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APSU business faculty and students present at regional conference

The Society of Business, Industry, and Economics (SOBIE) academic conference brought universities together to promote peer-reviewed research and student research at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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PHOTOS: ROTC celebrates this year's graduates during commissioning ceremony
PHOTOS: ROTC celebrates this year's graduates during commissioning ceremony

The ROTC program at Austin Peay ended the school year with the commissioning of 29 new Army officers on Friday, May 6, 2022, in the Clement Auditorium. Maj. Gen. Joseph McGee, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, was the keynote speaker.

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Mount Olive Cemetery Historical Preservation Society, Austin Peay land Preds Foundation Helper Grant
Mount Olive Cemetery Historical Preservation Society, Austin Peay land Preds Foundation Helper Grant

Austin Peay State University and the Mount Olive Cemetery Historical Preservation Society recently worked together to secure a $10,000 Helper Grant from the Nashville Predators Foundation.

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Chaz Privette
Talented APSU freshman awarded hand-crafted concert guitar

GiftedGuitar - a nonprofit that works to put concert-quality instruments in the hands of promising young musicians - presented Chaz Privette with a Kenny Hill signature concert guitar worth around $8,000.

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Korean Culture Club caps academic year with top organization award, library display
Korean Culture Club caps academic year with top organization award, library display

The Korean Culture Club at Austin Peay State University recently earned the Organization of the Year award in its first full year since its establishment.

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Cassidy Reeves
APSU undergrad presents research on crime shows at national criminal justice conference

Reeves received an APSU Undergraduate Research Enhancement Fund grant, which covered her airfare, hotel and registration to the National Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Conference in Las Vegas.

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Sharon Mabry
The Record: Sharon Mabry retires after a historic 52 years

During that five-decade-long career, she has mentored thousands of students, enhanced the cultural life of the Clarksville-Montgomery community, and helped transform Austin Peay's music department into one of the top programs in the Southeast.

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Celebrating ROTC’s 50th year at Austin Peay: Retired Col. Eddie Vaughn
Celebrating ROTC's 50th year at Austin Peay: Retired Col. Eddie Vaughn

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps at Austin Peay State University is celebrating its 50th year. To mark the occasion, each month we will share one story of a Governor's Guard alumni or former leader. This final month, we share the story of retired Col. Eddie Vaughn, who graduated from Austin Peay in 1983.

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GovsGive
APSU raises $497,158 during sixth annual Govs Give online giving campaign

This amount is nearly $40,000 more than the amount raised in 2021, and throughout the first five years of the campaign, APSU raised over $1 million for student success.

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Larissa Dougherty
APSU alumna pursues Navy career on board the Carl Vinson

Larissa Dougherty calls the aircraft carrier home, and she spends her days documenting its travels and missions through photography, video production and writing.

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APSU Ransomware Attack Updates

University computers were disrupted by a ransomware attack on April 27. Visit this page for updates from the university on final exams, commencement and computer use.

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Clarksville Youth Orchestra to perform spring concert on May 9
Clarksville Youth Orchestra to perform spring concert on May 9

The Clarksville Youth Orchestra (CYO) will perform its Spring 2022 concert for the public at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 9, at the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall at Austin Peay State University.

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Amber Campbell
Meet APSU's Amber Zia Campbell - Pakistan-native and soon-to-be U.S. Army officer

Once she graduates and is commissioned as an officer this May, she'll be one of the few Pakistani women officers in the U.S. Army.

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ROTC’s Spring 2022 Commissioning Ceremony coming on May 6
ROTC's Spring 2022 Commissioning Ceremony coming on May 6

The ROTC program at Austin Peay has been celebrating its 50 years on campus, and the cadets and leaders will culminate the year with the commissioning of 30 new Army officers.

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Japanese exchange students polish English, experience Western culture at Austin Peay
Japanese exchange students polish English, experience Western culture at Austin Peay

Many exchange students came to Austin Peay State University from various places around the world, and from those countries, several of the students are from Japan.

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This Week at Austin Peay: Commencement is on Friday!
This Week at Austin Peay: Commencement is on Friday!

On May 6, Austin Peay State University will host three commencement ceremonies to honor the University's Spring 2022 graduates.

