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Austin Peay State University Student to earn degree December 13th after two decades

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When Keith Wilson, 51, first arrived at Austin Peay State University, George H.W. Bush was president of the United States, Johnny Carson ended his 30-year tenure as host of the Tonight Show and Barcelona hosted the Summer Olympic Games.

Much has changed since 1992, except for Wilson’s status as an APSU student. A series of health problems delayed his studies over the years, causing him to sometimes drop out or take only one class a semester. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University to Graduate its largest class yet, Marsha Blackburn to speak

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN -  Austin Peay State University will award degrees to 1,222 students – the largest class in APSU history – during its 84th Spring Commencement on Friday, May 10th in the Dunn Center.

U.S. Representative Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, who represents the state’s 7th Congressional District, will be the keynote speaker at both the morning and afternoon commencement events.

Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn addresses a graduating class

Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn addresses a graduating class

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Austin Peay State University Students excelling this Semester

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The spring semester at Austin Peay State University started only a month ago, but several students in the school’s College of Science and Mathematics and College of Behavioral and Health Sciences have wasted no time in finding ways to excel.

Most recently, three of those colleges’ top students were invited to present their research at the 2013 National Conference on Undergraduate Research in La Crosee, WI. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU’s 2012 Distinguished Professor Award recipient Dr. Mary Lou Witherspoon to address candidates at graduation

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will send off 686 candidates for degrees during dual Fall Commencement ceremonies December 14th in the Dunn Center.

Dr. Mary Lou Witherspoon, professor of mathematics and the 2012 APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award recipient, will be the keynote speaker at both commencement events.

The faculty member who earns the University’s prestigious Distinguished Professor Award in May serves as commencement speaker at APSU’s fall graduation. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU to graduate record 1,000-plus students May 4th

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will award degrees to 1,075 students – the largest class in APSU history – during its 83rd Spring Commencement on Friday, May 4th in the Dunn Center.

More students are graduating from APSU because of the University’s increased efforts to offer students more opportunities to finish their degrees faster. One of those opportunities is APSU’s new Winter Term, which launched in December 2011. Some of the students will be able to graduate May 4th because they took a course during Winter Term. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University to begin new Center for the Study of Military Life

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The College of Behavioral and Health Sciences at Austin Peay State University announce the creation of the Center for the Study of Military Life.

The purpose of this center is to support research activities that seek to develop a more in-depth understanding of all aspects of military life as they impact individual service members, military families and communities and nation.

APSU is positioned to sponsor such a center. The University has a long-standing relationship with the U.S. Army through the military installation at Fort Campbell, KY. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU schedules 2011 Summer Commencement for August 12th at the Dunn Center

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will graduate its largest class of summer graduates at 2:00pm, Friday, August 12th in the Dunn Center.

University officials are reporting there are nearly 400 degree candidates, the largest summer class since APSU began an August ceremony in 2007.

Austin Peay State University Graduation

Austin Peay State University Graduation

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APSU revamps Leadership Studies minor for this fall

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The study of leadership is not just for high-achieving students or those majoring in business. Every student, no matter his academic discipline, can benefit from a curriculum rich in leadership.

Beginning this fall, Austin Peay State University will launch a revamped minor in leadership studies program that integrates theory, practice and research. The minor is open to all students. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU alumna who now is president at Columbia State to speak at Commencement

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University alumna who has served at the helm of two community colleges in the last 11 years will be the keynote speaker at APSU’s 82nd Spring Commencement.

Dr. Janet F. Smith (’69, ‘71), president of Columbia State Community College, will speak at both commencement events, with the first beginning at 10:00am and the second at 2:00pm, Friday, May 6th. Both ceremonies will be held in the Dunn Center.

Dr. Janet F. Smith

Dr. Janet F. Smith

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M.A. in psychology at APSU now M.A. in I-O psychology

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Master of Arts in psychology at Austin Peay State University is now the M.A. in industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology.

The APSU Department of Psychology recently changed the name of the graduate degree program. I-O psychology is the behavioral science that creates psychologically-based programs and systems to build positive and productive relationships between employers and employees. «Read the rest of this article»

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