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William H. Turner Technical Arts High School

William H. Turner Technical Arts High School referred to as Turner Tech, is a secondary technical school located at 10151 NW 19th Avenue in West Little River, unincorporated Miami-Dade County, Florida. Turner Tech is located behind Miami Central High School. According to US news, William H. Turner Technical Arts High School is ranked #2574 in the National Rankings and earned a silver medal; as of July 21, 2017, Turner Tech's principal is Uwezo Frasier. The school is part of the Miami Dade Public Schools magnet program. Turner Tech was founded in 1993 and was named after William H. Turner, former chairperson of the Miami-Dade County School Board and a former member of the Florida State Legislature. Turner, along with Roger C. Cuevas, had a dream to construct a school that would provide academic and technical skills to prepare youth for the 21st century. Turner Tech operates as a small high school, with 1,800 students. Turner Tech is a technical school. Turner Tech is one of the first high schools to separate each job criteria in different branches.

Students work in groups within each academy. The academies are: Academy of Criminal Justice Academy of Entertainment Technology Academy of Business Finance Academy of Information Technology Academy of Medical Science Academy of Veterinary Science & Agricultural Technology Academy of Instructional Research The academic course is integrated into the career major the student has chosen. Students chose a career academy during their freshman year. By completing a sequence of technical courses, they gain certification in one or more related careers. All students assemble an active career portfolio. Under each academy, students participate in hands-on experiences in actual workplaces and school-based interests. For each academy there is different color; the corresponding colors are: Academy of Entertainment Technology: Black Academy of Medical Sciences: Navy Blue Academy of Veterinary Science and Agricultural Technology: Forest Green Academy of Information Technology and Entrepreneurship: Royal Blue Academy of Criminal Justice: Gray Academy of Business and Finance: Burgundy The student body makeup is 33 percent male and 67 percent female, the total minority enrollment is 99 percent.

Turner Technical Arts High School is 86% Black, 9% Hispanic, 2% White, 3% other. The Academy of Entertainment Technology focuses on television broadcasting and production, most creativity. AET gets footage for films, edits films, makes news broadcasts, creates a variety of independent movies to submit to competitions. AET is divided into two different sub-categories: Television Production. AET's Skills USA is; the students compete with other schools on speed editing and script making. AET used to include Turner Tech's only automotive program. Although Diesel Technology was the only AET program to win VICA competitions at the time it was cut from the school in the middle of the school year of 2003-2004; this prompted all the "Diesel Boys" to join other programs. Most either transferred to Agriscience; the Academy of Medical Sciences at Turner Tech provides an excellent education for high school students who want to make a difference in the ever-advancing and demanding field of health care. The academy's programs provides several diverse career paths which prepares students for employment or advanced training in the health industry for a wide variety of medical professions with job-related training and a solid academic curriculum including National Industry certification.

Students receive hands-on training in Turner Tech's well-equipped training labs and classrooms with pediatrics and human patient simulators. They serve as interns at healthcare sites, such as hospitals, medical offices and medical libraries. Students attending the Health Academy can earn much more than a high school diploma; the Health Academy offers students the opportunity to join national professional organizations, such as HOSA-Future Health Professionals and the National Association of Health Unit Coordinators. Turner Tech HOSA, the Career Technical Student Organization HOSA-Future Health Professionals chapter at Turner Tech, boasts one of the largest membership counts in the national organization; the organization gives its members the opportunities to compete in a myriad of competitions that span the breadth of the health occupations field, provides its members the opportunity to lead the organization at regional and national levels. The Academy of Medical Sciences provides its students with seven programs including the new Advanced Medical Sciences Program, which simulates the rigors and academic intensity of medical school and a top-level medical career.

The program is selective and candidates must go through an application and interview process, in an effort to secure one of 25 seats. The Agriscience Academy, or Ag for short, encourages students to play a role in society that deals with agriculture such as livestock and horticulture. In the Animal Science and Services program, students handle livestock such as cattle, in order to better understand the meat industry as well as the veterinary field of large animals. Animals include pigs, sheep and breeding cattle. Students attend local fairs like the Miami-Dade County Fair and the State Fair in Tampa

Sinch (company)

Sinch is a telecommunications and cloud communications platform as a service company. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sinch has offices in over 30 cities worldwide, including Atlanta, Madrid, San Francisco and Sydney. Sinch was founded in May 2014 by Andreas Bernström in Stockholm and San Francisco; the technology behind Rebtel, Sinch was spun-out with $12 million in funding, focusing on the mobile first, app developer market. Sinch launched its Voice and Instant Messaging products in May 2014, launched their SMS API product at the end of 2014. In 2016, CLX Communications acquired Sinch for a total consideration of SEK 138.9 million on a debt-free basis. Founded in 2008, CLX acquired numerous companies in the industry between 2009 and 2018. In February 2019, it was announced that CLX had "launched a new corporate brand and visual identity" to unify all its business units under the same name. After acquiring Sinch in 2016, they have now leveraged the brand name to encompass the entire company to "more and its current offerings and mission".