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Austin Peay business professor shares entrepreneurship tips with WalletHub
Austin Peay business professor shares entrepreneurship tips with WalletHub

WalletHub.com recently published an article that featured an interview with Austin Peay State University management professor Dr. John Xavier Volker.

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Austin Peay accounting professor shares tips with MoneyGeek
Austin Peay accounting professor shares tips with MoneyGeek

MoneyGeek.com recently published two articles that featured interviews with Austin Peay State University accounting professor Dr. Brandon Di Paolo Harrison.

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Nikki Peterson
APSU celebrates 14 years with Director of Alumni Relations Nikki Peterson as she prepares for new career opportunity

Under her leadership, APSU has initiated new ways to engage with over 120,000 alumni including online newsletters and magazines, social media tools, an updated website and giving opportunities.

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Photos: ‘Innovation Experience’ showcases STEM student work to industry partners
Photos: 'Innovation Experience' showcases STEM student work to industry partners

The College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at Austin Peay State University hosted an event on April 22 to showcase student work to area industrial partners.

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May’s Science on Tap to examine the physics portrayed in movies such as ‘Apollo 13’
May's Science on Tap to examine the physics portrayed in movies such as 'Apollo 13'

When Austin Peay State University's Science on Tap returns to Strawberry Alley Ale Works on May 3, APSU professors will continue their examination of how Hollywood blockbuster movies portray science.

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President Riggs
Former APSU President Robert Riggs dies at 79

Riggs began his career at Austin Peay as the youngest president in the history of the University, starting at the age of 34 in 1976, a record that remains to this day. He was president until 1987.

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Austin Peay professors to revisit Russia-Ukraine war during public presentation
Austin Peay professors to revisit Russia-Ukraine war during public presentation

Those seeking a deeper understanding of the war between Russia and Ukraine can attend a public presentation on April 26 at Austin Peay State University.

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Austin Peay graduate student identifies 55,085 insects during research on Fort Campbell bats
Austin Peay graduate student identifies 55,085 insects during research on Fort Campbell bats

After about five months of collecting insects at Fort Campbell and six months of counting them in an Austin Peay lab, Trevor Walker and his team identified 55,085 bugs. The payoff for all of that work could be huge - the research could uncover a new way for state agencies to gauge water quality.

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This Week at Austin Peay: Last day of spring classes, Study Day and finals
This Week at Austin Peay: Last day of spring classes, Study Day and finals

The last day of spring classes is on Wednesday, April 27, followed by Study Day on Thursday, April 28. Finals begin on Friday, April 29.

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Austin Peay’s Plant the Campus Red brightens campus for spring
Austin Peay's Plant the Campus Red brightens campus for spring

Austin Peay's 23rd annual Plant the Campus Red brightened up the University on Thursday, April 21, with about 10 teams of faculty, staff, students and community members volunteering to plant flowers, trees and shrubs across campus.

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Taylor Swift
Struggling with Latin? APSU professor says give Taylor Swift a try

Instead of using the works of Ancient Roman poet Virgil, Dr. Stephen Kershner prefers Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" and other pop music to inspire his Latin students.

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Commencement
APSU hosting three spring commencement ceremonies on May 6

Each graduate may receive up to eight tickets for guests to attend the event, and Austin Peay will offer a free live webcast of each commencement ceremony.

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Judges
Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals holds session on Austin Peay's campus

On April 12, judges Jill Bartee Ayers, Robert Wedemeyer and Camille McMullen heard several actual cases in Austin Peay's Morgan University Center.

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College of Business
APSU College of Business helping students dress for success

As the College of Business career readiness coach, Crystal Hambrock is providing professional clothes to students in need for interviews, internships or other business-related activities.

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Austin Peay’s Community School of the Arts to launch Clarksville Children’s Chorus with May auditions
Austin Peay's Community School of the Arts to launch Clarksville Children's Chorus with May auditions

The new Clarksville Children's Chorus at Austin Peay State University's Community School of the Arts will begin its inaugural year with auditions on Friday, May 13, and Saturday, May 14. Children who enjoy singing can sign up for auditions at the chorus's website.

