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Dr. Lyle-Gonga
8th Annual Young Women's Leadership Symposium coming to APSU March 23

The event, which is free for individuals between the ages of 16-24, will be from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on March 23, in the APSU Morgan University Center Ballroom.

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Brock Blick Animal Science Facility
APSU to name animal science building after Brock Blick on April 5

At 6 p.m. on April 5, the University will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly named Brock Blick Animal Science Facility at the APSU Farm.

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Hayden Giesseman
APSU music grad student wins state-wide research competition

On Feb. 24, Giesseman traveled to Martin, Tennessee, for Woodwind Day, where he delivered his lecture, "The Pops Clarinet: Investigating the Discrepancy In Audition Materials & Pops Music."

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Dancers backstage at ACDA
APSU Theatre and Dance recognized at national dance conference

The Department of Theatre and Dance participated in the American College Dance Conference, where an APSU dance piece was selected for the event's prestigious gala performance.

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Celeste Malone
Austin Peay Board selects new student trustee, approves building designations, fees and housing rates

Celeste Malone, a graduate student majoring in communication, was named as the new student board member, replacing Crystal Wallenius, who will rotate off the board in May.

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Madison Hobson
APSU English major earns graduate assistantship to Auburn University

Auburn recently awarded her a prestigious graduate assistantship for its inter-fraternity council, allowing Hobson to expand upon the skills and experiences she received at Austin Peay.

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ThinkFast event
ThinkFast driver safety program coming to APSU March 22

During the program, instructors will use remotes that allow participants to play entertaining games that also teach them about personal safety.

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CMCSS student playing a drum.
APSU and school system team up for Kennedy Center's Partners In Education program

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System and APSU's Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA) were selected to join the Kennedy Center's Partners in Education program.

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Wounded veteran and Dancing with the Stars winner Martinez to speak at APSU's 2018 Unity Celebration

At 7 p.m. on March 14, he will deliver the keynote address at Austin Peay State University's 2018 Unity Celebration.

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Poet, essayist & immigration advocate Castillo to speak at APSU's Asanbe Diversity Symposium

At 1 p.m. on March 14, Castillo will visit the Trahern Theatre to deliver the keynote talk, "Undocumented and Unafraid," at the 2018 Asanbe Diversity Symposium.

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Robleto's work
Art + Design welcome visiting artist Dario Robleto on March 13

Robleto, invited by the Acuff Chair of Excellence Sonya Clark, will give a public lecture at 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 13, in Heydel Hall

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Chamber Singers
APSU choral program thrives during busy year

With events such as The Big Sing, Choir Fest and the Chamber Singers Tour, APSU's choral program has had a big year.

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APSU Board Members
APSU Board of Trustees to host spring meeting March 8-9

On March 8 and 9, the Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees will host its spring meetings at the Fort Campbell Military Installation and on the APSU campus.

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Paul Collin's work
APSU's Paul Collins exhibits new work at Nashville's Zeitgeist Gallery this March

This March, Collins will present seven of his recent projects in a new exhibition, "Fortnight Session," at Zeitgeist Gallery in Nashville.

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Eric LeMay
Zone 3 Reading Series continues with Eric LeMay on March 1

Acclaimed essayist Eric LeMay will read from his new collection at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, in the Austin Peay State University Art + Design Building, Room 120.

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Campus trees in bloom
Arbor Day Foundation recognizes APSU as Tree Campus USA for third year

Austin Peay State University has received recognition for the third year in a row by the Arbor Day Foundation, recognizing the campus as a Tree Campus USA.

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APSU Police Officers
APSU Police Department awarded accreditation by Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police

Austin Peay State University's Police Department recently received accreditation by the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police through its Tennessee Law Enforcement Accreditation Program.

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Students performing a radio drama.
APSU arts and letters students collaborate on new Shakespeare podcast

Three professors in different fields are bringing their classes together to produce a four-episode podcast on Restoration and 18th-century adaptations of Shakespeare's plays.

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A miocene toe bone from a camel
APSU geosciences professors bring new geologic insights to Nevada's high desert region

Dr. Phyllis Camilleri and Dr. Jack Deibert spent more than 20 years conducting geologic field research in Nevada, and they recently published their findings in the journal "Geosphere."

