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Garrett Coscolluela
Garrett Coscolluela
Senior/Music Education, Performance

"I’m thankful to have spent two years with the Governors’ Own Marching Band and to have been a part of the most visible extension of Austin Peay’s Department of Music."

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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At APSU, we are large enough to offer you a broad range of educational and social options, but small enough to treat you as an individual. We offer all of the resources of a large university, with a small college feel. We serve a large population of diverse students with many bachelor’s and master’s degree options that can be pursued on campus, online, and abroad.

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Austin Peay offers the resources of a major university, with a small college feel. You'll get to know people quickly —- including your professors. That one-on-one communication is just part of the friendliness that makes Austin Peay a comfortable place to be.

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APSU is surrounded by a thriving community, rich in history and tradition. Set against the Cumberland River, Clarksville offers outdoor activities, great restaurants, and local theatre. Not to mention, we're just 45 minutes from Nashville.

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Gov Life
APSU launches Gov Life ongoing series of student success profiles

APSU recently launched Gov Life, an ongoing series of profiles designed to tell the stories of students — and in the coming months, Austin Peay alumni, faculty and staff members — who are discovering the path to their future at Austin Peay.

Dr. Mickey Hepner
Dr. Mickey Hepner appointed new dean of APSU College of Business

Dr. Mickey A. Hepner has been appointed as the new dean of Austin Peay State University's College of Business, effective Jan. 2, 2018.

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APSU to offer executive education programs for working professionals this spring

This spring, Austin Peay State University will launch its first executive education program, providing working professionals with the training and credentials they need to enhance and elevate their careers.

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Winter Term Classes  
Date: December 15, 2017
Time: through January 15, 2018
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University Closed  
Date: December 23, 2017
Time: through January 1, 2018
Location: All Campuses
Women's and Men's Basketball vs. SIUE
Date: December 28, 2017
Time: 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Location: Dunn Center
Women's and Men's Basketball vs. EIU  
Date: December 30, 2017
Time: 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.  
Location: Dunn Center
Classes Begin
Date: January 16, 2018
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