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WSIU Almanac Tuesday April 5, 2022

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Kevin Boucher

The Closing the Gap Educators Virtual Conference is planned for Tuesday April 26, 2022. To learn more and to register, visit: https://conferenceservices.siu.edu/conferences/closing-the-gap1.php

The Makanda Mushroom Festival is planned for April 22, 23 and 24. To learn more, browse to: https://www.makandamushroomfestival.com/https://www.makandamushroomfestival.com/

On Wednesday April 13th, 2022, SIU Flutist Douglas Worthen and pianist Junghwa Lee present "Uncovered Treasures of Gold and Ebony, as part of the College of Media Arts Festival". The performance will be held at the Old Baptist Foundation, starting at 7:30PM. To learn more, visit: https://www.facebook.com/siuccam

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Born in Newport, Rhode Island to a military family, Kevin Boucher traveled the country and the world at a young age before his family settled in Murphysboro, Illinois in 1976. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Radio-Television at Southern Illinois University (SIU) in Carbondale and worked in commercial radio before becoming the Traffic Manager at WSIU Public Television. Boucher has since earned a Master's degree in Professional Media & Media Management Studies from SIU's College of Mass Communication & Media Arts. He is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys gardening and exploring the flora and fauna of the Shawnee National Forest and other beautiful natural areas across southern Illinois. Kevin is embarking on a new path with WSIU as the Community Engagement Producer for WSIU Radio. Look for Kevin's work on air and on line.
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WSIU Almanac | The Almanac is a weekday feature that provides an overview of events, happenings, and history of the world around us. Each episode provides a little "slice of life" about the day. Send information to us at almanac@wsiu.org or wsiuradio@wsiu.org.