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The Sound Bearier seeks to acquaint listeners with Northeast State Bears, news, and events. Our hosts Tom Wilson, April Allen, and Matt Poole interview our staff, faculty, students, and alumni to bring you the latest in all things Northeast State!


*All opinions expressed by the hosts and guests of "The Sound Bearier" are solely their opinions and do not necessarily reflect the official position or opinions of Northeast State Community College. Any content provided by our hosts or guests are solely for educational purposes.

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The Sound Bearier seeks to acquaint listeners with Northeast State Bears, news, and events. Our hosts Tom Wilson, April Allen, and Matt Poole interview our staff, faculty, students, and alumni to bring you the latest in all things Northeast State!


*All opinions expressed by the hosts and guests of "The Sound Bearier" are solely their opinions and do not necessarily reflect the official position or opinions of Northeast State Community College. Any content provided by our hosts or guests are solely for educational purposes.

    There and Back Again - Jesse Carter & Joni Hughes

    There and Back Again - Jesse Carter & Joni Hughes

    The Sound Bearier is honored to welcome United States Air Force veteran Jesse Carter and United States Army veteran Joni Hughes to our Veterans Day week podcast. 
    These two Northeast State alumni who stepped forward to serve their country talk about creativity, coming full circle in career paths, and navigating the civilian world.
    Thank you to all veterans who served from The Sound Bearier team.
    Listen, subscribe and visit Northeast State at www.northeaststate.edu. We're enrolling now for Spring 2022 classes. 

    • 39 min
    Haunts & Halloween with The Sound Bearier

    Haunts & Halloween with The Sound Bearier

    A two-headed hitchhiker in Carter County. A vengeful Pig Man lurking near an abandoned ordnance site. Unexplained lights and a creepy farmhouse.
    Tis’ the spooky season. The Sound Bearier offers up a few scary stories and legend for our Halloween episode. Enjoy the tales and stay out of the woods!
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    Bear Biography with Dawn Carter

    Bear Biography with Dawn Carter

    Northeast State alumna and higher ed pro Dawn Carter keeps students on track to graduate as director of Student Success at Kingsport. 
    Get to know our friend Dawn as she and April talk about finding a path to passion, the three people she would most like to have dinner with, and parasailing as a treatment for acrophobia (That means fear of heights. We looked it up). 
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    • 11 min
    Language & Life with Norma Sanchez-Webb

    Language & Life with Norma Sanchez-Webb

    Hola, friends!
    We are delighted to welcome Northeast State Spanish instructor Norma Sanchez-Webb to this episode of La Barrera del Sonido. 
    Norma talks about learning English in school as a non-English speaking child, the nuances of ALL languages, and how Spanish-speaking students navigate college life. 
    TSB celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month. Why not take a foreign language? You will be glad you did.

    • 31 min
    Nursing education in the time of COVID

    Nursing education in the time of COVID

    (Editor's note: This episode was recorded in spring 2021 prior to the newest COVID-19 case surge. The episode reflects the experiences and lessons of that moment in time. The fluid nature of the pandemic and the resurgence of COVID-19 during the summer created new set of standards and challenges.)
    The COVID pandemic continues.  Health care workers of all stripes feel the burn. Northeast State Health Professions' students continue to step forward.
    In this episode, Northeast State Nursing program instructor Joy McLain talks clinical education, determined nursing students, and health care at its most intense. 
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    • 30 min
    The Walters Way with Greg Walters

    The Walters Way with Greg Walters

    Season two of The Sound Bearier kicks off with a visit from our beloved colleague Mr. Gregory Walters. 
    A friend and ally to countless Northeast State students, Greg recently retired after 30 years of dedicated service at the college. While Greg’s contributions are well-known and many, April and Matt talk to the man about his life, personal drive, and plans for the future.
    Have a few tissues handy. Thanks, Greg.

    • 54 min

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