Wayne County Schools Career Center students collected 11,554 food and nonperishable items for the Ronald McDonald House in Akron and the Wayne County Schools Career Center Food Pantry as part of a SkillsUSA community service project.
The Use of Force Simulator is a tool officers use to hone skills used in real-life situations they face on a daily basis. At the Citizen's Police Academy participants of the class were offered an hour training session using the simulator.
The 2017 Expanding Your Horizons Conference will offer fifth- and sixth-grade girls 22 possible hands-on workshops to learn in. Each girl will attend three workshops in small groups of about 10 students.
Brianna Schmidt and teammate Dawson Honey earned All-American accolades by placing third in the national brief writing competition at the American Collegiate Moot Court Association National Championship Tournament.
Central Christian School's annual auction will take place with an array of items hitting the auction block. In addition to the funds brought in through the auction, every single dollar of sales will be matched with a $2 matching fund.
The Wooster Citizen's Police Academy is a five-month program that is offered to give community members an opportunity to get a glimpse into the day-to-day reality of what life is like for a police officer.
After completing seven and a half years of service, Gene Miller will retire from the role of superintendent of Central Christian School. The Board of Trustees established the superintendent search committee to oversee the process of hiring an individual for this position.
The Maltz Museum's Stop the Hate essay contest invites students from Wayne and other area counties to participate for a scholarship and cash prizes. The contest also is in need of adult volunteers to read entries.
Two Wayne County Schools Career Center students received certificates and a cash prize from American Legion Post 68 for having the highest Career Center test scores on the American Legion Americanism Test.
Students in the Spanish classes of Melissa Rooney and Chris Matthews at Wooster High School will have a rare opportunity to work with two poets: Dr. Terry Hermsen from Otterbein University and Dr. Christian Formoso from Chili.
Every year D. R. Elder, D.M.A., associate professor and coordinator at Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute, makes a trip to Ghana. The trip is associated with a global studies class, and others may go and assist in the work there.
The Wooster Science Café will return for its fourth season with a once-a-month event where a presenter provides an introduction to the evening topic and then facilitates a Q-and-A period. See the article for a preview of the topic for each month.
The College of Wooster has released its spring semester dean's list, where students had to achieve a grade point average of 3.65 or above. The College of Wooster is America's premier college for mentored undergraduate research.
In an effort to serve young people with disabilities, school districts in Ohio are in the process of locating and evaluating children from birth through 21 years of age. Disabilities may include development delays, health impairments, autism and traumatic brain injury.
Northwestern Local School District expands educational opportunities with its latest project of a 30-by-100-foot greenhouse that will allow students in multiple disciplines to have real-life experience with the physical, biological and entrepreneurial components of the learning lab.
Two students from Northeast Ohio have received Everence college scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year. The area recipients are Madeline Troyer of Millersburg, who received a $750 scholarship to pursue a degree at Messiah College, and Anna Ressler of Apple Creek, who received a $750 scholarship...
Bluffton University has announced its dean's list for the spring term. Students with a GPA of 3.6 or higher are eligible for the dean's list. Undergraduates from the area are Katelyn Amstutz, Dalton, and Savanah Hofstetter, Dalton.
A free six-week community education class will focus on taking charge of one's own well-being. Offered through a partnership between Buehler's Fresh Foods and The Cleveland Clinic, the summer class will meet on Wednesdays from 2-4 p.m. at Buehler's in Orrville in the Community Room, 1114 W. High...
The Hunger Doesn't Take a Vacation report released recently by the Food Research & Action Center found that modest growth from 2013 to 2014 in the percentage of eligible children participating in the Summer Food Service Program in Ohio was erased in 2015.
Wayne County Schools Career Center interactive media student Matthew Wolf of Chippewa and interactive media instructor Jennifer Rue received awards at the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference in Boston in May.
Wayne County Schools Career Center seniors were commended for their achievements recently at the 10th annual Senior Recognition Ceremony at Wayne College in Orrville. Superintendent Kip Crain presented Lilly Smucker, a practical nursing student from Smithville, as Student of the Year.
A PlayLab for outdoor learning will be installed at Cornerstone Elementary. 400 kindergarten through fourth graders participated in an unconventional groundbreaking event for the well-researched outdoor environment that will be installed over this summer.
Kabria Baumgartner, assistant professor of history and women's gender and sexuality studies at The College of Wooster, has been chosen as a National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow for the coming year. The fellowship will enable her to complete work on her current book project and...
This past April 20 students and faculty from the mechanical engineering technology program in the College of Applied Science and Technology attended a tour of Schaeffler's LuK brand facility in Wooster, Ohio. Schaeffler is a leading global automotive and industrial supplier.
The College of Wooster's 146th Commencement was on Monday, May 16, and Interim President Georgia Nugent reflected on their year together and their common experiences as they now prepare to head in different directions.
Almost 300 seventh and eighth graders from John R. Lea, Dalton, Wooster and Chippewa middle schools were scheduled to visit the Career Center on Thursday, May 12 for career exploration. Another 360 from Northwestern, Smithville, Orrville and Rittman visited on Friday, May 13.
Wayne County Schools Career Center electronics and computer networking student Anthony Carmany of Smithville received a $1,000 college scholarship from Chevrolet of Wooster after his name was drawn at the Career Center¿s annual perfect attendance party.
In a move that continues its legacy of generous support for higher education in Wayne County, the Smucker family announced it will increase the size of a scholarship that benefits students at The University of Akron¿s Wayne College to $1 million.
Parents enrolled in Wayne County ABLE's family literacy program, Families Learning Together, received life-saving information about car seat safety from Margot Yoder and Bethany Kessler, family and community wellness specialists of Community Action Wayne/Medina, on April 26.
Two College of Wooster students partner with members of St. Mary's Catholic Church and volunteers from the community's Behind Bars and Beyond program to establish a new prison ministry at The College of Wooster.
Fort Laurens Museum is planning to present an 18th century tea service for guests, representing what it was like to enjoy tea time in the U.K. during the lead-up to the American Revolution. The event will be in Bolivar May 21 at 2 p.m.
Three Wayne County Schools Career Center students received gold medals and will move on to the national Family, Career and Community Leaders of America competition on July 3-7 in San Diego, California.
Several organizations dedicated to the well-being of Wayne County children have collaborated to present the Helping Kids with Stress and Anxiety Forum on April 25 from 6-8 p.m. at the main branch of the Wayne County Public Library.
Robinson received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from Sussex University and doctorate from the University of Toronto. Her research interests include aesthetics, and philosophy of psychology/philosophy of the mind (emotion theory).
The event, which includes experiments and hands-on demonstrations in astronomy, biology, biochemistry, chemistry, geology, mathematics, neuroscience and physics, will be held in Taylor Hall, 308 E. University St.
Patrick O'Connor will present "Cretaceous Terrestrial Vertebrates from Gondwana: Insights from Eastern Africa and Madagascar" at the 35th annual Richard G. Osgood Jr. Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, April 13 at The College of Wooster.
The two campuses will see significant changes over time, most notably as they are integrated into one campus. Hear about the plans at a breakfast on April 21 at the Memories Party and Conference Center.