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A man who was instrumental as a faculty member at Gardner-Webb and responsible for the significant growth of the University’s radio station, WGWG 88.3 FM, died on Dec. 30, 2014, at Wendover Hospice in Shelby, N.C., at the age of 84. Manuel “Allen” Setzer served as an associate professor of Spanish in the GWU Department of Foreign Language and Literature for nearly three decades and as station manager of WGWG for over 25 years. Born December 24, 1930, in Caldwell County, N.C., Setzer graduated from Hudson High School.
Jeff Powell, Manuel Setzer, Noel Manning
Office of University Communications, "Former Gardner-Webb University Professor and Radio Station Manager Passes Away" (2015). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 1246.