This Week at YSU, Sept. 9, 2013

September 6, 2013  |  

Check out what's happening this week at Youngstown State University.Monday, Sept. 9, 3 p.m. College Students Stand Against Racism will be held in Kilcawley Center at YSU. A panel of students organized through the YSU Student Diversity Council will be discussing their perspective of racism locally, regionally, statewide and nationally. Sponsored by the YSU Student Diversity Council and the Office of Student Diversity Programs. For more information, call 330-941-2086.

Monday, Sept. 9, 8 p.m. Stacie Mickens, horn, performs at Faculty Artist Recital in Bliss Recital Hall.

Tuesday, Sept. 10. The YSU Board of Trustees meets on the following schedule: (Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are in the Board of Trustees Meeting Room on the first floor of Tod Hall on the YSU campus) Noon, board lunch, President’s Conference Room, second floor, Tod Hall; 1 p.m., Academic Quality and Student Success Committee; 2 p.m., Collective Bargaining and Negotiations Subcommittee; 2:30 p.m., Intercollegiate Athletics Subcommittee; 3 p.m., University Affairs Committee; 4 p.m., Trusteeship Committee.

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 10:10 a.m. The names of law enforcement officers killed during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, will be read at a ceremony sponsored by the YSU Department of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences. The event will be on the second floor of Cushwa Hall, outside the department offices and near a display case containing evidence and remains from the World Trade Centers in New York destroyed during the attack.

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 12:15 p.m. A free Music at Noon concert featuring the New Amici Trio will be performed in the Butler Institute of American Art.

YSU soccerWednesday, Sept. 11, 6 p.m. Robert Morris University takes on the Penguins in a soccer match at Farmers National Bank Field. The team then plays Ohio at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, also at Farmers National Bank Field.

Thursday, Sept. 12. The YSU Board of Trustees meets on the following schedule: (Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are in the Board of Trustees Meeting Room on the first floor of Tod Hall on the YSU campus) Noon, presentation and lunch, President’s Conference Room, second floor, Tod Hall; 1 p.m., Investment Subcommittee; 2 p.m., Audit Subcommittee; 3 p.m., Finance and Facilities Committee; 4 p.m., Institutional Engagement Committee; 4:30 p.m., Executive Committee.

Thursday, Sept. 12, 12:15 Opening ceremony for the 2013 Hispanic Heritage Celebration will be in the rotunda of the Mahoning County Courthouse in downtown Youngstown. The event features the annual flag ceremony, representing 22 Hispanic countries as well as musical performances. Sylvia J. Imler, interim director of YSU’s Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, will make opening remarks. Frank Nolasco will provide the keynote address. Susan Nieves, executive director of OCCHA, will serve as master of ceremonies. More at http://www.ysunews.com/hispanic-heritage-celebration-events-announced/.

Thursday, Sept. 12, 6 p.m. Opening reception for “Graphic Advocacy: International Posters for the Digital Age 2001-2012,” a new exhibit at the McDonough Museum of Art at YSU. The exhibition will be on display through Nov. 8. Organizing curator Elizabeth Resnick will speak about the exhibit at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, followed by the opening reception.

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