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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Eastern Gateway College is proving increasingly popular with area young people.

Eastern Gateway's Valley Center in Youngstown is celebrating it's highest enrollment to date, 986 students, a 52% increase over 2012.

The community college's start-up in the valley in 2009 has created greater accessibility for young people, and the President of YSU, Dr. Randy Dunn says that is absolutely a good thing for the valley.

"More students coming to schools so what that means is were going to see heightened economic development, more job creation, more education is a good thing," said Dr. Dunn.

 While YSU is grappling with a three year enrollment decline, Dr. Dunn believes it's important that they provide the best advisement for all prospective students.

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