Todd Slisher, Executive Director of the Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium, and Kay Schwartz, Director at Flint Public Library, discuss making learning fun and engaging as well as keeping Flint’s history alive.
The Flint Institute of Arts’ President of the Board of Directors Thomas Lillie, Trustee Kathryn Boles, Trustee Elizabeth Saab discuss the impact FIA has on their visitors and how the community of Flint helps shape the programs and exhibits the institute offers.
Dr. Bobby Mukkamala, Flint community leader, medical doctor, and the Chair of the American Medical Association discusses Flint, the community, and the importance of The Flint Institute of Arts (FIA) to the community.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on financial literacy, with guests; Charles Bowen, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of First Command Educational Foundation, Joshua Lachs, Chief Executive Officer of Money Think, & Nan J. Morrison, President & CEO of Council for Economic Education.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on gun violence in schools, with guests;
Robyn Thomas, Executive Director of The Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence; Daud Mumin, Co-Chair of Board of March For Our Lives Action Fund; Po Murray, Co-Founder & Chairwoman of Newtown Action Alliance; & Lori Alhadeff, CEO & Vice Chair of Board of Make Our Schools Safe.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — Behind a fortress wall and razor wire and a few feet away from California’s death row, students at one of the country’s most unique colleges discuss the 9/11 attacks and issues of morality, identity and nationalism.
Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on symphony orchestras, with guests;
Elise Brunelle, Executive Director of Vermont Symphony Orchestra; Mieko Hatano, Executive Director of The Oakland Symphony & Christina Littlejohn, Chief Executive Officer of Arkansas Symphony Orchestra.
Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on organizations that help students break the barriers between them and graduation, with guests; Steve Colón, CEO of Bottom Line; Karla Salazar, Executive Director of Scholarship Match Inc; & Steve Stein, CEO of Thrive Scholars.
According to CNBC, the current academic year saw college tuition increase by 1.3% for students at 2-year schools, 1.6% for in-state students at 4-year public colleges, and 2.1% for those attending 4-year private institutions. With fees at an all-time high, many would-be students are starting to question whether formal education is as necessary as people make it seem and are there any alternatives.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Democratic governor on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would bar transgender girls and women from participating in school sports matching their gender identity from sixth grade through college.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about the benefits of studying abroad, with guests; Heather Barclay Hamir, President & CEO of the Institute for Study Abroad (IFSA); Nick Gozik, Dean of Global Education of Elon University; & Dr. Luchen Li, Head of Global Education at Goucher College.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about supporting the transgender community, with guests; Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen, Executive Director of the National Center for Transgender Equality & Susan Halla, Board President of TransParent.