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7:00 PMA Response to Infectious Diseases

Host: Stacey Ocander  Guests: Peggy Dean, Nancy Pares

Stacey Ocander, Dean of Health and Public Services, Peggy Dean, Emergency Management Program Director and Nancy Pares, Director of Nursing Programs discuss infectious diseases.

 


Local Flavor - Molecular Gastronomy

The show features MCC chef and instructor Oystein Solberg prepping and plating meals made with an array of local ingredients. Episodes are filmed in the Metropolitan Utilities District culinary theatre at MCC's Institute for the Culinary Arts. 


Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce 4 Q 2014 Updat

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: David G. Brown

David G. Brown, CEO and President, Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce, discusses fourth quarter 2014 business activity for Omaha and the metropolitan area.

David also discussed the chamber's unveiling of a new slogan "We Don't Coast", a celebration of Omaha; who we are, where we are and how we operate.  


Local Flavor - Lamb

The show features MCC chef and instructor Oystein Solberg prepping and plating meals made with an array of local ingredients. Episodes are filmed in the Metropolitan Utilities District culinary theatre at MCC's Institute for the Culinary Arts. 

 


Dr. Sybil Dione Rosado

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Dr. Sybil Dione Rosado

Dr. Sybil Dione Rosado discusses the symbolic negotiation of beauty and power through hair. She explores how the symbolic meaning of hair and hairstyles is transformed into a cultural domain, indicating the wearer's social class, sexual orientation, genetic makeup and political affiliation.


7:30 PMFaculty Insights-8th Edition: Their Lives and Ins

Guests: Jeba Inbarasu, Thankam Samuel, Carla Delucci

In this eight edition, Thankam Samuel, Mathematics instructor and Jeba Inbarasu and Carla Delucchi, Biology instructors discuss their background, education, and prior work experience before coming to MCC.

Bringing a wealth of real-world knowledge and hands-on experience, they discuss their formative years, education, and unique work environments. They reflect on inspiring mentors, and share what attracted them to teaching and their program area.

Their passion is as real as their dedication to their students and professions.


Local Flavor - Making Naan and Raita

The show features MCC chef and instructor Oystein Solberg prepping and plating meals made with an array of local ingredients. Episodes are filmed in the Metropolitan Utilities District culinary theatre at MCC's Institute for the Culinary Arts. 


Local Flavor - Corned Beef and More

The show features MCC chef and instructor Oystein Solberg prepping and plating meals made with an array of local ingredients. Episodes are filmed in the Metropolitan Utilities District culinary theatre at MCC's Institute for the Culinary Arts. 


8:00 PMNebraska Historic Storytelling

 Host: Kent Pavelka  Guest: Cherrie Beam-Clarke

Cherrie Beam-Clarke, native Nebraskan and Nebraska Historic Storyteller reprises her role as pioneer Mariah Monahan.Cherrie tells captivating stories depicting Nebraska life from 1860 to 1895 including discussion about Christmas on the prairie, dealing with injuries, prairie fires, rattlesnake bites, harvesting Nebraska "coal," living on cornmeal, and the harsh, endless monotonous labor of pioneer life. These entertaining and educational excerpts are from Beam-Clarke's live presentations, "Promise in a New Land," "The Courage to Continue," and "Grit 'n Gumption."


Into Possession of Myself: An Hour with Pippa Whit

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Pippa White

Pippa White presents an entertaining and interesting hour with samples of her one-woman storytelling shows. Based on formative American historical events, her lively and engaging presentations impart facts and insight to homesteaders, immigrants, and reformers.


MCC’s Career Services

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Monique Cribbs

Monique Cribbs, Career Services Coordinator, provides an in-depth review of the diverse resources available through MCC’s Career Services area.

Monique explains what students experience when they access Career Services, and how they can match their career aspirations with the right mix of courses using the Holland Code, an industry-standard interest’s identifier.

Monique discusses the wide range of services available to current students and alumni, as well as partnering relationships with Nebraska Works and Workforce Solutions, job boards that help match qualified applicants with potential employers. Monique highlights forthcoming exciting technological capabilities including a mobile app for mobile devices, a dynamic web portal and a revised Career Services web site.


