Youngstown State University provides many opportunities for its faculty and staff to learn and grow.  This list assists your exploration of what is available around campus. Visit each site for more details.


Drupal Training

The University website content management system is Drupal.  Drupal training is offered through Blackboard. Email for more information.

Consult the YSU Web Team website for resources.


HR Organizational Development

The Office of Human Resources is committed to the professional development of Youngstown State University employees. The goal is to ensure that University personnel have the skills and procedural knowledge necessary to conduct University business in an effective and efficient manner.

See Human Resources Training for more information.


Information Technology Training Services

IT Training Services is committed to providing service and training for Youngstown State University employees and students. Our goal is to ensure that University constituents are provided with skills and technology resources for success!  Programs are available through e-learning, webinars and classroom settings. 

Visit the IT Training Services website for more information.  See our current schedule of events or book a consultation with a trainer. 


Institute for Teaching and Learning

The Institute for Teaching and Learning (ITL) leverages data and best practices to guide innovative, inclusive, and integrative teaching. ITL elevates reflective practice and a focus on student learning towards student success. ITL values the centrality of student success, intentional collaborations, advocacy for systemic support of teaching and learning, equity and inclusion, continuous improvement and lifelong learning, and transparency.

Consult the Institute for Teaching and Learning website for more information.


Instructional Design & Development Center

The Instructional Design and Development Center, which is part of YSU's Department of Cyberlearning provides faculty in the university community with training and support in the design of courses and application of instructional technologies. 

Consult the Instructional Design and Development Center website for more information.


Procurement Services

The mission of Procurement Services is to provide assistance for the purchase and payment of quality goods and services at competitive costs in accordance with University guidelines and applicable laws.

For more information, see Procurement Training.


Research and Grants Services

Established in 2015, the Office of Research administers the research enterprise at YSU, inclusive of the Office of Research Services, campus-wide research integrity functions, intellectual property and commercialization, undergraduate research, faculty research funds, student travel funds, and graduate research opportunities, as well as the YSU Research Foundation.   Training information and workshops include Human Subjects Protection (IRB) Required Training and a Research and Grants Workshop Calendar.

Consult the The Office of Research website for more information.


Wellness (Living Well Program)

Living Well offers health promotion programs and education to address and support at risk populations in their pursuit of healthier lives, while at the same time assisting the low risk population to maintain health.  Any benefit eligible employee is able to participate in wellness programs. 

Consult the Living Well Program website for more information.


If your department offers lectures, workshops or other enrichment for the faculty and staff, please contact us with details for this page.