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  • Personal Narrative: My Internship With The Binghamton Tennis Charities

    Working for the Binghamton Tennis Charities, I gained experiences working within the sports industry. The first part of my internship consisted of going out in the Binghamton area and trying to sell sponsorship packages to local businesses. This was much more difficult than I originally thought it was going to be. Since I am not from the Binghamton area, it made it even more challenging because I did not know the area and anyone who owned a business. I received a lot of no’s from people. However, I keep my head up, and preserved. I was even able to bring in a few new sponsors. After a few times going out by myself, I realized I had to become more familiar with the event and tennis itself, having little knowledge in the sport of tennis. It then became a little easier describing the event to potential customers when I meet with them. Unfortunately I did not completely understand the scope of the event until after I worked it, which would have made it easier when I was going to sponsors. I also learned along the way, it was easier to sell the packages when I was able to make a personal connection with the sponsor. For example, one sponsor and I loved the sport of hockey. Therefore, it made it easier to communicate with this person. Before the tournament, I did not have an understanding or an appreciation for…

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  • Binghamton University Community Analysis

    I step out of the Lecture Halls and I take a deep breath in – classes are done for the day and I feel free as a bird. Oh wait, I think to myself. I cannot take that deep breath in because there are four smokers crowding the exits of the building. I tell myself, wait a few more seconds and you can take that deep sigh of relief. I continue the walk back to my building through Binghamton University’s beautifully maintained campus. I begin to take a deep breath but then I hold it in because I see…

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  • Future Teaching Goals

    a concern of mine, I do feel that I will still be able to adjust to state pressure in the classroom and I will not just focus on tests, I will focus on the welfare and education of my students. My present and future professional goals One of my present goals is to finish my dual major at Binghamton University whilst continuing to get good grades in classes. Another present goal that I have is to work to pay off school loans. I am employed on my family’s dairy farm and I have worked there, on…

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  • Bill T. Jones's Love For Dance

    Bill T. Jones was born Most professional dancers start their training at an early age, often in grade-school before the age of 10, the vast majority before the end of high school. As if foreshadowing his future contributions to the performing arts, Mr. Bill T. Jones did not fit this mold. He began his dance training during his Freshman year in college at the State University of New York at Binghamton. Though attending the university as a a theater major, he was also on a sports scholarship. In…

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  • Bad Boys Analysis

    inequality within the education system can be related back to the beginning of the enslavement of Africans. Due to slavery, the idea that Americans are superior to all other nationalities was implemented. Although America has come a long way since then, some people still do believe this. Society in America was built on a racist idea, and it still lingers. For example, at Binghamton University several racial and ethnic groups are underrepresented, salary inequalities amongst teachers based on…

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  • Being A Participative Leader Essay

    sheltered from the rest of the state and it is not a very diverse area. After living in Cortland, Binghamton, and Buffalo, I believe I have become more diverse. Even though all three of these places are in New York, the people at each location have been different. Just in this program, I have interacted with a variety of people I have never interacted with before. For example, I have worked with classmates from Niger and Vietnam. I have also realized I am more diverse than other people. I have…

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  • Image Disposal

    Each form, contained one of the following tests: multiple choice test, true/false test, short answer test, and recognition test, which served as the control group. The recognition test, which served as a control group contained a different response format, composed of yes/no questions. This format was used to determined if recall was possible in the experiment, and to what level. This group was used The students age and enrolled major at Binghamton University also represented control variables.…

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  • Psychology Of A Serial Killer Essay

    (Associated Press.) Mass murders tend to kill four or more people at one location during one continuous period of time, minutes or period of days. Characteristics of a mass murderer are, “human time bombs”, they are described as people who's lives have become unraveled and ready to explode. Their intentions are to do away with as many people as possible. Sometimes they fall under the “spell” of a leader, they have a history of built up frustration.( "Huffington Post.") Jiverly A.…

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  • Summary Of Class Size

    The article "The "Why's" of Class Size: Student Behavior in Small Classes." by Jeremy D Finn, Gina Pannozzo, and Charles Achilles explains that classroom sizes should not matter. Jeremy D Finn is a known scholar in research methods and issue of class size and student engagement. He has a M.A and PH.D from university of chicago. He has taught as the ontario institute for studies in education and stanford university. Gina Pannozzo is a director of extended learning at buffalo state college. She…

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  • Bell Hooks Research Paper

    1960s. These women made important contributions towards the advancement of the feminist movement and they did so before and during the time bell hooks attended graduate school. To begin, black feminist thought fosters a fundamental paradigmatic shift in how we think about oppression. By embracing a different view of thinking of race,class, sexual orientation,and gender as interlocking systems of oppression. Women who were of minority descent suffered from inequalities just as a white women.…

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