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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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Campus
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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Police
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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Dr. James Thompson
APSU's Thompson explores Tulsa Massacre reparations through national fellowship

As an Urban Leaders Fellow this summer, Dr. James Thompson helped develop a proposed policy that provided reparations to the survivors of the Tulsa Massacre and their descendants.

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Jenkins Family
Jenkins Family endows the Jenkins Family Finish Line Endowment for APSU students

Students will be required to use this endowment as a one-time award to complete their degree. The APSU Scholarship Committee will determine the recipients of the scholarship based on financial need.

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Newton Military Family Resource Center open house today
Newton Military Family Resource Center open house today

The Austin Peay State University William E. & Sadako S. Newton Military Family Resource Center - the state's largest military student center - is open, and the APSU community is invited to visit and tour the facility at 11:30 a.m. today, Aug. 27, during a special open house.

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Austin Peay has a new outdoor space for class discussions, community fellowship
Austin Peay has a new outdoor space for class discussions, community fellowship

Alexandra Wills, director of the Center for Service-Learning and Community Engagement at Austin Peay State University, is building the university's first outdoor classroom, and it's right in Austin Peay's backyard. A handful of natural paths converge behind the Dunn Center and lead to the Outdoor Education Center.

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Doreen Carter
Estate gift from Doreen Carter establishes two new endowments at APSU

After she passed away at the age of 84 on Aug. 17, 2020, the Robert Busby Music Endowment and the Doreen Carter Estate Agriculture Fund of Excellence Endowment were officially created

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APSU's Woodward Library participating in 9/11 Memorial and Museum's Education Exhibit

The downloadable exhibition presents the history of 9/11, its origins and its ongoing implications through the personal stories of those who witnessed and survived the attacks.

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Furniture Connection establishes new endowment for APSU education students

To be eligible, students must be enrolled full-time at APSU and pursuing a teacher education licensure. Applicants must also have junior or senior status, demonstrate financial need and have a GPA of at least 3.5.

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Photo gallery: Images from the first days back on campus
Photo gallery: Images from the first days back on campus

Since students started moving back to campus, they've had dozens of activities to choose from to get connected to university community life. Here are a few images from Austin Peay's pre-semester events.

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Austin Peay’s Center of Excellence for Field Biology celebrates 35th year, continues nationwide mission
Austin Peay's Center of Excellence for Field Biology celebrates 35th year, continues nationwide mission

In its 35th year, the center remains an opportunity for Austin Peay, for Clarksville and Montgomery County and beyond. Since its inception in 1986, the center has expanded from a focus on the fauna and flora of the Land Between the Lakes to establishing a footprint across the United States, such as with the Southeastern Grasslands Initiative - which since 2017 has worked to restore thousands of acres of grasslands from Texas to New Jersey.

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Dr. Floyd Scott, a Center of Excellence for Field Biology founder, remembered for his compassion
Dr. Floyd Scott, a Center of Excellence for Field Biology founder, remembered for his compassion

Austin Peay's Center of Excellence for Field Biology lost one of its founding members, Dr. Floyd Scott, earlier this year. "He was the closest thing to a brother that I ever had," said Dr. Eugene Wofford, a longtime botanist at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. "He was a very kind, very compassionate person, and I miss him dearly."

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This Week at Austin Peay: Welcome to fall semester, Govs!
This Week at Austin Peay: Welcome to fall semester, Govs!

We made it to another fall semester, Govs! Don't forget that masks are required in University buildings and vaccines are the best defense against COVID-19 and its variants. You can get a COVID-19 vaccine by appointment from 1-3 p.m. on Thursdays afternoons at APSU's Boyd Health Services.

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awards
APSU College of Business announces 2021 AJ Taylor Distinguished Professorship Awards

The award honors two faculty members, one for excellence in teaching and the other for excellence in research.

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Local veterans service organization to host monthly workshop at APSU this fall

These special visits will take place from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Sept. 8, Oct. 6, Nov. 3 and Dec. 1, in APSU's Newton Military Family Resource Center.

