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Fifarek’s Appointment Official, Mamula Joins Library Staff

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Aimee Fifarek, the candidate selected as the new executive director of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, has successfully completed the requirements of the offer of employment extended to her Oct. 17. Fifarek, a resident of Scottsdale, Ariz., will relocate to the area and will assume her new position no […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Aimee Fifarek, the candidate selected as the new executive director of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, has successfully completed the requirements of the offer of employment extended to her Oct. 17. Fifarek, a resident of Scottsdale, Ariz., will relocate to the area and will...

4 YSU Business Students Named Beeghly Fellows

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

Sracic Lectures on American Conservatism in Europe

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Paul Sracic, professor and chair of Politics and International Relations at Youngstown State University, is in Ireland and Belgium this week for a series of lectures. The trip includes a presentation during the “Creative Minds: Exploring Conservatism America” event at the residence of U.S. Ambassador Reece Smyth in Dublin. Sracic will be […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Paul Sracic, professor and chair of Politics and International Relations at Youngstown State University, is in Ireland and Belgium this week for a series of lectures. The trip includes a presentation during the “Creative Minds: Exploring Conservatism America” event at the residence of U.S. Ambassador Reece Smyth...

Boys & Girls Club Partners with Youngstown Schools

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Youngstown is expanding its impact through a new partnership with Youngstown City Schools. The club recently opened three new sites in the Youngstown district serving students in grades seven and eight in Martin Luther King, William Holmes McGuffey and Paul C. Bunn Schools. “The ‘tween age can be […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Youngstown is expanding its impact through a new partnership with Youngstown City Schools. The club recently opened three new sites in the Youngstown district serving students in grades seven and eight in Martin Luther King, William Holmes McGuffey and Paul C. Bunn Schools....

YSU Trustees Ratify New Faculty Contract

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees today unanimously approved a new three-year contract with the university’s faculty union. The union had overwhelmingly ratified the contract earlier this month. “Our thanks for the hard work, dedication and professionalism of the negotiating teams on both sides,” said Leonard Schiavone, board chair. “Our faculty are […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio --The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees today unanimously approved a new three-year contract with the university’s faculty union. The union had overwhelmingly ratified the contract earlier this month. “Our thanks for the hard work, dedication and professionalism of the negotiating teams on both sides,” said Leonard Schiavone,...

Home Savings Presents Check to Education Partnership

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Charitable Foundation donated a $2,500 check to The Education Partnership based in Pittsburgh for general program support. “We work to address educational inequalities in low income neighborhoods by partnering with organizations like Home Savings to provide and enable access to the tools and resources necessary to support teachers and enhance a student’s […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Charitable Foundation donated a $2,500 check to The Education Partnership based in Pittsburgh for general program support. “We work to address educational inequalities in low income neighborhoods by partnering with organizations like Home Savings to provide and enable access to the tools and resources necessary to support...

Grove City College Hosts Christian Educators Forum

GROVE CITY, Pa. – For the first time, Grove City College will host the Association of Christian Schools International’s Professional Development Forum, bringing more than 300 educators to the college. The three-day forum begins Wednesday evening with a lecture from Grove City College professor Julie Moeller on “Worldviews in the Spotlight,” the main topic of […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. – For the first time, Grove City College will host the Association of Christian Schools International’s Professional Development Forum, bringing more than 300 educators to the college. The three-day forum begins Wednesday evening with a lecture from Grove City College professor Julie Moeller on “Worldviews in the...

Accounting Students, Practitioners to Gather Saturday at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Accounting and financial students will join practitioners this Saturday for the Williamson College of Business Administration’s Accounting and Finance Student/Practitioner Day. The event takes place from 7:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Williamson Hall at Youngstown State University. It is conducted annually in conjunction with the Lariccia School of Accounting and Finance, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Accounting and financial students will join practitioners this Saturday for the Williamson College of Business Administration's Accounting and Finance Student/Practitioner Day. The event takes place from 7:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Williamson Hall at Youngstown State University. It is conducted annually in conjunction with the Lariccia...

‘Art for Smarts’ Benefit Takes Place Saturday

YOUNGSTOWN. Ohio – The second annual Art for Smarts, a one-night event to benefit Smarts (Students Motivated by the Arts) Community Art School programming, will take place Saturday at the Ohio One Building. The fundraiser will feature nearly 150 pieces of artwork, donated to Smarts by local and regional artists. The collection includes framed and […]

YOUNGSTOWN. Ohio – The second annual Art for Smarts, a one-night event to benefit Smarts (Students Motivated by the Arts) Community Art School programming, will take place Saturday at the Ohio One Building. The fundraiser will feature nearly 150 pieces of artwork, donated to Smarts by local and regional artists....

PSU Awarded $4.4M to Educate Cybersecurity Leaders

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology has been awarded a $4.4 million grant to expand the CyberCorps Scholarship for Service program, an initiative undertaken by the federal government and the National Science Foundation to recruit and train the next generation of cybersecurity professionals. The team overseeing the program includes Dongwon […]

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology has been awarded a $4.4 million grant to expand the CyberCorps Scholarship for Service program, an initiative undertaken by the federal government and the National Science Foundation to recruit and train the next generation of cybersecurity professionals. The team...