Conversations with Owens Community College President Dr. Dione D. Somerville

by Dr. Dione D. Somerville

“Conversations with Owens Community College President Dr. Dione D. Somerville” is a podcast featuring a variety of leaders in education, public service, business and civic life. Host Dr. Dione D. Somerville is the president of Owens Community College, a premier two-year college serving students across Northwest Ohio. Dr. Somerville engages each guest with critical questions about their education, career and professional perspec... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E08 - Ohio Director of the Department of Development Lydia Mihalik

    S01 E08 - Ohio Director of the Department of Development Lydia Mihalik

    In this episode, Dr. Dione D. Somerville sits down with Lydia Mihalik, the Ohio Director of the Department of Development and the former Mayor of the city of Findlay. Director Mihalik is a graduate of the University of Findlay, wh...

    34:57
  • S01 E07 - Wood County (Ohio) Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn

    S01 E07 - Wood County (Ohio) Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn

    In this episode, Dr. Dione D. Somerville sits down with Mark Wasylyshyn, the Wood County (Ohio) Sheriff since 2005 and a graduate of Owens Community College. The lifelong resident of Wood County graduated from Rossford High School...

    49:53
  • S01 E06 - Toledo Museum of Art President, Director and CEO Adam Levine

    S01 E06 - Toledo Museum of Art President, Director and CEO Adam Levine

    In this episode, Dr. Dione D. Somerville sits down with Adam Levine, Edward Drummond and Florence Scott Libbey President, Director and CEO of the Toledo Museum of Art since 2020. He started his career at The Met in New York City. ...

    42:51
  • S01 E05 - Findlay Hancock County Economic Director Tim R. Mayle

    S01 E05 - Findlay Hancock County Economic Director Tim R. Mayle

    In this episode, Dr. Dione D. Somerville sits down with Findlay Hancock County Economic Development Director Tim Mayle. Their conversation covers a variety of topics, including Amazon’s new facility in Findlay; Findlay being named...

    58:09
  • S01 E04 - Regional Growth Partnership (RGP) President/CEO Dean Monske

    S01 E04 - Regional Growth Partnership (RGP) President/CEO Dean Monske

    In this episode, Dr. Dione D. Somerville sits down with Dean Monske, the President and CEO of the Regional Growth Partnership (RGP). Dr. Somerville is a member of the RGP Board of Directors. Their conversation dives into northwest...

    55:08