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7:00 PMDr. 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.


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. 

 


Faculty Insights-9th edition: Their Lives & Inspir

Guests: Tim Kelly, Jerry Moss, Mary Cantwell

In this ninth edition, Tim Kelly and Jerry Moss, Respiratory Care Technology instructors and Mary Cantwell, Health Information Management System 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 - 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. 

 


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.  


7:30 PMLocal 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. 


Military and Veteran's Services

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Gary Sparks, Daniel Mohr, Armando Perez

Gary Sparks, IT instructor and Armando Perez and Daniel Mohr, Veterans Certifying Officials discuss MCC's mission to support current military service members, veterans, and their families as they pursue their academic, career, and personal goals.


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 PMNative American Culture "Gardening & Language Prac

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Mark Awakuni-Swetland

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


Myra Gordon, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Diversit

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Myra Gordon

Myra Gordon, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Diversity, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, discusses multiculturalism and race relations in the United States and throughout the world. Guest speaker at MCC's 2014 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon, Dr. Gordon relates the influence of icons such as Dr. King, Nelson Mandela and President Barack Obama and their efforts to shape society and global policies.

She relates what Martin Luther King may think about having an African-American in the White House and the continued American economic and class disparities.


Teammates: 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.


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.


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.


8:30 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.


MCC’s Health Information Management Systems - HIMS

Host: Margaret Bumann Guest: Mary Cantwell

Mary Cantwell, Health Information Management Systems (HIMS) instructor, discusses MCC's HIMS program. With an emphasis on the business aspects of health care services, MCC's HIMS program prepares students for several career opportunities.

Mary explains that certificates of achievement are available in fields including Coding and Billing, Transcription, and Office Assisting. Many jobs are readily available in the area, and starting salaries can be very good for this expanding 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. 

 


9:00 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. 


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 PMFaculty Insights-8th Edition: Their Lives & Inspir

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. 


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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