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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,...

Penn State Shenango STEM Camp Returns this Summer

Penn State Shenango STEM

SHARON, Pa. – The annual Penn State Shenango STEM summer camp returns June 18 through 22. The week-long camp is available to students entering seventh and eighth grades in the upcoming school year. Classes, which cover subjects including biology, chemistry, math, engineering, microbiology and environmental science, are held each day 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

SHARON, Pa. – The annual Penn State Shenango STEM summer camp returns June 18 through 22. The week-long camp is available to students entering seventh and eighth grades in the upcoming school year. Classes, which cover subjects including biology, chemistry, math, engineering, microbiology and environmental science, are held each day...

YSU Students Create Interactive Marketing Plan for ReMar

interactive marketing plan created by Youngstown State University undergraduate business students Lea Long, Morgan Olson and Kelley Wright

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An interactive marketing plan by Youngstown State University undergraduate business students Lea Long, Morgan Olson and Kelley Wright was selected as the winning team project by client ReMar Review and the Ohio Small Business Development Center. The project, in which student teams develop a strategic set of tactical recommendations in digital and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An interactive marketing plan by Youngstown State University undergraduate business students Lea Long, Morgan Olson and Kelley Wright was selected as the winning team project by client ReMar Review and the Ohio Small Business Development Center. The project, in which student teams develop a strategic set of...

Kusalaba Library Is More than a Home for Books

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – To those driving past on Mahoning Avenue or adjacent side streets, the newly built Michael Kusalaba Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County looks all but ready to open. The building’s exterior is finished and bright, even on a dreary mid-January morning. An electronic sign with the library’s logo […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – To those driving past on Mahoning Avenue or adjacent side streets, the newly built Michael Kusalaba Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County looks all but ready to open. The building’s exterior is finished and bright, even on a dreary mid-January morning. An electronic...

MCCTC Adds Certifications for Graphic Design Students

CANFIELD, Ohio – Students studying digital design and print at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center will be able to earn three PrintEd certifications upon completing the two-year program. The certifications are awarded by the Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation. In order to offer the certifications, MCCTC digital design and print teacher Mary […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Students studying digital design and print at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center will be able to earn three PrintEd certifications upon completing the two-year program. The certifications are awarded by the Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation. In order to offer the certifications, MCCTC digital...

Certified Naturalist Training Offered at OSU Extension

certified naturalist training

CANFIELD, Ohio – All nature lovers, bird watchers, and overall outdoor enthusiasts, can receive Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist (OCVN) program training at Mahoning County’s Ohio State University extension office in Canfield starting Jan. 22. Soils, botany, entomology and environmental stewardship are a few of the topics that will be covered in OCVN training, along with input […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – All nature lovers, bird watchers, and overall outdoor enthusiasts, can receive Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist (OCVN) program training at Mahoning County's Ohio State University extension office in Canfield starting Jan. 22. Soils, botany, entomology and environmental stewardship are a few of the topics that will be covered in...

Fifarek Takes Helm of Public Library System

Aimee Fifarek took over as the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County's executive director Dec. 29

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Dozens of shelves holding tens of thousands of books surrounded Aimee Fifarek at the Main Library of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County as she greeted well-wishers at a reception Thursday. Even so, libraries aren’t really about books, she said. That observation might seem at odds with Fifarek’s surroundings and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Dozens of shelves holding tens of thousands of books surrounded Aimee Fifarek at the Main Library of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County as she greeted well-wishers at a reception Thursday. Even so, libraries aren’t really about books, she said. That observation might seem at...

Beeghlys Give YSU $1.5M for Endowment, Fellowships

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Bruce and Nancy Beeghly have donated $1.5 million to Youngstown State University, creating a new endowment for the Beeghly College of Education and two graduate fellowships. As part of the university’s “We See Tomorrow” fundraising campaign, the couple has created the R. Thornton Beeghly Graduate Fellowship in Business Administration and the Bruce […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Bruce and Nancy Beeghly have donated $1.5 million to Youngstown State University, creating a new endowment for the Beeghly College of Education and two graduate fellowships. As part of the university’s “We See Tomorrow” fundraising campaign, the couple has created the R. Thornton Beeghly Graduate Fellowship in...