Sinch has inherited the history of CLX Communications and is considered a different brand to the one launched in 2014. CLX completed an initial public offering and were listed on Nasdaq Stockholm in October 2015. Since February 2019, the company can be found on the Mid Cap list under the Technology sector under the ticker'SINCH'; the Sinch platform was based on Voice over IP, WebRTC, PSTN, SMS, Verification and Instant Messaging technologies to power its products and provides an SDK for developers to add to their app and get access to the Sinch product range. This is available for Android and JavaScript. Since the Sinch brand name was leveraged by CLX Communications, their product portfolio has grown to encompass services such as Rich Communications Services thanks to the strategic partnership between CLX and Google in 2017, as well as an operator portfolio inherited from Symsoft, a company acquired by CLX in 2009. Sinch was listed as Lead411's 2014 Hottest San Francisco Companies, CEO and Founder Andreas was announced as one of The 9 Most Innovative People in VoIP in 2014.

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DIC Corporation

DIC Corporation is Japanese chemical company, specializing in the development and sale of inks, polymers, specialty plastics and compounds and biochemicals. It was founded in 1908 as Kawamura Ink Manufactory, renamed to Kawamura Kijuro Shoten in 1915, incorporated as Dainippon Printing Ink Manufacturing in 1937 and renamed to Dainippon Ink and Chemicals in 1962 before the name was changed to the present name DIC Corporation in 2008 on the occasion of its 100th anniversary; the company slogan "Color & Comfort By Chemistry" suggests that DIC products should deliver color and comfort to daily life. The company operates worldwide and includes the Sun Chemical corporation, based in the Americas and Europe. DIC in Japan has 10 plants in Japan, located in Tokyo, Hokuriku, Kashima, Shiga, Komaki and Tatebayashi; the main research laboratory in Japan is located in Sakura, Chiba cooperating with DIC development centers in China and the Sun Chemical Group's research laboratories. The company is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

1908 Founded as Kawamura Ink Manufactory 1937 Incorporated Dainippon Printing Ink Manufacturing 1950 Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange 1962 Merged with Japan Reichhold, changed Company name to Dainippon Ink and Chemicals 1986 Acquired Sun Chemical's Graphic Art Material Dept. 1987 Acquired Reichhold Chemicals, Inc. 1999 Acquired Totalfina S. A.’s Printing Ink Dept. 2005 Sold Reichhold 2008 Changed Company name to DIC Corporation 2009 Established DIC Graphics, joint venture with Dai Nippon Printing integrating DIC's domestic printing ink business and DNP's printing ink business DIC is divided in 4 business units: Printing Inks, Fine Chemicals and Application Materials. Printing Inks Offset inks, gravure inks, flexo inks, can coatings, news inks, packaging adhesives and printing supplies. Fine Chemicals Organic pigments, liquid crystal materials, alkyl phenols, metal carboxylates, sulfurized chemicals. Polymers General polymers Specialty polymers Application Materials Liquid compounds Solid compounds Processed products.

The DIC Color System Guide is a spot color system, based on Munsell color theory. It is common in Japan, comparable in role to the Pantone systems – the other common system in Japan is by Toyo Ink. DIC owns 47.7% of the sports club chain "Renaissance". In 1990, the company established the Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art to exhibit artwork collected by the company and its affiliates; the museum is located in a 30-hectare park near to its Central Research Laboratories. Official website DIC Corporation, Corporate Profile Yahoo! Finance - DIC Corporation Company Profile "Company history books". Shashi Interest Group. April 2016. Wiki collection of bibliographic works on DIC Corporation

