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First Look: 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye

first_img The new Redeye achieves some of its performance benchmarks from lessons learned with the Demon, a car that sold out the day it became available for order at $109,000. Second-hand Demons are now commanding almost twice that figure. Like the Demon, the Redye gets a supercharged 6.2-litre Hemi V8, mated to a TorqueFlite 8HP90 eight-speed automatic transmission. It gets 25 major component upgrades, including a larger supercharger, strengthened connecting rods and pistons, a high-speed valvetrain, and improved fuel injection and lubrication systems.Compared with the standard SRT Hellcat, the Redeye’s supercharged high-output engine features the largest factory supercharger of any production car at 2.7 litres. At full throttle, the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye’s engine consumes 5.4 litres of fuel every minute – enough to drain the fuel tank in just under 11 minutes. We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. The Challenger R/T Scat Pack can now be optioned with the widebody formerly limited to Hellcat cars. The kit adds 8.8 centimetres to the overall width, which should help improve handling and braking to the naturally aspirated muscle car. At the track, larger six-piston Brembo front brakes, wider wheels and tires, and suspension upgrades featured on the Scat Pack 392 Widebody equate to 2 second faster lap times, or approximately 12 car lengths at a 3.3-kilometre road course, compared with the non-Widebody Challenger Scat Pack. Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.22019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat RedeyeDerek McNaughton, Driving Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.22019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat RedeyeDerek McNaughton, Driving Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.22019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat RedeyeDerek McNaughton, Driving Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.22019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat RedeyeDerek McNaughton, Driving Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.22019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat RedeyeDerek McNaughton, Driving Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.22019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat RedeyeDerek McNaughton, Driving Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.22019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat RedeyeDerek McNaughton, Driving Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.22019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat RedeyeDerek McNaughton, Driving Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.22019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack WidebodyDerek McNaughton, Driving Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.22019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat RedeyeDerek McNaughton, Driving Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.22019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat RedeyeDerek McNaughton, Driving Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.22019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat RedeyeDerek McNaughton, Driving ‹ Previous Next › COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever See More Videos Buy It! Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan” CHELSEA, MI — Somebody call Sergio Marchionne. Somebody needs to urgently let the CEO of FCA know the people in charge of Dodge have gotten hold of the keys to the high-performance lockers and are running completely wild. How else to explain the newest Challenger, the 2019 SRT Hellcat Redye with an eye-popping 797 horsepower?That is no typo. At 797 horsepower, the 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye becomes the most powerful mass produced V8 in the world now that the 840-horsepower atom splitter known as the Demon has finished its production run of 3,300 cars. With 707 lb.-ft. of torque, the new Redeye launches to 98 km/h in 3.4 seconds, eclipses the quarter mile 10.8 seconds and maxes out at 326 km/h. Perhaps NASA should be notified, too.Regular Hellcats — if the car can be even called “regular” — also get a power boost to 717 from 707 horsepower. Torque inches up 656 lb.-ft. from 650. But all Hellcats now get a functional, dual-snorkel hood that pays homage to the 1970 Dart Swinger and 1971 Demon, an era that seemed like the pinnacle of horsepower, but now, in retrospect, seems like pre-school to today’s staggering power. center_img PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | Driving.ca virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | Driving.ca Trending in Canada RELATED TAGSChallengerDodgeNewsPreview advertisement Trending Videos Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye  Derek McNaughton / Driving In addition to the new dual-snorkel hood, the Redeye receives enhanced badging and fourteen different exterior colours, including a new Triple Nickel silver. A variety of interior trim selections can be had over five interior colours. Production of the 2019 Dodge Challenger lineup starts at FCA’s Brampton plant in the fall of 2018, with vehicles starting to arrive in dealerships in the fourth quarter. last_img read more

