Education

Simply Slavic Accepting YSU Scholarship Applications

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Simply Slavic is seeking applicants for its $500 academic scholarship at Youngstown State University. “Our recipients are the most promising of our heritage’s next generation so we want to help them and get them excited about their background,” said Dave Slanina, Simply Slavic treasurer. Undergraduate YSU students who have completed their freshman […]

Pence to Grove City Grads: You Are Called to Lead

GROVE CITY, Pa. — Vice President Mike Pence today exhorted the members of the Grove City College Class of 2017 to pursue their dreams with “persistence and determination.” Making his first commencement address as vice president, Pence cited Grove City College’s history of standing firm to its core values, and told graduates they had earned […]

20 Seniors Share $125K in DeBartolo Scholarships

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Jenna Binion takes college prep and Advanced Placement courses and works 30 hours a week at Dunkin’ Donuts in Struthers. “I lose a lot of sleep,” she laughs, and is determined to achieve her dream – becoming a defense attorney. Binion’s father died when she was 6, her mother battles addiction issues, […]

KSU Trumbull to Field First Athletics Program in 25 Years

CHAMPION TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Students at Kent State University at Trumbull will hit the ground running this fall semester as the branch campus plans to restart its athletics program with a women’s and men’s cross-country team. “We’re really looking forward to what this will do for our overall student development as we help them grow […]

5th Grade Campbell Students Learn Business Basics

CAMPBELL, Ohio – Fifth grade students in the Campbell schools are creating and selling products for their Kids BIZ project to benefit the Campbell Food Pantry and help cover the cost of student field trips. “This project has brought friendships, creativity and learning for all of our students and we cannot wait to see how successful their businesses […]

Cafaro Foundation Awards $55,000 in Scholarships

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Cafaro Foundation has awarded a total of $55,000 in college scholarships to 22 graduating seniors in Trumbull and Mahoning counties. Trustees of the Cafaro Foundation selected the scholarship recipients based on academic merit, while also considering their financial need and the recommendations of teachers and guidance counselors. The William M. and […]

Warren Applies for ‘Safe Routes to School’ Funding

WARREN, Ohio – The Trumbull County Planning Commission, the city of Warren and Warren City Schools have applied for funding from the state’s Safe Routes to School program. The program helps communities improve safety near schools and educate students on how to safely get to and from school. “The city of Warren has a great […]

Pence to Speak at Grove City College Commencement

GROVE CITY, Pa.  — Grove City College today officially confirmed that Vice President Mike Pence will deliver the keynote address at the college’s 137th Commencement May 20. It’s the first of three commencement addresses Pence will deliver this season, followed by the University of Notre Dame on May 21 and the U.S. Naval Academy on […]

Student’s Business Pitch Attracts Accelerator’s Attention

GROVE CITY, Pa. — Grove City College entrepreneurship student Stephen Weaver is invited to spend the summer with Virginia-based Ignition Business Accelerator as a result of successfully pitching his idea for a new business. Weaver, of Cedarburg, Wis., participated in the inaugural Virginia Shark Tank, where he and other young entrepreneurs presented their elevator pitches to a […]

YSU Dedicates Foundation Heritage Park

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University dedicated a new park yesterday to recognize distinguished faculty and staff throughout the university’s 100-year-plus history. The YSU Foundation Heritage Park, on Elm Street just north of Kilcawley Center, features a stone wall with the engraved names of the 73 former faculty and staff who have received the YSU […]

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