All-Americans Signal Improving Penguins Team

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Every season has its moments that seem to play out over and over and over again. For the 2015 Youngstown State University Penguins, it might have been defensive end Derek Rivers blowing past a lineman and putting his shoulders squarely into a quarterback’s chest for a sack. Or maybe it was kicker […]

Thanks to Licensing, Stambaugh Turns Red

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Look into the stands at Stambaugh Stadium on Saturday afternoons during autumn and you’ll see a sea of red. Oh, you’ll spot a few flecks of white and black – more colors when it rains and fans break out their jackets and ponchos – but it’s mostly red. “For the longest time, […]

YSU Penguins Looking to Buck Past Trends

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Penguins have been here before. The overpowering defense, the middling offense, the powerhouse conference slate, the season following up a late season slide – none of it is new to the Youngstown State University football team. And in the second year of the Bo Pelini regime, all efforts through training camp […]

Avdey, Gasior to be Honored at Williamson Banquet

YOUNSGTOWN, Ohio – Walter Avdey, James Gasior, Sonia Salvino, Robert Bole and Nayef Zarrour will be recognized Oct. 28 for their achievements as graduates of the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University. The five will be honored during the 21st such banquet in Williamson Hall, which houses the college. The WCBA Alumni […]

Thiel Welcomes Largest Incoming Class in 5 Years

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Classes begin today at Thiel College, which is welcoming its largest incoming class in five years. This year’s group includes 340 first-year, transfer and international students who participated in orientation events last week. This group of first-year students is coming to campus in the midst of a milestone year as Thiel College […]

Williamson College Hosts Accounting, Auditing Seminar

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration hosts the Youngstown Accounting and Auditing Update 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16. The seminar will be held at Williamson Hall on the YSU campus. Registration starts at 8 a.m. Youngstown Accounting and Auditing Update covers new developments in accounting and auditing […]

Altfeld’s ‘Speaking Ingeniously’ Class Begins Sept. 19

BOARDMAN, Ohio – In today’s business world, whether you are in sales or another job that requires you to give presentations, public speaking skills are a necessity, says Greg Smith, chairman of Compco Industries in Columbiana. That’s why Smith, a professional trainer of speakers, is bringing Jonathan Altfeld to the Boardman Holiday Inn next month […]

Enrollment Up at YSU, Residence Halls Filled

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University opened a new academic year today with increased enrollment, residence halls at capacity and a freshman class that is the strongest academically in the university’s history. YSU started the fall semester with 12,801 students, up 426 students from 12,375 on the first day of classes last year, according to […]

Cell Phones Make Millennials Feel Less Connected?

KENT, Ohio — In this digital age, with phones at our finger tips, you would think that access to constant communication would make us feel closer to one another. But a new study by researchers at Kent State University shows that may not be the case. In fact, cell phone use might actually lead to […]

Events to Mark Thiel College’s Sesquicentennial

GREENVILLE, Pa., — The Greenville Symphony Orchestra will perform a free pops concert at Thiel College at 2 p.m. Sept. 10 and Thiel will host a free ice cream social in conjunction with the event. The concert will be held on the lawn and terrace near the Howard Miller Student Center. Attendees should bring their […]


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