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Alumni Engagement

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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 over 1,385 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.


Join us for YSU Alumni Night at the Pittsburgh Pirates on August 5th!

We are still taking phone reservations at


The YSU Office of Alumni Engagement invites you to YSU Alumni Night at the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday, August 5th, 2015:

  • 5:30 p.m. Picnic reception
  • 7:05 p.m. Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs

Alumni Society member $25; Non-member $35

  • Price includes game ticket and pre-game picnic

An optional bus ride from YSU (limited to the first 50 reservations), departing at 4:00 p.m. is an additional $20 per passenger.

Register online HERE, or call 330-941-3119.

Reservation deadline is July 24th, 2015.


YSU Football Season Kick-off Tailgating Event

YSU vs. Pitt

Before the Penguins take on the Pitt Panthers on Saturday, September 5th at 1 pm at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, join other YSU friends and family for a... 

Penguin Party on the Gateway Clipper

10 am to 12 pm

Your $25 ticket includes a buffet picnic lunch.

  • For football ticket purchase or questions, please call the YSU Ticket Office at 330-941-1978
  • For tailgate information, call University Events at 330-941-2136
  • Round-trip bus information available by calling Traveline at 330-941-2391

More information and the reservation form available here

ALL RSVPs must be received by Friday, August 28th, 2015.

Go Penguins, beat Pitt! 

Revisit old memories! Reminisce with your 1965 classmates and alumni from earlier graduating classes who have reached the 50-year milestone.
Click here for more information.


 YSU Alumni Society Board of Directors

Call for Applications

The Youngstown State University Alumni Society Board of Directors is seeking candidates for four Board positions (six-year terms to run from January, 2016 through December, 2021). If interested, please CLICK HERE for the application. Return completed applications to the YSU Office of Alumni Engagement by September 14th.

Please email edgoist AT gmail DOT com or call 330.941.2753 with any questions or for more details.

Submit applications to:

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


Please check out our flickr account where you'll find archived photos of alumni gatherings and events! (A permanent link to this site can be found on the left side of this page.)

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


Your 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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