Track and Field Receives USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

first_imgAugust 14, 2018 /Sports News – Local Track and Field Receives USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors Brad James Tags: Adrian Jones/Albert McArthur/Alena Gillespie/Utah Valley Track and Field FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailOREM, Utah-Tuesday, Utah Valley men’s and women’s track and field each earned U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s Division I all-academic team honors for the 2017-18 year.Additionally, three Wolverines earned USTFCCCA individual All-American honors.These honorees include senior sprinter Alena Gillespie of Highland, Utah, who earned these honors for the second consecutive year, and first-time honorees in sophomore distance runner Adrian Jones of Meridian, Idaho and sophomore Albert McArthur of Port Orchard, Wash., who specializes in jumps.Incidentally, all three of these Wolverines’ track and field athletes also qualified for the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field West preliminary championships.To qualify for these all-academic honors, student-athletes must earn a cumulative GPA of 3.25, and meet the athletic standards for both the indoor and outdoor track seasons.Furthermore, a student-athlete must have participated in any round of the NCAA Division I championships (including preliminary rounds) for the indoor season.Additionally, for the indoor season, a student-athlete must have finished the indoor regular season ranked in the national Top 96 in an individual event or Top 48 in a relay event on the NCAA’s official POP list which is provided by tfrrs.org. Written bylast_img read more

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What you need to know to prevent fraud in 2018

first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Fraud in 2018 will actually look a lot like fraud in 2017. These familiar fraud trends will include:Major data breachesOnline phishing attacks & payment scamsNon-chip enabled card fraudACH & wire transaction fraudNew account & new loan fraudSynthetic identity fraudIdentity theft & account takeover fraudMobile fraud attacksInternal fraudCard-not-present fraudThough the types of attacks will continue from last year, there are two key circumstances that will likely amplify the amount and severity of these attacks throughout 2018:More exposed records: 145.5 million U.S. records were exposed last year from the Equifax data breach alone. With that and other breaches taking place in 2017 (like Deloitte and Sonic Foods) you are looking at a consumer base that is at high risk of identity theft and fraud exposure this year. continue reading »last_img read more

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