* Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment oran advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?YesNo Posting Open Date05/29/2020 RankAssistant/Associate Professor Duties and Responsibilities The selected candidate will be primarily responsible for teachingprogram curriculum in the area of Prelaw/Legal Studies, as well asupdating the program by creating new courses. In addition, theposition includes a responsibility to teach various courses in thelarger area of Political Science. The Faculty contractual dutiesinclude, but are not limited to conducting scholarly activities inhis/her particular field; developing and supervising interns andfield experiences in the judicial field; developing classroomsimulations such as Moot Court & Mock Trials; directing studentresearch, field projects, professional papers, and theses;demonstrating proficiency in various modes of distance education;advising discipline majors/minors, and performing other relatedduties as required. The successful candidate must have a strong academic background,which includes teaching law-related courses at the universitylevel; experience in teaching legal reasoning, written and oralarguments, and formal logic; an ability to do scholarly researchand proof of that ability with Peer-reviewed scholarlypublications. Classification TitleTenure Track The ideal candidate will have strengths in one or more of thefollowing areas: Tribal Governance/Law, Constitutional Law, TortLaw, Environmental & Natural Resources Law, or Civil RightsLaw. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?Public Job PostingInternal Job PostingAgency ReferralAdvertisement/PublicationPersonal ReferralWebsiteOther Documents Needed To ApplyRequired DocumentsCover Letter/ Letter of InterestCurriculum VitaeUnofficial Transcripts Conferring Required DegreeEvidence of Teaching and Research ExcellenceLetter(s) of RecommendationOptional DocumentsList of Three Professional References with Name, Address andE-Mail What is your Philosophy for serving students?(Open Ended Question)Please describe the attributes that will make you a strongcandidate for this position(Open Ended Question)Briefly list your area(s) of research or teachingexpertise.(Open Ended Question) Minimum Qualifications Posting Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants Open Until FilledYes Posting NumberF180P Work LocationLas Vegas, NM Campus Quick Linkhttps://nmhu.peopleadmin.com/postings/5741 Assistant/Associate Professor of Political Science or LegalStudies. The Department of History & Political Science offers aB.A. in Political Science with a concentration in Prelaw/LegalStudies and Liberal Arts, and a M.A. graduate program with aconcentration in Political & Governmental Processes. TheDepartment invites applicants passionate about teaching, research,and service to fill a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant/AssociateProfessor position beginning in Spring 2021. Posting Details Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). A complete application will include: 1) Letter of interestdescribing teaching, research and service, 2) University employmentapplication, 3) Curriculum Vitae, 4) Official copies of advanceddegree transcript, 5) Three letters of recommendation, and 6)official teaching evaluations for the previous academic year. Formore information please contact Dr. Elaine Rodriquez, [email protected] For disabled access or services, call (505)454-3224. International applicants must be in legal status to workin the United States. NMHU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Position Summary Job TitleAssistant/Associate Professor of Political Science or LegalStudies Preferred Qualifications A Ph.D. in Political Science or Legal Studies. Advanced ABD’swithin six months of completion of all Ph.D. requirements will beconsidered.
