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7:00 PMYo Sueño… I Dream

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Juan M. Izaguirre, MS, Ed.

Juan Izaguirre, Director, Multicultural Affairs, Florida Atlantic University, discusses his childhood and education in Lincoln, Nebraska, and the challenges of being raised as a Latino in the Midwest. He emphasizes the formative importance of family and religion. He presents his positive message of opportunity and success for Latinos in America.

 


MCC’s Accreditation

Host: Kent Pavelva Guests: Lynn Bradman, David Ho

David Ho, MCC Vice President, Academic Affairs and Lynn Bradman, MCC Social Sciences Instructor/CLEAR Coordinator discuss the four-year accreditation process with the North Central Association of the Higher Learning Commission.They also discuss the five criteria and their core components, and the importance of accreditation to MCC and its ongoing re-accreditation.


Nebraska Historic Storytelling

 Host: Kent Pavelka  Guest: Cherrie Beam-Clarke

Cherrie Beam-Clarke, native Nebraskan and Nebraska Historic Storyteller reprises her role as pioneer Mariah Monahan.Cherrie tells captivating stories depicting Nebraska life from 1860 to 1895 including discussion about Christmas on the prairie, dealing with injuries, prairie fires, rattlesnake bites, harvesting Nebraska "coal," living on cornmeal, and the harsh, endless monotonous labor of pioneer life. These entertaining and educational excerpts are from Beam-Clarke's live presentations, "Promise in a New Land," "The Courage to Continue," and "Grit 'n Gumption."


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.


Omaha Street School

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: John Parsons and  Shelley Pool 

John Parsons, Founder & Executive Director and Shelley Pool, Director of Education discuss the inspiration, founding and success of the Omaha Street School as it continues to be a final option for troubled youth to complete their high school education.


7:30 PMSiobhan Fallon: You Know When the Men are Gone

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Siobhan Fallon

Siobhan Fallon - author, discusses her collection of stories about life at home when your spouse is deployed. in "You Know When the Men Are Gone" . 


Nebraska Historic Storytelling

 Host: Kent Pavelka  Guest: Cherrie Beam-Clarke

Cherrie Beam-Clarke, native Nebraskan and Nebraska Historic Storyteller reprises her role as pioneer Mariah Monahan.Cherrie tells captivating stories depicting Nebraska life from 1860 to 1895 including discussion about Christmas on the prairie, dealing with injuries, prairie fires, rattlesnake bites, harvesting Nebraska "coal," living on cornmeal, and the harsh, endless monotonous labor of pioneer life. These entertaining and educational excerpts are from Beam-Clarke's live presentations, "Promise in a New Land," "The Courage to Continue," and "Grit 'n Gumption."


MCC's Bridge to Success

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Monica Beasley, Maurice Kimsey and Lucy Chung

Monica Beasley, MCC Program Coordinator; Maurice Kimsey, Senior at University of Nebraska at Omaha and Lucy Chung, Junior at North High School discuss MCC's Bridge to Success Program which allows high school students to enroll in courses designed to promote student success by enhancing study skills and exposing them to college curriculum and resources.


8:00 PMGreater Omaha Chamber of Commerce, 2013

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: David Brown

David Brown, President & CEO, Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce discusses economic development in the greater Omaha area, trends, and Prosper Omaha, "a bold, new campaign aimed at ensuring prosperity not just for some - but for all."


Reflections on for Colored Girls Screenplay

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Nikita Harris

Nakita Harris, Ph.D discusses the complexities of gender and obstacles women face today. 


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.


8:30 PMTraditional West African Dance & Culture

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


MCC’s Career Services

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Monique M. Cribbs, M.S.

Monique Cribbs, MCC's Career Services Coordinator, discusses how the Career Center helps students identify their work interests and connect with potential employers using the Nebraska Works web site. Monique explains the mission of Career Services and how she connects students, faculty, and employers.


9:00 PMYo Sueño… I Dream

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Juan M. Izaguirre, MS, Ed.

Juan Izaguirre, Director, Multicultural Affairs, Florida Atlantic University, discusses his childhood and education in Lincoln, Nebraska, and the challenges of being raised as a Latino in the Midwest. He emphasizes the formative importance of family and religion. He presents his positive message of opportunity and success for Latinos in America.

 


Nebraska Historic Storytelling

 Host: Kent Pavelka  Guest: Cherrie Beam-Clarke

Cherrie Beam-Clarke, native Nebraskan and Nebraska Historic Storyteller reprises her role as pioneer Mariah Monahan.Cherrie tells captivating stories depicting Nebraska life from 1860 to 1895 including discussion about Christmas on the prairie, dealing with injuries, prairie fires, rattlesnake bites, harvesting Nebraska "coal," living on cornmeal, and the harsh, endless monotonous labor of pioneer life. These entertaining and educational excerpts are from Beam-Clarke's live presentations, "Promise in a New Land," "The Courage to Continue," and "Grit 'n Gumption."


MCC's Washington County Technology Center

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Todd Hansen and Robert Boyer 

Todd Hansen, Executive Director, MCC Fremont Center & Washington County Technology Center and Robert Boyer, Process Operations Technology Instructor discuss how students prepare for entry-level employment and advancement opportunities as technical professionals in process plants and power plants.


Restoration Exchange Omaha

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Kristine Gerber and Nicole Malone

Kristine Gerber and Nicole Malone discuss the merger of Restore Omaha, Landmarks Inc., and Omaha Urban Neighborhoods and the effort to preserve and restore older homes, businesses and neighborhoods. They also discuss the annual Restore Omaha conference held at the Metro Community College South Omaha Campus.


9:30 PMMCC’s Accreditation

Host: Kent Pavelva Guests: Lynn Bradman, David Ho

David Ho, MCC Vice President, Academic Affairs and Lynn Bradman, MCC Social Sciences Instructor/CLEAR Coordinator discuss the four-year accreditation process with the North Central Association of the Higher Learning Commission.They also discuss the five criteria and their core components, and the importance of accreditation to MCC and its ongoing re-accreditation.


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.


Omaha Street School

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: John Parsons and  Shelley Pool 

John Parsons, Founder & Executive Director and Shelley Pool, Director of Education discuss the inspiration, founding and success of the Omaha Street School as it continues to be a final option for troubled youth to complete their high school education.


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