New Planetarium for Orange Coast College

Orange Coast College was founded 70 years ago in Orange County, California on a portion of the deactivated Santa Ana Army Airbase. Many of the original buildings were repurposed for student and faculty housing, library, gymnasium, and concert hall.

In the early 1950’s, architect Richard Neutra redesigned the campus, leaving many of the original buildings intact and adding modernist structures including lecture halls and a theater. Also built during this time was a 35 seat planetarium.

In the 1970s, many of the original Army buildings were replaced by architect William Blurock.

As part of a 2015 plan to update the campus, a new $20 million planetarium is in the process of being built. The project broke ground in 2016, and the estimated opening is for fall semester, 2018. Not only will the new planetarium serve Orange Coast College, but it will also serve grades k-12 and the surrounding community at large.

The new planetarium will have 129 seats, as opposed to the 35 seats that the old planetarium housed.

Retired professor Mary McChesney has contributed $1 million to help fund a Foucault pendulum for the new planetarium – the only one of it’s kind in Orange County. A Foucault pendulum is a device that demonstrates the rotation of the Earth.

The donation was made in honor of Mary McChesney’s late partner, Adalyn Bonin, who had also been a retired professor from Orange Coast College. Both professors retired in 1983, McChesney from teaching English and Spanish, and Bonin from teaching German.

Mary McChesney had been an ongoing contributor to the Orange Coast College Foundation. She also was a regular contributor to scholarships.

Doug Bennet, director of the Orange Coast College Foundation said, “Technology has changed so much for planetariums that we really needed to build something new.This is something special for OCC.”

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Jose AuriemoNeto – Adding Sustainability to JHSF’s Business Structure

There are many different real estate firms in Brazil, but one of the leading enterprises in the country that is well-known for developing quality projects at the reasonable price point is JHSF Development. The company is currently headed by one of the most successful and popular executives in real estate sector, Jose AuriemoNeto. He also serves as the President of CidadeJardim, one of the most popular malls in the country. Jose AuriemoNeto is known as the man who has completely revamped the retail sector of the country and has managed to bring familiar names like Jimmy Choo, Valentino, Pucci, and Hermes to the country.

Jose AuriemoNeto has done his graduation from the Fundacao Armando AlvaresPenteado University, Sao Paulo. It is one of the most popular universities in the country. After completing his studies, Jose AuriemoNeto joined JHSF Development firm in 1993 and 1997, he single-handedly led the creation of a parking lot management company that became very popular in the retail property management circle, Parkbem. The company also helped in adding considerable revenue to the profit of JHSF. In 1998, Jose AuriemoNeto ventured to develop the first shopping mall by JHSF Development, named the Shopping Santa Cruz.

In a recent move, Jose AuriemoNeto has moved along with his family to the city of New York. It is mainly to ensure that he can closely watch and monitor the development of a residential apartment backed by JHSF hotel service in the posh area of Fifth Avenue in New York. Jose AuriemoNeto says that building overseas projects is essential to continue to the growth momentum as the full Brazilian real estate scene has nothing much to give at the moment.

Jose AuriemoNeto is looking to make long-term investments that would continue to support the growth of JHSF, and the development by JHSF in New York and Miami is part of that business strategy. The apartment is built in New York won’t be up for sale, but would rather be given on rent. It is a part of the long-term investment strategy that Jose AuriemoNeto believes would add sustainability to the JHSF Development financial structure.

Securus Technologies – Providing Superior Investigative Technology to Keep Criminals in Check

Many different investigative technology firms are operating in the correctional sphere, but one of the companies that have been in the news for all the right reasons lately is Securus Technologies. The company has garnered a lot of positive attention in the industry by offering high-quality products and services and ensuring that its customer service is second to none.

 

 

The company started its operations in the year 1985, and since then has made major progress in the inmate communications and crime prevention technology. The company uses its operating system for inmate communication, which is superior to what many other enterprises in the sector provide. It has helped Securus Technologies to provide superior services to its customers, whether it is law enforcement agencies or the inmates in prison.

 

 

For years, I have been using the phone and video services offered by Securus Technologies and can say without a doubt that it is one of the best I have used so far. The company has excellent technology that provides seamless services and seldom do I face any problems with its network or the features it offers. And, sometimes that I do face any glitches, its customer service quickly resolves any and all issues that I face with it. The company has made my life much easier in prison. I hope Securus continues to develop new technologies that makes the lives of inmates easier and they get more communication opportunities.

 

 

The law enforcement officers also love the investigative technology the company offers, and many of the officers have also written to the enterprise to showcase their appreciation. Many of these positive comments by the officers were shared by the company online through a press release. Such crime prevention technology has become essential to today’s date to control crime rate and keep the criminals in check.

 

 

Paul Mampilly Achievements In Investment Management

Paul Mampilly is famous for being one of the most respected investment advisors in the world. The United States based investor has transformed the lives of many people in his career. Paul started his finance career by working as an assistant portfolio manager in an institution known as the Bankers Trust that was found on Wall Street in the year 1991.

After some time, the businessman was given an opportunity to manage multi-million dollar accounts at the prestigious Deutsche Bank. His success at this company made him acquire a position at Kinetic Assets Management where he worked as the hedge fund manager. In a very short duration, the company improved its sales, registering a growth of over twenty-six percent. Paul’s success at the firm forced Barron to name him as one of the best hedge fund managers in the world.

Paul Mampilly came into the limelight when working at the famous Templeton Foundation. The organization decided to start a competition where the contestants were told to build investments using fifty-five million. In just one year, the hedge fund manager managed to grow the investment to eighty-eight million, proving his great skills. The growth in the investment took place when the finance industry was experiencing the 2008 crisis. However, Paul realized that while working as a hedge fund manager in the prestigious companies, he only assisted the few individuals in the society. This realization forced the businessman to venture into a different world where he was focused on educating masses about making great fortunes.

While working in different companies, Paul Mampilly discovered that if he could use newspaper publishing, then he could reach a huge number of people in various parts of the world. Paul discovered that millions of people were going to get the help they needed to grow their investments if only he could start a newsletter. Several months later, the hedge fund manager established the well-known Profits Unlimited, a newsletter that was focusing on assisting the middle-class investor. The success of the newspaper encouraged Paul to establish two more, known as True Momentum and Extreme Fortunes. Paul hopes that more people will reach their dreams through his publishing.

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