Education

NAACP Gives High Marks to Schools CEO’s Performance

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown chapter of the NAACP gives Krish Mohip’s performance during his first six months as CEO of city schools three A’s, a C and a D, with grades to come later this year — in July and September — in five other areas. The A’s came in the three areas the […]

Williamson College ‘Meet the Employers Day’ Feb. 8

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University will hold its semi-annual WCBA Meet the Employers Day Feb. 8 During the event, students and employers get together to discuss internships, co-ops and full-time positions. It will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the atrium of Williamson Hall on the […]

Nonprofit Summer Intern Program Accepting Applications

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Raymond John Wean Foundation has awarded $65,000 to the Center for Nonprofit Leadership at Youngstown State University to implement an internship program this summer. The 2017 Nonprofit Leadership Summer Honors Internship Program will hire 10 YSU students to work with area nonprofits over the course of the 12-week internship. The students […]

YSU Honors Students to Participate in Service Project

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Nearly 250 Youngstown State University Honors College students will spend the three-day weekend passing out food and clothing to Youngstown homeless, participating in a poverty simulation and taking part in service and team-building activities at an overnight retreat this Sunday. This is the second annual retreat for the Honors College, and the […]

Kent State Site Receives Landmark Status

KENT, Ohio – The U.S. Department of the Interior has designated the Kent State University May 4, 1970, site as a national historic landmark. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced the designation Thursday. The site joins more than 2,500 historic places so designated and was among 24 sites newly named by Jewell. “As we approach the […]

Grove City College Hosts Women in STEM Summit Jan. 18

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College will host its second Women in STEM Summit Jan. 18, partnering with several local, state and national organizations to inform high school students about careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. More than 300 middle- and high-school students are already registered for the program, the college […]

Hand It to Oh Wow! to Offer Exhibit Test Drive

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The most important component of the new “Drive to Hold” exhibit at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, is on the outside. The simple prosthetic hand, mounted on the exterior of the 9-foot-tall cylinder accompanied by a similarly attached sign that reads “High Five!” is […]

YSU Art Faculty Exhibit Works at Mount Union

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Three art professors from Youngstown State University will have their works on display in a month-long exhibit at the University of Mount Union. The exhibit, “Drawing Attention,” runs from Jan. 19 to Feb 19 at the Sally Otto Gallery, 34 W. Simpson St in Alliance. A reception with the artists – Christine […]

Grove City College Caffeine Research Featured in Shape

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Research by two Grove City College professors is prominently featured in a Shape magazine feature detailing the benefits of caffeine as a workout enhancer. The article, “Why caffeine is the best thing that’s ever happened to your workout,” cited a paper by exercise science professor Philip Prins and psychology professor Gary […]

Oh Wow! Looks to Build on Success, Adds Board Members

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology will complete its third strategic plan, said Mark Peters, chairman of its board of directors. The strategic plan will aim to build on the center’s successes through targeted enhancement and strategic expansion internally and externally, as well as to […]

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