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State Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday October 20, 2019 ( 54 items )  

Akron Public Schools: FirstEnergy Joins College & Career Academies
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 14 -- Akron Public Schools issued the following news: * * * - Kenmore-Garfield Has Partner in Education * * * Akron Public Schools (APS) Superintendent Dr. David James joined FirstEnergy President and CEO Charles Jones to announce that FirstEnergy will become a named integrated partner in the College and Career Academies of Akron at Kenmore-Garfield High School. FirstEnergy will offer instructional support and real-world learning opportunities in areas of business managemen  more

American Electric Power Names Cox Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 16 -- American Electric Power Corp. issued the following news release: American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has named Julius Cox senior vice president and chief human resources officer effective Oct. 21. Cox will succeed Tracy A. Elich, vice president, Human Resources, who is retiring Dec. 31 after more than 43 years with the company. Cox will have responsibility for strategically aligning human resources functions and processes in support of AEP's overall business strategy  more

Bowling Green State University: First Paper Published by Center Reveals Daily Cycle of Cyanobacteria
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, Oct. 15 [TNSbiologyresearch] -- Bowling Green State University issued the following news: The first scientific paper to come out of the Great Lakes Center for Fresh Waters and Human Health shows that, just as in the rest of life, timing is everything. Published recently in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology, the paper reveals "a day in the life of a Microcystis bloom," said Dr. George Bullerjahn, director of the center and professor of research excellence in biology at B  more

Bridgestone Americas Hosts Experiential Learning Day to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary of Collaboration With Akron Public Schools
NASHVILLE, Tennessee, Oct. 16 -- Bridgestone, a tire and rubber company, issued the following news release: Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) and Firestone Complete Auto Care are celebrating the one-year anniversary of the collaboration with Akron Public Schools (APS) by hosting 90 students from East Community Learning Center (CLC) for an Experiential Learning Day at the Bridgestone Americas Technical Center (ATC) in Akron, Ohio. In July 2018, Bridgestone teamed up with APS to announce t  more

Cargill to Invest $225 Million at Facility in Sidney, Ohio
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, Oct. 16 -- Cargill, a provider of food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services, issued the following news release: * * * - Expanded soybean crush site will benefit local farmers and global consumers * * * Cargill is expanding its integrated soybean crush and refined oils facility in Sidney, Ohio, to better serve area farmers and to meet growing demand for protein and refined oils. The company will invest approximately $225 million at the Sidney s  more

City of Cincinnati: New Rideshare Locations Established on Multiple Downtown Streets
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 15 -- The city of Cincinnati issued the following news: Catching an Uber or Lyft just got easier and safer in several parts of downtown. The City of Cincinnati's Department of Transportation & Engineering (DOTE) has completed the installation of rideshare zones in nine locations in the heart of the Central Business District, Over-the-Rhine and at The Banks. The largest of these zones is roughly one city block in size and each zone will have a dedicated drop-off/pickup si  more

City of Columbus Announces $15/Hour for Full-Time City Employees
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 16 -- Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther issued the following news release: Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and City Council President Pro Tem Elizabeth Brown announced that all City of Columbus full-time permanent employees now make a minimum of $15 an hour. "Closing the wage gap has been a top priority for my administration. As one of the city's biggest employers, I knew Columbus had an opportunity to lead by example," said Mayor Ginther. "I charged my directors with being sure th  more

Cleveland Mayor Jackson Issues Statement on Death of Rep. Cummings
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 17 -- Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson issued the following statement on the death of Rep. Elijah E. Cummings: "I want to express my condolences to the family and friends of lifelong public servant Congressman Elijah E. Cummings. "Through 14 years of service in the Maryland House of Delegates and 12 terms representing Maryland's 7th Congressional District, Congressman Cummings demonstrated an honorable commitment to the people of his district and this country," said May  more

Cleveland State University: Improving Trauma-Informed Practices in Kenya
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 18 -- Cleveland State University issued the following news release: * * * - Multi-university team seeks to improve trauma treatment and mental health for students * * * Existing research suggests that exposure to stressful traumatic events as a child or teenager, including violence, homelessness and serious illness, can have lasting health implications throughout an individual's lifespan. Weaving trauma-informed practices into existing educational, health and mental hea  more

