Joyce M Judy named CCV president

first_imgThe Vermont State Colleges (VSC) Board of Trustees has named Joyce M Judy as president of Community College of Vermont (CCV).  Currently serving as interim president of CCV, Judy was selected as permanent president following a national search that began last November. Judy’s appointment was a unanimous decision of the board and it is effective immediately.VSC board chair Gary Moore said that, “The VSC trustees are excited about Judy’s selection and are impressed with her capacity to lead CCV in its role in delivering excellent, affordable education for Vermonters.” Tim Donovan, Chancellor of the VSC, concurred, stating ”Judy brings an excellent track record in partnership-building, organizational development and energetic leadership. CCV has a bright future ahead.”VSC Trustee Gordon Winters, who chaired the search committee, said that the committee‚s nation-wide recruitment efforts brought in an excellent pool of more than 50 candidates. Four candidates visited the College for an extensive interview process, and two candidates interviewed before the board. Judy was selected at the VSC Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday.Judy succeeds Tim Donovan as CCV president, a role Donovan left to become VSC Chancellor and she has served as interim president since last July.She began her career at CCV in 1983 as a coordinator of academic services at the college’s Springfield office.  She subsequently served as dean of students and became CCV’s first provost in 2001.She earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of New Hampshire and received her master’s degree in Organization and Management from Antioch New England Graduate School. She is the 1996 recipient of Vermont Women in Higher Education’s Jackie Gribbons Leadership Award.Judy has been active with the New England Association of Schools and Colleges having served on several accreditation teams for colleges throughout New England.  She has served on several boards including Central Vermont Community Action Council and Eastern States Exposition in Springfield, Massachusetts.Judy has been a driving force behind many of CCV’s successful partnerships. With the VSC, VSAC, the State of Vermont, the Nellie Mae Foundation, the New England Federal Credit Union, and the Vermont Community Foundation, she led the development of the Rise to the Challenge program which gives more than 1,400 high school students each year the opportunity to explore college. She spearheaded the Career Readiness Certificate program, in collaboration with the Vermont Departments of Labor and Economic Development, which provides workforce readiness training throughout the state. She helped develop the partnership between CCV and Johnson State College (JSC) to deliver JSC‚s External Degree Program, offering bachelor degree options to students statewide through all CCV locations.Within CCV, Judy has been instrumental in advancing the college’s organizational development. Under her leadership, CCV recently implemented career ladder advancement opportunities for administrative staff to help ensure that the college supports and retains its talented employees. As dean of students, she championed efforts to better serve students with disabilities and fostered student participation in college activities through CCV’s Student Advisory Boards and the VSC‚s Student Association. As provost, she led efforts to advance the college‚s technology agenda as well as increase faculty involvement in academic affairs.“CCV is a college that is ripe for growth and opportunity,” said Donovan, “and this was an extremely attractive presidency for the candidates we met in the process. Judy has the confidence and respect of the CCV community and our many partners, and her candidacy proved that she is exceptionally qualified to lead CCV into its next stage of development.”An avid runner and cyclist, Judy also enjoys the outdoors through her work on the family farm, McNamara Dairy, in Plainfield, New Hampshire. She lives in Waterbury with her husband, Ben Judy.Source: CCV. 3.19.2010###last_img read more

