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									                    HLC - Criterion 5-C
                     Phase 2 Report

5c. The organization demonstrates its responsiveness to those
constituencies that depend on it for service.

   5.c.1. Collaborative ventures exist with other higher learning
   organizations and education sectors (e.g., K-12 partnerships,
   articulation arrangements, 2+2 programs)

                               College and Unit Evidence

   College of Arts and Sciences

   Both the English Festival and Press Day are annual events engaging hundreds of
   middle and high school students and teachers. The LYRE Center promotes reading

   YSU received a 1.5 million dollar grant (over 3 years) called Ohio Partnership for
   the Far East Region Science Teachers(2006-2009):Physics and Astronomy,
   Geological and Environmental Sciences, Biology.
   Chemistry regularly offers professional development for teachers via Ohio Board of
   Regents grants. We have regular ongoing contact with K-12 teachers in the region.
   Examples include the Youngstown Area Physics Alliance and Chemistry's High
   School Teachers Professional Development Day

   Every year YSU offers the National Ocean Sciences Bowl: Quiz bowl on the oceans
   and Great Lakes for 16 High Schools in Pennsylvania and Ohio (2003 – present), a
   Women in Science workshop, the Lake to River Science Fair and the Physics

   The History department offers professional development for HS teachers focusing on
   the History portion of the Ohio Graduation test (OGT).
The Department of Computer Science and Information Systems has articulations
agreements with the following high schools and career centers: Rayen High School,
Columbiana County Career Center, and Choffin Career Center.

A faculty member from the Department of Geography has a close and productive
collaboration with the Education Program of the American Meteorological Society.
The chair of the Department of Geography is on the Board of Directors of the
National Packard Museum. A faculty member from the Department of Geography
is YSU’s representative of the OhioView Remote Sensing Consortium of Ohio
universities. Department of Geography faculty are also special advisors and
instructors for programs and affiliations of the Association of American
Geographers, the American Meteorological Society, the National Geographic
Society, Phi Kappa Phi National Honorary Society, Omicron Delta Kappa National
Leadership Honorary Society, The Venture Scholars Organization, The Goldwater
Scholarship Committee, The Marshall Scholarship Committee, The International
Studies Advisory Board, and The Vindicator Social Studies Award Committee,
contributing many hours in teaching and administrative service.

A faculty member from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics is the
Principal Investigator of a grant titled the Far East Regional Partnership for
Conceptually Based Mathematics, for $510,181 from the Ohio Department of
Education, part of the federal Mathematics and Science Partnership program. The
project involves 132 grades 3-10 mathematics teachers in 18 days of professional
development. The grant is a partnership of the departments of Mathematics and
Statistics and Teacher Education at YSU, 47 school districts in Columbiana,
Mahoning, and Trumbull counties, the Educational Service centers of those three
counties along with the Curriculum Departments of the Youngstown and Warren
school districts, and the Far East Regional School Improvement Team.

A faculty member from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics (along with
faculty from the Department of Physics, Department of Geology, and the College of
Education) was awarded two grants to be used to improve the teaching of Math and
Science in 45 school districts within the tri-county region. The grants will create
professional development programs for approximately 250 teachers in the Tri-
County area of Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana Counties.

As part of a $3,000 PMET mini-grant, faculty members from the Department of
Mathematics and Statistics and the College of Education held workshops ―Using
technology in courses for future teachers‖ and ―Using manipulatives in courses for
future teachers.‖

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is developing a cooperative PhD
program with Kent State University.
A faculty member from the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies serves
on the Ohio Faculty Council and on the Board of Directors of the Public Library of
Youngstown and Mahoning County.

A faculty member from the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies took
part in a Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) committee meeting
held in Washington, DC. DoSER is part of the American Association for the
Advancement of Science (AAAS).

A faculty member from the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies is a
Fellow of the Committee for the Scientific Examination of Religion and is on the
Executive Committee of the Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum. He also
serves as judge for the National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl in Jacksonville, FL. He
is an Ethics Consultant for the Mahoning County Board of Public Health for which
he developed a Code of Organizational Ethics, and he is a member of the
Institutional Review Board at Forum Health.

Center for Working-Class Studies workshops have helped dozens of K-12 teachers
develop lessons that engage young people with local history and culture.
In 2005 the Center for Working-Class Studies collaborated with the Chicago Center
for Working-Class Studies on worker voting patterns. YSU’s Center for Working-
class Studies has helped to start several similar centers around the country. The
CWCS here on the YSU campus is seen as a primary force and seminal influence
on the relatively new academic discipline of working-class studies.

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology has done many presentations in
local high schools. High school teachers and students have participated in many
archeological digs (a tradition stretching back more than 30 years).

The American Studies program is by nature interdisciplinary. It has no faculty of
its own and uses faculty and facilities from many departments and disciplines. The
program often co-sponsors events with other departments. Representatives from the
Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Youngstown City Schools,
and the Trumbull County Educational Service Center serve on the American
Studies Community Advisory Board.

The Department of Foreign Languages has engaged in a broad set of collaborative
projects. One foreign language class per week is being offered to the Youngstown
Early College High School. Also, Italian is taught in the Warren elementary
schools. Weekly French lessons were offered to the Mary Haddow School (1998-
99) The department sponsored a teachers’ conference for Italian teachers. Co-
sponsored with NOI foundation Inc.(Nuovi Orizzonti Italiani). The department
participated in the Mariposa Project: computer instruction and enrichment for
Youngstown City Schools bilingual students (Spanish)
Beeghly College of Education

Gifted and talented students from regional high schools are recommended by high
school guidance counselors or principals for participation in the YSU Summer
Honors Institute. This is the highest subscribed Institute in the state (Annual
Reports for TE 2004-06).

Dr. Joyce Feist-Willis, faculty member in the Department of Teacher Education,
worked with an Ohio coalition of literacy professors from seven institutions across
the state to write curriculum for Ohio’s newly approved Literacy Specialist
endorsement (Annual Report for TE 2005-06).

