Education

Westminster, UPMC Jameson Partner on Nursing

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — The Westminster College School of Nursing will launch its inaugural program in the fall 2017 semester in a collaborative agreement with UPMC’s Jameson Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in New Castle, Pa. The new four-year program will lead to both a nursing diploma and a bachelor of science in nursing degree, […]

Youngstown-Warren Joins My Brother’s Keeper Effort

WARREN, Ohio — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, joined U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, Monday to launch an initiative in the Mahoning Valley intended to prepare male minority students for college by linking them with adult mentors. The initiative, My Brother’s Keeper Ohio, was presented at a press event Monday at the Trumbull Campus […]

17 YSU Freshman Named Navarro Executive Fellows

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Seventeen Youngstown State University freshmen are mentoring with senior campus leaders and gaining work experience as members of the inaugural class of Navarro Executive Fellows. The program, offered for the first time this fall and designed for minority students, is named in honor of philanthropists Shorty and Elba Navarro who this year donated […]

YSU Music Majors Give Voice to Their Dreams

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The chances that four music majors at Youngstown State University will one day sing in the world’s major opera houses or play with world-acclaimed orchestras are about the same as its athletes playing Major League Baseball or in the National Football League. It’s happened. Think Ron Jaworski, Cliff Stoudt, Paul McFadden and […]

Turning Foundation Awards $52K to Area Teachers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Turning Foundation, in conjunction with the Raymond John Wean Foundation and the Eastern Ohio Education Partnership, has announced 17 teachers as the recipients of its 2016 Innovative Mini Grant program. A total of $52,096 was award to the teachers in northeastern Ohio for “sharing new and creative classroom practices supporting 21st […]

Pollock Gives Her Time, Treasure to Westminster

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — When Dorothy Pollock placed a call with a request on behalf of Westminster College, the person at the other end of the phone line was well aware she wasn’t asking for something she hadn’t already done herself. “No matter what it was – whether it was for the annual fund or for […]

Williamson College, JA to Host ‘Business 2020’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Danny Catullo, co-owner of Catullo Prime Meats, will be the featured speaker Nov. 9 at “Business 2020,” presented by the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University in conjunction with Junior Achievement of the Mahoning Valley. The event, featuring 500 students representing 19 high schools from the tri-county area, will […]

Grove City College Hosts BEST Robotics Contest

GROVE CITY, Pa.– Middle- and high-school-student robot builders will descend on the campus of Grove City College this weekend for Wolverine BEST, a robot-building contest. The competition is presented by Elliott Group. The ‘bot’ building competition tests students’ ability to use their engineering skills to solve problems as they find the fun in STEM (science, […]

Library Awards Contracts for Kusalaba Branch

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Contracts must be signed first, but the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County expects the new Michael Kusalaba Branch to be completed in about a year. The library’s building and sites committee met at the Boardman Branch Thursday morning to open bids and award contracts for the branch, which will be […]

YSU’s New Website Enhances Data Collection

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University’s newly redesigned website is aimed at enhancing the university’s branding and recruitment efforts while providing more data about site visitors. The  new website results from more than a year of planning, design, collaboration and feedback involving dozens of faculty, staff, students, high school students, parents and the community, said […]

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