The ship looked very good at this point in time. She had been painted in connection with the Norwegian royal visit in 1968, and she was given a new coat during the preparations for moving. Even the inside condition looked good. “I tried to shoot through the D,” Stastny said. “You don’t score on these goalies unless you’re flying, you make a perfect shot or you use a screen. That’s what I tried to do, use a screen.
The experience played a pivotal role in their lives and careers. They were introduced by Rita Pietropinto Kitt ’93, ’96 Arts; it was not the only partnership forged among them Kitt and Pietropinto Kitt, an actress and drama teacher at the Marymount School and Barnard, were married in 2000 and now have three children. “I often say that I met both of my spouses at Columbia,” Kitt says.
“Certainly though, they can produce, approximately, 30 per cent more than what they could in their other facility, and that is just for starters. It will also depend on how many people they have, how many shifts, that sort of thing, but there doesn’t seem to be an end in sight. It may take them a while to figure everything out and get good, again, at making a lot of chocolates.”.
Corning, a world leading innovator in materials science, will invest a total of $275 million between the two sites, with $86 million slated for Edgecombe County and approximately $189 million proposed for the Durham location. The company will create 111 new jobs in Edgecombe County and proposes 317 new jobs in Durham County. The jobs will provide future support for the company’s new pharmaceutical glass packaging product, Valor Glass, and potential growth from other Corning businesses in North Carolina and elsewhere..
Safwan has been director of the Global Center in Amman, Jordan since its founding in 2009. The twin hallmarks of the Amman center are the success in serving as a regional Middle East hub for scholarship and research, and the numerous productive partnerships forged with Columbia’s deans and faculty resulting in new academic programming. Under Safwan’s leadership, the Columbia Global Centers Middle East has collaborated with Teachers College to train more than 2,500 Jordanian teachers to date, established the Institute for Sustainable Development Practice in partnership with the Columbia Earth Institute, is helping to build an exemplary social work profession in Jordan in cooperation with the Columbia School of Social Work, and created the Amman Lab as part of the Studio X network developed by Columbia’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation..