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Leadership: An All Call For Leaders

During my US Naval service, my job onboard submarines was to make sure the combat systems were fully functional at all times.  Naval Sea System Command (NAVSEA) played a very important role in enabling those successes.  NAVSEA is a force of 70,000 civilian, military and contract support personnel that engineers, builds, buys and maintains the

Clinton’s Big Ditch

Eight years before the Declaration of Independence was signed by the men who comprised the Second Continental Congress, a proposal was made to dig a ditch across the width of what is now the State of New York.  This was two years prior to the Boston Massacre.  In 1770 the population of the colonies was

Wiley College Athletics Department creates Athletic Guided Pathway

Ninety-eight percent of student-athletes will go pro in every profession other than sports. To help ensure that its athletes are successful after they graduate from Wiley College, the athletics department created Athletic Guided Pathway. Mac McConnell, who is an assistant men’s basketball coach and Sophomore Success Academy Coach, created the program – which will assist