Enterprise Group Limited (EGL.gh) 2012 Annual Report

first_imgEnterprise Group Limited (EGL.gh) listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2012 annual report.For more information about Enterprise Group Limited (EGL.gh) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Enterprise Group Limited (EGL.gh) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Enterprise Group Limited (EGL.gh)  2012 annual report.Company ProfileEnterprise Group Limited is a leading financial services and insurance group in Ghana. The company operates in 6 segments; non-life assurance, life assurance, pension administration, real estate, funeral services and investments. Enterprise Group Limited offers an extensive portfolio of products and services ranging from funeral finance and family income protection to micro insurance, corporate risk, fidelity guarantee, cash-in-safe, home and personal assets protection and product liability insurance policies. Enterprise Group Limited also assists with pension fund management and real estate development and management. The company was founded in 1924 and its head office is in Accra, Ghana. Enterprise Group Limited is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchangelast_img read more

How investing £250 a month could make you a future millionaire!

first_img Enter Your Email Address Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Image source: Getty Images. How investing £250 a month could make you a future millionaire! I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool.center_img It really is possible to become a millionaire by investing regularly. This is not a quick route to millionaire status by any stretch of the imagination, but it’s a great way to save a nest egg for retirement.Committing to regular investmentsInvesting just £250 a month over four decades could help you realise a very comfortable retirement. Investing this in an index fund with an average annual return of 9% would create a final pot worth close to £1.2m. Providing an annual income of £30k for 40 years.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…A lump sum deposit to start with will move the goalposts. Reaching your £1m end goal in a shorter time or at a lower annual interest rate. Equally, with a higher monthly contribution, you’ll hit the million-pound mark in less time.Here are some examples of how this works.If you invest that same £250 a month at an interest rate of 5%, then four decades later the total sum would be approximately £383,000.If you have a lump sum to get started with, then the regular monthly investment can realise a greater fortune. By investing an initial £10k, followed by £250 a month at an average annual interest rate of 9% for 40 years, you’ll achieve a final pot worth over £1.5m.  This equates to an annual income of £37.5k for 40 years.Adjusting the monthly investment, increasing the percentage return or starting with a lump-sum deposit, will affect the final amount achieved.Long-term investingInvesting in the stock market is a great way to reap the benefits of compound investing and achieve annual interest rates for your savings that beat regular cash account savings rates with a bank.The four most popular investment vehicles for individual investors are stocks, bonds, mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The amount you get back with each of these varies and the risk attached also fluctuates. The riskier the investment, the higher the returns should be, but equally, more risk means just that, so you could end up losing more than you invested.I think long-term stock market investing is the most sensible option. It’s the style advocated by Warren Buffett, one of the most successful investors ever. FTSE returnsThe UK financial indices have produced good returns for investors in recent years. Over the past decade, the FTSE 100 has given us an average return of 7% and the FTSE 250 has produced an average annual return of 11%.These returns are far better than bank account interest rates. I think an index tracker, that aims to echo one of these indices, is a great investment vehicle. It’s a simple, but an often lucrative way of investing regularly.Reinvesting dividends is also the key to long-term wealth for long-term stock market investors. By earning interest on your interest, it unlocks the power of that compounding I mentioned above. This is how you rapidly increase your savings and ultimately reach your millionaire goal.Do you have the discipline required to become a future millionaire? The earlier you start, the better. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Kirsteen Mackay | Saturday, 25th January, 2020 See all posts by Kirsteen Mackay Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee.last_img read more

