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Scholarship For First Generation Students That Belongs To Low Income Families

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Education, News | 0 comments

Scholarship For First Generation Students That Belongs To Low Income Families

It was in the late 1960s when David Rubenstein became a student of Duke University and he was the first in their family who was given the chance to attend college. His enrolment was made possible by the financial aid he received.

He is currently the chairman of Board of Trustees of the university and he decided to give a gift worth $20 million which will sponsor a one year old scholarship program to students who belong in the first generation with low income and have exhibit exceptional performance. The program will not be referred to as the David M. Rubenstein Scholars Program which will provide the students with academic experience along with developing their professional aside and enriching their personal growth. The program will cover the entire cost of the student who will avail of the education in Duke.

According to the president of Duke University, Richard H. Brodhead, David Rubenstein was able to appreciate the great education he got from Duke because of the scholarship that he was granted. After being assigned as the Board of Trustees chairman of Duke University, he fully understood how important it is for students to be given the chance to receive higher education. It does not matter what the financial status of the family where the student came from, as long as they are talented then great universities must welcome them with open arms. This ideal is embodied by Duke University and was me possible by the gift given by David.

The Rubenstein Scholars Program started only this year and was previously called Washington Duke Scholars Program – the name was derived from the Duke family’s patriarch which started the very idea of philanthropy in the university. The very first class received a total of thirty undergraduates. The scholarship includes a four-year scholarship that is loan-free as well as a summer academic experience to aid the students in their transition to the university. Within their four years at Duke, they will be given mentoring classes from faculty and peers. There are also other scholarships out there that aim to aid students such as the Scholarships for People with Glasses.

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How Parents Could Better Manage Their Time

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in Lifestyle | 0 comments

How Parents Could Better Manage Their Time

The school year can be a bit busy and to others, it may seem that you have everything organize inside your home as well as your family’s schedule. What they don’t know is that there are everyday struggles you have to make such as your daughter having a band practice and your son a swimming lesson at the same day, at the same time. As a parent, you face these dilemmas head on with a calm and collected manner. Your kids trust that you have a plan in mind.

The answer to these is as simple as family meetings. If you want to figure out the best time for all your kids to do their homework then you must conduct a family meeting. This is the best way to get all of kids schedule fixed and organize for you to work around them.

The secret to all these is family meetings done regularly. You might have scene from a TV series or two when a parent yells inside the house for a family meeting. This means trouble for some. This is why kids are so hesitant to participate because of the misconception.

Family meetings are done differently if its aim is to get the family to become organized. With family meetings, you will be able to schedule all the events in a week, squeeze in fun events for the whole family to enjoy and even discuss conflict in schedules in a peaceful manner.

With the dilemma of kids’ activities happening at the same time, you have to decide about how they are going to each of their appointments while you set the time to be home so you can all have dinner.

Aside from discussing homework, family meeting should tackle household chores. Each child should have something to contribute and the task should be scheduled accordingly. This is the key to a more peaceful household. You children will also adapt the same habit and eventually develop effective time management skills which are considered very important when they become adults. This will inevitably become a part of their daily lives and they might thank you for it later on.

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Plumber InSheffield To Serve Six Months Suspended Imprisonment For Customer Burglary

Posted by on Apr 23, 2017 in Business | Comments Off on Plumber InSheffield To Serve Six Months Suspended Imprisonment For Customer Burglary

Plumber InSheffield To Serve Six Months Suspended Imprisonment For Customer Burglary

Chris Davis, a 35 year old plumber Sheffield has been given a six months suspended imprisonment for robbing his customer’s home in Matilda St. in Sheffield.

Davis was arrested in January 20 after he stole cash amounting to £900 from his customers who refused to be identified. According to the homeowner, she hired Davis after finding him in a classified ad from the local newspaper. She asked for cost estimate from Davis and immediately hired him after they agreed on the labor fees. The only thing the homeowner failed to do was check on other service providers or at least, obtain some background information of Davis.

Authorities said that residents should always check for verified customer reviews of the plumber Sheffield. Another option is to ask for contact information of the plumber’s previous customers and ask for information regarding the plumber’s job execution and if they were happy with it.

