YSU Tops in Ohio for Campus Recycling

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University finished No. 1 in the Buckeye State in this year’s RecycleMania competition, an eight-week national contest to see which colleges reduce, reuse and recycle the most on-campus waste. YSU finished first with a recycling rate of 61%. Ohio State University placed second with a rate of 53%, followed by […]

YSU Graduates First Master’s of Accountancy Class

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio —  Eleven students will receive degrees as part of the first graduating class from the new Master’s of Accountancy program during Youngstown State University’s Spring Commencement ceremony this morning. “We are extremely excited and proud to be graduating our first class,” said Ray Shaffer, assistant professor of accounting and finance and director of […]

Eastern Gateway to Close Warren Campus

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Enrollment and “other factors” contributed to the decision to close Eastern Gateway Community College’s campus in Warren, the dean of the Youngstown campus said Thursday. Eastern Gateway, based in Steubenville, announced yesterday that it would “discontinue academic operations” at the end of the summer term. Eastern Gateway moved its Warren center from […]

YSU Students Raise $3,000 for Men Mentorship Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s Student Nonprofit Leadership Organization has raised $3,000 to help the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley launch the Promising Men Mentorship Program aimed at changing the way boys think about themselves and their future. The check from the YSU student organization was presented through Pay It Forward: […]

YSU Graduation Numbers Highest in 34 Years

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of students earning degrees from Youngstown State University this academic year is the second highest in over 100 years. “We are pleased to have such a large class of graduates this year, and we wish them well as they leave campus to pursue their career goals,” President Jim Tressel said […]

‘I Wanted to Make a Difference,’ YSU Saudi Grad Says

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Abdullah Khalil experienced some lonely days when he arrived at Youngstown State University five years ago, an international student far from his home in Saudi Arabia. Now set to graduate on Saturday with a bachelor’s degree in business–human resource management, Khalil has worked for changes that he hopes will ease college transition […]

JA Needs Volunteers for May 17 Event

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley needs volunteers for JA in a Day, which takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 17. The volunteers are needed for fifth-grade classes in eight elementary schools in the Youngstown City School District. Junior Achievement prepares students to succeed in life by providing an educational foundation in […]

City Club Plans for March 6 Event on Education

WYSU is proudly helping to sponsor the third City Club of the Mahoning Valley dinner and discussion on Monday, March 6, at Stambaugh Auditorium.  The event begins with dinner at 5:30pm and will be followed by a panel discussion on The Future of Public Education in Ohio's Cities at 6pm. Panelists include Christine Fowler-Mack, Chief of New & Innovative Schools and Programs, Cleveland Metropolitan School District; Krish Mohip, CEO, Youngstown City School District; and Joe Schiavoni, Ohio Senate Minority Leader.


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