Howard University has officially announced at they will name its School of Communications in honor of Radio One Founder Mrs. Cathy Hughes. The school will officially be called the Cathy Hughes School of Communications, and the naming ceremony will be held on October 23, 2016 at Howard University.
“The Howard community is thrilled that Mr. Liggins has chosen to honor his mother, Ms. Cathy Hughes, in this manner for her pioneering work in the field of communications,” said Howard University president, Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick. “The gift will have a transformational impact on the School’s commitment to serve the communications industry and as a high-level producer of diverse media specialists.”
Here is a schedule of events surrounding Cathy Hughes Week:
Monday, October 17th, 2016: The launch of CathyHughes.com
Monday, October 17th – 22nd, 2016: Best of the Cathy Hughes Morning Show (12:00am – 2:00am & 12:00pm – 2:00pm) on WOL News Talk 1450 & WOLDCNews.Com
Tuesday, October 18th & Wednesday, October 19th, 2016: Cathy Hughes One on One – A News One Special (Check your local listings)
Wednesday, October 19th, 2016: “One on One With Cathy Hughes” Marathon
Including episodes featuring Min. Louis Farrakhan, Taraji P. Henson, Terrance Howard, Jamie Foxx, President Barack Obama & Hillary Clinton.
Saturday, October 23rd, 2016: Cathy Hughes School of Communications Unveiling Ceremony at Howard University
Event will be live-streamed via Facebook and all Radio One digital media platforms