Penn State Berks Podcasts 2006 - 2010

Fall 2006

December 6, 2006
Jon Scott

Play Podcast Meet Jon Scott, President and CEO of the Berks Economic Partnership.

November 21, 2006
Jonathan Kukta

Play Podcast Meet Jonathan Kukta, Assistant Director of Housing and Food Services.

November 2, 2006
Christopher Brittin

Play Podcast Meet Christopher Brittin, Director of Development and Alumni Relations 

October 17, 2006
Laurie Grobman

Play Podcast Meet Laurie Grobman, Associate Professor of English

October 9, 2006
Katie Smarelli 

Play Podcast Meet Katie Smarelli, Penn State Alumnus 

September 20, 2006
Stephen Snyder

Play Podcast Meet Stephen Snyder, Chair of the Faculty Senate 

September 6, 2006
Damir Amonov

Play Podcast Meet Damir Aminov, President of the Student Government Association 

August 2006
Dr. Paul Esqueda

Play Podcast Meet Dr. Paul Esqueda, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs 


Fall 2007

December 18, 2007
Lisa Weidman 

Play Podcast Lisa Weidman, Director of University Relations, discusses our upcoming 50th anniversary

November 9, 2007
Kim Berry

Play Podcast Kim Berry, Chief Operating Officer talks about our new building

October 18, 2007
Pat Langiotti

Play Podcast Meet Pat Langiotti, Chair of our Advisory Board 

October 3, 2007
Dave Delozier

Play Podcast Meet Dave Delozier, Director of Development 

September 19, 2007
Dr. Mohamad Ansari

Play Podcast Meet Dr. Mohamad Ansari

September 7, 2007
Dr. Mary Lou D'Allegro

Play Podcast Meet Dr. Mary Lou D'Allegro, Office of Planning, Research and Assessment 

August 24, 2007
Dr. Ike Shibley and Dr. Kate Amaral

Play Podcast Meet Dr. Shibley and Dr. Amaral from the Chemistry department 

August 14, 2007
Anne Stevens

Play Podcast Meet Senator Anne Stevens, President, CEO and Chairman of Carpenter 

Spring 2007

July 30, 2007
Senator Michael O'Pake

Play Podcast Meet Senator Michael O'Pake

June 6, 2007
Mr. Kim Berry

Play Podcast Meet Mr. Kim Berry, Chief Operating Officer

May 9, 2007
Dr. Ruth Daley

Play Podcast Meet Dr. Ruth Daly, Associate Professor of Physics

April 26 , 2007
Andrea Koch and Tim Haas

Play Podcast Meet students who assisted with Hurricane Katrina clean-up in Mississippi

April 5 , 2007
Lisa Shibley

Play Podcast Meet Lisa Shibley, Director of Planning, Research & Assessment

March 13, 2007
Jim Sterganos

Play Podcast Meet Jim Sterganos, Retiring Chief Operating Officer

March 1, 2007
Connie Dunston

Play Podcast Meet Connie Dunston, Coordinator of the Labyrinth at Penn State Berks

February 12, 2007
Cleo House and Peter Campbell 

Play Podcast Meet Peter Campbell and Cleo House from the theatre department

February 2, 2007
Heather Angstadt

Play Podcast Meet Heather Angstadt, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations

January 19, 2007
Dale Litwhiler

Play Podcast Meet Dale Litwhiler, Assistant Professor of Engineering

January 10, 2007
Alice Holland 

Play Podcast Alice Holland, Nurse Practitioner at Penn State Berks discusses pandemics and our pandemic plan


Fall 2008

December 4, 2008
Irv Cohen

Play Podcast Hear from a member of our Advisory Board, who was instrumental in the development of our campus

October 2, 2008
Zachary Karazsia

Play Podcast Zachary Karazsia, President of SGA discusses the SGA plans for 2008-2009

September 17, 2008
Dr. Mary Lou D'Allegro

Play Podcast Hear about implementation of our Strategic Plan

September 5, 2008
Dr. Paul Esqueda 

Play Podcast Hear about our new academic degrees

August 20, 2008
Pat Kohrman and Kim Berry 

Play Podcast Hear about new security regulations and procedures

Spring 2008

May 29, 2008
Board Members from Giggleworks

Play Podcast Meet Board members from Giggleworks, an interactive children's museum in Berks County

