Business Talk

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Miami Valley Communications Council in Centerville Ohio is interested in replaying some of our completed VIDEO Broadcasts. You can view their TV Station at www.mvcc.net. The Miami Valley, broadly, refers to the land area surrounding the Great Miami River in southwest Ohio, USA, and also includes the Little Miami, Mad, and Stillwater rivers as well. Geographically, it includes Dayton, Springfield, Middletown, Hamilton, and other communities.

MIX 93 WNXT – 1260 WNXT AM Radio in Portsmouth is interested in replaying some of our Radio PODCAST Broadcasts. You can view their Station at http://wnxtradio.com. This is a broadcast radio station from Portsmouth, OH, United States, providing a mixture of contemporary pop music from the 1970s.

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JUNE 17, 2015 UPCOMING SHOWS

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Live on Radio: http://tobtr.com/s/7699687 or on TV RIO Channel 17 on Time-Warner Educational

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 1:00 pm - BUSINESS TALK features Toni Dengel, Program Officer – Marketing and Therese Egbert, Staff Accountant with the Scioto Foundation located in Portsmouth, Ohio. Scioto Foundation (Executive Director Kimberly Cutlip) is a non-profit organization that provides community financial leadership to students and organizations. The UCAN University/College Access Network is a program of the Scioto Foundation that helps students plan, prepare and pay for post-secondary education. It provides Grants for Non Profits with a 501(c)(3) status. And on October 22, 2015, the Scioto Foundation will sponsor Scioto Gives; a one-day matching gift program benefiting local participating nonprofit organizations (NPOs) in Scioto County, Ohio.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm – http://tobtr.com/s/7699731 or live on Rio Channel 17 on Time-Warner

TECH-TALK with Duane Rigsby, Mike Thompson and Kingsley Meyer discusses TRENDS IN TECHNOLOGY: MOBILITY – the explosion of hand held electronic tools such as smart phones & tablets that can aid businesses, students, and individuals in maintaining an INTERNET OF THINGS that make our lives easier and more productive. Kingsley Meyer is the Director, Campus Computing & Networking and Mike Thompson is the Director of Instructional Design & Media Services, both with the University of Rio Grande along with Duane Rigsby the Technology Coordinator with The Ohio State University South Centers have vast experience in helping students, professionals, educators and others use these up-to-date tools as they are intended.

Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7699767 or live on Rio Channel 17 on Time-Warner

Wednesday, 17, 2015 at 3:00 pm, SOUTH CENTERS CHAT with Tom Worley, Director of the OSU South Centers will feature Estefania James, Program Coordinator of the Aquaculture Boot Camp at The Ohio State University South Centers. Estefania is a native of ECUADOR, South America who will share the culture and its people living in Ecuador. This is a country straddling the equator on South America’s west coast. Its diverse landscape encompasses Amazon jungle, Andean highlands and the wildlife-rich Galápagos Islands. In the Andean foothills at an elevation of 2,850m, Quito, the capital, is known for its largely intact Spanish colonial center, with decorated 16th- and 17th-century palaces and churches. This will be a very informative discussion about life in this county.

JUNE 10, 2015 UPCOMING SHOWS

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Live on Radio: http://tobtr.com/s/7683389 or on TV RIO Channel 17 on Time-Warner Educational

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm - BUSINESS TALK features Dan Mooney, Regional Vice-President and Senior Commercial Lender for Scioto and Lawrence Counties. He is the recipient of the coveted WesBanco President’s Club Award for Excellence in 2008 and in 2009, partially from his substantial involvement in the bank’s New Markets Tax Credit loan program. Topical areas surround small businesses planning for loans in meeting their financial needs now and in the future. He will provide common sense financial and business planning advice to new business owners, and those who are expanding their operations.

Live on Radio: http://tobtr.com/s/7683479 or live on TV RIO Channel 17 on Time-Warner

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 2:00 pm - EXPOSITION with Valerie Thomas and Mike Thompson featuring Chuck Maxam, proprietor of the JUST FIRED CERAMIC STUDIO. Ceramics are generally made by taking mixtures of clay, earthen elements, powders, and water and shaping them into desired forms. Once the ceramic has been shaped, it is fired in a high temperature oven known as a kiln. Often, ceramics are covered in decorative, waterproof, paint-like substances known as glazes. Chuck is such an artist who will discuss various aspects of his business.

Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7683503 or live on Rio Channel 17 on Time-Warner

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 3:00 pm, VOICE OF RIO with Dr. Richard Sax, Provost of the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College welcomes Ivan Tribe & Jake Bapst. Ivan M. Tribe is emeritus professor at the University of Rio Grande and has written three books and many articles on country music history. Jacob L. Bapst is semiretired from the same school and a self-described country fan. Illustrations come from the authors' extensive collections accumulated over more than four decades, Goldenseal magazine files, and privately owned collections. They discuss their recently (March, 2015) published book in the “Images of America” series, West Virginia’s Traditional Country Music.

JUNE 3, 2015 UPCOMING SHOWS

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Live on Radio: http://tobtr.com/s/7664479 or on TV RIO Channel 17 on Time-Warner Educational

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 1:00 pm - BUSINESS TALK features Marianne Campbell, Gallia County Chamber of Commerce Volunteer and host of the ‘TALK of the TOWN’ radio show. Marianne has been a woman pioneer in the radio broadcasting venue as well as voluntar extraordinaire promoting the quality of people that live in Southern Ohio and in Gallia County.

Live on Radio: http://tobtr.com/s/7664513 or on TV RIO Channel 17 on Time-Warner

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm - Body Talk with Mike Thompson featuring Dr. Tom Heiskell, PhD, Clinical Psychologist and Dog Training Behaviorist. He is a graduate of the Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training. Some areas of discussion include: How we come to share the connection with our pets; How we realize health benefits in owning a pet; and how pets are very beneficial in our social and emotional lives while enhancing our physical health.

Live on Radio: http://tobtr.com/s/7664555 or on TV RIO Channel 17 on Time-Warner Educational

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 3:00 pm - VOICE OF RIO featuring Dr. Michelle Johnston, President of the University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College will give an overview of some of the different aspects at the University and how it continues to build and sustain growth to meet the needs of its students. New students and parents will find this segment well worth viewing.

Watch: https://youtu.be/pDPO3Z3Qmiw

Listen Live on Radio: http://tobtr.com/s/7644857

BUSINESS TALK features Sam McKibben, Manager of the News Department on WNXT RADIO in Portsmouth, Ohio. He discusses the importance for students to receive a media communications education and how it will help students with future jobs.

Watch: https://youtu.be/axWidCVa7Zc

Listen Live on Radio: http://tobtr.com/s/7644881

VOICE OF RIO with Mike Thompson who features Sam McKibben, News Director with the WNXT Radio Broadcasting System. Mike Thompson and Sam McKibben, a veteran radio broadcaster, talk about the communications program at Rio Grande as well as the history of radio and television and their careers and education. They will discuss the opportunities in media broadcasting for students as well as the overall goals of the communication majors and how these can lead to a rewarding future.

Watch: https://youtu.be/9IajHG5CROM

Listen Live on Radio: http://tobtr.com/s/7645133

VOICE OF RIO featuring Dean Dr. Donna Mitchell. Donna is Dean of Health & Behavioral Sciences, School of Allied Health at the University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College. She will be recognizing and presenting nursing awards to her graduating students in the field of nursing.

MAY 20, 2015 UPCOMING SHOWS

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Listen Live on Radio: http://tobtr.com/s/7627125 or on TV Rio Channel 17 on Time-Warner Educational Access. Wednesday

May 20 at 1:00 pm, BUSINESS TALK features Ian Blache, Work Force Development at the University of Rio Grande and Southern Ohio. He will discuss: Working on opening a new health career center in Jackson; grant funded opportunities for internships and GED; and Workforce Development's holistic approach leads to success for the region.

Listen Live on Radio: http://tobtr.com/s/7627213 or on TV Rio Channel 17 on Time-Warner Educational Access. Wednesday

May 20 at 2:00 pm, AGRI-TALK with Duane Rigsby and Mike Thompson who will feature Tom Harker, Research Assistant with The Ohio State University South Centers. Tom has much experience in assisting the various Educator Researchers in various horticultural programs at the South Centers in Piketon. He brings to the discussion different ways to grow Fruit, Vegetables and other agricultural products.

Listen Live on Radio: http://tobtr.com/s/7627237 or on TV Rio Channel 17 on Time-Warner Educational Access. Wednesday

May 20, 2015 at 3:00 pm, SOUTH CENTERS CHAT with Host Tom Worley, PhD. The Ohio State University South Centers features Dan Remley, MSPH, PhD Assistant Professor, Field Specialist, Food, Nutrition, and Wellness at the OSU South Centers. Discussion will surround food project which seeks to improve healthy food access and food insecurity in rural communities. Additionally, discussion will also be about diabetes and an on-line class for people with diabetes.

