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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 1,140 Lifetime Members! For more information on how you can become an Alumni Society member, CLICK HERE.

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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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YSU Wind Ensemble NYC Pre-Concert Reception

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There will be a SOLD-OUT Pre-Concert Reception celebrating the YSU Wind Ensemble's Carnegie Hall Performance on Friday, November 27 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Trattoria Dell'Arte, 900 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10106 - directly across the street from Carnegie Hall.  

Attendees will enjoy an elaborate Antipasto Abbondanza, delicious thin crust pizza, a cash bar, and conversation with YSU faculty, alumni and friends.    

Concert tickets to the YSU Wind Ensemble's Carnegie Hall performance are still available, and must be purchased through the Hall Box Office location at 57th Street and Seventh Avenue; by phone at Carnegie Charge at 212-247-7800; or online at www.carnegiehall.org.

Congratulations YSU Wind Ensemble! Go Penguins!


 Dana School of Music Alumni Reunion

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The first-ever Dana School of Music Alumni Reunion is SOLD OUT, and will be held on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at the Tyler Grand Ballroom in Stambaugh Auditorium.  Coinciding with the Thanksgiving Weekend, alumni coming home for the holiday will be able to attend.

Dana alumni will reconnect during a festive evening featuring fine dining by Saratoga, live music by Ovation, a cash bar, and dancing in the newly restored grand ballroom of Stambaugh Auditorium.  All proceeds from the Reunion will support the creation of a Dana Alumni Scholarship Endowment. 

For questions or more information about the Reunion, please contact Catherine Cala, Director of Alumni Engagement at 330-941-2752 or by email at cacala AT ysu DOT edu.


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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 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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