YSU Says It’s ‘Stemmed the Tide’ in Enrollment

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University says its enrollment picture is taking a “turn for the better,” according to fall semester student counts released Thursday. While overall enrollment has dropped more than 4% on average in each of the previous four years, this Fall’s headcount enrollment is down only 0.7%. The number of students on […]

Williamson College to Host Meet the Employers Day

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Williamson College of Business Administration’s Office of Professional Practice at Youngstown State University will hold a Meet the Employers Day from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 23. The day gives employers an opportunity to meet with the college of business students, discuss internship opportunities and identify candidates for future employment. The […]

Lepore-Hagan Says Kasich ‘Inserting Outside Influence’ into YSU

YOUNGSTOWN— State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan, D-Youngstown, today expressed disappointment over the lack of community ties of Gov. John Kasich’s recent appointee of retired surgeon Charles R. Bush to the Youngstown State University Board of Trustees (READ STORY). “With all due respect to Dr. Bush, I believe members of the YSU board of trustees should be […]

Retired Surgeon from Columbus Area Named YSU Trustee

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The newest member of the Youngstown State University Board of Trustees is a retired cardiac thoracic surgeon who lives in Delaware County. Dr. Charles R. Bush was appointed Aug. 28 by Gov. John R. Kasich. He will serve through April 30, 2024. According to Kasich’s office, Bush lives in Powell, outside Columbus. […]

‘Hogwarts Professor,’ Harry Potter Exhibit at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — John Granger, who Time magazine calls the “Dean of Harry Potter Scholars,” will present a free lecture 7 p.m. Sept. 29 in DeBartolo Hall on the campus of Youngstown State University. The lecture is being held in conjunction with an exhibit on display at YSU through Oct. 9 that explores the connections […]

Teaching Vocabulary Early Leads to Better Behavior

UNIVERISTY PARK, Pa. — Two-year-old children with larger oral vocabularies enter U.S. kindergarten classrooms better at reading and mathematics as well as better behaved, according to a team of researchers lead by Paul Morgan, associate professor of education policy studies, Penn State. Other research has found that children who are doing better academically in kindergarten […]


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