WKNC honored at Student LEAD Awards

Khari Cyrus and John Kovalchik

WKNC 88.1 FM and its 2014-2015 General Manager John Kovalchik were among those honored at the inaugural Student Leadership, Engagement and Development Awards Program April 21 in Talley Student Union. The Student LEAD Awards were established to recognize students and organizations for their contributions to student organizations, community service and co-curricular excellence. Awards were presented in service, leadership and engagement categories.

Student Media places in website accessibility challenge

Four Student Media websites were recognized in the third annual N.C. State Global Accessibility Awareness Day Challenge, a month-long contest designed to promote accessibility throughout the campus and improve the accessibility of campus websites. 

WKNC.org screen shot

WKNC placed first in the small sites (fewer than 100 pages) category. The site began the challenge with more than 11,000 accessibility errors and corrected 87.88%. 

Student leaders hired for 2014-2015

N.C. State Student Media hired five of its top leaders for the 2015-2016 academic year at a special March 17 Board of Directors meeting.

WKNC creates music visualizer

WKNC students Cameren Dolecheck, Dylan Stein, Harrison Wideman, Colin Keesee and Neal Grantham stand in front of their Music Visualizer now on display at Hunt Library. Photo by John Kovalchik.A group of WKNC students placed second in NC State Libraries’ inaugural Code+Art Student Visualization Contest. Sponsored by Christie Digital systems, the competition called for students to create large-scale, data-driven "generative artwork" for display on the twenty-foot wide Art Wall and iPearl Immersion Theater at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on Centennial Campus.


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