PREVIOUS SHOWS

Watch: https://youtu.be/rullgfGbsCw

Listen Live: http://tobtr.com/s/7608541

BUSINESS TALK features Lauren Bowen, Regional Representative and Joshua Burton, Representative with the State Treasurer of Ohio office. They will discuss the TRANSPARENCY PROJECT. Josh Mandel, State Treasurer of Ohio, unveiled an entirely new transparency website incorporating all of the features typically found on leading sites, as well as cutting-edge functionality. http://www.tos.ohio.gov/Transparency/Home

Watch: https://youtu.be/QTg6clZF7Zs

Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7608567

EXPOSITION with Valerie Thomas and Mike Thompson who will feature Joshua LaBello and Michael LaBello (brothers) from Envy Ink Tattoo Studio, in Gallipolis, Ohio. They are an award winning tattoo shop specializing in custom designs, cover-up tattooing and cosmetic scar cover-ups. A tattoo is a permanent mark on the skin made by piercing the skin with needles and introducing pigment. Tattooing is considered generally safe when done by an experienced tattooist who sterilizes equipment and follows proper sanitary practices.

Watch: https://youtu.be/OTc9aDgjBXo

Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7608581 or watch live on Rio Channel 17 on Time-Warner Educational Access.

VOICE OF RIO with Dr. Richard Sax, Provost of the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College welcomes Ivan Tribe & Jake Bapst. Ivan M. Tribe is emeritus professor at the University of Rio Grande and has written three books and many articles on country music history. Jacob L. Bapst is semiretired from the same school and a self-described country fan. Illustrations come from the authors' extensive collections accumulated over more than four decades, Goldenseal magazine files, and privately owned collections. They discuss their recently (March, 2015) published book in the “Images of America” series, West Virginia’s Traditional Country Music.

Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fh4RtXR5Uz0

Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7587437

BUSINESS TALK features Lisa Carver, Executive Director with the Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce. Lisa discusses the Chamber of Commerce’s role in the community and its importance to small businesses. Topics include: What the Chamber of Commerce is; Sponsored Events for Its Members; On-going Business Programs; and Member Benefits.

Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGH6WUyKd_c

Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7587469

BODY TALK features Katie Moleski, part-time faculty at the University of Rio Grande with tips on seeking fitness and exercise leading to a continued healthy life, strong body and a positive mental outlook. The University of Rio Grande / Rio Grande Community College provides opportunities for community members to use equipment as well as follow healthy guidelines to a better life.

Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6aTpy90fHg

Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7587493

VOICE OF RIO with Dr. Michelle Johnston, President of the University of Rio Grande, and Rio Grande Community College discusses with Jeff Lanham, Athletic Director with the University regarding the 2014-2015 activities in Athletics. Rio is a major contender in many different sports arenas both in Women and Men’s competition. Jeff also highlights some of the major accomplishments of Rio’s student athletes with its involvement in the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) League and KIAC (Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference).

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Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7562095 or watch live on Rio Channel 17 or Time-Warner Educational Access.

BUSINESS TALK – In a special presentation, Jason Winters, Chair of the Emerson E. Evans School of Business at the University of Rio Grande / Rio Grande Community College outlines upcoming 2015-2016 business courses that provide students with substantial advantages in becoming employed in businesses after graduation. Most all business faculty have owned or owned their own businesses which provide a unique edge in preparing students for the working world.

Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7562165 or watch live on Rio Channel 17 or Time-Warner Educational Access.

In a Special Overview, Mike Thompson, Director, Instructional Design & Media Services with the University of Rio Grande / Rio Grande Community College discusses course work that assists students in TV and Radio Broadcasting, Videography, Cinematography, Social Media Broadcasting, Photography and other hands-on media. Mike has over 25 years’ experience in Radio, TV, Business, Videography, Photography and Instruction.

Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7562187 or watch live on Rio Channel 17 or Time-Warner Educational Access.

VOICE OF RIO - a special show with Deans Dr. Donna Mitchell and Dr. David Lawrence at the University of Rio Grande / Rio Grande Community College presenting special awards to students completing their 2015 education at URG/RGCC.

PRIOR SHOWS

Watch: https://youtu.be/FTtcmyoPyxQ or Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7541483

BUSINESS TALK –Steve Evans owns a sausage production company from a recipe handed down from his father, Bob Evans. His business, Steve Evans Genuine Country Sausage, not affiliated with Bob Evans Farm, Inc., is made from a sausage recipe that Bob Evans made after World War II. On this show, Steve discusses the history of Bob and Jewel Evans, who developed Bob Evans Farm, Inc.