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Growing Cost of Health Care Highlighted by Barbados Opposition Leader

first_imgGrowing Cost of Health Care Highlighted by Barbados Opposition Leader Foreign AffairsMay 5, 2013 FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Leader of the Opposition in Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley, says health care has become one of the largest growing expenditures on budgets within the Caribbean region. “Caribbean governments will have to confront this reality,” Miss Mottley emphasised, as she addressed the Rural Electrification Pension Plan 20th anniversary dinner for employees, held at the Knutsford Court Hotel on May 2. The Opposition Leader noted that diversification of risks and pooling of resources are absolutely critical in order to be able to keep the cost down for citizens. “The truth is that if we can come together to create a single market and economy, and if we have the same (insurance) companies in the north as we do in the south, then the issue of an appropriate level of regulation as well as cost structuring ought to be on the table, to ensure that access to healthcare through affordable health insurance premiums becomes one of the things with which our governments are primarily concerned,” Miss Mottley said. She added that insurance companies have a responsibility to work with the governments to see how best products can be pooled to ensure that Caribbean citizens are able to afford access, particularly in their elderly years when they are not earning an income, but living off a pension. Citing Sweden as an example where, irrespective of age, the basic premium for access to health insurance remains the same, Miss Mottley said the region has a duty to see how best it can give access to affordable health insurance to the five million people living in the English speaking Caribbean. “We need to see how best can we work with the established companies to be able to ensure that premiums become affordable by increasing the size of the number of persons who are covered,” she added. The Rural Electrification Programme (REP) will be renamed Jamaica Ener­gy Solutions Limited (JESL), and given a new mandate to develop renewable energy solutions. It has largely achieved its mandate, wiring 80,000 homes, and bringing Jamaica’s electrification rate to 98 per cent. The new entity will be charged with developing renewable energy solutions for those households more than three kilo­metres from the grid, to bring electrification to 100 per cent. It will also promote energy efficiency and conservation; and provide project management services for the design and implementation of energy solutions for major housing initiatives by agencies of the state, espe­cially where low-income earners are the targeted popula­tion for those housing solutions. Miss Mottley was introduced by Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Hon. Phillip Paulwell. Contact Latonya Linton RelatedGrowing Cost of Health Care Highlighted by Barbados Opposition Leader RelatedGrowing Cost of Health Care Highlighted by Barbados Opposition Leadercenter_img RelatedGrowing Cost of Health Care Highlighted by Barbados Opposition Leader Advertisementslast_img read more

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Tytler strikes twice; Bishop Kearney shuts out Campbell-Savona

