Morocco: 5-point plan to mobilise a decentralised energy transition

first_imgCreeping desertification, compromised forests, diminishing water resources, damaged ecosystems, and natural disasters threaten not only Morocco’s rich biodiversity but also the livelihoods, well-being, and health of its people. Morocco is the energy pioneer on the African continent, one of the first to champion renewable energy (RE) and to align economic development with environmental protection and sustainability. 4.  Accelerate implementation of RE projects.Integration of development agendas into energy planning and policy has been limited, and the financial support and incentives for smaller projects are less developed. Governments, policymakers, and regulators need to speed up strategies for bringing RE projects to fruition. Frameworks promoting and attracting RE investment and R&D Discussions and multi-participant workshops with local and international experts have been essential to the foundation’s current work in this area. The HAF has assessed the current state of energy sector development and decentralisation and offer here a way forward. AFD and Eskom commit to a competitive electricity sector Low carbon, solar future could increase jobs in the future – SAPVIA The mission of the High Atlas Foundation (HAF) as a facilitator is to gather experts from academia, civil society, public and private sectors, and legislators willing to move forward and bring meaningful policy reform through proactive and decisive participation. Humankind faces the unprecedented challenge of existing on the warmest earth we have known. A lack of political will and societal awareness has inhibited the necessary, vigorous change to meet this challenge. About the authorsKerstin Opfer is a Policy Advisor with Germanwatch. Dr Yossef Ben-Meir is President of the High Atlas Foundation (HAF) in Morocco. Imane Akhezzane is a Programme Director at HAF. Marine Pouget is a Project Manager at the Climate Action Network in France. TAGSdecentralised energyenergy transitionMorocco Previous articleInvestment trends: Transition finance can help companies go greenNext articleUganda: E-mobility on a pay as you go model to boost sector Guest ContributorThe views expressed in this article by the author are not necessarily those of the publishers and/or association partners. While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, the publisher and editors cannot be held responsible for any inaccurate information supplied and/or published. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The way forward for Morocco to mobilise decentralised energy 1.  Enhance cooperation across sectors. Economic, private, civil, scientific, and other sectors must coordinate expectations and share information for the level of transformation that no one could accomplish alone. HAF and Germanwatch e.V. launched an initiative in 2019 to create such a cross-sectoral partnership for the decentralised energy transition in Morocco. Enhanced integration of administrative tiers and ministries following this model could enable the exchange of best practices. BRICS Becoming a world climate leader with a different model for energy and electricity issues requires policy and regulatory frameworks as well as new forms of cooperation and investments opportunities. Setting clear political goals is essential to secure investments, stakeholders’ mobilisation, and resources allocation. A strong political will is indispensable for driving the decentralisation of renewable energy. Photo by Victoriano Izquierdo on Unsplash The High Atlas Foundation’s assessment has shown that decentralisation of Morocco’s energy transition requires the following measures:center_img Decentralisation is an integral part of Morocco’s policy agendas, with frameworks for doing so productively, inclusively, and equitably. Some frameworks include:– the National Initiative for Human Development (INDH), which provides sub-nationally managed funding for local development projects;– the Municipal Charter, which requires locally-elected representatives to create participatory development plans for local projects; – the Decentralisation Roadmap, which integrates the three pillars of devolution, deconcentration, and delegation; – the Decentralisation Charter, submitted by the government at the request of King Mohammed VI, ideally intended to bind national and regional government agencies to specific functions in administering human services; and – the newly-ratified Constitution in 2011, which further enshrined the right of citizens’ participation in decision-making processes with decentralisation, transparency, and good governance. Finance and Policy It has set in place a considerable number of green energy initiatives, including two ambitious programs for solar and wind power. Knowledge and expertise within Morocco are thus among the most profound within the continent, and the attractive investment climate has lowered costs for alternative energy. In conclusion, Morocco has an enormous opportunity to address the climate crisis. Large-scale implementation of renewables is indispensable to meet Morocco’s energy needs, but they should be accompanied by small-scale RE solutions to help reduce poverty. 5. Raise awareness about readily available financial support.A credit line specific to RE or an appropriate framework for successful financing is lacking. Information about decentralised, small-scale, and people-centred approaches and their associated benefits is necessary to help mobilise support and make funding easily accessible for local communities. Investment promotion measures are also needed to encourage public-private partnerships to share investment costs, risks, and benefits and to attract both domestic and foreign investors in climate finance. North Africa is one of the world’s most vulnerable regions to climate change, experiencing severe environmental degradation. Morocco is no exception. Several large-scale projects have been initiated, but small-scale projects remain insufficient to enable a successful transition to 100% RE. Morocco’s promotion of decentralisation acknowledges the peoples’ will to participate in decision-making and manage their own affairs, but these have not been significantly applied throughout the country. Sign up for the ESI Africa newsletter 3.  Improve management of people-centred initiatives.The decentralisation charter establishes clear parameters for how the national and regional levels work together but are less clear about the role of provinces and municipalities. Since regional public administrative centres remain distant from dispersed communities, clarity about their functions and responsibilities within the decentralization context will help action-planning and decision-making for all sectors and tiers. Electricity demand has increased dramatically from population growth, economic development, and near-universal access – necessitating foreign imports to meet demand. Morocco has set ambitious targets, with institutional and legal frameworks for RE attracting national and international investment, research and innovation. 2.  Strengthen regional agreements to cooperatively address challenges.Morocco promotes South-South cooperation and has already established economic partnerships and significantly strengthened political ties with other African countries. Many national agencies are already operating in several African countries. Morocco’s exports to these countries have quintupled over a decade, making it a hub for RE-based electricity, trade, capacity-building, and innovation. Strengthening this regional cooperation will increase investment interest and opportunities for companies seeking entry into the African market, lowering interest rates and inflation while maximising production. Morocco’s energy sector is highly carbon-intensive and heavily dependent on energy imports, affected by fluctuations in price and supply. Read more on:Energy access-related news Generation UNDP China, CCIEE launch report to facilitate low-carbon developmentlast_img read more