CNN/New York Times Debate Attracts 8.3 Million Viewers on CNN and 9.4 Million Live Streams
ATLANTA, Georgia, Oct. 16 -- CNN, a cable channel owned by Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting System, issued the following press room announcement: Last night's CNN/New York Times Democratic Presidential Debate attracted 8.3 million viewers on CNN and 9.4 million live streams. On television, 8.336 million total viewers watched the debate live from the campus of Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. Among adults 25-54, 2.378 million tuned in. The debate peaked on television from 9:15-9:30 pm  more

College of Wooster: Craven's Expertise on LGBTQ Family's Reproductive Losses Included in Enlightening Article
WOOSTER, Ohio, Oct. 16 -- The College of Wooster issued the following news release: * * * - Wooster professor quoted in Huffington Post Canada longform piece * * * Christa Craven, dean for faculty development at The College of Wooster, was featured prominently in a Huffington Post Canada article, published Tuesday, as she offered her expertise on an important, but overlooked subject - the lack of support LGBTQ families face when experiencing reproductive loss. The longform piece, "LGBTQ Pre  more

Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther Announces Deputy Chief of Staff Greg Davies Accepts New Role
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 14 -- Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther issued the following news release: After 20 years serving the city of Columbus, Deputy Chief of Staff Greg Davies has accepted a new position as Vice President of Planning and Development with the Columbus Partnership. "Greg has been a faithful and fearless leader in every role he has served for the City from Public Utilities to the Mayor's Office," said Mayor Andrew J. Ginther. "I am deeply grateful for his dedication, counsel and fr  more

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.: Tread Wisely Helps Young Drivers Stay Safe on the Road This Fall
FINDLAY, Ohio, Oct. 16 -- Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. issued the following news release: Fall is a busy travel season for young drivers. With Friday night football games, homecoming dances, pumpkin patches and trips home from college for Thanksgiving, teen and young adult drivers are on the road more often, making tire safety a priority. Cooper Tire's Tread WiselyTM program, a tire and vehicle safety campaign for teens and young adults, offers a wide variety of resources and advice to help young d  more

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Issues Financials for 3rd Quarter of 2019
FINDLAY, Ohio, Oct. 14 -- Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. issued the following news release: Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB) will announce third quarter 2019 financial results before the U.S. stock markets open on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. Management will discuss the financial results and business outlook on a conference call beginning at 10 a.m. EDT that day. Individuals may access a live webcast of the conference call at http://coopertire.com/Investors.aspx or at https://services.choruscall.  more

Dinsmore Health Care Group Earns ABA Top-10 Ranking in Midwest
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 14 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has once again been named a top-10 health care firm in the American Bar Association's Annual Regional Law Firm Recognition List. This year, Dinsmore ranked No. 7 in the Midwest region based on section lawyer membership. More than 45 Dinsmore attorneys are active in the industry representing health care clients, covering everything from regulatory compliance to fraud, waste and a  more

Dinsmore Moves to New Chicago Office Following 5 Years of Exponential Growth
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 14 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Due to its quick expansion and plans for continued growth, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP's Chicago branch has moved into its new office at 222 W Adams St., on the top floor of the Franklin Center's USG Tower. Since opening in March of 2014, Dinsmore has grown its attorney roster by 540 percent in Chicago, and there is no sign of slowing down. The new space, custom-designed to fit Dinsmore's full-service offe  more

DNC: Across Ohio, Tom Perez Highlights Trump's Broken Promises
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 -- The Democratic National Committee issued the following news release: Ahead of tonight's Democratic presidential primary debate, DNC Chair Tom Perez traveled from Cincinnati to Dayton to Columbus, meeting with local leaders, business owners, and Ohio voters to highlight Trump's broken promises. See for yourself: Watch WSYX's (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tXuNbrV77lb49lM4XdEGdHA21_yfJJJ8/view?usp=sharing) coverage of the DNC's road trip from Cincinnati to Columbus. C  more

Duke Energy Linemen to Compete at International Competition
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Oct. 15 -- Duke Energy issued the following news release: * * * - Oct. 19 event tests job-related skills; showcases talent, technique * * * Seventy-seven Duke Energy linemen from North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky will compete in the International Lineman's Rodeo on Oct. 19 in Bonner Springs, Kan. Now in its 35th year, the rodeo attracts the best linemen from around the world. Participants travel from as far away as Australia. Mor  more

