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  • 01:07

    Parent Talk Live: Tuition Free Community College

    in Education

    Dr.  Mike Robinson, host of Parent Talk Live will discuss President Barack Obama’s proposal America’s College Promise which if approved by Congress would provide free community college education to nearly 9 million students.  Dr. Robinson’s guests are Dr. Susan Gardner, Assistant Dean School of Pharmacy at the University of Charleston and Reginald (Reggie) N. Nichols has been a higher education professional for 18 years as an admissions officer and academic counselor.


    Bio: Susan Gardner has more than 17 years of higher education experience in academic and student affairs. She has taught at the graduate and undergraduate levels in the areas of communications, social science, and leadership. Past experiences include serving as a community college vice president where she oversaw student affairs and enrollment. Prior to her community college experience, Gardner served as assistant dean of students at the University of Charleston (UC). Recently she returned to UC and its School of Pharmacy where she is as an assistant professor and assistant dean for professional and student affairs. Gardner earned her BA from Oakland University, MA from Central Michigan University, and PhD from Capella University. She lives in Charleston, WV with her husband and two daughters. 


    Bio: Reginald (Reggie) N. Nichols has been a higher education professional for 18 years as an admissions officer and academic counselor. His previous careers have been in human services and banking. Reggie has dedicated his career to helping at risk, first generation and multicultural students map out their educational, career and financial paths.


     


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  • 00:13

    When Crowdfunding Fails, Get 20 People On The Web To Give You Tuition For School

    in Self Help

    Matthew Lesko of http://leskofreeradio.com/ interviews Vikas Lalwani of http://thenextweb.com/dd/2014/03/22/t... about how he tried to crowd fund his tuition but instead got 20 clients for his business.



    Article: http://thenextweb.com/dd/2014/03/22/t...
     

  • 00:57

    Stop Paying For Private School Tuition

    in Education

    ·School Choice is choice for the mind – free from the oppression of forced participation in unproductive schools. 
    ·School Choice, at its essence, is simply employing “whatever works” for the child and having the government pay for it!!!
    Let’s stop paying for public school tuition (through our real estate taxes) and then a second tuition for our own kids.
     
    School Choice allows families to choose where to send their kids to get an education and have the government pay for it!!!
     
    We have a tremendous opportunity this year to make this a reality.

  • 00:35

    IT Life: An Alternative to University IT Programs

    in Technology

    Ashu Desai, our latest guest on IT Life Radio thinks college computer science programs are failing their students. He's founded a new kind of school to make the next generation of software developers that he thinks is more cost effective, faster, and most importantly, makes better developers than traditional IT programs from four year universities.


    Ashu thinks that developers aren't getting enough hands on experience or managing enough projects in college, and that the teachers they get are more interested in research than teaching. Desai knows first-hand. He dropped out of a college program himself when he realized he had learned far more from designing his own app than he was learning in school. After a few successful years as an IT pro, he decided to fix the problems he has seen. He founded Make School.


    According to Desai, Make School is designed to work more like a startup than a school. The "campus" looks like any office of a San Francisco startup. And the students spend part of their day in lectures and part of the day working on projects of their own. In other words, they get the startup experience. They've only had one class so far, but most of those folks are working and some are making well above the average salary for developers coming out of college and they're doing it in less time.


    The kicker? There is no tuition. Make School has a different business plan. Instead of taking money from you before you've made any they defer the tuition and then take a percentage of your salary in your first years after they get you a job. No job? No tuition.


    Ashu Desai is one of the founders of Make School, a university replacement for computer science. He attended UCLA to study computer science before dropping out to join Y Combinator and found Make School in hopes of improving computer science education.

  • 00:31

    Let's Talk Too! Author Hitomi Kemper

    in Books

    I'm your host


    Author Sharnel


        Guest


    Author Hitomi Kemper,


    In 1962, Hitomi was born in a small village named Oozato in the city of Okinawa, Japan. She played basketball in middle school and was very active as a student. Despite her parents’ separation, she was accomplished in academics. She enrolled in Koza high school. Struggling to pay for tuition, she worked. After she graduated from the Koza high school, she attended Kokusai Kankou Gakuen. She learned English. She met her Husband, Kenneth, in 1982. They went back to the States where she gave birth to Kenny. Two years later, the couple moved back to Okinawa. Kenneth was an Air Force Sergeant and was stationed at Kadena Air Force base for four years. She gave birth to Lynn during this time. After the four years of duty, the family moved back to the States where she gave birth to Joshua. She has been a mother of three children, and supported the family. While she was raising three children, she observed society, community, environment and humanity. Hitomi learned English as a second language at Yuba Community College in California. She became interested in English literature. She now enjoys writing and painting. She is currently acquiring an AA degree in Accounting at Ashworth College. Hitomi worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant for the Sunrise Senior Living home in Arizona. Later she was promoted to work for the Renaissance Rehabilitation Center in Arizona

  • 02:34

    Sharpton on hunger strike! NOT! - Marriage a human right?

    in Politics

    Hr1  UK welfare bride who is too fat to work says taxpayers should pay $15k for her wedding. It's a human right!


    Woman passed over for a job due to inappropriate attire. Judgement is one of those skills you need to land a job, that includes in your attire & how you handle criticism. The only way this woman is going to land a job now is by getting a face transplant after posting a profanity-laced rant on social media.


