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State Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday August 04, 2019 ( 80 items )  

81 Kaiser Permanente Physicians in Colorado Named 'Top Docs'
DENVER, Ohio, July 29 -- Kaiser Permanente issued the following news release: * * * - Kaiser Permanente physicians make up nearly one-quarter of 5280 Magazine's prestigious list * * * "Lung cancer is a scary term. When my care team found a small nodule on my lung, I didn't know what to expect -- I thought 'this might be it.' I didn't know how to move forward," said Judy Arpaio, a Kaiser Permanente member in Colorado. "Thanks to my doctor and his new surgical procedure, I've got my life back.  more

American Association of School Librarians Honors OverDrive Education and Sora Reading App
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 30 -- OverDrive issued the following news release: The American Association of School Librarians (AASL), a division of the American Library Association, has awarded OverDrive Education with the 2019 AASL President's Crystal Apple. The Crystal Apple is presented to an individual or group who has made a significant impact on school libraries and learners. In prior years, honorees have included First Lady Laura Bush, James Patterson and Dolly Parton and the Imagination Librar  more

Ashland University to Receive State Funding for Three Projects
ASHLAND, Ohio, July 29 -- Ashland University issued the following news release: Ashland University will receive approximately $3.4 million dollars from the state of Ohio in support of educational programs that address Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's priorities. The funding will support Ashland University's Center for Addictions, its Correctional Education programming and construction of The Jack Liebert Military & Veterans Resource Center. In Gov. DeWine's public inauguration address on Jan. 14, he st  more

Ashley Morris Becomes Mon Power's First Female Line Worker
AKRON, Ohio, July 30 -- Mon Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy, issued the following news release: With nearly 100 years of service to West Virginia customers, Mon Power made history when its first-ever female line worker joined the workforce in June. After graduating from college on a soccer scholarship in 2012, Ashley Morris worked as a registered operating room nurse for five years. Although she loved working in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment, Morris longed for a career where she c  more

Austin Peay State University Clay Target Team Wins Sporting Clays National
CLARKSVILLE, Tennessee, July 26 -- Austin Peay State University issued the following news: The Clay Target Team of APSU won the national collegiate title in sporting clays at the Scholastic Clay Target Program national championships recently in Marengo, Ohio. And one of the team's members, John Michael Baggett, won three individual national championships, including best overall shooter. Baggett, Hunter Purviance and Wylie Randall won the national championship in sporting clays July 15, beatin  more

Babcock & Wilcox to Provide Package Boilers for City of Akron
BARBERTON, Ohio, July 31 -- Babcock and Wilcox Enterprises issued the following news release: The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W), a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: BW), announced today it has been awarded a contract for approximately $3 million to design and supply three package boilers for Akron Energy Systems, the district energy provider for the City of Akron, Ohio. B&W will be a subcontractor to Cleveland, Ohio-based NBW, Inc., who will install the oil and natural g  more

Babcock & Wilcox to Webcast Discussion of Its Second Quarter 2019 Results
BARBERTON, Ohio, Aug. 1 -- Babcock and Wilcox Enterprises issued the following news release: Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:BW) (B&W or the "Company") expects to host a conference call and webcast on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 5 p.m. ET. B&W Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Young and B&W Chief Financial Officer Louis Salamone will discuss the Company's second quarter 2019 results. A news release detailing the results is expected to be issued before the market opens on Thursday, Augu  more

Bowling Green State University: Dubose Invited by Notre Dame to Lead Human Resource Management Course
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, July 24 -- Bowling Green State University issued the following news release: Dr. Lisa Dubose, director of employee relations, professional development and equal employment opportunity at Bowling Green State University, was invited to develop and instruct an accelerated Human Resource Management course at the University of Notre Dame for its nationally ranked Mendoza College of Business's Executive Master of Nonprofit Administration (EMNA) Program. The other half of the EMNA  more

Bowling Green State University: Ravichandran Named Resort and Attraction Management Program Director
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, July 24 -- Bowling Green State University issued the following news release: Dr. Swathi Ravichandran has been named director of Bowling Green State University's new resort and attraction management program, the only program of its kind in the country. Ravichandran comes to BGSU from Kent State University where she was on the faculty of the hospitality management program for 14 years. She also served as the provost's fellow during 2017-18. She was named distinguished educat  more

Bumper Crop of New Books Coming Out of University of Cincinnati's English Department
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 29 -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: * * * - Creative writing programs provide space for collaboration and mentorship * * * By Michelle Flanagan Writers know the dream: pitching a book - be it short stories, poetry or a novel - and having a publishing house turn it into a reality. The process can be a long one, but literary programs can be an important stepping stone. In the English Department of the University of Cincinnati's McMicken Colleg  more

