This Week at YSU, April 20, 2015

Check out what's happening this week at Youngstown State University.Monday, April 20, 6 to 9 p.m. Reducing hospital re-admissions, hearing loss in youths, improving diabetes through exercise, and end of life issues are among the research topics that will be featured at “An Evening of Research” in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on campus.

Monday, April 20, 6 p.m. Students are recognized at the YSU College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Honors Convocation in Lecture Hall 132 of DeBartolo Hall on campus.

Tuesday, April 21, 5:30 p.m. YSU baseball takes on Bowling Green at Eastwood Field in Niles. The team plays Wright State Saturday, April 25, 2 p.m. and Sunday, April 26, 1 p.m., also at Eastwood Field.

Tuesday, April 21, 6 p.m. Students are recognized at the YSU Bitonte College of Health and Human Services Honors Convocation in the DeBartolo Stadium Club on campus.

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday April 22, 23 and 24. More than 3,000 middle school and high school students attend the YSU English Festival in Kilcawley Center.

Wednesday, April 22, 12:15 p.m. This week’s free Music at Noon concert in the Butler Institute of America Art features guitar music from the YSU Dana School of Music.

Wednesday, April 22, 6 p.m. Students are recognized at the College of Creative Arts and Communication Honors Convocation in Bliss Recital Hall on campus.

Thursday, April 23, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.  The YSU Office of Student Diversity Programs is one of the sponsors of the YWCA of Youngstown’s “Taking a Stand Against Racism” event at the First Presbyterian Church, 201 Wick Avenue, Youngstown. Also among the sponsors is the Bitonte College of Health and Human Services and the James & Coralie Centofanti Center for the Health & Welfare of Vulnerable Population.

Thursday, April 23, 6 to 8 p.m. Education students in YSU’s Reading in the Content Areas/Early Childhood class sponsor a Literacy Night for kindergarten through grade four students and their parents at Akiva Academy, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown. The YSU students have prepared 10 hands-on stations to engage children and parents.

Friday, April 24, 8:15 to 11:15 a.m. YSU’s Nursing department faculty and students participate in a mock disaster drill in Cushwa Hall to help prepare the campus in the event of a medical emergency in the area.

Friday, April 24, 3 p.m. and Saturday, April 25, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Penguins women’s softball plays Green Bay at the field west of Fifth Avenue across from Stambaugh Stadium.

This piece by LeeAnn Lewis is part of the YSU Spring Graduating BFA Show at the McDonough Museum of Art.

This piece by LeeAnn Lewis is part of the YSU Spring Graduating BFA Show at the McDonough Museum of Art.

Friday, April 24, 6 to 8 p.m. Opening artist receptions for the YSU Spring Graduating BFA Show at the McDonough Museum of Art on the YSU campus. The exhibit runs through May 8.

Saturday, April 25, 2 to 4:30 p.m. The YSU College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics shows off its high-tech labs and some of its best students at the STEM Showcase in Moser Hall on the YSU campus.

Saturday, April 25, 2 to 11 p.m. Red Wanting Blue, a band known for its engaging and passionate live shows, headlines Federal Frenzy in downtown Youngstown. The event, sponsored by YSU Penguin Productions, the Rich Center for Autism at YSU and the city of Youngstown, features 17 acts, including 10 YSU-affiliated student bands.