Shepherd Gives Fairhaven Students Work Experiences

NILES, Ohio – Shepherd of the Valley-Niles partnered with the Trumbull County Board of Developmental Disabilities’ Fairhaven program to provide a site for students to have work study experiences. This year, the Niles campus worked with its 20th class from Fairhaven. Each year Shepherd typically works with a few Fairhaven students, who spend three days […]

PNC Commits $55,000 to Early Childhood Programs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The PNC Foundation has pledged eight grants that total $55,000 in support of early childhood education and development. The Youngstown and Eastern Ohio regional president of PNC Bank, Ted Schmidt, made the announcement this morning at the Millcreek Children’s Center, one of the recipients. The center will receive funding that allows its […]

Military Times Notes YSU’s Williamson College as Best for Vets

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the second consecutive year, Military Times has named Youngstown State University’s College of Business Administration a “Best for Vets Business School.” YSU ranked 69th on the list of 75 schools. The rankings were published in Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times along with their affiliated websites. […]

Role of Soft Skills Overlooked, Cleveland Fed Chief Tells Summit

PITTSBURGH – The number of students enrolled in American colleges and universities is near an all-time high, but so is the number who enter and never earn a degree, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Loretta J. Mester, said Friday. ”Only about 55% of students who start college earn a bachelor’s degree […]

YSU MBA Info Session Monday for Working Professionals

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration will hold an informational program Monday at 6 p.m. for working professionals interested in obtaining an MBA. The session will take place in room 3415 in Williamson Hall. The Williamson College offers a 39 credit hour MBA program designed for working professionals. Courses are […]

Columbus Company Plans $7.8M Student Apartment Complex

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A private developer, Hallmark Campus Communities of Columbus, plans to build a $7.8 million, 162-bed student apartment complex on land along Fifth Avenue between Lincoln and Rayen avenues. The land is owned by Youngstown State University and at its meeting Wednesday, YSU’s board of trustees authorized leasing 3.4 acres to the company […]

My Town, Your Town Day Camp Explores Local History

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Historical Society will offer students the chance to explore local history at its source during its My Town, Your Town, Youngstown Summer Day Camp at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center. The five-day camp, which runs July 6-10, will feature field trips to several historic sites and landmarks. Participants […]

YSU to Hold ‘Boots to Business’ Seminar

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The deadline is Friday to register for “Boots to Business,” a free business seminar for veterans, active and reserve military and their spouses. The event takes place June 24 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the campus of Youngstown State University. The Ohio Small Business Development Center, YSU’s Veterans Resource Center […]

Free ‘Intro to Manufacturing’ Training for 30 Adults

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Trumbull Career and Technical Center and the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center are offering 30 adults an opportunity to earn six manufacturing credentials at no charge. Each school has 15 spots available for a six-week “Intro to Manufacturing” program that begins July 13. The cost of the course, valued at […]

Library to Shelve Mill Creek Park Branch

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County’s board of trustees was asked Thursday to consider building a new West Library on the site of the existing one. A proposal to relocate the Mahoning Avenue branch to the warming house in the Mill Creek Park recreation area near the former skating rink does […]


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