Your search returned over 400 essays for "awards"
<< Previous  1  2  3  4  5    Next >>

The Franklin Road Church Youth Groups Are More Than Just a Religion

- ... The longer you are in the group it becomes something that you just know, it’s like embedded in you. This happens because after hearing it repeatedly over the years it becomes something you know like the back of your hand. In order for a group to be successful at fulfilling its goal it needs to have some form of communication. Which leads to Swales’ second criterion of a discourse community, the group should have “mechanisms of intercommunication among its members” (471). What Swales means by this is that the group must have ways that they communicate with each other: such as email, meetings, social media, and texting....   [tags: community, criteria, calendar]

Term Papers
1670 words | (4.8 pages) | Preview

John Cheever's The Swimmer, O Youth and Beauty!, and The Enormous Radio

- Throughout history, America has produced some of the greatest writers to walk the earth. Novels, poems, plays, and short stories have captivated the American public. No one was better at enchanting his audience than John Cheever. John Cheever wrote many short stories throughout his life. He has been presented with many awards for his works. Cheever was a master of spinning tales about suburban life and other situations he experienced. Some of his most popuar works included “The Swimmer”, “O Youth and Beauty!”, and “The Enormous Radio”....   [tags: John Cheever's Work]

Powerful Essays
1552 words | (4.4 pages) | Preview

Miles Davis: One of the Greatest Jazz Musicians of All Time

- It would be an understatement to say that Miles Dewey Davis III was one of the greatest jazz musicians of all time. Widely considered one of the most revolutionary and influential figures in the history of music of the twentieth century, Miles Davis has played an integral role in shaping the sounds of jazz, one of the few uniquely and entirely American genres. Needless to say, the brilliant artistry that coolly flowed from his trumpet speaks for itself and clearly shows what a phenomenally inventive and talented musician he was....   [tags: Jazz Music Essays]

Strong Essays
1168 words | (3.3 pages) | Preview

Sexuality and Surprises in 8 Femmes, a Film by François Ozon

- In the French film 8 Femmes, François Ozon, the director, guides a play from the 1950’s that focuses on a lively family that have deep secrets that all intertwine. In this musical mystery, comedy film, a murder has happened and each woman has their own motives for wanting to kill the man in the home. Yet, Ozon’s storyline is not the main focus of the film. The film follows each of the women which show the themes of betrayal, secrets, and most importantly sexuality. Sexuality is a main theme in many of François Ozon films that he directs....   [tags: Cinema, Mystery]

Better Essays
665 words | (1.9 pages) | Preview

A Business And Microsoft Is The Primary Beneficiary Of This Business

- 1. a. Though NDS is not a separate company, it’s a business and Microsoft is the primary beneficiary of this business. Microsoft acquired “substantially all” of NDS, in the other word, Microsoft had control over NDS and it bought both NDS’ assets and liabilities. According to ASC Paragraph 805-10-25-01, this transaction qualifies as a business combination. Hence Microsoft should apply acquisition method. b. Assets and liabilities reported as business combination and purchase can have substantial differences on acquirer’s financial statements....   [tags: Balance sheet]

Better Essays
881 words | (2.5 pages) | Preview

How The Cell Phone Has Dramatically Over The Past Two Years.

- Situation Our family’s cell phone has increased tremendously over the past two years. Verizon is continuing to raise our bill while offering new customers lower rates. Our family of six is consistently paying $350 a month for our cell phone bill. This equates to $4,200 per year spent on cell phone coverage. My family has been a loyal Verizon customer for over 15 years. We believe that we should be getting the same rates as people who join the network today get. Below I have put our bill for August 2016 which was a total of $356.89....   [tags: Customer service, Mobile phone, Negotiation]

Better Essays
1260 words | (3.6 pages) | Preview

Hamilton : The Story Of An Implausible Founding Father Alexander Hamilton

- Hamilton Musical Introduction The selected musical Hamilton is based on the story of an implausible Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. It summarizes, his early life as an orphan in the Caribbean. Hamilton was born out of wedlock in the West Indies his father abandoned him, and his mother died when Hamilton was 12. By the of 19, Hamilton has made his way to the American colonies, a dedicated supporter of American independence. He served under Washington, as his right-hand man, he was a war hero, rebel, a loving husband (who had an affair with another woman), and he was also the head of U.S....   [tags: Musical theatre, New York City, Alexander Hamilton]

Powerful Essays
1934 words | (5.5 pages) | Preview

What Effects Do Child Beauty Pageants Have On The Child?

- What Effects Do Child Beauty Pageants Have On The Child. The tension is building. It is almost time for her to go on stage. Everything, from head to toe, is double checked to make sure it is perfect. Her make-up is flawless. The foundation covers any unevenness in skin tone, while the blush gives her cheeks a nice rosy glow. Eye shadow, mascara, and false eyelashes have been applied. Lipstick and lip gloss contribute to the pout of her lips. Her hair has been curled, teased, placed in an upswept hairdo, and heavily sprayed with hair spray to keep the hair in place during her performance....   [tags: Child Psychology ]

Strong Essays
1128 words | (3.2 pages) | Preview

I want to be a manager when I grow up

- I believe you learn about leadership by acting as an example. You should be prepared to do the things you are asking others to do by getting on your hands and knees, if need be, and get your hands dirty. This engraves a picture into the mind of an employee or subordinate to what type of a manager you are. In this paper, I will cover the role a manager plays in an organization describing four functions of management: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. I will then describe three traits: conceptual, human, and technical, which an individual must possess to become a successful manager within an organization and how they fit in with the four functions....   [tags: Business, Business Process]

Better Essays
1761 words | (5 pages) | Preview

Operation Management: The Malaysia’s Capital Airport Kuala Lumpur International Airport

