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  • Snap-on Inc. CEO spoke at Carthage March 15 — Carthage News — Carthage College
    But he said the company reaped much greater profits in 2009 and Snap on s stock price was near an all time high A big reason he cited for long term growth potential was Snap on s move into China In China there are 65 to 70 million automobiles on the road Mr Pinchuk said Most of them are new and nearly 20 million more are being built each year 50 percent more than production in the United States The repair market has yet to come he said of China stressing the firm has gone to China to produce tools to be used there We do not chase cheap labor Mr Pinchuk declared We are not in China to produce products to bring back here When Snap on ceased manufacturing in Kenosha he added zero of those products were moved to Asia Eighty percent of what we sell off the trucks comes from the USA and will stay that way We like our US factories very well thank you Asked about manufacturers that have moved production to China Mr Pinchuk said I think they re making a mistake When you ship jobs abroad you re losing faith in your people Perhaps such firms haven t looked as hard at the quality of their people and getting the most out of them Mr Pinchuk said Snap on products have a reputation for high quality We don t make the lowest cost product he said You want the lowest cost product go ahead but it won t work as well People love Snap on tools because they re the best so we re not embarrassed to charge a lot The Snap on CEO said the United States is in economic battle with other nations and in an economic conflict the best equipment

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2011/03/16/snap-on-inc-ceo-spoke-at-carthage-march-15/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Carthage welcomes Duane R. Kullberg — Carthage News — Carthage College
    as managing partner of the Minneapolis office and in management roles in the Chicago and headquarters offices He is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and has been a public director of the Chicago Board Options Exchange since 1990 Dennis Tomorsky Jim Peterson While on campus Mr Kullberg met with business students in their classes and participated in a panel discussion that was open to area high school and college students as well as interested members of the community On March 3 Mr Kullberg was the featured speaker at a luncheon of the Carthage Business and Professional Coalition Panel Discussion March 2 The Future of the Audit Profession At 7 30 p m Tuesday March 2 Mr Kullberg participated in a panel discussion titled The Future of the Audit Profession Joining Mr Kullberg were Schenck President Bill Goodman and attorney and financial columnist Jim Peterson Mr Goodman joined Schenck in 2003 and is now the firm s president He was previously the managing partner of a Big Four firm s Milwaukee office Mr Peterson is a former financial and accounting columnist for the International Herald Tribune and was a senior in house lawyer and partner at Andersen Worldwide He now writes the online blog Re Balance about auditing and the critical condition of the large accounting firms Dennis Tomorsky chief executive officer of the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants moderated the discussion Business Professional Coalition Luncheon March 3 The Rise and Fall of Arthur Andersen On Wednesday March 3 Mr Kullberg was the featured speaker at Carthage s Business and Professional Coalition Luncheon He spoke on The Rise and Fall of Arthur Andersen The Carthage Business and Professional Coalition comprises the leading business civic professional and governmental leaders in southeastern Wisconsin Carthage has regularly brought prominent

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2010/01/21/carthage-welcomes-duane-r-kullberg/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Carthage welcomes Col. Donald Woolfolk — Carthage News — Carthage College
    and the first hastily built cages looked like dog kennels he admitted But photos of those temporary cages came to symbolize the encampment A better facility comparable to civilian prisons was completed a few months later he pointed out but we prevented the press from having access to those facilities Mr Woolfolk said he regretted that we didn t bring the press in and take them through that facility and said he should have asked the Red Cross to be present at the facility to document and attest to the fact that the U S was treating these guys humanely Mr Woolfolk defended interrogation tactics used at Guantanamo but said a majority of the detainees should not have been held Was it tough You bet he said of interrogation efforts You try to get inside these guys heads it s a long difficult process But Mr Woolfolk said about 400 detainees a majority of those held were caught on a battlefield and had little or no intelligence value In the 1990s Mr Woolfolk quarterbacked the first successful effort to capture war criminals in the former Yugoslavia He told how a newly enlisted member of the U S Navy was tracked down at Great Lakes Naval Training Center because he could speak Serbian The sailor posed as a student to do research in a library and helped locate one of the targets who were convicted of participating in ethnic cleansing atrocities The Business and Professional Coalition promotes interaction between Kenosha and Racine business leaders and Carthage by making the intellectual resources of the College available to the community Coalition members include the leading business professional civic and government leaders in southeastern Wisconsin Carthage regularly brings prominent speakers to campus for the Coalition s luncheons For more information about the Carthage Business

