Education

YSU Program to Present Poverty Simulation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Bridges Out of Poverty Student Union will present a poverty simulation 9 a.m. to noon Friday in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center. The event will instruct participants in what it is like to live inside of poverty. As a student organization, Bridges Out of Poverty supports under-resourced […]

Manufacturers Coalition Keeps Focus on Schools

CANFIELD, Ohio – With the resurrection of machining programs and rising enrollment at vocational schools in the region, the next step in creating a job-ready industrial workforce is encouraging high school students into the field. At the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition quarterly meeting Friday, Leetonia schools superintendent Rob Menho announced his district will develop a […]

Symposium to Recall 1916 Strike in East Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – “East Youngstown Burning: Commemorating the Centennial of the 1916 Steel Strike” is the title of a symposium Friday, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor. Featured speakers will be U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and David McCall, District One director of the United Steelworkers of […]

Symposium Recalls 1916 Strike in East Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – “East Youngstown Burning: Commemorating the Centennial of the 1916 Steel Strike” is the title of a symposium Friday, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor. Featured speakers will be U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and David McCall, District One director of the United Steelworkers of […]

Ohio Awards CWRU $1.65M to Develop Energy Storage

CLEVELAND — Ohio’s Federal Research Network has awarded Case Western Reserve University $1.65 million over two years to research and develop energy storage resources for the defense and aerospace industries, the university announced Friday. The award is an aspect of the state’s strategy to stimulate economic development and create jobs. The state award was made […]

Ohio Awards Case $1.65M to Develop Energy Storage

CLEVELAND — Ohio’s Federal Research Network has awarded Case Western Reserve University $1.65 million over two years to research and develop energy storage resources for the defense and aerospace industries, the university announced Friday. The award is an aspect of the state’s strategy to stimulate economic development and create jobs. The state award was made […]

Westminster Trustees OK ‘Tiny House’ Project

NEW WILMNGTON, Pa., — Westminster College is moving forward on a “tiny house” project. The board of trustees recently approved phase one of the project, according to a news release from the college. Tiny Houses are loosely categorized as homes that are between 100 and 400 square-feet. These houses, which have piqued social and environmental […]

Westminster Trustees Approve ‘Tiny House’ Project

NEW WILMNGTON, Pa., — Westminster College is moving forward on a “tiny house” project. Westminster’s board of trustees recently approved phase one of the project, according to a news release from the college. Tiny Houses are loosely categorized as homes that are between 100 and 400 square-feet. These houses, which have piqued social and environmental […]

Grove City College’s McNulty “Influential in Business Ethics’

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College President Paul J. McNulty is among the “100 Most Influential in Business Ethics” as ranked by Ethisphere magazine. McNulty, a former deputy U.S. attorney general and one of the nation’s top compliance counselor, was ranked 24 in the category of thought leadership. Since 2007, Ethisphere has compiled the […]

United Way Raises $2.9 Million in Annual Campaign

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Five months after it began its annual fundraising campaign, the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley reached its goal – and then some – raising $2,957,115, Bob Hannon announced Wednesday. Hannon, president of the United Way, said the money raised will fund United Way’s programs such as Success By 6 […]

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