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Newton Military Family Student Center
APSU's Newton Military Family Resource Center open, hosting open house Aug. 27

The 5,200-square-foot building at 426 College St., next to Johnny's Big Burger, is now open, making Austin Peay State University home to the largest military student center in Tennessee.

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Joe and Cathi Maynard
Joe and Cathi Maynard create two new scholarships for APSU students

The Maynards have expanded their commitment to APSU by contributing significant gifts to establish the Dr. Joe E Maynard, Sr. Education Endowment and the George J. Reed, Sr. Veterans Scholarship Endowment.

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APSU's Center for Rural Education helps rural teachers prepare for new school year

In late July, the center conducted three GoTags - Getting Off To A Good Start - workshops for 90 regional, K-12 rural teachers at sites in their home counties.

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Happening today: You can get a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Foy
Happening today: You can get a free Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Foy

Austin Peay is hosting an open vaccine clinic from 1-3 p.m. today in the Foy Fitness & Recreation Center. The clinic is open to anyone who wants the vaccine or a booster shot (currently available only to immunocompromised people).

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Morgan University Center
APSU Adult, Nontraditional and Transfer Student Center has new home

This fall, the center will open in a larger suite of offices on the first floor of the Morgan University Center, with the newly renovated space offering a computer lab, a quiet study area, a lactation room and much more.

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Austin Peay graduate’s poster selected for prestigious computing conference
Austin Peay graduate's poster selected for prestigious computing conference

With the encouragement of one of his physics professors, Jason Rivas entered one of his senior-year research projects into the prestigious Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing 2021 (PEARC21) conference, and his poster was one of 16 selected.

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The New Gallery at Austin Peay opens ‘Recent Acquisitions’ exhibition to kick off new season
The New Gallery at Austin Peay opens 'Recent Acquisitions' exhibition to kick off new season

The University accessioned over 150 new pieces into APSU's Art Collection within the past five years. The exhibition features 125 pieces of donated, gifted and purchased works of art and includes artists such as Ansel Adams, Deborah Gould Hall, Bonnie Schiffman, Albert Watson, Frank Paulin, Michel Thersiquel, Khari Turner, Gamaliel Rodriquez, Philippe Salaün, Karen Seapker, Carl E. Moore and many more.

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APSU offering more lactation spaces for nursing mothers on campus

A new room in the Morgan University Center and two lactation pods on campus represent APSU's new commitment to providing students, faculty and staff with a suitable place to breastfeed or pump.

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Browning
APSU President Licari seeks community input with new survey on University's future

The community responses to this 10-question survey will help guide University administrators over the next few months as they reevaluate Austin Peay's mission, vision and strategic plan.

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Celebrating ROTC’s 50th year at Austin Peay: Brig. Gen. Remo Butler
Celebrating ROTC's 50th year at Austin Peay: Brig. Gen. Remo Butler

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 retired Brig. Gen. Remo Butler.

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Happening today: The New Gallery to open with ‘Recent Acquisitions’
Happening today: The New Gallery to open with 'Recent Acquisitions'

The exhibit will include more than 150 pieces accepted into Austin Peay State University's art collection during the last five years. Pieces include art from Ansel Adams, Deborah Gould Hall, Bonnie Schiffman, Albert Watson, Michel Thersiquel, Khari Turner, Gamaliel Rodriguez, Philippe Salaün and Karen Seapker.

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faculty award winners
APSU recognizes outstanding professors with 2021 Faculty Awards

On Aug. 16, Austin Peay State University President Mike Licari honored several outstanding faculty members during an awards ceremony in the Mabry Concert Hall.

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Award Winners
APSU announces 2021 Outstanding Alumni Award winners

This October, during Austin Peay State University's 2021 Homecoming celebration, the University will honor six distinguished individuals with this year's APSU Alumni Awards.

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Alertus
APSU upgrades outdoor emergency alert system

The more powerful system uses innovative "text-to-speech technology that provides clearly annunciated emergency notifications."

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This Week at Austin Peay: Students moving in, APEX weekend starts Friday
This Week at Austin Peay: Students moving in, APEX weekend starts Friday

As Austin Peay State University students continue to move in for the fall semester, the Clarksville campus is getting busier. Starting Friday, campus will be abuzz with students celebrating APEX weekend.

