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Mrozeks Endow Scholarships for MBA Students at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new endowed scholarship at Youngstown State University created by the Mrozek family will support students pursuing master’s  degrees in business administration. In honor the $150,000 donation from Garry and Wanda Mrozek, the area outside the third-floor conference room in Williamson Hall has been renamed the Mrozek Family Reception Area. Garry Mrozek, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new endowed scholarship at Youngstown State University created by the Mrozek family will support students pursuing master’s  degrees in business administration. In honor the $150,000 donation from Garry and Wanda Mrozek, the area outside the third-floor conference room in Williamson Hall has been renamed the Mrozek...

YSU Students Get Financial Tour of New York City

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – During a trip to the Quninnipiac Global Asset Management Education Forum earlier this month, 20 members of the Youngstown State University Student Investment Fund visited some of New York’s financial institutions. Over the course of the three-day conference, which hosts more than 1,500 attendees from 50 countries, YSU students participated in the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – During a trip to the Quninnipiac Global Asset Management Education Forum earlier this month, 20 members of the Youngstown State University Student Investment Fund visited some of New York’s financial institutions. Over the course of the three-day conference, which hosts more than 1,500 attendees from 50 countries,...

YSU Installs Periodic Table in Memory of Biersdorfer

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A periodic table featuring samples of all 118 chemical elements has been installed in Ward Beecher Science Hall at Youngstown State University.  The project was facilitated by environmental and geological sciences professor Ray Biersdorfer, who helped secure the donation of the cabinet from an anonymous donor before his death in October. Inside […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A periodic table featuring samples of all 118 chemical elements has been installed in Ward Beecher Science Hall at Youngstown State University.  The project was facilitated by environmental and geological sciences professor Ray Biersdorfer, who helped secure the donation of the cabinet from an anonymous donor before...

Austintown Students Pilot New JA Program

Junior Achievement

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The Junior Achievement Economics program is testing out a new way high school students learn its financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work-readiness curricula, by throwing out the textbook and moving towards an e-book. “Junior Achievement in the 21st century is trying to meet the kids where they’re at with technology,” said Kimberly Urig, […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The Junior Achievement Economics program is testing out a new way high school students learn its financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work-readiness curricula, by throwing out the textbook and moving towards an e-book. “Junior Achievement in the 21st century is trying to meet the kids where they’re at...

YSU Names Indiana State Business Dean New Provost

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University has named Brien Smith, who previously served as the dean of the Scott College of Business at Indiana State University, as its new provost. Smith, who was chosen from more than 60 applicants, will oversee the university’s academic operations, including its six colleges, graduate school, honors college, the Office […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University has named Brien Smith, who previously served as the dean of the Scott College of Business at Indiana State University, as its new provost. Smith, who was chosen from more than 60 applicants, will oversee the university’s academic operations, including its six colleges, graduate...

Library Gets Grant for Kindergarten Readiness Programs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County has been awarded a $16,500 grant from the State Library of Ohio and Institute of Museum and Library Services to support a kindergarten readiness training program for librarians. The grant also funds the purchase of 62 early-learning backpacks for families to borrow. The backpacks […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County has been awarded a $16,500 grant from the State Library of Ohio and Institute of Museum and Library Services to support a kindergarten readiness training program for librarians. The grant also funds the purchase of 62 early-learning backpacks for...

PNC Extends Grow Up Great Initiative to $500M

PITTSBURGH – The PNC Financial Services Group today launches its 15th anniversary celebration of PNC Grow Up Great, announcing an additional $150 million to extend the program that supports high-quality early learning for young children. The program is now a $500 million initiative benefiting 40 markets. “The workplace of tomorrow will require skills and knowledge […]

PITTSBURGH – The PNC Financial Services Group today launches its 15th anniversary celebration of PNC Grow Up Great, announcing an additional $150 million to extend the program that supports high-quality early learning for young children. The program is now a $500 million initiative benefiting 40 markets. “The workplace of tomorrow...

YSU Model Knesset Among Few in North America

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Fifteen Youngstown State University students will participate in a Model Knesset simulation of Israel’s parliamentary process April 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Stadium Club of Stambaugh Stadium on campus. While Model UN, Model Congress and Moot Court are popular programs across the country, YSU is one of the few […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Fifteen Youngstown State University students will participate in a Model Knesset simulation of Israel’s parliamentary process April 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Stadium Club of Stambaugh Stadium on campus. While Model UN, Model Congress and Moot Court are popular programs across the country, YSU...

YSU Students Return from Business Experience in Prague

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Thirteen students from the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University spent spring break in Prague, Czech Republic, as part of the WCBA Global Learning Experience program. GBL introduces YSU students to Eurozone entrepreneurs, international businesses and explores the resources available to startups within the global market. Students attended meetings […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Thirteen students from the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University spent spring break in Prague, Czech Republic, as part of the WCBA Global Learning Experience program. GBL introduces YSU students to Eurozone entrepreneurs, international businesses and explores the resources available to startups within the...

Students Showcase What’s Cool About Manufacturing

Sharspville Area Middle School

SHARON, Pa. – For the team from Greenville Junior/Senior High School, the hardest part of telling the story of Ilsco Extrusions Inc., was sorting through the abundance of interesting information. “We had a half-hour worth of interviews that we then had to cut down to 2 1/2 minutes,” said Matt Gehly, a teacher at Greenville […]

SHARON, Pa. – For the team from Greenville Junior/Senior High School, the hardest part of telling the story of Ilsco Extrusions Inc., was sorting through the abundance of interesting information. "We had a half-hour worth of interviews that we then had to cut down to 2 1/2 minutes," said Matt...