Umpqua Community College

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  • Reflection On One Day After School Shootings

    On October, 1, 2015, the lives of an entire community were changed forever. A gunman opened fire on students and teachers at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. The shooting resulted in the killing of 10 and 7 being injured. It has shined a light on the need for better security and policies at public schools and universities. It has also brought such tragedies into the public spotlight. President Obama gave a thirteen minute televised speech shortly after the shooting. He spoke about how the lives of the victims and their families are forever changed. He restated that our thoughts and prayers are not enough for the people affected. President Obama briefly spoke on the fact that we are not the only country with people who suffer…

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  • Should College Tuition Be Free Essay

    and private schools prepare students for college throughout their educational journey. However, most students often underestimate how expensive going to college can become. The rising cost of college tuition has become a burden for countless families and students. This rise in cost has made college simply unaffordable for numerous individuals across the entire Commonwealth of Kentucky. It is a shame that more people can’t attend college to be able to have a greater chance of living the American…

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  • Free State College Education

    The costs of college education have risen significantly over the past 50 years and continue to climb at a rate that stands as a looming threat to the future of college education. The most recent presidential election brought about a new round of discussion over the possibility of free state college tuition. President Barack Obama first mentioned the idea in 2015 and conflicting opinions have arisen surrounding the subject ever since. Many people think that free state college education would…

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  • Essay On Respiratory Therapy

    some other form of “other legal credentialing law governing the profession of respiratory care” (Weilacher). A Respiratory therapist by definition “treats people with health care issues affecting the cardiopulmonary system such as asthma, emphysema, pneumonia, cardiovascular disorders, and trauma”. A Respiratory therapist can work in a variety of settings such as the emergency room, intensive care units, and in rehabilitation centers. In order to become a Respiratory therapist in any of these…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Free Community College For All

    Free Community College for All Millions looked onward, anticipating what issues the President would address in this year’s State of the Union, would it be ISIS, tax policy, immigration, or maybe healthcare. On January 20, 2015, President Obama at his State of the Union Address, shocked the nation by proposing free community college for all Americans. The proposal for free education is arguably the biggest attempt at economic and social reform we have seen since President Franklin Delano…

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  • Essay About Working To The Future

    very important to anyone with the need for money. College students are among many that are in dire need of money. College students encounter an extreme amount of tuition and fees during their college journey. A majority of college students are bombarded with the burden to work in order to pay for college. A job is vital towards maintaining a steady lifestyle, while attending school. Some college students have not vexed the idea of getting a job, because their education is being paid for by a…

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  • Career Counselor Personal Statement

    Personal Statement My challenges as an undergrad was the catalyst that lead me to decide that my future career endeavors involve helping college students succeed. All students need and deserve a solid educational foundation. Higher educational counselors are the dependable support system students have in community colleges and universities. Financial Aid advisors, Academic Advisors, and Career Development Counselors and more are important in universities and community colleges. Students should…

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  • Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals Program Analysis

    A group of students known as the Dream Act 5 practiced civil disobedience by staging a sit in inside senator McCain’s office in Tucson, Arizona in May 7, 2010. Three of the students remind me of Thoreau when he got arrested for defying the government laws for not paying his poll tax, but instead these students were switching to civil disobedience to support other students brought to the United States illegally. Henry Thoreau thought that people should live under what they believed in and not…

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  • The Poor Essay: The Oppression Of The Poor

    Oppression of the poor Imagine being stereotyped as somebody who commits crimes, does drugs, and produces no good into society. This is what the American people think of the poor just because of the limited resources they have. People define the poor as lacking money to sustain an average standard of living. Americans feel like they can blame all of the problems on the poor because they see them as inferior. American people oppress the poor because they see them as unsophisticated,…

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  • Why I Deserve A Scholarship Essay

    Why am I attending Oakton Community College ? Why do I want a degree? Society would tell you that it increases your chances of obtaining a job, a greater shot at becoming a successful person and It will reduce your level of stress. This is because a need for an education is everything, its something that ' is valued and praised . I wouldn 't object to this from a parent’s point of view, But my perspective is closely related But in some ways it differs. This country has given birth to some of the…

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