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APSU student Emmanuel Mejeun receives Level 2 certification from National College Learning Center Association

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University music performance graduate student Emmanuel Mejeun’s dedication to helping other students succeed in the classroom was recently recognized as he received Certified Learning Center Professional – Level 2 certification through the National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA).

APSU graduate student Emmanuel Mejeun

APSU graduate student Emmanuel Mejeun

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Austin Peay State University physics major Joshua Allen completes Summer Research Program at Princeton

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – There is a psychological phenomenon, known as imposter syndrome, that reflect the belief that a person is inadequate or lacking in the skills to complete a task — the fear that your lack of preparation will be exposed when put to the test.

Austin Peay State University senior physics major Joshua Allen briefly understood that feeling when he began his summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at Princeton University, but any fears he may have internalized quickly vanished when he began work at the Ivy League institution’s Princeton Center for Complex Materials (PCCM).

Austin Peay State University physics major Joshua Allen.

Austin Peay State University physics major Joshua Allen.

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APSU student David Woods starts work on Clarksville campus Tree Inventory

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – There is a tree near the Browning Building and McCord Building on the campus of Austin Peay State University that has seen it all.

Over the years, the massive oak has watched Austin Peay grow from a normal school to a college to a University with over 10,000 students, all the while withstanding the passage of time — and the pounding of an F4 tornado that devastated Clarksville in 1999.

Austin Peay State University GIS Major David Woods is cataloguing all the trees on the main APSU campus.

Austin Peay State University GIS Major David Woods is cataloguing all the trees on the main APSU campus.

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Austin Peay State University student Maria White wins first place at international glass and optics meeting

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Held in Waikoloa, Hawaii, the 2017 Glass and Optical Materials Division Meeting (GOMD) of the Materials Ceramic Society was an international affair, attracting hundreds of scientists from over 25 countries.

More than just a professional conference, GOMD also welcomed students from around the world, giving each a chance to learn from experts and discover the next steps in their academic and professional careers.

APSU chemistry major Maria White.

APSU chemistry major Maria White.

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Clarksville Student Sebastian Motes honored by Tennessee House of Representatives

 

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – On Sunday, June 18th, 2017, Sebastian Alexander Motes received a special honor from the House of Representatives of the One Hundred Tenth General Assembly of the State of Tennessee. House Resolution No. 172 was presented to Sebastian by Representative Joe Pitts during the morning worship service at Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

The resolution was adopted by the House of Representatives on May 9th during Sebastian’s tenure as a legislative page to commend his outstanding service to the One Hundred Tenth General Assembly.

Sebastian Motes (L) with Representative Joe Pitts (R)

Sebastian Motes (L) with Representative Joe Pitts (R)

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Austin Peay State University student Ja-kay Matheny overcomes Brain Tumor to pursue Education, Comedy career

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University social work major Ja-kay Matheny has been a lot of things in his life, including a father, husband, soldier, student — even an aspiring standup comedian. But for much of the last few years, Matheny himself would admit that he was barely anything at all.

“I was sick for a long, long time,” Matheny said. “I was gaining weight, failing classes, forgetting simple things I should know and I was getting angry with my kids all the time for no reason.

APSU Student Ja-kay Matheny

APSU Student Ja-kay Matheny

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APSU physics student Jonathan Bunton earns highly coveted internship with Tesla

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Faced with a rare opportunity to impress recruiters from one of the most sought-after internships in America, automotive manufacturer Tesla, Inc., Austin Peay State University junior physics major Jonathan Bunton said he felt he needed to combat a common misconception in the tech sector.

APSU physics student Jonathan Bunton. (Hunter Abrams, APSU)

APSU physics student Jonathan Bunton. (Hunter Abrams, APSU)

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APSU senior Thomas Murphy finishes accomplished undergraduate tenure with Washington D.C. internship

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A common regret recent college graduates share is that they wish they had not let opportunity pass by them.

It’s a complaint that takes a lot of forms — some wish they had studied abroad, others wish they joined a campus club and still more wish they had taken that internship opportunity — but you would not be alone in wishing you had said “yes” more often during your college years.

Austin Peay State University student Thomas Murphy

Austin Peay State University student Thomas Murphy

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APSU’s online dual enrollment program allows Tennessee high school students to earn college credit

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Thanks to Austin Peay State University’s statewide, dual enrollment program, GovNow, high school juniors and seniors from across Tennessee can now get a jumpstart on their college careers, and potentially save more than $7,000 on tuition for a four-year degree.

A major component of GovNow (a reference to APSU’s mascot, the Governor) is the incentive that students can earn four college-level classes for free.

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APSU physics student Jacob Robertson discovers Quasar while visiting Fermilab

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Quasars—massive black holes that emit large amounts of radiation—are among the brightest objects in the universe, but that doesn’t mean they’re easy to identify.

For centuries, they’ve been mistaken for other shining celestial objects, and in recent years, astronomers had yet to accurately identify a certain one of these brilliant specks in the southern sky.

Austin Peay physics student Jacob Robertson

Austin Peay physics student Jacob Robertson

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