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A ‘Seamless’ History of Youngstown Steel

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — It starts, as most history lessons do, at the beginning. Before Vallourec Star erected its billion-dollar steel mill in Youngstown, before Black Monday, before Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. set a company record of 3,452 tons of steel produced in a day – over the course of three shifts – during World […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- It starts, as most history lessons do, at the beginning. Before Vallourec Star erected its billion-dollar steel mill in Youngstown, before Black Monday, before Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. set a company record of 3,452 tons of steel produced in a day – over the course of...

YSU Physical Therapy Profs Tour Chinese Centers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two Youngstown State University physical therapy professors presented at regional hospital seminars in China and toured a physical rehabilitation center over the summer. Nancy Landgraff, professor and chairwoman of the department of physical therapy, and professor Weiqing Ge presented at Handan Central Hospital and First Affiliated Hospital of Xian Jaiotong University. At […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two Youngstown State University physical therapy professors presented at regional hospital seminars in China and toured a physical rehabilitation center over the summer. Nancy Landgraff, professor and chairwoman of the department of physical therapy, and professor Weiqing Ge presented at Handan Central Hospital and First Affiliated Hospital...

Grove City College Accounting Program Named ‘Most Affordable’

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College has been named to AccountingEDU’s list of the most affordable accounting baccalaureates in the country, one of just two schools in Pennsylvania to make the list. Schools are graded on job placement rates, cost per credit and the first-time pass rate of alumni on certified public accountant exams. […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College has been named to AccountingEDU’s list of the most affordable accounting baccalaureates in the country, one of just two schools in Pennsylvania to make the list. Schools are graded on job placement rates, cost per credit and the first-time pass rate of alumni...

The New YSU! Work in Bhutan Yields Useful Information

By Kenneth Miller, professor in Youngstown State University’s Beeghly College of Education YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In January, I had the privilege to represent the department of counseling, school psychology, and educational leadership at Youngstown State University and travel to Bhutan to conduct research on mental health issues. Sponsored by YSU and the National Board for […]

By Kenneth Miller, professor in Youngstown State University’s Beeghly College of Education YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In January, I had the privilege to represent the department of counseling, school psychology, and educational leadership at Youngstown State University and travel to Bhutan to conduct research on mental health issues. Sponsored by YSU...

Silly Science Sunday Going ‘Full STEAM’ Ahead

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – This year’s Silly Science Sunday promises to end with a bang. Literally, according to Ralf Urbach, senior edutainer at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology. The Oh Wow staff member — better known to the pubic as “Mr. Ralf” — offered few details about what […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – This year’s Silly Science Sunday promises to end with a bang. Literally, according to Ralf Urbach, senior edutainer at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology. The Oh Wow staff member -- better known to the pubic as “Mr. Ralf” --...

At Sweeney, Careers Waiting for Auto Tech Students

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Lucas Hernandez began working on cars at a young age. A senior at Mahoning County Career & Technical Center, he didn’t enjoy reading or books much, he acknowledged. He loved the “The Fast and the Furious” films and was fascinated with how cars worked, and often helped his father out working on […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Lucas Hernandez began working on cars at a young age. A senior at Mahoning County Career & Technical Center, he didn’t enjoy reading or books much, he acknowledged. He loved the “The Fast and the Furious” films and was fascinated with how cars worked, and often helped...

NEOMED Fundraising Campaign Brings in $44M

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – After three years of work, Northeast Ohio Medical University passed the goal for its largest fundraising campaign ever, bringing in more than $40 million. A celebration was held over the weekend to celebrate and announce the final total for the Shine On campaign: $44,014,352. “A philanthropic culture has been built at NEOMED […]

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – After three years of work, Northeast Ohio Medical University passed the goal for its largest fundraising campaign ever, bringing in more than $40 million. A celebration was held over the weekend to celebrate and announce the final total for the Shine On campaign: $44,014,352. “A philanthropic culture...

Westminster in Top 30% of Nation’s Colleges

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education have ranked Westminster College No. 281 on their 2019 list of the county’s best colleges. The ranking puts the college in New Wilmington, Pa., among the top 30% nationally. Schools are graded on resources, engagement, outcomes and environment. “The deeply experiential, collaborative education […]

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education have ranked Westminster College No. 281 on their 2019 list of the county’s best colleges. The ranking puts the college in New Wilmington, Pa., among the top 30% nationally. Schools are graded on resources, engagement, outcomes and environment....

Official Counts Show Enrollment Up at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Enrollment is up at Youngstown State University, according to the official preliminary counts taken on the 14th day of the semester. Overall headcount enrollment increased 0.4% from 12,644 last fall semester to 12,696 this fall semester. Full-time equivalent enrollment increased 1.3% to 10,566. It is the third consecutive full-time equivalent increase, up […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Enrollment is up at Youngstown State University, according to the official preliminary counts taken on the 14th day of the semester. Overall headcount enrollment increased 0.4% from 12,644 last fall semester to 12,696 this fall semester. Full-time equivalent enrollment increased 1.3% to 10,566. It is the third...

With $1.5M Gift, Cafaros Help Fill ‘Void’ at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel approached Anthony Cafaro Sr. six months ago to discuss the university’s need for an intramural complex. “He came in with drawings, graphics and he logically laid out the situation here,” Cafaro said. “As a YSU grad, I was able to appreciate it.” Cafaro then discussed the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel approached Anthony Cafaro Sr. six months ago to discuss the university’s need for an intramural complex. “He came in with drawings, graphics and he logically laid out the situation here,” Cafaro said. “As a YSU grad, I was able to appreciate...