    Hr2   Millennials, common sense, and entitlements. Do you hire people in the millennial generation?


    Ben Carson says he and Rev. Al Sharpton have the same goal for America. Ben is either naive and trying to give Sharpton the benefit of the doubt or completely oblivious. Either way, he's not equipped to be president!


    Only in California would legislators declare a state of emergency after dumping perfectly good, clean water into the ocean in order to save an un-endangered bait fish! We should have been capturing that water for years. Now we have a man-made dust bowl, courtesy of the California Legislature. Genius! 


    Hr3  Ohio public school hosts “Covered Girl Challenge” asks students to wear a hijab for a day. Do you think it's ok? Do you think they'll also challenge students to wear a yarmulke? A cross? A priest's robe? A Sikh dastaar? Doubtful.


    Rev. Al Sharpton launches hunger strike to get Loretta Lynch AG confirmation.


    Out-of-state students at UVA and UMD were asked if they would be willing to give up their U.S. citizenship to become “undocumented students” so their tuition would be $80k less. Think they did it? Yep!


    Scott Eastwood reveals what Clint Eastwood was like as a father, Old school upbringing.


    And now, the California legislature is working to provide medical for illegals. Why?

  • 02:31

    Nba playoffs, MLB on the way also a look back at Jackie Robinson

    in Religion

    we will also have 30 good minutes with Ms Bridgette Francis of the Bahamas, First Bahamian Selected to the prestigious Americas Geographic Focus Group of the Financial Planning Association. First International to receive presgitious Palm Beach Atlantic University Alumni Service Award.


    personal testimonies from parents and students of the large number of international scholarships granted to Bahamians via the college planning process at the Oscar Francis International Education and Sports Christian Garden, which is the location of Bridgette Francis International College Planning and Consulting Firm. It is a pleasure to now announce that 289 New International Full and Partial Tuition Scholarship Opportunities have now been sent to Bridgette Francis International College Planning and Consulting Firm for Bahamians to pursue Boarding School, Sporting opportunities, technical, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral, and Professional Degrees. May God continue to bless each of you and The Bahamas!


    In Christ,


    Bridgette Francis
    President of Bridgette Francis International College Planning and Consulting Firm


     


     

  • 00:19

    Its Midnight

    in Entertainment

    A quick broadcast while surfing the internet for interesting articles. A little rant on college money and dental cost.

  • 01:00

    Robots That Won't Kill You (and Other Things to Look Forward to)

    in Technology

    Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon present a grab-bag of future-related topics, including:



    Efforts to turn the corner in human / robot relations. How do we go from seeing robots as a threat to working collaboratively with them?
    The lost "miracle material" that could have saved the world?
    New entrants in private space exploration and development. Why is competition so important?
    Closing in on the truly affordable vat-grown burger.
    Who is up for a trip to Europa? Lots of water up there. What might we find if we go there?
    In the future everything will be a coffeeshop. Especially college.


    A full hour of futurifically good discussion. Join us!

  • 02:05

    SWU - Purple Passage - Special Guest Kamila Willis - Helping Young Adults

    in Education

    Purple Passage


    Purple Passage is a newly established 501 (c) 3 nonprofit geared towards helping young adults (18-25) get back on track and on an Academic/Career Path. We teach "real" social/life skills like character development, responsibility, money matters, and etiquette, just to name a few. In conjunction, we steer students toward taking at least one community college class to enhance their skills for self and workforce improvement. Our goal is to provide an educational scholarship to pay for tuition/books, as well as provide follow-up services a year after the student leaves our program.


    Who are we: We are Advisors, Instructors, Mentors, and Coaches with decades of academic and professional experience that give back for FREE! We do it b/c we care.


    Where: Renaissance Richardson Hotel 900 E. Lookout Drive Richardson, TX 75082. FREE Parking at Eisemann Garage next to Hotel.
    When: Remaining FREE Sp'15 Dates: 03/14th, 03/21st, 03/28th, 04/11th, 04/18th, 04/25th & 05/02nd.


    Are you between the ages of 18-25?


    Feel stuck? In a rut? Haven’t reached your true potential? Made some mistakes and just need to get back on the right track? We are Advisors, Instructors, Mentors & Coaches (AIM Team).  Our AIM is to teach you “real” life skills and get you on a pathway towards Academic & Career Success.


    If you answered YES, then PURPLE PASSAGE is your key to becoming the best you can be!


    Kamilah Willis, B.S., M.S.W., C.P.C.


    CEO/President


    Purple Passage


    Info@purplepassage.org


     

  • 00:24

    5 Things to Consider Before you Have a Baby

    in Finance

    In this week's MoneySmarts4U show, host, Barbie O'Connor, covers the financial considerations of having your first child.  How many children can you afford, do you know your rights to parental leave, are you and your partner on the same page regarding parental teamwork, costs of fertility treatments and adoption, the lifetime cost of your child, tax breaks you can take for child care, and evaluating whether to fund your retirement or save money for your child's college expenses are all discussed in this show. 


    For more MoneySmarts4u, buy the book on Amazon.  Subscribe to the show.  Like us on Facebook.  Listen in on Itunes.  Email any questions to barbie@moneysmarts4u.com.  Check out the website, www.moneysmarts4u.com.