Education

Expose Grade School Children to Manufacturing Careers

CANFIELD, Ohio – Exposing children to manufacturing before they get to high school is essential to getting them to consider such a career, advocates said Friday. How to provide that exposure was among the topics at the roundtable hosted by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown at Mahoning County Career & Technical Center. It was part of […]

Laurel Technical Institute Opens New Hermitage Site

HERMITAGE, Pa. – When his program at the Laurel Technical Institute started three years ago, an industrial maintenance instructor, Bob Bechtel, had just three students in his class. Today, that number has grown to 14, an encouraging sign as demand for industrial maintenance workers continues to grow in the region. “We’ve got a lot of […]

Oak Hill Collaborative Launches Raspberry Pi Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Oak Hill Collaborative has teamed with the United Way Success After 6 early childhood program to extend its Raspberry Pi Micro-Computer initiative to five Youngstown City schools this fall. A total of 17 academic classes will be held this fall, and this is the second year the Collaborative has worked with […]

Cement Masons Seek Applications for Apprenticeships

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Cement Masons & Plasterers Local #179 Joint Apprenticeship Program is accepting applications for its upcoming class of apprentices. Upon completion of the program, the current pay for journeyman cement finishers is $29.30 per hour plus $18 per hour in benefits. If selected, apprentices must complete a minimum of 144 hours of […]

Cement Masons Seek Apprentices

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Cement Masons & Plasterers Local #179 Joint Apprenticeship Program is accepting applications for its upcoming class of apprentices. Upon completion of the program, the current pay for journeyman cement finishers is $29.30 per hour plus $18 per hour in benefits. If selected, apprentices must complete a minimum of 144 hours of […]

YSU Nursing Celebrates 50th Anniversary Oct. 21

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The nursing program at Youngstown State University will celebrate its golden anniversary with a celebration Oct. 21 in Kilcawley Center. The event “YSU Nursing: 50 Years of Care,” features a tour of nursing and simulation labs in Cushwa Hall and a dinner with a live musical performance by The Hubcaps. Registration is […]

Covellis Donate $1M for YSU Sports Complex

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Sam and Caryn Covelli have donated $1 million to Youngstown State University, the university announced Saturday. In recognition of the gift, the athletics facilities across from Stambaugh Stadium on the west side of campus have been named the Covelli Sports Complex. The Covellis were recognized at Saturday’s YSU football game at Stambaugh […]

PSU Shenango to Offer Master’s Nursing Degree

SHARON, Pa. — Penn State College of Nursing announces that nurses who have their bachelor of science in nursing degree will now have the opportunity to earn their master of science in nursing degree to become a nurse practitioner at Penn State Shenango beginning fall 2018. “We hope that this new master of science in nursing degree […]

YSU Students Encouraged by Career Opportunities

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Erin Nunnery sees students from Youngstown State University as a good fit for her employer, Mascaro Construction. The construction company, based in Pittsburgh, has a list of projects that includes Heinz Field, the first phase of Shell’s cracker plant in Monaca, Pa., and hospitals, hotels, bridges and power plants. Mascaro was among […]

Home Savings Presents $20K Check to Ursuline

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Charitable Foundation has pledged $20,000 to Ursuline High School for upgrades to the cafeteria lighting in the school. “We are excited to bring our 1956 era building to the technological efficiencies found with modern LED lighting,” said the Rev. Richard Murphy, president of Ursuline High School in a news release. […]

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