2 UK stocks I’d buy before Brexit

first_imgSimply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. The Brexit deadline is just weeks away, with no trade deal in sight. A last-minute deal is still a possibility, but the limited time is making some business leaders quite nervous.The uncertainty of both Brexit and Covid-19 is being reflected in the stock market with prices rising and falling on the slightest bit of news. With all this in mind, there are two UK stocks I want to own before the Brexit deadline.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Brexit stock #1: A currency kingAlpha FX (LSE:AFX) provides currency risk management services as well as enterprise payment solutions for small to medium-sized businesses. Its team of experts buys specialised financial derivatives to protect its clients from fluctuations in currency prices.You see, the previously mentioned volatility is not just limited to the stock market. The value of the pound has been quite erratic since the Brexit referendum. Even if the UK secures a trade deal with the European Union, the pound is still going to be affected.Unlike most businesses, this currency price volatility is excellent news for Alpha. Large price movements provide more opportunities to profit as well as make their services more essential for new and existing clients with international operations.However, this does also mean that during times of stability, the firm may struggle to retain its customers. But Alpha also develops and maintains a digital payment processing network designed for instant enterprise-scale international transactions.Digital payments for small transactions — like your weekly shopping — have been almost perfected by companies like Visa. But processing large scale international transactions is quite tricky, with very few solutions available that can match the quality of Alpha’s network.Brexit stock #2: The demand for housing continues to climbThere are plenty of industries operating solely within the UK that will not be directly affected by a no-deal Brexit. For example, housing.The UK population is growing. Current estimates indicate that the total population will reach 70bn by 2030 and they are all going to need homes.Persimmon (LSE:PSN) is the second-largest housebuilder and seller in the UK. The business model is straightforward: it builds property, sells it, and uses the proceeds to make more homes. Rinse and repeat.However, Persimmon has a key advantage over its competitors that caught my eye. Its structure is almost entirely vertical. What that means is, the company controls almost every step of its operations.It makes all the bricks, tiles, and timber it needs to build homes and thus is not dependent on outside suppliers. It retains its own team of builders and contractors, removing the need for hiring a third-party workforce. And lastly, it has its own sales team, removing the need to outsource to real-estate agents that charge enormous service fees.This level of control grants the management team the capability to eliminate any inefficiencies within the business. An excellent sign for shareholders in my eyes.The bottom lineWhile these stocks don’t appear directly related, they do have one thing in common. Both companies provide a service that, in my opinion, will remain essential for decades to come even in post-Brexit Britain. These are the sort of businesses I like to own. Zaven Boyrazian | Friday, 18th December, 2020 | More on: AFX PSN 2 UK stocks I’d buy before Brexit There’s a ‘double agent’ hiding in the FTSE… we recommend you buy it! Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Click here to get access to our presentation, and learn how to get the name of this ‘double agent’! I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement.center_img Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Zaven Boyrazian owns shares in Alpha FX. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Alpha FX. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Image source: Getty Images Enter Your Email Address Don’t miss our special stock presentation.It contains details of a UK-listed company our Motley Fool UK analysts are extremely enthusiastic about.They think it’s offering an incredible opportunity to grow your wealth over the long term – at its current price – regardless of what happens in the wider market.That’s why they’re referring to it as the FTSE’s ‘double agent’.Because they believe it’s working both with the market… And against it.To find out why we think you should add it to your portfolio today… See all posts by Zaven Boyrazianlast_img read more

