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Bus Tour Exposes Students to Job Opportunities

NEW MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — School’s out for summer, but 26 students boarded a school bus Monday morning to get a fresh perspective on what is available to them after they graduate high school. The group of seventh- to ninth-grade students representing 21 school districts from Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana and Portage counties took part in the […]

NEW MIDDLETOWN, Ohio -- School’s out for summer, but 26 students boarded a school bus Monday morning to get a fresh perspective on what is available to them after they graduate high school. The group of seventh- to ninth-grade students representing 21 school districts from Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana and Portage...

YSU Announces Partnership to Improve Online Courses

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University is teaming with Academic Partnerships to improve the accessibility and affordability of YSU’s online programs, including the master’s of business administration program. Academic Partnerships is a Texas-based company that provides technical support for online courses at more than 60 universities in the United States, as well as colleges around […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University is teaming with Academic Partnerships to improve the accessibility and affordability of YSU’s online programs, including the master's of business administration program. Academic Partnerships is a Texas-based company that provides technical support for online courses at more than 60 universities in the United States,...

Business Students Travel to Italy, Meet with Executives

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As part of the Williamson College of Business Administration’s Global Learning Experience program, 14 students traveled to Italy to meet with entrepreneurs in Rome and Florence. Prior to leaving, the Youngstown State University students conducted country and industry research. The trip was part of a credit-bearing course that counts as an upper […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As part of the Williamson College of Business Administration’s Global Learning Experience program, 14 students traveled to Italy to meet with entrepreneurs in Rome and Florence. Prior to leaving, the Youngstown State University students conducted country and industry research. The trip was part of a credit-bearing course...

Foundation Awards 65 Oil and Gas Scholarships

GRANVILLE, Ohio — In the latest round of scholarships from the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) and Foundation, 65 were awarded to qualified students pursuing careers in the natural gas and oil industry. Of the scholarships awarded, 36 are new and 29 are renewed. Scholarships are worth a minimum of $1,000 annually […]

GRANVILLE, Ohio -- In the latest round of scholarships from the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) and Foundation, 65 were awarded to qualified students pursuing careers in the natural gas and oil industry. Of the scholarships awarded, 36 are new and 29 are renewed. Scholarships are worth...

Contest Win Earns YSU a Trumpf 3D Printer

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A new Trumpf Inc TruPrint 1000 3D printer is coming to Youngstown State University for a year after a win at a national research contest focused on additive manufacturing. YSU, Drexel University in Pennsylvania and the University of Michigan were all winners among 22 applicants at the competition last fall that tasked […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A new Trumpf Inc TruPrint 1000 3D printer is coming to Youngstown State University for a year after a win at a national research contest focused on additive manufacturing. YSU, Drexel University in Pennsylvania and the University of Michigan were all winners among 22 applicants at the...

11 YSU Students to Spend Summer with Nonprofits

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Eleven students from Youngstown State University will spend the summer working at area nonprofit organizations as part of the biennial Nonprofit Leadership Summer Honors Internship. The program is supported by a $65,000 grant from the Raymond John Wean Foundation, Warren. All students have a minimum GPA of 3.0. “This program aims to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Eleven students from Youngstown State University will spend the summer working at area nonprofit organizations as part of the biennial Nonprofit Leadership Summer Honors Internship. The program is supported by a $65,000 grant from the Raymond John Wean Foundation, Warren. All students have a minimum GPA of...

YSU Trustees OK Budget, Small Tuition Increase

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees approved Thursday a budget of $183.96 million for the fiscal year 2020 and a tuition increase for students who enrolled before the 2018-2019 school year.  The budget increase, the trustees noted, assumes no growth in enrollment, a 0.5% increase in state funding and spending increases […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees approved Thursday a budget of $183.96 million for the fiscal year 2020 and a tuition increase for students who enrolled before the 2018-2019 school year.  The budget increase, the trustees noted, assumes no growth in enrollment, a 0.5% increase in...

Grove City College Names Frank New Provost

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Peter M. Frank has been named the new provost and vice president of academic affairs at Grove City College. Frank is a 1995 graduate of the college who double majored in economics and religion. Afterward, earned a master’s in economics with a concentration on urban and regional economic development from the […]

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Peter M. Frank has been named the new provost and vice president of academic affairs at Grove City College. Frank is a 1995 graduate of the college who double majored in economics and religion. Afterward, earned a master's in economics with a concentration on urban and...

Kent State Students Work With Port Authority

SALEM, Ohio — Students from Kent State University Columbiana County campuses got first-hand work experience this spring while working with the Columbiana County Port Authority. Seven students enrolled in the Business Consulting and Practicum course from Kent State’s East Liverpool and Salem campuses developed a comprehensive marketing plan for the port authority and the Columbiana […]

SALEM, Ohio -- Students from Kent State University Columbiana County campuses got first-hand work experience this spring while working with the Columbiana County Port Authority. Seven students enrolled in the Business Consulting and Practicum course from Kent State's East Liverpool and Salem campuses developed a comprehensive marketing plan for the...

DePizzos Give YSU $1.625M for Gerontology Chair

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — John “Jack” and Nuggie DePizzo, who owned and operated more than 30 senior care facilities across the region and who continue to develop and operate in Florida, have donated $1.625 million to Youngstown State University to establish an endowed faculty position in gerontology and to enhance their existing scholarship in the Williamson […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- John “Jack” and Nuggie DePizzo, who owned and operated more than 30 senior care facilities across the region and who continue to develop and operate in Florida, have donated $1.625 million to Youngstown State University to establish an endowed faculty position in gerontology and to enhance their...