Dan Woods

General Manager

Dan is a 1994 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. He majored in radio and minored in political science. He spent three of his four years at Southeast working as a student announcer at KRCU – the beginning of his radio career.

After graduation, Dan moved to Savannah, Ga., and worked as the morning announcer for WSVH Public Radio.

In 1996, Dan returned to Cape Girardeau as operations director. He was responsible for supervising all of the announcing staff, daily traffic logs production of local programs and satellite recordings.

In 2002, Dan became general manager – responsible for the overall management of KRCU. His duties include: supervising all full-time staff, project management, grant writing and station development.

During his tenure, KRCU has added a repeater station at 88.9 FM in Farmington, Missouri; secured backup generators for both transmitter sites and the station's studios; relocated the studios to the Serena Building in 2008; successfully converted 88.9 FM to HD (High-Definition) in 2011.

Dan is married, has two children and lives in Jackson, Mo.

Ways to Connect

Dan Woods / KRCU

We talk with Brian Gerau about the “Keep Jackson Safe” initiative that will be on the April 3 ballot. It proposes a half-cent sales tax to complete enhancements to Jackson’s public safety.

Gerau is the Executive Director of the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce and the treasurer for "Keep Jackson Safe."

For more information about the initiative, visit www.keepjacksonmosafe.org 

Jason Brown / KRCU

We sat down with Southeast President Carlos Vargas on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, for our monthly conversation on the television program "Focus on Southeast."

Dr. Vargas provided an update on the budget challenges facing the institution and how the higher education institutions in Missouri work together to tell their story and how each is unique in the area it serves.

Vargas Speaks: Episode 15

Feb 26, 2018

In this edition of Vargas Speaks:

Dr. Vargas --
• Highlights recent successes at Southeast
• Explains the importance of accreditation and what it means
• Talks about the university's work in connecting with area employers
• Details some of the efforts in connecting directly with students
• Updates us on the budget for the university for FY18 and FY19

This interview was recorded on Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Dan Woods / KRCU

The Office of Career Services at Southeast Missouri State University will host a Career Expo on Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Student Recreation Center on campus.

Dan Presson is the Director of Career Services and he stopped by to talk about the expo and what the Office of Career Services does to help connect students and employers in the region.

Southeast Missouri State University

The musical "Mary Poppins" opens at Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. A cast of nearly 50 students will bring this Disney classic to life on the stage of the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall.

We spoke with Mary Poppins, played by Abigail Alsmeyer and Bert the chimney sweep, played by Jose Alpizar.