FirstEnergy Subsidiaries to Transfer TMI-2 to a Subsidiary of EnergySolutions
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 15 -- FirstEnergy issued the following news release: FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiaries GPU Nuclear, Inc., Metropolitan Edison Company, Jersey Central Power & Light Company and Pennsylvania Electric Company have entered into an agreement for transfer of Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station Unit 2 (TMI-2) in Middletown, Pa. to TMI-2 Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of EnergySolutions, Inc. of Charlotte, N.C. The agreement would   more

FirstEnergy's Amanda Leek is 'More Than Just a Meter Reader'
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 18 -- FirstEnergy issued the following news release: Each morning, hundreds of FirstEnergy meter readers set out to read thousands of electric meters across the company's six-state footprint. "If you think it sounds like a stress-free, no danger type of job, think again," said Amanda Leek, a Potomac Edison meter reader. "We must be prepared for anything." Nearly five years into her meter reading career, Leek has dodged aggressive dogs, been confronted by frustrated customers  more

Frantz Ward's Labor & Employment Practice Expands With Addition of Douglas B. Schnee
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 14 -- Frantz Ward, a law firm, issued the following news: Frantz Ward is pleased to announce Douglas B. Schnee joins the firm as Partner in its nationally-recognized Labor & Employment Practice Group. "Doug is an excellent employment lawyer and litigator," said Christopher G. Keim, Managing Partner at Frantz Ward. "He is focused on exceeding client expectations and is a great fit with our culture. Doug adds 25 years of experience to our robust Labor & Employment Practice  more

From Fleet Mechanic to External Affairs: FirstEnergy's Lisa Taddei Takes Pride in Her Career
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 15 -- FirstEnergy issued the following news release: Longtime FirstEnergy employee Lisa Taddei launched her career with the company as a fleet mechanic at Ohio Edison right out of high school - marking the start of a 35-year journey that has given her many opportunities to grow professionally and personally. "Shortly after I graduated from high school, a human resources manager saw media coverage that I had won state and national competitions for automotive skills demonstrati  more

GE Positioned to Deliver for U.S. Army's Future Vertical Lift Modernization
EVENDALE, Ohio, Oct. 14 -- G.E. Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, issued the following news release: GE Aviation's capability to execute and deliver the most advanced turboshaft engines for the U.S. Army's Future Vertical Lift (FVL) modernization is accelerating, leaving GE well-positioned to deliver unique, multi-generational military products for the next generation of rotorcraft. By the end of 2020, GE Aviation will complete the transition of nearly 1,000 engineers from its commer  more

Goodyear Issues Financials for 3rd Quarter of 2019
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 17 -- Goodyear Tire and Rubber issued the following news release: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company will report third quarter 2019 financial results on Friday, Oct. 25, to be followed by an investor conference call at 9:30 a.m. Prior to the commencement of the call, the company will post the financial and other related information that will be presented on its investor relations website: http://investor.goodyear.com. Investors, members of the media and other interested pers  more

Huntington Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 18 -- Huntington Bancshares issued the following news release: * * * - Seasoned Financial Executive Zachary J. Wasserman, Veteran of Visa, Inc. and American Express, brings experience in financial planning and strategy * * * Huntington Bancshares Inc. (Nasdaq: HBAN; www.huntington.com) announced today that Zachary J. Wasserman will become Huntington's senior executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective November 4, 2019. In this role, Wasserman will be   more

Ice Miller Welcomes Attorney Marie Ragias
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Oct. 14 -- Ice Miller, a law firm, issued the following news release: Marie Ragias is an attorney in Ice Miller's Real Estate Practice Group. She regularly handles real estate transactions, such as foreclosure, bankruptcy and probate filings. Before joining Ice Miller, Marie served as underwriting counsel for Title First Agency in the residential real estate department. She was responsible for underwriting title searches for multiple branch locations throughout Ohio, whi  more

Nationwide Foundation: Caught in the Middle: Today's Older Adults are Caring for Adult Children and Aging Parents
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 16 -- Nationwide Foundation issued the following news release: * * * - Nationwide Retirement Institute survey reveals the challenges and opportunities impacting the sandwich generation when it comes to caregiving * * * For many older adults, seeing parents, children and even grandchildren is a regular occurrence, often because they are living under the same roof or providing ongoing care. But taking care of extended family can be both a blessing and a challenge for many  more

