Matt Hodge, Frieda Gebert To Be On 'Fox and Friends'

Matt Hodge, Frieda Gebert To Be On 'Fox and Friends'

Dec. 23, 2009

For Immediate Release




By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. --Campbellsville University graduate student Matt Hodge and Dr. Frieda Gebert, associate professor of music (choral and vocal), will be on the "Fox and Friends" morning news show on the Fox News Cable network Friday morning, Christmas Day, at 8:50 a.m.

    It is channel 29 on the Campbellsville Comcast Cable. They will be on a live feed to the New York City network.

    Hodge and Gebert will be talking about his carol for the troops, "What is Christmas?"














Campbellsville University's Matt Hodge, third from left, and Dr. Frieda Gebert, associate professor of music (vocal/choral) at Campbellsville University, at far right, were instrumental in having "What is Christmas?" written as a "carol for the troops." The song, written by Hodge, was recorded at the studio of Buzz Cason, second from left, in Nashville. Cason is a member of the Campbellsville University Board of Trustees. Joe Funderburk, Cason's sound engineer, is at left.

     Campbellsville University is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 3,006 students who represent 97 Kentucky counties, 30 states and 37 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s 2010 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 23rd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South, tied for fifth in “most international students” and fourth in “up-and-coming” schools in baccalaureate colleges in the South. CU has been ranked 17 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America’s Best Christian Colleges® and to G.I. Jobs magazine as a Military Friendly School. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his 11th year as president.   


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