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Film and Media Adjunct Assistant Professor

first_imgSupplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Additional Salary InformationNo additional salary information to note AboutThe Los Rios Community College District is the second largest,two-year public college district in California, servingapproximately 75,000 students in the greater Sacramento region. Thedistrict’s 2,400 square mile service area includes Sacramento andEl Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano countiesand is comprised of four uniquely diverse colleges – AmericanRiver, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges. Inaddition to each college’s main campus, the district offerseducational centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, ElkGrove, Natomas and Rancho Cordova.The Los Rios district office is centrally located in the heart ofthe Sacramento valley. The growing Capital Region has strongcommunities and emergent arts and dining scenes, and is nearby someof the most celebrated tourist destinations in the country – LakeTahoe, Napa Valley and San Francisco. The Sacramento area is agreat place to live and work!StrengthsThe district has approximately 6,000 employees throughout our fourcolleges and district office complex. The District office iscentrally located between all four colleges and provides welcoming,inclusive, and equitable environments for Los Rios students,employees and our community partners. Our departments strive forthe highest quality in all programs, services, and activities, andare focused on advancing the learning of our diverse studentpopulation through improved academic and social outcomes.Our VisionOur colleges offer equity-minded, academically rigorous, studentsuccess centered education. Our objective is to help our studentssuccessfully achieve their academic goals, whether they want totransfer to a four-year college or university, earn an associate’sdegree, or obtain one of more than 100 certificates in high demandcareer fields.The Los Rios Community College District’s Human ResourcesDepartment is committed to diversity, equity, and to ensuring aninclusive, thriving environment for all of its employees, students,and surrounding communities. To that end, the Human ResourcesDepartment is intentional in recruiting, hiring, and retainingdiverse employees, to reflect the diversity of our colleges’student populations. Work YearN/A Minimum Qualifications Physical Demands Conditions Special Requirements Quicklinkhttps://jobs.losrios.edu/postings/2754 Job Posting TitleFilm and Media Adjunct Assistant Professor Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsUnofficial Transcript 1Optional DocumentsUnofficial Transcript 2Unofficial Transcript 3Resume/Curriculum VitaeLetter of InterestLetter of Recommendation 1Letter of Recommendation 2Equivalency Determination Letter (P-38 or Equivalency RequestStatement)P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For CrimeDocument The Los Rios Community College District is seeking a pool ofqualified applicants for possible temporary part-time facultyteaching assignments. These positions are filled on an as neededbasis and are on-going recruitment efforts.Adjunct pools are open continuously and applicants arecontacted/hired year round for assignments based on collegeneeds.Teaching assignments may include day, evening, on-line, hybrid,weekend, and/or off campus classes. How and where to apply LocationLos Rios Community College District (District Office) Assignment Responsibilities Can you perform the essential functions of this position?YesNo Application Instructions Beginning and/or Ending Dates Department Location The Institutioncenter_img Criminal History Verification and Release: I acknowledge andagree that I understand that by answering the question below, Icertify that the information provided by me is true, correct andcomplete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I authorizeinvestigation of all statements contained herein, and on the P-881(if applicable and submitted), and I release from liability allpersons and organizations furnishing such information. I understandthat any misstatements, omissions or misrepresentation of facts onthis form, my application, and, if applicable, the P-881 orattachment(s) may be cause for disqualification or dismissal. Ifyou have ever been convicted of an offense other than a minortraffic violation you are required to complete the form ‘ArrestsWhich Led to Convictions for Crime’, P-881 (you must discloseconvictions that have been dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section1203.4; Ed. Code 87008). Please copy and paste the provided URL forthe form -https://losrios.edu/docs/lrccd/employees/hr/forms/p-881.pdf – andattach the completed form to your application.Yes, I acknowledge and agreeNo, I do not acknowledge or agree 1. Master’s degree in film, drama/theater arts, or masscommunication; OR bachelor’s degree in any of the above ANDmaster’s degree in Media Studies, English, or Communication; OR theequivalent* OR, hold a California Community College Instructor’sCredential in the discipline area; OR, the equivalent. All degreesmust be from an accredited institution.2. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity toand understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural,disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnicbackgrounds of community college students, including those withphysical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences inlearning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusiveeducational and employment environment.*NOTES:● Applicants applying under the “equivalent” provision must attachdetails and explain how their academic preparation and/orprofessional experience is the equivalent of the degrees listedabove.● If your degree title differs from the minimum qualificationslisted above, you are requested to submit this equivalencystatement. