Education

MCCTC Students to Tour GM Lordstown

CANFIELD, Ohio – Three dozen students in the engineering, precision machining and welding programs at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center will tour the General Motors Lordstown Complex Friday as part of the nationwide Manufacturing Day celebration. As part of the tour, students will be able to see what goes into building the Chevrolet […]

‘Don’t Quit!’ Fitness Center Opens at Liberty School

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Mya Brown keeps busy. The 7th grader at W. S. Guy Middle School, who participates in cheerleading, mixed martial arts and soccer, moved from station to station Monday in the new Don’t Quit! fitness center at the Liberty Local Schools campus. “It’s awesome. I wish we would have it sooner, though,” […]

Thiel College Breaks Ground for $4.5M Expansion

GREENVILLE, Pa. — Thiel College broke ground Saturday — homecoming at the school — for a $4.5 million expansion of its science connector program. The project is anticipated to add 7,850 square feet of academic space, officials said. The consolidated science education areas will include four enhanced labs that will enable more faculty and student […]

YSU Students Shadow Marketing Pros Oct. 14

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio —  Marketing, sales and public relations professionals will mentor business students Oct. 14 as part of Marketing Shadow Day at Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration. The day-long event begins at 8 a.m. with a breakfast in the WCBA Conference Center in Williamson Hall. The morning’s speaker will be Paul Roetzer, […]

Educator’s Gift Brings Smarts to 69% of Goal

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The arts education program Smarts has reached 69% of goal for its “All in One” campaign, boosted by a $60,000 donation from Dr. Barbara Brothers, former English professor and dean at Youngstown State University. Representatives of Smarts — Students Motivated by the Arts — unveiled the oversized check representing the lead gift […]

YSU Friedman Chair’s Focus Goes Beyond Research

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In just eight short weeks, the Mahoning Valley has made its impression on Eric MacDonald. MacDonald, hired over the summer to hold the Friedman Chair in Engineering at Youngstown State University, said Tuesday what stands out in his mind is neither the new equipment in the labs of Moser Hall nor the […]

YSU Names 6 Business Students Beeghly Fellows

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Samantha Anderson, Connie Buck, Yana Flider, Rayann Gagliano, Megan Guliano and Gulnara Gumerova, business students in the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University, have been selected as the John D. Beeghly Fellows for the 2016 Fall Semester. The John D. Beeghly Fellows program provides students with a paid fellowship […]

JA Helps Youth Become Financially Literate

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — During the nearly 13 years Tanay Hill worked in a bank branch, she remembers the many high school students on the verge of adulthood who had no idea about how to balance a checkbook and other basics of personal finance. The problem wasn’t restricted to low- to middle-income clients, either, she continues. […]

Meeting is Over – Now Evaluate and Improve

NEW YORK — Of all the steps taken to plan, prepare and hold a business meeting, the most strategic work may very well take place after the physical meeting has ended. A timely, well planned post-meeting review will deliver a relevant, reliable path to continuous improvement for all types of meetings. As a meeting leader, […]

Penn State Redesigns Its Online MBA Program

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State University has redesigned its online MBA into a new program that is more flexible for adult learners, the university announced this week. The new Penn State online MBA is being led by the Smeal College of Business and will be offered online through the Penn State World Campus website […]

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