Education

Chamber Extends Deadline for Leadership Mahoning Valley

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber is extending until June 30 the application deadline for the 2016-17 class of Leadership Mahoning Valley. The program provides community leaders with a general overview of the Mahoning Valley, an opportunity for increased understanding of key community issues and the potential to develop effective working relationships with […]

Chamber Extends Leadership Mahoning Valley Deadline

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber is extending until June 30 the application deadline for the 2016-17 class of Leadership Mahoning Valley. The program provides community leaders with a general overview of the Mahoning Valley, an opportunity for increased understanding of key community issues and the potential to develop effective working relationships with […]

YSU Business Leader Program Graduates 1st Group

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The first group of graduates from the Business Leader Program in Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration are advancing to careers at a variety of prestigious companies, YSU reports. Students are selectively recruited out of high school to the program and are admitted directly to their business major of choice. […]

Smarts Introduces New Home, Tells Fundraising Goals

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The 5,000-square-foot auditorium on the first floor of the Ohio One Building where the Ohio Edison Co. displayed refrigerators and electric stoves in the 1930s and ’40s is the new home of Smarts, Students Motivated by the Arts. The auditorium will become the “Smartatorium,” says Executive Director Becky Keck, and the other […]

YSU to Offer Manufacturing Engineering Program

CANFIELD, Ohio – Youngstown State University is poised to offer a new program in manufacturing engineering as soon as this fall, members of the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition learned today. The program would focus on “the processes of making things,” said Darrell Wallace, a YSU assistant professor of mechanical and industrial engineering. Only 20 such […]

Lordstown Power Plant to Offer Hands-on Education

WARREN, Ohio – When construction on the Lordstown Energy Center is completed in 2018 and its turbines begin to spin, the provision of electricity to communities throughout northeastern Ohio won’t be its only task. As Clean Energy Future LLC President Bill Siderewicz sees it, the power plant will also play in role in educating students […]

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 […]

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