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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Tom Humphries, president and chief executive of the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber and a member of the Ohio Board of Regents, will be the featured speaker at Youngstown State University’s fall commencement 2 p.m. Dec. 14 in Beeghly Center.
A graduate of YSU, Humphries, of Girard, previously was Ohio general manager for Sprint Corp. He is also the principal of Data Voice Systems Review Inc., which implements telecommunications and associate services for companies across North America.
CLEVELAND -- Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic are expanding their health education collaboration to include dental and nursing students on the campus already planned for the institutions’ medical students.
CANFIELD, Ohio -- Emily Moon, a senior at the Mahoning County Career & Technical Center, says that her high school science-based curriculum has helped her decide on what she'd like to do after graduation.
"I'm in biotech, so I'm going into the medical field," Moon said. "There are a lot of opportunities in nursing right now."
She and other students at MCCTC received a sample of the opportunities that await them in post-secondary education or training at the 15th annual College and Trade Fair held at the school Tuesday.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Youngstown State University chapter of the Ohio Education Association, which represents the nearly 400 full-time faculty at the university, Monday rejected a three-year collective-bargaining agreement with the university.
Sixty percent of the faculty voted to reject the tentative contract last week accepted by the university Board of Trustees, the YSU-OEA said.
Had the contract been ratified, it would have combined bonuses and pay raises for faculty members but abolished extended teaching service and a cap on summer pay.
CHAMPION TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- David Hacker, Ph.D., associate professor of geology at Kent State University at Trumbull, and two colleagues discovered and mapped the scope of the Markagunt slide over the past two summers. The Markagunt gravity slide, the size of three Ohio counties, is one of the two largest known continental landslides (larger slides exist on the ocean floors).