Moor / Whiting Architects

first_img Australia Area:  112 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Lead Architects: ArchDaily “COPY” Houses Moor / Whiting Architects “COPY” Photographs 2017 Architects: Whiting Architects Area Area of this architecture project Save this picture!© Tess Kelly+ 26Curated by María Francisca González Share Photographs:  Tess Kelly Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: Douglas and Bec, Dulux, Halcyon Lake, Pop and Scott, Kin Design, St Marc Projects CopyAbout this officeWhiting ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesFitzroyAustraliaPublished on August 02, 2018Cite: “Moor / Whiting Architects” 02 Aug 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceGlass3MSun Control Window Film in MarkthalSinkshansgroheBasin FaucetsPaintSTAC BONDComposite Panel Finishes – MetallicsConcreteKrytonConcrete Hardening – Hard-CemSkylightsLAMILUXGlass Skylight FE PassivhausLightsLouis PoulsenOutdoor Lighting – Flindt GardenWindowsVEKAWindows – SOFTLINE 70 ADUrban ShadingPunto DesignPavilion – CUBEDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile FILO 10 Hinged Door | AlbaWoodHESS TIMBERTimber – GLT BlockGreen FacadesSempergreenLiving Wall – SemperGreenwallMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?摩尔住宅 / Whiting Architects是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/898782/moor-whiting-architects Clipboard CopyHouses•Fitzroy, Australia Steven Whiting, Eleanor Eade, Josie Somerville Save this picture!© Tess KellyText description provided by the architects. This narrow, one-bedroom terrace in the heart of Fitzroy, Melbourne sits on a compact 79m2 site. The original cottage was dark, cold and cramped with a raking ladder in the middle of the already small living space accessing its single, mezzanine bedroom. The brief was to create a functional two-bedroom home on a modest budget. Spatial constraints, light and views drove the design response.Save this picture!© Tess KellySave this picture!Existing / Ground + Mezzanine floor planSave this picture!© Tess KellyWith limited available area, space was a premium, and to be used wisely. From the ground floor there is no indication of second level, maintaining the integrity of this humble brick floored workers-cottage. Upon closer inspection, four steps can be seen rising past the kitchen window giving a layer of interest and a process of discovery. Opening what appears to be a kitchen cupboard allows access to the light-filled stairwell and second floor, comprising a master bedroom, walk-in-robe, bathroom and second bedroom/study. The stair is intended as an external element and acts as a device to filter light through the middle of the building. It is screened to the east by perforated panels that create dappled light that flows over the stairwell and interior; like light through trees, changing with the time of day and the seasons.Save this picture!© Tess KellyViews to the neighbouring church and its iconic features are framed throughout the dwelling by precisely positioned windows and skylights, creating a layered sense of connectivity. Framing specific focal points through the interior landscape, from both existing and new areas, informed the architectural design response. Operable glazing provides natural light and cross ventilation, while the angled volumes capture a beautiful, ever changing light quality.Save this picture!AxonometricExternally the folded east elevation replicates an angel’s wing protecting the building beneath, tribute to our ecclesiastical inspiration. It also worked to articulate the elevation, breaking down building bulk while maintaining privacy and light quality.Save this picture!© Tess KellyProject gallerySee allShow lessFrom Winter to Spring Clubhouse / Shanghai Hip-Pop Design TeamSelected ProjectsEdwin Residence / Heusch IncSelected Projects Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/898782/moor-whiting-architects Clipboard Moor / Whiting ArchitectsSave this projectSaveMoor / Whiting Architects Year: last_img read more

‘Solidarity and community, not migrant bashing’

first_imgStatement on the El Paso, Dayton and Gilroy shootings by FIRE (Fight for Im/migrants and Refugees Everywhere).FIRE expresses its solidarity and condolences to the victims, families and communities of the heinous mass shootings that took place in this country during one week alone.What are the causes of these actions? What can be done to prevent yet another mass shooting?The main contribution to the upswing in violence is the blatant racist rhetoric emanating from the White House. President Trump and his administration send messages that migrants are “criminals” and “rapists” “invading” the U.S. These lies embolden a fear and hatred of people of color that white men in particular, like the El Paso shooter, have been spewing in white nationalist forums online.The media are starting to call the violence in El Paso for what it is: white supremacy. But the history and depth of that violence are ignored. Long before the current administration amped up the war on migrants, this land saw the violent removal of Indigenous people before the U.S. was colonized. Then came the horrors of the slavery of African people and the robbery of Mexico. Armed militias have acted with impunity. When the media say, “This is not who we are,” it’s just, well, not true.The acts of the Border Patrol and the police are also white supremacist violence. When law enforcement swarmed the scene in El Paso after the shooting, many could not seek professional help for fear they might get detained or deported.White nationalist rhetoric is at the heart of the Gilroy and El Paso shootings. In Dayton, where nine died and 27 were injured, the murderer had a history of violently misogynist rhetoric. Rather than spending money militarizing the police and the border, money should be spent on health care and education.The answer to these shootings is not gun control but community control. FIRE demands: End the scapegoating of migrants. End forced migration by dealing with the root causes of migration. Reparations for victims of the climate crisis; end U.S. intervention everywhere; end violence against women and gender-oppressed peoples. Migration is a human right, not a crime. Stop criminalizing workers. Solidarity with all workers. Community control, not gun control. We cannot depend on the police or Immigration and Customs Enforcement to solve our problems. Police have killed too many Black, Brown and LGBTQ2S people with impunity and cannot be relied upon. Gun control won’t create the community needed to stop individual acts of terror. Organize our communities. Let’s go door-to-door, block-to-block. Demand people before profits, and build community that prevents the alienation that leads to individual acts of violence. Solidarity and community among us all: U.S. or foreign born; Black, Brown, white; LGBTQ2S or straight; young and old. That is the solution to white supremacy.To get involved with FIRE, visit fightformigrants.org.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Stadium capacity capped around 25% for football games