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Student winners
The All State staff earns 10 awards at southeast journalism conference

The All State earned two first place awards in Best News Editorial Artist/Illustrator and On-site Op-ed Writing and eight additional awards from the annual Southeast Journalism Conference.

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Dr. Di Paolo Harrison reads from his new book
APSU's Di Paolo Harrison publishes fifth scholarly work on Hispanic crime fiction

Last month, Di Paolo Harrison published his fifth scholarly book, "Queer Noir Hispanico," in an effort to bring homosexual detective characters out of the margins of the Hispanic world.

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Stephen Dominy, Ari Ruiz and Greg Singleton
APSU student Ruiz named SEIFC Fraternity Man of the Year

Austin Peay State University student Aristeo S. "Ari" Ruiz was recently named SEIFC's Gregory R. Singleton Fraternity Man of the Year.

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Eve Ensler
APSU students present 17th annual production of "The Vagina Monologues"

This month, the Women's and Gender Studies Program and the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance will present the 17th annual production of Eve Ensler's award-winning play.

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New rotor-wing program coming to APSU.
APSU working to offer aviation science degree next fall

The University is in the final approval stages of a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Science, with a concentration in rotor wing (helicopters).

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APSU Achievers and Scholars Initiative members
APSU "Achievers and Scholars" attend Knoxville conference

Fourteen members of the Achievers and Scholars Initiative went to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, for the 13th Annual Black Issues Conference.

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APSU's responsive website
APSU's new website earns major award at regional conference

During the annual Council for Advancement and Support of Education District III conference in Atlanta, Georgia, Austin Peay received an Award of Excellence for Website Redesign.

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Splendor and Fault
The New Gallery Presents Yvette Cummings: Splendor & Fault

Cummings is using her art to open dialogue and have sometimes-difficult conversations regarding child abuse, adolescence and maternal struggles.

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APSU drone
APSU College of STEM starts drone racing team

The College of STEM recently purchased five drones to begin a collegiate drone racing team.

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APSU commencement
APSU hosting Spring Graduation Gala Feb. 26-27

The Registrar's Office will host its Fifth Annual Graduation Gala this month. This spring's gala will be from 2-5:30 p.m. on Feb. 26, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb 27, in the Morgan University Center Ballroom.

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APSU police join statewide seat belt program
APSU police join statewide seat belt program

Austin Peay State University’s Campus Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for its fifth annual Seatbelts Are for Everyone (SAFE) campaign.

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APSU animation professor Scott Raymond
APSU professor contributes to BBC animated special, "The Highway Rat"

"Toward the end of the film, in the final sequence, there are three shots I did with the Highway Rat and a couple of other characters," Raymond said.

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Pop art poster
Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" gets comic book makeover at APSU

This February, APSU is bringing the bard's comedy to campus, and the production will feature animation and a pop art sensibility.

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APSU ROTC cadets
APSU ROTC looking for college sophomores, offering $5,000 bonus

Austin Peay State University's ROTC program is looking for the best and brightest college students in the country, and the U.S. Army is willing to pay a little extra for these qualified soldiers.

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The Art + Design Building
BFA student Worthington exhibits work in APSU's Beach Gallery

"Ends."--a BFA art exhibition by student David Tyler Worthington--will open at 5 p.m. on Feb. 26 with a reception in the Art + Design Building's Beach Gallery.

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CECA logo
CECA announces collaborations at 2018 Ovation Awards

The Awards Ceremony will be presented in a new format this year, with an assortment of collaborative performances by APSU and community ensembles.

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Food Pantry
APSU Food for Fines project doubles participation for 2017

This year's Food for Fines more than doubled in participation, resulting in a total of 406 tickets being counted as paid from student accounts.

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PAT students
APSU history honor students present at national conference in New Orleans

Five Austin Peay State University students recently presented their research at the Biennial Phi Alpha Theta National History Conference in New Orleans.

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Art + Design lobby
APSU hosts College Art and Design Day on Feb. 10

High school art students, as well as their art teachers and parents, are invited to participate in this daylong experience of college programs and careers in the visual arts.

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APSU students performing service work
Students spend winter break in Georgia for Alternative Break Trip

During the winter break, a group of Austin Peay State University students and a staff member traveled to Flovilla, Georgia, for an Alternative Break Trip.

