This Week at YSU, Sept. 29, 2014

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. YSU Career Services presents the Fall 2014 All Majors Career Fair in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center, featuring nearly 100 employers. The fair is open to all YSU students and alumni. Students can get more information and pre-register through PenguinLINK or from the Career Services website at

climberTuesday, Sept. 30, 3 p.m. Karsten Delap, owner and head of Alpine Programs at Fox Mountain Guides and Climbing School who has climbed mountains around the world, presents Rock, Ice and Alpine Climbing in Jones Hall of Kilcawley Center, followed at 4:30 p.m. by a demonstration at the climbing wall in the Andrews Student Recreation and Wellness Center.

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Dr. Michael Roizen, chief wellness officer and chair of the Wellness Institute at Cleveland Clinic, presents the Top 12 Things You Can Do For Your Health in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Carrie Clyde at 330-941-3360 or More here.

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 7 p.m. Daniel P. Aldrich, PhD, associate professor, University Faculty Scholar, Director of Asian Studies, Purdue University, presents “Site Fights: Divisive Facilities and Civil Society in Japan and the West.” The lecture in Room 2000 of Moser Hall is part of the Fall Semester Series on Energy and the Environment. More here.

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m. “Show Me the Money! Finding Grants and Commissions,” the third of a four-part professional development series called The Arts Means Business, at the Raymond John Wean Foundation in Warren. More here.

Friday, Oct. 3, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A conference titled “A Journey through the End of Life: A Family’s Perspective” will be presented in WIliiamson Hall at YSU. Sponsored by YSU’s Gerontology Programs and Crossroads Hospice Charitable Foundation, the conference is designed for social workers, counselors, nurses, nursing home administrators, clergy and other professionals interested in learning more about end-of-life issues. More here.

Grady Dixon 2Friday, Oct. 3, noon. Stormchaser P. Grady Dixon, associate professor and chair of the Department of Geosciences at Fort Hayes State University in Hays, Kansas, presents “Hail and Deer … And Several Other Answers to Your Questions About Storm Chasing” in the Gallery in Kilcawley Center. More here.

Friday, Oct. 3, 2 p.m. Stephen Snyder-Hill, a decorated Gulf War veteran and author of “Soldier of Change: From the Closet to the Forefront of the Gay Rights Movement,” presents a lecture in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center. More here.

Friday, Oct. 3, 5:30 p.m. Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Hume Kennerly visits YSU’s College of Creative Arts and Communication for a reception, gallery talk and fundraising event in Bliss Hall’s Judith Rae Solomon NYGallery. Kennerly has donated 53 photographs from his newest collection to support the creation of the David Hume Kennerly Scholarship in Art. Forty of the photographs have been framed and will be available for sale that evening at a pre-established price of $500 each. The remaining 13 unframed photographs will be available for $350 each. Photos may be previewed at While the event is free and open to the public, reservations are required by contacting Mari Ann Cann at 330-941-3629 or emailing

Friday, Oct. 3, 2 to 4 p.m. The YWCA on West Rayen Avenue hosts an International Students Coffee Hour as part of YSU’s Hispanic Heritage Month. More here.

Friday, Oct. 3, 3 to 4 p.m. Agustin Bompadre presents “Mathematical Problems in Inventory Management” in Room 510 of the Lincoln Building on the YSU campus. More here.

Friday and Saturday, Oct. 3 and 4, 8 p.m. Ward Beecher Planetarium presents “Chasing the Ghost Particle.” The planetarium also presents “This Is Our Sky” at 1 and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3. Free.

Saturday, Oct. 4, noon to 3 p.m. The annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration will be held in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on the YSU campus, featuring live entertainment, children’s activities, cultural displays, vendors, information tables and ethnic refreshments. More here.

Saturday, Oct. 4, 7 p.m. The YSU women’s soccer team plays Oakland at Farmer’s National Bank Field on campus.

Sunday, Oct. 5, 3 p.m. 5th Annual Nonviolence Parade and Rally, starts in front of Williamson Hall on Wood Street and proceeds to the Covelli Centre in downtown Youngstown.