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APSU GIS Student Rachael Perkins creates digital map of Austin Peay State University through time, not space

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Rachael Perkins, a first-semester geoscience student, probably knows more about Austin Peay State University (APSU) history than most people on campus.

She can tell you about William Stewart, the professor who studied meteorology before he died in 1877.

APSU student Rachael Perkins uses old photos to create a story map about Austin Peay State University.

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APSU to kick off new GovTrails on March 27th

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – A walking trail at Austin Peay State University is becoming a reality, thanks to a state grant awarded to the University to designate the trails on campus and organize other efforts to encourage a healthier lifestyle.

The public is invited to walk GovTrails during a kick-off celebration at 11:30am, Wednesday, March 27th in the Morgan University Center plaza. This event will be held rain or shine.

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Austin Peay State University receives grant to promote health and fitness

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Thanks to a state grant awarded to Austin Peay State University, designated walking trails on campus and nutrition education sessions are in the plans to encourage a healthier lifestyle.

The Tennessee Department of Health recently awarded the Eat Well, Play More Grant, which provides $20,000 in funding, to APSU to develop a program that will help those in the area have immediate access to an environment that encourages fitness and health. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation launches Tennessee State Parks Recreation “Finder” Portal

 

New External-Facing GIS Application Offers Unique Mapping Components and Interactive Design

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation announced today the launch of its new Geographic Information System (GIS)-based site that provides up-to-date interactive maps and information about recreational opportunities at Tennessee State Parks and natural areas.

Plans also are under way to incorporate GIS information about state historical and archaeological sites in the future. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU will be host to elementary, middle school teachers at STEM conference

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Elementary and middle school teachers will participate in a conference that will focus on strategies for integrating science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) principles into instruction in grades K-8.

The conference will be held Saturday, October 2nd in the Claxton Building at Austin Peay State University.

Keynote speaker will be Michael Wilson, manager of the APSU Geographical Information Systems (GIS). His talk will focus on ways K-8 students can display experimental or research data. «Read the rest of this article»

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