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  • Fresno Pacific University: Case Study Essay

    Fresno Pacific university is a non-profit Christian university founded by the Mennonite Brethren Church as a post-secondary school in 1944 (Fresno Pacific University, 2016). The school’s current student population is estimated around 3500, and a majority of students are either enrolled as traditional undergraduate, Degree Completion or are in a Graduate program. The paper provides an overview of college design, how the hierarchical structure of communication works within the university and in what way the decisions are made to the success or disadvantage of the university. A recommended redesign for improved communication is described, which is grounded on the change process utilized by Kotter’s (1997) eight steps for effective change in an organization. It also discusses the feasibility of incorporating the recommendations at Fresno Pacific university. Are we Failing our Students, are we Failing Ourselves? Fresno Pacific has four major communication breakdowns that influence funding, sustainability, student growth and retention. The major constructs that contribute to the challenges are the Financial Aid department because they play a key role in understanding tuition…

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  • Eviction At Home

    landlords have also decided to bump up the prices for rent. It is easy for some to just say “These people should just get a job, maybe then they will be able to afford housing.” In reality, that is not the case, the cost of living and the wages that families and individuals get paid are not in agreement and it is even more difficult when these families are being paid minimum wage. Rent is getting more expensive, which makes it more difficult for families and individuals to make ends meet. Not…

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  • Theories Of Dramatism

    floor or building of residents on a college campus. They are responsible for making sure that residents have a fun, healthy and safe college experience. As an RA, there are several meetings and events that one has to attend and plan, including a weekly module meeting, small group meetings with other RA and larger group meetings with all Residence Life staff. We also are required to plan monthly events for our residents that promote holistic wellness. Because RA’s are representatives of the…

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  • Women Population Research Paper

    nearly 6.5 million people living in the population. Counties that are commonly associated with the Central Valley include Sacramento, San Joaquin, Fresno, Kings, and Kern counties. Fresno, the largest city of the Central Valley is home to roughly 917, 515 residents today (The County of Fresno). According to the 2009-2013 American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, that in which it estimates a population within a 5-year period span, the Fresno County covers a total population of 939, 605…

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  • Low Morale In The Workplace Essay

    A recent internal report on the Fresno Police Department found that two-thirds of the officers are suffering from low morale. According to the Fresno bee, “Low morale pervades the entire culture of FPD but is particularly intense in patrol division and civilian units,” the report says. “Two-thirds of sworn officers (68 percent) and more than half of civilian employees (52 percent) believe the morale problem presents a serious or severe threat to the ability of the FPD to perform its mission”…

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  • Fresno Art Museum Analysis

    Fresno Art Museum: An Exceptional Experience Upon visiting the Fresno Art Museum, I was pleasantly greeted with several local as well as world renowned paintings, sculptures, pottery, and murals. There were numerous exhibits dedicated to art, Latin American pottery, and even one fully devoted to Gary Soto, a Fresno native, whose children’s books were displayed in the museum along with paintings from the illustrations of his several acclaimed books. The overall environment was filled with great…

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  • Fresno Police Department Case Study

    Discrimination within the Fresno Police Department has been going on for many years and they have seen numerous cases. The Fresno Police Department has had complaints in the past with racial comments. They have been sued numerous times by different employees within the Fresno Police Department and Clovis police Department. Most of the cases were either Hispanic or African-American. I personally know the police chief that Sue the Fresno police due to racial comments. They try to justify the…

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  • My Reflection On The Fresno State Concert

    On Wednesday, December 2, 2015 I attended the Fresno State Jazztet, Jazz Ensemble, and Jazz Orchestra concert at eight in the evening in the Fresno State concert hall. The following will cover a review of the program as well as my point of view and reflection. I was expecting to see Christmas decorations or instruments decorated since it states on the bulletin “winter Jazz concert” but I was wrong once I saw the pamphlet. The reasons why I thought that was because the last time I attended a…

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  • Sigmund Freud's Dear Frustrated In Fresno

    Dear Frustrated in Fresno, It is very normal that your friend Matt is assigning his feelings to another person. What Matt is doing can be explained by Sigmund Freud’s Projection theory. Freud said that psychological projection is when one places his/her own desires, motivations and undesirable feelings or thoughts onto someone instead of admitting to or dealing with their own unwanted feelings. This sounds exactly like what your friend Matt is doing! Projection is a defense mechanism.…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Journey In Fresno

    I still remembered the first day arrive in Fresno, United States on August 12th, 2012 after 20 hours flight all the war from China, feeling sore and ache all over. When I came out from the terminal, the bright sunlight made me squint, the fresh air made me feel relaxed, I told myself “It is a new start!” Some Chinese students picked me up in the airport and drove me to atrium to check in. I felt my lips adhered and I couldn 't get them apart. I was so nervous that I cannot talk to resident…

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