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Behind the Bearcat

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Hannah Christian and Travis Kline reveal the stories behind the amazing people at Northwest Missouri State University.

Hannah Christian and Travis Kline reveal the stories behind the amazing people at Northwest Missouri State University.

Location:

United States

Description:

Hannah Christian and Travis Kline reveal the stories behind the amazing people at Northwest Missouri State University.

Twitter:

@NW_Careers

Language:

English

Contact:

660.562.1455


Episodes

Season 2 Episode 35: Dr. Ben Blackford

4/16/2021
This week Hannah and Travis talk with Associate Professor of Management and Director of the Melvin D. & Valorie G. Booth School of Business, Dr. Ben Blackford about working at Wal-Mart for more than two decades, becoming a professor and school director and his advice for students thinking about their futures.

Duration:00:23:00

Season 2 Episode 34: Rhebe Fulbright

4/9/2021
This week Travis and Hannah talk with Sophomore English Education major and Career Ambassador, Rhebe Fulbright about being the Vice President of FLO, student diversity at Northwest and the power of research.

Duration:00:28:00

Season 2 Episode 33: Grace McCarty

4/2/2021
This week Hannah and Travis talk with Career Ambassador and Senior Political Science: Public Administration major, Grace McCarty about her time at Northwest, her future plans and advice she has for incoming students.

Duration:00:18:51

Season 2 Episode 32: Brittany Roberts

3/26/2021
This week Travis and Hannah talk with new Coordinator of Diversity and Inclusion, Brittany Roberts about how she got to Northwest, what the Diversity and Inclusion office is doing and her advice for Bearcats.

Duration:00:19:48

Season 2 Episode 31: Dr. Bob Bergland

3/19/2021
This week Hannah and Travis chat with Northwest Associate Professor of Mass Media, Dr. Bob Bergland about coming to Northwest from nearby rival Missouri Western, what it takes to be a good journailst and his thoughts on Bearcat culture.

Duration:00:28:13

Season 2 Episode 30: Rachel Adamson

3/12/2021
This week Travis and Hannah talk with the Editor in Chief of the Northwest Missourian, Rachel Adamson about being a multimedia journalism major at Northwest, working at Scooters coffee and her future plans. Check out the Missourian online at https://www.nwmissourinews.com/.

Duration:00:14:50

Season 2 Episode 29: Drake Summers

3/5/2021
This week Hannah and Travis chat with Northwest Student Involvement Coordinator, Drake Summers about being a Human Services major, transitioning from a student employee to a full-time staff member and what a Student Involvement Coordinator actually does.

Duration:00:19:01

Season 2 Episode 28: Dr. Justin Mallett

2/26/2021
This week Travis and Hannah talk with Northwest Associate Provost of Diversity and Inclusion, Dr. Justin Mallett about being from the same hometown as Oprah, his academic journey and how he came to Maryville, MO.

Duration:00:33:17

Season 2 Episode 27: Jeremy Waldeier

2/19/2021
This week Hannah and Travis talk with Northwest Executive Director of Student Recruitment, Jeremy Waldeier about his customer service work experience, his management philosophy and what he looks for in a student employee.

Duration:00:26:10

Season 2 Episode 26: Sadie Graham

2/12/2021
This week Travis and Hannah talk with senior Ag Science major and Career Services Event Intern, Sadie Graham about showing livestock, her extensive internship experience and future plans.

Duration:00:17:43

Season 2 Episode 25: Helen Konstantopoulos

2/5/2021
This week Hannah and Travis chat with KXCV/KRNW Membership Dev/Events Coordinator, Helen Konstantopoulos about growing up in the restaurant business, being an educator and living in Greece.

Duration:00:21:19

Season 2 Episode 24: Dr. Ashley Strickland

1/29/2021
This week Travis and Hannah talk with Northwest Assistant Director of Academic Support, Dr. Ashley Strickland about her years of working with students, the journey from LSU to Northwest and the importance of mentorship in her life.

Duration:00:20:08

Season 2 Episode 23: Ashlee Hendrix

1/22/2021
This week Hannah and Travis talk with Northwest Senior Graphic Designer, Ashlee Hendrix about being a first-generation college student, getting involved in the Maryville community and what she looks for in a student employment application.

Duration:00:18:03

Season 2 Episode 22: Dr. Giselle Greenidge

1/15/2021
This week Travis and Hannah talk with Northwest Assistant Professor of Sociology, Dr. Giselle Greenidge about teaching at the high school and college level, adapting classes to the pandemic and what sociology actually is.

Duration:00:19:15

Season 2 Episode 21: Kirayle Jones

1/8/2021
This week Hannah and Travis talk with Northwest Student Senate president Kirayle Jones about how he got to Northwest, getting involved on campus and his plans to work in higher education.

Duration:00:13:01

Season 2 Episode 20: Kim Mildward

1/1/2021
This week Travis and Hannah talk with Kim Mildward, Economic Development Planner at the Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments about being a two time Bearcat, working in rural government and the amazing opportunities she had at Northwest.

Duration:00:16:57

Season 2 Episode 19: Shelby Theis

12/25/2020
This week Hannah and Travis talk with Senior Art Studio major, Shelby Theis about deciding on a major, preparing for grad school and working on a large scale mural in Oregon, MO this past summer. Learn more about the mural project at https://www.nwmissouri.edu/media/news/2020/10/06Theis-Scottmural.htm

Duration:00:21:20

Season 2 Episode 18: Latonya Davis

12/18/2020
This week Travis and Hannah Talk with Northwest Academic Advisor and Success Coach, Latonya Davis about being a first generation college student, changing careers as an adult and the importance of creating and cultivating relationships. Check out Latonya's YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfnTwawjmnMm3QO-A9K4Zog.

Duration:00:27:53

Season 2 Episode 17: Levi Bradley

12/11/2020
This week Hannah and Travis talk with senior English Education major and Vice President of H.E.R.O., Levi Bradley about finding Northwest, getting involved with the campus Diversity office and the importance of self care.

Duration:00:14:56

Season 2 Episode 16: Michelle Vaught

12/4/2020
This week Travis and Hannah talk with two time Bearcat alum and Horace Mann Reading Specialist, Michelle Vaught, about growing up in a small town, being an educator in the time of COVID and the importance of being true to yourself.

Duration:00:20:23