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49 APSU Student Athletes Receive Degrees

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – A record 1,222 students were conferred degrees, Friday, as Austin Peay State University held its 84th Spring Commencement in the Dunn Center and 49 of those were Govs and Lady Govs student-athletes.

The morning commencement saw students earn degrees from the College of Arts and Letters, the College of Science and Mathematics and the School of Technology and Public Management will participate in commencement.

Austin Peay Sports. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Sports. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Two Austin Peay State University Students earn prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Administrators at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) were probably pretty excited last month when they learned one of their students had earned a highly competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.

To the south, officials at the University of Tennessee likely experienced a similar rush when they heard one of their students was also named a Goldwater Scholar.

APSU students Kristen Knight and Chris Hayes were both named Barry M. Goldwater Scholars. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU)

APSU students Kristen Knight and Chris Hayes were both named Barry M. Goldwater Scholars. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU)

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Austin Peay physics student conducted research in Czech Republic this summer

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In a laboratory in the Czech Republic town of Pardubice, Austin Peay State University physics student James Winegar tried to strike up a conversation with a local Ph.D. student. Winegar, one of the few English speakers around, had spent much of the summer working on his Czech language skills, so he thought it was a good opportunity to practice a few phrases.

“He said, ‘stop butchering my language,’ or something to that effect,” Winegar said. “He said, ‘you’re not allowed to speak it anymore.’” «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Students part of new service learning program for International Projects

 

Written by APSU Student Mary Barczak

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University recently launched the inaugural APSU Goes Global program, an international service-learning opportunity now open to juniors in the President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP) and TRiO Student Support Services.

APSU Goes Global is led by Dr. Matthew Kenney, director of the President’s Emerging Leaders Program and associate professor of political science.

The build team from the APSU Goes Global program stands on the foundation of the house that they helped to complete. (Contributed photo)

The build team from the APSU Goes Global program stands on the foundation of the house that they helped to complete. (Contributed photo)

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Two Austin Peay State University students earn prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Harvard University had a couple of students receive prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships this year. So did MIT and Princeton. Another school on that list to have an unprecedented two students receive scholarships was Austin Peay State University, with physics majors Drew Kerr and Mason Yost.

“The Goldwater Scholarship is for rising juniors and seniors, and it’s very competitive and prestigious,” Dr. Matthew Kenney, APSU political science associate professor and the University’s Goldwater Scholarship representative, said. “It carries with it a $7,500 scholarship.”

APSU physics students Drew Kerr (left) and Mason Yost are recipients of the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship this year. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU).

APSU physics students Drew Kerr (left) and Mason Yost are recipients of the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship this year. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU).

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Austin Peay State University student to study physics at Louvre in Paris this summer

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The art world, it turns out, can use a good physicist. When it comes to restoring priceless works, identifying forgeries or discovering long lost masterpieces painted over centuries ago, curators at the world’s top museums and galleries turn to their colleagues in the sciences for help.

This summer, officials at the Louvre Museum in Paris might look to Austin Peay State University physics student Drew Kerr to assist them in making discoveries about the famed works in their collection.

APSU student Drew Kerr working with a Raman Spectrometer in the APSU Sundquist Science Complex’s laser lab. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU staff)

APSU student Drew Kerr working with a Raman Spectrometer in the APSU Sundquist Science Complex’s laser lab. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU staff)

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APSU Presidential Research Scholars Program announces students for 2011-12

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Ten undergraduate students at Austin Peay State University have been chosen for the 2011-12 Presidential Research Scholars Program.

Students in the program were selected for the May 1st, 2011, to April 30th, 2012, award period. The Research Scholars Program works to promote independent research training and creative activity with scholarly merit and supports the incorporation of research training into the collegiate educational experience. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay tennis opens OVC play with wins at TSU

 

APSU Men and Women’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University GovernorsNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University men and women’s tennis teams opened Ohio Valley Conference play with a pair of wins at Tennessee State, Sunday. The Govs won 4-0, while the Lady Govs took a 5-0 victory.

After falling to Miami (Ohio), Friday, the Lady Govs were in need of a quick start to open conference play. On the women’s side, every Lady Govs player won in straight sets without allowing the Lady Tigers even a game win along the way.

APSU Men and Women's Tennis. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Men and Women's Tennis. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Tennis Govs drop SIU Edwardsville

 

APSU Men’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team closed a two-match home stand with a 5-2 win against SIU Edwardsville, Saturday.

Behind sophomores Sean Bailey and Henrique Norbiato at No. 1 doubles, the Govs won their sixth-straight doubles point and cruised on singles, winning the top four to take the match.

APSU Men's Tennis. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

APSU Men's Tennis. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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Austin Peay State University played host to the Middle Tennessee Regional Dance Gala

 

On Saturday evening the best in dance from across Middle  Tennessee converged on Austin Peay State University in the middle of Historic Downtown Clarksville, TN to perform in the Tennessee Association of Dance’s Middle  (TAD) Tennessee Regional Gala. The 2010 Regional Gala highlights professional Dance Companies and University Ensembles  in the Middle Tennessee area. This years competition included performances from APSU’s Dance Ensemble, Belmont University/Epiphany, Company Rose, Middle Tennessee State University, the Nashville Ballet, Nashville in Motion, Stillpoint Dance Theatre, and the Vanderbilt Dance Theatre.

The Gala was part of the Tennessee Association of Dance’s 41st annual statewide conference which included a weekend of dance featuring master classes and seminars with nationally known dance artists.  It is their mission to ensure that dance is a vital and respected part of the life of all Tennesseans.

Vanderbilt Dance Theatre performing Le Corsaire: Dance of the Odalisques

Vanderbilt Dance Theatre performing Le Corsaire: Dance of the Odalisques

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