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Alexis Larkin
APSU student earns national scholarship

Alexis Larkin was recently awarded a national scholarship by the Order of Omega for her leadership, academics and service to the campus and local community.

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Geckler installation
Art + Design welcome visiting artist Megan Geckler

The Department of Art + Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, will welcome internationally-known artist Megan Geckler to campus this semester

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Alumni members of Kappa Alpha Psi
Fraternity alumni endow new scholarship at APSU

Last fall, alumni members of Theta Beta Chapter partnered with the APSU Foundation to establish the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity/Theta Beta Endowed Scholarship.

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Cory Schantz
APSU alumnus Cory Schantz to perform Guest Artist Recital on Feb. 8

The Austin Peay State University Music Department will present baritone Cory Schantz in a Guest Artist Recital on Thursday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall.

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MLK Day of Service
APSU volunteers package 8,000 meals for those in need in honor of MLK Day of Service 2018

On just the second day of the Spring 2018 semester, Austin Peay student, faculty and staff volunteers gathered at the Foy Fitness and Recreation Center, packing over 8,000 meals over the course of three hours. The packaged meals collected by Rise Against Hunger will be sent to third-world countries suffering from hunger.

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Amanda Walker
Walker appointed to Tennessee Regional Planning Commission

Amanda Walker, director of career services, was recently appointed to the State of Tennessee Regional Planning Commission for the Clarksville-Montgomery County Region.

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AP Day
AP Day for prospective students is Feb. 3

High school students interested in knowing more about attending Austin Peay are encouraged to visit during Spring 2018 AP Day on Saturday, Feb 3 and tour campus, meet with academic departments and student organizations and hear from important offices such as admissions, housing and financial aid.

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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.

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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.

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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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Wes Powell
APSU to serve as pickup location for 250k Tree Day on Feb. 23-24

To pre-register, go to www.tectn.org/250ktreeday, and select "APSU" as your pickup location. Seeds will be available to those who register before Feb. 1, while supplies last, and donations are encouraged to help cover the cost of the program.

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Wall of Legacy
APSU receives donation to establish James T. and Dorothy Mann Wall of Legacy in Department of Art + Design

Jim Mann and his wife Dottie recently made a contribution to Austin Peay to establish the James T. and Dorothy Mann Endowment to create the James T. and Dorothy Mann Wall of Legacy, paying tribute to Art + Design emeritus faculty that have impacted the lives of department students.

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Ovation Awards
Nominations are open for the 2018 Ovation Awards

Nominations are being sought for the 2018 Ovation Awards, presented by the advisory board of the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA). Nominations are open to the public, and nominations will be accepted through Thursday, Feb. 8.

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Community School of the Arts
Community School of the Arts at APSU announces Spring 2018 classes

Since 1990, the Community School of the Arts (CSA) at Austin Peay State University has provided high-quality arts classes for children and adults of all ability levels, and another semester of programs is set to begin on Jan. 22.

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APSU 2017
APSU 2017: A Year in Review

As Austin Peay State University's 90th year comes to an end, here are some of the major stories that came out of APSU in 2017.

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Wyatt Scholarship
John A. and Elizabeth A. Wyatt Endowed Scholarship to support APSU upperclassmen students

To pay tribute to their parents' love of learning, Bill Wyatt ('70) joined with his sister, Carolyn Wyatt Norman, as well as the children of their late brother, John Wyatt Jr., Andy Wyatt ('90) and Merri Scott Wyatt ('84), in making a significant gift to the University to establish the John A. and Elizabeth A. Wyatt Endowed Scholarship.

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Karen Sorenson
APSU French professor Sorenson is Tennessee's Foreign Language Teacher of the Year

Austin Peay State University Professor of French literature Dr. Karen D. Sorenson has been named this year's Jacqueline Elliott Award for Service in Higher Education recipient by the Tennessee Foreign Language Teaching Association (TFLTA).

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Michael Phillips
APSU Professor of Finance Dr. Michael Phillips receives inaugural A.J. Taylor Distinguished Professorship

Austin Peay State University Professor of Finance Michael Phillips was recently honored as the inaugural A.J. Taylor Distinguished Professorship, named for the long-time College of Business professor.

