NMC Driveways

NMC Driveways

By NMC Extended Ed
Two cars.
Two mics.
One driveway.

Stories of the Northwestern Michigan College community.
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#21. Alex Bloye • Director of Aviation
John drives a car to Williamsburg to talk about planes with Alex Bloye, Director of Aviation. LINKS NMC Aviation Good News Michigan, Episode One Alex's Weather Choice (aviationweather.gov) Leave us a voice memo HERE NMC Driveways on Facebook NMC Driveways on Instagram NMC Driveways on Twitter
28:17
June 20, 2020
#20. Sara Harding • TEDx Traverse City Lead Organizer and Curator
John visits Sara Harding to talk about TEDx Traverse City, near the southern tip of Lake Leelanau. LINKS TEDx Traverse City (tickets and info) Musician Seth Bernard (founder of Earthwork Music) TED Radio Hour (NPR show) Yen Yoga Kristy McDonald's TEDx Talk Leave us a voice memo HERE NMC Driveways on Facebook NMC Driveways on Instagram NMC Driveways on Twitter
29:24
June 15, 2020
#19. Tom Gordon • History Instructor
John heads to the base of Old Mission to connect with Tom Gordon, NMC History Instructor. LINKS NMC History Department The Man Who Planted Trees Tom's History Textbooks (Vol 1 & 2) Leave us a voice memo HERE NMC Driveways on Facebook NMC Driveways on Instagram NMC Driveways on Twitter
26:32
June 11, 2020
#18. Julie Clark • TART Trails Executive Director
John visits the Executive Director of TART Trails, Julie Clark, at her home on 12th Street. LINKS Tart Trails (www.traversetrails.org) Photo of Julie and her husband Bill on the tandem Leelanau Harvest Tour Leave us a voice memo HERE NMC Driveways on Facebook NMC Driveways on Instagram NMC Driveways on Twitter
28:29
June 8, 2020
Mini Episode • GRASP Teachers
John visits TCAPS teachers Mandy LaBarre and Karen Nelson to talk about the GRASP program. Register HERE
12:22
June 3, 2020
#17. Eric Hines • WNMC Station Manager
John goes to the eastern portion of Whitewater Township to visit Eric Hines, the Station Manager of our community radio station, WNMC. LINKS WNMC Website Listen to WNMC Live HERE Earthwork Music This American Life GRASP Leave us a voice memo HERE NMC Driveways on Facebook NMC Driveways on Instagram NMC Driveways on Twitter
27:26
June 2, 2020
#16. Rebecca Teahen • Associate VP for Resource Development & NMC Foundation Executive Director
John goes to Northport to see Rebecca Teahen, Associate Vice President for Resource Development & Executive Director, NMC Foundation. LINKS NMC Foundation Idyll Farms Boardman River Nature Center NMC BBQ Leave us a voice memo HERE NMC Driveways on Facebook NMC Driveways on Instagram NMC Driveways on Twitter
26:54
May 29, 2020
#15. Hans VanSumeren • Director of the Great Lakes Water Studies Institute
John goes to the shores of East Bay to visit the Director of the Great Lakes Water Studies Institute, Hans VanSumeren. LINKS Great Lakes Water Studies Institute Bering Glacier Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Leave us a voice memo HERE NMC Driveways on Facebook NMC Driveways on Instagram NMC Driveways on Twitter
24:31
May 26, 2020
#14. Kristen Salathiel • English Instructor & Director of C.I.E.
John goes to Acme to visit Kristen Salathiel. Kristen is an NMC English Instructor as well as the Director of the Center for Instructional Excellence. LINKS Center for Instructional Excellence Rotary Club - Youth Exchange Program Beneath a Scarlet Sky, by Mark Sullivan Leave us a voice memo HERE NMC Driveways on Facebook NMC Driveways on Instagram NMC Driveways on Twitter
25:49
May 21, 2020
#13. Kristy McDonald • Business Instructor & Co-Director of the ELI
John goes to Elk Rapids to visit Kristy McDonald, NMC instructor of Business Communications and co-director of the Experiential Learning Institute. LINKS Experiential Learning Institute Tony Anderson article in R.E. Big Little Hero Race Trailer for "A River Runs Through It" Leave us a voice memo HERE NMC Driveways on Facebook NMC Driveways on Instagram NMC Driveways on Twitter
25:57
May 18, 2020
#12. Jim Bensley • Director of International Services & Service Learning
