Jody Doherty, vice president of Community Investment for the cable company Comcast, standing, second from left, presents a check to Frostburg State University TV3 cable channel manager Melanie Lombardi, during a recent visit that Doherty and Mark Depretis, Comcast manager of Government Affairs, made to FSU to tour the facilities of FSU-TV3 and the Department of Mass Communication. The cable giant has given FSU a grant of $4,750, made available to FSU through the cooperation of the city of Frostburg and Comcast. The grant will allow FSU-TV3 to expand its programming through the purchase of equipment and by paying stipends to students, who will receive real-world educational opportunities in the area of television production. Also pictured are, seated from left, Depretis and Frostburg Mayor Arthur Bond; standing from left, Dave Rose, FSU vice president for Administration and Finance; Cherie Krug, director of major gifts for the FSU Foundation; and Dr. John Lombardi, chair of the Department of Mass Communication. FSU-TV3, an educational access channel serves Comcast customers in the Frostburg market, and is also available as video-on-demand and in streaming video on the Web at www.frostburg.edu/dept/mcom/channel3. For more information, call 301-687-3011.
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