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Denise Dick

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Chaney earns third straight STEM excellence award

Chaney is one of 57 schools in Ohio to receive the Ohio Academy of Science award

YSU faculty contract remains in limbo

Union awaits action by health-care panel

A health advisory committee isn’t scheduled to meet again until Oct. 14

Prof awarded first federal patent in YSU history

YSU STEM Dean Martin Abraham Dean, left, and President Jim Tressel stand with physics Prof. Tom Oder, who has achieved a first for the university: a federal patent.

YSU STEM dean named interim provost, could be permanent

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The appointment could become permanent

Medal of Honor winner tells harrowing tale at Stambaugh

Sal Giunta rushed toward the enemy to reach fellow soldiers

Cleveland Clinic's Michael Roizen, Dr. Oz co-author, to speak at YSU

Dr. Roizen will talk about healthy eating, controlling your genes and other topics

YSU trustees looking at stricter credit card controls

An analysis by internal auditors says the controls implemented so far are good but cumbersome and costly

REDizone at NEOMED is open for business

Three companies already lease space within the corridor

YSU professor awarded NSF grant

Ruigang Wang’s research focuses on improving catalytic converter performance

South Range becomes fit-friendly work site

The district offers fitness programs for students and staff

Speaker addresses exports to India

The featured speaker is an international trade attorney

State report card: Youngstown struggling, Canfield excelling

Eighth-graders in Ron Johnson’s social studies class at Austintown Middle School raise their hands to answer a question. The Austintown district saw some gains in middle-school scores on the latest state report cards that were released Friday.

Performance Index Totals

Performance Index Totals The PI measures student performance on the Ohio Achievement Assessments

YSU’s first federal patent comes from professor’s research

The university will begin the search for a new dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

New master plan to map EGCC’s future

The master plan will encompass educational, staffing and facilities strategies for the college

Medal of Honor winner to speak at Stambaugh symposium

Sal Giunta is the first Medal of Honor winner since the Vietnam War

Monday kicks off 7 Days of STEM

The STEM celebration includes activities for people of all ages

The school district opened two new specialty programs this school year which meant additional staff

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School district sees higher costs

Nurses association ratifies agreement

Staff report EAST LIVERPOOL The East Liverpool Nurses Association ratified an agreement Tuesday

Fire doors being repaired at East

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Fire chief acknowledged the work completed and underway means the department won’t recommend the school be closed

New director appointed to Kent’s Visitors Center

Mindy Farmer started in the new position July 1

Eastern Gateway gets OK for online degrees

More than 1/3 of EGCC students take at least one online course

Austintown Fitch to host robotics event

Twenty four teams are expected to participate

11th Gold Humanism Honor Society inducted at NEOMED

The class includes three area students

Stambaugh Charter starts year with new principal

Landon Brown comes to Stambaugh and to Youngstown from Atlanta

School offices to consolidate in one side of administration building

The Ward building is the newer section of the building and sits on West Wood Street while the older Rayen section fronts Wick Avenue

Students can demonstrate their knowledge in the NEOMED Brain Bee

The Brain Bee will be Jan. 17 at NEOMED

Federal grant continues program

The grant helps low-income or first-generation students succeed in college

YSU grad gets accepted into Fulbright program

Kaitlyn Hankins is the second person from YSU’s Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures to receive the award in the past 10 years.

YSU’s Williamson College receives $150,000 for internships

WCBA will work with local businesses and nonprofit organizations to develop paid internships

State superintendent disappointed with Youngstown schools’ lack of progress

Youngstown district ‘hasn’t gotten done what needs to get done,’ official says

The closest model in Ohio is the Cleveland plan although Richard Ross said he’s not looking for a copy of that

State reviewers recommend training for Youngstown school board, staff

Reviewers talked to school board members, administrators, teachers, parents, students and members of the community

EGCC president Meeks to retire next year

The Association of Community College Trustees will assist in the search process

Youngstown school board considers commission replacements

The board president said communication needs to improve

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School for gifted students to open Sept. 2

The school, started by Youngstown Christian School, is inside Trinity United Methodist Church in downtown Youngstown

Nonviolence Parade and Rally planned for Oct. 5

Nonviolence Week runs Oct. 5 through 11

Salem library hosts 'Life After High School' series

The three-part series will help students prepare for brighter futures by explaining some of the options in education and training.

Arab-American Community Festival fills downtown

This marks the third year for the festival in downtown Youngstown

Report of prisoners’ protest shows series of events

The prison remains under restrictions, following a process for returning to normal operations

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Weekend offers list of greatest events

Weekend also features Arab, Greek fests

Greatest Golfer of the Valley, Panerathon, Rod Stewart concert and festivals are among the things to do this weekend

Mayor seeks downtown events coordinator applicants

Some council members tried to change the vote after approving the ordinance giving the mayor the authority to hire the coordinator

Eastern Gateway Community College adds classrooms

EGCC prepares for fall semester with more classrooms for more students

Black history course available to city school students

By DENISE DICK denise_dick@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN A black history course is available to

YSU students ready for fall semester

Eli Williams and Bryan Croach, both freshmen and from New Castle, Pa., stop to examine where their classes will be located at Youngstown State University, along with Mariah Carna of New Bedford, Pa., also a freshman. Fall semester classes begin today at YSU. ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR

Vote expected on Youngstown redistricting map

A proposed charter amendment would reduce the number of council seats form seven to five

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Crowd turns out for Jim Tressel’s presidential installation

Jim Tressel installed as YSU’s ninth president

Gov. John Kasich drew parallels between Tressel and Youngstown in his keynote address

Jim Tressel’s formal installation as YSU president is today

Classes begin Wednesday

EGCC attendance cost ranks low

Staff report STEUBENVILLE The net price of attendance at Eastern Gateway Community College is

YSU professor launches website

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Randy L. Hoover, emeritus professor of teacher education at Youngstown

YSU trustees’ role in hiring surprises consultant

THe board changed the policy last year, requiring trustee approval for appointment of high-level positions



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