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Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections and the performance of these schemes

first_imgDespite Consistent experience of high growth, India still goes with the lowest indicators of human development, which makes balanced and inclusive development look elusive.India ranked 131 on 2020 Human Development Index out of 189 countries released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). India’s national development schemes like Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Swachh Bharat, Make in India, and initiatives aimed at universalizing school education and health care might have accelerated marginal movements in the HDI driven by changes in health, education and income but that doesn’t posit any balanced and inclusive development which looks elusive for the following reasons:1) Issues of structural transformation for economic diversification.2) Pace and pattern of growth are not broad-based across sectors.3) Focus on income redistribution rather than productive employment.4) Firm is the subject of analysis, but not the individual.5) Lack of inclusiveness which refers to equality of opportunity apropos of access to markets, resources and fair regulatory environment for companies, trades and individuals.These issues have implications for what Shinzo Abe once said, “Human security recognizes the importance of individuals and that the key to ensuring growth in developing countries is to foster individual talent and abilities, build self-reliance, and put people in a position to make a broader contribution to society. Growth must be inclusive, and no one must be left behind.”There is a growing divergence in the relationship between poverty and hunger in India. The shrinking of social expenditure by the government is forcing the poor to spend more on non-food essential items squeezing their food-budget.Hunger and malnourishment are the most serious of all the problems associated with the poverty condition. Spending on social services in India doesn’t target deprivation since that requires huge social expenditure. Because of this people are being left behind across three key dimensions: health, education and standard of living (compulsory rental). They have to spend more on them to survive, which reduces their food spending, consequently, makes them enter into a vicious cycle of the poverty trap in which hunger is inherent.The unprofessional conduct of public expenditure management and fragmented budgets are obstacles to the achievement of poverty reduction objectives since they do not let the country strengthen its social infrastructure by investing in health and education even when it is emerging as a knowledge-based economy.National Food Security Act (NFSA) 2013 alone can’t lead to Sustainable Development Goal 2 – Zero Hunger, if that could be a possibility then India would not have been ranked at 94 among 107 countries on the Global Hunger Index 2020.last_img read more

