Once a Penguin, Always a Penguin

We know that being a Youngstown State Penguin is more than just walking across the stage at commencement, it's about being part of a community made up of more than 105,000 proud Penguins who have graduated from YSU since the university's founding. We are Y and Proud of all our alumni, and we are here to keep you connected to other Youngstown State alumni across the country, and around the world.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sep
19

South Florida Alumni Mixer
Socialize with YSU alumni and friends in your area on Thursday, September 19 at Wynwood Kitchen and Bar, 2550 N.W. 2nd Avenue, Miami, 33127. The group will be seated in the reserved section of the lounge. Guests will order from the menu and pay with separate checks. Click here for more information.

Sep
20

CSRA-Columbia Alumni Chapter Event
he chapter has been active for a year now and is hosting it's next event at the Old Mill Brewpub from 7:00-9:00 pm. The group looks forward to this event conveniently located to the Columbia population. The cost is a $5 tip fee. Order from the menu and pay as you go. Enjoy delicious craft beer, food and the company of fellow alumni! Click here for more information.

Sep
21

Triangle Alumni Chapter
Join alumni from the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area for the first event of the Triangle Alumni Chapter on Saturday, September 21! Alumni and guests will get to know each other, share YSU memories, and discuss future event ideas for the group,
For more information, click here.

Oct
11

Criminal Justice & Forensic Sciences 50th Anniversary Celebration
The celebration will be in the Chestnut Room at Kilcawley Center at 6:00 pm. For more information, contact Catherine Cala at cacala@ysu.edu or 330-941-2752.

Oct
16

Half Century Club Celebration featuring the Class of 1969
Dinner, Induction Ceremony, and Skeggs Lecture by Martin Sheen will be at Stambaugh Auditorium at 5:00 pm. For more information, contact Catherine Cala at cacala@ysu.edu or 330-941-2752.

Oct
16

Skeggs Lecture Series presents Martin Sheen
Endeared to audiences nation-wide for his acting career which spans more than five decades, Martin Sheen uses his dynamic presence and celebrity status to lend an inspired voice to political and humanitarian causes around the globe. Tickets available beginning Monday, September 9, 2019 through the Stambaugh Auditorium website Click here for more information or 330-941-2752.

 

RECENT EVENTS

Sep
13

Veterans & ROTC Alumni Weekend
Join us for a full weekend of activities, beginning with the Reunion Dinner on Friday, Sept. 13 in the Williamson Hall Atrium, YSU vs Duquesne Football game on Saturday, Sept. 14, and ending with the 4th Annual Golf Outing on Sunday, Sept. 15 at Avalon Golf and County Club. For more information, contact Catherine Cala in Alumni Engagement.

Aug
31

Tampa Bay Alumni Chapter Outing
Get together with fellow Penguins at the ballpark when the Tampa Bay Rays take on the Cleveland Indians! Click here for more information.

Aug
24

Columbia Alumni Chapter Football Watch Party
Join fellow alumni for a fun filled watch party at Woodside Plantation Country Club. For more information, contactHeather Belgin or call 330-941-1591.

Aug
24

Charleston/Myrtle Beach Alumni Chapter Football Watch Party
Join alumni from both the Charleston and Myrtle Beach Alumni Chapters for a combined Football Watch Party on Saturday, August 24, 2019! We'll join forces to cheer on the Penguins football team for the season opener against Samford at 3:00 p.m. Click here for more information.

Aug
17

Greenville Alumni Chapter Outing
Get together with fellow Penguins at the ballpark when the Greenville Drive (Boston Red Sox affiliate) takes on the Hickory Crawdads (Texas Rangers affiliate)! For more information, click here.

Aug
17

Washington DC Alumni Chapter Outing
Get together with fellow Penguins at the ballpark when the Milwaukee Brewers take on the Washington Nationals. For more information, contact Heather Belgin or call 330-941-1591.

Aug
15

Akron/Canton Alumni Chapter Outing
Get together with fellow Penguins at the ballpark when the Akron Rubber Ducks (Cleveland Indians affiliate) take on the Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees affiliate). Click here for more information.

Aug
8

Las Vegas Alumni Chapter Dinner
The Las Vegas YSU Alumni Group will have its next gathering on Thursday, August 8, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at the Sporting Life Bar (7770 S. Jones Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89139). Please RSVP to Jane Reid. For more information, click here.

Aug
5

Columbia/CSRA Chapter Outing
Partnering with the local Sertoma Clubs to meet the attendance requirement, chapter leader Don Bartelmay '64 has planned a YSU Alumni/Sertoma Night at the ballpark on August 5! The cost is $25 per person, which includes your game ticket and an extensive pre-game buffet. For more information, click here.

Aug
3

Atlanta United Alumni Outing
Get together with fellow Penguins at an Atlanta United game! Tickets are $21 per person in section 316, rows 6 and 8. A pre-game gathering will be planned and announced separately. Feel free to bring family and friends. Space is limited. Tickets will be allocated first-come, first-served with paid reservation. For more information, click here.

Aug
3

Cleveland Alumni Chapter Outing to Cleveland Indians Game
Get together with fellow Penguins at the ballpark when the Cleveland Indians take on the Los Angeles Angels. For more information, click here.


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