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Sports Broadcasting Is Good Call for YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The sports broadcasting program at Youngstown State University, launched three years ago, is not only drawing new investment, but is on its way to producing new talent as well. Two students spent the summer as interns with ESPN Radio-affiliates in Cleveland and Nashville. A third landed a six-month stint at the SEC […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The sports broadcasting program at Youngstown State University, launched three years ago, is not only drawing new investment, but is on its way to producing new talent as well. Two students spent the summer as interns with ESPN Radio-affiliates in Cleveland and Nashville. A third landed a...

Grove City College Spends $4M on Improvements

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Over the summer, Grove City College spent more than $4 million on campus improvements, including repairing roofs, HVAC systems and sidewalks. One of the largest projects took place at the James E. Longnecker Competition Pool in the Physical Learning Center. There, workers replaced the pool’s heating and cooling system, installed new […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Over the summer, Grove City College spent more than $4 million on campus improvements, including repairing roofs, HVAC systems and sidewalks. One of the largest projects took place at the James E. Longnecker Competition Pool in the Physical Learning Center. There, workers replaced the pool’s heating...

Taft Neighborhood Improvements Celebrated

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Public and private officials gathered Tuesday morning near Taft Elementary School to celebrate the completion of federally funded infrastructure improvements. The improvements, funded through the Safe Routes to School program, is one of a series planned for neighborhoods near elementary schools within the city over the next few years, said Tom Hetrick, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Public and private officials gathered Tuesday morning near Taft Elementary School to celebrate the completion of federally funded infrastructure improvements. The improvements, funded through the Safe Routes to School program, is one of a series planned for neighborhoods near elementary schools within the city over the next...

YSU Penguins Open Season with Renewed Confidence

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There couldn’t have been a bigger difference between the final day of the 2016 campaign for the Youngstown State University Penguins and the start of fall camp eight months later. In December, it was a less-than-balmy 23 degrees in Frisco, Texas, where 14,000 fans watched YSU play for a national title against […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There couldn’t have been a bigger difference between the final day of the 2016 campaign for the Youngstown State University Penguins and the start of fall camp eight months later. In December, it was a less-than-balmy 23 degrees in Frisco, Texas, where 14,000 fans watched YSU play...

YSU Students Honored in Export Internship Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Eight business students from Youngstown State University were honored at a special ceremony at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus for their participation in the 2017 Ohio Export Internship Program. “We are very proud of our Ohio Export Interns and our partnership with the Ohio Development Services Agency and The Ohio State University,” […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Eight business students from Youngstown State University were honored at a special ceremony at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus for their participation in the 2017 Ohio Export Internship Program. “We are very proud of our Ohio Export Interns and our partnership with the Ohio Development Services Agency...

Volunteer Mentors Needed for Leetonia Schools

LEETONIA, Ohio – The Salem Area Sustainable Opportunity Development Center is looking for mentors for middle and high school students in Leetonia Exempted Village School District.  The mentors will provide support and guidance to motivate students for future careers in the mentor’s field. Mentors receive training on successful strategies to assist students in exploring career choices and […]

LEETONIA, Ohio – The Salem Area Sustainable Opportunity Development Center is looking for mentors for middle and high school students in Leetonia Exempted Village School District.  The mentors will provide support and guidance to motivate students for future careers in the mentor's field. Mentors receive training on successful strategies to assist students...

Shriver Gives City Teachers Lesson on Empathy

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When it comes to incorporating social and emotional learning into curricula, the question to ask isn’t “What can we add?” but rather “How can we add it?” As part of a week-long professional development series before Youngstown City Schools kicks off the new academic year, Timothy Shriver, chairman of the Collaborative for […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When it comes to incorporating social and emotional learning into curricula, the question to ask isn’t “What can we add?” but rather “How can we add it?” As part of a week-long professional development series before Youngstown City Schools kicks off the new academic year, Timothy Shriver,...

Grove City College Welcomes 638 Freshmen

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Nearly 640 freshman have arrived on the campus of Grove City, the largest freshman class since 2014, officials say. Upperclassmen will arrive on campus Saturday. The class of 2021 has an average SAT score of 1237, about 200 points higher than the national average, and an average ACT score of 27, […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Nearly 640 freshman have arrived on the campus of Grove City, the largest freshman class since 2014, officials say. Upperclassmen will arrive on campus Saturday. The class of 2021 has an average SAT score of 1237, about 200 points higher than the national average, and an...

Development Series Begins for Youngstown Teachers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A week of professional development seminars for Youngstown City Schools teachers begins with lectures by Robert Simmons and Timothy Shriver. Simmons will speak today and Shriver will give his lecture Friday. Simmons was the first chief of innovation and research for the District of Columbia Public Schools, where he led the district’s […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A week of professional development seminars for Youngstown City Schools teachers begins with lectures by Robert Simmons and Timothy Shriver. Simmons will speak today and Shriver will give his lecture Friday. Simmons was the first chief of innovation and research for the District of Columbia Public Schools,...

YSU Reports First-Day Enrollment of 12,638

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University today reported that its freshman class of 2,301 students is up nearly 5% from last year and is the fourth largest in the last 26 years. The freshman class also sets all-time highs for average ACT standardized test scores and high school grade point average, the university said. “Increasing […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Youngstown State University today reported that its freshman class of 2,301 students is up nearly 5% from last year and is the fourth largest in the last 26 years. The freshman class also sets all-time highs for average ACT standardized test scores and high school grade point...