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APSU to receive Veteran Reconnect Grant during Oct. 2 ceremony

APSU to receive Veteran Reconnect Grant, providing funds for the development of new programs designed to promote the success of student veterans, during ceremony on Monday, Oct. 2 at 2 p.m.

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Work by Andrew Scott Ross
APSU's CECA announces 2017-18 Tennessee Artist Fellow

The Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts is pleased to announce that Andrew Scott Ross, of Johnson City, is the 2017-18 recipient of the Tennessee Artist Fellowship.

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Film Festival
Inaugural Film Genre Festival brings sci-fi classics to APSU

On each Tuesday beginning Sept. 26 and lasting through Oct. 31, a different film will be shown at 5 p.m. in the Art and Design Building, room 120. All screenings are free and include an introduction from the Austin Peay professor who selected the film.

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Michael Smith
Educational Intelligence Visiting Lecture Series welcomes Michael R. Smith

The Educational Intelligence Visiting Lecture Series presented by the Department of Distance Education welcomes Michael R. Smith and his discussion, titled "Life NOW Learning" on Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Morgan University Center Ballroom.

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Garrett Coscolluela
Music major Coscolluela a part of world championship-winning drum corps

Garrett Coscolluela — a euphonium and trombone player — and his teammates on a national drum corp captured the Drum Corps International World Championship in August.

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APSU wins big on Saturday
Govs win big during home opener

In front of a Fortera Stadium-record 8,152 fans, the Governors succeeded in going over, around and through Morehead State's defense for a 69-13 victory.

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Freshmen Service Project
Freshmen perform service work for community

On Aug. 26, the Austin Peay State University Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement hosted Austin Peay's second annual Freshman Service Project (FSP) as part of APEX weekend.

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Cover of Thompson's book,
Art + Design welcome Nato Thompson for artist lecture on Sept. 20

The Department of Art + Design and CECA will present Nato Thompson, author, curator and artistic director of Creative Time, at 6 p.m. on Sept. 20, for an artist lecture.

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Kevin Tanner
APSU associate professor, service-learning students assist on project to honor area veterans

Kiwanis Club of Clarksville, APSU partner on “Faces of Valor,” telling the stories of over 1,500 Clarksville-Montgomery County military veterans in every conflict in American history.

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APSU service-learning students
APSU students perform service work before semester

Last month, 13 Austin Peay State University students and three staff members participated in a service trip to St. Louis, Missouri.

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Patrick Vincent
Assistant Professor Vincent completes residency program at Dublin print studio

The second-year Department of Art and Design professor recently completed an international artist in residence program at Black Church Print Studio in Dublin, Ireland.

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APSU Board of Trustees
APSU Board of Trustees to host fall meeting Sept. 14-15

On Sept. 14 and 15, the Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees will host its fall meetings on the APSU campus. All meetings are open to the public and will take place at 317 College Street.

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THINKFAST
THINKFAST driver safety game show comes to Austin Peay on Sept. 11

Austin Peay Campus Police and the Montgomery County Government Driver Safety Program are partnering with Nissan North America to bring safe driving education to APSU with the driving safety gameshow THINKFAST.

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Nursing
Austin Peay students participate, earn recognition during prestigious Vanderbilt nursing internship

One APSU School of Nursing student was recently honored for her excellence as she and a team of APSU students took part in an internship program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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APSU honoring 9/11 anniversary with community art exhibit

This September, Austin Peay State University will commemorate the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a special community art project, Honoring 9/11 through Art and Art Therapy.

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APSU website
APSU strengthens online presence with new website

Earlier this summer, Austin Peay State University unveiled a newly redesigned website, creating a stronger digital presence for the 90-year-old institution.

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dreamgarden
APSU Art + Design to unveil augmented reality exhibit Sept. 7

This September, the Department of Art + Design, along with the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, will present "Dream Garden," an augmented reality interactive installation.

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Art and Design lobby
APSU Art + Design Building opens with ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 12

After decades of rumors, speculations and wild hopes, a visual arts building is finally opening on the Austin Peay State University campus. At 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 12, 2017, the University will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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Dr. Steven Ryan
APSU recognizes outstanding faculty during 2017 awards ceremony

On Aug. 23, Austin Peay State University recognized several outstanding faculty members during a faculty awards ceremony in the Mabry Concert Hall.

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Art and Design Building
APSU Department of Art + Design unveils 2017-2018 exhibition and visiting artist schedule

The Austin Peay State University Department of Art + Design recently unveiled its 2017-18 season of exhibitions and visiting speakers.

