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 […]

Warren Community Connectors Launches Feb. 1

WARREN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber is launching the Warren Community Connectors program Feb. 1 at Warren G. Harding High School. The program is aimed at educating students, parents and educators about internships, externships and mentoring opportunities. The 90-minute session, from 11:30 to 1 p.m.,  will feature guest speakers including AVI Foodsystems Vice […]

Ohio Arts Council Names Smarts as Award Co-Winner

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Youngstown’s Students Motivated by the Arts program – or Smarts – was named one of nine winners of the 2017 Governor’s Awards for the Arts. Smarts is being recognized as co-winner of the Arts Education award, along with Dayton musician and educator Jim McCutcheon. The Ohio Arts Council named the 2017 honorees […]

YSU Student Group to Host Poverty Simulation Feb. 3

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Bridges Out of Poverty Student Union at Youngstown State University will host a poverty simulation Feb. 3 in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on campus. The event, which will run 2-4 p.m., will simulate for participants the issues people living in poverty experience. Bridges Out of Poverty Student Union supports […]

NAACP Gives High Marks to Schools CEO’s Performance

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown chapter of the NAACP gives Krish Mohip’s performance during his first six months as CEO of city schools three A’s, a C and a D, with grades to come later this year — in July and September — in five other areas. The A’s came in the three areas the […]

Williamson College ‘Meet the Employers Day’ Feb. 8

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University will hold its semi-annual WCBA Meet the Employers Day Feb. 8 During the event, students and employers get together to discuss internships, co-ops and full-time positions. It will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the atrium of Williamson Hall on the […]

Nonprofit Summer Intern Program Accepting Applications

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Raymond John Wean Foundation has awarded $65,000 to the Center for Nonprofit Leadership at Youngstown State University to implement an internship program this summer. The 2017 Nonprofit Leadership Summer Honors Internship Program will hire 10 YSU students to work with area nonprofits over the course of the 12-week internship. The students […]

YSU Honors Students to Participate in Service Project

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Nearly 250 Youngstown State University Honors College students will spend the three-day weekend passing out food and clothing to Youngstown homeless, participating in a poverty simulation and taking part in service and team-building activities at an overnight retreat this Sunday. This is the second annual retreat for the Honors College, and the […]

Kent State Site Receives Landmark Status

KENT, Ohio – The U.S. Department of the Interior has designated the Kent State University May 4, 1970, site as a national historic landmark. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced the designation Thursday. The site joins more than 2,500 historic places so designated and was among 24 sites newly named by Jewell. “As we approach the […]

Grove City College Hosts Women in STEM Summit Jan. 18

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College will host its second Women in STEM Summit Jan. 18, partnering with several local, state and national organizations to inform high school students about careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. More than 300 middle- and high-school students are already registered for the program, the college […]


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