A bloody August weekend included 2 mass shootings within 15 hours

first_imgaijohn784/iStock(NEW YORK) — It has been a bloody August weekend in the United States with multiple shootings reported across the country, including two mass shootings — one in El Paso, Texas on Saturday morning and one in Dayton, Ohio, Sunday morning — that left at least 29 people dead, collectively.In El Paso, at least 20 people were killed and dozens more injured on Saturday morning during a massacre at a Walmart that was packed with back-to-school shoppers, making it one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history, officials said. The wounded ranged in age from a 2-year-old child to an 82-year-old victim.The suspect was identified by authorities as Patrick Crusius, 21, of Allen, Texas. He is being held on a charge of capital murder, court records show.Less than 15 hours later, in Dayton, at least nine people were killed and 27 injured after a gunman wearing body armor and wielding an AK-47-style assault rifle opened fire in in the bustling Oregon District of Dayton, Mayor Nan Whaley told ABC News.The suspected shooter was shot and killed by responding officers “in less than a minute” after opening fire, Whaley said. Police said they were only aware of one shooter.In addition to Texas and Ohio, gun deaths were also reported in multiple other states, including Illinois, Virginia, Louisiana, Florida and Maryland.In Chicago, the Chicago Sun-Times reported that since Friday evening at least three people have been killed and 37 more injured in shootings within city limits, including 22 people shot Sunday in less than four hours.According to the ABC News affiliate KATC-TV, an infant in Shreveport, Louisiana, was shot and killed Saturday in a drive-by shooting. Shreveport Police said a vehicle drove by and began shooting into a home, striking the one-month-old girl, who was pronounced dead.In Maryland, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office said on Saturday, officers responded to a call that a 42-year-old southern Maryland man had shot and killed his in-laws. Police said relatives arrived and the suspect Mark Hughes then shot at an 11-year-old boy, who fled the scene and was later treated for injuries that were not life-threatening, and then Hughes fled himself.Hughes was later found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the sheriff’s office.A few hours later in Florida, Pinellas County Sheriff deputies shot and killed a 35-year-old man after police said he had pointed a 12-guage shotgun at them. The man was a suspect in the fatal shooting of his mother, according to the sheriff’s office.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Assistant Registrar

first_imgResponsibilities Bachelor’s degree required, with a minimum of 3 yearsexperience in a Registrar’s Office or an equivalent combination ofeducation and experience. PeopleSoft experience is stronglypreferred for this position.Ability to understand and maintain completeconfidentialityAbility to work independently and as an integral part of theRegistrar’s teamUse of database technology, and excellence in all social mediacommunication/presentation skillsDemonstrated mastery with new technologiesPublishing/editing experience for print and webStrong communication and listening skills are required sincemany aspects of the job will involve working with departmentchairs, faculty, and students. The Assistant Registrar is responsible for supervising the dailyoperations and coordination of processes in the Registrar’s Officeas well as administration of the Committee on Academic Standing(CAS); a faculty governance committee that is responsible for thereview of student academic performance, petitions for academicexceptions, and requests for readmissions. The Assistant Registrarcompiles and organizes processes to ensure all necessarydocumentation (including CAS petitions) is up-to date and readilyavailable to faculty, students and campus constituents.Williams is committed to enriching its educational experience andits culture through the diversity of its faculty and staff. Ourexpectation is that the successful candidate will excel at workingin a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race,ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexualorientation, and religion. Applicants should also highlightrelevant experience with building, working with, and supporting abroadly diverse community. Opening Details Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification ofbackground information submitted by the applicant, including thecompletion of a criminal record check, and education whenapplicable. Conditions of Employment Qualifications Williams College, a premiere liberal arts college in the BerkshireMountains of western Massachusetts seeks a highly skilled leaderfor the position of Assistant Registrar. Candidates should reviewthe qualifications of each position and indicate in their coverletter the position most representative of their experience andexpertise.The Registrar’s office reports to the Dean of the College and isresponsible for upholding the academic policies of the college,maintaining accuracy of student records, compliance to state andfederal laws as well as accreditation requirements. The departmentconsists of seven staff members working collaboratively to providethe best service to our constituents. Each of these positionsreports to the Registrar. Review of applications will begin February 26, 2021 and willcontinue until the position is filled. Assistant Registrar is jobgroup 3-A; salary begins in the mid $50,000s. The salary range hassome flexibility, commensurate with experience.Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification ofbackground information submitted by the applicant, including thecompletion of a criminal record check, and education whenapplicable. To apply for this position, please visithttp://staff-careers.williams.edu. If you have any questions,please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-4247 or emailat [email protected] Equal Employment Opportunity Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination,Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusivecommunity where members from all backgrounds can live, learn andthrive.last_img read more