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  • Unknown author (2005-06-08)
    Eleanor Congdon, assistant professor of history at YSU, is deciphering and interpreting 500-year old letters, ledgers and other writings of merchants who roamed the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas in the Middle Ages.
  • Unknown author (2005-06-15)
    YSU announces a $183,000 two-year grant from the U.S. Dept. of Education, the first for the Williamson College of Business Adminsitration, to Ram Kasuganti and Rangamohan Eunni.
  • Unknown author (YSU Office of Marketing and Communications, 2008-07-29)
    The YSU Board of Trustees this evening ratified a new three-year contract with the YSU Association of Classified Employees. The union approved the new pact on Monday. With the approval, the university's two largest ...
  • Unknown author (2000-01-13)
    Dr. David Sweet has been appointed to the YSU presidency by a unanimous vote of the Board of Trustees. Sweet's experience with urban institutions was favorably received by the search committee.
  • Unknown author (2001-01-19)
    Jim Tressel, former head football coach and executive director of intercollegiate athletics, formally accepted the position of head football coach at the Ohio State University.
  • Unknown author (2002-04-30)
    Dr. Cynthia Hirtzel is named dean of the William Rayen College of Engineering and Technology. She replaces Dr. Charles Stevens.
  • Unknown author (2002-05-28)
    Dr. Robert Bolla is named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. He replaces Dr. Barbara Brothers.
  • Unknown author (2005-06-06)
    Two parking lots will be renovated to make an impressive campus gateway.
  • Unknown author (2003-12-17)
    The YSU Board of Trustee's has given its support to the Youngstown Early College initiative. The school would be operated in a cooperative effort between YSU and the Youngstown City School District.
  • Unknown author (2003-12-19)
    The Kresge Foundation's award to YSU will support the capital campaign for the student recreation and wellness center. The $600,000 challenge grant will be awarded when YSU raises another $1.2 million.
  • Unknown author (2003-12-09)
    The Beeghly College of Education won a seven-year re-accreditation from the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education. The college scored highly in spite of NCATE's increased standards.
  • Unknown author (2003-07-01)
    John and Denise York donated $1.5 million dollars to the fund for the student recreation and wellness center. The center will be built only with private funds.
  • Unknown author (2003-04-21)
    YSU marks its 65th annual Press Day on campus April 29. Dozens of high school journalists and their advisors participate in a variety of workshops.
  • Unknown author (2003-07-11)
    Jim and Ellen Tressel and Frank and Norma Watson gave a joint donation of $250,000 to the student recreation and wellness center fund. Both couples have a long and significant relationship with YSU.
  • Unknown author (2003-09-16)
    Bob and Marilyn O'Leary have donated $100,000 to the fundraising campaign to build the student recreation center on campus.
  • Unknown author (2003-04-01)
    Sarah Grove, Joel Lepak, and Chris Jones won sixth place in the Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications International Mathematical Competition. The three-person team also received the highest ranking awarded in the ...
  • Unknown author (2003-07-31)
    YSU will now offer an individualized curriculum program in web communications students will concentrate on English and writing skills combined with computer and website technology.
  • Unknown author (2005-06-06)
    The Youngstown Early College program completes its first year of operation. The cooperative program between Youngstown State University and the Youngstown Public Schools allows high school students to take college level courses.
  • Unknown author (2003-03-17)
    The Physics and Astronomy Department of Youngstown State University celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Physics Olympics at Beeghly Center. Top physics students from 25 area high schools compete in the events.
  • Unknown author (2003-06-19)
    Paul Kobulnicky will become the new executive director of Maag Library on July 1. Kobulnicky succeeds Thomas Atwood.

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