The resident said that checking on the plumber’s information did not cross her mind because she focused on having her plumbing issues immediately repaired. The resident said her toilet drain was blocked so she had to call a plumber to solve the issue right away.

When Davis accepted the job, he immediately got to work but the resident had to leave home for work. According to her, she left Davis at her home to finish the job as plumber Sheffieldand told him to just leave the house after his plumbing work is done. However, she noticed a few days after, that her front door key was missing. When she checked, total cash worth £900 was missing from her envelope.

The resident immediately prompted the local police and after a thorough investigation involving the forensic experts, the findings reveal that Davis handled the envelope where the resident’s money is kept.

Davis was immediately arrested and pleaded guilty for burglary last February 6. He was sentenced for six months and suspension for 12 months. He was also ordered to carry out unpaid work for 200 hours. Aside from that, he was ordered to pay the homeowner £900 victim’s compensation, £85 costs and a £115 victim surcharge.

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Why Stay At A Luxury Hotel Near Bumrungrad Hospital In Bangkok?

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in Lifestyle | 0 comments

Why Stay At A Luxury Hotel Near Bumrungrad Hospital In Bangkok?

Hotels are different from one another. They differ in terms of quality of services guests can avail during their stay at the said hotels. In some hotels, you can avail free use of their gym facility especially if you want to stay in shape even while on vacation. In most of the hotels especially in busy cities, you can take a dip in their nice swimming pools which are usually located in the rooftops or the middle floors. Now, in case you are planning to visit the city of Bangkok either for a vacation or a business trip and you do have the extra cash to spare for a nice accommodation, you should consider a stay at a luxury hotel near Bumrungrad Hospital in Bangkok. To begin with, there are many hotels to choose from whenever you are traveling to Bangkok and any of those hotels can give a nice staying experience you will never get elsewhere. A luxury hotel near Bumrungrad Hospital in Bangkok however can give you a little bit more especially if you are more than willing to pay for the extra comfort that you will enjoy.

For starters, staying at a luxury hotel near Bumrungrad Hospital in Bangkok, or in any major city in the world, has its perks for guests.  For example, you will be pampered like kings and queens and you will be treated with a high level of hospitality you would not get in other hotels or business establishments for that matter. In addition to this, most luxury hotels in the world right now have an awesome view of the city skyline at night-time or the relaxing view of the sea so you can enjoy the lovely view while you’re relaxing at the poolside or taking a sip from your glass of wine while inside the hotel’s in-house bar. If you’re traveling with your kids, some luxury hotels have a club for kids of guests so the parents can do their shopping while their kids stay at the hotel, learning something new. It’s absolutely hassle-free to say the least. Luxury hotels have more than enough that you won’t even need to leave your hotel room during your vacation.

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How To Get Effective Cost Estimates For Solar Panels In Brisbane

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in Lifestyle | 0 comments

How To Get Effective Cost Estimates For Solar Panels In Brisbane

The installation cost of solar panels in Brisbane is not cheap. The price may still remain high even if the installation cost of solar panels has reduced compared to the cost in 2010. The Australian government also provides solar rebates to home owns who opt to install solar panels for their main source of energy. In spite of this, solar panel installation can still cost thousands of dollars including the purchase of inverter, solar panels, materials and labour. But in the long run, you will realize the financial benefits of having solar power as your energy source at home. You just have to go through the heavy initial expenses during installation but after that, you can financially rest in the coming years. To reduce the initial cost of solar power system installation, ask for quotes from different solar contractors. Aside from that, here are additional tips:

Request quotes from different suppliers

Ask for cost estimates from different service providers to make it easier for you to compare rates and to find out which of the solar panels in Brisbane are more affordable.  Avoid the cheapest service provider especially when the rates are unrealistic. Cheap rates may compromise the quality of service and this is something that you do not want. Take note that quotes are just estimates and the technician might recommend additional services or materials to enhance the solar panels and your overall experience and this could be reflected on the actual inspection or even on the solar panel installation. The contractor should provide this expectation to you.

