Laryn D. Runco named admission director at Champlain College

first_imgBURLINGTON, Vt.–Champlain College has appointed Laryn D. Runco, JD, as the Colleges new admission director. Runco comes to Champlain with 13 years of experience directing admission and enrollment at John Carroll University in Ohio. She also has a background in marketing, human resources and business development.At John Carroll University, Runco led admission efforts to increase quality and diversity in enrollment. While directing a successful enrollment management operation, she formulated strategic plans, managed a staff of 11 and oversaw a budget in excess of $1 million. She earned a bachelors degree in Spanish and minor in economics from John Carroll University, and she earned a law degree from the University of Akron.In July, Runco takes on her new role at Champlain College, a private, baccalaureate college that offers professionally focused programs balanced by a liberal arts foundation. The College is known for its innovative, rigorous programs and distinctive campus in the historic Hill Section of Burlington.# # #last_img read more

U.S. and Costa Rican Coast Guards Capture Drug Traffickers and Cocaine Shipment

first_imgBy Dialogo July 17, 2009 SAN JOSE, 14 July 2009 (AFP) – Vessels of the Costa Rican Coast Guard Service and the United States Navy captured a boat carrying four Colombians and nearly 1,300 kilos of cocaine on the high seas on Tuesday, the Costa Rican Ministry of Public Security announced. The Colombians “were intercepted by officers of the National Coast Guard Service (…) and the U.S. Navy,” in the Pacific Ocean about seventeen nautical miles from Punta Salsipuedes, in southern Costa Rica, according to a statement issued by the Ministry. “There are four Colombians, with the surnames González Córdoba, Morán Márquez, Torres González, and Sinistera, who were at sea with 1,290 kilograms of cocaine (…) hidden in the boat,” said the Minister of Public Security, Janina del Vecchio. The Costa Rican authorities said that they “will continue supporting the Joint Patrol Arrangement between Costa Rica and the United States, since it has made it possible to strike heavy blows at drug trafficking.” The detainees were taken to the Coast Guard Station in Golfito, in the south of the country, to be turned over to the public prosecutor’s office on charges of international drug trafficking.last_img read more

Claudius Sanford recieves US scholarship

first_img 95 Views   no discussions Tweet Share Caption Claudius Sanford (left) Deputy Leader of the United Worker Party with Eugene Sweeney, Consul General at the U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown (rightMember of the United Workers Party Claudius Sanford is among six Eastern Caribbean citizens who have been successful in their bid for a place in the competitive United States Fulbright Fellowship programs. These scholarships will enable them to pursue graduate level education in the United States starting this year.Claudius Sanford is the Deputy Leader of the United Worker Party in Dominica, a member of the Eastern Caribbean’s indigenous Kalinago people, and a teacher at Dominica State College. He has been granted a Fulbright Faculty Development Scholarship, enabling him to study at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He will be pursuing a Master’s degree in Economic Policy. Dominica Vibes News Sharecenter_img Sharing is caring! Share EducationLocalNewsTertiary Claudius Sanford recieves US scholarship by: – September 2, 2011last_img read more

Tom Snape

first_imgTom Snape is the new program director for the Dearborn County Community Foundation.  A lot of you will remember that Tom Snape worked for WRBI for several years.  He was both a news director and sports director.  Tom did play-by-play in both football and basketball while at Batesville.I was able to work with Tom on both the football and basketball broadcasts.  The Dearborn County Community Foundation is planning to use Tom’s Communication skills to enhance workings of the Foundation.  Good luck, Tom, in your new position.last_img