THE STORY of last season’s college rugby campaign was undoubtedly the unstoppable rise of Keble from nobodies to undisputed champions of the university. After claiming both the Third and Second Division titles in 2005-06, Peter Bolton’s side saw off all comers to win both the Michaelmas and Hilary First Division crowns before seeing off Teddy Hall in the Cuppers final to cap a remarkable year.What is certain is that the likes of Hall will not want to see another college dominate in the same way this season. Although they tasted victory in the Sevens tournament, the Teddies will be hurting from last year’s trophy drought and looking to make an immediate impact this time around. Whether they will have sufficient strength in depth to compensate for the loss of Blues and 21s players this term is another question.Also trying to make amends for the previous season will be St. Peter’s who find themselves promoted back to the First Division after being comprehensively relegated last Michaelmas. An epic Cuppers victory over St. Catherine’s last year will have given them the belief that they can dominate the top flight again, but they’ll have to wait until third week for what will surely be a hard-fought encounter against arch-rivals Hall. Catz have the ability to cause anyone problems and will hope that their never-ending injury crisis of last year isn’t repeated. St. Hugh’s and Magdalen will start as relegation favourites, but expectations are more than likely to be overturned in what is sure to be an especially competitive division this Michaelmas. Division Two promises to be equally tight, with four out of the six sides having played top flight rugby in recent seasons. Newly promoted Christ Church are the side to watch, however, riding the crest of a double promotion wave that has given them belief in their ability to reach the First Division this time around. “Our aim is to reach the top division if not this term, then in Hilary” said club secretary Jack Marsh. “We’re a strong, powerful side that builds our game around the forwards and solidity at the set play.“The season opener against Exeter should be a real crunch game, as they just pipped us to the Third Division championship in a tight game last Hilary. With experienced players like Chris Perfect, Duncan Chiah and Chris Hughes in the ranks, we’re determined to get promotion at some stage this year.”To achieve that goal Christ Church will have to make their way past Worcester and LMH/Trinity, both of who will have felt aggrieved at having been relegated last season. The Tigers in particular have become something of a yo-yo club, and the smart money is on them repeating the trend by returning to the top flight. Similarly, Worcester handled themselves well in their brief flirtation with Division One rugby, and will rightly be looking to bounce straight back.The Michaelmas season of college rugby always throws up its fair share of surprises and if the less-fancied sides can capitalise on others’ missing Blues or 21s players, then both the First and Second Divisions could be blown wide open. But don’t write off the possibility of Keble crushing all before them for a second successive year.
A new careers advisory company has arrived in Oxford and is set to compete with the University’s own careers service.In the past week, ‘Career Matters’ has begun to attempt to build a customer base within the University, becoming a potential rival for Oxford University’s Careers Service.‘Career Matters’ is a private company which, for a variety of set fees, offers a number of services to students to help them with their career choice. Their initial offer has been to give two students from a college a free careers consultation before introducing their lowest priced package, £197 plus VAT, to the rest of the student body. Offering three kinds of services from a basic test and feedback session to assess your strengths and weaknesses, through to CV and interview advice, the service’s prices range from £197 to £397 plus VAT.These prices are in stark contrast to the University’s careers service which provides a range of facilities and assistance free of charge. Director Jonathan Black told Cherwell, “We are aware of this organisation and the offer they have tried to make to students. We recognise that there are many such firms offering these paid-for services and have no intention of restraining their trade; however, we are unclear why any student would spend significant funds on a commercial service that they can access for free as part of the services they are entitled to at Oxford.” With services such as unlimited 1:1 guidance meetings with experienced careers advisers, training events in CV writing and interviews and a whole number of events and career fairs, some people have questioned the need for outside