Hofstra University

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  • Hofstra Grad Case Study

    Across the NWSL, teams are struggling to adjust to Leah Galton, the English rookie who started the season late but since then has scored three goals and notched three assists, reinvigorating a struggling Sky Blue attack. The Hofstra grad is the second English player to be drafted into the NWSL from the college ranks and the combination of an English pedigree with the fitness and strength that comes with an NCAA athlete has proved lethal this yearfor both Galton and Rachel Daly, the St. John’s product drafted by the Houston Dash. Both players are from Harrogate, a tourist destination north of Leeds. In Harrogate, Galton’s love for the game started early as a shared passion between a young girl and her father. “When I was four, he would take…

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  • Importance Of Academic Honor Codes

    integrity and leadership, D for diversity and community, and E for expression and free exchange. It is important for there to be goals set in place because it is the first step towards the achievement of that goal. Developing Hofstra P.R.I.D.E. is important because it allows students inside and outside of the classroom to value themselves, their integrity, and others. Some people may think that Potsdam’s Academic Honor Code is a better alternative, because of its code of student rights,…

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  • 2007-08 Financial Crisis Analysis

    In the year before the recession and crisis began, Hofstra had net revenue (revenue minus expenses) of $40,100,000 (Arga). In 2013, Hofstra had net revenue of $17,800,000 (Arga). This decrease in revenue, which occurred due to the recession, resulted in a tighter overall budget. The result of this tighter budget was that Hofstra would need to make cuts in order to avoid a budget deficit. These cuts can range from cutting certain programs to changing teacher wages and employing cheaper labor. As…

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  • Hofstra Honor Code Analysis

    values are projected by those that are associated with their campus. Hofstra University has developed their own honor code to protect the university itself, and its students and faculty. An honor code is used throughout many established communities and is needed to maintain the authenticity of the people within that community. Hofstra’s honor code institutes similar ideals as other institutions and it provides students and faculty…

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  • Analysis Of The Pace Path Plan

    A representative of the Pace Path Plan explained the acronym of the Pace Path Plan, which stood for planning, academic excellence, coaching and mentoring, and experiential learning. A question was raised after the representative’s overview of this resource addressing a concern about how they could access the Pace Path Plan and ensure that students continue to receive the encouragement and support after UNV 101, which is the course that exposes students to make a Pace Path Plan for the next four…

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  • Effects Of Pressure On Students To Get Good Grades

    then previous generations. One of the problems being students are constantly under pressure. The biggest pressure they deal with is the pressure to get good grades. They get pressure from parents, coaches, and from themselves. Why is there so much pressure on getting good grades? For most students the answer is because they worry about their future. Without good grades a students may lose scholarships, not be able to participate in extracurricular activities, and not get the job they want in…

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  • College Athletes Should Be Paid

    One can say being a full time student and college athlete is like having two full-time jobs. Student athletes are working non-stop day in and day out to not only meet academic standards but to maintain their athletic scholarship. College athletes bring millions of dollars to universities, but in return, they only receive small monthly stipends for food. With every sporting event, each student-athlete gives their all not knowing if they will get seriously injured or not. Yes, they are students,…

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  • How This Professoriate Fit Into My Career Goals Case Study

    It will enable me to undertake studies at Howard University while contributing to the university through teaching and scholarship. It will be a great honor for me to receive this award to matriculate through this program. During the application process, I have had an opportunity to learn about the Howard faculty members and my research interests closely align with the research interests of the faculty members. I would like to study and work with Dr. Kyndra Middleton because she has expertise in…

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  • College Is Not For Everyone Essay

    College is Not for Everyone Today, more people than ever are attending community colleges and universities. Often, a collegiate degree is a prerequisite to meaningful employment (Pincus, 341). There is even social pressure pushing many to attend. I feel that the university education system has many structural shortcomings, and that institutions of higher learning often do not have students ' best interests at heart. I feel, simply, that college is not for everyone. An opportunity for some,…

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  • My Journey To Higher Education Essay

    I was ready to succeed. But the light of confidence quickly dimmed as my first semester was far from what I expected it to be. I felt completely out of place in my major, so I switched from my initial biology to psychology, hoping that I would find more success in a different field of interest. As the semester continued, I found myself stranded in biology classes that I had lost interest in, and I felt overwhelmed in every way as I continued to fall behind in my courses. I was ashamed; I truly…

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