Parking upgrades, food pantry, Bleed Blue drive fo...

Parking upgrades, food pantry, Bleed Blue drive focus of WGNS program

MTSU was again the focus of the WGNS “Action Line” radio program Monday, Aug. 18, hosted by veteran radio announcer Bart Walker.

The live program was broadcast from 8:10 to 9 a.m. on FM 100.5, 101.9 and AM 1450 from the WGNS studio in downtown Murfreesboro. Don’t worry if you missed it: you can listen to a podcast of the show here.

Guests included:

MTSU was the focus of the Aug. 18 WGNS radio “Action Line” program. Guests included Ron Malone of MTSU, shown at top left; Becca Seul of MTSU, shown at top right; and in the bottom photo, from left are Robert Wagner, Red Cross; Ray Wiley, MTSU; Dr. Gloria Bonner, MTSU; Mike Cowles, Red Cross; and Diane Turnham, MTSU. (MTSU photo by News and Media Relations)

  • Ron Malone, MTSU assistant vice president of events and transportation, discussed a variety of topics related to campus parking improvements, road improvements, ongoing renovations at Murphy Center and more.
  • Becca Seul, MT One Stop coordinator and founder of the MTSU Student Food Pantry, discussed the MTSU Student Food Pantry’s need for donations to start the fall semester and reminded listeners of the pantry’s new location inside the Student Services and Admissions Center. See the full needs list at and read a previous story here.
  • The Bleed Blue blood donation competition against Western Kentucky University returns this year Sept. 8-10 on campus. Discussing the drive were Dr. Gloria Bonner, special assistant to MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee in the Office of University Community Relations and blood drive planning committee chair; Diane Turnham, MTSU associate athletic director and committee member; Robert Wagner, district manager for donor resources at the American Red Cross’ Tennessee Valley Region Biomedical Services office in Nashville, who is serving as the new Red Cross liaison with MTSU for this year’s blood drive; Mike Cowles, CEO of the Heart of Tennessee Chapter of the American Red Cross; and Ray Wiley, associate director of the MTSU Campus Recreation Center and a member of the planning committee. Read a story about the drive here.

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