BIRD’S-I-VIEW: Higher Education
Birds-I-View May 1, 2022
In the April edition of the Birds-I-View, hosts Maritza Navar-Lopez, Camberyn Kelley, and Gavin Broderick, along with special guests Blake Borgardt and Braden Fogerson take an inside look at Bloomington-Normal and the effects of higher education in central Illinois.
WZND’s Julian Voss starts the show by discussing the new Ph.D. program provided by the Mennonite School of Nursing at Illinois State University (2:20-4:32). Next, Braden Fogerson talks about Illinois State University expanding into the field of engineering. (5:26-7:50). Then Blake Borgardt explores the economic state of attending higher education at Illinois Wesleyan (9:15-12:41).
Afterward, Jonathan Miller discusses the closing of Lincoln College and the community impacted (13:50-16:25). Mikey Fornelli then talks about the innovative electric vehicle industry’s expansion into Bloomington-Normal (18:16-20:50). And last, Joe Kennedy goes into detail about Heartland Community College’s commercial drivers license program (21:20-23:33).