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Austin Peay unveils online database to give public more access to university’s vast art collection
Austin Peay unveils online database to give public more access to university's vast art collection

For more than a year, the director of Austin Peay State University's art collection has worked with several students to make the school's vast collection more accessible to the public. This week, those efforts have culminated with a newly unveiled online database that allows people to search for and see the university's collected artwork.

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This Week at Austin Peay: Plant the Campus Red coming on Thursday
This Week at Austin Peay: Plant the Campus Red coming on Thursday

Plant the Campus Red brings faculty, staff and students together to plant flowers, trees and shrubs in designated landscaping beds across campus with assistance from the Montgomery County master gardeners.

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Trees
APSU hosting Second Annual Native Plant Sale this month

Nearly 1,000 individual native plants, all grown at Austin Peay, are currently for sale, with 50 species of perennials, grasses, trees and shrubs available for under $15.

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Dining Hall
Sodexo to Become New Food Service Provider for APSU

Sodexo's dining program at Austin Peay includes the introduction of national brands like Panda Express and a full-service Chick-fil-A, and the development of a modern, outdoor, grab-and-go café.

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Austin Peay’s ‘Innovation Experience’ to showcase STEM student work to industry partners
Austin Peay's 'Innovation Experience' to showcase STEM student work to industry partners

The event - called The Innovation Experience - will include 16 exhibitions featuring student capstone projects that highlight their work solving real-world problems, such as helping senior citizens sort pills or improving tire manufacturing.

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Meet Isabelle Stapp: Rewarding experiences keep her busy, driven at Austin Peay
Meet Isabelle Stapp: Rewarding experiences keep her busy, driven at Austin Peay

Along with amazing experiences and her friends, Stapp's success in her political science major and leadership roles in multiple organizations have opened opportunities.

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Police
Two APSU alumni help keep campus safe as new University police officers

Earlier this month, APSU graduates Prince Harris and Carla Rosales were sworn in as the University's two newest police officers.

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Claxton
APSU's Eriksson College of Education hosts 2nd rural education conference

The "Raising Our Rural Voices: Highlighting Rural Education with Shared Stories, Teaching Opportunities and Community Experiences" conference featured 22 presentations and more than 50 participants.

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Summer Arts Camp at Austin Peay to engage children in creative experiences
Summer Arts Camp at Austin Peay to engage children in creative experiences

For the first time, the Community School of the Arts at Austin Peay State University will offer a Summer Arts Camp experience in July for the area's young aspiring artists.

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Chandler
APSU dean and BGSU professor release new book on First-Amendment rights in schools

"At the Schoolhouse Gate: Stakeholder Perceptions of First Amendment Rights and Responsibilities in U.S. Public Schools," is now available from Information Age Publishing.

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This Week at Austin Peay: Licaris to host this year’s Easter egg hunt at Archwood
This Week at Austin Peay: Licaris to host this year's Easter egg hunt at Archwood

President Mike Licari and his wife, Kirsten, will host this year's Sigma Chi Easter Egg Hunt at their campus home, Archwood.

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Storyboard artist Jordan Koch to conclude year’s CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series
Storyboard artist Jordan Koch to conclude year's CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series

Koch, an artist in Nickelodeon's animated series "The Loud House," will complete the 2021-22 series season. He will also conduct a storyboard workshop with our animation students.

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Austin Peay professors, students collaborate with Customs House Museum to create children’s health fair
Austin Peay professors, students collaborate with Customs House Museum to create children's health fair

Austin Peay students and professors collaborated with Customs House Museum & Cultural Center to create the first-ever "Ready, Set, Know: A Children's Health Fair" at the museum.

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Huntertones to bring ‘explosive, imaginative’ music to Austin Peay’s Mabry Concert Hall
Huntertones to bring 'explosive, imaginative' music to Austin Peay's Mabry Concert Hall

The Clarksville Community Concert Association's 70th anniversary season continues with a concert by Huntertones, a "soulful, tasty and groovy" genre-defying band that delivers high-energy, horn-driven music.

