Retired Professor, Reporter Reflect on History of Valley

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The rich ethnic and industrial history of the Mahoning Valley, its recent accomplishments and challenges, and prospects for the future was the subject Thursday at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center. Host was the Mahoning Valley Historical Society. The program, “The Peopling of the Mahoning Valley Revisited,” was delivered by George D. […]

YSU to Host Three Accounting Seminars

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University will host three continuing education seminars for the accounting field. The day-long seminars will be held Aug. 19, Sept. 16 and Nov. 17, and focus on government and nonprofits, accounting and auditing, and tax updates, respectively. The first, government and nonprofits, will […]

Westminster Celebrity Series Season Begins Sept. 24

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — Magic, music and Broadway hits: All are part of the 2016-2017 Celebrity Series at Westminster College. “Our 2016-17 Season is without a doubt our biggest and most exciting season ever,” said Connie McGinnis, director of the Celebrity Series. “Three of this season’s shows bring talent direct from Broadway to the Orr […]

YSU Is New Home for Holocaust Interviews

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Although he lived in Lodz, Poland, only the first 10 years of his life, Henry Kinast has fond memories of that city. In a taped interview, he recalls his brother playing pranks on him, family gatherings and shopping with his mother. And then, in 1940, Kinast and his family fled from Lodz […]

2 Monus Fellows Serving with YBI Companies

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two Youngstown State University seniors have been named as the inaugural Monus Fellows at the Youngstown Business Incubator. Dominika Lackova and Corey Patrick, both business students from YSU’s Williamson College of Business Administration, will each be assigned to one and possibly two portfolio companies at YBI during the fellowship, which takes place […]

YSU, Chengdu University Sign Agreement

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Students at Chengdu Technology University in China will be able to study engineering at Youngstown State University under an agreement signed this morning at YSU. “The working relationship between Chengdu and YSU has the potential to increase the internationalization of YSU in terms of international student enrollment as well as faculty mobility […]

YSU Awarded Largest Research Grant in Its History

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s $4 million share of $10.8 million in funding awarded to America Makes to advance additive manufacturing technology makes it the largest single research grant in the history of the university, officials said Monday. “It’s a big deal,” said Brett Conner, director of advanced manufacturing workforce initiatives at YSU, shortly […]

YSU, Chinese University to Sign Agreement

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Representatives of Chengdu Technology University in China are visiting Youngstown State University to sign an agreement allowing students from Chengdu to study engineering at YSU. The signing will take place 10 a.m. Tuesday in the board of trustees meeting room in Tod Hall. The “undergraduate pathway agreement will allow students studying engineering […]

Forbes Ranks Grove City College Among the Best

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College is one of America’s Top Colleges, according to Forbes. The financial magazine issued its 2016 list of the nation’s 660 best schools this week and Grove City College is ranked at 250 overall. The college came in at 105 on the magazine’s list of top liberal arts colleges, […]

Do You Suffer from Digital Amnesia?

By Julie Eble UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Many people don’t worry about remembering phone numbers, special birthdays or anniversaries anymore; after all, they’re just a cellphone away. This phenomenon has been coined “digital amnesia” — the experience of forgetting information you trust a digital device to store and remember for you. Although digital amnesia has […]


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