first_img Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Follow on Facebook Print This Post By Paul Gotham on October 21, 2017No Comment Subscribe by Email Tytler strikes twice; Bishop Kearney shuts out Campbell-Savona Connect on Linked incenter_img Share on Facebook TJ Tytler (10) tallied twice in Bishop Kearney’s 3-0 victory over Campbell-Savona in Class C2 action Saturday. (Photo: NOAH BRYANT)By PAUL GOTHAMThe halftime adjustment had little to do with strategy and more to do with mental approach. The change made all the difference.TJ Tytler netted a pair of goals, and the Bishop Kearney Kings defeated the Campbell-Savona Panthers, 3-0 in Section V Class C2 boys soccer action Saturday.Tytler connected in the first half on what would be the eventual game winner, but Kearney’s change in approach during the second stanza made it stand.“First half we just struggled to possess the ball,” the junior midfielder explained. “We didn’t make any tactical change. We brought it together and got composed.”The result was a series of opportunities in the second 40 minutes. Tytler converted early on a rebound.“Second half once we started possessing, they started chasing, started getting tired,” Tytler added. “They put their heads down and just started running. By that point we won the game mentally.”Fernando Furioso started the play with a cross from the left wing. Jordan Freed’s header attempt was turned away by Campbell-Savona goalkeeper, Nate Gleason. Matthew Giacovelli had the first rebound chance which appeared to clear the line before Gleason knocked it away again.Tytler followed from there.Bishop Kearney’s Evan Stevely works against Campbell-Savona’s Owen Jewell. (Photo: NOAH BRYANT)“I just had to put it in to make sure,” Tytler said. “I don’t know if it crossed the line the first time.”Yaak Awuok added an insurance tally in the 65th minute when the senior midfielder went near post with a volley from the left side of the 18-yard box.“Unlike the first half, in the second half we didn’t fall victim to a style of play that we’re not accustomed to,” assistant coach Bill McKee stated. “We were a little bit more composed. We were a little bit more patient.”Instead of giving into a back and forth game, Kearney’s offense found its rhythm and consistent offensive buildup.“We moved the ball around,” McKee noted. “We played the flanks. We created some opportunities that we didn’t have in the first half. We finished, and that’s the name of the game. Our composure helped us out a great deal in second half.”Campbell-Savona goalkeeper Nate Gleason tires to secure a cross. (Photo: NOAH BRYANT)Furioso set up Tytler’s first goal. Tytler leads Kearney with nine goals on the season.Kearney goalkeeper David Tierney notched his sixth shutout.BK (11-5-1) will play the winner of top-seeded Bloomfield vs. No. 9 seed Red Creek in Wednesday’s semi-final. The Kings last reached the semi-finals in 2015 when they eventually advanced to the finals before losing to Geneseo in overtime, 2-1. Kearney shared the 2010 Class CC title with East Rochester.  Bishop Kearney Kings, David Tierney, Fernando Furioso, Nate Gleason Tytler strikes twice; Bishop Kearney shuts out Campbell-Savona added by Paul Gotham on October 21, 2017View all posts by Paul Gotham →FacebookTwitter分享by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksSponsor ContentBig Data Courses | Search AdOnline Big Data Courses Might Be Better than You ThinkBig Data Courses | Search AdUndoCosmoWomensTop 30 Most Beautiful Women in the WorldCosmoWomensUndoLovely&HealthyTop 10 Most Dangerous Cruises In The World Lovely&HealthyUndoby Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksMore from Pickin’ SplintersBaron keeps Bonaventure close to his heart – Pickin’ SplintersUndoTah-Jae Hill, Zion Morrison and the Starting Five – Pickin’ SplintersUndo”If you had a Mount Rushmore of MCC baseball, he’s on there.” Longtime assistant Jack Christensen passes away – Pickin’ SplintersUndo Add to Google+ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.last_img read more

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Police Pay A Priority In Atlanta’s Budget Discussions

first_img Share ‘It’s Fractured’: Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan On Healing Republican Party For Whom The Bell Rings Related Stories 0:53 | Play story Add to My ListIn My List Legal Advocate Discusses Medical Abuse At Shut Down Georgia ICE Facility The Atlanta City Council meets Monday to work out the city budget. One key sticking point? How much to pay city employees — especially, police officers.The Atlanta police union has been complaining for years about low pay. (Also here.) Ken Allen is with the International Brotherhood of Police Officers and a 30-year veteran of the Atlanta Police Department. He said this year feels different.“Because of our vacancies and because of the lack of ability to recruit and retain right now, I think City Council realizes that we are getting to a drastic measure,” he said.The union has proposed raising the $40,000 starting salary to $52,000, raising the maximum pay threshold from $55,000 to $64,500 and making officers eligible to top out in pay after nine years, rather than the current 15 years.Council member Howard Shook, chair of the finance/executive committee, said council members have asked the mayor’s office to find money for a pay increase.“There’s a general consensus that that has to be addressed in this budget more forcefully than the initial draft suggested,” he said. “I think everyone at this point is working to do something of a more structural nature. In other words: a pay increase.”“I think the first priority right now is making sure that we do something in this budget that stems the tide of us losing officers and can keep the ones that we have on the streets,” City Council President Felicia Moore said.The mayor’s first budget proposed one-time, $1,000 bonuses for police officers. Of those bonuses, Allen said: “That was going to do nothing for us.”He said after that announcement, other officers reached out to tell the union they were applying for other jobs. He said they felt “that was not enough, and they didn’t feel valued in the city so they were looking for employment elsewhere.”Atlanta’s human resources commissioner said in May that the police department is 17 percent vacant.last_img read more

