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YSU Melnick Medical Museum : Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures and Medical Prescriptions banner exhibit

The YSU Melnick Medical Museum presents the six- banner traveling exhibition Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures & Medical Prescriptions, through Friday, October 27, in the atrium of Cushwa Hall on the YSU campus.  The exhibition explores the factors that have shaped the changing definitions of some of our most potent drugs, from tobacco to alcohol, opium, marijuana, and cocaine.  It was produced by the National Library of Medicine and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.

 

YSU Dana School of Music Faculty Piano Quartet and Chamber Orchestra Concert

The YSU Dana School of Music present a Romantic Masterpieces concert, on Sunday, September 24, at 7:00 pm, in the Ford Family Recital Hall,at 260 West Federal Street, in downtown Youngstown. The concert will mark the world debut of the newly formed Dana Piano Quartet, They will perform Johannes Brahms’ Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25. [The Dana Chamber Orchestra will perform Edvard Grieg’s Holberg Suite and Edward Elgar’s Serenade for Strings on the concert.]  Tickets available at 330-744-0264, or youngstownsymphony.com.

Lawrence County Action: Western Pennsylvania Judicial Candidates Tour

Eight Pennsylvania judicial candidates will all be speaking at the Confluence at 214 E. Washington Street in New Castle on Saturday, September 16th at 9 am There will be time to meet and talk with the candidates.  Candidates will include Supreme Court Judge Debra Todd who is up for retention.  If retained, she will be Pennsylvania's first female Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.  

 

Lawrence County Young Professionals: Techie to Trekkie Trivia

The Lawrence County Young Professionals presents  a free trivia night as part of the 7 Days of STEM events, on Wednesday, September 20, at 7:00 pm, at The Confluence, on East Washington Street, in downtown New Castle.  This event is open to anyone ages 21 and up.  For more information on the YPLC Facebook event.

YSU Latino Student Organization: Rural and Small Town Immigration to Ohio: Transformation of the Social Landscape

The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee and the YSU Latino Student Organization present Rural and Small Town Immigration to Ohio: Transformation of the Social Landscape, a panel discussion with Jeff Stewart, coordinator of the Immigrant Worker Project at Centro San Jose in Canton.  The discussion will be presented on Friday, October 20 at 5:00 pm, at the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, on Wood Street, in Youngstown.. 

YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee and Latino Student Organization: Breast Cancer & Legal Matters Awareness Seminar

The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee and Latino Student Organization presents a Breast Cancer & Legal Matters Awareness Seminar, on Thursday, October 5, at 5:30 pm. at the OCCHA Social Hall, 3660 Shirley Road,  in Youngstown.  Dr. Consuelo Mendez (Internal Medicine) and Dr. Zoraida Mendez (Oncologist with Salem Hospital Community Hospital) will provide information on breast cancer awareness and early detection. Attorney Miriam Ocasio will explain the importance of Wills and Power of Attorney. Pre-registration is required at 330-781-1808.

YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee and Latino Student Organization: Object Tracking With Point Cloud Data in Automated Driving Applications

The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee and Latino Student Organization presents Object Tracking With Point Cloud Data in Automated Driving Applications, on Friday, September 29, at 3:00 pm, in the Cafaro Suite, Room 510, of the YSU Lincoln Building.  The presentation will be given by Dr. Mariano Gonzalez, Algorithm Engineer at Continental Automotive Systems, Inc. More information available from Dr. Alicia Prieto Langarica at aprietolangarica@ysu.edu.

YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee and Latino Student Organization: ECCHO College Fair

The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee and Latino Student Organization presents the ECHHO College Fair, on Thursday, September 28, 9:00-11:00 am, at OCCHA, 3660 Shirley Road, in Youngstown.  The Annual Educators and Community Helping Hispanics Onward, Inc. (ECHHO) College Fair is for underrepresented high school students and their parents to learn about the college preparation process and the Hispanic/Latino scholarships available to those who qualify.  More information at echho.org.

YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee and Latino Student Organization: Notable Latinos

The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee and the Office of Student Diversity Programs present Notable Latinos, in a display on the main floor of YSU's Maag Library, through Friday, October 13. Featured are items from the Maag Library collection of renowned Latino authors, poets, musicians, painters, and others.

 

Bystander Intervention Training

This training will empower individuals to use nonviolent principles to diffuse tense situations. Bystander intervention is a practice that is rooted in nonviolence, and encourages people witnessing harassment to take action safely and swiftly. This training will help participants understand identity-based violence (i.e.

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