Education

Meridian’s Next ‘Now You Know’ Talks Mindfulness

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The December edition of the “Now You Know” series, hosted by Meridian HealthCare and the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, will discuss dealing with stress through mindfulness. The 45-minute program will be held 6 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Boardman branch of the library, 7680 Glenwood Ave. Julie Lenyk, Meridian’s […]

Campbell Students Hang Out With Pirates at Butler

CAMPBELL, Ohio – Campbell City Schools students in grades kindergarten through 7th grade spent Wednesday morning at the Butler Institute of American Art with players from the Pittsburgh Pirates. The 56 students who attended the event achieved outstanding ranking (gold) as part of the Positive Behavior Intervention and Support system at the Campbell K-7 Building. […]

Kent State Trustees OK Strategic, Spending Plans

KENT, Ohio – Kent State University’s Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to endorse a six-year capital spending plan and the university’s “Strategic Roadmap for a Distinctive Kent State.” In alignment with the  roadmap, the board approved a six-year state capital-spending plan that focuses on academic program requirements, upgrades campus infrastructure and addresses the backlog of deferred […]

Tickets on Sale for TEDxYoungstown Jan. 22

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tickets are now on sale for the third TEDxYoungstown set to take place Jan. 22 at Youngstown State University’s Ford Theater. The lineup of speakers includes Pulitzer Prize winning photographer David Hume Kennerly as well as local educators and community leaders. Among them are Larry Moliterno, president/CEO of Meridian HealthCare and a […]

YSU Williamson MBA Information Session Thursday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University will host an information session 6 p.m. Thursday for adults who want to learn more about the Williamson MBA program for professionals. The event will take place in Room 3415 of Williamson Hall. The Williamson MBA is a 39-credit hour program with […]

PSU Prof: Buying ‘Real’ Holiday Trees Is ‘Green’

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — An expert in Penn State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences offers his assurance that purchasing a “real” holiday tree is environmentally correct. The subject is one Ricky Bates, associate professor of ornamental horticulture, has been asked about repeatedly over the years, he said. He conducts research and extension education programs aimed […]

KSU Instructor Offers Assurance on ‘Real’ Holiday Trees

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — An expert in Penn State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences offers his assurance that purchasing a “real” holiday tree is environmentally correct. The subject is one Ricky Bates, associate professor of ornamental horticulture, has been asked about repeatedly over the years, he said. He conducts research and extension education programs aimed […]

YMCA Youth Delegation Guides Gun Law to Passage

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Five students from Rayen Early College researched and wrote a bill on regulating guns they introduced at the Ohio YMCA Youth in Government Conference last month in Columbus. It passed. From researching the subject to writing the bill to guiding it through a hearings to passage during the three-day mock legislative session, […]

Benyo to Chair Academic Distress Commission

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Brian Benyo, president of Brilex Industries and a founding member of the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers’ Coalition, has been named chairman of the city’s Academic Distress Commission. State Education Superintendent Richard Ross announced the selection Friday. “I am honored to serve as the commission’s chairperson,” Benyo said in a statement. “I think I […]

Execs Tell YSU Students How to Launch a Career

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Employers perform background checks – including viewing social media – on the candidates they consider hiring. Students in high school and college seem oblivious to this fact, often to their detriment, say Pamela Vass and Christine Costello. Teenagers naively believe that their pages on Facebook are off-limits to all but their friends […]

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