The Youngstown Science Expo sponsored by the Ohio Academy of Science will be held on Saturday, October 11 from 10:00 am to 12:15 pm in room 3022 at Ward Beecher Hall, on the campus of YSU. The event will feature a keynote speaker from the Ohio Academy of Science discussing careers in science, science demonstrations, and information about the new Buckeye Fair which will provide high school students in the area with access to compete for the first time in the Intel Science and Engineering Fair, a prestigious national science fair for high school students.
The Shipka Speakers Series of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies will present Professor Charles Long in a lecture entitled American Dilemma: Religion, Race and Democracy” on Tuesday, October 7th, 12:30 pm, in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on the YSU campus. Dr.
Seven Days of STEM, the Youngstown Regional Science & Technology Festival, takes place from Monday, September 15 through Sunday, September 21. 7 Days of STEM is a collaborative effort powered by OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology.
The 7th Annual Women's Leadership Conference will be held at the YWCA on Rayen Avenue in Youngstown, on Friday, September 26, from 8:30 am - 3:00 pm. The conference includes guest speakers, break-out sessions, networking opportunities, basket raffle and door prizes. This year's Keynote Speaker is Barb Ewing, COO of the Youngstown Business Incubator. More information is available at 330-746-6361.
The YSU Hispanic Heritage Committee presents a Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Saturday, October 4, at noon in the Chestnut Room of the YSU Kilcawley Center. This main event will feature music entertainment, dance performances, children’s activities, cultural displays, vendors, information tables and ethnic refreshments. The event is co-sponsored by the Youngstown State University Office Student Diversity Programs with support from campus and community organizations as well as local sponsors. More information is available at 330-941-2086.
The Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee presents the ECHHO College Fair at OCCHA, on Shirley Road in Youngstown, on Thursday, September 25, 9:00 - 11:00 am. The 2014 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. Co-sponsored by YSU’s Office of Admissions, OCCHA, and ECHHO. More information available at 330-941-3243 or www.echho.org.
The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee presents a discussion on Making the Most of a Multicultural Diet While in College, in the James Gallery of the YSU Kilcawley Center on Thursday, September 25, 12:00 pm. The YSU Department of Campus Recreation will be hosting an event on multicultural foods and restaurants offered on campus and in the Youngstown community. More information is available from Ryan McNicholas at 330-941-2207 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee presents Koula Glaros-King in a lecture titled Immigration Reform: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, at the Newport Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, on Market Street in Youngstown, on Wednesday, September 24, at 6:30 pm. Koula Glaros-King is an Attorney at Community Legal Aid specializing in immigration work. The lecture is co-sponsored by the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County.
The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee presents a lecture by Dr. Pamela E. Harris, titled My journey to a PhD Through the Study of Representation Theory of Lie Algebras, in Room 510 of the Lincoln Building on the YSU campus, on Friday, September 19, at 3:00 pm. Dr. Harris is a Mexican-American Davies Research Fellow with dual appointments at the United States Military Academy and the Army Research Lab.
Traci Manning, the Curator of Education at the Mahoning Valley Historical Society will give a talk on The Pivotal Right, A History of the Women's Suffrage Movement, at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center, at 325 West Federal Street, on Thursday, October 16, at noon.