Educational

YSU Dana School of Music: Master Class by Michael Pegher

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: Understanding the Refugee Crisis

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.

League of Women Voters of Mercer County: Candidate Forum

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.

YSU Department of Politics & International Relations: Law Day

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.

YSU Science Film Screening: How to Let Go of the World and Love All The Things Climate Can't Change

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: The Human Library

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.

SaveOnEnergy.com: Teacher Grant Opportunity

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/

YSU Department of Art Lecture Series: Nicole Burish

YSU's Department of Art Guest Artist Lecture Series will feature curator, artist, critic, and cultural worker Nicole Burisch on Wednesday, November 2 at 5:00 pm at the McDonough Museum of Art on the YSU campus. Ms. Burisch is based in Montreal and is a 2014-2016 Core Fellow Critic-in-Residence with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Salem Public Library: Woman Suffrage: A Celebration of Persistence

The Salem Public Library presents a program on "Woman Suffrage: A Celebration of Persistence," on Thursday, October 6, at 11:00 am, in the library’s Quaker Room. The program features Kim Kenney, Curator of the William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum. Registration is required online at salem.lib.oh.us, or by phone at at 330-332-0042. The program is free and open to the public.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Youngstown Chapter: Answering The Call

Delta Sigm Theta Sorority, Inc. Youngstown Alumnae Chapter presents a program on, "Answering The Call, The Autobiography of Youngstown's Native Son: The Honorable Judge Nathaniel R. Jones." Judge Jones will talk about his autobiography, which will be followed by a brief discussion and book signing, on Thursday, October 20, at 7:00 pm, at the DeBartolo Stadium Club, at YSU. Presented in conjunction with the YSU Foundation. More information at youngstowndst.com

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