The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association is a collegiate athletic conference consisting of black colleges and universities. CIAA institutions are affiliated at the Division II level of the National Collegiate Athletic Association; the twelve member institutions are located along the central portion of the East Coast of the United States of the United States, in the states of Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Because a majority of the members are in North Carolina, the CIAA moved its headquarters to Charlotte, North Carolina from Hampton, Virginia in August 2015; the CIAA sponsors 16 annual championships and is divided into Northern and Southern divisions for some sports. The most notable CIAA sponsored championship is the CIAA Basketball Tournament which has become one of the largest college basketball events in the nation; the CIAA, founded on the campus of Hampton Institute in 1912, is the oldest African-American athletic conference in the United States. It was known as the Colored Intercollegiate Athletic Association and adopted its current name in December 1950.
The conference is composed predominantly of Historically Black Colleges and Universities spanning the east coast from Pennsylvania to South Carolina. Founding leaders were Allen Washington and C. H. Williams of Hampton Institute. E. Atkins, Charles Frazier, H. P. Hargrave of Shaw University. W. Barco and J. W. Pierce of Virginia Union University. Football is experiencing a major resurgence after going through a period of decline at several member universities. Football was absent from the campus of Saint Augustine's University for nearly three decades, before getting reinstated by the administration in 2002. Shaw University brought back its football program in 2003, following a hiatus of 24 years. Lincoln University, a charter member, added varsity football in 2008 and was readmitted to the CIAA after nearly three decades in Division III. Chowan University joined the CIAA in 2008 for football only. On October 14, 2008, the CIAA Board of Directors admitted Chowan as a full member effective July 1, 2009, the first non-HBCU to play in the conference.
On August 27, 2012, the CIAA announced the appointment of Jacqie Carpenter, the first African-American female commissioner to hold the position. In 2014, a collection of records, including the original 1912 documents leading to the formation of the CIAA and meeting minutes from 1913 to 1922, were sold at auction after being discovered in a storage locker; the lot sold for $11,500 to an unnamed bidder. On May 22, 2018, Chowan University announced its athletic department will realign with the Conference Carolinas as a full-member while maintaining an associate relationship with the CIAA for both football and women's bowling. Chowan — football was an affiliate member in 2008–09. Chowan — will realign with the Conference Carolinas for most sports beginning in the 2019–20 school year while maintaining an associate membership with the CIAA for both football and women's bowling. Winston-Salem State — left after the 2005–06 season, re-joined in the 2010–11 season. For some sports, the following division alignment goes as follows: CIAA North — Bowie State, Elizabeth City State, Virginia State, Virginia Union CIAA South — Claflin, Fayetteville State, Johnson C.
Smith, Saint Augustine's, Winston-Salem State Full member Full member Associate member Associate member Chowan University competes as an associate member of Conference Carolinas in baseball and men's tennis, as well as three other men's sports not sponsored by the CIAA. ‡ — D-I sport Chowan University competes as an associate member of Conference Carolinas in women's tennis, plus four other women's sports not sponsored by the CIAA. The CIAA is the first NCAA Division II conference to have its tournament televised as part of Championship Week on ESPN. Over 100,000 fans and spectators are in attendance annually and it has become one of the largest college basketball events in the nation. During the week of the tournament, there are many high-profile social and celebratory events associated with the event; the last day of the tournament is known as "Super Saturday" in which the men's and women's tournament champions are crowned. For 15 years, the tournament had an annual $55 million economic impact on Charlotte, North Carolina and was the largest event held in the city every year.
