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Kelsey Coy - Freelance Blog Writing & Travel Writing
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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Erin Neely - Freelance Chinese Translation & Travel Writing
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Omaha, Nebraska, United States

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Hailey Lee - Freelance Magazine Design & Fashion Illustration
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3.5
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Hailey Lee skills: Graphic Design, Logo Design, Magazine Layouts, Illustrative typography, Poster Design, Package Design, Traditional,Acrylic Paint, Water colour Paimt, Conte, Pen and Ink, Mixed Media Digital: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe AfterEffects Education: -Art Fundamentals Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Oakville, ON -Bachelor of Applied Arts Illustration Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Oakville, ON Experience: Textile Designer, Graphic Designer Pink Martini Collection -Design Look Book, Tag, Website Banner -Design Textile and Fashion -Freelance Designer I.E.M. Corporarion -Publisher brochure cover page design after winning design competition.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Christa Hagan - Freelance Article Writing & Newsletter Writing
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Employment History: November 2010- Present Kaplan Inc: Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions Washington, D.C DC Metro Campus Manager ? Pushes regular marketing and specialized campaigns through email and grassroots techniques ? Plans, manages and executes promotional events to increase enrollments and sales conversion on four DC area campuses while every other DC area Manager in her position has one campus ? Negotiates with key administrators, student organizations, and advisors to maximize Kaplan’s competitive position by securing volume deals and exclusivity agreements ? Recruits, hires, trains and manages a part-time marketing staff to assist with maximizing relationships on campus ? Lead team to surpass goal by over 14% in the second month of her new position May 2009- October 2010 Kaplan Inc: Kaplan Tutoring Reston, VA Academic Manager ? Managed the progress and success for over 200 students by meeting with tutors, parents and even going above and beyond by meeting with teachers, principals and guidance counselors to assure that we were all seeing the results we needed and wanted to see ? Drove sales by pairing understanding the student need with excellent knowledge of Kaplan Tutoring product ? Met and exceeded monthly sales growth goals, often while in a short-staffed center, including one month where goal was exceeded by 6% while staffing the center completely solo ? Recruited, hired, trained and managed a staff of 40 tutors and assures they were all exceeding benchmarks, providing excellent customer service and maximizing the progress of their students until company closed in October 2010 August 2008- November 2008 DC Public Schools Washington, D.C. After School Program Coordinator ? Worked with community based organizations to create a program full of education enrichment activities ? Responsible for the well being and interests of all 212 students enrolled in the program, often going above and beyond the requirements by creating support groups, transporting students to doctor appointments, chaperoning dances, serving as a committee coach for the middle school student council and helping to run fundraisers ? Tracked and recorded attendance for all students in the program and delivered these results to manager promptly Relevant Experience and Accomplishments: May 2008 Cedar Crest College Allentown, PA Commencement Speaker ? Was voted by fellow classmates to write and deliver a speech for 20008 Commencement May 2006-May 2007 Copy Editor and Opinions Editor for The Crestiad at Cedar Crest College May 2007-May 2008 Managing Editor and News Editor for The Crestiad ? Wrote articles for all the sections of the newspaper, covering a variety of issues ranging from campus and student concerns to issues in the community to worldwide issues and news ? Responsible for the layout of the Opinions and News sections of the paper ? Assigned stories to staff writers and assessed the needs of the writers and editors ? Managed staff of 10-20 writers for this weekly publication ? Ran meetings with or in the absence of the Editor-in-Chief Education: 2004-2008 Cedar Crest College Allentown, PA Majored in Communication and English, with a concentration in Writing GPA: 3.4 Graduated: May 10, 2008
Mc Lean, Virginia, United States
Jahangir Hossain - Freelance Drawing & Portrait Painting
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5.0
2 Skills
$50
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Career Objective: • A free-lance artist in Drawing and Painting [MFA]in the field of Fine Arts since 1994. • Paintings have been exhibited locally and internationally since1989 • Accumulated fine art skills and expertise for over than twenty years. • Excellent skills to communicate, observe, and transmit knowledge gained as a Fine Arts Curator Employment History 1994-2011 Self Employed and working- framing Designer and Fine artist in Drawing/Oil painting Additional skills • Super realist in Painting and Drawing • Color specialist • Good command of English • conversational Bangle • computer literate: professional MS Word, Access knowledge Good Excel and Power Point and Internet browsing • Driving license: Full, clean
Witney, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Mark Nasi - Freelance Graphic Design & Digital Art
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I believe that Creativity, Education, Powerful Communication Skills and Confidence is the difference between bad design and GREAT design. Without these basic skills you have nothing. I take pride in having all four plus many more. My objective with any project is to have the piece create a genuine impact on its viewer. I will go above and beyond to make the whole process the best possible experience for my clients. I love my job, therefor I will not settle for anything less than perfection. Contact me with anything from print to web and I will be happy to help you out!
