Welcome to Prof Talks, an interdisciplinary interactive interview series at MCCC featuring diverse professionals from a wide array of fields. The purpose of this series is to enrich MCCC students with the experiences of these individuals, giving our students new insights into academic journeys and career paths. This is a special project led by Dr. Stephanie Nnadi and Amanda M. Leftwich, M.S.L.S. Contact Dr. Stephanie Nnadi (email@example.com) or Amanda M. Leftwich (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Guest Talk Speakers
Dr. Wendy Zoll Fillgrove, Associate Professor of Biology at Montgomery County Community College. She received her B.S. from Indiana University and Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University in Biochemistry. She earned a Master of Education from John Carroll University. Her research and publications involved the mechanisms by which amino acids are incorporated into proteins under the direction of mRNA. She will discuss entering the STEM field as a first-generation college student and lessons learned about quieting that inner voice that says you don't belong here.
September 24, 2021 at 12:30pm - Join Talk Here
Kay K. Clopton, PhD, MLIS (she/her/hers) is the Mary P. Key Resident of Cultural Diversity Inquiry at the Ohio State University. She earned her doctorate in 2018 in Comparative Studies where she studied sound and emotive effects in Japanese manga and North American comics and how they impact the reading experience. She works for the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, where her passions for librarianship and comics merge. allowing her to merge her librarian skills with her research passions to work on projects she thoroughly enjoys.
October 15, 2021 at 12:30pm - Join Talk Here
Takisha Nicole Mundy was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She attended Bartram Motivation High School and pursued post-secondary education at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. At WCU she achieved a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies. Immediately after graduation, Takisha began her career with Contemporary Staffing Solutions (CSS) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her work with CSS led her to pursue a Master's of Science in Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management.
November 12, 2021 at 12:30pm - Join Talk Here
Join us for interactive and collaborative workshops to further learning this semester. Workshops will feature specialized topics as such learning about consumer health information, primary sources, and how to use library resources. All link listed below. Please contact for more information, Amanda M. Leftwich (email@example.com).
Requesting Items from the Libraries
“Need to request an item from the libraries, but not sure where to start? Learn more about requesting items to start your research.”
Instructor: Amanda M. Leftwich
Date & Times: Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 12:30pm & 6:00pm
Health Information Tools That Won’t Make You Sick of Searching
“Whether you are searching for health information for yourself or others, you can find clear information based on the best science available – no M.D. required.”
Instructor: Kevin Strunk
Date & Times: Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 12:30pm & 6:00pm
Primary Sources: What Are They Good For?
“Learn the difference between primary and secondary sources and how primary sources can be useful in all your assignments whatever the subject.”
Instructor: Lawrence Greene
Date & Times: Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 12:30pm & 6:00pm
“Learn about course guides and how they’ll be useful to start your research.”
Instructor: Amanda M. Leftwich
Date & Times: Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 12:30pm & 6:00pm