Kicking off Women's History Month, host Pamela Varkony will interview two of the Lehigh Valley's trailblazers, Diane Wittry, composer, author, entrepreneur, and the first woman conductor of the Allentown Symphony, as well as Dr. Stephanie Olexa, scientist, philanthropist, and the only woman to serve as president of the Lehigh Valley Angel Investors. Join Pamela and her guests for this live conversation. (Original air date March 7, 2013.)
John Pearce talks with Andrey Beskorovainiy and Allen Smith, both of whom are involved in a Russian Ministries "twinning" project, which has been developed to overcome cold war and denominational stereotypes between Russia and the U.S.
This week’s topic is Judaism and Islam in the United States. Co-hosts John Pearce and Ray Schwab will interview Dr. Sharon Albert of Muhlenberg College. She teaches religion studies and lectures on Islam. Listeners will have an opportunity to call-in during the program with their questions. (Original air date February 28, 2013).
Host Sally Handlon welcomes Dr. Alice Gast, President of Lehigh University, which was recently ranked 38th in the nation by US News & World Reports annual report of national universities which are research institutions that award degrees at every level. She will be discussing the University and its path to the future as well as other aspects of running this higher education business. (Original air date February 21, 2013.)
On this program the topic is TEACH Rwanda. Co-hosts John Pearce and Ray Schwab interview the co-founders of this organization, Janet Brown and Cindy Grieshaber. The Country Director, James Iyamuremye, will also join us. TEACH Rwanda provides teacher education and children's enrichment to schools in Rwanda. Join us for an enlightening discussion about an area of the world many of us know too little about. (Original air date January 31, 2013.)
Can anyone really understand the trends in business and weather…or the impact of one upon the other? Join host Sally Handlon and her guests Bill Kirk, founder and CEO Weather Trends International and John McGran, Editor of LV Business, to hear what they have to say about 2012 trends and 2013 predictions for business, weather and the impacts of each other.
Bill Hansell has a remarkable history. He has held either elective or appointed positions at all levels of government, including advising local governments throughout the world. By definition, he is an expert. But he may be facing his most, uh, challenging position: Lehigh County Executive. Join Alan Jennings as he welcomes Bill Hansell to Lehigh Valley Discourse.