Superior, Wisconsin, United States
Zvikomborero Chamunoda - Freelance Proofreading & Office Management
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SUMMARY More than 17 years of customer service, managerial experience including property claims estimations working with insurance claims adjusters. Exceptional training skills including management, administration and leadership experience in a standalone and smaller complex environments. I am also a Magna *** Laude Graduate with a B.Sc. in Business Administration. SKILLS OVERVIEW Responsible for providing excellent service to clients by providing fast and efficient service in a courteous manner as well as extensive business, estimating and accounting software experience gained from holding managerial and accounting positions with small and medium sized companies both in the USA and Canada. - Adept at using interviewing and assessment skills to create a suitable plan of intervention that achieves goals. - Skilled in identifying barriers that clients face and developing tactics to overcome them. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral). - Organized and detail-oriented individual with excellent time management skills. - Demonstrated team player with a proven ability to lead, coordinate and implement projects. - Competent in handling stress associated with long hours and high caseloads. - Possess a valid G class driver's license and owns a reliable vehicle. Software Tools: Windows Application, QuickBooks, SAP, UNIX, Xactimate and ScanNer Estimating software Office Tools: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook Express Overall, I am an innovative, results oriented team player and have the skills required for success in this position. WORK EXPERIENCE Branch/Sales Assistant (Investments) October 2007- Present CIBC Wood Gundy, Edmonton, AB CA Operations/Switchboard – January 2010 to Present Brad Hummel Project – January 2008 Randy Bretzer and Don Rosychuk Support – February to March 2008 Ronald and Penny Omell Team – March to April 2008 Bradburn/Case Team – April to June 2008 Blake/Robinson/Taylor Team – July 2008 to December 2009 Blaine Ostapovich Support – March 2009 – December 2009 Rolanda Campbell Project – July 2009 – December 2009 - Service the financial needs of clients in partnership with the Advisor(s). - As required, prepare customized reports or information to meet anticipated client needs prior to the Advisor meeting with the client; at the request of the advisor, collection of potential client information if required. - Coordinate transactional needs of customers, as required. (e.g., Client Account online access setup). - Interact with internal and external service providers (e.g., Help Desk, Client File Administration, Private Client Investment , Fund Companies etc.) when necessary to ensure process work is completed correctly and within necessary timeframes; be proactive in identifying and resolving any complications that may develop. - Coordinate customer activity information from other delivery channels. - Monitor diary for upcoming Maturities/Restricted Client List/Margin Calls and advise appropriate Advisor. - Maintain appropriate customer documentation. - Ensure all forms relating to new account openings and investment products are available for client meetings. - Backup for colleagues, when necessary. - Build and execute a daily contact plan in partnership with the Advisor to meet portfolio goals (e.g.,GIC maturity calls, Portfolio Evaluations.) - Assist the Advisor by booking client appointments, preparing client files using tools required to provide the ideal client experience. - Prepare required forms and information packages in conjunction with the Advisor to meet specific customer needs. - Complete/process all documentation required to finalize new account openings. - Obtain necessary financial information from client for completion of investment plans and reviews. - Review files to ensure all documentation are complete and accurate. Accounts Receivables Credit & Collections Specialist February 2007- August 2007 Safety - Kleen Oil Recovery Division, Breslau, ON CA - Managed over 600 US Oil Accounts Receivables and occasionally helped with the 1200 Canadian Oil Accounts Receivables. - Liaise with clients and Sales Department to resolve client issues. - Recommended clients for credit limit increases to the AR Supervisor. - Corresponded