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With No Grocery Store In His County, A Rural Ga. Restaurant Owner Steps In

first_img1:54 | Play story Add to My ListIn My List Related Stories Share Around Christmas two years ago, the Piggly Wiggly shut down in Crawford County, just west of Macon.“It’s been tough, man. It’s hard to function,” said Dan Hudson, a longtime resident.The Piggly Wiggly was the only grocery store in the county, he said.After it closed, Hudson estimated revenue at the local Dollar General probably quadrupled.“You could never find a parking spot,” he said. “You have lines going halfway back in the store.”The Dollar General needed to expand, and people hoped it would start to sell fresh produce, said Hudson, but that didn’t happen.With the next closest grocery store 30 minutes away, Hudson felt bad for elderly folks who couldn’t make the drive, as well as people with low incomes.“If you go that far, you want to make it worth your while, and you want to buy a month’s worth of food. Some people can’t afford that all at one time,” he said.So, Hudson decided to start selling extra produce at the barbecue restaurant he owns.Hudson’s BBQ is one of a handful of restaurants in Crawford County, Georgia. (Courtesy of Dan Hudson)He gets the fruits and vegetables from a wholesaler and said he sells them for just a little profit.Lettuce, tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, bell peppers, mushrooms and lemons are some of the fresh produce Hudson offers.Obesity And Lack Of Access To Fresh Produce The number of adults in the U.S. who are obese is on the rise, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.A pair of new studies show obesity is most prevalent in rural areas, even if a higher number of people may be obese in cities.Increasing access to healthy foods may prevent obesity, according to the CDC.But it can be especially hard to get fresh fruits and vegetables in rural areas, said Danah Craft, executive director of the Georgia Food Bank Association.“Yes, there are food deserts in urban areas,” Craft said. “But more transportation options that can help people get where they need to go.”Craft said many parts of rural Georgia lack a grocery store, and regular access to fresh produce. This can increase health care costs and discourage new businesses from moving in, she said.Republican leadership in the Georgia Legislature has said addressing problems in rural parts of the state is a priority. Special Senate and House committees have traveled around Georgia to discuss issues like rural broadband, health care and economic development.During the 2018 legislative session, lawmakers passed a few bills aimed at improving internet and health care access in rural areas, for example.“I have not seen any kind of work around trying to create incentives for food or grocery stores,” Craft said.Hudson, the restaurant owner, said he hasn’t thought about how what he’s doing might make the county healthier. But, people have thanked him for the produce.Business is slow right now, according to Hudson, because a handful of seasonal produce stands are open.Come fall, however, he expects his grocery business will be back to normal. Legal Advocate Discusses Medical Abuse At Shut Down Georgia ICE Facility For Whom The Bell Rings ‘It’s Fractured’: Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan On Healing Republican Partylast_img read more

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ACWA Power and Silk Road Fund cement partnership agreement

