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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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APSU campus
APSU invites public to comment on undergraduate tuition and mandatory increase prior to June 4 vote

In November 2020, THEC recommended a maximum 2 percent increase for tuition and mandatory fees for Tennessee's public higher education institutions. APSU is proposing a total 1.6 percent increase.

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Dance recital
APSU's Community School of the Arts hosts inaugural dance recital, announces summer arts classes

The program is easing back into in-person classes this summer, but safety during this ongoing pandemic remains the CSA's top priority.

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Lusters
APSU Military Alumni Chapter endows Mrs. Joyce Luster Scholarship Endowment for Special Forces students

Qualified applicants will include any active duty or honorably discharged Special Forces Support soldier, spouse or dependent of a Special Forces Support soldier.

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Evans Harvill
The Harvills of Austin Peay: How one family spent 90 years supporting the local university

Evans Harvill, alumnus, son of a former Austin Peay president and long-time supporter of his alma mater, grew up with the campus, first arriving as a three-year-old in 1929. He passed away May 10, at the age of 95.

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Campus Police
APSU Police increasing seat belt enforcement during national "Click It or Ticket" mobilization

According to Tennessee's Integrated Traffic Analysis Network, 403 people killed in Tennessee traffic crashes last year were not wearing a seat belt, representing about 33 percent of the state's total traffic fatalities in 2020.

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