by email or fax with clients. - Maintained and filed customer records. Director/ CPR & First Aid Training Center August 2004 - August 2005 Sahara Health & Safety, INC - Wilmore, KY. USA - Instructed CPR and First Aid Courses - Bookkeeping - Managerial decision maker Office Manager May 2001 - October 2004 ServPro, Denver, CO. USA - Proved multi-tasking abilities by scheduling and supervising staff, consisting of production and temporary workers. - Prepare for meetings and correspond with member representatives on upcoming meetings. - Prepare correspondences, document invoices, including materials for payment of contractors - Maintain in-office calendar and training calendar, keeping track of schedules/appointments - Created client database with Microsoft Works. - Received cash and check receipts, maintained ledger book and computer record of bank deposits. - Wrote and distributed payroll and contractor checks - Posted billing and ran various invoices for clients - Answered phones, greeted and assisted visitors, and handled general administrative duties, such as filing, faxing, copying and mailing. - Customer problem solving on a managerial level. Bank Teller January 1996 – October 1997 Norwest Bank now Wells Fargo - Denver, CO. USA - Handled deposits and withdrawal transactions for customers. - Money order changes for various businesses. EDUCATION Canadian Securities Institute, Canada 2008 Canadian Securities Course - Pending American Safety & Health Institute, Wilmore, KY, USA ? 2005 Basic CPR and First Aid Instructor National American University, Denver, CO, USA ? 1995 - 2001 BSc. in Business Administration with a minor in MIS Harare Polytechnic College, Harare, Zimbabwe ? 1994 - 1995 Diploma in Human Resources Management TRAINING K-W Multicultural Center, Kitchener, ON ? 2006 Home Daycare Provider Training Norwest University, Thornton, CO, USA ? 1997 Bank Teller – New Hire Training VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE - Trinity Church Nutrition Volunteer Program 2006 - Toronto Food Bank 2005 - National American University Student Senate 2000 - 2001 - Alternative Pregnancy Center 1998 - 1999 - St Giles Rehabilitation Center, Zimbabwe 1992 - 1993 AWARDS - 2000 - 2001 Who's Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges. - $1200 Award Recipient for outstanding student on the President's List at National American University. - Vice President in the student senate. 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Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Nicholas Allen - Freelance Comic Art & Children's Book Illustration
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Thank you for taking the time to getting to know us. Our slogan reads Minds Illustrated for a purpose. We are a multimedia and marketing design studio, providing cutting edge design services in 3 core areas, or V. I. P. Visualization, Illustration, and Presentation (Marketing & Branding). We want Paper Lab Studios® to be synonymous with top design. Whether it is a logo for a fast-paced entertainment firm or an advertisement for the small Deli down the street, our mission is to empower people and their enterprises though quality, innovative, and inspiring design. Our vision is to make the world a beautiful and artful place. You may reach us by email at any time if you would like to commission a project, big or small. We welcome your questions. We look forward to hearing from you!
Randallstown, Maryland, United States
Patrice Sherman - Freelance Children's Book Writing & Article Writing
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$20
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I am the author of several books for children and young adults, among them BEN AND THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION, which won the 2011 Once Upon the World Award from the Simon Wiesenthal Center in LA, and THE SUN'S DAUGHTER, a Bank Street Best Book for 2006. My nonfiction books range from a history of magic to everyday life in Colonial America to to mythological animals. In addition I have written assessment materials in social studies and English Language Skills for a number of educational publishers. I am familiar with the Common Core Standards and have produced test questions on civics, history, and geography for grades 4-12. I would be happy to provide a full list of publications or writing samples upon request.
