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Austin Peay State University Drone Club’s machines zip, dip and dive for APSU Governor’s School students

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Harpeth Hall senior Mohini Misra didn’t account for the wind at Austin Peay State University.

As she tried to maneuver the Spark drone through a small obstacle course set up in front of APSU’s Dunn Center, the breeze pushed the tiny quadcopter to the side just a bit. Clearing the gate was harder than she thought.

Austin Peay State University Drone Club president Mike Hunter fires up one of the racing drones.

Austin Peay State University Drone Club president Mike Hunter fires up one of the racing drones.

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Austin Peay State University names Sheraine Gilliam-Holmes as executive director of Human Resources

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Sheraine Gilliam-Holmes, university director of human resources systems and operations at the City University of New York (CUNY), was recently named executive director and chief human resources officer at Austin Peay State University.

She will begin her new role at APSU on August 6th, 2018.

Austin Peay executive director of Human Resources Sheraine Gilliam-Holmes.

Austin Peay executive director of Human Resources Sheraine Gilliam-Holmes.

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Austin Peay State University has Campers Walk on Water

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Last week, Bryan Gaither’s grocery list called for 150 pounds of cornstarch. When asked what he was doing, the Austin Peay State University physics lab manager explained he wanted to get a group of campers to walk on water.

Austin Peay State University Department of Physics, Engineering and Astronomy graduate Jonathan Bunton, center, explains to Governor's School students what's happening with the corn starch-water mixture.

Austin Peay State University Department of Physics, Engineering and Astronomy graduate Jonathan Bunton, center, explains to Governor’s School students what’s happening with the corn starch-water mixture.

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Hopkinsville Community College adding Evening College options this fall

 

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Hopkinsville Community CollegeHopkinsville, KY -Beginning in August of the Fall 2018 semester, Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) will be offering several in-person and hybrid courses that will form the college’s first official Evening College. 

According to Interim Chief Academic Officer Jim Hunter, the plan is to increase Evening College hybrid course offerings each semester to give working students another option to complete credentials at HCC.

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Tennessee Department of Education announces TNReady Changes, Will Recompete Testing Contract

 

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Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced several new steps today to improve the state’s TNReady student assessment, including recompeting the state’s current testing vendor contract.

Additional steps include refining current Questar contract, revising timeline for online testing, engaging more teachers

Additional steps include refining current Questar contract, revising timeline for online testing, engaging more teachers

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Austin Peay State University College of Education looks at China for potential students

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Dr. Benita Bruster’s cell phone pings all day with messages from WeChat—a popular Chinese social media app.

The Austin Peay State University professor and chair of the APSU Department of Teaching and Learning within the Eriksson College of Education downloaded the app earlier this summer, while on a recruiting trip to China, and now whenever she picks up her phone, she learns of another potential international student eager to study at APSU.

APSU professor Dr. Benita Bruster recruiting trip to China.

APSU professor Dr. Benita Bruster recruiting trip to China.

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APSU School for Physics demonstrates Ping Pong Cannon

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – High school students attending the APSU Governor’s School for Computational Physics this summer learned ping pong balls can pierce a piece of ¼-inch-thick plywood.

But only with the help of a specially built ping pong cannon.

APSU Department of Physics, Engineering and Astronomy constructed a ping pong cannon earlier this year.

APSU Department of Physics, Engineering and Astronomy constructed a ping pong cannon earlier this year.

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High school students jump into life-size Super Mario experience at Austin Peay State University

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – High school students are getting a Super Mario Bros.-sized treat this summer at Google-sponsored coding camps at Austin Peay State University.

The College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM, has put up a life-sized set that depicts the first level of Nintendo’s 1985 classic Super Mario Bros. And it’s interactive, allowing students to run, jump and bash through the game, complete with boing, ping and slide sound effects.

Google-sponsored coding camps at Austin Peay State University run through June.

Google-sponsored coding camps at Austin Peay State University run through June.

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Hopkinsville Community College’s Kids in College Can Soar summer camp starts June 11th

 

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Hopkinsville Community CollegeHopkinsville, KY – Nearly 200 students have already registered for “Kids in College Can Soar” – KICCS (pronounced “kicks”) at Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) this summer. The college will host five weeks of the week-long camp which features 18 class options for students going into first through sixth grades.

KICCS has five weeks of programming throughout the summer and meets from 8:30am to 12:00pm, Monday – Friday. Students may register for any number of weeks. KICCS is the college’s longest-running youth camp and has enrolled more than 7,200 students since its launch in 1991.

Register now for Hopkinsville Community College’s Kids in College Can Soar summer camp.

Register now for Hopkinsville Community College’s Kids in College Can Soar summer camp.

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Science a smash hit during APSU Governor’s School for Computational Physics

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a recent afternoon, Austin Peay State University (APSU) professor of physics Dr. Jaime Taylor decided to have a little fun when explaining key physics principals to group of high school students.

APSU professor of physics Dr. Jaime Taylor has a cinderblock crushed on his chest during the Governor’s School for Computational Physics.

APSU professor of physics Dr. Jaime Taylor has a cinderblock crushed on his chest during the Governor’s School for Computational Physics.

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