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This Week at Austin Peay: Latinx Heritage Month continues with ‘In the Heights’ showing
This Week at Austin Peay: Latinx Heritage Month continues with 'In the Heights' showing

Austin Peay State University will continue a monthlong celebration of Latinx Heritage Month with a free showing of "In the Heights" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, at the Clement Auditorium. Doors open at 6 p.m. and free snacks will be available.

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APSU Board of Trustees votes to join ASUN Conference during fall meeting

The University's Athletics Department, which has been a part of the Ohio Valley Conference since 1962, will now join the ASUN Conference on July 1, 2022.

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U.S. State Department diplomat to discuss employment opportunities with Austin Peay students
U.S. State Department diplomat to discuss employment opportunities with Austin Peay students

Austin Peay State University is hosting Diplomat in Residence (DIR) for the U.S. State Department Allen DuBose at 2 p.m. Sept. 21 to inform students about employment opportunities within the U.S. government. The program will be conducted as a webinar.

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Little Friends Print
APSU's Art+Design and CECA welcome Little Friends of Printmaking Sept. 21

The Department of Art+Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, will kick off the 2021-22 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season with The Little Friends of Printmaking.

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APSU College of Business Partners with JCPenney for Suit-Up event

The Suit-Up event will take place on Oct. 17 at Governors Square Mall from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. Students can receive up to 60 percent off select career wear, shoes and accessories when they use the 30 percent off coupon provided upon registration of the event.

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The FSL Staff
More autism spectrum students finding success through Austin Peay's FSL program

During the last academic year, six FSL students earned their degrees, and this fall, the program registered 33 students - a record number for the program.

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APSU to host Jenkins Family Fieldhouse grand opening and the unveiling of the Fortera Stadium Gates

The grand opening, followed by the gate unveilings, will begin on Friday, Sept. 17, at 5 p.m. in the Fortera Stadium Football Team Room.

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This Week at Austin Peay: Latinx Heritage Month Kick-off coming Wednesday
This Week at Austin Peay: Latinx Heritage Month Kick-off coming Wednesday

Happening this week: Latinx Heritage Month kicks off; Friday Football Frenzy pep rally; Constitution Day speaker; Zone 3 Press poetry reading; Board of Trustees meeting; and the last chance to see "Recent Acquisitions."

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APSU Board of Trustees to host fall meetings on Sept. 17

The Board will discuss several items, including the University's strategic planning process and proposed revisions to several APSU policies.

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Kevin Baron
APSU's Kevin Baron wins top award from American Political Science Association

The APSA's Presidents and Executive Politics Founders Award honors the best paper written by a Ph.D.-level scholar during a given year.

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‘So we sent an email’: How a photo in Austin Peay’s art collection connects with the discovery of a famed French photographer
'So we sent an email': How a photo in Austin Peay's art collection connects with the discovery of a famed French photographer

Earlier this summer, the director of Austin Peay State University's The New Gallery and his summer research fellow discovered a striking photo of a red-haired girl with a face splashed with freckles. Within days, they had a compelling story to share, one that included an up-and-coming 26-year-old French photographer who from his shop in Pont-Aven, France, had the perfect light in 1970 to capture the freckled faces of Cécile and her two sisters, Béatrice and Silvie.

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APSU Army ROTC Program: A 50-year Timeline
APSU Army ROTC Program: A 50-year Timeline

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Austin Peay's award-winning Army ROTC program. Here's a look at some of the program's milestones that occurred over the last five decades.

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APSU Campus Police earn first place at Tennessee Highway Safety Office's 2021 Law Enforcement Challenge

The competition, supported by the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police and the Tennessee Sheriffs' Association, provides law enforcement agencies with an opportunity to demonstrate how they promote traffic safety initiatives.

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Austin Peay’s freshmen serve nonprofits in Clarksville, Hopkinsville, Dickson during Freshman Service Project
Austin Peay's freshmen serve nonprofits in Clarksville, Hopkinsville, Dickson during Freshman Service Project

On the morning of Saturday, Aug. 28, a group of new Govs helped nonprofits in Clarksville, Hopkinsville and Dickson, where they helped victims of recent flooding.

