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SSU graduate looks to make an impact through special education


PORTSMOUTH- Having family members that graduated from Shawnee State University, Ethan Campbell knew he wanted to pursue a career in Education at the university. Graduating in Spring 2023, Campbell majored in Early Childhood and Special Education for grades Pre-K-3rd grade to make an impact on young kids.

Loreen and Robert Ramey Scholarship Fund


The Scioto Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of the Loreen and Robert Ramey Scholarship Fund, established by a Portsmouth native who has been gone from the local area for 50 years.

Portsmouth STEM Academy graduation to be held May 12 at 6:00 p.m.


The 2023 graduation will be held May 12th at 6:00 p.m. The graduates of Portsmouth Stem Academy are

East High School graduation to be held May 13, 2023


The class speakers for the ceremonies on May 13 at 11 a.m. (back up date May 14) are Austin Baughman, Valedictorian and Journey Pelfrey - Salutatorian.

Linda Lawson Scholarship Fund


PORTSMOUTH- The Scioto Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of the Linda Lawson Scholarship Fund established through an estate bequest that is the largest donor gift the Foundation has ever received. The new endowment was set up by Lawson ten years ago in her trust to assist students in the region with college educations, tuitions and living expenses.

SSU Financial Aid staff provide guidance on FAFSA


PORTSMOUTH- Encouraging students to explore the various financial aid options every year, the staff within Shawnee State University’s Office of Financial Aid works to provide assistance and guidance to students who have additional questions throughout the process.

Portsmouth School presents hydroponics at CAO Hunger Summit


PORTSMOUTH– Portsmouth City School showcased its hydroponic farming program at the 2023 Hunger Summit, sponsored by the Community Action Organization of Scioto County on March 23, at the Welcome Center in Portsmouth.

Shawnee State Athletics Moves to River States Conference Fall 2023


PORTSMOUTH- This fall, at the start of the 2023-24 academic year, Shawnee State University will compete in its first season as a member of the NAIA River States Conference (RSC).

Shawnee State University announces Summer and Autumn 2023 registration dates


PORTSMOUTH-Shawnee State University’s Office of the Provost has announced its course registration dates for the Summer and Autumn 2023 semesters. Priority registration will take place Mar. 27 – Mar. 31 through the online MySSU student portal. Registration will open each day at 12:30 a.m.

Families are invited to Literacy Night at Portsmouth Elementary


PORTSMOUTH – Families of children who attend Portsmouth Elementary School and East Portsmouth Elementary schools are invited to participate in “Read for the Win” Family Literacy Night at Portsmouth Elementary building, beginning at 6 p.m. on March 30, 2023.


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