Frank P. O'Hare

Francis Peter O'Hare, best known as Frank P. O'Hare, was an American socialist political activist and newspaper editor. O'Hare is best remembered as the husband and helpmate of Kate Richards O'Hare, one of the preeminent female socialists of the first quarter of the 20th Century, as co-editor with her of The National Rip-Saw, a St. Louis socialist weekly. Following the couple's 1928 divorce, Frank O'Hare made a career as a writer and columnist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Francis Peter "Frank" O'Hare was born April 23, 1877 in New Hampton, the son of Peter Paul O'Hare, an Irish-born itinerant laborer and adventurer, the Dutch-born Elizabeth Weijers Petzold O'Hare, a widowed storekeeper, his father abandoned the family when Frank was a young boy, providing only minimal financial support for his wife and her four children over the years. Frank's mother was forced to take up sewing for sympathetic neighbors while his older half-brother entered the work force at an early age to help the family make ends meet.

In 1881 Frank's mother moved the family to St. Louis, it was there that the boy spent his formative years; the family lived in poverty with the children raised to be devout Roman Catholics. Frank began attending public school in St. Louis in 1885 at the age of 8 and began working as a newspaper delivery boy just two years later, his newspaper route, delivering to 200 subscribers, brought Frank not only significant income, but helped introduce him to the newspaper business and political affairs at a early age. Frank's mother, who had raised him as a single parent, died in 1891 and the 14-year-old boy moved into a small apartment with his two older brothers, with his sister leaving the state to live with relatives, he managed to stay in school and work part-time for two more years but dropped out of high school to work full-time at the age of 16. Although the nation was mired in the Panic of 1893, O'Hare managed to find temporary work as an engineers' assistant working for the Union Switch and Signal Company, a company, contracted to help with the construction of St. Louis's Union Station.

Following a quarrel with one of his brothers, Frank set off on his own, landing a job with a hardware wholesale company. It was while working in this capacity that O'Hare's religious upbringing was challenged for the first time by his supervisor, a university-educated intellectual of decidedly socialist inclinations, who introduced O'Hare to the writings of Herbert Spencer, John Stuart Mill, John Ruskin, Edward Bellamy, Karl Marx."The whole Catholic fabrication fell away like an iceberg shattering in the gulf stream," O'Hare recalled. O'Hare began to read extensively on his own at the St. Louis Public Library, took a class on economics, attended public lectures addressing various social and political issues. During this process of self-directed inquiry O'Hare became acquainted with the writings of George D. Herron, a prominent Christian socialist and advocate of the Social Democratic Party of America, an organization which O'Hare joined in 1900. Additional socialist information was garnered from a correspondence course provided by Walter Thomas Mills.

O'Hare was fired from his job in 1901 for attempting to aid the Machinists' Union in their organizing efforts, a termination which brought him to a new wholesale position working for Western Electric. The new position put O'Hare into contact with union and non-union electrical workers, many of whom were disgruntled with the economic system and receptive to O'Hare's appeals to buy copies of the Appeal to Reason, a folksy mass-circulation socialist weekly published in Southeastern Kansas. A St. Louis speech by SDP nominee Eugene V. Debs during the 1900 Presidential campaign further fortified O'Hare's commitment to that fledgling political organization. In the summer of 1901 the SDP united with a faction of the Socialist Labor Party of America to form the Socialist Party of America. O'Hare would remain an active member of that organization for the next thirty years. In August 1901 Walter Thomas Mills came to St. Louis to invite O'Hare to enroll in the International School of Socialist Economy, a socialist training school to be launched in Girard, Kansas with the financial backing of Julius Wayland, publisher of the successful Appeal to Reason.

Graduates of the 12 week program, which emphasized public speaking, debate and parliamentary procedure, were expected to be tapped as national organizers for the newly founded SPA. Another of the first 24 students at the new school that fall would be Kate Richards, the daughter of a veteran Midwestern religious and political radical; the pair met in a classroom on October 9, 1901, decided to marry just four days Frank O'Hare recalled. The school's term ended on December 30, 1901 and the couple were married on New Year's Day 1902 in the Girard home of Appeal publisher Wayland, with Mills himself officiating the ceremony. Following a brief honeymoon the O'Hares went to work as touring organizers for the SPA, traveling from town to town throughout the Midwest and delivering public speeches in an effort to build public awareness and launch locals of the new party; the couple made their first home in Kansas. Frank worked at Mills' training school as an instructor and a party organizer while his wife began work as a journalist in support of the socialist cause.

