This ringbound book and DVD-ROM set provides an unprecedented encyclopedic collection of documents, official references, and information about the U.S. Coast Guard Academy at New London, Connecticut. On the disc, in addition to over 14,000 pages reproduced with Adobe Acrobat, there are hundreds of image files and a video file. Coverage includes current course catalogs, admissions data, careers after graduation, Cadet Life in Color; Historic Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, America's Tall Ship; USCG Barque Eagle Journals & Color Photo Gallery; History of the Coast Guard Academy. It is illustrated with dramatic color photography includes: History; Academics; Admissions Brief and Tour; Overview; Class Profiles; Admission Requirements; Applications Process; Athletics; Cadet Life; Prospective Cadet; Current Cadet; Alumni; Academic Community; Leadership Development Center; Curriculum. Cadet Life coverage in color includes: Commandant's Welcome; A Day in the Life; Summer Training Program; Professional Development; Cadet Uniforms; Graduation Requirements; Information Systems; Social Program; Activities; After Graduation; Cadet Commencement. Campus Facilities coverage in color includes: Administration Buildings; Instruction Buildings; Chapels and Memorials; Visitor Center; Athletic Facilities; Center for Counseling & Development; Personnel Support Services; Command Religious Program; Coast Guard Clinic; Cadet Bookstore. USCG Barque Eagle (America's Tall Ship) coverage includes Barque Eagle Journals; Captain's Welcome; Daily Update, Pictures & Journal; Summer Schedule; About the Eagle; Eagle in the 21st Century; Color Photo Gallery. Documents include: Navigating the Uncertain Waters of the 21st Century: The Role of New Technologies in Building a Competitive and Secure Maritime Infrastructure, Majors including Engineering, Government, Management, Marine and Environment Sciences, Departments and Courses, Faculty, and much more. Presentations on projects in electrical and computer engineering include the Autonomous Blimp, Autonomous Ground Vehicle, Laser Communications, Software, and other interesting topics. The United States Coast Guard Academy at New London, Connecticut, is one of the five Service Academies of the Armed Forces of the United States. It is supported by the Federal Government and operated within the authority of the Department of Homeland Security. It is a highly respected institution offering a superb undergraduate education. It is the principal source of technical degreed graduates for the United States Coast Guard officer corps. United States Coast Guard Academy is committed to strengthening the nation s future by educating, training, developing, and inspiring leaders of character who are ethically, intellectually, professionally, and physically prepared to serve their country and humanity, and who are strong in their resolve to build on the long military and maritime heritage and proud accomplishments of the United States Coast Guard. To graduate young men and women with sound bodies, stout hearts, and alert minds with a liking for the sea and its lore, and with that high sense of honor, loyalty and obedience which goes with trained initiative and leadership; well grounded in seamanship, the sciences and the amenities, and strong in the resolve to be worthy of the traditions of commissioned officers in the United States Coast Guard in the service of their country and humanity. The Coast Guard Academy is dedicated to producing Coast Guard officers who meet the program, diversity, and quality objectives of the Coast Guard. Within this broad perspective lie primary objectives: (1) to provide, by precept and example, an environment that embraces the Coast Guard values of honor, respect, and devotion to duty; (2) to provide a sound undergraduate education in a field of interest to the Coast Guard.
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U.S. Coast Guard Academy offers appointments on the basis of a nationwide merit-based competition. Those who are accepted are distinguished by proven academic accomplishment, skills as an athlete, a record of community service or part-time employment, motivation to embrace leadership development, and an unwavering desire to serve their country and humanity. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen between the ages of 17-22 years old upon entering the Academy. They must be unmarried with no dependants or financial debt and posses a high school diploma or GED (or will prior to entry). Most successful candidates graduate in the top 15% of their high school class and demonstrate proficiency in both mathematical and applied science fields. Applicants must complete the SAT or ACT (with Writing Test) exam prior to or during January test administration of the year of entry. Appointments to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy are tendered on a selective basis. Congressional nominations are not required. The only special category is International Cadets. By statutory limitations, the Academy may have a maximum of 36 International Cadets enrolled at any one time, and candidates seeking admission as an International Cadet must apply through the Defense Attaché Office of their U.S. Embassy. This DVD-ROM disc has over 14,000 pages reproduced using Adobe Acrobat PDF software - allowing direct viewing on Windows and Macintosh systems. Advanced search and indexing features are built into our reproduction, providing a complete full-text index. This enables the user to search all the files on the disk at one time for words or phrases using just one search command! The Acrobat cataloging technology adds enormous value and uncommon functionality to this impressive collection. These DVD-ROM discs are for use in a computer DVD drive. The files can be accessed from the File Explorer in the same way that you open files from a CD-ROM disc; the CD-ROM and DVD-ROM formats are functionally the same, but the DVD has more than six times greater storage capacity. Of course, this disc cannot be "played" in a DVD player connected to a television set. It contains computer-formatted data. Our news and educational discs are privately compiled collections of official public domain U.S. government files and documents - they are not produced by the federal government. They are designed to provide a convenient user-friendly reference work, utilizing the benefits of the Adobe Acrobat format to uniformly present thousands of pages that can be rapidly reviewed, searched by finding specific words, or printed without untold hours of tedious research and downloading. Vast archives of important public domain government information that might otherwise remain inaccessible are available for instant review no matter where you are. This book-on-a-disc format makes a great reference work and educational tool. There is no other reference that is as fast, convenient, comprehensive, thoroughly researched, and portable - everything you need to know, from the federal sources you trust.
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Book Description Progressive Management, 2010. Ring-bound. Book Condition: Brand New. 175 pages. 11.40x10.10x1.10 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1422051420