John Pearce

You may have heard of Doctors Without Borders, but the topic of this edition of Lehigh Valley Discourse is a newer humanitarian organization with a presence in the Lehigh Valley called Engineers Without Borders, which partners with communities in developing nations and implements sustainable engineering solutions.   

Achieving Entrepreneurial Success on LV Discourse

Mar 7, 2017

Guest Dr. Brennan Pursell joins host John Pearce to talk of small business successes and the top eight problem areas for entrepreneurs.

Dr. Pursell also discusses the nuts and bolts of how to make a successful small business, as well as pitfalls to avoid. 

(Original air-date: 2/23/17)

Host John Pearce talks with Dr. James Bloom, professor of English at Muhlenberg College. Bloom discusses higher education and its critics, today's students, and courses he has taught, such as "Reading the NY Times" and "Jewish Humor."

He has written five books and is working on his sixth, Reading the Male Gaze in Literature and Culture. 

(Original air-date: 2/9/2017)

LV Discourse Covers Services for Older Adults

Dec 4, 2015

Services for older adults is our topic.  Two representatives from Lehigh Valley Aging in Place (LVAIP) enlightened all of us on positive living as we grow older.  They are Frank DeRosa and Kim Garrison.  Learn why “in place” is so important.

(Original air-date: 12/03/15)

Stories of Allentown’s past is our topic.  Co-hosts John Pearce and historian Frank Whelan interview attorney Malcolm Gross about his grandfather and father, both mayors of Allentown.  Gross’ book, Two Mayors and a Lawyer (2013), tells much of Allentown in the past century.

(Original air-date: 11/12/15)