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2010/11/04/carthage-welcomes-col-donald-woolfolk/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Lecture on historical American diplomacy scheduled Dec. 5 — Carthage News — Carthage College
    on historical American diplomacy scheduled Dec 5 November 29 2012 by Tom Applegarth Northern Illinois University history professor Kenton Clymer will give a lecture at 7 p m Wednesday Dec 7 in Jockey Room B of the Todd Wehr Center The lecture will focus on American foreign diplomacy under Secretary of State John Hay John Hay served as Secretary of State from 1898 to 1905 under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt In addition to his expertise on John Hay Prof Clymer has written on modern American diplomatic concerns such as American policy toward India s independence and a two volume history of American relations with Cambodia Prof Clymer currently serves as Distinguished Research Professor of History at Northern Illinois University Recently he was a fellow at the The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington D C The event is sponsored by Phi Alpha Theta and is free and open to the public News English honor society hosts reading event with Kenosha school Carthage faculty chosen to participate in humanities program Alumnus takes faculty position at renowned London university Student blog describes action during Omrit excavation Carthage RockSat team prepares for launch Carthage welcomes luncheon speaker Christopher Ruud

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2012/11/29/lecture-on-historical-american-diplomacy-scheduled-dec-5/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Carthage welcomes national polling expert Charles Franklin Dec. 5 — Carthage News — Carthage College
    of polls in the 2012 Wisconsin and Presidential elections Mr Franklin is the director of the Marquette Law School Poll an election night consultant for ABC News and co founder of Pollster com an award winning and widely cited source of polling data and analysis that was bought by Huffington Post in 2010 His talk titled What Do You Think The Polls Know will be held at 6 p m in Hedberg Library s Niemann Media Theater He will speak about the Marquette Law School Poll and discuss such issues as how to read a poll what polls tell us and what they don t and how campaigns use polling information In addition to co founding Pollster com which received the Innovator s Award in 2007 from the American Association for Public Opinion Research and was named a Top 50 Website of 2009 by Time magazine Mr Franklin is founder of PollsAndVotes com a site devoted to understanding the structure of public opinion and voting coalitions over time He is a professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin Madison and in January 2012 became a visiting professor of law and public policy at Marquette University Law School where he directs monthly polling of Wisconsin Mr Franklin is a frequently cited source for political analysis in Wisconsin and national media and is an election night consultant for ABC News the Federal Election Commission and polling consultant to TalkingPointsMemo com His undergraduate teaching focuses on developing quantitative skills that prepare students for jobs in data analytics and information visualization in business politics and public policy Many of his former students work in Congress the Wisconsin legislature the media political consulting and for both political parties News English honor society hosts reading event with Kenosha school Carthage faculty chosen to participate

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2012/11/29/carthage-welcomes-national-polling-expert-charles-franklin-dec-5-2/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Lecture on pornography and Constitution scheduled Dec. 4 — Carthage News — Carthage College
    Moore The final lecture in Carthage s 2012 Constitution Day series will focus on Obscenity and Pornography A Continuing Constitutional Dilemma University of Wisconsin Madison professor Donald Downs is scheduled to present the talk at 4 45 p m Tuesday Dec 4 in Niemann Media Theatre Both historically and analytically he will explore the treatment of pornography under the U S Constitution Prof Downs is the Alexander Meiklejohn Professor of Political Science Law and Journalism and the Glenn B and Cleone Orr Hawkins Professor of Political Science He is a noted scholar and prize winning author who has dealt with issues including freedom of speech the history of campus political movements and the role of ROTC in the university The event is free and open to the entire Carthage community The Constitution Day series has been supported by the Jack Miller Center the Office of the Provost the Humanities Interdisciplinary Studies and Social Sciences divisions the History and Political Science departments and the Great Ideas program News English honor society hosts reading event with Kenosha school Carthage faculty chosen to participate in humanities program Alumnus takes faculty position at renowned London university Student blog describes action during Omrit excavation Carthage