Drs. Kenneth Miller, Marianne Dove, and Margaret Briley coauthored a grant to
prepare a new School Psychology cognate located in the Department of Counseling.
The Ohio Department of Education wrote a letter in support of the program to the
US Department of Education to secure a $1 million grant to train 24 school
psychologists over a period of 5 years (BCOE Annual Report 2003-04). This work
continued during 2004-05 and a grant application was submitted to support the
development of the master’s level school psychology program (BCOE Annual
Report 2004-05). In spring 2005, the State Superintendent’s Task Force awarded a
$60,000 grant to Dr. Kenneth Miller, Dr. Marianne Dove, and Dr. Margaret Briley
for their grant entitled ―Development of an Innovative School Psychology Program
for Underserved Areas and Low Incidence Populations in Ohio.‖ These monies
were awarded to support writing of the program for submission to the Ohio
Department of Education and the National Association of School Psychologists
(NASP) (BCOE Annual Report 2004-05). A federal grant proposal was submitted
in May 2005 entitled, Preparation of Personnel to Serve Children and Young Adults
with Low-Incidence Disabilities. It outlined an innovative, field-based curriculum
for training school psychologists with emphasis on the provision of traditional
psychological services plus criterion-based assessment, functional and behavioral
assessment, communication and consultation, and behavior management to produce
psychologists well equipped to meet the complex educational, emotional and
behavioral needs of students with disabilities (BCOE Annual Report 2004-05).

Dr. Robert Beebe, Chairperson of the Department of Educational Foundations,
Research, Technology, & Leadership signed an agreement with Central State to
establish a recruitment pipeline of minority candidates for the Educational
Leadership doctoral program (BCOE Annual Report 2003-04).

Collaboration among twelve institutions of higher education in northeastern Ohio to
develop a common professional core of courses that would transfer between and
among the four-year and two-year institutions resulted in a Memorandum of
Understanding for Transfer and Articulation signed by Dean Philip Ginnetti and
Provost Tony Atwater on October 6, 2003. This agreement was developed to
promote a collaborative relationship among the institutions, increase the number of
teacher candidates entering the profession from underrepresented groups, and
provide a clear pathway for teacher candidates pursuing licensure in high-need
areas of mathematics, science, and special education. Dr. Mary Lou DiPillo, BCOE
Associate Dean, served on this Northeast Regional Articulation Committee (BCOE
Annual Report 2003-04).

Drs. Sally Lewis, Richard McEwing, Renee Eggers, Nancy Sweeney, Mary Lou
DiPillo, Jane Kestner, Nathan Ritchey, and Gregg Sturrus collaborated with
colleagues from two and four-year institutions across Ohio to develop the Education
Transfer Assurance Guide. The Ohio state legislature imposed an April 2005
deadline for completion of the TAG (Annual Report for TE 2005).

Through the Northeast Ohio Center for Excellence for Mathematics and Science
Teacher Education (NEOCEx), Dr. Howard Pullman worked as a faculty participant
with Dr. David Pollack, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, and two area
secondary teachers, to design, test, and present model inquiry-based lessons
appropriate for mathematics classes for future middle school and/or secondary
teachers of mathematics. Following review and editing, these lessons will be
posted to a website (Annual Report for TE 2005).

To enhance and update the literacy knowledge of in-service teachers, approximately
30 Summer Institutes for Reading Intervention (SIRI I & II) workshops were held
during summer 2002. Follow-up workshops continued during the academic year.
These workshops were funded by the Ohio Department of Education. The BCOE
facilitated the attainment of graduate credit for interested participants (BCOE
Annual Report 2001-02). SIRI workshops continue to be offered through the
BCOE every semester (Annual Reports from Mrs. Dena Clark, Professional
Development Coordinator).

The Department of Educational Administration, Research and Foundations offered
master’s and certification courses to cohorts of students in Ashtabula County. Dr.
John Loch, university liaison from Metro College, recruited and facilitated the
offering of these courses in collaboration with the department chairperson. A
second cohort of approximately 20 students completed the M.S. in Education in
Educational Administration (BCOE Annual Report 2000-01).

The Department of Teacher Education offered master’s degrees in Elementary
Education Curriculum and Reading Specialist (Pre K-12) with cohorts of students in
Ashtabula County. The MSE Curriculum was instituted in fall quarter of 1999 with
the MSE Reading Specialist beginning in spring quarter of 2000. A new cohort of
students began the MSE Reading Specialist sequence in summer semester of 2001
(BCOE Annual Report 2000-01). These programs are ongoing.

To meet the expressed needs of teachers in area schools, graduate programming was
held on site. A cohort of 18 teachers, recruited from Mahoning County Schools,
completed the Master Teacher – Reading Specialist sequence of courses offered at
Canfield High School; a cohort of 10 teachers completed the reading sequence at
Eagle Heights Academy in Youngstown; and graduate technology courses were
offered in Trumbull County both fall and spring semester (Annual Report for TE,

The Department of Educational Foundations, Research, Technology & Leadership
worked to develop the Aspiring Administrators Program, a joint YSU-Cleveland
State University master’s degree and principalship licensure program, to serve
Lake, Geauga, and Ashtabula counties (BCOE Annual Report 2003-04). The
program was inaugurated in 2004-05 and early assessments of the program are
favorable (BCOE Annual Report 2004-05). A cohort of twenty (20) candidates is
currently enrolled and a second cohort is being recruited (Annual Report for
EFRTL 2005-06).

The Community Counseling Clinic has utilized two cutting edge computer
technologies in the delivery of live clinical supervision to its counseling practicum
students. Coined by its developers as ―Bug-in-the-Eye‖ (BITE) supervision, the
first process enables counseling supervisors to provide instantaneous supervisory
feedback to counselors during live counseling sessions via text and iconic
messages, without impeding the counseling process. The second technology coined
―Audio Track Overlay Package‖ (ATOOP) by its developers enables counseling
supervisors to record a voice track onto an existing videotape during live counseling
sessions for review at a later time by supervisees. Faculty and students from Kent
State University, the University of Akron, Western Kentucky University, and
Duquesne University have visited the Clinic to learn how these technologies are
used and to discuss procedures for implementing them in their own counseling
clinics (Annual Report for Counseling 2004-05).

Bitonte College of Health and Human Services

As previously indicated, articulation agreements exist with Cuyahoga County
Community College, Lorain County Community College, and Jefferson
Community College, and North Central State for distance education program with
departments within the college.

In Human Ecology, an articulation agreement was negotiated with the Ohio
Hospitality Education Foundation for the PROSTART and Lodging Management
vocational Programs. This agreement provides college credit for specific courees
taken during secondary school experiences.

