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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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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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Dr. Steven Ryan to deliver APSU commencement address on Dec. 15

On Dec. 15, Dr. Steven Ryan, Austin Peay State University professor of languages and literature, will deliver the keynote address at the APSU Winter Commencement. He will speak at both ceremonies, at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., in the University's Dunn Center.

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APSU board gives initial approval for doctoral degree, campus master plan

The Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees convened for its winter meeting on Friday, with board members approving several items that could transform the physical and academic makeup of the University.

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Military and Veteran Graduate Recognition Ceremony  
Date: December 13, 2017
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Morgan University Center Ballroom
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Date: December 15, 2017
Time: 9 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Location: Dunn Center
Men’s Basketball Game vs. Troy
Date: December 19, 2017
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Dunn Center
Men’s Basketball Game vs. WKU  
Date: December 22, 2017
Time: 7 p.m.  
Location: Dunn Center
University Closed
Date: December 25-29, 2017
Time: Closed
Location: All Campuses