Educators Invited to Work with Local Manufacturers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Local educators are being invited to participate in the Educator in the Manufacturing Workplace program this summer to help them bring real-world experience into the classroom. Participants will attend a four-hour orientation, complete 32 hours of on-site job shadowing at a local manufacturer between June 19 and August 7, and create and […]

Machining Program for Adults Starts this Fall at CCCTC

LISBON, Ohio — The Columbiana County Career and Technical Center is partnering with the Oh-Penn Manufacturing Collaborative to offer a one-year machining program for adults beginning this fall. This entry-level machining program focuses on the skills needed in manual machining. Within a year, students will earn industry recognized credentials from the National Institute for Machining […]

Career Center Offers Manufacturing Readiness Program

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — The Lawrence County Career and Technical Center will offer a six-week Manufacturing Readiness Program May 26 through July 17 to new high school graduates and adults. It will be held at the Lawrence County Crossing of Butler County Community College. The program, valued at $4,000 per participant, is free because the […]

YSU Declares Impasse, Imposes ACE Contract

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees voted Monday to impose the tentative agreement reached with negotiators for the Association of Classified Employees that members of the union overwhelmingly voted to reject last week. The action was taken at a special meeting  during which trustees voted to declare an impasse and approve […]

Oh Wow! YWCA Set Youth Manufacturing Institutes

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — YWCA of Youngstown, in collaboration with Oh Wow! Children’s Center, is holding two Summer Manufacturing Institutes this summer for youth in grades 4 to 6. The cost is $150 per week per session, and participants may register for one session or both. Engineering for Space Exploration will take place from 8:30 a.m. […]

Herbarium Perpetuates Legacy of Man Who Helped It Grow

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tucked away in cramped rows of metal cabinets on the fourth floor of Ward Beecher Hall are stacks upon stacks of folders filled with plants. It’s here in Youngstown State University’s herbarium, the fourth-largest in the state, that Carl Chuey spent 47 years, devoting his life and pouring his passion into amassing […]

Grove City Students Place in Oh-Penn Contest

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College students shared two of the top three prizes in the Oh-Penn for Business College Business Plan Competition. The competition was organized by the eCenter@LindenPointe, a Hermitage, Pa., business incubator that works with Grove City College and its Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Any undergraduate from Pennsylvania and Ohio […]

Kent Seeks Center for Study of Gender and Sexuality

KENT, Ohio – Kent State University says it will move to the “forefront of gender and sexuality research” with the establishment of a new Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality. Planning for the center, which was announced today, will begin “in the coming weeks,” the university said, with an advisory group of faculty […]

Entrepreneurship Academy Gets High Marks

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Earl F. Gohl walked into the Entrepreneurship Academy to ask questions of a class of 20 young people Tuesday afternoon. He didn’t have to pry the answers out. “In that room, you clearly have a whole slew of next-generation entrepreneurs,” says Gohl, co-chairman of the federal Appalachian Regional Commission. “You have to […]

MCCTC Opens Registration for Machining Program

CANFIELD, Ohio — Mahoning County Career & Technical School opened registration for its machining program today. Students who will enter their junior year of high school in August and attend school in Mahoning County are eligible to register. The machining program has articulation agreements with Youngstown State University and ITT Technical Institute and is certified […]


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