This Week at YSU, April 27, 2015

Check out what's happening this week at Youngstown State University.Monday, April 27. About 150 students from area high schools attend YSU’s Spring Press Day Monday, April 27, featuring a press conference with YSU Interim Provost Martin Abraham.

Monday, April 27, 11 a.m. YSU Dedicates the new John and Dorothy Masternick Nursing Simulation Laboratory in Cushwa Hall, Room 3521. YSU nursing students will demonstrate how Windsor the Sim Man, a lifelike robotic patient, is used to provide diagnostic experience with respiration, heart rhythms and blood pressure.

Monday, April 27, 6:15 p.m. College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Honors Convocation, DeBartolo Stadium Club, Stambaugh Stadium.

Tuesday, April 28, 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. and Thursday, April 30, 3:30 p.m. First-year engineering students demonstrate their projects for the OH WOW! design project in Moser Hall on the YSU campus. Teams of three to five students have worked all semester to develop an exhibit intended to teach children at OH WOW! about a concept related to science, technology, engineering or mathematics. On Thursday, OH WOW! will select the best project to put on display in the museum.

Tuesday, April 28, 11 a.m. The YSU Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships presents a workshop on money saving strategies on loan repayment in the President’s Suite of Kilcawley Center. The presenter is Jeff Johnston of Sallie Mae. Among the topics covered is student loan repayment, loan forgivenes, and borrower rights and responsibilities. All students are invited to attend, especially all graduating student loan borrowers. For more information, contact Cindy Maldonado at 330-941-3398 or Susan Sahli at 330-941-2374.

Wednesday, April 29, 3 and 5 p.m. YSU women’s softball takes on St. Bonaventure at the field west of Fifth Avenue across from Stambaugh Stadium.

Wednesday, April 29, 5:30 p.m. YSU baseball plays Akron at Eastwood Field. The Penguins also play Oakland at Eastwood 11 a.m. Friday, May 1; 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2; and 1 p.m. Sunday, May 3.

Wednesday, April 29, 6:30 p.m., Beeghly College of Education Honors Convocation, McKay Auditorium, Beeghly Hall.

Wednesday, April 29, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. YSU celebrates the good work being done on campus to support student learning through assessment at the 5th Annual Assessment Appreciation and Poster Event in the Chestnut Room, Kilcawley Center.

Wednesday, April 29, 12:15 p.m. Clarinets are featured in the free Music at Noon concert in Butler Institute of American Art.

Wednesday, April 29, 5 to 8 p.m. YSU conducts and Adult Learner Open House in the Ohio Room, Kilcawley Center. Included are campus tours and discussions on paying for college/financial aid, matching your strengths to a new career, getting support for your success and reflections of YSU adult students. More at

Thursday, April 30, 6 p.m. YSU’s annual Student Awards Banquet will be in the Chestnut Room, Kilcawley Center, on campus.

Friday, May 1. Fifteen students in YSU’s Williamson College of Business Administration present lessons to more than 230 pupils at Poland Union Elementary School as part of JA in a Day on Friday. More here.

Friday, May 1, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. YSU celebrates Cinco de Mayo and the victory of the Battle of Puebla in the Ohio Room of Kilcawley Center. The event features live music, traditional dances and ethnic food. Free and open to the public. RSVP requested by April 27 to the YSU Office of Student Diversity and Programs at 330-941-2087. The event is coordinated by the YSU Office of Student Diversity and Programs, the YSU Latino Student Organization, and the Mexican Mutual Society.

Friday, May 1, 5:30 p.m. reception, 6:30 p.m. dinner and awards. YSU’s annual Faculty and Staff Awards Dinner will be in the Chestnut Room, Kilcawley Center, on campus.

Friday and Saturday, May 1 and 2, 8 p.m. Ward Beecher Planetarium presents “Spring Skywatch.” The planetarium also presents “Flight Adventures” at 1 and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2. Free.

Saturday, May 2, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. YSU Day of Percussion/Marching Pride Drumline Campus at the WATTS.