The 5th Annual STEM College Awards Dinner

    Make your reservations now for the 5th Annual STEM College Awards Dinners to be held on Thursday, February 21, 2013 in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center, Youngstown State University. The STEM College Awards are presented to STEM distinguished alumni, educators and community leaders as we celebrate both our past achievement and future challenges.

Award recipients this year are:

Outstanding Alumnus:  Jack Scott, AST2
Outstanding Alumnus:  Ted Burke, Ajax Tocco Magnethermic
Outstanding Young Alumnus:  Dan Martin, Lubrizol
Outstanding Community Partner:  Youngstown Business Incubator/Jim Cossler
Outstanding Education Partner:  Austintown Local Schools/Tom Stellers

We are also pleased to be able to recognize Mr. Matthew Mrakovich, General Electric Technology Manager, Outdoor Fixtures, who is a recipient of G E’s Edison Pioneer Award and will be making remarks during the ceremony.

The evening includes a reception beginning at 6:00 PM, followed by a buffet dinner at 7:00 PM, with awards will be presented at 8:00 PM. The event is open to the public. The cost is $30 per person or $300 for an event sponsorship and a reserved table for 8 guests. Advanced registration only. Please download the reservation form and RSVP by February 8, 2013 to Jenifer Miller, 330.941.4635 or jamiller10@ysu.edu.

Electrical Contractors Award 5 Scholarships to YSU Students

Mahoning Valley NECA Chapter recognizes local engineering scholars

YOUNGSTOWN (Dec. 18, 2012) – Five local Youngstown State University students were named recipients of the Mahoning Valley National Electrical Contractors Association’s annual scholarship.

Students from left to right: Michael Currao, David Wright, Jason Nutt, Ethan Parks and Kalen Wallace

Top row from left to right: Paul McFadden (YSU Foundation), Rex Ferry (VEC, Inc.), Bob Magni (RLM Electric), Bill Leone (Tri-Area Electric), Joe Dickey, Jr. (Joe Dickey Electric), Jalal Jalali (YSU Electrical Engineering), Tom Travers (Mahoning Valley NECA executive director), Ted Bosela (YSU, Electrical Engineering Technology), and Dean Martin Abraham. Students Awardees of the Mahoning Valley NECA Scholarship from left to right: Michael Currao, David Wright, Jason Nutt, Ethan Parks and Kalen Wallace.

The students were recognized at a luncheon in their honor hosted by the YSU Foundation at the Youngstown Club today.

“These young men are exemplary representatives of Mahoning Valley NECA, each having shown tremendous academic achievement, strong character and award-winning participation in extra-curricular activities, namely the student NECA chapter,” said Thomas J. Travers, Mahoning Valley NECA executive director. Continue reading

The Fifth Annual STEM Awards Dinner

Youngstown State University College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is hosting its Fifth Annual STEM Awards Dinner on Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 6pm-10pm. The event showcases past achievements and the future potential of alumni, educators, and community leaders.

The event will be held in the Chestnut Room in Kilcawley Center. the cost is $30 per person or a corporate table for eight at $300 per table. The Fifth Annual STEM Awards Dinner is open to the public

For reservations and further information, please contact Jenifer A. Miller at 330.941.4635 or jamiller10@ysu.edu.

YSU Featured at ASEE Meeting in Texas

The YSU College of STEM was featured at the recent American Society of Engineering Educators (ASEE) www.asee.org meeting in San Antonio, TX.   Selected as one of only 25 universities to be featured, ASEE included a video presentation of college highlights that was shown during the meeting, and currently resides on the ASEE website.  This video highlights YSU’s unique relationships with area businesses, including Fireline, Inc. www.firelineinc.com and General Motors www.gm.com and the importance of these relationships in enhancing the students’ experience.