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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."

Sarah Eskildson
Sarah Eskildson ('17)
Sociology, Journalism

“My communication degree will equip me to spread the awareness about human trafficking and advocate to end the injustice.”

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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College of Behavioral and Health Sciences
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College of Business
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Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education
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College of Graduate Studies


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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.

Clarksville, Tennessee

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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Sonya Clark
Award-winning textile artist Sonya Clark is the 2017-2018 Acuff Chair of Excellence

Award-winning textile artist Sonya Clark will return to the campus of Austin Peay State University as the 2017-2018 Acuff Chair of Excellence, after being selected by the faculty of the APSU Department of Art + Design.

Work by John Douglas Powers
The New Gallery presents "John Douglas Powers: The Four Winds"

The New Gallery, with support from the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the Department of Art + Design, is continuing its 2017-18 season with this newest exhibition.

Japanese delegation
Japanese delegation to visit Austin Peay for Jan. 24 'Walk in the U.S., Talk on Japan' program

On Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 5:30 p.m., the Japanese delegation will take part in a presentation, Q&A session and a reception in the Morgan University Center Ballroom. The event is open to the public. Students, military service members or veterans who have served in Japan and community members interested in Japan are especially encouraged to attend.

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Men's and Women's Basketball vs. Morehead State
Date: January 27, 2018
Time: 5:15 p.m.
Location: Dunn Center
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AP Day
Date: February 3, 2018
Time: 11 a.m - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Foy Fitness Center
Men's Tennis vs. Chattanooga
Date: January 27, 2018
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Tennis Center
John Douglas Powers: The Four Winds
Date: January 29, 2018
Time: through February 9, 2018  
Location: New Gallery
First Friday
Date: February 2, 2018
Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: MUC Plaza