first_imgTwitter Renee Umstedhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/renee-umsted/ TCU 360 staff win awards at the Fall National College Media Convention TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Facebook Renee Umstedhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/renee-umsted/ Previous articleClass of 2020 invited to graduate in May 2021Next articleAlumni, students disappointed in virtual commencement Renee Umsted RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin ‘Horned Frogs lead the way’: A look at TCU’s ROTC programs Jacqueline Lambiase is still fighting for students printTCU is limiting the capacity of the Amon G. Carter Stadium to about 25% for games, said Jeremiah Donati, the director of intercollegiate athletics. Donati made the announcement Thursday in a town hall meeting organized by Yohna Chambers, the chief human resources officer. Though Gov. Greg Abbott said outdoor stadiums can house up to 50% of their full capacity, with social distancing in place, TCU’s stadium can only hold about a quarter of its full capacity, Donati said. He added that TCU is preparing to play Sept. 12. Football players have been on campus since June. The “End Racism” mural will be painted on the sidewalk near the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena. (Photo by Heesoo Yang.)“This is a very fluid situation, and the testing protocols and the health and safety protocols are changing pretty rapidly, so I’m very pleased with where we are,” Donati said. Donati and the other panelists — who included Chancellor Victor Boschini, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Kathy Cavins-Tull, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Brian Gutierrez and Provost Teresa Dahlberg — discussed the university’s plans for safety, sustainability and justice. TCU Athletics, for example, is inviting faculty, staff and students to sign an “End Racism” mural that will be painted on the sidewalk in front of the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena. The idea, inspired by the “End Racism Now” mural painted in downtown Fort Worth, came from offensive guard Kellton Hollins. Health TCU will not be requiring entry testing for students, but instead is focusing on prevention strategies, Cavins-Tull said. The CDC does not recommend entry testing for students, faculty and staff at colleges and universities.TCU is focusing on prevention strategies to limit the spread of COVID-19. (Photo by Heesoo Yang.)In addition, there is no set number of cases that will cause the university to shut down and transition to distance learning, she said. However, TCU considers the case numbers and deaths on campus, in Fort Worth and throughout the area, the percentage of positive tests in the area, the percentage of cases linked to known cases and the stress on hospitals. “If we have a lot of people on our campus that are ill, we have to assume that we have the hospital capacity to treat them,” Cavins-Tull said. Events that bring large groups of people to campus, such as Homecoming and Family Weekend, have been canceled, but the university will continue to offer admission tours, which it has been giving since June 22. Finances Gutierrez said the total shortfall for this fiscal year is about $90 million, with $65 million of that resulting from an increase in recurring financial aid expense.To offset this expense, the university is working on saving the budget through unfilled positions, benefits restructuring and lower travel expenditures, for example. TCU is receiving money from the developer of the hotel, who is leasing the ground. The university is not paying for the construction, Gutierrez said. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)TCU is starting a Race and Reconciliation Initiative, a committee who will host events and discussions focused on DEI to produce recommendations as the semester progresses, Dahlberg said. New students have been introduced to DEI in their online orientation and will learn more in Frog Camp. Students will also have the opportunity to discuss these topics more in programming being developed by Student Affairs. Twitter Renee Umstedhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/renee-umsted/ ReddIt Linkedin ReddIt Renee Umstedhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/renee-umsted/ + posts Renee is a journalism major. She is dedicated to improving her journalism skills to effectively and ethically inform others. Renee Umsted TCU will not raise tuition for the 2021-22 academic year Amon G. Carter stadium in 2017 Facebook Welcome TCU Class of 2025last_img read more

