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In every emerging issue lies an opportunity. The Institute for Emerging Issues is here to find North Carolina's opportunities. You can help.

First in Future: Where Emerging Ideas Take Flight Institute for Emerging Issues

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In every emerging issue lies an opportunity. The Institute for Emerging Issues is here to find North Carolina's opportunities. You can help.

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    After The Flood Waters Recede

    After The Flood Waters Recede

    In this episode, we focus on "After the Flood Waters Recede" with guests Jim Fox, former Director of NEMAC; Mayor Zeb Smathers of Canton NC; Jeff Howell, Yancey EMC; and NC House of Representatives Majority Leader, John Bell.

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    • 1 hr
    Power Of Local Support In Increasing Educational Attainment

    Power Of Local Support In Increasing Educational Attainment

    In this episode, we focus on the "Power of Local Support of Educational Attainment" with guests Dale Jenkins, former CEO Curi and co-chair, myFutureNC Commission; Dr. Laura Leatherwood, President Blue Ridge Community College; Rev. James Gailliard, Senior Pastor Word Tabernacle and member, NC House of Representatives.

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    • 57 min
    Power Of Affordability In Increasing Attainment

    Power Of Affordability In Increasing Attainment

    In this episode, we focus on the "Power of Affordability In Increasing Attainment" with guests Toni Blount - Regional Impact Manager, myFutureNC; Abdur-Raqib Gant - NCA&T student, and Martha Quillin - News and Observer reporter.
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    • 1 hr
    The Power Of Sports

    The Power Of Sports

    In this episode, we focus on the "Power of Sports" with guests David Joyner of the Rocky Mount Events Center, Hill Carrow of the 2027 World University Games and Gabbi Cunningham - NCSU Alum and 100M Hurdles Olympian.
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    • 58 min
    The Power of STEM

    The Power of STEM

    In this episode, we focus on the "Power of STEM" with guests Peter Harries - Dean of NCSU Graduate School, Jamila Simpson of NCSU College of Science and Thomas Redd of NCA&T State.
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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

oh the humanity! ,

excited to learn

it's great to hear a NC-focused podcast from leaders, the question at the end is my favorite

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Great Podcast

This is a wonder podcast. I first heard Rev. Joyner many years ago at the NC Bicentennial Farm Celebration.... He has accomplished so many amazing things in Eastern NC!! God bless Rev. Joyner!