Human ecology maintains an affiliation with the Fashion Institute of Technology
(FIT) in New York City whereby students earn credit that applies toward an AAS
degree from FIT and a BSAS degree in Merchandising: Fashion and interiors form

The Criminal Justice Department, in conjunction with the Nursing Department
offers summer a course on crime scene investigation and forensic science for high
school gifted children. Course enrollment is high and is part of the Summer Honors
Institute Program.
The Criminal Justice Department in conjunction with Biology and Chemistry
Departments are developing an articulation agreement with Trumbull Career
Technical Center for high school students.

The Department of Health Professions conducts the EMT-Basic course on campus
for the Senior Tech Prep students. Respiratory Care and Clinical Laboratory also
continue to offer programs to junior and senior high school students. Faculty in the
Department of health professions annually give numerous talks to area schools,
school open houses and career days though the year.

The HPES Department annually holds the National Youth Sports program for the
last 10 years. Over 350 inner city children participate in the program annually.

College of Fine and Performing Arts

The College has developed several programs that demonstrate its responsiveness to
the constituencies that depend on it for service. Several examples have been
mentioned in responding to this set of questions. Examples are, Homework
Express, SMARTS, internships at local and regional businesses among others. A
complete list can be provided if desired.

The University certainly has many of these ventures. The College at this time has
partnerships with public schools through academic teaching training programs,
student teaching and Homework Express.

Rayen College of Engineering and Technology

The College is a partner in the Mahoning Area Consortium Tech Prep program,
which works to create seamless college prep career-technical education programs
that begin in the junior year of high school and continue through an associate or
bachelor’s degree program. College Tech Prep programs stress mathematics,
science, communications, and technology. They also emphasize teamwork, applied
learning, work-site learning, critical thinking, and problem solving. YSU partners
with 13 local school districts in this initiative. Dr. Tony Messuri (EET) is the
College’s primary contact with the Tech Prep Consortium.

The College has also developed articulation agreements to facilitate transfers to
YSU and study leading to YSU degrees at other campuses. During 2005, an
articulation agreement was signed between YSU and Jefferson Community College
to allow a joint offering of the Power Plant Technology (PPT) program. Beginning
Fall, 2005, PPT program technical coursework was delivered to Jefferson
Community College via Interactive Distance Learning (IDL). During early 2006, an
articulation agreement was entered into between YSU and Belmont Technical
    College to allow joint offering of the PPT program. Beginning Fall, 2006, the PPT
    program technical coursework was also offered by YSU instructors at Belmont
    Technical College. Also during 2006, an articulation agreement was entered into
    between YSU and Butler County (PA) Community College to allow joint offering
    of the program. It is anticipated that this program will commence Fall, 2007.

    In 2003-04, YSU and Slippery Rock (PA) University (SRU) entered into an
    agreement for a 3+2 program, where students attend SRU for three years, majoring
    in Physics, then transfer to an engineering program at YSU. Students obtain a BS in
    Physics from SRU and a Bachelor of Engineering from YSU.

    In 2003-04, YSU and Slippery Rock (PA) University (SRU) entered into an
    agreement for a 3+2 program, where students attend SRU for three years, majoring
    in Physics, then transfer to an engineering program at YSU. Students obtain a BS in
    Physics from SRU and a Bachelor of Engineering from YSU.

    Williamson College of Business Administration

          The WCBA has articulation agreements with community colleges in a 100
    mile radius of YSU.
    K-12 programs

        Kids Invent Toys
        Business 2020
        Ohio Business Week
    International University Partnerships
        Sao Paulo University, Brazil
        Taxation Institute in China
    2+2 Programs
    The WCBA has an associate in arts degrees in accounting, management, and
    marketing that are all articulated with the four-year degrees.

    Metro College and the Public Service Institute

    YSU Metro College, thorough the NEO HealthForce, has forged new, and
    strengthened existing partnerships with the Mahoning County Career and Technical
    Center, Columbiana County Career and Technical Center, Choffin Career and
    technical Center, Trumbull Career and Technical Center, Kent State Branch
    Campuses in Trumbull, Salem, and East Liverpool, and Hannah Mullins School of
    Practical Nursing

    The NEO HealthForce effort mapped career pathways in health related occupations.
    As a result, YSU developed new articulation agreements with the Career and
Technical Centers that allow graduates of technical certificate level programs to
acquire college credit for their training at both the high school and adult programs.

YSU staff wrote the Kent College Tech Prep New Visions Grant: A Nursing
Career Portal: Expanding Support and Achieving Outcomes for Adult Learners,
designed to improve the transition of technically educated practical nurses to
college level registered nurses.

YSU’s Advanced Manufacturing Initiative is replicating this model for the
engineering career pathway. An application for the Virtual Training Center seeks
to build and better link the resources of YSU, KSU, and the region’s four Career
and Tech Centers

Youngstown City Schools and YSU have collaborated to establish the Youngstown
Early College program that affords disadvantaged inner city youth the opportunity
to acquire college credit while meeting high school graduation requirements.

YSU’s Advanced Job Training program operates in the Ohio Department of
Rehabilitative Services and delivers credit coursework and certificate programs to
incarcerated in mates. The program enrollment has increased from 40 students in
2001 to a projected 200 students for 2007.

YSU’s PSI routinely partners with sister Urban University Program centers and
similar entities. For example, while YSU is the lead consultant for Elyria2015, the
project includes both the PSI of Lorain County Community College and the Urban
Design Center of Kent State University. Similarly, for the Voices & Choices
initiative, YSU, KSU, LCCC, the University of Akron and Cleveland State
University partnered with one another and with AmericaSpeaks. Numerous other
partnerships among these centers occur each year.

Additionally, the CHSD is very active in partnering with K-12’s in securing,
facilitating and evaluating federally funded 21st Century grants.

Maag Library

Maag Library works with the Youngstown Early College to provide library
services. Staff provide tours and library instruction for high school groups,
especially advanced writing courses seeking resources not available in their
facilities. Maag Library’s collections, along with use of the Reference Room
computers for database searching, are open to the general public. The Federal
Depository Government Documents Collection is intended to serve all constituents
of the 17th Congressional District.

5.c.2. The organization’s transfer policies and practices create an
environment supportive of the mobility of learners.
                             College and Unit Evidence

Beeghly College of Education

Crystal Hawthorne, Coordinator of Certification and Licensure, and Dr. Mary Lou
DiPillo, BCOE Associate Dean, determine equivalencies for transfer students
beyond the identified transfer module (Annual Report for TE 2005).