Cherokee Nation: McSpadden, Cox Tennis Duo Helps Team USA Capture the Gordon Trophy
TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma, Aug. 2 -- The Cherokee Nation, a federally-recognized Native American tribe, issued the following news release: Cherokee Nation citizen Vance McSpadden and tennis doubles partner Ron Cox helped Team USA capture the Gordon Trophy as part of the annual international seniors tennis competition between Canada and the United States. Played alternately in Canada and the United States since 1949, this year's competition was hosted at the Cleveland Racquet Club in Pepper Pike, Ohi  more

Cintas Corporation Joins the American Diabetes Association to Help People Living With Diabetes Thrive in the Workplace
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 31 -- Cintas, a provider of entrance mats, restroom cleaning and supplies, tile and carpet cleaning, promotional products, first aid, safety, fire protection products and services, issued the following news release: The total cost of diagnosed diabetes in the United States is estimated to be $327 billion/1. Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS), a leading provider of workplace first aid, safety supplies and training services, is teaming with the American Diabetes Association(  more

Clark State Foundation Appoints New Members to Board of Directors
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio, July 23 -- Clark State Community College issued the following news release: Clark State Community College has appointed five new members to the Clark State Foundation Board of Directors. Their term began July 1 of this year and ends June 30, 2022. "I'm excited to have this dynamic group of individuals join our Foundation Board of Directors," said Toni Overholser, director of the Clark State Foundation. "Each of them has a very impressive set of skills that will be used to su  more

Cleveland Browns Foundation, Ohio Department of Education and Proving Ground Collaborate to Launch Statewide School Attendance Network
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 2 -- The Ohio Department of Education issued the following news release: * * * - Initially Reaching More Than 80,000 Ohio Students, the Network Will Help Schools, Districts and Partners Improve Attendance and Tackle Chronic Absenteeism * * * The Cleveland Browns Foundation, Ohio Department of Education and Proving Ground at Harvard University today launched the Get 2 School, Stay in the Game! Network (Get 2 School Network), a statewide initiative designed to promote the   more

Cleveland Institute of Music Debuts Pre-College Program
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 29 -- Cleveland Institute of Music issued the following news: Securing its position as a leader in preparing young students for an advanced classical music education, the Cleveland Institute of Music has debuted its Pre-College program, which is designed to provide talented students with the opportunity to grow as musicians and learn about life in a conservatory style college curriculum. CIM established the new program so advanced students entering grades 8-12 can gain va  more

College of Wooster Selected as the Best 'Hidden Gem' in Higher Education
WOOSTER, Ohio, Aug. 2 -- The College of Wooster issued the following news release: * * * - In survey taken by Independent Educational Consultants, Wooster is top school singled out * * * The College of Wooster has emerged as the best known "hidden gem" in higher education, that according to results from a survey taken by more than 160 Independent Educational Consultants (IEC). The survey, a series of questions designed to learn about college admissions trends, was conducted by Applerouth Tut  more

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Issues Financials for Second Quarter of 2019
FINDLAY, Ohio, July 29 -- Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. issued the following news release: Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB) today reported second quarter 2019 net income of $9 million, or diluted earnings per share of $0.18, compared with $15 million, or $0.30 per share, last year. Second Quarter Highlights * Net sales decreased 2.8 percent to $679 million. * Unit volume decreased 4.9 percent compared to the second quarter of 2018. * Operating profit was $32 million, or 4.7 percent of ne  more

Cooper Tire's Discoverer AT3 Interactive Marketing Display Earns Merchandising Award
FINDLAY, Ohio, Aug. 1 -- Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. issued the following news release: Cooper Tire & Rubber Company's interactive consumer marketing display showcasing its Discoverer AT3(TM) line of tires has earned a Gold Award in the Specialty Retail & Service category of the national 2019 Shop! Outstanding Merchandising Achievement (OMA) Awards. The award recognizes merchandising and design excellence in retail marketing. Created through a collaboration between Cooper and Innovative Marketing  more

Denison University: $275,000 Grant Supports Underserved Students in the Sciences
GRANVILLE, Ohio, July 26 -- Denison University issued the following news release: Denison University has been awarded a grant of $275,000 from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations to fund a new model that welcomes and supports underserved students in the sciences. The model is rooted in inclusion and support for these students. Denison University President Adam Weinberg notes, "We have fantastic students coming to Denison. We also know that giving students a sense of belonging in the classroom   more

Denison University: Former Ohio Solicitor General Announced as General Counsel
GRANVILLE, Ohio, July 23 -- Denison University issued the following news release: Denison University is announcing Alexandra Schimmer will join the college as general counsel. Schimmer joins Denison from The Ohio State University where she was the deputy general counsel. Previously, Schimmer served as Solicitor General for the State of Ohio. Schimmer is an accomplished lawyer with extensive higher education, private practice, and public service experience, including more than 15 years serving   more