first_img AFD and Eskom commit to a competitive electricity sector Paddy Padmanathan, Chief Executive Officer of ACWA Power, commented in a statement: “After announcing the agreement last year, we are very proud and pleased to have completed the transaction today. Our partnership with the Silk Road Fund is a testament to the robust relations between Saudi Arabia and China. Our collaboration will enhance ACWA Power’s ambitious growth plans in the renewables sector in MENA, Africa, Asia and Central Asia.” Read more news on:ACWA PowerSilk Road Fund RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR This is the third successful collaboration between ACWA Power and the Silk Road Fund. Previously, both companies invested in two flagship UAE based projects: 2,400MW Hassyan clean coal power plant; and the 950MW Hybrid CSP and PV fourth phase of MBR Solar Park which will power 320,000 residential homes. Finance and Policy The platform capitalises on the rapidly growing potential for renewable energy in emerging markets and currently owns ACWA Power’s concentrated solar power, photovoltaic solar, and wind assets across the United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Jordan, Egypt and Morocco, yielding an aggregate power capacity of 1,668MW. UNDP China, CCIEE launch report to facilitate low-carbon development Sign up for the ESI Africa newsletter ACWA Power RenewCo is ACWA Power’s renewable energy platform that currently owns a number of its existing renewable energy projects. TAGSACWA PowerSilk Road Fund Previous articleSAYNPS proposes different nuclear plan for DMRE considerationNext articleFirst geothermal independent power producer in Ethiopia Ashley TheronAshley Theron-Ord is based in Cape Town, South Africa at Clarion Events-Africa. She is the Senior Content Producer across media brands including ESI Africa, Smart Energy International, Power Engineering International and Mining Review Africa. “Having the Silk Road Fund as a partner is a strategic step for us in supporting the economic transformation envisioned by the Belt and Road initiative as well as Saudi Arabia’s forward-looking Vision 2030. This partnership reaffirms ACWA Power’s strong commitment to contributing to the green development of the regions with its reliable financial stability, cementing the company’s position as an attractive investment partner to stakeholders, locally and globally,” said Rajit Nanda, Chief Investment Officer at ACWA Power. ACWA Power has announced the completion of the transaction to introduce Silk Road Fund as a partner and a 49% shareholder in ACWA Power Renewable Energy Holding Ltd (ACWA Power RenewCo). BRICS Low carbon, solar future could increase jobs in the future – SAPVIA Generation Featured image: Stock last_img read more

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Country folks don’t like to waste

first_img Country folks don’t like to wasteMarch 26, 2019Mark CarpenterColumns, Opinion0 By Rick Houser-A few days ago my wife and I were out on a drive and we passed a farm and in front of the farm was a horse-drawn moldboard plow, and fastened to it on a metal pole was their mailbox. I pointed to it and she nodded because this was something new at the end of that driveway but for us it was a sight we have seen for many years spread around the countryside.Over the past couple of decades many farmers and people who have built and moved into the country have decided that to give the place a rustic first appearance an old piece of horse-drawn farm equipment makes a great base for a mailbox and says to the passersby. “Hey you are in the country!” I don’t really know just how the trend of using the old farm equipment began, but I have a good guess.When agriculture moved from horsepower that ate hay to horsepower that burned gasoline and diesel fuel there was much more than just changing out the horses for the tractor. The tractor was just the start of what became as big a change in farming as there had been since the Industrial Revolution. By using a tractor to work in the fields the farmer didn’t have to rest his horses when they got tired, he would just pour in some more gasoline and continue. This meant he could farm more acres and raise more crops and at least on paper, earn more money. But there was one snag that might have been overlooked.That snag was that farm equipment that the horse pulled didn’t convert over to being hitched up to the tractor. Yes, some of the items could be converted to work with the tractor but seldom did it work smoothly so the farmer had to buy the equipment that was designed to hook up to the tractor and one piece of equipment at a time and the old horse-drawn tools were pushed to the back of the shed or barn and for the most part forgotten. This old equipment really didn’t serve a use or a purpose any more but the farmer being a man who wasted not, held on to it.Years passed and the old equipment began to rust and with all this new equipment coming to the farm, space was running out. Something had to be done, but take it to the holler and push it in? Nope the farmer wouldn’t go that far. I don’t know who was the first and I doubt we ever will know but a farmer pulled his old kick rake out by the road and secured it in a place and mounted a mail box on the side or end of it so that the mail carrier could put mail in the box without any trouble. It was a different look for sure and wouldn’t you have just loved to have been there to see the look on the face of the mail carrier? I am sure he looked in his rule book to see if this was legal and when he found no rule against the use of farm equipment being used, he delivered the mail.As time passed, word got around that a furrowing plow could become a base for a mail box and then a cultivator and even the old mowing machine. Not every farmer thought this the answer but if you wanted to do this and you paid him at least the scrap value for his old plow, he would put you in business. Some folks just placed the item out by the road and thought it looked good. That could be questionable but some folks would get real creative and give the drivers by a scene to go with the implement. For example, I saw an old cultivator and the owner had planted morning glories under it so that it would grow up through the cultivator and take it over and the blooms of the morning glory kind of reminded the passer by that the purpose of the cultivator was to eliminate weeds and not let them take over. There was thought put into this.Please don’t let me lead you into thinking that every farmer used this method to put an outdated implement to use and no, this didn’t remove all of the farm equipment either. It did however allow many pieces of equipment to go out with a reason for being. It truly is hard to go out in a better way.Some years you will see more of them and some years less but still to this day it is still a way to display horse- drawn farm equipment. A couple of weeks ago I even saw an old metal crank well housing being used and that for me was a first. But tell me the last time you saw a crank well pump being used at all.As you travel the rural areas of the country look around and you will once in a while still see these old equipment items on display. You see the farmers and those who moved to the country like to show you that is exactly where you are- in the country. Farmers are very proud that they are there and that you are looking at where they are because they are proud to be who they are.What once raised and harvested our crops and fed the world but then became outdated, have at least one more time become an item with a purpose. To be shoved to the back of the barn or even worse just pulled out in back of the barn and left to rust away just doesn’t seem right does it? It is safe to say that when you are out on a drive don’t be too surprised if it looks like the mailman is putting the farmer’s mail into an old corn planter. The mailman is just doing his job. The corn planter now has a new job and it is doing it well.Rick Houser grew up on a farm near Moscow in Clermont County and loves to share stories about his youth and other topics. If you would like to read more of his writings he has two books for sale “There are Places to remember” and “Memories ARE From the Heart.” For more information he can be contacted at [email protected] or mail him at P.O. Box 213 Bethel. Ohio 45106. 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Advisor

