WGLS-FM Online Dating Program Honored In Two National Competitions

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Online Dating producers Alyssa Sansone and Ellen Hardy at last May’s Garden State Journalists Association dinner.

Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM received a pair of finalist nominations in two national student competitions this week.

Online Dating: There’s an App for That?, a documentary analyzing the burgeoning popularity of online dating, earned finalist recognition in the Best Documentary category from College Broadcasters Incorporated.

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Rowan Radio’s Matty K Interviews Music Legend Johnny Mathis

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Saturday Night at the Oldies host Matty K recently spoke with music legend Johnny Mathis about his career.

The interview, which can be heard on an upcoming edition of Saturday Night at the Oldies, includes Mathis discussing his early life, his appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show and shares the stories behind some of his biggest hits.

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The Late Dr. Maya Angelou Appears On The African American Profile

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Coming up Wednesday evening at 5:30 on Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM, host Erica Milbourne chats with Dr. Maya Angelou on the African American Profile.

World renown author and poet Dr. Maya Angelou stopped by the African American Profile last spring to conduct one of her final interviews prior to her passing last May.

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Register For The WGLS-FM 50th Anniversary Celebration

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Rowan Radio salutes 50 years of operation at the WGLS-FM 50th Anniversary Celebration, which will take place on Saturday, October 25 at 6 p.m. in Rowan University’s Eynon Ballroom.

Throughout the evening, we will celebrate and pay homage to those who have helped turn Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM into one of nation’s top college radio stations.

Plus, the 2014 WGLS-FM Hall of Fame class will be honored for their contributions and service to WGLS-FM and to the Glassboro State College and Rowan University community.

To register for the WGLS-FM 50th Anniversary Celebration, please visit alumni.rowan.edu.

WGLS-FM Educational Forum Show From 1965 Discovered

WGLS1966Thanks to a donation from Glassboro State College graduate Lynne (Cooper) Hartshorn (Class of ’66), Rowan Radio unearthed what is possibly the earliest remaining piece of audio from the 50-year history of WGLS-FM.

Aired back on May 3, 1965, WGLS-FM featured “Educational Forum”, a show focused on keeping listeners updated on changes and events in education.

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Five Inductees To Join WGLS-FM Hall Of Fame

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The late Dr. Mark Chamberlain (second from left) is one of five 2014 inductees into the WGLS-FM Hall of Fame.

Rowan Radio will add five new members into the WGLS-FM Hall of Fame for their outstanding contributions to the station at Rowan Radio’s 50th anniversary celebration on Saturday, October 25 in Rowan University’s Eynon Ballroom.

Dr. Mark Chamberlain, Larry DiBona, Alisa Hogan, Karen Maser, and Dr. Gregory Potter Sr. will comprise the 2014 WGLS-FM Hall of Fame class.

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Rowan Radio Has Your Chance To See Nine Inch Nails & Soundgarden

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Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM has your chance to win tickets to see Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden on Wednesday, July 30 at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, New Jersey.

Tune in to “The Bonus Stage” rock show with Matt McCourt and Christian Oberly beginning on Tuesday, July 8 at 9 p.m. for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden along with special guest Death Grips.

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