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6:30 PM     
7:00 PMYouth Emergency Services, Omaha

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Mary Fraser Meints, Crystal Sena, Domanyk

Mary Fraser Meints, Executive Director, and Crystal Sena, Case Manager, discuss the work of Youth Emergency Services, (YES Omaha), a non-profit agency that works with troubled youth. Domanyk relates her first-hand experience working with YES, and the life-changing benefits she received.


MCC’s Community Grant Award

 Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Sheila O'Connor, Jackie Almquist

Sheila O'Connor, Executive Director, Public Affairs, and Jackie Almquist, MCCF Director of Development, review MCC's Community Grant Award and the various opportunities to engage with the MCC Foundation. They also discuss the need for student financial assistance.


Omaha Kids Alliance

Host: Kent Pavelka  Guest: Kara Eastman

 Kara Eastman, executive director and CEO, discusses the mission and goals of Omaha Kids Alliance. She explains the organization's educational efforts to prevent lead poisoning in homes, the elimination of lead from Omaha homes built prior to 1978, and a grant received from the Kresge Foundation to aid their work.


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.


MCC’s GED Completion

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Patrick Boyle and Ramona Dowding

Patrick Boyle, Workforce Skills Director and Mona Downing Director of Adult Education discuss MCC's GED program and MCC's Express Center on South 24th Street. They explain changes that will take effect January, 2014 which will eliminate taking GED test on paper and replacing it with a computerized test.


7:30 PMDisability Support Services

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Melinda Classen and Chris Tarr Disability Support Services Counselors discuss disability services at Metro.


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.


MCC's Interior Design/Architectural Design Technol

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Richard Hart, Nanci Stephenson

Richard Hart Architectural Drafting and Design Instructor and Nanci Stephenson Interior Design Instructor discuss MCC's Interior Design/Architectural Drafting program.

 


MCC's Articulation & Transfer Programs

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Barry Anderson

Kent Pavelka and Barry Anderson MCC Coordinator of Articulation and Special Programs discuss the many options MCC provides to students who desire to transfer community college credit to four-year colleges and universities.


MCC's Medical Assisting Program 2012

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Dona Marotta

Dona Marotta, Medical Assisting Program Director/Instructor discusses course requirements for MCC's Medical Assisting Program and career opportunities in this rapidly growing profession.


8:00 PMGreater Omaha Chamber of Commerce, 3Q 2012

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: David Brown

David Brown, Chamber of Commerce President and CEO discusses recent business and economic accomplishments in the Omaha metro area and planned future activities.


Emerging Playwrights
Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Actor/playwrights Javon Johnson and Vincent Alston discuss their experiences in playwriting and acting.
Greater 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.


Doug Wright - Playwright

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Doug Wright

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


8:30 PMOmaha City Council & Douglas County Meetings

9:00 PMMaking Omaha Safe: The Omaha Police Dept.

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Sgt. Erin Dumont

Sgt. Erin Dumont of the Omaha Police Department discusses a variety of topics including crime prevention.


The Junior League Of Omaha

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Leslie Mayo    

Leslie Mayo, Junior League of Omaha discusses the organizations committment to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers..


Eating Disorders

Host: Kent Pavelka Guest: Lina Traslavina Stover

Lina Traslavina Stover, a native of Colombia with undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Nebraska, explains how one must have realistic self-expectations. She tells the story of how her self-imposed high expectations to succeed caused the eating disorder, bulimia. Her message of acceptance is "be human, not perfect."

 


Local Flavor - Mussels, Clams and Shrimp

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 PMYouth Emergency Services, Omaha

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Mary Fraser Meints, Crystal Sena, Domanyk

Mary Fraser Meints, Executive Director, and Crystal Sena, Case Manager, discuss the work of Youth Emergency Services, (YES Omaha), a non-profit agency that works with troubled youth. Domanyk relates her first-hand experience working with YES, and the life-changing benefits she received.


MCC’s Community Grant Award

 Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Sheila O'Connor, Jackie Almquist

Sheila O'Connor, Executive Director, Public Affairs, and Jackie Almquist, MCCF Director of Development, review MCC's Community Grant Award and the various opportunities to engage with the MCC Foundation. They also discuss the need for student financial assistance.


Omaha Kids Alliance

Host: Kent Pavelka  Guest: Kara Eastman

 Kara Eastman, executive director and CEO, discusses the mission and goals of Omaha Kids Alliance. She explains the organization's educational efforts to prevent lead poisoning in homes, the elimination of lead from Omaha homes built prior to 1978, and a grant received from the Kresge Foundation to aid their work.


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.


MCC’s GED Completion

Host: Kent Pavelka Guests: Patrick Boyle and Ramona Dowding

Patrick Boyle, Workforce Skills Director and Mona Downing Director of Adult Education discuss MCC's GED program and MCC's Express Center on South 24th Street. They explain changes that will take effect January, 2014 which will eliminate taking GED test on paper and replacing it with a computerized test.


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