SU System announces results of annual Radiothon - Tuesday, October 20, 2009
19th Annual Southern University System Radiothon was held Friday, October 16,
2009 at Citadel Broadcasting. The Radiothon broadcast aired live for 12 hours
on three stations powered by Citadel Broadcasting- KQXL 106.5 FM, WEMX 94.1 FM,
and WXOK 1460 AM.
Southern University System Foundation is extremely pleased with the support
that the community has provided for this year's Radiothon," said Executive
Director of the SU System Foundation, Dr. Ernie T. Hughes. "We are
extremely appreciative that our students, alumni, and supporters have joined
together for the past 19 years to make this event a huge success, and we
anticipate the continuance of this tradition for years to come."
to Hughes, the Radiothon's total thus far is estimated at $82,102.00. All
proceeds from the 2009 Radiothon support the "Scholars of Promise Initiatives,"
which places "Students 1st" in terms of scholarships, assistantships
and youth programs. The Scholars of Promise Initiatives is a general
scholarship fund governed by an independent advisory board composed of SU
faculty and staff. In addition, the SUS Foundation has waived all fees
associated with the Radiothon.
generous contributions from thousands of alumni, friends and community
organizations during this annual initiative will provide the University with
the necessary fuel to continue moving forward - transitioning the University
and our students to new heights of educational excellence," said SU System
President, Dr. Kassie Freeman.
to this year's Radiothon can still be made until Friday, October 23, 2009 by
logging on to www.sus.edu
and clicking on the SU Foundation link or by contacting the SU Foundation
Office at 225-771-3911.