Cleveland, OH, United States
Cleveland, OH, United States

John Carroll University is a private, co-educational Jesuit Catholic university in University Heights, Ohio, United States, a suburb of Cleveland. It is primarily an undergraduate, liberal arts institution, accompanied by the AACSB-accredited John M. and Mary Jo Boler School of Business. John Carroll has an enrollment of 3009 undergraduate and 717 graduate students. The university offers undergraduate programs in the liberal arts, science, and business, and in selected areas at the master's level. Recently, the university has expanded its offerings of majors, minors, and graduate degrees, as well as its international programs. The university has been ranked in the top 10 of Midwest regional universities by U.S. News & World Report's annual guide, "America's Best Colleges," for twenty-five consecutive years. Wikipedia.

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Dr. Francisco Gomez is proud to announce that he has joined Physician Partners of America. Dr. Gomez has been practicing medicine for over 30 years, and brings his expertise and results-driven orthopedic surgery to the growing list of doctors at Physician Partners of America. He says a mentor once told him that “there is no bad surgery, only bad decision making” and these words of wisdom resonate in how he attacks each patient’s needs. Dr. Gomez began his undergraduate at John Carroll University then attended medical school at the University of Salamanca in Spain. His residency was performed at the Medical College of Pennsylvania where he learned how to tackle the complexities of orthopedic surgery and pain management. Dr. Gomez prides himself on the satisfaction of being able to have an instant effect on his patient’s lives. For more information or to schedule an appointment: Please visit or call 1-844-542-5724 (844-KICK-PAIN) to schedule an appointment. Dr. Francisco Gomez is actively seeing new patients in the Tampa area. Physician Partners of America (PPOA) is a national healthcare organization focused on strengthening the doctor-patient relationship and improving patient outcomes.  PPOA, and their affiliates; Florida Pain Relief Group, Texas Pain Relief Group, Texas Foot and Ankle Group, Urgent Care of Texas and National Medical Practices, all share a common vision to ensure the well-being of patients and provide their physician partners the opportunity to focus on the practice of medicine. This model allows physicians to be physicians, caring about patients and their needs versus the ever complex administrative requirements.  For more information about Physician Partners of America, visit

News Article | November 17, 2016

“The Way, the Truth, and the Life: The Way”: a how-to on navigating a secular culture utilizing biblical principles. “The Way, the Truth, and the Life: The Way” is the creation of published author, Rev. Charles Thomas Comella Sr., a veteran, John Carroll University alum, and high-ranking businessman who later attended New Brunswick Theological Seminary and received his master of divinity and master of theology. Noting how “the earliest Christian church was called The Way,” Rev. Comella says this was “because Jesus Christ’s advent, life, death, and resurrection did not focus upon theology,” but instead his “teachings and life were all focused upon a way of life.” Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Rev. Charles Thomas Comella Sr.’s new book seeks to demonstrate how Christians can find answers for their own lives by simply looking to Jesus’s example. Rev. Comella offers biblical solutions for everyday struggles by focusing on a relationship with God and how it impacts relationships with others. View a synopsis of “The Way, the Truth, and the Life: The Way” on YouTube. Consumers can purchase “The Way, the Truth, and the Life: The Way” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at, Apple iTunes store, Kobo or Barnes and Noble. For additional information or inquiries about “The Way, the Truth, and the Life: The Way”, contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

Zhao Y.,Case Western Reserve University | Dyck J.S.,John Carroll University | Hernandez B.M.,John Carroll University | Burda C.,Case Western Reserve University
Journal of the American Chemical Society | Year: 2010

The carrier concentration of chemically synthesized Biebased nanocrystals (NCs) is for the first time reported to be adjusted by forming ternary BibeNCs (= 0.02, 0.05, 0.10, 0.20, 0.50, and 1.50) through partial substitution of Bi with Sb. Carrier concentrations of ternary BibeNCs were successfully adjusted by a factor of more than 10 controlled by the stoichiometric partial Sb/Bi substitution level. The power factors of the stoichiometric ternary BibeNCs improved three times compared to the parent Biedue to the carrier concentration adjustment. © 2010 American Chemical Society.