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Canadian Dressage Team Claims Silver Medal at Pan Am Games

first_img We’ll send you our regular newsletter and include you in our monthly giveaways. PLUS, you’ll receive our exclusive Rider Fitness digital edition with 15 exercises for more effective riding. Subscribe to the Horse Sport newsletter and get an exclusive bonus digital edition! Following a hard-fought battle with the United States, the Canadian Dressage Team claimed the silver medal on Sunday, July 12, at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games. Dressage competition is taking place July 11, 12, and 14 at the OLG Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park in Caledon, ON.Brittany Fraser of New Glasgow, NS, Megan Lane of Collingwood, ON, Belinda Trussell of Stouffville, ON, and Chris von Martels of Ridgetown, ON, earned the team silver medal for Canada in front of a home crowd. With a final score of 460.506 points, the United States claimed the gold medal – and the only qualifying spot available for the 2016 Rio Olympics – over Canada with 454.938. Brazil (414.895), already pre-qualified for the Olympics as the home nation, narrowly edged out Mexico (412.467) for the team bronze.Two days of competition held July 11 and 12 determined the team standings. Fraser and von Martels contested the small tour level for Canada while Lane and Trussell competed at grand prix, a new requirement for Olympic eligibility that was introduced at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games. A total of 10 countries contested the team medals, with Argentina, Canada, Mexico and the United States eligible for Olympic qualification.Fraser and von Martels both produced strong performances for Team Canada in the Intermediaire I test. Riding Zilverstar, an 11-year-old bay Dutch Warmblood gelding sired by Rosseau, von Martels earned an impressive score of 76.210% from the judges, which ranked him third overall in Sunday’s competition.“It was a very good test; it was personal best again,” said von Martels, 32, who is making his major games debut. “He’s going so well at the moment. We’ve focused a lot over the last month and a half to prepare for these Games. He’s peaking at the right point. We are thrilled.”For the second day in a row, Fraser produced a world-class performance for Canada riding All In to place just behind von Martels with a score of 76.079%. Strong trot and canter work were highlights for Fraser and the 10-year-old liver chestnut Dutch Warmblood gelding (Tango x Damiro) that she owns in partnership with Marc-Andre Beaulieu.“It was awesome, just like yesterday,” said Fraser, 26. “My horse did it again, and I’m really happy. We are so close with the U.S., and we all wanted to give really great performances.”Of her successful Pan Am Games debut, Fraser said, “It was amazing! It was like a dream come true. There is so much work that is involved in getting here, and it really pays off in the end. It’s crazy! The amount of support I’ve been getting is really incredible. I’m so thankful for that.”Lane and Trussell both contested the Grand Prix Special. The youngest member of the Canadian Dressage Team, Lane, 24, earned a score of 71.392% riding Caravella, a 14-year-old bay Dutch Warmblood mare (Contango x Riverman) owned by the athlete and her mother, Cathy Lane.“I think I have the best team that I could ask for,” said Lane, who is based 10 minutes from the OLG Caledon Equestrian Park at Deer Ridge Equestrian in Loretto, ON. “The dynamic, the energy, and the positivity are like nothing I’ve experienced. With that to lead up to a medal, I’m over the moon with this experience.”Lane has been partnered with Caravella, a mare that was competing as a hunter before Lane purchased her, for the past six years. The pair has grown up together, moving through the levels from junior up to grand prix.“Capping off our career with a medal – that was on the ‘to do’ list!” smiled Lane. “I’m so happy with her. We’re partners for life, and I couldn’t ask for a better partner. It’s moments like this when you can sit back and reminisce about all the effort that goes into it, and the support you have received, whether it be from sponsors, grooms – everybody who is behind the horse and yourself. It’s an amazing experience!”Riding in the anchor position for Canada was Belinda Trussell, who is an Olympian and three-time World Equestrian Games competitor. She was aboard her veteran partner Anton, a 15-year-old dark bay Sachsen-Anhaltiner gelding (Antaeus x Melit) owned by her mother, Robyn Eames, and her husband, Marc Trussell. The pair earned a score of 75.078% from the five-member judging panel.“I think, for Canada, that this Games has pushed us to a new level,” said Trussell, who is competing in her first Pan American Games. “To be coming away with nothing below 70%, and highlights of 76%, has never been done. It’s really exciting for Canada. We are so pumped as a nation, and pumped to go forward to the next games. We are international contenders. There is huge excitement!”Of her first Pan Am team experience, Trussell said, “We are extremely supportive of one another. There’s a lot of fun and camaraderie in the barn. We have a great group. I have to say thanks also to our International Support Team. They have done an absolutely phenomenal job for us and they have made our job so easy. It’s just been an absolute pleasure.”The Canadian Dressage Team is supported by chef d’equipe Alison Martin, Team Manager Christine Peters, Special Advisor Desi Dillingham, Mental Coach Dirk Stroda, Veterinarian Dr. Geoff Vernon, and Therapist Usha Knabe.With the team competition now complete, a total of 23 horse-rider combinations will move forward to the Individual Final on Tuesday, July 14. Athletes will perform their freestyles, a series of required movements choreographed to the music of their choice, making for spectator-friendly competition. Riders do not carry forward their scores from the first two days of competition, allowing everyone to start on equal footing in the individual freestyle competition. Individual medals will be awarded at the conclusion of Tuesday’s competition.All four Canadian Dressage Team members finished in the top eight individually on both Saturday and Sunday, and all four earned scores of over 70% on both days.  Due to a change to the qualifying criteria, all four Canadian athletes – Fraser, Lane, Trussell and von Martels – will move forward to the Individual Final. Tags: Canadian Dressage Team, 2015 Pan American Games, Belinda Trussell, Chris Von Martels, Megan Lane, Brittany Fraser, PanAm, More from Horse Sport:Christilot Boylen Retires From Team SportAfter an exemplary career as one of Canada’s top Dressage riders, seven-time Olympian Christilot Boylen has announced her retirement from team competition.2020 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair CancelledFor only the second time in its history, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has been cancelled but plans are being made for some virtual competitions.Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Statement on 2020 EventAs the Province of Ontario starts to reopen, The Royal’s Board and staff will adhere to all recommendations put forward by government and health officials.Government Financial Assistance for Ontario FarmersOntario Equestrian has recently released this update of several financial assistance packages available, including those for farm business. SIGN UP Email* Horse Sport Enewslast_img read more

