Mercyhurst College will join other colleges and universities in the region to raise money for public radio during the annual WQLN Collegiate Challenge on Tuesday, Oct. 25, when WQLN at 91.3 FM broadcasts live from the Great Room of the Carolyn Herrmann Student Union from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Besides Mercyhurst, the competitors include Gannon, Penn State Behrend, Edinboro, Allegheny, Pitt-Titusville and LECOM.
Pledges are already being accepted online at:http://www.wqln.org/main/radio/collegiate%20challenge/
and via the pledge line at 866-5454.
You can advance Mercyhurst by pledging now, or wait to show your support on Mercyhurst’s pledge day when faculty and administrators will man the air waves and students will staff the phone lines in the union.
Following is the schedule of on-air talent for Mercyhurst’s day:
6-7 a.m. – Robert Hoff
7-8 a.m. – Michael Fuhrman
8-9 a.m. – Mercyhurst President Dr. Tom Gamble
9-10 a.m. – Msgr. David Rubino
10-11 a.m. – Joanne McGurk
11-noon – Mary Ann Owoc
Noon to 1 – Jeremy Dicke (student government PR chair).