University announces temporary rector for Breen-Phillips Hall

first_imgDirector of residential life for rector recruitment, hiring and retention Breyan Tornifolio will act as the Breen-Phillips Hall interim rector throughout the rest of the spring semester, according to an email sent Friday to the Breen-Phillips community from Erin Hoffmann Harding, vice president of student affairs.Tornifolio previously supervised Sister Mary McNamara, the former rector of BP who died Feb. 7 due to complications following a stroke. According to the email, Tornifolio also served as rector of Pasquerilla East Hall from 2006 to 2009 and Ryan Hall from 2009 to 2013, for which she was the “inaugural rector.” She has taken on various leadership roles since then for the University, including being “the primary staff person for planning the University’s celebration” in honor of University President Emeritus Fr. Theodore Hesburgh after his death in 2015, the email said.Tornifolio, who also serves as the chaplain of the women’s basketball team, graduated from Wheeling Jesuit University with a degree in psychology and earned her masters in higher education from Geneva College. In the email, Hoffmann Harding said the University administration will hire a permanent rector for Breen-Phillips Hall this spring as part of the regular hiring cycle for new rectors.Tags: Breen-Phillips Hall, interim rector, rector, Sister Mary McNamaralast_img read more

Cornubia property with 360 degree views is up for sale

first_imgThere are incredible views from the bedroom.Out on one of the home’s many balconies is Mr Clunies-Ross’ favourite space.“My favourite balcony is off the dining room,” he said.“It looks all over Logan, and you can see all the mountain ranges down to New South Wales.“I go out there for a drink and cigar at night (and) it gets the most beautiful sunsets.”He said the house was perfect for a large family, such as his own.“It’s got a really beautiful pool. It also has got a children’s play area at the back, with a cubby house, and a reasonable sized lawn.” The house at 11 Torrelliana Court, Cornubia, is for sale.THE views and the architecture of this Cornubia property is what drew Chris Clunies-Ross in about 14 years ago.Mr Clunies-Ross said the four-level property was the highest peak in about 25km, which afforded them views spanning 360 degrees. The spiral staircase is an interesting piece of architecture.“At the back it is state forest, leading through to Stradbroke, and at the front, looking toward the city, it’s all lit up like a Christmas tree at night,” Mr Clunies-Ross said.The home, which is at 11 Torrelliana Court, has a unique style of architecture, with curved edges and windows, and had a floorplan that appealed to Mr Clunies-Ross“It has got a spiral staircase with an atrium at the top, which I really like,” he said.“It’s got lots of different and private areas.”More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019The curved architecture continues in the kitchen.Mr Clunies-Ross and his wife Katrina have found the residence the perfect place to raise four children.“Two of our kids were born while we lived at the house, so it was special bringing them home and watching them grow up there,” Mr Clunies-Ross said.“But we own an apartment in Kangaroo Point… and since our eldest daughter has moved to China we are downsizing.”center_img The lounge room at 11 Torrelliana Court, Cornubia.last_img read more

Saipem Nets Over $500 Million in Contracts

first_imgSaipem has won a number of contracts in various countries worth over $500 million.The first engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract has been awarded by Saudi Aramco in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as part of the long-term agreement in force until 2021.The scope of the offshore work encompasses the design, engineering, procurement, construction and installation of a 36-inch carbon steel pipeline onto the existing network around the Ju’aymah area and brownfield services at the associated offshore platform.Furthermore, in West Africa, Saipem has been assigned a contract by Eni Angola related to Cabaça and Agogo Early Phase 1 developments.The scope of work includes the EPCI of risers, production flowlines, jumpers and the installation of a Subsea Production System (SPS) in water depths ranging between 400 and 600 m to be carried out by Saipem vessels FDS and Saipem 3000.In the same region, specifically in Equatorial Guinea, Saipem has also signed a contract with Noble Energy for the offshore installation of a 70 km gas pipeline connecting the Alen Platform to Punta Europa on the coast.Additional minor contracts awarded are related to the decommissioning of existing infrastructures located in the Thistle Field of the North Sea to be executed by the Saipem 7000 and two other offshore transportation and installation contracts in the Middle East and the Gulf of Mexico.Francesco Racheli, Saipem E&C Offshore Division COO, said: “These new contract awards confirm the diversified nature of our core market segments and contribute to consolidating the historic relationship with our clients who know they can constantly rely on our support in order to pursue their safety, efficiency and reliability targets. A good start to the year for the E&C Offshore division and confirmation of the strategic positioning of the company in the Middle East and West Africa.”last_img read more