first_imgRequired Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and one(1) year of full-time experience in student academic and careercounseling services OR two (2) years of part-time experience instudent academic and career counseling services.Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institutionpreferred.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Develop, plan and implement an academic advising program forCollin College students to include individual, group advising andnew student orientation programs as requested. Serve as a resourceliaison to the assigned academic division. Develop, plan, andimplement a group advising program for decided majors as requestedby Deans and Directors.Advise students within the general student population, as wellas special populations (including Veterans, International Students,and ACCESS students) regarding program planning, course selection,schedule changes, transferability, and course withdrawals, as maybe assigned.Advise academically at-risk students regarding coursework andother college resources by which they can develop the academicskills required to successfully complete college-level work.Research degree plans, advise on transfer guides to universitypartnerships, advise students on Collin College policies, studenthandbook rules and procedures, and best practices. Performunofficial degree evaluations in order to effectively andaccurately advise incoming transfer students about their remainingcourses in order to fulfill the requirements of the District and inorder for them to transfer into their major.Participate in evening advising, provide leadership andsupervision for staff. May be assigned to serve as advisor forWeekend College. Provide leadership in the area of unofficialdegree planning for students and in the evaluation of student’stranscripts.Update Advising web page and department publications, asneeded. Assist in the development of the Advising Times newsletterfor faculty and staff as required. Assist the Director with updatesas needed.Assist in developing and implementing new programs for academicadvising including work with programs such as concurrentenrollment, TAA (Trade Adjustment Act), students, New StudentPrograms and study skills classes (intervention.)May be responsible for training of part-time and work studystudents, in addition to interviewing prospective studentemployees.Perform other duties as assigned.Perform all duties and maintain all standards in accordancewith college policies, procedures and Core Values. Physical Demands and Working Conditions:Sedentary Work – Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, anegligible amount of force frequently, and/or constantly having tolift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including thehuman body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobsare sedentary if walking and standing are required onlyoccasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met. Positions inthis class typically require talking, hearing, seeing, grasping,standing, walking and repetitive motions. Relatively free fromunpleasant environmental conditions or hazards. Office environment.Little physical effort required.***This is a Security Sensitive position. Therefore candidateswill be subject to a criminal background check.***The intent of this job description is to provide arepresentative summary of the types of duties and responsibilitiesthat will be required of the positions given this title and shallnot be construed as a declaration of the specific duties andresponsibilities of any particular position. Employees may berequested to perform job-related tasks other than thosespecifically presented in this description. Fair Labor StandardsAct (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. The employeractively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will considerreasonable accommodations.Employment Type: Full-time StaffCompensation Type: AnnualCompensation Range: $43,315.00 – 49,812.00For any employment questions, please contact HR at (972) 985-3783or [email protected] .Collin College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) toall employees and applicants for employment without regard to race,color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability orgenetics. Knowledge of all various college departments and degreeprogramsKnowledge of Pre-requisite courses and requirements needed forapplying to degree programsKnowledge of transfer requirements to four year bridge anddegree programsKnowledge of District rules, policies, and practicesKnowledge of Collin College’s prerequisites and UniversityPartners’ transfer requirements/equivalenciesInterpersonal and organizational skillsVerbal and written communication skillsAbility to assist students with TSI testing, developmentaleducation, Dual Credit, etc.Ability to offer some financial aid informationAbility to explain advantages and future importance of HonorscoursesAbility to maintain a positive attitudeAbility to work independently or collaboratively in afast-paced environmentAbility to effectively communicate with individuals fromdiverse cultural backgroundsAbility to establish a connection with the student who isstruggling academically and to help him or her to formulate anaction plan to maintain satisfactory progressAbility to suggest appropriate methods of remediation AdvisorLocation:2200 University Drive, Central Park CampusMcKinney, Texas, 75071United StatesWe are searching for an experienced AdvisorJob Purpose:Provide information and assistance with academic and degreecounseling, transfer to and from four (4) year and other schools,TSI testing, dual credit, the Admissions process, and unofficialevaluation of credits earned from other schools. 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Union ‘strategic partnership’ mooted for India