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‘We are all at risk,’ says St. Louis mayor as string of fatal child shootings climb to 9

first_imgBrian Sevald/iStock(ST. LOUIS) — For the second time since classes resumed at public schools in St. Louis this month, grief counselors will be on hand at an elementary school on Monday to comfort friends of 8-year-old Jurnee Thompson, a third-grader gunned down while standing in front of a restaurant with relatives following a football game.Since April, nine children under the age of 17 have been killed by gun violence in the city of St. Louis, and authorities say no one has been charged in any of the slayings.“We are all at risk,” a frustrated St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson said at a news conference on Saturday. “If you are as outraged as I am … please help.”Saying the child killings have reached a point of “urgency,” Krewson announced a $25,000 CrimeStoppers reward for information leading to an arrest in any of the unsolved cases.“The message now for these shooters is when you engage in this type of violent behavior, there will be a significant incentive for people to give us information to lead to your arrest,” Krewson said.But Lisa Pisciotta, executive director of St. Louis Regional CrimeStoppers, said the reward money will only be available until Sept. 1, and encouraged people with information on any of the case to contact police immediately, adding that all tips will be kept anonymous.“It expresses the urgency of the situation,” Krewson said of the time limit put on the reward.Less than 24 hours after Krewson announced the reward, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department homicide investigators responded to the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy. The victim, whose name was not immediately released, was discovered on the southeast side of the city at 6 a.m. on Sunday with a bullet wound to the head.Police said no arrests have been made.The fatal shooting came about 35 hours after Jurnee Thompson was shot in the head and killed on the northeast side of the city after she attended the football jamboree, the city’s annual kickoff to the high school football season, police said.St. Louis Police Chief John Hayden said Jurnee had attended the jamboree at Soldan High School and was waiting for a food order with her two teenage cousins outside a restaurant when gunfire rang out.St. Louis Schools Superintendent Kelvin Adams said counselors will be at Herzog Elementary school on Monday to provide support for classmates and teacher who knew the girl.“I don’t know that there are words to explain how difficult it is for the families that are hurting, and the impact this has on the community,” Adams told reporters on Saturday.The girl’s death came just 12 days after 7-year-old Xavier Usanga was killed by a stray bullet while playing near his St. Louis home. Xavier was slain a day before he was to start the second grade at Clay Elementary School in St. Louis.A funeral for Xavier was held on Saturday.“I miss your smile, your laugh, your hair. I couldn’t believe that you were gone. Why would someone take your life away?” Xavier’s 10-year-old sister, Trinity Usanga, told mourners who packed her brother’s funeral at a St. Louis Catholic church, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch newspaper.Federal authorities said in court earlier this month that a 23-year-old man, who was arrested and charged with stealing $50,000 from an armored car company he worked for, had confessed to firing the shots that killed Xavier. St. Louis police continue to investigate the killing, but state prosecutors have yet to charge him in the homicide.On Saturday, Chief Hayden read off a list of other fatal shootings of children that have yet to be solved and pleaded with the public to come forward with information.He said it was time for people in the community to be less concerned about retaliation for coming forward with information to police and more concerned about “what would happen to little children if you don’t.”Hayden said other unsolved homicides of children include the April 30 killing of 2-year-old Kayden Johnson and his 18-year-old mother, Trina’ty Riley, who were shot to death while hiding in a closet of their home after an intruder broke in.He said Kennedi Powell, 