Forum on the Hill

The Forum on the Hill provides opportunities for the community to engage with speakers once a month, (September- June) who discuss current topics. Join the Conversations! Presented both in person at 12:30pm in Widener Hall and then recorded and posted online here after 5pm. *Covid Protocols are still in place, but you may now bring a brown bag lunch, and we serve light snacks, water, and coffee.

CLICK HERE to watch the recorded presentation from May 9th

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Registration Required to attend in person, please CLICK HERE to Register Online, or call 215-247-4654 or email 

May 9
Angelo Cataldi
Turning up the Volume in the Most Passionate Sports City in America

Famed radio personality and Philadelphia sports legend, Angelo Cataldi began his career in Philly as a sports journalist for the Philadelphia Inquirer in 1983. From there, he settled into his role as a radio host at 94.1 WIP for 33 remarkable years. He joins us to talk about his experiences as a sports announcer, his remarkable career and his newly released book. LOUD is an exuberant chronicle of Cataldi’s life, from his childhood as a self-described “king nerd” in Providence, Rhode Island, to the traditional newspaper career he left behind, and his eventual rise to the top of the Philadelphia sports radio scene on WIP. Through it all, Cataldi remained dedicated to his mission of talking about what the city was talking about, in the same tone. And that tone was loud, passionate, and unapologetically real. Come hear how Angelo became a voice not just in the city but in the hearts of sports enthusiasts far and wide.

Born in Providence, Rhode Island, Angelo Cataldi was destined to dive headfirst into the world of journalism. Armed with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Rhode Island, he honed his craft and enhanced his skills at the prestigious Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. His journey to the microphone began in 1977 with a pen as a writer for the Providence Journal and later for the Philadelphia Inquirer throughout the 1980s. In 1990, Angelo took the reins as a talk show host on the iconic 94 WIP Sportsradio, a platform that would become his stage for over 30 years.

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