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearancefrom a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, andproof of identity and eligibility to work in the United Statesprior to the first day of work. The District may select additionalqualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occurduring this recruitment/selection process. When education is arequirement for the position, official academic transcripts fromthe accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 daysof hire. SalaryPlease see LRCCD Salary Schedules Applicants applying to this Los Rios Community College DistrictFaculty1. A completed Los Rios Community College District ClassifiedApplication (required).2. Resume (recommended).3. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work (indicatingcompleted or conferred date) (required if using education to meetthe Minimum Qualifications of this position). * (“graduate advisingdocuments and grade reports” will not be accepted as unofficialtranscripts) (Required). NOTE : Los Rios employees are alsorequired to submit unofficial copies of transcripts.4. Two (2) letters of recommendation (recommended).5. Letter of Interest (recommended).6. Certification and/or Licenses ( NOTE : list requirement withpositions with additional accreditation MQ)NOTES :● Applications submitted without all required documents, listedabove, will be disqualified. Applicants indicating “see resume” onthe online application will be disqualified.● Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not beaccepted as official transcripts.● It is the responsibility of Los Rios Community College Districtemployees to also provide official transcripts, if required in theminimum qualification for the position. (Within 60 days of the timeof hire, employees are required to submit official transcripts, ifrequired in the minimum qualification for the position).● Individuals who have completed college or university course workat an institution in a country other than the United States mustobtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees andother relevant documents.● A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreigncourse work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salaryplacement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by acollege or university in the United States.● Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE(Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) orNACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services)agencies or evaluators. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click hereDo not submit additional materials that are not requested. Part-time, Assistant Professor Position. Adjunct pools are opencontinuously and applicants are contacted/hired year round forassignments based on college needs. General Responsibilities:The adjunct faculty member shall be responsible for the following:teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the area dean;helping students fulfill their maximum potential in masteringcourse content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining athorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her regular teachingfield; continuing professional development; utilizing currenttechnology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standardsof professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professionalposition; assisting with articulation and curriculum developmentand review; serving on college committees and participating infaculty governance including accreditation and studentco-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities asassigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties andresponsibilities of an adjunct faculty member as outlined in thecollege faculty handbook. Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for completeinformation on how to apply online with our District. If you needassistance with any phase of the application process, please call(916) 568-3112 during regular business hours Monday through Friday8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.After hours inquiries should be emailed to [email protected] of applications are by 11:59 p.m. of the posting closingdate. Work Schedule Posting Details Posting NumberF00088P Closing Date Posting Date01/03/2017 Total Hrs per Week/Day Open ContinuouslyYes Please indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications forthis position. Select the appropriate answer.I possess the minimum qualifications for this discipline aslisted on the job announcement. (Attach unofficial transcripts froman accredited college/university and/or evidence of jobexperience.)I possess a valid California Community College Credential forthis discipline. (Attach a copy of appropriate credential withapplication.)I possess qualifications equivalent to those listed and haveattached evidence. (To review Equivalency Process.)I have previously been granted equivalency to teach thisdiscipline by the Los Rios Community College District. (Attach theEquivalency Determination Form P-38 and transcripts.) Considering this specific position that you are applying to –where/how did you learn about this position?College DepartmentCareerBuilderChronicle of Higher Ed (Vitea.com)Community College Registry Job Fair: OaklandCommunity College Registry Job Fair: Los AngelesCommunity College Registry Online Job BoardCommunity Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)CommunityCollegeJobsComunidadCraigslistDiverse: Issues in Higher EducationD’Primeramano MagazineEdJoinFacebook (Campaign)Facebook (Los Rios Page)GlassdoorGreater Sacramento Urban LeagueHandshake (CSU, UC Job Boards)HigheredJobsIndeedInstagramJob SitesJob JournalLatina Leadership Network of the California CommunityCollegesLinkedInLos Rios Community College District EmployeeLos Rios Community College District Human Resources EmailLos Rios Community College District WebsiteLRCCD Resource Group – API (Asian Pacific Islander Legacy)LRCCD Resource Group – Black Faculty & Staff Association(BFSA)LRCCD Resource Group Native American Collaborative (NAC)LRCCD Resource Group – Spectrum (LGBTQIA+)Professional NetworksSacramento Black Chamber of CommerceSacramento Asian Chamber of CommerceSacramento Builders ExchangeSacramento Hispanic Chamber of CommerceSacramento Rainbow Chamber of CommerceSacramentoWorksThe HUBTwitterYouTubeZipRecruiter Position Summarylast_img read more

