Magee expansion must be prioritised by new administration – U4D

first_img Pinterest Magee expansion must be prioritised by new administration – U4D Pinterest Facebook Pregnant women can receive Covid vaccine at LYIT’s vaccination centre Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – March 13, 2017 Lárionad Acmhainní Nádúrtha CTR to take part in new research project Twitter Homepage BannerNewscenter_img Google+ WhatsApp Google+ Previous articleDeclan Bonner looks ahead to under-21 ChampionshipNext articleMc Hugh welcomes referendum to expand voting rights in Presidential elections News Highland Gardai investigate deaths of two horses on the N56 Following the recent Assembly Election, the Derry University campaign group U4D, has called on the newly elected representatives at Stormont to make the expansion of Ulster University’s Magee campus a key priority.The group says Magee, working closely with Letterkenny Institute of Technology on a cross-border basis, is at the helm of providing the neccessary skills for the North West to expand their economy.As the new Executive in Northern Ireland continues talks, U4D Co-Ordinator, Paul Gosling says it is imperative that the economy moves forward…………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/goslingraw.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Twitter LUH still not ready to restore IT systems WhatsApp Facebooklast_img read more

Schwab accidentally puts $1.2 million into woman’s account

first_img[More: Schwab puts political activity in deeper freeze by leaving Chamber] Schwab blamed an “issue created by a software enhancement” for erroneously transferring $1.2 million in February to the Fidelity account of Kelyn Spadoni, rather than the $82.56 she had requested, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in New Orleans last month. When the company realized the mistake and attempted to take the money back, it was gone and Spadoni wasn’t answering her phone, the bank said.Spadoni, 33, of Harvey, Louisiana, was arrested earlier this week and fired from her job as a 911 dispatcher, nola.com and WVUE-TV reported, citing the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office. Spadoni, who remains in jail, had used some of the money, most of which has been recovered, to buy a house and a 2021 Hyundai Genesis sport utility vehicle, according to the reports. The sheriff’s office didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment on the case.Schwab didn’t immediately respond to an email seeking comment on the suit. It’s not quite the nearly $1 billion blunder that Citigroup Inc. made last summer, but Charles Schwab Corp. said it accidentally sent more than a million dollars to the Fidelity Brokerage Services account of a woman in Louisiana. While Schwab’s blunder is among the technical errors such as misplaced decimal points and so-called “fat finger” mistakes that financial firms dread, it’s a trifle compared to the goof Citigroup made last summer. The bank meant to send an interest payment to Revlon Inc. lenders and instead wired them the principal, too, totaling $900 million. And that misadventure pales in comparison to Deutsche Bank’s inadvertent transfer of 28 billion euros ($33.4 billion) to one of its outside accounts in 2018.The case is Charles Schwab v. Spadoni, 21-cv-635, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana (New Orleans). Office changes like remote lobby check-in are part of new normallast_img read more


