Physician- Psychiatry, Addiction -133

first_imgWest Virginia University School of Medicine and theDepartment of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry seek anAddiction Psychiatrist or Addiction MedicinePhysician (ranks available: Assistant Professor, AssociateProfessor, Professor). The successful candidate will be expected topractice in Morgantown, WV.Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the area ofaddiction psychiatry or addiction medicine. In addition toproviding excellent patient care, the successful candidate willalso be actively involved in teaching medical students, residents,and fellows in our addiction medicine and addiction psychiatryfellowships. For appointment at the Associate Professor orProfessor rank, it is expected that candidates sustain anoutstanding, extramurally supported research program.Qualifications: Applicants must have an MD or DO degree or foreignequivalent and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginiamedical license. Candidates must be board certified / eligible inaddiction psychiatry or addiction medicine. For appointment at theAssociate Professor or Professor rank, a demonstrated track-recordof leadership, excellent communication skills, and publications inhigh-impact journals are required. All qualifications must be metby the time of appointmentAll qualifications must be met by thetime of appointment.The WVU Medicine Center for Hope and Healing supports adultsstruggling with substance use disorders through medically managedwithdrawal stabilization and residential treatment. The Center forHope and Healing’s facilities provide patient-centered care thatinvolves individual and group therapy as well as medicationassisted treatment. These services are provided in a serene settingby a team committed to providing state-of-the-art treatment, whilea caring and supportive environment is maintained.The Comprehensive Opioid Addiction Treatment (COAT) programis a nationally recognized, longitudinal group-based model ofmedication assisted treatment delivery via specialized teams toincorporate biological, psychological and peer-based care. Opioiduse disorder treatment access is expanded throughout the state ofWest Virginia through a Hub and Spoke implementation of COAT withproviders in the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatryserving as mentors.The Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute’s Behavioral Medicineand Psychiatry Addiction team offers the full range of servicesfrom inpatient and intensive outpatient programs, residentialtreatment, satellite clinics, and telemedicine to patients acrossthe region. In addition to direct patient care, it extends thereach of quality behavioral health treatment into rural communitiesusing remote video-based consultation and mentorship to localproviders. Groundbreaking research conducted by the team includesharnessing the power of emerging technology to combat devastatingbrain disorders. Such research includes focused ultrasound, deepbrain stimulation, and transcranial magnetic stimulation forsubstance use disorders. The team has been on the front line ofAmerica’s addiction epidemic in Appalachia for the past twodecades. We are looking for compassionate providers to join us aswe seek to ease the suffering of those affected by addiction. Thisposition provides a unique opportunity to make a significantdifference in the survival and health quality of an entire statewith a highly collaborative team.Within the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, thereis a strong focus on clinical service, teaching, and scholarshipamong psychologists, physicians, and social workers. Additionally,faculty frequently work in partnership with other medical schooldepartments. The department strongly encourages professionaldevelopment with support/mentoring for development of clinicalservices, improved teaching/training, and scholarship.WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated healthsystem, West Virginia’s largest private employer, and a nationalleader in patient safety and quality. The WVU Health System iscomprised of thirteen member hospitals and five hospitals undermanagement agreements, anchored by its flagship hospital, J.W RubyMemorial Hospital in Morgantown, a 700+ bed academic medical centerthat offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has morethan 1,000 active medical staff members and 18,000 employees whoserve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across thestate of West Virginia and the nation.Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best smallmetropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and businessclimate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of alarge city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also anexcellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes andrecreational activities.Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a differencefrom day one. To learn more, visit and apply online at http://wvumedicine.org/careers/. For additional information, please contact Pam Furbee, SeniorPhysician Recruiter, at [email protected] Virginia University & University Health Associates are anAA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU isthe recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equityNotes To Applicants Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals withDisabilities.Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided byOFCCP here .The contractor will not discharge or in any other mannerdiscriminate against employees or applicants because they haveinquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay ofanother employee or applicant. However, employees who have accessto the compensation information of other employees or applicants asa part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay ofother employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwisehave access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtheranceof an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including aninvestigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with thecontractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR60-1.35(c)last_img read more

