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  • Posted at 05:25 pm

    Florida - Scholarships & Financial Aid

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    adam gallagher
    */ Florida - Scholarships & Financial Aid Funding Your Education in Florida Worried about paying for college? Many Florida residents aren’t familiar with the government resources, programs, and funding that may be available to help them achieve their educational goals. Programs such as grants and scholarships may help qualified students earn the degree they need. Check out some of the opportunities below.   How Can I Receive Information About Government-supported Resources, Job Training and Benefits?   The Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) The Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) provides federal funds to assist eligible low-income households in attaining the skills, knowledge and motivation necessary to achieve self-sufficiency. This includes job counseling, placement and training services. Learn more. Employ Florida Marketplace Employ Florida Marketplace is an online resource where you can search for jobs that match your skills. You can also get advice about your resume, apply for jobs, find out about job training and research careers. Employ Florida Marketplace is a one-stop
  • Posted at 05:19 pm

    Florida - Careers

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    adam gallagher
    Careers in Florida */ florida careersToday’s tough economic climate can discourage those planning to change careers or go back to school. The good news is that Florida has many fast-growing industry sectors. Over 20% of Florida residents work in educational services, health care, and social assistance, while 12% work in professional, scientific, management, and administrative and waste management services. Finally, over 11% are employed in arts, entertainment, recreation, and hospitality, due to Florida’s thriving tourism industry!I   What Are Some Potentially High-Paying Careers in Florida?   Internists, General Internists are doctors who provide healthcare for mostly adults. They offer non-surgical treatment options for diseases and diagnose patients. Annual Median Wage: $187,199+Ii B.A. in Alternative Medicine   Physicians and Surgeons Physicians and Surgeons are medical practitioners who treat illness and injury by prescribing medication, performing diagnostic tests, performing surgery and providing other medical services. They are trained and authorized by law to practice medicine. Annual Median Wage
  • Posted at 05:15 pm

    Florida - Facts About Florida

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    adam gallagher
    Florida the sunshine stateflorida gatorsFlorida beachesFlorida demographic information   6 Fun Facts About The Sunshine State 1. In 1987, Florida named the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) the official state reptile. This alligator calls Florida’s extensive wetlands home. 2. Did you know that Orlando, Florida is the most popular vacation spot in the United States? The city attracts more annual visitors than any other amusement park destination in the nation. 3. Notable authors such as such
  • Posted at 05:06 pm

    Criminal Justice Homeland Security

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    adam gallagher
    US Department of Homeland Security The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was founded in 2002 by combining 22 federal departments in the name of protecting the land borders, sea ports, and air space of the United States and its citizens. The 240,000 citizens that the Department of Homeland Security employs worldwide all work toward the goal of securing the United States and preserve national freedoms. Other government agencies, such as the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security, are affiliated with the DHS and have aspects of their jobs that also relate to the defense of the country.[i] [ii] What makes up the department of homeland securityIf you earn an online degree in criminal justice, you could potentially turn it into a career in one of the components of the Department of Homeland Security. Listed below, each component has a specific purpose and a wide variety of jobs associated with it. For most, if not all, homeland security positions, you need to be a legal U.S. citizen
  • Posted at 04:53 pm

    Video Game Design Scholarships

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    adam gallagher
    Video Game Design Scholarship Opportunities If you’re looking for ways to help fund your video game design education, it may be time to investigate the various scholarships for video game design that are out there.  We understand that it can be tough to sift through the different financial assistance opportunities to find the ones that are right for you. That’s why we’re here to help. The good news is that you could potentially be eligible for undergraduate or graduate scholarships that are set up specifically for students who are studying video game design. The eligibility requirements for video game design scholarships may vary depending on the organization or institution that is offering them. For example, some scholarships may be based on many factors like financial need or minority status – while others may focus on academic achievement or entrance projects. Let’s take a look at a select group of scholarships for game design to help get you started.   Entertainment software association foundation scholarships, ESA video game arts ScholarshipsESA Foundation Scholarships: This program was set up to help
  • Posted at 04:50 pm

    Lesser-Known Aspects of Video Game Design

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    adam gallagher
    Lesser-Known Facts About Video Games Most Americans are familiar with the video game industry as a user playing the finished product. But a video game goes through several stages and is worked on by several video game industry professionals before consumers are able to enjoy it. Read on to gain an understanding of video game design fundamentals, the history of the video game design industry, and how users are incorporating gaming into their lives. The History of Video Games a brief history of video gamesIn 1958, the first video game was invented by a physicist named William Higinbotham. He created a table-tennis type game called Tennis for Two that was played on an oscilloscope, an instrument that uses waveforms to illustrate electrical and non-electrical signals—a far cry from what video game consoles would one day be. Nine years later, the “Brown Box,” the first video-game console designed for a TV set, was developed by German-born television engineer Ralph Baer and his colleagues. Since then, the evolution of video game design has

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