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7:00 PMTeammates: Mentoring Transforms Lives

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Tracy McTavish-Mlady, Callie Erickson

Tracy McTavish-Mlady, MCC Institutional Effectiveness Coordinator, and Callie Erickson, TeamMates Events & Marketing Coordinator, Teammates Mentoring Program, discuss the history and mission of Teammates.

Founded in 1991 by Nancy and Tom Osborne, Teammates is a mentoring program that connects secondary and post-secondary students with adults who can guide students through school, life and their career path.

Tracy and Callie explain the ways students are identified and selected, and how mentors are paired with them. A brief video clip shows some typical mentor-mentee relationships.

With over one hundred Teammates chapters in Nebraska and Iowa, the goal is to serve 10,000 youth and be nationally recognized as the leading school-based mentoring program by 2015.


Local Flavor - Making Gnocchi

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 - 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. 


 
7:30 PMProfiles in Excellence

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Frederic H. "Fritz" Sonnenschmidt

Certified Master Chef Fritz Sonnenschmidt reflects on his personal journey to chefdom and a life of classic cooking.

A renowned author and television personality, he recounts his background and upbringing in Munich, Germany and the influence of his mother's cooking that shaped his belief that one's food is a reflection of their personality and values.

With seriousness and humor he shares his life, travels and appointments in famous kitchens throughout the world. He relates experiences as faculty of the Culinary Institute of America; popular cooking demonstration and lectures, and commitment to sharing his life of learning to culinary students.


Local Flavor: Grilled Rotisserie: Chicken and 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. 


 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. 


 
8:00 PMArc of Justice

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Dr. Kevin Boyle

Dr. Kevin Boyle, a history professor at Ohio State University,and author of Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age, discusses his book.


MCC’s Design, Interactivity and Media Arts Program

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Tom McDonnell

Tom McDonnell, Dean of Humanities and Visual Arts discusses MCC's exciting new Design, Interactivity and Media Arts program, DIMA. This program was offered for the first time in the fall quarter 2013 with emphasis on creative thinking and design principles with visual, technical and artistic skills students can choose from among eight majors. Included are: Graphic Design, 2D Animation, 3D Animation, Illustration, Media Generalist, Motion Graphics, Web Design and DIMA Entrepreneur.

 


Omaha Kids Alliance

Host: Kent Pavelka  Guest: Kara Eastman

 Kara Eastman, executive director and CEO, discusses the mission and goals of Omaha Kids Alliance. She explains the organization's educational efforts to prevent lead poisoning in homes, the elimination of lead from Omaha homes built prior to 1978, and a grant received from the Kresge Foundation to aid their work.


iPads in MCC's Paramedic Program

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Peter Landmark

Peter Landmark, EMT Paramedic Instructor, discusses the use of iPads in Metropolitan Community College's Paramedic Program.

Peter explains how iPads and interactive displays improve the teaching environment and learning experience. He demonstrates iPad apps used by instructors and students and emphasizes how iPads better prepare students for the working environment.


Metro Omaha Women's Business Center

Host" Kent Pavelka Guest: B.C. Clark, Kris Bockerman

B.C. Clark President and Executive Director of MOWBC and Kris Bockerman Owner of A Fabulous You! discuss MOWBC's endeavors to accelerate the success of women.


8:30 PMDays of Service – An MCC and UNO Partnership

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Maria Vazquez, Kathleen Oleson Lyons

Maria Vazquez-Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, MCC and Kathleen Oleson Lyons-Asst. Vice Chancellor for Civic & Social Responsibility, UNO discuss the Days of Service partnership.

Providing opportunities for students to volunteer at area non-profit organizations, Days of Service gives students an out-of-the-classroom experience to contribute their time and talent to local events and efforts. Students participate in activities such as Martin Luther King Day, the September 11, 2001 Remembrance Day and Veterans Day. Other activities include fund raising, renovating homes, building community gardens and serving meals to the homeless.

These experiences engage MCC and UNO students in the local community shaping them for the global community.


The Immigration Challenge

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest:Carol Cleaver

Carol Cleaver, Paralegal and Business Law Instructor discusses the impact of the growing immigrant population on business, industry and education. Carol relates the importance of awareness and understanding how laws affect employers, educators, and the general population. She also describes the new online Career Certificate in Immigration Law, Policy, and Procedures which addresses these emerging issues.


MCC’s Horticulture, Land Systems, and Management P

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Kris Engler. Todd Morrissey

Horticulture instructors Todd Morrissey and Kris Engler give an overview of the new Horticulture, Land Systems, and Management program (HLSM). Incorporating an urban farmyard of working honey bees, chickens, rabbits, fish ponds, greenhouse, arboretum and vegetable and herb gardens, the new program will allow students to learn and work in a unique “ground to table” environment, cultivating and harvesting food that is prepared in Metropolitan Community College’s Institute for the Culinary Arts.


9:00 PMFaculty Insights-4th Edition: Their Lives and Insp

Host: Kent Paelka Guest: Al Cox, Bobby Polk, Kris Engler

In this fourth edition, Al Cox, Automotive Technology instructor, and Bobby Polk, Criminal Justice instructor and Kris Engler, Horticulture Instructor 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 - Vegetarian Grilling

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. 


Fort Omaha Buffalo Robe Project

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Steve Tamayo

Steve Tamayo, Lakota artist and professor of traditional arts from the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota discusses MCC's buffalo robe project and the importance of the Fort Omaha Campus.


Local Flavor - Making Gnocchi

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: 2Q 2014 Update

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: David Brown

David G. Brown, president and chief executive officer, Greater Omaha chamber of Commerce, presents an overview of chamber activities during the second quarter of 2014.

David updates the Prosper Omaha Strategy, various business development activities and ongoing economic development.

He highlights the new Omaha area branding campaign, "We Don't Coast." The multiple-media effort was spearheaded by a group of 16 creative professionals and stakeholders including business leaders and elected officials from the area's six counties.


9:30 PMStudent Success at MCC: Placement Testing

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Arthur Rich, Ph.D.

Arthur Rich, Ph.D., Vice President, Campuses and Student Services, discusses MCC’s testing and placement services. With a national level perspective Dr. Rich provides an overview of testing and placement efforts, and details MCC’s services.

Dr. Rich explains that multiple measures including students’ high school GPA, ACT scores and MCC’s COMPASS and Skills Tutor are indispensable tools to proper student placement.


Local Flavor - Fresh Garden Tomatoes

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 and Skills USA 2014

Host:  Kent Pavelka Guests: Bob Maass, Trevor Secora

Bob Maass, Video and Audio Communication Arts instructor and Trevor Secora, Construction Technology instructor, discuss their respective areas participation in the 2014 Skills USA competition.

They discuss the history of Skills USA, MCC's participation and significant milestones and the networking opportunities available through Skills USA.

Student interviews highlight their roles, the significance of participation and the challenge of the 2014 competition in Kansas City, Missouri. The students express their appreciation to their teachers and their future aspirations.


Local Flavor: Grilled Rotisserie: Chicken and 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. 


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