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Registered Nurse (RN) Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor

first_imgConsidering this specific position that you are applying to –where/how did you learn about this position?College DepartmentCareerBuilderChronicle of Higher Ed (Vitea.com)Community College Registry Job Fair: OaklandCommunity College Registry Job Fair: Los AngelesCommunity College Registry Online Job BoardCommunity Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)CommunityCollegeJobsComunidadCraigslistDiverse: Issues in Higher EducationD’Primeramano MagazineEdJoinFacebook (Campaign)Facebook (Los Rios Page)GlassdoorGreater Sacramento Urban LeagueHandshake (CSU, UC Job Boards)HigheredJobsIndeedInstagramJob SitesJob JournalLatina Leadership Network of the California CommunityCollegesLinkedInLos Rios Community College District EmployeeLos Rios Community College District Human Resources EmailLos Rios Community College District WebsiteLRCCD Resource Group – API (Asian Pacific Islander Legacy)LRCCD Resource Group – Black Faculty & Staff Association(BFSA)LRCCD Resource Group Native American Collaborative (NAC)LRCCD Resource Group – Spectrum (LGBTQIA+)Professional NetworksSacramento Black Chamber of CommerceSacramento Asian Chamber of CommerceSacramento Builders ExchangeSacramento Hispanic Chamber of CommerceSacramento Rainbow Chamber of CommerceSacramentoWorksThe HUBTwitterYouTubeZipRecruiter Application Instructions Minimum Qualifications Department Location Open ContinuouslyYes AboutThe Los Rios Community College District ( LRCCD ) is the secondlargest, two-year public college district in California, servingapproximately 75,000 students in the greater Sacramento region. Thedistrict’s 2,400 square mile service area includes Sacramento andEl Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano countiesand is comprised of four uniquely diverse colleges – AmericanRiver, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges. Inaddition to each college’s main campus, the district offerseducational centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, ElkGrove, Natomas and Rancho Cordova.The Los Rios district office is centrally located in the heart ofthe Sacramento valley. The growing Capital Region has strongcommunities and emergent arts and dining scenes, and is nearby someof the most celebrated tourist destinations in the country – LakeTahoe, Napa Valley, and San Francisco. The Sacramento area is agreat place to live and work!StrengthsThe district has approximately 4,000 employees throughout our fourcolleges and district office in dozens of different departmentsthat provide welcoming, inclusive, and equitable environments forLos Rios students, employees and community partners. Each and everydistrict and college department strives for the highest quality inall programs, services, and activities, and is focused on improvingeducational outcomes for the students we serve.Our VisionOur colleges offer equity-minded, academically rigorous, studentsuccess centered education. Our objective is to help our studentssuccessfully achieve their academic goals, whether they want totransfer to a four-year college or university, earn an associatedegree, or obtain one of more than 100 certificates in high demandcareer fields.The Los Rios Community College District’s Human ResourcesDepartment is committed to diversity, equity, and to ensuring aninclusive, thriving environment for all of its employees, students,and surrounding communities. To that end, the Human ResourcesDepartment is intentional in recruiting, hiring, and retainingdiverse employees, to reflect the diversity of our colleges’student populations. SalaryPlease see LRCCD Salary Schedules Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for completeinformation on how to apply online with our District. Applicationservices are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Mondaythrough Friday, at the Los Rios Community College District HumanResources Office located at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento, CA95825-3981. If you need assistance with any phase of theapplication process, please call (916) 568-3112 or come in duringour business hours. After hours inquiries to be emailed [email protected] Applicants applying to this Los Rios Community College Districtadjunct faculty posting are requested to complete fully andsubmit:1. Los Rios Community College District Faculty Application(required)2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work ** (required)(graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be acceptedas unofficial transcripts). NOTE : Los Rios employees are alsorequired to submit unofficial copies of transcripts.3. Resume or Curriculum Vitae (recommended)4. Two letters of recommendation (recommended)5. Letter of Interest (recommended)6. Copy of a current valid license as a Registered Nurse in theState of California (recommended)**Note: Applications submitted without transcripts will bedisqualified. Also individuals who have completed college oruniversity course work at an institution in a country other thanthe United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreigntranscripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreigntranscript evaluation is required any time foreign course work isused to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even ifthe foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or universityin the United States.Foreign transcript evaluations ONLY accepted from AICE (Associationof International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (TheNational Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies orevaluators. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click hereDo not submit additional materials that are not requested. Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Physical Demands Posting Date Work YearN/A Part-time, Assistant Professor Position. Adjunct pools are opencontinuously and applicants are contacted/hired year round forassignments based on college needs. Conditions Job Posting TitleRegistered Nurse (RN) Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor 1. A Bachelor’s degree, from an accredited institution, and twoyears of professional experience, or any Associate Degree, from anaccredited institution, and six (6) years of professionalexperience.; OR, hold a California Community College Instructor’sCredential in the discipline area; OR, the equivalent.*2. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity toand understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural,disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnicbackgrounds of community college students, including those withphysical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences inlearning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusiveeducational and employment environment.*Note: Applicants applying under the “equivalent” provision mustattach details and explain how their academic preparation is theequivalent of the degrees listed above. Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsUnofficial Transcript 1Optional DocumentsUnofficial Transcript 2Unofficial Transcript 3Resume/Curriculum VitaeLetter of InterestLetter of Recommendation 1Letter of Recommendation 2Equivalency Determination Letter (P-38 or Equivalency RequestStatement)P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For CrimeDocumentUnofficial Transcript 4Unofficial Transcript 5Foreign Transcript EvaluationLicenses/Certifications General Responsibilities:The adjunct faculty member shall be responsible for the following:teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the area dean;helping students fulfill their maximum potential in masteringcourse content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining athorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her regular teachingfield; continuing professional development; utilizing currenttechnology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standardsof professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professionalposition; assisting with articulation and curriculum developmentand review; serving on college committees and participating infaculty governance including accreditation and studentco-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities asassigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties andresponsibilities of an adjunct faculty member as outlined in thecollege faculty handbook. Please indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications forthis position. Select the appropriate answer.I possess the minimum qualifications for this discipline aslisted on the job announcement. (Attach unofficial transcripts froman accredited college/university and/or evidence of jobexperience.)I possess a valid California Community College Credential forthis discipline. (Attach a copy of appropriate credential withapplication.)I possess qualifications equivalent to those listed and haveattached evidence. (To review Equivalency Process.)I have previously been granted equivalency to teach thisdiscipline by the Los Rios Community College District. (Attach theEquivalency Determination Form P-38 and transcripts.)center_img The Institution Criminal History Verification and Release: I acknowledge andagree that I understand that by answering the question below, Icertify that the information provided by me is true, correct andcomplete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I authorizeinvestigation of all statements contained herein, and on the P-881(if applicable and submitted), and I release from liability allpersons and organizations furnishing such information. I understandthat any misstatements, omissions or misrepresentation of facts onthis form, my application, and, if applicable, the P-881 orattachment(s) may be cause for disqualification or dismissal. Ifyou have ever been convicted of an offense other than a minortraffic violation you are required to complete the form ‘ArrestsWhich Led to Convictions for Crime’, P-881 (you must discloseconvictions that have been dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section1203.4; Ed. Code 87008). Please copy and paste the provided URL forthe form -https://losrios.edu/docs/lrccd/employees/hr/forms/p-881.pdf – andattach the completed form to your application.Yes, I acknowledge and agreeNo, I do not acknowledge or agree Total Hrs per Week/Day Closing Date Quicklinkhttps://jobs.losrios.edu/postings/2927 Additional Salary InformationNo additional salary information to note Posting Details How and where to apply Special Requirements LocationLos Rios Community College District (District Office) All Positions: Offers of employment are contingent upon thesuccessful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom fromtuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in theUnited States prior to the first day of work. The District mayselect additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacanciesor needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. Wheneducation is a requirement for the position, official academictranscripts from the accredited college/university must besubmitted within 60 days of hire. Position Summary Beginning and/or Ending Dates Assignment Responsibilities Can you perform the essential functions of this position?YesNo Work Schedule The Los Rios Community College District is seeking a pool ofqualified applicants for possible temporary part-time facultyteaching assignments. These positions are filled on an as neededbasis and are on-going recruitment efforts.Adjunct pools are open continuously and applicants arecontacted/hired year round for assignments based on collegeneeds.Teaching assignments may include day, evening, on-line, hybrid,weekend, and/or off campus classes. Posting NumberF00161Plast_img read more

