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Oh Wow! Hosts Da Vinci Surgical System

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Students in fourth through sixth grade will have an opportunity to learn about and demo the Da Vinci Surgical System through a partnership with Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology and the YWCA of Youngstown. On June 18, the Summer Manufacturing Institute 2018 kicks off […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Students in fourth through sixth grade will have an opportunity to learn about and demo the Da Vinci Surgical System through a partnership with Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology and the YWCA of Youngstown. On June 18, the Summer...

First International Exposure Trip Inspires Students

WARREN, Ohio – Students from the Warren and Youngstown chapters of Inspiring Minds took an “exposure trip” to El Salvador from May 28 to June 2, the first group to take an international trip with the organization. While in El Salvador, students immersed into the culture by exploring the country, trying new foods, learning Spanish, […]

WARREN, Ohio – Students from the Warren and Youngstown chapters of Inspiring Minds took an "exposure trip" to El Salvador from May 28 to June 2, the first group to take an international trip with the organization. While in El Salvador, students immersed into the culture by exploring the country,...

Valley STEM Academy Deploys Mobile Unit

CANFIELD, Ohio – Next fall, STEM education might be rolling into a school, fair or festival near you. The Valley STEM + Me 2 Academy has deployed a new mobile unit equipped with some of the latest wizardry related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, education. “Our goal was to reach out to […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Next fall, STEM education might be rolling into a school, fair or festival near you. The Valley STEM + Me 2 Academy has deployed a new mobile unit equipped with some of the latest wizardry related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, education. “Our goal...

Family, $1.3M Gift Honored as YSU Names College

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A $1.3 million gift to Youngstown State University was celebrated Sunday as leaders of the YSU community joined the family of the late Earle Wayne Cliffe Jr. to announce the naming of the College of Creative Arts and Communication in memory of Cliffe’s parents, Dr. Earle W. and Ida Cliffe. Cliffe Sr., […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A $1.3 million gift to Youngstown State University was celebrated Sunday as leaders of the YSU community joined the family of the late Earle Wayne Cliffe Jr. to announce the naming of the College of Creative Arts and Communication in memory of Cliffe’s parents, Dr. Earle W....

YSU Trustees Appoint Interim Provost, OK Budget

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees approved the appointment of an interim provost, tuition plan and a new budget at its quarterly meeting Thursday. Joseph Mosca, dean of the Bitonte College of Health and Human Services, was named interim provost following the departure of Martin Abraham in May. Mosca has been […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees approved the appointment of an interim provost, tuition plan and a new budget at its quarterly meeting Thursday. Joseph Mosca, dean of the Bitonte College of Health and Human Services, was named interim provost following the departure of Martin Abraham...

Former Siemens USA President Named YSU National/Global Trustee

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees has appointed Poland native and former Siemens USA President Eric Spiegel as the university’s first national/global trustee. “Mr. Spiegel has more than 35 years of experience successfully leading complex global organizations,” said YSU President Jim Tressel in a release. “We look forward to his insight, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees has appointed Poland native and former Siemens USA President Eric Spiegel as the university’s first national/global trustee. “Mr. Spiegel has more than 35 years of experience successfully leading complex global organizations,” said YSU President Jim Tressel in a release. “We...

Junior Achievement Finishes School Year at Poland Union

POLAND, Ohio – Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley wrapped up the school year by teaching 132 first grade students at Poland Union Elementary School the JA Our Families curriculum. Volunteers from different businesses around the community: HBK CPAs & Consultants, IGS Energy, and Gasser Chair taught five lessons that helped students explore the way family […]

POLAND, Ohio – Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley wrapped up the school year by teaching 132 first grade students at Poland Union Elementary School the JA Our Families curriculum. Volunteers from different businesses around the community: HBK CPAs & Consultants, IGS Energy, and Gasser Chair taught five lessons that helped...

NASA Glenn Picks InventorCloud for Design Challenge

NASA Glenn Picks InventorCloud for Design Challenge

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has selected InventorCloud as one of 13 after-school programs to implement science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, content using NASA’s Engineering Design Challenge: Powered and Pumped Up. The recipients will receive a professional development workshop at NASA Glenn, help-desk support and opportunities for live web-based connections with scientists and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has selected InventorCloud as one of 13 after-school programs to implement science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, content using NASA’s Engineering Design Challenge: Powered and Pumped Up. The recipients will receive a professional development workshop at NASA Glenn, help-desk support and opportunities for live...

YSU Planetarium Attendance Tops 10,000

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Attendance at Youngstown State University’s Ward Beecher Planetarium last school year was at its highest level since 2004, the university announced. Between Sept. 22 and May 26, 10,062 people saw the 122 free shows at the planetarium, up from 7,110 the previous season and the first time since the 2003-2004 school year […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Attendance at Youngstown State University’s Ward Beecher Planetarium last school year was at its highest level since 2004, the university announced. Between Sept. 22 and May 26, 10,062 people saw the 122 free shows at the planetarium, up from 7,110 the previous season and the first time...

Boys & Girls Clubs Expand Summer Programming

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Youngstown is expanding its summer camp offerings with programming at the McGuffey Centre on the city’s east side at 1649 Jacobs Road. Summer camp activities include Summer Brain Gain academic support, career development and training, healthy lifestyles programs and field trips, and character development through Boys […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Boys & Girls Clubs of Youngstown is expanding its summer camp offerings with programming at the McGuffey Centre on the city's east side at 1649 Jacobs Road. Summer camp activities include Summer Brain Gain academic support, career development and training, healthy lifestyles programs and field trips,...