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2012/11/28/lecture-on-pornography-and-constitution-scheduled-dec-4/ (2013-06-13)
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  • ONE at Carthage receives national recognition — Carthage News — Carthage College
    preventable disease especially in Africa by raising public awareness and pressuring political leaders to support policies that could save lives The national organization has held its ONE Campus Challenge every year since 2007 Colleges are tasked with a series of challenges and earn points for their success In the second challenge 28 Days to THRIVE campus groups were asked to eat and tweet to raise awareness of sustainable agriculture programs that could combat global hunger The challenge was three parts Educate your campus on smart agriculture investments Celebrate the sweet potato which when coupled with other smart inventions could potentially save 300 children every day Collect phone calls and letters to state leaders and use Twitter to raise awareness ONE at Carthage stood out from the rest reports the national organization The group pushed for sweet potato dishes to be served in the Dining Commons and other eateries on campus and encouraged students to tweet Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to make nutrition a priority ONE at Carthage also gathered more than 200 petition signatures mailed 78 letters to Sen Ron Johnson Sen Tammy Baldwin and former Gov Tommy Thompson and made 15 phone calls to state leaders These actions represent only a small amount of the amazing efforts Carthage students have put into the ONE campaign Trevor said ONE at Carthage is very thankful to all those who have given their time energy and voices to fight against global poverty and preventable disease The prize for winning Challenge 2 will be a visit from ONE Fellow and acclaimed author Roger Thurow Details will be announced soon Runners up for Challenge 2 were the University of Texas El Paso Clark College University of California Irvine and the University of Michigan ONE at Carthage is now focusing its efforts on the

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2012/11/12/one-at-carthage-receives-national-recognition/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Prof. Tom Powers to speak on religion and the First Amendment Nov. 12 — Carthage News — Carthage College
    Tom Powers presents the third lecture of Carthage s 2012 Constitution Day Lecture Series on Monday Nov 12 Prof Powers an associate professor of Great Ideas and political science will speak on civil rights and the transformation of the First Amendment at 12 15 p m Monday in the Niemann Media Theater of Hedberg Library His talk is titled Is the Separation of Church and State Discrimination Against Religion In recent years defenders of the rights of religious groups have begun to use the framework of politics associated with the civil rights revolution to advance their cause Most notably pressed by the Religious Right and taken up by the administration of George W Bush in his faith based initiative this development has also influenced the Supreme Court s interpretation of the First Amendment This development is potentially unsettling because it challenges the traditional view and most notably the idea of the separation of church and state Which framework should govern our thinking about religion and why The theme of this year s celebration of Constitution Day is The First Amendment in the 21st Century Carthage s celebration includes a series of lectures on First Amendment issues by scholars from both on and off campus On Oct 29 University of Notre Dame Professor Vincent Phillip Muñoz spoke on the separation of church and state Watch Prof Munoz lecture On Nov 5 Carthage history professor Eric Pullin spoke on the history of the First Amendment Watch Prof Pullin s lecture The fourth and final lecture of the series will be given by University of Wisconsin Madison Professor Donald Downs at 4 45 p m Tuesday Dec 4 News English honor society hosts reading event with Kenosha school Carthage faculty chosen to participate in humanities program Alumnus takes faculty position at renowned London

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2012/11/09/prof-tom-powers-to-speak-on-religion-and-the-first-amendment-nov-12/ (2013-06-13)
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