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6:30 PM     
7:00 PMMCC’s Respiratory Therapy Program

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Jerry Moss, Tim Kelly

Jerry Moss, Respiratory Care Technology Director/Instructor, and Tim Kelly, Respiratory Care Technology Instructor/Clinical Care Coordinator, discuss MCC's Respiratory Therapy program.

Produced in the MCC’s respiratory lab, they demonstrate various technologies and procedures in which students are trained, preparing them for ready employment in the respiratory health care field.


Local 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. 

 


Fifty Years On – Brown and Proud

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Colin Cox, Anthony B. Graham, Marie Ponce

Colin Cox, founder and artistic director, Will and Company, and performers Anthony Graham and Marie Ponce discuss the program Fifty Years On - Brown and Proud. The program is a series of vignettes from the company's Portraits of Courage Series, Latinos Shaping a Nation.

Depicting historical Latino-Americans who have made an impact on society, each vignette highlights the lives of important Latinos who have shaped our country and are deserving of recognition for their achievements while empowering audiences with a pride of true American history.

Colin, Anthony and Marie discuss the development of the project and its importance to them as individuals.


Holiday Break

Closed for Holiday Break

7:30 PMMCC’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.


Local Flavor - Making Panna Cotta

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 PMGlobal Education: One Man’s Journey

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: D'Andra Orey, Ph.D.

D'Andra Orey, Professor at Jackson State University relates his extensive teaching experience throughout the world. Having taught globally in Haiti, Ghana, Africa and the United States, he has great insight into various cultures, economics, and various political policies.


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.


28th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Keynote Speaker

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Paul J. Adams III

Paul J. Adams III, President & Founder of Providence St. Mel School, Chicago, Illinois instilled a "high academic standard filled with challenging college-prep curriculum" into a school which, by most standards, would not have been expected to excel academically, both because of its location in a tough neighborhood in Chicago, and because of its high percentage of disadvantaged students. He discusses his progress in developing one of the country's premier learning institutions for African American students.


8:30 PM
9:00 PMMCC’s Mural Project, South Campus

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Susan Trinkle, Mike Girón

Susan Trinkle, Art History Instructor, and Mike Girón, Mural Artist and adjunct Art Instructor, discuss Metropolitan Community College's Mural Project at the South Omaha Campus.

Susan and Mike discuss the genesis of the project, its funding, development as an art class project involving MCC students, and its significance to the South Omaha community.

A short video segment from Mike's colleague, Richard Harrison, explains the primary art technique used on the mural, posterizing.

Mike and Susan explain the painstaking planning, stenciling and painting process, and highlight the historic and cultural significance of the project to the South Omaha community.


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. 


Faculty Insights-6th Edition: Their Lives and Insp

Guests: Tricia Hollins, Jamie Burmeister, Nanci Stephenson

In this sixth edition, Tricia Hollins, art instructor, Jamie Burmeister, art instructor, and Nanci Stephenson, interior instructor, discuss their background, education, and prior work experience before coming to MCC.

Coming from a wide range of backgrounds and bringing a wealth of real-world knowledge and hands-on experience, they discuss their formative years, education, and unique work environments. They reflect on mentors who inspired them, and share what attracted them to teaching, MCC and their program area.


9:30 PMMCC’s Aquaponics Program

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Mike Kaminski, Gregg Fripp

Mike Kaminski, MCC Horticulture Coordinator, and Gregg Fripp, President and CEO, Whispering Roots, discuss and demonstrate aquaponics systems.

Mike Kaminski explains the historical significance of aquaponics as a self-contained sustainable system of raising vegetables and fish in a self-replenishing environment.

Mike discusses MCC’s aquaponics program and its unique relationship with the college’s culinary program, providing food to the Bistro Restaurant.

Gregg Fripp explains his involvement in aquaponics both with MCC and the Omaha Public Schools. He outlines his success and vision for introducing aquaponics as a unique opportunity for youth in North Omaha to learn about both aquaculture and horticulture. From this students learn about science in a very practical way as well as being prepared to enter advanced fields of study.


Local Flavor - Grilling Sausage

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. 


Amy Forss, Ph.D., Educator, Author, and Fulbright

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Amy Forss, PhD.

Amy Forss, Ph.D., History Instructor, discusses her path to a Fulbright Scholarship, authorship of a book, and challenges as an educator.

Dr. Forss covers her background and eclectic interests, and the arduous path to becoming a Fulbright Scholar. She explains the fulfilling experience of teaching in the Budapest area of Hungary, and the meaningful relationships established with students.

Amy details how at a student’s suggestion she researched Mildred Brown, editor of the Omaha Star newspaper. As the founder of the longest running black newspaper in the U.S., she ultimately chose Mildred as the topic of her dissertation.

Amy discusses the challenges of working fulltime and pursuing her doctoral degree in this interesting program.


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