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An exploration of professional development related topics by and for faculty at Mt. San Antonio College. A frequent theme of the podcast is improving the success of students from designated campus equity populations.




Jul 30, 2018

As she retires from Mt. SAC, Dr. Irene Malmgren shares some of her formative experiences as a teacher and perspectives on lifelong learning for all educators.
Books referenced in this episode:
Teaching with Fire: Poetry that Sustains the Courage to Teach (various eds)
The Courage to Teach by Parker Palmer
The Heart...

Jul 23, 2018

On a very hot summer day, we talk with students who use public transportation to commute to campus to learn about their different reasons for using mass transit and how, if at all, it impacts their educational experience.

Info on how students can get their free bus pass

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Jul 16, 2018

A moving and revealing conversation with a few of the 500 students pursuing their college education with the support of the Mt. SAC DREAM Program.

For the DREAM Program website click HERE

-A letter from Mt. SAC’s President on Dream DACA Students

-Ten Ways to Support Undocumented Students

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Jul 9, 2018

Our co-hosts make an enlightening visit to the ACCESS Technology Center, or ATC, a state-of-the art center for assistive technologies, professional experts, and a variety of great student resources.
For a useful guide to help faculty refer a struggling student to ACCESS services, click HERE

ATC Website

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Jul 2, 2018

Liesel and Christina make an inspiring visit to the VRC - a student support center located at the heart of the Mt. SAC campus. 

To access the center's website click here.

To find the full transcript for this episode, click here

Run time: 14min 58sec