The event will honor the 2017 WSOU Hall of Fame inductees Matt Loughlin, class of 1979, and Pete Tauriello, class of 1976, as well as Richard Koziol who is awarded posthumously. Both Loughlin and Tauriello will give words at the event. The Distinguished Young Alumnus Award will also be presented to George Roskos, class of 2009.
“It is a great experience to be able to work with Alumni Relations in putting together the WSOU Hall of Fame event each year,” said WSOU General Manager Mark Maben. “We get to honor and bring together alumni across generations of WSOU.”
All inductees are WSOU Alumni who are distinguished by various successes and for their efforts in giving back to the station.
Loughlin is a Play-by-Play announcer for the New Jersey Devils, Tauriello is a Traffic Reporter for 1010 WINS and Roskos owns his own record label and studio, Architekt Music. Koziol was the WSOU Director of Engineering till 1968.
Beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served during the event. WSOU alumni and current students are encouraged to come and celebrate as well as network.
“The Hall of Fame event is a great place for WSOU staff to network with alumni,” said WSOU Station Manager Molly Meller. “I met my current mentor Rachael Draudt at the event last year which inspired the WSOU Mentorship Program.”
The event will be located in the 4th Floor Atrium of Jubilee Hall. Tickets for both alumni and staff are $20 and can be bought here. Donations to the WSOU scholarship fund can also be made at the event or upon purchasing tickets online.
Broadcasting since 1948, WSOU is the student-run station of Seton Hall University. WSOU is known for its heavy metal format as well as its news and Seton Hall athletics coverage. WSOU’s signal reaches all five boroughs of New York City as well as most of northern and central New Jersey, with about 100 thousand listeners weekly. More information about the station can be found online at www.wsou.net and on Facebook. WSOU is also available on TuneIn app and iHeartRadio.
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