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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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  • 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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  • Theories Of Dramatism

    The theory of dramatism can be applied to a myriad of settings and events in one’s life, but one that I can see very evident is my role as a resident assistant. A resident assistant’s job is to supervise a 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…

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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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  • Azusa Pacific University College: My Life

    Wendy Guindi Azusa Pacific University, University College My Life In many people’s lives today, it’s very important to set goals for ourselves. Having to be ambition to strive reaching for my goals and plan for the future is the key. However people including myself should work very hard on knowing their future goals and go after what their heart desires. I will be explaining my personal thoughts about who I am, How I arrived at this point in my life ,What I have accomplished, why it is…

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  • Descriptive Essay About A Cruise

    Tossing and turning, I could not sleep the night before our cruise to Ensenada, Mexico. Excitement had gotten the best of me. It was the day of the cruise. We all met 5:30am sharp outside of our friend Aaron’s house. All of us carpooled together in Joey’s car and hit the road to Long Beach, California; where it is the home of the Carnival Corporation’s Long Beach Cruise Terminal. When we arrived we can see all the cruise ships that were departing that day. First we went through the terminals,…

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  • Negative Effects Of Bottom Trawling

    According to the China Statistical Yearbook of 2013, more than six million tons of catch were generated by China’s 36,744 trawlers [11]. The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture began to invest in the construction of the Beidou fishing vessel position monitoring system (VMS) in 2006. At the end of 2014, more than 60 thousand fishing vessels had been outfitted with VMS. This system provides continuous records to support fishery management. Sixty percent of the trawlers in China are distributed in the…

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  • Relocation Of Japanese Americans Essay

    On the 7th of December in 1941, Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The following year, in the middle of February, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 that allowed for the relocation of all those living in coastal Washington, Oregon, and California with Japanese ancestry. Those living on the West coast were relocated to desolate places far away from the Pacific Ocean and placed in camps with other Japanese Americans. There were a few reasons for the relocation of Japanese…

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  • Role Of Convicts In The European Settlement Of Australia

    VU21481 Student Name: Chee Leong Cheang ID: GEC000007K Task 1 Examine the coastal exploration of Australia prior to 1778 1. New Zealand The Great Southern Land 2. Sea was dangerous the winds didn't always blow in the right direction for the sea travel and it was such a long way it was difficult to bring enough food and water. 3. Great southern land is a single released by the Australia rock band iceberg. Peaking at number five on the Australia singles chart. It…

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