Dom Leone Writing Competition Awards

An awards ceremony will be held on Monday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. at the Chestnut Room in Kilcawley Center on the Youngstown State University campus to honor the winners in the 2017 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 asuccessful writer, cartoonist, songwriter, and musician.



YSU Science Film Screening: Legalize Democracy and the Move to Amend.

 The YSU Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences presents the film, Legalize Democracy and the Move to Amend, with a discussion to follow the screeningThis free event is at Cushwa Hall in room B112 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, May 3, at 7:00 pm. More information is available from Dr. Ray Beiersdorfer at (330) 941-1753 or  


Trumbull County Children Services: Heart Show

The Trumbull County Children Services presents their Heart Show, on Saturday, May 5, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, at the Shortcut Gallery in Warren.  This event will illustrate foster care in the Trumbull County context while allowing children to own their stories and express themselves through the arts.  The gallery will feature art pieces created by children in their care, as well as portraits of children who have been adopted out of the foster system.  


YSU Bible Study: A Case for His Resurrection

 YSU’S Bible Study is presenting the 3rd Annual Bible Seminar, entitled, “A Case for His Resurrection,  featuring Keith Welch as the speaker, on Tuesday, April 11th from 7:00 pm in the president’s suite Kilcawley Center – YSU. Ticket information is available at 330-881-3551.



Hospice Foundation of America: When Grief Is Complicated

The Hospice Foundation of America presents the program When Grief Is Complicated, at the Canfield United Methodist Church on Thursday, April 27 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.  More information is available from Rev. Beth McGuire at 330 533 9801, ext 105.




YSU Honors College: Immigration in Ohio: Latin America's Presence

Youngstown State University's Honors College presents a program on Immigration in Ohio: Latin America's Presence, on Monday, April 3, at 4:00 pm, in Fok Hall, on the YSU campus.  Jeff Stewart, the Director of Immigrant Worker Project will be the keynote speaker.  This program is free and open to the public.


Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor: Colloquium on Aging


The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor is hosting a Colloquium on Aging, on Wednesday, April 12, at 11:30 am, at the museum. The colloquium will present Sparking Memories, a program created by Dr. Marcelle Wilson, director of the museum; and Amy Plant, YSU Instructor of Gerontology. It consists of specialized tours designed for people living with dementia and their caregivers. This is a free program that is open to the public. 

Dr. Thomas and Albert Shipka Speakers Series: Wendell Wallach

The YSU Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies is presenting a lecture by Wendell Wallach entitled "How to Keep Technology from Slipping Beyond Our Control," as part of the Dr. Thomas and Albert Shipka Speakers Series, on Tuesday, April 11 at 12:30 pm, in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center at the YSU campus. This lecture is free and open to the public. More information is available at 330-941-3448.


St. John's Episcopal Church: Food Policy Expert Mark Winne

St. John's Episcopal Church, the Second Harvest Food Bank, the Wean Foundation, and Lit Youngstown are sponsoring a free lecture on The Challenge of Food and Food Policy in the 21st Century, by food policy expert Mark Winne, on Wednesday, April 5 at 7:00 pm, at St. John's Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Avenue, in Youngstown. The lecture is hosted by Dr. Tim Francisco of YSU's English Department and WYSU.  More information at 330-743-3175.

2017 League of Women Voters of Greater Youngstown Women's Hall of Fame

The League of Women Voters of Greater Youngstown will induct seven accomplished women into their 2017 Women’s Hall of Fame, during Women’s History Month, on Thursday, March 30, at 6:00 pm, at the Youngstown YWCA on Rayen Avenue.  Reservations can be made at 888-781-1176.  More information at  


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