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Jasmin Linares

    

  Jasmin Linares, U.S. Army Veteran

 Coordinator

      Jasmin Linares is the Coordinator for the Military Student Center at Austin Peay State University. She is an Army Veteran who has served since 1996, as an active duty and reserve soldier. She completed her Bachelor of Science in General Business from the University of Phoenix, a Bachelor of Art in Foreign Language from Austin Peay State University, and a Master of Science in Management from Austin Peay State University. She started working for Austin Peay in 2007 as a Veteran Affairs Technical Clerk and then as a VA Counselor in 2012. In November of 2013 she assumed the duties of the Military Student Center Coordinator. She also serves as a member of the Military Education Task Force for Austin Peay State University. Her personal interests include traveling, watching movies, and spending time with her daughter and cats.     


 Austin Derden

  Austin Derden, USAR Veteran

   Graduate Assistant

        Austin Derden is the Graduate Administrative Assistant for the Military Student Center. He served in the Army Reserve before coming to Austin Peay. Austin completed his Bachelor of Science in Psychology spring of 2017 and received "Outstanding Graduate" Award from the Psychological Science department and awards related to his presidency of the Students for Secular Humanism. He is currently pursuing his Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. His personal interests include building computers, listening to audiobooks (especially horror), video games, and exercise. 

 


  Joshua

Joshua Kohler, USMC and Army Veteran

   VA Work Study

    Joshua Kohler is a Veterans Administration Work Study at the Military Student Center. He served as a Corrections Specialist in the Marine Corps and as a Cavalry Scout in the Army National Guard. Joshua is currently pursuing a degree in Sociology, with a Psychology minor. His interests and hobbies include reading, science fiction, video games, and minimalist camping.


 Ashley

Ashley Sims

 VA Work Study

   Ashley Sims is a Veterans Administration Work Study at the Military Student Center here at Austin Peay University. Ashley is a New England/Middle Tennessee native whom is pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Special Education. Her personal interests include working with animals and children, going to concerts, shopping and spending time with her niece and nephew as well as her pets.


 Michael

Michael Pender, Army Veteran Retiree

   VA Work Study

   Michael A. Pender is a Veterans Administration Work Study at the Military Student Center. He is a retired Army Veteran of 20 years.  He is currently pursuing a Computer Science and Information Technology Degree in system development and networking.  His interests include traveling, video games, watching movies, listening to music, and grilling.


 

Farley

Austin Farley, Army Veteran

   VA Work Study

   Austin Farley is a Veterans Administration Work Study at the Military Student Center. He was a combat engineer in the Army, and he is currently majoring in computer networking. His interests include gaming, hiking, and sports fanaticism.