Denison University: National Science Foundation Awards Grant for Data Analytics Work
GRANVILLE, Ohio, July 30 -- Denison University issued the following news release: The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year $50,000 research grant to Denison University Assistant Professor of Data Analytics Sarah Supp. The award is part of a larger proposal funded at nearly $1 million. Supp is collaborating on an environmental biology project, titled "Collaborative Research: Scale-dependent processes as the drivers for understanding range- and niche-expansion in a widespread nati  more

Dinsmore Chicago Grows Commercial Litigation Group With Associate Anna Morrissey
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 30 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to welcome commercial litigation associate Anna Morrissey to its Chicago office. She is the 13th attorney and the third associate in the local commercial litigation group. Morrissey comes to Dinsmore after two-plus years at SmithAmundsen LLC, where she represented corporate clients, physicians, insurance companies and medical device manufacturers in health care and le  more

Erin Cremean Joins Terra State Community College in Workforce Success
FREMONT, Ohio, Aug. 2 -- Terra State Community College issued the following news release: Erin Cremean, current resident of Port Clinton, accepted the Interim Director of Workforce Success position at Terra State Community College. She will be assisting students in their journey to their dream career. President Ronald Schumacher is looking forward to the progress Cremean will make in this new position. "Erin will be a great asset to the College," he said. "Her relationships with area businesse  more

Fisher Phillips Attorneys Selected by The National Black Lawyers to Top 100 and Top 40 Under 40 Lists
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 31 -- Fisher Phillips, a law firm, issued the following news: Cleveland partner Jazmyn Stover and associate Brittany Brantley have been recognized by The National Black Lawyers (NBL) for their success in and contributions to the legal community. Jazmyn has been selected for inclusion in the 2019 Top 100 Lawyers List and Brittany has been selected for inclusion in the 2019 Top 40 Under 40 Lawyers List. The lists, published annually, honor the top 100 attorneys from each sta  more

Ford Fund Announces Two Finalists in the Men of Courage Cincinnati Barbershop Challenge
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 29 -- Ford Motor issued the following news release: * * * - Finalists Selected To Compete In The Men Of Courage Cincinnati Barbershop Challenge - One Winning Barbershop Will Receive A Grant Of $10,000 * * * Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, announced today the two finalists that will compete in the Men of Courage Cincinnati Barbershop Challenge. Barbershop finalists Razor 1 Kutz and Precision Blendz will compete over the next three   more

Former Wheeling Jesuit University Announces New School Name and Board Chair
WHEELING, West Virginia, July 26 -- Wheeling Jesuit University issued the following news: The Board of Trustees have announced their vote to approve an official name change for Wheeling Jesuit University to become Wheeling University, effective immediately. University trustees also voted yesterday to appoint Ginny Favede as the University's new Board Chair to assist the University and support its administration in upholding this student-centered mission. Ms. Favede was appointed by the Archbi  more

Huntington Online Banking and Mobile App Rank Highest in Two J.D. Power 2019 Banking Satisfaction Studies
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 1 -- Huntington Bancshares issued the following news release: Huntington Bank (Nasdaq: HBAN; www.huntington.com) has claimed the top spots in the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Banking App Satisfaction Study and the U.S. Online Banking Satisfaction Study. "Both these awards demonstrate Huntington's long-term commitment to listening to customers and then innovating on their behalf to make banking easier," said Andy Harmening, senior executive vice president and director of consumer a  more

Incentives Available for FirstEnergy Customers to Purchase Nissan Electric Vehicles
AKRON, Ohio, July 29 -- FirstEnergy issued the following news release: FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility customers are eligible for rebates off the price of a 2019 Nissan LEAF or a 2019 LEAF Plus electric vehicle simply by showing their electric bill and a copy of the official program flyer to a participating Nissan dealership. In addition, the purchaser could qualify for up to $7,500 in federal electric vehicle tax credits, plus be eligible for additional state and local benefits. Dependi  more

Kentucky A.G. Beshear Secures More Than $22 Million in Settlement Over Alleged Price Gouging
FRANKFORT, Kentucky, July 31 -- Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear issued the following news release: * * * - Claims of gasoline price gouging after Hurricane Katrina led to 2007 lawsuit * * * Attorney General Andy Beshear has settled a 12-year-old lawsuit against Marathon Petroleum Company (MPC) and Speedway LLC over alleged gasoline price gouging for $22,500,000. The settlement resolves claims that Ohio-based MPC and Speedway violated Kentucky's Consumer Protection Act by engaging in   more