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Austin Peay’s APEX weekend celebration adds car show open to the public
Austin Peay's APEX weekend celebration adds car show open to the public

This year, organizers are adding a new event open to the community - a car show and meet-up - to go along with the usual featured events at APEX weekend ahead of the first day of classes.

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Award Winners
APSU announces recipients of the 38th Annual Candlelight Ball Awards

The Ball will be at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, 2022, in Nashville, and in preparation for this event, APSU has announced the two winners of the 2022 Candlelight Ball Awards.

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Beloved Community Writing Group
APSU hosts Beloved Community Writing Retreat for Black faculty

Each day included time for goal setting, independent writing and accountability checks, and guest speakers included Black tenured APSU professors, Provost Maria Cronley and other university representatives.

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Doctoral graduates
APSU hosts a night of celebration honoring the University's first graduating doctoral class

The group of 60 guests who attended the event included state and local government officials, leaders in education, as well as APSU supporters, leadership, faculty and staff.

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Dr. Ricardo Nazario y Colón
Poet, artist & diversity officer Colón to speak at APSU's Asanbe Diversity Symposium

At 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 1, he'll visit Austin Peay State University's Morgan University Center, Room 307, to deliver the keynote lecture, "A Puerto Rican/Latinx Journey in Appalachia,"

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APSU reinstates mask mandate while inside campus buildings

Austin Peay State University has reinstated a mask requirement for the campus' indoor facilities. Masks do not need to be worn outside, in private offices, individual study/practice rooms or in residence halls.

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Lorneth Peters
APSU's small business development center now located in downtown Clarksville

The center, which is part of the APSU College of Business, could be difficult to find, so in an effort to better serve this area, it recently relocated to 211 South Second St.

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Austin Peay employees given opportunity for Title IX training to help with future investigations
Austin Peay employees given opportunity for Title IX training, to help with future investigations

Austin Peay State University's Office of Equity, Access and Inclusion (OEAI) has invited University employees the opportunity to attend Title IX sessions and to help the office with future Title IX investigations.

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Governors Guard celebrates two newly commissioned officers during ROTC’s 50th year at Austin Peay
Governors Guard celebrates two newly commissioned officers during ROTC's 50th year at Austin Peay

On Aug. 6, Austin Peay State University celebrated two of its Army Reserved Officers' Training Corps students with a commissioning ceremony that followed the University's summer commencement.

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Austin Peay alumna’s books help children understand difficult topics
Austin Peay alumna's books help children understand difficult topics

Children's mental health is underserved. That's part of the reason why Kacy Chambers, an Austin Peay State University alumna of Interdisciplinary Studies K-8, wrote two self-help books and two journals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Grandmother, grandson walk together across Austin Peay State University’s commencement stage
Grandmother, grandson together walk across Austin Peay State University’s commencement stage

Shirley West, 69, went back to school alongside her grandson, Bailey West, 25, and they walked across the commencement stage together on Friday, Aug. 6, each earning an Associate of Applied Science.

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Govs Summer Camp children benefit from Nashville Predators-funded garden at Austin Peay
Govs Summer Camp children benefit from Nashville Predators-funded garden at Austin Peay

Thanks to a collaboration between University Recreation's Govs Summer Camp and the Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement, the construction of a child education garden was made possible after receiving a private grant of $5,000 through the Nashville Predators Foundation.

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5K
APSU Scholarship 5K: Run for Govs set for Oct. 2

Participants can choose to run in-person on the day of the race at Emerald Hill, which is 3.1 miles long and certified by the USA Track & Field (TN21012MS), or virtually on a course of their choosing.

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APSU to host summer commencement Aug. 6

This ceremony honoring APSU graduates will resemble Austin Peay's pre-COVID-19 celebrations, with faculty again participating in full regalia and more guests attending the event.

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SGI
APSU GIS Center joins the Southeastern Grasslands Initiative to examine land grant data from the Revolutionary War

To revive the 230-year-old lost world of Middle Tennessee, the two organizations are studying the original, hand-drawn maps and notes surveyors made of the region between 1789 and 1804.

