Education

Westminster Earns Top Ranking from SmartAsset

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – SmartAsset, a financial data and technology company, ranked Westminster College as the number one school providing the “best value” in Pennsylvania following a recent study. In its study, SmartAsset captured the true cost of attending a school by evaluating the following factors: tuition (using in-state tuition for public schools where applicable), […]

Oh-Penn Educator Program Seeks Host Manufacturers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Area manufacturers are invited to participate in the Summer 2015 Educator in the Manufacturing Workplace program. The program, presented by the OH-Penn Manufacturing Collaborative and IndustryNeedsYou, provides educators the opportunity to see firsthand what happens at area manufacturers. The goal is for the educators to then craft lesson plans to show their […]

Education Partnership Joins StriveTogether Network

WARREN, Ohio — Eastern Ohio Education Partnership has joined the StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network, the organization announced today. StriveTogether brings together more than 60 community partnerships from 31 states and Washington, D.C., that are working to connect cross-sector leaders around a common vision, improving educational outcomes for students, according to a news release announcing […]

Eastern Gateway Names Jimmie Bruce President

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Eastern Gateway Community College today named Jimmie Bruce as its next president. The Eastern Gateway board of trustees selected Bruce from a pool of four finalists, John T. Gilmore, chairman of the board, said in a news release. “This will mark an important milestone for EGCC,” Gilmore said. Bruce, vice president of […]

YSU to House Valley STEM+ME2 High School

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Valley STEM+ME2 Academy, the only STEM-designated high school in the area, will open on the campus of Youngstown State University for the 2015-2016 school year, the Mahoning County Education Service Center announced today. STEM+ME2 stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Math plus Manufacturing, Energy and Entrepreneurship. The new school will operate in […]

YSU to House Valley STEM=ME2 High School

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Valley STEM+ME2 Academy, the only STEM-designated high school in the area, will open on the campus of Youngstown State University for the 2015-2016 school year, the Mahoning County Education Service Center announced today. STEM+ME2 stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Math plus Manufacturing, Energy and Entrepreneurship. The new school will operate in […]

United Way Sets Sights High for Success After 6

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When it’s launched at the beginning of the next school year, the Success After 6 program run by United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley will have a great impact on the city and its students, organizers say. The United Way is partnering with the YMCA of Youngstown to provide after-school […]

Oh Wow! Adds 2 to Board of Directors

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, recently named Ellie Platt and Christine Zeller Papa to its board of directors, the center announced. “We’re really excited to have Ellie and Chrissy on the team here,” said Suzanne Barbati, Oh Wow!’s executive director. “Our board of directors […]

Kent Campuses to Automatically Award Associate Degrees

KENT, Ohio — Kent State University’s seven regional campuses will begin automatically awarding associate degrees to bachelor’s degree-seeking students who have completed all requirements for either an associate of arts or an associate of science degree, the university announced Monday. “They earned it, so we’re awarding the degree,” said Wanda Thomas, associate provost and dean […]

Business Values Giving Interns More Responsibility

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — For student interns, gone are the days of fetching coffee, making copies, filing and filling their day with busy work for free. Not only are companies expected to pay interns decent wages but also to provide valuable experience, expanding on what students learn in their classrooms. A 2013 survey by the National […]

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