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The Brand New WYSU App

After several months of development and beta testing, WYSU is excited to announce the new WYSU smartphone app is now available for Apple IOS and Android. The new app has been completely redesigned with an updated interface and performance enhancements.

The updated version has a lot of great features:

88.5 WYSU Aims for Pre-Drive Success

What’s better, a short fund drive, or no fund drive at all?

This is not a trick question!  Here at WYSU we are planning a week-long drive beginning April 11 through April 17. However, pre-drive efforts starting March 16 could eliminate the need for an official pledge week, if successful!  

2016 Trip to Stop in Scandinavian Capitals

WYSU is planning one of our most requested tours ever for the spring of 2016 – an exciting 14-day trip to four Scandinavian countries, with an optional three-day trip to St. Petersburg, Russia!  

From majestic mountains to fantastic fjords, there’s a lot to love about Scandinavia.  The trip which departs on May 12, 2016, includes Denmark’s capital of Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, Helsinki, as well as the maritime pasts and modern architecture of those grand cities. 

Our WYSU-sponsored Go Ahead Tour includes:

Canton Symphony Celebrates Beethoven with Festival

The Canton Symphony Orchestra celebrates the life and music of Beethoven with a festival of performances in March and April.  The Beethoven festival features 4 performances with pianist Andre Watts performing all five Beethoven piano concerti.  The first concert is March 28 at 8:00pm and includes Piano Concerto No. 2.  The following evening, Sunday March 29 at 7:30pm.  Mr. Watts will perform concerti nos. 1 and 3.  The final concert no. 4 is April 26. 

All performances are at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall in Canton. 

Paula Poundstone talks with Tricia Perry

Shortly before her visit to Youngstown, Paula took a break from finishing her new book and photographing chairs to speak with WYSU's Tricia Perry. You can hear the full interview below!

YSU Board of Trustees Meeting

The YSU Board of Trustees Institutional Engagement Committee meeting will be held on Thursday, February 19th at 4:00pm , in the Trustees Meeting Room in Tod Hall on the YSU campus. This is the YSU Board of Trustees committee that addresses WYSU business. The meeting is open to the public.

YSU Board of Trustees Meeting

The YSU Board of Trustees Institutional Engagement Committee meeting will be held on Thursday, December 4th at 4:00pm, in Trustees Meeting Room in Tod Hall on the YSU campus. This is the YSU Board of Trustees committee that addresses WYSU business. The meeting is open to the public.

WYSU is Going on an Alaskan Cruise!

WYSU's next station-sponsored tour takes us to the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, and if you know anything about our tour groups, you'll want to be with us!

Departing July 15th, 2015, we’ll spend several days exploring Seattle before embarking on a 7-day cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean Celestial Solstice to explore the Alaskan panhandle.

Ballet Western reserve presents "A Youngstown Nutcracker" on Dec. 6

WYSU is proud to be a media sponsor of BWR's "A Youngstown Nutcracker"  -- the holiday classic we know and love, updated and expanded thanks to the vision of Stas Kmiec, BWR’s Artistic Director. Kmiec directed and choreographed the full length ballet incorporating traditional music with new arrangements.

WYSU Airs Special Programming on Thanksgiving Day

If you are staying in Northeast Ohio or Western PA on Thanksgiving Day, remember to tune in to 88.5 WYSU for our special programming! 

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