The primary purpose of WXVU is to serve as a broadcast service providing information and entertainment programming designed to meet the public interest of the University and surrounding community.
WXVU is a fully licensed FSS station operating on 89.1 FM, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sunday mornings. WXVU streams 24/7 online at wxvu.villanova.edu.
WXVU Sports broadcasts Villanova Athletics featuring the Villanova Men's and Women's Basketball and Football. Listen online at wxvu.villanova.edu!
WXVU has over 80 Villanova students particpating in radio shows during the semester.
As reported in the Fall 2013 Student Media Experience survey, WXVU is effective because of the excellent student leadership within the organization. In being a part of the student leadership executive board, students have the opportunity to:
Plan and implement a 24 hour broadcast raising money for the annual Special Olyimpics Fall Festival; which is the largest student run Special Olympics program in rhe world!
Teach and learn how to run an effective radio show from fellow WXVU DJ's. After completing training students feel very comfortable and confident using audio equipmemt.
Have access to WXVU audio production equipment to create WXVU Station ID's, show intros and record shows to create a professional portfolio.
Meet WXVu Alumni during the annual WXVU Alumni Homecoming Event!
As a member of WXVU, students feel very involved and included in the Villanova community.
Students find the experience tremendously rewarding because:
They have the freedom of expression. Students play and have access to new music during their own produced radio show.
WXVU DJ's become members of the "sports media' by calling Villanova Basketball and Football games, while also having access to post game press conferences.
Gain hands on audio production experience within the media field. Become a member of the WXVU community!
The top skills acquired and/or reinforced from being a part of WXVU includes technical knowledge. time management, team work, organization skills and problem solving/critical thinking.