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UTPB’s Students in Philanthropy set to award $15,000 in grants

first_img Facebook UTPB’s Students in Philanthropy set to award $15,000 in grants UTPB logo, USE THIS ONE UTPB’s Students in Philanthropy program is set to reveal its 2018 grant recipients with its annual grant award ceremony Tuesday.The organization is set to award more than $15,000 to nonprofit applicants from around the Odessa area.The ceremony is set to start at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the President’s Conference Room in Room 2104 in the Mesa Building on UTPB’s campus.UTPB’s Students in Philanthropy program is sponsored by the Abell-Hanger Foundation, aiming to increase awareness of the value and importance of service to communities through philanthropy. Participating students fundraise through the fall semester, while learning more about nonprofit organizations, then help select grant recipients from applicants through the spring semester.This year, after the students’ fundraising and a gift from the Abell-Hanger Foundation, the program is set to award $15,729.65 to 11 different nonprofit organizations serving the Odessa area. Twitter Twitter By admin – April 15, 2018 Local News WhatsApp WhatsApp Pinterest Pinterest Previous articleTHE IDLE AMERICAN: Give Smiles a Try…Next articleTEXAS VIEW: Charity group is onto something good admin Facebooklast_img read more

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Press release: UK and Argentina take on co-chair of Equal Rights Coalition

first_imgThe United Kingdom has taken on the role of co-chair of the Equal Rights Coalition (ERC), in partnership with Argentina (14 June 2019).The Equal Rights Coalition is the first intergovernmental network formed to promote and protect the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people around the world. The ERC’s membership works with civil society and allows both governments and civil society to share their national policies and practices on this agenda.The UK is a global leader on the promotion and protection of LGBT human rights and is committed to ensuring the success of the ERC, a grouping of 42 like-minded states working together to defend and advance the human rights of LGBT people around the world.Priorities for the UK in their period as co-chair include: Follow the Foreign Office on Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn a refreshed ERC Strategy to guide, shape and re-energise the work of the Coalition delivery of an international LGBT rights conference in London in 2020 that seeks to address the key issues facing global LGBT equality the co-ordination of the ERC’s work plan with the Global Equality Caucus, a new international network of parliamentarians and elected representatives due to launch later this month, and which intends to host its first global convening at the international LGBT rights conference in London in 2020 Email [email protected] Further informationcenter_img Follow the Foreign Office on Twitter @foreignoffice and Facebook For journalists Media enquirieslast_img read more

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Other Sports Commonwealth Games gold medalist Sanjita Chanu fails dope test

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Other Sports News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: Two-time Commonwealth Games champion weightlifter Sanjita Chanu has tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid and has been provisionally suspended by the federation, the international federation said on Thursday.International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) said on its website that Sanjita, who had won a gold in the women’s 53kg category in the recently concluded 2018 Commonwealth Games, has tested positive for testosterone.“IWF reports that the sample of Ms. Sanjita Chanu Khumukcham (IND) has returned an Adverse Analytical Finding for Testosterone (S1.1 Anabolic Agents). As a consequence, the Athlete is provisionally suspended in view of a potential anti-doping rule violation,” IWF stated.”In any case where it is determined that the Athlete did not commit an anti-doping rule violation, the relevant decision will also be published,” the IWF added.The IWF did not give details, such as the dates, of the dope test sample collection, saying “it will not make any further comments on the case until it is closed”.Sanjita had taken part in the 53kg class in the World Championship in Anaheim (US) in November last year, finishing 13th with a total lift of 177kg.She lifted a total of 192kg top win the gold in 53kg in Gold Coast. She had also won a gold in the 48kg category in the 2014 CWG in Glasgow. last_img read more