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New Austin Peay State University class combines service learning with study abroad

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a cold, overcast morning in November, hundreds of well-dressed shoppers huddled against the wind outside a west London British Red Cross store. In America, this type of establishment is simply referred to as a thrift store, but in England, these shops tend to be a little swankier.

“What we think of as a thrift store is not really the same as their thrift stores,” Tracy Nichols, Austin Peay State University communication instructor, said. “Some of their stores are like upscale, New York boutiques.”

APSU Class Learns by Studying Abroad.

APSU Class Learns by Studying Abroad.

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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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Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament at LP Field Tickets On Sale

 

Group A Games at LP Field and Group B Games at The Home Depot Center

U.S. SoccerChicago, IL – Individual game tickets for the group matches of 2012 Men’s Olympic Qualifying in Nashville, TN and Carson, CA, will go on sale starting at 10:00am local time on Wednesday, January 25th.

The U.S. U-23 MNT will play all of its group matches at LP Field in Nashville. The team was drawn into Group A in the 2012 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament and opens group play against Cuba on March 22nd at 8:00pm CT. The U.S. faces Canada on March 24th at 6:00pm CT and El Salvador on March 26th at 8:00pm CT. Each game will be the second match of a doubleheader event. «Read the rest of this article»

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