Education

Case Western Law School Names Dean for Diversity

CLEVELAND – Rugaiijah A. Yearby, Case Western Reserve University School of Law’s first tenured female African-American professor, has been named as the school’s inaugural associate dean of Institutional Diversity and Inclusiveness. Yearby, who joined the faculty in 2011, begins her administrative position this month. “Professor Yearby’s knowledge, experience and commitment to helping others make her […]

Williamson College Greets Prospective Students Jan. 30

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University hosts a showcase for prospective students 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30 in Williamson Hall, 21 North Hazel St. The program begins at 9:30 a.m. with a welcome from President Jim Tressel. Presentations on business majors, internship opportunities and leadership […]

Grove City College Grads Boast 97% Placement Rate

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Just six months after graduating, 97% of Grove City College’s class of 2015 has found employment or enrolled in graduate programs, the school announced this morning. In a survey done by the college’s Career Services Office, 80% of graduates are employed and 17% are pursuing further education or training programs. The […]

Penn State Ranks No. 1 for Online Bachelor’s Degrees

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State has been ranked No. 1 for the best online bachelor’s degree programs by U.S. News and World Report for the second year in a row. The 2016 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs rankings, released this week, considered 300 colleges and universities across the country that offer online undergraduate education. At […]

Contractor, Electricians to Fund Scholarship

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A joint labor-management committee of union electricians and electrical contractors in the Mahoning Valley has established a scholarship at Youngstown State University to help its members earn college degrees. The Mahoning Valley LMCC (Labor Management Cooperation Committee) Scholarship was funded by an endowment from International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 64 in […]

Sojourn to the Past to Be Honored by King Center

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sojourn to the Past will receive The King Center’s annual Coretta Scott King ‘A.N.G.E.L. Award’ (Advancing Nonviolence through Generations of Exceptional Leadership). The youth initiative awardwill be presented at the “Salute to Greatness Awards” dinner Jan. 16 in Atlanta. At the awards program, one of the marquee events of the King Center’s […]

Abrahams Donate $50,000 for YSU Scholarships

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Martin and Nancy Abraham have donated $50,000 to Youngstown State University to establish scholarships in memory of their parents. Martin Abraham is the provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at YSU. “We are pleased to be able to make this gift to honor our parents,” Abraham said. “The pursuit of education […]

As Shortage Looms, Substitute Teacher Job Fair Set

CANFIELD, Ohio – Because the cold and flu season is underway and a shortage of substitute teachers looms, the Mahoning Valley Regional Council of Governments will host a substitute teacher job fair Tuesday, Jan. 19 at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center. The fair will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the […]

Grove City Hosts 350 Girls for STEM Summit

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College welcomed about 350 girls from high schools and middle school girls Wednesday for a day-long exploration of the STEM disciplines – science, technology engineering and mathematics. Hosted by the College and Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV, a regional educational resources center headquartered in Grove City, the Massachusetts Institute of […]

YSU Offers Classes to Sit for Real Estate Licenses

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Classes begin next Monday night at Youngstown State University for those who want to sit for a license as a real estate agent in Ohio. All run from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Williamson Hall, 221 N. Hazel St. The 10 sessions on real estate law run Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Jan. […]

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