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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.

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.

WYSU's New Development Director Finds a way to Have it All!

For a big city girl who followed her Columbiana County-born husband to the area just under two years ago, Lisa Long has made quick work of fitting in and falling in love with the Mahoning Valley. As WYSU’s new Development Officer (replacing Ed Goist who moved to YSU Advancement in January) she will oversee underwriting for 88.5 FM. But her connection with public broadcasting began long ago.

Science is Brewing at OH WOW! this Month!

Where can you learn about the process of brewing great beer, while sampling in search of your favorites -- all for a good cause?  At the Science of Brewing, a fundraiser for OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science and Technology in downtown Youngstown.  The event is scheduled for Thursday, July 24, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at the Center at 11 West Federal Street.  

Arts, Culture, Jazz Collide in Youngstown July!

The weekend of July 10-13 brings an explosion of music, art, cultural celebrations and fabulous food to Youngstown and Youngstown State University.  Events include:

• The Summer Festival of the Arts, on the campus of Youngstown State University – July 12 & 13
• The St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Summerfest, N. Walnut Street, Youngstown – July 10 -13
• The Downtown Jazz Fest, Downtown Youngstown – July 12.

Board of Trustees Meeting

The YSU Board of Trustees general meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 18th at 3:00 pm, in Trustees Meeting Room in Tod Hall on the YSU campus. The YSU Board of Trustees is WYSU-FM's supervisory board and WYSU business could be addressed at this meeting. The meeting is open to the public.

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Night!

WYSU Director of Programming, David Luscher, recollects his experiences working the graveyard shift and spreading the 'good news' of jazz music.

Charles Darling on Folk Music

Is folk music dead? Charles Darling says No! And he should know. He has loved folk music and radio since his childhood in Massachusetts.

Doing Good Continues to Line Up Guests on WYSU

WYSU's local interview segment Doing Good recently featured Pat Kerrigan of the Oakhill Collaborative.  The segment 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.

Spring 2014 Membership Drive Recap

On behalf of everyone at WYSU, we want to thank everyone who helped make our Spring 2014 Membership Drive a success. With your help, we were able to raise $114,271, just short of $115,000 goal. In addition, we are able to welcome 121 new members to the WYSU family!

We would also like to congratulate Dr. Robert Crafton of Slippery Rock, the winner of our Grand Prize- a trip for two on our 2015 Alaskan Cruise!

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