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YSU Planetarium Installs New Projection System

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University’s Ward Beecher Planetarium unveiled a new full-dome projection system Thursday that will be put in service as it opens its 2017-2018 season today. The new system features state-of-the-art pixel resolution and surround sound quality and that allows for real-time, on-the-fly visualizations of astronomical objects. “Even our regular visitors will […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Youngstown State University’s Ward Beecher Planetarium unveiled a new full-dome projection system Thursday that will be put in service as it opens its 2017-2018 season today. The new system features state-of-the-art pixel resolution and surround sound quality and that allows for real-time, on-the-fly visualizations of astronomical objects....

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics Expands Its Vienna Campus

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The campus director of the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics campus at Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport expects enrollment by January will be 50% above levels a year ago. That’s growth the campus can handle, thanks to completion of an expansion to its hangar here. Officials with PIA joined local officials Wednesday to cut […]

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The campus director of the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics campus at Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport expects enrollment by January will be 50% above levels a year ago. That’s growth the campus can handle, thanks to completion of an expansion to its hangar here. Officials with PIA joined...

YSU Business Students Meet Employers Tomorrow

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Employers will meet business students tomorrow — and recruit them for internships, co-ops and full-time employment following graduation from Youngstown State University. The semi-annual ‘Meet the Employers Day,” sponsored by YSU’s Williamson College of Business Administration. takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the atrium of Williamson Hall. There will […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Employers will meet business students tomorrow -- and recruit them for internships, co-ops and full-time employment following graduation from Youngstown State University. The semi-annual 'Meet the Employers Day," sponsored by YSU's Williamson College of Business Administration. takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the atrium...

Conservationist Corwin to Deliver Skeggs Lecture Oct. 4

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Jeff Corwin, conservationist and environmental journalist , shares his perspective on wildlife conservation at 7 p.m. Oct. 4, at Stambaugh Auditorium. The free, public presentation is part of the Youngstown State University Skeggs Lecture Series. As the host of ABC’s  Emmy Award-winning wildlife adventure series “Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin,” Corwin educates […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Jeff Corwin, conservationist and environmental journalist , shares his perspective on wildlife conservation at 7 p.m. Oct. 4, at Stambaugh Auditorium. The free, public presentation is part of the Youngstown State University Skeggs Lecture Series. As the host of ABC's  Emmy Award-winning wildlife adventure series “Ocean Mysteries...

Expansion Complete at PIA Campus in Vienna

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – After two years of work, the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics campus at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport will officially complete its $1.3 million expansion with a ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 20. The school purchased YNG Hangar 3 in 2016 and converted the two-story space to include classrooms for electrical and welding courses, […]

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – After two years of work, the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics campus at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport will officially complete its $1.3 million expansion with a ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 20. The school purchased YNG Hangar 3 in 2016 and converted the two-story space to include classrooms...

Turning Foundation Seeks Proposals for Classroom Grants

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Turning Foundation is making available nearly $50,000 in grants to fund classroom projects in Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties. The deadline to submit proposals is Oct. 20. “We’re looking for outside-the-box ideas to transform the classroom experience that encourages imagination and collaboration for students,” stated John Wilson, director of the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Turning Foundation is making available nearly $50,000 in grants to fund classroom projects in Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties. The deadline to submit proposals is Oct. 20. “We’re looking for outside-the-box ideas to transform the classroom experience that encourages imagination and collaboration for students,” stated...

Freshmen Up 5.5% at YSU, Total Headcount Down 0.9%

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University continues to enroll larger and more academically prepared freshmen classes with students coming from a broader region across the nation and beyond. This year’s freshmen class of 2,278 students is 5.5% larger than last fall semester and is 25% larger than the 1,821 freshmen that enrolled in 2014, according […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Youngstown State University continues to enroll larger and more academically prepared freshmen classes with students coming from a broader region across the nation and beyond. This year’s freshmen class of 2,278 students is 5.5% larger than last fall semester and is 25% larger than the 1,821 freshmen...

Campbell Library Express to Open Monday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County will open a Library Express location Monday inside the D’Amato Field House at Campbell Memorial High School. The space is a temporary location for the former Campbell Library, which closed this summer because of the deteriorating roof and other facility issues. The Library Express […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County will open a Library Express location Monday inside the D’Amato Field House at Campbell Memorial High School. The space is a temporary location for the former Campbell Library, which closed this summer because of the deteriorating roof and other...

Small Campus, Big Opportunity at Penn State Shenango

SHARON, Pa. — The campus is small. It consists of a handful of buildings and has an enrollment that should come in at just more than 470 this fall semester. No matter. Its name and credentials are big, as are the opportunities to the students who attend Penn State University’s Shenango Campus in Sharon, Pa., […]

SHARON, Pa. -- The campus is small. It consists of a handful of buildings and has an enrollment that should come in at just more than 470 this fall semester. No matter. Its name and credentials are big, as are the opportunities to the students who attend Penn State University’s...

Grove City College Updates Its Website

GROVE CITY, Pa. — Grove City College begins the new school year with a digital facelift to its website. The comprehensive redesign is optimized for mobile devices, and provides prospective students and families the information they need when choosing Grove City College, including easy access to admissions counselors via Live Chat, a virtual tour and […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- Grove City College begins the new school year with a digital facelift to its website. The comprehensive redesign is optimized for mobile devices, and provides prospective students and families the information they need when choosing Grove City College, including easy access to admissions counselors via Live...