Education

History Center Workshop Will Focus on Registry

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor will host its fourth Toolbox Workshop at noon Saturday. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature a presentation by Barbara Powers, director of the state historic preservation office for inventory and registration at the Ohio History Connection in Columbus, […]

Social, Emotional Learning Improves Warren Schools

WARREN, Ohio – Five years ago, the Warren City School District issued 211 out-of-school suspensions to pupils in kindergarten and grades one through three. Last year, that number was 62. Through the first semester of this academic year, the number is just 14. At the center of this change is the introduction of social and […]

YSU to Honor Covelli for Entrepreneurship April 20

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University will honor Sam Covelli, owner and CEO of Covelli Enterprises Inc., by bestowing the 2016 Medallion for Entrepreneurship April 20. The YSU chapter of Beta Sigma Gamma International Business Honor Society will present the honor at a reception in the Williamson College of Business Administration. The reception for Covelli, […]

Forbes Rates Grove City a ‘Best Value College’

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Forbes magazine has ranked Grove City College 109th overall on its list of 300 “Best Value Colleges 2016,” the college announced Thursday. The business publication ranked Grove City 35th best value in the country among liberal arts colleges, 54th in the Northeast and 76th among private colleges. The rankings are based […]

Joneses Give Oh Wow $1M to Ensure Its Future

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Thursday was Tiffaney Trella’s first visit to Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Center for Science & Technology. That wasn’t the case for Michael Ward, her 5-year-old nephew. “This is his third time,” Trella said. “He begged to come today.” As her young charge darted among the exhibits, Trella marveled at […]

EGCC Has Mascot, Hopes to Field 4 Sports Teams

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Eastern Gateway Community College is seeking to raise $100,000 so it can field a men’s baseball team and a women’s softball team next spring. It also has aspirations to field men and women’s basketball teams the 2018-19 academic year. The president of Eastern Gateway, Jimmie Bruce, announced those plans Wednesday afternoon at […]

Research Shows Brand Perceptions Can Make Difference

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — While superior craftsmanship in a product can contribute to enhanced performance, a forthcoming paper co-authored by Lisa Bolton, professor of marketing, and Frank and Mary Jean Smeal Research Fellow at the Penn State University Smeal College of Business, reveals that merely believing a product to be better can also improve results. […]

eCenter@LindenPointe Sets E-Commerce Workshops

HERMITAGE, Pa. – The eCenter@LindenPointe is partnering with Ben Franklin Technology PArtners and its affiliate the, eMarketing Learning Center, to host a series of e-commerce workshops. The monthly workshops will run from June through May 2017 and will be open to all small businesses in the region, the business incubator announced Monday. The e-commerce workshops […]

YSU Students Find Axe Fragment at Bahamas Dig Site

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University students discovered a fragment of a flint stone axe during a recent seven-say excavation in the Bahamas. The 10-student delegation, led by YSU faculty Tom Delvaux of anthropology and Ron Shaklee of geography, participated in the excavation of the Fresh Lake prehistoric archaeological site on San Salvador Island. The […]

‘Give Back, Go Forward’ Awards First Tuition Voucher

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Michael Kacir of Lowellville, a second-semester freshman at Youngstown State University, received a boost for his efforts to become the third generation of his family to graduate from YSU, courtesy of his grandmother. Paula Kacir, also from Lowellville, is the first volunteer to achieve 100 volunteer hours in Give Back, Go Forward, […]

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