October 6, 2008
08-167

Thressea Boyd
Director of Communications

Schloss to Host Cable Television Show

VALDOSTA -Valdosta State University launches a new television program titled “More…with President Patrick J. Schloss.” The weekly television show airs Tuesday evenings at 7:30 p.m. on VSU-TV, broadcasted locally on Mediacom channel 11.

The 30-minute program features Schloss as the host discussing a variety of topics of interest to the campus and local community. Guests will include students, faculty, and staff who are connected to a particular project or event.

The first show airs on Oct. 7 and focuses on events surrounding Hispanic Heritage month and the university’s involvement with local Hispanic outreach programs. Guests include associate professors Dr. Luis Bejarano and Dr. Susan Wehling and VSU student Slayton Whatley. Additional episodes include:

• Oct. 14: Peach State Summer Theater (PSST), featuring Jackie Wheeler, PSST artistic director and student actors Phillip Jones and Chauntae Pink.

• Oct. 21: College Republicans and College Democrats, guests include Dr. Cindy Tori and Dr. James LaPlant, faculty advisors for the College Republicans and College Democrats, along with student representatives Tim Wessinger and Ashley Hart.

• Oct. 28: Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) , featuring Dr. Wayne Plumly, SIFE advisor, and Fletcher Ogletree, SIFE president, and Nikki Mitchell, SIFE program director.

• Nov. 4: Valdosta Early College Academy (VECA), featuring Jeremiah Finnissee and Claire McQuaid, VECA sixth graders, and Dr. Brian Gerber, director of VSU’s Curriculum, Research and Technology; and Ingrid Hall, principal of VECA.

New programs will be announced throughout the remainder of the academic year. For additional air times, view VSU-TV programming calendar at www.valdosta.edu/massmedia/vsutv/.