Memorial ceremony, appreciation luncheon this week on campus

readingofthenamesYoungstown State University holds its annual Reading of the Names ceremony, remembering YSU employees and students who died while on active military duty, at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, at Veterans Plaza on the YSU campus.

YSU’s annual Armed Forces Appreciation Luncheon will follow in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center. The luncheon, by invitation only, is designed to recognize veterans and active duty service men and women who are YSU employees or YSU students, as well as, family members of YSU employees who have served or are currently serving in the military.

Guest speaker at the luncheon is Philip Tibbs, son of Howard A. Tibbs, a 1953 alum of Youngstown College who served as a corporal with the Tuskegee Airman in World War II.