John stays on 11th Street for another episode, this time with Jim Bensley, NMC's Director of International Services & Service Learning. And we visit the NorNatNook with James Dake, from Grass River Natural Area. LINKS International Services and Service Learning at NMC Soliya Connect Program Field Guide to NW Michigan from Grass River Natural Area Leave us a voice memo HERE NMC Driveways on Facebook NMC Driveways on Instagram NMC Driveways on Twitter
30:40
May 16, 2020
#11. Michele Howard • Director of the Traverse Area District Library
It's another installment of our "Strong Communities" series. This time John visits the Director of the Traverse Area District Library, Michele Howard. Plus another Great Teachers entry. LINKS Traverse Area District Library Facebook Storytimes Leave a voice memo HERE
29:17
May 14, 2020
#10. Dan Zassick • GLMA Instructor & Simulations Manager
John goes on an adventure to Traverse Heights to hear about Dan Zassick's adventures. Dan works at the Great Lakes Maritime Academy as an instructor and the Simulations Manager. LINKS Bike & Helicopter pics Leave a voice memo HERE
26:52
May 12, 2020
#9. Lindsey Dickinson • Director of Advising
John heads to the heart of Traverse City to chat with Lindsey Dickinson, NMC's Director of Academic and Career Advising. We get a taste of the NMC Virtual Choir. And we visit the NorNatNook for a look at Spring Beauty. LINKS The Dickinson Parade Palooza cups NMC Virtual Choir Spring Beauty Leave us a voice memo HERE!
27:57
May 8, 2020
#8. Craig Hadley • Executive Director of the Dennos Museum Center
Craig Hadley is the Executive Director of the Dennos Museum Center, and our guest on the show today. Plus, we reach into the mail bag for another community thank you note. LINKS The Dennos Museum Center Virtual Pet Exhibit (K-12) Draw NoMI Sara Hardy Downtown Farmer's Market Online Leave us a voice memo HERE!
25:42
May 6, 2020
#7. Les Eckert • Director of Great Lakes Culinary Institute
John visits the 2014 US Southeast Region Pastry Chef of the year: Les Eckert, Director of the Great Lakes Culinary Institute.  LINKS Those Pyrex Bowls Leave us a voice memo HERE!
25:26
May 4, 2020
#6. Jason Slade • Director of Technical Division
John hops in the car and drives to the west side of Traverse City to chat with Jason Slade, Director of the Technical Division. Plus, James Dake joins us for the NorNatNook. LINKS NMC Technical Division Grass River Natural Area Leave us a voice memo HERE!
29:20
May 1, 2020
#5. Ty Schmidt • Executive Director of Norte
John visits community hero Ty Schmidt, co-founder and executive director of Norte. Norte is a local non-profit dedicated to building stronger, better connected and more walk/bike friendly communities by empowering the young and young at heart. This is part of our Strong Communities series. Plus a NMC Driveways for Kids mini-interview with Jack Matchett, local 6th grader. LINKS Ty's TedTalk Carter's Compost Leave us a voice memo HERE!
31:21
April 29, 2020
#4. Lisa Thomas • Dean of Students
John drives to Slab Town to chat with Lisa Thomas, our Dean of Students. Plus, “Before & After.” LINKS Child & Family Services of Northwest Michigan Leave us a voice memo HERE!
31:46
April 27, 2020
#3. Ryan Bernstein • Curriculum & Instructional Designer
John travels east to visit Ryan Bernstein, NMC Curriculum & Instructional Designer. And we introduce the Silver Linings Video Project! (May 3rd Deadline) LINKS Ryan's dog can be seen HERE. Leave us a voice memo HERE!
25:05
April 24, 2020
#2. Sarah Montgomery-Richards • Adjunct Instructor of Philosophy
John takes a trip to beautiful Suttons Bay to visit Sarah Montgomery-Richards. She’s an adjunct instructor in Philosophy at NMC. Plus, Great Teachers with Elizabeth Sonnabend. LINKS Three Swords Fencing Club Leave us a voice memo HERE!
29:44
April 22, 2020
#1. Amy Jones • Director of Nursing
John takes a trip up Old Mission Peninsula to visit Amy Jones, NMC’s Director of Nursing.  And Laura Matchett, Director of Extended Ed, joins us for "Thank You Notes." LINKS NMC Nursing Program Leave us a voice memo HERE!
29:20
April 20, 2020
Trailer
The Extended Education podcast from Northwestern Michigan College is about to become a reality. It’s called NMC Driveways. And here’s the premise: 2 cars. 2 microphones. 1 driveway. Stories of the Northwestern Michigan College community. Help us to stay connected, share our stories, and get to know the folks who make up our community. We hope you listen. Leave us a voice memo HERE!
00:46
April 19, 2020