The latest news from our organization

Summer Bridge Panel

Our 3rd Annual Summer Bridge Panel was a success! We welcomed the newest Ohio State YSP freshman class with lunch provided by YSPAS. Thanks to YSPAS members Manny Ramirez, Dr. Sylvia Jones, Mark English, Angel Simon, Robert Sanders and Charles Ellis, Esq. for their participation.

College Affordability Forum with Cincinnati Public Schools

On June 23, 2016, OSU President Dr. Michael V. Drake and Cincinnati Board of Education President Erika Copeland-Dansby led a discussion about college affordability and Ohio State’s Young Scholars Program. Our very own Robert Sanders, who serves as the Young Scholars Program Alumni Society Treasurer and Governors Board Member, was also part of the panel…

Graduation Gap Widens

Graduation Gap Widens From March 23: Please read this Inside Higher Ed article that credits YSP with closing the graduation gap at OSU.


Teacher-In-Training From May 4: A Youngstown Scholar was profiled by the Lumina Foundation, the world’s largest private foundation focused solely on increasing Americans’ success in higher education. Please take a few moments to read his story.

Not Just Another Teen Mom

Not Just Another Teen Mom  May 17: A simple Facebook post by a Dayton Young Scholar was so inspiring, her story got picked up by NBC News!

Scholars Scripts – Mar 2015

Thank you for checking in to see what’s new with YSPAS! Here is the new edition of our Scholars Scripts newsletter.