Topic: APSU President
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University has joined the JED Campus Program in support of student well-being and mental health. The program is designed to identify opportunities to enhance emotional health and substance abuse and suicide prevention efforts on campus in order to ensure that schools have the strongest possible mental health safety nets.
Austin Peay State University redefining first-year experience through “Foundations of Excellence” education project
Clarksville, TN – This academic year, Austin Peay State University is participating in a national higher education project known as “Foundations of Excellence.”
The project, sponsored by the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education, will use a model of excellence to redefine the first-year college experience at Austin Peay.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s total fall 2016 enrollment is up from last year, and its 10,344 students represent the highest total since 2013, according to its recently released official enrollment figures.
Clarksville, TN – A distraught Queen Victoria asked members of her royal court to stop wearing lavish jewelry in the early 1860s. Her husband, Prince Albert, had just died, and the sight of such opulence offended the mourning queen.
In the months that followed, England’s aristocracy began dressing in black, and to stay in the monarch’s good graces, they adorned themselves in the less flashy marcasite jewelry. In that moment, a fashion trend was born.
Austin Peay State University’s Marcus Hayes named to Tennessee Board of Regents’ Maxine Smith Fellows program
Clarksville, TN – Earlier this year, Marcus Hayes, Austin Peay State University associate professor of dance, was awarded a prestigious Maxine Smith Fellowship by the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR).
The TBR established the highly selective Smith Fellows program in 2002 to provide advanced administrative training and career development opportunities to African American employees.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam appoints Eight to serve on Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees
APSU to Have Increased Autonomy with Local Governing Board
Clarksville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has appointed eight individuals to the newly created institutional governing board at Austin Peay State University.
The purpose of the appointments is to give the University increased autonomy to support student success as the state continues its Drive to 55 Initiative. Austin Peay State University’s governing board is one of six to be appointed by the governor, a result of the governor’s FOCUS Act passed by the Tennessee General Assembly earlier this year.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University athletics will host its annual ‘Basketball Bash’ at the Bud Barn Friday, 6:00pm, Friday, October 28th, on the Charles Hand Farm.
The program begins with a cocktail hour at 6:00pm, with complimentary beverages for all guests. Austin Peay President Dr. Alisa White will make a few brief remarks prior to dinner, which will be served by Austin Peay’s men and women’s basketball coaches.
Following the dinner, those coaches will introduce their players and staff and get fans fired up for the 2016-17 season, with the first home exhibition slated for November 1st against Thomas More.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will celebrate the grand opening of the Wayne and Marianne Ard Building — the new home of the University’s Health and Counseling Services— on Thursday, October 13th, with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
The event will begin at 2:30pm, and is free and open to the public. A building tour and reception will follow at 3:00pm.
APSU Sports Information
Bowen, who returned to Austin Peay last season for a second time, has more than 30 years’ experience on the sidelines and is in his third tour of duty alongside Loos—the two coached together at Christian Brothers from 1984-87 and again at Austin Peay in 2001-02.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University experienced a record 28.8 percent increase in freshmen enrollment for the Fall 2016 semester, making it the largest class in the University’s 89-year history.
Early projections indicate the University welcomed 1,878 freshmen this year, an increase from 1,458 freshmen in 2015.
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