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Television - Local Programs

Meet The Presidents

Available on WVIA OnDemand

In-depth interviews with the heads of leading Colleges, Universities, Hospitals and more in Northeast and Central Pennsylvania 

Upcoming Episodes

Mark Volk

President, Lackawanna College

Airs Thursday, April 2 at 7p on WVIA-TV

Giving people a first-class education that doesn't cost a fortune was support in place to make sure students stay on track was the evaluation President Barack Obama gave Lackawanna College when he visited its campus two years ago. Hear from Mark Volk President of Lackawanna College and learn more how this over 100 year old institution keeps a high standard in 2015.

www.lackawanna.edu

Meet the Presidents Episodes

Michael O’Keefe

Posted by WVIA Admin

Michael O’Keefe - President of Evangelical Hospital

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Dr. Thomas J. Botzman

Posted by WVIA Admin

Dr. Thomas J. Botzman - President of Misericordia University

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Mark Volk

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Mark Volk - President of Lackawanna College

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Dr. Mark Erickson

Posted by WVIA Admin

Dr. Mark Erickson - President of Northampton Community College

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Dr. David Coppola

Posted by WVIA Admin

Dr. David Coppola - President of Keystone College

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Sr. Anne Munley, IMH, Ph.D.

Posted by WVIA Admin

Sr. Anne Munley, IMH, Ph.D. - President of Marywood University

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Meet the Team

Larry Vojtko

Larry VojtkoWVIA-FM Program Manager and afternoon classical music host, Larry Vojtko began his tenure at the station in 1982 as the early morning host/announcer. He is also the prouducer and host of most of the concert broadcasts for the station. During his tenure Larry has interviewed many celebrities and musicians of international renown such as clarinetist Richard Stoltzman, pianists Leon Fleisher and Jean-Yves Thibaudet, baroque cellist Anner Bylsma, conductor/composer Gunther Schuller, and bass Paul Plishka. He also organizes and produces the WVIA "Simply Grand" series of in-studio classical concerts. In May 2003, Larry led the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic in concert as guest conductor, an honor bestowed in observance of Larry’s 20th anniversary with WVIA.

In addition to his work at WVIA, Larry has remained actively involved in the music community of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The baritone has sung with many area ensembles including: the Robert Dale Chorale, Mostly Opera, Zusammen, Amici Cantus, the Wyoming Valley Oratorio Society, St. Cecilia's Church Choir and the Choir of the First Presbyterian Church in Wilkes-Barre where he was baritone soloist for nine years. He has cultivated a keen interest in musical theater by working both as a performer and Music Director in many productions of community theatres including: Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre, Showcase Theater and Music Box Dinner Playhouse.

Larry received a B.S. degree in Music Education from Wilkes College. After graduation he continued his musical studies in voice with Mr. Richard Chapline and is currently a student of Metropolitan Opera baritone Theodore Lambrinos. Larry continues to teach voice privately. He is also an adjunct faculty member of the Communications Department of Luzerne County Community College.

Larry lives in Wyoming with his wife, Bernardine, and sons, Michael Lawrence and Jonathan Matthew. You can listen to Larry every weekday afternoon from 1-4 PM, and watch him on the WVIA-TV programs State of Pennsylvania and Meet the College Presidents.

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