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APSU will host Summer Graduation Gala July 2nd


Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, July 2nd, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Registrar’s Office will host the Summer 2019 Graduation Gala, and all APSU students participating in the Summer commencement ceremony in August are encouraged to attend this important, celebratory event from 10:00am-2:00pm in the Morgan University Center Ballroom.

Austin Peay will hold a Summer 2019 Graduation Gala for APSU Students graduating in August. (APSU)

Austin Peay will hold a Summer 2019 Graduation Gala for APSU Students graduating in August. (APSU)

For graduating seniors, the Graduation Gala is a one-stop shop in preparation for the big day, allowing them to celebrate their accomplishments while also making sure there are no hiccups to prevent them from receiving a diploma.

“We want to ensure that our students are being taken care of,” Telaina Wrigley, APSU registrar, said. “We’ll be there so they can resolve any pending requirements they may have for graduation.”

At the gala, seniors may:

  • Pick up their cap and gown.
  • Have a resume’ reviewed by the APSU Office of Career Services.
  • Have the application fee waived if they are applying to graduate school.
  • Have a professional photograph taken, compliments of APSU Student Publications.
  • Complete an exit interview for the Financial Aid Office.
  • Complete a Perkins Loan exit interview with the Bursar’s Office.
  • Schedule a senior exit exam.
  • Order a commencement CD of the ceremony.
  • Order invitations, class rings and APSU memorabilia.
  • Receive a gift from the SGA.
  • Receive their first official “alumni” T-shirt from the APSU Alumni Office.

Refreshments will be provided, as will a “Kid Zone” for students with children, and all participants will be entered into a drawing for a free tablet (APSU employees are not eligible to win).

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