BUSINESS UPDATES | Farmers National Bank donates $7,500 to Akron Children’s Hospital

Also among today’s Business Updates: Tri-Lakes Library; Ascend Youngstown; and YSU’s Junior Engineers Summer STEM Camp.

WEEKLY REWIND | Valley social workers ‘evaluating their life choices’; a view on YSU academic cuts; recreational marijuana in Ohio

Catch up on what you missed. Here’s a look at what made headlines this week in the Valley, around the state and across the country.

COMMUNITY VIEW | Academic cuts in times of fiscal hardship are a ‘death knell’ for any university

“Since my days are numbered — 30 of them, to be precise — I thought I’d take a few minutes to speak the truth,” writes Ron Fields, one of several Youngstown State University lecturers whose contracts the university has not renewed.

Support for WYSU is Provided by YSU's Cliffe College of Creative Arts

Support for 88.5 WYSU-FM is provided by Youngstown State University's Cliffe College of Creative Arts.

YSU Office of Career and Academic Advising Presents Virtual Career Day

Support for WYSU comes from the YSU Office of Career and Academic Advising, presenting a Virtual Career Day on Tuesday, September 29th from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

YSU Coronavirus Information

Get the most up to date information from Youngstown State University regarding the campus community and the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

MAD About the Arts 2019!

Join WYSU and the McDonough Museum of Art on Friday, September 27th for the new fall MAD About the Arts!

What: The 24th Annual MAD About the Arts Benefit!
When: Friday, September 27th, 2019, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: The McDonough Museum of Art on the YSU campus
Tickets: $50 for members / $75 for non-members (Purchase your tickets on-line HERE!)

Next City Club Focuses on Religious Issues

The latest City Club of the Mahoning Valley: Views and Brews recording is available on our City Club page!

Cell Phone is Sell Out on Opening Night!

Congratulations to WYSU underwriter, Youngstown State University Theater, for their successful production of "Dead Man's Cell Phone" -- so successful, in fact, that tonight's show on  Friday, Sept. 29, is SOLD OUT!  Lucky for fans the play runs through October 8, in Bliss Hall’s Spotlight Theater, with several showtimes available.  

The play by Sarah Ruhl explores the paradox of modern technology's ability to both unite and isolate people in the digital age.

Rivello Ensemble in Concert March 16

Take one jazz composer with respect for the tradition and an ear for modern classical music, add 12 supremely talented jazz musicians, and you get one band that uniquely blends notated and improvised music into an experience that moves the listener, musician or not! The Dave Rivello Ensemble is a twelve piece modern jazz orchestra playing new and original music, led by composer/conductor Dave Rivello.  The ensemble will be playing a concert on Thursday, March 16 at 7:30 at Youngstown State University's Chestnut Room in Kilcawley Center.  WYSU is sponsor of this free concert.


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