The YSU Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, the YSU Center for Islamic Studies, the YSU James Dale Ethics Center, the YSU Department of Political Science and and International Relations, and the YSU Program on Peace and Conflict Studies present a lecture by Graham E. Fuller, who worked 20 years as a CIA operations officer, and later was a Senior Political Scientist at the RAND Corporation. Mr Fuller's lecture is entitled Isis and the Challenge to Leadership in the Middle East.
The Mahoning Valley Historical Society welcomes Charles Darling to the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center for a free lecture entitled The Civil War in Song, on Tuesday, October 28, at 7:00 pm. Darling is an Emeritus Professor of History at YSU. He is the author of two books on folk music, including Messages of Dissent, Struggle Songs in American history which highlights some Civil War era music. Darling has been a member of the Youngstown Torch Club since 1970s, and he hosts Folk Festival on WYSU.
The Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s History to Go program for October will be guided walking tours of Oak Hill Cemetery. The free event will be on Saturday, October 25th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. A welcome table will be located at the entrance to Oak Hill Cemetery at 344 Oak Hill Avenue. Tour guides will lead visitors to several locations in the cemetery, providing history and historic images.
The League of Women Voters of Greater Youngstown is sponsoring a Public Forum to meet the judicial candidates, on Wednesday, October 22 at 6:30 pm, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, on Elm Street in Youngstown.
Youngstown State University's iExcel (Multicultural Diversity Recruitment Program) presents a Multicultural Day on Wednesday, November 5, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. iExcel brings prospective students from underrepresented, underprivileged, first generation and diverse backgrounds together with faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Program participants have the opportunity to interact with various members of YSU community while exploring academic programs leading to Associates, Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral Degree Programs. Information available at 330-941-2000.
Youngstown State University's Admissions Office is inviting potential Adult Learners to RSVP and attend the 2014 Fall Adult Learner Open House, on Wednesday, October 29, 5:00 - 8:00 pm, in the Ohio Room of the Kilcawley Center on the YSU campus. Reservation information available at 330-941-2000.
The Villa Maria Nativity Display is an annual indoor Advent tradition featuring hundreds of nativity sets from around the world, with entertainment from musicians, choirs, a bell choir & more. It is open December 6 and 7, & 13 and 14, noon - 5:00 pm at the Villa Maria Community Center, in Villa Maria, Pa. The Villa Farm will be open then, as well. More information about all the Christmas activities and events at Villa Maria is available at 724 964-8920, ext. 3348.
The YSU Department of Politics & International Relations/Rigelhaupt Pre-Law Center presents Law Day on Wednesday, October 29th, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Presidential Suite of Kilcawley Center. Law Day 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. Further information is available at 330-941-1672.