Bitonte College of Health and Human Services

See previous information about provided about articulation agreements.

Department of Health Professions Credit for certified hospital training hours
Physical Therapy developed a Rehabilitation Science ICP to meet the degree
transition needs for PTA assistants with two-year associate degrees who are
interested in entering MPT program.

College of Fine and Performing Arts

The University has entered in many articulation agreements with community
colleges and other institutions of higher learning to facilitate the transfer of students
from institution to institution.

Rayen College of Engineering and Technology

Students frequently transfer from other universities to programs in the College of
Engineering and Technology. Due to the scarcity of engineering programs at state-
supported universities in Pennsylvania, a number of branch campuses and
community colleges have pre-engineering programs, with the expectation that
students will transfer to Penn State University after two years. Due to the proximity
of YSU, several students transfer to our engineering programs instead. For example,
in Fall or 2006, three students transferred from Butler County Community College
to YSU’s Civil Engineering program. These students only needed two courses to
complete the requirements to enter the junior year at YSU, and were able to take
these during the summer term.

Metro College and the Public Service Institute

In addition to compliance with the Ohio Transfer Model, the NEO HealthForce was
instrumental in obtaining expanded articulation agreements with Career Centers that
enable greater mobility of students. Similarly, YSU Metro staff helped design
Technical Studies degrees that award college credit for apprenticeship programs for
members of skilled trades unions.

5.c.3. Community leaders testify to the usefulness of the
organization’s programs of engagement. Deferred to section D
The Mayor of Youngstown’s and Youngstown City Council’s positive evaluation of
the impact of the work of the PSI on the community has led to annual contracts with
the city for additional work. These evaluations have led to work with other
communities (e.g., Elyria 2015, Voices & Choices).

5.c.4. The organization’s programs of engagement give evidence of
building effective bridges among diverse communities.

                            College and Unit Evidence

University Events, Alumni, Facilities and Development

Youngstown State University supports diversity in programming through funding
for minority endeavors as well as providing facilities and forming partnerships with
organizations offering programs to minorities.

One example of minority programming is an annual event to celebrate the culture
and accomplishments of people from the area’s Hispanic community. Held during
National Hispanic Heritage Month, Celebrando is planned by a committee
consisting of University personnel as well as people from Youngstown City
Schools, Organizacion Civica y Cultural Hispana Americana, and the Public
Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County.

College Arts and Sciences

In 2004 the English Festival received the prestigious Intellectual Freedom Award
from the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

Since 1997, the Center for Working-Class Studies has brought over 100 visiting
scholars and artists from around the world to the YSU campus. Through WYSU’s
Focus program, public radio audiences have listened to many interviews with these
visiting scholars. The CWCS Lecture Series has hosted historians, theologians,
poets, journalists, and artists from around the country and from six foreign
countries. In 1997 the CWCS established an online bibliography with contributions
coming from scholars al over the country. The expanded website includes a
treasure trove of primary source material on the history and culture of the Mahoning
The Center for Working-Class Studies has sponsored a biennial interdisciplinary
conference since 1995 drawing participants from several countries. These
conferences have always included workers, labor and community organizers,
working-class artists, faculty, undergraduate and graduate students, and K-12
students and teachers.
The 2001 conference emphasized the relationship between the academic study of
working-class life and culture and community activism and engagement. More than
450 persons attended the two conferences in 2001 and 2003. More than 80 non-
academics interacted with academic scholars and students.

The Departments of History and Geological and Environmental Sciences have
collaborated with the Center for Islamic Studies. In 2003 a Geology Professor and
the Director of Islamic Studies worked hand in hand to present PAKISTAN: A
Multi-disciplinary Symposium in Honor of the Retirement of Dr. Ikram Khawaja.

A faculty member from The Department of Geography is on the Youngstown Area
Goodwill Industries Board of Directors.

A faculty member from the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
organized a conference on ―Beating the Streets‖ in collaboration with the Ohio
Commission on African American Males, with co-sponsors from several local
agencies and institutions. He moderated a forum on ―Race, Identity and Research:
Implications for a Just Society.‖ He served on the Valley Committee of Conscience,
organized to focus on the genocide in Darfur. He gave a lecture on Diversity to staff
and students of Girard Middle School on February 28, and he gave the Spring
Commencement address, ―Footsteps,‖ at the Chofin Center. He conducted a
Workshop on ―The Philosophy of the Family Among People of African Descent‖ at
the first Black Men’s Summit, Trumbull Campus of Kent State University. He
organized a lecture on Black Political Participation, during the 6th Annual Jabali
(African Culture Celebration).

A faculty member from the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
continued to direct the Center for Islamic Studies. The Center is a member of the
Consortium for Education Resources on Islamic Studies (CERIS) which aims to
provide information about Islam in the region. CERIS is based at the University of
Pittsburgh, includes some twenty academic and non-academic members, and
maintains a web site (www.cerisnet.org). The Center continued to publish a journal
– Studies in Contemporary Islam – an international newsletter on the work of
Pakistani poet-philosopher Muhammed Iqbal, and a newsletter on religious pluralism
entitled E Pluribus.

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology Collaborated with Gustavus
Historical Society on the Hezlep General Store dig (way station on the
Underground Railroad) and with Mill Creek MetroParks on the Mill Creek Furnace
dig. The Department offers a Certificate in Gerontology.

The Community Advisory Board of the American Studies Program offers an
opportunity for community input that shapes the curriculum.

The Department of Foreign Languages serves Jewish students and others, through
the offering of Hebrew courses. African-American students and others are served
by the offering of courses in Swahili A department staff member organized
―Sunday Afternoon at the Opera‖ engaging the local community in cultural
outreach including trips to the Cleveland and Pittsburgh Operas.
Department Faulty published four entries in Vindicator’s ―Scholar’s View‖ column,
e.g. del Pozo’s ―U.S. Embargo of Cuba Counterproductive.‖

Beeghly College of Education

Dr. Margaret Briley, Chairperson of the Department of Counseling and Special
Education, collaborated with faculty from the Department of Psychology and the
Anthony B. Rich Center for the Treatment and Study of Autism, to develop a
master’s program that meets the needs of the growing population of students in area
schools afflicted with this disorder (Annual Report for TE 2005; BCOE Annual
Report 2006).

