Education

YSU’s Ethics Bowl Team Heads to Nationals

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –For the third consecutive year, Youngstown State University’s Ethics Bowl team is headed to the national finals after again placing first in the regional competition in Indianapolis. The YSU team came in first among 32 teams from 20 universities and colleges and will now advance to the national contest March 3 and 4 […]

Giving Challenge Starts Nov. 27 at Grove City College

GROVE CITY, Pa. – The 2017 Grove City College Wolverine Challenge’s goal is to engage 1,000 donors and raise more than $425,000 in funds to support the college’s mission. Meeting that goal will unlock challenge funds that have been pledged by alumni and friends, including members of Grove City College’s Alumni Council and Board of […]

YSU Business Student Wins International Competition

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Taylor Fletcher, a senior business student at Youngstown State University, was part of a team that won the Project Run With It competition at the international Beta Alpha Psi annual meeting in Anaheim, Calif. Fletcher, a double major in accounting and international business, is a member of Beta Alpha Psi, an honor organization […]

Turning Foundation Awards Grants to 11 Area Teachers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As a music teacher in the Campbell City Schools, Dan Welch has a lot to do each day. There are paperwork deadlines, testing mandates and he, like all educators today, has to compete for the attention and motivation of his students against the powerful draw of social media and tiny screens. “But, in […]

PSU Shenango Professors to Examine County Justice System

SHARON, Pa. – A grant from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency will support a collaboration involving Penn State Shenango faculty that examines Mercer County’s criminal justice and behavioral health needs. The $41,106 grant will support, in part, “the collection and analysis of data of the Mercer County criminal justice system” by Penn State […]

NEOMED’s Pharmacy College Ranks High in NIH Funding

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – Northeast Ohio Medical University’s College of Pharmacy ranked No. 40 among colleges of pharmacy in obtaining National Institutes of Health (NIH) research funding, according to a recently-released report from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. NEOMED’s College of Pharmacy reported nearly $3.5 million in NIH grant support for the government’s fiscal year […]

Grove City College Hosts Alumni Entrepreneurs Thursday

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College’s Center for Entrepreneurship + Innovation will host alumni entrepreneurs Thursday as part of Richard G. Staley ’62 Visionary Entrepreneur Speaker Series events. Evan Addams and Sean Ammirati will present “The Nowait Story: Creating the World How It Ought to Be” at 7 p.m. in Sticht Lecture Hall in […]

21st Century Learning Center Awards YSU $1.7M

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Center for Human Services Development at Youngstown State University has received two grants totaling $1.7 million from the 21st Century Community Learning Center. The grants from the U.S. Department of Education fund after-school programs at Girard Intermediate/Prospect Elementary School and Girard Junior-Senior High School, said Angie Cameron, director of the YSU […]

Read Alouds Workshop Scheduled for Thursday

WARREN, Ohio – The Practice of Interactive Read Alouds, the fourth in an educational workshop series hosted by We Are Warren and Eastern Ohio Education Partnership, will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 9 at Kent State University at Trumbull in the Technology Building, room 117. Workshop organizers will walk community and nonprofit leaders […]

PIA Vienna Campus Holds Open House Tomorrow

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio –  Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics will host an open house 11 a.m. Saturday at its Vienna campus, 1453 Youngstown-Kingsville Road. Visitors to the open house will have the opportunity to tour the classrooms and hangar, learn about 16 and 21-month programs, view interactive demonstrations, meet faculty and students and learn about career […]

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