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Westminster College Receives $1M Grant for New Center

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College was awarded a $1 million grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation to support environmental education and research facilities. The Center for the Environment will serve as the epicenter for educating Westminster students in the fields of environmental science and environmental studies, as well as students from other disciplines interested in […]

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College was awarded a $1 million grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation to support environmental education and research facilities. The Center for the Environment will serve as the epicenter for educating Westminster students in the fields of environmental science and environmental studies, as well as students...

With a Stuffed Bus, United Way Helps Students Arrive Ready

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – At this time of year, school buses are usually filled with kids eager for their first days of school. Wednesday morning, the bus parked in front of Huntington Bank in downtown Youngstown was filled with something different, but just as crucial: empty backpacks, ready to be filled with school supplies. As part […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – At this time of year, school buses are usually filled with kids eager for their first days of school. Wednesday morning, the bus parked in front of Huntington Bank in downtown Youngstown was filled with something different, but just as crucial: empty backpacks, ready to be filled...

Princeton Review: Grove City College Is ‘One of the Best’

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College is one of America’s best, according to The Princeton Review’s just-released “The Best 384 Colleges” 2019 guidebook. The influential guide selects the best from more than 2,500 four-year colleges and universities, placing Grove City in the nation’s top 15%. The College is also identified as a “Best Northeastern” […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College is one of America’s best, according to The Princeton Review’s just-released “The Best 384 Colleges” 2019 guidebook. The influential guide selects the best from more than 2,500 four-year colleges and universities, placing Grove City in the nation’s top 15%. The College is also...

YSU First-Day Enrollment Rises to 12,731

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – First-day enrollment for the fall semester at Youngstown State University was up slightly from a year ago as 12,731 students were on campus, the university reported, up 93 students from the first day of the 2017 school year. The rise marked the third enrollment increase at YSU in the past four years. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – First-day enrollment for the fall semester at Youngstown State University was up slightly from a year ago as 12,731 students were on campus, the university reported, up 93 students from the first day of the 2017 school year. The rise marked the third enrollment increase at YSU...

Tressel Touts University Accomplishments, Impact

Tressel Touts University Accomplishments, Impact

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The future of Youngstown State University and its impact is often guided by the singular act of listening and becoming engaged with the community, according to YSU President Jim Tressel. “All of the things that we’re doing are based upon the needs that we hear people talk about,” Tressel said shortly after […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The future of Youngstown State University and its impact is often guided by the singular act of listening and becoming engaged with the community, according to YSU President Jim Tressel. “All of the things that we’re doing are based upon the needs that we hear people talk...

Reaccreditation, New Planning Process Top Tressel Address

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Higher Learning Commission has affirmed Youngstown State University’s accreditation through the year 2027, noting that the university is well-managed, extensively engaged and clearly focused on student success. President Jim Tressel announced the results during this morning’s annual State of the University address before more than 400 faculty, staff, students and community […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Higher Learning Commission has affirmed Youngstown State University’s accreditation through the year 2027, noting that the university is well-managed, extensively engaged and clearly focused on student success. President Jim Tressel announced the results during this morning’s annual State of the University address before more than 400...

YSU Students Excel at MathFest in Denver

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University mathematics students presented research at the annual MathFest meeting in Denver, taking home two awards for excellence and winning the problem solving contest. “Our students continue to give outstanding presentations,” said Thomas Wakefield, professor and chairman of mathematics and statistics. “They serve as examples at this national meeting of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University mathematics students presented research at the annual MathFest meeting in Denver, taking home two awards for excellence and winning the problem solving contest. “Our students continue to give outstanding presentations,” said Thomas Wakefield, professor and chairman of mathematics and statistics. “They serve as examples...

Grove City College in Top 10 for CPA Testing

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College accounting graduates achieved their highest ever ranking on the 2017 CPA Examination. With a pass rate nearly 30% above the national average, the college reports it is ranked ninth in the nation for medium-sized schools, according to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy. Grove City College […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College accounting graduates achieved their highest ever ranking on the 2017 CPA Examination. With a pass rate nearly 30% above the national average, the college reports it is ranked ninth in the nation for medium-sized schools, according to the National Association of State Boards...

YSU Students Complete Export Internships

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — For the fourth year, Youngstown State University participated in the Ohio Development Services Agency’s Ohio Export Internship Program. Seven YSU students and two from the University of Akron attended classes at the Williamson College of Business Administration, and completed internships in equipment manufacturing, pigment and coating manufacturing, software developers and display technology. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- For the fourth year, Youngstown State University participated in the Ohio Development Services Agency’s Ohio Export Internship Program. Seven YSU students and two from the University of Akron attended classes at the Williamson College of Business Administration, and completed internships in equipment manufacturing, pigment and coating manufacturing,...

The New YSU! Pumps $1B Into Region’s Economy

By Joseph Mosca, interim provost and vice president of academic affairs YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There are some things in our communities that we don’t give a second thought. We take them for granted. Youngstown State University is a perfect example. Did you ever think what the Mahoning and Shenango valleys would be like without YSU? […]

By Joseph Mosca, interim provost and vice president of academic affairs YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There are some things in our communities that we don’t give a second thought. We take them for granted. Youngstown State University is a perfect example. Did you ever think what the Mahoning and Shenango valleys...