Libertarian Party: Court Returns Libertarian City Council Candidate to Ohio's November Ballot
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 -- The Libertarian Party issued the following news release: Robert Bender, a Libertarian Party of Ohio candidate for the Reynoldsburg City Council, has been returned to the November ballot by court order after previously having a critical number of his petition signatures invalidated by election officials. The Franklin County Board of Elections returned a Libertarian candidate for Reynoldsburg City Council to the November ballot on Tuesday, about a week after being ordered t  more

Marietta College Excited to Be Founding Member of Great Lakes Esports Conference
MARIETTA, Ohio, Aug. 2 -- Marietta College issued the following news release: Marietta College's eSports program will begin its second year this fall as one of the founding members of the Great Lakes Esports Conference (GLEC). "We are excited to join the new Great Lakes Esports Conference and be one of the founding members," said Rick Smith, Director of Marietta's eSports Program. "This will give our eSports athletes a consistent and competitive playing schedule, with the chance of competing f  more

McDonald Hopkins 2020 Featured Client - Summitville Tiles
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 1 -- McDonald Hopkins, a law firm, issued the following news release: As part of McDonald Hopkins' upcoming 90th anniversary in 2020, the business advisory and advocacy law firm is profiling some of its most successful and innovative clients. This month, the firm invites you to get to know Summitville Tiles, a 107-year-old family business that has reinvented itself over the years and thrived in an industry that has seen competitors perish and competition move overseas. Si  more

Medical Student Joins Wright State University Board of Trustees
KENT, Ohio, July 25 -- Wright State University issued the following news: Olivia Sneary, a first-year student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, has been appointed to the Wright State University Board of Trustees. Sneary is a 2019 graduate of Wright State, where she studied biology and was involved in extracurricular activities that nurtured her interest in studying medicine. "It is an honor. Being appointed means that I am trusted to serve as a liaison, communicating thoughts and feelings   more

Nationwide Deepens Relationship With VitusVet
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 31 -- Nationwide Mutual Insurance issued the following news release: * * * - Nation's Largest Pet Insurance Provider Makes Strategic Investment In Pet Mobile Solutions Provider * * * Pet owners with a sick pet want nothing more than to get their furry family member healthy again...and fast. When VitusVet introduced their smartphone app, it was with the goal of helping pet owners get their pets on the road to recovery as quickly as possible. This convenient and easy-to-u  more

New University of Cincinnati Program Offers Hands-on Approach to Studying Regional Ecology
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 31 -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: * * * - Certificate prepares students for careers in natural sciences, natural history education * * * By Michelle Flanagan Unversity of Cincinnati students interested in learning more about the environment can now complete a certificate in Environmental Field Studies in just one summer. Unique from any other major or program currently offered through UC's McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, the certifi  more

NSF Awards Kent State University Researcher Nearly $1 Million for Separate Liquid Crystal Studies
KENT, Ohio, July 31 [TNSscienceresearch] -- Kent State University issued the following news: Some researchers almost make the funding process look easy, and one of Kent State University's most prolific and consistently funded scientists is at it again. Trustees Research Professor Oleg Lavrentovich, Ph.D., a chemical physicist in Kent State's Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute (AMLCI), just received nearly $1 million between two grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for  more

NSF Awards Kent State University Researchers $1.3 Million to Nourish Children's Minds, Fill Their Bellies
KENT, Ohio, July 31 [TNSscienceresearch] -- Kent State University issued the following news: * * * - University will work with Cincinnati Museum Center and La Soupe to bring program to life * * * Science is complex, and it's difficult to discuss it with children under the best circumstances; it's even more difficult when they are hungry. Two Kent State University researchers may have cooked up a way to solve both of those problems, and the National Science Foundation just awarded them a thr  more

NSF Awards Kent State University Researchers $1.3 Million to Nourish Children's Minds, Fill Their Bellies
KENT, Ohio, Aug. 3 [TNSeducationresearch] -- Kent State University issued the following news: * * * - University will work with Cincinnati Museum Center and La Soupe to bring program to life * * * Science is complex, and it's difficult to discuss it with children under the best circumstances; it's even more difficult when they are hungry. Two Kent State University researchers may have cooked up a way to solve both of those problems, and the National Science Foundation just awarded them a th  more

Ohio Auditor Faber Announces Qualifiers for the Auditor of State Award With Distinction
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 30 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: A recent financial audits of the following entity by Auditor of State Keith Faber has returned a clean audit report. Their record keeping has qualified them for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. - City of Groveport (Franklin County) - City of Aurora (Portage County) - City of Brooklyn (Cuyahoga County) - City of Findlay (Hancock County) - City of Franklin (Warren County) - City of Orrvi  more

