The Sound Bearier

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The Sound Bearier seeks to acquaint listeners with Northeast State Bears, news, and events. Our hosts Tom Wilson, April Allen, and Matt Poole interview our staff, faculty, students, and alumni to bring you the latest in all things Northeast State! *All opinions expressed by the hosts and guests of "The Sound Bearier" are solely their opinions and do not necessarily reflect the official position or opinions of Northeast State Community College. Any content provided by our hosts or guests are solely for educational purposes.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. The Walters Way with Greg Walters

    Season two of The Sound Bearier kicks off with a visit from our beloved colleague Mr. Gregory Walters.  A friend and ally to countless Northeast State students, Greg recently retired after 30 years of dedicated service at the college. While Greg’s contributions are well-known and many, April and Matt talk to the man about ...

    08/23/2021

  2. Mass Comm Methods with Isaiah Quaintance

    Matt Poole welcomes new Northeast State alumnus Isaiah Quaintance, '21, to this episode.  This Daniel Boone High School graduate made his way to Northeast State thanks to the wonderful Angela Shrum.  Get to know Isaiah as he talks about mass communications, being a Direction Northeast host, the connection between playing football ...

    07/26/2021

  3. Be Wise & Be Advised w/ Julie Dykes

    Fall semester approaches!  What classes do I need to get the degree I want? In this episode, Northeast State Academic Advisor and Completion Coach Julie Dykes answers this question and many others. Julie talks about navigating class schedules, how to thrive in a virtual class setting, and what questions students SHOULD ask ...

    07/12/2021

  4. Blazing Her Trail - Melanie Fischer

    First-generation college student. Social Work major. Keeping Our Promise mentor. Hiker. Melanie Fischer represents many students who overcame the challenges of college and COVID to succeed, and succeed mightily.  She received Northeast State's Outstanding Student Award for 2020-21 graduating summa cum laude this spring.   Give a listen to this Daniel Boone High ...

    06/21/2021

  5. Rhythm of the Classroom with Jim Kelly

    Musician, professor, and encyclopedia of American history. Professor Jim Kelly embodies an imaginative teaching style to engage students and help them understand history.   Our host Tom Wilson interviews Professor Kelly about his philosophy of teaching. We might even get a special musical performance from the man himself! Northeast State Community College ...

    05/31/2021