With just a little over 30 days to go until College Radio Day on November 4, we are already hearing about some exciting events that stations across the country have planned for the big day.
- WVYC at York College of Pennsylvania are panning to have three local bands on campus to perform throughout the day. They will be doing giveaways all day for concert tickets, and gift cards from businesses in York. Also, This year is the 40th Anniversary of WVYC being established, so the station is having a dinner on October 1st, and throughout the the day of the actual anniversary in November they will be doing special programming.
- 97.1 The Prowl at the University of South Alabama are going to be promoting their new LPFM station that is now available on FM at 97.1 The Prowl. They launched their low-power FM station on September 16, 2016. There will be live broadcasting from several locations on our campus and they will have a street team promote 97.1 The Prowl. They are giving away t-shirts and other goodies leading up to CRD for an entire week long celebration of CRD!
- WKNC 88.1 FM at North Carolina State University are hosting a Fridays on the Lawn concert on College Radio Day, showcasing North Carolina bands. Started in fall 2009, Fridays on the Lawn is a regular concert series that brings local music to the front of Witherspoon Student Center, where the radio station is located. Also, WKNC 88.1 FM celebrates their 50th anniversary as an FM broadcaster on Oct. 9, 2016 (although NC State Student Radio has been in continuous operation since 1944)!
What’s your college radio station planning for College Radio Day on Friday, November 4? Let us know here.