competition.Helen Robb, a 3rd year PPEist, argued, “Our careers service is an invaluable resource for everyone who is studying at Oxford. I can’t see why anyone would go anywhere else.”OUSU president David Townsend echoed this sentiment, commenting, “Students should be wary of expensive private providers, especially where there’s a much more comprehensive, free service provided by the University. ‘The University careers service is regularly utilised by the student body and its results paint a seemingly successful picture. One JCR Careers representative said, “Oxford already has a truly fantastic careers service. It’s a service that has proved invaluable to the 90% of Oxford grads who get into employment or further study within six months of completing their degree. With the legacy of recession, that’s a good statistic,’The service is not without its flaws however, as the Careers representative added, “The problem that needs to be addressed isn’t the volume of Careers advice, but the accessibility between colleges and their utilization of the wider University service.”A new careers advisory company has arrived in Oxford and is set to compete with the University’s own careers service.In the past week, ‘Career Matters’ has begun to attempt to build a customer base within the University, becoming a potential rival for Oxford University’s Careers Service.‘Career Matters’ is a private company which, for a variety of set fees, offers a number of services to students to help them with their career choice. Their initial offer has been to give two students from a college a free careers consultation before introducing their lowest priced package, £197 plus VAT, to the rest of the student body. Offering three kinds of services from a basic test and feedback session to assess your strengths and weaknesses, through to CV and interview advice, the service’s prices range from £197 to £397 plus VAT.These prices are in stark contrast to the University’s careers service which provides a range of facilities and assistance free of charge. Director Jonathan Black told Cherwell, “We are aware of this organisation and the offer they have tried to make to students. We recognise that there are many such firms offering these paid-for services and have no intention of restraining their trade; however, we are unclear why any student would spend significant funds on a commercial service that they can access for free as part of the services they are entitled to at Oxford.” With services such as unlimited 1:1 guidance meetings with experienced careers advisers, training events in CV writing and interviews and a whole number of events and career fairs, some people have questioned the need for outside competition.Helen Robb, a 3rd year PPEist, argued, “Our careers service is an invaluable resource for everyone who is studying at Oxford. I can’t see why anyone would go anywhere else.”OUSU president David Townsend echoed this sentiment, commenting, “Students should be wary of expensive private providers, especially where there’s a much more comprehensive, free service provided by the University.‘The University careers service is regularly utilised by the student body and its results paint a seemingly successful picture. One JCR Careers representative said, “Oxford already has a truly fantastic careers service. It’s a service that has proved invaluable to the 90% of Oxford grads who get into employment or further study within six months of completing their degree. With the legacy of recession, that’s a good statistic.’The service is not without its flaws however, as the Careers representative added, “The problem that needs to be addressed isn’t the volume of Careers advice, but the accessibility between colleges and their utilization of the wider University service.”
Once again, The String Cheese Incident took the jam band custom of donning “Musical costumes” for Halloween to new heights during their Suwannee Hulaween Saturday night themed set, bringing together a bevvy of legendary voices for “Women of the Galaxy.” With a selection of cover tunes by icons like Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin, Pat Benatar, Heart, Cream and more with special guests Jen Hartswick, Rhonda Thomas, Lisa Fischer and, amazingly, the original singer of a couple of the featured tunes, Heart’s Ann Wilson. All this came before an epic mash-up encore featuring a reworked “Rollover” which served as the musical spine to a wild assortment of space movie themes stretching from Close Encounters to the dueling Star Wars and Star Trek franchisees before finally mixing in iconic scores from Stanley Kubrick‘s 2001: A Space Odyssey.In what is usually one of the most anticipated nights of their yearly performance schedule, Cheese had the difficulty of trying to outdo their past Hulaween