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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

Latest Episodes

On Becoming a Bear with Matt Poole

Episode 12

January 14, 2021

On Becoming a Bear with Matt Poole

Our friend - and newest member of The Sound Bearier podcast team - Matthew Poole wants you to give Northeast State Community College a look as your higher education destination.  A Northeast State alumnus, Poole previously served as a Success Coach & Lead Mentor of the Inclusive Excellence program at the college.  Our April Allen talks with Matt about his own experiences and how students can become successful in college and beyond.  Give it a listen and smash that Subscribe button! Northeast State Community College ...

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Bear Biography - Nathan Hawkins

Episode 11

December 14, 2020

Bear Biography - Nathan Hawkins

This Bear Biography episode features our Nathan Hawkins talking with April Allen.  He is an Information Technology pro by day, musician/mountain biker/trail builder, well, also by day and most other times. A Northeast State and King University alumnus, Nathan represents the adventurous spirit of southern Appalachian life. Hear about a few biking trails of our area and what interesting wildlife a mountain biker can encounter on a ride. Check out his band, These Are The Angles. Northeast State Community College ...

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Why We Give Thanks at Northeast State

Episode 10

November 25, 2020

Why We Give Thanks at Northeast State

For what do you give thanks during the Thanksgiving holiday season? In this special episode, The Sound Bearier team hit the streets to ask our Northeast State family for their thoughts on what they hold dear this season and all year. Going beyond the standard "family and food" answers, the responses are insightful, funny, and moving.  TSB gives thanks for our listeners, and those who made our podcast possible.  We also give thanks to Will MacMorran and the Entertainment Technology department at Northeast State for their stellar work making TSB happen.   Happy Thanksgiving from The Sound Bearier! Northeast State Community College ...

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To Those Who Served with John Adcox

Episode 9

November 11, 2020

To Those Who Served with John Adcox

This special Veterans Day week episode shares a slice of life from a veteran, colleague, and friend Mr. John Adcox. John is a veteran of the United States Army. He serves fellow veterans at the College's Veteran and Military Student Success Center. John along with Jessica Kelso help scores of students veterans and their families each semester. Northeast State expresses our thanks and respect to all our veterans who served and continue to serve around the world.  Give it a listen and don't forget to smash that Subscribe button to get The Sound Bearier episodes on your favorite channel.  Veteran and Military Student Success Center Northeast State Community College ...

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Myths and Monsters of Southern Appalachia: Special Edition

Episode 6

October 31, 2020

Myths and Monsters of Southern Appalachia: Special Edition

What lurks in the forests of northeast Tennessee and southwest Virginia? Tune in to this special edition of The Sound Bearier to hear more about the myths and monsters of southern Appalachia. ...

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Career Development During COVID-19 with Julie Murray

Episode 5

October 20, 2020

Career Development During COVID-19 with Julie Murray

Join us as we chat with Julie Murray, Career Development Coordinator, as she gives us insight into how COVID-19 has changed searching and applying for jobs, the interview process, and how the Career and Workforce Development Center can assist you with pursuing your career goals. ...

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