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Dialogues 17-13 The Champion Team 2017

June 13th, 2017 No Comments

A CLOSER LOOK AT THE CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS It is rare when a school wins the Scholastic Games championship in consecutive years.  Only three schools have done it previously over the history of the program, and this year’s winner has become the fourth.  Uniquely this time, the team captain who led his team to victory this […]

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Dialogues 17-12 Scholastic Games -A Look Back

May 22nd, 2017 No Comments

PRODUCER’S PERSPECTIVE ON 27 YEARS OF SCHOLASTIC GAMES Interviewer Bob Tayek corners the program’s producer-host, Jim Mehrling, for an inside look at operating a high school quiz show in Lorain County for over a quarter century.  How did it start and what are the most challenging and rewarding aspects of such an endeavor?  These are […]

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Dialogues 17-11 Superintendent Educ. Svc. Ctr.

May 22nd, 2017 No Comments

OVERVIEW OF EDUCATIONAL ISSUES IN LORAIN COUNTY Gregory Ring, the Superintendent of the Educational Service Center of Lorain County, is in a unique position to provide insight into challenges facing the various school systems in the region.  In this interview, he outlines several major topics such as student evaluation and local response to changes in […]

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Dialogues 17-10 Elyria Public Library System

May 21st, 2017 No Comments

Public libraries have changed a lot in recent years, expanding from books, magazines and references to a variety of audio, visual and digital media.  It has been particularly a year of change for the Elyria Public Library System, a loyal supporter of the Scholastic Games, as well as many other community services.  It’s been a […]

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Dialogues 17-09 LCCC Early College High School

April 20th, 2017 No Comments

EARLY COLLEGE FROM LCCC CAN LEAD TO GREAT THINGS Jordan Brown is well on his way to becoming a doctor, and Early College High School at Lorain County Community College gave him an important boost toward his career.  In this interview he tells Bob Tayek about how the program works, and how for many students, […]

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Dialogues 17-08 The GLIDE Program

April 19th, 2017 No Comments

GLIDING TO SUCCESS IN NORTHEAST OHIO The Great Lakes Innovation and Development Enterprise (GLIDE) helps Northeast Ohio entrepreneurs wrap sound business practices around great business ideas. GLIDE provides experienced Entrepreneurs-in-Residence to give professional business assistance to companies at every stage of development.  The purpose is to connect entrepreneurs with the tools and resources they need […]

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Dialogues 17-07 Elyria Schools – September Start

April 4th, 2017 No Comments

ELYRIA CITY SCHOOLS ON REVERTING BACK TO POST-LABOR DAY START Is it a radical idea?  In recent years, fall classes have been starting earlier and earlier, with many school systems starting their years as early as mid-August.  The Elyria School Board is bucking the trend this year with plans to begin classes after Labor Day […]

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Dialogues 17-06 LCCC – Ballinger

March 13th, 2017 No Comments

OUR INTERVIEW WITH LORAIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE’S NEW PRESIDENT In 2016, Dr. Marcia Ballinger was named LCCC’s sixth president.  After a nationwide search, college trustees opted for an in-house promotion of an individual who has risen through the ranks at the college.  She has performed a number of roles there, and one could scarcely find anyone more […]

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Dialogues 17-05 Oberlin College – Allen Art Museum

February 27th, 2017 No Comments

OBERLIN’S ART MUSEUM OPENS AFRICAN ART EXHIBIT The Allen Memorial Art Museum on the campus of Oberlin College has used the occasion of Black History Month to open a new exhibit of African art in its collection.  In this interview, Professor Matthew Rarey explains to Bob Tayek the genesis of the new exhibit and how it […]

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Dialogues 17-04 Tiffin University’s Law Enforcement Curriculum

February 20th, 2017 No Comments

HIGHER EDUCATION GEARED TO MODERN LAW ENFORCEMENT CHALLENGES Tiffin University has specialized courses of study to prepare individuals to deal specifically with issues dealing with homeland security and the threat of terrorism.  In this interview Kelsey Schneider describes to Bob Tayek some of the programs that have grown out of Tiffin’s long established courses in […]

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