This Week at YSU, Nov. 3, 2014

Check out what's happening this week at Youngstown State University.Monday, Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m. The Dana School of Music announces a flute studio recital  in Bliss Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. Twelve students in Kathryn Umble’s flute studio will perform selections from Bartok, C.P.E. Bach, Debussy and Vivaldi, among other composers. For more information, call 330-941-3636.

Tuesday, Nov. 4. The YSU Board of Trustees has scheduled an Institutional Engagement Committee meeting for 5 p.m. and a Special Board of Trustees meeting for 5:15 p.m. in the Board Room, first floor, Tod Hall.

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 6 p.m. The YSU Dana School of Music announces a piano recital by guest artist, former faculty member Roman Rudnytsky, in Bliss Hall Room 2222. The recital is free and open to the public. Rudnytsky, retired from the Dana School of Music after 39 years, is an internationally-active American concert pianist of Ukrainian background whose frequent performances take him all over the world.

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The International Traffic in Arms Regulations/Export Administration Regulations Program, sponsored by the International Trade Assistance Center at YSU, will be in Room 3418 of the Williamson College of Business Administration at YSU.

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 12:15 p.m. Saxophones are featured in the Dana School of Music’s weekly Music at Noon concert in the Butler Institute of American Art. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. “My Home is in the Valley; My Work is Everywhere” is the title of the next Arts Means Business session in the McDonough Museum of Art on the campus of YSU.

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 7 p.m. “Solar Photovoltaic Technology” is presented by Clovis Linkous, professor, Department of Chemistry, YSU, as part of the Fall Semester Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment. The lecture is in Room 2000 of Moser Hall.

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 8 p.m. The YSU Dana School of Music announces a recital by the Percussion Ensemble, led by Glenn Schaft, director of Percussion Studies, and Elizabeth DeLamater, Aadjunct Percussion Instructor, in Bliss Hall’s Spotlight Theater. The recital is free and open to the public. The recital will include works by Cirone, Reich, Alfieri, Glassock as well as other traditional African Music.

Thursday, Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m. The YSU Dana School of Music announces a Guitar Studio recital, directed by Francois Fowler, in Bliss Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. Performances will be given by individual members as well as the classical guitar trio, Jazz guitar duo 1 and Jazz guitar duo 2. Some of the music included is by Bach, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Mike Stern. For more information, call  330-941-3636.

icpc_logo_bigFriday and Saturday, Nov. 7 and 8. More than 160 students from 21 universities throughout the region come to YSU to participate in the International Collegiate Programming Competition. Winners advance to the world finals in Morocco in May 2015. The YSU event is in Meshel Hall, with registration the afternoon and evening of Friday, Nov. 7. The actual contest will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, in Meshel Hall, with an awards banquet at 4 p.m. in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on the YSU campus. For more information, or to make arrangement for media interviews and coverage, contact Gilliland at 330-941-2808 (office) or 330-259-1246 (cell).

Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7 and 8, 8 p.m. The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium presents “Back to the Moon for Good.” The planetarium also shows the “Case of the Disappearing Planet” at 1 and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8. Free.