Education

Program Offers Hope to Felons Seeking Employment

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The University of Akron School of Law, in partnership with Youngstown State University and several civic agencies, will host a free clinic at 10 a.m. Saturday designed to help those convicted of felonies and misdemeanors re-enter the workplace. The clinic, to be held in the First Presbyterian Church, Wick Avenue, will present […]

YSU to Host 1st ‘Hackathon’ this Weekend

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — College and high school students from across the Cleveland/Pittsburgh Tech Belt will participate in Youngstown State University’s first-ever Hackathon, a weekend of computer-related learning, creativity and networking set for April 17-19  at Meshel Hall. YSU’s Information Technology Student Association is organizing the weekend event, which is free to participants thanks to event […]

Kent State to Offer Summer Fashion Academy

KENT, Ohio — The Fashion School at Kent State University is accepting applications for the Summer Fashion School Academy, a one-week program that introduces high school students to key areas in fashion design and merchandising. Intended for students ages 16-18 who are interested in exploring careers in the $4 billion fashion industry, the 2015 academy […]

Kids Put YSU Students’ Exhibits to the Test

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – While the exhibits varied from group to group, 175 Youngstown State University students had one goal in common: Wow kids. For the third year in a row, freshman engineering students at the university put together prototypes for Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science and Technology. On Thursday, […]

YSU Provost: Investigate, Analyze, Communicate

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University strutted its stuff Tuesday as 222 students, both graduate and undergraduate, presented their research during its 26th annual Quest. The university describes Quest as “a forum for student scholarship.” While 222 students made formal 10-minute presentations followed by five minutes for questions at sessions held throughout Kilcawley Center, their […]

Kent Trumbull to Offer Volunteer, Health, Job Fairs

WARREN, Ohio — Kent State University at Trumbull will offer a trio of events during Fair Week. The three events, which will take place April 21-23 in the Classroom Building on the Kent Trumbull campus, will focus on volunteerism, health, and employment for students, faculty, staff and the general public. All three events are free […]

Westminster Earns Top Ranking from SmartAsset

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – SmartAsset, a financial data and technology company, ranked Westminster College as the number one school providing the “best value” in Pennsylvania following a recent study. In its study, SmartAsset captured the true cost of attending a school by evaluating the following factors: tuition (using in-state tuition for public schools where applicable), […]

Oh-Penn Educator Program Seeks Host Manufacturers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Area manufacturers are invited to participate in the Summer 2015 Educator in the Manufacturing Workplace program. The program, presented by the OH-Penn Manufacturing Collaborative and IndustryNeedsYou, provides educators the opportunity to see firsthand what happens at area manufacturers. The goal is for the educators to then craft lesson plans to show their […]

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