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. 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 ...


  2. 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 ...


  3. 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 ...


  4. 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. ...


  5. 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. ...