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6:00 PM     
6:30 PM     
7:00 PMUsing iPads in the Learning Environment

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Al Cox, Richard Hart

Al Cox, Automotive Technology Instructor and Richard Hart, Architectural Drafting and Design Instructor present a lively overview of how they use iPads in their learning spaces. Each demonstrate iPad applications unique to their disciplines, and discuss how the iPad has changed their learning strategies and student engagement.


Local Flavor - Rhubarb Pie

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. 


Global 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.


Local Flavor - Rhubarb Pie

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,3rd Quarter 2013

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: David Brown

David G. Brown, President and CEO, Omaha Chamber of Commerce, reviews 2013 third quarter chamber and business development activities in greater Omaha. David also explains the four key elements of the chamber’s 2014-2018 Prosper Omaha Plan, including:

  • Create, grow and recruit businesses and jobs in the region.
  • Establish a recognized, exciting brand and image for greater Omaha.
  • Create a business climate conducive to grow, retain, and recruit the workforce of the future.

7:30 PMMCC's Economic Impact

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Jim Grotrian, Shannon Snow

Jim Grotrian, MCC Executive Vice President, and Shannon Snow, MCC Operations Coordinator, relate the diverse ways Metropolitan Community College contributes to the economic growth and stability of the metropolitan Omaha area and MCC's four county service area.

Jim and Shannon discuss Metro's Capital Expansion Plan and its strategic investment in the community. Committed to sustainable growth and providing solid education and training for a well prepared workforce, MCC continues to be an important and dynamic economic partner.


Local Flavor - Canning

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 - Canning

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 PMLocal Flavor - Brick Chicken and Flank Steak

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 Master Plan

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Stan Horrell

Stan Horrell, Director MCC Campus Planning and Sustainability discusses accomplishments in MCCs Master Planning.


Local Flavor - Stocks and Broths

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. 


Eating Disorders

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Lina Traslavina Stover

Lina Traslavina Stover, a native of Colombia with undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Nebraska, explains how one must have realistic self-expectations. She tells the story of how her self-imposed high expectations to succeed caused the eating disorder, bulimia. Her message of acceptance is "be human, not perfect."

 


MCC's Applied Technology

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Kirk Ahrends

Kirk Ahrends, MCC Dean of Applied Technology discusses the Applied Technology area and the wide range of career options within the skilled trades. 


8:30 PMMCC's Information Technology

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Tom Pensabene, Jan Rowe

Tom Pensabene, Ph.D. - MCC Dean, Information Technology & E-Learning and Jan Rowe, MCC Information Technology Instructor discuss changes to INFO course offerings - Hybrid courses combine classroom learning with a significant online component. They also discussed Critical Facilities Management program. This program will prepare students to manage and operate an organization either on site or remotely.


Hope Center for Kids

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Pastor Ty Schenzel, Pastor Ed King

Pastor Ty Schenzel, Executive Director and Pastor Ed King, Youth Development Coordinator discuss how Hope Center for Kids is transforming North Omaha by inspiring hope in the hearts and minds of children. They explain their vision for strong, intelligent young men and women in North Omaha by instilling in them hope to combat peer pressure, graduate from high school and college, and hope that their lives have extraordinary meaning.


MCC’s Fire Science Technology Program

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Jeff Strawn 

Jeff Strawn, MCC Fire Science Coordinator & Instructor reviews the scope of Metro’s Fire Science Technology Program. He explains how students complete general education requirements and receive real-world fire training experience from industry professionals, prepared to seek out jobs nationwide. Also discussed is MCC's unique Fireteen Safety Skills Boot Camp - hands-on fire science training in first aid, CPR, and using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Participants also receive basic fire safety concepts and the use of a fire extinguisher.


Omaha Community Foundation

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Sara Boyd

President and chief operating officer Sara Boyd explains the role of the Omaha Community Foundation and how it has grown to include more than 1000 donors serving the needs of over 3000 nonprofits, initiatives and funds throughout greater Omaha and southwest Iowa.


Omaha Women’s Fund

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Michelle Zych 

Michelle Zych, Executive Director explains the goal of the Omaha Women's Fund is to enable women to achieve full partnership in the Omaha community. She explains that women are still at a disadvantage in the workplace, housing, financial literacy, economic self-sufficiency and domestic violence. The core effort of the Women's Fund is research to identify solutions and lead change on behalf of women and girls.


9:00 PMEnrique's Journey:The Face of America's Newest Imm

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Sonia Nazario

Pulitzer prize-winning author and journalist Sonia Nazario, a presenter in Metro's Diversity Matters Film and Lecture Series, discusses the dangerous journeys migrants undertake to enter the United States.

She details the odyssey of Enrique and his travels from Honduras to the U.S to reunite with his mother. His journey is not unique as many migrant mothers come to America to find work and earn money in order to bring their families to join them.


Local Flavor - Sausages

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. 


The Annual Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Garan Coons

Emcee for the 22nd Annual Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow and presenter in Metro's Diversity Matters Film and Lecture Series, Garan Coons discusses his background as an Oglala Lakota Navajo Native American.

Born in Phoenix, Arizona and raised Winnebago Ho-Chunk, Garan Coons studies Native American customs at the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Founder of the Many Moccasins Dance Troupe he is renowned as a professional singer, dancer, and storyteller, illustrating Native American culture to international audiences.


Local Flavor - Sausages

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 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.


9:30 PMLocal Flavor - Grilled Tilapia

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 - Grilled Tilapia

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. 


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.


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