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NEOMED Students Accept Residencies at Top Hospitals

NEOMED Professor Awarded NIH Grant to Research Atherosclerosis

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – Fourth-year students at Northeast Ohio Medical University will continue their training at some of the country’s best hospitals as 139 College of Medicine students received their residency matches last Friday. Among the hospitals selecting NEOMED students were the Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Of the students who were matched, […]

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – Fourth-year students at Northeast Ohio Medical University will continue their training at some of the country’s best hospitals as 139 College of Medicine students received their residency matches last Friday. Among the hospitals selecting NEOMED students were the Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Of...

YSU Campaign Gets 3 Gifts Totaling $450,000

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Three major gifts totaling $450,000 recently were donated to the Youngstown State University Foundation’s “We See Tomorrow” capital fundraising campaign, the university reports. John and Melissa Masternick have donated $250,00 to name the Masternick Family Respiratory Care Laboratory in Cushwa Hall. The Masternicks have a long-standing history of philanthropic support for YSU […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Three major gifts totaling $450,000 recently were donated to the Youngstown State University Foundation's “We See Tomorrow” capital fundraising campaign, the university reports. John and Melissa Masternick have donated $250,00 to name the Masternick Family Respiratory Care Laboratory in Cushwa Hall. The Masternicks have a long-standing history...

Oh-Penn Network Expands Apprenticeship Programs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the past year, the Greater Oh-Penn Apprenticeship Network’s programs have helped participating employers in the manufacturing sector mostly train and enhance the skills of in-house employees. However, these employers have found that elevating the skills of existing workers isn’t enough to secure a qualified workforce in today’s tight labor market. “We’re […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the past year, the Greater Oh-Penn Apprenticeship Network’s programs have helped participating employers in the manufacturing sector mostly train and enhance the skills of in-house employees. However, these employers have found that elevating the skills of existing workers isn’t enough to secure a qualified workforce in...

YSU Freshman Enrollment Metrics on the Rise

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Since Youngstown State University changed to a selective admission process four years ago, most enrollment metrics have improved, the university has announced. Since the 2014-15 school year, freshman enrollment, the number of honors college students, grade point averages, ACT scores and retention rates have all increased. The decision to adopt a selective […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Since Youngstown State University changed to a selective admission process four years ago, most enrollment metrics have improved, the university has announced. Since the 2014-15 school year, freshman enrollment, the number of honors college students, grade point averages, ACT scores and retention rates have all increased. The...

5 YSU Business Students Named Beeghly Fellows

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Five business students from Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration have been selected as the John D. Beeghly Fellows for the spring semester. The Beeghly Fellows program provides students with a paid fellowship working with the Ohio Small Business Development Center at YSU. Projects include marketing research, preparation of financial […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Five business students from Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration have been selected as the John D. Beeghly Fellows for the spring semester. The Beeghly Fellows program provides students with a paid fellowship working with the Ohio Small Business Development Center at YSU. Projects include...

YSU Gets $636K Grant to Equip Innovation Center

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Higher Education has awarded Youngstown State University a $636,751 grant from the Regionally Aligned Priorities in Delivering Skills program. The grant will be used to purchase equipment for industrial maintenance training programs at the Mahoning Valley Innovation and Commercialization Center under development at Fifth Avenue and West Commerce […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Higher Education has awarded Youngstown State University a $636,751 grant from the Regionally Aligned Priorities in Delivering Skills program. The grant will be used to purchase equipment for industrial maintenance training programs at the Mahoning Valley Innovation and Commercialization Center under development at...

Building Interest In Manufacturing at an Early Age

Building Interest In Manufacturing at an Early Age

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – On a recent plant tour in Germany, Ken Timmings was struck by a simple demonstration a German technician gave a group of students who happened to be visiting the factory the day he visited. While the demonstration seemed routine, Timmings was most impressed with the audience: a handful of wide-eyed children ages […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – On a recent plant tour in Germany, Ken Timmings was struck by a simple demonstration a German technician gave a group of students who happened to be visiting the factory the day he visited. While the demonstration seemed routine, Timmings was most impressed with the audience: a...

YSU Research Earns Platinum Membership in America Makes

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University is now a platinum member of America Makes, the additive manufacturing hub based downtown. “This is the highest membership level, and few companies and universities have achieved it,” said Mike Hripko, YSU associate vice president for research. “It is an indicator of the strength of the relationship and research […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Youngstown State University is now a platinum member of America Makes, the additive manufacturing hub based downtown. “This is the highest membership level, and few companies and universities have achieved it,” said Mike Hripko, YSU associate vice president for research. “It is an indicator of the strength...

Benyo, Roller Resign from Academic Distress Commission

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Brilex Industries President Brian Benyo has stepped down from his position as chairman of the Youngstown City Schools Academic Distress Commission. And Jennifer Roller, the commission’s vice chairman, has also resigned from the commission. Both resignations were announced today — Benyo’s by the school district and Roller’s in a letter emailed to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Brilex Industries President Brian Benyo has stepped down from his position as chairman of the Youngstown City Schools Academic Distress Commission. And Jennifer Roller, the commission's vice chairman, has also resigned from the commission. Both resignations were announced today -- Benyo's by the school district and Roller's...

Perspective: ‘Nevertheless She Persisted’

By Cryshanna Jackson Leftwich YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Serving students and the profession in teaching, scholarship and service are what motivate the drive to succeed. But there are two other areas that I would like to focus on in this column: Youngstown State University’s urban internship and the women and gender studies programs. As director of […]

By Cryshanna Jackson Leftwich YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Serving students and the profession in teaching, scholarship and service are what motivate the drive to succeed. But there are two other areas that I would like to focus on in this column: Youngstown State University’s urban internship and the women and gender...