This Week at YSU, Feb. 24, 2014

Check out what's happening this week at Youngstown State University.Monday, Feb. 24, 3 p.m. YSU graduate Sara LaLumia, now associate professor of economics of Williams College in Massachusetts, speaks at in Room 510 of the Lincoln Building as part of the J. Douglas Faires Alumni Speaker Series. More here.

Monday, Feb. 24, 8 p.m. YSU’s Dana Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of John Wilcox, performs a winter concert in Stambaugh Auditorium. More here.

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 4 p.m. Michael J. Rice, assistant director of Admissions at Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, presents a “Medical School Talk” in the Gallery of Kilcawley Center on the YSU campus. For more information, contact  or Dr. Caguiat  at

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 12:15 p.m. Choral Music from the YSU Dana School of Music is featured in a free Music at Noon concert in the Butler Institute of American Art.

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 1 p.m., and Thursday, Feb. 27, 10 a.m. YSU’s results from the National Survey of Student Engagement Survey will be highlighted in workshops by the YSU Office of Assessment in the Gallery of Kilcawley Center. More here.

Wednesday, Feb. 26. The YSU Board of Trustees meets in the Trustees Meeting Room on the first floor of Tod Hall: 3 p.m. Finance and Facilities Committee (Reconvened); 3:30 p.m. University Affairs Committee* (Reconvened); 4 p.m. Executive Committee*; 4:30 p.m. Trusteeship Committee *; 5 p.m. Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees (* indicates approximate time for start of the meeting; the meeting will start immediately following proceeding meeting).

Thursday, Feb. 27, 7 p.m. Mari-Lynn Evans, award-winning producer of “Coal Country” and the PBS documentary, “The Appalachians,” previews her third documentary, “Blood On the Mountain,” at the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor (The Steel Museum,) 151 Wood Street, in Youngstown.

Thursday, Feb. 27, 7:05 p.m. The women’s basketball team plays UIC in Beeghly Center. More at

Friday, Feb. 28, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The 7th Annual Mahoning Valley Miniature Bridge Building Competition will be in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center at YSU. More here.

Friday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m. YSU’s Dana School of Music presents the Eighth Annual YSU Wind & Percussion Invitational in Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. More here.

Friday, Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m. University Theater opens “Twelfth Night in 2014,” a newly devised production based on works by William Shakespeare. The show will run Feb. 28, March 1, 2, 7, 8 and 9, in Spotlight Theater in Bliss Hall on the YSU campus. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m., while the Sunday matinee performances are at 2 p.m. More here.

Friday and Saturday, Feb. 28 and March 1, 8 p.m. YSU’s Ward Beecher Planetarium presents “Cosmic Castaways.” The planetarium also shows “Space Shapes” 1 and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 1. Free.

Saturday, March 1, 8:30 a.m. to noon. High school students who want to obtain a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration are encouraged to attend an information session hosted by YSU’s Williamson College of Business Administration. More here.

Saturday, March 1, 7:05 p.m. The men’s basketball concludes the regular season schedule against Oakland in Beeghly Center. More at