The conference was offered better incentives to move it to Baltimore, Maryland, where it will be held beginning in 2021. One of the signature events of "Super Saturday" at the CIAA Basketball Tournament is the Cheer Exhibition. At the exhibition, CIAA cheer squads showcase elaborate routines to entertain spectators and display their talents; every cheerleading team in the CIAA is a "Stomp-N-Shake" squad, a unique style of cheer, most common among predominately African-American schools and colleges located in the East Coast region. The CIAA is one of the only conferences in the country that has an annual All-Conference Cheerleading Team; the All-Conference Cheerleading Team is a recognition bestowed on select cheerleaders in the conference that exemplify the epitome of school spirit, leadership and academic excellence. Official website
Preston 28 February 1980 is a live album by English post-punk band Joy Division featuring a performance on 28 February 1980 at The Warehouse, Preston. The album was released on 24 May 1999 in the UK by record label NMC Music and in the US on 13 July 1999; the image on the cover is a scrambled photo of the venue. Preston 28 February 1980 was released on 24 May 1999 in the UK by record label NMC Music and 13 July 1999 in the US, it was released in a "boxed set", packaged with the Les Bains Douches album. CMJ Music Monthly called it "an exceptionally intense gig that goes much further toward demonstrating the importance of the short-lived band". Pitchfork described the recording as "bafflingly low-quality", the gig has been described by members of the band as "the worst fucking show we did". All tracks are written by Joy Division. Preston 28 February 1980 at Discogs
Ousseynou Thioune is a Senegalese international footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for French Ligue 2 club Sochaux. Born in Dakar, Thioune started his career with Diambars, he took part of the club's Ligue 2 winning campaign in 2011, as well in their Premier League and League Cup accolades in 2013 and 2016, respectively. Thioune joined Botola's Ittihad Tanger in August 2016, he made his professional debut late in the month. He was among the squad during the 2017–18 season, crowned champions for the first time ever. On 18 December 2018, Thioune agreed to a six-month contract with Segunda División side Gimnàstic de Tarragona. In July 2019 he signed for French club Sochaux. Thioune made his full international debut for Senegal on 31 May 2014, coming on as a second-half substitute for Dame Diop in a 2–2 friendly draw against Colombia at the Estadio Pedro Bidegain in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Called up by the under-23 side for the 2015 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations held in his homeland, he was an undisputed starter until the semifinals, when he was sent off for handballing inside the box in a match against Nigeria.
Thioune's elder brother Mame Saher is a footballer. A central defender, both played together at Ittihad Tanger in 2017; as of 16 June 2019 As of 18 November 2018 Diambars Senegal Premier League: 2013 Senegalese Super Cup: 2011, 2012, 2013 Senegalese League Cup: 2016 Senegal Ligue 2: 2011Ittihad Tanger Botola: 2017–18 Senegal U23 African Games: 2015 Ousseynou Thioune at BDFutbol Ousseynou Thioune at Soccerway
The National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office New Orleans/Baton Rouge, Louisiana is a National Weather Service office located in Slidell, Louisiana. The National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office New Orleans/Baton Rouge has its origins in a U. S. Army Signal Service office opened in Downtown New Orleans on October 4, 1870. A hurricane forecast center operated in the New Orleans office from 1935 until 1966, when its responsibilities were transferred to the National Hurricane Center. In 1979, the New Orleans forecast office moved to Slidell, merging with the radar observatory that had operated there since 1972. In 1993, the Baton Rouge forecast office was closed and its functions were transferred to the office in Slidell; the National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office New Orleans/Baton Rouge, Louisiana provides programming for 6 NOAA Weather Radio stations. KHB43 is a NOAA Weather Radio station that serves New Orleans metropolitan area and surrounding cities, it is programmed from the National Weather Service forecast offices in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana with its transmitter located in New Orleans.
It broadcasts weather and hazard information for the following Parishes: Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa. WXL41 is a NOAA Weather Radio station that serves the extreme southern part of the New Orleans metropolitan area and can be heard over 40 miles into the Gulf of Mexico, it is programmed from the National Weather Service forecast offices in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana with its transmitter located in Buras. It broadcasts weather and hazard information for the following Parishes: Jefferson, Plaquemines. Broadcasting activities of WXL41 began on August 17, 2005. 24-Hour weather broadcasts at this transmitter include the marine and fishing forecasts for the Grand Isle and Port Fourchon communities. Less than 2 weeks WXL41's transmitter was knocked off the air by Hurricane Katrina. Service was restored in early 2006 by a way of back-up generator until full power was restored. KHB46 is a NOAA Weather Radio station that serves surrounding cities.
It is programmed from the National Weather Service forecast offices in New Orleans, Louisiana with its transmitter located in Baton Rouge. It broadcasts weather and hazard information for Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, West Baton Rouge, & West Feliciana Parishes in Louisiana. KIH21 is a NOAA Weather Radio station that serves the Biloxi-Gulfport-Pascagoula Metropolitan area as well as 40 miles into the Gulf of Mexico, it is programmed from the National Weather Service forecast office in New Orleans/Baton Rouge, Louisiana with its transmitter located in the Gulfport, Mississippi. It broadcasts weather and hazard information for the following counties: George, Harrison, Pearl River, Stone. KIH23 is a NOAA Weather Radio station that serves Morgan City and vicinity as well as part of the Lafayette Metro Area, it is programmed from the National Weather Service forecast offices in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana with its transmitter located in Morgan City.
