7:30 am
Thu July 17, 2014

VRC Hosts Bass Challenge to Benefit Veterans-September 6th

September 6th, the Veterans Resource Committee will provide Veterans with a day of fishing and relaxation on the famous bass fishing Stick Marsh.   Find out more.

John Moser, Chairman of the Veterans Resource Committee gives details of the upcoming Bass fishing tournament.

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4:38 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Florida Tech Mastering Academic Research Massive Online Open Course

  Florida Tech is offering its first ever Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) on the topic of mastering academic research. In this episode of Inside Florida Tech, Evans Library instruction librarian and course instructor Rose Petralia talks more about the course and the MOOC system.

Anyone can register for the course for free at the Canvas website. The course remains open until August 5.

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Station Announcement
3:40 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Christian Tamburr to Record Album in New WFIT Studio

Todd Kennedy interviewing Christian Tamburr earlier this year.

Vibraphonist and pianist Christian Tamburr, who was named Florida Tech’s Music Artist in Residence in January, will gather an all-star band and record his fifth album July 13-14 at the WFIT studio.

 “I'm beyond thrilled about this project and honored to be doing it at FIT,” Tamburr said.  This will be Tamburr’s fifth album under his own name. His previous release, “Places,” received wide acclaim and placed in the top 10 national charts for six weeks. The new album will feature Tamburr on vibraphone, Kevin Bales on piano, Billy Thornton on bass, Quentin Baxter on drums and special guest Dominick Farinacci on trumpet. 

As part of his 2014 residency at Florida Tech’s School of Arts and Communication, Tamburr teaches master classes and workshops with music students, performs at the Gleason Performing Arts Center and conducts local outreach at public schools throughout Brevard County. 

Beyond Florida Tech, Tamburr tours internationally and represents one of the prominent names in modern jazz around the world today. He is the musical director for Vegas Nocturne at Rose.Rabbit.Lie in the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas.

8:40 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Veterans Resource Committee Strives to Help Our Service Men and Women

The Veterans Resource Committee of the Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce is here to serve those who are active duty and all those who have honorably served in the United States armed services.   Find out more about the VRC.

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Station Announcement
1:21 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Special Guest Dr. Jamie Younkin Tonight On A Taste Of Jazz

  Talented musician and Florida Tech's music chair Jamie Younkin will be a special guest on tonight's A Taste of Jazz with host Dave Fries.

Jamie will come by to talk about the latest happenings within the Florida Tech music program and bring along a personal favorite CD for listening and discussion.

Tonight's interview is part of a series with Jamie featuring music news and discussion airing the first Monday of every month. 

Tune in tonight to A Taste of Jazz from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. for an interview with Jamie Younkin only on WFIT, 89.5 FM.