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Austin Peay State University “Bridge Over College Street” project explores relationship between APSU, City of Clarksville

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Students at Austin Peay State University are putting the final touches on a project that explores the relationship between the University and the city in which it calls home.

Titled “Bridge Across College Street,” the project will feature artwork from APSU students exploring the University’s relationship with the City of Clarksville through interviews with members of both communities. From 10:00am-3:00pm Tuesday, members of APSU’s President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP) will be displaying their work on College Street near the APSU campus. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University President’s Emerging Leaders Program Celebrating 25 Years On November 7th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In 1989, Dr. Oscar Page, former president of Austin Peay State University, established a program to help cultivate leadership qualities in some of the University’s top students. The new President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP) went on to create a new generation of empathetic leaders who embodied the program’s values of “honesty, humility, academic rigor, leadership and service.”

“It (PELP) was such an opportunity to build a foundation for self-development and service,” Dr. Marla Crow Troughton (’93), a member of the inaugural PELP class, said in a 2012 interview. «Read the rest of this article»

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Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County to present donation to Austin Peay State University for Caribbean project

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Earlier this month, a group of 22 Austin Peay State University students traveled to the Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago to build three houses for Habitat for Humanity.

At 8:00am on March 28th, Shelby Logsdon, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, will visit the APSU Honors Commons to receive an update from students about their service trip to Trinidad and Tobago. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU students do service work in Caribbean during Spring Break

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – For the second year in a row, a group of Austin Peay State University students spent their spring break in the Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago on an intensive service trip.

This year’s group of 22 students traveled with Dr. Matthew Kenney, director of APSU’s President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP), to the small town of Valencia, where they spent a week building three houses with Habitat for Humanity.

Austin Peay State University Students spend spring break building houses with Habitat for Humanity.

Austin Peay State University Students spend spring break building houses with Habitat for Humanity.

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APSU Students part of new service learning program for International Projects

 

Written by APSU Student Mary Barczak

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University recently launched the inaugural APSU Goes Global program, an international service-learning opportunity now open to juniors in the President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP) and TRiO Student Support Services.

APSU Goes Global is led by Dr. Matthew Kenney, director of the President’s Emerging Leaders Program and associate professor of political science.

The build team from the APSU Goes Global program stands on the foundation of the house that they helped to complete. (Contributed photo)

The build team from the APSU Goes Global program stands on the foundation of the house that they helped to complete. (Contributed photo)

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