BBB Sets May 5 as Scholarship Deadline

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The deadline to apply for the Better Business Bureau’s Ethics and Integrity Scholarship is May 5. Five recipients of the $1,000 scholarships will be chosen. Applicants must be high school seniors and the child or grandchild of owners and employees of BBB-accredited businesses. They must live in Columbiana, Mahoning or Trumbull counties […]

Westminster College Installs DNA Analysis Machine

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – With funding from The Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grant, Westminster College recently installed a micro-volume spectrophotometer, allowing students to analyze the amount of DNA, RNA and other proteins for research projects. The $10,000 grant from the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh paid for the machine, delivered two weeks ago. […]

Grove City College Marks Century of Spring Pageantry

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Students, parents, families and the Grove City College community will gather Friday through Sunday to mark Family Weekend and the 100th anniversary of the college’s annual Spring Pageant. Family Weekend celebrates the cumulative achievements of students throughout the academic year and honors the parents and families who support and encourage students […]

Information Sessions in May for Master of Accountancy

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Information sessions are scheduled in May for Youngstown State University’s new master ‘s program in accountancy program, which begins this fall semester. Information sessions are scheduled for noon and 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 4; 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 6; and 6 p.m. Monday, May 16, in the Williamson College of Business Administration […]

Maag Library Turns 40 with Birthday Cake Wednesday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s Maag Library, the second largest institutional repository in the state of Ohio, celebrates its 40th year at an event 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, in the library lobby on campus. The celebration will include birthday cake, memorabilia chronicling the library’s history, and a chance to win […]

Entrepreneurs Tell Students about Funding, Work Balance

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Students from Youngstown State University and the C.S. Lewis Institute had a chance to pick the brains of four startup company leaders as part of the Make Youngstown technology program Wednesday afternoon. JuggerBot 3D CEO Dan Fernback, Ving CEO Tony DeAscentis and Bravura 3D co-founders Jessie Tuscano and Brian Alls spoke with […]

Campbell Team Heads to Destination Imagination Finals

CAMPBELL, Ohio — Five Campbell City School students will advance to the Destination Imagination Global Finals, which will take place May 25 to 28 in Knoxville, Tenn. The Campbell DI Devils placed second at the state competition April 16 at Mt. Vernon High School. Members of the winning team include Emily Reninger, Courtney King, Angeleah […]

STEM+ME2 to Focus on Problem-Based Learning

CANFIELD, Ohio – The Valley’s manufacturing sector will add another link in its supply chain of qualified workers when the Valley STEM+ME2 academy opens this fall at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center. The program is open to all freshman and sophomore high school students in Ohio and, says Ronald J. Iarussi, will take […]

Tressel Outlines Ambitious Plans for YSU Upgrade

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The coming years for Youngstown State University will be years of expanding the physical campus as President Jim Tressel laid out a campus development plan, “NextYSU: A New Look for a New Era,” Tuesday morning. Four projects – development of the west side of campus, the creation of the Student Success Center, […]

Publisher, Economist Speak at YSU Commencement

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Andrea Wood, chair and president of the Youngstown Publishing Co. and publisher/editor of The Business Journal, and Joseph G. Carson, director of Global Economic Research at AllianceBernstein, receive honorary degrees at Youngstown State University’s Spring Commencement Saturday, May 7, in Beeghly Center on campus. Wood will be the featured speaker at the […]


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