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Opera Western Reserve Receives $3K for Outreach Programs

Opera Western Reserve Receives $3K for Outreach Programs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Opera Western Reserve Young Artists program has received $3,000 from Denise DeBartolo York to support its educational outreach programs throughout the Mahoning Valley. The programs include Fun with Opera, where students help Opera Western Reserve performers create a scenario for an improvised opera, and “pop-up operas,” where artists perform short arias […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Opera Western Reserve Young Artists program has received $3,000 from Denise DeBartolo York to support its educational outreach programs throughout the Mahoning Valley. The programs include Fun with Opera, where students help Opera Western Reserve performers create a scenario for an improvised opera, and “pop-up operas,”...

GPD Foundation Awards $17K to Education Projects

GPD Group Employees’ Foundation Awards $17K to Local Education

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The GPD Group Employees’ Foundation has awarded $17,000 to six local organizations in its first grant cycle of 2018. In total, the foundation said in a release, more than $540,000 will be disbursed nationwide this year. Three grants were made to Lakeview Local Schools, including $4,950 for a middle school makerspace, $2,400 […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The GPD Group Employees’ Foundation has awarded $17,000 to six local organizations in its first grant cycle of 2018. In total, the foundation said in a release, more than $540,000 will be disbursed nationwide this year. Three grants were made to Lakeview Local Schools, including $4,950 for...

Students Offer Solutions for Restaurant’s Challenges

COLUMBIANA, Ohio — Taking on a project with just weeks left in the school year, a group of students and staff at Columbiana High School partnered with a Mexican restaurant to create a customer satisfaction program and learn valuable problem-solving skills. In March, Juan Vazquez, general manager of El Vallarta in Boardman, invited students to […]

COLUMBIANA, Ohio -- Taking on a project with just weeks left in the school year, a group of students and staff at Columbiana High School partnered with a Mexican restaurant to create a customer satisfaction program and learn valuable problem-solving skills. In March, Juan Vazquez, general manager of El Vallarta...

YSU Business Students Place 2nd at Competition

YSU Business Students Place 2nd at NASBITE

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A team of four Youngstown State University students placed second at the 2018 Nasbite International Student Case Competition. The Nasbite — the National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators International Student Competition — brings the best business students together to work on solutions to an international marketing challenge submitted by Otto […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A team of four Youngstown State University students placed second at the 2018 Nasbite International Student Case Competition. The Nasbite -- the National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators International Student Competition -- brings the best business students together to work on solutions to an international...

YSU STEM College Sees Enrollment Grow 25%

STEM Showcase at YSU Highlights Student Projects

By Wim Steelant YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As the first and only STEM college in the state of Ohio, the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at Youngstown State University is home to more than 3,500 students who receive an outstanding education from close to 300 faculty members in 10 departments. We offer associate degrees, […]

By Wim Steelant YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As the first and only STEM college in the state of Ohio, the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at Youngstown State University is home to more than 3,500 students who receive an outstanding education from close to 300 faculty members in 10...

Junior Achievement Named ‘Organization of the Year’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Junior Achievement USA has been named “Organization of the Year” by the Institute for Financial Literacy as part of its 2018 Excellence In Financial Literacy Education Awards. JA was presented with the award April 9 at a ceremony during the Annual Conference on Financial Education in Orlando, Fla. Financial literacy is one […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Junior Achievement USA has been named “Organization of the Year” by the Institute for Financial Literacy as part of its 2018 Excellence In Financial Literacy Education Awards. JA was presented with the award April 9 at a ceremony during the Annual Conference on Financial Education in Orlando,...

Any Given Child Warren Expands Arts Education

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WARREN, Ohio – The program director of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington. D.C.. sees the center’s Any Given Child program as an extension of two of the President Kennedy’s priorities. Jeanette McCune, school and community programs director for the center, addressed community partners Tuesday at Lincoln PK-8 school to […]

WARREN, Ohio – The program director of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington. D.C.. sees the center’s Any Given Child program as an extension of two of the President Kennedy’s priorities. Jeanette McCune, school and community programs director for the center, addressed community partners Tuesday...

YSU to Hold Five Accounting Seminars

Youngstown CPE Day takes place May 9 in Williamson Hall

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Williamson College of Business Administration and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants will host five continuing education seminars through Nov. 16. The first seminar, Youngstown CPE Day, takes place May 9 in Williamson Hall. The full-day conference provides certified public accountants, enrolled agents and tax preparers with concurrent sessions that […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Williamson College of Business Administration and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants will host five continuing education seminars through Nov. 16. The first seminar, Youngstown CPE Day, takes place May 9 in Williamson Hall. The full-day conference provides certified public accountants, enrolled agents and tax...

Engineering Students Test Exhibit Prototypes at Oh Wow!

Engineering Students Test Exhibit Prototypes at Oh Wow

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Patrons at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology are used to testing scientific concepts. Visitors to the center Thursday found themselves as test subjects for dozens of displays created by first-year engineering students at Youngstown State University. Some 200 students in this semester’s Engineering 1560 […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Patrons at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology are used to testing scientific concepts. Visitors to the center Thursday found themselves as test subjects for dozens of displays created by first-year engineering students at Youngstown State University. Some 200 students...

Sauer to Deliver Kent Trumbull Commencement Address

WARREN, Ohio – Diane Sauer, president and owner of Diane Sauer Chevrolet.Inc., will deliver the commencement address at Kent State University at Trumbull’s spring ceremony. More than 200 students will be graduate at the ceremony, which begins at 6 p.m. May 12, at Packard Music Hall. Earlier that day, Kent State Trumbull will provide a […]

WARREN, Ohio – Diane Sauer, president and owner of Diane Sauer Chevrolet.Inc., will deliver the commencement address at Kent State University at Trumbull’s spring ceremony. More than 200 students will be graduate at the ceremony, which begins at 6 p.m. May 12, at Packard Music Hall. Earlier that day, Kent...