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USI GWEP releases new bOLDer People Podcast episode 


USI GWEP releases new bOLDer People Podcast episode 

MAY 10. 2024

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Bolder People, a podcast from the University of Southern Indiana Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) that strives to showcase and explore the dynamic lives of older adults in southwestern Indiana, has released its seventh episode to streaming platforms.

In this episode, Mr. John Crawford and the Importance of Family, Leah Flake, Gerontology Curriculum Coordinator and former bOLDer People Producer, interviews John Crawford, a retired engineer whose passion is now digitizing historical records to make them available to the public for free.

Topics discussed in this episode include:  

  • Family and its importance
  • The significance of lifelong learning
  • Passing along the wisdom that comes with life

“This episode of bOLDer People is really sweet,” says Lynn Brantley, USI student and bOLDer People Producer. “Mr. Crawford is very passionate about his family, and you can hear in his voice how much he cares for and loves them.”

bOLDer People is available to download or stream for free on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. The podcast is produced on the USI campus with help from USI faculty, students and staff.

For more information, visit the podcast page on the USI website.

The bOLDer People Podcast is a project of the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program at the University of Southern Indiana. Support for bOLDer People comes from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $3,691,706 million with zero percentage financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.

FOOTNOTE: Founded in 1965, the University of Southern Indiana enrolls nearly 9,300 dual credit, undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students in more than 130 areas of study. A public higher education institution, located on a beautiful 1,400-acre campus in Evansville, Indiana, USI offers programs through the College of Liberal Arts, Romain College of Business, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education and School of Graduate Studies. USI is a Carnegie Foundation Community Engaged University and offers continuing education and special programs to more than 15,000 participants annually through Outreach and Engagement. USI is online at www.usi.edu.