- Executive summary: The below discussion was all about operation management and how well it can be performed. The scope of operation management is for the better understanding where it can be implied to improve their management and role of operation management is to explain the importance of it. The below assignment explain briefly explains about the operation management in KLIA how it was developed to an international standard, how they provide the fine and international standard of service to the consumers....   [tags: overseeing, goods and services]

Research Papers
2422 words | (6.9 pages) | Preview

The Voice of Michael Jackson: Shattering the Dichotomies of Race

- ... If we pay close attention to the lyrics of the song, we notice that Jackson opted to begin the song by having a group of Black youths chanting the line “they don’t care about us”, as though it was an improvised call-and response song (Rossiter, 208). Throughout the song, Jackson attacked the “futility and ignorance” behind the still-prevailing white supremacy and racial marginalization. Some examples of such attacks are “don’t you black or white me”, “I am a victim of police brutality” and “now I’m tired of being the victim of hate” (YouTube 2009)....   [tags: notorious African Americans, the King of Pop]

Term Papers
1922 words | (5.5 pages) | Preview

What Would Freud, Diamond and Frankl Say about Angelina Jolie

- In the works by Freud, Diamond and Frankl they discuss how a person should live. In the life of Angelina Jolie, they would all have different opinions on if she is living her life correctly or not. In her life she has countless ups and downs. She is an award winning actress, film director, screenwriter, and author. She worked in humanitarian causes for example; Special Envoy, Goodwill, and as The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. She has been condemned for different reasons too. Most notably for the people she was married to....   [tags: having meaning in your life]

Better Essays
862 words | (2.5 pages) | Preview

Visual Analysis on Christopher Nash´s the Dark Knight and Inception

- Introduction As one of the most popular Directors in Hollywood, Christopher Nolan was known for his complex storyline and non-linear structure of the film. His most famous work including The Prestige (2006), Inception (2010), Batman series (2005, 2008, 2012), many of his work have been nominated by numerous awards. This paper mainly analyses two famous film posters from his works, The Dark Knight (2008) and Inception (2010). Semiotics, known as the science of signification, was first originated by Ferdinand de Saussure and Charles Sanders Peirce, with applying the semiotics analysis in this paper; we will introduce the theory of semiotics and review the history generally....   [tags: semiotics, paper, signs, film]

Powerful Essays
2702 words | (7.7 pages) | Preview

Innovative Health Communication : The National Institute Of Mental Health

- Innovative Health Communication The National Institute of Mental Health acknowledges that nearly thirteen- million American adults suffer from a serious debilitating mental illness (HealthyPeople.gov, 2015). As a most common cause of disability, mental disorders not only alter one’s thinking, mood, or behavior, but it can also manifest many physical and chronic problems, as it may affect a person’s ability to adopt healthy-behaviors (HealthyPeople.gov., 2015). Suicide deaths in the United States account for approximately 30,000 American lives each year (HealthyPeople.gov....   [tags: Health care, Mental disorder, Mental health]

Better Essays
1136 words | (3.2 pages) | Preview

The Ending The War : The Push For National Reconciliation

- Introduction/Summary The excerpt The Ending the War: The Push for National Reconciliation by David Blight, edited by Hoffman, Elizabeth Cobbs, Edward Blum and Jon Gjerde, in Major Problems in American History: Documents and Essays (Wadsworth, Cengage Leaning 2012) Blight argues historical memory that holds more importance than that of the Civil War. Like the Revolution, the memory of the Civil War played a role after the conflict. The concurrent issues in American society after the Civil War and against legislation to increase not decrease the racial problem in the South....   [tags: American Civil War, Southern United States]

Better Essays
1856 words | (5.3 pages) | Preview

J. K. Rowling: The Incredible Impact of Harry Potter

- J. K. Rowling is the author of the best-selling Harry Potter series. As Bruno Bettelheim says, “If we hope to live not just moment to moment, but in true consciousness of our existence, then our greatest need and most difficult achievement is to find meaning in our lives” (Bettelheim 2). ”when children are young, it is literature that carries such information best” (Bettelheim 4). In literary circles, mention of Rowling or her work is likely to raise some tempers. Critics find her work “antithetical to established literary values, sustained by clearly monetary interests, and which in a few short years has climbed to an astonishing peak of international glory and financial success” (Virole 1)...   [tags: Essay on J. K. Rowling]

Strong Essays
971 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

Biggie Smalls, the Most Influential Rapper of All Time

- “It was all a dream!” are just a few words to describe Christopher Wallace (Biggie Smalls) becoming the king of East coast rap music when he released his first album “Ready to Die”. The lyrics “It was all a dream!” are from the albums number one hit single called “Juicy” in which Biggie depicted life growing up in the rough streets of Brooklyn, New York. Biggie smalls rose to fame as a rapper in the 90’s causing an increase in rap popularity, division (rivalry) between East and West coast rap music, and the style of gangsta rap on the East coast....   [tags: king of East coast rap music]

Strong Essays
1046 words | (3 pages) | Preview

The Ways of Shel Silverstein of Being a Poet

- Shel Silverstein was a poet known for his innovative poems that made an advancement in poems. (2) Silverstein was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 25, 1930 and he died in Key West, Florida on May 10 1999. (2) Silverstein served in the U.S. Army in 1950 and got deployed to Korea and Japan then he became a very popular poet. (1)Silverstein made children learn a lot about logic where they are now able to use as an adult. Silverstein was a didactic kind of man. He was this way because he had an unique style to his writing....   [tags: poems, shel silverstein, poet]

Better Essays
634 words | (1.8 pages) | Preview

How Technology Has Changed Our Lives Of Human Life

- Society in the world changes everyday; one example is when the Supreme Court’s ruling for same-sex marriage caused uproar against the principles and practices of the churches. Another example is how terrorist groups overseas persecuted millions of Middle Eastern Christians. The critical change of society is how technology advanced the daily lives of human life and how technology replaced God. In Chicago, today’s generation has lost the war on violence in the streets, as the youth are killed day-by-day; many other cities developed mass terror shootings each year....   [tags: Christianity, New Testament, Religion]

