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SJU President Gempesaw to Appear on Award-Winning TV Series: “Exploring Critical Issues”

Thursday, June 4, 2015

St. John’s University President, Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., will appear on the next episode of Exploring Critical Issues, which begins airing on Telecare on Sunday, June 7 at 10 p.m.  Telecare’s programming is seen on Long Island and across the country via Catholic cable TV stations.

Exploring Critical Issues is a TV series which brings together business and community leaders to discuss important local, regional and national topics through panel discussions, hosted by Adelphi University President Robert A. Scott.  
Accompanying Dr. Gempesaw on a panel to discuss “The Successful University” is: the Honorable Roger Tilles, Regent, The University of the State of New York; Laura Anglin, president, Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities of New York; and Herman Berliner, provost, Hofstra University. 

“The Successful University” airs in New York and Connecticut on Cablevision 29 (Long Island) and 137 (Connecticut and New York area outside of Long Island) and FiOS 296 (New York and Fairfield, CT). It will also stream simultaneously at on the airdates and times as follows:

Sunday, June 7 and June 14 at 10:00 PM
Monday, June 8 and June 15 at 10:30 PM
Friday, June 12 and June 19 at 1:30 PM
Sunday, June 14 and June 21 at 7:00 AM

Seen by nearly ten million households, Exploring Critical Issues has earned four Telly Awards (the cable equivalent of an Emmy) and the 2013 MarCom Gold Award for the Critical Regional Public Policy Issues (broadcast and cable) Campaign. 
For more information, contact the Office of Media Relations by calling 718-990-2451 or by e-mail to [email protected] 

About Telecare
Telecare is a not-for-profit, state-of-the-art television and production facility.  For more than 40 years, Telecare TV has been dedicated to answering a critical need: to provide millions of viewers with quality, value-oriented Catholic television. 
Their broadcast schedule airs seven days a week, 24 hours a day, reaching millions of households.