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Austin Peay State University 2019: A Year in Review

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Earlier this month, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) associate provost for research and dean of the College of Graduate Studies Dr. Chad Brooks summed up the year 2019 in a single sentence.

“It’s a very optimistic time for Austin Peay,” he said.

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Austin Peay State University ROTC named one of the top programs in the nation

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – It’s official – Austin Peay State University (APSU) is home to one of the best Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) programs in the nation.

On December 16th, 2019, the U.S. Army Cadet Command announced the eight winners of the 2019-2020 MacArthur Awards, with APSU’s Governor’s Guard winning the award for the 7th Brigade.

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadets conducting training with Black Hawk helicopters. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadets conducting training with Black Hawk helicopters. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University ROTC student puts nursing school to practice at Walter Reed internship

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Senior Michelle Demarais put what she’s learned at the Austin Peay State University (APSU) School of Nursing to practice this summer at one of the nation’s most well-known hospitals. 

Austin Peay State University nursing senior Michelle Demarais, third from right, poses with fellow students at Walter Reed. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University nursing senior Michelle Demarais, third from right, poses with fellow students at Walter Reed. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University’s ROTC has 20 combat veterans, meet their Iraq War veteran

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On the night of the invasion, Christina Taylor drove a light-medium tactical vehicle from Kuwait to Camp Speicher. The drive was 30 to 34 hours, so she caught catnaps whenever possible. 

The convoy stopped to check directions, and Taylor’s noncommissioned officer in charge told her to rest. He’d wake her when the convoy was ready to move. 

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadet Christina Taylor served from 2003-04 in Operation Iraqi Freedom as a cook in the 104th Military Intelligence Battalion. (APSU)

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This Week at APSU: Halloween Concert to spook Austin Peay State University Campus on Tuesday

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Music will host its 35th annual Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert at 6:00pm and 8:00pm Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 at the Mabry Concert Hall.

The Austin Peay annual Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert is at 6:00pm and 8:00pm Tuesday, October 29th. (APSU)

The Austin Peay annual Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert is at 6:00pm and 8:00pm Tuesday, October 29th. (APSU)

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Black Hawk helicopters to land at Austin Peay State University on October 30th and November 1st

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, October 30th, four UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters will land on the Austin Peay State University (APSU) campus for a special, joint training exercise between the University’s Governors Guard ROTC program and the Tennessee National Guard.

Four UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters will land at Austin Peay State University as part of a joint training exercise with the Tennessee National Guard and APSU Governors Guard ROTC. (APSU)

Four UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters will land at Austin Peay State University as part of a joint training exercise with the Tennessee National Guard and APSU Governors Guard ROTC. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University ROTC sends third-, fourth-ever cadets to West Point program

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Governors Guard ROTC program sent its third and fourth ever cadets to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point Cadet Summer Training this summer.

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadet Herman Thomas, sitting, third from right, attended West Point’s Cadet Summer Training in June and July. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadet Herman Thomas, sitting, third from right, attended West Point’s Cadet Summer Training in June and July. (APSU)

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