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College Special Events

Please note the following information regarding specific university/college/ schools:

PLUMBERS & PIPEFITTERS LOCAL 396 JOINT APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM: This is a 5 year program where you attend classes two evenings per week while you work during the day. Plumbing, pipefitting, welding, air conditioning, refrigeration, heating. Basic qualifications: 18 years old, high school graduate, physically able to perform work, resident of Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana county, valid driver's license, personal interview, physical and drug test, third party state accredited test. For more information, call: 330-758-4596 Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 396 493 Bev Road - Bldg 3, Boardman, Ohio

ELECTRICIAN APPRENTICESHIP: IBEW-NECA. Union electrician opportunity - YJATC - Youngstown Area Electrical. Minimum requirements: age 17 to apply (18 to be accepted); valid driver's license; high school diploma, passing grade in Algebra 1. Apply in person on the 1st working Wednesday of every month from 8:30 am - noon or from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. 350 E. Western Reserve Rd. Youngstown, Ohio 44514 You can also apply online anytime at

YSU Disability Services: The Marion G Resch Center for Student Progress on YSU campus provides assistance to students with disabilities. Accommodations for students with learning disabilities, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, medical, psychological or physical disabilities is available. For more information and to schedule an appointment, contact CSP Disability Services at 330/941-1372

Ohio Operating Engineers Apprenticeship: Operating Engineers build roads, bridges, dams and assist in construction of large buildings and other structures. The work is divided into 2 classifications - operating the equipment used in construction or repairing the earth moving equipment. There is a four year apprenticeship program requirement. Please click HERE for complete information and application dates. Dates listed are for each new year - this year's dates are January 28, 29, 30, February 7, 8, 9, 2019 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Eastern Gateway Community College: Programs available in Precision Machining. Click HERE for more information.

Choffin School of Accredited Dental Assisting: Choffin has an accredited Dental Assisting program. Click HERE for more information

Trumbull County Entry Level and Seasonal Employment Job Fair: Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 3 - 7 pm at the Eastwood Mall

American Winds Aviation School: Earn an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Aeronautics from American Winds, a Bachelor of Science in Aviation from Liberty University School of Aeronautics - students take Liberty's online general academic and aviation courses, but fly at American Winds' training facility located at Akron Fulton Int'l. Airport in Akron, Ohio, Enroll in one of 13 FAA-approved flight certification courses (non-degreed). For more information on the degree programs, earning pilot certification or other aviation-related opportunities, call 330-733-2500 or email Akron Fulton Int'l. Airport 1600 Triplett Blvd., Suite 400 Akron, OH 44306 330-733-2500 Fall Term 2018 begins Oct. 2. Enroll now & get started on your career as a professional pilot!

Ohio Independent College Guide: This book provides all the important information students will need when considering an Ohio independent college - from admissions and financial aid information to listing so visitation days and majors. A great first step in the college search process. To view the guide, go to:

Mahoning Valley Structural Iron Workers Apprenticeship: The Iron Workers Joint Apprenticeship Program is currently accepting applications for a new class of Iron Workers. Up completion of the 4 year apprenticeship program, the current pay rate for Journeymen Iron Workers is $28.92 per hour with an additional $25.24 in benefits. Apprentices do get paid during their 4 year program (1st year apprentice: $17.35 per hour plus benefits; 2nd year: $20.24 per hour plus benefits; 3rd year: $23.14 per hour plus benefits; $26.03 per hour plus benefits). Basic qualifications: 18 years old; high school graduate or equivalent; physically capable of performing work of the trade; pass pre-employment drug screen and physical; driver's license and transportation. A copy of the application can be found at the Iron Workers Website: or in person at: Iron Workers Training center 698 Bev Road Boardman, Ohio 44512 Phone # 330-726-9421 Application deadline is Sept 14, 2018

