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  • Edwin Dewey Auditor General History

    Carleton Dewey’s long tenure as a state employee. His associates chose him, as the longest serving Auditor General Department employee, to honor another associate who was retiring after numerous years of service. The next year he attended a similar function in his honor as he retired from Commonwealth service. For over two decades, Edwin Carleton Dewey (1867–1939) served the Commonwealth as a financial administrator in the State Treasury and Auditor General’s Department. On his retirement, he was one of the Auditor General’s longest tenured staff. Equally important, during his years in the Harrisburg area, he and his spouse were community leaders in their hometown, New Cumberland…

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  • Student Housing Research Paper

    Student Housing at Harrisburg University Author: Shiakh Mukidur Rahman Audience: Members of the Dauphin County Commissioners Table of Contents Name Page No. 1 Introduction 4 1.1 Purpose and Scope 4 1.2 Procedures 4 2 Body 5 2.1 History of Student Housing at Harrisburg University 5 2.2 Existing facilities of Student Housing at Harrisburg University 5 2.3 Student’s review at Harrisburg University 6 2.4 Comparative study of student housing among Harrisburg…

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  • NCLB Case Study Essay

    The graduating class of 2013 in Philadelphia had a graduation rate of 64 percent by conservative measures, and even a rate as high as 70.1 percent according to other measures. This represents at least a 12 point jump in the years since NCLB was implemented. Similarly, in the York City School district, graduation rates jumped nearly 18 points from 2002 - 2013, which was a remarkable feat. The city of Harrisburg is the only city which saw a decrease in graduation rates in the years after NCLB was…

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  • Penn State Soccer Case Study

    62-45 victory against Penn State-Harrisburg at home on Saturday. The victory moves the Spartans to 10-1 overall, 4-0 in the CAC, while Penn State-Harrisburg falls to 5-6, 1-3. Morgan Kuehne's 14 points led four Spartans to reach double figures. Katie Wagner added 13, while Sarah Shearer and Karli McFatridge each added 10. York returns to action Wednesday against Salisbury at 5:30 p.m. Penn State-Harrisburg (45) Carter 3-5 2-4 8, Nolan 0-10 0-0 0, Shirk 2-5 0-0 4, Snypse 1-2 0-0 2, Yanich…

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  • Why Is STEM Education Important?

    Just a mere eleven years ago, in the basement of one of Harrisburg’s elementary/middle schools, a new high school was born. Lisa M. Waller had a vision to bring a college prep high school to the urban youth of Harrisburg so that they might be given the proper tools and skills to excel at a college or university. However, figuring out the way is what is important. Just like many things in life, there are obstacles, trepidations, and doubts that follow a program that is revolutionary to the city…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Decision To Attend A Community College

    My decision to attend HACC was due to financial needs. Originally, my educational plan was to attend Penn State Harrisburg as a double major in Political Science and Psychology, to which I have already been accepted. However, the opportunity to attend a community college with a very strong relationship with my main institution was one I could not pass, especially given the lower cost of attendance and high transferability of credits. My goal is to transfer or graduate from HACC without having…

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  • Night Time Assessment

    the Harrisburg. Even though, there are shelters available, providing more homeless shelter in the community can possibly keep people safe, especially in extreme weather. b. Housing and property reconstruction in the 6th street area. Most of the houses looked run down and dirty. The sidewalks on the 6th street has a crippling infrastructure which can make it difficult for people using assistive devices. Recycling would possibly impact this area, because there is a lot of trash and the ground.…

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  • Creative Writing: The Outbreak Of War

    Colonel Magnus was furious over the loss of the team at the airport. He ordered the culprits that were responsible hunted down and executed. He became even angrier when the reports came in that they couldn’t find those responsible for the attack. Not only were his men killed, but all of the aircraft that they could have potentially used were destroyed. However, the Colonel recognized there would be other opportunities to gather aircraft, since they were now headed to Harrisburg, which was the…

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  • Youth Cheerleading Camps Essay

    Camp and the Packers & Broncos Cheerleading Camp. Both camps were located at John Harris High School for ages 5-14 and were free with food provided. During both camps my job was to focus on the basic skills you need to learn to become a cheerleader and also make up a routine to teach the girls. The Danny Lansanah Football/Cheerleading Camp was a camp that has gone on every year at John Harris High School. Mrs. Sheena (Danny Lansanah’s wife) said that she thought adding a cheerleading component…

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  • Personal Statement: Motivation To Pursue Science

    The Capstone Design conference is held at Penn State Harrisburg, and allows senior engineering students to showcase projects that they have worked on throughout the course of their senior year. This conference also doubles as a competition amongst all of the engineering students on campus. During the course of my capstone project, I worked with five other senior civil engineering students, to innovate an original design concept for our campus. Our design concept was a three story parking…

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