Major threat to news coverage from law “protecting minors” online

first_imgNews RussiaEurope – Central Asia Reporters Without Borders reiterates its condemnation of the confusion resulting from a new law intended to protect minors from “harmful” content, which takes effect today. Approved by the Duma in July, it allows the authorities to compile a website blacklist.”The law’s vagueness and inconsistencies render its repressive provisions even more threatening and are encouraging journalists to censor themselves,” Reporters Without Borders said. “The vague definition of ‘harmful content’ leaves too much room for interpretation and increases the probability of overblocking. How are the media to cover natural disasters, wars and sex crimes with these constraints?”As defined, the requirement to put age ban labels on content is absurd and dangerous. On the grounds of protecting minors, this law is likely to place serious obstacles on the media’s ability to provide the public with general news coverage. We urge parliament to clarify this law and to strike out those provisions that violate the constitution and international agreements that Russia has ratified.” The law’s imprecisions and contradictions have forced officials to provide explanations but unfortunately the explanations have also been contradictory. Questions are currently focusing on the nature of the content that is banned for minors. Under the final version of the law, the media are supposed to prevent children from seeing content that contains violence, sex or rude words and content that encourages them to smoke or drink alcohol. To this end, every offending story, video or photo will have to be labelled “banned for minors under the age of” 6, 12, 16 or 18.Successive comments by Vladimir Pikov, the spokesman of Roskomnadzor (the Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Telecom, Information Technologies and Mass Communications), on 29 August were not reassuring.Pikov said all online media except news agencies were required to put age ban labels on their content but print media that cover politics and current affairs were not. Each individual article or item was supposed to be labelled, but “if that proves too complicated, the entire website must be labelled. “Media that are exempt from labelling are free to adopt it on their own initiative, if they want to,” he added.The Russian media are split between those that are panicking about the new provisions and those that are just perplexed. To avoid any risk, many online media representatives have decided they may have to label their entire site as “banned to those under the age of 18” even if this could have a big impact on their readership and could result in their site being blocked by some Internet Service Providers, public WiFi networks and public institutions such as schools.The independent newspaper Kommersant’s lawyers say its entire website will be labelled “banned to those under the age of 16” from today onwards. Although news agencies are supposed to be exempt, Interfax has already decidedto label its website “only for adults.” The fear has spread to the traditional media. Alexei Venediktov, editor in chief of the independent radio station Echo of Moscow, announced on Twitter on 28 August that he is temporarily suspending “For adults, about adults,” a programme that has been hosted since 2004 by the lawyer and family psychologist Mikhail Labkovski.Lev Makarov, the CEO of the TV station 2×2, even announced that violent sequences would be removed from series such as “The Simpsons” and “South Park,” and that these series would henceforth only be broadcast after 11 pm. At same time, producers have protested that characters who smoke would be censored from very popular Soviet cartoons, while the media are abuzz with rumours about lists of words or bodily postures that could be banned from the screen.Some journalists have complained that foreign news websites, to which the law does not apply, will have an unfair commercial advantage.In response to all the concerns being voiced by journalists, Roskomnadzor has promised that the law will be phased in gradually and that any initial problems will be resolved through consultation with the media concerned. News RussiaEurope – Central Asia News September 1, 2012 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Major threat to news coverage from law “protecting minors” online News Follow the news on Russia to go further Organisation center_img May 5, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information May 21, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts Two Russian journalists persecuted for investigating police corruption Russian media boss drops the pretence and defends Belarus crackdown RSF_en Listed as a “foreign agent”, Russia’s most popular independent website risks disappearing June 2, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Students gathering artifacts for upcoming Smithsonian exhibit

