Education

Youngstown Named Most Affordable Ohio College Town

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Great College Deals, a leading online resource for prospective college students, placed Youngstown at the top of its new list of Ohio’s 20 Most Affordable College Towns, Youngstown State University reports. With a cost of living 28% lower than the national average and 16% below Ohio’s average, Youngstown was ranked most affordable. […]

Thiel College Campaign Raises Record $65 Million

GREENVILLE, Pa. – With the conclusion of the “Thiel 2016” campaign, Thiel College has set a new fundraising record, raising more than $65 million. The public phase of the effort was announced at Homecoming 2015 with a goal of $60 million. “This historic campaign has gathered momentum for Thiel College as we look forward from […]

Grove City College President Outlines 5-Year Plan

PITTSBURGH  — Grove City College President Paul J. McNulty announced a new, five year strategic plan during his state of the college address Wednesday at the Fairmont Hotel here. More than 200 alumni and friends of the college attended the event. McNulty said the goal of his agenda is for Grove City College “to be […]

2017 Enrollment Opens for STEM Academy

CANFIELD, Ohio – Enrollment has opened for the 2017-18 school year at the Valley STEM+ME2 Academy for students entering ninth or 10th grade. Interested students can apply at ValleyStem.enrolltrack.com. The academy, housed at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center, is dedicated to education in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, as well as […]

College Choice Ranks YSU Online Program 7th

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — College Choice has named Youngstown State University’s online bachelor’s degree in public health as the seventh best in the country. College Choice, an independent online publication, generates the rankings based on accreditation or credentials from the Council on Education for Public Health and the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing. The ranking […]

Kent Prof, Alum Discuss Shakespeare for Deaf

CHAMPION TOWNSHIP, Ohio – At Kent State University at Trumbull, a professor and former student recently delivered separate sessions aimed at improving performance of William Shakespeare’s theatrical classics for the deaf. The sessions by Kent Trumbull English professor Carol Robinson and former theater student Richard Costes were presented at the Academic Symposium on Shakespeare in […]

Demand Drives Library to Double Mobile WiFi Devices

POLAND, Ohio – The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County could double the number of WiFi Mobile Hotspots it has available to borrowers as soon as early 2017. Demand for the units, which provide bandwidth for up to 10 devices for library patrons who lack an internet connection, far exceeds expectations, Heidi Daniel, library […]

Kent State Establishes Brain Health Research Institute

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State University Board of Trustees voted this week to create the Brain Health Research Institute, providing new support for existing research programs at the university and allowing researchers to collaborate between departments, colleges and campuses. More than 50 faculty members are involved in brain health research at the university, making […]

YSU Grant Awards Reach Five-Year High

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – More than $7.5 million grants were awarded to faculty and staff at Youngstown State University over the course of fiscal year 2016, the highest amount in five years. In total, 83 grants were awarded, up from 67 grants totaling $4.6 million the year before. “We certainly had a banner year thanks to […]

Grove City College Improves to 4th in Online Ranking

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Christian Universities Online ranked Grove City College fourth on its list of top colleges that surpass benchmarks for success. The college improved its standing from last year, when it was 14th on the list. The website’s “Top 50 Christian Colleges and Universities Exceeding Expectations 2017” list highlights “schools which have proven […]

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