Better Essays
982 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

Tourism Industry, Characteristics And Importance Of The Hospitality Industry

- Task 1 Describe the size, scope, growth and economic importance of the hospitality industry LO 1.1- Describe the history of the hospitality industry, characteristics and importance of the hospitality industry. The hospitality industry has developed continuously over the decades .The history of the hospitality and tourism industries are strongly linked, starting back when people started to travel for business, traced back to as early as 3000BC in Egypt. Knowles (1996:2) describes the hospitality industry as ‘any combination of the three core services of food, drink and accommodation … a blend of ‘tangible and intangible elements’ - and the service, atmosphere and image that surrounds them.’...   [tags: Hotel, Hospitality industry, Restaurant, Lodging]

Better Essays
1903 words | (5.4 pages) | Preview

The Mechanics And Impact Of Michael Jackson 's Thriller

- The Mechanics and Impact of Michael Jackson’s Thriller The late singer Michael Jackson, also known as the King of Pop, was an icon beyond imaginable expectations and vision. He catapulted into fame as a child music star with his brothers before becoming the most famous Jackson sibling to move on to have a solo career. Michael Jackson is undisputedly one of the most successful entertainers in all of music history. Not only did he single-handedly transform the face of pop music, he also- made a huge impact in the world of dance with signature moves like the Moon Walk....   [tags: Michael Jackson, Billie Jean, Beat It, Thriller]

Better Essays
1283 words | (3.7 pages) | Preview

Unity Health : A Small Non Profit Healthcare System

- Unity Health is based in Indiana. I interviewed a friend of mine. It’s a small non-profit healthcare system that is composed of a hospital and out-patient facility and a pharmacy. There are a variety of physicians and about 300 employees. One of the issues that HR needed was an acute care treatment area. The turnover rates were high in filling more positions, but was costing the facility millions of dollars a year. They had many improvements and had won some awards. There awards were based on the report and survey of their employees....   [tags: Training, Employment, Human resource management]

Better Essays
1097 words | (3.1 pages) | Preview

Role Model In The Marble Champ, By Gary Lupe

- Most people look past the kids that aren’t popular and athletic and don’t realize how good of a role model they can be. Lupe, a non-athletic girl who has many other talents is looked straight through and not noticed because she doesn’t play sports. In “The Marble Champ,” by Gary Soto, Lupe is not just a ordinary person. I think that Lupe is a great role model because she is intelligent, she is hardworking, and she is a good sport. One reason why I think Lupe is a good role model is because she is very intelligent....   [tags: Spelling bee, Marble, Hardworking families, Award]

Better Essays
776 words | (2.2 pages) | Preview

Two Basketball Players; Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade

- Two Basketball Players; Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade There are many basketball players in the world. Throughout the history, some players became more known than other players. Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade are very well known in this world. Although their awards are similar, Kobe Bryant is a better basketball player than Dwyane Wade because of his statistics and records. To begin with, Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade have some awards in common. Both of them have been in the NBA All-Defensive First Team....   [tags: Sports]

Good Essays
631 words | (1.8 pages) | Preview

Overview of the Career of Dr. Stanley Sue

- Dr. Stanley Sue is an Asian American clinical psychologist whose research focus is on Asian American minorities. Dr. Sue was born in Portland, Oregon and was the third of six children to his Chinese immigrant parents. As a child “his first career ambition was to repair televisions, but soon he got bored with shop classes. Then, he developed great fascination with psychotherapy and the idea of helping emotionally disturbed individuals (Rockwell 2001).” Dr. Sue recalled, “I told my parents that I wanted to become a clinical psychologist, not fully knowing what a clinical psychologists did (Rockwell 2001).” He also remembered what his father said and thought after making this declaration: “My...   [tags: Clinical Psychologist, Asian American Minorities]

Powerful Essays
1915 words | (5.5 pages) | Preview

Effective of Incentive Pay on Employee Work Performance

- Introduction Today, competition between the organizations is extremely high thus organizations need to find the ways to be competitive. They need to prepare best market strategy to improve the company performance and the ways to keep their employees motivation on the highest level to perform well within the competition. At that time, several incentive pay programs play important role for every organization to perform well within the competition. Creating and implementing of incentive pay system supports to resolve organizational problems for to align the preferences of organization and employees....   [tags: Incentives, compensation, merit]

Strong Essays
1070 words | (3.1 pages) | Preview

The War in the Domeocratic Republic of Congo

- The Democratic Republic of Congo is known to have valuable resources. Congo has large reserves of gold, gems, cobalt, copper, uranium and timber with the most valuable resource being its large reserve of diamonds. These natural resources have been the main cause of a variety of wars in the DRC. There have been a variety of wars in the Democratic Republic of Congo. These wars involve various rebel groups and ethnic groups being involved in violence and fighting. The main reason for these wars is Congo’s rich natural resources especially the illegal trade of diamonds and bitter ethnic wars....   [tags: resources, diamonds, leader, power, groups]

Free Essays
581 words | (1.7 pages) | Preview

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Is Original and Improved

- Over the time, Samsung has made many devices among which are phones and tablets. “It is original, it is improved, and it is the Samsung Galaxy Note 3!” This Android smartphone and tablet computer hybrid was brought to people by Samsung Corporation and introduced in October 2011 in Berlin (Germany). According to Samsung, this device is for anyone who needs a tablet. What can one precisely beneficiate by owning a Samsung Galaxy Note 3. In addition to the multiple attracted features of this device, people can easily hide it in their smallest bag or pocket, or grasp it in their palms....   [tags: phone, tablet, commercial]

Better Essays
809 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

Reward is a Reinforcer for Employees and Students

- Intrinsic rewards are not patterned financial rewards are associated with the requirement for employees to achieve greater success , recognition, a sense of responsibility , influence and development of other individuals. The requirements of the above is a strong motivator and contrast to the one . Each employee has different needs and desires . Rate a tremendous appreciation and gratitude is enough to inspire us all because of the appreciation of the value of giving someone touches his soul and give vigor to keep trying....   [tags: intrinsic, benefits, recognition]