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Olympic Effort

first_imgThree current Oxford students competed at the opening World Cup Regatta at Poznan, the first chance that those boats heading to the Olympics in August had to test their speed against serious competition. For the British squad, it was also a chance to see whether the reshuffles brought in by Jürgen Grobler had worked. In the absence of the top British coxless pair due to illness, Wolfson’s Peter Reed and Christ Church’s David Livingston raced creditably as their replacements, finishing fifth in the B final. Christ Church’s other Olympic hopeful, Robin Bourne-Taylor, would have been more disappointed with the fifth place achieved by the VIII in the final, seen as a set back compared to the bronze medal achieved at the World Championships in Milan last year. This result means that yet more reshuffles are possible in the VIII, especially with the strong performance of former Keble student Ed Coode. Coode, previously dropped from the VIII after a poor showing at GB trials, raced to a gold medal in the coxless four after substituting for the injured Olympian James Cracknell.ARCHIVE: 2nd week TT 2004last_img read more

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Revisiting Alanis Morissette’s Classic 1995 Album, “Jagged Little Pill”

first_imgTurkuaz drummer Michelangelo Carubba has put together an awesome lineup of musicians to pay tribute to Alanis Morissette‘s classic album Jagged Little Pill on Friday, February 17th at NYC venue American Beauty. Joining Carubba will be Trey Anastasio Band’s Jennifer Hartswick, fellow Turkuaz members and vocalists Shira Elias and Sammi Garett, Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds leading lady Arleigh Kincheloe, along with guitarist Sasha Brown, Nth Power bassist Nate Edgar, and fellow Turkuaz bandmates Craig Brodhead (guitar) filling out the rest of the band. Purchase tickets here. We decided to look back at the album in this latest Live for Live Music feature. The early to mid-90’s were arguably one of the strongest periods of music since the late 60’s and early 70’s, and easily the best period since. The grunge and alternative rock scenes were dominated by male-fronted groups like Nirvana, Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam, Stone Temple Pilots, the Smashing Pumpkins, Rage Against the Machine, and the list goes on.Of course, there were definitely some female-fronted groups such as The Cranberries, Veruca Salt, Hole, Natalie Merchant, and an on the rise No Doubt that were important acts and could definitely hold their own against their male counterparts. But it wasn’t until a 21-year old Canadian by the name of Alanis Morissette released Jagged Little Pill in June of 1995 that the proverbial rug was ripped out from under the male-dominated bands’ feet, as she went on to annihilate all the misconceptions of female musicians during that particular era.Like Joan Jett, Ani DiFranco, and other powerful songstresses that came before her, Morissette was unapologetic in every way, shape, or form possible. But, unlike those artists, Morissette seemingly struck a chord that saw the trajectory of her career skyrocket overnight, launching her into an echelon not reached by many ever, man or woman. As Los Angeles-based rock station KROQ began spinning “You Oughta Know,” she went from a Canadian pop star to a worldwide phenomenon, the voice of an entire generation of females.After the relative failure of her second album Now Is The Time (compared to the success she had on her debut album Alanis) and being released from her label, it was decided that she would make a move to Toronto and eventually head to Los Angeles to work with producer Glen Ballard. Ballard had quite the resume of his own, as he had produced and performed with everyone from Michael Jackson to Van Halen, and Wilson Phillips to No Doubt. The two hit it off at his studio and went on a veritable writing binge.The songs that came out of that session were a clear deviation from the dance-pop leanings of her earlier work, and witnessed Morissette foraging ahead into a more personal territory expressing raw emotions of anger, frustration, questioning, and female sexuality. She explored themes of “religious hypocrisy, jealousy, parental expectations, drinking, mental illness, co-dependence, the patriarchy, friendship, self-esteem, infidelity and on,” as Lucy Jones wrote in her 2014 NME article, Jagged Little Pill is an amalgamation of what every single one of us goes through at some point in life, more or less.As Ballard brought The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea and then-member Dave Navarro in to provide bass and guitar, respectively, on “You Oughta Know,” a mega-hit was in the making. The second-best major-label debut single of the ‘90s, behind Nirvana‘s “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” featured a ripping vocal cadence from Morissette to go along with a funk-fueled bassline. And if you re-listen to “Hand In My Pocket,” it is more humorous than anything else. It’s Morissette coming to terms with and admitting to experiencing some basic contradictions that we face every day.“Mary Jane” is a deep cut, with some truly impressive vocals that soar alongside the music. And what else could possibly be said about “Ironic” that hasn’t already been expounded on time and time again? It is her highest rated single, and has invited more discussions about the actual definition of “ironic,” and if Morissette was using it correctly, than the word actually deserves. There was no holding back on Jagged Little Pill, as far as lyrical content was concerned. A 21-year old woman laid it all out on the table for tens of millions of people to critique, which inevitably happened, and while there were plenty of critics, she came out on top.There is a reason the album went 16x-platinum, won a handful of Grammy‘s and other awards. It’s not just a good album, it is a great one that stands up against any album from the 90’s, period. Fun fact: Did you know Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters fame was the drummer for Morissette’s entire 18-month world tour in support of Jagged Little Pill? Well, now you do.Upon first reaction to the album, many people typically use one word: angry. To pigeonhole the album that way takes away from the myriad of emotions Morissette explores and, quite literally, goes through on Jagged Little Pill. The album is a number of short stories about growing up, and experiencing the many hurdles life has to offer, in general. Who needs to apologize or be critiqued about that?Jagged Little Pill is hands down, one of the most important album by any female artist ever. It is influential, timeless, and could very easily go up against any of her male contemporaries’ albums.[sources used: Billboard / NME / Stereogum]For show information and additional updates on the Tribute to Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill with members of Turkuaz, Trey Anastasio Band, Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, and the Nth Power, check out the Facebook Event page here.last_img read more