first_imgFacilities     UWF and EMO/ARCHITECTS, INC. completed a facilities master plan in September 2010.For more information, view the recap of the facilities master plan press conference.The University of West Florida is located at:11000 University PkwyPensacola, FL 32514Directions Jim Spooner Field (click for more photos)- Year opened – 1981- Seating Capacity – 2,500- Dimensions – LF 320,  LC 370,  CF 390,  RC 370,  RF 320- First Game – Feb. 28, 1981 vs. Alabama A&MJim Spooner Field is the home of the UWF baseball team. The stadium opened as Argonaut Field in 1981 with a seating capacity of 1,000. $40,000 was spent on the facility, adding new fencing, a backstop, dugouts and fencing protection.  The first game was played February 28, 1981 against Alabama A&M.In 2009 the stadium was renamed Jim Spooner Field in honor of former UWF baseball head coach Jim Spooner. Coach Spooner led the UWF baseball program from 1983-2006. He compiled 688 wins and led the Argos to the NAIA World Series in 1989. He was inducted into the Pensacola Sports Association Hall of Fame in 2006 and to the UWF Hall of Fame in 2008.Jim Spooner Field underwent a major renovation in 2004. Chair back seating was put in behind home plate, bleachers were put down the left field and right field lines, suites were added down the right field line and party decks were built behind both dugouts and in left field. In 2012 Jim Spooner Field underwent renovation replacing wind screens, fencing and adding new UWF signage around the facility. Jim Spooner Field has served as host of the 2011 NCAA South Regional tournament, the panhandle high school All-Star baseball games, baseball summer camps and baseball tournaments.Ralph “Skeeter” Carson Tennis Complex(click for more photos)- Year opened – 1967- Seating Capacity- 350The UWF Tennis Complex opened in 1968 with six lighted courts. In 1974 the complex underwent renovation adding shade structures, coaches’ offices and six more courts. In 1989 a clubhouse was added and after the addition the UWF Tennis Complex was awarded the United States Tennis Association Tennis Complex Award.In 1998 the complex was renamed Raplh “Skeeter” Carson Tennis Complex in honor of form UWF tennis coach Skeeter Carson. Coach Carson accumulated 300 match wins in his 17-year tenure. His teams produced four NAIA National Championships, two Rolex Championships and four Arthur Ashe award winners. Coach Carson was named a two time NAIA coach of the year. Also in 1998 the complex was renovated resurfacing all 12 courts, putting up new fences, windscreens, nets and repainting the courts. In 2009 the courts were resurfaced with post tension concrete and in 2011 shade structures and new windscreens were added. The Ralph “Skeeter” Carson Tennis Complex has served as host site for the 1999, 2000 and 2001 Men’s and Women’s NCAA Tennis Championships.UWF Aquatic Center- Year opened – 1975- Dimensions – 50 meters by 25 yardsThe UWF Aquatic Center will be the home of the Argonauts women’s swimming and diving team when they start competing in 2013-14. The pool features two one-meter diving boards and one three-meter diving board. The facility recently underwent a $4.5 million renovation completed in April 2011, and it has hosted championships at the high school and club levels, as well as Junior and Special Olympics events. The aquatic center is managed by staff in UWF Recreation and Sports Services.UWF Cross Country TrailsCross country trails start at the multipurpose fields and include roughly five miles of trails with exits near the baseball field and the maintenance road leading to the track complex. These trails are maintained by the cross country team, and several races during the year utilize the trails (The Argonaut 5k in August, the PRA Cross country course in Dec., and the Girl Scout Cookie run in February, and others).Additional trails on campus connecting to the nature walk include over 10 miles on the northwest section of campus. These trails are maintained by a local biking club.The Argonauts also utilize the Escambia County Equestrian center, on Mobile Highway, approximately 20 minutes from the West Florida campus. The Equestrian Center includes an open field area and horse trails that are a perfect fit for the UWF cross country home meet and is a great setting for both 5k and 8k running events. Other races, including the PRA Membership run utilize the 5k course that UWF Cross country has established.UWF Field House(click for more photos)- Year opened – 1967- Seating Capacity – 1,180The UWF Field house is the home of UWF men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball teams. It was opened in 1971 built of brown brick with a reddish colored roof of weathering steel with an original seating capacity of 4,500.In 1997 new scoreboards were installed at both ends of the court and year later, in 1998, a new roof was put on. In 1999 a new Tartan floor surface was laid, in 2000 a new sound system was installed, in 2001 new bleachers with chair back seats were put in and in 2009 the floor received a new paint job. In 2010 the men’s and women’s lockers rooms underwent complete renovation with new lockers and amenities. The courts are surrounded on three sides by teaching facilities, specialized classrooms and studios. There is a large foyer at main entrance with box offices, concessions, trophy cases, large men’s and women’s locker rooms and a training room. The West Florida athletics weight room is also located in the UWF field house.The UWF Field House has served as host of the 2006 National Volleyball Championships and basketball and volleyball camps and tournaments.UWF Soccer Complex(click for more photos)- Year opened – 1974- Seating Capacity – 1,000- Dimensions – 115 yards long, 72 yards wideThe UWF Soccer Complex is the home of the UWF men’s and women’s soccer teams. The Stadium opened in 1981 with a rubberized walking track surrounding the field and a seating capacity of 1,000 spectators.The UWF Soccer Complex was renovated in 2011 with new lights, sound system, surrounding fence, wind screens, shade shelters over bleachers and a new scoreboard. The Argonauts also utilize nearby Ashton Brosnaham Park, a soccer facility that has multiple practice fields and a stadium game field.  Ashton Brosnham Park and UWF have served as host for the 2006 and the 2011 Men’s and Women’s NCAA Division II Soccer Championships.UWF Softball Complex(click for more photos)Argonaut Athletic Club(click for more photos)UWF Field House Weight Room(click for more photos)- Year opened – 2007The UWF Field House Weight Room is the weight room for UWF athletes. It became the athletics weight room in 2007.In 2009 new platforms and racks with the West Florida logo were added. In 2010 new Schwinn bikes, dumbbells, kettle bells, hammer isolated rows, Dynamax medicine balls, Vertech and Jump tab were added. In 2011 new iron grip plates with the UWF logo, trap and multi-purpose weight bars, Tendo units, 500 pounds of chains and West Florida signage was added to the weight room.The UWF Field House Weight Room is home to over 10,000 pounds of weight.   Print Friendly Version Sharelast_img read more