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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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Dialogues 17-03 Solar Power at Lake Ridge Academy

February 13th, 2017 No Comments

STUDENT INITIATIVE CREATES SOLAR ARRAY Andrew Wright is a proud instructor at Lake Ridge Academy because his students spearheaded a significant project bringing solar energy to the campus.  The array of solar panels, quite noticeable from the Ohio Turnpike in North Ridgeville, Ohio, were the result of students taking the initiative and the community coming aboard.  […]

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17-02 Dialogues: Nordson Tech Time Program

February 6th, 2017 No Comments

“TECH TIME” ADVANCES FROM STEM TO STEAM In this update report on Nordson Corporation’s innovative in-school program, the “TECH TIME CHALLENGE,” Jami Kinton of Fusion Marketing Group tells Bob Tayek about how the program’s focus on S.T.E.M. Education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) has evolved to S.T.E.A.M Education (adding the Arts to the mix) for middle school […]

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Dialogues 16-10 John Carroll University – Health Careers

July 17th, 2016 No Comments

A UNIVERSITY RESPONSE TO DEMAND FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS Professor Mike Martin, Chairman of the Biology Department at John Carroll University, tells Bob Tayek in this interview about a new university program designed to direct young people to roles in the growing field of health care and related services. Directed at college-bound high school students, this […]

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Dialogues 16-09 CWRU LaunchNet

July 16th, 2016 No Comments

UNIVERSITY PROVIDES ENCOURAGEMENT TO YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS   LaunchNet is a program that can turn ideas or concepts into business .   Case Western Reserve University’s LaunchNet program is housed in its Career Exploration and Development area  and has helped more than 500 students through its free services.  It also works closely with Lorain County Community College […]

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Dialogues 16-08 Robotics Competition

July 16th, 2016 No Comments

 ANOTHER ROBOTICS COMPETITION IN LORAIN COUNTY Again in 2016, Brookside High School in Sheffield Village hosted a regional VEX Robotics competition.  With the support of NASA, this event creates a sports-like atmosphere that promotes the development of social and teamwork skills as it enhances academic STEM skills.  Bob Tayek spoke to Ken Landis, the school’s Director […]

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16-06 Dialogues on Education-A College Major in Sustainability

June 21st, 2015 No Comments

ACADEMIC EMPHASIS ON SUSTAINABILITY AT BALDWIN WALLACE      Interdisciplinary cooperation is a central factor of the new Sustainability Major now offered at Baldwin Wallace University.  Dr. David Krueger is the Director of the Institute for Sustainable Business Practices at the university and he describes to Bob Tayek the new course of study that is now offered, the […]

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Dialogues on Education – Ashland University

February 13th, 2014 No Comments

A CONTROVERSIAL TUITION RESET PUTS THE SPOTLIGHT ON ASHLAND UNIVERSITY In 2013 Ashland University decided to take the bold step of reducing its tuition beginning in the fall.  Now, in the middle of the first year of what the school terms a “tuition reset,” Bob Tayek speaks with Dr. Scott Van Loo, the university’s Vice […]

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Dialogues on Education – NASA Glenn at Great Lakes Science Center

April 24th, 2013 No Comments

Space exploration is surely one of the most exciting areas of scientific study, and Cleveland’s Great Lakes Science Center (GLSC) is now the proud host of the official Visitor Center for the NASA Glenn Research Center. Dante Centuori, Director of Creative Productions at the Center, describes “Dare to Explore,” the newest program available to the […]

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Dialogues on Education – NASA CORE

March 19th, 2012 No Comments

What does a farmhouse built in 1903 in Oberlin, Ohio, have to do with science education in the 21st century?  A lot more than you might expect, as such a house is the headquarters of NASA CORE, a worldwide distribution center for educational materials from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.  Bob Tayek talks to its Director, […]