3, was shot to death on June 9 when she was standing on a sidewalk near her father’s car with other children and a gunman drove up in a vehicle and opened fire.Four other children and three adults were injured in the incident. No arrests have been made.Eddie Hill IV, 10, was killed in another drive-by shooting on July 19 as he stood on the front porch of his home with his father, Hayden said. No arrests have been made.Other youngsters killed by gun violence were Kristina Curry, 16, who was found shot to death in the parking lot of a high school on May 23; Derrel Williams, 15, who died on June 25 after being discovered shot on a street; and Jashon Johnson, 16, was found shot multiple times on a street on June 8.“In each of these cases, police investigators know that people were at or near the scene of these homicides. Please help us find the shooters,” Jimmie Edwards, the St. Louis public safety director and a former juvenile court judge, said at Saturday’s news conference. “If you or someone else you know may be hiding a shooter, please turn them in. Your failure to turn in people that have committed these types of offenses may also cause you to be charged with a crime.”Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. 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Chief Marketing, Communications, and Brand Officer

first_imgLake Forest College, a national liberal arts college 30 milesnorth of Chicago, seeks a Chief Marketing, Communications, andBrand Officer to propel the College’s advancement and tell theworld about the inspiring ways our students Make It. The successful candidate will join the President’s seniorleadership team and direct all marketing, communication and brandinitiatives.Lake Forest College is consistently ranked as one of America’stop liberal arts colleges. U.S News, for example, ranksLake Forest #2 in the nation as a Top Performer for Social Mobilityand #33 as a Best Value college. Lake Forest has a strong traditionof providing an outstanding liberal arts education to a diversestudent body and emphasizing, in equal measure, strong careerpreparation.  Lake Forest has an exceptional CareerAdvancement Center that was recently highlighted in a featurearticle by the Chronicle of Higher Education.Competition to enroll and educate a well-qualified, diversestudent body has never been greater in higher education. To ensurethe College’s success in this competition, the Chief Officerwill:Heighten public awareness of the College’s distinctive missionand identity across all communication channels and stakeholdergroupsEmploy innovative digital marketing strategies, segmentationprinciples, and analyticsOversee free and paid media campaigns, press relationships, andcrisis communicationsServe as a credible, informed College spokesperson onappropriate occasionsStrategically and responsibly manage financial resources toreach key goalsRequired QualificationsBachelor’s degree with preference for a Master’s degree7-10 years of marketing/communications/brand experienceExperience creating and evaluating digital marketingstrategiesStaff development and team building experience The Chief Officer will chair the Marketing, Communications, andBrand Leadership Group that includes the President and other seniorstaff.  To advance the College’s strategic priority ofexpanding and enhancing student enrollment, the Chief Officer willwork directly with, and administratively report to, the VicePresident for Enrollment.  Compensation and benefits will becompetitive.  Interested candidates should submit a coverletter, resume, and three references to Vice President forEnrollment Chris Ellertson at [email protected] byApril 23, 2021 for full consideration.Institutional Information  A highly selective liberal arts college located onChicago’s North Shore, Lake Forest Collegeenrolls approximately 1,600 students from over 40 statesand 70 countries. Lake Forest College is one of the most diversesmall colleges in the Midwest, with nearly 40% of ourstudent body comprised of domestic minority andinternational students. Lake Forest College embraces diversity andencourages applications from women, members of historicallyunderrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals withdisabilities.  For more information about Lake ForestCollege, visit www.lakeforest.edu.last_img read more

