S.A.F.E. Topics Vol. 1, No. 10, April 22, 2020

Helping our students pivot when business is not usual: Going Remote, A Special Series

In our tenth episode of the S.A.F.E. Topics Podcast, the discussion continues on our special series of Going Remote. In this episode, hosts curry and Sean are joined by our colleagues Christina Sharp, Nate Scharff, and Mike Deschamps who are all from Business Administration to give us a unique and informative perspective on everything business and industry and their impact on our students.

What to listen for:

  • Thinking about small businesses and our students.
  • The concept of being able to “pivot” in a different direction.
  • The impact on Oceanside’s local economy and small businesses.
  • Who can survive and who will fall?
  • What can we do to help our neighbors?
  • Interpretations of federal policy and stimulus checks.
  • How can we as educators help our students?
  • Students and educators having to adjust and pivot.
  • Encouraging innovation and new opportunities for our students.
  • The shift of everything going to technology.
  • The upsides to current events.
  • Tapping into our secondary skills and talents to open new opportunities.
  • Not all “doom and gloom.”
  • “Strong Workforce” initiative explained.
  • Transferable skills across disciplines and long term thinking.
  • Connecting with people with empathy and understanding.
  • A send off message from our guests.

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The S.A.F.E. Topics Team:
curry mitchell – Faculty, Letters (Co-host)
Sean Davis – Faculty, Sociology (Co-host)
Kelly Barnett – Intern and Music Technology Student (Audio Editor)
James Garcia – SDICCCA Fellow and Associate Faculty, Sociology (Show Notes)