UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Please enter your name here Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Please enter your comment! By Drew Allen, Executive Director, Initiative for Data Exploration and Analytics for Higher Ed, Princeton University and Gregory C. Wolniak Director of the Center for Research on Higher Education Outcomes and Associate Clinical Professor of Higher Education, New York University.Editor’s note: Today we continue a new series in which we ask the leaders of our country’s colleges and universities to address some of the most pressing issues in higher education. This series was first published on theconversation.com.As college tuition continues to rise at a staggering rate, people tend to worry about how much harder it becomes for students and families to pay for college.As researchers who focus on higher education, we found a different reason to worry.We examined tuition hikes at public four-year colleges and universities over a 14-year period. We wanted to see if tuition increases at public colleges and universities changed the racial and ethnic makeup of students on campus.What we found is that for every $1,000 increase in tuition at four-year nonselective public universities, diversity among full-time students decreased by 4.5 percent.In other words, as tuition goes up, diversity goes down. The end result is the nation’s colleges and universities become less reflective of the ethnic diversity of the United States as a whole.How long does it take for tuition to rise by $1,000 at a given university? A $1,000 hike could happen over the course of only one or two years in some cases. Over the past decade, tuition and fees rose by $2,690 at public four-year institutions.Why diversity on campus mattersThe fact that diversity drops when tuition rises at certain colleges and universities is a big deal. For starters, it means that more minorities might choose not to enroll in college and, therefore, forego the economic and social benefits of higher education.But less diversity doesn’t just affect those who are priced out of higher education. It also affects students who are able to afford college.A decade’s worth of research shows that more diversity on campus brings numerous benefits. These benefits include a richer intellectual environment that features a variety of different perspectives.Across 1,800 empirical studies, there is a striking “consistency in the evidence regarding students’ engagement with diverse peers.” This is particularly the case in relation to students’ exposure to diversity, whether that exposure is in class, through student organizations or even informal campus encounters.Examining the effects of tuition hikesOur study looked at both diversity and tuition levels at approximately 600 public four-year colleges and universities, as well as 1,000 public two-year colleges from 1998 to 2012. Diversity was measured by a standardized measure of the likelihood that two students chosen from a college or university at random will differ in terms of race or ethnicity.Taking all four-year institutions that we examined as a whole, we found minimal effects of tuition hikes on racial and ethnic diversity.But things changed when we focused specifically on the least-selective four-year institutions. These are institutions where the average test scores of incoming students indicate that they admit a wide range of students in terms of academic preparation and achievement.At those institutions, a $1,000 tuition hike would lead to a 4.5 percent drop in racial and ethnic diversity among the first-time freshman. At two-year public colleges, the drop in diversity associated with a $1,000 tuition increase was smaller but still significant at 1.4 percent.While our study did not directly track where students enrolled, these changes in diversity at public institutions suggest that some students are forgoing a college education altogether.Ripple effectsWe also uncovered intriguing evidence that tuition changes among private institutions within a 100-mile radius have the opposite – and a potentially larger – influence on student diversity at public institutions.Specifically, what we found is that a 1 percent increase in average tuition and fees at nearby private four-year institutions is associated with a 3 percent increase in diversity among students at four-year public institutions. This suggests that not only could tuition hikes impact diversity at a given institution, but tuition increases at institutions down the street, or in a neighboring state, also affect diversity.Paying more for lessAs colleges come to grips with a rapidly changing landscape, tuition increases should be understood not only in terms of the bottom line but also in terms of how they might change the overall composition of students on campus.Whenever tuition rises – at least at nonselective four-year colleges – it not only means students will have to pay more for college. It also means they will have a lesser chance of attending college with someone from a different racial or ethnic background – and a less rich academic experience as a result. Gov. 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Year: “COPY” Projects Volax House / Aristides Dallas ArchitectsSave this projectSaveVolax House / Aristides Dallas Architects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/957153/volax-house-aristides-dallas-architects Clipboard Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/957153/volax-house-aristides-dallas-architects Clipboard Save this picture!© Panagiotis Voumvakis+ 22Curated by Hana Abdel Share Volax House / Aristides Dallas Architects CopyHouses•Tinos Regional Unit, Greece 3 D Visualization:Lampis TozaiStructural Engineering:Theodore ChrysovergisElectrical And Mechanical Engineering:Miron KinigalakisCity:Tinos Regional UnitCountry:GreeceMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Panagiotis VoumvakisRecommended ProductsCeramicsTerrealTerracotta Baguettes in Vork CenterCeramicsGrespaniaWall Tiles – Wabi SabiWoodTechnowoodPergola SystemsWindowsVitrocsaMinimalist Window – SlidingText description provided by the architects. Volax is perhaps, the most “authentic” location in Tinos; blatantly special and distinct, in a way that makes it, unique in Cyclades – or even the world. So, designing a building as a continuation or a complementary part of the overall grand picture of Volax, is a real challenge.Save this picture!