Sarah McConnell is coming to Norfolk State on scouting mission. In case you have forgotten who Sarah McConnell is . . . let us remind you. McConnell is the host and producer of the radio show “With Good Reason” sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and aired on public radio stations across the country. If you’re interesting in discussing your research, new textbook, recently published journal article, student engagement techniques and success stories, etc. place Monday, February 6, on your calendar so that you can make your pitch to McConnell. McConnell will be here from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Lyman Beecher Brooks, room 3024.
Before joining the “With Good Reason” crew, she was news director of WINA in Charlottesville, Virginia. She’s a co-founder of Computers4Kids and has served on the boards of Offender Aid and Restoration, Children Youth and Family Services, the Emily Couric Leadership Forum, the Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters, the Virginia Press Association’s Freedom of Information Committee, and the Board of Directors for the student-run radio station WUVA.
Each week on “With Good Reason,” McConnell takes the audience as she examines a wide range of topics with leading scholars. The show is available as a podcast and broadcast on public radio stations across Virginia, as well as in Alaska, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Massachusetts, New York, Texas and other cities in the U.S. “With Good Reason” has won five Gabriel Awards for Best Documentary or Public Affairs Programs and is also the recipient of top honors from the Public Radio News Directors, Radio and Television Digital News Association and the Virginia Association of Broadcasters. The show airs in Norfolk on Sundays at 7 a.m. on WHRV 89.5 FM.
All NSU faculty are invited to participate. Here is your chance to tell the NSU story . . . all the work you do on this campus and externally . . . is the NSU story. For more information, contact Dr. Page Laws, dean of the Honors College, at 757-823-8208.