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Wise to Present at Centofanti Annual Symposium Sept. 14

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –Tim Wise, an anti-racist writer and educator, will present the Centofanti Annual Symposium 6 p.m. Sept. 14 in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center. Wise has spent the past 25 years speaking to audiences in all 50 states, on over 1,000 college and high school campuses, at hundreds of professional and academic conferences, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –Tim Wise, an anti-racist writer and educator, will present the Centofanti Annual Symposium 6 p.m. Sept. 14 in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center. Wise has spent the past 25 years speaking to audiences in all 50 states, on over 1,000 college and high school campuses, at hundreds...

The New YSU! Medical Lab Program Responds to Need

By Joan O’Connell Spalla YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Medical laboratory scientists perform a wide range of clinical tests used by physicians and other health-care personnel to aid in the diagnosis of disease and monitoring of a patient’s health status. Students who earn a Bachelor of Science degree in medical laboratory science and become certified by the […]

By Joan O'Connell Spalla YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Medical laboratory scientists perform a wide range of clinical tests used by physicians and other health-care personnel to aid in the diagnosis of disease and monitoring of a patient’s health status. Students who earn a Bachelor of Science degree in medical laboratory science...

Inspiring Minds Counters ‘Brain Drain’ with Summer Program

Inspiring Minds Counters ‘Brain Drain’ with Summer Program

WARREN, Ohio — Nasheema Wade always wanted to work with children. But after pursuing an education in nursing for two years, she realized she could have a “full force impact” in the classroom, she said. “Education is really the key of it all,” Wade said. “It starts in the classroom, so being able to work […]

WARREN, Ohio -- Nasheema Wade always wanted to work with children. But after pursuing an education in nursing for two years, she realized she could have a “full force impact” in the classroom, she said. “Education is really the key of it all,” Wade said. “It starts in the classroom,...

Walker Shapes Clay and Learns Lessons for Life

Christian Walker, founder of Animatr Apparel, wearing his "Humble Tee."

By Jeremy Lydic SHARON, Pa. — To some, the process of “throwing clay” might seem perfectly straightforward: Put the clay on the pottery wheel, shape it, fire and glaze it. But for Christian Walker, the process parallels many aspects of life. Walker was a sophomore at Farrell High School when he heard Bill Strickland speak […]

By Jeremy Lydic SHARON, Pa. -- To some, the process of “throwing clay” might seem perfectly straightforward: Put the clay on the pottery wheel, shape it, fire and glaze it. But for Christian Walker, the process parallels many aspects of life. Walker was a sophomore at Farrell High School when...

NEOMED to Offer Online Graduate Degree Programs

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio –Beginning soon students who attend Northeast Ohio Medical University will be able to receive a graduate degree online through the university. NEOMED and Kent State University will sign an agreement Aug. 6 that will enable NEOMED to offer online degree programs in its College of Graduate Studies. Under the agreement, KSU will provide technology and […]

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio –Beginning soon students who attend Northeast Ohio Medical University will be able to receive a graduate degree online through the university. NEOMED and Kent State University will sign an agreement Aug. 6 that will enable NEOMED to offer online degree programs in its College of Graduate Studies. Under the agreement,...

Oak Hill Collaborative to Host Video Game Class

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Video games are often seen as a distraction from studies, but a new Oak Hill Collaborative initiative aims to use them to keep students engaged in their education. This fall, the South Side neighborhood and community revitalization organization will offer the High School Video Game Jam, a class in video game development. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Video games are often seen as a distraction from studies, but a new Oak Hill Collaborative initiative aims to use them to keep students engaged in their education. This fall, the South Side neighborhood and community revitalization organization will offer the High School Video Game Jam, a...

Oak Hill Collaborative Receives $10K from AT&T

Oak Hill Collaborative Receives $10K from AT&T

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A $10,000 contribution from communications giant AT&T to the Oak Hill Collaborative will help young people receive education and training toward improving computer and science skills. The initiative is part of AT&T Aspire, the company’s program to help develop the aptitude of high school students in science, technology, education and mathematics, or […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A $10,000 contribution from communications giant AT&T to the Oak Hill Collaborative will help young people receive education and training toward improving computer and science skills. The initiative is part of AT&T Aspire, the company’s program to help develop the aptitude of high school students in science,...

Game Changers Welcome at TEDxYoungstown

Game Changers Welcome at TEDxYoungstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – What if? What if your idea sparks a movement that changes our region? That’s the question to be answered Sept. 22 at TEDxYoungstown. TEDxYoungstown is the local live event governed by the TED organization. What is TED? TED started in 1984 as a conference designed to bring together like-minded people from Technology, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – What if? What if your idea sparks a movement that changes our region? That’s the question to be answered Sept. 22 at TEDxYoungstown. TEDxYoungstown is the local live event governed by the TED organization. What is TED? TED started in 1984 as a conference designed to bring...

Tressel Touts Additive Manufacturing in D.C.

Tressel Touts Additive Manufacturing in D.C.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — At a conference in Washington D.C. earlier this month, Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel joined U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, and others to discuss the impact that additive manufacturing, or 3D print manufacturing, will have on the future workforce. The event, “Is Our American Workforce Ready for 3D Print Manufacturing?” […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- At a conference in Washington D.C. earlier this month, Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel joined U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, and others to discuss the impact that additive manufacturing, or 3D print manufacturing, will have on the future workforce. The event, "Is Our American Workforce...

Penn State Raises Record $362.9M in Fiscal 2017-18

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State University raised a record $362.9 million during the 2017-18 fiscal year, the university has announced. Part of the five-year “A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence” campaign, the figure beat out the previous single-year fundraising record by $9.7 million. Since the campaign began on June 30, 2016, it […]

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State University raised a record $362.9 million during the 2017-18 fiscal year, the university has announced. Part of the five-year “A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence” campaign, the figure beat out the previous single-year fundraising record by $9.7 million. Since the campaign began...