Education

Hope Center Breaks Ground for Training Center

SHARON, Pa. – This Friday, the Hope Center for Arts & Technology in Sharon, Pa., will begin its renovation of an old school building, updating the structure to be used for high-school arts classes and adult middle-skills career training. The center,  is scheduled to open in the second half of 2016. “Our adult career training […]

Hope Center Breaks Ground on Renovation Friday

SHARON, Pa. – This Friday, the Hope Center for Arts & Technology in Sharon, Pa., will begin its renovation of an old school building, updating the structure to be used for high-school arts classes and adult middle-skills career training. The center,  is scheduled to open in the second half of 2016. For high school students, […]

Thomases Endowment Awards $10,000 Grant to Oh Wow!

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation has awarded a $10,000 grant to the Oh Wow! Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology to support its educational programming for students in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. The president and executive director of Oh Wow, Suzanne Barbati, made […]

Oh Wow! Celebrates ’Engineered Pi Day,’ 3/14/16

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Visitors to Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology celebrated Pi Day Monday by donating fruit pies to the Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley, continuing to write its numeric value on a wall and with hula hoops. “We want to make kids aware that pi happens […]

Community Foundation Accepting Applications for Jean Rider Scholarship

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley is accepting applications for the Jean Rider Scholarship. Three $1000 scholarships, funded by the Diabetes Partnership of the Mahoning Valley, will be presented to graduating seniors in the area who have Type 1 diabetes. Jean Rider has been diabetic for 59 years and is a […]

Aeronautics Institute to Expand at Regional Airport

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics will spend $1.3 million to expand its presence at the Youngstown Warren Regional Airport, its campus director, Dave Mitchell, announced Friday. The institute of aeronautics expects to break ground toward the end of April to enlarge its space by 7,400 square feet to 22,400 feet, Mitchell […]

Mahoning Bar Association Accepting Scholarship Applications

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning County Bar Association is accepting applications for law school scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,000. In addition to its several general scholarships, association’s charitable arm, The Bar Foundation, also presents scholarships in memory of attorneys Irwin Kretzer, Harlan Small and Daniel Rossi. The deadline to apply is May 20. Applications […]

YSU Planetarium Gets $650,000 from NASA Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ward Beecher Planetarium at Youngstown State University will receive $650,000 from a NASA cooperative agreement to develop full-dome video and 3-D animation materials for the CosmoQuest program. The funding will pay for the hiring of a content designer and a student to create videos and images, along with upgrades to the […]

GCC Students Spend Spring Break on Mission Trips

GROVE CITY, Pa. – More than 100 Grove City College students will be spending a week this month doing volunteer and ministry work in inner cities at home and abroad. The students are participants in the college’s Inner City Outreach program, which will take them over spring break, March 21-25, to Tucson, Ariz.; Ashland, Ky.; […]

Ohio Export Internship Program Seeks Companies

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Development Services Agency is looking to place more than 40 students in internships with first-time exporters this summer, agency director David Goodman announced Monday. The deadline for companies to apply is March 15 and the internships run from May 16 to August 12. The students are currently enrolled in export-focused […]

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