Shipka Lecture Looks at ‘Morality and the Emotional Brain’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Shaun B. Nichols, a professor at the University of Arizona and president-elect of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology, lectures on “Morality and the Emotional Brain” 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15 in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on the campus of Youngstown State University. The lecture, free and open to the […]

Event Provides Insights into Additive Manufacturing

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Additive manufacturing will cause disruption, but that disruption will have good and bad impacts. And despite its projected growth, the technology is in no danger of displacing more traditional manufacturing processes in the near term, says Brett Conner, associate professor of mechanical and industrial engineering at YSU. A group representing businesses and […]

Café Augustine Serves Hope to Young People

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Darres Jackson hasn’t had the best of luck in finding and keeping a job, especially since he lacks a college education. Moreover, the lack of a support system further stacked the deck against him as he sought to improve himself. Now, at age 32, Jackson says he’s found direction, established a work […]

Kennedy Center Chooses Warren Schools, Smarts

WASHINGTON – The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has chosen Warren, Ohio, as the 20th site for Ensuring the Arts for Any Given Child, a program that creates a long-range arts education plan for students in kindergarten through eighth grade.  The program will incorporate the resources of the Warren City Schools, local […]

50 Years Later, Wounds of Selma Remain Fresh

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Clark Olsen’s life has been filled with serendipity and a dedication to thinking differently. At age 17, after suffering from two bouts of rheumatic fever, his doctors told Olsen’s parents that he’d not live beyond 21. He beat those odds. As a student at Oberlin College in 1954, the 82-year-old Unitarian Universalist […]

Gurgovits Donate $100K for YSU Economics Scholarship

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Stephen Gurgovits, chairman of FNB Corp. and First National Bank of Pennsylvania, and his wife, Sandy, have donated $100,000 to the Youngstown State University Foundation to establish the Stephen and Sandy Gurgovits Scholarship in Economics. “My degree in economics from YSU prepared me well for a successful career in banking,” said Gurgovits, […]

100+ Employers Set for YSU Career Fair Wednesday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – More than 105 employers from local, regional, and national companies will attend Youngstown State University’s Fall 2015 Career Fair and Graduate School Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Chestnut and Ohio rooms of Kilcawley Center on campus. The fair provides information to individuals looking for professional full-time positions, […]

Events Scheduled for Manufacturing Day Oct. 2

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Hudson Fasteners, in conjunction with the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition and America Makes, will commemorate Manufacturing Day Oct. 2 with a series of events. The event is intended to expand knowledge of manufacturing, additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping, improve the public perception of manufacturing, and call attention to career opportunities, organizers say.. […]

Manufacturing Summit Focuses on Partnerships with Educators

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When a group from Youngstown applied for the city to become the first site of America Makes, it was the partnerships formed before the idea was born that sealed the decision to bring it here. America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute has its offices directly behind the Youngstown Business Incubator. […]

Kent, YSU Collaborate to Connect Campus, Downtown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Through a mutual agreement between Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design and Youngstown State University’s Center for Urban and Regional Studies, more than 75 Kent State students will spend the next year working on projects aimed at connecting downtown with the YSU campus. The goal is to spark revitalization […]


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