Dr. Mark H. Erickson, President of Northampton Community College, discusses the amazing work, impact and reach of the community college that is not only the most affordable in PA, but gives its community access to high quality, modern educational and career opportunities. This interview was produced in collaboration with PBS39 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on leadership programs for Latino youth with guests: Patricia Barahona, CEO of the Youth Leadership Institute; Carmen Diaz-Malvido, CEO of Aspira of New York and Santiago Marquez, CEO of Latin American Association.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the importance of libraries in our communities with guests: Tracie Hall, Executive Director of the American Library Association; David Leonard, President of the Boston Public Library and Bridget Quinn, CEO of the Hartford Public Library.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on empowering girls through Girl Scouts with guests Meridith Maskara, CEO of Girl Scouts New York City, Lidia Soto-Harmon, CEO of Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital (DC) and Marina Park, CEO of Girl Scouts of Northern California.
Jana Emerson, COO of the Street School, talks about Oklahoma’s longest running drop-out prevention program. This impactful organization provides academic and emotional support for at-risk students across Tulsa public schools in an effort to increase students’ chances of graduating and obtaining a higher education. This interview was produced in partnership with RSUTV in Oklahoma.
Dr. Larry Rice, President of Rogers State University, discusses the university in the realm of higher education in Oklahoma and its role as the only publicly-supported university in the region that gives students a traditional on-campus-housing experience. This interview was produced in collaboration with RSUTV.
Cindy Decker, Executive Director of Tulsa Educare, discusses closing the education gap between lower and higher income families by providing key services to ensure all children can thrive. This interview was produced in collaboration with RSUTV.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the importance of providing support to underrepresented individual who wish to pursue STEM education with Tara Chklovski, Founder & CEO of Technovation and Sarah EcoHawk, CEO of American Indian Science & Engineering Society.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on serving the LGBTQ community with guests: David Heitstuman, CEO of the Sacramento LGBT Community Center; Nate Rhoton, Executive Director of One N Ten; and Jorge Valencia, CEO of the Point Foundation.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on creating a fair and just market place with: Consumer Reports’ Chief Scientific Officer, James Dickerson; Chief Research Officer, Kristen Prucell, and Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Leonora Wiener.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the challenges of running a financially stable nonprofit during COVID with guests: Eric Anyah, Chief Financial Officer of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Eileen Frazier, Chief Administrative Officer of the National School Board Association.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on how educators are developing young minds during the pandemic with guests: Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers; Richard Barth, CEO of the KIPP Foundation; and Kyle Zimmer, President, CEO & Co-Founder of First Book.
Mark Oppenheim leads an discussion on children’s literacy and gender equality in education with the executive team of Room to Read, with guests: Geetha Murali, CEO, Heather Simpson, Chief Program Officer and Shari Freedman, Chief Financial Officer.
Patra Sevastiades, Executive Director of the Duluth Library Foundation, discusses how libraries keep on pace with the latest technology to ensure community members are receiving the best support. This interview was produced in collaboration with WDSE/WRPT.
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation on creating opportunity for underserved individuals through educational opportunities with guests: Mia Bonta, CEO of Oakland Promise and Meredith Curry, Fellow at Northern California College Promise Coalition.
Coronavirus has essentially canceled the Spring term as envisioned; i.e., on-campus classes were cancelled, and most moved online. There are serious implications for enrollments for Fall term and finances, and many are wondering if there will be a Fall term at all (we think so).