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Little Free Library planted in North Side neighborhood

The Youngstown State University Poetry Center Outreach Program, Etruscan Press and the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County are planting a Little Free Library […] more.
Dustin Hall

Religious Studies major learns Sanskrit

Dustin Hall of Hubbard is spending his summer immersed in studying another language. The senior religious studies major will be completing two semesters of intermediate […] more.
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Students’ history exhibit opens in Warren museum

A new exhibit developed by graduate students in Youngstown State University’s History Department opens Sunday, June 8, at the John Stark Edwards House Museum, 303 […] more.
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. […] more.

Alum establishes internship scholarship for economics students

Youngstown State University undergraduate students majoring in economics or business economics can now seek support from an internship scholarship established by one of the department’s […] more.
YSU Alumni House on Wick Avenue.

Free tours of historic Wick Avenue set for Saturday, May 10

The Youngstown State University Center for Applied History, in partnership with the Mahoning Valley Historical Society, will conduct free walking tours of Youngstown’s historic Wick […] more.
Jeff Buchanan, associate professor of English, addresses a packed Chestnut Room during the 36th annual English Festival last week in Kilcawley Center. More than 3,000 middle and high school students from 200 area schools attended the three-day festival. One of the featured guests was C.J. Bott, below, the author of "The Bully in the Book and in the Classroom." Bott served as the 2012 president of ALAN, the assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English fostering adolescent literature. Her website,, offers readers practical advice and links to further reading about bullying.

YSU English Festival marks 36th year more.
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YSU Center for Applied History wins statewide award

Youngstown State University’s Center for Applied History, along with the Friends of the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor and the Massillon Museum, has […] more.
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Anti-bullying advocate featured at English Festival this week

C.J. Bott, a national specialist in how to use literature to help stop bullying in schools, is one of the featured speakers at the 2014 […] more.

Deadline nears for economics essay contest

Deadline is Friday, April 18 for the Youngstown State University Department of Economics’ sixth annual Stocks Essay competition. The contest is named after the former […] more.
Steven Reese

YSU hosts College English Association of Ohio conference

Youngstown State University hosts the 2014 conference of the College English Association of Ohio on Saturday, April 5. The theme of the conference is “English […] more.
Gene A. Smith

Distinguished history speaker on campus April 7

Noted historian Gene A. Smith, the Class of 1957 Distinguished Lecturer in Naval Heritage at the U.S. Naval Academy, gives two free presentations on April […] more.