Ohio Auditor Faber Finds Wright State Applied Research Corporation Improperly Paid Consulting Group Over $1.3 Million
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 30 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: Auditor of State Keith Faber today released an audit on Wright State Applied Research Corporation (WSARC), which finds the corporation inappropriately paid Ron Wine Consulting Group LLC $1,333,648. "I continue to have concerns about the system of checks and balances in place at Wright State University and its components," Auditor Faber said. "These findings and results of previous investigations are st  more

Ohio Democratic Party: Ohioans Call Out Trump's Broken Promises In Cincinnati
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 1 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: As Donald Trump returns to Cincinnati, Ohio Democrats took him to task Thursday for his record of broken promises as Trump has failed to uphold his pledge to fix the Brent Spence Bridge, failed to protect auto jobs in the Mahoning Valley and failed to protect people with pre-existing conditions. "Donald Trump has made big promises to the people of Ohio, and he has broken nearly every one," said Ohio Democratic Par  more

Ohio Democratic Party: Pence Wrong About Lordstown Plant
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 2 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: The Youngstown Vindicator reported Friday that Vice President Mike Pence was mistaken when he said Workhorse Group Inc. had secured funding to buy the idled Lordstown facility. They haven't. "Donald Trump and Mike Pence wouldn't know because they haven't been to Lordstown, but the folks there are suffering horribly right now. This is a community on the brink with people's whole way of life at stake as businesses su  more

Ohio Department of Education Announces 21st Century Community Learning Center Grantees
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 31 -- The Ohio Department of Education issued the following news release: The Ohio Department of Education today announced the grantees awarded federal funding for the 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) program. The program creates or expands community learning centers that provide academic enrichment and youth development opportunities for students who attend predominantly high-poverty and low-performing schools. Thirty-four new award recipients were selec  more

Ohio EPA Updating State Water Quality Management Plan
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 31 -- The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: * * * - Public Hearing Scheduled Aug. 13 * * * Ohio EPA is considering updates to water quality management plans prepared by six regional planning agencies. The plans describe and promote efficient and comprehensive programs for controlling water pollution in a defined geographic area. The plans address a variety of water quality issues ranging from sewage treatment to urban and agricultura  more

Ohio Gov. DeWine Highlights Student Wellness and Success Investments
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 30 -- Gov. Mike DeWine, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: Ohio Governor Mike DeWine visited the J. Ashburn Jr. Boys & Girls Club today to highlight investments in his recently signed 2020-2021 state operating budget that focus on student wellness and success. Through $675 million in budget funding, Governor DeWine's initiative will provide schools with resources to address the social and emotional needs of their students. The funding stream, which is allocated to   more

Ohio House Democrats: Mahoning Valley Reps Request Meeting With President Trump, VP Pence
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 29 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Reps. H. Gilson Blair, D-Weathersfield, and Michael O'Brien, D-Warren: State Reps. H. Gilson Blair (D-Weathersfield) and Michael O'Brien (D-Warren) today requested a meeting with President Donald Trump or Vice President Michael Pence during their planned visits to Lancaster, Ohio, on July 30, or Cincinnati on August 1. "Contract negotiations are currently underway, which could determine the  more

Ohio House Democrats: Mahoning Valley Reps. Say Pence's Statements on Workhorse Highlight Need for Administration to Meet With Local Officials
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 1 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Reps. H. Gilson Blair, D-Weathersfield, and Michael O'Brien, D-Warren: State Reps. H. Gilson Blair (D-Weathersfield) and Michael O'Brien (D-Warren) renewed their request to meet with representatives of the Trump administration today as the President prepares for a campaign rally in Cincinnati. The representatives from Trumbull County have been requesting a meeting since June to discuss the i  more

Ohio State Auditor Faber Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 1 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: Auditor of State Keith Faber is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports. - City of Brunswick (Medina County) - Fairfield County Metropolitan Housing Authority (Fairfield County) - Geauga Metropolitan Housing Authority (Geauga County) - Mahoning County High School (Mahoning County) - Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission   more

Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber to Visit Clark State Wednesday, July 31
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio, July 30 -- Clark State Community College issued the following news release: Clark State Community College will host Auditor of State Keith Faber on Wednesday, July 31. "We look forward to hosting Auditor Keith Faber on campus Wednesday to discuss workforce development programming, business and industry partnerships, and efficiencies at Clark State," said Dr. Jo Alice Blondin, president of Clark State. "We appreciate him taking the time to learn more about how we serve studen  more

Ohio State Auditor: Coshocton Metropolitan Housing Authority Overpays Employees Over $14,000
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 1 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: Auditor of State Keith Faber today released the fiscal year 2017 audit of Coshocton Metropolitan Housing Authority. The audit uncovered a lack of proper accounting processes, which led to the housing authority overpaying seven employees a total of $14,264. "Failing to have internal controls in place is unacceptable," Auditor Faber said. "Any government office's first responsibility is to be accountable   more

