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S3 Ep. 2 | The American Presidency

S3 Ep. 2 | The American Presidency

March 15, 2021

Season 3 | Episode 2 | The American Presidency
 
In this roundtable discussion, Dr. Randall Gooden, professor of History; Dr. Joshua Meddaugh, associate professor of political science and chair of the Social Sciences department; and Dr. Jelani Favors, associate professor of History will talk about the history of the American presidency, how presidents have gained greater executive power at present day and what will the role of president become in the future.
 
Recorded in January 2021 in Morrow, Georgia.

S3 Ep. 1 | The Fall of the House of Usher

S3 Ep. 1 | The Fall of the House of Usher

October 30, 2020

Happy Halloween!

Season 3 | Episode 1 | The Fall of the House of Usher

 

Clayton State University’s theatre department performs a dramatic retelling of Edgar Allen Poe’s classic, “The Fall of the House of Usher.” Known for the macabre, Poe wields a tale of two siblings stuck in an eerie, old family home suffering from an unknown illness. Also, hear from English professor Dr. Robert Vaughan discuss about Poe, his work and how folklore and spooky stories have come to influence the Halloween tradition.

 

Carol Welter - Narrator
Denzell Walker - Roderick Usher and Groom
Jay Craft - Jonathan Beringer
Jazmine Carmichael - Madeline Usher and Mrs. Finley
Nancy Nguyen - Dr. Cordwell

 

Recorded in October 2020 in Morrow, Georgia

S2 Ep. 2 | Hidden Histories

S2 Ep. 2 | Hidden Histories

April 6, 2020

Season 2 Episode 2

HIDDEN HISTORIES

A diligent Archival Studies Lecturer uncovers the extraordinary story of a Jewish businessman and his quest to improve literacy among African Americans in the South.

Theme music is “Horizons” by Scott Buckley. “Horizons” by Scott Buckley is licensed under Creative Commons attribution. Recorded in March 2020 in Morrow, Georgia.

 

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S2 Ep. 1 | Farm to Health

S2 Ep. 1 | Farm to Health

October 11, 2019

For the last several years, Clayton State University’s dental hygiene students have participated in the Farmworker Family Health Program, an initiative through Emory University that brings healthcare directly to migrant workers and their families in South Georgia. Each summer, the group visits the town of Moultrie to do oral screenings and dental exams for the men, women and children who rely on farm jobs to maintain their livelihoods.

 

  • Learn more about the Farmworker Family Health Program
  • Special thanks to Dr. Erin Ferranti, assistant professor of nursing at the Neil Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and director of the Farmworker Family Health Program

 

Theme music is “Like You Mean It” by Dan Lebowitz. “Plantation” by Audionautix is licensed under Creative Commons attribution. Recorded in June 2019 in Moultrie and Tifton, Georgia.

Ep. 8 | Alumnae in the Making

Ep. 8 | Alumnae in the Making

May 3, 2019

Guest: Christina Day, Health fitness management major and Britney Maddox, Mathematics major.

Hosts: Michael Little and Atawanna Royal

Music: “Like You Mean It” by Dan Lebowitz

Topics: Christina Day and Britney Maddox who are graduating during May commencement talk about their college experience, what has motivated them in the pursuit of their degrees, any challenges, and what their ultimate goals are.

 

Recorded in April 2019 on the campus of Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia

Ep. 7 | #Give4Dreams19

Ep. 7 | #Give4Dreams19

March 8, 2019

Guest: Chase Moore, Vice President for Advancement & External Affairs

Hosts: Michael Little and Atawanna Royal

Music: “Like You Mean It” by Dan Lebowitz

Topics: Chase Moore talks about Give4Dreams, Clayton State University’s annual day of giving. He discusses the importance of giving and how gifts to Clayton State make an impact.

 

Recorded in March 2019 on the campus of Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia

Ep. 6 | Dr. Jelani Favors

Ep. 6 | Dr. Jelani Favors

February 8, 2019

Guest: Dr. Jelani Favors, assistant professor of history

Hosts: Michael Little and Atawanna Royal

Music: “Like You Mean It” by Dan Lebowitz

Topics: Dr. Jelani Favors explores the significance of historically Black colleges and universities, commonly known as HBCUs, and the efforts of students to fight for freedom and justice in America.

Ep. 5 | Dr. Celeste Walley-Jean

Ep. 5 | Dr. Celeste Walley-Jean

January 23, 2019

Guest: Dr. Celeste Walley-Jean, associate professor of psychology and dean of the School of Graduate Studies

Hosts: Michael Little and Atawanna Royal

Music: “Like You Mean It” by Dan Lebowitz

Topics: Dr. Walley-Jean talks about News Year’s resolutions–why people make them, why they fail to keep them, and what a person needs to do stay motivated to achieve their goals.

 

Recorded in January 2019 on the campus of Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia

Ep. 4 | Dr. Lateshia Woodley

Ep. 4 | Dr. Lateshia Woodley

December 5, 2018

Ep. 4 | Dr. Lateshia Woodley

 

Guest: Dr. Lateshia Woodley ‘03, alumna and assistant superintendent at Kansas City Public Schools

Hosts: Michael Little and Atawanna Royal

Music: “Like You Mean It” by Dan Lebowitz

Topics: Dr. Woodley talks about her remarkable journey from being a teenage single mother to becoming a leading national educator on turnaround school models to reduce the high school dropout rate among the nation’s youth.

 

Recorded in November 2018 on the campus of Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia

Ep. 3 | Veterans Day

Ep. 3 | Veterans Day

November 7, 2018

Guest: Ashley Green, Army veteran and senior criminal justice major and Frank Mervin, Veteran Resources Center coordinator.

Hosts: Michael Little and Atawanna Royal

Music: “Like You Mean It” by Dan Lebowitz

Topics: Senior criminal justice major and Army veteran Ashley Green discusses her experiences serving four tours of duty in Afghanistan and Iraq. Frank Mervin, Veteran Resources Center coordinator, shares how his office helps student veterans transition into college life.

 

Recorded in October 2018 on the campus of Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia

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