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Mathematical Solutions for City’s Snow Problems

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city of Youngstown is hoping a new set of eyes can help solve one of the biggest gripes among residents and workers: snow-covered roads. In January, seven students enrolled in the topics in mathematical modeling class at Youngstown State University began looking into the problem at the request of their professor, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city of Youngstown is hoping a new set of eyes can help solve one of the biggest gripes among residents and workers: snow-covered roads. In January, seven students enrolled in the topics in mathematical modeling class at Youngstown State University began looking into the problem at...

Kent Columbiana, Trumbull Named Military Friendly Campuses

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the 10th year in a row, Kent State University has been named a Military Friendly School by Viqtory Media, with the Trumbull and Columbiana campuses each earning the designation. In addition, the campus in Salem was named the No. 7 school among small public institutions. The designation, also presented to the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the 10th year in a row, Kent State University has been named a Military Friendly School by Viqtory Media, with the Trumbull and Columbiana campuses each earning the designation. In addition, the campus in Salem was named the No. 7 school among small public institutions. The...

Husted Brings Workforce Tour to Valley

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Young people are under the impression that choosing the skilled trades means they are shutting the door on the path to college, a myth Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said he wants to dispel. Husted, who leads the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation, visited Brilex Industries Monday afternoon, the final stop of the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Young people are under the impression that choosing the skilled trades means they are shutting the door on the path to college, a myth Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said he wants to dispel. Husted, who leads the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation, visited Brilex Industries Monday afternoon,...

Licata to Lead Accrediting Association Review Committee

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Betty Jo Licata, dean of the Williamson College of Business Administration, has been named chairwoman of the International Continuous Improvement Review Committee by the American Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The committee oversees the continuation of accreditation process for the national organization, ensuring application standards and equity of recommendations. As […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Betty Jo Licata, dean of the Williamson College of Business Administration, has been named chairwoman of the International Continuous Improvement Review Committee by the American Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The committee oversees the continuation of accreditation process for the national organization, ensuring application standards...

New YSU Scholarship Fund Honors Briarfield Caregivers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the 3½ years that Frank and Norma Watson were residents at Briarfield Manor in Austintown, they never complained or made any situation about themselves, recalled Diane Reese. Instead, they would turn their attention towards asking how others were doing, even as their health declined. “While Frank and Norma Watson touched our […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the 3½ years that Frank and Norma Watson were residents at Briarfield Manor in Austintown, they never complained or made any situation about themselves, recalled Diane Reese. Instead, they would turn their attention towards asking how others were doing, even as their health declined. “While Frank...

‘Dear Martin’ Author Shares Her Story With Students

Dear Martin Author Shares Her Story With Students

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Author Nic Stone remembers when she lost interest in reading. An avid reader through middle school, her interest waned with the books she was told she had to read, which didn’t represent her perspectives as a black young woman. “I wasn’t in them in any way, shape or form,” she recalled. Stone, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Author Nic Stone remembers when she lost interest in reading. An avid reader through middle school, her interest waned with the books she was told she had to read, which didn’t represent her perspectives as a black young woman. “I wasn’t in them in any way, shape...

New Affiliation Links YSU, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Thanks to a new affiliation with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, pre-medical students at Youngstown State University will have the opportunity for joint or early admission at the Erie, Pa., college. “With both [Northeast Ohio Medical University] and LECOM as medical partners, YSU is now the hub of a new integrated […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Thanks to a new affiliation with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, pre-medical students at Youngstown State University will have the opportunity for joint or early admission at the Erie, Pa., college. “With both [Northeast Ohio Medical University] and LECOM as medical partners, YSU is now the...

YSU Jambar Recognized for Best Coverage in Ohio

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — At this year’s Ohio News Media Association convention in Columbus, the organization recognized The Jambar at Youngstown State University as having the best News Coverage among college newspapers in Ohio for the 2017-18 school year. The Jambar competes in Division A, which includes universities with undergraduate enrollments of more than 10,000. In […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- At this year's Ohio News Media Association convention in Columbus, the organization recognized The Jambar at Youngstown State University as having the best News Coverage among college newspapers in Ohio for the 2017-18 school year. The Jambar competes in Division A, which includes universities with undergraduate enrollments...

YSU Enrollment up for Seventh Straight Semester

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With the spring semester underway, student numbers at Youngstown State University are up again. Headcount enrollment at YSU is at 11,900, up 0.24% over spring 2018, the university reported this week. Full-time equivalent enrollment increased 0.79%, marking the seventh consecutive semester — fall-to-fall and spring-to-spring — that full-time equivalent enrollment has gone […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- With the spring semester underway, student numbers at Youngstown State University are up again. Headcount enrollment at YSU is at 11,900, up 0.24% over spring 2018, the university reported this week. Full-time equivalent enrollment increased 0.79%, marking the seventh consecutive semester -- fall-to-fall and spring-to-spring -- that...

Primary Health Network Donates $45K to Penn State Shenango

SHARON, Pa. – Primary Health Network has made two donations totaling $45,000 to support education and athletics at Penn State Shenango. A $30,000 donation will establish an Open Doors Scholarship at the campus downtown. A 2:1 match by the university increases the donation to a $90,000 endowment for the campus. The scholarship supports the Open […]

SHARON, Pa. – Primary Health Network has made two donations totaling $45,000 to support education and athletics at Penn State Shenango. A $30,000 donation will establish an Open Doors Scholarship at the campus downtown. A 2:1 match by the university increases the donation to a $90,000 endowment for the campus....