New Escape Lounge Now Open at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 17 -- The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport issued the following news: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) is excited to announce the opening of the common-use Escape Lounge CVG in Concourse B. Escape Lounges have signed an eight-year agreement to operate and manage the lounge and looks forward to being part of CVG's Strategic Plan to encourage overall growth in the region. Escape Lounges are all-inclusive premium common-use airport   more

NIH Continues Support Of Kent State University Alzheimer's Researcher With New Two-Year Grant
KENT, Ohio, Oct. 17 [TNSgrants] -- Kent State University issued the following news: Once it begins, Alzheimer's disease progresses systematically and aggressively, attacking victims on multiple fronts. But scientists studying the disease operate the same way - like Kent State University's own Gemma Casadesus Smith, Ph.D. Since 2016, Casadesus Smith, professor of biological sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, has received more than $2.7 million in funding from the National Institutes   more

NuWaves Engineering: Multifunction RF Power Amplifiers for Space Applications
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, Oct. 16 -- NuWaves Engineering, supplier of radio frequency and microwave solutions for military, government and industrial customers, issued the following information: NASA envisions that data throughput and size, weight, and power consumption (SWaP) requirements levied on future space exploration vehicles due to resource constraints will necessitate that a different approach is taken for communications and radar. Rather than employing individual systems for short-range commu  more

Ohio Democratic Party: Portman Says He Doesn't Know Why Trump 'Would Turn To' Giuliani on Ukraine
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 18 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: Donald Trump told the world that Rob Portman "backed me up" on his Ukraine cover story, but now Portman is claiming he doesn't know why Trump "would turn to" Rudy Giuliani on Ukrainian issues, months after Giuliani told the New York Times he was pushing officials there to help Trump politically. "Rob Portman's story on Donald Trump's Ukraine scandal keeps changing, but it always requires the listener to believe tha  more

Ohio Department of Education Awarded Total of $43 Million Focused on Literacy Improvements
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 15 -- The Ohio Department of Education issued the following news release: The Ohio Department of Education today announced it has been awarded two competitive grants by the U.S. Department of Education -- for a combined total of $43,200,000. These grants focus on improving student literacy from birth through grade 12. The Comprehensive Literacy State Development Grant provides funding to establish model literacy sites across Ohio in preschools and elementary, middle and hi  more

Ohio Gov. DeWine Supports Protecting America's Wildlife
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 17 -- Gov. Mike DeWine, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: Ohio Governor Mike DeWine joined governors from Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Minnesota in sending a letter to members of the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources in support of the Recovering America's Wildlife Act. The bill would dedicate almost $1.4 billion for fish and wildlife conservation efforts across the country. "Future generations should have the opportunity to enjoy Ohio'  more

Ohio House Democrats Lawmakers Outline Plan to Support Ohio Workers as General Motors Strike Reaches Tentative Deal
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 17 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Reps. Jeff Crossman, D- Parma, and Lisa Sobecki, D-Toledo: State Reps. Jeff Crossman (D- Parma) and Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) today joined lawmakers and UAW workers at a Statehouse press conference to announce legislation to extend unemployment benefits and food assistance to union workers fighting for fair wages, better benefits and safer working conditions. The call comes amid a nationwide s  more

Ohio House Democrats Lawmakers to Outline Plan to Support Ohio Workers as GM Strike Reaches Tentative Deal
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 16 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Reps. Jeff Crossman, D-Parma, Michele Lepore-Hagan, D-Youngstown, Lisa Sobecki, D-Toledo, and Allison Russo, D-Upper Arlington: Democratic state Reps. Jeff Crossman (D-Parma), Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown), Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) and Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) will hold a press conference TOMORROW, Thursday, Oct. 17, at 9:30 a.m. in the Harding Senate Press Briefing Room to int  more

Ohio Secretary of State LaRose: Ohio Reaches Annual 100,000 New Business Milestone in Record Time
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 17 -- Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose issued the following news release: Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose today announced 9,989 new entities filed to do business in Ohio in September, allowing Ohio to reach 101,352 new businesses in the first nine months of 2019. Ohio has never created 100,000 new businesses before October. "It's a big milestone to reach, and to do so faster than it's ever been done in Ohio says a lot about the hardworking men and women who are re  more