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This Week at Austin Peay: Veterans Service Organization to visit military-affiliated students
This Week at Austin Peay: Veterans Service Organization to visit military-affiliated students

Happening this week: The Veterans Service Organization will visit campus to talk to military-affiliated students; Dr. Jeffrey Williams, baritone, will perform at the Mabry Concert Hall; and The New Gallery continues with its exhibit, "Recent Acquisitions."

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International Students
International students return to APSU this fall

This fall, Austin Peay welcomed students from Honduras, Japan, Kenya, Cuba, the Bahamas, Germany, Aruba, Colombia and Nigeria.

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Zone 3 Press’s First Book Award Poetry Reading coming Sept. 16
Zone 3 Press's First Book Award Poetry Reading coming Sept. 16

Poets Paige Lewis, Komal Mathew and Emily Spencer will present a virtual reading of their poetry on Sept. 16 for Zone 3 Press’s First Book Award Poetry Reading at Austin Peay State University.

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Community School of the Arts adds four classes, workshops to fall offerings
Community School of the Arts adds four classes, workshops to fall offerings

The Community School of the Arts (CSA) at Austin Peay State University has unveiled its fall class slate, including four new offerings - beginning ceramics, monthly figure drawing sessions and in-person and virtual creative writing classes.

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Happening today: Poet, artist, diversity officer Colón to speak at Asanbe Diversity Symposium
Happening today: Poet, artist, diversity officer Colón to speak at Asanbe Diversity Symposium

At 1 p.m. today, Puerto Rican poet Dr. Ricardo Nazario y Colón will visit Austin Peay State University's Morgan University Center, Room 307, today to deliver the keynote lecture, "A Puerto Rican/Latinx Journey in Appalachia," at the 2021 Asanbe Diversity Symposium.

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Austin Peay, TDOT partner on pollinator project at I-24’s Exit 1
Austin Peay, TDOT partner on pollinator project at I-24's Exit 1

Austin Peay State University's Southeastern Grasslands Initiative (SGI) recently partnered with the Tennessee Department of Transportation's (TDOT) Pollinator Habitat Program on a conservation project that brought nectar-bearing prairies to the strips of land abutting Exit 1 in Clarksville. SGI was contracted by TDOT in 2019 with a $150,000 grant to identify, plant and assist in cultivating natural pollination locations along Tennessee's highways.

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Expert on Tennessee suffragists and 19th Amendment to speak at APSU Constitution Day on Sept. 17

Constitution Day commemorates the day the country's Founding Fathers adopted the U.S. Constitution in 1787, and Dr. Carole Bucy's talk will celebrate another important milestone - women winning the right to vote.

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Austin Peay lands science grant to send 18 students to three European universities
Austin Peay lands science grant to send 18 students to three European universities

The Austin Peay State University College of STEM has earned an interdisciplinary Research in Undergraduate Institution (RUI) grant from the National Science Foundation to send 18 students to three universities in Europe that specialize in nano and glass technology.

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This Week at Austin Peay: Welcome back events continue this week
This Week at Austin Peay: Welcome back events continue this week

Happening this week: Several welcome back events accompany the Asanbe Diversity Symposium, a free vaccine clinic and an exhibition of Austin Peay's recent art acquisitions.

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Happening today: Austin Peay hosting free vaccination clinic
Happening today: Austin Peay hosting a free vaccination clinic on campus

Austin Peay is hosting an open vaccine clinic from 1-3 p.m. today, Aug. 30, in the Foy Fitness & Recreation Center on campus.

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Austin Peay Art + Design announces 2021-22 exhibition, visiting artist schedule
Austin Peay Art + Design announces 2021-22 exhibition, visiting artist schedule

The Department of Art + Design at Austin Peay State University is excited to announce its 2021-22 season of exhibitions and visiting speakers. Generously supported by the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA), the Department of Art + Design can bring nationally/internationally recognized artists and thinkers directly to Clarksville with programming that is free and open to the public.

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