Secondary education teacher candidates enrolled in Dr. Marianne Dove’s SEDUC
3706 Principles of Teaching Adolescents course engaged in a successful
collaboration project with Daybreak Adolescent Crisis Shelter/Family Service
Agency in Youngstown. Throughout the semester these teacher candidates team-
taught weekly lessons to runaway, throwaway, and homeless youth (ages 12-17) at
the residential shelter (BCOE Annual Report 2000-01).

Dr. Margaret Biggs, Director of the YSU-Masonic Children’s Learning Center for
Children with Dyslexia, continued to facilitate the educational needs of students
from area schools. The Center served 20 students during the 1999-2000 academic
year; 30 students during the 2000-01 academic year. Tutors are trained and
certified through the Learning Center Corporation in the Orton-Gillingham method.
Dr. Biggs regularly visits the TERG 3703 Assessment and Language Learning
courses to present information about the Center and encourage interested pre-
service teacher candidates to become trained tutors (Annual Report for TE, 2000-

The Rich Center for the Treatment and Study of Autism, under the direction of Mrs.
Georgia Backus, is one of the largest private providers in Ohio and serves children
and families with autism under the Ohio Autism Scholarship Program. The children
enrolled in the Center receive a comprehensive delivery program utilizing best
practices. The Center also provides research opportunities for university faculty.
Governor Robert Taft appointed Georgia Backus to serve on the Ohio Autism Task
Force (Annual Report for TE 2004-05).

The Special Education Simulation Lab provides many activities for undergraduate
and graduate teacher candidates to actively engage in hands-on-learning to better
understand the needs of individuals with exceptionalities. Dr. Howard Pullman, Dr.
Sylvia Imler, and Dr. Nancy Sweeney initiated a pilot study in spring 2004 and are
continuing to develop measures to assess teacher candidates’ attitudinal changes as
well as growth in candidates’ understanding about the characteristics and needs of
individuals with disabilities (Annual Report for TE 2004-05).

Bitonte College of Health and Human Services

See previously provided information about thriving distance education programs.

The department of Health professions participates in providing coursework for the
Metro’ College’s Advanced Job Training College Program at area prisons to
improve inmates employment possibilities and reduce recidivism.

College of Fine and Performing Arts

The College of Fine and Performing Arts is exemplary on this issue. The arts are a
natural to building bridges among diverse communities given the nature of the
disciplines represented in the College.

Rayen College of Engineering and Technology

Ms. Carol Lamb (CCET) and Dr. Jeanette Garr (ChE) participate annually in the
Women in Science and Engineering Career Workshop at YSU.
Williamson College of Business Administration

  Business 2000 (now Business 2020) invites students from area high schools to
    campus to learn about businesses and business careers.
  Ohio Business Week began in 2000 and involves a week-long residency
    program on campus for high school students to work on business plans.
  Williamson Symposium speakers—internationally recognized business
    leaders are invited to campus each semester to speak to classes and the
    community about their areas of expertise.
  Weekend College Program—initiated in 1998, the program allows students to
    complete a general business degree by taking classes on the weekend.
  Internship Interview Day—offered two times per year. It allows companies
    who want interns to interview and hire WCBA students seeking internships.
  Kids Invent Toys—the program was offered in 1998, and students in grades
    four through six were participated in the effort.
  On-site MBA program—offered the MBA to employees at First Energy
    Nuclear Operating Plant in Shippingport, PA.
  High School Education Day by Ohio Society of CPA’s—held on campus in
  WCBA Dare to Care—done by public relations class in 2001-2004, the
    students recruited over 200 WCBA student to volunteer by performing
    business activities for two-three hours at nonprofit organizations in the area.
Business Community
  Fab 20 Awards—The WCBA partners with the Regional Chamber to present
    these awards every year to the fastest growing businesses in the Mahoning

Metro College and the Public Service Institute

The Metro College Career Pathway initiative specifically targets low wage earners
(which have disproportionate numbers of people from protected populations) with
the goal of improving their ability to move up educational and career pathways. The
program has delivered educational programs on site in minority owned businesses.

While participants in PSI initiatives represent the diversity of the community, there
is limited evidence that the PSI has fostered bridges among diversity-defined
sectors of the community. However, one of the most positive components of the
Youngstown 2010 planning process was the series of programs on racial issues in
the City. Not only were these community meetings heavily attended, but they were
televised on the regional educational television station. Hopefully, the discussions
fostered by the PSI in this series of programs has led to bridge building.

5.c.5. The organization participates in partnerships focused on shared
educational, economic, and social goals.

                            College and Unit Evidence

University Events, Alumni, Facilities and Development

A partnership has existed for a number of years between Youngstown State
University and the Office of the Treasurer of the State of Ohio to offer a program
entitled Women and Money. The annual conference targets the women of the
region offering workshops in the management and investment of personal finances.

The University seizes opportunities to promote diversity in its programming and the
use of its facilities by providing educational programming for the general public as
well as programming aimed specifically toward underrepresented groups. It also
welcomes opportunities for partnerships with organizations offering such
College of Arts and Sciences

English Festivals modeled on YSU’s Festival have been started in several states and
the Philippines.
In 2000-2001 three English professors partnered with the local schools by serving
as Faculty-In-Residence in the Title II Tri-County Partnership for Excellence in
Teacher Preparation.

The Center for Working-Class Studies published a newsletter (now published by
the Working-Class Studies Association, which the CWCS helped to create) that
reached readers around the world.
The five events on the 2006-2007 CWCS Lecture Series are co-sponsored by six
different departments or organizations: the Beeghly College of Education, The
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, the Journalism program, the American
Studies program, the Labor Studies program, and the Youngstown Historical Center
for Industry and Labor. These partnerships demonstrate the broad reach of the
Working-Class program and the ability to find common ground with several
different communities on or near campus.

