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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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