The YSU Foundation announced the creation of the Thomas M. Humphries Scholarship for Youngstown State University Students. The scholarship was established by the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber Foundation to honor and thank former President and CEO Thomas M. Humphries. 

The Thomas M. Humphries Scholarship is for students enrolled in the Williamson College of Business Administration or Economics majors within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. 

Tom, who joined the chamber in 1997 and retired at the end of 2017, is a Youngstown native whose career included significant milestones. When he began his tenure at the chamber, membership doubled from 1,400 to nearly 3,000. Additionally, he oversaw $5 billion of project investment and spearheaded infrastructure projects such as the 711 Connector coming to fruition. 

“The YSU Foundation cannot thank the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber enough for creating this scholarship endowment in Tom’s honor,” said YSU Foundation Senior Development Officer Brian Nord. “Like Tom’s service to the area, this scholarship will have a positive, lasting impact on YSU and its students.”
To be eligible for the Thomas M. Humphries scholarship, students must be undergraduates with a minimum of a 2.75 GPA and be a graduate of a high school in Mahoning and Trumbull counties.

In the photo: From left to right are Tom Humphries; YSU President Jim Tressel; James Dignan, President/CEO Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber; and Brian Nord, YSU Foundation Senior Development Officer. 

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