The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Planning Committee of the Mahoning Valley presents "Remembering What is Civil; Doing What is Right: Institutionalized Racism," on Tuesday, May 3, at 6:00 pm at the First Presbyterian Church, on Wick Avenue in Youngstown. The presentation addresses methods to combat institutionalized Racism in Education, Entrepreneurship, and Criminal Justice.
There will be a panel discussion regarding the film The Hunting Ground with Sofie Karasek of End of Rape on Campus and Lynn Bilal of the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence on YSU's campus in Williamson Hall room 2212.
An awards ceremony will be held on Friday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. at the Chestnut Room in Kilcawley Center on the Youngstown State University campus to honor the winners in the 2016 Dom Leone Writing Competition involving the Youngstown Diocesan Schools in the Mahoning Valley. The competition is named after Dom Leone, a Youngstown native and graduate of Youngstown schools and Youngstown State University, who died of cancer in 1989. Dom was a successful writer, cartoonist, songwriter, and musician.
The YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies is sponsoring a lecture on "Title IX & Campus Sexual Violence," by Sofie Karasek of End of Rape on Campus regarding Sexual Violence on college campuses, and the documentary film, "The Hunting Ground," on Friday, April 22, at noon, in Room 2212 of Williamson Hall on the YSU campus.
The YSU Department of Women and Gender Studies is sponsoring a panel discussion entitled "The Hunting Ground," on Friday, April 22 at 11:00 am, in Room 2212 of Williamson Hall on the YSU campus. On the panel will be Sofie Karasek of End of Rape on Campus and Lyn Bilal of the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence.
the YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies is sponsoring a free screening of the documentary film, "The Hunting Ground," on Friday, April 22, at 5:30 pm, in Room 358 of DeBartolo Hall on the YSU campus. The film covers the incidence of sexual assault on college campuses in the United States and what its creators say is a failure of college administrations to deal with it adequately.
Westminster College's Tine House Project will host speaker Bill Rockhill, Tiny House construction expert from Woodgate, New York, at 7:00 pm, Thursday, April 28 in the Witherspoon Rooms of the McKelvey Campus Center, on the Westminster campus. The event is free and open to the public. The Tiny House project at Westminster College is an educational movement allowing the College to develop a unique living and learning experience that integrates concepts of sustainability, simple living, and environmental studies into students’ coursework and lifestyles.
The Mahoning Valley Chorale, under the direction of Kris Harper, will present their popular Italian concert, “To Italy With Love” on Sunday, April 24th at 3:00 pm at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 1125 Turin Avenue, Youngstown, in the Historic Brier Hill District. The concert will feature Italian opera, love songs and folk tunes which are favorites of the Italian culture. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Kris Harper at 330-707-2144 or through email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We can also be contacted through our facebook page The Mahoning Valley Chorale.
The Melnick Medical Museum at YSU is hosting a banner exhibit from the National Library of Medicine called "From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry," on Wednesday, May 4, at 6:00 pm, at te Brewtus Brewing Company, located at 23 Chestnut Street in downtown Sharon. The banners explore the role of microbes in medicine, such as penicillin, insulin, and antitoxins. Brewtus Brewing Company will also hold a demonstration and tour of their brewing equipment.
The event is free and open to the public.
The Melnick Medical Museum at YSU is hosting a banner exhibit from the National Library of Medicine called "From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry." These banners will be on display in YSU's Ward Beecher Hall through Saturday, May 14th. In conjunction with this exhibit, the Rust Belt Taphouse is giving a short lecture and demonstration of beer brewing, highlighting the role of yeast on Saturday, May 14, 3:00 - 5:00 pm.. The exhibit banners will be on display at the Taphouse that day. This event is free and open to the public.