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Students Showcase What’s Cool About Manufacturing

Sharspville Area Middle School

SHARON, Pa. – For the team from Greenville Junior/Senior High School, the hardest part of telling the story of Ilsco Extrusions Inc., was sorting through the abundance of interesting information. “We had a half-hour worth of interviews that we then had to cut down to 2 1/2 minutes,” said Matt Gehly, a teacher at Greenville […]

SHARON, Pa. – For the team from Greenville Junior/Senior High School, the hardest part of telling the story of Ilsco Extrusions Inc., was sorting through the abundance of interesting information. "We had a half-hour worth of interviews that we then had to cut down to 2 1/2 minutes," said Matt...

Eastern Gateway Dedicates Building to Humphries

Eastern Gateway Community College

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – To have a building named after yourself in return for the work you put in during your professional career is beyond what anyone expects to happen and it’s a very humbling experience, says Thomas Humphries. “You go out and you do what you’re supposed to do in life and you try to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – To have a building named after yourself in return for the work you put in during your professional career is beyond what anyone expects to happen and it’s a very humbling experience, says Thomas Humphries. “You go out and you do what you’re supposed to do in...

Eddie George Tells YSU Audience to ‘Feed Your Spirit’

By Pat Springer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — His journey, while highly improbable, is nonetheless true.  Identifying what he called his four pillars for a productive and successful life, NFL All Pro running back Eddie George spoke to an audience of business and sports fans last night as the featured guest of the Thomas Colloquium at Youngstown […]

By Pat Springer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- His journey, while highly improbable, is nonetheless true.  Identifying what he called his four pillars for a productive and successful life, NFL All Pro running back Eddie George spoke to an audience of business and sports fans last night as the featured guest of...

Voting Closes Today for ‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing’ Contest

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SHARON, Pa. – For the students from nine schools in Mercer and Lawrence counties competing in this year’s What’s So Cool About Manufacturing? video contest, a win earns them a trophy and a medal. But for the manufacturers they are spotlighting, the contest may plant the seeds for the next generation of workers. Voting ends […]

SHARON, Pa. – For the students from nine schools in Mercer and Lawrence counties competing in this year’s What’s So Cool About Manufacturing? video contest, a win earns them a trophy and a medal. But for the manufacturers they are spotlighting, the contest may plant the seeds for the next...

Ohio State Researchers Find New Way to Power Electronics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A discovery by a research team at The Ohio State University could change how electronic devices are built. The discovery simplifies how electronic devices use electrons by using a material that “can serve dual roles in electronics, where historically multiple materials have been necessary,” according to a release by the university. The […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A discovery by a research team at The Ohio State University could change how electronic devices are built. The discovery simplifies how electronic devices use electrons by using a material that "can serve dual roles in electronics, where historically multiple materials have been necessary," according to a...

Lordstown Team Wins JA Titan Contest

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A team from Lordstown High School won Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley’s annual JA Titan contest, beating out 25 other groups at Youngstown State University March 14 and taking home $500 scholarships. In all, 77 students from Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties took part in the competition. Through an online portal, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A team from Lordstown High School won Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley’s annual JA Titan contest, beating out 25 other groups at Youngstown State University March 14 and taking home $500 scholarships. In all, 77 students from Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties took part in the...

Williamson College Names Three Beeghly Fellows

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Richard Fisher, Gryphon Johnson and Maria Vince, students in the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University, have been selected as John D. Beeghly Fellows for the 2019 spring semester. The Beeghly Fellows program provides students with paid fellowships working with the Ohio Small Business Development Center at YSU. John […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Richard Fisher, Gryphon Johnson and Maria Vince, students in the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University, have been selected as John D. Beeghly Fellows for the 2019 spring semester. The Beeghly Fellows program provides students with paid fellowships working with the Ohio Small Business...

International Enrollment at YSU Among Country’s Fastest-Growing

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The international-student body at Youngstown State University is the second-fastest growing in the country, according to the Institute of International Education’s latest Open Doors report. In the fall 2018 semester, YSU had 581 international students, up from 336 in the 2014 school year. The Open Doors report compared the fall 2016 and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The international-student body at Youngstown State University is the second-fastest growing in the country, according to the Institute of International Education’s latest Open Doors report. In the fall 2018 semester, YSU had 581 international students, up from 336 in the 2014 school year. The Open Doors report...

YSU Trustees Receive National Award for Leadership

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A few years ago, the future of Youngstown State University was uncertain due to presidential leadership changes, financial circumstances and declining enrollment, said Mike Sherman, but in the last five years that uncertainty has been erased. “It’s a result of this board’s leadership and this academic community of students, faculty and staff […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A few years ago, the future of Youngstown State University was uncertain due to presidential leadership changes, financial circumstances and declining enrollment, said Mike Sherman, but in the last five years that uncertainty has been erased. “It’s a result of this board’s leadership and this academic community...

YSU Alumni Magazine Wins Silver Award

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s alumni magazine, YSU Magazine has earned the Silver Award at the Annual Collegiate Advertising Awards for the fourth time in five years. Among the judging criteria for the award are creativity, layout and design, functionality, message effectiveness, production quality and overall appeal. The Silver Award puts YSU Magazine in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s alumni magazine, YSU Magazine has earned the Silver Award at the Annual Collegiate Advertising Awards for the fourth time in five years. Among the judging criteria for the award are creativity, layout and design, functionality, message effectiveness, production quality and overall appeal. The Silver...