first_img University of Texas Permian Basin professors Chris Stanley and Dr. Derek Catsam are guiding their students through a class to prepare an exhibit “Museum on Main Street: Hometown Teams – How Sports Shaped America” in partnership with the Smithsonian Institute.  Home Local News Education Students gathering artifacts for upcoming Smithsonian exhibit Local NewsEducation Students gathering artifacts for upcoming Smithsonian exhibit Previous articleSULLUM: The lethal success of pain pill restrictionsNext articleMCHS CEO talks healthcare challenges admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Noel earns award University of Texas Permian Basin professors Chris Stanley and Dr. Derek Catsam are guiding their students through a class to prepare an exhibit “Museum on Main Street: Hometown Teams – How Sports Shaped America” in partnership with the Smithsonian Institute.  Facebook Pinterest WhatsApp In preparation for an exhibit to be hosted by the University of Texas of the Permian Basin this fall, students in a Maymester class led by History Professor Derek Catsam and Associate Professor of Art Chris Stanley is curating sports artifacts.Called “Museum on Main Street: Hometown Teams — How Sports Shaped America,” it will be featured in partnership with the Smithsonian Institute.“Since 1994, the Smithsonian has toured parts of their collections,” Stanley said. “We had never engaged in their processes, and for some reason I got the email this year from Randy Ham and we responded. We thought it was a great idea to bring Smithsonian quality shows to the Permian Basin. The caveat was that our students would be able to co-curate our own local traditions.”Ham is executive director of Odessa Arts. Twitter 1 of 2 “That was an opportunity I couldn’t pass up,” Stanley said. “I think that in the field of teaching when you can give your students an opportunity to have a spot on their resume that says Smithsonian — that’s the best. So that’s how that process started.”Stanley said the show started in Marshall and it’s going to travel to several towns in Texas ending up in Canadian. It will be in Odessa Oct. 13 through Nov. 17, he said.“We’re going to house the show partially in our Nancy Fyfe Cardozier gallery, where we’ll be not only putting on the Smithsonian show but then also honoring a Midlander, a gentleman by the name of Doc Dodson, who was a world renowned athletic trainer … (and) an Olympic athletic trainer at the same time. The students that Dr. Catsam is teaching are working on research into sports in the area.”Permian Basin football was already curated into the show by the Smithsonian, Stanley noted.There are 10 students in the class.Castsam said he teaches sports history classes and he and Stanley started talking about this class in the fall of 2017 and the intersection between history and art, incorporating Catsam’s interest in sports.In the spring of 2017, Catsam said he was scheduled to teach a global sports history class, which was about cricket, rugby and Olympic sports.“… Nonetheless, the class did these projects as part of this process and they came up with three projects. … One group did the Odessa Boys and Girls Club judo, one did the UTPB sports and one did minor league sports in the area,” Catsam said.“Chris and I talked and we wanted to do a specific summer course because the summer courses are intense. You meet for three or four hours a day, depending on which summer session you do, so we chose to do them for Maymester where you meet four hours a day, four days a week for three weeks,” Catsam said. “That’s a good hunk of time to get projects done. It’s technically the same class hours as during the regular semester,” but you can get a lot done because it’s so much more intense.Within the class, there are two groups. One meets in the morning and the other in the evening.The evening group is focusing on minor league sports and unexplored aspects of athletics in the area.“This group of seven who meet every day from 8 to 12 picked rodeo. They have found some incredible, amazing things. Then I’m teaching an American sports history class in the fall … and they’ll take on a handful of projects. At least one or two groups will continue with the work that we did, especially in the spring, to sort of refine some of that,” Catsam said.Catsam said the students are not only learning new things, but new possibilities in terms of working for museums, archives, halls of fame or as researchers.Jesus Lujan, who is going into senior year as a history major at UTPB, said he had Catsam for two courses previously.“I’ve always enjoyed his classes,” Lujan said. “He makes us learn and work on our own projects. He doesn’t just let you slide by. … He makes you do your work and you end up learning new stuff that you never knew about.”Lujan, who is from Pecos, said he’s a big sports fan, so combining history and politics drew him to the course. He added that being able to put the Smithsonian on his resume is a plus, as well.He’s focused on the Pecos rodeo.“One good thing about sports, no matter where you’re at someone plays a sport. You can speak different languages, but everyone speaks the same sports language,” Lujan said.More Information Smithsonian Institution.UTPB. Twitter By admin – May 17, 2018 WhatsApp Pinterest University of Texas Permian Basin professors Chris Stanley and Dr. Derek Catsam are guiding their students through a class to prepare an exhibit “Museum on Main Street: Hometown Teams – How Sports Shaped America” in partnership with the Smithsonian Institute.  OCA top 2 were ESL students Registration set for engineering camp Facebook Upside Down Blueberry Pie CheesecakeFruit Salad to Die ForSlap Your Mama It’s So Delicious Southern Squash CasserolePowered By 10 Sec Mama’s Deviled Eggs NextStay last_img read more