Watch: https://youtu.be/UyoBdUtOOcI or Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7541523

STRICTLY BUSINESS, Brad Bapst and Mike Thompson discuss the Ohio Cooperative Development Program with OSU South Centers’ Program Manager, Hannah Scott. The Ohio Cooperative Development Center (OCDC) supports improving economic conditions through the development of all types of cooperative and "cooperative like" groups.

Watch: https://youtu.be/TB2CV0m-3o8 or Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7541587 VOICE of RIO with host Dr. David Lawrence, Associate Provost, URG/RGCC. His guest will be Dr. Stephanie Alexander, Director of

Student Success, at the University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College. Discussions will surround strategies in helping students succeed in their college life along with some new initiatives that will continue to foster student accomplishments with their academic coursework.

Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7522379 or watch https://youtu.be/mAmqG0zCq60.

BUSINESS TALK – Susie Fitch, student, potential business owner, family person, and Administrative Assistant, Human Resources at the University of Rio Grande. She discusses being a business student and how this educational program at the University of Rio Grande enhances her working skills along with providing a potential for a great future ahead.

Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7522399 or watch https://youtu.be/N2XsaFTAbU8

AGRI-TALK, with Duane Rigsby, Brad Bergefurd and Mike Thomas. TIS’ the SEASON of Strawberries and Brad Bergefurd, OSU South Centers, Horticulture Specialist and Educator ,will discuss proper procedures in planting, caring and harvesting of delicious strawberries.

Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7522415 or watch https://youtu.be/YvnS2NFKJCc

SOUTH CENTERS CHAT with Dr. THOMAS WORLEY discusses some of the technology tools with Duane Rigsby, Technology Coordinator at The Ohio State University South Centers. In today’s world, each of us is increasing our use of these tools in meeting our job responsibilities…. And we are seeing many more.

Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCQ1l4SNz3s

Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7503965

BUSINESS TALK – Dr. Govinda Koirala, Professor of Economics and Finance at the Emerson E. Evans, School of Business at the University of Rio Grande. Dr. Koirala has a unique background, growing up in Nepal, running a successful Restaurant in New York City for many years and being a Full Professor for the MBA and Undergraduate classes. His topical areas include preparing and maintaining financial stability in today’s market.

Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSTjUO1b8eI

Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7503979

EXPOSITION, Valerie Thomas and Mike Thompson discuss the Art of Photography with business owner. Jessica Malone. Jessica has a unique flare in Photography. Her Facebook page can be found at: Requiem & Revelry: Photography by Jessica Malone .

Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82lH3MEIgwk

VOICES of RIO features Dr. Richard Sax, Provost of the University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande Community College. Discussion surrounds his involvement in providing a well-balanced series of educational programs for students of all ages. History and Philosophy Professor Sam Wilson along with a Rio student will join the show.

Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mDID_DjbLo

Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7485125

BUSINESS TALK –Kim Bauer, Executive Director of the Portsmouth and Scioto County Visitors Bureau - Website: www.ohiorivertourism.org. Discussions surround the Portsmouth’s Longest Continuous and Historical Art Mural in the Country.

Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwjGogQHOkA

Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7485213

BODY TALK, Marlene Childers and Mike Thompson discusses Depression.

Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0ynti4ypeE

Listen: http://tobtr.com/s/7485145

of RIO features Dr. Michelle Johnston, President of the University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande Community College. Discussion surrounds her plans building a vibrant campus spirit while also expanding external awareness, growing enrollment and increasing philanthropic support.

BUSINESS TALK is an Informational TV and RADIO Show live at the Studios of the University of Rio Grande on each WEDNESDAY at 1:00 Pm . This program is a Media Collaboration Program between The Ohio State University South Centers and The University of RIo Grande.

The mission of this informative program:

  • TO PROMOTE THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY SOUTH CENTERS AND ITS MANY BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS. 
  • PROMOTE THE UNIVERSITY OF RIO GRANDE AND ITS DIVERSE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
  • PROMOTE THE VARIOUS SMALL BUSINESSES AND ECONOMIC SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS
  • AND FINALLY PROMOTE SOUTHERN OHIO – A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE, LEARN AND ENJOY LIFE TO THE FULLEST

CO HOSTS ARE JASON WINTERS, DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR SMALL BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP and, MIKE THOMPSON, INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN AND MEDIA SERVICES DIRECTOR, BOTH WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF RIO GRANDE.  WE ALSO HAVE PATRICK DENGEL, BUSINESS DEVELOP SPECIALIST AND KIMBERLY ROUSH, PROGRAM ASSISTANT BOTH WITH THE OSU SOUTH CENTERS.