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Press release: UK Government launches first public sector counter fraud profession

first_imgThe government continues to take proactive and rigorous steps to fight fraud and fight economic crime. Since 2016 the National Fraud Initiative has saved the taxpayer over £300 million by detecting and preventing fraud and error in the public sector, ensuring the money is being spent on delivering essential public services. Our fight against fraud in the public sector is crucial in helping us build a fairer society. The launch of the Government’s Counter Fraud Profession is part of our smarter government initiative and will help make the UK a global leader in fraud prevention and detection. The profession shows the government’s continued determination to protect public services against attacks by a small group of unscrupulous people who break the law for their own personal gain. The UK government is today cementing its commitment to tackle fraud and error across the public sector by launching its counter fraud profession.Fraud is a hidden crime, and to fight it you first have to find it. The profession will bring together 10,000 counter fraud specialists to help members develop their skills, knowledge and experience. Building this community will help improve detection and prevention of fraud in essential public services and will help to stop diverting taxpayers’ money from those people who really need them.Minister for the Constitution, Chloe Smith MP said: The Government Counter Fraud Profession will deliver new standards, guidance and tools to help build counter fraud capability across 10,000 public sector counter fraud specialists. Minister for the Constitution, Chloe Smith MP says: “The profession shows the government’s continued dedication to protect public services against attacks by a small group of unscrupulous people who break the law for their own personal gain.”last_img read more

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Colorado Symphony Announces ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’ Shows

first_imgToday, the Colorado Symphony has announced that they’ll partner with Disney for two special evenings dedicated to Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.The events, set to take place at Broomfield, CO’s 1stBANK Center on March 23rd and 24th, will reportedly include a screening of the sci-fi classic as well as a live symphonic performance of the film’s score, composed by John Williams. Disney has also announced various other iterations of the Empire Strikes Back orchestral show with different orchestras around the country.Tickets for the special symphonic Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back In Concert event go on sale this Friday, December 21st, either via AXS or by phone at 303-893-TIXS. Any remaining tickets will be available at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Park and Pepsi Center box offices starting the following day, Saturday, December 22nd.This newly added event continues a string of mainstream-centric performances from the Colorado Symphony. They recently teamed up with Lettuce for a special symphonic funk performance at the Denver Performing Arts Complex’s Boettcher Concert Hall. They also recently announced special Red Rocks performances with both John Prine and Béla Fleck and the Flecktones.[H/T Westword]last_img read more

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Harvard endowment posts big investment gain

first_imgHarvard University’s endowment earned 21.4 percent on its investments for the year ended June 30, roughly in line with the financial performance of other large funds, the school’s money managers reported yesterday.The Harvard endowment, the nation’s largest, grew by about $4.6 billion to $32 billion over the school’s fiscal year.The fund also contributed an estimated $1.5 billion to the university, covering about a third of Harvard’s operating budgets for the year…Read more here:last_img read more

