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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.




Sep 24, 2018

Personal wellness is central to our efficacy as educators; we need to be at our best so we are fully able to serve our students. In her popular Healthy Habits talk, Mt. SAC's own K.C. Kranz offers immediate and fun steps we can all implement while at work - and beyond.

Mt. SAC Wellness Center

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Sep 17, 2018

Important information about working with foster youth, recorded live at a FLEX Day session presented by Bricella Maciel and Rigo Estrada from the REACH program. Also features additional interviews and a special conversation with former Mt. SAC student Christian Green.

REACH Program Website

UCLA Interview of Christian...

Sep 11, 2018

A group of students were gathering on 9/11 and Liesel happened to be there with her microphone. 


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Run time: 04min 19sec

Sep 10, 2018

Many college students do not have access to affordable, nutritious food, stable housing, and other basic needs – impacting their academic success.  Pauline Swartz, Koji Uesugi and Eric Lara from Mt. SAC’s Homelessness and Basic Resources Committee and Student Equity team provide an excellent overview of the issue,...

Sep 3, 2018

Emotions can negatively impact students, but can also unlock their brains and support greater learning.  Several strategies to activate positive emotions are shared in the Fall 2018 Flex Day session “Brain-Based Teaching Strategies to Enhance Student Engagement” by ESL faculty Laura Jacob and Rita...