Leadership Mahoning Valley Extends Application Deadline

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The deadline to apply for the Leadership Mahoning Valley class of 2015-2016 has been extended to Aug. 1, the Youngstown-Warren Regional Chamber announced Tuesday. This is the second time that the deadline, initially May 1, has been extended. The program offers participants with an overview of the Mahoning Valley, an increased understanding […]

YSU Gets $365,000 DOD Grant for 3-D Printer

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University is getting a $365,000 grant from the Department of Defense to fund the purchase of a 3-D printer that will give its students and faculty “access to additive manufacturing technology unmatched by any other university in the nation,” says Martin Abraham, YSU provost and vice president for academic affairs. […]

Middle-School Campers Learn Basics of Manufacturing

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Roman Jones, a 10-year-old from West Middlesex, Pa., spent a good part of last week building a small, battery-powered rover as part of this year’s Summer Manufacturing Institute. Now that the week-long camp is finished, the first thing Roman hopes to do when he gets home, he said, is to disassemble and […]

TMH Foundation Awards $30K in Scholarships

WARREN, Ohio — The Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation yesterday awarded $3,000 scholarships to 10 Trumbull County residents who are pursuing careers in health care. The $30,000 in awards matches the most ever provided by the foundation. The foundation provides grants to initiatives that advance the health of Trumbull County residents, as well as scholarships to […]

Shepherd Gives Fairhaven Students Work Experiences

NILES, Ohio – Shepherd of the Valley-Niles partnered with the Trumbull County Board of Developmental Disabilities’ Fairhaven program to provide a site for students to have work study experiences. This year, the Niles campus worked with its 20th class from Fairhaven. Each year Shepherd typically works with a few Fairhaven students, who spend three days […]

PNC Commits $55,000 to Early Childhood Programs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The PNC Foundation has pledged eight grants that total $55,000 in support of early childhood education and development. The Youngstown and Eastern Ohio regional president of PNC Bank, Ted Schmidt, made the announcement this morning at the Millcreek Children’s Center, one of the recipients. The center will receive funding that allows its […]

Military Times Notes YSU’s Williamson College as Best for Vets

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the second consecutive year, Military Times has named Youngstown State University’s College of Business Administration a “Best for Vets Business School.” YSU ranked 69th on the list of 75 schools. The rankings were published in Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times along with their affiliated websites. […]

Role of Soft Skills Overlooked, Cleveland Fed Chief Tells Summit

PITTSBURGH – The number of students enrolled in American colleges and universities is near an all-time high, but so is the number who enter and never earn a degree, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Loretta J. Mester, said Friday. ”Only about 55% of students who start college earn a bachelor’s degree […]

YSU MBA Info Session Monday for Working Professionals

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration will hold an informational program Monday at 6 p.m. for working professionals interested in obtaining an MBA. The session will take place in room 3415 in Williamson Hall. The Williamson College offers a 39 credit hour MBA program designed for working professionals. Courses are […]

Columbus Company Plans $7.8M Student Apartment Complex

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A private developer, Hallmark Campus Communities of Columbus, plans to build a $7.8 million, 162-bed student apartment complex on land along Fifth Avenue between Lincoln and Rayen avenues. The land is owned by Youngstown State University and at its meeting Wednesday, YSU’s board of trustees authorized leasing 3.4 acres to the company […]


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