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Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees forms search committee to find new APSU president

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – During a special called meeting on Friday, August 21st, 2020 Austin Peay State University’s Board of Trustees established a 23-member search committee to help find a highly qualified individual to serve as the University’s 11th president.

Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University’s award-winning winemaker Kelley Price

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When she first started work as an instructor in the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Culinary Arts program, Chef Kelley Price, a former U.S Marine Corps Military Police Officer, thought she might be a bit twisted. Not in a bad way. She’s just easily bored and likes to mix things up a bit.

Austin Peay State University Culinary Arts program instructor Chef Kelley Price. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Culinary Arts program instructor Chef Kelley Price. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University receives $100,000 grant from Tennessee to host Veterans’ Reconnect Conference

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) was recently awarded a $100,000 grant from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) to host a two-day Veterans’ Reconnect Conference on the University’s campus.

The conference, “Bridging the Gaps: Tennessee Institutions Leading the Change for Military/Veteran Transition,” will take place October 14th-15th, 2019 at the APSU Morgan University Center.

Austin Peay State University to host Veterans’ Reconnect Conference, October 14th-15th. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University to host Veterans’ Reconnect Conference, October 14th-15th. (APSU)

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APSU’s Edible Books Contest celebrates National Library Week

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On April 10th, 2019, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Woodward Library, along with the Department of Communication, hosted the inaugural Edible Books Contest in celebration of National Library Week. Students, staff and faculty submitted 15 food-based creations inspired by short stories, novels and children’s books.

APSU's Woodward Library held their first Edible Book Contest April 10th.

APSU’s Woodward Library held their first Edible Book Contest April 10th.

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Austin Peay State University aviation science program approved for veterans training, meaning ‘little or no cost’ for veterans

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) aviation science program recently received approval for veterans education benefits, meaning veterans can earn the degree at “little or no cost.”

The program – which has a concentration in helicopters (or rotor wing) – is Tennessee’s first rotorcraft flight school that offers a bachelor’s degree.

Austin Peay State University aviation science program director and chief pilot Charlie Weigandt shows GOV 3 to U.S. Rep. Mark Green. GOV 3 is one of three in APSU's helicopter fleet. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University aviation science program director and chief pilot Charlie Weigandt shows GOV 3 to U.S. Rep. Mark Green. GOV 3 is one of three in APSU’s helicopter fleet. (APSU)

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Seven ‘Green to Gold’ soldiers make up APSU Ranger Challenge team

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The U.S. Military Academy at West Point recently featured Austin Peay’s ROTC Ranger Challenge team on its website ahead of the prestigious Sandhurst 2019, the world’s premier academy-level military skills competition.

In doing so, West Point officials noted Austin Peay’s team includes seven active-duty soldiers participating in the Army’s Green to Gold program.

Kylie Head, center, is one of seven ROTC cadets on Austin Peay State University's Ranger Challenge who is in the Green to Gold program. (APSU)

Kylie Head, center, is one of seven ROTC cadets on Austin Peay State University’s Ranger Challenge who is in the Green to Gold program. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University unveiled Gov 1, first helicopter in APSU Rotor-Wing Fleet

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – GOV 1 has landed. Austin Peay State University (APSU) officials on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 unveiled the first of three helicopters in its new rotor-wing fleet. The helicopters bolster the state’s first and only aviation science program with a rotor-wing concentration.

Charlie Weigandt lowers GOV 1 onto Austin Peay State University’s campus.

Charlie Weigandt lowers GOV 1 onto Austin Peay State University’s campus.

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Tennessee Higher Education Commission Awards Veterans Reconnect Grant to Austin Peay State University

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Earlier this fall, the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) awarded Austin Peay State University (APSU) with a Veterans Reconnect Grant to support a new Military Pathway Pilot Project designed to help military and veteran students transition quickly and easily into college or new career fields.

Retired Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey and retired Brig. Gen. Scott E. Brower joined APSU's senior leadership team.

Retired Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey and retired Brig. Gen. Scott E. Brower joined APSU’s senior leadership team.

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Austin Peay State University to hold Military Appreciation Football Game November 17th

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – November isn’t a typical month at Austin Peay State University (APSU). As the state’s leader in higher education for military-affiliated students, the institution traditionally recognizes the entire month, with its connection to Veterans Day, as an extended salute to all veterans and active-duty military personnel.

In previous years, the Austin Peay State University football team has worn special uniforms to honor the military.

In previous years, the Austin Peay State University football team has worn special uniforms to honor the military.

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APSU working to offer Aviation Science Degree next Fall

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In Clarksville, it’s not unusual to see military aircraft flying over town, but next year, a new bachelor’s degree program at Austin Peay State University will put a few civilian helicopters into the local sky.

That’s because the University is in the final approval stages of a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Science, with a concentration in rotor wing (helicopters), beginning next fall. The program will be the first rotor-wing flight school attached to a bachelor’s degree in the state.

Austin Peay State University looks to offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Science.

Austin Peay State University looks to offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Science.

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