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Allied Health Faculty, Full-Time

first_imgGeneral DescriptionCommunity College of Philadelphia is an open-admission,associate-degree-granting institution which provides access tohigher education for all who may benefit. Its programs of study inthe liberal arts and sciences, career technologies, and basicacademic skills provide a coherent foundation for college transfer,employment and lifelong learning. The College serves Philadelphiaby preparing its students to be informed and concerned citizens,active participants in the cultural life of the city, and enabledto meet the changing needs of business, industry and theprofessions. To help address broad economic, cultural and politicalconcerns in the city and beyond, the College draws togetherstudents from a wide range of ages and backgrounds and seeks toprovide the programs and support they need to achieve theirgoals.The Department of Allied Health invites applications for afull-time, tenure-track position for the 2021-2022 academicyear.The Allied Health Department consists of the following select AASdegree programs: Dental Hygiene; Diagnostic Medical Imaging, HealthCare Studies, Health Services Management, Medical Lab Technology,and Respiratory Care Technology. In addition to the degreeprograms, the Department offers four proficiency certificates inthe following areas: Ophthalmic Technician, Medical Assisting,Medical Insurance Billing and Patient Service Representative.Allied health courses, are offered on the College’s main campus,the Northeast Regional Center and the Northwest Regional Centercampuses. Preferred Qualifications• Education and experience as a registered health informationadministrator or technician. RHIA or RHIT.• Recent health care practitioner experience for a minimum of fiveyears.• Experience with teaching and developing on-line courses. Community College of Philadelphia Work LocationMain CampusSpecial Instructions to Applicants• Interested persons should complete an online application.• Cover letter of interest and CV/resume REQUIRED.• Name and contact information for three (3) referencesREQUIRED.• Employment offers are contingent upon successful completion ofbackground checks in accordance with the Pennsylvania ChildProtective Services Law.• Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.Community College of Philadelphia is an affirmative action, equalopportunity and equal access employer. The College encouragesapplications from individuals from traditionally under-representedgroups. AA/EOE.center_img Specific Responsibilities• Teach courses in the following topics based on qualifications: anintroductory course to health care professions; medicalterminology, medical assisting, medical law and ethics,reimbursement methodologies and medical billing and coding. Must bewilling to teach at all College campuses, during the day andevening.• Participate in course/program assessment and course development,student mentoring, and retention.• Demonstrate a sense of connection and responsibility for helpingthe College to achieve success through a commitment to its mission,vision, and values.• Actively participate in the academic life of the College;including participation in graduation, recruitment events, generalassemblies, student life activities and other cross functionalteams. Create learning opportunities for students inside andoutside of the classroom including opportunities to teachdual-enrollment high school students.• Communicate effectively, share vision, focus on people, initiatepositive change, value differences and foster collaboration. Workwith and inspire others to achieve college, department, andindividual success. Proactively identify/address problems.• Establish an inclusive environment in the classroom. Demonstratean understanding of, and sensitivity to, the diverse academic,socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of the College’sfaculty, staff and students.• Participation in continual assessment and course updates toensure excellence in meeting program and student learningoutcomes.• Strive for excellence in teaching, applying best practices infield of discipline, and modeling behaviors that encourage studentsuccess and retention. Utilize innovative teaching strategies andtechnologies for online learning and other technology tools to meetthe learning needs of a diverse student population. Maintain officehours to meet with students outside of the classroom and respond toquestions or concerns.• Commitment to professional learning and growth, studentmentoring, and service to the profession. Remain current in the useof technology, developments within the field of discipline, anddevelopments related to teaching and student success.MinimumQualifications• Master’s degree in health care administration, health informationmanagement, health sciences, allied health or other relatedfields.• Current license or credential in health care professional fieldof study, if applicable. Salary Grade or RankRank 5 or Rank 6Position TypeFacultyEmployment StatusFull-TimePI133396660last_img read more

