Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Dr. Pam Moran, Executive Director of The Virginia School Consortium for Learning and Gena Keller, Executive Director of The Commonwealth Learning Partnership, about current trends in public education. Ms. Moran and Ms. Keller are former superintendents of the Albemarle and Fluvanna public school systems respectively. Topics include: the original intent of the public school system and some of the challenges faced by public educators today.
This is the final show for this series. We’d like to send a thank you to the many guests who took time out of their busy schedules to appear on our show and to our many faithful listeners some of who have stayed with us for over 20 years.
We’d also like to give special thanks to the good people at 97.9 WREN for providing a space for us for the last two years and to the Charlottesville Podcasting Network which has been our online home since 2005.
Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia President Jim Ryan and Piedmont Community College President Frank Friedman about the current state of college education in Virginia. Topics include: COVID and its effect on the mental health of college students and balancing life, work and school.
Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Jim Duncan from Nest Realty and Matt Hodges from Presidential Bank Mortgage about the real estate market in Charlottesville and Albemarle County. Topics include: A seller’s market and buyer love letters.
Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with William Antholis, Director and CEO of UVA’s Miller Center for Public Affairs about how US Presidents faired during their first year in office. Topics include: Why Presidential leadership matters and why unity is more challenging than assumed.
Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Charlottesville Mayor Lloyd Snook about the current state of the City of Charlottesville. Topics include: A discussion of the recent turn over of City employees; and land use within the City.
Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Professor Christopher Ali from the University of Virginia Department of Media Studies about his recent book, Farm Fresh Broadband on the deployment of broadband Internet in rural and urban areas. Topics include: The importance of fiber as a long term solution for broadband and how the FCC measures broadband deployment.
Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with attorney Doris Gelbman of Gelbman Law PLLC and Katie Caverly, Managing Director at IKOR of Charlottesville about guardianship of adults. Topics include: Defining Legal Guardianship vs. Conservatorship and how a person can become a ‘ward of the court’ without knowing it.
This week on the Sunday Morning Wake-up Call, producer Dan Gould takes a look back at three stories we ran in 2021. First from March, Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talked with University of Virginia Magazine Journalist Ed Miller, and Speaker and Author, Ron Culberson, about The Story and Tales of the UVA Pep Band.
And finally will take another listen to our June interview with University of Virginia Assistant Dean and Assistant Professor, Shilpa Davi, about Learning from the Muppets and the role that The Muppets have played in modern culture.
The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.
Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Virginia Institute of Autism President and CEO, Ethan Long, and VIA Admissions and Family Support Services Coordinator, Hilary Nagel, about the work their organization is doing to help people on the autism spectrum. Topics include: The three levels of autism, and services offered by the VIA.
Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Renee Branson and Bass Wolf of SARA – The Sexual Assault Resource Agency about their organization’s work helping survivors of sexual assault. Topics include: What to expect when calling the SARA 24/7 crisis hotline and a review of the organization’s many services.