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Eckerd President joins other university leaders in calling on Donald Trump to speak out against violence

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Eckerd College President Donald Eastman has joined 109 other college and university presidents around the country urging Donald Trump to condemn acts of violence that have sporadically erupted since his stunning Electoral College victory for president 10 days ago. The Southern Poverty Law Center has counted more than 400 cases of hateful harassment or intimidation in the U.S. since Election Day. And in a video statement released Friday, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said FBI statistics for 2015 showed a 67 percent increase in hate crimes against Muslim Americans. Hate crimes against Jewish people,…

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Personnel note: John Hopkins All Children’s names Sylvia Ameen new Marketing VP

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Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital announced Friday that Sylvia Ameen will serve as the hospital’s new Vice President of Marketing and Communications starting July 1. Ameen is currently working as All Children’s interim chief marketing officer and has been involved with the hospital and its foundation since 1989, and has handled tasks from managing gift portfolios to board engagement during her tenure. She also directed the $75 million capital campaign for the construction of the new hospital building, which opened…

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