Ohio State Rep. Sykes Spotlights Democratic State Budget Provisions
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 18 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes, D-Akron: Ohio House Democratic Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) issued a statement as a number of Democratic-backed policy provisions contained within the state's two-year state budget went into effect Oct. 17. "I'm proud of the work our members did on this budget, securing a number of commonsense Democratic priorities to improve the lives of working people and  more

Ohio State Reps. Skindell, Hillyer Introduce Bipartisan Ohio Fairness Act
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 16 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Reps. Michael Skindell, D-Lakewood, and Brett Hillyer, R-Uhrichsville: * * * - Says inclusive policies will attract workers, business investment to Ohio * * * State Reps. Michael Skindell (D-Lakewood) and Brett Hillyer (R-Uhrichsville) today introduced the Ohio Fairness Act, bipartisan legislation to modernize state law to bar discrimination against LGBTQ Ohioans in employment, housing an  more

Ohio State University: How Partisan Hate Leads People to Believe Falsehoods
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 17 -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Media use plays key role in stirring animosity, study finds * * * Researchers now have a better idea of why people who rely on partisan news outlets are more likely to believe falsehoods about political opponents. And no, it isn't because these consumers live in media "bubbles" where they aren't exposed to the truth. Instead, it has to do with how partisan media promote hostility against their rivals. Using  more

Ohio State University: Simpler Way to Make Some Medicines
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 18 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Chemists find new way of creating the building blocks of many drugs * * * Organic chemists at The Ohio State University have figured out how to synthesize the most common molecule arrangement in medicine, a scientific discovery that could change the way a number of drugs - including one most commonly used to treat ovarian cancer - are produced. Their discovery, published today in the jou  more

One-Year Anniversary With Akron Public Schools
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 17 -- Akron Public Schools issued the following news: * * * - Bridgestone Americas Hosts Experiential Learning Day * * * Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) and Firestone Complete Auto Care are celebrating the one-year anniversary of the collaboration with Akron Public Schools (APS) by hosting 90 students from East Community Learning Center (CLC) for an Experiential Learning Day at the Bridgestone Americas Technical Center (ATC) in Akron, Ohio. In July 2018, Bridgeston  more

Plans Unveiled for Cuyahoga County Lakefront Public Access Plan
CUYAHOGA, Ohio, Oct. 18 -- Cuyahoga County issued the following news release: Today Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish announced a plan to create a Lakefront Public Access Plan. This plan, which will be rolled out in multiple phases, will create seamless, connected path, trails and boardwalks across the entire lakefront. The Executive will join in partnership with the City of Cleveland and other lakefront municipalities, NOACA, Cleveland Metroparks, Cleveland Port Authority, the Northeast   more

Rice University Finance Expert: When Stocks Are Up, Shareholders Vote for Incumbent
HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 16 -- Rice University issued the following news release: The stock market has a measurable influence on how people who own shares vote -- potentially a big one -- according to a new study (https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3460209) by finance experts at Rice University and the University of Pittsburgh. The study, which compared electoral preferences with levels of dividend income, suggests that had stocks rallied instead of plunging in 2008, then-presiden  more

Scripps Appoints Marc Jaromin VP and GM of WKBW in Buffalo, New York
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 14 -- The E.W. Scripps, a broadcasting company, issued the following news release: The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) has appointed Marc Jaromin as vice president and general manager for WKBW, Scripps' ABC affiliate in Buffalo, New York. His new role is effective today. Jaromin has more than 20 years of experience working across television station operations, including local station ownership, management, marketing and sales. He currently serves as president and CEO   more

Scripps Leaders Take the Stage at NAB Show to Share 2020 Media Industry Insights
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 15 -- The E.W. Scripps, a broadcasting company, issued the following news release: Top executives from The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) and its portfolio of brands will participate in sessions across a range of topics focused on next-generation media technology at NAB Show New York beginning Oct. 16. From innovations in advertising to OTT strategy and digital audio insights, Scripps leaders will offer perspectives on the business models and technology trends emergi  more