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Johnbolas - Freelance Database & Database Design
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5.0
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$50
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John Bolas 26386 Curie Warren, Michigan, 48091 (517) 281-5056 E-mail bolasj@comcast.net Work Experience: 10/12 to current Hewlett-Packard, Pontiac, MI Assigned to: Blue Shield of California Position: Senior IMS/DB2/SQL Server Database Administrator Performed SQL Server 2008 installation, upgrades and maintenance Proficient with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains Proficient with SQL Server Reporting Services Proficient with SQL Server Integration Services Proficient with CICS Supported MQ Servers. Performed database modeling, design and implementation. Created SSRS reports using SQL 2008 Supported IMS for z/OS Databases Version 10. Supported DB2 for z/OS Databases Version 10. Supported DB2 for Unix Version 9 Performed DBD, PSB, and ACB GEN’s. Supported Database Recovery Control. Supported IMS HALDBs. Scheduled IMS Change Accumulation Utility. Resolved technical issues using OMEGAMON. Scheduled reorganizations, backups and recoveries. Assisted application development teams. Performed SQL, TSQL and Stored Procedure optimization. Performed tuning of databases. Provided disaster recovery backup, testing, and documentation Proficient with JCL.TSO,ISPF Followed ITIL software development process. Preparing for PMP certification. Provided 24x7 on-call production support. 01/12 to 06/12 Computer Services Corporation, Lanham, MD Assigned to: Internal Revenue Service Position: Senior DB2 Database Administrator Supported DB2 for z/OS Databases Version 9. Scheduled reorganizations, backups and recoveries. Performed SQL optimization. Performed database replication. Proficient with JCL.TSO,ISPF Received Interim Major Background Investigation 11/11 to 01/12 Pyramid Consulting, Atlanta, GA Assigned to: Capital One Position: Senior DB2 Database Administrator Supported DB2 for z/OS Databases Version 9. Scheduled reorganizations, backups and recoveries. Assisted application development teams. Resolved technical issues received from BMC Remedy tool. Proficient with JCL.TSO,ISPF Performed SQL optimization. Performed tuning of databases. Resolved technical issues using OMEGAMON. Followed ITIL software development process 07/10 to 11/11 SYNOVA Computer Services, Southfield, MI Assigned to: Ford Motor Company Position: Senior IMS/DB2/SQL Server Database Administrator Supported DB2 for z/OS Databases Version 9. Supported SQL Server 2008 Supported IMS Version 10 Supported IMS HALDBs. Supported IMS Fastpath Databases Supported MQ Servers. Resolved technical issues received from BMC Remedy tool. Followed agile software development process. Scheduled reorganizations, backups and recoveries. Assisted application development teams. Performed SQL optimization. Performed tuning of databases. Resolved technical issues using OMEGAMON. Performed data partitioning Proficient with JCL.TSO,ISPF Provided 24x7 on-call production support/escalation. Followed ITIL software development process. Implemented Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Performed database replication 12/09 to 07/10 University of Georgia, Athens, GA Position: Senior IMS/DB2/Oracle Database Administrator , System Programmer, Cobol Developer Supported Oracle 10g Databases. Supported LINUX environment. Supported MQ Servers Created Object Oriented Pearl programs. Provided System programming support for z/OS software. Supported DB2 Databases for z/OS V8. Supported DB2 Databases for LUW V8 Created DB2 Version 8 to Version 9 migration plan. Resolved technical issues received from BMC Remedy tool. Liaison between DBA team and development teams. Performed SQL optimization. Supported IMS Version 10 databases Performed DBD, PSB, and ACB GEN’s. Supported Database Recovery Control. Supported IMS HALDBs. Scheduled IMS Change Accumulation Utility. Resolved technical issues using OMEGAMON. Scheduled reorganizations, backups and recoveries for IMS and DB2 databases. Performed data partitioning Proficient with JCL.TSO,ISPF Performed tuning of IMS and DB2 databases. Proficient with IBM Query Management Facility Provided 24x7 on-call production support. 