Buzzwords: Conversations about Teaching and Learning at SU
Joy With Karrin Lukacs

Joy With Karrin Lukacs

January 25, 2022

The team is back from winter break with a highly requested special guest: Karrin Lukacs! The fairy podmother herself joins Joey, Melissa and Scott as the group reflects their winter break and we learn Scott has really pot a water bottle through the works. Enjoy everyone!

 

Hosts: Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft, Joey Gawrysiak, and Scott King

Producer: Sean Kelly

Music: Adventures - A Himitsu

Episode 15: Peace with Rakene Lee

Episode 15: Peace with Rakene Lee

December 10, 2021

We welcome Rakene Lee to the podcast! Super insightful episode as Rakene is the Human Resource Director at SU so our hosts had to be on their best behavior.  Rakene sheds some light on his role in the HR department and even relates back to his time in the military. Enjoy this weeks episode! 

 

Hosts: Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft, Joey Gawrysiak, and Scott King

Producer: Sean Kelly

Music: Adventures - A Himitsu

Episode 14: Dissonance with Keith Jones Pomeroy

Episode 14: Dissonance with Keith Jones Pomeroy

November 29, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving to our listeners! This week we have Keith on the show with our hosts Melissa, Scott and Joey. Not only does the group discuss what they are thankful for, but Keith has some notes to spice this podcast up! Let us know what you think.  As always enjoy the episode!

 

Hosts: Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft, Joey Gawrysiak, and Scott King

Producer: Sean Kelly

Music: Adventures - A Himitsu

Episode 13: Collaboration with Emily Hollins

Episode 13: Collaboration with Emily Hollins

November 9, 2021

This week on Buzzwords we have guest Emily Hollins! The group discusses her time as a contestant on the hit TV gameshow, Jeopardy. Scott also tries his hand at being a gameshow host as he asks the group questions around mascots. Safe to say this episode is a great one. Enjoy!

 

Hosts: Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft, Joey Gawrysiak, and Scott King

Producer: Sean Kelly

Music: Adventures - A Himitsu

Episode 12: Positivity with Yolanda Gibson

Episode 12: Positivity with Yolanda Gibson

October 27, 2021

Our Guest this week is Yolanda Gibson! Hosts Melissa, Scott and Joey discuss their past week and the trip that was taken by some on this show to Amsterdam. Yolanda and the group talk about how important it is to step out of your comfort zone and how excited everyone is for Halloween, or really the discounted candy that comes afterward.  Please enjoy the 12th episode of Buzzwords! 

 

Hosts: Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft, Joey Gawrysiak, and Scott King

Producer: Sean Kelly

Music: Adventures - A Himitsu

Episode 11: Adaptability with Bridget Lyons

Episode 11: Adaptability with Bridget Lyons

October 24, 2021

Please give a warm welcome to our newest guest, Bridget Lyons! Hosts Joey, Scott and Melissa discuss their homecoming fun! While also hearing about how Bridget got to be the athletics director for Shenandoah University. Enjoy this weeks episode. 

 

Hosts: Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft, Joey Gawrysiak, and Scott King

Producer: Sean Kelly

Music: Adventures - A Himitsu

Episode 10: Homecoming with Emily Burner

Episode 10: Homecoming with Emily Burner

September 28, 2021

We welcome back host, Joey Gawrysiak,  for his first episode in season two! Give a warm welcome to Emily Burner as the group discusses the fun of Homecoming prep, basketball memories, and the aggravation that shopping carts can cause. This episode is a fun one and we hope you enjoy. 

Remember go to su.edu/homecoming to check out all the festivities going on this weekend!

 

Hosts: Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft, Joey Gawrysiak, and Scott King

Producer: Sean Kelly

Music: Adventures - A Himitsu

Episode 9:  Compassion with Andy Woodall

Episode 9: Compassion with Andy Woodall

September 14, 2021

Welcome Andy Woodall in our Season 2 Opener! Andy and our hosts Scott and Melissa discuss their high and lows of summer, the excitements of coaching, and even some fun do's and don'ts of Shenandoah.  We hope you enjoy this episode and  the start of a new season!

Hosts: Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft, and Scott King. 

Producer: Sean Kelly

Music: Adventures- A Himitsu

Episode 8: Professionalism with Amber Wesner

Episode 8: Professionalism with Amber Wesner

May 25, 2021

Please join us in a warm welcome for Amber on our SEASON FINALE as she discusses topics like planning international rotations for students during her sabbatical, how Shenandoah has changed since her time as an undergrad, and how she transitions into the summer months as a 12-month faculty member!  Enjoy the show, see you next season! 

Hosts: Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft, Joey Gawrysiak, and Scott King. 

Producer: Zander Merle-Smith

Music by: Amine Mabrouk

Episode 7: Resilience with Lisa Levinson

Episode 7: Resilience with Lisa Levinson

May 11, 2021

Guest Lisa Levinson discusses topics like getting her PHD in addition to being full-time faculty, a brief history of the nursing school, and her complete adoration and respect for her students' brilliance and persistence!  Let's give a round of sound as we welcome Lisa to the show! 

 

Hosts: Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft, Joey Gawrysiak, and Scott King. 

Producer: Zander Merle-Smith

Music by: Amine Mabrouk

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