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CareerTech Horizon

Business & Economics Podcasts

CareerTech Horizon explores Oklahoma's economic, social, and educational issues at a personal level, telling the extraordinary stories from ordinary people.

CareerTech Horizon explores Oklahoma's economic, social, and educational issues at a personal level, telling the extraordinary stories from ordinary people.

Location:

Stillwater, OK

Description:

CareerTech Horizon explores Oklahoma's economic, social, and educational issues at a personal level, telling the extraordinary stories from ordinary people.

Twitter:

@CT_Horizon

Language:

English

Contact:

405-743-6827


Episodes

Episode 5: “Growing Partnerships”

3/6/2020
How did you learn the skills you have now? Are the skills you know still relevant today? Will they remain relevant in the future? In this episode, we examine the growing partnerships between industry and education. We'll dive into what businesses are doing to keep instructors on the same page, and how these instructors use that knowledge to cultivate the workforce they'll be hiring from. American Airlines donates one of its passenger jets to CareerTech, so students in their aviation programs...

Duration:00:27:40

TRAILER – Episode 5: “Growing Partnerships”

2/22/2020
Next time on CareerTech Horizon, we go aboard a recently retired passenger jet that's now a classroom with wings for students looking to take off in the airline industry. It's just one of many ways business and industry partner with technical education; a partnership that grows both ways. Subscribe today on the platform you found us on to get instant access to our roundtable discussion when it releases. CareerTech Horizon is now on Spotify! Find us here.

Duration:00:03:09

Episode 4: “Building Tomorrow’s Leaders”

1/30/2020
What does it take to be a leader? In today's episode, host Blane Singletary dives into seven student organizations centered around technical education and the major benefits they provide to their members. We'll sit down with the leaders of those organizations, and find out how they see their roles within their teams evolve over time, and their reasons for becoming CareerTech students. You can follow us on Twitter @CT_Horizon, or find us on Facebook. You can also visit our website,...

Duration:00:36:59

TRAILER – Episode 4: “Building Tomorrow’s Leaders”

1/21/2020
Next time on CareerTech Horizon, we sit down with the students at the helm of CareerTech's Student Organizations. Subscribe today on the platform you found us on to get instant access to our roundtable discussion when it releases. CareerTech Horizon is now on Spotify! Find us here.

Duration:00:04:10

Episode 3: “On The Wings Of A Dream”

12/19/2019
How high would you go to chase your dreams? For the women featured in today's episode, the sky is hardly the limit. We're taking a dive into the past, present and future of Oklahoma women in aviation. Legends such as Pearl Bailey Scott, who blazed a trail into the skies that women continue to follow to this day. Founding member of women's pilot group, The Nintety-Nines,Wally Funk talks about her journey as an integral aviation pioneer. After getting her first taste of flying at age 8, LTJG...

Duration:00:29:38

TRAILER – Episode 3: “On The Wings Of A Dream”

12/13/2019
Legendary pilot Amelia Earhart once said, "There's more to life than being a passenger." In a time where men ruled the skies, Earhart courageously followed her dreams into the cockpit. Today, 80 years after her disappearance, women are still following her contrails. Next week on CareerTech Horizon, we bring you the stories of Oklahoma women who took their lives into the skies. Subscribe today to be ready for liftoff on this episode, launching Thursday, December 19th.

Duration:00:02:27

Episode 2: “It Takes A Community”

11/21/2019
What is your greatest accomplishment? Did you do it alone, or did you get help from your friends, family, or people in your community? In this episode of CareerTech Horizon, we take a deep dive into Adult Basic Education, and share the stories of Oklahomans who turned their lives around, thanks to the right people helping, supporting, and advocating for them. A mother, stressed from working dead-end jobs, who decided to go back to school, just as her child started her first day of school. An...

Duration:00:37:18

PROLOGUE — Episode 2: Explaining “It Takes A Community”

11/20/2019
To do something incredible, groundbreaking, or phenomenal, often times you'll need more than just yourself. Host and Producer Blane Singletary explains the theme for our upcoming episode on Adult Basic Education in Oklahoma, coming very soon to Apple, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google, and more. Subscribe today so you don't miss it.

Duration:00:04:18

TRAILER – Episode 2: “It Takes A Community”

11/7/2019
Sometimes, the gap between having a dead-end job, just getting by, and having a job you love and thriving, can be bridged with three little letters: G E D. But getting people to cross that gap, to get the right amount of confidence, to plan their future, to step out of their comfort zone, takes a whole lot more. Next time on CareerTech Horizon, join us as we share the stories of people vying for success, and the people they couldn't do it without.

Duration:00:02:34

Episode 1: “Origin Stories”

10/24/2019
What did you have to go through to get to where you are today? In our first episode of CareerTech Horizon, we take a look at a few Oklahomans' "origin stories," including... An HVAC instructor who overcame his own past failures in education, and how he now helps others do the same. A "jack of all trades" who decides to become a cosmetologist, so he can get closer to his daughters. An Air Force veteran who now teaches family and consumer sciences, and how a similar approach can be used from...

Duration:00:29:25

Coming Soon — CareerTech Horizon

10/1/2019
Welcome, listener! On October 24, we'll be launching CareerTech Horizon, a new podcast from Oklahoma CareerTech. We'll be covering the amazing stories of Oklahomans, as well as the economic, educational, and workforce issues at large. Subscribe today so you can be ready for launch. We hope to see you on our Horizon in just a few short weeks!

Duration:00:01:55