This Week at YSU, Feb. 9, 2014

Check out what's happening this week at Youngstown State University.Monday, Feb. 9, 4 p.m. The Youngtown Board of Trustees’ Audit Subcommittee meets in the Board Meeting Room in Tod Hall on campus.

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 10 a.m. to noon. Successful alumni from YSU’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences will be featured in the first “Career Exploration Series – Putting Your Major to Work” in the lobby of DeBartolo Hall on campus.

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1 p.m. YSU men’s tennis team plays Toledo at the Boardman Tennis Center.

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 12:15 p.m. The YSU Dana School of Music presents a Voice Department Recital as part of the weekly and free Music at Noon concerts in the Butler Institute of American Art.

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 1 to 5 p.m. The College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Professional Practice Program hosts the semi-annual STEM Internship/Co-op Expo in the Chestnut Room, Kilcawley Center, on the YSU campus. Employers from private, non-profit and government sectors are invited to participate in the event to recruit and fill available internship and co-op positions. The Expo is open to all current STEM students who are seeking an internship/co-op for the upcoming year. For more information, call the STEM Professional Services office at 330-941-2151.

Wednesday, Feb. 11. A women’s and men’s basketball doubleheader in Beeghly Center, with the women playing Oakland at 5:15 p.m., followed by the men against Green Bay at 7:45 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m. Annie Gilleo, State Policy Research Analyst, The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, presents “Keeping Score on Energy Efficiency,” a strategy to generate cost-savings, promote technological innovation, and stimulate growth. The lecture in Room B112 of Cushwa Hall is part of the YSU Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment.

Thursday, Feb. 12, 5:30 p.m. Renowned American photographer Dawoud Bey lectures in the McDonough Museum of Art as part of YSU’s African American History Month celebration. Free.

Thursday and Friday, Feb. 12 and 13. About 100 students and faculty from across the region are expected to attend the History Across the Humanities Conference at YSU, presented by Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society. For more information, visit

Friday and Saturday, Feb. 13 and 14, 8 p.m. YSU’s Ward Beecher Planetarium presents “Firefall.” Free.

Friday and Saturday, Feb. 13 and 14. University Theater’s student fraternity Alpha Psi Omega presents a Ten-Minute Play Festival, featuring four ten-minute plays exploring different facets of love and relationships. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, in Spotlight Theater in Bliss Hall. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for senior citizens and students. Due to the nature of some of the content, the performance is for adults and children ages 13 and above. Tickets are all general admission, and are only available in person or reserved via the University Theater Box Office at 330-941-3105.

Saturday, Feb. 14, 8:30 a.m. The Dana School of Music at YSU hosts audition days in Bliss Hall. Also at 8L30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28. Pre-registration is necessary by calling 330-941-3636.

Saturday, Feb. 14, noon. YSU presents the African Marketplace, featuring vendors, art, music and dancing, in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on the YSU campus.