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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Growing up around the basketball court in the early 1980s, Jonathan Bentley could have tried to emulate any number of names widely known in basketball: John Wooden, Red Auerbach or Bob Knight.
Instead, Bentley, an assistant coach for the East High School boys’ basketball team, looked a little closer to home. Or rather, someone in his home.
TAMPA, Fla. -- Youngstown State University's accreditation in business education has been extended by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International.
The AACSB is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master's, and doctorate degrees in business and accounting.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Four weeks ago, the Austintown Middle School Smart Cookies robotics team won two awards at a First Lego League competition in Warren. One was for an innovation they designed for a smartphone app to help kids with learning disabilities improve their math skills.
On Monday, they talked to the Youngstown Business Incubator, looking to develop and produce the app.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The average annual contribution to Ohio's CollegeAdvantage Direct Plan accounts was $2,900 in 2013. By the time a beneficiary reaches age 3 years, his average account balance is $8,741.
By the time a beneficiary reaches age 17, the average account balance has reached $24,810, according to a report from the Ohio Tuition Trust Authority. The average account balance is $16,266. In comparison, the national average account balance was $20,671 at June 30.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Youngstown State University Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs is accepting nominations for ita annual Diversity Leadership Recognition Awards. Deadline is Jan. 30.
The awards and the Diversity Leadership Minority Scholarship will be announced at the 7th Annual Diversity Leadership Recognition Dinner March 27 in Stambaugh Auditorium.
The dinner will feature a scholarship benefit concert with Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., 2011 winner of “America’s Got Talent,” performing.