Educational

YSU Science Lecture: Ocean & Climate vs. National & Global Security

Jon White, Rear Admiral (Ret.) U.S. Navy, President & CEO, Consortium for Ocean Leadership, will give a lecture on "Ocean & Climate vs. National & Global Security" as part of the YSU 2016 Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment. This free event is at Cushwa Hall in room B100 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, September 28, at 7:00 pm. More information is available from Dr. Ray Beiersdorfer at (330) 941-1753 or ray@cc.ysu.edu.

YSU Science Lecture: Climate Change, Peak Oil and the Age of Extremes

Arun Gupta, Co-founder of The Indypendent and the Occupied Wall Street Journal, will give a lecture on "Climate Change, Peak Oil and the Age of Extremes" as part of the YSU 2016 Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment. This free event is at Cushwa Hall in room B100 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, September 21, at 7:00 pm. More information is available from Dr. Ray Beiersdorfer at (330) 941-1753 or ray@cc.ysu.edu.

YSU Science Lecture: The Intersection of Air Quality, Climate Science, and Policy

Neil M. Donahue, Lord Professor of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, will give a lecture on "The intersection of air quality, climate science, and policy" as part of the YSU 2016 Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment. This free event is at Cushwa Hall in room B100 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, September 14, at 7:00 pm. More information is available from Dr. Ray Beiersdorfer at (330) 941-1753 or ray@cc.ysu.edu.

YSU Science Lecture: COP21, Paris France and Beyond by Mark Dixon

Mark Dixon, Film Director/Producer and Activist, will speak on "COP21, Paris France and Beyond" as part of the YSU 2016 Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment. This free event is at Cushwa Hall in room B100 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, September 7, at 7:00 pm. More information is available from Dr. Ray Beiersdorfer at (330) 941-1753 or ray@cc.ysu.edu.

The English Center: English for Speakers of Other Languages

English for Speakers of Other Languages is dedicated to helping individuals learn to speak English as their second language. Registration days for the Fall term are Monday, August 29 and Tuesday, August 30, 9:30 am - noon. Classes are held at Rodef Sholom Temple on Elm Street, in Youngstown. More information available from The English Center at 330-743-5767, or The English Language Institute at 330-941-4711.

Mahoning Valley Sojourn to the Past: Sixth Annual Nonviolence Parade and Rally

The Sixth Annual Nonviolence Parade and Rally is scheduled for Sunday, October 2, at 3:00 pm, in downtown Youngstown. The parade will start on W. Wood Street and Wick Avenue and proceed downtown. It is open to all nonprofit organizations. This is the kickoff of nonviolence week in the state of Ohio. More information at pennywells@global.net.

YSU Centofanti Symposium: W. Kamau Bell

The Centofanti Symposium at YSU presents a talk by W. Kamau Bell, on Wednesday, September 14, at 7:00 pm, at Stambaugh Auditorium. Bell is a sociopolitical comedian, and host of the CNN docu-series "United Shades of America." He is best known for the FX comedy series "Totally Biased." Tickets are available at the Stambaugh Box Office at stambaughauditorium.com.

Lit Youngstown: Jamie Marich and Johanna Slivinske

Lit Youngstown presents a reading by Jamie Marich and Johanna Slivinske on Wednesday September 7, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. An open mic emceed by Deborah Cunningham will follow the reading. The event is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.wordpress.com.

Mercy Health and Man Up Mahoning Valley: Stand Up for Man Up event

Mercy Health and Man Up present the "Stand Up for Man Up, Making a Stand Against Prostate Cancer" event, on Saturday, September 10, 6:00 - 10:00 pm, at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center, 325 West Federal Street, in downtown Youngstown. There will be dinner, music, and comedy. Registration information at 330-480-3405.

Southside Fine Arts Academy Summer Programming

The Southside Fine Arts Academy will hold their summer sessions in the fine arts Tuesday, July 19th through Tuesday, August 23rd, 4:00 - 7:00 pm at the Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road. The classes are open to all children in the Youngstown area, free of charge. Classes include dance and movement, visual arts, creative writing/poetry, creative listening activities and drum circles. More information on facebook or by contacting Executive Director Kris Harper at 330-707-2144.

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