This Week at UCTV

As midterms continue and we countdown to Spring Break, UCTV has been busy with new videos from Sports and Entertainment, News packages being created, and LIVESTREAMING!

Yes, UCTV is now Livestreaming events! This Saturday and Sunday, UCSPAN livestreamed HuskyTHON. Viewers were able to see their friends and family dance the night away in this 18 hour dance-a-thon, which made a record breaking amount of $836,174.52 #FTK. Our livestreams can be viewed on Facebook or at www.livestream.com/uctv14.

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Check out one of the latest videos in UCTV Advertising’s #UConnLife series! This edition highlights all the epic dancing and fundraising done at HuskyTHON 2017–watch it here!

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The UCTV News Team is busy working on great packages covering exciting events, such as Zumbathon! The UConn Recreation Center held their 7th annual Zumbathon event, a 4-hour fitness marathon that benefits UConn’s HuskyTHON and the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center! Be on the lookout for our news team’s great reporting and content on our youtube channel and social media.

UCTV’s Entertainment department released the second video in the Ghost Pepper Game Party series–watch Ryan and Lucian battle with ghost peppers once again in this new episode!

And finally, a lot has happened with UConn Basketball and UCTV’s Sports Department! Watch as the Women’s Basketball team made history by achieving 100 wins, and the Men’s Basketball team win against the Memphis Tigers in a great 2nd half comeback.

Starting Spring Semester

The Spring Semester has started–it’s cold but there’s a lot going on, especially here at UCTV! Take a look at what’s been going.

The 2017 Spring Involvement Fair

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UCTV board members tabled at the involvement fair on Wednesday, January 25th in Gampel. We worked to recruit new members for all our departments while showcasing some of our equipment. Weren’t able to stop by? Here’s a list of our departments and their meeting times:

Advertising: Monday’s at 7:00, SU 316

Entertainment: Tuesday’s (email entertainment@uctv.uconn.edu for schedule)

Marketing: Thursday’s at 5:00, SU 322

News: Tuesday’s at 5:00, SU 410

Sports: Monday’s at 6:00, SU 303/325

UCSPAN: Thursday’s at 6:30, SU 322

Also, click here to watch UCTV Advertising’s video of the Involvement Fair, as part of their newest series “UConn Life.”

Livestream

UCTV has begun livestreaming! To see what we started doing, click here to watch Joint Elections Info Session from January 30th. Be sure to be on the lookout for more livestreamed events!

UConn Life/Spotlight series

As mentioned previously, UCTV Advertising has started a new video series, UConn Life, along with the UConn Spotlight series.

UConn life will feature great snapshots of the UConn lifestyle, ranging anywhere from the Involvement Fair to Dog Therapy!

The UConn Spotlight series focuses on highlighting student clubs/organizations or awesome individuals on campus that have interesting stories to tell. Watch the latest installment in the series for one of UConn’s newest clubs, The Cannoli Club!

Welcome Back!

Welcome back Huskies!! We hope you all had a great Winter Break and are excited for the new semester to begin.

Taking a look back before the semester ended, UCTV’s Human Relations and Marketing Departments had a Holiday Movie Screening of Home Alone on Thursday, December 8th!

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There was plenty of holiday snacks, hot chocolate and popcorn for the movie that was all free to students. Lots of students came to get into the holiday spirit and to take a break from studying just before finals week.

Now that Spring semester has started, here’s what you can look forward to from UCTV!

  • News broadcasts keeping you updated on University, local and national news
  • Sports broadcasts following the UConn Huskies at many different sporting events
  • New episodes and shows from our entertainment department
  • Be on the lookout for UCTV Board applications–if you have any questions about what it’s like to be on the UCTV Board as a director or executive board member, send an email to the General Manager at gm@uctv.uconn.edu.

Be sure to be subscribed to our Youtube Channel and follow us on our social media pages.

Halloween at UCTV

UCTV participated in the Student Union’s “Trick or Treat at the U” event!

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We decorated our studio, gave out free candy, phone wallets, and had some awesome Halloween music. Take a look at some of the spooky things that happened!

 

(All photography was taken by Hunter Young and Matthew Bilmes).

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Keep an eye out on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for all things UCTV! And get excited for Twitter Trivia Tuesday’s making a comeback THIS UPCOMING TUESDAY, November 8th!