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Gov Life
APSU launches Gov Life ongoing series of student success profiles

APSU recently launched Gov Life, an ongoing series of profiles designed to tell the stories of students — and in the coming months, Austin Peay alumni, faculty and staff members — who are discovering the path to their future at Austin Peay.

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Dr. Mickey Hepner
Dr. Mickey Hepner appointed new dean of APSU College of Business

Dr. Mickey A. Hepner has been appointed as the new dean of Austin Peay State University's College of Business, effective Jan. 2, 2018.

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317 College Street
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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Steven Ryan
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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Claxton Building
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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CECA logo
APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts rebrands advisory board

The Acuff Circle of Excellence has rebranded and refined its mission to better align with the organization with which it supports--Austin Peay State University's Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA, or "seek-ah"). Earlier this fall, the Acuff Circle of Excellence became the CECA Advisory Board.

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Disaster simulation
APSU counseling, acting students partner in crisis simulation training exercise

Sibling conflict was just one of the scenarios Austin Peay graduate counseling students had to navigate during an interdepartmental simulation exercise designed to prepare future mental health care providers for the kinds of emotional situations they could encounter during a real-world crisis.

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Mills Scholarship
Mills Family establishes APSU scholarship in memory of late son

The Charles Mills Endowed Scholarship will be awarded annually to a Montgomery County-area high school student planning to attend Austin Peay.

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APSU Board of Trustees to host winter meeting Nov. 30, Dec. 1

On Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, the Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees will host its winter meetings on the APSU campus. All meetings are open to the public and will take place at 317 College Street.

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Emmanuel Mejeun
APSU graduate student Mejeun receives Level 2 certification from National College Learning Center Association

APSU graduate student Emmanuel Mejeun recently received Certified Learning Center Professional - Level 2 certification through the National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA).

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Mock Crime Scene
APSU, Montgomery County Sheriff's Office partner to create mock crime scene for criminal justice students

APSU criminal justice students recently explored a mock crime scene coordinated by the University's Department of Criminal Justice and the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.

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Phi Alpha Theta
Phi Alpha Theta wins ninth Best Chapter Award, Student Organization of the Year

Theta-Delta is once again home to the Nels A. Cleven Award for Best Chapter of the Year, Division IV. The award is given annually to the best chapter in the nation for the organization's Division IV, which consists of schools with between 10,001-15,000 students.

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Computer Science
APSU Computer Science and Information Technology students compete, present research at major competitions

Students from Austin Peay State University's Department of Computer Science and Information Technology have been active in recent weeks, competing in regional coding challenges, as well as presenting findings at a major academic conference.

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Abbi Wilt
Department of Communication alumna Wilt enjoying "dream job" with Southern Living Magazine

An assistant digital editor with Southern Living Magazine, New Brunswick, Canada native — and Austin Peay State University alumna — Abbi Wilt already knows that she followed a rather unique path to her dream job.

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APSU Holidays
Christmas with David Steinquest and Friends returns Dec. 1

At 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, the APSU Department of Music will host its annual Christmas with David Steinquest and Friends, and the program for this performance will be a little different than in year's past.

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Dr. Emily Hanna Crane
Associate Professor of music Crane performs on major motion pictures, television shows, video game over summer

APSU Department of Music's coordinator of orchestral strings participated in a series of recording sessions in Nashville, performing on scores for numerous major motion pictures, television shows and video games, including "Destiny 2" and "My Little Pony: The Movie."

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Ribbon Cutting
College of Business officially opens Larry W. Carroll Financial Trading Center at ribbon cutting ceremony

The Austin Peay State University College of Business celebrated the opening of the new Larry W. Carroll Financial Trading Center, located on the first floor of the Kimbrough Building, during a public ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 14.

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APSU President Alisa White and Lee University President Paul Conn
White Named Distinguished Alumna Of The Year at Lee University

APSU President Alisa White was named Lee University's 2017 Distinguished Alumna of the Year during that school's Homecoming celebration earlier this month. The award is the highest honor given by the university.

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Dr. David Rands and Mr. Yoshio Koyama
New liaison to help APSU connect with state's Japanese-owned businesses

A liaison provided to the APSU by The Japan Foundation will work at forging relationships between the University and the Japanese businesses currently operating in Tennessee and Kentucky.

