4 episodes

Want an honest insight into the experiences of Black students in STEM and a discussion of how to make this system more equitable? SySTEMic is for you; the podcast that discusses past stories, future opportunities, and the lived experiences of Black STEM students at a small liberal arts college in the South. Current students interview alumni, and other black mentors in STEM for their insights. For more information visit https://centrebsc.org/

SySTEMic Centre Black STEM Coalition

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Want an honest insight into the experiences of Black students in STEM and a discussion of how to make this system more equitable? SySTEMic is for you; the podcast that discusses past stories, future opportunities, and the lived experiences of Black STEM students at a small liberal arts college in the South. Current students interview alumni, and other black mentors in STEM for their insights. For more information visit https://centrebsc.org/

    Episode 4 - Kelenda Allen-James

    Episode 4 - Kelenda Allen-James

    In this episode we interview Centre College class of 2001 graduate Kelenda Allen-James about how college prepared her for the work force, working in non-profit computer science. 
    Stay tuned for more interviews and discussions about the Black STEM experience at Centre College!

    For more information on Centre Black STEM Coalition visit centrebsc.org.
    Guest: Kelenda Allen-James
    Hosts: Sharon Mega, Natalie Ngong
    Producer: Joshua West

    • 43 min
    Episode 3 - Lola Fakunle

    Episode 3 - Lola Fakunle

     In this episode we interview class of 2017 Centre College graduate Lola Fakunle about her experience during her time at Centre. She is currently a fourth year student at Emory University School of Medicine who is applying to residency as an orthopedic surgeon.

    Stay tuned for more interviews and discussions about the Black STEM experience at Centre College!

    For more information on Centre Black STEM Coalition visit centrebsc.org.

    Guest: Lola Fakunle
    Hosts: Temi Haastrup, Joshua West
    Producer: Joshua West 

    • 40 min
    Episode 2 - Ami Ballard

    Episode 2 - Ami Ballard

    In this episode we interview class of 2020 Centre College graduate Ami Ballard about her experience during her time at Centre and now as she has entered the working world with the intention of continuing to pursue Nursing. There is also discussion of her feelings on the recent Breonna Taylor verdict.
    Please note that there is brief description of a potentially disturbing scenario.

    Stay tuned for more interviews and discussions about the Black STEM experience at Centre College!

    For more information on Centre Black STEM Coalition visit centrebsc.org.

    Guest: Ami Ballard
    Hosts: Princess Allotey, Natalie Ngong
    Producer: Joshua West

    • 35 min
    Episode 1 - Derrick Tonto

    Episode 1 - Derrick Tonto

    In our inaugural episode of this podcast created by Black STEM majors at Centre College in Danville, KY, we interview a recent alumnus, Derrick Tonto, about his experience during his time at Centre and now as he has entered the working world.

    Stay tuned for more interviews and discussions about the Black STEM experience at Centre College!

    For more information on Centre Black STEM Coalition visit centrebsc.org.

    Guest: Derrick Tonto
    Hosts: Mireille Bitangacha, Natalie Ngong
    Producer: Joshua West

    • 43 min

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