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Manufacturers Coalition Builds Training Initiatives

By Jessica Borza, MVMC Executive Director YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In 2017, the Ohio Manufacturers Association cited the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition program as the best model to follow if manufacturers are to fill their need for skilled tradesmen. Since its inception in 2011, The Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition has been at the forefront of addressing […]

By Jessica Borza, MVMC Executive Director YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- In 2017, the Ohio Manufacturers Association cited the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition program as the best model to follow if manufacturers are to fill their need for skilled tradesmen. Since its inception in 2011, The Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition has been...

Penn State Adds Online Course in Marketing Analytics

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State has expanded its online graduate program in data analytics with a new course of study in marketing analytics. The 30-credit marketing analytics option in the master of professional studies in the data analytics degree is designed to help business professionals learn how to use data science to address complex […]

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State has expanded its online graduate program in data analytics with a new course of study in marketing analytics. The 30-credit marketing analytics option in the master of professional studies in the data analytics degree is designed to help business professionals learn how to use...

Williamson College Builds Area’s Talent Pipeline

By Betty Jo Licata, Dean, YSU Williamson College of Business Administration YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The strategic priorities of Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration are to impact the success of our students and businesses through innovation and engagement. We continually seek ways to build the talent pipeline in our region, produce research that […]

By Betty Jo Licata, Dean, YSU Williamson College of Business Administration YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The strategic priorities of Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration are to impact the success of our students and businesses through innovation and engagement. We continually seek ways to build the talent pipeline in...

Thiel Taps into Sports Industry with New Program

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Thiel College has launched a new track for students with a business administration major who want to pursue a sports management program. The academic track provides students with the knowledge, skills, and experiences to get positions in athletic administration, sport/recreational facility management, coaching, and event management. “The National Football League, National Basketball Association […]

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Thiel College has launched a new track for students with a business administration major who want to pursue a sports management program. The academic track provides students with the knowledge, skills, and experiences to get positions in athletic administration, sport/recreational facility management, coaching, and event management. “The National...

Sherman to Head YSU Office of Institutional Effectiveness

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Mike Sherman, former faculty member and vice provost at Ohio State University and former provost at the University of Akron, has been named special assistant to the president at Youngstown State University and will oversee the new Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Planning. “Dr. Sherman has more than three decades of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Mike Sherman, former faculty member and vice provost at Ohio State University and former provost at the University of Akron, has been named special assistant to the president at Youngstown State University and will oversee the new Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Planning. “Dr. Sherman has...

Thiel Recognized for Second Year as a ‘College of Distinction’

GREENVILLE, Pa. – The business and education programs at Thiel College have been recognized as fields of distinction by Colleges of Distinction. The entire institution is also a College of Distinction for the second straight year. For the past three years, 100% of the Department of Education’s graduates have gotten education jobs or graduate school […]

GREENVILLE, Pa. – The business and education programs at Thiel College have been recognized as fields of distinction by Colleges of Distinction. The entire institution is also a College of Distinction for the second straight year. For the past three years, 100% of the Department of Education’s graduates have gotten...

KSU Ashtabula, VIneyard Form Teaching Partnership

ASHTABULA, Ohio — Kent State University at Ashtabula is partnering with Laurello Vineyards to expand the learning experiences for students in its wine degree programs with the production of a new “Kent State Ashtabula” labeled wine. Under the new agreement, students will learn in the vineyards owned and operated by Laurello’s and in the cellar […]

ASHTABULA, Ohio — Kent State University at Ashtabula is partnering with Laurello Vineyards to expand the learning experiences for students in its wine degree programs with the production of a new “Kent State Ashtabula” labeled wine. Under the new agreement, students will learn in the vineyards owned and operated by...

Giffords, Kelly to Deliver Skeggs Lecture Feb. 15

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, the target of an assassination attempt in 2011, and her husband, Mark Kelly, retired NASA astronaut, lecture 7 p.m. Feb. 15, in Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, is part of the Youngstown State University Skeggs Lecture Series. While […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, the target of an assassination attempt in 2011, and her husband, Mark Kelly, retired NASA astronaut, lecture 7 p.m. Feb. 15, in Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, is part of the Youngstown State...

Chevron Invests $630k in ShaleNET Programs

PITTSBURGH – Chevron Appalachia says it plans to invest $630,000 in ShaleNET education programs administered at four community and technical colleges in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Since 2014, Chevron Appalachia has invested more than $2.1 million in programs at Stark State College in Ohio, Westmorland Community College and Pennsylvania College of Technology in Pennsylvania, […]

PITTSBURGH – Chevron Appalachia says it plans to invest $630,000 in ShaleNET education programs administered at four community and technical colleges in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Since 2014, Chevron Appalachia has invested more than $2.1 million in programs at Stark State College in Ohio, Westmorland Community College and Pennsylvania...

EGCC President Holds Class at Youngstown Rotary

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Jimmie Bruce, president of Eastern Gateway Community College, wants the public to know that his institution is more than just a technical school, a message that often gets lost, he says. As the featured speaker at the Rotary Club of Youngstown’s weekly meeting at the Central YMCA, Bruce addressed the college’s offerings […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Jimmie Bruce, president of Eastern Gateway Community College, wants the public to know that his institution is more than just a technical school, a message that often gets lost, he says. As the featured speaker at the Rotary Club of Youngstown’s weekly meeting at the Central YMCA,...