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This Week at Austin Peay: Spring Dance Concert, student art exhibition, Science on Tap
This Week at Austin Peay: Spring Dance Concert, student art exhibition, Science on Tap

Coming this week: The Spring Dance Concert opens on Thursday; Science on Tap examines "Moneyball" on Tuesday; and the Annual Juried Student Exhibition opens on Monday.

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Alumni Spotlight: Communication alum Rachel LeJeune wins news Emmy
Alumni Spotlight: Communication alum Rachel LeJeune wins news Emmy

LeJeune's work during a winter storm in February 2021 helped to keep the public informed, and it helped to earn her and the Fox 17 "Code Red Weather & Traffic Alert" team recognition for Best Team Coverage at the 36th Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards.

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Austin Peay’s Art + Design to celebrate student work with annual juried exhibition
Austin Peay's Art + Design to celebrate student work with annual juried exhibition

The Department of Art + Design will celebrate the end of the 2021-22 academic year with the 54th Annual Juried Student Exhibition. The professionally juried exhibition opens in The New Gallery on April 4 and runs through April 27.

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APSU student newspaper earns regional awards

Students Jonathan Nelson and Blaine Kellar garnered recognition for The All State. The SEJC Best of the South Awards competition had 348 entries from nearly 30 colleges and universities across the Southeast.

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Austin Peay music professor composes piece to help First Presbyterian celebrate 200 years
Austin Peay music professor composes piece to help First Presbyterian celebrate 200 years

Dr. Jeffrey Wood wrote the work - "Windows of the Sky" - last summer, and the church's choir started rehearsals on the piece earlier this year. Wood's composition will be the centerpiece music of First Presbyterian's Community Bicentennial Celebration, which is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 22.

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Campus
Enrollment underway for American Sign Language course at APSU

Classes will kick off April 6, meeting twice a week in the evening on the APSU campus, and will continue through May 25.

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Austin Peay’s Science on Tap to continue its look at science in the movies with ‘Moneyball’
Austin Peay's Science on Tap to continue its look at science in the movies with 'Moneyball'

When Austin Peay State University's Science on Tap returns to Strawberry Alley Ale Works on April 5, APSU professors will continue their examination of how Hollywood blockbuster movies portray science.

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The Downeys
APSU to host Downey Baseball Operations Center & Clubhouse and Shawn Kelley K Club Ribbon-Cuttings on April 1

The Downey Baseball Operations Center & Clubhouse is located at Raymond C. Hand Park on the northwest corner of the APSU campus. The Shawn Kelley K Club is a premium indoor patio overlooking Joe Maynard Field.

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Chinook
Chinook helicopters land at APSU for ROTC training

The helicopters landed on the Dunn Center lawn Friday morning, with about 55 APSU cadets and 25 University of Memphis cadets marching into the back of the Chinooks.

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This Week at Austin Peay: Celebrated printmaker LaToya Hobbs to speak on campus
This Week at Austin Peay: Celebrated printmaker LaToya Hobbs to speak on campus

"This semester has been a busy one with visits by one world-class artist after another," said Michael Dickins, chair of the Visiting Artist Speaker Committee. "LaToya Hobbs creates large-scale woodcuts that deal with figurative imagery that addresses the idea of beauty, cultural identity and womanhood as they relate to women of the African diaspora."

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Austin Peay celebrates 10th annual Young Women’s Leadership Symposium
Austin Peay celebrates 10th annual Young Women's Leadership Symposium

Austin Peay State University hosted the 10th annual Young Women's Leadership Symposium on Friday, March 25, in the Morgan University Center.

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Student spotlight: Austin Peay experiences help Rebekah White realize, build on her dreams
Student spotlight: Austin Peay experiences help Rebekah White realize, build on her dreams

At Austin Peay, she ultimately decided to pursue a business major to build foundational knowledge because White strongly believed that it would be crucial to start her dream business.

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Celebrated printmaker LaToya Hobbs to speak at Austin Peay in CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series
Celebrated printmaker LaToya Hobbs to speak at Austin Peay in CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series

The Department of Art + Design, with support from the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to welcome celebrated printmaker LaToya Hobbs to continue 2021-22 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season.

