This Week at YSU, Aug. 31, 2015


Tuesday, Sept. 1, 1 to 2 p.m. Welcome Week activities conclude with YSU Day on the campus core. YSU joined the Ohio system of higher education on Sept. 1, 1967 and officially became known as Youngstown State University. Tuesday, Sept. 1, 7 p.m. The Penguins volleyball squad takes on St. Francis (Pa.) in Beeghly Center. The team is also in action against Colgate 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5. Wednesday, Sept. 2, 7 p.m. The YSU Wind Ensemble performs a free “Strike Up the Band 2015” concert 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, on Harrison Common Field on Walnut Street on the YSU campus. For more information, call the Office of Community Engagement and Events at 330-941-2307. Thursday, Sept. 3. The YSU Board of Trustees meets in the Trustees Meeting Room on the first floor of Tod Hall on the following schedule: 11:45 a.m. Board Lunch, Manchester Room; 12:30 p.m. Investment Subcommittee; 1:30 p.m. Audit Subcommittee; 2:30 p.m. Finance and Facilities Committee; 3:30 p.m. Trusteeship Committee; 4:30 p.m. Executive Committee. Friday, Sept. 4, 7 p.m. The Penguins soccer team plays Central Michigan at Farmers National Bank Field on Fifth Avenue on campus. The squad is also in action against Robert Morris 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6. Saturday, Sept. 5, 1 p.m. The 2015 YSU Penguins football team opens the season in Heinz Field against the University of Pittsburgh. Check out the campus calendar for a full listing of events.