24 episodes

Be Inspired! Welcome to the Valley College Connection, where John Kawai and Scott Weigand, two Valley College professors, engage in a conversation about success with educators and students. Each week they’ll sit down with a different guest to find out ways each of us have had to plan, persevere, and overcome to be where we are now. The show will also highlight resources and services that are working to make a difference at Valley College.

The Valley College Connection Scott Weigand

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Be Inspired! Welcome to the Valley College Connection, where John Kawai and Scott Weigand, two Valley College professors, engage in a conversation about success with educators and students. Each week they’ll sit down with a different guest to find out ways each of us have had to plan, persevere, and overcome to be where we are now. The show will also highlight resources and services that are working to make a difference at Valley College.

    Dr. Ron Mossler – Chair of the Psychology Department

    Dr. Ron Mossler – Chair of the Psychology Department

    Ever wonder what you can do with a Marriage and Family Counseling Master's? Join our conversation with Ron Mossler as he describes his journey through graduate school at CSUN and UCLA and a rich career including his own counseling practice, textbook writing, research, and teaching.

    Producer/Engineer Jess Callejas

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Sabrina Luna - LAVC Alumna/UC Berkeley Student/Philosophy Major

    Sabrina Luna - LAVC Alumna/UC Berkeley Student/Philosophy Major

     How do you go from learning the multiplication table to UC Berkley? You do it one step at a time. Listen to Sabrina’s journey to Berkley and the advice she was given every step of the way from family and faculty.

    • 52 min
    Happiness

    Happiness

    Last year Yale announced a class on Happiness, and it was mobbed by thousands of students who wanted to enroll. Scott and John talk about the science of how to be happy in the face of the challenges of college.

    • 35 min
    Miguel Sandoval, EOPS Counselor

    Miguel Sandoval, EOPS Counselor

    Sometimes you just don’t look like you belong in school. Once in while you get a teacher who will tell you so to your face. Meet Miguel, whose hustle and character changed that teacher’s mind.

    • 50 min
    Meghan Gaynor Cason – Librarian and Faculty

    Meghan Gaynor Cason – Librarian and Faculty

    Sometimes what you need in life is a group of friends that help push you to find your potential. Meghan met those friends in roller derby.

    Producer/Engineer Jess Callejas

    • 53 min
    Howard Levine-Professor of Accounting

    Howard Levine-Professor of Accounting

    Join us as we learn the breadth and depth of what doors an accounting degree/CPA license opens as we follow Howard story at a Big 8 accounting firm, as an entrepreneur of his own accounting company and as tenured faculty.

    Producer/Engineer Jess Callejas

    • 51 min

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