The Youngstown Science Expo sponsored by the Ohio Academy of Science will be held on Saturday, October 11 from 10:00 am to 12:15 pm in room 3022 at Ward Beecher Hall, on the campus of YSU. The event will feature a keynote speaker from the Ohio Academy of Science discussing careers in science, science demonstrations, and information about the new Buckeye Fair which will provide high school students in the area with access to compete for the first time in the Intel Science and Engineering Fair, a prestigious national science fair for high school students.
The Shipka Speakers Series of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies will present Professor Charles Long in a lecture entitled American Dilemma: Religion, Race and Democracy” on Tuesday, October 7th, 12:30 pm, in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on the YSU campus. Dr.
Akron native David Giffels, author of The Hard Way on Purpose: Essays and Dispatches from the Rust Belt, will speak at Canfield High School on Thursday, September 11 at 3:00 pm. All are welcome to attend.
The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee presents a discussion on Making the Most of a Multicultural Diet While in College, in the James Gallery of the YSU Kilcawley Center on Thursday, September 25, 12:00 pm. The YSU Department of Campus Recreation will be hosting an event on multicultural foods and restaurants offered on campus and in the Youngstown community. More information is available from Ryan McNicholas at 330-941-2207 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee presents Koula Glaros-King in a lecture titled Immigration Reform: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, at the Newport Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, on Market Street in Youngstown, on Wednesday, September 24, at 6:30 pm. Koula Glaros-King is an Attorney at Community Legal Aid specializing in immigration work. The lecture is co-sponsored by the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County.
The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee presents a lecture by Dr. Pamela E. Harris, titled My journey to a PhD Through the Study of Representation Theory of Lie Algebras, in Room 510 of the Lincoln Building on the YSU campus, on Friday, September 19, at 3:00 pm. Dr. Harris is a Mexican-American Davies Research Fellow with dual appointments at the United States Military Academy and the Army Research Lab.
Traci Manning, the Curator of Education at the Mahoning Valley Historical Society will give a talk on The Pivotal Right, A History of the Women's Suffrage Movement, at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center, at 325 West Federal Street, on Thursday, October 16, at noon.
Rick Rowlands, Executive Director, Youngstown Steel Heritage Museum, will give a talk titled 1914-2014: A Century of Steelmaking in Brier Hill, at the Tyler Center of the Mahoning Valley Historical Center on West Federal Street in Youngstown, on Thursday, September 18 at noon.
This Opening Ceremony for Hispanic Heritage Month is on Thursday, September 18, at 12:15pm at the Mahoning County Courthouse. The event will feature a flag ceremony representing 22 Hispanic countries as well as musical performances. The keynote speaker will be attorney Miriam Ocasio and YSU student Josiah Banks will serve as emcee. The event is co-sponsored the YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee and the YSU Office of Student Diversity Programs. More information about all Hispanic Heritage Month events is available at 330-941-2086.
Katie Huffling, Director of Programs at Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environmentswill give a lecture on Public Health Impacts of Shale Gas Development: The Role of Nurses, on Wednesday, October 29, at 7:00 pm, in Room 2000 of Moser Hall on the YSU campus at 7:00 pm. More information available at 330-941-1753 and www.ysunews.com/10836/.