Growth Report 2017: Williamson College Supports Business

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Betty Jo Licata, Dean, YSU Williamson College YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Impact, innovation, and engagement are the strategic priorities of the YSU Williamson College of Business Administration. We emphasize the academic and professional preparation that will position our students for […]

MCCTC, Valley STEM to Host Open House

CANFIELD, Ohio — The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center and Valley STEM + ME2 Academy will host an open house Feb. 9. Parents of students and students interested in attending MCCTC and Valley STEM are invited to visit and learn more about the opportunities at the school as well as see firsthand how career […]

Education Workshop Series Begins Feb. 21

WARREN, Ohio — The first of a new four-part educational series designed to develop skills, processes and resources to ensure that organizations can thrive in a global environment will be held Feb. 21. The session, “Aligning Mathematics with After-School Curriculum,” facilitated by Dr. Kim Yoak, is sponsored by Eastern Ohio Education Partnership in partnership with […]

Students, Teachers Turn Out to Say ‘No’ to DeVos

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – More than 80 educators, students and members of the community turned out at Youngstown State University’s Beeghly College of Education Tuesday to say “No” to President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of education, Betsy DeVos. The rally, coordinated by HaSheen Wilson on behalf of the Ohio Education Association and Progress Mahoning Valley, […]

Grow Your Business Through Client Relationships

By Victoria Munro and Dave Block LAKEWOOD, Colo. — People choose to do business with those they know, like and trust. Business owners who’ve worked in the corporate world often find it challenging to adjust to the reality that small business is built on relationships. Studies reveal that the majority of customers leave not because […]

Chadderton Donates $100K for Penn Shenango Scholarships

SHARON, Pa. – Paul Chadderton, the retired owner of Chadderton Trucking and an emeritus member of the Penn State Shenango advisory board, has donated $100,000 to the campus to create a scholarship. “As a father of two Penn State University graduates, grandfather to current a Penn State Schreyer’s honor student, and an active member of […]

YSU Export Internship Program Names 10 Students

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Eight Youngstown State University students are among the 10 selected to participate in the Ohio Export Internship Program this year. Two students from the University of Akron also were selected. The students are Adam Aras of Boardman, Mariah Carna of New Bedford, Pa., Ellen Chittester of Youngstown, Allison Conroy of Canfield, Emily […]

Students Give YSU High Marks

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Freshmen and seniors at Youngstown State University gave the university high marks in student experience and educational activities, according to a survey by the National Survey of Student Engagement. The survey measures academic challenge, learning with peers, experiences with faculty and campus environment. Nationwide, 557 colleges and universities participated, with more than […]

YSU-OEA Opens Applications for Scholarship

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University chapter of the Ohio Education Association is accepting applications for its Union Heritage Scholarship. The deadline to apply is March 1. The application is open to current sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students at YSU. Applicants must be either a current or former member of a labor union […]

Thomases Endowment Gives to Sister Jerome’s Mission

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Thomases Family Endowment awarded $7,500 to the Sister Jerome’s Mission College program Tuesday morning. The grant will allow the program to admit an additional student for the spring semester. The Mission College program provides first-generation college students from low-income families with financial assistance for food, clothing and transportation, as well as […]


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