Incidents. The little band that could from Colorado has set the musical bar so high in the past that just watching them try and clear it is breathtaking in its own right. But before they took on their amazing cover set, they had two rock-solid chunks of new and classic Cheese goodness to serve the jam-starved crowd.Crowd-pleasers and jams were the order of the day for the first two sets, with a “Birdland” kickoff that was spurred to dizzying heights by the pent-up anticipation running electric through the crowd. The first set flowed together through a breezy “Sweet Spot” on through a segue-filled “Sing A New Song” into “These Waves” before a jubilant “Colorado Bluebird Sky” closed out the first musical stanza.The second set, the one most likely to suffer most from being overlooked as anticipation for the Halloween set grew, managed to grab the attention of the crowdwith a ripping version of newer tune “The Big Reveal” before closing with the irresistible String Cheese classics “Jellyfish” and “Rosie”.The stage was set, the energy in the crowd was peaking, and the lights went dim at the end of the set as the band and the crowd prepared for what was in store. When The String Cheese Incident next appeared, they were dressed as stylish, though somehow ghoulish gentlemen, with an arsenal of ladies ready to take the party into the stratosphere and beyond. Not content to simply reproduce the songs, Cheese procured the services of some regular collaborators with their targeted cover acts. To lay down the set’s gauntlet, they opened with the Rolling Stones classic “Gimmie Shelter” featuring frequent Stones guest vocalist Lisa Fischer, whose powerful pipes gave the song about the dangers of war a menacing edge in today’s heated political climate.The late Aretha Franklin got her respect paid with “Rock Steady” and “Respect” itself featuring Jennifer Hartswick and Rhonda Thomas, who each took a crack at honoring the Queen of Soul. Thomas, who promptly shined on Tina Turner’s “Proud Mary” along with Amy Winehouse‘s “Valerie”, showed the same poise and power she has on her previous guest slots as part of the beefed-up String Cheese Incident covers band alongside her frequent partner-in-crime, Tony White. Hartswick blew her trumpet alongside the special guest horn section from Mofro, delivering a wild, passionate cover of Pat Benatar’s “Heart Breaker” that threatened to end the battle of sexes once and for all.With Heart on the crowds mind, Ann Wilson of Heart herself took the stage and instantly shook it to its core with a ripping rendition of Cream’s “Politician” before delivering what was, for this reviewer at least, the high point of the night: a “Barracuda” so dangerous even the Mayor of Amityville would close the beaches if it came any nearer!With that much power onstage, the combined wattage could have started some sort of perpetual motion machine, but String Cheese wisely chose to funnel it into an all-for-one sing-along of Bob Marley‘s “Get Up, Stand Up”. That power united the audience and the musicians in a free-flowing give-and-take of love and energy that is as impossible to capture in words—as any truly singular moment can be. With the engine of love fired up, there was only one direction left for Cheese to go: out into the deepest recesses of space and time.The String Cheese Incident w/ Special Guests – “Get Up, Stand Up” [Bob Marley cover][Video: EpicSchwinn]I’m sure we will eventually find out whose idea it was to combine the snippets of some of Sci-Fi’s greatest themes, but the thrill that ran through the crowd when pieces of the title sequences from Star Wars, Star Trek, Close Encounters and 2001 was palpable. These were the only sounds with enough cache to have even a chance of edging their way into the ranks of the jams String Cheese had already laid down.Watching String Cheese clear higher and higher heights year after year does more for fans than just let them know the band has it in them to continue to grow. It reminds the jam community at large that though we may exist off in our own corner of the music, world we can, and often do, make music in ways and with intentions that far outstrip the mainstream. It’s not that other bands and styles aren’t capable of reproducing these classics, but it is undeniable that what bands like The String Cheese Incident do on nights like these is remind the world that not only can bands jam, they can synergize their sounds with anything and make magic right before our eyes…and our ears of course! Oh…and they manage to look good doing it too!Setlist: The String Cheese Incident | 10/27/18 | Suwannee Hulaween | Live Oak, FloridaSet I: Birdland, Sweet Spot, Sing A New Song > These Waves > Djibouti Bump > You’ve Got The World, Colorado Bluebird SkySet II: Desert Dawn, Get To You^, Hi Ho No Show, The Big