Cement Masons and Plasterers Joint Apprenticeship Program: The Cement Masons Local #179 Joint Apprenticeship Program is accepting applications from potential apprentice candidates at the Cement Masons Union Hall at 5204 Mahoning Ave., Suite 108, Youngstown, Ohio 44515 on Mondays - Thursdays from 9:00 am - 12:00 noon. A copy of the application can be received by calling Gary Hartman at 330-539-6050 or the Union Hall at 330-799-9600. A copy of the application can also be picked up at the Cement Masons Union Hall. Completed applications can be dropped off at the Union Hall or mailed to Cement Masons Local #179 JATC, PO Box 488, Vienna, OH 44473. Application deadline is October 31, 2018

Vocational and Technical Schools: Many programs are available for students who who do not want to attend a traditional four year college program. Click HERE to see a list of some vocational and technical schools in Ohio.

John Carroll University STEM Open House: Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 8:30 am - 12:00 pm. During this event, visitors will have the opportunity to learn more about our STEM programs, meet with their future professors to discuss their academic interests, tour our beautiful campus, hear from our alumni and current STEM students, and enjoy a complimentary lunch. To register:

University of Mount Union: Fall Visit Day - Saturday, September 22, 2018. During Fall Visit (for high school seniors), prospective students will interact with faculty and staff, learn more about their interests, and spend time with Mount Union students as they tour campus and enjoy lunch in our dining hall. View a full schedule and register for Fall Visit at UMU!

First Energy's Power Systems Institute: Earn a two year Associate degree in Electric Engineering Technology and be on your way to a career as a line worker in the electric utility industry. First Energy will pay for tuition, books and fees for qualified students. Information meeting on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Classroom Building Auditorium 4314 Mahoning Ave. Warren, OH 44483. For additional information, visit Click on "Get Invited" to receive an invitation to the event

College Night: Thursday, October 4 from 5- 7 pm at the Eastwood Mall. Over 60 schools will be on hand to answer questions, provide information to interested students.

Miami University: Bridge Program - The Bridges Program is an overnight visit experience for high-achieving high school seniors from historically underrepresented populations or who have a commitment to promoting a deeper understanding of and appreciation for diversity. Students representing different racial/ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity, and socioeconomic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Students who complete the program, apply, are accepted, and enroll on the Oxford campus for Fall 2019 will be eligible to receive the Bridges Program scholarship. Last year, the Bridges Program scholarship ranged from $2,500 to $5,000 annually. The Bridges Program scholarship is renewable for four years and is stackable with other scholarships for which a student may be eligible. Click HERE to register - deadline is September 24, 2018.

YSU Williamson College of Business Administration Open House: Saturday, October 20, 2018. Meet President Tressel, listen to a student panel on the WCBA experience, hear faculty/student presentations, tour the business school - lunch included. 221 N. Hazel St, Youngstown, Oh. 9 - 9:30 am is check-in. 9:30 - 1:00 pm Program. To RSVP: or call 330-941-2376

I Build America: If you are interested in a career in construction, please check out this link: Great information for skill trades, management, design and engineering, administrative and professional support careers.

Ohio Business Schools: Get information about accredited business programs in Ohio. Go to:

Ohio Jobs in Demand: Listed below is a website that may be of interest to you. It lists the jobs in demand in Ohio and the required education level.

Baldwin Wallace University: Student Visit Opportunities - Access Diversity Day, Wednesday, October 31 -- Experience BW Day, Saturday, November 10. Register for these events or schedule a personal visit at:

University of Mount Union: Visit the University of Mount Union on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm to learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program! Nursing Visit schedule: 3:45 pm - Check-in at the Gartner Welcome Center. 4:00-7:00 pm - Learn about Mount Union's BSN program from current UMU nursing students, faculty, and admission representatives Optional campus tour at 2:45 p.m. Tour of nursing facilities in Gallaher Hall. Nursing program information session. Dinner in Kresge Dining Commons, Hoover-Price Campus Center. Students who may be interested in the Nursing Program at the University of Mount Union to visit our website for event details and to register at:

