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YSU Nonprofit Leadership Students Consult with Canton Goodwill

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ten students from Youngstown State University’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership recently took part in a full-day consulting project at Goodwill Industries in Canton. As a part of the session at the Ken Weber Community Campus, students met with key staff to brainstorm solutions to organizational challenges and made a presentation to Goodwill […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ten students from Youngstown State University’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership recently took part in a full-day consulting project at Goodwill Industries in Canton. As a part of the session at the Ken Weber Community Campus, students met with key staff to brainstorm solutions to organizational challenges and...

YSU Extends Tressel’s Contract Through 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel will remain in his position through June 2020 after the university’s board of trustees approved a one-year extension of his contract. Trustees unanimously approved the extension at their meeting Thursday morning. His annual salary will remain at $300,000. “It encourages us, which also encourages the entire […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel will remain in his position through June 2020 after the university’s board of trustees approved a one-year extension of his contract. Trustees unanimously approved the extension at their meeting Thursday morning. His annual salary will remain at $300,000. “It encourages us,...

The New YSU! Sloths, Seniors and Students: Oh My!

By Ashley Leonelli, coordinator of graduate admissions at Youngstown State University’s College of Graduate Studies. Contributing to this article were Sal Sanders, dean of the college, Michael Butcher, associate professor in the department of biological sciences, and Tiffany Hughes, assistant professor in the department of gerontology. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The graduate faculty and students at […]

By Ashley Leonelli, coordinator of graduate admissions at Youngstown State University’s College of Graduate Studies. Contributing to this article were Sal Sanders, dean of the college, Michael Butcher, associate professor in the department of biological sciences, and Tiffany Hughes, assistant professor in the department of gerontology. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The...

Update: YSU Lockdown Lifted, Suspect is in Custody

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A campus lockdown at Youngstown State University is lifted and an individual at the core of the lockdown has turned himself in and is in custody, the university reported minutes ago. Classes at YSU will resume at 3 p.m. the university also said in an email sent around 1:13 p.m. The YSU […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A campus lockdown at Youngstown State University is lifted and an individual at the core of the lockdown has turned himself in and is in custody, the university reported minutes ago. Classes at YSU will resume at 3 p.m. the university also said in an email sent...

Organizations Partner for Penn State Shenango Scholarship

SHARON, Pa. — The College Club of Sharon and the Penn State Shenango Alumni Society have created a $47,000 Open Doors Scholarship at Penn State Shenango, which offers a 2:1 match on endowment principal from Penn State. The scholarship is part of the Penn State’s Pathway to Success Summer Start (PaSSS) program to help students overcome […]

SHARON, Pa. — The College Club of Sharon and the Penn State Shenango Alumni Society have created a $47,000 Open Doors Scholarship at Penn State Shenango, which offers a 2:1 match on endowment principal from Penn State. The scholarship is part of the Penn State’s Pathway to Success Summer Start (PaSSS)...

Get Unstuck: Use Creative Problem-Solving

By Joseph M. Scott YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Have you ever felt stuck? Whether at work or in your personal life, everyone experiences feeling “stuck” at some time in their lives. You might then a take a break from whatever you were doing, hoping that you will gain a fresh perspective later on. But what happens […]

By Joseph M. Scott YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Have you ever felt stuck? Whether at work or in your personal life, everyone experiences feeling “stuck” at some time in their lives. You might then a take a break from whatever you were doing, hoping that you will gain a fresh perspective...

WCBA Names Four Beeghly Fellows

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The newest class of John D. Beeghly Fellows at the Williamson College of Business Administration has been named: Richard Fisher, Shroog Hamouda, Naraya Subramanian and Levi Smith. The four Youngstown State University business students will work at the Ohio Small Business Development Center. The students are paid through an endowment of the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The newest class of John D. Beeghly Fellows at the Williamson College of Business Administration has been named: Richard Fisher, Shroog Hamouda, Naraya Subramanian and Levi Smith. The four Youngstown State University business students will work at the Ohio Small Business Development Center. The students are paid...

Four Accounting Students Join Stanford Fellowship Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Four Youngstown State University accounting students are among those named to Stanford University’s University Innovation Fellows program at the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design. Representing YSU in the fellowship program are Joseph Scott, Jessica Flynn, Andrew Klapac and Chris Eichler. In total, 358 students from 96 universities in 16 countries were selected for the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Four Youngstown State University accounting students are among those named to Stanford University's University Innovation Fellows program at the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design. Representing YSU in the fellowship program are Joseph Scott, Jessica Flynn, Andrew Klapac and Chris Eichler. In total, 358 students from 96 universities in 16...

The New YSU! College of Graduate Studies: On to Next 50 years

By Dr. Salvatore Sanders, dean of YSU’s College of Graduate Studies. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The College of Graduate Studies at Youngstown State University is celebrating 50 years of inquiry, discovery and innovation. It is through the efforts of excellent students, faculty and graduates that knowledge creation and scholarly achievement have continued over time. As part […]

By Dr. Salvatore Sanders, dean of YSU’s College of Graduate Studies. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The College of Graduate Studies at Youngstown State University is celebrating 50 years of inquiry, discovery and innovation. It is through the efforts of excellent students, faculty and graduates that knowledge creation and scholarly achievement have...

The New YSU! Cole Tells Campus Stories

By Ron Cole, Youngstown State University’s public information officer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There are parts of our jobs we enjoy, and other parts not so much. I’ve never necessarily enjoyed proofreading. It’s not that I hate it. I just find it’s filled with tediousness, and I admire those who see it otherwise. A good proofreader […]

By Ron Cole, Youngstown State University's public information officer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There are parts of our jobs we enjoy, and other parts not so much. I’ve never necessarily enjoyed proofreading. It’s not that I hate it. I just find it’s filled with tediousness, and I admire those who see...