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Local Flavor - Chicken and Eggs

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. 


Metro Comm. College’s New Look, Brand & Identity

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Sheila O'Connor

Metropolitan Community College unveiled a new logo and visual identity in July 2013. Sheila O'Connor, Executive Director of Public Affairs, discusses the rationale behind the rebranding process and MCC's strategic vision moving forward. The new logo serves to preserve the College's history, represent its diversity and distinguish it from other institutions.


Local Flavor - Chicken and Eggs

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. 


inCOMMON Community Development

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: JD Senkbile, Christian Gray

Christian Gray, executive director, and JD Senkbile, program director, discuss the mission and work of inCOMMON Community Development. 

Christian and JD highlight inCOMMON efforts including Common Life, Common Good, and Park Avenue Commons.Helping the impoverished transition to productive, employed lives, inCOMMON works with a corps of volunteers helping the poverty stricken, unemployed, underemployed and those in need of adequate housing. The Park Avenue Commons sponsors community-building activities, social services, individual development, and job readiness workshops. With belief in neighborhood empowerment as a way out of and away from poverty, inCOMMON Community Development works to build a sustainable environment at the neighborhood level.


7:30 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. 


MCC's Healthcare Information & Administrative Prog

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Ellen Jacobs, Dawn Goodsell

Ellen Jacobs, MCC Healthcare Info. & Admin. Director, and Dawn Goodsell, MCC Healthcare Info. & Admin. Instructor, discuss this soon-to-be-offered online-only program.

Responding to the changing demands of the health care system, MCC's Healthcare information and Administration program will prepare students for professional non-medical jobs.


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. 


MCC's Credit Courses Abroad

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Barbara Velázquez

Barbara Velázquez, Coordinator, Intercultural/International Education, discusses Metropolitan Community College’s vigorous Credit Course Abroad program. Barbara briefly discusses the robust calendar of events and diverse cultural activities in the Intercultural/International Education program. The Credit Course Abroad program allows students to travel to foreign countries earning course credits while experiencing places such as Guatemala, China, Thailand and the Rosebud Native American Reservation in South Dakota.


8:00 PMCity Sprouts

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Roxanne Williams, Albert Vargas

Roxanne Williams, Executive Director, City Sprouts and  Albert Varas, Board Director discuss the history, mission and work of City Sprouts. They discuss neighborhood gardens, various training and volunteer community opportunities, and vision to develop productive and lasting green spaces throughout the area.


Doug Wright - Playwright

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Doug Wright

Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning playwright Doug Wright discusses the 2008 Theatre Conference.


Working 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.


Perspectives on Playwriting, Directing and Acting

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Playwrights Larry Singer, Lee Wochner and Robert Caisley discuss their points of view on playwriting.


8:30 PMMCC’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.


Portraits of Courage: Latinos Shaping a Nation

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Colin Cox, Danny Vasquez and Carolyn Zeller

Colin Cox, Screenwriter, Playwright, and Artistic Director of Will & Company; Danny Vasquez, actor and Carolyn Zeller, actor discuss the play Portraits of Courage: Latinos Shaping a Nation and how it reflects on the lives of different Latinos who helped shape American history.


9:00 PMLocal 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.

9:30 PMLocal 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. 


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