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Bread and Words
23rd Annual Bread and Words reading to benefit APSU Food Pantry is Nov. 20

The 23rd Annual Bread and Words reading is on Nov. 20 in the APSU Morgan University Center Ballroom. The evening begins with a meal of soups and breads at 6 p.m., followed by a 7 p.m. reading of poetry and fiction by students and faculty from the creative writing program.

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Louisville service trip
Students visit Louisville for Alternative Break trip

During Fall Break, a group of Austin Peay State University students traveled with a staff member to Louisville, Kentucky, for an Alternative Break Trip.

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Holiday Dinner 2016
Department of Music hosts A Tennessee Holiday Dinner Dec. 8-9

The Department of Music aims to produce a mix of cheer and nostalgia this December when it hosts "A Tennessee Holiday Dinner" on Dec. 8 and 9.

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APSU Military Appreciation football game
APSU honors military and veterans during month of November

Austin Peay State University has a long history of supporting veterans on campus and within the community. This month, the University is hosting several events in honor of these individuals.

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APSU's strong military connection
APSU receives $1.3 million federal grant to open Veterans Upward Bound office on campus

The new grant will allow the University to open a Veterans Upward Bound office on campus to serve 125 veterans from Fort Campbell and Houston, Montgomery, Robertson and Stewart counties.

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The All State staff
The All State earns eight national awards at Dallas conference

The All State, Austin Peay State University's student newspaper, earned eight national awards at the 2017 Fall National College Media Convention in Dallas, Texas, on Saturday, Oct. 28.

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The new trading center at APSU
Grand opening for Larry W. Carroll Trading Center at APSU set for Nov. 14

The Austin Peay State University College of Business will take a major step forward this month when it officially opens the new Larry W. Carroll Financial Trading Center. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14.

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Computer lab station
APSU's Woodward Library celebrates Open Access Week

Faculty and staff at Austin Peay State University's Felix G. Woodward Library participated in Open Access Week from Oct. 23-29, 2017. Open Access Week is an international event designed to raise awareness about open access initiatives and opportunities.

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Art + Design hosting photo duo Hillerbrand + Magsamen on Nov. 9

The Austin Peay State University Department of Art + Design, along with the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA), will host Hillerbrand+Magsamen an artist lecture at 6 p.m. on Nov. 9 in Heydel Hall (Art+Design building, Room 120).

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Alumni Awards
APSU honors distinguished individuals with alumni awards at Homecoming

During a special alumni awards ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 21, Austin Peay State University honored six distinguished individuals as part of its 2017 Homecoming celebration. This year's honorees were Joe Shakeenab ('04), Dave Loos, Trent Caffee ('11), John Swigart ('00), Steve Harmon ('83) and Mike Krause ('07).

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A snowy winter day at APSU
Students from colleges across the state can jumpstart their spring semester with APSU's winter term

No matter where in Tennessee a student attends college, they can enroll in Austin Peay State University's winter term and complete up to two classes that will transfer to their home institutions. The four-week term is completely online, and the University offers more than 60 courses, from core to upper division classes.

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Hurricane Relief
APSU's Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement, campus community partner to aid national hurricane relief efforts

Austin Peay’s Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement brings together faculty, staff and students from across campus to explore ways the University could do its part to help hurricane relief efforts across the country.

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Dr. Fred Hurst
Educational Intelligence Visiting Lecture Series welcomes Dr. Fred Hurst on Nov. 9

The Education Intelligence Visiting Lecture Series welcomes Western Governors University Vice President of Academic Advancement Dr. Fred Hurst, who will present “A Different Kind of U” on Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Morgan University Center Ballroom.

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The John Morgan Walk of History
APSU honors former TBR chancellor with John Morgan Walk of History

John Morgan and APSU President Alisa White cut the ribbon on the new Walk of History.

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Music Therapy
APSU Department of Music to hold Oct. 31 panel discussion on music therapy degree program

On Tuesday, Oct. 31, join the Austin Peay State University Department of Music for a panel discussion on music therapy and the career opportunities available with a degree in music therapy.

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Compost machine
Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement ramps up sustainability efforts with compost machine

With the installation of a compost machine, APSU's Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement has found a way to help beautify campus -- while also helping to reduce the University's impact on the environment.