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Amy Wright
Austin Peay's Amy Wright publishes new book that explores the 'braided conversations' of our lives

Her new book, Paper Concert: A Conversation in the Round, features nine essays pursuing the art of asking and the invisible links that connect one line of questioning to the next.

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Austin Peay accounting professor highlighted in MoneyGeek.com study
Austin Peay accounting professor highlighted in MoneyGeek.com study

MoneyGeek.com recently published an article that featured an interview with Austin Peay State University accounting professor.

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Austin Peay alumna finalist for Nashville environment, sustainability award
Austin Peay alumna finalist for Nashville environment, sustainability award

An Austin Peay State University alumna, Angel Fowler, has been selected as a finalist in the 2020 Nashville Emerging Leader Awards (NELA) in the Environment and Sustainability category.

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Sullivans
Dennis Sullivan creates the Richard and Anne Sullivan PELP Endowment for APSU students

To be eligible, students must have a cumulative collegiate GPA of at least 3.5. Applicants must also enroll in at least 12 credit hours each semester and complete all courses required by the PELP program.

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APSU celebrates 90 years of residence life - the heart of the college experience

Construction of Harned Hall, a former women's dorm and the oldest building on campus, was finished in 1931, making this the 90th anniversary of APSU's commitment to the benefits of living on campus.

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Filippos
APSU retiree establishes the Inga and Joe Filippo Theatre Endowment

To qualify for the scholarship, students must have a major in Theatre Arts with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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‘Rodeo in STYLE’: How an iconic photographer’s images became a part of Austin Peay’s art collection
'Rodeo in STYLE': How an iconic photographer's images became a part of Austin Peay's art collection

Recently discovered photos not only capture a Canadaian rodeo in 1978, but they also help to tell the story of how a world-famous photographer's photos made their way over 43 years from his New York City studio to an Arizona gallery to a dusty flat-file box in Austin Peay State University's art collection.

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Schroeder
APSU Military Alumni Chapter endows CW3 (R) Scott Schroeder Scholarship Endowment

To qualify, students must be active duty Special Forces soldiers, honorably discharged Special Forces soldiers, or spouses or dependents of Special Forces soldiers.

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AAEC kickball game
APSU's reestablished African American Employee Council celebrates successful first year

Over the last 12 months, the AAEC has attracted more than 75 members, hosted professional, academic, enrichment and social programs, and established two scholarship funds.

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President Licari
APSU once again exceeds expectations by raising $14.6 million during 2021 fiscal year

The total eclipses the more than $11.4 million raised in 2020, making this the fourth consecutive year that APSU has set a record for the second-highest giving year in University history.

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student athletes
APSU athletics receives NCAA AASP grant for 2021-22 academic year

APSU Athletics, one of only 13 Division I institutions to receive a grant, will use the single-year grant totaling $100,000 to fund tuition and fees for student-athletes participating in summer school programming.

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Celebrating ROTC’s 50th year at Austin Peay: Brig. Gen. Robin L. Mealer
Celebrating ROTC's 50th year at Austin Peay: Brig. Gen. Robin L. Mealer

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 alumna retired Army Brig. Gen. Robin L. Mealer.

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Austin Peay’s Camp R.O.W. offers incoming students extended orientation program
Austin Peay's Camp R.O.W. offers incoming students extended orientation program

Austin Peay State University is ready to host its second Camp R.O.W. - an extended orientation program open to all incoming students.

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Austin Peay’s first-ever Rock Band Camp looking to expand on July 19-23
Austin Peay's first-ever Rock Band Camp looking to expand on July 19-23

A second Rock Band Camp will be on July 19-23. Registration is still open for the camp, which will be 1-4 p.m. every day at Austin Peay and culminate with performances for friends and family at the end of the last day.

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LCRC
Rebranded Latino Community Resource Center helps APSU lead state in Latino student access

According to the Education Trust of Tennessee, Austin Peay State University has the highest Latino access score of any public institution in the state.

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Paper about chemistry lab escape game earns publication in Journal of Chemical Education
Paper about chemistry lab escape game earns publication in Journal of Chemical Education

Austin Peay team's paper about using an escape game-style lab experience to help chemistry students learn to solve "a real, complex and multistep problem" earns publication in the Journal of Chemical Education.

