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  • Fairmont State University Essay

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    employers and makes them more willing to employ you over others. In turn, I chose Fairmont State University as the college I desired to research for a couple different reasons. First, that is where my father attended college, and one of my friends currently attends there; my friend is also featured in the brochure. Fairmont State is also less expensive than other universities in the area. Additionally, Fairmont is located only an hour from my abode which is within driving distance, so I can continue

  • Fairmont State University Research Paper

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    colleges over the state of West Virginia, but I have chosen Fairmont State University to receive my college education. I chose Fairmont State because my cousin is currently attending classes there and she loves it. I would love to attend a small, low populated college, so Fairmont is great. I would love to stay in the state of West Virginia, and close to home, so Fairmont State is perfect. Tuition at Fairmont is $18,574, which is cheaper than Alderson Broadus, and West Virginia University. I plan to pursue

  • Fairmont State University Scholarship Essay

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    Furthering my education at Fairmont State University is the best decision I have made. I started college at West Virginia University and it was a disaster for me. So, I say this with sincerity, being a member of Fairmont State University is an honor. The instructors here care and make me feel valued, they are willing to go that extra mile for any student that would need it. The professional relationships I have here, are essential to me and the make me a very determined individual. I believe

  • State University 's Concrete Canoe Team

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    semester of college, I learned a lot of information, including the existence of Fairmont State University’s Concrete Canoe Team. The first time I heard about it was during my freshman course, Light Construction. Light Construction’s Professor’s, Tabitha Lafferre, first discussion included discussing how important extracurricular activities are and recommended any Civil Engineering Technology majors to look into Fairmont State’s Concrete Canoe Team due to their many accomplishments and successful reputation

  • Family Resource Centers Essay

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    victims of suspected child abuse or neglect (Doktor and Poertner). Believe it or not, these are all indicators of the demand for Family Resource Centers within our school systems. Many question whether Family Resource Centers are worth the money the state pours into them. However, in serving students, parents and teachers, there should be no question of their significance. Due to The Kentucky Education Reform Act in the early 1990's we have seen the development of Family Resource Centers in Kentucky

  • Temple Grandin Reflection Paper

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    She became an animal scientist and a professor at the university. The protagonist, Temple Grandin, was able to explain and describe very skillfully how a person with this condition feels, hears, sees, perceives and thinks. She helps people peek inside the mind of a person with Asperger’s syndrome - which facilitates

  • Essay on Roy Lichtenstein

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    Parson’ School of Design. After he graduated from high school in 1940 he attended the School of Fine Art at Ohio State University. He was drafted however in 1943 in the middle of his education at Ohio State. While he was in the military he served in Great Britain and Europe. When he returned to the U.S. in 1946, he completed his studies for his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree at Ohio State University in 1949. After he got his

  • "Oranges" by Gary Soto Essay

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    "Oranges" By Gary Soto Gary Soto was born April 12, 1952, in Fresno, California to Mexican-American parents. His grandparents emigrated from Mexico during the Great Depression and found jobs as farm laborers. Soto grew up poor in the San Joaquin Valley and learned that hard work pays off through chores, such as moving lawns, picking grapes, painting houses, and washing cars. When Gary was five his father died as the result of a factory accident, and his mother was left to raise her three

  • The Economic Impacts of Budget Cuts to the CSU and UC Systems

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    the economic impacts of the policy decision by California Governor Brown to decrease funding of the California State University and University of California systems by way of looking at the impact on the economy of less college graduates. I will do this by looking at two variables. I will first look at the multiplier effect of the state putting money into the California State University system and what will happen as a result of the divestment due to the budget cuts. I will then look at the decrease

  • Essay Penn State Scandal

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    The Jerry Sandusky case had a major impact on Penn State. It affected both academics and athletics in a major way. In this essay I will discuss the situation that occurred and the impact that the social media had on this once great school. Jerry Sandusky is a retired American football coach. He was the assistant coach at Pennsylvania State University under the legendary Joe Paterno for 30 years. He was the defensive coordinator for the football team. He is also the founder of The Second Mile