RPTS Spring 2019 Newsletter

Please enjoy the RPTS Spring Newsletter!  

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Congratulations to PhD student Trang Le who recently won the Place Database Contest 2019. This contest is an initiative of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy for the purpose of making important data about our communities, cities, and states more accessible, easier to use, and visually compelling. The goal is to encourage researchers, policymakers, academics, and public officials to use The Place Database to tell stories about places using a technique beyond simple charts or pure numbers. Trang produced a map that illustrates how cities can reduce damage… Read More →

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Congratulations to Melyssa-Anne Stricklin who has been nominated to attend the 2019 Marine Corps Educators Workshop Experience in Quantico, VA June 17th– 21st . This is an all-expense paid trip. This workshop provides an inside look at the Marine officer lifestyle and exhibits the types of training Marine officer prospects go through to escalate physical, moral and intellectual capabilities in order to benefit Marines in any clime and place.

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Congratulations to Dr. John Crompton who is being inducted into the City of Grand Prairie’s Hall of Fame.

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Congratulations to Mrs. Kelly Triplett Kyle who was awarded an Innovative Pedagogy Grant through Instructional Technology Services!

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Congratulations to RPTS Undergraduate student Grace Donovan who was the winner of the Senior Merit Award, at the recent College of Ag and Life Sciences Convocation.

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Congratulations to RPTS Graduate student Kristianna Bowles who received, last week, the Student Sustainability Champion Award offered by Office of Sustainability!

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Congratulations to RPTS Undergraduate student Jordyn Cowan who was awarded the Ashworth Scholarship at the Texas Recreation and Parks Society conference in El Paso.

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Congratulations to Dr. Ronald Kaiser, along with graduate students in the Water Management and Hydrological Science degree program and their funding partners, won a 2019 Texas Water Development Board Municipal Blue Legacy award for their BVWATERSMART water conservation education and research consortium.  Partners in the program include Texas A&M University and the twin cities of College Station and Bryan and the Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District.  BVWATERSMART has six education programs targeting residential outdoor water use that in College Station contributed to a cumulative reduction in water use since 2010… Read More →

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Congratulations to Dr. Amanda Stronza for a grant award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for a documentary film she is producing in the Peruvian Amazon about illegal gold mining and deforestation.