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Eclipse over APSU
Crowds cheer total solar eclipse above APSU

Around 1:25 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21, hundreds of people cheered in the near-dark inside Austin Peay State University's Fortera Stadium during a total solar eclipse.

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Bryanna Licciardi
APSU alumna Licciardi releases debut book of poetry, "Skin Splitting"

Bryanna Licciardi’s debut poetry book, titled “Skin Splitting," is set for release in August through Finishing Line Press.

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Steven Sherrill
Fiction, poetry and film on display during Zone 3 Fall 2017 Reading Series

Zone 3, the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts’ literary journal, welcomes a diverse group for its Fall 2017 Zone 3 Reading Series.

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APSU award Komen grant
APSU earns record amount of external grants

Last year, APSU faculty and staff aggressively pursued outside funding to support research, resulting in a 76-percent increase in external grants over the previous year.

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University of Burgos
Austin Peay signs student exchange agreement with Spanish university

Austin Peay State University recently entered into a formal exchange agreement with University of Burgos, one of the top Spanish public universities of its size.

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APSU observatory
APSU hosting several events for total solar eclipse

University officials have spent the last several years organizing its PeayClipse events. On Aug. 20 and 21, APSU will offer several extraordinary opportunities for individuals to witness the eclipse.

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APSU College of Business
Larry Carroll continues to support APSU with new distinguished professorship award

Earlier this year, Carroll decided to promote excellence in teaching within the college, while also recognizing a former professor, by creating the A.J. Taylor Distinguished Professorship at APSU.

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Mark and Jeri Blick
Blick family honors son's legacy with new APSU agriculture scholarship

On July 29, the Blick family, along with a few close friends, gathered at the Austin Peay State University farm to establish the Brock Blick Endowed Scholarship in Agriculture.

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Dr. Edward Chester
State honors APSU's Chester with Lifetime Achievement Award

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau presented Dr. Edward Chester with the Robert Sparks Walker Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Governor's Environmental Stewardship Awards on June 16.

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Team USA Cheer
Trio of APSU Cheerleading student-athletes win gold for Team USA at World Cheerleading Championships

Austin Peay State University student-athletes are no stranger to competition. Each year, the Governors compete to be the best on their team, the best in their conference and some even push to rank among the best in the nation. Very few have ever been able to say they took on the best in the world, but a trio of Austin Peay Cheerleading student-athletes got that chance recently -- and they have the gold medals to back up their claim.

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Maria White
APSU student White wins first place at international glass and optics meeting

Held in Waikoloa, Hawaii, the 2017 Glass and Optical Materials Division Meeting (GOMD) of the Materials Ceramic Society was an international affair, attracting hundreds of scientists from over 25 countries.

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PeayClipse
Movies in the Park to feature APSU PeayClipse talk on "Telling Time and Telling Tales: Eclipses in Ancient Greece"

As part of the ongoing PeayClipse lecture series, Austin Peay State University faculty members Tim and Mary Winters will present a talk titled, "Telling Time and Telling Tales: Eclipses in Ancient Greece," at 7 p.m. on July 15, during the city of Clarksville's Movies in the Park Series, at Heritage Park.

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Prentice Chandler
Dr. Prentice Chandler, dean of Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education, publishes second volume of study on race, social studies

Informed by years spent as a school teacher, Dr. Prentice Chandler, dean of Austin Peay State University's Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education, recognized a deficiency in the way social studies are taught in the classroom.

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Megan Walker
APSU College of Science and Mathematics renamed College of STEM

In the next decade, analysts predict that Amazon, Apple, Google or Tesla will become the world's first trillion-dollar, publicly traded company. The astounding growth of these companies--Barclays predicts Amazon will triple its revenue by 2027--is leading many to argue that America's economic future has become dependent on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education.

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Sarah
APSU sociology-journalism student to help combat human trafficking with summer internship

On April 25, 2015, an earthquake ravaged parts of Nepal, destroying homes and businesses and killing nearly 9,000 people. In the months following the devastation, several mysterious individuals appeared in the ruble, offering survivors the opportunity to pursue a better life through education or jobs overseas. Thousands of women and girls, having no alternative, accepted these seemingly generous offers.

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Stem Building
APSU to offer first engineering degree this fall

Since the early 1960s, prospective students and area manufacturers have asked when will APSU offer an engineering degree, and May 11, 2017, the Tennessee Higher Education Commission finally provided them with an answer.

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