Character Development. One Episode at a time.

HARBOR EPISODES

The Harbor, featuring Mike Smith and guests, facilitates the teaching of character development in classrooms by showcasing tangible life lessons through a school year's worth of episodes with rich, raw and engaging video content. Designed for the classroom, Renaissance members have access to a downloadable critical thinking discussion guide to foster student-led discussions for each episode

All six seasons and 160 episodes are listed below, with most recent episodes at the top. Use the "Browse by Keyword" link below to see topics covered and filter episodes by topic.

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Season 5

EPISODE 18: Substance Abuse

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – People turn to substances like drugs or alcohol for numerous reasons, such as dealing with trauma or feeling a general detachment to the world around them. In this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Mike and guest alum, Austin Eubanks, encourage us to start a dialogue around the reasons why people use substances to cope. UPDATE: Please note that Austin lost his battle with substance abuse on May 18, 2019. Our thoughts are with his family and friends.

 

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Season 4
EPISODE 06: ROSS SZABO

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – In conjunction with the end of Mental Illness Awareness Week, Mike sits down with writer, speaker, author, and mental health and wellness […]

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Season 3
EPISODE 12: DANNY EVANS

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – On this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Danny Evans, Vice President of Marketing for Ethika, discusses peer pressure. He points out that being […]

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Season 3
EPISODE 10: AUSTIN EUBANKS

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Though a survivor of the tragic Columbine High School shootings, the trauma Austin Eubanks experienced led him down a path of substance […]

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