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Installation of President Tressel set for Aug. 18

James P. Tressel will be installed as the ninth president of Youngstown State University during a ceremony 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, in Beeghly Center […]

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Theater prof: It is good to be green

There’s no questioning Ellen Jones’ environmental friendliness. After all, she’s an avid recycler and has even been known to keep a worm composter to recycle […]

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Bow-wow: Canine officer joins YSUPD

Four legs, less than two years old, a native of Holland and a sniffer like you’ve never seen before. Meet Gino, a Belgian malinois bomb […]

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From the left, Robert P. Grace, chair, and David J. Jenkins, executive director, of First Place Community Foundation; Betty Jo Licata, dean of the Williamson College of Business Administration; and YSU President Jim Tressel.

First Place Community Foundation fulfills $500K pledge

First Place Community Foundation has made its final $125,000 contribution to fulfill a $500,000 pledge to the Youngstown State University Centennial Campaign. “The First Place […]

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New Boyd scholarship assists minority students in health careers

Dr. Joan J. and Willard L. Boyd have established a scholarship at Youngstown State University to assist qualified minority students who have an interest in […]

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YSU Launch Lab part of first White House Maker Faire

Youngstown State University’s new Launch Lab, an initiative that combines engineering and art, is among the programs highlighted at the first White House Maker Faire […]

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Voices of the Valley opens June 24 at McDonough

“Voices of the Valley,” recorded stories about transforming the Mahoning Valley, will be presented June 24 to July 26 at the McDonough Museum of Art […]

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Student-led YDW Pop-Up Design Shop in Warren June 23-27

Youngstown Design Works, a new agency run by Youngstown State University graphic and interactive design students, will run a Pop-Up Design Shop June 23 to […]

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News Outlet interns, staff and faculty meet in Smith Hall to discuss reporting projects. The News Outlet has won an award from the Associated Press for a series of stories about the Ohio Board of Education  (Photo by Jessica Mowchan)

YSU News Outlet students win AP award

The News Outlet, based at Youngstown State University, has once again earned state honors for the journalistic work done by its staff of student reporters. […]

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Members of the 22nd class of YSU University Scholars.

YSU welcomes 22nd class of University Scholars

Youngstown State University welcomed the new class of Leslie H. Cochran University Scholars Tuesday at a ceremony in Kilcawley Center on the YSU campus. The […]

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Tressel: Students are our number one mission

After the news spread that the YSU Board of Trustees had named Jim Tressel president, the texts and emails flooded Tressel’s inbox. So many, in […]

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Jim Tressel, right, and Sudershan K. Garg, chair of the YSU Board of Trustees, sign the key terms of Tressel's contract as the ninth president of YSU.

YSU and Tressel agree to key contract terms

The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees and President-designee James P. Tressel signed a letter of understanding Monday identifying the key terms of a contract […]

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