Topic: APSU Office of Academic Affairs
Clarksville, TN – Two members of the Austin Peay State University community returned to campus this fall with new job titles in order to maintain the University’s status as a thriving institution of higher education.
President Barack Obama highlighted that status in August when he singled out APSU as a leader in using technology to better serve students.
Clarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University graduate student will showcase her work at the Legislative Plaza in Nashville, TN as part of the annual Graduate Education Week in Tennessee, April 1st-7th.
Veronica Mullen will present research, titled “Population demographics and site-fidelity among cave-dwelling bats of Dunbar Cave, Montgomery County, Tennessee,” which was co-authored by Dr. Andrew Barrass, associate professor in the APSU Center of Excellence for Field Biology at APSU.
Clarksville, TN – A group of seven Austin Peay State University faculty members recently completed a new program at the school aimed at promoting excellence in teaching.
The APSU Office of Academic Affairs, the Title III Center for Teaching and Learning and the APSU Center for Extended and Distance Education recently co-sponsored the Faculty Teaching Program, which solicited a diverse group of top applicants from throughout APSU’s different colleges and academic departments.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) is harnessing “the Netflix effect” to new heights.
More than a year ago, APSU launched Degree Compass, a course recommendation system to help students stay on track toward graduation by. It was dubbed “the Netflix effect” because it provides students with personalized recommendations based on their academic transcript, similar to the way Netflix makes movie suggestions to customers. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – If you follow trends and news pertaining to higher education, then you know one of the more exciting developments in recent years is the new Degree Compass course recommendation system that was created at Austin Peay State University.
The system, which was lauded by the Chronicle of Higher Education in the article, “The Netflix Effect: When Software Suggests Students’ Courses,” works similar to sites such as Netflix and Amazon.com by suggesting to students what courses best fit their talents and programs of study. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University officials announce the following recent personnel hirings and transfers:
Kim Balevre, graphic designer in the Office of Public Relations and Marketing.
Amy Barrett, admissions and records clerk in the Office of the Registrar. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s annual Asanbe Diversity Symposium, slated for next month, will feature Native American educator, writer, filmmaker and producer Dr. Patty Loew.
At 1:00pm on Friday, April 1st, Loew will lecture in the Honors Commons on “Creation to Contemporary Conflict: Native American Origin Stories as Predictors of Modern Environmental Struggles.” At 3:00pm in the same room, there will be a showing of her documentary film, “Way of the Warrior,” followed by a 4:00pm discussion of the film. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The next Provost Lecture Series at Austin Peay State University will feature a Fulbright Visiting Scholar who will discuss U.S. and Russia relations.
Dr. Alexander Kubyshkin, professor of North American studies in the School of International Relations at St. Petersburg State University in Russia, will speak at 6:00pm, Wednesday, February 23rd in the Morgan University Center Ballroom C.
His visit is sponsored by the U.S. Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program of the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, the APSU Department of Political Affairs and the offices of Academic Affairs and International Education. The event is free and open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – At the beginning of next month, Austin Peay State University will celebrate graduate education with two back-to-back events to promote and showcase the scholarship and creativity seen in the next level of postsecondary education.
First, undergraduate students can learn about APSU’s career-enhancing online and on-site graduate programs at the Graduate Education Event anytime between 10:00am-2:00pm, Tuesday, March 1st in the Morgan University Center, rooms 303 and 305. «Read the rest of this article»
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