Education

YSU Export Internship Program Names 10 Students

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Eight Youngstown State University students are among the 10 selected to participate in the Ohio Export Internship Program this year. Two students from the University of Akron also were selected. The students are Adam Aras of Boardman, Mariah Carna of New Bedford, Pa., Ellen Chittester of Youngstown, Allison Conroy of Canfield, Emily […]

Students Give YSU High Marks

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Freshmen and seniors at Youngstown State University gave the university high marks in student experience and educational activities, according to a survey by the National Survey of Student Engagement. The survey measures academic challenge, learning with peers, experiences with faculty and campus environment. Nationwide, 557 colleges and universities participated, with more than […]

YSU-OEA Opens Applications for Scholarship

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University chapter of the Ohio Education Association is accepting applications for its Union Heritage Scholarship. The deadline to apply is March 1. The application is open to current sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students at YSU. Applicants must be either a current or former member of a labor union […]

Thomases Endowment Gives to Sister Jerome’s Mission

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Thomases Family Endowment awarded $7,500 to the Sister Jerome’s Mission College program Tuesday morning. The grant will allow the program to admit an additional student for the spring semester. The Mission College program provides first-generation college students from low-income families with financial assistance for food, clothing and transportation, as well as […]

Warren Community Connectors Launches Feb. 1

WARREN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber is launching the Warren Community Connectors program Feb. 1 at Warren G. Harding High School. The program is aimed at educating students, parents and educators about internships, externships and mentoring opportunities. The 90-minute session, from 11:30 to 1 p.m.,  will feature guest speakers including AVI Foodsystems Vice […]

Ohio Arts Council Names Smarts as Award Co-Winner

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Youngstown’s Students Motivated by the Arts program – or Smarts – was named one of nine winners of the 2017 Governor’s Awards for the Arts. Smarts is being recognized as co-winner of the Arts Education award, along with Dayton musician and educator Jim McCutcheon. The Ohio Arts Council named the 2017 honorees […]

YSU Student Group to Host Poverty Simulation Feb. 3

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Bridges Out of Poverty Student Union at Youngstown State University will host a poverty simulation Feb. 3 in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on campus. The event, which will run 2-4 p.m., will simulate for participants the issues people living in poverty experience. Bridges Out of Poverty Student Union supports […]

NAACP Gives High Marks to Schools CEO’s Performance

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown chapter of the NAACP gives Krish Mohip’s performance during his first six months as CEO of city schools three A’s, a C and a D, with grades to come later this year — in July and September — in five other areas. The A’s came in the three areas the […]

Williamson College ‘Meet the Employers Day’ Feb. 8

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University will hold its semi-annual WCBA Meet the Employers Day Feb. 8 During the event, students and employers get together to discuss internships, co-ops and full-time positions. It will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the atrium of Williamson Hall on the […]

Nonprofit Summer Intern Program Accepting Applications

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Raymond John Wean Foundation has awarded $65,000 to the Center for Nonprofit Leadership at Youngstown State University to implement an internship program this summer. The 2017 Nonprofit Leadership Summer Honors Internship Program will hire 10 YSU students to work with area nonprofits over the course of the 12-week internship. The students […]

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