12/06 to05/09 SATYAM COMPUTER SERVICES, Parsipanny, NJ Consultant Assigned to: Auto-Owners Insurance Position: Application Database Administrator – Senior DB2 Database Administrator – JAVA Developer – Cobol Developer Recommended training for Auto-Owners Associates. Liaison between CIO and development teams. Provided System programming support for z/OS software. Assisted application development teams using COBOL programming. Assisted with SAP DB2 Issues Assisted with Data Modeling sessions using Embarcadero ER Studio. Supported DB2 Databases for z/OS Version 9. Supported DB2 Databases for LUW Version 9. Supported MQ Servers. Performed data partitioning Resolved technical issues using OMEGAMON. Proficient with JCL.TSO,ISPF Proficient with CA Endeavor Proficient with CA Erwin. Performed tuning of databases. Performed SQL optimization. Proficient with IBM Query Management Facility Developed JAVA application code. Developed COBOL application code. Proficient with Assembler. Followed agile software development process. 08/03 to 12/06 SYNOVA Computer Services, Southfield, MI Consultant Assigned to: IBM Corporation – I supported the following IBM customers Visteon, Allied, American Express, Ameriprise, Amtrak, Disney, Macy’s, Michelin, BNSF Railroad, CareStream. Position: Senior IMS/DB2 Database Administrator Supported Visteon Corporation migration of IMS and DB2 databases from Ford Motor Company. Created process to migrate Visteon production environments to test systems. Supported DB2 for z/OS Version 7 to Version 8 migrate. Supported IMS Version 8 and Version 9 databases Performed DBD, PSB, and ACB GEN’s. Supported Database Recovery Control. Supported IMS HALDBs. Supported IMS Fastpath Databases. Scheduled IMS Change Accumulation Utility. Resolved technical issues received from BMC Remedy tool. Proficient using OMEGAMON. Scheduled reorganizations, backups and recoveries for IMS and DB2 databases. Proficient with JCL.TSO,ISPF Performed tuning of IMS and DB2 databases. Performed data partitioning Assisted application development teams using COBOL programming. Performed SQL optimization. Provided 24x7 on-call production support. 10/02 to 04/03 The Options Clearing Corporation, Chicago, IL Consultant Position: Data Administrator – Senior DB2/SYBASE Database Administrator Assisted application development team. Resolved database issues resulting from migration of IDMS to DB2. Recommended vendor database products for purchase to senior management. Performed database modeling, design and implementation of DB2 for OS/390. Performed database modeling, design and implementation of DB2 for LUW. Performed database modeling, design and implementation of Sybase Databases Performed system administration for Solaris servers. Assisted with data loading and unloading. Created triggers. Proficient with CICS Proficient with JCL.TSO,ISPF Proficient with TMON and Proficient with Image Copy, REORG, Runstat, Recovery using Computer Associate tool set. Performed SQL optimization. Proficient with CA ERwin Performed tuning of databases. Performed data partitioning Created technical and corporate training for database administrators. Prepared detailed disaster recovery plans: Established disaster recovery testing methodologies Assisted in disaster recovery implementation and testing 10/01 to 10/02 DPM Consulting Services, Troy, MI Consultant Assigned to: Ford Motor Company Position: Data Administrator – Senior IMS/DB2 Database Administrator Supported IMS and DB2 Databases. Resolved technical issues. Followed Six Sigma process. Performed database modeling, design and implementation for DB2 for OS/390. Performed database support for IMS applications. Scheduled reorganizations, backups and recoveries. Monitored database space management. Proficient with JCL.TSO,ISPF Performed SQL optimization. Performed tuning of databases. Resolved technical issues received from BMC Remedy tool. Proficient using OMEGAMON. Performed data partitioning Developed COBOL application code. Proficient with Assembler. Provided 24x7 on-call production support/escalation. 