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Updated: Mohip Announces Plan to Step Down Next Summer

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown City School District CEO Krish Mohip will not seek a contract renewal, he announced in a letter to the district Academic Distress Commission. Mohip, whose contract is set to expire in July 2019, became the district’s first chief executive officer in the summer of 2016. He said he is providing notice […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown City School District CEO Krish Mohip will not seek a contract renewal, he announced in a letter to the district Academic Distress Commission. Mohip, whose contract is set to expire in July 2019, became the district’s first chief executive officer in the summer of 2016. He...

NAACP Links Poor Student Performance to Racism

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The NAACP Youngstown/Mahoning County Branch is continuing its call for action within the Youngstown City School District, particularly related to racism toward the black student population, President George Freeman Jr. said. “Race Trumps Poverty” was the theme of a news conference at the local office of the National Association for the Advancement […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The NAACP Youngstown/Mahoning County Branch is continuing its call for action within the Youngstown City School District, particularly related to racism toward the black student population, President George Freeman Jr. said. “Race Trumps Poverty” was the theme of a news conference at the local office of the...

Westminster Alumna to Discuss Restorative Justice Initiatives

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College graduate Inga Laurent will discuss “From Retribution to Restoration: Implementing Nationwide Restorative Justice Initiatives” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 18, in the Mueller Theater of McKelvey Campus Center at Westminster College. Laurent, associate professor and director of the Externship Program at Gonzaga University School of Law, spent nine […]

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College graduate Inga Laurent will discuss “From Retribution to Restoration: Implementing Nationwide Restorative Justice Initiatives” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 18, in the Mueller Theater of McKelvey Campus Center at Westminster College. Laurent, associate professor and director of the Externship Program at Gonzaga University...

NEOMED to Host Pharmacy Summer Camp for High School Students

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – High school students interested in pharmacology will have a chance to learn about the profession through a weeklong camp at Northeast Ohio Medical University next summer. From June 23 through 28, NEOMED will host the Pathways to Pharmacy program, allowing participating sophomores, juniors and seniors to learn about pharmacy compounding, counseling, over-the-counter […]

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – High school students interested in pharmacology will have a chance to learn about the profession through a weeklong camp at Northeast Ohio Medical University next summer. From June 23 through 28, NEOMED will host the Pathways to Pharmacy program, allowing participating sophomores, juniors and seniors to learn...

Valley Marks Ohio Nonviolence Week

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Minijean Brown Trickey, one of the Little Rock Nine, is among the participants in this week’s commemoration of Ohio Nonviolence Week in the Mahoning Valley. Nonviolence Week has been celebrated in Youngstown since 2010 when, at the request of Mahoning Valley Sojourn to the Past students, Nonviolence Week resolutions were passed by […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Minijean Brown Trickey, one of the Little Rock Nine, is among the participants in this week’s commemoration of Ohio Nonviolence Week in the Mahoning Valley. Nonviolence Week has been celebrated in Youngstown since 2010 when, at the request of Mahoning Valley Sojourn to the Past students, Nonviolence...

Thiel College New Student Enrollment Up 19%

GREENVILLE, Pa — Thiel College has exceeded its enrollment goal for the class of 2022 and topped last year’s new student population by 19% with the enrollment of 280 new students, its admission office reported Thursday. “The combination of our new programs and existing majors trains our graduates to be prepared for a high-paying, fulfilling […]

GREENVILLE, Pa -- Thiel College has exceeded its enrollment goal for the class of 2022 and topped last year’s new student population by 19% with the enrollment of 280 new students, its admission office reported Thursday. “The combination of our new programs and existing majors trains our graduates to be...

NEOMED President Gershen to Retire Next Year

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – Northeast Ohio Medical University President Dr. Jay Gershen will retire next autumn, the university Board of Trustees announced Thursday. Gershen took the position in 2009, making him the longest-tenured public university president in Ohio, and his retirement is effective Sept. 30, 2019. He also will resign from his faculty positions in NEOMED’s […]

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – Northeast Ohio Medical University President Dr. Jay Gershen will retire next autumn, the university Board of Trustees announced Thursday. Gershen took the position in 2009, making him the longest-tenured public university president in Ohio, and his retirement is effective Sept. 30, 2019. He also will resign from...

YSU All-Alumni Reunion Set for This Weekend

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The two-day YSU All-Alumni Reunion is scheduled for homecoming this weekend, Oct. 5 and 6. Festivities begin on Friday at 6 p.m. with the downtown spotlight at the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor at 151 W. Wood St. The event includes greetings from Kristine Blair, dean of the College of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The two-day YSU All-Alumni Reunion is scheduled for homecoming this weekend, Oct. 5 and 6. Festivities begin on Friday at 6 p.m. with the downtown spotlight at the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor at 151 W. Wood St. The event includes greetings from Kristine Blair,...

Computer Replacement to Save YSU $254K Annually

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new computer replacement program at Youngstown State University is expected to save the university tens of thousands of dollars and help keep the more than 4,000 computers on campus consistently updated. “In addition to reducing the university’s operating costs, this new program will reduce risk to the university’s information technology systems by […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new computer replacement program at Youngstown State University is expected to save the university tens of thousands of dollars and help keep the more than 4,000 computers on campus consistently updated. “In addition to reducing the university’s operating costs, this new program will reduce risk to the...

Simerlink Scholarship Supports YSU Student Athletes

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A new scholarship added to Youngstown State University’s athletic scholarship endowment program will give student athletes another way to fulfill their academic and athletic goals. The Simerlink Scholarship is the latest addition to the 160 endowed scholarships offered to student athletes at YSU. It’s endowed by Robert and Patricia Simerlink, both of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A new scholarship added to Youngstown State University's athletic scholarship endowment program will give student athletes another way to fulfill their academic and athletic goals. The Simerlink Scholarship is the latest addition to the 160 endowed scholarships offered to student athletes at YSU. It's endowed by Robert...