Reveal, Jellyfish, RosieSet III: Women of the Galaxy: Gimme Shelter (1), Rock Steady (2), Proud Mary (3), Killing Me Softly With His Song (4), Respect (5), Valerie (6), Heartbreaker (7), Politician (8), Baracuda (9), Get Up Stand Up (10)E: Rollover > Close Encounters Jam > Star Wars Jam > Cantina Jam > Imperial March > Star Trek Next Generation Jam > Original Star Trek Jam > 2001 > Rollover^- w/ Rhonda & Tony on vocals1- Rolling Stones cover, Lisa Fischer on vocals2- Aretha Franklin cover, Jen Hartswick on vocals and trumpet3- Tina Turner cover, Rhonda Thomas on vocals4- Roberta Flack cover, Lisa Fischer on vocals5- Aretha Franklin cover, Rhonda Thomas on vocals6- Amy Winehouse cover, Rhonda Thomas on vocals7- Pat Benatar cover, Jen Hartswick on vocals and trumpet8- Cream cover, Ann Wilson on vocals9- Heart cover, Ann Wilson on vocals10- Bob Marley, cover featuring everyoneFeaturing the Mofro Horns, Rhonda Thomas & Tony White,Jen Hartswick, Lisa Fischer, & Ann Wilson
Tony & Oscar Winner Jeremy Irons May Make an Appearance in One-Night-Only Godspell “Day by Day” the upcoming one-night-only return of Stephen Schwartz Godspell to London for the first time since it premiered there 42 years ago, gets starrier. The charity gala performance at the Lyric Theatre May 19, hosted by the previously reported original star David Essex, will now also feature at the end of the evening his fellow cast members Marti Webb, Gay Soper, Tom Saffery, Deryk Parkin and Jacquie Ann Carr. The original John the Baptist, Tony and Oscar winner Jeremy Irons, might also turn up, although that’s dependent on his filming schedule. Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Salonga, Sierra, Ramin & Samantha Barks to Make Sweet Music Together Tony winner Lea Salonga, Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Sierra Boggess and Les Miz’s Ramin Karimloo, who all toured together in Japan in 2013, are lending their talents along with other Broadway favorites and West End vets to raise money for the BBC’s Children in Need. They will be featured with Les Miz’ Samantha Barks, John Owen-Jones and others on an album of original music, Love on 42nd Street. Ben Daniels Lands Starz Series Tony nominee Ben Daniels has boarded Starz’ Flesh and Bone. According to Variety, the House of Cards alum (he played Robin Wright’s Brit lover) will star as the volatile and brilliant artistic director of a Big Apple ballet company. Daniels, who received a Tony nod for Les Liaisons Dangereuses, was last seen on Broadway in 2012’s Don’t Dress for Dinner. Production will start on Flesh and Bone this spring and the series is set to debut in 2015. Sierra Boggess Lea Salonga View Comments Ramin Karimloo Star Files
In case you still haven’t had enough of Hugh Jackman after his Tony turn, now’s your chance to see him in his return to the Great White Way! Tickets are now on sale for Jez Butterworth’s The River, starring the Tony winner and Oscar nominee. Performances begin on October 31 at the Circle in the Square Theatre. Opening night is set for November 16. Directed by Ian Rickson, The River is Butterworth’s follow-up to the Tony-nominated Jerusalem. The play, which had an acclaimed run helmed by Rickson in 2012 at London’s Royal Court Theatre, tells the story of a man and a woman in a remote cabin on the cliffs on a moonless night. Show Closed This production ended its run on Feb. 8, 2015 View Comments Related Shows The River Star Files The production will run for a limited engagement through January 25. In addition to Jackman, The River will star Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo in their Broadway debuts. Hugh Jackman
We’re just guessing here, but we think July might be the month where Colorful Colorado got its name. The wildflowers in the Rockies look amazing and we’re working hard to see as many as possible. We’ve finally got our hiking legs back for the season and our lungs have forgiven us for making them work so hard at high altitude. The snow is gone for the most part, and highest reaches of Colorado’s crags look like a scene out of The Sounds of Music. Now that summer is in full swing, it only seems fitting for another round of Gear On The Go!UCO Sitka+ LED LanternIf we’re going to put something in our van we usually want it to serve more than one purpose. The Sitka LED Lantern is the perfect lantern for cooking and getting work done in the van or at our campsite. Instead of installing permanent lighting in our van, we decided to use lighting that we could use inside and outside of the van in case we wanted to get some work done under the stars. It’s no secret that Colorado is under strict fire-bans almost statewide. That has caused us to get a little creative with our camp lighting. The Sitka+ LED Lantern from UCO has become one of our car-camping staples. When