College PARK, Pa. — The Penn Condition Alumni Affiliation is a very pleased sponsor of this year’s Black History Month programming on WPSU, a PBS and NPR member station certified to the Penn Point out Board of Trustees.
The support is an expression of the Penn State Alumni Association’s commitment to fostering a varied and inclusive membership, one wherever all identities, ordeals and backgrounds come jointly to produce a sturdy and welcoming alumni group agent of the Penn Staters it proudly serves.
“We are happy to recognize, support and rejoice the activities, perspectives and achievements of folks of colour through this partnership with WPSU,” stated Paul Clifford, chief government officer of the Penn State Alumni Affiliation.
WPSU serves a single of PBS’s most significant rural protection regions in the country. WPSU-Tv reaches 1.3 million men and women across 24 counties of central Pennsylvania by means of four channels: WPSU, WPSU World, WPSU Produce and WPSU Little ones. WPSU-FM reaches 13 counties by broadcasting and two online streams: WPSU-Classical and WPSU Jazz. These in just WPSU’s broadcast protection space can view or hear on WPSU’s livestream for television and for radio.
“Supporting WPSU’s Black Historical past Month programming will help these critical tales attain as numerous persons as attainable,” Clifford said. “It also reveals the Alumni Association’s dedication to advertising and marketing variety and exhibiting the globe what ‘We Are’ suggests.”
Black Record Month courses sponsored by the Penn Point out Alumni Affiliation on WPSU-Television set include:
Via the Banking institutions of the Red Cedar
Tuesday, Feb. 1, 9 p.m.
Marian Anderson: The Total Earth in Her Hands
Tuesday, Feb. 8, 9 p.m.
Past the Baton: A Conductor’s Journey
Monday, Feb. 21, 9 p.m.
Fannie Lou Hamer’s The usa: An The usa Reframed Exclusive
Tuesday, Feb. 22, 9 p.m.
Ken Burns Presents: Muhamad Ali
Fridays at 9 p.m., Jan. 28 to Feb. 18
The Alumni Affiliation also is sponsoring the next community radio specials on WPSU-FM:
The Invention of Race
Friday, Feb. 4, 7 p.m.
Ida B. Wells Specific from Humankind
Friday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m.
Witness: Black Historical past Month
Friday, Feb. 18, 7 p.m.
Selected Shorts: Celebrating Toni Morrison
Friday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m.
Penn Point out models and college student companies at campuses across the commonwealth will be keeping occasions in honor of Black Heritage Month throughout February. Simply click listed here to master far more about University-broad programming for Black Record Thirty day period.
The Penn Condition Alumni Association connects alumni to the College and to each and every other gives worthwhile rewards to associates and supports the University’s mission of educating, research and company. Extra information and facts about the alumni affiliation is accessible at alumni.psu.edu.
In a principally rural company area, WPSU maintains about-the-air, cable, satellite and digital supply to make sure free of charge and wide obtain for Pennsylvanians. Visit WPSU.org for much more information and facts on central Pennsylvania’s general public media station.