The Anderson Program of Journalism in YSU's Department of Communication will host the 78th Annual Press Day on Tuesday, October 4, from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm in Meeting Room 2067 in Kilcawley Center, located on the YSU campus. More than 300 high school students and advisers from about 20 schools throughout the Mahoning Valley will participate in the event. More information at (330) 941-3631.
The YSU Dana School of Music presents a Jazz Clinic featuring Ben Monder, New England Conservatory and New York City jazz guitarist, on Friday, September 30, from Noon - 2:30 pm, in Room 2222, in Bliss Hall, on the YSU campus.
The 6th Ward Citizens Coalition of Youngstown is holding a YouthFest on Saturday October 1st from 10:00 am-1:00 pm at Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church, 3919 Southern Blvd., in Youngstown. The event will feature free food, fun and games as well as school supply giveaways. The event is free of charge. More information available from the 6th Ward Citizens Coalition at 330-423-4236.
The Area Agency on Aging 11 presents a free Walk-A-Thon & Health Fair, on Thursday, September 22, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm, at the Wick Recreation Center in Wick Park, in Youngstown. The event is to raise awareness on national falls prevention day, and includes a community picnic. The walk is around the park.
The Young Artists from Opera Western Reserve present "Opera Extravaganza - Fun with Opera," Sunday, September 25, at 1:00 pm, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, on Elm Street, in Youngstown. This unique and fun-filled program includes improvisations with audience input by the Young Artists, and a performance of the operetta "Three Billy Goats Gruff," based on scenes from operas by Mozart, Donizetti and Rossini. It is free and open to the public.
The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee presents Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Saturday, October 8, noon - 3:00 pm. There will be musical entertainment, dance performances, children's activities, cultural displays, student awards, vendors, information tables, and ethnic refreshments. Dance music provided by DJ Kenny Reyes. More information at 330-941-2087.
The Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee presents the ECHHO College Fair at OCCHA, on Shirley Road in Youngstown, on Thursday, September 29, 9:00 - 11:00 am. TThe 2016 Annual Educators and Community Helping Hispanics Onward, Inc. (ECHHO) College Fair is for the underrepresented high school students and their parents to learn about the college preparation process and the Hispanic/Latino scholarships available to those who qualify. Co-sponsored by YSU's Office of Admissions, OCCHA and ECHHO.More information available at 330-941-3243 or echho.org.
The YSU Office of Student Diversity Programs and the Mathematical Association of America present "From Swap Meets to Fractional Derivatives: How I Decided On a Career in Academia," on Friday, September 23, at 3:00 pm, in the Cafaro Suite, Room 510, of YSU's Lincoln Building. Dr. Cynthia Flores, a Mathematics Assistant Professor at California State University, Channel Islands, will discuss her journey towards a PhD in mathematics and explore the role of fractional order derivatives as they occur in certain partial differential equations. More information available from Dr.
The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee presents "Studying Abroad in Latin America: Benefits Vs. Myths," on Tuesday, September 20th, at 2:00 pm in the Presidential Suite, in YSU's Kilcawley Center Suite. A panel of YSU students and professionals will share their immersion experiences in Latin American countries. More information at at firstname.lastname@example.org.
YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee and the Office of Student Diversity Programs present the Opening Ceremony for Hispanic Heritage Month, in the Rotunda of the Mahoning County Courthouse, 120 Market Street, in Youngstown, on Thursday, September 15, at 12:15 pm. This event will feature a flag ceremony representing 22 Hispanic countries as well as musical performances. The keynote speaker will be Fran Wilson and YSU Graduate student Catherine Cooper will serve as emcee.