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An exploration of professional development related topics by and for faculty at Mt. San Antonio College. A frequent theme of the podcast is improving the success of students from designated campus equity populations.

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An exploration of professional development related topics by and for faculty at Mt. San Antonio College. A frequent theme of the podcast is improving the success of students from designated campus equity populations.

    Connecting With Nature Part 1: Jared Burton Episode 86

    Connecting With Nature Part 1: Jared Burton Episode 86

    This week our host Sun Ezzell checked in with Jared from last summer’s nature mini-series. He shared some bird watching tips, some thoughts about how connecting with nature connects us with our communities, and some resources for learning more about the natural world around us. Put on your bird watching hat and let’s get started! 

    • 35 min
    Amy Truong, Inter-Club Council Co-Chair On Associated Students Executive Board: Creating Space For Student Voices Episode 85

    Amy Truong, Inter-Club Council Co-Chair On Associated Students Executive Board: Creating Space For Student Voices Episode 85

    Mt. SAC student Amy Truong shares with us her journey at Mt. SAC while she prepares to transfer to UC Davis, what it means to lean into available resources, groups and clubs on campus and how powerful the student voice actually is in creating tangible change to better serve the student population.

    • 19 min
    Academic Support & Achievement Center: Creating A Virtual Culture To Serve Students Episode 84

    Academic Support & Achievement Center: Creating A Virtual Culture To Serve Students Episode 84

    Host Sun Ezzell talks with Kristina Alvarado-Grassman, Director of ASAC and Gizelle Ponzillo, supplemental instruction coordinator about the changes in operations after moving all resources and functions online and the importance of maintaining the culture of the center while operating virtually. With serving students at the core of the academic support & achievement center, Kristina, Gizelle and their colleagues have taken great care in creating as seamless a transition as possible.

    • 43 min
    The Writing Center: Fostering A Sense Of Community Episode 83

    The Writing Center: Fostering A Sense Of Community Episode 83

    David Charbonneau, Nicole Blean, and long-time tutor Jackie  from the Mt. SAC Writing Center share how the Writing Center is supporting students during this time of online learning and social distancing. They talked about the journey of moving a Writing Center online, the discoveries they made along the way, and how those discoveries are fostering connections with students.

    • 42 min
    Mt. SAC: United Against Racism Episode 82

    Mt. SAC: United Against Racism Episode 82

    Host Sun Ezzell talks with the President Chisa Uyeki, Vice President Lance Heard, and Vice President-elect Kelly Rivera of the Academic Senate to discuss the college’s commitment to affirming that Black Lives Matter, the actions that our campus is going to take moving forward, and the role of the Academic Senate in doing this crucial work. 

    • 24 min
    Seth Meyers & Livier Martinez: An Introductory Conversation About Mental Health & Loneliness Episode 81

    Seth Meyers & Livier Martinez: An Introductory Conversation About Mental Health & Loneliness Episode 81

    This episode is being recorded and released during a time that is isolating in nature, that being a result of the 2020 covid-19 pandemic and the quarantine that we are experiencing as a result. So we decided to bring on some amazing mental health staff members from the Mt. SAC community, Seth Meyers & Livier Martinez, to have a poignant conversation about how we can help ourselves through any feelings of loneliness and beyond. 

    • 42 min

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MichaelO'Leary ,

Enriching!

Sun! I love this new nature series!!! Lovely work.

daneepye ,

Great info!

Excellent information for the Mt. SAC community as well as anyone working in higher ed, particularly the community college environment.

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