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The Sound Bearier

The Sound Bearier seeks to acquaint listeners with Northeast State news and events. Our hosts Tom W...more

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The Spring/Season Two Wrap Up Show...with Coffee!

Episode 36

June 09, 2022

The Spring/Season Two Wrap Up Show...with Coffee!

Hazelnut or mocha? Team TSB wraps up the second season of Northeast State’s The Sound Bearier podcast with a roundtable coffee talk discussion. In this episode, your hosts April, Matt, and Tom talk coffee we like, previous jobs we didn’t, and business ideas ready – or not – for investment by the Shark Tank judges.  The Sound Bearier goes on hiatus this summer. We return for our third season this fall with new guests and old friends.   Speaking of Fall, get advised and register for classes now at www.northeaststate.edu.  Subscribe to TSB and leave a review at your favorite streaming media service.  We are on them all! ...

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The Looking Glass to Live Theatre

Episode 35

March 15, 2022

The Looking Glass to Live Theatre

Live theatre is back on stage where it belongs! The Sound Bearier welcomes Jillian Cox and SarahGrace Triplett to the podcast to talk about the Northeast State Theatre Department's upcoming production of Alice in Wonderland.   Jillian and SarahGrace talk about the camaraderie of theatre students, the hard work of creating a production, and why you should run toward fear. Alice in Wonderland opens April 14 and continues through April 16 with three evening performances and one matinee. Bring your kids and get your tickets now at https://www.northeaststate.edu/boxoffice  ...

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Tech Talk of Tomorrow with Dr. Donna Farrell

Episode 34

February 28, 2022

Tech Talk of Tomorrow with Dr. Donna Farrell

Technology needs you. A wealth of opportunities awaits students-to-tech-professionals training to keep our civilization running on all microchips. The Sound Bearier welcomes our friend Dr. Donna Farrell, dean of Technologies division at Northeast State. Farrell talks about how a new generation of savvy thinkers can shape our technological future, how to understand the “Internet of Things” field, and how problem-solving skills help when a moose visits your workplace. Check out the certificate and degree opportunities available in our Technologies Division. To register for the Women in Manufacturing Symposium happening March 11 at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, click this link. ...

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We only ever live one day...

Episode 33

February 14, 2022

We only ever live one day...

The Sound Bearier is delighted to welcome peer recovery coach Kenneth Knight to share his story of addiction and recovery. He works in Northeast State’s Counseling Services to help those battling addictions. Kenneth talks about personal responsibility, the complexity of addiction, and our culture’s waning fear of dangerous things. If you need help, please contact Counseling Services via their website: https://www.northeaststate.edu/Campus-Resources/Counseling-Services/. https://www.northeaststate.edu   ...

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The Year End Episode

Episode 32

January 03, 2022

The Year End Episode

Ducks and Pomeranians the size of elephants? Elon Musk and Joan of Arc breaking bread in the Courtyard? In a light-hearted episode depending on your point of view, The Sound Bearier’s Tom Wilson and Matt Poole riff on giant animals (not tarantulas), overrated super heroes, and the random questions we put to our guests in our seasonal wrap-up episode. The Sound Bearier team says thank you to all our guests and the Northeast State Department of Entertainment Technology for their excellent work to make TSB roar to life.   ...

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There and Back Again - Jesse Carter & Joni Hughes

Episode 31

November 11, 2021

There and Back Again - Jesse Carter & Joni Hughes

The Sound Bearier is honored to welcome United States Air Force veteran Jesse Carter and United States Army veteran Joni Hughes to our Veterans Day week podcast.  These two Northeast State alumni who stepped forward to serve their country talk about creativity, coming full circle in career paths, and navigating the civilian world. Thank you to all veterans who served from The Sound Bearier team. Listen, subscribe and visit Northeast State at www.northeaststate.edu. We're enrolling now for Spring 2022 classes.  ...

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