Native American Culture "Gardening & Language Prac

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Mark Awakuni-Swetland

Mark Awakuni-Swetland, UNL faculty discusses Native Americans gardening and language practices.


Native American Visual Stories

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Steve Tamayo, Donel Keeler

Steve Tamayo, Lakota artist and professor of traditional art and Donel Keeler, Dakota artist discuss Native American visual stories through art.


8:30 PMLocal Flavor - Making Condiments

The show features MCC chef and instructor Oystein Solberg prepping and plating meals made with an array of local ingredients. Episodes are filmed in the Metropolitan Utilities District culinary theatre at MCC's Institute for the Culinary Arts. 

 


MCC’s Fire Science Program

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Jeff "Boomer" Strawn, Brock Borhart, Mike Connolly

Produced on location at MCC's Applied Technology Center's fire science training complex, "Boomer" Strawn covers MCC's fire science program.

Host Kent Pavelka suits up and gets in the action as adjunct instructors Brock Borhart and Mike Connolly demonstrate firefighting tactics and procedures in which students are trained. MCC's fire science program is unique to the area, preparing students on state-of-the-art equipment, simulators and technologies.


9:00 PMIt's Been a Long Rod: Where Are We Now

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Charles I. Rankin, Ph.D

Charles Rankin, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Midwest Equity Assistance Center, reflects on his keynote address "It's Been a Long Road: Where Are We Now."

Presented at the 30th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at MCC, his address captures the past and present efforts of African-Americans to achieve equality and plurality, and projects the future prospects for racial harmony.

An experienced educator and administrator, Dr. Rankin presents a hopeful outlook for education and America and its race relations.

 "A college education will completely change your life."


Local Flavor - Safe Raw Proteins

The show features MCC chef and instructor Oystein Solberg prepping and plating meals made with an array of local ingredients. Episodes are filmed in the Metropolitan Utilities District culinary theatre at MCC's Institute for the Culinary Arts. 


Clery Act

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Dave Friend, Arthur Rich

Dave Friend, Chief of Police/Director of Emergency Management and Arthur Rich, Vice President for Campuses & Student Affairs discuss the requirements for the Clery Act Security and Fire Safety Report and how it raised awareness among faculty, staff and students regarding prevention issues.


Local Flavor - Molecular Gastronomy

The show features MCC chef and instructor Oystein Solberg prepping and plating meals made with an array of local ingredients. Episodes are filmed in the Metropolitan Utilities District culinary theatre at MCC's Institute for the Culinary Arts. 


Alternative Fuels Grant

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Kirk Ahrends, Chris Swanson

Discussion centers around the education and training of students to be prepared to understand how alternative fuels can energize state economy and provide for new career paths.  Compressed of natural gas-powered vehicles are the cleanest burning alternative transportation fuel available today.


9:30 PMLocal Flavor - Chicken and Eggs

The show features MCC chef and instructor Oystein Solberg prepping and plating meals made with an array of local ingredients. Episodes are filmed in the Metropolitan Utilities District culinary theatre at MCC's Institute for the Culinary Arts. 


Women and STEM

Host: Joe Piper Guests: Lois Bartsch, Kendra Sibbernsen

Lois Bartsch, Biology instructor and Kendra Sibbernsen, Physics instructor discuss STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and women related to activities and coursework at MCC. Evidence suggests that the fastest-growing and highest-wage jobs in future years will be in STEM fields. Discussion takes place regarding how women will need to utilize STEM skills for problem solving in a wide range of industries.


Local Flavor - Making Naan and Raita

The show features MCC chef and instructor Oystein Solberg prepping and plating meals made with an array of local ingredients. Episodes are filmed in the Metropolitan Utilities District culinary theatre at MCC's Institute for the Culinary Arts. 


ATC and Washington County

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Deb Eppenbaugh, Hans Rudin

Deb Eppenbaugh, Executive Director of Applied Technology Center and Hans Rudin, Academic Advisor discuss the Applied Technology Center which is home to several of MCC’s trades programs such as Diesel Truck Driving, Utility Line Technician and Automotive Collision Technology. Discussion regarding the Washington County Technology Center will also be included.


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