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Toby Smith, Founding Member/ex-Keyboardist of Jamiroquai, Dead at 46

first_imgWe reached out to a longtime Smith/Jamiroquai fanatic, keyboardist Todd Stoops of Electric Beethoven for some words on a fallen hero: Oh man! What a loss – Toby was a huge influence on my playing – his vibe on those monster tracks like Cosmic Girl and Canned Heat and of course the massive hooks behind Virtual Insanity… madness! Not many people know he was a co-writer with Jay Kay for their biggest hits – gone way too soon! RIP TobyA note from the author B.Getz: As a pianist, fan, journalist, and somebody who looked up to Toby Smith for a variety of reasons, I am personally devastated by this loss. His effortless way of making tall, lanky, curly haired dudes be cool went a long way with me in my youth. His tasty, classy playing on the seminal records remains timeless (“Just Another Story” is STILL unreal, 22 years later), and his contributions to the songs and vibe that make early Jamiroquai remain relevant decades later, will definitely not be overlooked nor forgotten. Please enjoy some of my favorite videos of Toby Smith’s time in Jamiroquai.Club Citta, Kawasaki, Japan, 10/10/1993[Courtesy of Mathijis de Graaf]Glasgow, Scotland, 4/30/1997[Courtesy of funkandrockcity]Montreux Jazz, Montreux, Switzerland, 7/12/1995[Courtesy of Zsolt Horváth]Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, 11/18/1999[Courtesy of SerpicoBerserk]Fila Forum, Milan, Italy, 10/12/2001[Courtesy of The Tribe With The Vibe]RIP Toby Smith- 1970-2017Words: B.Getz [From official fan-site Funkin.com] Toby Smith, founding member/former keyboardist of Jamiroquai, has died at the age of 46. Smith, along with singer Jason Kay and bassist Stuart Zender, formed the band in 1991 and released their first single, “When You Gonna Learn?” in 1992. The singer is survived by his wife and children. He retired from the band and touring in 2002 after a decade behind the Fender Rhodes and walls of analog synths. Smith spent his remaining years in semi-seclusion; a private person to begin with, he was a doting father, husband, and recording engineer in the studio he helped build. No official cause of death has been released as of press time.The first five Jamiroquai albums featured prominent songwriting and virtuoso musicianship from Smith. Emergency on Planet Earth (1992), The Return of the Space Cowboy (1994) and Travelling Without Moving (1997) saw Zender and Smith unite for freakishly inventive, mouth-watering jams. After Zender left the band in 1998, Smith and Kay steered the ship on records Synkronized (1999) and A Funk Odyssey (2001). Smith then abruptly departed the band on the eve of the Funk Odyssey World Tour, just before the band returned to the US for a show at Hammerstein Ballroom on September 10, 2001.last_img read more

