Education

Navarros Donate $1M for Student Scholarships at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Flor “Shorty” Navarro and his wife, Elba Lillian, know the value of dedication and hard work. That hard work allowed them to donate $1 million to Youngstown State University. “I started with nothing, and it’s all about working hard,” Navarro told a large crowd of friends gathered Wednesday in the lobby of […]

Thiel College Names Traverso Its 20th President

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Thiel College today named Susan Traverso its 20th president. Traverso has served as the provost and senior vice president at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pa., since 2007. She takes office in August as the first woman to hold the position. Traverso will replace Troy D. VanAken, who announced his resignation in February […]

YSU Master’s in Financial Economics Ranks High

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the second time this year, Youngstown State University’s online master’s degree in financial economics has been ranked as a top-10 program in the nation. “The Best Master’s Degrees” places YSU’s program fourth in the nation in terms of affordability. Earlier this year, The Financial Times ranked the YSU program eighth best […]

EGCC Accounting Students Analyze Campus Bookstore

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The bookstore in the Valley Campus of Eastern Gateway Community College could become much more profitable, even highly profitable – if the assumptions of Jim Senary’s managerial accounting class were to work out. Granted, that’s a big if. Senary’s last session at Eastern Gateway earlier this week saw eight students present the […]

Book on Jewish, Holocaust History Memorializes Saul Friedman

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – “The Highest Form of Wisdom,” a book of scholarship by internationally known academicians in the fields of Jewish and Holocaust history, has been published in memory of Saul S. Friedman, who served as professor of Jewish history at Youngstown State University and was one of the architects of Holocaust and genocide education […]

Book on Jewish History Memorializes Saul Friedman

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – “The Highest Form of Wisdom,” a book of scholarship by internationally known academicians in the fields of Jewish and Holocaust history, has been published in memory of Saul S. Friedman, who served as professor of Jewish history at Youngstown State University and was one of the architects of Holocaust and genocide education […]

12 Students Receive DeBartolo Scholarships

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Twelve high school seniors who have demonstrated excellent academic achievement, resilience in overcoming challenges and a personal commitment to their communities comprise the largest group of recipients in the 19-year history of the Edward J. DeBartolo Memorial Scholarship Foundation. The 12 were selected from a pool of more than 400 applicants, said […]

Graduate Contributes 3 Sculptures to YSU Campus

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Visitors to the Youngstown State University campus can now see a set of three bronze sculptures, each depicting the theme of children and education. The sculptures, placed at three sites on campus, were donated by YSU graduate and Youngstown native John Irving, in honor of his late wife, his parents and his […]

Ben Carson to Speak at Grove City Commencement

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Former Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson will be the commencement speaker at Grove City College’s commencement ceremony Saturday morning. “Dr. Carson’s story of his journey from extreme poverty to becoming one of America’s leading physicians will certainly inspire our students,” said Grove City College President Paul McNulty in a statement. […]

Drexel Team Wins OH-Penn for Business Contest

HERMITAGE, Pa. – A team of students from Drexel University in Philadelphia is the winner of eCenter@LindenPointe’s fourth annual OH-Penn For Business contest. The finalists, selected from more than 100 groups at five colleges in Pennsylvania and Ohio, pitched their ideas to seven judges at the business incubator April 16. The results were publicly announced […]

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