Tag Archives: Yavapai College

Sam Pillsbury and Paula Woolsey Interview — Podcast February 23, 2015

Arizona Wine Country: Vision, Passion, and a Lot of Hard Work. Democratic Perspective’s Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson welcome Sam Pillsbury, filmmaker and winemaker extraordinaire, owner of Pillsbury Wine Company, and Paula Woolsey, long time Arizona wine advocate, and owner of Revelation … Continue reading

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Yavapai College Update — Podcast January 26, 2015

The Yavapai College Ten Year Capital Improvement Plan a Year Later: Have the Verde Valley’s Concerns Had Any Impact? Mike Cosentino and Gary LaMaster welcome Bob Oliphant and Ruth Wicks back to discuss recent developments in the struggle over local autonomy in … Continue reading

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2014: Democratic Perspective’s Year in Review — Podcast December 29, 2014

Looking Back AND Forward: Democratic Perspective’s 2014 in Review. Mike Cosentino, Gary LaMaster, and Steve Williamson review the most prominent themes of Democratic Perspective’s broadcasts in 2014. From the growing inequality in income and wealth in the U.S. to dark money and phony Republican scandals in national … 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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Yavapai College Update — Podcast June 16, 2014

The Grass Roots Response to Yavapai College’s 10-Year Plan: Are We Making Any Progress? Democratic Perspective’s Mike Cosentino, and Gary LaMaster are joined by Bob Oliphant and Ruth Wicks, representatives of the Verde Valley Community College Citizen Advocates, for a discussion of recent responses by the Yavapai … Continue reading

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The Crisis in Public Education, Arizona Edition — Podcast March 24, 2014

You Get What You Pay For: the Consequences of Underfunding Public Education in Arizona. Democratic Perspective’s co-hosts, Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson, are joined by DP producer Gary LaMaster, for an update on the Yavapai College controversy, and a discussion of the … 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: Is Local Control the Answer? — Podcast March 3, 2014

A Separate Verde Valley Administrative District for Yavapai College: Is It Feasible? Bob Oliphant and Ruth Wicks return to Democratic Perspective to address what they see as the flaws in the Yavapai College administration’s 10 year plan, and to discuss the potential … 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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