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APSU Career Services continues to get support from Enterprise

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Enterprise Holdings Foundation continued its support of Austin Peay State University (APSU) this summer with a $4,000 donation.

The Enterprise Holdings Foundation has made an annual donation to support Career Services’ goal of increasing student success and job opportunities for students and alumni.

Bethany Beaty presents a $4,000 donation on behalf of the Enterprise Holdings Foundation to APSU Career Services. (Enterprise Holdings)

Bethany Beaty presents a $4,000 donation on behalf of the Enterprise Holdings Foundation to APSU Career Services. (Enterprise Holdings)

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Austin Peay State University student Mackenzie Kelly advocates in D.C. to keep music education ‘vivid’ in all our schools

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Mackenzie Kelly is passionate. She’s passionate about playing the saxophone, but what really drives her at Austin Peay State University is her desire to gain a degree and help make a difference in children’s lives.

“I really want to be a voice for those who can’t advocate for themselves,” she said during a recent interview. “I believe music education is a good tool we can use to help disadvantaged students.”

Austin Peay State University’s Mackenzie Kelly was one of five Tennessee students and one of 119 students nationwide picked to attend the three-day summit and to advocate on Capitol Hill for the Guarantee Access to Arts & Music Education Act.

Austin Peay State University’s Mackenzie Kelly was one of five Tennessee students and one of 119 students nationwide picked to attend the three-day summit and to advocate on Capitol Hill for the Guarantee Access to Arts & Music Education Act.

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Austin Peay State University junior Brinna Lavelle to represent Team USA, university at international games

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – You need only a few minutes with Brinna Lavelle to know why she’s a world-class judo athlete representing Team USA and Austin Peay State University this month in Brazil.

Her attitude might be more powerful than her hip throws.

Austin Peay State Univesity junior Brinna Lavelle will represent Team USA and the university later this month at the FISU America Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Austin Peay State Univesity junior Brinna Lavelle will represent Team USA and the university later this month at the FISU America Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Austin Peay State University Governor’s School wraps up with day of smashing fun

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Before the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Governor’s School for Computational Physics finished its three weeks of summer fun on Friday, the school’s mentors and professors had a little bit more science to show off.

After Bryan Gaither and Jeremiah Simmons boiled water in this steel drum, they sealed it and put it in an ice bath. Within 90 seconds it imploded. (Austin Peay State University)

After Bryan Gaither and Jeremiah Simmons boiled water in this steel drum, they sealed it and put it in an ice bath. Within 90 seconds it imploded. (Austin Peay State University)

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Austin Peay State University student is fourth straight to represent state at National Music Education summit on Capitol Hill

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Mackenzie Kelly is the fourth straight Austin Peay State University student to be picked to represent Tennessee at the annual National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Collegiate Advocacy Summit starting today in Washington, D.C.

She and students from across the country are gathering to advocate for music education, specifically the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act and the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, both important to music education.

Mackenzie Kelly works with percussion students during Austin Peay’s beginning band program for homeschool students.

Mackenzie Kelly works with percussion students during Austin Peay’s beginning band program for homeschool students.

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APSU Board of Trustees approves Graduate Certificates, honors University supporters

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – During its June meeting, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Board of Trustees approved six new graduate certificates, which will be offered through the APSU College of Graduate Studies this fall.

Earlier this year, the University began offering graduate education programs, providing working professionals with the training and credentials they need to enhance and elevate their careers.

Austin Peay State University board members Valencia May, Mike O’Malley and Katherine Cannata smile during a previous Board of Trustees meeting. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University board members Valencia May, Mike O’Malley and Katherine Cannata smile during a previous Board of Trustees meeting. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University’s CECA highlights art innovations on campus during Tennessee Arts and Arts Education Conference

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – More than 200 art educators, administrators and artists from across the state visited the Austin Peay State University campus this month to discover new, innovative ways to teach and advocate for the arts in the coming year.

APSU’s Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA) hosted the Tennessee Arts Commission’s 2018 Tennessee Arts and Arts Education Conference, which allowed CECA to show off the groundbreaking projects taking place at Austin Peay State University.

Scott Raymond, Austin Peay State University assistant professor of art + design, shows how to paint in virtual reality at the Tennessee Arts and Arts Education Conference.

Scott Raymond, Austin Peay State University assistant professor of art + design, shows how to paint in virtual reality at the Tennessee Arts and Arts Education Conference.

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Austin Peay State University’s first Saudi master’s student hopes to spread what she’s learned in home country

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Hanan Alghamdi’s face brightened with a smile when she learned she was Austin Peay State University’s first-ever master’s degree recipient from Saudi Arabia.

“I feel proud of what I am,” said the Master of Arts in Teaching recipient.

“I started from zero and now I see myself as …” she said before breaking off, adding later as her smile returned, “I did it. I did it.”

Hanan Alghamdi

Hanan Alghamdi

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Tennessee Board of Regents approves Tuition Increase

 

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Tennessee Board of Regents - TBRCleveland, TN – The Tennessee Board of Regents approved student tuition rates for the 2018-19 academic year Friday – a 2.7 percent increase at community colleges and 3 percent at colleges of applied technology, the fourth consecutive year of increases under 4 percent and the lowest four-year average increase in decades.

Because there is no across-the-board increase in mandatory fees (fees paid by all students in addition to tuition), the effective increase in tuition and fees combined is 2.4 to 2.6 percent for community college students taking 15 credit hours per semester and 2.8 percent for technical college students.

Tennessee Board of Regents increases tuition by 2.7 percent at community colleges, 3 percent at colleges of applied technology – fourth consecutive year of increases under 4 percent.

Tennessee Board of Regents increases tuition by 2.7 percent at community colleges, 3 percent at colleges of applied technology – fourth consecutive year of increases under 4 percent.

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Austin Peay State University now offering Doctoral Degree with new Ed.D.

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University took a major step forward today with the announcement of the first doctoral degree in the institution’s history. Beginning this fall, the APSU Eriksson College of Education will offer a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in Educational Leadership for K-12 professionals looking to advance their careers.

Earlier this month, the program received its final approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) —the region’s higher education accrediting body.

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in Educational Leadership for K-12 professionals to be offered at Austin Peay State University this Fall. (APSU)

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in Educational Leadership for K-12 professionals to be offered at Austin Peay State University this Fall. (APSU)

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