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Wick Avenue Improvements to Be Completed this Month

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Block Y’s are being stamped into the red-brick crosswalks as the Wick Avenue improvements project nears completion on the campus on Youngstown State University. The project, which began in September 2016, should be completed by the end of the month, city officials say, creating a campus gateway that YSU President Jim Tressel […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Block Y's are being stamped into the red-brick crosswalks as the Wick Avenue improvements project nears completion on the campus on Youngstown State University. The project, which began in September 2016, should be completed by the end of the month, city officials say, creating a campus gateway...

Kent State Business College Gets $3.1M Gift

KENT, OHIO — Kent State University’s College of Business Administration has received a $3.1 million gift from the estate of Kent State alumnus Joseph Stevens. The Stevens Family Scholarship  was established by Joseph and Frances Stevens. Mr. Stevens earned a degree in accounting from Kent State in 1941. The estate gift will provide more than […]

KENT, OHIO -- Kent State University's College of Business Administration has received a $3.1 million gift from the estate of Kent State alumnus Joseph Stevens. The Stevens Family Scholarship  was established by Joseph and Frances Stevens. Mr. Stevens earned a degree in accounting from Kent State in 1941. The estate...

Reagan Aide to Lecture Oct. 25 at Grove City College

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College is holding its 11th annual Ronald Reagan lecture Oct. 25 featuring speaker Peggy Grande on “The Reagan You Didn’t See.” The lecture is set for 7 p.m. in Crawford Hall. Grande is the author of The President Will See You Now: My Stories and Lessons from Ronald Reagan’s Final Years. […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College is holding its 11th annual Ronald Reagan lecture Oct. 25 featuring speaker Peggy Grande on "The Reagan You Didn't See." The lecture is set for 7 p.m. in Crawford Hall. Grande is the author of The President Will See You Now: My Stories and Lessons...

Five YSU Freshman Join Navarro Fellows Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Five Youngstown State University freshmen are the newest members of the Navarro Executive Fellows program. The program, offered for the first time last fall and designed for minority students, is named in honor of philanthropists Shorty and Elba Navarro who donated $1 million to fund scholarships and campus jobs for students. The fellows […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Five Youngstown State University freshmen are the newest members of the Navarro Executive Fellows program. The program, offered for the first time last fall and designed for minority students, is named in honor of philanthropists Shorty and Elba Navarro who donated $1 million to fund scholarships and campus...

Expose Grade School Children to Manufacturing Careers

CANFIELD, Ohio – Exposing children to manufacturing before they get to high school is essential to getting them to consider such a career, advocates said Friday. How to provide that exposure was among the topics at the roundtable hosted by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown at Mahoning County Career & Technical Center. It was part of […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Exposing children to manufacturing before they get to high school is essential to getting them to consider such a career, advocates said Friday. How to provide that exposure was among the topics at the roundtable hosted by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown at Mahoning County Career & Technical...

Laurel Technical Institute Opens New Hermitage Site

HERMITAGE, Pa. – When his program at the Laurel Technical Institute started three years ago, an industrial maintenance instructor, Bob Bechtel, had just three students in his class. Today, that number has grown to 14, an encouraging sign as demand for industrial maintenance workers continues to grow in the region. “We’ve got a lot of […]

HERMITAGE, Pa. – When his program at the Laurel Technical Institute started three years ago, an industrial maintenance instructor, Bob Bechtel, had just three students in his class. Today, that number has grown to 14, an encouraging sign as demand for industrial maintenance workers continues to grow in the region....

Oak Hill Collaborative Launches Raspberry Pi Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Oak Hill Collaborative has teamed with the United Way Success After 6 early childhood program to extend its Raspberry Pi Micro-Computer initiative to five Youngstown City schools this fall. A total of 17 academic classes will be held this fall, and this is the second year the Collaborative has worked with […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Oak Hill Collaborative has teamed with the United Way Success After 6 early childhood program to extend its Raspberry Pi Micro-Computer initiative to five Youngstown City schools this fall. A total of 17 academic classes will be held this fall, and this is the second year...

Cement Masons Seek Applications for Apprenticeships

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Cement Masons & Plasterers Local #179 Joint Apprenticeship Program is accepting applications for its upcoming class of apprentices. Upon completion of the program, the current pay for journeyman cement finishers is $29.30 per hour plus $18 per hour in benefits. If selected, apprentices must complete a minimum of 144 hours of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Cement Masons & Plasterers Local #179 Joint Apprenticeship Program is accepting applications for its upcoming class of apprentices. Upon completion of the program, the current pay for journeyman cement finishers is $29.30 per hour plus $18 per hour in benefits. If selected, apprentices must complete a...

YSU Nursing Celebrates 50th Anniversary Oct. 21

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The nursing program at Youngstown State University will celebrate its golden anniversary with a celebration Oct. 21 in Kilcawley Center. The event “YSU Nursing: 50 Years of Care,” features a tour of nursing and simulation labs in Cushwa Hall and a dinner with a live musical performance by The Hubcaps. Registration is […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The nursing program at Youngstown State University will celebrate its golden anniversary with a celebration Oct. 21 in Kilcawley Center. The event “YSU Nursing: 50 Years of Care,” features a tour of nursing and simulation labs in Cushwa Hall and a dinner with a live musical performance...

Covellis Donate $1M for YSU Sports Complex

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Sam and Caryn Covelli have donated $1 million to Youngstown State University, the university announced Saturday. In recognition of the gift, the athletics facilities across from Stambaugh Stadium on the west side of campus have been named the Covelli Sports Complex. The Covellis were recognized at Saturday’s YSU football game at Stambaugh […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Sam and Caryn Covelli have donated $1 million to Youngstown State University, the university announced Saturday. In recognition of the gift, the athletics facilities across from Stambaugh Stadium on the west side of campus have been named the Covelli Sports Complex. The Covellis were recognized at Saturday’s...