Education

MCCTC Students Soar at Aviation Maintenance Contest

CANFIELD, Ohio – Two students in the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center’s aviation maintenance program took second and third place at the SkillsUSA state competition April 23. At Columbus Community College’s aviation hangar, Austintown senior Damian Devito and South Range junior Rawson Hurst were awarded the silver and bronze medals. For the contest, the […]

Retired Windham Teacher Establishes YSU Scholarship

WINDHAM, Ohio – Following his graduation from Youngstown State University in 1973, Robert Kimes taught 15 years at Windham High School before retiring. And now, he’s giving something back – a lot back, really — to the two schools to which he dedicated his life. Kimes, a modest man, established an endowed scholarship at the […]

Mission College Celebrates 2 YSU Success Stories

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Mission College, the program Sister Jerome Corcoran founded four years ago to help college students from working poor families complete their degrees, is about to have two success stories to its credit. Youngstown State University seniors and Mission College clients Tekia Huggins, a communications major, and Ashley Snipes, majoring in biology, will […]

‘Amazing Experience’ for YSU Graduate from Suriname

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When Nishani Cicilson left her home country of Suriname eight years ago with a swimming scholarship to Youngstown State University, she never guessed it would be her steppingstone to a doctorate degree. Cicilson, who earned a bachelor’s degree in exercise science in 2013, graduates this Saturday with a doctorate in physical therapy. […]

Sharpsville Man to Receive YSU’s First Ph.D.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Kyle Myers will make history Saturday as the first student to earn a Ph.D. at Youngstown State University. Myers, who will receive his Ph.D. in material science and engineering, will participate in the university’s 9:30 a.m. spring commencement at Beeghly Center. An afternoon ceremony is set for 2:30 p.m. YSU’s Ph.D. program […]

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