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Austin Peay adds Minecraft camp to its Google-backed summer coding camps
Austin Peay adds Minecraft camp to its Google-backed summer coding camps

The most popular of Austin Peay State University's summer coding camps - "Learning Programming with Minecraft" for middle schoolers - filled up within days of registration opening.

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First-ever Rock Band Camp coming this summer to Austin Peay’s Community School of the Arts
First-ever Rock Band Camp coming this summer to Austin Peay's Community School of the Arts

Austin Peay State University's Community School of the Arts will host its first-ever Rock Band Camp this summer.

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Austin Peay professor selected for National Endowment for the Humanities’ Zora Neale Hurston institute
Austin Peay professor selected for National Endowment for the Humanities' Zora Neale Hurston institute

Austin Peay State University's Dr. Paula White is one of 25 scholars selected for a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute that will explore the works of Zora Neale Hurston.

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Dunn Center
APSU hosts celebration after raising over $65 million during the "What If" Comprehensive Campaign

Attendees enjoyed dinner and a presentation highlighting the impact that individual gifts from donors had on all areas of the Austin Peay State University.

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Austin Peay Governor’s School students learn from distinguished alumni scientists
Austin Peay Governor's School students learn from distinguished alumni scientists

During the first week of the Governor's School for Computational Physics at Austin Peay State University, high school juniors and seniors got an opportunity to learn from two of the university's high-achieving physics graduates.

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APSU unveils Aviation Science Facility during ribbon-cutting ceremony
APSU unveils Aviation Science Facility during ribbon-cutting ceremony

A black Robinson R44 helicopter emblazoned with the Austin Peay State University logo swooped low over a cheering crowd at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Airport on Friday morning. The aircraft, the newest addition to APSU's growing helicopter fleet, carried Austin Peay President Michael Licari and his special guest, F&M Bank President and CEO Sammy Stuard, to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new APSU Aviation Science Facility at the airport.

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Woodward Library
APSU's Woodward Library celebrates Pride Month with new display

That celebration comes in the form of a new display that puts a spotlight on LGBTQ+ books of all genres so patrons can have easy access to diverse stories and history.

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Governor’s School returns high schoolers from across state to Austin Peay’s campus
Governor's School returns high schoolers from across state to Austin Peay's campus

The Governor's School for Computational Physics returned for the 13th straight year to Austin Peay State University this week, but this year brought something new - a sense of normalcy.

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LaNeeca Williams
APSU's LaNeeça R. Williams named to state's Maxine Smith Fellows leadership program

The program provides professional development, training and advancement opportunities for participants from traditionally underrepresented groups at locally governed public universities and the community and technical colleges governed by the TBR.

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APSU police department earns Tennessee Law Enforcement Accreditation
APSU police department earns Tennessee Law Enforcement Accreditation

The department was awarded this achievement during the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police (TACP) meeting in Franklin earlier this month.

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Juneteenth flyer
Austin Peay to celebrate Juneteenth on campus June 17

The event will provide historical information about the holiday, performances and vendors from local, Black-owned businesses. The celebration will conclude with a fireworks show at sunset.

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Middle schoolers learn how to make their own websites, video games at Austin Peay coding camps
Middle schoolers learn how to make their own websites, video games at Austin Peay coding camps

Dozens of area middle schoolers already have taken advantage of this summer's Google-supported coding camps at Austin Peay State University.

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The Maynards
Gifts from Joe and Cathi Maynard significantly impact the "What If" Comprehensive Campaign for Austin Peay

The couple made a transformational commitment to give $2 million over the course of 10 years to establish the Joe and Cathi Maynard Family Fund of Excellence

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Harvill Quad
APSU Board names quadrangle for alumnus, approves 2021-22 tuition and budget

The APSU Board of Trustees voted unanimously on June 4 to name the front Browning lawn in honor of Evans Harvill, a 1944 and 1947 graduate, who passed away last month at the age of 95.

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Campus
APSU partners with county Emergency Medical Service for new EMT class this fall

Austin Peay's EMT course will prepare students for the National Registry for Emergency Medical Technicians and exciting EMS careers.

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APSU’S Community School of the Arts to host figure drawing workshop
APSU'S Community School of the Arts to host figure drawing workshop

On June 12, the Community School of the Arts (CSA) at Austin Peay State University will host a figure drawing workshop for community members 18 years or older. The workshop will cost $30 including materials.

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Chandler and Barron
APSU's Chandler and Barron publish book on rethinking educational partnerships

They developed the book to provide educational leaders in K-12 schools and colleges of education with insights, advice and direction into creating meaningful partnerships.

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APSU professors’ film ‘Tennessee Triumph: Making a Moment’ to premiere during June Art Walk
APSU professors' film 'Tennessee Triumph: Making a Moment' to premiere during June Art Walk

Two Austin Peay State University professors will premiere their documentary about the creation of Tennessee Triumph - a Clarksville monument that celebrates the passage of the 19th Amendment, which secured women's right to vote.

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Campus
APSU announces mask and social distancing changes effective today, June 1

Austin Peay State University has ended its year-long requirement that individuals socially distance and wear facemasks on campus.

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What If
APSU surpasses goal for the "What If" Comprehensive Campaign ahead of schedule

The campaign, which began in 2015, had a $65 million fundraising goal and was initially projected to conclude in 2025.

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APSU Board of Trustees to host summer meetings on June 4
APSU Board of Trustees to host summer meetings on June 4

On June 4, the Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees will host its summer meetings - committee meetings and the full board meeting - throughout the day on campus.

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ROTC 50th Anniversary: APSU ROTC alumnus remembered for his service
ROTC 50th Anniversary: APSU ROTC alumnus remembered for his service

The Reserve Officers’ Training Corps at Austin Peay State University is celebrating its 50th year. To mark the occasion, each month through the end of the year, we’ll share one story of a Governor’s Guard alumni or former leader. This month, we share the story of APSU alumnus 2nd Lt. Richard Torres, who was killed in action on Oct. 6, 2003, in Iraq. He is the only Austin Peay ROTC graduate to be killed in action since the University launched the program in 1971.

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Ancient ruins
APSU Honors Program to offer special biblical history and archeology class this fall

The honors class will cover a swath of history that extends "from the Stone Age to Christianity," with students learning through archeological remains about the everyday lives of people living on three separate continents.

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Signing
APSU College of Business hosts academic commitment week

The College of Business staff visited local high schools May 13-18 to welcome incoming business students with a signing day ceremony.

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APSU cadets
Fall 2021 set to be busy, celebratory year for APSU military community

Events this fall include the kick-off of a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of APSU's ROTC program and a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Newton Military Family Resource Center.

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