With soaring student debt, innovative technology, and new-fashioned careerswe wanted to ask the question: does college still matter?The second season of Does College Matter? will bring you insights from role models who have navigated a variety of worlds from college and entrepreneurship to coding academies and the work place. With thought leaders such as Googles Chief Education Evangelist, Jaime Casap; the CEO of Remind, Brett Kopf; and Sarah Green-Carmichael from Harvard Business Review chiming in, we ask entrepreneurs, podcasters, educators, and students alike: did college matter for you?
#09- Infusing an Entrepreneurial Mindset: An Interview with Mignon Fogarty16/06/2015 Duração: 25min
In our conversation with Mignon Fogarty, Grammar Girl and Head of Media Entrepreneurship at the University of Nevada, Reno, we talk Silicon Valley, how to live (and learn) entrepreneurship, and the future of journalism. Mignon Fogarty’s Bio The Grammar Girl Podcast The Reynolds School, University of Nevada, Reno Other Resources Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers List of Colleges with Majors in Entrepreneurship or Small Business (Saint Louis University) National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship
#08- Teaching Entrepreneurship: Nature or Nurture? An Interview with Susan Yamada09/06/2015 Duração: 25min
In our conversation with Susan Yamada, Executive Director of The Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship, she shares her thoughts on collaboration, whether entrepreneurs are born or made, and what an entrepreneurship degree offers. Susan Yamada’s Bio The Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship
#07- Take the First Step: An Interview with Fernando Santos02/06/2015 Duração: 15min
In our conversation with Fernando Santos, founder of Beast Oakland, he shares his story as a former graffiti artist, explains how his professor inspired him, and how he gets his numbers right. Beast Oakland Beast Oakland on Instagram Fernando Santos’ Bio and Profile with The Pioneer Chabot Community College
#06– Getting Used to Set-Backs: An Interview with Divya Nag26/05/2015 Duração: 19min
In our conversation with Divya Nag, voted “30 Under 30 in Science & Healthcare” by Forbes, she explains how she deals with set-backs, what compelled her to start Stem Cell Theranostics and StartX Med, and why mentors are so important. DivyaNag.com Stem Cell Theranostics StartX Med Stanford University’s Entrepreneurship Program
#05– Live Vividly: An Interview with Trever Bostrom26/05/2015 Duração: 17min
In our conversation with Trever Bostrom, co-founder of Vivid Roots, he shares the story behind his apparel start-up, why it was important for them to have a social mission, and how advisors have helped make Vivid Roots a success. Vivid Roots Boise State University, Venture College University of Idaho Balancing Passion with Practicality: An essay highlighting the investments being made in training entrepreneurs
#04– Throwing Out the Textbook: An Interview with Aaron Gagleard and Stephen Walden19/05/2015 Duração: 32min
In our conversation with Aaron Gagleard and Stephen Walden, the co-founders of Bosse Tools, we discuss where they got their idea, what Arizona State University is doing to support their start-up, and the significant roles mentors have played in their success. Bosse Tools The Ergonomics behind the Bosse Tools Shovel Arizona State University's Entrepreneurship Program Stephen and Aaron's Bios
#03- Bringing Passion with You: An Interview with Jordan Harbinger13/05/2015 Duração: 36min
In our conversation with the Art of Charm’s Jordan Harbinger, he shares tips on the power of networking, why bringing passion with you is a great career strategy, and when choosing a work experience over a college experience just might be the best route to follow. Art of Charm The Art of Charm Podcast More info on Jordan and his co-founder, AJ Balancing Passion with Practicality
#02- 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less). An Interview with Thomas Frank07/05/2015 Duração: 22min
In our conversation with College Info Geek’s Thomas Frank, he shares his learning journey, the secret to how he paid off his student loans before he graduated, and insights from his book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades. Get Thomas Frank's book here. Check out The Value of College Calculator.
#01- Does College Pay? An Interview with Mary Daly07/05/2015 Duração: 29min
In our conversation with Mary Daly (an SVP at the SF Fed, who has been described as “The People’s Economist”), Mary shares her thoughts on why a four year degree is still a great investment, how to use a new online tool to calculate your return on college, and just how important mentors are to success. Read the full report. Check out The Value of College Calculator. Check out Mary Daly's bio.