This Week at YSU, Nov. 9, 2015

The Penguin women’s hoops team opens the season 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 13, against Canisius at Beeghly Center.

The Penguin women’s hoops team opens the season 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 13, against Canisius at Beeghly Center.

Monday, Nov. 9, 6 p.m. MBA Information Session at the Williamson College of Business Administration, Room 3415. The Williamson MBA is designed with the working professional in mind, offering a 39-credit hour program. Courses are offered in a concentrated format that meet one evening a week, over eight weeks. Courses are offered on campus and online. For more information, visit www.mba.ysu.edu or contact mba@ysu.edu or 330-941 3069.

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nearly 750 students from 22 high schools throughout the tri-county region will attend “BUSINESS 2020” in the Chestnut Room in Kilcawley Center on campus.

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m. The Penguin volleyball squad takes on Wright State in Beeghly Center.

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m. “Autistic Like Me: A Father’s Perspective,” a film about five fathers of children with autism, will be screened in the Ohio Room of Kilcawley Center on campus. The event is sponsored by the Color of Autism Foundation and the Rich Center for Autism at YSU.

Wednesday, Nov. 11. Veterans Day. University closed.

David Anderson

David Anderson

Thursday, Nov. 12, 11 a.m. “Financial Planning for College in These Challenging Times” is the title of a free seminar in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on campus. The seminar, which is open to the public, features David Anderson, founder of Empowerment Radio Network LLC. YSU also will host a free and public screening of the movie “Generation ONE: The Search for Black Wealth,” at 7 p.m. that same evening, followed by a Q&A session with Anderson. The event will also be in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center.

Thursday, Nov. 12, 11:30 a.m. The 2015 Youngstown State University Research Awards Luncheon is in the Ohio Room of Kilcawley Center. Guest speaker is Dr. Robert J. “Joe” Shaw, deputy director of the Office of Technology Partnerships and Planning at the NASA Glenn Research Center.

Thursday, Nov. 12, 7 p.m. Thomas Linzey, executive director of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, lectures in Room B100 of Cushwa Hall on campus. The lecture, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Dr. James Dale Ethics Center and is part of the YSU Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment. While many of the presenters in the Speaker Series have appeared via Skype, Linzey will be on campus and lecture in person.

Friday, Nov. 13, 7 p.m. The Penguin women’s hoops team plays Canisius at Beeghly Center as the 2014-15 basketball season tips off.

Friday and Saturday, Nov. 6 and 7, 8 p.m. YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium presents “Dynamic Earth.” The planetarium also shows “Little Star that Could” at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. Free.

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2 p.m. National powerhouse North Dakota State comes to Stambaugh Stadium to face the Penguins in an MVFC showdown.