Actor in a Scenario Interview

Hi there! Here’s an interview for my college ethics class about what sort of actions and thoughts goes into an actor’s mind if they were put in a complicated scenario. A peer of mine, Joshua, is being interviewed by me...

Linda Elliott-Nelson, Randy Nelson, and Ben Nelson

Dr. Linda Elliott-Nelson (62) is interviewed by her husband Randy Nelson (63) and their son Ben Nelson (27), who ask Linda about her career in education. She remembers deciding to be a teacher, early memories of being a Spanish professor,...

Jerry Thurston and Duvi Matsumura

One Small Step partners Jerry Thurston (60) and Duvi Matsumara (52) have a conversation about teaching at neighboring community colleges, having a balance between work and good relationships in life, and supporting the idea of taking chances to their younger...

Eric Payne and Mia Raquel

Eric Payne (35) talks to facilitator Mia Raquel (24) about growing up in Fresno and working to give back to his community. He describes some of the struggles faced by members of his community, analyzes the underrepresentation of black and...

"Reaching the Critical Zone through Community College." an interview with Jill Marshall

Jill Marshall, Assistant Professor of Geology at the University of Arkansas thought she was ready to go to college, but there she was on the campus of Boston University as a freshman overwhelmed by her surroundings and on shaky financial...

Miles McCrimmon and Jay McConville

One Small Step conversation partners Miles McCrimmon (58) and Jay McConville (58) discuss their careers and their concerns about their political parties. Miles speaks about his career in higher education and what he's learned from working in a community college....

Brian Lorio and Dafina Trepca

Brian C. Lorio, lecturer in the Speech, Communications, and Theater Arts Department at Borough of Manhattan Community College, reflects with (now) former student, Dafina Trepca, about her experiences in his public speaking class during the Spring 2023 semester as well...

Brian C. Lorio and Christian Campbell

Brian, a lecturer at Borough of Manhattan Community College, and Christian, a (now) former student, reflect upon their experiences in public speaking class as well as the college experience. Brian reflects with Christian about his growth as a person and...

Fran Close and C. Perry Brown

Dr. Fran Close (54) interviews her good friend and colleague Dr. C. Perry Brown (74) about his journey toward becoming an epidemiologist, his work as a researcher and college professor, and the relationships that both keep him grounded and make...

Richard White and Margaret Williams

One Small Step partners Richard "Wray" White (69) and Margaret "Peggy" Williams (71) discuss their backgrounds, their shared experience of parenthood, mental health, news media, and the challenge of connecting with others across political difference.