It broadcasts weather and hazard information for the following Parishes: Ascension, Iberia, Lafourche, St. James, Lower St. Martin, St. Mary, Terrebonne. KIH23's tower was destroyed by Hurricane Gustav during the Labor Day weekend in 2008. A temporary tower was in place at a lower height and power until a new transmitter was constructed on December 2008. WNG521 is a NOAA Weather Radio station that provides weather and hazard information for the following Parishes in Louisiana: Washington, St. Tammany, St. Helena, as well as Pike, Marion and Pearl River, counties in Mississippi. National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge Forecast Office NOAA Weather Radio Coverage Maps New Orleans/Baton Rouge NOAA Weather Radio
Buechner & Orth was a St. Paul, Minnesota-based architectural firm that designed buildings in Minnesota and surrounding states, including 13 courthouses in North Dakota, it was the subject of a 1979 historic resources study. Charles W. Buechner, the founding partner, was born in Germany in 1859, he emigrated to the United States in 1874 and worked for a time at the Northern Pacific Railway as a surveyor and civil engineer becoming the Superintendent of Tracks and Bridges. He left the Northern Pacific and studied architecture under noted Minnesota architect Clarence H. Johnston Sr.. In 1892, he founded the firm Jacobson with partner John H. Jacobson, they designed at least three Minnesota courthouses in the popular Richardsonian Romanesque style. In 1902, John Jacobson died, so Buechner formed a new partnership with Henry W. Orth, a recent Norwegian immigrant, they designed the Pierce County Courthouse in the Neoclassical Revival style popularized by the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893. In the next 25 years, they designed at least 19 other courthouses in this style.
Douglas County Courthouse Jackson County Courthouse Kanabec County Courthouse, by predecessor firm Buechner & Jacobson Lac qui Parle County Courthouse, Buechner & Jacobson Madison City Hall Otter Tail County Courthouse Ramsey County Poor Farm Barn Swift County Courthouse, Buechner & Jacobson Wilkin County Courthouse First National Bank of Glasgow Grand Forks County Courthouse, NRHP-listed Dickey County Courthouse Divide County Courthouse Fargo Theatre Foster County Courthouse La Moure County Courthouse McHenry County Courthouse McIntosh County Courthouse Mountrail County Courthouse Pembina County Courthouse Pierce County Courthouse Richland County Courthouse Sargent County Courthouse Traill County Courthouse St. Alexius Hospital, Bismarck, 1914 Building St. Alexius Hospital, Nurses Home VCSU Vangstad Auditorium?, Valley City, 1907 Building Deuel County Courthouse and Jail McPherson County Courthouse Roberts County Courthouse Pierce County Courthouse West Bay Club
Sir Alastair Muir Russell is a Scottish retired civil servant and former Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Glasgow, Chairman of the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland. Russell was born on 9 January 1949 in Glasgow and educated at the High School of Glasgow, the city's grammar school, at the University of Glasgow, where he took a First in Natural Philosophy, he joined the Scottish Office in 1970 and became Secretary of the Scottish Development Agency on its establishment in Glasgow in 1975. He was Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Scotland from 1981 to 1983 and was seconded to the Cabinet Office in 1990, he was appointed Permanent Secretary at The Scottish Office in May 1998, to the Scottish Executive since its establishment in 1999. He took office as Principal of the University of Glasgow on 1 October 2003, but attracted much criticism for his handling of the 2006 lecturers' strike, as well as attempts to close the University's Crichton Campus in Dumfries and for receiving pay rises which were much greater than the rate of inflation.
He retired in October 2009, was succeeded by Professor Anton Muscatelli, former Vice-Principal of the University and former Principal of Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. On 7 October 2008, Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill announced Sir Muir would succeed Sir Neil McIntosh as Chairman of the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland. In December 2009 he was appointed to head an independent investigation into allegations concerning the Climatic Research Unit email controversy; the inquiry reported on 7 July 2010 clearing the UEA of the allegations. The "rigour and honesty" of the scientists at the Climatic Research Unit were found not to be in doubt. However, the panel concluded the scientists were insufficiently open about their work and unhelpful and defensive in response to freedom of information requests. Notable scholars and experts, including John Beddington and Myles Allen, welcomed the findings of the inquiry and stated that the climate scientists had been cleared of the allegations of misconduct, while Patrick Michaels disagreed.
Russell is married to Eileen Mackay a former Scottish Office civil servant who left the civil service and became, amongst other interests, a director of the Royal Bank of Scotland. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2000 and holds honorary degrees from the University of Glasgow, University of Edinburgh and the University of Strathclyde, he was appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath in the Queen's Birthday Honours in 2001