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APSU recognized by Military Times as Tennessee’s best University for Vets

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When the national publication Military Times released its annual “Best for Vets: Colleges 2014” list earlier this week, it named Austin Peay State University as the top school in Tennessee for serving and supporting military veterans.

The newspaper listed APSU as the 57th best university in the country for veterans to attend, and it gave the University four stars for the academic support it provides these students.

Austin Peay named Tennessee's best University for Vets

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Austin Peay State University Military Students honored with APSU Military Coin

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – On Wednesday afternoon, Austin Peay State University President Tim Hall stood before a small group of about 50 students and said they were one of the main reasons he loves going to work each morning.

“It makes us proud that we get the chance to work with heroes,” he said.

APSU President Tim Hall presents graduate and veteran Darrell Sheffield with an APSU military coin. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU).

APSU President Tim Hall presents graduate and veteran Darrell Sheffield with an APSU military coin. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU).

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Austin Peay State University plans activities as part of Disability Awareness Month throughout April 2013

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Walking to class, listening to a lecture, reading a sentence accurately or typing email are daily actions most people can do without thinking twice.

But for those who have disabilities, such activities can be a challenge. Their world is different.

That’s what the Office of Disability Services at Austin Peay State University wants people to understand. April is Disability Awareness Month, and activities are designed so that the public can see how different life with a disability is. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU designated as a Certified Wildlife Habitat

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University campus isn’t simply a home for some 11,000 students. Squirrels, rabbits, birds and a few feral cats have also taken up residence in the bushes and trees surrounding the red brick, Georgian-style buildings.

They come here because of the abundance of food, water and shelter, but they stay because the campus offers these creatures a safe place to raise their young.

APSU painter Rickey Denton holds a ladder while APSU graduate student Deanna Carter hangs a birdhouse on campus. Dr. Dewey Browder, chair of the APSU Department of History and Philosophy, instructs her where to hang it. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU staff).

APSU painter Rickey Denton holds a ladder while APSU graduate student Deanna Carter hangs a birdhouse on campus. Dr. Dewey Browder, chair of the APSU Department of History and Philosophy, instructs her where to hang it. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU staff).

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Austin Peay’s Phi Kappa Phi chapter collecting books for Candy for the Mind

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – As you shop for groceries, Halloween goodies and other items, remember to pick up a new book or two to donate to the annual Candy for the Mind project at Austin Peay State University.

For the 10th consecutive Halloween, the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) at APSU is collecting new and gently used children’s books for its Candy for the Mind project. Members of the campus and local community are invited to support this effort through donations of books or funds for the purchase of books.

G.H.O.S.T. at APSU

G.H.O.S.T. at APSU

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APSU to hold ‘Economic Terrorism’ symposium August 31st

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Department of Public Management and Criminal Justice and the Institute for Global Security Studies will host a symposium, titled “ Economic Terrorism,” this week.

The symposium, open to the public, will be held from 11:00am-3:00pm, Friday, August 31st in room 201 of the Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell building on Bastogne Avenue at Fort Campbell, KY. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Employee Accomplishments

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Several faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University announce their recent professional and scholarly activities.

Terence Calloway, chief of police, and Dr. William Cox, executive director of the Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell, are members of the Leadership Clarksville Class of 2013. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Students gain valuable experience with help of new 3-D Printers

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Students enrolled in the engineering technology degree program at the Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell may be amazed to see the colorful, three-dimensional objects they create using new specialized machines.

However, they are gaining a lot more. The new state-of-the-art three-dimensional (3-D) printers are the tools used in the automotive and manufacturing industries, such as aerospace, medical, product design and small quantity commercial product manufacturing. This means students are getting the knowledge they need to use in the workforce.

This photo shows many of the items engineering technology students at APSU have made using new three-dimensional printers. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

This photo shows many of the items engineering technology students at APSU have made using new three-dimensional printers. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

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Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell offers Master of Arts in Teaching for Fall I term

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell will offer courses for the Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degree for the Fall I term.

The M.A.T. provides opportunities for those who hold baccalaureate degrees to complete initial teacher licensure requirements and a master’s degree concurrently. The Fort Campbell Center program is available to individuals who wish to teach at the secondary level. Programs in elementary and special education are available at the downtown campus. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU at Fort Campbell to have Student Appreciation Day

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell will hold a Student Appreciation Day from 11:30am-2:00pm, Thursday, October 27th in the Glenn English Education Center at Fort Campbell, KY.

The event is free and open to the public.

The University’s culinary arts program will provide refreshments, and door prizes will be given. Students are encouraged to attend to meet their academic department representative.

For more information, please call the Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell, 931.221.1400.

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