This Week at YSU, Aug. 27, 2012

Check out what's happening this week at Youngstown State University.This Week at YSU

Monday, Aug. 27, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System conducts two Town Hall meetings to discuss changes to OPERS’ pension and health care. The sessions, which are open to the public, will be in the Gallery of Kilcawley Center at YSU. For more information, contact Debby LaRocco, YSU manager of employee benefits, at 330-941-1322 or

Tuesday, Aug. 28, 3 p.m. The women’s soccer squad opens the home schedule against Buffalo at Stambaugh Stadium. The Penguins follow that up with a home match Friday, Aug. 21, 3 p.m., against Canisius. More at

Thursday, Aug. 30, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Milton D. Cox, director emeritus of the Center for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching, and University Assessment at Miami University in Ohio, presents “Building a Culture for Assessment: The Impact of Faculty and Professional Learning” in the James Gallery of Kilcawley Center.

Saturday, Sept. 1, 6 p.m. The Penguin football team opens the 2012 season with a trip to Heinz Field to face the Pittsburgh Panthers. Watch live on More at