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July 10-13 arts, jazz events announced

A weekend of arts, culture and jazz is planned for July 10-13 at numerous locations around Downtown Youngstown and at Youngstown State University. Organizers from […]

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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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YSU announces budget reduction plan

Fifteen staff employees will be laid off and 43 vacant positions will be eliminated under a $3.8 million budget reduction plan announced today by Youngstown […]

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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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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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Jim Tressel meeting with students at YSU earlier this week.

YSU Board of Trustees names James P. Tressel president

The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees voted unanimously today to offer the position of president to James P. Tressel, executive vice president for Student […]

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YSU, Eastern Gateway awarded $550,000 in equipment grants

Youngstown State University and Eastern Gateway Community College have been awarded nearly $550,000 in state grants that will help improve the region’s manufacturing capacity and […]

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Presidential finalists visit campus May 5, 6 and 7

The three finalists for the position of president of Youngstown State University will visit campus May 5, 6 and 7. In addition to meetings with […]

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Three finalists identified for YSU presidency

The Youngstown State University Presidential Search Advisory Committee has identified the following three finalists for the position: Mary Cullinan, president and professor of English, Southern […]

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YSU Foundation surpasses $225 million in assets

The Youngstown State University Foundation, which annually provides millions of dollars in scholarships to thousands of YSU students, has surpassed the $225 million mark in […]

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YSU Interim President Ikram Khawaja, left, presents a resolution to Judith Rae Solomon and Martin and Susan Solomon.

Martin and Susan Solomon provide gift to YSU’s CCAC

Martin and Susan Solomon of Vienna, Ohio, have made a major gift to the College of Creative Arts and Communication at Youngstown State University to […]

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YSU employees volunteer $203,198 in concessions

Youngstown State University employees have volunteered for concessions amounting to more than $200,000 in savings for the university. The university asked that employees help with […]

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