Ohio State Rep. Sweeney Issues Letter as Sec. LaRose Prepares to Purge 235,000 Ohioans From Voter Rolls
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 29 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Rep. Bride Rose Sweeney, D-Cleveland: State Rep. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) today sent a letter to Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose urging him to reconsider and cancel the Sept. 6 voter purge which threatens the registration of some 235,610 Ohio voters--many of whom remain eligible to vote. "For years, we've had Automated Voter Purging but not Automated Voter Registration," wrote   more

Ohio State Reps. Boyd, Howse, Crossman Applaud UnitedHealthcare's $1.1M Grant To Cleveland-area Nonprofits
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 31 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Reps. Janine Boyd, D-Cleveland Heights, Stephanie Howse, D-Cleveland, and Jeff Crossman, D-Parma: * * * - Grant funding seeks to address social determinants of health, expand access to care * * * State Reps. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights), Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland), and Jeff Crossman (D-Parma) today applauded the recently announced expansion of services to Cleveland-area nonprofits  more

Ohio State University: Energy Storage Could Reduce Emissions That Cause Climate Change
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 31 [TNSscienceresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Study modeling power grids in two states shows significant reductions in energy loss * * * Electricity grids that incorporate storage for power sourced from renewable resources could cut carbon dioxide emissions substantially more than systems that simply increase renewably sourced power, a new study has found. The study, published today in the journal Nature Communications, found that s  more

Ohio State University: New 3D Milky Way Model Shows Details of Galactic 'Warp'
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 2 [TNSscienceresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Model created using more than 2,300 stars -- the most comprehensive of its kind to date * * * An international research team has built the most in-depth 3D model of the Milky Way galaxy to date, using light from thousands of stars. Their report, published today in Science, shows greater detail of the Milky Way's "warp." "The problem astronomers have typically had in studying the Milky Wa  more

Ohio State University: Study Finds Worrisome Birth-Control Knowledge Gaps
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 30 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Many women who rely on condoms overestimate effectiveness * * * A new study has uncovered concerning gaps in knowledge about birth control effectiveness. The research, conducted in the Vietnam capital of Hanoi, included four forms of contraception: IUDs, birth control pills, male condoms and withdrawal. About half of the women in the study who used condoms mistakenly thought they were t  more

Ohio State University: Why Middle and High School Will Be Better This Year
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 2 -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Teacher Coding Academy helps Columbus area teachers learn coding so they can teach their students * * * When students return to school in the Columbus City and South-Western City school districts later this month, new Apple technology will be waiting for them, along with teachers who have been trained to teach them how to write computer code. As part of Apple's Community Education Initiative, it collaborated   more

Ohio University Establishes Landscape, Turf Pest Management Plan
ATHENS, Ohio, Aug. 1 -- Ohio University issued the following news release: Ohio University has approved an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Plan for the Athens Campus that will utilize decision-making approaches to employ biological, cultural, physical and chemical tactics to manage landscape and turf pests in a way that minimizes risks to humans and the environment. Pests, in relation to grounds management, include plant diseases, insects, fungi, bacteria and weeds. This plan is an effective,  more

Ohio University-Office of Research Communications: Ryan Fogt to Discuss Scalia Lab, Polar Climate Change on WATH Radio Aug. 8
ATHENS, Ohio, July 31 -- The Ohio University's Office of Research Communications issued the following news: Ryan Fogt, an associate professor of geography and director of the Scalia Laboratory for Atmospheric Analysis in the Ohio University College of Arts and Sciences, will be the featured guest on the Party Line talk show with Dave Palmer on WATH radio from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug 8. Listeners can tune in to 970 AM/97.1 FM and can call in to ask questions at 740-592-6646. Fogt wil  more

Owens-Illinois Issues Financials for Second Quarter of 2019
PERRYSBURG, Ohio, July 31 -- Owens-Illinois, a container glass manufacturer, issued the following news release: Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019. "The Company has been on a transformational journey and has made meaningful progress over the past three years. However, the second quarter was a challenging period for O-I. Earnings fell short of management's guidance as sales volumes were essentially flat with last year comp  more

PUCO Orders Natural Gas Utility One Source Energy to Comply With Commission Directives or Cease Operations
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 31 -- The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio issued the following news release: The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) today issued a fine to One Source Energy, LLC and directed the Ohio Attorney General to seek a court order to compel the company to comply. One Source serves at least 118 residential customers, primarily located in Southington Township, Trumbull County. The Commission found One Source lacks the managerial, technical and financial resources necessa  more