A faculty member from the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies is the
ethics advisor, member of the Board of Trustees, the Executive Committee, and the
Board Development Committee of LifeBanc, northeast Ohio’s federally chartered
organ and tissue procurement and distribution agency. He has devoted years to
securing approval of Lifebanc’s DCD (Donation After Cardiac Death) policy. DCD
organ donations are now taking place at both the Cleveland Clinic and University

YSU faculty perform Service Research and Pro-bono Consulting on projects such
as Characterization and Monitoring of the Contaminated Sediment in the Banks of
the Mahoning River, Water quality of the Mosquito Creek reservoir and
Abandoned deep-coal mine subsidence

History faculty serve on Action; Amherst (Ohio) Historical Society; Citizens
League of Greater Youngstown; Downtown redevelopment; Friends of the
Library; Historic District Boards; Italian fest; Jewish Community Center; North
side Coalition; Ohio Cultural Alliance; Ohio Historical Society; and Wick
Neighbors Design review Board

The Department of Computer Science and Information Systems established the
CISCO Regional Academy to provide administrative and instructional assistance to
the faculty of local high school academies.
The Department of Computer Science and Information Systems held Information
Technology Camps for local high school students. It also sponsored Academic
Achievers Class for high school students from Warren Harding High School. It
participated in the Winter Holiday Technology Extravaganza and gave leadership to
the College Tech Prep Consortium. It also participated in Career Days at various
local schools and career centers.

The Department of Economics does a substantial amount of work with local
teachers. It offers economics education workshops to area K-12 teachers in
conjunction with the Industrial Information Institute. Faculty members conducted a
summer workshop for 30 elementary school teachers ―It All Adds Up.‖ A faculty
member served as the content reviewer for Economics questions on the Ohio
Graduation Test. A faculty member conducted an eight-session personal finance
unit for six classes of gifted and talented students at Volney Rodgers Middle

The Department of Geography maintains good connections to K-12 teaching
throughout Trumbull and Mahoning Counties. One important connection this year
was the department’s participation in the Center for Urban and Regional Studies
Watershed Education Program. Activities included two Watershed PowerPoint
presentations utilizing GoogleEarth and other images were also developed for the
Watershed Education Program.

The Department of Geography participated in the OhioView ―Satellites‖ GIS and
Remote Sensing K-12 Teacher’s Workshop at the Ohio Aerospace Institute teaching
23 teachers from Ohio, Missouri, and Alaska.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics hosts an annual MathFest , an
outreach program in which 350 local high school students are invited to come to
YSU for a fun-filled day of mathematics workshops and competitions. YSU
mathematics faculty offer 13-15 different workshops on a wide variety of
mathematical topics. In addition to the inquiry-based workshops, there are several
mathematical team competitions, including a ―Mixed Team‖ Competition, in which
students work with students from other schools on problems and puzzles as well as a
―Mathbowl,‖ in which students compete on school teams. Prior to MathFest an essay
contest and statistics poster contest are held. Typically 35-40 schools from
Columbiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Mahoning, and Summit, Trumbull counties
participate in the event. YSU MathFest helps fulfill one of the department's goals of
communicating to all students that a career in mathematics can be very rewarding.

Several faculty members from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics
participate each year in Engineering Night at Austintown Fitch High School.

A faculty member from the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
presented ―On Gender and Teaching‖ for Youngstown City Schools.
At request of Poland (OH) Mayor Ruth Wilkes, Prof. John White of the Department
of Sociology and Anthropology led a dig of the Fowler Mill to find any evidence of
Poland’s earliest industry. The department has led archeological ―forays‖ to Ireland
(2002), Costa Rica (2001), and Israel (2000). In 2005 the department sponsored the
Annual Chinese new Year; 315 persons attended this campus event. Archeological
excavation on Lock 24, a guard lock on the Sandy & Beaver Canal circa 1832, was
completed in 2004-05.

American Studies students regularly do field work and internships with many, local,
community, cultural institutions. The main partner institutions are the Mahoning
Valley Historical Society, Butler Institute of American Art, the Children’s Museum
of the Valley, the Youngstown Historical Center for Industry and Labor (Steel
Museum), and the Mahoning River Education Project. American Studies has also
supported local political campaigns (as studies in civic process) and the
Youngstown Playhouse

In the Department of Foreign Languages, a faculty member (del Pozo) helped the
Arms Museum (Mahoning Vallet Historical Society) with an exhibit on Hispanics
in the Mahoning Valley (2004-05). Faculty team taught, with Anthropology faculty,
a course on Amish life (offered as Cultural Anthropology and American Studies).
The department co-sponsored, with Peace & Conflict Studies, a lecture and campus
visit by Velentin Mikhailow, a Russian human rights scholar. The department
staged a reading of Yelena Demikovsky’s play We’d Better Go Back with
Youngstown Actors Project (Aug 2000). They collaborated with Dana School of
Music faculty in the Afro-Cuban Arts Festival (March 2001) with involvement of
local schools and general public. They undertook the translation of five playlets for
a symposium in Moscow. Faculty member Melissa Smith team taught with a
Philosophy and Religious Studies faculty member and also taught in the Women’s
Studies Program.

Beeghly College of Education

Representatives from the Mahoning County Educational Service Center,
Youngstown City Schools, and the BCOE collaborated on a grant to develop and
pilot an alternative path to teacher licensure with an emphasis on ―hard to staff‖
classrooms, specifically classrooms serving children with moderate to intense
disabilities (Annual Report for TE 2005). Thus far, 14 teachers have received their
Intervention Specialist license through this alternative pathway.

Partnerships with Educational Service Centers in Mahoning, Trumbull, and
Columbiana counties resulted in an increase in professional development
workshops offered to in-service teachers. Conscious efforts to serve the
professional development needs of area schools enabled the BCOE to bring to the
General Fund an additional $78,000 in graduate credit (BCOE Annual Report 2001-
02). These professional development workshops are on-going. Additional financial
information is available in annual reports from Mrs. Dena Kimble-Clark,
Coordinator of Professional Development.

The Rich Center for the Treatment and Study of Autism and the Beeghly College of
Education have established a successful partnership. Centralizing the Center of the
first floor of Fedor Hall increased awareness of Center services on campus and in
the community. Significant financial activities include collaborative grant writing
awards in excess of $100,000 and fundraising projects exceeding $50,000. The
acquisition of additional funding for the Rich Center for Autism Resource Library
in the Curriculum Resource Center in Beeghly Hall makes it the largest current
resource collection on autism on a college campus in the state of Ohio (BCOE
Annual Report 2000-01).

Under the direction of Dr. Margaret Biggs, the YSU-Masonic Children’s Learning
Center for Children with Dyslexia served area children afflicted with dyslexia and
trained teachers to tutor the students (BCOE Annual Report 2000-01).

