YSU Alumni Lecture - McDonough Museum of Art: Scribe Literary Collaboration

As part of the YSU Alumni Lecture Series, Claudia Berlinski, McDonough Museum Director, will provide insight into the Scribe literary collaborative, on Thursday, August 27, at 7 pm. Scribe is a program by the John J McDonough Museum of Art intended to foster ongoing partnerships between the visual and literary arts. This will be a Facebook Live event available on the Youngstown State Alumni Engagement Facebook page, on Thursday, August 27, at 7 pm.


YSU Alumni and Friends Virtual Book Club Discussion of 'The Martian'

The YSU Alumni and Friends Virtual Book Club will discuss the book 'The Martian' by Andy Weir at their next virtual meeting on Tuesday, August 25 at 7:00 p.m. This will be a Facebook Live event on the YSU Alumni and Friends Virtual Book Club page.

[Panelists will be:

- Bridgid Cassin '19, Library Assistant, Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County 

- Colleen Duchon '02, Reference Librarian, Health & Human Services at Maag Library                                                 

- Starr Jones, Library Supervisor, PLYMC 

YSU Alumni and Events: YSU LGBTQ+ Alumni Group Book Discussion

The new YSU LGBTQ+ alumni group will hold its first event, a virtual discussion of Sorted: Growing Up, Coming Out and Finding My Place, by Jackson Bird. The discussion will be held in Webex on Tuesday, September 15 at 7:00 p.m. For meeting link, and more information, send an email to habelgin@ysu.edu

McDonough Museum to host YSU faculty artists’ ‘Enigmatic Reflections’

The McDonough Museum of Art presents "Enigmatic Reflections", the YSU Department of Art Faculty Exhibition, on display from August 28 through October 24. "Enigmatic Reflections" is an exploration of innovation and tradition. The biennial exhibition of current research by Youngstown State University Department of Art faculty communicates new vision, and re-investigates long-standing practices in the fields of art and design. Some of the participating artists will give livestream gallery talks throughout the run of the exhibition.

YSU Alumni Lecture Series: Empowerment through Entrepreneurship

Youngstown State University Alumni Engagement presents Empowerment through Entrepreneurship, a lecture by Carmella M. Williams. Carmella Williams is the Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Youngstown Business Incubator where she oversees both the Minority Business Assistance Center and the Women in Entrepreneurship program. This event will be held online via Facebook Live at 7:00 pm on Thursday, August 20th. 

YSU Office of Alumni and Events: Alumni and Friends Virtual Book Club Discussion: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

The YSU Alumni and Friends Virtual Book Club will discuss Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson as its July selection, on Tuesday, June 28th, at 7 pm. The discussion panel will share their thoughts and respond to questions submitted in the Facebook comments. Join the discussion on the YSU Virtual Club Facebook Page.

Email habelgin@ysu.edu with questions. 

YSU Office of Alumni and Events: Alumni Lecture Series: An Inside Look at Sports Management

YSU Alumni and Events Lecture Series presents An Inside Look at Sports Management, featuring Bob Sivik, a 2002 graduate of Youngstown State University, and Vice President of Ticket Sales & Service for Haslam Sports Group. Bob’s talk will touch on his career path with the Cleveland Browns, Columbus Blue Jackets and Cleveland Cavaliers.

YSU Office of Alumni and Events: Alumni Lecture Series: McDonough Museum of Art Emerging Artist Program

YSU Alumni and Events Lecture Series presents a lecture on the McDonough Museum of Art’s Emerging Artist Program, featuring Claudia Berlinski, YSU Art Department's Foundations Program Coordinator and Assistant to the Chair.

YSU Office of Alumni and Events: Alumni Lecture Series: Resiliency and Child Welfare

YSU Alumni and Events Lecture Series presents Resiliency and Child Welfare, featuring Jessica Williams, who earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s of Social Work degrees from YSU, and is currently employed at Trumbull County Children Services Board as a Supervisor of Intake/Assessment Services. This lecture will provide a first-hand account from a survivor of childhood abuse and neglect of how resiliency plays a role in combating traumatic experiences. Featured Speaker, Phyllis Johnson, will provide additional resources regarding available education at Youngstown State Univers

YSU McDonough Museum of Art: #BlackArtists Matter Virtual Exhibit

The artworks of historical and contemporary black visual artists are highlighted in a new virtual exhibit by YSU's McDonough Museum of Art. Works in the "hash tag Black Lives Matter' exhibition can currently be found on the McDonough Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts, and will be archived on the McDonough Museum website. More information at 330-941-13-71.


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