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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 Governor’s School students surprised by helicopter landing

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Governor’s School for Computational Physics at Austin Peay State University (APSU) surprised the 36 high school students attending with a rare treat this week – a surprise landing of one of the school’s helicopters.

On June 5th, 2019, just before 4:00pm former Special Operations pilot Charlie Weigandt eased one of Austin Peay’s Guimbal Cabri G2 helicopters onto the Dunn Center lawn.

The Governor's School for Computational Physics students stand near one of Austin Peay State University's helicopters. (APSU)

The Governor’s School for Computational Physics students stand near one of Austin Peay State University’s helicopters. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University Governor’s School kicks off with a boom

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University Governor’s School for Computational Physics students stepped into the classroom on Monday for their classwork for the first time during their three-week stay at APSU.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts visits with Austin Peay State University Governor’s School of Computational Physics on Tuesday, the second full day of the intensive three-week school. (APSU)

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts visits with Austin Peay State University Governor’s School of Computational Physics on Tuesday, the second full day of the intensive three-week school. (APSU)

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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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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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