YSU Awarded $896K for Choose Ohio First Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Higher Education has awarded an additional $896,000 to Youngstown State University’s Choose Ohio First program.

The funding will support an estimated 80 new students studying economics, engineering, computer science, mathematics, biology, chemistry and health sciences. 

“The success and ongoing support of the Choose Ohio First program translates to success for Ohio’s STEM students,” said Randy Gardner, Ohio Department of Higher Education chancellor. “This new award exemplifies Youngstown State University’s continued commitment to these critical fields of study and, more importantly, its talented STEM students, including those from underrepresented populations.”

YSU’s program includes the facilitation of co-ops, internships, research and other academic and professional work experience pathways to high-demand STEM careers; recruitment of STEM students, especially from underrepresented populations; and academic support and advising, as needed.

More information, applications and contacts are available HERE.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.