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Date: Jul 22, 2011
WRHU 88.7 FM to Host Alumni Marathon this Weekend
Former and current students to reconnect on-air and in-studio to exchange career advice, memories
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY... WRHU (Radio Hofstra University), in partnership with the Hofstra Radio Alumni Association, is hosting a four-day Alumni Marathon starting this Sunday, July 24. Alumni are invited to call in and share success stories and memories with current on-air talent, or stop by Dempster Hall, South Campus, for food, fun and networking.
Alumni and listeners are also encouraged to make a donation to WRHU by phone, in person or on WRHU.org, to further enhance its educational mission of providing professional broadcast training to all staff members.
The WRHU Alumni Marathon runs from Sunday, July 24 at 2 p.m. until Wednesday, July 27, at 9 p.m. Listen live locally at 88.7 FM, or anywhere in the world via WRHU.org or the WRHU iPhone app. For more information, call Bruce Avery or John Mullen at 516-463-5106.
WRHU is Long Island’s oldest non-commercial radio station, broadcasting 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 88.7FM and online at www.wrhu.org. With a staff of more than 175 members, and a program schedule that includes 42 varying formats, the award-winning radio station prides itself on pre-professional broadcast training and development as part of Hofstra’s School of Communication.
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution where students can choose from about 140 undergraduate and more than 150 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, business; engineering; communication; education, health and human services; and honors studies, as well as a School of Law and the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. The University also provides excellent facilities with state-of-the-art technology, extensive library resources and internship programs that match students' interests and abilities with appropriate companies and organizations. The Hofstra community is driven, dynamic and energetic, helping students find and focus their strengths to prepare them for a successful future.