Better Essays
1780 words | (5.1 pages) | Preview

Bessie Smith : The Prince Of The Blues

- Bessie Smith was born April 15, 1894 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She later in life became known as the “Empress of the Blues”. At the age of eighteen she being traveling with a group by the name of Moss Stokes Company. While with the group she met Ma Rainey who also became a friend and mentor to her. After traveling with the group, in 1923 she was discovered by Columbia Records. After signing with Columbia, she released her first song Downhearted Blues. The song Downhearted Blues went on to sale over 800,000 copies and became one her most popular songs....   [tags: Blues, Jazz, Bessie Smith]

Better Essays
939 words | (2.7 pages) | Preview

Donald Trump : A Man Of Great Wealth

- Page 1 Donald Trump is a man of great wealth, as well as power and influence. There is no question that Trump worked hard to get where he is today. He is most defiantly a man of business. Even at the beginning of his life he was destined to show brilliance due to his father’s work. These events of course, would eventually lead to his extraordinary empire and his chance to run as President of the United States....   [tags: Donald Trump, Ivana Trump, Donald Trump, Jr.]

Better Essays
1187 words | (3.4 pages) | Preview

`` Campus Racism 101 `` By Nikki Giovanni

- In 1994, renowned college professor Nikki Giovanni published an awe-inspiring article. It contains guidance to black college students on how to academically apply themselves in college, and she teaches them how to deal with the ignorance of white people, from sharp tongued comebacks to gaining a professor’s respect. Along the way, the article “Campus Racism 101” states Giovanni has acquired a tenure, she has a teaching position for life, at the predominately white student body Virginia Tech (Giovanni 11)....   [tags: University, Education, Professor, White people]

Better Essays
982 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

Walt Disney : The Legacy Of Walt Disney

- Did you know that after the Disney movie Princess and the Frog came out that more than fifty children were hospitalized with salmonella from kissing frogs. Children love Disney movies so much that they want to live them out in real life. Walt Disney’s legacy has a huge impact on children today. Walt Disney was a man who had an inspired life, created many memorable characters, and left viewers with profound quotes for all time.. Walt Disney is the creator of all the Disney things and Disney characters that are are still here today.walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Hermosa, Chicago, IL....   [tags: Walt Disney, Disney Princess, Academy Award]

Better Essays
844 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

Human Resource Management: Attraction, Motivation, and Retention

- Time has changed the way organisations operate. Contemporary organisations not only need to compete for reputation and tangible organisational resources, but also participate in the ‘war for talent’ (Bartlett & Ghoshal 2002). Bartlett and Ghoshal (2002) described the ‘war for talent’ as competing for talented and skilled workers by attracting them to work for the organisation as well as retaining their loyalty. Hence, this paper will focus upon three strategies of Human Resource Management (HRM), that is, attraction, motivation, and retention....   [tags: Human Resource Management]

Strong Essays
1034 words | (3 pages) | Preview

Modern Politics: Speaker Joe Straus for Texas

- Speaker Joe Straus Joe Straus has been Speaker for Texas since the year 2009, and is going strong. There isn’t much prior knowledge of the Speaker, but may people and elected officials say that he is doing a great job. Upon research of Joe Straus he has many beliefs and ideas to make Texas a better state than what it already is. Joe Straus believes that any and all co-workers should work together and get along so that way the works gets done faster and more efficient. Teamwork is a very important task because he or she is not alone to try and work on something that he or she can’t do or operate....   [tags: jewish speaker, social media, education]

Strong Essays
1176 words | (3.4 pages) | Preview

Incentive Pay, Employee Performance and Employee Productivity

- Introduction Today, competition between the businesses is extremely high thus companies need to find ways to be competitive. Organizations prepare the best market strategy to increase the company performance and the ways to keep their employee motivation on the highest level to perform well within the competition. At that time, several incentive pay programs play an important role for every organization to perform well within the competition. Creating and implementing of incentive pay system supports to solve organizational problems to align the preferences of business and employees....   [tags: motivation, employees, sharing, stocking]

Better Essays
3081 words | (8.8 pages) | Preview

Creating and Implementing an Incentive Pay Program

- Introduction Today, competition between the organizations is extremely high thus organizations need to find the ways to be competitive. Organizations prepare best market strategy to improve the company performance and the ways to keep their employees motivation on the highest level to perform well within the competition. At that time, several incentive pay programs play important role for every organization to perform well within the competition. Creating and Implementing of incentive pay system supports to resolve organizational problems for to align the preferences of organization and employees....   [tags: employees, organizational problems]

Term Papers
1939 words | (5.5 pages) | Preview

Local Connectios: Tenneco Inc. Around the Globe

- Local Connections: Tenneco Inc. Around the Globe Tenneco Incorporation has a colossal presence throughout the world. They are a fortune 500 company that also has a few locations around Toledo (“Tenneco”). Tenneco continues to grow and now has locations all over the world with 89 plants and facilities in over 100 different countries (“Manufacturing”). The company does ample things around the globe which helps many people as well as making our world a better place to live in. They help to keep the environment clean, as they are a leader in clean air and ride performance in the automobile industry while providing jobs to people all over the world (“Profile”)....   [tags: fortune 500 companies]

Powerful Essays
1489 words | (4.3 pages) | Preview

Taking a Closer Look at Michael Jordan

- Michael Jordan I chose Michael Jordan for my report because he is an inspiration to me and is the greatest basketball player ever. He was born on February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York. His parents names are James and Deloris Jordan. James Jordan made a living as a mechanic and Deloris made a living as a bank teller(world biography). Michael has four siblings, two were boys and the other two were girls. His brothers names were James R. Jordan jr. and Larry Jordan. His sisters names were Deloris and Roslyn Jordan(Google)....   [tags: all time NBA superstars]

