Faculty Success

Welcome to Faculty Success, a webpage that recognizes and celebrates the scholarly work and honors of the faculty and staff at Youngstown State University. Here you will find stories about academic activities and awards, publications and presentations, research grants and media appearances. Make sure to also take a look at the Excellence at Work e-newsletter, as well as the searchable online Faculty Experts List.

To submit items for Excellence at Work, complete the online form.

For more information, contact Ron Cole, director of University Communications, at racole01@ysu.edu or 330-941-3285, or Becky Rose, assistant director of University Communications, at rarose01@ysu.edu or 330-941-2159.


Joan Boyd Joan Boyd, professor of Health Professions, and Patricia Bleidt, whose career included stints as assistant dean of Student Affairs, are recipients of the 2020 Youngstown State University...
Fulbrighter: A YSU first DINA ABDO, A CITIZEN OF EGYPT who earned a bachelor’s degree at Nile University in Cairo, is attending YSU as a Student Fulbright Scholar, the first student ever to study at...
The YSU Holi Festival was featured on the cover of the YSU Magazine 's Spring/Summer 2019 edition. YSU Magazine has earned national recognition for the fifth time in the last six years, winning a...
A 3M respirator mask equipped with the 3D-printed filter cartridges designed by YSU faculty.
A team of Youngstown State University faculty, working with physicians, nurses and respiratory therapists at Mercy Health Youngstown, have designed a filtration cartridge that could help address the...
Youngstown State University’s Cliffe College of Creative Arts and Communication launches a new virtual arts series this week featuring a variety of works by students and faculty, including piano,...
Youngstown State University is the new host of the Ohio Procurement Technical Assistance Center. The Center in the Williamson College of Business Administration will work in conjunction with the Ohio...
The Supreme Court of the State of Ohio Seal
Faculty and staff honors and publications Honors Two lawyers on the YSU faculty were recently appointed to statewide leadership positions. Atty. Ron Slipski, lecturer in the departments of Politics...
Youngstown State University Award
Nicole Pettitt Faculty and staff academic presentations Nicole Pettitt, assistant professor of English, presented "Representing belonging: Refugee-background women's personal photography" at the "...
Ron Shaklee, professor and chair of Geography and Urban-Regional Studies, pictured kneeling with YSU
Ron Shaklee, professor and chair of Geography and Urban-Regional Studies, pictured kneeling with YSU students in San Salvador, Bahamas. This week, Shaklee is in the Bahamas for his 31st study abroad...
Even before the Mahoning Valley took a manufacturing hit last year, YSU was working on ways to provide more research and educational opportunities for its students; spur workforce development in the...

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