Graduation Coach, Talent Search

first_imgThis position provides educational outreach and counseling for theTalent Search program, assisting low-income first generationstudents in preparing for and pursuing post-secondary education.The position also assists the project director with programoperations including data management and tracking for Federalperformance reporting.The selected candidate will: conduct assessments and provideeducational, career and personal counseling assistance; assistparticipant with preparation of admissions and financial aidapplications and make appropriate referrals to aid participants inpursuing and continuation of post-secondary education; trackstudents as they enroll in and progress through post-secondaryprograms; assist project director with selection and training ofnew employees; provide guidance and report progress of newemployees during probationary period; maintain participant filesand submit information for database; prepare reports to demonstrateprogress; document problems and maintain accountability formonitoring and evaluation; develop and maintain relationships withhigh schools and middle schools served by program; work withschools to identify and recruit participants and disseminateinformation regarding program services; design and deliver highereducation workshops to inform participants and families ofeducational opportunities; coordinate participant enrollment andsupport services at appropriate institutions through travel tovarious schools in the grant’s target area.This position is a full-time, 9-month, academic year position(September 1 through May 31).The ideal candidate will possess the following: Review of applications will begin on March 22, 2021, and continueuntil the position is filled. Applications received by this datewill receive priority consideration.Minimum Qualifications : Bachelor’s Degree in marketing,communications, psychology, education or related field; minimum oftwo years of experience in counseling, academic advising, financialaid, or education.Qualifications :The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/TitleIX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants willreceive equal consideration for employment and will not bediscriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin,religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation,gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protectedveteran status. Ability to relate to target population and to market advantagesof college educationKnowledge of FAFSA form and completion process; ability tomanage time and multiple tasksStrong organizational skills; ability to maintain comprehensiveparticipant records and to interpret those to develop action plansfor each participantStrong computing skills; knowledge of Blumen data managementprogram.Knowledge of the Chattanooga community and familiarity withavailable resources for participant referralKnowledge of the Hamilton County School systemDemonstrated knowledge, education, and/or experience withfirst-generation students through formal training, work experience,and personal life experiences.last_img read more

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FSU group seeks animal law writing competition entries

first_imgThe Florida State University Student Animal Legal Defense Fund and Pets ad Litem announce its Second Annual Writing Competition, with a $500 first place prize, open to students attending an accredited Florida law school and those who have graduated within the past year from a Florida law school.The purpose is to generate interest and recognition of this rapidly growing field of law. All articles must be submitted no later than July 1. Any topic on animal law is welcomed. The awards will be judged based on quality, clarity, originality, and organization. All essays must be typewritten, double-spaced, no less than 12-point Times New Roman font, on 8.5-by-11-inch paper with 1-inch margins. Articles of any length will be considered, however, the document must not exceed 25 pages, including footnotes. Footnotes should be single-spaced, and no less than 10-point font.Submit a hard copy to Derinda Kirkland, FSU College of Law, 425 W. Jefferson St., Tallahassee 32306-1601, and an electronic copy to [email protected] (insert “Animal Law Writing Competition” in the subject line). Each entrant must submit a cover page indicating name, law school, expected year of graduation or actual graduation date, current employer (if applicable), mailing address, email address, and telephone number.Based on the number and quality of submissions, the winner may also be selected to contribute his or her article for publication.The Student Animal Legal Defense Fund was established to provide information and awareness on a wide array of animal law issues. This competition seeks to foster legal scholarship among all those in the legal field in the area of animals and the law. The competition provides law students with an incentive and opportunity to learn more about this growing field.All submissions will be reviewed by a panel of attorneys and other professionals practicing or involved in the field of animal law.For more information, contact [email protected] or FSU Law Professor Patricia Matthews at [email protected] March 15, 2014 Regular News FSU group seeks animal law writing competition entriescenter_img FSU group seeks animal law writing competition entrieslast_img read more

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Saab Completes First Air Trials of its New X-band AESA Radar

first_imgSaab, a provider of military defense and civil security services and solutions, has successfully completed the first air trials with its new fighter X-band Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar, which will be offered as a new addition to Saab’s PS-05/A radar family. The new fighter X-band AESA radar performs better against small targets, has enhanced Electronic Counter-Countermeasures (ECCM) capability as well as an improved ability to support more advanced weaponry.The radar is designed for fighter aircrafts and can be adapted to a variety of platforms. As Saab previously announced, a version of the new AESA antenna has been sold to a U.S. Government customer. This is an important step in the development of Saab’s fighter AESA radar. It has unveiled great possibilities for the radar, and its modular, adaptable and scalable design means it can also be used for a range of other applications.The host aircraft during the air trial was a Gripen D aircraft, which is currently offered with Saab’s latest Mk4 radar. The new version of the radar can be offered to Gripen C/D operators, as an upgrade. The new AESA radar uses GaN, a material that gives lower power consumption and improved heat resistance. This enables wider bandwidth and greater reliability, availability, and efficiency.The trials were successful and collected data while detecting and tracking objects.Click here to lear more about Saab’s X-band AESA Fighter Radar.last_img read more

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State Puts Out List Of Oil Companies That Received Tax Credits Last Year

first_imgLast year, Lawmakers passed separate legislation ending the tax-credit program all together. These payments are being paid to the companies that were owed prior to the program ending. Story as aired: The state has been making minimum payments on that debt, which is up to $900 million as of this year. According to the memo the state is not expected to fully pay that off until 2025. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享According to a report released from the Department of Revenue, on Friday, the state spent over $75 million last year, paying off tax credit payments owed to oil and gas companies for exploration in Alaska.center_img The cash-for-credits recipients used to be kept confidential. In 2016, the legislature passed HB 247, which requires the state to release an annual report of the companies that receive tax credits from the state. Repsol, a company working on the North Slope received the highest payment, at nearly $18 million. Other companies like BlueCrest Energy have halted or slowed production due to unpaid tax credits. BlueCrest received almost $9 million between 2016-2017, according to the report.last_img read more

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Campanaro becomes latest Ravens wide receiver to depart

first_imgMichael Campanaro became the latest Ravens wide receiver to depart this offseason by agreeing to a one-year deal with the Tennessee Titans on Tuesday.The River Hill product turned in the best season of his career in 2017, leading the AFC in punt return average (10.8 yards per attempt) and catching a career-high 19 passes for 173 yards and one touchdown. Campanaro returned a punt 77 yards for a touchdown in the Week 6 overtime loss to Chicago.A 2014 seventh-round pick out of Wake Forest, Campanaro endured a slew of injuries that limited him to just 11 games over his first three seasons before playing in 13 contests in 2017. The 5-foot-9, 191-pound receiver joins Mike Wallace and Jeremy Maclin as Baltimore wide receivers to exit this offseason. The Ravens signed free-agent wide receivers Michael Crabtree and John Brown last month to try to breathe new life into the NFL’s 29th-ranked passing attack. Campanaro posted the following farewell message to his Twitter account: In 24 career games for the Ravens, Campanaro caught 31 passes for 310 yards and two touchdowns and rushed 10 times for 131 yards and a touchdown.last_img read more

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