Better Essays
869 words | (2.5 pages) | Preview

The Effects of MTV on American Culture

- ... With death-defying stunts and crazy antics, Knoxville and his crew fashioned the ideology that pop culture was no longer satisfied with live TV shows and music videos. Shows such as Jackass promote instability in subscriber’s minds (which happen to be early teens to young adults) by portraying idiotic acts of pure suicidal dangerousness. This instability has become increasingly evident in today’s culture in the show Ridiculousness, also an MTV sponsored production mimicking America’s Funniest Videos....   [tags: reality TV, promotion of iappropriate content]

Research Papers
3134 words | (9 pages) | Preview

Reason to go to Mitty High School

- My favorite sport is volleyball. I have been playing for four years now. I have been becoming much better. My team did win most of our games because of our teamwork. I am the one who usually do spikes during the game because of how tall I am. I chose to play volleyball because I wanted my height to be useful in what I do. At the end of the season we would get medals for our hard work in participating and showing teamwork throughout the year. The instrument I play is piano. I have played piano since I was 10 years old....   [tags: art class]

Strong Essays
718 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

The One and The Only Jimmy Valvano

- ... He had crazy aspirations that ultimately shaped who he would become in later decades. When James Valvano was around the age of seventeen he pondered what he wanted to be when he grew up, just like many of his peers at that age. James took a small index card and wrote down everything he wanted to accomplish in his life. On that single index card, James wrote he wanted to play high school basketball, collegiate basketball, become an assistant, and head basketball coach, win a game at New York’s Madison Square Garden, and cut down the nets after winning a college National Championship....   [tags: espy, coach, cancer]

Better Essays
1023 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

The Annual Henry County School Board Meeting

- On April 11th, 2016, I attended the monthly Henry County School Board Meeting. At this meeting teachers, parents, students, and board members discussed issues and achievements that have recently occurred within the county. The meeting was conducted by six board members who followed an agenda, which consisted of three different focus areas. The board meeting began with a call of order, progressed by addressing agenda items, and ended with an adjournment. The board meeting started with a call of order, which was led by one of the board members....   [tags: Education, High school, School, Board of directors]

Better Essays
800 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

Sonia Sanchez And The Black Arts Movement

- Sonia Sanchez, a woman known for her unimaginable talents in the art of writing poetry and her involvement in the Black Arts Movement. She has won a numerous amount of awards which celebrate black excellence. Throughout her career she has been notably mentioned with a multitudinous amount of other extraordinary African American poets. She has traveled the world sharing her purpose for literature with thousands of people. A majority of the literature that she has written adhered to the life of black Americans....   [tags: African American, White American]

Better Essays
1569 words | (4.5 pages) | Preview

Social Advocacy, Public Affairs And Community Relations

- Political Advocacy Since 1993, SAVE has advocated for equal rights for persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities. One of the ways they accomplish this goal is through grassroots action focused on political advocacy. They also work to promote local, state, and federal policy change by building community consensus (SAVE, 2015). The organization’s executive director, Tony Lima, is an external affairs professional with 20 years of experience in creating and executing programs that combine advertising, social marketing, corporate communications, fundraising, event marketing, public affairs and community relations....   [tags: LGBT, Homosexuality, Gay, Florida]

Better Essays
1427 words | (4.1 pages) | Preview

Frozen, Like All Of The Disney Films

- Frozen is a masterpiece about two sisters who suffer a broken relationship. Frozen premiered on 27 November 2013, and melted the hearts of its audience. Directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, Frozen displays a relationship between two sisters which is strained due to a secret that should not be revealed. The eldest sister Elsa (Idina Menzel), discovers her powers to freeze anything that is touched. Anna (Kristen Bell) is trying to remain in the public eye, while Elsa wants to shield her powers from everyone, including her own sister....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company]

Better Essays
922 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

The Objectification of Women in Advertisements

- The objectification of women is a huge issue in society and is often led by advertising. However many men still believe that the adverts depicting women in a sexual and often passive posture are not very offensive but rather very funny or sexy. However how would they feel if it were their daughter or sister being advertised throughout the world as a sex object. The Tiger Beer advertisement shown in the appendix is a clear example of the objectification of women in advertising. The Tiger Beer advert was made to appeal to men from the age of 20 to 60....   [tags: Advertisements, feminism, ]

Strong Essays
1050 words | (3 pages) | Preview

Lady Gaga, The Best New Artist

- There is a constant influx of new musical performing artists. Most tend to blend into the background noise. A handful are talented enough to garner media coverage. These performers build a nicely sized fan base, but never really find a substantial place in the public eye. This may be due to the fact that they tend to meld into the backdrop by following a kind of established formula for stardom. They may have wonderful music, with catchy melodies and strong beats, but it takes more than that to be considered the best new artist....   [tags: Musicians]

Strong Essays
1042 words | (3 pages) | Preview

Why is Breaking Bad so Good

- When it comes to shows on television today, many of the series that air aren't anything to go crazy over. People are used to the repetitive idea of the supernatural. Television has come to a point where it has become so loaded with “vampire-this” and “werewolf-that,” that each show has begun to look like the reruns of another. Luckily, this definitely is not the case for creator Vince Gilligan's, Breaking Bad. There are thousands of reasons that explain why millions of people tune into Breaking Bad....   [tags: television shows, series]

Powerful Essays
1588 words | (4.5 pages) | Preview

Steroids Impact on Major League Baseball

- Since at least the 1980’s performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) have been a major challenge in the world of Major League Baseball, and past trends indicate they will continue to pose an ongoing problem. A number of the most prominent and accomplished professional baseball players, such as Alex Rodriguez, Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire, Jason Giambi, Roger Clemens, are also the most famous examples of baseball players who have broken longstanding records, attracted countless numbers of fans, and allegedly have taken performance-enhancing drugs....   [tags: PED, Drugs, Illegal]

