Chancellor, YSU President Tressel to Host GIVE back. GO forward. Reception Honoring Volunteers, Including First Tuition Voucher Recipient

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Date: 
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 10:00am
Location: 

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, 151 W Wood St, Youngstown, OH 44503

Who:
Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) Chancellor John Carey; Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel; Eastern Gateway Community College Vice Chair for the Board of Trustees Sr. Patricia McNicholas; United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley Director for Education and Initiatives Kathy Mock; ODHE staff; officials from Youngstown State University, Eastern Gateway Community College, United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley; Inspiring Minds; Youngstown City Schools; Struthers City Schools; Boardman Local Schools; students; and business and industry partners.

What:
Chancellor Carey will visit the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor for a reception for GIVE back. GO forward volunteers and participating volunteer organizations. GIVE back. GO forward. is a pilot program for members of the Mahoning Valley age 60 and older who volunteer 100 hours in return for an undergraduate three-credit-hour tuition voucher at Youngstown State University or Eastern Gateway Community College. The voucher can be used by the volunteer or gifted to a current or future student. The Chancellor, with President Tressel and Kathy Mock, will provide an overview of the pilot program and recognize the first volunteer to earn a credit tuition voucher.

 

Contact Info: 

Jeff Robinson
Office: 614.752.9487
Email: jrobinson@highered.ohio.gov