Meet Mana: Awesome Student, ASG President, and the New SAFE Topics Podcast’s Co-Host!

Hello campus community!

In this week’s episode, hosts Sean and curry introduce and welcome Mana Tadayon, the SAFE Topics’ newest co-host! Mana first joined us as a guest on the One Word Conversation episode with students on “Leaders” (S2E3). In today’s release, we welcome Mana as a part of the team and we can’t be excited enough! Listen in and join us in welcoming Mana!!

Ways to Listen!

  1. Podbean – S.A.F.E. Topics
  2. Google Podcasts
  3. Spotify
  4. Apple Podcasts
  5. Amazon Music
  6. Audible

What to Listen For

  • Welcoming Mana!
  • What is it about community college that keeps you coming back for more?
  • The immediacy of impact on the campus community.
  • Every single class has a new set of people and that’s amazing. 
  • There is agency and autonomy in the work we do – is it the same for students?
  • What’s missing or makes community college harder?
  • Canvas and the “to-do” list.
  • Having passion and the energy to get through bad things.
  • The trap of “we did it, so we can do it.”
  • Teachers still come in nervous and with imposter syndrome.
  • To care or not to care.
  • What does community college promise to students and to teachers?
  • What does the Associated Student Government promise students?

The S.A.F.E. Topics Team

curry mitchell – Faculty, Letters (Co-host)
Sean Davis – Faculty, Sociology (Co-host)
Mana Tadayon – Student, ASG President (Co-host)
Kelly Barnett – Intern and Music Technology Student (Audio Editor)
James Garcia – Associate Faculty, Sociology (Show Notes, Online)

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Stay great and have a fun and safe Spring Break!

The S.A.F.E. Topics Podcast Team