Powerful Essays
1617 words | (4.6 pages) | Preview

Rocks and Minerals Mined throughout Colorado

- Rocks and Minerals I selected rocks and minerals that are mined in throughout Colorado. Rocks and minerals can be mined underground and some of them are pit mines. I live in Western Colorado where there are several different mining operations of rocks and minerals. Gold, silver, gypsum, and marble mines. I will describe the different mining techniques, economic advantages and disadvantages, as well as how the rock or minerals are shipped. Marble Colorado, is located in the Rocky Mountains that was incorporated in 1899....   [tags: gold, silver, gypsum, marble]

Better Essays
1128 words | (3.2 pages) | Preview

Theodor Seuss Geisel's Life and Achievements

- Theodor Seuss Geisel was a poet, teacher, and an activist. He is better known as Dr. Seuss. He is loved around the world by children and adults alike for the children’s books he has written. Geisel was able to use the power of imagination to create over 40 unforgettable, colorful, and unique animated children’s books that has helped to solve illiteracy in American children. Dr. Seuss was born to Theodor Robert Geisel and Henrietta Seuss Geisel on March 2, 1904, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He was part of a German family that took pride in their heritage....   [tags: dr. seuss, seuss, thing 1]

Better Essays
833 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

Singer-Songwriter Bono and his Humanitarian Contribution

- Bono was a remarkable person. He is a singer and a guitaris in an Irish rock band called U2. He was also doing charity work globally. Bono “used his celebrity to call attention to global problems, including world poverty, [hunger] and AIDS” (Bono). With that, he received the Nobel Peace Prize’s Man of Peace title for his hard works. Bono was a co-founder of DATA and the ONE Campaign. He had and still have many fans who looked up to him now. Bono was born on May 10, 1960 in Dublin, Ireland. His father was “a Roman Catholic postal worker and [his mother was] a Protestant mother” (Bono)....   [tags: Peace, Charity]

Good Essays
648 words | (1.9 pages) | Preview

Creative Writing: Rodeo at Plum Grove

- I was sitting with my friend, Pistol on one of the bucking shoots watching the barrel race. Two more events before bull riding. I thought. I was itching to get a shot at "Dooms Day" he was the rankest bull in the pen. Pistol had rode him a few weeks ago for 89 points. At most rodeos the barrel race was right before bull riding.Here it's in between calf roping and saddle bronc riding. The announcer called barrel racer after barrel racer......Pistol elbowed me in the side and looked over at a barrel racer waiting outside the arena....   [tags: narrative essays]

Better Essays
998 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

History of Nestle: A Swiss Company

- ... Year Award/Certification 2010 Nestle Purina Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award 2010 Nestle Global Food Industry Award. 2011 Nestle 27th World Environment Center (WEC) Gold Medal award 2011 Nestle Stockholm Industry Water Award 2011 Nestlé Malaysia Award of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants for their Sustainability Reporting 2006 Nestle Japan ISO standard certifications: ISO14001, ISO 22000 2006 Nestlé OHSAS 18001 certification 2009 Nestle Waters LEED certification Employees by Geographic area Factories by Geographic area Products The company has a diversified portfolio of products....   [tags: food company, competitors, nutrition]

Research Papers
2625 words | (7.5 pages) | Preview

William Shakespeare 's Romeo And Juliet

- Romeo & Juliet (1968) was originally a play that was written by William Shakespeare, but as time progressed, plays became less popular and films became more popular. In 1968, Franco Zefirelli directed the film Romeo & Juliet that was nominated and won fifteen awards. Some of these awards are two Oscars, three Golden Globes, and five Silver Ribbon Awards. Romeo & Juliet is a romantic tragedy about forbidden love between two young teens whose families despise one another (CITE). Juliets family is referred to as “the Capulets”, and Romeo’s family are “the Montagues” (CITE)....   [tags: Romeo and Juliet, Juliet Capulet, Romeo Montague]

Better Essays
967 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

Punitive Damages On The United States

- While the purpose of punitive damages awards is to ensure deterrence of bad acts, there are important limits under the due process clause of the United States Constitution. The United State Supreme Court has held that punitive damages do not meet constitutional muster when they are either grossly excessive or are arbitrary punishments. The punitive damage award, in this case, violate the due process clause under both the first and second Gore factors. The third Gore factor on comparable penalties does not appear to apply in this case....   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States]

Better Essays
838 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

Women 's Rights During The Workplace

- Participation by women in the workforce has increase since the historical “equal pay for work of equal value” decision of 1972, however despite this decision and other legislation and policies enacted in many workplaces, women remain under represented, paid less than male colleagues and retire with less superannuation. This essay will investigate the historical disadvantage felt by women in paid employment by reviewing legislation enacted to protect women in the workplace. It will argue that women are still disadvantaged and that a number of small changes to the workplace can reduce the inequity....   [tags: Discrimination, Employment, Gender, Sexism]

Better Essays
1166 words | (3.3 pages) | Preview

Into The Wild By Jon Krauker

- Into the Wild, a 2007 nonfiction film based on New York Times bestseller book written by Jon krauker about a boy who leaves everything behind to live the aesthetic life. The film directed by Sean Penn won ten awards including a Golden Globe award for best original song and was nominated for over twenty awards including two academy awards for best supporting actor and best film editing. The elements in this film such as music, sound, picture, and visual effects create a great overall combination that compliment the beautiful storyline....   [tags: Film, Narrative, Academy Award for Best Picture]

Better Essays
1673 words | (4.8 pages) | Preview

Women Of The World Poetry Slam

- In the month of March 2016, Women of the World Poetry Slam had Rachel Wiley, a poet and body-positive activist, present her now viral poem called “The Dozens” (Vagianos 2016). This poem was about slams white feminism as a clear indication of whiteness self-defense mechanism. In this poem Wiley included various kinds social events that have occurred in the past years and just to name two: Raven Symone on blackness and Miley Cyrus and Nicki Manji at the VMAs. White feminism continues to become more problematic as the media continues to allow it to be because whiteness makes money; however, intersectionality about race, public imagery, and actual feminism also continues to go viral as the diver...   [tags: Racism, White people, Black people, Race]

