Education

Oh Wow! YWCA Set Youth Manufacturing Institutes

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — YWCA of Youngstown, in collaboration with Oh Wow! Children’s Center, is holding two Summer Manufacturing Institutes this summer for youth in grades 4 to 6. The cost is $150 per week per session, and participants may register for one session or both. Engineering for Space Exploration will take place from 8:30 a.m. […]

Herbarium Perpetuates Legacy of Man Who Helped It Grow

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tucked away in cramped rows of metal cabinets on the fourth floor of Ward Beecher Hall are stacks upon stacks of folders filled with plants. It’s here in Youngstown State University’s herbarium, the fourth-largest in the state, that Carl Chuey spent 47 years, devoting his life and pouring his passion into amassing […]

Grove City Students Place in Oh-Penn Contest

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College students shared two of the top three prizes in the Oh-Penn for Business College Business Plan Competition. The competition was organized by the eCenter@LindenPointe, a Hermitage, Pa., business incubator that works with Grove City College and its Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Any undergraduate from Pennsylvania and Ohio […]

Kent Seeks Center for Study of Gender and Sexuality

KENT, Ohio – Kent State University says it will move to the “forefront of gender and sexuality research” with the establishment of a new Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality. Planning for the center, which was announced today, will begin “in the coming weeks,” the university said, with an advisory group of faculty […]

Entrepreneurship Academy Gets High Marks

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Earl F. Gohl walked into the Entrepreneurship Academy to ask questions of a class of 20 young people Tuesday afternoon. He didn’t have to pry the answers out. “In that room, you clearly have a whole slew of next-generation entrepreneurs,” says Gohl, co-chairman of the federal Appalachian Regional Commission. “You have to […]

MCCTC Opens Registration for Machining Program

CANFIELD, Ohio — Mahoning County Career & Technical School opened registration for its machining program today. Students who will enter their junior year of high school in August and attend school in Mahoning County are eligible to register. The machining program has articulation agreements with Youngstown State University and ITT Technical Institute and is certified […]

Brazilian Business Delegation Visits YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Students and faculty from the University of Sào Paulo in Brazil are visiting Youngstown State University this week for a business-study tour sponsored by the Williamson College of Business Administration. The students, who are retail executives, will tour local retail establishments such as Best Buy, Home Depot, WalMart Distribution Center, Sam’s Club, […]

Program Offers Hope to Felons Seeking Employment

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The University of Akron School of Law, in partnership with Youngstown State University and several civic agencies, will host a free clinic at 10 a.m. Saturday designed to help those convicted of felonies and misdemeanors re-enter the workplace. The clinic, to be held in the First Presbyterian Church, Wick Avenue, will present […]

YSU to Host 1st ‘Hackathon’ this Weekend

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — College and high school students from across the Cleveland/Pittsburgh Tech Belt will participate in Youngstown State University’s first-ever Hackathon, a weekend of computer-related learning, creativity and networking set for April 17-19  at Meshel Hall. YSU’s Information Technology Student Association is organizing the weekend event, which is free to participants thanks to event […]

Kent State to Offer Summer Fashion Academy

KENT, Ohio — The Fashion School at Kent State University is accepting applications for the Summer Fashion School Academy, a one-week program that introduces high school students to key areas in fashion design and merchandising. Intended for students ages 16-18 who are interested in exploring careers in the $4 billion fashion industry, the 2015 academy […]

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