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APSU “Achievers and Scholars” attend Knoxville conference

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Within the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center at Austin Peay State University, located in Clement 120, a select group of African-American undergraduate students participate in a mentoring program called the Achievers and Scholars Initiative. 

The purpose of this program is to ensure the academic and personal success of African-American males, while increasing the University’s retention and graduation rates for this student population. 

Austin Peay Students attend 13th Annual Black Issues Conference at the University of Tennessee.

Austin Peay Students attend 13th Annual Black Issues Conference at the University of Tennessee.

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APSU history honor students present at national conference in New Orleans

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Anyone passing through the Intercontinental Hotel in New Orleans last month might have paused at all the strange questions drifting out of the hotel’s meeting rooms.

“Are werewolves from Europe or Ancient Arabia?” “How did American soldiers fare during World War I?” “Why did Nashville legalize prostitution in the late 19th century?”

Austin Peay State University students give presentations at Biennial Phi Alpha Theta National History Conference.

Austin Peay State University students give presentations at Biennial Phi Alpha Theta National History Conference.

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Austin Peay State University Food for Fines project doubles participation for 2017

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In 2014, the Austin Peay State University Department of Public Safety began a partnership with the University’s Save Our Students (SOS) food bank, creating the Food for Fines program.

The program allows anyone who received an APSU parking ticket the option to provide food to APSU students in need in exchange for a parking ticket being voided.

Austin Peay State University Food Pantry. (Cassidy Graves, APSU)

Austin Peay State University Food Pantry. (Cassidy Graves, APSU)

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Austin Peay State University partners with Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to create mock crime scene for criminal justice students

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Huddled with a group of Austin Peay State University criminal justice students, Mark Wojnarek finally asked the question they had all spent the better part of a half hour trying to solve.

“Are we looking at the scene of a crime,” Wojnarek, a senior investigator sergeant with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, asked. “Some crime scenes can be staged, so are we looking at a murder, or are we looking at a suicide?”

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office helps Austin Peay create a mock crime scene for students.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office helps Austin Peay create a mock crime scene for students.

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Austin Peay State University Computer Science and Information Technology students compete, present research at major competitions

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Students from Austin Peay State University’s Department of Computer Science and Information Technology have been active in recent weeks, competing in regional coding challenges, as well as presenting findings at a major academic conference.

Two teams of Austin Peay students recently made a strong showing at the Association for Computer Machinery-International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM-ICPC) 2017 Mid-Central USA Regional Contest, held Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at the University of Tennessee at Martin.

APSU computer science major Michael Timbes presented his research into Google TensorFlow at the conference.

APSU computer science major Michael Timbes presented his research into Google TensorFlow at the conference.

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APSU Students visit Louisville for Alternative Break trip

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – During Fall Break, a group of Austin Peay State University students traveled with a staff member to Louisville, Kentucky, for an Alternative Break Trip. The group worked with the Louisville Rescue Mission, volunteering specifically in the organization’s Thrift & Thrive thrift store and getting to know the residents of the Mission’s Life Change program.

Austin Peay Students help Louisville Rescue Mission during their Fall Break.

Austin Peay Students help Louisville Rescue Mission during their Fall Break.

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Austin Peay State University to hold Grand opening for APSU Larry W. Carroll Trading Center on November 14th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University College of Business will take a major step forward this month when it officially opens the new Larry W. Carroll Financial Trading Center.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new space will take place at 10:00am on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 on the first floor of the APSU Kimbrough Building. The event is free and open to the public.

APSU Larry W. Carroll Financial Trading Center set to open November 14th.

APSU Larry W. Carroll Financial Trading Center set to open November 14th.

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APSU’s Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement, campus community partner to aid national hurricane relief efforts

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When Hurricane Maria — a Category 4 hurricane with winds up to 150 mph — ripped through the island of Puerto Rico on September 20th, 2017, the fury of Mother Nature appeared relentless, but Puerto Rico native and Austin Peay State University senior psychology major Maydaliz Bultron knew better than most that the damage left in the storm’s wake would be the true challenge for the island and its people.

“I grew up in Puerto Rico and I lived through Hurricane George (in 1998), so I understand what life is like in the wake of a storm,” Bultron said. “I remember things like not having running water and having to get ready for school in the dark with candles because the electricity had been knocked out during the storm.”

APSU takes in over a quarter-ton of goods and supplies for Hurricane Relief.

APSU takes in over a quarter-ton of goods and supplies for Hurricane Relief.

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2017 APSU Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – On Saturday, October 22nd Austin Peay State University announced the 2017 APSU Homecoming Court and crowned Homecoming King and Queen on Saturday, October 21st, 2017 during halftime at the Governors football game against Southeast Missouri at Fortera Stadium.

Amber James a Healthcare Management major was crowned Homecoming Queen. James, from Memphis Tennessee, was sponsored by the Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity. She was escorted by her father Henry James.

Amber James was crowned APSU Homecoming Queen and Brandon Herbert was crowned King at the APSU Football game against Southeast Missouri, Saturday.

Amber James was crowned APSU Homecoming Queen and Brandon Herbert was crowned King at the APSU Football game against Southeast Missouri, Saturday.

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APSU to host Traditional Japanese Dance at Trahern Theatre October 4th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Famed troupe Global Culture Nasu is making a special trip to Tennessee with a stop at Austin Peay State University.

On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017, Global Culture Nasu will return to Austin Peay’s Trahern Theater for its only public performance on an American college campus. The event is free and open to the public, with the performance beginning at 6:00pm.

Traditional Japanese dance troupe Global Culture Nasu to be at Austin Peay State University Wednesday, October 4th.

Traditional Japanese dance troupe Global Culture Nasu to be at Austin Peay State University Wednesday, October 4th.

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