May 12, 2008
Keith Ordemann

Play Podcast Meet Keith Ordemann, Incoming Advisory Board Chair and President of Yuasa Battery

April 2, 2008 
Jess Simmons

Play Podcast Hear Dr. Speece answer questions from listeners asked by Jess Simmons 

March 19, 2008
Strategic Planning Committee Co-chairs

Play Podcast Meet Dr. Mary Lou D'Allegro, Dr. Blaine Steensland, and Mr. James Laurie

March 6, 2008
John Weidenhammer

Play Podcast Meet John Weidenhammer, Advisory Board Member

February 21, 2008
Dr. Michael D. Riley

Play Podcast Meet Dr. Michael Riley, Professor of English 

February 2, 2008
Gene Curry

Play Podcast Meet Gene Curry, PSU Alumnus and Co-Chair of our Future Campaign

January 15, 2008
Dr. Maureen Dunbar

Play Podcast Hear about Dr. Maureen Dunbar's research 


Spring 2009

January 8, 2009
Dr. Robert Forrey, Professor of Physics

Play Podcast Dr. Forrey discusses his NSF funded research

January 23, 2009
Ian Harris, Chef at Penn State Berks

Play Podcast Meet Mr. Ian Harris, our campus chef

February 12, 2009
Eric Byrne, Technician for Engineering Programs

Play Podcast Eric Byrne shares a project to run city busses on cooking oil

March 4, 2009
Tracy Hoffman, VP of Advisory Board

Play Podcast Hoffman reflects about changes and growth at Penn State Berks

March 19, 2009
Mary Ann Mengel, Webmaster and Multimedia Specialist

Play Podcast Mengel discusses the Center for Learning & Teaching and the campus website

April 14, 2009
John Walker, Director of Housing and Food Services

Play Podcast Walker discusses his role and how his department interacts with groups across campus

April 29, 2009
Marie Smith, Staff Assistant to the Chancellor

Play Podcast Smith discusses her employment history at Penn State Berks

Fall 2009

December 17, 2009
Dr. Mary Lou D'Allegro

Play Podcast Learn about the Berks Diversity Framework and Strategic Plan

December 2, 2009
Dr. Laurie Grobman, Professor of English

Play Podcast Learn about Grobman's community-based student projects

November 10, 2009
Dennis Mays, Chief Financial Officer

Play Podcast Learn about financial aspects of the campus

October 27, 2009
Cleo House, Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts

Play Podcast Learn about our Fall dramatic production


October 15, 2009
Stephanie Kerns, Assistant Director of Institutional Planning, Research and Assessment

Play Podcast Learn about how data warehouse requests are filled

September 30, 2009
Connie Dunston, Labyrinth Coordinator

Play Podcast Learn about the college's labyrinth and the upcoming events

September 18, 2009
Alice Holland, college nurse, provides swine flu update

Play Podcast Learn the latest swine flu news from Alice Holland, nurse

September 4, 2009
Hear from students who travelled to Kenya

Play Podcast Learn about experiences of PSU Berks students in Kenya

August 31, 2009
Lisa Deibler, Athletics Director at Penn State Berks

Play Podcast Meet the new Athletics Director at Penn State Berks


Fall 2010

December 3, 2010
Dr. Paul Esqueda

Play PodcastHear about the academic degree programs that can be completed at Penn State Berks

November 17, 2010
Kevin Black

Play PodcastMaster Carpenter Kevin Black reminisces about the campus property's early years

November 8, 2010
Heather Angstadt

Play PodcastHeather Angstadt, Coordinator of Alumni Relations, discusses opportunities for alumni

October 20, 2010
Rugby team players and coaches

Play PodcastHear from players and coaches of our national champion rugby team

October 6, 2010
Representatives from Alvin H. Butz, Inc.

Play PodcastHear from the project engineer and project site manager of our new building

September 23, 2010
Dr. Mary Lou D'Allegro 

Play PodcastHear about assessment strategies from our Director of Planning, Research and Assessment

Spring 2010

February 18, 2010
Nathan Moore

Play PodcastLearn about graphic designer Nathan's responsibilities at Penn State Berks

February 3, 2010
Kim Berry

Play PodcastLearn about the BEIST, the new building being built at Penn State Berks