Education

Nafta-Canada Trade Seminar March 28 at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Ohio Small Business Development Center Export Assistance Network at Youngstown State University will host the Nafta-Canada Seminar from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. March 28, in Room 3415 in the Williamson College of Business Administration. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with breakfast to follow. Dan Ujczo, counsel and cross-border business development director, […]

YSU Signs Agreement with Hungarian University

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University and the University of Szeged, Hungary, signed an agreement Wednesday that will help students enrolled in YSU’s Dana School of Music expand their experience and education abroad. “It has a very small, but very good program,” said Nate Myers, YSU’s associate provost, international and global initiatives, said of Szeged. […]

YSU Ethics Team Places Second in National Contest

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the second year in a row, the Youngstown State University Ethics Bowl team placed second in the nation at the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl in Dallas, beating out 35 teams but losing to the United States Military Academy in the finals. The members of the YSU team are Lindsay Heldreth, Rachael Jenkins, […]

Wean Foundation Awards $103K in Grants

WARREN, Ohio – The Raymond John Wean Foundation awarded grants totaling $103,000 at its March board of directors meeting. In addition to aligning with strategic priorities of economic opportunity and educational opportunity, the organizations demonstrated a keen ability to leverage local, regional and state dollars, the foundation said in announcing the grants. “The foundation’s support […]

JA Titan Competition to Take Place March 9

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley and Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration will host the eighth annual JA Titan Business Challenge competition March 9. Thirty teams of high school students from 11 schools across Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana and Ashtabula Counties will participate in this year’s competition. Designed for local high […]

Adults in Seussian Garb Read His Books Aloud Today

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Theodore Geisel is to anapestic tetrameter what William Shakespeare is to iambic pentameter as an unrivaled master of English verse. Today, numerous schools across the United States, including the elementary schools in Austintown and 18 primary schools in Trumbull County, are celebrating the 117th anniversary of Geisel’s birth by serving their pupils […]

Youngstown Schools Join for Community Inclusiveness Day

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Teachers, community leaders and officeholders from throughout the area will join with students in Youngstown City Schools’ elementary schools for the daylong Advancing Education-Reducing Crime program April 22. The program will be held at Harding, Taft, Martin Luther King and McGuffey schools from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Among the scheduled activities […]

Ohio Task Force Gives YSU, NEOMED Low Grades

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The 14 public universities in Ohio, including Youngstown State University and Northeast Ohio Medical University, should benefit over the next five years from $1.2 billion in new resources and reduced expenses. So says a report released Thursday by the state Department of Education. All have some work and most have considerable work […]

GCC to Develop Special Education Programs with Grant

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College has received a $100,000 grant from the Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust to develop programs benefitting children and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Most of the money will be used to “create opportunities for inclusion beyond the classroom through community outreach” for the disabled, their families, […]

Employers Praise Students at Stem College Job Fair

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Rachel Jordan is pretty familiar with career fairs. And a lot of that familiarity comes from being a job seeker rather than an exhibitor. Jordan today is a human resources associate for Nordson Corp., which was among the companies looking to fill internship, co-op and full-time positions at the Youngstown State University […]

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