Find out what the average cost is

Conduct a research to find out what the average cost of solar power installation is. This will give you an idea as to which contractor provides a realistic cost estimate.

 Ask previous customers

To find out if the contractor’s service is high quality, talk to their previous costumers to determine which contractor for solar panels in Brisbane is worth your time and money. Ask the previous customers if they can recommend the electrician to you.

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Art And Fabric Expo

Posted by on Apr 18, 2017 in Art, Lifestyle | 0 comments

Art And Fabric Expo

The fabric is an essential part of daily lives. It is currently being used for a lot of things in our lives, things that we use and sometimes we tend to forget that it’s there. Fabric, defined as cloth created by knitting, felting, or waving fibers, have many uses. It is used in clothes, decoration, and even upholstery of furniture. It completes the look and feel of the room. Fabrics can be from natural sources while others are manmade. They can also be a combination of the two to get the desired look, feel, and impact to what one is making. Creating and designing fabrics on their own can be taken as a form of art in some form.

Art is a form of expression, an application of one’s creativity. It can be in the forms of paintings, music, or poetry. It can be seen in one’s daily lives, simple or not. Sometimes, we even forget that the clothes worn are made of art. Its design is one thing to consider and we must not forget that the fabric is also an art in itself. Creating fabrics are a form of art on its own, people are making and designing their own style of fabric based on their preferences. It’s a form of their personalised art shown in their fabrics.

In India, it is not surprising that one can find a wide array of beautiful fabrics. This variety of personalised art in its own form has been one of the things being showcased continuously through exhibits and fairs.

Last April 13, 2017, the BRAND IN STYLE Season 2 exhibit showcasing personalised fabrics and collections, was inaugurated at Satya Sai Nigamagamam, Sri Nagar Colony. This was inaugurated by the founder of Bina Singh Foundation, Bina Singh, and famous model and Mrs. India International 2017, Sharon Fernandes. Sixty-four (64) exhibitors from Indian cities who are famous for their personalised fabric collections presented their unique creations. Social causes are being supported in this expo thus from the 64 stalls, there are designers coming from other countries as well such as Malaysia.

Art can be in any form and it’s a personalised expression of who we are. In this case, fabric is made and created as a personalised art of the designers.

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Disadvantages Of Hiring A Carpet Cleaner In Perth

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in Lifestyle | 0 comments

Disadvantages Of Hiring A Carpet Cleaner In Perth

Cleaning your trusty carpet can definitely be a headache especially if it’s a big mess. You can use the vacuum cleaner to remove the visible stain and dust in the surface of the carpet. Or, you can buy the conventional carpet cleaning solution that is usually available in the supermarket. Now, if the stain in the carpet is impossible for you to remove and you have already every do-it-yourself cleaning methods that you have found in the Internet, then you can consider hiring a professional carpet cleaner in Perth to do the dirty job for you. A carpet cleaner can easily and with more efficiency, clean any type of carpet and he/she can determine what cleaning method should be used for a specific kind of carpet. In addition to this, leaving the dirty job to the hands of a carpet cleaner in Perth is hassle-free because you don’t need to get your hands dirty. Also, you will get high-level of cleaning, one you won’t be able to replicate even if you follow all of the do-it-yourself methods you saw on YouTube.

Make no mistake about it. Leaving the cleaning of your carpet to a professional carpet cleaner in Perth has its tremendous benefits. It allows one to sit down and relax while the carpet is well taken care of. However, hiring a carpet cleaner still has its disadvantages compared to employing one of those do-it-yourself carpet cleaning solutions. Below are some of them:

  • First and foremost, hiring a carpet cleaner, regardless if he’s/she’s a licensed one or not, is expensive. The cost can even go higher depending on what service of the carpet cleaner do you want to avail. This is even more expensive than just buying a carpet shampoo in the supermarket and scrub your carpet like there’s no more tomorrow.
  • Since there are a huge number of carpet cleaners in the industry today, it will be harder for you to choose which of these cleaners can do the job for you at a lesser price. You see, a carpet cleaner must be knowledgeable enough to complete the job but what if there’s too many of them? How are you going to choose?
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