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US to end BSE-related ban on older Canadian cattle

first_img Meat and meat products from cattle older than 30 months, provided “specified risk materials” (SRM) are removed first. SRM are parts likely to contain the BSE agent if the animal has the disease, such as the brain, spinal cord, eyes, tonsils, and certain nerve bundles. After unveiling the proposal in January, the agency took public comments and also arranged for an external peer review. All the peer reviewers agreed with the conclusion of the risk assessment, but APHIS incorporated several clarifications and updates suggested by the reviewers, Clifford said at the press conference. Jan 5 CIDRAP News story “US wants to end BSE-linked ban on older Canadian cattle”http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/other/bse/news/jan0507imports.html Cattle-derived casings and part of the small intestine Officially, the USDA plan is to expand the list of allowable imports from any country recognized as posing a “minimal risk” of introducing BSE into the US. So far, Canada is the only country in the “minimal risk” category. Following through on plans announced in January, the USDA said last week it would lift the restriction on older cattle and beef, along with certain other cattle parts, on Nov 19. Current restrictions on imported sheep and goats and on rendered protein will remain, Dr. John Clifford, USDA chief veterinary officer, said at a Sep 14 news conference. Sep 14 USDA news release Live cattle and other bovines, such as bison, born on or after Mar 1, 1999, the date USDA considers the start of effective enforcement of Canada’s ban on putting cattle protein into cattle feed. Both Canada and the United States banned that practice in 1997 because it is believed to spread the BSE agent. As a result of public comments about the difficulty of verifying the ages of older cattle, US officials reduced their estimate of the number of older Canadian cattle that will be imported into the United States for slaughter from 650,000 per year to 75,000 per year, Clifford reported. However, he said the estimate of the overall number of imported cattle over the next 20 years stayed essentially the same.center_img Specifically, the new USDA rule will allow importation of: See also: Following guidelines from the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), the USDA conducted a formal risk assessment before proposing in January to reopen the border to older cattle. The assessment indicated that if BSE in Canada declines or stays the same over the next 20 years, the risk that BSE would enter and spread within the United States was negligible. Officials estimated the prevalence of BSE in Canada at 6.8 cases per 10 million adult cattle. Sep 18, 2007 (CIDRAP News) – Two months from now, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) plans to open the US border to older Canadian cattle and beef for the first time since bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, emerged in Canada in 2003. Blood and blood products from cattle When the USDA published its January proposal, Canada had had nine native BSE cases, but two more have been found since then, Clifford noted. The addition of those two cases to the risk assessment model did not change the estimated prevalence of BSE in Canada or the conclusion that the risk of BSE spreading in the United States is negligible, he said. The agency banned all imports of Canadian cattle and beef when Canada found its first case of BSE in May 2003. The border was reopened to Canadian cattle and beef under 30 months of age in 2005, but the ban remained on older cattle and beef. BSE is considered very unlikely to be found in cattle younger than 30 months because of its long incubation period. Cindy Smith, administrator of the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), said at the news conference, “We are confident in taking this important step to normalize cattle trade with Canada, while continuing to protect the health of the US cattle population. It is an integral part of our efforts to promote fair trade practices, consistent with international guidelines.”last_img read more

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Santi Cazorla explains why Mikel Arteta has ‘everything’ to succeed as Arsenal manager

