Podcasting

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Student Life Podcast #1
Vishnu Ramsamy
This podcast is an interview with a student, Vishnu Ramsamy, who works and studies at the Auburn Hills campus of Oakland Community College. He shares with us his experience, strength, and hope. It is our intention, through this podcast, to help people become more aware and compassionate about people’s differences. We never know what life experiences a person has encountered; therefore, we should treat everyone with dignity and respect. It is our hope that after listening to this interview, students will be inspired to reach out to others in their classes. Finally, for more information about organ donation, please visit the Gift of Life Michigan Website at: www.giftoflifemichigan.org.
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Student Life Podcast #2
Senegalese Student
This podcast is an interview with a student who works and studies at the Orchard Ridge campus of Oakland Community College. She came to the United States from Senegal (Dakar), West Africa, three years ago to study Business Administration at OCC. She plans to specialize in finance when she transfers to Oakland University to pursue her bachelor’s degree. Through this podcast, she shares her views on polygamy, the political system and religion, as well as her family values. It is our intention through this podcast to help people become more aware and compassionate about people’s differences. We never know what life experiences a person has encountered; therefore, we should treat everyone with dignity and respect. It is our hope that after listening to this interview, students will be inspired to reach out to others in their classes.
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Student Life Podcast #3
Sana Hafeez
Sana Hafeez is an alumna of Oakland Community College and has recently graduated from the University of Michigan. She currently tutors students in all chemistry and biology classes offered at Oakland Community College. Her family waited almost 11 years before being given permission to immigrate to the United States in 1999. In this podcast she candidly discusses her experience living in two cultures, her faith after the events of September 11, and her family’s adjustment to life in the United States.
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Student Life Podcast #4
Svetlana
In this podcast, Svetlana, a former English as a Second Language student, describes her horrific life in Russia and how she overcame numerous obstacles to immigrate to the United States. She humorously narrates several of her family’s experiences when they were first adjusting to their new life in the US. Her determination and courage will be evident as you listen to her story.
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Student Life Podcast #5
Yang
In this podcast, we learn about Yang, an outgoing and enthusiastic young woman from China. She has been an ESL student and is hoping to be accepted into the nursing program at OCC. In this podcast she shares with us some of China’s rich history and her hopes for the future.
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Learn About Podcasting

Podcasting is a way to receive audio files over the Internet by using feeds to deliver the audio broadcasts directly to your desktop. You can listen to the files on your computer or load them on your MP3 player and take them with you.

To get started, all you need is podcasting software. Once you download and install the software, you add the podcast feed. The podcasting software will automatically check for updates and download the files to your computer. Follow these links to download podcast software:

You can also use Firefox, Netscape, Opera, Internet Explorer 7, or Outlook 2003/2007 to subscribe to RSS and Podcast feeds.

Podcasting Feeds

To receive feeds in your podcasting application:

  1. Click on subscribe for the feed you want. (You can right-click or option-click for a shortcut).
  2. Copy the URL in the address bar of your browser (or from your clipboard) and paste it into your podcasting application.