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Hine Fund Gives $500K to Rich Center

Hine Fund Gives $500K to Rich Center for Autism

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Paula & Anthony Rich Center for Autism has secured one of the largest donations in its history as it embarks on one of its most ambitious expansions. The Hine Memorial Fund of the Youngstown Foundation on Wednesday presented the Rich Center with an oversized check for $500,000 toward its “Building for […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Paula & Anthony Rich Center for Autism has secured one of the largest donations in its history as it embarks on one of its most ambitious expansions. The Hine Memorial Fund of the Youngstown Foundation on Wednesday presented the Rich Center with an oversized check for...

Record Number of YSU Students Participate in Spring Break Studies

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A record number of Youngstown State University students are registered to travel abroad during spring break for study and service trips. According to the university, 75 students – along with 13 faculty members – are participating in projects between Feb. 28 and March 13. “International travel and study is a priceless learning […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A record number of Youngstown State University students are registered to travel abroad during spring break for study and service trips. According to the university, 75 students – along with 13 faculty members – are participating in projects between Feb. 28 and March 13. “International travel and...

State Budget Proposes $4M for YSU Innovation Center

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University hopes to secure $4 million included in the Ohio General Assembly’s proposed 2019-2020 biennial budget to help fund the Mahoning Valley Innovation and Commercialization Center downtown. If approved, it would be the second consecutive budget bill that included a special allocation for the project. The Innovation Center was previously […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University hopes to secure $4 million included in the Ohio General Assembly’s proposed 2019-2020 biennial budget to help fund the Mahoning Valley Innovation and Commercialization Center downtown. If approved, it would be the second consecutive budget bill that included a special allocation for the project....

Business Students Seek Export Internship Opportunities

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Nine business students, seven from Youngstown State University and two from the University of Akron, have been selected to participate in the Ohio Export Internship Program this year. The YSU students are Mitchell Barcey of Canfield; Ahmed Elkhafif from Cairo, Egypt; Faith Gaffney of McDonald, Pa.; Joshua Gianoutsos from Howland; James Greenawalt […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Nine business students, seven from Youngstown State University and two from the University of Akron, have been selected to participate in the Ohio Export Internship Program this year. The YSU students are Mitchell Barcey of Canfield; Ahmed Elkhafif from Cairo, Egypt; Faith Gaffney of McDonald, Pa.; Joshua...

Colleges Revise Curricula to Meet Business Needs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Colleges and universities in the region are listening to businesses as they refine their curricula. The goal: to ensure their graduates have the skills to find gainful employment. The programs span several disciplines, from science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, to business and health care – even the performing arts. And […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Colleges and universities in the region are listening to businesses as they refine their curricula. The goal: to ensure their graduates have the skills to find gainful employment. The programs span several disciplines, from science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, to business and health care –...

Sports Programs Score at Small College Campuses

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Briana Ellwood has been a cross-country runner most of her life. She started in the sixth grade as a runner for Niles Middle School and hasn’t stopped. Today, she’s one of the five runners who represent the Kent State University at Trumbull Titans. Her teammate Vanessa Hedrick has a very different story. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Briana Ellwood has been a cross-country runner most of her life. She started in the sixth grade as a runner for Niles Middle School and hasn’t stopped. Today, she’s one of the five runners who represent the Kent State University at Trumbull Titans. Her teammate Vanessa Hedrick...

More than a Motto: CLASS Is ‘Y and Proud’

By Kristine Blair YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) at Youngstown State University since May 2016, I have been immensely proud to be a member of the Penguin family. For the faculty, staff and students of CLASS, “Y and Proud” is more than a campus motto. […]

By Kristine Blair YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) at Youngstown State University since May 2016, I have been immensely proud to be a member of the Penguin family. For the faculty, staff and students of CLASS, “Y and Proud” is...

Entrepreneur Mindset Begins with Kids

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University is launching a program in local school districts that would teach students to think differently about business and be better prepared for the workforce upon graduation. “A number of studies show that by 2020, 40% of the workforce will be independent contractors,” says Julie Michael Smith. “By the nature […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University is launching a program in local school districts that would teach students to think differently about business and be better prepared for the workforce upon graduation. “A number of studies show that by 2020, 40% of the workforce will be independent contractors,” says Julie...

Grove City Students Get Lesson in Social Entrepreneurship

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College students received a lesson in social entrepreneurship from local charitable agencies this past fall. In collaboration with the Grove City Foundation, 25 students enrolled in the college’s social entrepreneurship class split into four teams to work with Children’s Aid Society of Mercer County, Grove City YMCA, George Junior […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College students received a lesson in social entrepreneurship from local charitable agencies this past fall. In collaboration with the Grove City Foundation, 25 students enrolled in the college’s social entrepreneurship class split into four teams to work with Children’s Aid Society of Mercer County,...

Grove City College Draws National Notice

By Nick Hildebrand, senior editor of Grove City College GROVE CITY, Pa. – After a season of success in 2017, Grove City College is focused on reaffirming the vision, mission and values that have defined the college for more than 140 years. “It is important to make it clear that Grove City College stands for […]

By Nick Hildebrand, senior editor of Grove City College GROVE CITY, Pa. – After a season of success in 2017, Grove City College is focused on reaffirming the vision, mission and values that have defined the college for more than 140 years. “It is important to make it clear that...