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YSU Welcomes Visiting Professor in Italian Language, Literature

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University has named its first endowed visiting professor: Alyssa Falcone. During the 2019-2020 school year, she will teach upper level Italian literature and Italian-American studies courses, as well as conduct research in the academic field. “We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Falcone to YSU and to have her share with […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University has named its first endowed visiting professor: Alyssa Falcone. During the 2019-2020 school year, she will teach upper level Italian literature and Italian-American studies courses, as well as conduct research in the academic field. “We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Falcone to YSU and...

Oh Wow! Brings Building Skills to Canfield Fair

By Lisa Solley CANFIELD, Ohio – With a wide-eyed 4 year old looking on, the moment of truth had arrived for Ryan Englehardt. He flipped the toggle switch and the red, soft foam fan blades turned and Owen Stivers and Englehardt smiled. “That what’s it’s all about – the smiles,” said Englehardt, who works for […]

By Lisa Solley CANFIELD, Ohio – With a wide-eyed 4 year old looking on, the moment of truth had arrived for Ryan Englehardt. He flipped the toggle switch and the red, soft foam fan blades turned and Owen Stivers and Englehardt smiled. “That what’s it’s all about – the smiles,”...

Expanding Sports Is Off-Field Boon for EGCC

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the launch of a second sports program, Eastern Gateway Community College is of course looking for success on the court. But when the school’s volleyball team starts playing in the fall of 2020, it will also bring with it a group of students that are more likely to graduate with their […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the launch of a second sports program, Eastern Gateway Community College is of course looking for success on the court. But when the school’s volleyball team starts playing in the fall of 2020, it will also bring with it a group of students that are more...

YSU Foundation Receives Record $8.5M for Students

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Foundation has received a record $8,545,275 in funds to support students at the university this school year.  Beyond just dollars, a record number of students are receivng aid from the YSU Foundation: 5,394. “The YSU Foundation could not be more grateful for the commitment our donors have to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Foundation has received a record $8,545,275 in funds to support students at the university this school year.  Beyond just dollars, a record number of students are receivng aid from the YSU Foundation: 5,394. “The YSU Foundation could not be more grateful for the...

YSU Math Professors Earn State, National Recognition

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Two Youngstown State University are being recognized on the state and national levels. Alicia Prieto Langarica, associate professor of mathematics and statistics, received the national Henry L. Alder Award for Distinguished Teaching from the Mathematical Association of America. The award is presented annually to three faculty members nationwide and recognizes extraordinary teaching […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Two Youngstown State University are being recognized on the state and national levels. Alicia Prieto Langarica, associate professor of mathematics and statistics, received the national Henry L. Alder Award for Distinguished Teaching from the Mathematical Association of America. The award is presented annually to three faculty members...

DeWine Announces Plans for Ohio School Safety Center

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Gov. Mike DeWine today issued an executive order creating the Ohio School Safety Center, a specialized division of Ohio Homeland Security devoted exclusively to the safety of Ohio’s students and schools. The new state office will assist local schools and law enforcement in preventing, preparing for, and responding to threats and acts of violence, […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Gov. Mike DeWine today issued an executive order creating the Ohio School Safety Center, a specialized division of Ohio Homeland Security devoted exclusively to the safety of Ohio’s students and schools. The new state office will assist local schools and law enforcement in preventing, preparing for, and responding to...

Learning Is Lifelong at The Butler Institute of Art

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- As she hands out wooden sticks, each decorated in an array of colors, Audrea Neri has just two rules for the children in the Young Friends Adventure program at The Butler Institute of American Art. First, the docent says, don’t talk while she’s reading – this day,...

Jambar TV Debuts Friday on YouTube

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Jambar, the student-run newspaper of Youngstown State University, is launching its own video news program this week. Jambar TV debuts Friday at noon at YouTube.com/jambarvideo. A launch party hosted by the Office of Student Media will be held outside Kilcawley Center at the fountain where attendees can view the first newscast […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Jambar, the student-run newspaper of Youngstown State University, is launching its own video news program this week. Jambar TV debuts Friday at noon at YouTube.com/jambarvideo. A launch party hosted by the Office of Student Media will be held outside Kilcawley Center at the fountain where attendees...

Dormitory News Conference Becomes Gripe Session

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Frustrations, questions and concerns were heard from community members at a press conference Friday that was called to announce a public dormitory project.  The public dormitory would house vulnerable, at-risk students in the area. The Mahoning Valley Children’s Task Force proposed the expansion of the Mahoning County High School, or MCHS, with […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Frustrations, questions and concerns were heard from community members at a press conference Friday that was called to announce a public dormitory project.  The public dormitory would house vulnerable, at-risk students in the area. The Mahoning Valley Children’s Task Force proposed the expansion of the Mahoning County...

New Classrooms, Playground at Potential Development

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A sensory-friendly playground and four new classrooms are now part of student and faculty life at the Potential Development Elementary/Middle School.  Potential Development installed a playground and completed four classrooms on the north side of the school at 2400 Market St. Board members, faculty and some students got a chance to explore […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A sensory-friendly playground and four new classrooms are now part of student and faculty life at the Potential Development Elementary/Middle School.  Potential Development installed a playground and completed four classrooms on the north side of the school at 2400 Market St. Board members, faculty and some students...