Center for Global Business & Technology opens

first_imgCenter for Global Business & Technologyat Champlain College opens its doorsBURLINGTON, Vt.-Champlain College opened a $10 million academic facilityon August 30. The Center for Global Business & Technology will enhance theCollege’s ability to put students to work on real business challenges forVermont companies and non-profits, which will fuel Vermont’s businesscommunity. Students will interact with these clients and Champlain facultymembers in new high-tech classrooms and multimedia suites, a marketresearch and strategy room, focus group room, international businessresource center and conference rooms.”This building speaks to Champlain’s philosophy of action-basededucation,” said President Roger H. Perry. “The Center includes as muchintegration with the business community as we could build into it. It’s afacility that benefits students as well as Vermont’s public and privatesectors.”In the new center, student teams will earn hands-on experience as theycomplete business and technology projects for clients. Organizations thatwish to connect with these resources are invited to visitwww.champlain.edu/corporate(link is external) for contact information.In the market research and strategy room-a nerve center ofentrepreneurial activity-students from interrelated majors will cometogether in teams to recommend new strategies for businesses, includinghow to use technology for competitive advantage. In addition, theinternational business resource center on the top floor provides the bestinternational trade information the state has to offer.Approximately $1.5 million of the new facility was an investment inindustry-driven technology that you would more likely see in a corporateheadquarters than a classroom. In the new Mac G5 computer classrooms onthe ground floor, clusters of five student workstations are networked totheir own wall-mounted, 40-inch flatscreen monitor so each team candisplay their work on the wall for feedback. Additional multimedia suitesand “supersuites” across the hall put top-of-the-line visual and audioequipment at the fingertips of Champlain students.Classrooms were designed so teams of students can easily break off andwork on projects together while they employ computers and “electronicwhiteboards” to save their work. Video conferencing and speaker phones areavailable to meet with distant experts, clients or overseas students, andwireless laptops can be used in every nook and cranny of the building.last_img read more

Enyimba FC Captain, Abalogu, Charges Mates ahead of CONFED Cup

first_imgThe second round of matches come up this Sunday, with Enyimba having the chance to return to track against San Pedro in Aba.Abalogu has now charged his mates to produce the level of intensity that is required to succeed at the continental level when they come up against the Ivorian side.“It’s difficult to play on the continent because the standard is higher, that’s why we have to step up in our next game,” Abalogu told the club’s media.“In the league you play against teams that you are used to, but on the continent it’s against top teams from different countries, that’s why it’s more difficult.“We had a very bad game in Morocco, and everyone is still angry about it. We know the fans will expect something better on Sunday, so we’ll try our best.”Sunday’s fixture at the Enyimba Stadium will kick off at 2pm, with Nigerien referee, Mohamed Ali Mousa appointed to take charge.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Andrew Abalogu Enyimba captain Andrew Abalogu has urged his teammates to rise to the high standards that are required in the CAF Confederation Cup.The People’s Elephant were beaten 2-0 in their group D opener against Hassania Agadir in Agadir, Morocco last Sunday, with the two times African champions rendering a below par performance.The result has left Usman Abd’Allah’s side bottom of the group’s early standings after San Pedro FC and AC Paradou shared points in the other fixture.last_img read more

Wellington Police Notes: Friday, Aug. 23 – Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013

first_imgSunday, August 25, 2013•1:30 a.m. Officers conducted an outside agency assist in the 1300 block N. A, Wellington.•2:14 a.m. Officers took a report of disturbing the peace in the 400 block E. Maple, Wellington by known subject(s).•1:41 p.m. Officers investigated a battery in the 700 block E. Harvey, Wellington by a known suspect.•6 p.m. Officers took a report of a runaway in the 700 block S. Blaine, Wellington. Wellington Police notes for Friday, August 23 to Sunday, August 25, 2013:Friday, August 23, 2013•1:55 a.m. Jeremy W E Corter, 26, Weir, Kans. was arrested, charged and bonded with criminal damage to property in the 900 block N. B, Wellington.•9:52 a.m. Robert L. Lusk, 65, Wellington was issued a notice to appear charged with speeding 52 mph in a 40 mph construction zone.•12:53 p.m. Non-Injury accident in the 100 block S. Washington, Wellington involved vehicles operated by Evelyn I. Stratton, 79, Wellington and Ufemia M. Brown, 56, Wellington.•1:29 p.m. Officers took a report of a verbal disturbance by known subject(s) in the 100 block W. 19th, Wellington.•4:25 p.m. James A. Peterman, 39, Wellington was arrested and confined on a Sumner County Warrant for possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and Possession of drug paraphernalia.•5:30 p.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 900 block N. Gardner, Wellington.•11:49 p.m. Officers investigated a theft of gasoline in the 1400 block E. 16th, Wellington. Saturday, August 24, 2013•11:10 a.m. Officer investigated criminal damage to property in the 700 block W. 7th, Wellington.•11:35 a.m. Officers investigated criminal damage to property in the 1400 block N. A, Wellington.•11:56 a.m. Officers investigated a theft of a license plate in the 1000 block N. Olive, Wellington.•11:27 a.m. Dustin L. Hoss, 31, Wellington was arrested on a city of Wellington warrant for probation violation.•11:27 a.m. Dustin L. Hoss, 31, Wellington was arrested on a city of Wellington bench warrant for failure to appear.•8:03 p.m. Officer investigated a theft in the 1800 block N. C, Wellington. •10:02 p.m. Officers investigated criminal damage to property in the 900 block N. Blaine, Wellington.last_img read more