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StocktonNow Radio


Stockton Now, the radio show, is a monthly news magazine that highlights the people and programs at Stockton University and is an extension of the official e-zine. Each episode is produced and hosted by Chad Roberts, general manager of Stockton's own radio station WLFR, and features conversations with faculty, staff and students of the University. The episodes debut on WWAC 101.3 FM and 1310 AM simultaneously and air on WLFR 91.7 FM as well.

Episode 13 - October 2022

  • Ray Ciccone, chair of the Board of Trustees: The Presidential Search Process
    Interviewed by Samantha Whitehurst, director of Content Strategy

  • Julio Mendez, retired assignment judge: His New Role with the William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy
    Interviewed by Joanna Noto '23

  • Gail Rosenthal, director, Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center; Irvin Moreno-Rodriguez, assistant director of the Holocaust Resource Center; Michael Hayse, associate professor of History: Holocaust Survivors of South Jersey Digital Archive
    Interviewed by Julyanna Deauna '22, marketing intern

  • Craig Stambaugh, assistant vice president for Engagement and Community Development; and Laurie Griscom, executive director of Event Services and Campus Engagement: Commencement at Boardwalk Hall
    Interviewed by Samantha Whitehurst, director of Content Strategy

  • Diana Strelczyk, assistant director, Office of Continuing Studies: African American Cultural Heritage Short Course
    Interviewed by Diane D'Amico, director of News and Media Relations

  • Michelle McDonald, associate professor of Atlantic History; Marilyn Mason, former Executive Director of Educational Opportunity and Success Programs; Loukaia Taylor '22: Engelberg Leadership Scholarship Program
    Interviewed by Diane D'Amico, director of News and Media Relations

Episode 11 - March 2022

  • Michael Cagno, executive director of the Noyes Museum: Stockton's Community Cleanup & Party in the Park
    Interviewed by Diane D'Amico, director of News & Media Relations

  • Leamor Kahanov, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs: Atlantic City Summer Experience: Live, Work, Learn program
    Interviewed by Sebastian Zuluaga

  • Valerie Hayes, chief officer for Diversity & Inclusion and Guia Calicdan-Apostle, associate professor of Social Work: Unity Day
    Interviewed by Loukaia Taylor '22

Episode 10 - February 2022

  • Bob Heinrich, chief enrollment management officer: Accessing and Affording a Stockton Education
    Interviewed by Samantha Whitehurst, associate director of Publications & Special Projects

  • Don Hudson, senior vice president for Facilities & Operations: Stockton's Facilities Master Plan
    Interviewed by Chad Roberts, general manager of WLFR

  • Jane Bokunewicz, associate professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management Studies; and Sarah Grady, assistant director of the Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism (LIGHT): Upcoming Events and Educational Opportunities with LIGHT
    Interviewed by Diane D'Amico, director of News and Media Relations

Episode 9 - December 2021

  • President Harvey Kesselman: Current Happenings at Stockton University
    Interviewed by Chad Roberts, general manager of WLFR

  • Dean of Students Haley Baum: Stockton Cares
    Interviewed by Samantha Whitehurst, associate director of Publications & Special Projects

  • Aaron Stoler, assistant professor of Environmental Sciences, and Ryan Hegarty, graduate assistant: The Maple Grant
    Interviewed by Diane D'Amico, director of News and Media Relations

Episode 8 - November 2021

  • Anthony Berich, interim director of Athletics & Recreation: Vision for Stockton Athletics
    Interviewed by Chad Roberts, general manager of WLFR

  • Brianna Bracey '22, Student Senate President: Student Government at Stockton
    Interviewed by Angelina Kelly '22

  • Anjanette Christy, interim director, Stockton Performing Arts Center: The PAC is Back
    Interviewed by Hannah Urbanowycz, News & Media Relations intern

Episode 7 - October 2021

  • Leamor Kahanov, provost & vice president for Academic Affairs: The Next Phase of Academics at Stockton
    Interviewed by Samantha Whitehurst, associate director of Publications & Special Projects

  • Jessica Grullon, associate director of Admissions Services: Latinx Culture at Stockton
    Interviewed by Andrew Torres '22, president of Los Latinos Unidos

  • John Froonjian, executive director, William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy: The 2021 Election Season
    Interviewed by Laurie Melchionne '22, editor of the Argo

  • Laurie Melchionne '22: 50 Years of the Argo
    Interviewed by Diane D'Amico, director of News & Media Relations

Episode 6 - April 2021

  • Alphonso Ogbuehi, dean, School of Business: The Future of the School of Business in Atlantic City and Beyond
    Interviewed by Geoffrey Pettifer, executive director of University Relations & Marketing

  • Robert Gregg, dean, School of General Studies: Choose Stockton this Summer!
    Interviewed by Chad Roberts, general manager of WLFR

  • Heather Medina, director of Admissions: The Stockton Promise Grant
    Interviewed by Samantha Whitehurst, associate director of Publications & Special Projects

Episode 5 - March 2021

  • Heather Perez, specials collection librarian: The Importance of Preserving Stockton's History
    Interviewed by Chad Roberts, general manager of WLFR

  • Laurie Dutton, director of the Women's, Gender and Sexuality Center, and Van Nhi Ho: Women's History Month at Stockton
    Interviewed by Diane D'Amico, director of News and Media Relations

  • Steve Radwanski, executive director of Residential Life: The Benefits of Living on Campus
    Interviewed by Resident Assistant Roy Cook, Jr. '21

Episode 4 - February 2021

  • Jacob Helmeczi, assistant director of Career Education and Development: Preparing for Your Career While in College
    Interviewed by Genesis Ramos Piris '23

  • Paige Richards, AmeriCorps Changebuilder coordinator: Stockton's 17th Annual MLK Day of Service
    Interviewed by Diane D'Amico, director of News and Media Relations

  • Donnetrice Allison, professor of Africana Studies and Communication Studies, director of Strategic Initiatives: Africana Studies, Diversity & Inclusion at Stockton
    Interviewed by Diane D'Amico, director of News & Media Relations

  • Kevin McHugh, executive director of Athletics: College Sports in the COVID Era
    Interviewed by Chad Roberts, general manager of WLFR

Episode 3 - December 2020

  • First Lady Lynne Kesselman: Community Engagement & Rowing
    Interviewed by Samantha Whitehurst, associate director of Publications & Special Projects

  • Chris Connors, Jr., interim director of Financial Aid: Funding Your Stockton Education
    Interviewed by Bailey Farrell '22

  • Beverly Vaughn, professor of Music: The Impact of Music
    Interviewed by Diane D'Amico, director of News & Media Relations

Episode 2 - November 2020

  • Robert Heinrich, chief enrollment management officer: The Stockton Admissions Process
    Interviewed by Gianni Fiore '21

  • Claire Abernathy, assistant professor of Political Science: The 2020 Election Season and Looking Ahead
    Interviewed by John Froonjian, executive director of the William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy

  • Jeffrey Wakemen, director of Student Development: Getting Invovled at Stockton
    Interviewed by Malikah Stafford '22

Episode 1 - October 2020

  • President Harvey Kesselman: Leading as a President in 2020
    Interviewed by Chad Roberts, general manager of WLFR

  • Chris Catching, vice president for Student Affairs & Nordia Johnson, interim director of Academic Achievement Programs: Bridging Equity Gaps
    Interviewed by Alexa Taylor '21

  • Interim Provost Michelle McDonald: Academic Programming for Today and Tomorrow
    Interviewed by Diane D'Amico, director of News and Media Relations