School of Fashion's Campbell and Quevedo Receive Recognition in Korea
Director J.R. Campbell and Associate Professor Vincent Quevedo, of Kent State's School of Fashion Design and Merchandising, were recently collaboratively awarded the International Artist of the Year at the 2010 Fashion Art Biennale in Seoul, South Korea.
WKSU-FM's Fall Fund Drive Brings in Record PledgesPosted Nov. 29, 2010
WKSU-FM's recently completed Fall Fund Drive was one of the most successful campaigns in the station's history. Kent State University's award-winning public radio station received 2,209 pledges totaling $435,215.90 by phone and online during the 10-day effort. The total shattered the goal of $350,000 by more than $85,000.
Public radio fund drives are the most cost-effective way for WKSU-FM, a noncommercial radio station, to connect with those who are using its services and generate resources to pay for its business operations. WKSU-FM conducts two major fund drives each year, in spring and fall. More than 70 percent of the station's revenues come from the community, including both individuals and corporate supporters.
WKSU-FM broadcasts National Public Radio (NPR) programming, classical music, folk music and at 89.7 FM, and is a service of Kent State University. The WKSU-FM stations also include repeater stations WKRW-FM 89.3 in Wooster, WKRJ-FM 91.5 in Dover/New Philadelphia, WKSV-FM 89.1 in Thompson and WNRK-FM 90.7 in Norwalk. The WKSU-FM Web site is www.wksu.org.