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Faculty Triennial
The New Gallery at APSU present Faculty Triennial exhibition

In November, Austin Peay State University's The New Gallery, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the APSU Department of Art + Design, will present the Faculty Triennial, an exhibition celebrating the artwork of current Art + Design faculty.

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Joshua Allen
APSU physics major Allen completes summer research program at Princeton

Austin Peay State University senior physics major Joshua Allen recently completed the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at Princeton University's Princeton Center for Complex Materials (PCCM).

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Woodward Library
APSU celebrates contributions of Woodward Library Society

Last week, The Felix G. Woodward Library celebrated the many contributions of the Woodward Library Society, a support organization for the Austin Peay State University library.

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Matt Figger
APSU Men's Basketball, Fort Campbell partner to host Nov. 22 contest

As part of a historic partnership between Austin Peay State University and Fort Campbell, the men's basketball game scheduled for Nov. 22 against Bethel will take place at Shaw Fitness Center on the Fort Campbell military installation.

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Cows on campus
APSU begins "legen-dairy" Homecoming tradition

Austin Peay State University began a "legen-dairy" new tradition on Friday, Oct. 20, affectionately known around campus as HomeCowing. That morning APSU Beef Show Team paraded two heifers around campus.

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World War I exhibit
APSU Woodward Library to host month-long exhibit, lecture and film series on World War I

Felix G. Woodward Library to host a digital, interactive, multilingual exhibit from the Institut français and the French Consulate in Atlanta, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the final year of World War I and the American entry into the war.

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Department of History to host symposium on African-Americans and the Civil War on Oct. 27-28

Clarksville's role in the Civil War will be explored as the Department of History and Philosophy and Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center host "Liberation and Reconstruction: Clarksville and Montgomery County, 1860-1880."

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Art and Design
Zone 3 to hold alumni reading and film screening event on Oct. 26

On Thursday, Oct. 26, Zone 3, the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts' literary journal, will welcome two alumnae back to campus for an alumni reading and film screening event.

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Music/Mass Communication Building
APSU Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert returns on Oct. 27

The Department of Music hosts the 33rd annual Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert on Friday, Oct. 27 with two performances at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

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Martin Golson
APSU's Golson elected as vice president of national learning center organization

Director of the Academic Support Center at APSU, Martin Golson was elected to serve as vice president of the National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA) for the 2017-18 year.

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Osvaldo Di Paolo Harrison
Support APSU Hispanic Alumni Club while celebrating Homecoming 2017

Hispanic Alumni Club, APSU Hispanic Cultural Center to hold "Meet and Greet with the HCC/HAC," in the HCC's Morgan University Center location. The event is free, but the club and the center will be selling special shirts to raise funds to endow the APSU Hispanic Alumni Scholarship.

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Artist Michi Meko
The New Gallery presents "Michi Meko: How Far We Haven't Come"

APSU's The New Gallery, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the APSU Department of Art + Design, presents "Michi Meko: How Far We Haven't Come."

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Last year's golf tournament
APSU Alumni Relations Office hosting several events for 2017 Homecoming

The Austin Peay State University Alumni Relations Office plans to welcome back graduates later this month with several special Homecoming events.

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Global Culture Nasu
Traditional Japanese dance to be held at APSU's Trahern Theatre on Oct. 4

On Wednesday, Oct. 4, Global Culture Nasu will return to Austin Peay’s Trahern Theater for its only public performance on an American college campus. The event is free and open to the public, with the performance beginning at 6 p.m.

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Jenkins Building lobby
APSU hosting ribbon-cutting ceremony for new Jenkins Building

At 2 p.m., on Friday, Oct. 6, the University will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the campus' new Jenkins Building, home of University Advancement. The ceremony will take place at 416 College Street.

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APSU Department of Art + Design welcomes SWOON to campus

The Austin Peay State University Department of Art + Design, along with the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, will welcome classically trained visual artist and printmaker SWOON to campus at 6 p.m., Oct. 4, in Heydel Hall

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Tennessee Flag
APSU to receive Veteran Reconnect Grant during Oct. 2 ceremony

APSU to receive Veteran Reconnect Grant, providing funds for the development of new programs designed to promote the success of student veterans, during ceremony on Monday, Oct. 2 at 2 p.m.