© Panagiotis VoumvakisSave this picture!Ground Floor PlanRespecting this landscape we designed 3 separate volumes around a central patio. These volumes house the main functions of the residence, and differ in height, dimensions, and materials. Their principal feature is that no organized design – site concept was followed for their construction but instead, each part has been freely set in the space, in an almost anarchic way, as if it has fallen from the sky and it just stood there. In other words, as exactly it has happened to Volax volcanic spherical rocks.Save this picture!SectionSave this picture!© Panagiotis VoumvakisEqually typical is the northern side of the residence where we create a “limit”, an artificial protection of the space from the Northern Wind, a volume of apparent and non-painted concrete. The selection of this materiality makes the house seem also like a rock while in time, when the colorful concrete aggregates emerge to the surface, it will be totally integrated with the landscape. On the other hand, the selection of its shape, an oblong rectangle, manages to give prominence to the rocks “underlying” them and enhancing their sphericity, setting them in direct “confrontation” with its own linearity. In the internal part, the hard envelope “breaks” and becomes “transparent”, allowing the interior to become one with the exterior part.Save this picture!© Panagiotis VoumvakisIn this way, the limitations of the “inside” and the “outside” become less and less apparent, while the interior space extend until the rock cluster, in the back of the land towards the village.Save this picture!© Panagiotis VoumvakisProject gallerySee allShow lessPharmacy on Dzirciema Street / SubstanceSelected ProjectsBrutalist Belgrade: Through the Eyes of Alexey KozhenkovArticles Share CopyAbout this officeAristides Dallas ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesOn FacebookTinos Regional UnitGreecePublished on February 20, 2021Cite: “Volax House / Aristides Dallas Architects” 20 Feb 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021.
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Dog poo clean-upLIMERICK City and County Council is once again appealing to dog owners and walkers to clean up after their dogs if they have to go to the toilet while walking.The number of complaints to the Council has risen in the past number of weeks, coinciding with the Covid-19 restrictions and the 2km limit from home imposed by the government.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The message is clear and simple.If your dog poos while out walking, use a bag to clean it up. Dispose of the bag in a litter bin or bring it home and dispose of it there.More and more people are limited in where they can walk their pets now due to the 2km limit from home imposed by the government and this has resulted certain areas becoming more popular for dog walking.Unfortunately, inconsiderate dog owners/ walkers are not collecting the poo after their pooches, resulting in a health hazard for others out walking.In such a time where communities and people are banding together to help each other during the Covid-19 crisis, it appears people don’t see picking up after their animals as their responsibility.As part of an awareness campaign, Limerick City and County Council has joined with the Limerick Leader and the Limerick Post newspapers and Live95 radio for a digital campaign to highlight the importance of picking up the poo.Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Michael Sheahan said: “It’s very hard to comprehend the actions of some dog owners. One of the responsibilities of being a dog owner is that you clean up after them. So do the decent and right thing and pick it up.”“During this time when resources are stretched due to Covid-19 restrictions, stop this immature practice of not cleaning up after your dog. The resources of the Council need to be focused on providing essential services for the citizens of Limerick, not cleaning up after dogs because their owners are too lazy to bend down and clean it up themselves. How selfish is that?”Sinead McDonnell, Environment Awareness Officer with Limerick City and County Council said: “We have joined forces with local media to once again highlight the need for owners/ walkers to clean up after their pooches. It is a simple message, that unfortunately a cohort of people are not getting.”“Dog Poo left on walkways and footpaths means it is difficult for others to enjoy their walks within our 2km limit as they are too busy dodging poo left by others. Please pick up after your dog.” TAGSCoronaviruscovid19Keeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick Post RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Facebook Previous articleALONE: Cocooning brings to light increasing and ongoing levels of loneliness and isolation among older peopleNext articleLimerick Post Show | Master Chefs #FreeMealsForTheElderly Meghann Scully Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Linkedin Twitter Print Advertisement Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live WhatsApp WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Email Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash LimerickNewsInconsiderate Dog Owners/ Walkers causing hazards for others during Covid-19 restrictionsBy Meghann Scully – April 14, 2020 433 Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener
WhatsApp By admin – August 13, 2014 Twitter Mark English is through to this evenings semi finals of the 800m at the European Championships in Zurich.The Letterkenny man storming into the lead with 150 metres remaining and comfortably controlled from the front down the finishing straight to record the fastest time from the four heats.The semi final starts at 7pm Irish time this evening and a top three finish will secure a place in Friday’s final.Mark gave his reaction to Will Downing after the heat win.Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/ZURICH2014-Tues-Mark-English.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Pinterest WhatsApp Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH News Previous articleMcHugh to return next week for Kilcar’s club championship campaignNext articleDonegal records largest number of corncrakes in Ireland admin English confident ahead of this evenings 800 semi final Facebook Google+ Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Pinterest NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Twitter
ABC News(OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma) — A potent storm developing in the central U.S. will bring the next round of severe weather to parts of the South on Saturday. Much like last weekend’s deadly storms, the primary concern is the risk of severe weather, including possible tornadoes. Meanwhile, to the north, blizzard conditions are possible. Storms had already produced wind gusts approaching 80 mph in western Texas early Saturday morning with at least 23 reports of damage.A severe thunderstorm watch was issued for parts of Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Kansas through 10 a.m. local time and a severe thunderstorm watch was issued through 11 a.m. for southern Oklahoma and northern Texas, including the Dallas metropolitan area. These severe weather watches are just some of the many alerts, including wind advisories and winter weather alerts, across a good portion of the central U.S.New winter weather advisories have been issued for parts of the Northeast as well. Heavy snow will move through the Dakotas during the morning hours on Saturday and will reach into Minnesota and Iowa during the day. Snowfall rates will reach 1 to 2 per hour locally, with gusty winds.Additionally, severe weather will quickly intensify and organize Saturday morning through parts of the South with rather robust cells forming mainly in Louisiana, Arkansas and Missouri. Strong damaging winds, hail and a possible tornado are all possible. However, as the front moves into parts of Mississippi, Tennessee and Kentucky during the day, there is a possibility for tornadoes during the middle of the day and early afternoon. If tornadoes develop, some could be strong. The threat is highest in the enhanced risk region from western Alabama to southern Illinois. Meanwhile, heavy snow will spread farther into the Upper Midwest Saturday night, including parts of Wisconsin. heavy rain will develop from Chicago to Cincinnati as the storm slides east. The severe weather threat in the South will diminish substantially during the Saturday evening hours.On Sunday morning, precipitation will be moving toward the Northeast. It could initially start out as a burst of snow before sunrise with snowfall rates of 1 inch per hour from Minnesota to New England. Warmer air should quickly move in and change the snow to rain across much of Northeast. Accumulations should remain pretty limited from New York to Boston. However, there could be a couple of spots inland from Hartford, Connecticut, to Springfield, Massachusetts, to Albany, New York, that have a decent chance of picking up 2 to 4 inches of snow. In some of the more rural and elevated parts of New England 6 inches could quickly accumulate Sunday. Meanwhile, snowfall totals in parts of Minnesota could exceed a foot of snow locally. The storm is also pulling up warmer air from the tropics into parts of the southern U.S. Temperatures will briefly be at least 10 degrees above average ahead of the cold front Saturday in the South and then locally 10 to 20 degrees above average in parts of the Southeast on Sunday.The brutal cold air does not make a strong return in the wake of this storm in the coming week. Another fairly potent storm, with another severe weather threat, looks to develop for the middle of the week and will likely bring a similar temperature set up to much of the central and eastern U.S. All of this a sign that the atmosphere in the Northern Hemisphere is responding to more direct sunlight as we head toward the official start of spring.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
ChristinLola/iStock(SALEM, Ore.) — Returning to the pulpit after a COVID-19 outbreak infected him, his wife and 72 members of their congregation, the senior pastor of an Oregon church said Sunday that he will not kowtow to pressure to close the doors to the house of worship.Pastor Scott Erickson of the Peoples Church in Salem, Oregon, began his Mother’s Day sermon by addressing the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in his church and throughout the state.“In the last several days, it is apparent that voices in our community and region want the church of Jesus Christ to be quiet and to be closed,” Erickson told those in attendance at the church and others watching a livestream online broadcast. “Not us, not here, not now. That’s not what we’re doing.”Peoples Church was among 10 churches in Oregon that joined together to file a lawsuit in May 2020 asking the Baker County Circuit Court to issue a temporary restraining order blocking Oregon Gov. Kate Brown from enforcing stay-at-home executive regulations against churches. The lawsuit argued that Brown’s restrictions on churches violated constitutional protections for religious freedom.In December, Brown lifted restrictions on religious gatherings, changing them to “guidelines.” Brown’s decision came shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court barred New York from enforcing strict attendance limits on churches in areas that were designated as COVID-19 hot spots.Erickson, 70, who has been pastor of Peoples Church for 21 years, said his decision to keep the church open was, in his opinion, not an act of defiance.