University of Akron: Myers School of Art Portfolio Reviews and Open House. Saturday, November 2, 2018 from 12-3 pm and Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 12-3 pm. For more information and to register, go to:

PIA Open House: Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 11:00 am. Explore the campus, interact with professors, learn about the demand for Aviation Professionals. Youngstown Campus: 1453 Youngstown-Kingsville Rd NE, Vienna, Ohio 44473. Reserve your spot, RSVP to: 1-800-444-1440, or sign up at

YSU COFSP Summer Math Bridge Program: The COFSP Summer Math Bridge is a free 4-week on-campus program intended to support and enhance the math skills of high school students who are interested in pursuing a STEMM major in college. Particularly, the program addresses the gap in knowledge that often occurs between Algebra II and Pre-Calculus/Calculus. Eligible participants must be currently enrolled in (or have already completed) algebra II and must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Eligible students who participate in the summer bridge program receive priority consideration for a COF scholarship if they attend YSU and major in STEMM. Applications are due by May 1, 2019. Click HERE for an application.

YSU Open Houses: Penguin Preview Day - speak with faculty and staff about your major, tour the campus and residence halls. Dates: Friday, Nov 2, 2018; Friday, Nov 30, 2018; Friday, Feb 15, 2019; Friday, June 28, 2019. Register for Penguin Preview Day at Honors College Open House - Friday, Oct 19, 2018 from 1 - 4 pm. For more info and to register: YSU Art Day - Wed, April 3, 2019 from 9 am - 2 pm. Register at YSU Theater and Dance: The Experience - Friday, Oct 19 at 2 pm; Friday, Nov 9, 2018 at 2 pm; Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 2 pm. Register at STEM Showcase - Saturday, April 27, 2019 10:30 am - 1 pm. Register at Dana School of Music Audition Dates - Saturday, Jan 26, 2019; Saturday, Feb 16, 2019; Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 Register at

Edinboro University: Fall Open Houses - Saturday, Oct 20 and Saturday, Nov 10. Learn more about academic programs, meet with Admissions and Financial Aid staff, tour campus. To register and for full event details, go to:

University of Dayton: Explore Engineering program - Saturday, Nov 10. Participate in hands-on labs, meet faculty, tour campus. Women in Engineering Program is also sponsoring an overnight event on Friday, Nov 9 for female juniors and seniors. Learn more and RSVP at:

Eastern Gateway Community College: Parent Night - Nov 8, 6pm - 8pm. Learn how EGCC can prepare students for the future while saving money on tuition, learn what a community college is and how students can benefit from a solid foundation gained from attending a community college, get answers to questions about financial aid, get help completing the FAFSA. EGCC - 101 East Federal Street, Youngstown, Ohio 44503

TCTC Career Day: Sophomores wanting to sign up for Career Day at the TCTC to be held on Jan 24, please click HERE for the sign up information.

Western PA Operating Engineers Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program: Click HERE for more information.

Scholarships for Ohio Trade Schools: Imagine America scholarships available for Ohio Trade Schools. Go to:

Ohio Technical College: Campus Visit Dates - visit

FBI Future Agents in Training Academy (FAIT): This is a 4 day summer program for high school juniors and recent graduates (Class of 2019 and Class of 2020). Students selected for the program will spend 4 days at the FBI's Cleveland Field Office headquarters and other locations participating in classroom and hands-on activities. Applications can be found at: Deadline for applications is January 31, 2019

Kent State Chemistry Day: Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 10 am - 2 pm. Register at: Registration deadline is Feb 2, 2019

Hiram College Summer Programs: To see programs available go to

Red Cross Summer Youth Corps: Students looking for volunteer hours may want to join the Read Cross Summer Youth Corps. Email Melanie Collins at: for more information on how to sign up.

YSU Penguin Preview Day: Friday, February 15, 2019 from 9 am - 1 pm. Great opportunity for seniors making their final college decision and for juniors to begin their college search process. For more information and to register, please go to


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