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Work by Andrew Scott Ross
APSU's CECA announces 2017-18 Tennessee Artist Fellow

The Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts is pleased to announce that Andrew Scott Ross, of Johnson City, is the 2017-18 recipient of the Tennessee Artist Fellowship.

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Film Festival
Inaugural Film Genre Festival brings sci-fi classics to APSU

On each Tuesday beginning Sept. 26 and lasting through Oct. 31, a different film will be shown at 5 p.m. in the Art and Design Building, room 120. All screenings are free and include an introduction from the Austin Peay professor who selected the film.

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Michael Smith
Educational Intelligence Visiting Lecture Series welcomes Michael R. Smith

The Educational Intelligence Visiting Lecture Series presented by the Department of Distance Education welcomes Michael R. Smith and his discussion, titled "Life NOW Learning" on Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Morgan University Center Ballroom.

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Garrett Coscolluela
Music major Coscolluela a part of world championship-winning drum corps

Garrett Coscolluela — a euphonium and trombone player — and his teammates on a national drum corp captured the Drum Corps International World Championship in August.

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APSU wins big on Saturday
Govs win big during home opener

In front of a Fortera Stadium-record 8,152 fans, the Governors succeeded in going over, around and through Morehead State's defense for a 69-13 victory.

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Freshmen Service Project
Freshmen perform service work for community

On Aug. 26, the Austin Peay State University Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement hosted Austin Peay's second annual Freshman Service Project (FSP) as part of APEX weekend.

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Cover of Thompson's book,
Art + Design welcome Nato Thompson for artist lecture on Sept. 20

The Department of Art + Design and CECA will present Nato Thompson, author, curator and artistic director of Creative Time, at 6 p.m. on Sept. 20, for an artist lecture.

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Kevin Tanner
APSU associate professor, service-learning students assist on project to honor area veterans

Kiwanis Club of Clarksville, APSU partner on “Faces of Valor,” telling the stories of over 1,500 Clarksville-Montgomery County military veterans in every conflict in American history.

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APSU students perform service work before semester

Last month, 13 Austin Peay State University students and three staff members participated in a service trip to St. Louis, Missouri.

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Patrick Vincent
Assistant Professor Vincent completes residency program at Dublin print studio

The second-year Department of Art and Design professor recently completed an international artist in residence program at Black Church Print Studio in Dublin, Ireland.

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APSU Board of Trustees
APSU Board of Trustees to host fall meeting Sept. 14-15

On Sept. 14 and 15, the Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees will host its fall meetings on the APSU campus. All meetings are open to the public and will take place at 317 College Street.

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THINKFAST driver safety game show comes to Austin Peay on Sept. 11

Austin Peay Campus Police and the Montgomery County Government Driver Safety Program are partnering with Nissan North America to bring safe driving education to APSU with the driving safety gameshow THINKFAST.

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Austin Peay students participate, earn recognition during prestigious Vanderbilt nursing internship

One APSU School of Nursing student was recently honored for her excellence as she and a team of APSU students took part in an internship program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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APSU honoring 9/11 anniversary with community art exhibit

This September, Austin Peay State University will commemorate the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a special community art project, Honoring 9/11 through Art and Art Therapy.

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APSU strengthens online presence with new website

Earlier this summer, Austin Peay State University unveiled a newly redesigned website, creating a stronger digital presence for the 90-year-old institution.

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APSU Art + Design to unveil augmented reality exhibit Sept. 7

This September, the Department of Art + Design, along with the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, will present "Dream Garden," an augmented reality interactive installation.

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APSU Art + Design Building opens with ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 12

After decades of rumors, speculations and wild hopes, a visual arts building is finally opening on the Austin Peay State University campus. At 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 12, 2017, the University will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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Dr. Steven Ryan
APSU recognizes outstanding faculty during 2017 awards ceremony

On Aug. 23, Austin Peay State University recognized several outstanding faculty members during a faculty awards ceremony in the Mabry Concert Hall.

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APSU Department of Art + Design unveils 2017-2018 exhibition and visiting artist schedule

The Austin Peay State University Department of Art + Design recently unveiled its 2017-18 season of exhibitions and visiting speakers.