first_imgAdvertisement Comment Cazorla and Arteta played together at Arsenal for four seasons (Picture: Getty Images)Santi Cazorla says his former Arsenal teammate Mikel Arteta’s leadership skills make him the perfect candidate to manage the club.The Ex-Manchester City coach has impressed in his first ten games in charge of his old side, remaining unbeaten so far in 2020.Spaniards Cazorla and Arteta lifted two FA Cups together during their spells in north London, and the Villarreal midfielder admits he saw early signs of a top manager from their playing days.He told BBC Sport: ‘Arteta deserves to the boss. He was always a leader in the dressing room.ADVERTISEMENT‘It was the right decision to put him in as manager; it made sense and he has everything you need for the job.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I hope he takes Arsenal up the table.’ Santi Cazorla explains why Mikel Arteta has ‘everything’ to succeed as Arsenal manager Metro Sport ReporterThursday 20 Feb 2020 12:47 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link7.3kShares Olympiacos v Arsenal: Mikel Arteta pre match press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 10:52FullscreenOlympiacos v Arsenal: Mikel Arteta pre match press conferencehttps://metro.co.uk/video/olympiacos-v-arsenal-mikel-arteta-pre-match-press-conference-2114132/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.According to Football.London, Cazorla may return to the Emirates Stadium for one final send-off before the 35-year-old hangs up his boots.However, the Spain international admits he is yet to make up his mind about his retirement plans.He added: ‘If I’m honest I don’t know if I will coach.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘I am undecided what I want to do when I retire. Being a sporting director appeals to me more than coaching but I want to be involved in the game, whatever feels right for me at the time.‘I have no plans in the short term to go anywhere or play abroad but I would never shut those doors. I am focused on ending the season with Villarreal.’MORE: Mikel Arteta reveals how new Arsenal signing Pablo Mari has ‘surprised’ him following January moveMORE: Arsenal provide injury updates on Kieran Tierney, Pablo Mari, Cedric Soares, Lucas Torreira and more Advertisementlast_img read more

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Caribbean call to build diaspora bridges

first_img Sharing is caring! Karen Eastmond (center), winner of a Fond Doux Holiday Plantation vacation, is congratulated by (from left) the Saint Lucia House Foundation’s Sandra Reynolds-Bowden, Natasha Monchery-Polius and Sheilina Barnard as well as Lorine St. Jules of the SaiSOUFRIERE, St Lucia, Friday – Bring Caribbean islanders living abroad closer to the center of our plans, urged a St. Lucian businesswoman.Eroline Lamontagne, a regional hotelier and entrepreneur, has renewed calls on the Caribbean’s public and private sector leaders to get behind the diaspora to help move the region forward.Lamontagne, proprietor of the Fond Doux Holiday Plantation resort in the charming old colonial St. Lucian town of Soufrière, believes the region’s approach towards leveraging the intellectual resources and financial capital of the diaspora has been weak.Rather than treating Caribbean peoples living overseas as an afterthought, she asserted, “diasporic relations must be central to our development strategy.”Speaking on the occasion of Saint Lucia’s 33rd Independence anniversary last month, the successful entrepreneur pointed to remittances, travel, investment and philanthropy as four areas in which members of the region’s expatriate community contribute the greatest.She advocated a more deliberate approach to harness the goodwill and skills of the diaspora: “We must formalize our ties for their impact to be even better felt and their contributions to be better appreciated.”Fond Doux recently threw its support behind the Saint Lucia House Foundation’s gala in Brooklyn which culminated New York activities celebrating St. Lucia’s independence from Great Britain.“The Saint Lucia House Foundation is quite pleased with the outpouring of support it received during this year’s activities in New York to mark our beloved nation’s 33rd anniversary of independence,” said Jeremiah Hyacinth, the Foundation’s New York-based public relations officer. He thanked patrons, sponsors and the island’s external affairs minister, Alva Baptiste, for making the activities a success.St. Lucia gained its independence from Great Britain on February 22, 1979. For further information, visit www.fonddouxestate.com.About Fond Doux Holiday PlantationFond Doux Holiday Plantation is a 19th century eco-friendly colonial plantation nestled in the heart of Soufrière, Saint Lucia. The Green Globe-certified resort sits in a 250 year-old working plantation and features an assortment of 10 uniquely crafted cottages, two onsite restaurants and a collage of outdoor swimming pools. Fond Doux is conveniently located just minutes away from some of the island’s key attractions, including the Sulphur Springs – the Caribbean’s only drive in volcano. It is in the neighborhood of the world-renowned twin peaks, the Pitons, which offers the best diving sites on island – all within the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage Site. Fond Doux provides guests with an evocative plantation experience, and they are encouraged to actively engage in the day-to-day running of the cocoa plantation, experiences enjoyed in 2008 by Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.The plantation adheres closely to the spirit of eco-building and cultural preservation. Rescued from demolition, Fond Doux maintains intricate French Colonial wooden buildings more than 100 years old. The buildings were painstakingly dismantled and transported to the estate, where they were lovingly restored as guest accommodations and today stand as monuments of the island’s rich colonial history. The Guardian Newspaper in the United Kingdom rated the organic estate and eco-resort as the number two Plantation Retreat in the world.Caribbean 360 News Share Share LocalNews Caribbean call to build diaspora bridges by: – March 17, 2012center_img Tweet Share 21 Views   no discussionslast_img read more

