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Deepesh Subedi
APSU student escapes Bhutanese ethnic war, later wins THEC's top service award

Last month, Deepesh Subedi was recognized for his work when he received the Tennessee Higher Education Commission's Harold Love Outstanding Community.

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Health Professions Building rendering
New health professions building and new military institute coming to APSU

On Thursday, April 29, the Tennessee General Assembly approved funding for both projects at Austin Peay State University as part of the state's 2021-2022 annual budget.

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Subedi and Darnell
Two members of APSU community win THEC community service award

Only 10 individuals from across the state were selected for this prestigious award, including APSU nursing graduate student Deepesh Subedi and Dr. Linda Darnell, associate professor of nursing.

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McCord
APSU College of Behavioral and Health Sciences honors students with annual awards

The college canceled its award celebration because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is still highlighting the work of its students by presenting them, in absentia, with its annual honors and awards.

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Austin Peay to offer new health and social justice certificate this fall

The College of Behavioral Health and Science received a grant from the Tennessee Board of Regents that will provide laptops to the first 20 students who enroll to pursue the certificate.

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Students
APSU partners with ATS for speech-language student clinicals

Advanced Therapy Solutions made its facility available to APSU speech-language seniors so they can complete clinical experiences in speech-language pathology before they graduate this May.

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Dr. Leake
APSU names Dr. Valerie Leake as director for the Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology program

Leake previously served as a founding faculty member and later the director of the groundbreaking Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology program at Radford University in Virginia.

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Happening today: Lecture series continues with ‘Tools of Effective Civic Engagement’
Happening today: Lecture series continues with 'Tools of Effective Civic Engagement'

The College of Behavioral and Health Sciences' Brown Bag Lecture Series continues today with Dr. Kevin Baron, assistant professor of political science and public management, presenting "How to Change Your World: The Tools of Effective Civic Engagement."

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Criminal Justice program
APSU plans to offer criminal justice masters with homeland security concentration this fall

If approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, students will be able to complete the program in just one calendar year.

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Happening today: Lecture series continues with ‘Identifying and Predicting Social Movement Spillover’
Happening today: Lecture series continues with 'Identifying and Predicting Social Movement Spillover'

Dr. Misty Ring-Ramirez, assistant professor of sociology, will give a presentation titled "Shared Visions: Identifying and Predicting Social Movement Spillover."

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Austin Peay nursing student gives her professor mom the COVID-19 vaccine
Austin Peay nursing student gives her professor mom the COVID-19 vaccine

Last week, Austin Peay State University nursing faculty and students started giving Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine shots to eligible members of the Clarksville-Montgomery County community. But one shot stood out.

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Dr. Young
APSU political science professor compares elections in U.S. and Belize

As Dr. Harold Young slowly made his way toward the polling station in Belize City, his professional interest in political science had him comparing that country's national election to the recent election in the U.S.

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Clement
APSU and Cumberland School of Law Formalize 3+3 Partnership

This partnership creates a pathway for students to receive a bachelor's degree from Austin Peay and a law degree from Cumberland in six years of study, rather than the traditional seven.

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McCord
Austin Peay's sociology department offering a Black Lives Matter/contemporary race relations class

"Using a sociological lens, this course takes a theoretical, empirical and historical examination of race relations in America," Dr. Amanda Patrick, assistant professor of sociology, said.

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Health Professions Building
CMCCHF commits $3 million for the new APSU Health Professions Building

The Health Professions Building will consolidate the APSU School of Nursing and the departments of allied health sciences, psychological science and counseling, health and human performance and social work into one facility.

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Meet Oliver Smith: APSU nursing student and Nightingale award winner
Meet Oliver Smith: APSU nursing student and Nightingale award winner

"It makes me happy to know I'm upholding nursing as I want it to be, which is a really sacred thing - helping people, healing people," Oliver Smith said. "But still, I'm like, 'did I deserve that?'"

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APSU and Fisk partnership
APSU School of Nursing forms partnership with Fisk University

In July, the two schools signed a Memorandum of Understanding that paved the way for Fisk students to enroll in APSU's School of Nursing each semester. This new agreement will begin during the Spring 2021 semester.

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Dr. Young
APSU political science professor publishes new book examining British Commonwealth and Caribbean appeals courts

In an ever globalizing world, Dr. Harold Young's book asks questions that will continue to confront nation-states, and he offers guidance as to how to understand their answers.

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Dr. John Phillips
APSU professor named to state's civil rights advisory committee

The Tennessee Advisory Committee hosts open meetings quarterly, and the bipartisan group is tasked with looking at voting rights, discrimination and criminal justice issues.

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Dr. Emily Pica
APSU psychology professor publishes books examining criminal justice reform and #MeToo Movement

At a time when many in the public are calling for criminal justice reform, Dr. Emily Pica's books could play an important role in future legal discussions.

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