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

Vargas Speaks: Episode 11

May 26, 2017
Southeast Missouri State University

In this edition of Vargas Speaks, Dr. Vargas discusses:

• The university's budget and the tuition increase for FY18
• The Southeast Arrow's special report on sexual assault on campus (www.southeastarrow.com)
• The Board of Regents and how the board works
• The new Center for Speech and Hearing
• Doug Greene, who was given an honorary doctoral degree at spring commencement
• What Dr. Vargas said at a recent naturalization ceremony in Cape Girardeau. Vargas became a citizen of the U. S. in July 2016.

Southeast Missouri State University

"What's in your attic?" That's a question being asked by Kent Library at Southeast Missouri State University as they host a workshop on preserving and caring for artifacts and family heirlooms. Dan Woods spoke with Roxanne Dunn, the Special Collections and Archives librarian at Kent Library to learn more about the workshop.

GPPC 28

Mar 20, 2017

On this week's episode of KRCU's Going Public Dr. Frank Nickell the host of KRCU's Almost Yesterday stops by and tells us more about the man known as the father of physical culture from Mill Spring, Missouri, Bernarr MacFadden. We'll learn more about the Redhawk food pantry that was recently launched at Southeast. And KRCU's Lindsey Grojean talks with the Missouri Department of Conservation's Candice Davis about the MDC's black bear den checks, part of the Missouri black bear research project.

Southeast Missouri State University is launching the Redhawk Food Pantry, joining more than 400 other colleges and universities across the country to eliminate hunger on campus. A recent student government study at Southeast indicated that 15% of students had an inadequate food supply at least four times during the semester.

Dan Woods spoke with Southeast President Carlos Vargas about the food pantry.

Southeast Missouri State University

It seems like almost yesterday that “the Father of American Physical culture” was born. He was the predecessor of Charles Atlas and a number of individuals who emphasized body building and nutrition as the keys to long and healthy life.

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