Better Essays
1062 words | (3 pages) | Preview

Scenes Of Breath Taking Austrian Landscapes

- Scenes of breath-taking Austrian landscapes fill the vivid screen. You immediately recognize the mountains, the valleys, and especially, the singing hills. They flourish with memories of sitting in front of the family television and watching re-run after re-run of the movie that never grew old. The movie, if you haven’t already surmised, is The Sound of Music. The Sound of Music has received acclaim from every corner of the cinema scene. Limiting the discussion to Academy awards and Golden Globes, the film has received seven nominations and seven awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Sound, Best Film Editing, and Best Music....   [tags: Adolf Hitler, Nazi Germany, Nazism, Nazi Party]

Better Essays
737 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

The Field Of Thermal Fluid Sciences

- The World is said to be going through an “energy crisis”, but how can there be an energy crisis when energy is all around us. Everything in existence possesses energy. However, the challenge lies in converting the energy around us into useful energy, especially energy that cannot be easily harnessed. To ensure that I am equipped to tackle this challenge, I intend to further my education in the field of thermal fluid sciences. Thermal fluid sciences is an engineering discipline that mainly comprises the following topics: heat transfer, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and combustion....   [tags: Heat, Thermodynamics, Mechanical engineering]

Better Essays
929 words | (2.7 pages) | Preview

The Field Of Thermal Fluid Sciences

- he World is said to be going through an “energy crisis”, but how can there be an energy crisis when energy is all around us. Everything in existence possesses energy. However, the challenge lies in converting the energy around us into useful energy, especially energy that cannot be easily harnessed. To ensure that I am equipped to tackle this challenge, I intend to further my education in the field of thermal fluid sciences. Thermal fluid sciences is an engineering discipline that mainly comprises the following topics: heat transfer, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and combustion....   [tags: Heat, Thermodynamics, Mechanical engineering]

Better Essays
927 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

Usc Rossier Scholarships For Continuing Students

- 1. USC Rossier scholarships for continuing students are primarily awarded on the basis of academic and professional merit. Describe how you believe you meet these criteria, elaborating particularly on your experiences and accomplishments since enrolling in your graduate program at USC Rossier. (250 word limit) • From when I was in elementary school and up until about the midway point of my undergraduate career, I had thought I wanted to be a high school teacher. Education has always been my passion....   [tags: High school, Education, School, College]

Better Essays
705 words | (2 pages) | Preview

My Senior Year Of High School

- Chills were sent down my spine as I approached the podium, my heart sat in my stomach, my thoughts going in a million different directions. “How, why, who”, it all went through my head as I slowly came to the realization that it was me, I had won, finally something that I worked so hard for finally happened to me. Hundreds of people watched as I received All Around MVP of the World Cup Tournament. The sense of awe that I felt could not ever be explained or relieved. My senior year of high school was one of the best years for softball I have had thus far....   [tags: High school, Thought, FIFA World Cup, Push]

Better Essays
1051 words | (3 pages) | Preview

Rhetorical Analysis : Campus Racism 101

- Rhetorical Analysis: Campus Racism 101 In 1994 Renown College Professor Nikki Giovanni published a breath taking book that contains guidance to black college students on how to academically apply their selves in College, and she teaches them how to deal with the ignorance of white people from sharp tonged comebacks to gaining a Professors respect. Along the way The Article “Campus Racism 101” states Giovanni has acquired a tenure, she has a teaching position for life at the predominately white student body Virginia Tech....   [tags: University, Education, White people, Professor]

Better Essays
922 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

Gender Inequality And The Pay Scale

- In earlier years, women and minorities were barely compensated for their roles in film and there is not much of a difference today. This should not come as a surprise to anyone because of the effects of gender inequality and white supremacy that still exists. While they are idolized and celebrated for their roles the reality is that they are often underpaid in Hollywood. The gap between genders and race on the pay scale exists throughout all businesses in the United States, and Hollywood is no exception....   [tags: Actor, Film, Acting, Emmy Award]

Better Essays
972 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

Analysis Of Exxonmobil Corp. V. Drennen

- In ExxonMobil Corp. v. Drennen , No. 12-0621, 2013 WL 9600951 (Tex. Aug. 29, 2014), the court was asked to consider the enforceability of restricted stock agreements that included New York choice-of-law clauses and called for the forfeiture of outstanding awards if a recipient engaged in "detrimental activity." After a former ExxonMobil Vice President accepted employment with a competitor, the company exercised the awards ' forfeiture provisions and determined that it would claw back approximately $5 million in unvested awards....   [tags: Employment, United States, Appeal, Jury]

Better Essays
772 words | (2.2 pages) | Preview

Evaluating The Leading Online Trading Broker

- Instaforex Review: Evaluating The Leading Online Trading Broker in Asia With a daily turnover in excess of $5 trillion, Foreign Exchange market is by far the largest market in the world. In simple words, Forex is a global market for trading one currency for another at current or determined exchange prices. The trading takes place through brokers, which are firms that act as the middleman between traders and the market to allow them to sell and buy currencies. In this Instaforex review, you 'll find all you need to know about one of the largest binary options brokers in Asia....   [tags: Foreign exchange market, Exchange rate]

Better Essays
1045 words | (3 pages) | Preview

Oprah Winfrey Essay On Early Life

- Oprah Winfrey Despite a difficult childhood, a traumatic teenhood, and an overall unfortunate life as a minority, Oprah Winfrey became and is currently the richest black woman in the United States with a story that has inspired the lives of millions. Oprah Winfrey’s story is truly the meaning of the phrase, “It doesn't matter where you are coming from, all that matters is where you are going.” The adversities Oprah faced made her into the generous, strong woman she is today that chooses to put her currencies towards worthy causes....   [tags: Oprah Winfrey, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Talk show]