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Trombone Shorty Announces Tour With Galactic, Preservation Hall Band, Cyril Neville, & More

first_imgNow that Mardi Gras is over, it’s time for everyone else to get a taste of what New Orleans has to offer. Fortunately, Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews is cooking up something that will let the rest of the country do just that.Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will team up with a who’s who of New Orleans musicians when they hit the road with their Voodoo Threauxdown Tour. Joining them for the run will be Galactic, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and up-and-coming brass outfit, the New Breed Brass Band. On top of that, many of the stops will feature special guest appearances by New Orleans legends like The Meters and Neville Brothers vocalist and percussionist Cyril Neville, trumpeter Kermit Ruffins, and blues guitar master Walter “Wolfman” Washington.With a lineup like that, the Voodoo Threauxdown sounds like more of a touring mini-festival than a simple show. However, it must be noted that the artists on the bill will vary slightly with the dates and locations. A full list of stops for the Voodoo Threauxdown Tour can be found via Trombone Shorty’s website, and tickets are slated to go on sale on Tuesday, February 20th.Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Voodoo Threauxdown Tour Dates8.2 || Bethlehem, PA || Musikfest8.3 || Baltimore, MD || Pier Six Pavilion*8.4 || Boston, MA || Blue Hills Bank Pavilion8.7 || Hampton Beach, NH || Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom*8.8 || New York, NY || Central Park Summerstage8.10 || Atlantic City, NJ || Borgata Event Center8.11 || Bethel, NY || Bethel Woods Center for the Arts8.12 || Philadelphia, PA || River Stage at Penn’s Landing*8.14 || Lewiston, NY || Artpark8.17 || Vienna, VA || Wolf Trap*8.18 || Raleigh, NC || North Carolina Museum of Art8.19 || Atlanta, GA || Chastain Park Amphitheatre8.24 || Huber Heights, OH || The Rose Music Center At The Heights8.25 || Cincinnati, OH || PNC Music Pavilion8.26 || Chicago, IL || Ravinia Festival*9.8 || Portland, OR || Edgefield Concerts on the Lawn9.9 || Seattle, WA || Woodland Park Zoo9.11 || Bonner, MT || KettleHouse Amphitheater9.12 || Salt Lake City, UT || Red Butte Garden9.14 || Berkeley, CA || Greek Theatre at U.C. Berkeley*9.15 || Los Angeles, CA || Greek Theatre9.16 || San Diego, CA || Harrah’s Resort SoCal Events Center*9.19 || Phoenix, AZ || Comerica Theatre9.22 || Taos, NM || Kit Carson Park*without Galacticlast_img read more

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Learning from unfinished business

first_imgNancy Gertner, a former U.S. federal judge and senior lecturer at Harvard Law School, was the featured speaker who joined a panel of social activists this fall to discuss lessons learned from the civil rights and women’s movements of the 1970s. With input from Gertner, the panelists—including Arline Isaacson, Judy Norsigian, and Toni Troop, all present and former leaders in local nonprofit organizations working on social justice issues—further explored how these lessons apply to their current activism. The event,“Looking Back on the 1970s: Lessons from Unfinished Struggles in the Civil Rights and Women’s Movements,” was co-sponsored by Community Works and Radcliffe’s Schlesinger Library. Read Full Storylast_img read more