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Nursing class
APSU education doctorate now offering concentration for nurse educator

The new concentration now provides nurses with educational leadership strategies they'll need if they want to advance their careers in higher education or in leadership roles at healthcare facilities.

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Austin Peay adds girls-preferred options to its Google-backed summer coding camps
Austin Peay adds girls-preferred options to its Google-backed summer coding camps

Austin Peay State University hosted a girls-preferred coding camp this summer to give girls or young women a space to feel more comfortable in an often boy-dominated experience.

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APSU to host seminar/webinar on hiring and retaining top talent

The Tennessee Small Business Development Center will host a virtual and in-person event, "Learn the Secrets to Attract, Hire and Retain Top Talent," with nationally renowned author and business coach Minesh Baxi.

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Austin Peay honors class to explore the science behind blockbuster movies
Austin Peay honors class to explore the science behind blockbuster movies

This fall, Dr. Catherine Haase, Austin Peay State University assistant professor of biology, will teach a class that explores the science portrayed in blockbuster Hollywood movies, specifically putting critical thought to how the science in the movies stacks up to real science.

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New student art fellowship to help document, preserve, ‘discover’ Austin Peay’s art collection
New student art fellowship to help document, preserve, 'discover' Austin Peay's art collection

A recent endowment from Mark and Martha Em Raby made a new annual summer fellowship possible and provides an Art + Design student the opportunity to work with the University's art collection.

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Advancement Staff
APSU University Advancement hires three new staff members

Rebekah Bishop is now the director of donor operations and annual giving, Jared Green is the assistant athletics director - development and Emily DeSpain is the new advancement specialist.

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Austin Peay to offer data journalism class in the fall semester
Austin Peay to offer data journalism class in the fall semester

COMM 3410 -- taught this fall by Dr. Andrew Luna -- will introduce students to the different types of data and information available to them as well as how they can effectively interpret and use those data in news stories.

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Dr. Coggins
APSU's Coggins named state's first Counselor Educator of the Year

Dr. Kimberly Coggins arrived at Austin Peay in 2017, shortly after earning her Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision from the University of Wyoming.

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APSU’s Govs Outdoors creates teambuilding ropes course
APSU's Govs Outdoors creates teambuilding ropes course

Austin Peay State University's Govs Outdoors has unveiled a new ropes course designed to deliver teambuilding exercises for sports teams, coworkers, classmates and other groups. The course provides several challenges ranging rope mazes, balance logs and a 12-foot wall.

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Celebrating ROTC’s 50th year at Austin Peay: Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey
Celebrating ROTC's 50th year at Austin Peay: Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey

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 retired Marine Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey.

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Austin Peay adds Minecraft camp to its Google-backed summer coding camps
Austin Peay adds Minecraft camp to its Google-backed summer coding camps

The most popular of Austin Peay State University's summer coding camps - "Learning Programming with Minecraft" for middle schoolers - filled up within days of registration opening.

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First-ever Rock Band Camp coming this summer to Austin Peay’s Community School of the Arts
First-ever Rock Band Camp coming this summer to Austin Peay's Community School of the Arts

Austin Peay State University's Community School of the Arts will host its first-ever Rock Band Camp this summer.

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Austin Peay professor selected for National Endowment for the Humanities’ Zora Neale Hurston institute
Austin Peay professor selected for National Endowment for the Humanities' Zora Neale Hurston institute

Austin Peay State University's Dr. Paula White is one of 25 scholars selected for a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute that will explore the works of Zora Neale Hurston.

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Dunn Center
APSU hosts celebration after raising over $65 million during the "What If" Comprehensive Campaign

Attendees enjoyed dinner and a presentation highlighting the impact that individual gifts from donors had on all areas of the Austin Peay State University.

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Austin Peay Governor’s School students learn from distinguished alumni scientists
Austin Peay Governor's School students learn from distinguished alumni scientists

During the first week of the Governor's School for Computational Physics at Austin Peay State University, high school juniors and seniors got an opportunity to learn from two of the university's high-achieving physics graduates.

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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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