This Week at YSU, Nov. 12, 2012

Check out what's happening this week at Youngstown State University.Monday, Nov. 13. Veterans Day. YSU closed.

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 7 p.m. Students in YSU’s Dana School of Music will participate in a free concert featuring the internationally-acclaimed United States Army Field Band of Washington, DC, in the Edward W. Powers Auditorium at the DeYor Performing Arts Center in downtown Youngstown. More here.

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 12:15 p.m. The Dana School of Music’s String Department performs a free Music at Noon concert in the Butler Institute of American Art.

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 5:30 p.m. YSU’s Williamson College of Business Administration, in collaboration with the Youngstown Business & Professional Women, presents “Financing the Growth of Your Business” at the WCBA Conference Center in Williamson Hall. More here.

Thursday, Nov. 15, 6 p.m. The Everybody, Every-Body Fashion show will be in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center. More here.

Friday, Nov. 16, 8 a.m. The YSU Board of Trustees meets for a retreat in the Trustees Meeting Room on the first floor of Tod Hall on campus.

Friday, Nov. 16, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Prospective students, their parents, family and friends are invited to Crash Day to learn about and experience YSU. More information and registration here.

Friday Nov. 16, 6 p.m. The YSU Veterans and ROTC Reunion dinner will be at the Williamson College of Business Administration. Former State Sen. Harry Meshel, now a member of the YSU Board of Trustees, will be honored with the Cincinnatus Award for his military and community service. For more information or to make a reservation, contact Heather Belgin in the YSU Office of Alumni and Events Management at More here.

Friday, Nov. 16, 7:05 p.m. The Penguins’ men’s basketball team opens its 2012-13 home schedule against St. Francis (Pa.) in Beeghly Center. More at YSU Sports.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 16, 17 and 18. University Theater presents the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical RENT in Bliss Hall’s Ford Theater. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m., while the Sunday matinee performance is at 3 p.m. Tickets at 330-941-3105. More here.

Saturday, Nov. 17, 2 p.m. The Penguin’s football team finishes out the regular season against Indiana State in Stambaugh Stadium. More at YSU Sports.

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. A simulation of what it is like to live in poverty will be held in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center. To register, call 330-941-2465 or email More here.

Sunday, Nov. 18, 12:05 p.m. The Penguins’ women’s basketball team opens its 2012-13 home schedule against Bryant in Beeghly Center. More at YSU Sports.