Tennessee A.G. Slatery Announces Settlement With Sham Hospice Charity
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 2 -- Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery III issued the following news: Attorney General Hebert H. Slatery III, and Secretary of State Tre Hargett announced a $160,000 settlement with the New Hope Foundation, Inc. ("New Hope") of Nashville and its officers and directors as a result of a multistate enforcement action to shut down a sham hospice charity. Pursuant to the settlement, the organization will dissolve, and two of its officers are banned from any charity or  more

Teradata Appoints Kathy Cullen-Cote As Chief Human Resources Officer
DAYTON, Ohio, July 29 -- Teradata, a data analytics and marketing applications company, issued the following news release: * * * - Brings 30 years of recognized leadership in workforce planning, talent management and employee engagement * * * Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the industry's only Pervasive Data Intelligence company, today announced that it has appointed Kathy Cullen-Cote as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), effective immediately. Cullen-Cote will lead Teradata Human Resources (HR), i  more

Teradata Issues Financials for Second Quarter of 2019
DAYTON, Ohio, Aug. 1 -- Teradata, a data analytics and marketing applications company, issued the following news release: Teradata Corp. (NYSE: TDC) continues its successful transformation to a recurring revenue model with subscription-based transactions comprising 90 percent of the company's bookings mix in the second quarter. Recurring revenue increased 8 percent, 11 percent in constant currency(1), from the second quarter of 2018. Annual recurring revenue ("ARR") increased 11 percent, 12 per  more

Timothy Swan Transitions to BakerHostetler
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 29 -- BakerHostetler, a law firm, issued the following news release: * * * - Transactional attorney bolsters corporate team over wide breadth of industries * * * BakerHostetler has announced that Timothy ("Tim") Swan has joined the firm as a partner in its Business Group. Swan, who was previously a partner at Sidley Austin LLP and, most recently, at Frost Brown Todd LLC, will be resident in the firm's Cincinnati office. Swan advises clients through a variety of techno  more

Troy Air Force Cadet Leading the Way for Others During Field Training at Maxwell AFB
TROY, Alabama, Aug. 2 -- Troy University issued the following news: A Troy University Air Force ROTC cadet has been making a mark on summer field training at Maxwell Air Force Base. Cadet Zach Sullivan, a senior from New Paris, Ohio, served as a cadet training assistant at Maxwell May 13 - June 17, mentoring and teaching skills to AFROTC cadets from around the country - and marking an important milestone for TROY's Detachment 17. "CTAs are cadets entering their senior year who are selected to  more

Two City of Akron Cabinet Members Honored
AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 1 -- The city of Akron issued the following news release: * * * - Deputy Mayor Annie McFadden named 30 for the Future; Director of Human Resources Don Rice wins Excellence in HR Award * * * Mayor Dan Horrigan is proud to recognize two members of his cabinet who have been honored with regional awards for their outstanding contributions to their professions and the Akron community. Deputy Mayor Annie McFadden has been recognized by the Greater Akron Chamber as a "30 for the   more

UC Health Expands Transplant Outreach Clinic Network
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 29 -- U.C. Health, a network of hospitals operated by the University of Cincinnati, issued the following news release: UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, will expand its network of pre-transplant outreach clinics across Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana with the opening of a new nephrology clinic in Louisville, Ky. on Aug. 1. The health system also plans to open a liver transplant outreach clinic in Sidney, Oh. in the coming weeks. UC Health provides Great  more

UC Health Names System Chief Nursing Executive
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 29 -- U.C. Health, a network of hospitals operated by the University of Cincinnati, issued the following news release: * * * - Beverly Bokovitz will be UC Health's first system chief nursing executive * * * UC Health has named Beverly Bokovitz, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, as the system's first chief nursing executive. She will continue to serve in her current position as chief nursing officer for University of Cincinnati Medical Center. As chief nursing executive for UC Health,   more

University of Akron: Dance Institute Names Alumna Kara Stewart as Manager
AKRON, Ohio, July 30 -- The University of Akron issued the following news release: The School of Dance, Theatre, and Arts Administration (DTAA) at The University of Akron announced Kara Stewart as the fourth manager of its Dance Institute. The pre-professional dance school, founded in 1968, serves preschool through adult students and is located in Guzzetta Hall on the UA main campus. As a student at the Dance Institute under founding manager Gena Carroll, Stewart comes full circle to manage the  more

University of Cincinnati Researcher Gets Peek At Sex Life of Pneumocystis Pneumonia Pathogen
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 30 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: * * * - Knowledge could lead to better treatment for immuno-compromised patients * * * "Let's Talk About Sex." That catchy playful hip hop tune tackled a serious subject and ruled 90s radio for a decade. That earworm also stays on the mind of one University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine researcher who is trying to find a better treatment for pneumocystis pneumonia. It turns o  more

