2020 Episodes


HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY is a television talk show that connects viewers to contemporary issues, people, and institutions involved in the world of higher education. The show has won seven education Telly Awards and two Excellence in Local Journalism Dateline Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Washington, D.C. Professional Chapter.


HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY runs on UDC-TV; host is educational consultant and author Steven Roy Goodman. Each half-hour episode covers a new education subject.


Episode 167 – Facilities Management – Guest is Charles “Chuck” Mann, Vice President for Finance and Treasurer, Hood College:



Episode 166 – Big Data and Health – Guest is Dr. Quynh Nguyen, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Maryland:



Episode 165 – Consuming News Through Social Media – Guests are (1) Luis Zuniga, Class of 2019, California State University, Northridge; (2) Dr. Kimberly Meltzer, Department of Communication, Marymount University; (3) Graham Cullen, Director of Multimedia, The Frederick News-Post; (4) Ines Donfack, Class of 2023, University of Maryland; (5) Alexandra Kallaur, Class of 2023, University of Maryland; and (6) Rob Lloyd, Class of 2023, University of Maryland:



Episode 164 – Humor in Tough Times – Guests are Dr. Oliver Double, Head of Comedy and Popular Performance, University of Kent; Trevor Haaker, 8th Floor Improv, The Ohio State University; Hannah Wargo, Class of 2019, Ohio Wesleyan University; Al Prodgers, Comedian, Johannesburg, South Africa; and Patrick Kabanda, Author, The Creative Wealth of Nations:



Episode 163 – Economics in Azerbaijan – Guests are Elkin Nurmammadov, Dean, School of Business, ADA University; Latafat Khankishiyeva, Class of 2021, ADA University; Nihat Majidov, Class of 2020, ADA University; and Fariz Ismailzade, Executive Vice Rector, ADA University:



Episode 162 – Information Technology and Critical Thinking – Guests are Dr. Araz Yusubov, Dean, School of IT and Engineering, ADA University; Natavan Akhundova, Class of 2018, ADA University; Miradil Zeynalli, Class of 2019, ADA University; and Sabina Amirova, Executive Assistant to Rector, ADA University:



Episode 161 – Carpets and Culture – Guests are Dr. Shirin Melikova, Director, Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum; Shafag Mehraliyeva, Instructor of Communication and Media Studies, ADA University; Elnur Iskandarov, Student, ADA University; and Andrea Komova, Student, University of Glasgow:



Episode 160 – Free College – Guests are (1) Jackson Peck, Saint Anselm College, Class of 2022; (2) Danielle Abdennour, Saint Anselm College, Class of 2022; (3) Steven Pugliese, Saint Anselm College, Class of 2021; (4) Basson Kollock, Saint Anselm College, Class of 2022; (5) McKenzie Robinson, Saint Anselm College, Class of 2022; (6) Avery Mosseau, Saint Anselm College, Class of 2023; (7) Julia Laenen, Saint Anselm College, Class of 2021; (8) Jenna Morrison, Saint Anselm College, Class of 2021; (9) Charles Sebastyn, Saint Anselm College, Class of 2021; (10) Benjamin Horsfall, Saint Anselm College, Class of 2021; (11) Colleen Chen, Saint Anselm College, Class of 2023; (12) Griffin Barriere, Saint Anselm College, Class of 2023; (13) Michael Budrewicz, Saint Anselm College, Class of 2022; (14) Isabella Wronkowski, Saint Anselm College, Class of 2023; (15) Julia Azzari, Saint Anselm College, Class of 2023; (16) Cole Corcoran, Saint Anselm College, Class of 2022; (17) Patrick Hodgson, Saint Anselm College, Class of 2022; (18) Sean Thompson, Saint Anselm College, Class of 2022; (19) Elisa Verdi, Saint Anselm College, Class of 2022; and (20) Angela Wang, Woodside Priory School, Class of 2020:



Episode 159 – Mentors and Mentees – Guests are Dr. Laurie Jean Carter, Mellon Foundation Endowed Chair of English, Hampton University; Kenya Cummins, Class of 2020, Hampton University; and Nesiah Banks, Class of 2021, Hampton University:


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