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MBA program reinvented, admission criteria revised

Youngstown State University has restructured its MBA program at the Williamson College of Business Administration and revised the program’s admission criteria to attract experienced business […] more.
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 […] more.
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YSU business students present at international symposium

Five graduate students in Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business’ master of Business Administration program are presenting their research at the International Symposium of […] more.
Pictured left to right outside the Homes Savings branch in YSU's Kilcawley Center are Jeanne Watson-Antol, retail manager, Home Savings YSU Office; YSU students Heather Kittle, Jacob Powell and Alyssia Shaw; and Betty Jo Licata, dean of the YSU Williamson College of Business Administration.

YSU business students earn Home Savings scholarships

Three Youngstown State University students in the Williamson College of Business Administration have been awarded $2,000 scholarships from the Home Savings Charitable Foundation. Heather Kittle […] more.
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Business students deemed Outstanding by Financial Executives International

Rebecca Forney of Columbiana and Sterling Morris of North Lima, students in the Lariccia School of Accounting and Finance in the Williamson College of Business […] more.
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MBA student receives Beta Gamma Sigma scholarship

  Thomas Lyden of Boardman, a graduate student in Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration, has been selected to receive a scholarship from […] more.
From left, YSU students, Alyssa Yaccovane. Andrew Altinos, and (far right) Kocak Ozcan met with Michelle Durkin, research and development specialist, and Bret Barnhizer, chief executive, both of NanoLogix Inc., to develop an exporting plan for the biotechnology company headquartered in Hubbard, Ohio.

YSU business students help local companies with export plans

Student teams from Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration recently completed export plans to assist seven local companies with export strategies for products […] more.

MBA Info Session set for June 2 at WCBA

Individuals interested in pursuing a master’s degree in Business Administration are invited to attend the Williamson College of Business Administration’s MBA Information Session 5:45 p.m. […] more.
From left, Danielle Adair, student representative from YSU’s Student Nonprofit Leadership Organization, gives a the donation from the Pay It Forward Initiative for $1,000 to Lisa Wallace, marketing and donor relations; Doreen Gustafson, program development assistant; and Scott Lewis, founder and director from Big Reach Center of Hope in Greenford, Ohio. The grant funds will be used to supplement the Garden Bucket and CPR/First Aid classes where clients are typically charged a small fee to participate due to instruction fees and/or materials.

YSU students Pay It Forward, award $$ to Big Reach, Idora

Youngstown State University students in the Nonprofit Leadership academic program gained hands-on experience in philanthropy this spring through the Pay It Forward: Strengthening Communities through […] more.
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Students place first and third in OH-PENN Business Competition

Richard Wetzel of Poland, Ohio, a senior at Youngstown State University, placed first at the OH-PENN Business Plan Competition, and his winning entry is drawing […] more.
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Sophomore selected for prestigious Ernst & Young Emerging Leaders Program

Kayla Cerimele of Canfield, a sophomore accounting major at Youngstown State University, has been selected to attend Ernst & Young’s Emerging Leaders Program May 28 […] more.
Williamson Hall at Youngstown State University is home to several of YSU's business student organizations and holds lectures, events and programs throughout the year, as well as serving as the University's business college.

MBA Reception features panel on Shale Boom

The Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University holds the first MBA Professional Development and Networking Reception on Wednesday, May 21, featuring a […] more.