This Week at YSU, Oct. 6, 2014

Blake Mycoskie

Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS and New York Times best-selling author, is the featured speaker for the Meet the Leaders of Business Series of the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma and Youngstown State University’s Paul J. and Marguerite K. Thomas Colloquium on Free Enterprise 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown.

Monday, Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m. YSU’s Dana School of Music presents a concert by Jazz Ensembles 1 and 2, in Kilcawley Center’s Chestnut Room. The concert will include music by Horace Silver, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, Thad Jones, Ambrose Akinmusire, Bob Mintzer, Joshua Redman as well as transcriptions and arrangements by jazz faculty Kent Engelhardt. The event is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the Wick Avenue deck for a nominal fee. For more information, call 330-941-3636.

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 12:30 p.m. Charles Long, former president of the American Academy of Religion, presents “American Dilemma: Religion, Race and Democracy” as part of the Shipka Speaker Series in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center. Free. More here.

Tuesday, Oct. 7. The YSU Board of Trustees meets on the following schedule in the board room on the first floor of Tod Hall: 2:30 p.m., Institutional Engagement Committee; 2:40 p.m., Collective Bargaining and Negotiations Subcommittee; 2:50 p.m., University Affairs Committee; 3 p.m., Board Meeting.

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 7 p.m. Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS and New York Times best-selling author, is the featured speaker at YSU’s Paul J. and Marguerite K. Thomas Colloquium on Free Enterprise in Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown. The lecture is free and open to the public. Tickets are mandatory and are free on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are available at Stambaugh Auditorium Box Office or at the Dean’s Office in the Williamson College of Business Administration in Williamson Hall on the YSU campus. For more information, call the YSU Office of Alumni and Events at 330-941-3497. More here.

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 8:30 a.m. Students considering attending YSU’s Dana School of Music are invited to a Fall Open House in Bliss Hall’s first floor lobby near the University Theater Box Office. More here.

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 12:15 p.m. A free Faculty Recital will be performed as part of the Music at Noon series in Butler North.

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Thomas Linzey

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 7 p.m. Thomas Linzey, executive director of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund presents “A Community Revolution: Elevating the Rights of People and Communities Over Corporations” in Room 2000 of Moser Hall on the campus of YSU. The free lecture is part of the Fall Semester Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment. More here.

Thursday, Oct. 9, 1 to 5 p.m. The Professional Practice Program in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics hosts the semi-annual STEM Internship/Co-op Expo in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center. More here.

Thursday, Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m. Guest artist recital by Accord Quartet from Budapest, Hungary, in Bliss Recital Hall. More here.

Guy Capuzzo

Guy Capuzzo

Friday, Oct. 10, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Performance and lecture by Guy Capuzzo from the University of North Carolona-Greensboro, in Bliss Recital Hall. More here.

Friday, Oct. 10, 6:30 p.m. The YSU Veterans and ROTC Alumni Reunion Dinner is in the atrium of Williamson Hall on the YSU campus, featuring an address by YSU graduate Col. Patricia A. Brunner and presentation of the Cincinnatus Award to Bernard Kosar Sr. More here.

Friday, Oct. 10, 7 to 10 p.m. YSUnity presents the 2nd annual Diversity Prom in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center. The event is part of Coming Out Week on campus. For more information, visit http://ysunity.webs.com/.

Friday, Oct.10, 7 p.m. Green Bay visits Beeghly Center for a women’s volleyball match with the Penguins. The Penguins then take on Milwaukee 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11.

Friday and Saturday, Oct. 10 and 11, 8 p.m. Ward Beecher Planetarium at YSU presents “Nightlights 3.0.” The planetarium also shows “The Halloween Show” at 1 and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11. Free.

Saturday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m. Western Illinois visits Stambaugh Stadium for a Missouri Valley Conference game against the Penguins.