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Social Media Earns YSU National Recognition

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A focused social media strategy earned Youngstown State University recognition among the best in the state. A report by Rival IQ, a developer of new media competitive analysis software, and the Up & Up Agency, a marketing agency that serves higher education, ranked YSU third in Ohio for its social media efforts, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A focused social media strategy earned Youngstown State University recognition among the best in the state. A report by Rival IQ, a developer of new media competitive analysis software, and the Up & Up Agency, a marketing agency that serves higher education, ranked YSU third in Ohio...

Flying High Students Get Hands-On Welding Experience

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Kennedy Stewart said she’s had aspirations for a career in the manufacturing sector for several years. Now, she’s living out that dream thanks to a program that prepares adults for jobs in the industry. “I started welding three years ago,” she says. “I went to Choffin for two years, then took a […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Kennedy Stewart said she’s had aspirations for a career in the manufacturing sector for several years. Now, she’s living out that dream thanks to a program that prepares adults for jobs in the industry. “I started welding three years ago,” she says. “I went to Choffin for...

Robots Connect Students Across Penn State Campuses

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Telepresence robots are helping students engage in meaningful ways with their instructors and remote classmates while bridging the distance between two locations: Penn State Greater Allegheny and Penn State New Kensington. This fall, students in the shared biobehavioral health program are interacting with a couple of robots known by the name […]

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Telepresence robots are helping students engage in meaningful ways with their instructors and remote classmates while bridging the distance between two locations: Penn State Greater Allegheny and Penn State New Kensington. This fall, students in the shared biobehavioral health program are interacting with a couple of...

Davis YMCA Opens Youth Learning Center

BOARDMAN, Ohio – When John Grantonic asked his son how he could best help the Davis Family YMCA, he thought he’d have a fair bit of time between the question and the answer. “I thought maybe he’d take a while to figure out what he’d need the money for,” Grantonic says of his son, Tom […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – When John Grantonic asked his son how he could best help the Davis Family YMCA, he thought he’d have a fair bit of time between the question and the answer. “I thought maybe he’d take a while to figure out what he’d need the money for,” Grantonic...

PA Students Work with Manufacturers for ‘What’s So Cool’ Videos

SHARON, Pa. – Middle school students in Mercer and Lawrence counties are working with manufacturers in western Pennsylvania to film and produce videos about the industry as part of the What’s So Cool About Manufacturing program. Since What’s So Cool started in October, seventh- and eighth-grade students in nine school districts have researching the companies, […]

SHARON, Pa. – Middle school students in Mercer and Lawrence counties are working with manufacturers in western Pennsylvania to film and produce videos about the industry as part of the What’s So Cool About Manufacturing program. Since What’s So Cool started in October, seventh- and eighth-grade students in nine school...

WRTA Buses Canvas for Go Art! Contest

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Power of the Arts is giving local artists have a chance to display their work on the outside of WRTA buses. Through the nonprofit’s Go Arts! contest, artists of any age from Trumbull and Mahoning counties can submit their work to be entered in one of 18 contests, each sponsored by a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Power of the Arts is giving local artists have a chance to display their work on the outside of WRTA buses. Through the nonprofit's Go Arts! contest, artists of any age from Trumbull and Mahoning counties can submit their work to be entered in one of 18...

YSU Gets $700K for Advanced Manufacturing Equipment

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — More than $700,000 in funding will allow Youngstown State University to purchase advanced manufacturing equipment for its programs. YSU has received $716,699 from the Ohio Department of Higher Education through its Regionally Aligned Priorities in Delivering Skills, or RAPIDS, program. The university secured the funding through its partnerships with area businesses and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- More than $700,000 in funding will allow Youngstown State University to purchase advanced manufacturing equipment for its programs. YSU has received $716,699 from the Ohio Department of Higher Education through its Regionally Aligned Priorities in Delivering Skills, or RAPIDS, program. The university secured the funding through its...

Museum Donates Plane for MCCTC Program

CANFIELD, Ohio — Students in the aviation maintenance program at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center have a new set of wings to work on this school year thanks to a museum in Tennessee. The A23 Fixed Wing Single Engine airplane was donated by the Beechcraft Heritage Museum in Tullahoma, Tenn., to be used […]

CANFIELD, Ohio -- Students in the aviation maintenance program at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center have a new set of wings to work on this school year thanks to a museum in Tennessee. The A23 Fixed Wing Single Engine airplane was donated by the Beechcraft Heritage Museum in...

Run, Jump, Fly for Holidays at Oh Wow!

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A traveling exhibit lets kids channel their inner superhero during the holiday season. The Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action exhibit will be featured through Jan. 6 at the Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology. The exhibit was created by the Minnesota Children’s Museum and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A traveling exhibit lets kids channel their inner superhero during the holiday season. The Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action exhibit will be featured through Jan. 6 at the Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science & Technology. The exhibit was created by...

The New YSU! Affordability Augments Its Quality

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By Joseph L. Mosca, YSU interim provost and vice president for academic affairs. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Americans are more burdened by student loan debt than any time in history. The average student loan debt for the class of 2018 graduates was over $40,000, up 7% from the previous year. This adds up to Americans owing over $1.48 […]

By Joseph L. Mosca, YSU interim provost and vice president for academic affairs. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Americans are more burdened by student loan debt than any time in history. The average student loan debt for the class of 2018 graduates was over $40,000, up 7% from the previous year. This adds...