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Sheltowee Trace: The Best Bike Trail That You’ve Never Heard Of

first_imgThe Sheltowee Trace is a National Recreation Trail spanning 323 miles through the Daniel Boone National Forest and Big South Fork National River Recreation Area in both Kentucky and Tennessee. It’s Kentucky’s long trail and a premier thru-hike in the area, showcasing a side of Kentucky that most people don’t know.Scott Hess, Wes Murphy, and I decided to attempt the first end-to-end bike ride of the Sheltowee in March.On a cool, early spring morning, we set off down the trail headed south. The first day was gorgeous, but on the second day, rain punished us the whole way. Since the Sheltowee Trace through the Red River Gorged is closed to bike travel, we biked around it, stopping a Miguel’s Pizza to camp and enjoy the our best meal of the trip.Early on day three, we carried our bikes up 2,000 steps in Natural Bridge State Park to the ridge top, where we were met with a beautiful view and inspiring start to the day. But then, while riding through backwoods singletrack, Scott got a rip in his rear tire sidewall. It was small, and the repair was fairly easy, so we were able to put in nearly a 50 mile day.We started day four on an old ATV trail that had a good amount of flow. However, it also had a lot of fork-deep mud holes in the middle of the trail that we had to avoid.Up to this point, the terrain was very average, nothing too crazy. Sometimes we would push uphills because, with the weight of the bike, it was easier to save energy that way.But as we neared the halfway point, we began to have a serious issue: Wes’s knee. Through the pain, he pushed on to our camp spot for the day. We discussed if completion was a doable thing with half of the trail still to go. The terrain was only going to get steeper and more technical as we went farther south. All of our stomachs started to turn with worry about completion.Day five was our coldest morning at just over 20 degrees. Wes’s knee was still giving him some issues, and later that morning, he said, “My knee is killing me. I got it duct taped, but it’s popping, tearing, and grinding.” He decided to ride to our cache spot and reevaluate there.Before the ride, we planted a storage box off the trail near a highway intersection. The cache had a restock of food, fresh clothes, and a couple other supplies to restock on. A tricky part about the Sheltowee is having very few places to restock along the way. The cache was the only way. If it had been stolen, our trip would have ended.The time was now to ask Wes his decision to continue or bail. After a hearty breakfast and a lot of ibuprofen, his decision was to continue. It was relief for us all, as we were all in it together.We camped for the night just off Laurel Lake before diving into what would be the most difficult section of trail. It has awkward rock features that are difficult when riding, let alone bikepacking, and lots of downed trees due to heavy winds in the area, along with narrow and technical creek crossings. All of us were able to bunny hop over downed logs, even with all of our gear weight. Some of the most scenic and beautiful landscapes are found through here, but we were happy to be past it and into Big South Fork, where we crossed the state line into Tennessee.The final day was cold, constant rain. Then the small tear in Scott’s rear tire completely opened up into a massive hole. Away from any roads, or civilization in general, we had to make due with what we had. After going through our bags, the best option seemed to be a Sam Splint, the medical device used for broken bones. We used it to create structure for the sidewall, packed with pieces of old tubes and held together with zip-ties. Far from perfect, it was somehow holding air.With about 30 miles left, I got a flat on a descent and ripped my tire in a very rocky and fast section. Sidelined again, I used the last of our tubes.Scott’s tire needed to be inflated every quarter mile, and eventually he had to push the bike for two miles to reach the Bandy’s Camp Visitor Center. According to our map, we still had 20 miles to go. But when we asked the visitor center ranger about the rest of the trail, he informed us that bikes were not allowed on the remaining 20 miles. We had never been so delighted to be denied access.It took a minute for it to sink in. Was it real? Did we just complete it? After 7 days, 7 hours, and 2 minutes, we had just bested the Sheltowee via bike.last_img read more

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SOUTHCOM Delivers Facilities to El Salvador’s Special Forces Command