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Alumni spotlight: Austin Peay graduate brings home-grown Nigerian ingredients to Clarksville business
Alumni spotlight: Austin Peay graduate brings home-grown Nigerian ingredients to Clarksville business

Jolie's Château does not just offer makeup and skincare remedies. Jolie Frederick also incorporates jewelry, fabric and other local vendors into the business. Jolie's Château is an eco-luxury brand that incorporates products from all over the world.

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CECA announces 2021-22 Tennessee Artist Fellow – Ashton Ludden
CECA announces 2021-22 Tennessee Artist Fellow - Ashton Ludden

The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA) is pleased to announce that artist Ashton Ludden of Knoxville, Tennessee, has been selected as the recipient of the 2021-2022 Tennessee Artist Fellowship.

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International artist Kenturah Davis to speak at Austin Peay
International artist Kenturah Davis to speak at Austin Peay

The Department of Art + Design, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to welcome internationally recognized artist Kenturah Davis to continue the 2021-22 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season.

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This Week at Austin Peay: Young Women’s Leadership Symposium, Theatre & Dance presents ‘Edges’
This Week at Austin Peay: Young Women's Leadership Symposium, Theatre & Dance presents 'Edges'

This week: Young Women's Leadership Symposium coming Friday; Theatre and Dance to present "Edges"; Flute Day 2022 coming Sunday; last week for "Listening" at The New Gallery.

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Maynards
APSU Board meeting includes Maynard Athletics Naming approval, announcement of Military Hall of Fame

The board voted unanimously to name the area where APSU's NCAA Division I athletic programs are housed as the Joe and Cathi Maynard Family Athletics Complex and the football field at Fortera Stadium as the Maynard Family Field.

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Student Spotlight: Sibyl Brush striving 'to be best educator I possibly can'
Student Spotlight: Sibyl Brush striving 'to be best educator I possibly can'

At a young age, Brush knew she wanted to major in education. When looking at colleges, Brush chose APSU based on the education department.

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Celebrating ROTC’s 50th year at Austin Peay: 1st Lt. Cailah Blevins
Celebrating ROTC's 50th year at Austin Peay: 1st Lt. Cailah Blevins

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps at Austin Peay State University is celebrating its 50th year. To mark the occasion, each month we'll share one story of a Governor's Guard alumni or former leader. This month, we share the story of 1st Lt. Cailah Blevins.

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Austin Peay’s Flute Day 2022 coming on March 27
Austin Peay's Flute Day 2022 coming on March 27

Austin Peay State University's Department of Music will celebrate Flute Day 2022 with a day filled with masterclasses, discussions and a concert featuring internationally praised flutist Dr. Alexa Still.

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APSU's 2022 Betty Joe Wallace Memorial Lecture to spotlight 'Tennessee's Superb Suffragists'

At 4 p.m. on March 24, Paula F. Casey, a dynamic speaker on voting rights, will give the 2020 Betty Joe Wallace Memorial Lecture in the Office of Equity, Access, and Inclusion at 416 College St.

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Newton Center
WVA and APSU to host Education Summit for Women Veterans March 26

The Women Veterans of America partnered with APSU's Newton Military Family Resource Center, the largest military student center in Tennessee, to show local women veterans the opportunities available at Austin Peay.

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This Week at Austin Peay: Trustees to meet, Career Expo coming, GuitarFest opens
This Week at Austin Peay: Trustees to meet, Career Expo coming, GuitarFest opens

This week's highlights: The APSU Board of Trustees will meet; the Career Expo is on Tuesday and Wednesday; the Grad Gala is on Monday and Tuesday; the Nashville Business Journal editor is coming to campus to speak; GuitarFest is Monday-Wednesday.

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Community School of the Arts hosts weeklong ceramics workshop for Clarksville Academy
Community School of the Arts hosts weeklong ceramics workshop for Clarksville Academy

The Community School of the Arts recently hosted a weeklong ceramics workshop for 11 Clarksville Academy students and hopes to work with more schools.

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Elaine Swann
Renowned etiquette expert visits APSU to help students with professional decorum

Last month, she visited Austin Peay State University to help prepare students for professional interactions during the University's special "Evening of Etiquette."

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APSU Board of Trustees to host spring meeting March 18

The board will discuss pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and Publishing, a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management and a Master of Business Administration.