Treasurer Perdue to Speak at Middle Creek Elementary With Special Guest
CHARLESTON, West Virginia, Oct. 18 -- West Virginia State Treasurer John Perdue issued the following news release: West Virginia State Treasurer John Perdue is scheduled to speak at Middle Creek Elementary in Ohio County at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21. Treasurer Perdue will speak about the SMART529 education savings plan with students in 3rd, 4th and 5th grades. He is also expected to be accompanied by special guest "Spike" mascot of the Wheeling Nailers. WHO: State Treasurer John Perdue/Wheeling   more

Tyson Foods Supports World Food Day by Donating More Than 74 Tons of Protein to Feeding America Food Banks
SPRINGFIELD, Arkansas, Oct. 16 -- Tyson Foods, a producer of chicken, beef and pork, issued the following news release: In honor of World Food Day, Tyson Foods will donate nearly 600,000 meals to Feeding America food banks in five states. The total amount of protein donated is approximately 148,000 pounds. Food banks that will receive the donation include: * Food Bank of Delaware, Newark, Del. - 36,000 lbs. * Food Bank of Siouxland, Sioux City, Iowa - 22,000 lbs. * Freestore Foodbank, Cinci  more

UC's International Co-Op Program Receives Global Acclaim
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 11 -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: * * * - Awarded every two years to a single global recipient, the 2019 MacLaren Award recently went to UC's Gayle Elliott * * * The University of Cincinnati is one of the few in the United States to offer students a structured pathway to international co-op work experience related their majors. The pioneering program, which includes intensive language and cultural preparation for students, began at UC nearl  more

University of Akron Research Foundation Launches STRIDE Accelerator for Hard Technology Companies
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 16 -- The University of Akron issued the following news release: In 2018, the University of Akron Research Foundation (UARF) started hearing about a challenge facing the entrepreneurs with whom it works. While Northeast Ohio had several strong accelerator programs for software companies, no comparable program existed for entrepreneurs developing high tech physical products, also known as "hard tech." "We were helping these entrepreneurs one-on-one, and we started hearing from  more

University of Cincinnati: Nonsurgical Treatment Options Effective for Sinus Issues
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 16 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: * * * - A new study shows medication, not surgery, can be a successful therapeutic option for severe chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps * * * For sufferers of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), surgery is often the only treatment option due to the severity of their condition. A new study led by a University of Cincinnati researcher may provide another option, however: in a recent clini  more

University of Dayton: University Receives $6 Million Gift for Flyer Promise, Experiential Learning, Faculty and Staff Entrepreneurship, Athletics
DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 12 [TNSgrantsresearch] -- University of Dayton issued the following news release: A University of Dayton alumni couple has donated $6 million to fund a portion of the University's flagship Flyer Promise scholarship program, support experiential learning opportunities, establish programs to foster a culture of faculty and staff entrepreneurship, and support athletics priorities. The couple, who have chosen to remain anonymous, have designated $5 million of the gift for academ  more

University of Florida: D'Andra Mull Named Vice President of Student Affairs
GAINESVILLE, Florida, Oct. 17 -- The University of Florida issued the following news: D'Andra Mull, associate vice president for student life and dean of students at The Ohio State University, has been named the new vice president for student affairs at the University of Florida. Mull has served as associate vice president for student life and dean of students at Ohio State since 2017, and before that was assistant vice president for student life from 2012 to 2017. In her role at UF, Mull wil  more

Viktoria Greanya Appointed Chief Scientist at Wright State Research Institute
KENT, Ohio, Oct. 17 -- Wright State University issued the following news: The Wright State Research Institute has hired physicist and defense science leader Viktoria Greanya as chief scientist responsible for the institute's scientific research. Greanya will lead the nonprofit institute's basic and applied research functions and oversee researchers in human-machine teaming; autonomy, artificial intelligence and machine learning; computational cognitive and social science; education and trainin  more

Wright State University: Substance of Concern
KENT, Ohio, Oct. 17 -- Wright State University issued the following news: * * * - Wright State researcher Raminta Daniulaityte leads research effort on methamphetamine use * * * Raminta Daniulaityte, a research professor in the Department of Population and Public Health Science, leads a study of methamphetamine use of people who have opiate-use disorders. The title of the research study says it all: "Crystal in the Gem City: Characterizing a Methamphetamine Outbreak in the Area of a High Pr  more