Mercyhurst University will join regional colleges and universities to raise money for public broadcasting when the annual WQLN Collegiate Challenge broadcasts live from the Carolyn Herrmann Student Union Great Room on Monday, Oct. 21, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. The competitors include Gannon, Penn State Behrend, Edinboro, Allegheny, LECOM and Pitt-Titusville.
Mercyhurst supporters can pledge online at http://www.wqln.org/main/radio/collegiate%20challenge/ or via the pledge line at 814-866-5454. You can advance Mercyhurst by pledging now, or wait to show your support on Oct. 21 when the following members of the Mercyhurst community will join staff from 91.3 WQLN-FM on air while students man the phone lines in the union. On-air talent includes:
6-7 a.m.: Gregg Robbins-Welty, Mercyhurst student and championship banjo competitor
7-8 a.m.: Travis Lindahl, associate vice president of enrollment, McAuley College of Associate Degree Studies
8-9 a.m.: Thomas Gamble, president
9-10 a.m.: Albert Glinsky, professor of music
10-11 a.m.: Noelle Partusch, associate professor of dance
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Joe Kimball, director of athletics
12-1 p.m.: Jamie Grady, director, Mercyhurst Institute for Arts & Culture.