YSU's Africana Studies Program presents Nina Turner as its Black History Month Keynote Speaker. The event will be held on Wednesday, February 22 at 2:00 pm. Nina Turner will present her speech, "Titles are Good, but Purpose is Better" at the DeBartolo Stadium Club, on the YSU campus.
The Edward W. Powers STEM Community Lecture will feature Dr. Minerva Cordero, giving a talk on The Power of Mathematics and Mathematical Thinking, on Friday, March 3, at 4:00 pm, in the Ohio Room, of YSU's Kilcawley Center. It is free and open to the public.
The Edward W. Powers Women in STEM Career Day at YSU takes place on Saturday, March 4, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, in the Chestnut Room, of YSU's Kilcawley Center. The Women in STEM Career Day is offered at no cost to area middle and high school students. Registration information available at ysu.edu/WIS.
The Dorothy Day House of Youngstown presents Opportunities of Refugee Resettlement in Youngstown, on Thursday, February 23, at 7:00 pm, at the Dorothy Day House , 620 Belmont Avenue, in Youngstown. Jordan Wolfe, Legislative Aide to Representative Michele Lepore-Hagan will be the featured speaker.
Faith Communities Together for a Sustainable Future presents Protecting Health on a Warming Planet, a lecture by Dr. Alan Lockwood, a Senior Scientist with Physicians for Social Responsibility, on Saturday, March 18, at 1:00 pm, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Youngstown, 1105 Elm Street. Dr. Lockwood’s publications include The Silent Epidemic: Coal and the Hidden Threat to Health. Among his areas of expertise is environmental factors and neurological disease.
The YSU Dana School of Music presents a guest artist musicology lecture by Nathan B. Kruse from Case Western Reserve University, on Friday, February 24, at 4:00 pm, in the Bliss Recital Hall, on the YSU campus.
The YSU Department of Art presents a guest artist lecture by Summer Zickefoose, on Wednesday, February 15th, at 5:10 pm, in the auditorium of the McDonough Museum of Art, on the YSU campus. Zickefoose is a member of the art faculty at Wesminster College, in new wilmington, PA. Her sculptures, performances, videos and installations have been exhibited both nationally and internationally.
The YSU James Dale Ethics Center is sponsoring a talk by former CIA agent, noted author, & commentator John Kiriakou, on Tuesday, March 14, at 7:00 pm, at St. John's Episcopal Church, on Wick Avenue, in Youngstown. The theme of Kiriakou's lecture is Ethics in the Intelligent Services. The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are requested, and can be made at church office at 330-743-3175. The lecture is also sponsored by St. John’s Episcopal Church and WYSU-FM.
The Youngstown Museum of Labor and Industry presents a lecture on "What is Different About the South Working Class?," by Dr. Fones-Wolf, a history professor at West Virginia University, on Thursday, February 16th, at 6:30 pm, at the Youngstown Museum of Labor and Industry. on Wood Street, in Youngstown. Fones-Wolf will speak about African American workers and religion in the post World War II South.
YSU celebrates Black History Month with the panel discussion, Sisters In Law, on Thursday, February 9, at 12:30 pm, in the Preseident's Suite of YSU's Kilcawley Center. A panel of successful black female attorneys share their experiences in the legal field.