This Week at YSU, Dec. 10, 2012

Check out what's happening this week at Youngstown State University.Wednesday, Dec. 12. The YSU Board of Trustees meets on the following schedule: 2:30 p.m., Finance and Facilities Committee, President’s Conference Room, Tod Hall; 3 p.m., Regular Quarterly Board Meeting, Trustees Meeting Room, Tod Hall.

Friday, Dec. 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The YSU Women’s Club 2012 Holiday Luncheon and Silent Auction will be held in the Ohio Room of Kilcawley Center on the YSU campus. RSVP to Cindy Korchnak at 330-941-3269 or

Sunday, Dec. 16, 2 p.m. YSU Fall Commencement in Beeghly Center. Michael Garvey of Canfield, president and chief executive of M-7 Technologies in Youngstown, and Vincent Deem, who will graduate summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies and a minor in biology, are the featured speakers.

Friday, Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m. Jimma McWilson, co-founder of the FAMILY Empowerment Student Achievement Institute, is the keynote speaker at the 13th annual Jabali event in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center. For more information and to make reservations, call the YSU Africana Studies Program at 330-941-3097.