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EC Volleyball Teams Hold Awards Banquet

first_imgThe night included dinner followed by the awards presentation. Before we handed out awards, we thanked the many people involved in making the season a success and presented the money raised from our breast cancer awareness game. This year, we raised $1,300 and decided to split the money between the Decatur County Breast Care Center and EC’s own teacher Jessica Wiedeman who is currently fighting her own battle with cancer. The night ended with a video wrap up of the season.Awards:Varsity:Top Server- Freshman Molly GreggMost Improved- Sophomore Bailey GrunkemeyerOffensive MVP- Sophomore Mackenzie EwingDefensive MVP- Senior Abby WilgenbuschTrojan- Seniors Sarah Hornbach & Abby Wilgenbusch1,000 Career Digs- Senior Abby WilgenbuschEIAC ChampsEIAC All ConferenceSenior Abby Wilgenbusch- EIAC Conference MVPJunior Catherine GreggSophomore Mackenzie EwingFreshman Molly GreggJV:Top Server- Sophomore Ashley DudleyMost Improved- Sophomore Ashley MillerMVP- Junior Olivia LangefeldFreshman:Top Server- Dani HallMost Improved- Alicia RosemeyerMVP- Alex Disbrolast_img read more

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Volunteers sought for butterfly count

first_imgMadison, In. — Great Spangled Fritillaries, Spicebush Swallowtails, and Silver Spotted Skippers! These are just a few of the many species of butterfly you’re sure to encounter when you come to Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge for the annual butterfly count. At least 40 species of butterflies have been spotted during the survey in each of the previous counts. Those attending should meet at the refuge office on the morning of Saturday, August 4th at 8:00 am. The refuge is especially interested in counting Monarch butterflies, whose populations have recently plummeted. These migratory beauties require native milkweeds to successfully reproduce. The loss of milkweed across the Midwest is one of the primary reasons for their decline. A $3.00 donation to the North American Butterfly Association would be appreciated for those participating in the count. Survey teams will be divided up based on the length of time you wish to spend in the field. Some folks may choose to join us for the entire day; others may want to make it a half day. Bring water, bug spray, sunscreen, snacks or lunch and binoculars. Butterfly field guides are recommended, but not required. Long pants are also recommended. For directions to the refuge, please call or visit www.fws.gov/refuge/big_oaks.Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) consists of approximately 50,000 acres on the former Jefferson Proving Ground (JPG) located in Jennings, Ripley, and Jefferson Counties in southeastern Indiana. The refuge is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and provides excellent public use opportunities, such as hunting, fishing, wildlife observation and photography, interpretation and environmental education. The refuge has one of the largest contiguous forest blocks in the southeastern part of the state as well as one of the largest grassland complexes in the state, both of which provide wonderful wildlife viewing opportunities to refuge visitors.Go on a nature walk or a birding tour, participate in fishing or a special hunt, enter a photography or wildlife art contest, or simply enjoy the splendors of nature at one of the nearly 550 national wildlife refuges.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the principal Federal agency responsible for conserving, protecting and enhancing fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. The Service manages the 150-million-acre National Wildlife Refuge System, which encompasses nearly 550 national wildlife refuges, thousands of small wetlands and other special management areas. It also operates 70 national fish hatcheries, 64 fishery resource offices and 78 ecological services field stations. The agency enforces Federal wildlife laws, administers the Endangered Species Act, manages migratory bird populations, restores nationally significant fisheries, conserves and restores wildlife habitat such as wetlands, and helps foreign governments with their conservation efforts. It also oversees the Federal Aid program that distributes hundreds of millions of dollars in excise taxes on fishing and hunting equipment to state fish and wildlife agencies.last_img read more

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