Monday, April 4 through Friday, April 8. The YSU Department of Art hosts a new Red Press Collaborative installment featuring guest artist Humberto Saenz in Room 4025 of Bliss Hall on campus. Visitors are welcome any day during the week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to observe the printmaking process. A reception will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 6 in Room 4025 of Bliss Hall. All events are free and open to the public.
Tuesday, April 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More than 300 YSU student entrepreneurs, inventors and artists present their research in the annual QUEST showcase in Kilcawley Center on campus. Jim Cossler, chief executive and “chief evangelist” for the Youngstown Business Incubator, gives the keynote address. The event, now in its 27th year, is free and open to the public.
Tuesday, April 5, 7 p.m. Raymond Kelly, former commissioner of the New York Police Department and a leading expert on national security, presents YSU’s Skeggs Lecture in Stambaugh Auditorium on Fifth Avenue in Youngstown. The lecture is free and open to the public, but tickets are required and are available at the Stambaugh box office. The box office is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Wednesday, April 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More than 120 local, regional and national employers participate in YSU’s Spring 2016 Career Fair in the Chestnut and Ohio rooms of Kilcawley Center.
Wednesday, April 6, 12:15 p.m. The YSU Dana School of Music presents a free Music at Noon concert featuring the Saxophone Studio in the Butler Institute of American Art.
Wednesday, April 6, 3 and 5 p.m. Niagara plays YSU softball team in a doubleheader at the field on campus west of Fifth Avenue. The squad also plays UIC 3 p.m. Friday, April 8; noon and 2 p.m. Saturday, April 9.
Wednesday, April 6, 5:30 p.m. The Penguins baseball team takes on Toledo at Eastwood Field in Niles.
Wednesday, April 6, 5:30 p.m. R. Luke DuBois, composer, artist and performer who explores the temporal, verbal and visual structures of cultural and personal ephemera, lectures in the McDonough Museum of Art Lecture Hall. Free and open to the public.
Wednesday, April 6, 7 p.m. Garth T. Llewellyn, Appalachia Hydrogeologic & Environmental Consulting, presents “Evaluating a Groundwater Supply Contamination Incident Attributed to Marcellus Shale Gas Development” as part of the YSU Lecture Series on Energy and the Environment in Cushwa Hall Room B112. Free.
Friday, April 8, 8 a.m. to noon. More than 250 YSU Nursing students participate in a mock disaster drill in the Chestnut Room and Ohio Room of Kilcawley Center to help prepare the campus in the event of a medical emergency in the area.
Saturday, April 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. YSU’s Lariccia School of Accounting and Finance provides free tax preparation as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. The program is offered in computer labs on the first floor of Williamson Hall at YSU. For more information, call 330–941-3084.
Saturday, April 9, noon. The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor hosts its fourth Toolbox Workshop. The free event, which is open to the public, features a presentation by Barbara Powers, director of the State Historic Preservation Office for Inventory and Registration at the Ohio History Connection in Columbus. Powers will speak on “Learning about the National Register of Historic Places & National Historic Landmark Programs.”
Saturday, April 9, 6 p.m. For the 64th consecutive year, YSU fraternity and sorority students show off their singing and dancing talents at the annual Greek Sing, a musical variety show in Stambaugh Auditorium on Fifth Avenue. The event is open to the public, and admission is free.