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Library Offers Free Reading Tutors

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A partnership with Ohio Reading Corps is bringing free reading tutors to the Boardman and Michael Kusalaba branches of The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County starting Feb. 6. For six weeks in February and March, Corps members will provide after-school reading tutoring for students in kindergarten through third grade. Tutors […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A partnership with Ohio Reading Corps is bringing free reading tutors to the Boardman and Michael Kusalaba branches of The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County starting Feb. 6. For six weeks in February and March, Corps members will provide after-school reading tutoring for students in...

YSU Students Gain Insights at Professional Development Summit

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Students from the Youngstown State University Williamson College of Business Administration attended a professional development summit Friday to learn about employers’ expectations of them, and how many of those employers recognize the need to adapt to the incoming workforce. Some 100 sophomores and juniors attended the morning-long conference at Williamson Hall. The […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Students from the Youngstown State University Williamson College of Business Administration attended a professional development summit Friday to learn about employers’ expectations of them, and how many of those employers recognize the need to adapt to the incoming workforce. Some 100 sophomores and juniors attended the morning-long...

YSU Dana School Provides Orchestration for Super Bowl Pregame

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — They say there’s a Youngstown connection just about everywhere, and this year’s Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta is no exception. More than two dozen alumni, faculty, staff and student musicians from Youngstown State University’s Dana School of Music are providing the musical orchestration for the singing of America the Beautiful during Super […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- They say there’s a Youngstown connection just about everywhere, and this year’s Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta is no exception. More than two dozen alumni, faculty, staff and student musicians from Youngstown State University’s Dana School of Music are providing the musical orchestration for the singing of...

The New YSU: Student Interns Connect with Digital Marketing

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By Ross Morrone, director of marketing at Youngstown State University YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It’s not surprising to hear an employer talk about the value that a student intern can offer their company and locally, students from Youngstown State University are no different. Internships are a student’s opportunity to gain on-site experience while applying the skills […]

By Ross Morrone, director of marketing at Youngstown State University YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It’s not surprising to hear an employer talk about the value that a student intern can offer their company and locally, students from Youngstown State University are no different. Internships are a student’s opportunity to gain on-site...

Goodwill Break Room Gets a Smarts Facelift

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Employees at Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries have a more pleasant environment for break times and lunch thanks to students from the Smarts Community Art School. A few months ago, Jim Freeze, who is approaching two years as executive director of Youngstown Goodwill, said he was dissatisfied with the appearance of the approximately 3,000-square-foot […]

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Employees at Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries have a more pleasant environment for break times and lunch thanks to students from the Smarts Community Art School. A few months ago, Jim Freeze, who is approaching two years as executive director of Youngstown Goodwill, said he was dissatisfied with the...

Grove City College Beats Harvard in History Challenge

GROVE CITY, Pa. — With a correct answer just seconds before the final bell, Grove City College defeated Harvard University to capture the championship in the second annual American History and Western Civilization Challenge Bowl over the weekend at The King’s College in New York City. Grove City College’s team of Noah Gould, Carolyn Hartwick […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- With a correct answer just seconds before the final bell, Grove City College defeated Harvard University to capture the championship in the second annual American History and Western Civilization Challenge Bowl over the weekend at The King’s College in New York City. Grove City College’s team...

YSU Students Present at International Consulting Competition

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two seniors at the Williamson College of Business Administration took part in the Soles4Souls International Consulting Competition, with one taking home awards from the conference. Lisa Bryant, a business administration major, joined accounting major Andrew Appplegate at the X-Culture Global Symposium in Nashville, Tenn. The two were part of a group of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two seniors at the Williamson College of Business Administration took part in the Soles4Souls International Consulting Competition, with one taking home awards from the conference. Lisa Bryant, a business administration major, joined accounting major Andrew Appplegate at the X-Culture Global Symposium in Nashville, Tenn. The two were...

MCCTC Hosts Robotics Competition Saturday

CANFIELD, Ohio – More than 350 middle- and high-school students from across the Mahoning Valley will take part in the VEX Robotics Competition Saturday at Mahoning County Career and Technical Center. The tournament will feature more than 50 teams, who will build robots to complete tasks including stacking caps on posts, flipping caps over, stacking […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – More than 350 middle- and high-school students from across the Mahoning Valley will take part in the VEX Robotics Competition Saturday at Mahoning County Career and Technical Center. The tournament will feature more than 50 teams, who will build robots to complete tasks including stacking caps on...

Eastern Gateway in Talks to Acquire Argosy University

STEBUENVILLE, Ohio – Eastern Gateway Community College is in discussions to acquire Argosy University from Dream Center Educational Holdings. If completed, the deal would add campuses nationwide and thousands of students to the Steubenville-based community college. Dream Center, which also operates Art Institutes and South University, filed for receivership in federal court Jan. 18. Argosy […]

STEBUENVILLE, Ohio – Eastern Gateway Community College is in discussions to acquire Argosy University from Dream Center Educational Holdings. If completed, the deal would add campuses nationwide and thousands of students to the Steubenville-based community college. Dream Center, which also operates Art Institutes and South University, filed for receivership in...

Adulting 101 Teaches YSU Students Life Skills

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Ahjah Johnson was 17 when she started college. It was her first year away from home and her first taste of real independence, as well as the challenges that come with it. “I don’t think I actually cooked meals until I had my first apartment, and that’s actually scary because how do […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Ahjah Johnson was 17 when she started college. It was her first year away from home and her first taste of real independence, as well as the challenges that come with it. "I don't think I actually cooked meals until I had my first apartment, and that’s...