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7:00 PMCinco de Mayo: Memories in the Chicano Community

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Patrick M. Velasquez

Patrick M. Velasquez, Ph.D., director, Office of Academic Support and Instructional Services University of California, San Diego discusses his memories in the community and the importance of Cinco de Mayo in the Hispanic community.


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. 


The Long Road to Victory

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Annette Baldwin

Annette Baldwin, actress of historical portrayals discusses "The Long Road to Victory" a portrait of five brilliant, dedicated leaders in the woman suffrage movement: Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B Anthony, Carrie Chapman Catt and Alice Paul.  


Local Flavor - Home Cheese Making

The show features MCC chef and Culinary Arts instructor Oystein Solberg and Executive Chef, Institute for the Culinary Arts Michael Combs 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. 


Holiday Break

7:30 PMLocal Flavor - Salads & Vinaigrettes

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 - 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. 


8:00 PMMetro 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.


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.


The Federal Trust: America's Native Amer.Responsib

 Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Kitcki Carroll

Kitcki Carroll, Executive Director of United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc. discusses representing and promoting Indian leadership, improving the quality of life for American Indians and protecting Indian rights and resources on Tribal lands.


South Africa: A Scholar’s Perspective

Host: Margaret Bumann Guest: Dawne Y. Curry, Ph.D., Heather Doxon

Dawne Y. Curry, Ph.D., Associate Professor, History and Ethnic Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Heather Doxon ethics student, UNL, discuss apartheid in South Africa.

Professor Curry and host Margaret Bumann present a historical perspective on apartheid, and then review the social and cultural impact on the people of South Africa from past to present.

Author of Apartheid on a Black Isle: Removal and Resistance in Alexandra, South Africa, Dr. Curry cites conditions during the near half century of apartheid rule, and compares the pre and post-apartheid climate. She then discusses the important role Nelson Mandela played and South Africa's current environment and hope for the future.

Heather Doxon presents a student's point-of-view and discusses her travels and experiences to South Africa.

 

 


8:30 PMMCC’s Aquaponics Program

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Mike Kaminski, Gregg Fripp

Mike Kaminski, MCC Horticulture Coordinator, and Gregg Fripp, President and CEO, Whispering Roots, discuss and demonstrate aquaponics systems.

Mike Kaminski explains the historical significance of aquaponics as a self-contained sustainable system of raising vegetables and fish in a self-replenishing environment.

Mike discusses MCC’s aquaponics program and its unique relationship with the college’s culinary program, providing food to the Bistro Restaurant.

Gregg Fripp explains his involvement in aquaponics both with MCC and the Omaha Public Schools. He outlines his success and vision for introducing aquaponics as a unique opportunity for youth in North Omaha to learn about both aquaculture and horticulture. From this students learn about science in a very practical way as well as being prepared to enter advanced fields of study.


9:00 PMSoul of a Nation

Host: Kent Pavelka  Guests: Colin Cox, Anthony Bryce Graham, Yolanda Sanders

Colin Cox, Screenwriter, Playwright, and Artistic Director of Will & Company; Anthony Bryce Graham and Yolanda Sanders, actors discuss experiences of social justice issues for African Americans from Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin. The artists dig deep into the horrors of the justice system for Black men and women, explore hair-isms and phobias that entangle in the social acceptance of afro-textured hair, question the treatment of African Americans in medicine from Tuskegee to HIV, call attention to the underrepresentation of Blacks in technology careers, highlight the state of race relations today and inspire a call to action.


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. 


Interior Design Program

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Nanci Stephenson

Nanci Stephenson, MCC Interior Design instructor discusses MCC’s Interior Design Program and how it provides students with aesthetic design knowledge and skills and a practical knowledge of retail and business procedures in the area of interior product retailing.


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. 


9:30 PMLocal Flavor - Grilled Rotisserie: Chicken and Lam

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 Fremont Connection/Welding Lab

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Todd Hansen

Todd Hansen, Executive Director of MCC’s Fremont Center discusses recent renovations to the welding lab through a partnership with MCC, Fremont Public Schools and Valmont Industries. This facility provides courses for high school students and the community.


Local Flavor - Salads & Vinaigrettes

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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