University of Cincinnati Researchers Unlock Cancer Cells' Feeding Mechanism
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 1 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: * * * - The findings could lead to the development of new cancer treatments that would stop tumor growth by cutting the energy supply to the nucleolus. * * * An international team led by researchers from the University of Cincinnati and Japan's Keio and Hiroshima universities has discovered the energy production mechanism of cancerous cells that drives the growth of the nucleolus and caus  more

University of Cincinnati: $2.1 Million Gift Drives Multidisciplinary Collaboration
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 2 -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: * * * - Donation from alumnus allows two colleges to treat anxiety and depression * * * By Harper Lee University of Cincinnati alumnus Bill Yung wanted to help ensure that future patients suffering from anxiety and depression did not endure what he did: weeks of testing medications, searching for the right fit. "When you have an illness and you suffer through it, you want to -- if you can -- find things tha  more

University of Cincinnati: Angelopoulos Named Chemical and Environmental Engineering Department Head
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 1 -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: University of Cincinnati professor Anastasios Angelopoulos has been named department head of chemical and environmental engineering in UC's College of Engineering and Applied Science. He begins the new role Aug. 15. Angelopoulos most recently served as Associate Head of the department. He earned his Ph.D. from Princeton and both a master's and bachelor's degree from Tufts University. He began his career as a r  more

University of Cincinnati: Baby Spiders Really are Watching You
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 30 [TNSscienceresearch] -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: * * * - The vision of spiderlings is nearly as keen as their parents, according to University of Cincinnati biologists * * * Baby jumping spiders can hunt prey just like their parents do because they have vision nearly as good, according to a University of Cincinnati study. The study, published in the journal Vision Research, helps explain how animals the size of a bread crumb fit all t  more

University of Dayton: National Society Bestows Highest Award on School of Engineering in Inaugural Diversity Recognition Program
DAYTON, Ohio, July 25 -- University of Dayton issued the following news release: The American Society for Engineering Education has bestowed the highest award given in its inaugural ASEE Diversity Recognition Program on the University of Dayton School of Engineering. UD's engineering school is one of just 28 nationwide and the only school in Ohio to achieve this status. According to the ASEE, the Bronze award with exemplar status establishes the School of Engineering among the nation's leaders  more

University of Toledo Medical Center Takes Next Step in Transition to Community Hospital
TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 1 -- The University of Toledo issued the following news release: In response to the changing healthcare needs of the Toledo region, The University of Toledo Medical Center (UTMC) has elected to transition to a Level III trauma center. UTMC notified the American College of Surgeons this week that it desires to change its verification status from a Level I adult trauma center to a Level III trauma center. "This has been our long-term strategy, and we have been working for sev  more

University of Toledo: Algae Researchers to Fan Out Across Lake Erie to Collect Water Samples Aug. 7
TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 2 [TNSscienceresearch] -- The University of Toledo issued the following news release: Five years after a water crisis in Toledo left half a million residents without safe tap water for three days, environmental scientists from the U.S. and Canada will board research vessels and fan out across western Lake Erie to collect water samples at nearly 200 locations in four hours in a united effort to create a high-resolution picture of this summer's harmful algal bloom (HAB) and ult  more

USS Cincinnati to Be Commissioned in October
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 31 -- The city of Cincinnati issued the following news: The United States Navy has approved the commissioning date for Littoral Combat Ship 20 (LCS 20), the USS Cincinnati. On Oct. 5, 2019, in Gulfport, Mississippi, the U.S. Navy will host a commissioning ceremony to signify the acceptance of the ship for active service in the Navy fleet. LCS 20 is a highly maneuverable and adaptable vessel designed to support various types of missions. Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce  more

Wright State Applied Research Corp. and Its Partners Awarded $750,000 Federal Economic Development Grant
KENT, Ohio, July 25 -- Wright State University issued the following news: The Wright State Applied Research Corporation and its partners were awarded a $750,000 federal grant to spur economic development by moving medical technologies from the lab toward commercialization. The highly competitive Regional Innovation Strategies grants were announced July 23 by the U.S. Economic Development Administration, a bureau within the U.S. Department of Commerce. The Dayton MedTech Nexus Initiative will   more

Wright State Ph.D. Student Hasanain Sami Abdulhadi Wins Best Presentation Award at Engineering Symposium
KENT, Ohio, July 23 -- Wright State University issued the following news: Research into lattice-design optimization and additive manufacturing led to a prestigious award for Hasanain Sami Abdulhadi, a Ph.D. engineering student at Wright State. Abdulhadi was honored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for best presentation in design and optimization at the Dayton Engineering Science Symposium. Lattice structures produced by 3D printers are of high importance in the aerospace and bi  more