Better Essays
1009 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

Quality Management Systems and Vocational Education Assessment

- Quality Management Systems and Vocational Education Assessment Quality management systems such as Total Quality Management (TQM), Quality Control (QC), and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9000 focus on the continuous improvement of products and services, customer satisfaction, and participatory manage-ment. Although much has been written about quality management systems and their application in business, industry, and (more recently) education, little connection has been made between these systems and educational assessment....   [tags: Business]

Powerful Essays
1762 words | (5 pages) | Preview

A Year in Review: 1978

- The year 1978 was a time of achievement and notable occurrences. From the birth of the first test-tube baby to the Jonestown tragedy, our world changed forever. [Entertainment] This year just happened to be the year for the 50th Academy Awards. Star Wars brought home six awards, winning in art direction, costume design, film editing, music, sound, and visual effects. Although “Grease” came out that year, it didn’t receive any nominations. The movie, “Annie Hall”, won best picture. (The 50th Adacemy Awards) Grease is a classic “high school sweetheart” story....   [tags: U.S. History]

Better Essays
919 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

“Inclusion in Today’s Literary Canon”

- Stephen King is a creative and massively popular author of horror fiction with the ability to make his readers squirm. Rated one of the best writers since early 1970s due to his prolific work, which is immensely intriguing. Stephen King is acknowledged for producing a novel each year or more. Some of his best sellers comprise the “The Shinning” (1977), “Salem Lost” (1975), “Carrie” (1974), and “Dead Zone” (1979). Even though, Stephen King’s writing style is bizarre and bloodcurdling, his characters have become iconic, because he has acquired a technique that makes him masterful....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

Better Essays
1278 words | (3.7 pages) | Preview

The Impact of NBA Legends

- The National Basketball Association was created in 1949 and has since grown into one of the world’s highest grossing sports leagues. Like all sports, the NBA has many players who have cemented their place in history due to their performance both on and off the court. Over the last sixty years, as the league has grown from eleven franchises to thirty franchises, surging popularity across the country has propelled the NBA into the limelight. The players are the face of the league, and their abilities both on and off the court revolutionized the way in which an NBA game has been executed....   [tags: Sports]

Strong Essays
1011 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

Jennifer Lawrence: A Modern Hero

- Society today has formed a twisted image for celebrities. Things that are inappropriate and unimportant have formed into the normal image. Of course as young people, we look up to celebrities. Lately, what is seen on tv is not what we need. I know someone that is an exception. Someone all over the big screen with a great attitude. Jennifer Lawrence is a hero because she accepts who she is and stands up for herself, she’s very humble, and she sets a good example for others because she knows she’s influential....   [tags: celebrities, fame]

Better Essays
938 words | (2.7 pages) | Preview

Barn Burning by William Faulkner

- During a time period when Americans were working towards progressivism, a young Faulkner was born in a small Mississippi town. Few would come to know how influential he would become for people all around the world. William Faulkner, who would go on to write a variety of stories about the challenges of growing up in the south, however many would doubt his ability to be successful in life. But the truth about that is that Faulkner would actually go on to succeed in literature after climbing over many obstacles in his life....   [tags: progressivism, harper magazine]

Strong Essays
1350 words | (3.9 pages) | Preview

Lord Kelvin, or William Thomson

- Lord Kelvin, or William Thomson, was destined for greatness at birth. He was born June 26, 1824 in Belfast, Ireland. His father was a prestigious mathematics professor at Glasgow University and his brother later became a professor of engineering (Webster 2). Both William Thomson and his older brother, James, were homeschooled by their father, also named James Thomson, in their early years. Their father encouraged them to discover and pursue all academic possibilities. While living on campus at Glasgow University, the family often visited the Netherlands and Germany....   [tags: Biography, Contributions to Science]

Strong Essays
1076 words | (3.1 pages) | Preview

Aggregated Statutory Class Action Suits

- Many consumer protection laws include the recovery of a specified amount of damages (often measured in the hundreds or thousands of dollars), rather than requiring plaintiffs to prove actual damages. When combined with the procedural device of the class action, however, aggregated statutory damages claims can result in liability exposure in the hundreds of millions—or even billions—of dollars on behalf of a class whose actual damages are often nonexistent. Statutory damages and the class action mechanism serve very similar purposes....   [tags: consumer protection laws]

Powerful Essays
3222 words | (9.2 pages) | Preview

Faye Abdellah's Influences on Nursing

- Women are changing the nation through their hard work and dedication. In the nursing profession, Faye Glenn Abdellah transformed the career as a nursing researcher through nursing theory, nursing care, and nursing education. Faye Abdellah is a woman who is not afraid to cross boundaries if it was for the welfare a patient. When she used to teach at Yale University, she was forced to educate from a textbook that had no scientific background to nursing principles. Being the activist that she is, Abdellah decided to take matters into her own hands....   [tags: education, research, diagnosis ]

Strong Essays
681 words | (1.9 pages) | Preview

The life of Tom Hanks

- “Life’s likes a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get,” is a famous quote from Forrest Gump. Although this quote is referring to life, it could also refer to the career of the actor playing the lead role of this film. Tom Hanks is a man that started out with a dream in high school playing roles in small plays and made his way to the top. In his early career he took part in Shakespeare films; then, appeared in a television sitcom; next, he debuted in movies and also won lead roles in hit movies anywhere from comedies, fantasies, romances, and dramas....   [tags: career, professionalism]

Strong Essays
559 words | (1.6 pages) | Preview

These results are sorted by most relevant first (ranked search). You may also sort these by color rating or essay length.


Your search returned over 400 essays for "awards"
<< Previous  1  2  3  4  5    Next >>