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Elijah Carter
Elijah Carter
Sophomore/Computer Science

"I was always interested in computers. I wanted to be one of the the guys behind making them work and computer science was the field I decided would be the best way to do that."

Alexis Larkin
Alexis Larkin

"Because I made the decision to come to Austin Peay, I’ve been exposed to so many people and different ways of life that I wouldn’t have if I had chosen to stay in Ohio for school."

Joshua Russell
Joshua Russell
Senior/Criminal Justice

“I had the opportunity to go to any ROTC program I wanted, but I figured why not go to the best and that was Austin Peay.”

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College of Behavioral and Health Sciences
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Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education
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Masters degree students at graduation at APSU
College of Graduate Studies


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Mock Crime Scene
APSU, Montgomery County Sheriff's Office partner to create mock crime scene for criminal justice students

APSU criminal justice students recently explored a mock crime scene coordinated by the University's Department of Criminal Justice and the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.

Phi Alpha Theta
Phi Alpha Theta wins ninth Best Chapter Award, Student Organization of the Year

Theta-Delta is once again home to the Nels A. Cleven Award for Best Chapter of the Year, Division IV. The award is given annually to the best chapter in the nation for the organization's Division IV, which consists of schools with between 10,001-15,000 students.

Computer Science
APSU Computer Science and Information Technology students compete, present research at major competitions

Students from Austin Peay State University's Department of Computer Science and Information Technology have been active in recent weeks, competing in regional coding challenges, as well as presenting findings at a major academic conference.

music recital
Trombone Studio Solo Recital  
Date: November 27, 2017
Time: 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Mabry Concert Hall
Women's basketball
Women's Basketball vs. Arkansas Pine-Bluff  
Date: November 29, 2017
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Dunn Center
Peay Read: Dance Floor Theory
Date: November 30, 2017
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Morgan University Center Ballroom
Christmas with David Steinquest and Friends
Date: December 01, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m.  
Location: Mabry Concert Hall
Admissions Tour
Date: December 2, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Morgan University Lobby