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Recognizing Achievements

Recognizing the latest accomplishments of our students, alumni, and faculty.


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AJ Taylor Distinguished Professorship Awards
This award recognizes two faculty members annually for demonstrating exceptional scholarly work or innovative teaching practices that contribute to the mission of the college. The endowed gift was provided by alumnus, Larry Carroll, who dedicated the award to former Marketing professor, Dr. Albert J. Taylor for his legacy of exceptional contributions. 
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Carmen C. Reagan Outstanding Leader Awards
The Carmen C. Reagan Outstanding Leader Award was established to honor community and university leaders whose involvement has strengthened the College of Business. Dr. Reagan is a former dean of the College as well as a community volunteer and philanthropic leader.  
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Citation Awards
Established by the College of Business Dean, this award recognizes faculty members achieving 100, 500 and 1,000 liftetime citations for their dedicated research.
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Faculty Research Recognition 
This list recognizes highly-ranked journal publications (either accepted or published), recognizing faculty commitment to academic excellence.
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Dean's Circle Award, College of Business
The Dean's Circle Award is presented to graduating students who exemplify professionalism and academic excellence. This award was developed after the Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award was discontinued. In 2017, the award requirements were broadened to include one graduating student from each major.  
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Dean's List, College of Business
We are proud to recognize students who have shown a commitment to academic excellence, earning a semester grade point average of 3.5 or greater, with placement on the Dean’s List. 
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Financial Executives International Award
The Nashville Chapter of Financial Executives International honors an outstanding junior or senior student in accounting or finance student from each of the eight universities in Middle Tennessee.  

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APSU students leading others through Bloomberg certification

Two senior finance majors at Austin Peay State University have completed Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) certification and hope to guide their peers through the same process.

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APSU collaboration offers free 2022 tax preparation services

The APSU College of Business is partnering again with United Way of Greater Nashville to offer free tax preparation services for individuals earning less than $66,000.

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APSU business faculty set record for journal publications in 2022

"With a record of 15 highly-ranked publications in one year, our faculty are demonstrating that they are leading experts in their disciplines," Dr. Mickey Hepner, dean of the College of Business, said.

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