we’re camping with friends it’s nice to have a bright, fire-ban-safe lantern that will extend above our heads leaving us with enough light to play some cards or make food without blinding everyone around. The Sitka+ is 500 lumens and comes outfitted with an extendable arm that extends the height of the lanterns from 12 1/2″ up to 26″. This helps create 4 times the amount of usable light. Like most of the UCO line of lanterns, the Sitka+ features an infinity dial with a real wood inlay that allows for easy fine tuning of the light. Turn the dial to the right and the Sitka+ enters Northern Lights Mode and will cycle through the ROYGBIV colors when you’re in the mood to party. The Sitka+ also comes with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery and features a USB power output that will allow you to charge your phone or other gadgets.Mountain House Pasta Primavera #10 CanMountain House has been in the business of Freeze Dried Foods for a long time. They have been perfecting and neatly packaging some of our favorite meals such as Italian Pepper Steak, Chicken Fajitas, Ice Cream Sandwiches and more since 1969. After a long day in the mountains, you need to refuel your body with tasty and nutritious food. For that, we call upon the delicious Pasta Primavera!This hearty vegetarian dish can be whipped up in minutes like all of the Mountain House products. It consists of spiral macaroni, broccoli, cauliflower, peppers and zucchini with a parmesan cheese sauce. We like how fresh this meal tastes and how filling it is. The noodles re-constitute perfectly and really hit the spot when we need the carbs.Mountain House offers their meals in several different sizing options but we wanted to highlight the #10 can. These cans come with 10-11 servings of your favorite meal. They are perfect for group camping trips, in case of an emergency or loss of power. Sometimes we make them when our friends are too lazy for take-out. You simply add hot water to the can just like you do with the pouches, wait a few minutes and you have pasta that tastes homemade before you know it. The #10 cans have a shelf life of 30 years, making these the ultimate choice for emergency preparation.Leki Micro Vario Carbon Black SeriesIn a way, using these trekking poles is like driving a sports car. They are sleek, comfortable and very strong. These are the lightest and most comfortable poles that we have used to date. LEKI was founded in 1948 and has been on the cutting edge to ski and trekking pole technology ever since. These poles are made out of 100% carbon, making them some of the lightest and strongest poles on the market. Perfect for climbing, trail running or small tours – these “Z” style folding poles pack down and expand in a second and are easy to stash in a crowded van or gear closet. Weighing just eight ounces per pole, these are perfect for the ultralight hikers out there. Everything about using these poles is a breeze. One-button will collapse the poles in the blink of an eye. Simply extend the top shaft of the Micro Vario Carbon to extend the pole and lock it back into place. At just 15 inches long when collapsed, they fit perfectly into our gear drawers and are great for taking on a plane. If you have ever used poles while hiking then you know that straps play a huge role in overall comfort. The LEKI Skin Straps used on the Micro Vario will allow you to forget that the straps are even there. They’re THAT comfortable. The straps are also easy to adjust and lock into place. We’ve used these poles on some fairly aggressive scrambles and they have held up without any problems. These poles have a 20cm adjustment range, so they’ll fit almost everybody. LEKI also sells a woman’s version of this pole that is slightly smaller and lighter weight.
By Carolina Contreras/Diálogo September 18, 2017 Hasta cuÃ¡ndo lo dirÃ© en todos los sitios que puedo ?, no entiendo cÃ³mo los Sres. periodistas estudian tanto para cometer semejantes errores por falta de acuciosidad y conocimientos; segÃºn la Real Academia EspaÃ±ola (RAE), Pilotear significa instalar pilotes, operar, conducir o manejar un automÃ³vil , buque o aeronave, se dice Pilotar. Dejen de dar pena y confundir a los lectores por favor. No entiendo cÃ³mo los periodistas, que estudian tanto, cometen este tipo de errores por falta de acuciosidad o de conocimientos. SegÃºn la Real Academia EspaÃ±ola (RAE), Pilotear significa hincar pilotes; operar, manejar o conducir un automÃ³vil, buque o aeronave, se dice Pilotar. No confundan a la gente gente por favor Hola. No existe Capitana ni en las FFAA de Chile ser les dice asÃ. Cuan me contenta y emociona que sÃ©ndas mujeres hoy se destaquen por hacer una faena que solo hombres desempeÃ±aban y es que la mujer ya no solamente es la costilla del hombre, tambien su ayudante