Malls may close, cinemas to remain shut as Jakarta reimposes PSBB

first_img“We’ve learned a lot over the past seven months. We’ll follow the government, as it knows the situation better,” Djonny said as quoted by kompas.com.”We’re in tatters right now, but we should not put blame on anybody,” he added.Previously, Djonny said the association had established several health protocol plans for the reopening of cinemas and had presented them to the city administration.”We’ve gone through a long process, such as making a proposal and presenting it. We just need to wait for the right timing,” he said.Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan announced on Wednesday that the administration would reimpose a stricter PSBB policy as COVID-19 cases in the capital continued to rise. He said the policy would come into effect on Monday.As of Friday, Jakarta had confirmed 51,635 COVID-19 cases, with 11,696 active cases and 1,365 fatalities.Read also: Medical association advises 3-week PSBB period for JakartaThe capital city has seen a spike in new infections in the past few weeks, which has strained the city’s healthcare system.The isolation and intensive care unit (ICU) bed occupancy rates in the capital reached 77 percent and 83 percent respectively on Wednesday. The city has 4,053 isolation room beds and 528 ICU beds remaining.The Jakarta Health Agency predicted that the city would run out of hospital beds for COVID-19 patients by December if cases continued to increase at the current pace and if no intervention were made to increase hospital capacity. (nal)Topics : Shopping malls in Jakarta will likely cease operation for a second time when large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) are reinstated in the capital on Monday, an official has said.”In the early stage of PSBB back in March, the Jakarta administration also temporarily shut down shopping malls,” Jakarta Tourism and Creative Economy Agency acting head Gumilar Ekalaya said on Thursday.The malls’ daily needs retailers, such as supermarkets, might be allowed to stay open, he said, while restaurants inside shopping malls might be permitted to provide delivery services only. The Jakarta administration will postpone its plan to reopen movie theaters in the city.”We’ll put off the cinema reopening plan,” Gumilar said, adding that officials were awaiting the issuance of a gubernatorial regulation detailing the PSBB measures.Indonesian Cinema Owners Association (GPBSI) head Djonny Syafruddin said the association was ready to follow the Jakarta administration’s instructions.Read also: Satellite cities undecided about following Jakarta with strict virus curbslast_img read more

Swedish boycott leads to cancellation of Four Nations Tournament

first_img The Swedish Ice Hockey Federation has canceled the Four Nations women’s hockey tournament in November because it can’t guarantee its players’ participation due to an ongoing pay dispute.  Sweden’s top players boycott their national teamThe federation announced the decision on Friday and noted that the uncertainty regarding their players’ status has made it difficult for the three other  competing nations to make travel plans. The tournament was scheduled to feature teams from Finland, the United States, and Canada. Sweden’s top players are boycotting their national team because they are unhappy over pay and working conditions.Read | FIFA Women’s World Cup: Netherlands Defeat Sweden, Enters FinalsThe players skipped a Five Nations tournament held in Finland in August because of the strike, and have yet to agree on a new contract with the federation. They have also formed a union and raised numerous complaints about their previous deal, which expired in April. Players are unhappy over their compensation, while also having to fit work and family schedules around national team requirements.Other complaints included travel conditions and schedules, the short and long-term vision for women’s hockey in Sweden and a perceived lack of respect.Read | Pakistan Hockey Team Coach Khawaja Junaid Faces Revolt From TeamThe Swedish players are following in the steps of U.S. women’s national team members who were successful in landing better compensation after threatening to boycott the 2017 World Championships being held on American soil.PWHPA’s supportIn May, more than 200 of the world’s top players pledged to boycott playing in North America this season in a push to establish a women’s professional league with what they say must be a sustainable economic model. They have since formed a union, the Professional Women’s Hockey Players’ Association, to represent them. The Swedish players have the PWHPA’s support.Read | Netizens Hail This Indian Hockey Player As She Continued To Play In The FIH Series Finals Hockey Tournament Despite Her Father’s Demise“It’s tough to see, for sure, but I think it really speaks to the fact that we are all only as strong as our weakest link,” PWHPA board member Liz Knox wrote in a text to The Associated Press. “We support them striving for better because, in the end, women’s hockey as a whole will be better for it.”Anders Larsson, Chairman of the Swedish Ice Hockey Federation, last month said that the boycott is damaging the brand of the country’s hockey team and is a failure for both the federation and the Swedish team.Read: ‘Exceptional Game, Excellent Outcome!’: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Congratulates Indian Women’s Hockey Team As They Win FIH Series Finals Tournament COMMENT FOLLOW US Manogya Singh LIVE TV Written Bycenter_img Last Updated: 13th September, 2019 23:56 IST Swedish Boycott Leads To Cancellation Of Four Nations Tournament The Swedish Ice Hockey Federation has canceled the Four Nations women’s hockey tournament in November because it can’t guarantee its players’ participation WATCH US LIVE SUBSCRIBE TO US First Published: 13th September, 2019 21:52 ISTlast_img read more