The Excellence Training Center

The Excellence Training Center (ETC) at Youngstown State University is OPEN!

YSU, in Partnership with Eastern Gateway Community College, Mahoning, Columbiana and Trumbull County Career and Technical Centers, the Youngstown Business Incubator and NCDMM/America Makes, has launched the Excellence Training Center (ETC) located in Kohli Hall. The ETC is a one-of-a-kind workforce-education, innovation and research center focused on advanced manufacturing. Career pathways for all types of students include traditional and non-traditional certifications and industry recognized credentials offered in a wide range of areas such as manual and CNC machining, industrial maintenance, robotics, automation and additive manufacturing.  The ETC has a variety of advanced manufacturing equipment that will be used to bring our programming to life. If interested in visiting for a tour, please contact us at or 330-941-2357 or take a look at our Virtual Tour of the ETC.