Education

What's going on these days at The Swain School (pre-school through 8th grade) in Allentown? The new Head of School, Dr. Shannan Boyle Schuster, joins Lehigh Valley Discourse host, John Pearce, to tell us.

Learn about a parenting education series of three sessions coming soon. They are free and open to the public. 

(Original air-date: 10/13/2016)

Back to School on Your Financial Choices

Sep 1, 2016

Laurie Siebert discusses: "Back to school: the to-do list for you and your kids".

Laurie also takes listener questions live during program.

(Original air-date: 8/24/2016)

The Fé Foundation on LV Discourse

Aug 4, 2016

Host John Pearce welcomes Fé Foundation president, Alvaro Diaz, along with two students who have benefited from this program: Maximo de la Cruz (Dieruff High School) and Karla Quintanilla (Parkland High School).

The Fé Foundation is an initiative of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of the Lehigh Valley which aims to to inspire tomorrow's leaders by teaching entrepreneurship to high school students.

(Original air-date: 7/28/2016)

Muhlenberg College President John Williams on LV Discourse

Jul 26, 2016

Host Sally Handlon talks with Muhlenberg College President, John Williams about his first year at the college and in the Lehigh Valley as well as the business of higher education. Joining with Dr. Williams is Mike Bruckner, VP for External Affairs and Community Relations, who is celebrating his 20th year at Muhlenberg College.

(Original air-date: 7/21/2016)

As a tradition during Women's History month, Cedar Crest College President Carmen Twillie Ambar joins host Sally Handlon sharing the past, present and future direction of the college. There have been a number of firsts for the college which will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2017.  Learn about all the excitement on campus!

(Original air-dater: 3/17/2016)

Immigration, Youth & Their Education on LV Discourse

Oct 24, 2015
Muhlenberg College

 

Immigration, youth and their education - our topic is one that is hotly debated these days.  Host John Pearce's guest, Dr. Erika Sutherland, teaches Spanish at Muhlenberg College and has been very active in our community for two decades.  Learn about DACA, a Presidential mandate concerning recent immigrants.

(Original air-date: 10/22/2015)

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Marriage and Family therapist, Eleanor Bobrow, talks to Jyhgong Gabriel Hou, Director of Movement Disorders and attending Neurologist at the Lehigh Valley Physician Group in Allentown, and Peter Barbour, member of the Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, to discuss Parkinson's Disease.

More than 60,000 Americans are newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease each year. The guests help us better understand the impact of Parkinson’s on the patient and the caregiver

(Original air-date: 9/21/2015)

Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Warren County's Teacher of the Year 2014/2015 award recipient, Ann Marie Ball, to discuss Project Impact, her program which builds strong relationships between teachers, students, and community members to help organize community outreach programs. Joining Ann Marie Ball is Audra Churetta, a 13-year teacher at Andover Morris Elementary School and Susan Schweitzer a 22-year secretary at Freeman Elementary.   

(Original air-date 1/5/2015)

Penn State Lehigh Valley Campus offers the only one if its kind Arts Administration four-year major this year.  Elizabeth Rose Flaherty and Kenneth Thigpen Jr. speak with hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle about the special offering as well as other educational art related opportunities.  

(Original air-date 9/22/2014)

Laurie Siebert, CPA, CFP, AEP discusses positioning and planning strategies for your children’s future education options.

Every Wednesday from 6-7 PM Laurie takes listeners' questions live on-air at 610-758-8810. If you have any questions or comments, you can Contact Laurie at her website yourfinancialchoices.com.

(Original air-date 08/27/14)

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