Socialist Party of Missouri World Peace: A Spectacle Drama in Three Acts. With Kate Richards O'Hare. St. Louis, MO: National Rip-Saw Publishing Co. 1915. "Kate O'Hare Visits Debs in Atlanta," The New Day, vol. 1, no. 5, pp. 1, 3. Kate O'Hare and Bolshevism. St. Louis, MO: Frank P. O'Hare, 1919. Kate O'Hare, Kate O'Hare's Prison Letters. Girard, KS: Appeal to

Police Volunteer Reserve Corp (Malaysia)

The Police Volunteer Reserve is a team of special police as well as a supporting unit of the full-time Royal Malaysian Police force where normal citizens could volunteer to help to maintain peace and security of their respective formation. The PVR is composed of professionals such as the architects, engineers,lawyers, doctors and senior government officers. Under the National Blue Ocean Strategies, PVR is targeted to have 50,000 members from all sectors in 2017. A volunteer reserve police officer when performing police duties shall have the same powers and duties and the same protection and immunities and shall be subject to the same authority and discipline as a police officer of corresponding rank; this means PVR have identical powers to their regular colleagues including to carry and use of firearm and arrest while on duty. The PVR is created as a formation under the police authorities since the year 1957, known as Special Operations Volunteer Force; the membership is amounted to as many as 3,400 officers from other states with major town focus.

The philosophy of the PVR existence is to give opportunity to civilians to transform themselves into the police careers. The PVR members perform the same kind of duties as regular police officers, to enforcing the law and maintaining peace and security; the volunteer police applicants is expected to pass the same requirement like those who applying for a regular police position except that the age requirement is 18 to 45 years old. The volunteer need to be a full-time employee of any established organisation, preferably from the government sector; the volunteers need to get clearance from their employers. Malaysian citizen qualified are invited to be Police Volunteer Reserve Corp in Police Volunteer Reserve Corp in other states of Malaysia; those interested can obtain application forms were being anywhere District Police Volunteer Reserve Corp or in Contingent Police Volunteer Reserve Corp or could be downloaded from Royal Malaysia Police website. Standard police training will be conducted for 6 month at the contingent HQ or one week at nearby police academy and latter training at their respected district police HQ.

A local training will be conducted in their formation throughout their service. When undergoing continuous training of Police Volunteers is entitled to receive salary and allowances based on as an officer of equivalent rank. Volunteer Police Commandant appointed in each contingent is responsible to the State Police Chief for the following: - General advice on all matters on recruitment, promotion and Police Volunteer welfare. District Police Volunteers are commanded by Volunteers Gazetted Officer, Volunteer Assistant Superintendent of Police while police station volunteer is commanded by a volunteer Inspector called as Chief of the District Police Volunteer / Chief of Station Police Volunteers respectively. Volunteers are under the supervision of the District Police Chief. Members of the PVR when on duty shall be deemed to junior in the ranks of their regular counterparts; as example: Volunteer senior officer on duty and in uniform, is entitled to receive a salute from lower their ranking members of regular police force.

When PVR were deployed for active duty they may be assigned to any task according to their training, technical knowledge or expertise and physical strength that suits them. The duties undertaken by members of Police volunteers when not deployed, is as follows:- 1.1 Beat assignment. When called out for active service, the Volunteer Police is subject to the same disciplinary procedures as regular police by the Police Regulations, 1970, the Police Force Commission's Instrument of Delegation of Certain Functions, Powers,Duties and Responsibilities, 1976. In August 2009, the Malaysian People's Volunteer Corps and Malaysian Civil Defence Department members will start their duty as Police Volunteer Reserve to achieve the new government's one the six National Key Result Areas in the Key Performance Indicators efforts to reduce street crime by 20% in the next 14 months; the Home Minister, Dato' Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said 948 are RELA members and 174 others are from the Civil Defence Department were selected to join the team last month.

The 135 maiden batch of volunteers from the RELA and JPAM will complete their two-week-long training today and are ready to start duties as volunteer police personnel from Sunday. Suksis Volunteer Special Constabulary Sukarelawan Polis Royal Malaysian Police Official Website Persatuan Sukarelawan Polis Malaysia Police Volunteer Reserve, Royal Malaysian Police Official Website Sukarelawan Polis Diraja Malaysia Kontinjen Selangor Sukarelawan Polis Ibu Pejabat Kontijen Kuala Lumpur Sukarelawan Polis Portal Polis Kontinjen Johor