Volume 87 Issue 20 The Vallejo Rotary Club A family of caring and Energetic Rotarians November 12, 2009 The club meets 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Every Thursday Vallejo Rotary Club Meeting 11/12/09 Zio Fraedos of Vallejo
Webster, and Bill Eisenhartacted as emcees. 23 Harbor Way
Members were allowed to takethe controls of an ocean going
while experiencing differentweather conditions and timesof
conditions ranged from sunny calm waters toraging seas and electrical storms.
non-native species have contaminated thevessel when entering a port.
The sensations that we experienced were mostreal, leaving many of feeling the effects of
motion sickness. Pete Friesen confessed to
enjoyed admitting its largest freshman class
taking a Dramamine tablet, and I wish I had
applied a Scopalamine patch. Sara Ghavimisteered the vessel as tho’ she was DanicaPatrick of the sea, but confessed to being a bitqueasy.
Its alumni enjoy a 90% employment rate within1 year of graduating, averaging $77,000 instarting salaries.
presentation about the workings of theSimulation Center. There are 111 computers
While the average time a student takes to
in the center, which can stream 55 layers of
graduate from a public college or university is
variables into a specific scene. The simulators
5.6 years in the U.S., the CMA’s students
can profile every major port in the world, and
graduate on an average of 4.5 years. Within
then replicate 11 different types of vessels into
that statistic 70% of CMA’s students graduate
either the same background scene or different
versus only 46% in other public institutions.
Most of CMA’s graduates are engineers, and
many of them pursue careers in bio-tech, any
capable of streaming real events such as oil
discipline in which use of water and water
spills into the simulator in real time.
purification as part of the manufacturingprocess. Many graduates are entering “green”industries, as well as pursuing public service inthe Peace Corps.
The simulators are vast storage media of everyconceivable type of data related to a givensession. Recent simulator analyses includeprofiling how women handle a given situation
A very enjoyable off-site meeting for all who
versus men. It’s no surprise that each of the
attended, and who also enjoyed a nice array of
sexes has its own advantages over the other.
Women seem to be more analytical and teamoriented, while males tend to react morepromptly to a crisis situation. The simulator
is also being used to teach English to foreignseamen because it is the internationallyrecognized language of the maritime industry.
The training ship has a new $1.3 millionenvironmental lab which monitors whetherjust about anything and everything related to“green” operations of vessels, e.g., whether
2009-10 Rotary International President John Kenney District 5160 Governor Earl Kilmer Vallejo Rotary Club Officers Scott Peterson Nearby Clubs for Make-Ups
Connie Howard Immediate past PresidentRich Curtola
Vallejo Rotary Club Directors Luis Romero Rotary Club of Vallejo P.O. Box 4026 Vallejo, CA 94590
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