Topic: Tristan Denley
Clarksville, TN – The Office of Student Affairs athonored leadership and service by individual students, student organizations, faculty and staff at its annual Student Organization and Leader Awards Program on April 11th.
The purpose of the program is to recognize students, student organizations, faculty and staff who have made significant contributions throughout the year both on and off campus, Director for Student Affairs Programs Tammy Bryant said. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Administrators at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) were probably pretty excited last month when they learned one of their students had earned a highly competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
To the south, officials at the University of Tennessee likely experienced a similar rush when they heard one of their students was also named a Goldwater Scholar.
Austin Peay State University begins Three-Year Bachelor’s degrees, 3+1 Bachelor’s to Master’s programs in Spring 2013
Clarksville, TN – Beginning with the Spring 2013 semester, students atwill be able to earn their degrees faster so they can seek employment sooner after graduation.
That’s because APSU has launched the new Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree, as well as the 3+1 Bachelor’s to Master’s program. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay State University tapped for Tennessee Higher Education Commission increase recommendation in state performance funding for 2013-14
Clarksville, TN – For the second year in a row,leads Tennessee’s four-year institutions in increasing the retention and graduation successes of its students, according to a report released today during the fall quarterly meeting of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.
In its report, the THEC recommends that APSU receive a 12.9 percent increase in funding for 2013-14, based on the second year of the funding formula. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – This week and next, students atare registering for their spring semester courses, and many of them are using the Degree Compass course recommendation tool to help them decide which courses to take.
Now, there is another computerized planning tool that works with Degree Compass. Called My Future, the new program suggests which majors are the best fit for each student’s academic talents. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN –(APSU) is harnessing “the Netflix effect” to new heights.
More than a year ago, APSU launched Degree Compass, a course recommendation system to help students stay on track toward graduation by. It was dubbed “the Netflix effect” because it provides students with personalized recommendations based on their academic transcript, similar to the way Netflix makes movie suggestions to customers. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University is featured in a new e-book about how colleges and universities are finding innovative ways to reach more learners effectively and with greater impact.
The e-book, titled “Game Changers: Education and Information Technologies,” includes a case study about Degree Compass, which was launched at APSU by Dr. Tristan Denley, provost and vice president of academic affairs. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – «Read the rest of this article»School of Technology and Public Management, the APSU Department of Public Management and Criminal Justice, Hands on Clarksville and the Clarksville Montgomery County Nonprofit Partnership Network are all teaming up on Friday, April 13th for a Nonprofit Management and Leadership Conference at the Morgan University Center.
Clarksville, TN – If you follow trends and news pertaining to higher education, then you know one of the more exciting developments in recent years is the new Degree Compass course recommendation system that was created at.
The system, which was lauded by the Chronicle of Higher Education in the article, “The Netflix Effect: When Software Suggests Students’ Courses,” works similar to sites such as Netflix and Amazon.com by suggesting to students what courses best fit their talents and programs of study. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Justin Hasty, a chemical engineering technology major at, gets to campus early most mornings in desperate need of a cup of coffee. He shuffles over to the Woodward Library, instead of the Einstein’s Bros. Bagel shop in the Morgan University Center, yawns and then gets to work studying.
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