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7:00 PMFifty Years On – Brown and Proud

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Colin Cox, Anthony B. Graham, Marie Ponce

Colin Cox, founder and artistic director, Will and Company, and performers Anthony Graham and Marie Ponce discuss the program Fifty Years On - Brown and Proud. The program is a series of vignettes from the company's Portraits of Courage Series, Latinos Shaping a Nation.

Depicting historical Latino-Americans who have made an impact on society, each vignette highlights the lives of important Latinos who have shaped our country and are deserving of recognition for their achievements while empowering audiences with a pride of true American history.

Colin, Anthony and Marie discuss the development of the project and its importance to them as individuals.


Local Flavor - Steamed Buns

The show features MCC chef and instructor Oystein Solberg and Janet Mar, Culinary Arts Instructor 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-13th edition: Their Lives and Ins

Guests: Gary Sparks, Laurie Olberding, Art Brown

In this thirteenth edition, MCC Information Technology instructors, Gary Sparks, Laurie Olberding and Art Brown 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 - Steamed Buns

The show features MCC chef and instructor Oystein Solberg and Janet Mar, Culinary Arts Instructor 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. 


PROTO

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Tom Pensabene, Tammy Green

Tom Pensabene, Executive Director Workforce Innovation/Dean IT & E-Learning  and Tammy Green Grant Manager discuss PROTO, acronym for Providing Realistic On-ramps to Technology Occupations. They converse about how this project will establish an IT career pathway that incorporates career training in both commercial and industrial IT industries, paving the way for the offerings central to MCC's new Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology.


7:30 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. 


Financial Literacy

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Larry Buland

Larry Buland, Business Management instructor discusses the critical financial literacy concepts needed by consumers in today's market place.


Local 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. 


Sustainability and Recycle

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Sarah Murray

Sarah Murray, Coordinator of Sustainable Practices discusses how MCC's sustainability and recycle program ensures resources needed for generations to come.


8:00 PMThe 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.


Mixed Blood Theatre's According to Coyote Artist

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Ms. George Feller

Ms. George Feller, artistic performer with Mixed Blood Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota, discusses the presentation According to Coyote. Performed at Metropolitan Community College's Swanson Conference Center in November, 2014, the program stages poetic tales by the Native American totem, Coyote, the Trickster.

Feller discusses her formative years that instilled in her a lifelong love of storytelling and performing, and explains the diversity and racial inclusion celebrated by the Mixed Blood Theatre.

 


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.


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.


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.


8:30 PMWomen 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.


MCC's Fort Omaha Project Update

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Stan Horell

Stan Horrell, Director of Campus Planning and Sustainability, updates construction of the Fort Omaha Campus Master Plan. Using artist renderings, Stan explains plans that will co-locate from several campuses to Fort Omaha several trades and allied programs. This will consolidate the footprint of construction, electrical, architectural, welding and heating, ventilation and air conditioning programs.

Stan highlights construction progress and plans for the Construction Education Center, Academic Skills Center, and Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology. 

The funding campaign continues, with an opening for all building planned for all 2017.

 For more information go to: http://mccpromise.org


9:00 PMAn Evening with Horace G. Dawson Jr.

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Horace G. Dawson Jr.

Horace G. Dawson Jr., retired U.S. Ambassador discusses his world-wide assignments and travels.


Local Flavor - Ways of Steaming

The show features MCC chef and instructor Oystein Solberg and Janet Mar, Culinary Arts Instructor 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. 


Making Math Relevant

Host: Kirk Ahrends Guests: Mike Flesch, Catherine Brunkhorst

Mike Flesch, Dean of Math and Science and Catherine Brunkhorst, Math Instructor discuss making math relevant to everyday living.


Local Flavor - Ways of Steaming

The show features MCC chef and instructor Oystein Solberg and Janet Mar, Culinary Arts Instructor 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. 


Financial Aid

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Wilma Hjellum

Wilma Hjellum, Director of Financial Aid & Veterans Services discusses financial aid services at Metropolitan Community College.


9:30 PMLocal Flavor - Seafood Gratin

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-13th edition: Their Lives and Ins

Guests: Gary Sparks, Laurie Olberding, Art Brown

In this thirteenth edition, MCC Information Technology instructors, Gary Sparks, Laurie Olberding and Art Brown 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 - Seafood Gratin

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 in Welding

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Peggy Ritschell, Sharon Boynton

Peggy Ritschell and Sharon Boynton, MCC adjunct faculty discuss welding art classes at Metro.


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