Youngstown State student earns prestigious international Rhodes Scholarship

YSU only fourth public university in Ohio to receive the award

Ashley E. Orr of Columbiana, Ohio, a senior at Youngstown State University, has been named a Rhodes Scholar, the first YSU student to receive the prestigious international scholarship. YSU is only the fourth public university in Ohio to have a student win the award in the Rhodes’ 112-year history, joining Ohio State University, Miami University and the University of Cincinnati.

Carols & Cocoa, Holiday Concert Dec. 2 in Stambaugh Auditorium


Youngstown State University’s Dana School of Music presents the annual Carols & Cocoa and the Dana Holiday Concert 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, at Stambaugh Auditorium on Fifth Avenue in Youngstown.

"N.Y., Here We Come" concert previews Carnegie Hall performance

Graduating YSU Art students display works at McDonough

Book-signing set for YSU professors' new book, "Italian Americans of the Greater Mahoning Valley"

This Week at YSU: Nov. 23, 2015

YSU Board of Trustees sets quarterly meetings

The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees holds its quarterly meetings in December on the following schedule. All meetings are in the Board of Trustees Meeting Room on the first floor of Tod Hall, unless otherwise noted:

Tressels donate $1 million to establish student work endowment fund at YSU


Jim and Ellen Tressel

Ellen and Jim Tressel have made a $1 million pledge to Youngstown State University to help expand student employment opportunities on campus.

YSU signs agreements with five Chinese universities

Youngstown State University has signed agreements with five universities in China as part of an effort to expand the institution’s global reach.

The agreements, which set the framework for a variety of educational collaborations, were inked during a two-week trip to China by a six-person delegation from YSU.

Phi Kappa Phi deems YSU a Chapter of Excellence


The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi has recognized the Youngstown State University chapter as a Chapter of Excellence, the highest commendation a chapter can receive from the organization.

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