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13 TITLES: HC Tatran Presov extend domination in Slovakia!

first_imgRelated Items:HC Tatran Presov SEHA Gazprom League 19/20: Motor beat RK Vardar! Veszprem routine win over Zagreb, Tatran’s success in Nasice Click to comment Recommended for you SEHA TOP 8: PPD Zagreb win in Presov, Meshkov with only +2 to Ukraine ShareTweetShareShareEmailCommentsHC Tatran Presov are the new-old Slovakian champions! The EHF Champions League contenders won the 13th domestic title and extended domination in national competition. Team from Presov beat HKM Sala 34:25 (16:13) in the third match of Play-Off Final.The first wo Tatran won 30:25 and 27:30.Era or Rastislav Trtik is over. Slavko Goluza will overtake job in Presov from the beginning of the new season.Tatran Prešov – HKM Šaľa 34:25 (16:13) Tatran: Bražnyk, Čupryna – Rábek 6/2, M. Šárpataky 1, Hrstka 8, Ľ. Šárpataky 1, L. Urban, Pekár 1, Číp 3, Peskov 7, Vučko, Jankovič 4, Páleš 3, CarapkinHKM: Repáň, Žernovič 1, Fabián – Meľnyk, Guzy 4/2, Michniewicz 2/2, Krokavec 1, T. Mažár 5, Szapu, Polakovič 4/1, P. Krok, Janíček 1, F. Šulc ml. 6/3, Maguška, Dudáš 1SLOVAKIAN CHAMPIONS SINCE 1993:1993/1994 Lokomotíva Trnava1994/19995 Agro VTJ Topoľčany1995/1996 Agro VTJ Topoľčany1996/1997 VSŽ Košice1997/1998 HC Topoľčany1998/1999 VSŽ Košice1999/2000 ŠKP Sečovce2000/2001 ŠKP Sečovce2001/2002 MŠK Považská Bystrica2002/2003 MŠK Považská Bystrica2003/2004 ŠK Tatran Prešov2004/2005 Tatran Prešov2005/2006 MŠK SIRS Považská Bystrica2006/2007 Tatran Prešov2007/2008 Tatran Prešov2008/2009 Tatran Prešov2009/2010 Tatran Prešov2010/2011 Tatran Prešov2011/2012 Tatran Prešov2012/2013 Tatran Prešov2013/2014 Tatran Prešov2014/2015 Tatran Prešov2015/2016 Tatran Prešov2016/2017 Tatran Prešov Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. HC Tatran Presov angry after Cup Final defeat: “Officials didn’t know the rules” ShareTweetShareShareEmaillast_img read more

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2019 team preview: Richard Petty Motorsports