Failte Ireland says Donegal is vital to the success of the Wild Atlantic Way

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Failte Ireland says Donegal is vital to the success of the Wild Atlantic Way WhatsApp Facebook WhatsApp Fáilte Ireland is meeting members of the Donegal tourism industry in Letterkenny as part of a series of Fáilte Ireland briefings, with a focus on the Wild Atlantic Way.Over the coming week 6 additional workshops will take place along the Wild Atlantic Way route for members of the trade.At the briefing, Joan Crawford of Fáilte Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way Team provided an update on the 2014 progress of the project as well as highlighting plans for 2015.She says Donegal is a very important element of the initiative……….Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/wawjoan1.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Facebook Pinterest Google+ Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme By News Highland – February 9, 2015 Pinterest Google+ Twitter Previous articleCancer campaigner pledges to continue campaign to retain breast services at LGHNext articlePolice in Derry investigate shop robbery on Laurel Hill Road News Highland GAA decision not sitting well with Donegal – Mick McGrath Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Twitter LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamiltonlast_img read more

Man arrested in Letterkenny in connection with Garda station fire

first_img Twitter Pinterest By News Highland – October 30, 2019 Facebook Previous articleCo Final reaction – Man of the match Ethan O’DonnellNext articleCelebration time – Reaction from Ciaran Thompson and Anthony Thompson News Highland Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Twitter Facebook WhatsApp Homepage BannerNewscenter_img Google+ Man arrested in Letterkenny in connection with Garda station fire WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Gardaí in Monaghan investigating a fire that occurred at Emyvale Garda Station, Co. Monaghan, in the early hours of Monday have this evening carried out a number of searches.Two searches have taken place in the Emyvale area of Co. Monaghan. A further search has taken place in the Letterkenny .Searches involved Detective and Uniform Gardaí from Monaghan assisted by colleagues from Donegal.A male in his 30’s has been arrested in Donegal on suspicion of Arson and is currently detained at Letterkenny Garda Station under section 4 Criminal Justice Act 1984, where he will be interviewed by the investigation team from Monaghan.Investigating Gardaí continue to appeal for any witnesses to this incident or anyone who may have noticed anything suspicious in the area between the hours of 3am and 5:30am to come forward. Gardaí continue to appeal to any motorists travelling in the area between 3am and 5:30am who may have dash-cam footage to contact Gardaí.Anyone with information is asked to contact Monaghan Garda Station on 047 77200 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111. Google+ Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA last_img read more