Collaborative work with college librarians delivers researched stories. Kerry Dulcio produced pieces on the Syrian Refugee Crises and Masculinity in contemporary society.
The show also features a Culture Jam on super heroes, a faculty led segment that uses a fun conversational style to foster critical thinking about popular culture. Student voices from around campus weigh in with thoughts on what makes a real hero.
Highlights on IRSC Drama students are also featured with a story on the murder mystery dinner theater.
WQCS and other Florida public radio stations have joined forces with the Florida Division of Emergency Management to form the new statewide Florida Public Radio Emergency Network (FPREN). The FPREN utilizes the state’s public radio outlets to share critical emergency information statewide through radio, various mobile media technologies, and battery-powered devices.
WQCS 88.9 FM is one of 25 NPR Member stations that has been selected to participate in a pilot program to demonstrate the delivery of emergency alerts to people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing in the Gulf Coast states. The initiative is a joint effort with NPR Labs, the technology research and development group of NPR, under a grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Treasure Coast – Today we hear from Eric Martinez, in his own words. During two days this fall, he took a recorder with him to share his thoughts. Contact Leanne or Eric Martinez at positivemindbodysupportgroupnetwork.com
Stuart – Martin County's lab building at the Tropical Farms Treatment Plant has a green certification from the Florida Green Buildings Coalition. It features sky lights and uses solar to heat the hot water and supply energy. Find out more about getting a "green" certification or ways to make your own home more green at floridagreenbuilding.org