“We’ll press on and honor what Jesus said in his word. He said, ‘I will build my church, and the gates of hell will not prevail against it.’ I believe his word is true,” Erickson said.The pastor’s Sunday sermon came after the Oregon Health Authority announced Wednesday that it launched an investigation on April 6 into the coronavirus outbreak at the church that left 74 members infected.Erickson tied the church’s outbreak to one that has spread across the state in the past month, including in Marion County, where Salem is located.On Saturday, the Oregon Health Authority reported 833 new COVID-19 cases and seven more deaths related to the virus over the past seven days.Since the pandemic began, Oregon has reported a total of 190,804 cases statewide, including 2,528 deaths.“Thousands in our region were afflicted with symptoms of the virus,” Erickson said. “Some on our staff and some that worship among us were those that experienced challenges that accompanied the virus.”Erickson spoke little about the bouts with COVID-19 that he and his wife endured.“First time in 48 years of ministry that I had to call in sick,” he said. “So, it’s kind of a very strange feeling to have missed three Sundays in a row.”On April 18, an assistant pastor at the church announced that Erickson and his wife, Bonnie, were hospitalized after COVID-19 diagnoses and that the pastor had developed pneumonia in his left lung.Sunday marked Erickson’s return to in-person services since the diagnosis.“The church of Jesus Christ is the only hope for our community and for our region and our state,” Erickson said. “And so we continue to magnify Jesus here as a church, and we’re not in defiance. We are here just to tell people the good news that Jesus loves our city and he loves the people of Oregon.”Erickson added, “So we remain cautious here at Peoples Church and continue to provide a safe and anointed environment where people can experience God’s presence and draw on his power.”Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
Read full article Recruitment: The Candidate Opt-outShared from missc on 14 Apr 2015 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Anyone who has spent a reasonable amount of time in the HR/recruiting industry invariably will have been on the wrong end of candidate opting out of an application process. There are of course a multitude of reasons why this might happen, a lot of which are outside of our control, but sadly in a large amount of cases, accountability rests on the shoulders of the agent/HR pro and in a lot of cases this can have significant ramifications. For example, in agency-land the client can quickly lose faith in an agent’s ability to close the recruitment loop. In internal talent acquisition you will be held accountable for the cost associated with the time spent resulting in a no-hire etc. Not to mention the pounding your reputation could take from the candidate or client perspective if it a regular occurrence. Sadly in HR and recruitment the candidate opt-out is an evil that will always play a part in our role but if we ensure adequate focus on the quality of our communication and efficiency of our processes, the risk will be largely minimized. It’s not rocket science by any means, but it’s good to not lose sight of the basics as our experience grows.Clarity is King: Grey areas are the mortal enemy of any recruiter. When talking to a candidate, the more details that go undiscussed or the more inaccurate the information you give the applicant, the higher the no-hire’o’meter will rise. When talking to a candidate, if you get the impression that any details you’ve divulged about the remit, remuneration package, location or pertinent skills managed to raise the candidate’s eyebrows and perhaps caused un-easiness, DRILL DOWN!. Don’t be happy with getting a half-hearted approval to flick a CV to a client/hiring manager. Ultimately all you will be doing is facilitating the beginning of a fact finding mission for the candidate (which they will opt out of as soon as any facts they don’t like arise) as opposed to offering up all the facts and ascertaining that they are your/clients next superstar. Yes, your CV submittal rate will be higher but your conversion rate will stink.Recruit in a timely manner, without lacking substance. Anyone who has read my previous blog post (Why the long……process) will know my thoughts on drawn out, lengthy recruitment processes. IMO, if a recruiter or HR pro must ask a candidate to go through a 6 stage process in order for them to ascertain suitability, or if they lack the ability to consult properly with their clients/hiring managers around why this is not needed, then there is some serious training required. Personally, I’m a fan of a robust phone screening process followed by a panel interview or a well put together 2 stage interview process. Keeping in mind the candidate experience, neither option would be arduous but will give more than adequate time to ensure a full screening process.As I said, by no means rocket science but I’d suggest just keeping these two things in mind will largely contribute to overall recruitment success rate and conversion ratios.
Written by January 27, 2020 /Sports News – Local Gordon gets 50, Rockets top Jazz 126-117 minus Harden, Russ Tags: Eric Gordon/Houston Rockets/James Harden/NBA/Russell Westbrook/Utah Jazz Associated Press FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailEric Gordon scored a career-high 50 points to lead the short-handed Houston Rockets to a 126-117 victory over the Utah Jazz despite playing without James Harden and Russell Westbrook.Danuel House Jr. added 21 points and 11 rebounds, and Austin Rivers also had 21 points as Houston handed the Jazz their first home loss since Dec. 9.Donovan Mitchell scored 36 points and Bojan Bogdanovic added 30, but Utah lost for just the third time in 22 games.