• Cicilia Yudha

    Gary Interviews YSU Piano Professor Cicilia Yudha

    Listen to the interview on our Public Affairs page!

    ​Indonesian pianist Cicilia Yudha made her debut with the Cleveland Orchestra in 2003. As a versatile soloist and chamber musician, she has given performances in the U.S., Canada, Cambodia, Austria, France, Germany and Indonesia.

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    Support WYSU this Holiday, Shop Amazon!

    Everybody wins when you shop at Amazon via wysu.org. Visit Amazon through the WYSU website, make a purchase, and a portion of that purchase will benefit the station -- with no additional cost to you.  Simply start at wysu.org and click on support. That's where you will find the Amazon link. This works during the holidays and all year long.

  • Car Talk hosts, brothers Ray and Tom Magliozzi

    End of the Road for Car Talk

    The ever-popular program Car Talk has a long tradition on the air at WYSU and on public radio across the country – but that will come to an end this fall. After September 30, 2017, weekly production of the Best of Car Talk programs will end.

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    WYSU-FM Open Meeting Policy

    The Youngstown State University's Board of Trustees is WYSU-FM's supervisory board. The Board's general meetings and Institutional Engagement Committee Meetings address WYSU business. These meetings are open to the public.

    The WYSU Advisory Board meetings are also open to the public.


    Save the Date for Mad About the Arts!

    Youngstown State University’s signature fundraiser – Mad About the Arts – will be held Friday, February 17, 2017 from 7:00 -10:00 p.m. at the John J. McDonough Museum of Art.

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National Public Radio

  • New Zealand's Prime Minister Announces His Resignation

    New Zealand Prime Minister John Key surprised his country, announcing that he would be resigning in a week's time. Key, who is also leader of the National Party, made his decision public at a press conference on Monday afternoon local time. "Sometimes you've got to make hard decisions to make right...
  • Italian Voters Reject Proposed Changes, Prompting Prime Minister's Resignation

    Italian voters have dealt a serious defeat to the government of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. In a referendum Sunday, they rejected Renzi's proposed constitutional reforms, which would have changed the balance of power between the executive and Parliament. The "no" vote is expected to win by a...

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The Business Journal

  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Five art projects will be installed around Youngstown as the results of grants awarded by Youngstown State University through the Innovative Plan for Leveraging Arts Through Community Engagement, or Inplace, program. The program is funded by a $100,000 grant awarded to YSU by the...
  • NEWTON FALLS, Ohio — As he stands on the manufacturing floor of Quality Switch in Newton Falls and watches a CNC mill drill holes in a sheet of metal, Adam Downing is thankful for being part of the company’s new apprenticeship program. “It was a deal between me and the company. It’s getting me...
  • NILES, Ohio – Alcon Mechanical Piping Inc., a commercial and industrial mechanical contracting company at 1932 Warren Ave., plans to host a Christmas party for Camp Ravenna’s military personnel and their families Dec. 11, an executive says. “We decided to do this because we have veterans who work...

What You Need to Know

  • Support WYSU -- be an underwriter!

    Underwriting is the tax-deductible financial support of public radio by businesses, associations, and nonprofit organizations. This financial support is acknowledged on the air with announcements -- or spots --  which are 15 seconds in length and customized to the specific business or organization.

  • Local Interviews On WYSU

    Don't miss the new interview segment airing Wednesdays on 88.5 WYSU, and hosted by YSU English Department faculty member Tim Francisco.  Tim’s interviews air during the popular Morning Edition. He and his guests take a unique and penetrating look at a wide variety of local subjects, including educational, community and social issues.  Tim also features creative work by local thinkers, leaders and researchers, and he plans to include government and political issues that have broad community application. The segment airs each Wednesday at 5:45 and 7:45 a.m.


    WYSU provides a Community Calendar page as a public service. You can now enter your event directly on our website. Everyone is welcome to submit events to the calendar, though not everyone's submission will be published or announced on air. We specialize in fine and performing art events, large community events, and YSU events.