July 12, 2021
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 advisors. She and Northeast State’s Advising Resource Center team assist students with academic advising in person or virtually via telephone, email, or Zoom. Give a listen to how advising provides an academic road map to complete your degree or certificate. You can email to [email protected], or call at 423.323.0214 to get started. Northeast State Advising ...
June 21, 2021
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 School alumna with a dedication to help people and the drive to succeed as she sits down with The Sound Bearier. Northeast State ...
May 31, 2021
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 ...
May 17, 2021
Bear Biography with Kirsti Graybeal
Northeast State alumna. People person. Animal lover. Owner of a pet snake. As a communications representative for our college, Kirsti Graybeal is often the first person people meet when arriving on the Northeast State campus for the first time. Get to know this free-spirited East Tennessee native in a new Bear Biography episode with host Matthew Poole. ...
May 03, 2021
Bear Biography with Rebecca Moody
Namaste, friends! Tune into our latest Bear Biography episode and get to know Rebecca Moody, Coordinator of Workforce Solutions. Rebecca goes to great lengths in not only helping our students, but also our community. Rebecca shares her love for yoga, family, and has an interesting collection. Find out what that is and why it’s important to her. Rebecca will have you laughing with her answer to the infamous random question April asks at the end of each episode. Don’t miss it! ...
April 19, 2021
Occupational Therapy with Carson Dilley
Interested in occupational therapy as a potential career? In this episode of The Sound Bearier, Matt Poole interviews Gym Assistant, Carson Dilley. Come hear about this occupational therapist in training's story and his passion for pediatric therapy. Carson also gives us tips on what exercises we can utilize to alleviate mental ruts while navigating the pandemic. This and many more engaging topics will be explored with our guest. Don't forget to like, comment, and subscribe to #TheSoundBearier to stay in the know about when new episodes release! ...