, a recent graduate of the Williamson College of Business Administration, was named Best Presenter at the National Student Advertising competition. The contest, held earlier this month in Cleveland, required students to develop a campaign for OceanSpray to generate engagement with millennials. Other participating Youngstown State University students were Anna Henkels, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Megan Factor, a recent graduate of the Williamson College of Business Administration, was named Best Presenter at the National Student Advertising competition. The contest, held earlier this month in Cleveland, required students to develop a campaign for OceanSpray to generate engagement with millennials. Other participating Youngstown State...

Frangakis Recognized for Thiel’s Gateway Projects

GREENVILLE, Pa. – A former Thiel College board of trustee member, John Frangakis, has been recognized for his charitable contributions to the college that will fund a series of gateway beautification projects. The entryways to Thiel College from Route 18 and on College Avenue to Amelia Earhart Drive will be the focus of the projects. […]

GREENVILLE, Pa. – A former Thiel College board of trustee member, John Frangakis, has been recognized for his charitable contributions to the college that will fund a series of gateway beautification projects. The entryways to Thiel College from Route 18 and on College Avenue to Amelia Earhart Drive will be...

Oh Wow! Hosts Da Vinci Surgical System

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Students in fourth through sixth grade will have an opportunity to learn about and demo the Da Vinci Surgical System through a partnership with Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology and the YWCA of Youngstown. On June 18, the Summer Manufacturing Institute 2018 kicks off […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Students in fourth through sixth grade will have an opportunity to learn about and demo the Da Vinci Surgical System through a partnership with Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology and the YWCA of Youngstown. On June 18, the Summer...

First International Exposure Trip Inspires Students

WARREN, Ohio – Students from the Warren and Youngstown chapters of Inspiring Minds took an “exposure trip” to El Salvador from May 28 to June 2, the first group to take an international trip with the organization. While in El Salvador, students immersed into the culture by exploring the country, trying new foods, learning Spanish, […]

WARREN, Ohio – Students from the Warren and Youngstown chapters of Inspiring Minds took an "exposure trip" to El Salvador from May 28 to June 2, the first group to take an international trip with the organization. While in El Salvador, students immersed into the culture by exploring the country,...

Valley STEM Academy Deploys Mobile Unit

CANFIELD, Ohio – Next fall, STEM education might be rolling into a school, fair or festival near you. The Valley STEM + Me 2 Academy has deployed a new mobile unit equipped with some of the latest wizardry related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, education. “Our goal was to reach out to […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Next fall, STEM education might be rolling into a school, fair or festival near you. The Valley STEM + Me 2 Academy has deployed a new mobile unit equipped with some of the latest wizardry related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, education. “Our goal...

Family, $1.3M Gift Honored as YSU Names College

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A $1.3 million gift to Youngstown State University was celebrated Sunday as leaders of the YSU community joined the family of the late Earle Wayne Cliffe Jr. to announce the naming of the College of Creative Arts and Communication in memory of Cliffe’s parents, Dr. Earle W. and Ida Cliffe. Cliffe Sr., […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A $1.3 million gift to Youngstown State University was celebrated Sunday as leaders of the YSU community joined the family of the late Earle Wayne Cliffe Jr. to announce the naming of the College of Creative Arts and Communication in memory of Cliffe’s parents, Dr. Earle W....

YSU Trustees Appoint Interim Provost, OK Budget

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees approved the appointment of an interim provost, tuition plan and a new budget at its quarterly meeting Thursday. Joseph Mosca, dean of the Bitonte College of Health and Human Services, was named interim provost following the departure of Martin Abraham in May. Mosca has been […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees approved the appointment of an interim provost, tuition plan and a new budget at its quarterly meeting Thursday. Joseph Mosca, dean of the Bitonte College of Health and Human Services, was named interim provost following the departure of Martin Abraham...

Former Siemens USA President Named YSU National/Global Trustee

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees has appointed Poland native and former Siemens USA President Eric Spiegel as the university’s first national/global trustee. “Mr. Spiegel has more than 35 years of experience successfully leading complex global organizations,” said YSU President Jim Tressel in a release. “We look forward to his insight, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees has appointed Poland native and former Siemens USA President Eric Spiegel as the university’s first national/global trustee. “Mr. Spiegel has more than 35 years of experience successfully leading complex global organizations,” said YSU President Jim Tressel in a release. “We...