Education

Oh Wow! Adds 2 to Board of Directors

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, recently named Ellie Platt and Christine Zeller Papa to its board of directors, the center announced. “We’re really excited to have Ellie and Chrissy on the team here,” said Suzanne Barbati, Oh Wow!’s executive director. “Our board of directors […]

Kent Campuses to Automatically Award Associate Degrees

KENT, Ohio — Kent State University’s seven regional campuses will begin automatically awarding associate degrees to bachelor’s degree-seeking students who have completed all requirements for either an associate of arts or an associate of science degree, the university announced Monday. “They earned it, so we’re awarding the degree,” said Wanda Thomas, associate provost and dean […]

Business Values Giving Interns More Responsibility

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — For student interns, gone are the days of fetching coffee, making copies, filing and filling their day with busy work for free. Not only are companies expected to pay interns decent wages but also to provide valuable experience, expanding on what students learn in their classrooms. A 2013 survey by the National […]

Magazine Lists YSU STEM College as ‘Jobs Approved’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Stem Jobs magazine has designated Youngstown State University’s College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Technology as a “2015 STEM Jobs Approved College.” The designation, contained in a list compiled by the magazine, measures how effectively schools align their programs to high-demand, high-paying STEM jobs, and how well they assist students in achieving […]

Eastern Gateway Enters Agreement with Mercy College

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Eastern Gateway Community College’s board of trustees recently approved entering into a joint-use agreement with Mercy College of Ohio and members were updated on the implementation of grants for the new precision machining and welding training center in Youngstown. Development of the training center and the agreement with Mercy College “will better […]

JA Challenges Students to Build Best Business

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — As students from eight schools huddle around the computers in the first-floor labs of Williamson Hall, you catch snippets of what sounds like a company board meeting. “What if we throw more into marketing? Maybe drop the price a bit?” “If we put more into R&D now, we can get ahead before […]

Kent State Signs Agreements with South Korean University

KENT, Ohio — Kent State University President Beverly Warren today signed two agreements with Dankook University of Seoul, South Korea, that expanded the schools’ existing partnerships. Joining Warren at the ceremony was the president of Dankook University, Chang Ho-sung. “A top priority for Kent State is to expand our global reach and enhance opportunities for […]

Mercy College Adds Evening/Weekend Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Mercy College of Ohio will expand its associate of science in nursing program and offer it in an evening/weekend format at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, the college announced Wednesday. The program, which begins in August, will be in addition to the daytime format and other degree and certificate options now offered here […]

Boardman Library in Line for Renovation Project

BOARDMAN, Ohio — The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County will review renovating the Boardman branch following approval Tuesday by its board of trustees’ building and sites committee of a proposal by Olsavsky Jaminet Architects. Renovations on the Boardman branch, built in 1992, are part of the Public Library’s strategic plan. The project cost […]

Boardman Library Next in Line for Renovations

BOARDMAN, Ohio — The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County will review renovating the Boardman branch following approval Tuesday by its board of trustees’ building and sites committee of a proposal by Olsavsky Jaminet Architects. Renovations on the Boardman branch, built in 1992, are part of the Public Library’s strategic plan. The project cost […]

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