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Austin Peay State University releases official fall 2016 enrollment figures

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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APSU Students research Tennessee Artifacts used in daily life for History Class

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.

APSU students examine artifacts during a Tennessee History class on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at Austin Peay State University. (Cassidy Graves, APSU)

APSU students examine artifacts during a Tennessee History class on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at Austin Peay State University. (Cassidy Graves, APSU)

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Austin Peay State University’s Marcus Hayes named to Tennessee Board of Regents’ Maxine Smith Fellows program

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.

APSU’s Marcus Hayes

APSU’s Marcus Hayes

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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

Tennessee Higher Education CommissionClarksville, 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.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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Annual APSU Basketball Bash set for October 28th, 2016

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, 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.

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Grand opening for APSU Wayne and Marianne Ard Building set for October 13th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.

Ribbon cutting ceremony for APSU Wayne and Marianne Ard Building to be held Thursday, October 13th.

Ribbon cutting ceremony for APSU Wayne and Marianne Ard Building to be held Thursday, October 13th.

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APSU’s Jay Bowen elevated to assistant basketball head coach

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University head men’s basketball coach Dave Loos announced Tuesday that Jay Bowen has been elevated to assistant head coach.

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.

Austin Peay announces Jay Bowen promoted to assistant basketball head coach. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay announces Jay Bowen promoted to assistant basketball head coach. (APSU Sports Information)

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Early numbers show freshmen picking APSU in record numbers

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.

Austin Peay State University sees largest freshman class enroll for 2016 Fall Semester in university's history.

Austin Peay State University sees largest freshman class enroll for 2016 Fall Semester in university’s history.

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Austin Peay State University invites Families to experience College Life at APSU’s Family Weekend

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – For one weekend in September, the parents and siblings of Austin Peay State University (APSU) students are invited to share in the campus life experience during APSU’s annual Family Weekend.

Austin Peay to hold "Family Weekend" event September 9th-11th. (APSU)

Austin Peay to hold “Family Weekend” event September 9th-11th. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University earns fifth consecutive “Great Colleges to Work For” recognition

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – For the fifth consecutive year, Austin Peay State University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a recent survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

In addition, APSU is the only four-year university in Tennessee to make the national publication’s “Great Colleges to Work For 2016” list.

The Chronicle of Higher Education survey shows Austin Peay is a Great College to Work For. (Robert Smith, APSU Public Relations & Marketing)

The Chronicle of Higher Education survey shows Austin Peay is a Great College to Work For. (Robert Smith, APSU Public Relations & Marketing)

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