Tag Archives: Community Colleges

Bob Oliphant Interview — Podcast September 12, 2016

Yavapai College 2016 Update: Have the Last Two Years of Local Political Advocacy improved Community College Access for the East County? Democratic Perspective welcomes back Robert Oliphant, ex-Board Member of Yavapai College for Yavapai County District 3, to discuss his new book, Wake … Continue reading

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The Confederate State of Arizona — Podcast March 16, 2015

The Payback for Dark Money in Arizona: More Corporate Tax Cuts, Continued Defunding of Public Education, and Yahoo! a Secessionist Republican Legislature. Gary LaMaster and Steve Williamson dissect the results of the 2014 election in Arizona: a seemingly endless stream of bills from both houses of … Continue reading

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JC Álvarez Interview — Podcast June 30, 2014

Closing the Sedona Film School: Snatching Failure from the Jaws of Success? Democratic Perspective’s Mike Cosentino and Gary LaMaster welcome Dr. JC Álvarez to a discussion of Yavapai College’s recent decision to close the Sedona Film School. Dr. Álvarez, an experienced filmmaker and media consultant … Continue reading

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Putting The Community Back In The Community College.

No one seems to know when it happened…when the word community was removed from Yavapai College…or if it was ever part of the name in the first place. Since it was billed as a community college, maybe it was just … Continue reading

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Yavapai College: Voices From Sedona — Podcast March 10, 2014

Yavapai College in Sedona: the Locals Speak. Continuing Democratic Perspective’s series on the Yavapai College controversy, co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson interview Jeremy Hawkes, Instructor at the Sedona Film School, Robin Weeks, Coordinator of Sedona’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), and … Continue reading

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Yavapai College Responds — Podcast February 24, 2014

The Yavapai College 10-Year Plan: Why It Is the Way It Is. Democratic Perspective‘s Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson welcome Dr. Penelope (Penny) Wills, President of Yavapai College, and Harold Harrington, member of the Yavapai College District Governing Board from District 2, … Continue reading

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The Yavapai College 10-Year Plan, Part II: Fixing What’s Broken — Podcast February 10, 2014

The Yavapai College 10-Year Plan: Robbing Peter To Pay Paul? Democratic Perspective‘s Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson are joined once again by Robert Oliphant, ex-Board Member of Yavapai College for Yavapai County District 3, and Ruth Wicks, retired school and college counselor, … Continue reading

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The Yavapai College 10-Year Plan: A Question of Fairness — Podcast February 3, 2014

The Yavapai College 10-Year Plan: Is the Verde Valley Getting its Money’s Worth? Democratic Perspective‘s Mike Cosentino and  Steve Williamson are joined by Robert Oliphant, ex-Board Member of Yavapai College for Yavapai County District 3, Ruth Wicks, retired school and college counselor, … Continue reading

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