• Submit Your Event on the Community Calendar

    WYSU provides a Community Calendar page as a public service. You can now enter your event directly on our website. Everyone is welcome to submit events to the calendar, though not everyone's submission will be published or announced on air. We specialize in fine and performing art events, large community events, and YSU events.

  • The Cleveland Orchestra performs at Blossom Music Festival.

    The Blossom Music Festival is underway for the 41st year!

    Highlights of the Blossom Music Festival season include a concert featuring Yo-Yo Ma as soloist in the Elgar Cello Concerto, a performance of Orff’s Carmina Burana, “A Beatles Tribute: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Their U.S. Arrival,” and two different programs to close the season on Labor Day weekend.

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    WYSU is Taking You to Alaska!

    The next WYSU station-sponsored Go Ahead Tour takes you to ALASKA for a cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean Celebrity Solstice! Our departure date is July 15, 2015.

  • Gina Marinelli (right) with Guy Burney.

    Doing Good Continues to Line Up Guests on WYSU

    WYSU's local interview segment Doing Good is produced weekly and hosted by former television journalist Gina Marinelli.  SInce the beginning of the year, the three-minute segment has highlighted good work, ideas and efforts by organizations and individuals in the Mahoning Valley Community.

  • Public Radio International to Provide Programming for WYSU

    For WYSU’s night owls, a slight change happened on July 1, 2014, when the station switched to Classical 24 from Public Radio International overnight. Listeners now benefit from eleven hosts who carefully craft each broadcast. Lively, engaging, and knowledgeable, they illuminate the music they present with well-researched insightful information, taking care that every program is accessible and stimulating for novices and aficionados alike.

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What You Need to Know

  • YSU Welcome Week Tradition Continues

    Welcome Week, a YSU tradition leading up to the start of fall semester, is the time for students to get acquainted with their new home, to make new friends and to explore all the exciting ways to learn. Classes begin Wednesday, August 20, but the festivities will begin Monday, August 18, and include several events that week and the following week. For a complete list of Welcome Week events and activities, please check out the official website at www.ysu.edu/welcomeweek or visit us on Facebook at facebook.com/YSUStudentActivities.

  • Installation of YSU President August 18

    James P. Tressel will be installed as the ninth president of Youngstown State University during a ceremony 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, in Beeghly Center on the YSU campus.

    The ceremony, which includes the oath of office and an address by Tressel, is open to the public. Free parking will be available on campus. A reception will immediately follow the installation ceremony. The ceremony will be streamed live.

  • Don Juan Festival

    Save the date! OPERA Western Reserve and Friends presenting a Don Juan Festival this fall with a special production of Don Juan in Hell by George Bernard Shaw. Elsa Higby, Matthew Mazuroski and David Vosburgh star, along with WYSU’s "Looking Out" host Dr. George McCloud. "Don Juan in Hell” will be recorded live October 10 and 11, at the McDonough Museum of Art on the YSU campus. For other festival events 330-480-0693, or go to operawesternreserve.org.