Y Alumni Magazine

Summer/Fall 2022

President Jim Tressel

Macte Virtute

By now, most of you have probably heard that I will be stepping aside as president of YSU starting Feb. 1, 2023...There will be plenty of time for handshakes, hugs and memories. For now, as I told reporters after my announcement – work awaits. Read more

Class Notes

From Podgorica, Montenegro, in eastern Europe to Burlington in northern Vermont, read about outstanding graduates across more than 60 years, making their marks in the arts, law, hockey, education, public health, law enforcement and much more.

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Class Notes - EXTRAS

Responding to the war in Ukraine, leading a jazz orchestra, starting a unique clothing business and climbing to the top of the world, these alums go above and beyond to make us "Y and Proud."

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Alumni wedding

Our Alumni

Alumni spotlight videos, Half Century Club Celebration, Homecoming 2022, Penguin Legacies...and much more.

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Graduates at Spring Commencement 2022

Our Campus

It’s been a busy few months across campus – from changes to the Board of Trustees and new programs in Nursing, Education and more, to statewide recognition for YSU’s efforts to serve military veterans, comply with state transparency laws and provide top-notch law enforcement training for the region. Oh, and did you hear? President Jim Tressel is stepping down!

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Women's tennis team Horizon League Champions

Our Students

Whether it’s building a canoe out of concrete or transcribing more than 16,000 historical documents for the Smithsonian, YSU students continued to show their Penguin smarts and agility across the region and nation. 

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Our Donors

Donors to YSU continue to raise the bar. YSU and the YSU Foundation received a record $24.1 million in gifts in the 2021-22 fiscal year, the largest one-year total in the university’s 114-year history. Read more

Our Faculty

Our Faculty

Excellence at Work...Scholarly achievements and activities of YSU faculty and staff. Read more