08/00 to 10/01 The Options Clearing Corporation, Chicago, IL Consultant Position: Data Administrator – Senior DB2 Database Administrator Assisted application development team. Resolved database issues resulting from migration of IDMS to DB2. Recommended vendor database products for purchase to senior management. Performed database modeling, design and implementation of DB2 for OS/390. Performed database modeling, design and implementation of DB2 for LUW. Performed database modeling, design and implementation of Sybase Databases Performed system administration for Solaris servers. Assisted with data loading and unloading. Created triggers. Proficient with CICS Proficient with JCL.TSO,ISPF Proficient with TMON and Proficient with Image Copy, REORG, Runstat, Recovery using Computer Associate tool set. Performed SQL optimization. Performed database replication. Performed tuning of databases. Performed data partitioning Created technical and corporate training for database administrators. Prepared detailed disaster recovery plans: Established disaster recovery testing methodologies Assisted in disaster recovery implementation and testing 09/97 to 08/00 Comsys Inc, Atlanta, GA Consultant Assigned to: BellSouth Telephone Company Position: Data Administrator – Senior IMS/DB2 Database Administrator Supported IMS and DB2 Databases. Performed database modeling, design and implementation of DB2 for OS/390. Performed tuning of databases. Lead DBA for the TIRKS and ICIS applications. Supported IMS Fastpath Databases. Performed SQL optimization. Resolved technical issues using OMEGAMON. Assisted in troubleshooting production database issues. Created technical training for database administrators. Provided 24x7 on-call production support/escalation. 09/96 to 09/97 Consumers Energy Corporation, Jackson, MI Responsible for design, problem analysis, maintenance and performance of DB2 for OS/390 databases. Provided 24 x 7 on call support. 12/94 to 09/96 Electronic Data Systems Corporation, Troy, MI Project Manager responsible for pro-active initiatives for cost savings, customer satisfaction, feedback and continuous improvement. Assisted in business process analysis and redesign with customer and support groups. Liaison between Director of General Motors Milford Proving Grounds and EDS support teams. Prepared and implemented new business proposals. Performed architecture, security and technology assessments with customer. Planned, scheduled, monitored, controlled, and reported the activities on multiple projects. Followed Electronic Data Systems Project Management methodology. Supervised five application programmers in multiple locations. Managed the performance of employees with the team goals and corporate goals. 12/89 to 12/94 Project Manager responsible for developing the Database Administration Internship Program for IMS and DB2. Planned, scheduled, monitored, controlled, and reported the activities on the internship project. Followed Electronic Data Systems Project Management methodology. Created Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced courseware. Developed a “Train the Trainer” course for all internship instructors. Supervised twenty five application programmers in multiple locations. Developed mentoring process for interns. Created improvement process for courseware as software changes and course evaluation metrics collected. Developed vendor relationship for selected in house training. Supervised five technical writers. 09/88 to 12/89 Database Administrator responsible for design, problem analysis, maintenance and performance of IMS and DB2 for OS/390 databases. Provided 24 x 7 oncall support. Enhanced and trained employees on the Crosby Quality Improvement Process. 09/85 to 09/88 Michigan Bell Telephone Company, Southfield, Mi Lead DBA for TIRKS, ICIS, and BSDOPAC applications. Operational Database Administrator responsible for implementation of maintenance release and problem analysis of IMS databases. Resolved technical issues using OMEGAMON. 09/79 to 09/85 Systems Associate responsible for batch execution and supervision of the financial system clerical staff. Education: Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI COBOL I & II, Mathematics, May 1982 References: Available upon request.
Warren, Michigan, United States