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Austin Peay State University German professor finds peace during COVID-19 through wood working

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – After a long day of teaching in front of a computer screen, Dr. Beatrix Brockman blinks her red eyes, steps away from her desk and heads into the garage, with its concrete floors and overwhelming smell of sawdust. In this cavernous space, it sometimes feels as if she has stepped back in time into her father’s workshop.

 Dr. Beatrix Brockman. (APSU)

Dr. Beatrix Brockman. (APSU)

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This Week at APSU: Soccer kicks off OVC season, Constitution Day, Acting Workshop

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) has a lot going on this week from celebrating Constitution Day to getting free acting lessons from a Hollywood veteran, the theme of the week on campus is “Free.”

Constitution Day at APSU: Eat free or live free.

Constitution Day at APSU: Eat free or live free.

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New Austin Peay State University Military Family Resource Center receives gift from Wilma Newton

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Work will soon begin converting a former car dealership building into Austin Peay State University’s new Military Family Resource Center, thanks to a generous contribution from alumna Wilma Newton (’73) in honor of her late parents.

A rendering of the APSU Military Family Resource Center with the proposed Newton name.

A rendering of the APSU Military Family Resource Center with the proposed Newton name.

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Army vet Albert Wiley trades Special Forces to study special education at Austin Peay State University

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – If you ask Austin Peay State University (APSU) student Albert Wiley to list all the places he’s visited, you should probably take a seat because it’ll take a few minutes.

“I went to Panama, Ecuador, Belize, Honduras, Korea, Holland, Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Japan, England, Canada…let’s just say numerous countries,” he said.

Austin Peay State University student Albert Wiley takes a break on campus between classes.

Austin Peay State University student Albert Wiley takes a break on campus between classes.

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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 becomes home to U.S. Coast Guard veteran William Cody

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) says that for William Cody, the Cold War was actually ice-cold. After joining the U.S. Coast Guard in 1983, at the age of 25, he found himself aboard a polar-class icebreaker ship off the coast of Antarctica.

To keep warm, the crew drank authentic Russian vodka with bits of coal dust floating in it (they’d traded with Soviet sailors they met at the bottom of the world).

William Cody, a history major and Coast Guard veteran, takes classes in Austin Peay State University's Harned Hall.

William Cody, a history major and Coast Guard veteran, takes classes in Austin Peay State University’s Harned Hall.

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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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Austin Peay State University honors Military and Veterans during month of November

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU), one of the state’s leading providers of higher education to military-connected students and their families, has a long history of supporting veterans on campus and within the community.

This month, in recognition of Veterans Day, the University is hosting several events in honor of the men and women who have served this country.

Austin Peay State University honors Military and Veterans during month of November

Austin Peay State University honors Military and Veterans during month of November

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APSU Military Student Center’s Texts for Vets program

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Texts for Vets Program at Austin Peay State University (APSU) relieves students of the financial burden of purchasing textbooks.

The textbooks provided, are donated by the APSU community, which are distributed to the students through our center in the Morgan University Center.

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APSU listed Best for Vets in 2016 rankings by Military Times

 

Austin Peay State University - APSU - logoClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University has been listed by Military Times in its Best For Vets: Colleges 2016 rankings. APSU is one of only two universities in Tennessee to make the annual list of 125 four-year colleges.

In their sixth year, the rankings factor in the results of Military Times’ annual survey, the most comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military student services and rates of academic achievement.

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