New Conference and Event Center at Champlain College

first_imgBURLINGTON, Vt.–Champlain College in Burlington has established a new Conference and Event Centera one-stop shop that coordinates a full range of services and amenities for conferences and group events. The new center puts a special emphasis on educational and corporate training events with coordinated use of the College’s high-tech facilities.An experienced professional planner coordinates events on campus at any time of year, including the summer months. Facilities serve 5-500 people, with convenient proximity to downtown Burlington.”The Champlain College campus provides a combination of amenities and setting that just can’t be found anywhere else at rates that are extremely competitive,” said Linda Wheeler, who has been named the director of the new center. The College has earned awards for its creative and successful blending of Victorian-era mansions and high-tech academic and residential buildings. The campus also offers million-dollar views of Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains.Services include wireless meeting and conference rooms with electronic and interactive whiteboards and a variety of multimedia software and equipment. Campus lodging includes the Main Street Suites and Conference Center, with suites of four single bedrooms, a kitchen and bath, and a common living room. State-of-the-art academic facilities feature the latest technologies, while catering meets the highest culinary standards.Champlain Colleges Conference and Event Center can be reached at [email protected](link sends e-mail), www.champlain.edu/eventcenter/(link is external) or call (802) 651-5957 or toll-free at (866) 872-3603.last_img read more

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Brazil and Argentina Create Bilateral Organization for Cyber Defense Cooperation

first_imgBy Dialogo September 19, 2013 Conversations about closer cooperation in the cyber arena took place during a two-day official visit by Brazilian Minister of Defense Celso Amorim and his team to Argentina on September 12, as guests of his Argentine counterpart Agustín Rossi. During the meeting, the ministers stated their support to multilateral cooperation initiatives among member countries of UNASUR’s South American Defense Council. Brazil and Argentina announced the creation of a bilateral organization aimed at analyzing cyber defense cooperation actions. The neighboring country will send a team of civilian and military specialists to Brazil in November, in order to learn about the activities and projects conducted by the Brazilian Army’s Cyber Defense Center. An interest of expanding scientific cooperation between the countries that share Antarctic territory was also discussed, as well as the idea to create a South American Defense School, with different initiatives in the field of defense that are applied in regional countries. center_img The Brazilian Minister visited the Argentine Naval Industrial Complex (CINAR), and he also met the Argentine Minister of Foreign Affairs Héctor Timerman. The Brazilian Ambassador in Buenos Aires, Everton Vargas, and his team, supported the official visit. The head of Brazil’s Cyber Defense Center, General José Carlos dos Santos, was also a part of Amorim’s team in Buenos Aires.last_img read more

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ESM, F-M bowlers split neighborhood clash

first_imgAlready with two early-season wins in the books, the East Syracuse Minoa boys bowling team sought to build on that success as it continued to get used to its new home venue at Strike-N-Spare Lanes.And this included a head-to-head match Friday between the Spartans and its neighbors from Fayetteville-Manlius, who came to Strike-N-Spare and would end up splitting a pair of 2-1 decisions.The boys Spartans beat the Hornets behind Chris Bayly’s 637 series, with games of 238 and 234, and a 611 series from Tyler Talarico, helped by Kobie Gibson (598 series) and Brett Smith (553 series). F-M still had the top individual effort from Kevin Winschel, who shot a closing 264 during his 651 series. Aiden Koss was close behind, with a 236 and 214 in his 626 set.The girls match would go 2-1 in F-M’s favor, though, helped by Shelby Miner’s 247 game that kicked off a 550 series.Consistent efforts by Kendra Elliot (486 series), Samantha Estock (443 series) and Lydia Chase (431 series) helped overcome ESM’s America Carhart shooting a 622 series with games of 226 and 234 to start out. Back on Tuesday, ESM faced Liverpool, where the Spartans took a 3-0 defeat to the Warriors. Bayly still had a 634 series, while Smith got a 594 series as Talarico had a 547 set and Kobie Gibson a 536 series.But Liverpool had some big efforts, especially from Dylan Roberson, who shot 267, 244 and 258 for a league-best 758 series as Josh Winzens had 10 strikes in a 288 during his 713 set.The ESM girls also lost 3-0 to Liverpool, though Carhart did have a 541 series fueled by a 202 opening game. The Warriors got a 577 series from Ashley Hardy, a 561 from Mackenzie Gill and a 556 from Makenzi Ormsby.F-M began its week by splitting its match with Central Square in its home opener at Green Lakes Lanes. During the girls Hornets’ 3-0 win over the Redhawks, Miner stood out, with games of 246 and 242 on her way to a 590 series.Elliot finished with a 183 game to cap her 485 series. Chase contributed a 470 series and 178 high game as Estock had a 418 series and Hannah Smith added a 401 set.F-M’s boys lost 2-1 to Central Square in a match full of superlative individual efforts, Winschel putting together a 725 series that included games of 250, 248 and 227.Koss recorded 10 strikes in his 289 game that was part of a 719 series, but the Redhawks had four players shoot series of 508 or better, led by Dimitri Queior, who started with a 269 and got a three-game total of 718.Bishop Grimes got a sweep over Weedsport last Monday at Strike-N-Spare. The boys match went 5-2 in the Cobras’ favor as Joe Belton earned a 514 series and 188 opening game, while Alex Williams got a 169 game to wrap his 466 set.And in the Grimes girls’ 7-0 win over Weedsport, Olivia Coppola led the way, shooting a three-game total of 408 with a high game of 167. Izabella Kinsey added a 303 series.Grimes then lost a pair of matches to Solvay on Wednesday. The girls 7-0 defeat did see Coppola earn a 196 game and 479 series,An undefeated Solvay boys team handled Grimes 7-0, overcoming Matt Rogers’ 191 game and 525 series as Ethan Bigelow paced the Bearcats with a three-game total of 567.Christian Brothers Academy faced Homer last Wednesday, with the girls Brothers moving to 4-0 on the season by sweeping the Trojans 7-0.Eliana Occhino closed with a 238 game in her 556 series as Rachel Farella opened with a 197 in her 467 set and Cadence Malicek contributed a three-game total of 462.In the boys match, CBA lost to Homer by that same 7-0 margin, with Tavish Johnston leading the Brothers by shooting a 454 series.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditComment on this Story center_img Tags: Bishop GrimesbowlingCBAESMF-Mlast_img read more

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