UCTV Week Recap

Did you see all the great content produced during UCTV Week? Catch up on it all here!

First night coverage, Part 1 and Part 2, and a special live edition of UC Sports!

A brand new episode of Off Camera!

The Voices of UConn filmed by UCSPAN is now up!

The newest trailer from The UConn Tonight Show’s documentary, “Monday Night Lights:  Intramural Stories”!

Also, if you didn’t get a UCTV hat on Fairfield way this Friday, keep an eye out on our social media for future giveaways so you can get one!

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Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter/Instagram @UCTVChannel14, and subscribe to our youtube channel!

 

10/18

GET EXCITED!

UCTV Week is happening NOW!

What’s UCTV Week? From Monday, October 17th until Saturday October 22nd, we will be promoting and featuring all the great content and opportunities our organization has to offer.

The kick off for this week started with UConn First Night. Watch Part 1 and Part 2 of UConn First Night coverage with UCTV, WHUS and the Daily Campus!

→ Read The Daily Campus story about UConn First Night here.

A brand new episode of Off Camera Season 2 Episode 5!

→  Missed the last episode of Off Camera, or in the mood to binge watch a new show? Watch it here!

Keep an eye out for….

Coverage of the Homecoming Football Game!

Also from Entertainment, watch the newest from Cribs of UConn, and Social Intercourse!

→ Catch up on the latest episode of Cribs of UConn too!

And as always watch the UCTV News team cover the biggest stories this week as well on our Youtube Channel!  

To celebrate UCTV week, we will be giving away free UCTV Baseball Caps if you like us on social media! Stop by in the Student Union to pick up yours on Friday, October 21st during the homecoming tailgate!

Some of the homecoming events have already started, such as the and the homecoming parade , but look forward to all the other great events coming up this week. Find out more about what’s happening at http://homecoming.uconn.edu/events/.

4/18

This past weekend, UCTV celebrated a full academic year of hard work and friendship with the annual spring banquet at the Nathan Hale. Awards were distributed to members that gave their all this year as laughs were had, dances were dabbed, and speeches were slurred. Disappointed that you missed out? Fortunately, there was a photographer present to capture every nuance of the night.

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Advertising Director Ryan Glista has been guiding his department in the continuation of filming informational videos about UConn Service Learning and UConn Education Abroad. Keep an eye out for those if you want to learn more! This past Monday he conducted a DSLR workshop with great turnout of interested folks around campus. To keep updated on UCTV’s variety of workshops, keep checking out the website.

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Think you’re an individual like this guy? Then make sure to check out Advertisements newly completely video on the Individualized Major program to find out how you can best make your own path (tie not included).

As you can see, UCTV is quite the pro at entertaining. The Entertainment Department will continue their professionalism with the return of UCTV Politics on Thursday, March 21st for its last two debates on the Arab-Israeli Conflict and a Bernie vs. Hillary debate. Both debates will be produced by the new producer of the show…(drumroll)…Bianca D’Agostino! Other show updates include a new episode recently put out by the lovely folks at Weekly Programming.

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Think you could handle the mic? The UConn Tonight Show is look for a new host and producer of the show for next semester. Guests on the popular program have included Rosario Dawson and Susan the Herbst herself. If you’re interested, reach out to Entertainment Director Tony Tyson at entertainment@uctv.uconn.edu.

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Michelle Delmazio (dazzling smile on the left) will be taking the position as new Entertainment Director! She will be replacing the previous Director, Tony Tyson (heartfelt father figure on the right). For next year, Michelle is looking for an assistant, so if you want to collab with a fun team, be sure to apply, also at entertainment@uctv.uconn.edu.

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In other news, UCTV completed their semesterly photo shoot this past weekend, which can be seen by the fine-tuned cheesing here. The shoot includes professional headshots and group photos of each department. Our LinkedIn’s have never looked so good.

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And check out that display of finely dressed, fresh-faced people. Know who these young lads and ladies are? The NEW BOARD voted in for next semester! I know what you’re thinking: how do I become one of them? Well, the board is not completely squaded up yet—a General Manager and Web Developer/Graphic Designer are still needed for next year. Know someone who might be interested? Tell them to apply!

In conclusion, deuces to this year’s board. You guys did it. You did stuff.UCTV10