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APSU professor serving as lifeline to Jamaican math students and teachers

Dr. Jackie Vogel, the chair of APSU's Department of Mathematics and Statistics, has made annual treks to the island as part of an outreach program at local schools.

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APSU's inaugural Aspiring Nurses Camp inspires high school students

The week-long program allowed students to delve into the world of nursing under the guidance of experienced faculty and students from Austin Peay's School of Nursing.

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Austin Peay board establishes in-state rate for all military-affiliated students, their families

Austin Peay State University's Board of Trustees approved in-state tuition rates for all military-affiliated students during its quarterly meeting on Friday, June 7.

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Clarksville Eagle Scout brings Gold Star Memorial to APSU

Joseph Brunner, a member of the Boy Scouts of America's Troop 365, has left a lasting impact on Austin Peay State University through his Eagle Scout project to install a Gold Star Memorial on campus.

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Austin Peay to buy airport hangar, fueling future growth of aviation science program
Austin Peay to buy airport hangar, fueling future growth of aviation science program

Austin Peay State University is set to buy a 13,700-square-foot hangar at Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Airport for $780,000, enhancing its aviation science program. The facility will provide essential space for aircraft and classrooms, supporting the program's growth and student success.

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APSU's Master of Healthcare Administration program receives CAHME accreditation

Austin Peay State University's Master of Healthcare Administration program has received its initial accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education for a three-year term, highlighting the university's commitment to excellence in healthcare education.

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SGI, APSU professor featured in Forbes editorial by former Sen. Bill Frist

Austin Peay's Southeastern Grasslands Institute (SGI) made national headlines this week in an editorial penned for Forbes by Dr. Bill Frist, former Tennessee senator and chair of the global board of The Nature Conservancy, the world's largest conservation nonprofit.

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New Guimbal added to APSU's helicopter fleet

Austin Peay State University's Aviation Science Program has added a fourth Guimbal aircraft to its fleet at Hangar 5 at Clarksville Municipal Airport, and its state-of-the-art technology will help students familiarize themselves with digital information systems similar to industry standard helicopters.

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APSU Board of Trustees to host quarterly meetings on June 7

On June 7, 2024, the Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees will host its quarterly meetings at 16 Browning Drive in the Morgan University Center Ballroom on campus.

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Austin Peay's corpse flower finds temporary home at Nashville Zoo

Zeus, Austin Peay State University's corpse flower, is now on display at the Nashville Zoo during his 2024 bloom and will stay at the facility while the College of STEM's storm-damaged greenhouse is repaired.

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Woodward Library Society hosts successful spring social featuring special presentation
Woodward Library Society hosts successful spring social featuring special presentation

The Woodward Library Society hosted a memorable spring social featuring a special presentation by authors Minoa Uffelman and Phyllis Smith on their new book "The Civil War Letters of Sarah Kennedy." The elegant evening included a formal dinner, live music, and a successful silent auction that raised $2,645 to support library resources and initiatives.

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Austin Peay's Southeastern Grasslands Institute hires first tribal liaisons

Corlee Thomas-Hill, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI), and Gabrielle Patterson (Choctaw-Apache Tribe of Ebarb), a historian with a focus on Native American and early American history, will work to advance SGI's partnership with Native American tribes on regional grassland conservation.

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APSU creative writing professor named finalist for Midwest Book Awards

Dr. Raymond (RS) Deeren, assistant professor of languages and literature, has been named a finalist in the 34th Annual Midwest Book Awards for his debut short story collection, "Enough to Lose." The winners will be announced during a gala on June 22, 2024, at the Mall of America in Minneapolis. 

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APSU's Lab Explorer Camp receives funding from Nashville Predators Foundation

The $5,000 Helper Grant will support the APSU College of STEM's Lab Explorer Camp, a week-long chemistry and biology experience that will bring middle schoolers to campus from June 24-28.

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Threads of resilience: Chelsae Thompson’s 14-year journey to a college degree
Threads of resilience: Chelsae Thompson's 14-year journey to a college degree

Explore Chelsae Thompson's inspiring 14-year journey to a college degree at Austin Peay State University, balancing motherhood, military life and mental health. A compelling story of resilience, determination and academic success.

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APSU professor explores Kentucky's WWII POW camps in new book

Dr. Antonio Thompson, professor of history at APSU, has devoted decades of research to exploring how the United States' prisoner-of-war program helped defeat the Axis powers during World War II. His latest book, "Axis Prisoners of War in Kentucky: Behind Barbed Wire in the Bluegrass State, 1941-1946," highlights the complex social dynamics within POW camps and how their work supported the state's tobacco industry.

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APSU announces Summer 2024 Observatory Nights

The Department of Physics, Engineering and Astronomy will host its Summer 2024 Public Observatory Nights on June 15, July 13 and Aug. 10 at the APSU School Farm at 1991 Pickens Road.

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Breaking visual barriers: APSU student's tactile art movement makes artwork tangible

Kayla Cross, a freshman studio art major at Austin Peay State University, is on a mission to create a tactile art movement so visually impaired people can engage with the medium in a new way.

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APSU PR and Marketing leads with 16 awards at 2024 TCPRA state conference

APSU's Office of Public Relations and Marketing received 16 awards from the Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA) 2024 State Conference, tying Middle Tennessee State University for the most accolades.

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Austin Peay's ROTC program to feature in national Army marketing campaign

The Army Enterprise Marketing Office (AEMO) visited campus recently to film APSU's ROTC program in action for a recruitment campaign that will be released on GoArmy's website and social media platforms.

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APSU students selected for 2024-25 Banking on Govs program

Business students Daniela Diaz Campos and Logan Jackson will join the Banking on Govs program during the 2024-25 academic year as part of an ongoing partnership between the APSU College of Business, F&M Bank and the Tennessee Bankers Association.

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Tennessee Small Business Development Center at APSU hosts community workshop series

Local entrepreneurs and small business owners can learn essential business communication skills in a series of free workshops hosted by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center at APSU.

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Austin Peay's College of STEM approves five faculty for tenure

Dr. Karen Meisch, dean of the College of STEM, congratulated Austin Peay's newly-minted tenured professors and said they have demonstrated excellence inside and outside the classroom.

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Partnering for Progress: Austin Peay's INSMS explores joint initiatives with U.S. Embassy Belgrade

The U.S. Embassy in Belgrade (Serbia) recently welcomed representatives from Austin Peay State University's Institute of National Security & Military Studies (INSMS) for a visit aimed at fostering collaboration with the Embassy's Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC). 

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Austin Peay launches inaugural ‘Do You Want to Be a Nurse?’ Summer Camp
Austin Peay launches inaugural 'Do You Want to Be a Nurse?' Summer Camp

Austin Peay State University introduces its first "Do You Want to Be a Nurse?" summer camp for high school students, offering hands-on nursing experiences and simulation training from May 28-31.

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