Abraham Lincoln is said to have once asked his cabinet: "If you call a horse's tail a leg, how many legs would a horse have?" After his advisors muttered, "five," he gave the answer: four, calling a tail a leg doesn't make it one!
While it may not seem at first that rapid app development and ecology go together, in reality they do, at least at Clayton State University.
It’s a confluence of staff, board members and volunteers of Georgia Adopt-A-Stream. Every year Georgia’s volunteer water quality monitoring program, Adopt-a-Stream, gathers at the Environmental and Heritage Center in Buford, Ga., for their annual meeting, known as “Confluence,” as in what happens when streams merge together. For 2015, Confluence’s award function included the confluence of the organization’s top volunteer award with Clayton State University Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Chris Kodani.
Members of Clayton State University’s SEEDS (Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity, and Sustainability) chapter and students from the University’s BIOL2500 Introductory Plant Biology and BIOL3500 Ecology classes volunteered at Reynolds Nature Preserve on Feb. 21 as part of Reynolds’ annual Ivy Pull.
The Georgia Department of Education (DOE) has awarded Clayton State University a $861,844 grant to partner with Clayton County Public Schools (CCPS) and the Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (CEISMC) at the Georgia Institute of Technology to implement a professional development program, Mathematics and Science Partnership Program (C3MSP) for a cohort of grades six-12 mathematics and science teachers.