The Little Penguins Child Study Center is a partnership among Youngstown City
Schools Head Start, the Mahoning County Educational Service Center, and the
Beeghly College of Education. Fifty-one children were served in two morning and
one afternoon sessions during the 2000-01 academic year. Five of the 51 children
were public preschool and the remaining children were Head Start. Through a
cooperative relationship with Youngstown City’s disability program, a teacher was
provided to aid the fifteen (15) children who were in the Head Start and disability
programs (BCOE Annual Report 2000-01). The Center continues to operate within
the BCOE and Early Childhood Education majors utilize this site for their pre-
school practicum experience.

The Beeghly College of Education contributed $1,000 to the Homework Express, a
television program sponsored by the College of Fine & Performing Arts during
which area teachers answer questions and provide support to students in area
schools with mathematics and science homework (Annual Report for TE, 2005-06).

Bitonte College of Health and Human Services

All programs enjoy strong affiliations with the major health care institutions. They
continue to provide exceptional clinical experiences for the students. In conjunction
with the institutions, exposure to a culturally and clinically diverse population is
possible. In addition, the institutions assist in providing experiences necessary to
prepare a multi-skilled health care practitioner. The locations of clinical affiliates
have extended beyond our traditional service area. This allows for greater exposure
to operational structure and procedures outside of our immediate area.

Faculty from the Department of Health Professions and the Department of Nursing
work closely with the he Northeast Ohio HealthForce employment network, which
serves as an industry model for effective regional workforce development, training
and implementation.

College contributes to development of a community college in Columbiana County
in partnership with Jefferson Community College.

The Master of Public Administration is offered in conjunction with Cleveland State

The Master of Public Health is offered in partnership with University of Akron,
Cleveland State University, Kent State University, NEOUCOM and Ohio

College of Fine and Performing Arts

The College of Fine and Performing Arts is exemplary on this issue. The arts are a
natural to building bridges among diverse communities given the nature of the
disciplines represented in the College.

Rayen College of Engineering and Technology

Dr. Ted Bosela (EET) met with First Energy representatives to discuss needs of the
electric power industry and the structure of academic programs. From those
discussions, YSU introduced Associate in Technical Studies (ATS) degree
programs in Electrical Utility Technology (Fall, 2002) and Power Plant Technology
(Fall 2003). Most students receive ―full ride‖ scholarships from the power
companies. Additional industry partners, American Electric Power and Reliant
Energy were added. Approx. 30 grads from each program are now employed in the
power industry; Enrollment is now 44 in EUT and 75 in PPT.

YSU’s Industrial Information Institute for Education and Small Business
Development Center awarded grants of over $300,000 to support student
Internships at local companies. Dr. Cynthia Hirtzel (Dean, E&T) met with
companies to identify need for Interns. Over 70 Interns were placed with local
companies in positions related to manufacturing, advanced materials, and
information technology.

A collaborative agreement for development of research and academic programs was
developed between YSU and Parker-Hannifin. From 2003 to 2006, Parker-Hannifin
awarded grants of over $200,000 to YSU’s ME program for development of a
hydraulics laboratory and research projects related to pump design.

Dr. Scott Martin (CE) met with the Mahoning River Consortium( MRC)
representatives to develop a work plan, and submitted a proposal for funding. The
MRC received a grant of $120,000 from Ohio EPA for the work. Dr. Martin
coordinated a public engagement program to inform and solicit input from citizens
in the Mahoning River Watershed. The Watershed Action Plan was submitted to
Ohio EPA for review and approval in 2004.

In response to a need for more engineers, the College of E&T arranged for
information sessions on employment at Babcock and Wilcox (B&W ) and job
interviews at YSU. Information session and job interviews were conducted. B&W
has hired 4-6 YSU grads each year since 2003

Dr. Marie and Dr. Douglas Price (ChE) met with Babcock and Wilcox engineers to
develop plans for research projects related to control of carbon dioxide emissions.
YSU submitted two research proposals to B&W in Fall, 2006. The proposals have
been reviewed, and approval is expected by January, 2007

Dr. Scott Martin met with Mahoning Valley Sanitation District engineers to gather
background data, and developed a research proposal with the help of Dr. Lauren
Schroeder (Prof. Emeritus, Biology) to address the cause of severe taste and odor
Drs. Martin and Schroeder, with the assistance of several engineering students,
performed five separate monitoring and research studies on water quality in
Meander Creek Reservoir between 2000 and 2006.problems in the Youngstown
drinking water supply.

Engineering and Math Career Nights were held at Austintown HS in Spring of 2003
and 2006. Several YSU Engineering and Math faculty members, as well as students,
gave presentations.

Destination Imagination competitions, open to students in grades 3 through college,
are held annually at YSU. The structural challenges were completed successfully in
2005 and 2006.
Monthly meeting of the Engineering Explorers (Greater Western Reserve Council,
Boy Scout of America) have been held for several years. Many College of E&T
faculty members have conducted programs for the Explorers.

National and international organizations frequently solicit the service of
experienced engineers on Professional Practice and Design Standards Committees.
Several College of E&T faculty members have volunteered and been accepted to
serve on such committees:
     Dr. William Wood (CCET) – The Masonry Society
     Dr. Kin Moy (EET) – International Standards Organization (ISO)
     Dr. Anwarul Islam (CE) and Mr. David Kurtanich (CCET) – American
       Society of Civil Engrs.

College faculty members serve as judges for the annual Lake-to-River Science Day
at YSU.
Dr. Messuri and GM representatives developed plans for a Northeast Ohio (NEO)
Robotics Competition. The NEO Robotics Competition has been held for high
school students at YSU every March since 1999 and since 2003, a second
competition for middle school students has been held in January.

Dr. Jalali worked with Delphi engineers to develop a plan for lab improvements and
research, then applied for a YSU PACER grant to support the work. The PACER
grant was approved (for $120,000) and Electromagnetic Fields Research and
Instrumentation Center (EFRIC) was established at YSU. Research on effects of
electromagnetic fields on data transmission in automobiles is ongoing.