first_imgl strengthening economic cooperation – in areas including transport, energy, industrial policy and biotechnology, and;l bolstering development policy, in particular by helping India to meet the UN’s Millennium Development Goals of reducing extreme poverty. According to an aide to External Relations Commissioner Chris Patten, the paper is intended to elicit cooperation from India’s government, led by new premier Manmohan Singh. “The backdrop to this is that we see India as an emerging global player,” the aide added. Registering a growth rate of around 8%, India’s economy is one of the best performing in the world. However, although the volume of India’s exports to the EU has represented more than one-fifth of the country’s total in recent years, Commission President Romano Prodi has lamented during visits to New Delhi that the level of trade between the two sides is not stronger.Although the paper touches on issues affecting south Asia, it does not spell out a possible EU role in settling India’s dispute with Pakistan over Kashmir. “We absolutely support the thawing in India-Pakistan relations,” said an official. “But we are not getting involved in Kashmir.” Steps to develop what EU officials are calling a “strategic partnership” with India are set out in a paper, due to be approved by commissioners next Wednesday (16 June). This examines how ties with New Delhi can be boosted by:l Improving international cooperation in such areas as the fight against terrorism, human rights and non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction;last_img read more

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first_imgIt’s official! The Grateful Dead Core Four, which includes guitarist Bob Weir, bassist Phil Lesh, and drummers Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart, will be reuniting for a three show run at Chicago’s Soldier Field over July 4th weekend. The shows will mark the band’s celebration of their own 50th anniversary, having formed in 1965. According to the press release, these will be the last shows that the core four ever play together.Joining the group will be Trey Anastasio on guitar, Jeff Chimenti on keyboards, and Bruce Hornsby on piano. Considering these shows will be almost exactly 20 years after the Grateful Dead’s last-ever shows, these performances are bound to be something special.Tickets will go on sale on January 20th, at which point a first come, first serve mail-order system will be in place. Then, a Grateful Dead pre-sale will begin on February 12th, and a general on-sale will begin on February 14th via Ticketmaster.For more information, visit www.dead50.net. This is very exciting![Above illustration by Ryan Snook, Billboard]last_img read more

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