The rooster crows and our summer crew heads out to the field to begin harvest for the week. Thursday we’ll bring our vegetables to market at APU, where student farmers will sell their product and practice direct marketing. More fresh produce will go straight to the dining hall, where kitchen staff will use it to More
APU has many clubs and organizations students can join in order to participate more in campus life and explore their interests! One of these clubs, the Kellogg Campus Club, provides students with the opportunity to connect with their peers studying at APU’s Kellogg Campus in Palmer, whether they study at the campus or not! We More
Alaska Pacific University is now offering graduate students the ability to receive a Master of Science in Outdoor and Environmental Education and a K-8 Teaching Certificate in one program. This option combines classes from the Outdoor Studies and Education Departments to give students a thorough preparation for teaching in public and charter schools with an More
APU staffers Chris Pavadore and Megan Rock teach schoolchildren the joys of making – and eating – locally grown foods. Pavadore, dining services sustainability director, and Rock, coordinator at Louise’s Farm School, are featured in an article published Oct. 28 in the Frontiersman newspaper. Read more at The Frontiersman.
Anchorage-based KTVA Channel 11 highlights the University’s outdoors-based education in a segment about Louise’s Farm School. Aired Oct. 29 and reported by KTVA’s Lauren Maxwell, the news story takes viewers to the 800-acre Kellogg campus in Palmer. KTVA is the local CBS affiliate. Farm School students are shown making devil’s club salve and walking through More
Thesis project by APU Outdoor and Environmental Education graduate student Jennifer Stein The purpose of this project was to create a single, streamlined source of information for Alaskan educators seeking to provide most relevant and pertinent environmental and resource education for their students. It has taken more than 100 hours to complete this database, proving More
The trail wound its way up into the hills, around small, weed-edged ponds, and across a shallow stream. It was lined with spruce trees and berries, and the smell of leaves beginning to decay filled the crisp air. It was perfect country for grouse and moose and bears. – John Elvis Smelcer, author of Alaskan More