- Views: 186 American Graduate Initiative on WGTE
WGTE Public Media has initiated a series of broadcast, online and community activities as part of ”American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen,” a national public media initiative funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to help Toledo and other communities across America to address the high school dropout crisis. WGTE is bringing attention to the Schools as Hubs program developed by the Toledo Public Schools and the United Way of Greater Toledo.
- Views: 544 Eggs n' Issues | Green Michigan Speedway
Find out how the Michigan International Speedway is Going Green. By the time fans pull into MIS for a NASCAR race in 2009, it is hoped that 10 to 15 percent of the facility's energy will be produced by windmills and solar panels. Learn more about the green initiatives planned at MIS in this presentation of Eggs N' Issues, taped in February of 2009. Speakers include: Roger Curtis, President of MIS and Michael Printup, Sr. Dir. Facility Development. Hosted by Carol VanSickle from the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce and Richard Johnson, Eastmas & Smith, Ltd.
Originally recorded: February 2009
- Views: 470 Eggs 'n Issues | Green Construction Initiatives
Speakers discussed what is going on in the architectural, contracting and engineering worlds with going green. Speakers from TRACE, The Collaborative, SSOE, Inc. and Bostleman Corporation gave updates on trends, new patterns and the economics of Green Means Business.
Originally recorded: March 27, 2009
- Views: 320 Eggs 'n Issues | Green Manufacturing
Lloyd Jacobs, President of the University of Toledo discusses how science, technology and innovation are transforming energy use in today's buildings. Features Dr. Praveen Paripati from SuGanit Systembs; Mark Sobczak from Toledo City Council; Dr. Al Compaan from UT; Chuck Lehnert, VP of Facilities at UT.
Originally recorded: April 24, 2009
- Views: 281 Eggs 'n Issues | Green Public Spaces
The world of public spaces is going green! Speakers include Lucas County Comissioners Gerken and Wozniak; Owens Corning; LEED certification experts; and a discussion of the economics of Green Means Business. Thanks to our Presenting Sponsor: Eastman & Smith, Ltd. Thanks also to our Silver Sponsor: Mosser Construction,WGTE Public Media and Buckeye CableSystem.
Originally recorded: May 29, 2009
- Views: 1111 Disaster: Are We Prepared?
Familiarizes citizens with the different types of hazards they face, so they can learn how to protect themselves and find out how our public and private organizations prepare for natural disasters, chemical spills, terrorism and biological events.
Presented in conjunction with the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department, the local Metropolitan Medical Response System, the University of Toledo Health Sciences Campus and Owens Community College, this original WGTE production explores in-depth the question: "What can I do in case of an actual emergency?"Read more
- Views: 1743 WGTE Town Hall: Facing the Mortgage Crisis -
WGTE Public Media presented this live Town Hall hosted by Bill Harris. This one-hour television special connected people facing mortgage foreclosure to the local organizations that can help them stay in their homes.
Panelists and mortgage specialists, including Richard Alston, Advocates for Basic Legal Equality; Mike King, Consumer Credit Counseling Service; Pam Mayer, Neighborhood Housing Service; T. Mari Taoka, Lucas County Common Pleas Court Judge; and Keith Foster, Fair Housing Center answered questions during this live broadcast.Read more