We Question & Learn The call letters of our station, WQLN, stand for "We Question and Learn".The "We Question and Learn" interview program heard Sundays at 4 p.m., monthly, on WQLN Radio 91.3 FM is dedicated to being a community interest program devoting an entire hour to interviews with Erie's prominent leaders, business people, and educators, focusing in on business and technology.As we paint a verbal picture of the business and economic development in our community, we look for your suggestions for "WE QUESTION AND LEARN" interviews.
We Question & Learn

We Question & Learn

From WQLN

The call letters of our station, WQLN, stand for "We Question and Learn".The "We Question and Learn" interview program heard Sundays at 4 p.m., monthly, on WQLN Radio 91.3 FM is dedicated to being a community interest program devoting an entire hour to interviews with Erie's prominent leaders, business people, and educators, focusing in on business and technology.As we paint a verbal picture of the business and economic development in our community, we look for your suggestions for "WE QUESTION AND LEARN" interviews.

Most Recent Episodes

Ep 29 - Dr. David Frew, and Trenton Moulin

Tom Pysz talks with David Frew, Scholar, Lecturer, and Author of Accidental Paradise, a 13,000 year history of Presque Isle. Then he talks with Trenton Moulin, President and CEO of the Bridge Builders Community Foundations (plural is correct) located in Oil City, Pennsylvania.

Ep 28 - Michael E. Hill and Karen Seggi

Tom Pysz talks with Michael E. Hill, the 18th president of the Chautauqua Institution talking about the upcoming season and more. Then we'll hear from Karen Seggi, the executive director of the Second Harvest Food Bank, coping in a COVID-19 era.

Ep 27 - Charles 'Boo' Hagerty, and Tom McClure

Tom Pysz talks with Charles 'Boo' Hagerty, Chief Development Officer for the Hamot Health Foundation. Then he'll talk with Tom McClure, the District Manager of the Erie County Conservation District.

Ep 26 - Maureen Barber-Carey of Barber National Institute & Wendy Wallace of Meals on Wheel

Tom talks with Doctor Maureen Barber-Carey, Executive Vice President of the Barber National Institute, talking about programs and outreach for 2021. And Wendy Wallace, the Executive Director of Meals on Wheel in Erie, PA; outlining the services and challenges facing this program in a COVID-19 era.

Ep 26 - Maureen Barber-Carey of Barber National Institute & Wendy Wallace of Meals on Wheel

Ep 25 - Adam Bratton, and Dr. Andrew Roth

This WE QUESTION AND LEARN program will feature an interview with Adam C. Bratton, the Executive Director of The Nonprofit Partnership and Dr. Andrew Roth, Scholar-in-Residence at the Jefferson Educational Society, and host of The American Tapestry Project on WQLN NPR.

Ep 24 - County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper and Greg Filbeck, Penn State Behrend

This WE QUESTION AND LEARN program will feature an interview with County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper who will talk about COVID-19 in Erie County and then other important programs for our community. Then Tom Talks with Doctor Greg Filbeck, Director of the Black School of Business and Samuel P. Black the III Professor of Finance and Risk Management at Penn State Behrend.

Ep 24 - County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper and Greg Filbeck, Penn State Behrend

Ep 23 - Blane Dessy, Erie County Public Library, Beck Erie County Historical Society

Tom talks with Blane Dessy, Director of the Erie County Public Library, and Beck Weiser, Curator of the Hagen History Center - Erie County Historical Society.

Ep 23 - Blane Dessy, Erie County Public Library, Beck Erie County Historical Society

Ep 22 - Bob Chitester, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board of Free To Chose Network

Since WQLN was founded on August 13, 1967, and before, Bob Chitester has been involved with Public Broadcasting. During the next We Question and Learn program, we'll gain insights reflecting those early days forward, to today's Free To Chose Network. This is Tom Pysz inviting you to join me for a special one hour program talking with Bob Chitester, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board of that organization.

Ep 22 - Bob Chitester, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board of Free To Chose Network

Ep 21 - Michael L. Batchelor, Ferki Ferati, and Ben Speggen

Tom Talks with Michael L. Batchelor, President of the Erie Community Foundation, about the highlights of his career since starting in 1990 and his pending retirement at the end of 2020.Then Tom talks with Ferki Ferati, President, along with Ben Speggen, Vice President, about the mission, vision and activities of The Jefferson Educational Society.

Ep 20 - Debra Thompson, along with Thomas Tupitza, and Robert Chatfield

On this episode of WE QUESTION and LEARN; Tom Pysz talks with Debra Thompson, President of Strategy Solutions, consultant, trainer and Peer Reviewer for the Standards of Excellence Institute, along with Thomas A. Tupitza, President of the Knox Law Firm, talking about the effects locally and beyond of the Covid 19 Pandemic. Then Tom talks with Robert Chatfield, President and CEO of the FREE TO CHOOSE network, a global media organization.

Back To Top