incondicional y felicitaciones a La >Real Fuerza AÃ©rea Chilena por hacer del sexo ” DÃ©bil” un sÃ©xo fuerte. On July 14th, two officers from the Chilean Air Force (FACh, per its Spanish acronym) completed the first flight flown solely by women. The flight crew included FACh Captain Viviana Lillo as the flight captain and FACh Captain Dagny Cubillos as co-pilot. The Boeing 737 departed from the runway at the FACh’s 10th Air Group in Santiago, headed for Puerto Montt in southern Chile. This historic voyage, led by the first graduating class of female officers with a specialization in flying heavy aircraft, logged 1,032 kilometers in a flight time of 160 minutes. “It was doubly satisfying, personally and professionally, to be on the team of this first female crew,” Capt. Lillo told Diálogo. “Also because it was my first flight as captain of an aircraft.” “Making history as a member of FACh’s first female flight was a great honor,” Capt. Cubillos told Diálogo. “We had always flown with male flight captains, so this trip was special.” The Boeing 737 is a 36-meter long, jet-propelled airplane manufactured in the United States. It is capable of transporting 118 passengers and is classified as a heavy aircraft intended for transporting passengers and cargo. For FACh, it serves the mission of being the presidential airplane. It also conducts community support missions during emergencies, natural disasters, and the transfer of patients and organs, among other uses. Training to break down barriers Women first entered FACh in 2000. That same year, then Cadet Lillo entered the institution with the dream of becoming a transport pilot. “I wanted to contribute to my country through my work and help people in the community,” she said. She graduated from the academy in 2003 and began the instrument course on trainer planes such as the Pillán. Later came tactical training as well as her specialization in transport, combat, and helicopter aircraft. Afterwards, she started gaining experience as a co-pilot on different types of missions in smaller planes such as the Twin Otter, which has a 12-person capacity. “Thanks to the rigorous training, you achieve a level of autonomy, and you get the tools needed to face these kinds of challenges,” Capt. Lillo explained. She joined FACh’s 10th Air Group in 2010 and began her specialization on the Boeing 737, which culminated in 2017 when she became the nation’s first female captain of a heavy transport flight. “My example is a way of showing women that we have no limits,” Capt. Lillo said. “We can advance in our lives and develop ourselves the same way that our male colleagues do.” Her fantasy of flying and her interest in the military led Capt. Cubillos to make a professional career of FACh, beginning 15 years ago. She has devoted the last three years to flying the Boeing 737. Still in training to become a flight captain, this co-pilot of the first female flight noted that the institution that she represents has always given her the same opportunities as her male colleagues. “Through hard work and much rigor, we are showing that we have the same capabilities,” she said. “There are no major differences.” An easy trip At the Operations Department of FACh’s 10th Air Group, a request was received for a flight to Puerto Montt on July 14th, to transfer military personnel. It was assigned to the two female pilots. At that moment, they put everything they had learned to the test. “We are not immune to mishaps, and that’s why we have to be very diligent in these duties,” Capt. Lillo said. “This is teamwork, not just us two pilots. There is a group of professionals for each flight.” “We followed all of the security steps and weather checks in order to have an easy flight and a soft landing. And it worked out,” Capt. Cubillos explained. “The condition of the aircraft, the conditions along the route and at the destination are some of the parameters that you have to study and control.” Flight hours are a key requirement for the cabin crew. In this case, they must complete a minimum of 400 hours in the plane they specialized on (the 737 model), and 900 hours in other medium-size planes. For both officers, who are also experienced in peacekeeping, rescue, and Antarctic missions, even though these trips require the same rigor, some are more meaningful than others. Flights to support the community – such as those made in order to transfer organs and patients, especially children – are the most relevant to them. Also meaningful to them are flights to assist with fighting fires such as the ones that impacted central and southern Chile in February 2017, when personnel were transferred to fight the fires. “The thanks we get from people we’ve helped in different places across the country makes this work meaningful,” Capt. Cubillos concluded.
