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YSU faculty analysis identifies budget alternatives

Academics lags in funding growth, faculty findings say

The analysis compares YSU to Ohio’s other public universities except Shawnee State and Central State

NEOMED scientists target medical research

The six scientists have all joined NEOMED within the last three years

Chaney grads told to dream big, never give up

Forty-three students graduated from Chaney at Friday’s commencement

Preschoolers graduate from special unit

Students in the unit have medical issues that cause developmental challenges

YSU union reacts to job losses

Nine ACE employees’ jobs are being eliminated as part of the budget cuts

Second TEDxYoungstown planned for January

TEDxYoungstown auditions are set for June 17

City schools thank donors

About 300 donors were recognized at an event Wednesday for their contributions to the city schools

YSU expects to lay off 15 people as part of reduced budget

Academic affairs was assigned the highest reduction target at $7.5 million

Ohio Third Frontier awards $500,000 to YSU and YBI

The grant will assist companies in adopting additive manufacturing

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youngstown state Proposed fiscal year 2015 cuts Each university division was assigned a

NEOMED’s STEM+M academy selected as training center

The Bio-Med Science Academy training covers literacy and math design collaboratives and other topics

NEOMED fundraising exceeds $1 million for Parkinson’s research

The university received a grant from the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

Minerva Prize awarded to Turning Technologies’ Eric Mazur

Eric Mazur, Turning Technologies chief academic officer, is area dean for applied physics at Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Budget worries delay action on adding 2 jobs to YSU admissions

Trustees decide to wait until the budget process is done

Vindicator bee winner stumbles on written test

RESULTS FROM WRITTEN TEST OUST speller from boardman

Annabelle Day correctly spelled “narcissistic” and “Valkyrian” in Wednesday’s live rounds

Youngstown Foundation helps with city students’ college costs

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Youngstown Foundation funds last-dollar scholarships for eligible city high school students

Chaney students explore good, bad, ugly of Youngstown

Chaney Campus students, from left, Tate Acierno, Dominic Naples and Elijah Foose display their poster on Youngstown history. Their entry, focusing on the city’s reputation as Murdertown USA in the 1950s and '60s, won them third place in a school competition. Other projects explored the rise and fall of the city's steel industryy and famous people over the years who hailed from Youngstown.

Former city school board member opposes principal raises

The one-term board member vowed to campaign against school levies if raises are implemented

Teachers of the Year honored in Youngstown

Andrea Elberty and Andrea Patton will receive the award this year

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YSU interim president plans vacation last 10 days of term

Interim president to go on vacation before retirement

One trustee says there’s a movement to bring President-designee Jim Tressel on board early

NEOMED gives Watanakunakorn honorary degree

She made the single larges contribution to NEOMED in its history

YSU student to intern in Tanzania in summer

Staff report youngstown Youngstown State University student Andrew Bull’s summer internship will

YSU Program’s students pay it forward

Staff report youngstown Youngstown State University students in the Nonprofit Leadership

YSU senior receives scholarship, plans to travel to Russia

Staff report youngstown Sarah Mindek of Bristol, a senior majoring in psychology at Youngstown

How do you spell winner? Annabelle Day

Scripps National Spelling Bee

The Willow Creek Learning Center seventh-grader has 1,000 vocabulary words written on note cards and studies about 100 each night

Young Scholars Program prepares students for success

One students says YSP has changed his life trajectory

METRO DIGEST || Thank-you Thursday at Habitat’s ReStore

Day set to thank donors at Habitat STRUTHERS On Thursday Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore, 480

Former state tax department employee in Youngstown indicted

The case relates to the one in which two attorneys were indicted in February, accused of trying to extort money from another convenience store owner

A lesson in national respect from those who know it best

Jackson-Milton Elementary School students watch as members of American Legion Post 737 perform a flag retirement and replacement ceremony in front of the school. Legion members Bob Hughes, left, and Danny Garner demonstrated the proper way to fold a flag at Friday’s event.

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Rock-paper-scissors? Chaney students make app for that

The students in Chaney Code Academy learned how to write computer code during the after-school program which started in October

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YSU faculty negotiator’s memo paints dim picture of negotiations

A YSU spokesman declined to comment, citing a news blackout

Poland teacher suspended for showing video to sixth graders

The teacher has been on sick leave since February

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Jackson-Milton School to offer 4-legged therapy

Asher, a one-year-old Goldendoodle, will be at the school three days a week next year.

YSU provost search will wait for president

The incoming president has said the selection of a provost should involve all university stakeholders

22nd Class of YSU University Scholars introduced

To be accepted, students must score at least a 28 on the ACT or 1860 on the SAT and be in the top 15 percent of their high school class

SMARTS program making a comeback

So far, the program has raised $18,000 in cash and $51,000 in in-kind contributions

School board keeps principal salary schedule

Academic commission, board differ on raises

The commission chairwoman says the outcome may be the same.

Hiram College chosen for consortium to develop online project

Staff report HIRAM Hiram College was recently selected as one of 20 private colleges from across

YSU business students’ plans are winners

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Richard Wetzel of Poland, a senior at Youngstown State University,

YOUNGSTOWN diocese 2014 Golden Apple winners announced

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The Office of Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Youngstown announced

ernst & young YSU student selected for leadership program

Staff report youngstown Kayla Cerimele of Canfield, a sophomore accounting major at Youngstown

Despite Brown V. Bd of Ed decision, education remains segregated

One retired jurist says subsequent high court decisions have effectively nullified Brown v. Board of Education

Jim Tressel discusses YSU plans

The incoming YSU president says student retention is significant piece of finances

St. Joe’s-IHM School closing at end of school year

Fewer than 100 students were registered for next year

The commission chairwoman attributed her resignation to health issues

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The commission implemented a salary scale that increases the high school principal pay range to between $95,000 and $105,000 annually

Ursuline students spend break in El Salvador

Students bonded with children in the village

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MCCTC students preserve Polish heritage

Paving bricks are replacing crushed bricks to improve accessibility to the park

Chaney to see fifth principal in five years

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School board members rejected a plan to increase the pay for high school principals

Dr. John R. Jakubek reappointed YSU trustee

His term will run through April 30, 2023


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