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YSU Joins Higher Education Consortium

YSU Joins Higher Education Compact

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University is among nine public colleges and universities in northeast Ohio that have teamed up to create a consortium agreement to improve efficiency and effectiveness, strengthen educational offerings, provide collaborative pathways to degrees and support the region’s workforce. The agreement — known as the Northeast Ohio Regional Higher Education Compact […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Youngstown State University is among nine public colleges and universities in northeast Ohio that have teamed up to create a consortium agreement to improve efficiency and effectiveness, strengthen educational offerings, provide collaborative pathways to degrees and support the region’s workforce. The agreement — known as the Northeast...

YSU Art Students Visit Master Printers in Scotland

YOUNGSTOWN,  Ohio — Eight Youngstown State University Art majors head to Europe July 1 for a month-long study abroad trip in Glasgow, Scotland, where they will work alongside some of Great Britain’s top artists and master printers in the Glasgow Print Studio. The trip is the first in a summer study abroad initiative that the […]

YOUNGSTOWN,  Ohio -- Eight Youngstown State University Art majors head to Europe July 1 for a month-long study abroad trip in Glasgow, Scotland, where they will work alongside some of Great Britain’s top artists and master printers in the Glasgow Print Studio. The trip is the first in a summer...

MVCAP Awards 22 Students $1,000 Scholarships

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley College Access Program presented $1,000 scholarships to 22 area students Thursday in a ceremony at the Jewish Community Center. “This is an event where we get to recognize our students and encourage them.” said Lita Willis, executive director of the program “We also take it as a time to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley College Access Program presented $1,000 scholarships to 22 area students Thursday in a ceremony at the Jewish Community Center. “This is an event where we get to recognize our students and encourage them.” said Lita Willis, executive director of the program “We also take...

WGU Ohio Expands Access to Higher Education

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Higher Education today announced  a new partnership that establishes WGU Ohio, an online, competency-based university created to expand access to higher education. WGU Ohio was created through an agreement between the state and Western Governors University. The nonprofit offers  bachelor and master degrees in four high-demand fields critical […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Higher Education today announced  a new partnership that establishes WGU Ohio, an online, competency-based university created to expand access to higher education. WGU Ohio was created through an agreement between the state and Western Governors University. The nonprofit offers  bachelor and master degrees...

YSU Shows Strong Return on Investment, Education

YSU Economic Impact Shows Strong Return on Investment, Education

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The economic impact of Youngstown State University is something that has always been discussed by the community. And while there are now facts and figures to quantify that value, experts say the impact goes further than recent reports suggest. On Tuesday, university representatives, economic development officers and members of the press gathered […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The economic impact of Youngstown State University is something that has always been discussed by the community. And while there are now facts and figures to quantify that value, experts say the impact goes further than recent reports suggest. On Tuesday, university representatives, economic development officers and...

YSU’s Economic Impact Nearly $1B Each Year

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University students, alumni and visitors, along with research, construction and entrepreneurial activities, pump nearly $1 billion into the five-county regional economy every year, supporting close to 16,000 jobs, a new study says. In addition, YSU generates nearly six times more in tax dollars than it spends, and the university’s return […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University students, alumni and visitors, along with research, construction and entrepreneurial activities, pump nearly $1 billion into the five-county regional economy every year, supporting close to 16,000 jobs, a new study says. In addition, YSU generates nearly six times more in tax dollars than it...

WCBA Student Named Best Presenter at Ads Contest

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Megan Factor, a recent graduate of the Williamson College of Business Administration, was named Best Presenter at the National Student Advertising competition. The contest, held earlier this month in Cleveland, required students to develop a campaign for OceanSpray to generate engagement with millennials. Other participating Youngstown State University students were Anna Henkels, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Megan Factor, a recent graduate of the Williamson College of Business Administration, was named Best Presenter at the National Student Advertising competition. The contest, held earlier this month in Cleveland, required students to develop a campaign for OceanSpray to generate engagement with millennials. Other participating Youngstown State...

Frangakis Recognized for Thiel’s Gateway Projects

GREENVILLE, Pa. – A former Thiel College board of trustee member, John Frangakis, has been recognized for his charitable contributions to the college that will fund a series of gateway beautification projects. The entryways to Thiel College from Route 18 and on College Avenue to Amelia Earhart Drive will be the focus of the projects. […]

GREENVILLE, Pa. – A former Thiel College board of trustee member, John Frangakis, has been recognized for his charitable contributions to the college that will fund a series of gateway beautification projects. The entryways to Thiel College from Route 18 and on College Avenue to Amelia Earhart Drive will be...

Oh Wow! Hosts Da Vinci Surgical System

da vinci surgical system

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Students in fourth through sixth grade will have an opportunity to learn about and demo the Da Vinci Surgical System through a partnership with Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology and the YWCA of Youngstown. On June 18, the Summer Manufacturing Institute 2018 kicks off […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Students in fourth through sixth grade will have an opportunity to learn about and demo the Da Vinci Surgical System through a partnership with Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology and the YWCA of Youngstown. On June 18, the Summer...

First International Exposure Trip Inspires Students

WARREN, Ohio – Students from the Warren and Youngstown chapters of Inspiring Minds took an “exposure trip” to El Salvador from May 28 to June 2, the first group to take an international trip with the organization. While in El Salvador, students immersed into the culture by exploring the country, trying new foods, learning Spanish, […]

WARREN, Ohio – Students from the Warren and Youngstown chapters of Inspiring Minds took an "exposure trip" to El Salvador from May 28 to June 2, the first group to take an international trip with the organization. While in El Salvador, students immersed into the culture by exploring the country,...