Education

Cindy Ross on LV Discourse

Sep 6, 2018

Host Bathsheba Monk welcomes Cindy Ross to discuss her new and seventh book, 'The World Is Our Classroom: How one family used nature and travel to shape an extraordinary education'. 

Bpeace's Pathways to Business Program on LV Discourse

Jun 25, 2018
Bpeace

Host Pamela Varkony looks at the Business Council for Peace's (Bpeace) 'Pathways to Business' program which assists chosen female Syrian refugees in the country of Lebanon, as well as Bpeace's event in Allentown, Pathways to Business: A Refugee Journey.

Joining Pamela in the studio are Wynona Heim, Bpeace's International Development Consultant; Athena Katsaros, master mentor and leadership coach; and Ann Callison, Managing Director of London-based Morgan Stanley.

(Original air-date: 6/14/2018)

Penn State Schuylkill

On this edition of Lehigh Valley Discourse, host John Pearce's guest is Dr. Charles Cantalupo, Distinguished Professor of English, Comparative Literature and African Studies at Penn State - Schuylkill.

Dr. Cantalupo discusses the art of translating, his passion for Africa (particularly Eritrea and its literature), the best parts of teaching and his love of Bethlehem, PA.

(Original air-date: 6/22/2017)

Northampton Community College expanded its Bethlehem presence in 2005 by creating an urban campus in a former Bethlehem Steel office complex in south Bethlehem.  On this edition of Lehigh Valley Discourse, host Sally Handlon revisits that early decision and subsequent growth of this campus.

Sally's guest is Dr. Paul Pierpoint, Vice President Community Education and Dean of the South Bethlehem Fowler Campus.

(Original air-date: 1/19/2017)

What's going on these days at The Swain School (pre-school through 8th grade) in Allentown? The new Head of School, Dr. Shannan Boyle Schuster, joins Lehigh Valley Discourse host, John Pearce, to tell us.

Learn about a parenting education series of three sessions coming soon. They are free and open to the public. 

(Original air-date: 10/13/2016)

Back to School on Your Financial Choices

Sep 1, 2016

Laurie Siebert discusses: "Back to school: the to-do list for you and your kids".

Laurie also takes listener questions live during program.

(Original air-date: 8/24/2016)

The Fé Foundation on LV Discourse

Aug 4, 2016

Host John Pearce welcomes Fé Foundation president, Alvaro Diaz, along with two students who have benefited from this program: Maximo de la Cruz (Dieruff High School) and Karla Quintanilla (Parkland High School).

The Fé Foundation is an initiative of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of the Lehigh Valley which aims to to inspire tomorrow's leaders by teaching entrepreneurship to high school students.

(Original air-date: 7/28/2016)

Muhlenberg College President John Williams on LV Discourse

Jul 26, 2016

Host Sally Handlon talks with Muhlenberg College President, John Williams about his first year at the college and in the Lehigh Valley as well as the business of higher education. Joining with Dr. Williams is Mike Bruckner, VP for External Affairs and Community Relations, who is celebrating his 20th year at Muhlenberg College.

(Original air-date: 7/21/2016)

As a tradition during Women's History month, Cedar Crest College President Carmen Twillie Ambar joins host Sally Handlon sharing the past, present and future direction of the college. There have been a number of firsts for the college which will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2017.  Learn about all the excitement on campus!

(Original air-dater: 3/17/2016)

Immigration, Youth & Their Education on LV Discourse

Oct 24, 2015
Muhlenberg College

 

Immigration, youth and their education - our topic is one that is hotly debated these days.  Host John Pearce's guest, Dr. Erika Sutherland, teaches Spanish at Muhlenberg College and has been very active in our community for two decades.  Learn about DACA, a Presidential mandate concerning recent immigrants.

(Original air-date: 10/22/2015)

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