The YSU Dana School of Musicpresents the Dana Young Artist Competition, on Sunday, November 20, from 1:00 - 5:00 pm, at Stambaugh Auditorium, in Youngstown. Students compete throughout the afternoon for the opportunity to perform a solo in the Spring semester with the Dana Symphony Orchestra. The public is invited to drop in anytime to watch a variety of performances.
The YSU Dana School of Music presents the Opera Workshop, Thursday, November 17 and Friday, November 18, at 7:30 pm, in the Spotlight Theater, in Bliss Hall, on the YSU campus. The workshop is free and open to the public.
The YSU Dana School of Music present a guest artist master class by tenor Michael Pegher, on Thursday, October 27, at 4:00 pm, in the Spotlight Theater in Bliss Hall on the YSU campus. The master class is free and open to the public.
The Dorothy Day House of Hospitality presents a panel discussion on "Understanding the Refugee Crisis," on Wednesday, October 19, at 7:00 pm, at St. Columba Hall, on Wood Street, in Youngstown. Master of Ceremonies will be Dr. Timothy Francisco, Professor of English and Director of Working Class Studies at YSU. [Panelists include Kelly A. Gauger, Deputy Director, Refugee Admissions Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration U.S. Department of State; Rev.
The League of Women Voters of Mercer County and Stony Point Grange are sponsoring a forum for the candidates representing the 7th, 8th, and 17th state house districts, on Thursday, October 20, at 7:00 pm, at the Thiel College's Howard Miller Center in Greenville. The public is encouraged to attend to hear the candidates' positions on issues that will impact the citizens of not only our districts, but of the entire state.
The YSU Department of Politics & International Relations and Rigelhaupt Pre-Law Center presents its annual Law Day, on Monday, October 24th, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, in the Presidential Suite of YSU's Kilcawley Center. This is an opportunity for students interested in studying law to receive information about the law school admission process and the various law school programs available. Representatives from numerous law schools will be on hand to answer students' questions. More information at 330-941-1672.
The YSU Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences presents a film screeing of "How to Let Go of the World and Love All The Things Climate Can't Change," followed by a Skype lecture with the film maker, Josh Fox, on Tuesday, October 25, at 7:00 pm, in Room B112 of Cushwa Hall, on the YSU campus. This performance is part of the YSU 2016 Fall Semester Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment. It is free and open to the public. More informattion available at (330) 941-1753.
Ashtabula County District Library is hosting "The Human Library," on Saturday, October 15, noon to 4:00 pm. The Human Library works exactly like a traditional library, but here, human books and the readers enter into a personal dialogue. The Human Library books are people representing groups frequently confronted with prejudices and stereotypes, and are often victims of discrimination or social exclusion. [This is an international initiative that began in Denmark in 2000.
Through its 2nd-annual Teacher Grant Opportunity, SaveOnEnergy.com® is searching for high-quality lesson plans that teach elementary and middle school students about the importance of energy and the environment. The company is committed to helping others learn about energy through its Learning Center, an educational hub that includes sustainability, energy conservation and industry news resources. SaveOnEnergy.com will award six $500 grants to be used toward classroom materials and activities. More information and application details at saveonenergy.com/teacher-grant/