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6:30 PM     
7:00 PMMCC'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. 


MCC's TRiO Program 2013

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Cynthia Gooch, Jonathon Queen, Donald Durant

Cynthia Gooch MCC Associate VP for Equity and Diversity and MCC students Jonathon Queen and Donald Durant discuss how the TRIO programs help students overcome class, social and cultural barriers to higher education. 


MCC's Welding Technology Skills USA

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Christian Beaty, Michael Miller

Christian Beaty, MCC Welding Technology Instructor and Michael Miller, MCC student discuss how students prepare and compete regionally and nationally with others. The contest stresses safety and working effectively in group environments as well as customer service skills.


The Rhythm Boys of Omaha Central:High School Baske

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Steve Marantz, Kevin Buckner

Steve Marantz, Omaha Central Alum and Author and Kevin Buckner, Omaha Central Alum and basketball player discuss Steve's book - The Rhythm Boys of Omaha Central: High School Basketball in the Racial Divide of '68 and how an American high school was united by basketball and torn apart by the drama of civil rights in 1968.


MCC's Fire Science Program

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Peggy Dean and Jeffrey Strawn

Peggy Dean, MCC Emergency Management Program Director and Jeffrey Strawn, EMS/Fire Science Instructor discuss the Fire Science Technology program and the unique opportunity to build professional skills and expand career possibilities to become insurance investigators and adjusters, industrial safety specialists, fire protection system designers and professionals, and volunteer firefighters.


7:30 PMWorking with American Indian Families

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Dr. Cornel Pewewardy

Dr. Cornel Pewewardy, Ed.D, Portland State University and renowned Native American educator discusses the educational challenges and opportunities facing indigenous peoples. Dr. Pewewardy relates research and practices that foster school and family relationships to improve educational outcomes for American Indian students.


Human Services Chemical Dependency Courses at MCC

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Mike Rush, Human Services Chemical Dependency Counseling Instructor and Bob Dresser Human Services Instructor discuss Chemical Dependency courses at MCC.


A Black President in My Lifetime

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Dr. Byron D'Andra Orey, Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, Jackson State University, chronicles the events that led to the election of Barack Obama.


Local Flavor - Molten Chocolate Lava Cake

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 PMGreater Omaha Chamber of Commerce 2Q 2012 Update

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: David Brown

David Brown President and CEO discusses the Chamber's priorities and educational initiatives.


Community Partnerships: inCommon Community Develop

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Christian Gray

Christian Gray, Executive Director discusses inCOMMON's mission to  unite and strengthen vulnerable neighborhoods.


Marlin "The Magician" Briscoe

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Native Omahan Marlin Briscoe, the NFL's first starting quarterback, shares his story of success in spite of discrimination faced on and off the gridiron.


The Empowerment Network

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Willie Barney and Vicki Quaites-Ferris

Willie Barney President, Facilitator, and Founder of Empowerment Network and Vicki Quaites-Ferris Director of Operations discuss how Empowerment Network  is working towards transforming the City of Omaha into a model city for all citizens. 

 


8:30 PMOmaha City Council & Douglas County Meetings

Traditional West African Dance & Culture

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Charles Ahovissi discusses African culture through traditional dancing, drumming, singing and storytelling.


9:00 PMMCC’s Master Plan

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Stan Horrell

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


The Rhythm Boys of Omaha Central:High School Baske

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Steve Marantz, Kevin Buckner

Steve Marantz, Omaha Central Alum and Author and Kevin Buckner, Omaha Central Alum and basketball player discuss Steve's book - The Rhythm Boys of Omaha Central: High School Basketball in the Racial Divide of '68 and how an American high school was united by basketball and torn apart by the drama of civil rights in 1968.


Community Partnerships: Emerging Terrain

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Anne Trumble

Anne Trumble, Landscape Architecture Professional discusses how the Emerging Terrain project will help people see their existing landscape in a new way by creating beautiful pieces of art.


9:30 PMMCC'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. 


MCC's TRiO Program 2013

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Cynthia Gooch, Jonathon Queen, Donald Durant

Cynthia Gooch MCC Associate VP for Equity and Diversity and MCC students Jonathon Queen and Donald Durant discuss how the TRIO programs help students overcome class, social and cultural barriers to higher education. 


MCC's Welding Technology Skills USA

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Christian Beaty, Michael Miller

Christian Beaty, MCC Welding Technology Instructor and Michael Miller, MCC student discuss how students prepare and compete regionally and nationally with others. The contest stresses safety and working effectively in group environments as well as customer service skills.


MCC's Fire Science Program

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Peggy Dean and Jeffrey Strawn

Peggy Dean, MCC Emergency Management Program Director and Jeffrey Strawn, EMS/Fire Science Instructor discuss the Fire Science Technology program and the unique opportunity to build professional skills and expand career possibilities to become insurance investigators and adjusters, industrial safety specialists, fire protection system designers and professionals, and volunteer firefighters.


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