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Crowds cheer total solar eclipse above APSU

Around 1:25 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21, hundreds of people cheered in the near-dark inside Austin Peay State University's Fortera Stadium during a total solar eclipse.

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Bryanna Licciardi
APSU alumna Licciardi releases debut book of poetry, "Skin Splitting"

Bryanna Licciardi’s debut poetry book, titled “Skin Splitting," is set for release in August through Finishing Line Press.

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Steven Sherrill
Fiction, poetry and film on display during Zone 3 Fall 2017 Reading Series

Zone 3, the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts’ literary journal, welcomes a diverse group for its Fall 2017 Zone 3 Reading Series.

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APSU earns record amount of external grants

Last year, APSU faculty and staff aggressively pursued outside funding to support research, resulting in a 76-percent increase in external grants over the previous year.

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Austin Peay signs student exchange agreement with Spanish university

Austin Peay State University recently entered into a formal exchange agreement with University of Burgos, one of the top Spanish public universities of its size.

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APSU hosting several events for total solar eclipse

University officials have spent the last several years organizing its PeayClipse events. On Aug. 20 and 21, APSU will offer several extraordinary opportunities for individuals to witness the eclipse.

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Larry Carroll continues to support APSU with new distinguished professorship award

Earlier this year, Carroll decided to promote excellence in teaching within the college, while also recognizing a former professor, by creating the A.J. Taylor Distinguished Professorship at APSU.

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Mark and Jeri Blick
Blick family honors son's legacy with new APSU agriculture scholarship

On July 29, the Blick family, along with a few close friends, gathered at the Austin Peay State University farm to establish the Brock Blick Endowed Scholarship in Agriculture.

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Dr. Edward Chester
State honors APSU's Chester with Lifetime Achievement Award

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau presented Dr. Edward Chester with the Robert Sparks Walker Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Governor's Environmental Stewardship Awards on June 16.

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Trio of APSU Cheerleading student-athletes win gold for Team USA at World Cheerleading Championships

Austin Peay State University student-athletes are no stranger to competition. Each year, the Governors compete to be the best on their team, the best in their conference and some even push to rank among the best in the nation. Very few have ever been able to say they took on the best in the world, but a trio of Austin Peay Cheerleading student-athletes got that chance recently -- and they have the gold medals to back up their claim.

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Maria White
APSU student White wins first place at international glass and optics meeting

Held in Waikoloa, Hawaii, the 2017 Glass and Optical Materials Division Meeting (GOMD) of the Materials Ceramic Society was an international affair, attracting hundreds of scientists from over 25 countries.

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Movies in the Park to feature APSU PeayClipse talk on "Telling Time and Telling Tales: Eclipses in Ancient Greece"

As part of the ongoing PeayClipse lecture series, Austin Peay State University faculty members Tim and Mary Winters will present a talk titled, "Telling Time and Telling Tales: Eclipses in Ancient Greece," at 7 p.m. on July 15, during the city of Clarksville's Movies in the Park Series, at Heritage Park.

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Prentice Chandler
Dr. Prentice Chandler, dean of Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education, publishes second volume of study on race, social studies

Informed by years spent as a school teacher, Dr. Prentice Chandler, dean of Austin Peay State University's Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education, recognized a deficiency in the way social studies are taught in the classroom.

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Megan Walker
APSU College of Science and Mathematics renamed College of STEM

In the next decade, analysts predict that Amazon, Apple, Google or Tesla will become the world's first trillion-dollar, publicly traded company. The astounding growth of these companies--Barclays predicts Amazon will triple its revenue by 2027--is leading many to argue that America's economic future has become dependent on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education.

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APSU sociology-journalism student to help combat human trafficking with summer internship

On April 25, 2015, an earthquake ravaged parts of Nepal, destroying homes and businesses and killing nearly 9,000 people. In the months following the devastation, several mysterious individuals appeared in the ruble, offering survivors the opportunity to pursue a better life through education or jobs overseas. Thousands of women and girls, having no alternative, accepted these seemingly generous offers.

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APSU to offer first engineering degree this fall

Since the early 1960s, prospective students and area manufacturers have asked when will APSU offer an engineering degree, and May 11, 2017, the Tennessee Higher Education Commission finally provided them with an answer.

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