Williamson College of Business Administration

  Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley—shares a similar vision with the
  Youngstown Business Incubator—shares a similar mission with the WCBA
  WCI Steel program—offered classes at Union Hall to WCI steel workers.
  Seminars in International Business—offered by the Williamson Center for
    International Business
  Workplace Diversity Workshops
  Continuing education programs—offered by faculty in management or
    manufacturing supervisors, diversity training, taxes, entrepreneurship, and

Metro College and the Public Service Institute

YSU Metro College devoted significant resources to delivering “Bridges Out of
poverty” training to over 350 managers, administrators, and schoolteachers. This
program teaches how economic class affects language, families, education and
employment, and how teaching people from generational poverty the “rules” of
middle class significantly improves their employment and earning ability.
Similarly, teaching middle class managers and teachers the hidden rules used by
people from generational poverty enables them to improve retention by managing
and teaching more effectively. This project has gained momentum and resulted in
numerous small groups that are studying the model and developing their own ideas
about the economic impact on personal lives and the larger community. This effort
is funded through a grant (Bridges to Opportunity) written by the YSIU Metro
College for the NEO HealthForce collaborative.

Furthering the educational, economic and social growth of Northeast Ohio was the
focus of Voices & Choices, for which the PSI was a primary partner [see Website at
www.voiceschoices.org.] The PSI organized participation by Valley citizens in this
Northeastern Ohio venture, facilitated meetings of leaders in the Valley to further
the Voices & Choices discussion, created reports used as focal points for the
initiative, developed maps used in various components of the initiative, and
analyzed all ―community conversation‖ data coming from the Northeast Ohio
region that participated in Voices & Choices. It can truly be said that YSU’s PSI
was the key university partner in this civic engagement process. AmericaSpeaks
recently began a new civic engagement process to help rebuild New Orleans. The
PSI was contacted to generate maps for this initiative.

As noted above, both the PSI and Metro College have numerous projects that
involve collaborations to improve the region’s economic, social, and educational
The PSI’s Center for Human Services Development has supported staff grant
writers who have secured grant funding for numerous and diverse stakeholders in
the community. A partial list includes:
Bridges to Opportunity Career Pathway Implementation Grant to develop
articulated transitions and career pathways via postsecondary education in
collaboration with Career and Technical schools.
Community Education and Economic Development for entry-level training
programs for disadvantaged populations in information technology and
health services at Oakhill Renaissance Center.
Community Outreach Partnership Center: Integrated the university's applied
research and outreach activities into plans to address inner city problems in target
Housing Rehabilitation, Wick Park Model Neighborhood for the North Side
Citizens’ Coalition for housing rehabilitation of historic homes in the University
Cultural Competency Training for Mental Health Professionals in Columbiana
County for training mental health professionals in cultural diversity.
TEACH Training Program for teacher training in methods for working with
children with autism.
Recovery Research for implementation of the Recovery model within the public
mental health system.
Child Support Visitation Service for neutral visitation site and services.
Surveys of: City Planning and Management Division, Adoption services, City of

Maag Library

The Melnick Medical Museum participates in community educational goals by
sponsoring a lecture series open to the community. Topics are chosen that will be
of wide-ranging interest to a large number of residents in the community—topics
such as diabetes control and prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.

Student Affairs – Student Business Services
The Undergraduate Admissions Offices has memberships and participates with the
Ohio Access Network, Ohio College Organization, American College Test, College
Board, National Scholarship Services, Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education
Programs, Ohio Association for College Admission Counseling, “Organizacion
Civica y Cultural Hispana Americana”; OCCHA programs, Educators and
Community Helping Hispanics Onward (ECHHO) Inc. programs, college fairs,
high school visits, transfer college fair visits, church programs, social services
programs, articulation programs, state employment agencies such as the MCTA and
One-stop Centers, and the Bureau of Worker’s Compensation. College fairs are
attended throughout Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky and Western Pennsylvania.
Presentations are provided about college preparation, majors offered at YSU,
admissions, financial aid, and scholarships. Visits are also conducted at General
Motors, Correction Facilities, and Community Corrections Agency (CCA). We
work with rehabilitation and substance abuse agencies in OH and in PA.
We provide open houses on selected week-ends throughout the year.
Guidance Counselors are invited yearly for breakfast and lunch once a year to
update them on our program and to thank them for their collaborative efforts in
helping us recruit their students to YSU.
Youngstown State University has increased it fall 2006 semester enrollment to
13,182 up from last fall. Although we have a target goal of 14,400 for fall 2008
semester we believe that it can be achieved through continued efforts and
involvement of all community leaders, constituencies, staff and faculty members.

Department of Intercollegiate Athletics

    Student-athletes and staff participated in 130 outreach events while
      interacting with 13,761 patrons (community members)
    Attracted 141,084 in total attendance for home basketball and football games
    Led the Gateway Football Conference in per game attendance for the ninth
      straight year
    Football attendance has been in the top 10 among Division I-AA schools in
      attendance for the past six years and in the top 20 for the

Student Government

Through Student Government, students participated in the following events:
    Five Angles Benefit dinner in support of a student killed in a campus fire at
    United Way Food Drive
    Campus program, ―Searching for a Non-violent Future‖
    Community Concert featuring Three Doors Down.
    American Red Cross Blood Drive
    Ohio Voter Projection Project
    Tsunami Relief Fund
    Lobbying for students at the Ohio State House of Representatives
    United Way Charitable Campaign
      Better Worlds Book Drive

5.c.6. The organization’s partnerships and contractual arrangements
uphold the organization’s integrity.

                             College and Unit Evidence

College of Arts and Sciences

In the Department of Sociology and Anthropology Faculty members Gary Fry and
John White work with local law enforcement agencies on forensic issues.
Dr. John White is a recipient of the Distinguished Professor Award for Public
Service (2005).

In the Department of Foreign Languages, Chairman and Professor John Sarkissian
has been a reader for the Latin Advanced Placement Test for over a dozen years.
He has been appointed Chief Reader for 2004-07 and will supervise all aspects of
the Latin AP exam. Prof. Ndinzi Masagara is a member of the Educational Testing
Service Committee that writes the French SAT II exam

Beeghly College of Education

Contractual agreements between the BCOE and area school districts and
community agencies ensure the integrity of BCOE programs.

Bitonte College of Health and Human Services

Clinical agreements and articulation agreements are approved by YSU legal

College of Fine and Performing Arts

The College through the Office of the Dean, and the Chairs are the gate keepers to
insure that all guidelines for contractual issues are strictly adhered to and that all
ethical issues follow the appropriate guidelines.

Williamson College of Business Administration

No agreement is entered without first determining the impact that it might have on
AACSB accreditation requirements

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