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This Week at APSU: Football at home, Science on Tap, new Google partnership

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The second week of fall classes also brings several top-notch events to Austin Peay State University (APSU) including the second home football game of the season, the launch of Science on Tap at Strawberry Alley Ale Works and an innovative partnership between APSU and Google at this weekend’s Riverfest.

The Austin Peay Govs host Central Arkansas at 2:00pm Saturday, September 7th, at Fortera Stadium. (APSU)

The Austin Peay Govs host Central Arkansas at 2:00pm Saturday, September 7th, at Fortera Stadium. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University, Google to lead drone-building workshops in preview of new InnovaTN Games at Riverfest

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On September 7th, Austin Peay State University (APSU), the City of Clarksville and Google will team up at Clarksville’s annual Riverfest Celebration to host a preview of the InnovaTN Games, a hands-on engineering competition designed to get young people excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

Google's InnovaTN Games will include racing drones through obstacle courses at Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

Google’s InnovaTN Games will include racing drones through obstacle courses at Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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APSU GIS Center student creates 3D-printed tactile campus map for students with low, no vision

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The genesis of the idea formed when NASA brought a tactile guide to the Austin Peay State University (APSU) campus during the run-up to the 2017 solar eclipse.

Buildings are raised, flat and marked with braille lettering. Lawns are lowered and flat. Roads and parking lots are noted by raised plus signs. Sidewalks – not normally included on maps – are the most pronounced feature; they’re raised, narrow and easy to trace. (APSU)

Buildings are raised, flat and marked with braille lettering. Lawns are lowered and flat. Roads and parking lots are noted by raised plus signs. Sidewalks – not normally included on maps – are the most pronounced feature; they’re raised, narrow and easy to trace. (APSU)

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Clarksville’s Movies in the Park features “Ready Player One” at Liberty Park, Saturday

 

Clarksville's Movies in the ParkClarksville, TN – On Saturday, August 17th, 2019, Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park, a free, outdoor movie series, will show “Ready Player One” at Liberty Park.

Pre-show activities, coordinated by the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department, will begin at 5:30pm and include a video game trailer equipped with XBox 360, XBox One and Wii stations, provided by U Jumpin’ Foulks. Take a virtual tour or ride a virtual roller coaster courtesy of Austin Peay State University’s GIS Center.

"Ready Player One" to be shown at Movies in the Park this Saturday at Liberty Park.

“Ready Player One” to be shown at Movies in the Park this Saturday at Liberty Park.

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Austin Peay State University Governor’s School students surprised by helicopter landing

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Governor’s School for Computational Physics at Austin Peay State University (APSU) surprised the 36 high school students attending with a rare treat this week – a surprise landing of one of the school’s helicopters.

On June 5th, 2019, just before 4:00pm former Special Operations pilot Charlie Weigandt eased one of Austin Peay’s Guimbal Cabri G2 helicopters onto the Dunn Center lawn.

The Governor's School for Computational Physics students stand near one of Austin Peay State University's helicopters. (APSU)

The Governor’s School for Computational Physics students stand near one of Austin Peay State University’s helicopters. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University GIS student Bryndon Rhoton’s road closure map unveiled on Clarksville’s new website

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When the City of Clarksville launched its new website on April 8th, 2019 that day’s news release lauded “a fresh, easy-to-navigate and more powerful website that will enhance the city’s ability to engage and serve its citizens.” Austin Peay State University’s GIS Center helped create one of the engaging elements that lives on the city’s new homepage – an interactive map that continuously updates with road maintenance and closure information.

Bryndon Rhoton, a computer information systems junior at Austin Peay State University, designed the road closure map on the City of Clarksville's website.

Bryndon Rhoton, a computer information systems junior at Austin Peay State University, designed the road closure map on the City of Clarksville’s website.

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APSU student Michael Hunter finishes 22nd overall at Collegiate Drone Racing Nationals

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Michael Hunter, lead pilot for the Drone Club at Austin Peay State University (APSU), finished 22nd overall and sixth in his bracket at the Collegiate Drone Racing Association nationals – in the school’s first season of competitive racing – Sunday, April 14th, 2019 at the University of North Dakota.

Austin Peay State University's Michael Hunter readies to compete at the Collegiate Drone Racing Association. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Michael Hunter readies to compete at the Collegiate Drone Racing Association. (APSU)

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City of Clarksville creates Updated, new Website

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville launched a fresh, easy-to-navigate and more powerful website Monday morning, April 8th, 2019 that will enhance the City’s ability to engage and serve its citizens.

“The new website is visually clean and crisp, and makes striking use of colorful, attractive views of the City,” Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts said. “More importantly, it gives us a giant leap forward in technology that will allow citizens to interact with City Government in new and more efficient ways.”

City of Clarksville new website will enable a more interactive experience.

City of Clarksville new website will enable a more interactive experience.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office reports Dustin Williams has been captured

 

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Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Dustin Ryan Williams has been taken into custody. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office with the help of the Clarksville Police Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office, and the APSU GIS Center apprehended Williams in the Woods Road area at 12:00pm.

Williams will be charged with two counts of vehicle theft and felony evading.

His bond is $175,000.

Dustin Ryan Williams

Dustin Ryan Williams

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Austin Peay State University GIS Center’s virtual reality drone lab immerses students in real-world experience

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Kevin Lyons and Connar Bielinski are learning as they go. The Austin Peay State University (APSU) computer science students are helping establish a virtual reality drone laboratory at the APSU GIS Center on campus, and they’re having to learn new coding and technology along the way.

Austin Peay State University Computer science students Connar Bielinski and Kevin Lyons work on their simulations.

Austin Peay State University Computer science students Connar Bielinski and Kevin Lyons work on their simulations.

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