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Nashville Opera’s ‘Goldi B. Locks’ continues CECA’s effort to bring arts experiences to local schoolchildren
Nashville Opera's 'Goldi B. Locks' continues CECA's effort to bring arts experiences to local schoolchildren

The Nashville Opera performed at Barksdale Elementary thanks to the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA) at Austin Peay State University and the generous support of the Heydel Family Foundation.

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Austin Peay creates Institute of Public Humanities to help bring humanities to life for the community
Austin Peay creates Institute of Public Humanities to help bring humanities to life for the community

The institute - housed in the College of Arts & Letters - will strive to bring people together for lectures, conversations, media, classes and events meant to explore and deepen an understanding of the human landscape of Middle Tennessee.

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GuitarFest returns with trio of concerts at Mabry Concert Hall
GuitarFest returns with trio of concerts at Mabry Concert Hall

Austin Peay State University will host its annual GuitarFest from March 14-16. This year's event will feature three concerts, each highlighting an esteemed guitarist showcasing a different style. The concerts - all free and open to the public - start at 7:30 each night at the Mabry Concert Hall in APSU's Music/Mass Communication building at Eighth and Marion streets.

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Austin Peay’s Southeastern Grasslands Initiative joins national plant conservation network
Austin Peay's Southeastern Grasslands Initiative joins national plant conservation network

At Austin Peay State University, the Southeastern Grasslands Initiative (SGI) has spent years focused on preserving, restoring and promoting the South's native grasslands. SGI recently made another step toward accomplishing that mission.

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This Week at Austin Peay: Happy Spring Break, Govs!
This Week at Austin Peay: Happy Spring Break, Govs!

Hard to believe, but Spring Break is this week. Happy Spring Break, Govs! We hope you enjoy the week.

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Student Spotlight: APSU helped Skylar Smith find the next steps in her field
Student Spotlight: APSU helped Skylar Smith find the next steps in her field

Many students struggle when choosing a major as they prepare for college, and Skylar Smith was no exception.

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APSU Phi Kappa Phi chapter awarded top distinction

The Circle of Excellence Chapter Awards program recognizes chapters that are promoting excellence in higher education on the local campus and engaging the community of scholars in service to others each year.

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Tax Class
APSU College of Business offers free, virtual tax prep to qualifying individuals

The program is open to anyone with an annual income of $66,000 or less, and their taxes are prepared by APSU students who are all IRS-certified volunteers.

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campus
APSU Hosts Informational Meeting on Upcoming Phlebotomy Technician Course

The Phlebotomy Technician Certificate program is a 10-week, classroom-based course followed by a four-week, hands-on externship.

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Rocheleau
APSU professor delves into just and unjust wars with new book

Routledge Press recently published his new book, "New Interventionist Just War Theory: A Critique," as part of its Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding series.

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President Licari
APSU marks first anniversary under President Licari

On March 1, 2021, Dr. Mike Licari officially arrived on campus as the 11th president of Austin Peay State University. In the 12 months that followed, the University has continued to make national headlines.

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Mendez and Di Paolo Harrison
APSU student publishes Spanish-language short story in literary journal

Méndez's four-page story, written for her Advanced Spanish Composition class and inspired by Salvador Dalí and Billie Eilish, will appear in the spring issue of "Azahares Literary Magazine."

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Nothing, including apartment fire, can stop Austin Peay graduate from following dreams
Nothing, including apartment fire, can stop Austin Peay graduate from following dreams

Austin Peay State University and dance team alumna Kyrstin Young made big plans to move to Atlanta after graduation to kickstart her professional dancing career. Not too long after moving, Young's plans took a sudden turn.

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This Week at Austin Peay: Events planned every day for Women’s Empowerment Week
This Week at Austin Peay: Events planned every day for Women's Empowerment Week

The second annual Women's Empowerment Week will kick off with the Women's Empowerment Celebration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 28, at 416 College St. Read here for what else is happening during Women's Empowerment Week.

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Claxton
APSU now offers first registered apprenticeship program for teaching in the country

Tennessee is the first state to be approved by the U.S. Department of Labor to establish a permanent Grow Your Own model, with APSU and CMCSS offering the first registered program.