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A Hempstead apartment building fire reportedly left an 8-year-old boy dead, 10 people injured and 250 people homeless this weekend.The injured victims were taken to local hospitals, where nine were treated for non-life threatening injuries and one victim was admitted in critical condition. Authorities did not immediately release the identity of the boy.About 300 firefighters from the Hempstead, West Hempstead, Rockville Centre, Baldwin, Uniondale, Elmont, Roosevelt, Franklin Square, Lawrence/Cedarhurst, South Hempstead, North Merrick, East Meadow, Mineola and North Bellmore fire departments responded to the blaze on St. Paul Road North at 6:22 a.m. Saturday.Arson/Bomb Squad detectives and the Nassau County Fire Marshall determined that the fire, which started in a 3rd floor apartment, was not suspicious, although the cause is undetermined. The investigation is continuing.
20SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Mike Reuter Mike Reuter is the Executive Director of the Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions, the 501c3 charitable nonprofit that supports the World Council of Credit Unions in its mission of providing … Web: https://www.woccu.org Details I must admit, I was a little apprehensive. Not having been a world traveler prior to my new role at the World Council, the only thing I knew about Kenya was what I read in books and saw on National Geographic. Less than two months in the job and I was about to step off tIhe plane, embarking on my first Field Engagement experience. While I knew it would be impactful, I had no idea it would change my life and reinforce how special the cooperative movement is. The words of Cameron Dickey, President/CEO of Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union summed it up perfectly: “We are the torch bearers of the CU movement…we all bear that responsibility, just as Desjardin and Filene did before us. Going on a field engagement, supporting World Council, it’s not charity. We will learn more than we give, from the international models of our cooperative peers, and this work reflects the BEST qualities of our movement, our legacy, and what makes us different from for-profit institutions.”Field Engagements are pre-planned trips, offered by the World Council of Credit Unions to individuals looking to take a deeper, close-up look at the international credit union movement. They are meant to study, serve, and support the work of our international peers, exchanging knowledge, providing solutions, and forging relationships that provide dual benefit, to the visitor and host alike. Like many other immersive programs, a special bond is forged among U.S. and international colleagues and participants. The World Council offers these engagements annually, inviting professionals to join us and see our projects in person, to study the evolution of a credit union movement in a different country and gain a new perspective, a new approach. Quite often, a field engagement is offered as a result in response to a natural disaster that has affected a credit union system. In September, the Dominica system hosted an impromptu field engagement to assess rebuilding credit unions branches and to provide strategic direction with consolidation and ag. lending. The field engagement model can be both structured and nimble to respond to respective credit union system needs.The next evolutionary step in the Field Engagement model is customization. Several credit unions seek to leverage the field engagement experience to give their employees, at all levels of the credit union, a broader, global perspective. Rolling up their sleeves and working side by side with their international peers toward solving a challenge is a priceless exercise, one that cannot be taught by other digital channels. World Council, with its relationships and expertise, can provide this learning experience.From Kenya, I was able to understand how the entire SACCO (a Kenyan credit union) ecosystem works, its unique challenges and the creative strategies to overcome them. I saw a proud, dedicated group of professionals, with integrated diversity at all levels, inclusive of women and youth, and always, putting the member’s needs first. I got a balanced blend of using my mind and body, engaged in strategic discussions one day, rolling up my sleeves to dig a hole to plant a banana tree the next. As a newbie to the credit union movement, the World Council’s field engagement trip gave me the global perspective I needed to compare challenges and solutions created between the U.S. and international movements, and to derive a deeper sense of the World Council’s place and purpose between it all.For a deeper dive into how to get started on creating a customized field engagement to grow your credit union’s perspective, please reach out to the Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions staff and visit our field engagement page at DoGlobalGood.org/volunteer.Cameron Dickey, colleague, friend, and CEO/President of Cy-Fair Credit Union (Houston, TX) playing with orphans of the Busia Children’s Compassionate Centre, funded and supported by credit unions, who answered the call in 2006 to aid orphans of Busia Town, Kenya.