first_imgEditor’s note: NASCAR.com continues its countdown of team previews for the Monster Energy Series season, ranked in order of best finish in last year’s owner standings. Today’s feature: Richard Petty Motorsports and driver Bubba Wallace.Richard Petty MotorsportsManufacturer: ChevroletEngine: ECR EnginesDriver: Bubba Wallace, No. 43 Crew chief: TBD2018 standings: Wallace competed in his first full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season and finished 28th in the standings. The No. 43 car was 30th in the owner standings.What’s new: After a full season paired with crew chief Drew Blickensderfer, Bubba Wallace will have a new partner atop the pit box in 2019.Outlook: With a full season of experience under his belt, Wallace will undoubtedly have learned much to help him in his sophomore season. Problem is, he’ll have to adjust to a new crew chief, now. If he can meld quickly with the new partner, he might be able to work his way into contention in races.DRIVERBubba Wallace, No. 43 Chevrolet: Despite immense focus and anticipation for the only full-time African-American driver in the Cup Series, Wallace started 2018 with a bang — finishing second in the Daytona 500. He wept tears of joy and celebration after the race. “I’m competitive. I love to win. I hate to finish second, and obviously that shows for everybody, but I’m human,” he said. “No matter if I race cars for a living and enjoy doing it, at the end of the day, we all get emotional about something.”It would end up being the 25-year-old’s best finish of the season, but his up-and-down season showed definite signs of growth. Wallace forged a jovial mentorship relationship with boss Richard Petty — despite a 56-year age difference. He took a some big hits throughout the season, including one at Pocono, and struggled at the Charlotte road course, but also showed signs of promise at restrictor-plate tracks and at Bristol. In all, he led a total of 19 laps and had an average finish of 24.5, with standout performances at Phoenix’s ISM Raceway (finishing 10th) in November, Texas in April (eighth) and two top-20 finishes at Talladega (16th and 19th).TEAM PREVIEWS• Jan. 22: Assorted teams• Jan. 23: Richard Petty Motorsports• Jan. 24: Germain Racing• Jan. 25: Leavine Family Racing• Jan 28: Front Row Motorsports• Jan. 29: JTG Daugherty Racing• Jan. 30: Wood Brothers Racing• Jan. 31: Roush Fenway Racing• Feb. 1: Richard Childress Racing• Feb. 4: Chip Ganasssi Racing• Feb. 5: Hendrick Motorsports• Feb. 6: Joe Gibbs Racing• Feb. 7: Stewart-Haas Racing• Feb. 8: Team Penskelast_img read more

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The Nance’s Ann Roth, Natasha, Pierre’s Mimi Lien and More Honored with Henry Hewes Design Awards

first_img The Henry Hewes Design Award for Best Scenic Design went to Mimi Lien for Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, Best Costume Design went to Tony winner Ann Roth for The Nance, Best Lighting Design went to Jane Cox for The Flick and Notable Effects in Sound Design went to Peter Nigrini for Here Lies Love. The winners will be recognized in a ceremony on October 21. The gorgeous Broadway production of The Nance, as well as the off-Broadway shows Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, The Flick and Here Lies Love received 2013 Henry Hewes Design Awards. These four productions beat out 84 other nominees for the prestigious design awards in set, costume, lighting and notable effects. The awards, which honor outstanding design in New York City theater, were founded back in 1965 and were originally called the Maharam Awards. Later they were renamed the American Theatre Wing Design Awards, and in 1999 they became the Henry Hewes, named for the noted critic who created the awards and served as a board member for the Wing until his death in 2006.center_img View Commentslast_img read more

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Saddle relief with Bellwether Physio Pro Chamois

first_imgFeatured in the Bellwether Chronos Bib and Chronos Shorts from Profile Design, comes the new Physio Pro Chamois.The new Physio Pro Chamois includes a range of new features, the main benefit being the inclusion of ‘spacerknit technology’.Commenting on the Bellwether spacerknit technology, Brian Cameron Product Developer for Bellwether Clothing said, “The benefit of this over a traditional foam is that it has an open construction, so it allows moisture to be transferred away from the body a lot quicker; also, increasing ventilation over a traditional foam.’Coming in a pre-formed shape, sown into the Chronos Bib and Shorts, the Physio Pro Chamois also has a perineal relief channel and relief zones to maximise comfort.The Bellwether Chronos Elite CS Shorts have an MSRP of US$119.99. Features include: • Physio Pro Chamois • Multi-zone construction • Ribbed surface • 4D high-density chamois • Laser cut, stretch band on hem • Flat-locked seams • Ergonomic eleven-panel designwww.profile-design.com/bellwether/ Relatedlast_img read more

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