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APSU AD Harrison earns contract extension, new title
APSU AD Harrison earns contract extension, new title

Last week, Gerald Harrison, Austin Peay State University's director of athletics, announced that he and his family look forward to continuing his work at the University and with the Clarksville community. Now, APSU President Mike Licari has reaffirmed the University's commitment to Harrison by extending his contract through the 2026-27 academic year and giving him a new title - vice president and director of athletics.

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APSU alumna has ‘surreal’ experience as crew member for HBO’s ‘Euphoria’
APSU alumna has 'surreal' experience as crew member for HBO's 'Euphoria'

While many dream of being involved with the show, Austin Peay State University graduate Lynsie Cook doesn't have to. Cook works as a post-production assistant on the set of "Euphoria." This season's last episode premieres on Sunday, Feb. 27, on HBO.

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Honors
APSU has strong showing at Tennessee Collegiate Honors Council annual meeting

During this year's meeting, three students presented their work, and Dr. Tim Winters, director of the APSU Honors and PELP programs, was elected the new TCHC president.

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Austin Peay professors, staff visit Moore Magnet to teach students about birds
Austin Peay professors, staff visit Moore Magnet to teach students about birds

On a cold February morning earlier this year, several Austin Peay State University professors, staff members and students visited Moore Magnet Elementary School to continue a burgeoning partnership between the two schools.

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Austin Peay’s Science on Tap to explore the science of ‘Jurassic Park’
Austin Peay's Science on Tap to explore the science of 'Jurassic Park'

When Austin Peay State University's Science on Tap returns to Strawberry Alley Ale Works on March 1, Dr. Catherine Haase, Dr. Kallina Dunkle and Phil Roberson will explore the science portrayed in the 1993 movie "Jurassic Park."

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Homecoming
APSU to 'Let the Gov Times Roll' during fall's 2022 Homecoming

Alumni and friends will return to campus the week of Sept. 19-24, hoping to slow down the fond memories of their student days. The week will include several APSU Homecoming traditions

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Houser-Evans
Kathleen Evans creates Houser-Evans Student Service Scholarship Endowment for APSU students

To be eligible, students must be enrolled full-time with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, and community service and campus involvement will also be considered in selecting the recipients of the scholarship.

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This Week at Austin Peay: Ukraine public lecture, ‘Listening’ opens at New Gallery, Civic Summit
This Week at Austin Peay: Ukraine public lecture, 'Listening' opens at New Gallery, Civic Summit

Events this week include: Professors to speak on Russian-Ukrainian confrontation; The New Gallery opens 'Listening: The Fourth String'; APSU to host part of Tennessee Campus Civic Summit; World Film Festival continues.

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Comprehensive Plan
APSU employees to help with Clarksville-Montgomery County Comprehensive Plan

The plan will serve as a guide for the next 20 years regarding land use, development, and public infrastructure investment.

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Austin Peay professors to speak on Russian-Ukrainian confrontation during public presentation
Austin Peay professors to speak on Russian-Ukrainian confrontation during public presentation

Those seeking a deeper understanding of the confrontation between Russia and Ukraine can attend a public presentation on Feb. 22 at Austin Peay State University.

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African American Employee Council continues growth as members prepare for third year
African American Employee Council continues growth as members prepare for third year

The AAEC is in its second year since being re-established and is continuing to expand its work. You can read more about the council at www.apsu.edu/aaec, but here are some recent highlights, written by AAEC chair Dr. Eva Gibson.

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The New Gallery presents ‘Listening: The Fourth String’ to continue engaging exhibition season
The New Gallery presents 'Listening: The Fourth String' to continue engaging exhibition season

The New Gallery, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the Austin Peay State University Department of Art + Design, is pleased to present Listening: The Fourth String by visual artist Raheleh Filsoofi and musician Reza Filsoofi to continue an engaging 2021-22 exhibition season.

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U.S. Bank and Austin Peay State University partner to offer Go Govs debit card

The Go Govs Affinity Visa® debit card is the fifth Affinity university card launch for U.S. Bank. More schools will be added to the program as it rolls out across the country.

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