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    Community School Project

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    as providing afterschool programs, and high-quality academic tutoring. There will also be programs for the families such as social and cultural enrichment services, adult education programs, community and parental engagement workshops, as well as a parent resource center where they will have access to computers, printers, and other helpful resources. There are currently four core partners in this project, which are Indian River State College (IRSC), Children’s Home Society (CHS), School District of Indian River County (SDIRC), and Department of Health (DOH). Other partners include the United Way of Indian River County, Treasure Coast Community Health (TCCH), Pelican Island Elementary, Kindergarten Readiness Collaborative, Florida Department of Children and Families, Sebastian Police Department, and the University of Central Florida (UCF). I was a part of a committee that created and distributed over 500 surveys to local businesses, churches, and early childhood facilities. This helped to define what the needs of the community are so that we would be…

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    Nevertheless, Speck’s arrival in Indian River Hundred proved particularly fortuitous for the Nanticoke, who were at the time facing new challenges to their collective identity. Despite the 1881 law that established a tripartite school system, the county appointed a black teacher to work at the Warwick School in the 1910s and several black children were enrolled soon after. A group of Nanticoke responded unfavorably to these turn of events. After withdrawing their children from the Warwick…

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    My boss was a real jerk, but he did teach me the principles of business. While working there I found the love of my life, Jim Halbert. We eventually ran off together to State College, Pennsylvania. There Jim ran a sports marketing company, which sponsored Penn State, and I went back to school for Political Science. After getting a two year degree at a community college nearby, I was offered a job at Penn State to teach Business and Politics. I remember the plaque on my desk, Mrs. Hayden Wright…

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    Like many cultures, the American Indians passed down their own beliefs which describe the creations of Earth and people. Depending on the tribe, location, history, lifestyle and external influences each story contained its own unique variation. The following will compare and contrast the Cherokee and Navajo belief in creation as well as delve into the viewpoints of each tribe and their relationship with the earth, animals and other people. It is hard for a person to understand why particular…

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    Gerald Sandusky

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    In 1977, Gerald "Jerry" Sandusky established The Second Mile in State College, Pennsylvania. Sandusky was a former assistant football coach for the Penn State Nittany Lions. He was a prominent community leader who founded the charity to help disadvantaged and troubled children. With this role, Sandusky was constantly in contact with young boys and young college men. This program progressed to a statewide charity whose honorary board members included Paterno and other sports figures. Sandusky was…

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    Say Yes Program Analysis

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    Buffalo State College offers a summer program commonly known as “the Summer Say Yes Program” to many local students here at Buffalo. The program gives the opportunity to students to discover the environment of Buffalo State College as part-time job. The Say Yes program commitment to education was originally founded by the Hartford money manager George Weiss in 1987. Mr. Weiss inspiration and courage to build a Say Yes program came to him when he was sitting at a restaurant with twelve old…

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    more people were able to juggle full time work, and going back to school full-time? It did not seem like there was enough hours in the day to work and go to school. I often wondered if I would be to stressful to work and go to school fulltime. A study was done from Worcester State College in Worcester, Massachusetts for enrolled students over the age of 60. When asked, “ What would you identify as three most positive aspects of going back to school?” The majority answered structure my day, new…

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    The Pros And Cons Of HBCU

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    “A report from the National Science Foundation found that HBCUs produce the largest amount of African American students that go on to pursue PhD’s in the STEM areas. In fact, approximately 33% of African American students receiving their PhDs in STEM attained bachelor’s degrees from HBCUs. To put that in perspective, roughly 105 institutions are producing a third of all African Americans obtaining PhDs in STEM fields” (Gasman & Commodore). This statistic shows that even with fewer resources than…

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    Breann Powell is an eighteen year old female and she is currently an Occupational Therapy student at Worcester State University. For this profile she filled out a “time study” that she recorded her activities for four days, an interest check list that she labeled different activities as a casual interest, a strong interest, or no interest, and she took a life balance inventory which gives life balance scores based on what she is interested in and how often she gets to do those things. Roles and…

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    Jerry Sandusky was a football coach at Penn State who was arrested and convicted of the sexual abuse and molestation of at least 10 prepubescent boys (Bohm & Haley 2014). These heinous acts continued for at least 15 years before the truth came to light (Bohm & Haley 2014). It was said that Sandusky could have gotten at the most 442 years behind bars; however, he was only sentenced to 30-60 years (Bohm & Haley 2014). Sandusky used his title, charity work, and the school to get the boys who had…

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