News Article | February 6, 2017

DALLAS, Feb. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (JLT), one of the world's leading specialty-focused providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Moussaid as Senior Vice President. Moussaid comes to JLT with more than 23 years' experience in the insurance industry as a Broker, Consultant and Risk Manager, with specialized expertise in the power sector. Moussaid will be based in Dallas, where his primary focus will be on assisting JLT's power sector clients and prospects assess and manage risk. Robert brings deep knowledge of the issues facing this sector from his most recent experience solving risk management issues for Energy Future Holdings (formerly TXU) and heavy involvement with industry mutuals including AEGIS, FM Global NEIL and EMANI. Prior to joining JLT, Moussaid was the Director, Risk & Insurance for Energy Future Holdings Corp. (TXU) where he was responsible for the design and implementation of the company's insurance programs, and management of pension investments and nuclear decommissioning trusts. Moussaid started his insurance career with insurance brokers Johnson & Higgins in their Cleveland office, and was transferred to Saudi Arabia a few years later where he helped develop the region's emerging practice. Moussaid also served in various positions for American Electric Power Company (AEP) where his responsibilities included management of the global liability and property, executive liability, builders risk and captive programs. "We are delighted that Robert has joined our team in Dallas," said Mike Rice, CEO at JLT Specialty USA. "Robert's experience in the power and utility industry will prove to be invaluable to our clients and our team." "We are pleased to announce Robert's appointment and thrilled to welcome him to the JLT team as we are committed to providing our clients with specialized expertise," added Jim Pierce, Chairman of JLT Specialty USA. Moussaid holds a B.S. in Finance from John Carroll University and the Certified Risk Manager International (CRM) professional designation. JLT encourages any potential applicants interested in rapidly developing their careers and becoming part of its U.S. Specialty team to contact Sue Corney at 518-782-3143, About Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT.L) Jardine Lloyd Thompson is one of the world's leading providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services. JLT's client proposition is built upon its deep specialist knowledge, client advocacy, tailored advice and service excellence. JLT is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and owns offices in 40 territories with more than 10,600 employees. Supported by the JLT International Network, it offers risk management and employee benefit solutions in 135 countries. For further information about JLT, please visit our website and follow us on LinkedIn at JLT Group and Twitter @JLTGroup. About JLT Specialty USA JLT Specialty USA is the U.S. platform of the leading specialty business advisory firm, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group. Our experts have deep industry and product experience serving leading U.S. and global firms. Our key to client success is our freedom to be creative, collaborative, and analytical while challenging conventions, redefining problems, creating new analytical insights, and exploring new boundaries to deliver solutions for each client's unique business and risks. For further information about JLT, please visit our website and follow us on LinkedIn at JLT Specialty USA and Twitter @JLTSpecialtyUSA.

News Article | February 15, 2017

INEO, LLC the leading provider of Global Mobility Software, Financial Processing, and Tax Solutions, today announced that Tim Kernan, CRP has joined the company as its Chief Revenue Officer. Tim will lead all aspects of Ineo’s sales, marketing and revenue generating product and service offerings, and will serve as a strategic leader for the company. David Santora, Ineo’s CEO, stated “We are extremely excited to have Tim join the Ineo team. Tim brings 15 years of experience from a nationally recognized relocation company, where as a sales professional, sales leader and, most recently, senior management team member, he helped build the company from a small international household goods moving company to the comprehensive global mobility solutions provider it is today. Tim brings an analytical mind and deep knowledge and experience in sales, marketing and client relations to the Ineo team. We are very fortunate to have a professional with his level of experience in the mobility industry join our company.” Tim graduated from John Carroll University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He holds a CRP designation from Worldwide ERC (WERC), has participated on two WERC conference planning committees (Americas Mobility Conference and Global Workforce Symposium), and has been a speaker on regional panels at the Greater Pittsburgh Relocation Council (GPRC) as well as the Great Lakes Relocation Council Conference. About Ineo Ineo is the premier provider of global mobility assignment management software, expense management, mobility tax and consulting services. With more than 30 years of experience developing mobility solutions, we provide our clients the confidence that their programs will be frictionless, compliant and cost effective.

News Article | October 25, 2016

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephanie Happ to Director of Sales & Marketing at the property, effective immediately. With a decade of hospitality experience and keen focus on revenues, Stephanie devises innovative and effective strategies to draw leisure, group and events clientele to her properties. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at As Area Director of Sales and Marketing for The Keys Collection, she led the sales and marketing efforts to support the opening of four key assets in Key West, Florida. Stephanie joined Highgate Hotels' new Key West project from River Terrace Inn, a Noble House Hotels & Resorts property in Napa, California, where as Director of Sales and Marketing she twice reached the Presidents Circle for impressive sales productivity. Previously, Stephanie was based in the Florida Keys, spending three years as Director of Sales for Ocean Key Resort and Spa, a Four-Diamond boutique hotel on Key West that is also managed by Noble House Hotels & Resorts. She also spent five years consulting on destination weddings as Founder and CEO of Swept Away, a sole proprietorship she founded on Key West in 2004. Stephanie got her start in hospitality as Catering Sales Manager for Ocean Key Resort and Spa in 2003. Stephanie earned a Bachelor of Science degree in communications from John Carroll University in Cleveland. She now resides in North Greece, NY, with her husband, and two sons. The Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside is managed by GF Management and is owned by one of its affiliates. “One of the tenets of GF Management is recruiting and retaining superior talent in the hospitality space.  Stephanie brings a depth of experience and professionalism that reinforces our commitment to be the employer of choice for hoteliers,” states Ryan Sistare, Regional Vice President of Operations for GF Management. The Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside brings comfort and convenience to a picturesque location. Guests will find all the amenities of home and the best service available whether traveling for business or pleasure. With a 24 hour business center, on-site dining, a fitness center, and a shuttle service to and from the airport, this hotel is the perfect place for guests to make the most of their stay. To learn more about the Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside visit  To connect with the hotel’s new Director of Sales & Marketing, Stephanie Happ, call (585) 317-6167. The Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside includes three ballrooms, seven luxurious suites, 460 guest rooms, a seasonal outdoor rooftop pool, a fitness center and Legends Sports Bar and Grille. The Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside is a one stop shop for all your corporate meetings, social events, weddings and much more. The complex offers over 30,000 square feet of flexible exhibit and meeting space and is connected via skywalk to the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. GF Management is an award-winning, full-service hospitality ownership, management and advisory company founded in 1988 and based in Center City Philadelphia. With more than 80 hospitality assets under management, including hotels, resorts, conference centers, catering facilities, waterparks, casinos and golf courses in 28 states, GF Management specializes in third-party management, asset management and advisory services for a variety of individual, private, institutional and financial clients. Many of GF’s core hospitality assets within the portfolio are owned by its principals and therein provide the strength and balance of ownership and management. The Company is currently seeking to expand its portfolio of full-service ownership and management assignments through long-term contracts and joint-venture investment opportunities. For more information about GF Management call 215-972-2222 or visit

Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration | Branch: | Program: STTR | Phase: Phase II | Award Amount: 750.00K | Year: 2011

The proposed effort will develop a solid-state LED replacement lamp for rocket engine test stand lighting and more general hazardous-location lighting. The LED lighting will produce a smoother lighting spectrum compared to the existing arc lamp sources which will improve the visual accuracy and quality of high-speed engine photography. The LED lighting will also last significantly longer than arc lamps which require frequent replacement in hazardous-gas environment. A specialized array of optical collectors will redirect the light more effectively to the needed test areas using principles on non-imaging optics. The result will be improved lighting for engine diagnostics, lower operating costs for the test stand, much longer lamp life and a safer environment by reducing or eliminating lighting maintenance operations in an explosive environment. The housing will also be shock, vibration and heat resistant to be able to withstand the proximate effects of live-fire rocket engine testing. The electronic controls for the lighting will be sited remotely from the lamp head to be consistent with the existing facility and for thermal and reliability considerations. Additionally, a hazardous-location LED lighting device for general illumination which is not for high-speed engine diagnostics will also be developed and tested.

Harris P.B.,John Carroll University
International journal of aging & human development | Year: 2013

Friendships are an integral part of the human experience. Yet, dementia often takes a toll on social relationships, and many friends withdraw. This research, however, focuses on friendships that remain, despite a diagnosis of dementia. It examines the quality of the friendships of people with dementia and long-term friendships. Data were collected through focus group interviews with people with early stage dementia and their care partners, and through interviews with designated friends. The findings show that people with dementia do have friends that remain and they have a wide variety of friendships, from those based on one shared activity to those of multifaceted deep relationships. The long-term friendships, which last across the various stages of dementia, appear to fall into two types: one, where the person with dementia has become more like a family member than a friend (suffusion); and the other where the diagnosis of dementia was the impetus for the relationship to become closer (progressive friendship).

Seiter L.,John Carroll University
SIGCSE 2015 - Proceedings of the 46th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education | Year: 2015

This paper presents an assessment designed to measure computational thinking skills of fourth grade students. The students in two public schools were given a set of Scratch programming challenges. The SOLO taxonomy was used to classify student programming responses based on the degree of understanding of the problem structure. The majority of fourth grade students from one school demonstrated the ability to synchronize the costume and motion of a single character sprite, as well as synchronize a basic conversation between multiple sprites. However, they struggled to integrate motion and costume changes into a multi-sprite conversation. The majority of fourth grade students from the second school, where reading and math comprehension scores fall below the state minimum requirements for proficiency, were unable to demonstrate a basic understanding of the programming tasks. The results suggest that fourth grade students who read at grade level are capable of understanding the relationships between multiple concerns within a single script, along with synchronizing a single concern across multiple scripts, but are challenged when synchronizing multiple concerns across multiple scripts. Copyright © 2015 ACM.

Long S.O.,John Carroll University
Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology | Year: 2012

Contemporary Japan is known both for its high tech culture and its rapidly aging population, with 22 % of people currently 65 years and older. Yet there has been little attention to the material culture of the elderly. This paper explores the way aging bodies, official ideology, and consumption of what are called "assistive devices" and "life technologies" come together in the experience of frail old people who depend not only on human caregivers but on "things" such as walkers, kidney dialysis machines, and electric massage chairs. It begins to consider the questions: What technology to aid failing bodies is available, and to whom? How does the advocacy of independence create new forms of consumption? How do "things" mediate ideological change regarding elder care and help to create new understandings of self and one's relation to others? Data come from interviews conducted in 2003-2007 as part of a study of elder care in Japan under the public long term care insurance system that began in 2000. These interviews point both to acceptance of the technology as a way to avoid over-dependence on caregivers, and to resistance to the limitations of aging and to its 21st century definition by the state. © 2012 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC.

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