Freeman Hrabowski and Eunice Cho

Eunice Cho (32) interviews her mentor and the president of her Alma Mater, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski (70), about his pursuit of higher education and offering his students an authentic and supportive environment.

Brian Lorio and Maria Melendez

Brian C. Lorio, lecturer in Speech, Communication and Theater Arts, at Borough of Manhattan Community College, reflects with now former student, Maria Melendez, about their Spring 2023 public speaking class and other related issues to college student and being a...

Michael Floyd and Melissa Price

One Small Step partners Michael Floyd (54) and Melissa Price (57) talk about the challenging circumstances that they lived through as children, the formation of their belief systems, and their relationships with faith.

FYS Interview about the theme of Protests with Stephen Pisciotta by Cameron Hysell

I interviewed Stephen Pisciotta for my First Year Seminar class at Marshall University. Our FYS class has been focusing on critical thinking and how thoughtfully developed and artfully asked questions can lead to enriching and enlightening stories, particularly oral histories....

Grayce Gadson and Kleopatra Gaiter

Grayce Gadson (71) shares with her colleague Kleopatra Gaiter (32) anecdotes from her time as a student in Florida, Indiana, and California during the desegregation of schools in America. Grayce and Kleopatra compare their varying experience with school institutions, specifically...

Troy [No Name Given] and Rafael Norwood

Troy [No Name Given] (26) interviews his boyfriend Rafael Norwood (34) about Rafael’s early childhood, his identity, his career path in higher education, and the Club Q mass shooting.

Susan Creasy and Allison Vogler

One Small Step conversation partners Susan Creasy (59) and Allison Vogler (65) discuss the current political climate, their values, navigating personal conflict, and the meaning of diversity.

Kettering Foundation: Dr. David Mathews and Dr. Joffre Whisenton interviewed by Dr. Kristi N. Garrett on Nov. 8, 2017

Dr. Kristi N. Garrett talks with Dr. David Mathews and Dr. Joffre Whisenton about their days at the University of Alabama during the height of the Civil Rights Movement. The interview was recorded at the Kettering Foundation in Dayton, Ohio...

Hilda Kaiser and Sarah Padgett

Sarah Padgett (25) shares a conversation with her partner Hilda Kaiser (57) about Hilda’s upbringing, her relationship with her parents and her daughters, the value of persistence and dedication, and the difference between being alone and feeling lonely.

Jennifer Townsend and Jennifer Harrison

One Small Step partners Jennifer Townsend (48) and Jennifer Harrison (50) talk about rural life, their personal political values, and the state of communication and discourse in their academic disciplines.

Sydney Freeman and Hannah Snyder

Dr. Sydney Freeman Jr. (35) talks with his friend Hannah Snyder (32) about his experiences as a Black man in higher education. The friends talk about what action and advocacy Sydney has led as a Professor at the University of...

Gerald Reid and Chip Michaud

One Small Step partners Gerald Reid (68) and Chip Michaud (55) talk about their careers, political views, and childhoods in Massachusetts.

Jennifer Scott and Matt Harris

One Small Step conversation partners Jennifer Scott (35) and Matt Harris (70) have a conversation about education, children, life learning and faith.

Nada Ismael and Stan Gordon

[Recorded: December 20, 2022] Nada and Stan have a One Small Step Conversation. Nada is an undergraduate at the University of Virginia and advocates strongly for uplifting others. She shares a passion for learning history and addressing several social issues...

Isabella Mukankusi and Zazil Davis-Vazquez

Isabella Mukankusi (46) talks to her new friend Zazil Davis-Vazquez (27) about her experiences growing up in Uganda, being a mother, and as a lawyer who is studying in Columbia's Human Rights Advocacy Program.

Samuel Elzay and Sarah Elzay

Spouses, Sarah Elzay (35) and Samuel Elzay (37), share a conversation about how they first met, how their relationship developed, and the partnership they have formed together.

Margaret Whitaker and Kathy Thomas

One Small Step Conversation Partners and educators Margaret "Magi" Whitaker (69) and Kathy Thomas (62) discuss rising political tensions, progressive politics, and the importance of educating the next generation.