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Philanthropist Janet Ayers to give keynote address at APSU Spring Commencement on May 6th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Janet Ayers, a nationally recognized business leader and president of the philanthropic Ayers Foundation, will deliver the keynote address at Austin Peay State University’s 87th Spring Commencement on May 6th.

The Ayers Foundation was created in 1999 to sustain and/or significantly improve the quality of life in Tennessee. The organization accomplishes this mission through financial support for college scholarships, medical services for children, research into pre-cancer detection and diagnosis, continuing education for teachers, mental health research and other initiatives.

Janet Ayers to speak at APSU’s 87th Spring Commencement. (Donn Jones)

Janet Ayers to speak at APSU’s 87th Spring Commencement. (Donn Jones)

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Austin Peay State University announces Charles Moses appointed interim dean of APSU College of Business

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – APSU announces that Dr. Charles T. Moses, an internationally renowned expert in business strategy and entrepreneurship, was given an interim appointment as dean of the Austin Peay State University College of Business. He will begin his new role at APSU on May 1st, 2016.

Moses previously served as an associate professor of management and interim dean of the School of Business Administration at Clark Atlanta University, where he helped create Centers of Excellence in Supply Chain and Financial Planning and a Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development.

APSU's Dr. Charles T. Moses

APSU’s Dr. Charles T. Moses

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APSU announces William Rupp no longer Austin Peay Dean of College of Business

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – APSU’s Dr. William Rupp will no longer serve as dean of the Austin Peay State University College of Business effective immediately. Rupp will be reassigned to a faculty and professor of management position in the College of Business.

Dr. William Rupp

Dr. William Rupp

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Austin Peay State University alumnus Larry Carroll provides lead gift for new trading room on campus

 

Austin Peay State University - APSU - logoClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University is about 900 miles from New York City’s financial district, but a new trading room in the University’s Kimbrough Building will soon allow APSU business students to mimic the work of Wall Street’s top financiers.

The proposed trading room will have 16 computer stations and a Bloomberg terminal, providing APSU business students with the same tools used by financial professionals around the world.

APSU alumnus Larry Carroll. (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

APSU alumnus Larry Carroll. (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

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Austin Peay State University College of Business adds new degree programs

 

Austin Peay State University - APSU - logoClarksville, TN – Earlier this fall, the Austin Peay State University College of Business took a major step toward earning professional accreditation through the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) when it began modifying its existing academic programs.

For years, APSU business students had only one degree option—a Bachelor of Business Administration—with seven different concentrations in accounting, finance, economics, management, international management, general business and marketing.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University College of Business receives $50,000 from Tennessee Senator Mark Green

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s campaign to develop a state-of-the-art trading room for its College of Business students received a major boost last week when Mark Green, MD, president of the healthcare company AlignMD, presented APSU President Alisa White with a $50,000 donation for that project.

“In building our successful healthcare company, the resources that served as the foundation came from here in the Clarksville community: legal services, capital financing and accounting,” Green, a Tennessee state senator and physician, said. “AlignMD is an authentic Clarksville entrepreneurial success story.”

Susan Wilson, APSU director of major gifts; Dr. Rex Gandy, APSU provost and vice president of Academic Affairs; Dr. Alisa White, APSU president; Sen. Mark Green, president of AlignMD; Camilla Green; Dr. William Rupp, dean of the APSU College of Business; and Derek van der Merwe, APSU vice president for Advancement, Communications and Strategic Initiatives. (Bill Persinger/APSU)

Susan Wilson, APSU director of major gifts; Dr. Rex Gandy, APSU provost and vice president of Academic Affairs; Dr. Alisa White, APSU president; Sen. Mark Green, president of AlignMD; Camilla Green; Dr. William Rupp, dean of the APSU College of Business; and Derek van der Merwe, APSU vice president for Advancement, Communications and Strategic Initiatives. (Bill Persinger/APSU)

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Austin Peay State University students place first in TVA Investment Challenge

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – If you’re looking for someone to manage your investments, the Tennessee Valley Authority would probably recommend you pick a graduate of the Austin Peay State University College of Business.

Every year, the government owned utility hosts its Investment Challenge, which has student investment teams from 25 universities competing to manage and earn the highest return for TVA funds. During the competition, students develop long-term investment strategies, place trades and provide performance reports to TVA.

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Austin Peay State University’s Spring Commencement keynote speaker announced

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey, a 1977 Austin Peay State University graduate and current Deputy Commandant for Plans, Polices and Operations for the United States Marine Corps, will return to his alma mater on May 8 to deliver the keynote address at APSU’s 86th Spring Commencement.

Bailey will speak at both commencement events, at 9:00am and 2:00pm, in the Dunn Center.

Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey to speak at APSU's Spring Commencement

Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey to speak at APSU’s Spring Commencement

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Austin Peay State University Master of Science in Management program ranks among nation’s best

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University College of Business M.S. in management program is #32 in the country, according to The Financial Engineer’s 2015 Master of Management Rankings. APSU’s program was ranked among the top 63 graduate management programs in the United States.

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APSU College of Business partners with Stone, Rudolph and Henry to give students real-world training

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Last fall, the Austin Peay State University College of Business decided to do things a little differently with its income tax class for accounting majors.

Instead of having a faculty member lead the course, the college brought in a tax attorney from the local CPA firm Stone, Rudolph and Henry to teach students about real-world tax filing scenarios.

“One of their tax attorneys taught the class of about 20 students, teaching them what they need to know about tax law, but also how to use the tax software, which is proprietary software,” Dr. Susan Cockrell, associate dean of the APSU College of Business, said. “At the end of the semester, they offered internships to eight or nine of those students.”

Local tax attorney Jennifer Thayer (center) teaches an income tax class for the APSU College of Business. (Taylor Slifko/APSU)

Local tax attorney Jennifer Thayer (center) teaches an income tax class for the APSU College of Business. (Taylor Slifko/APSU)

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