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YSU's Office of Alumni Engagement serves a constituency of over 94,000 YSU alumni by developing, fostering, and maintaining sound relationships and lifelong involvement between the University and its alumni, and by providing a strong force for the advancement and support of the University by its alumni. 

The Office of Alumni Engagement utilizes a comprehensive, creative and integrated approach to communicating and maintaining relationships with alumni, students, university friends and family. This approach is accomplished by promoting and strengthening these relationships, while also upholding academic traditions and university vision. 


The YSU Alumni Society boasts more than 1,460 Lifetime Members! For more information on how you can become an Alumni Society member, CLICK HERE.

Show your Pengiun Pride!

Your help is needed with Pete’s Pride volunteer activities. Click here to see how you can help with recruitment and mentoring. Email petespride AT ysu DOT edu to volunteer for any activities that interest you. If you haven’t yet signed up to become a member of Pete’s Pride, go to http://goo.gl/5TY6en to complete a short form.


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Please click here to provide us with your most recent contact information: YSU Alumni Update Form

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Pete's Pride & The YSU Alumni Society

YSU Basketball vs. Cleveland State Pre-Game Dinner 

Saturday, 13 February 2016

  • Beeghly Center, Room 119 (lower level gymnasium) 
  • Buffet Dinner - 5:30 p.m. 
  • Game Time - 7:00 p.m.

$10 per person: Includes reserved seat game ticket and buffet! 

  • Buffet Menu: hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, sauerkraut, granny apple salad, chips, cookies, and beverages.

YSU Alumni Society members and Pete's Pride members will gather for fun and fellowship prior to the game. Guests are welcome.

Register Online Here!

Or, mail a check to: 

Youngstown State University 
Office of Alumni Engagement 
One University Plaza 
Youngstown, OH 44555

Game tickets and parking instructions will be mailed one week prior to the game. RSVP deadline is February 5, 2016.

For more information, contact Heather Belgin by email here, or at 330-941-1591.

Go Penguins, beat the Vikings!


YSU Men's Basketball

Horizon League Motor City Madness 

Pep Rally

Friday, 4 March 2016

YSU Alumni, Family and Friends please join us to cheer on the YSU Men's Basketball Team the night before they participate in the Horizon League Motor City Madness.

YSU President Jim Tressel, Coach Bob Slocum, members of the Penguin Basketball Team, YSU Cheerleaders and Pete the Penguin look forward to meeting you.

Wear your YSU gear, show your spirit and join in the pep rally! 

  • Where: Hockey Town Café2301 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48201
  • When: Friday, 4 March 2016 
  • Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

$15 per person: Includes coney dogs, pizza bites, chips and soda pop, cash bar. 

Go Penguins!


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Revisit old memories! Reminisce with your 1965 classmates and alumni from earlier graduating classes who have reached the 50-year milestone.
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Also, please check out our Facebook page Photo Stream and this flickr page where you'll find archived photos of past alumni gatherings and events! 

For additional information on any of our programs or events, please call us at 330.941.3119 or email alumni AT ysu DOT edu.


Your Alumni Society Membership Matters! 

A membership to the YSU Alumni Society is an excellent way to stay connected to Youngstown State University!  To sign up online, simply CLICK HERE!


YSU Alumni Engagement 'Legacy Scholarship'

Each year the YSU Office of Alumni Engagement awards four $1,000 academic scholarships to children of current members of the YSU Alumni Society who are also graduates of Youngstown State University or any of its predecessors. 

More information about the Legacy Scholarship can be found here.

The scholarship application can be found here.


Curious Where YSU graduates are residing?

CLICK HERE for a U.S. Map and HERE for a World Map!

Alumni and Friends Area Resources

The Office of Alumni Engagement
Tod Hall
One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555
Phone: 330.941.3119

Email: alumni AT ysu DOT edu

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