Educational

7th Annual Women's Leadership Conference

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.

 

 

 

YSU Hispanic Heritage Committee Hispanic Heritage Celebration

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.

ECHHO College Fair at OCCHA

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.

Making the Most of a Multicultural Diet While in College

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 ramcnicholas@ysu.edu.

SU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee: Koula Glaros-King

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.

Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture by Dr. Pamela E. Harris

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.  

MVHS: Memories of Christmas Past

Memories of Christmas Past, the annual holiday spectacular at the Arms Family Museum, is in its seventh year in the 1905 Arts & Crafts mansion of Olive and Wilford Arms, and the home of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society.  The seven period rooms of the Arms Family home are filled with rare, vintage decorations that include ornaments, lighting, trees, toys and trains.  This display features many pieces from the Historical Society’s collection as well as items on loan from private collectors.  Museum hours are Tuesday-Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 pm.

 

The Pivotal Right, A History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

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.

 

 

1914-2014: A Century of Steel making in Brier Hill

Rick Rowlands, Executive Director, Youngstown Steel Heritage Museum, will give a talk titled 1914-2014: A Century of Steelmaking in Brier Hill, at the Tyler Center of the Mahoning Valley Historical Center on West Federal Street in Youngstown, on Thursday, September 18 at noon.

Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Ceremony

This Opening Ceremony for Hispanic Heritage Month is on Thursday, September 18, at 12:15pm at the Mahoning County Courthouse.  The event will feature a flag ceremony representing 22 Hispanic countries as well as musical performances. The keynote speaker will be attorney Miriam Ocasio and YSU student Josiah Banks will serve as emcee. The event is co-sponsored the YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee and the YSU Office of Student Diversity Programs.  More information about all Hispanic Heritage Month events is available at 330-941-2086.

 

 

 

 

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