Clarksville, TN – On a mild December afternoon in 2012, a crowd of local farmers, agri-businessmen and dignitaries gathered around an old hay barn to contemplate the future of the Austin Peay State University Department of Agriculture.
Student enrollment in that program had increased an astounding 82 percent in recent years, but some of the facilities at the APSU Farm and Environmental Education Center, known simply as the farm, didn’t reflect this growth.
Austin Peay State University Center for Extended and Distance Education offers more classes, easier registration
Clarksville, TN – This fall, the Center for Distance and Extended Education at Austin Peay State University is looking to transform lives throughout the community with its expanded course offerings and its new, easy to use online registration system, signmeup.apsu.edu.
The new system lets individuals view the hundreds of courses and programs offered by the Center, select a course that interests them and then enroll immediately, using the easy online registration system. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2015 rankings were released Tuesday, September 9th, and Austin Peay State University ranked 27th in the Top Public Schools, Regional Universities (South) category.
APSU placed 62nd overall in the Regional Universities (South) category, up seven spots from last year.
Austin Peay State University Acuff Chairs of Excellence to receive visit from several renowned musicians this year
Clarksville, TN – When Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto first premiered in Prague in October 1791, the famed piece sounded much different than what audiences often hear today.
The composer’s friend, Anton Stadler, used a basset clarinet in that first performance, but the instrument fell out of favor in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Modern performances of the work are simply faint echoes of the how the piece was originally conceived.
Dr. Kadi Bliss, assistant professor of health and human performance, earned her Ph.D. in health education from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. She is a Certified Health Education Specialist and a member of the American Association of Health Education and the Society of Public Health Education. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – One afternoon in 2002, Luma Mufleh made a simple wrong turn that ended up changing her life and the lives of an entire refugee community outside of Atlanta.
She was on an unfamiliar street in the town of Clarkston, GA, looking to do a little grocery shopping, when she happened to spot a pickup soccer game in a parking lot. The young players, from war-torn countries like Sudan and Afghanistan, reminded Mufleh of her own childhood playing soccer in Jordan.
Clarksville, TN – Gregory R. Singleton, associate vice president and dean of students at Austin Peay State University, was recently named the 2014 recipient of the Dr. Kent L. Gardner Award.
The Gardner Award is presented to a senior college/university administrator who has demonstrated a long-term commitment to the advancement of fraternities and sororities.
Clarksville, TN – This fall, two new choral directors will take over the Clarksville Community Chorus and the Clarksville Youth Chorus, and the two programs are looking for interested singers. The choirs are part of the choral classes offered by the Austin Peay State University Community School of the Arts.
Kristina Waugh will lead the Clarksville Community Chorus, and Veronica Stem will serve as director for the Clarksville Youth Chorus. The adult choir is for individuals over the age of 18, and the Youth Chorus is for students in elementary and middle school. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Two Austin Peay State University ROTC cadets traveled abroad this summer to immerse themselves in different cultures and train with foreign militaries.
Ryan Lipinski, an APSU junior, spent a month in Bulgaria while Joshua Pollina, an APSU junior, traveled to a warmer climate in Greece.
Clarksville, TN – From 2000 to 2012, Kentucky’s population grew by more than 337,000 residents. However, not all Kentucky counties experienced the same rate of population growth and some counties actually experienced a population decline.
According to a recent article in the Contemporary Journal of Anthropology and Sociology, county-level predictors like median household income and the racial/ethnic composition of a county impact population change.
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