first_imgBy Lorena Baires/Diálogo June 05, 2020 U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) presented the renovated headquarters of the Salvadoran Armed Forces’ (FAES, in Spanish) Special Forces Command (CFE, in Spanish), in Ilopango municipality, in the first week of May. The facilities will accommodate Salvadoran service members supporting the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, and in the future will host instructors from partner nations such as the United States.“During the current pandemic, the dorms will lodge 400 soldiers who carry out humanitarian assistance and other duties to support the Salvadoran population,” Ronald Johnson, U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, told Diálogo. “U.S. Special Operations Command South, in support of one of Southern Command’s military exercises, has contributed [to these efforts] with an $84,000 investment.”The refurbished facilities of the Salvadoran Armed Forces’ Special Forces Command will house 400 service members as they provide assistance during the pandemic. In the future, the facilities will host international military instructors. (Photo: U.S. Embassy in El Salvador)This investment reflects the long history of collaboration between the United States and El Salvador. “Experience has shown us that only by joining efforts can we overcome our challenges, and we recognize that having adequate facilities and infrastructure is essential for the Salvadoran Armed Forces to meet their goals,” Ambassador Johnson said. “The United States and El Salvador have been partners for decades. We have worked jointly in several projects, sharing experiences and expertise throughout the years.”Service members who will use these facilities belong to CFE’s elite units: the Parachute Battalion, the Special Operations Group, and the Special Counterterrorism Command. These elements are distributed among units that counter transnational criminal groups and narcotrafficking, and that now distribute food and medical supplies in vulnerable areas.“El Salvador has been a key regional partner in the fight against narcotrafficking and gang violence. The fight against gangs has paid off in both countries, and the largest cases against gang leaders in the United States and El Salvador are the result of joint hard work,” Ambassador Johnson said. “The United States reaffirms its commitment to work with the Armed Forces of El Salvador, facilitating better infrastructure for the military corps to carry out their duties.”The U.S. military has provided key assistance to its Salvadoran counterpart to confront the pandemic. By the third week of April, the United States had sent more than 80,000 donations of various items, such as food and hygiene kits, bed linens, and sanitizing gel.“On May 20, SOUTHCOM donated $45,000 in biosecurity kits for people in quarantine, security units, and health professionals. The support, from toys, books, and supplies for containment centers to biosecurity suits to keep the teams on the front line healthy and safe, are proof of our trusted partner’s solidarity,” said Luis Rodríguez, Salvadoran presidential commissioner for Strategic Projects. “We will always be grateful for that.” The donation also helped various agencies of the Salvadoran government supporting COVID-19 mitigation and prevention measures.According to data from the U.S. Embassy in El Salvador, the United States has donated about $74 million in recent weeks to address the COVID-19 pandemic, improve security, strengthen the economy, and support the fight against undocumented migration. In the last 20 years, it has invested $2.6 billion in El Salvador’s long-term development.last_img read more

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NCUA approves 2018-19 budget, revised OTR methodology

first_img The NCUA board approved the agency’s 2018-2019 budget, overhead transfer rate (OTR) methodology and a final corporate credit union rule at its meeting Thursday. The meeting also featured the final quarterly update on the Temporary Corporate Credit Union Stabilization Fund, which was closed Oct. 1.The overall 2018 budget will be $321 million, an increase of 0.9% from 2017. The 2019 budget will be $331.4 million, a 3.2% increase.The 2018 operating budget includes a net decrease of 42 full-time-equivalent positions from 2017. The 2019 operating budget includes a net decrease of 14 full-time-equivalent positions.CUNA testified at last month’s budget briefing, and followed up with a letter, praising NCUA for some reductions and offering additional suggestions.The newly approved OTR methodology is designed to be principles-based, simpler, mort equitable and transparent, as well as result in lower administrative costs. The new methodology sets the 2018 OTR at 61.5%, down from 67.7% in 2017. continue reading » NCUA headquarterscenter_img 22SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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Elevate your portfolio with education lending participations

first_img This post is currently collecting data… This is placeholder text continue reading » Join us for a discussion on why student loan refinancing and private student loan participations may be right for your institution to stay competitive and attract younger members. Learn how to expand your portfolio, diversify your assets, and grow yield through student lending loan participations.Key Takeaways:[02:42] With 0% federal rates through September borrowers are not refinancing their federal student loans.  However, they are refinancing their private loans.  [07:01] About 70% of our credit union partners’ student loan financing and refinancing portfolio comes from private student loans which were not part of the executive order. The CARES act provides forbearance just for federal loan borrowers until the end of September and this could be extended.  [09:32] 65% of the borrowers that received the student loan from their primary financial institution also opened a checking account there, 60% got a credit card, and 20% got a mortgage or home equity loan.[10:19] A credit union does not need a robust marketing platform to reach and cross-sell to new borrowers.  [13:10] This offers an opportunity for credit unions to continually serve these members for a potential lifetime of borrowing through cross-selling of additional products.center_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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