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Austin Peay State University coordinates campus response to last week’s violent storms

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Last week, after several devastating storms and tornadoes moved through the Middle Tennessee area, members of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) community began reaching out to the students, faculty and staff who live in those counties.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee surveys recent tornado damage.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee surveys recent tornado damage.

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Austin Peay State University’s Omicron Delta Kappa honor society earns national award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) was recently awarded the national honor society’s Presidential Award of Excellence. This award honors circles that have excelled in all areas of membership development and have met all national requirements as outlined in the ODK minimum standards.

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Austin Peay State University names University of Evansville administrator LaNeeca Williams as new chief diversity officer

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – LaNeec?a R. Williams, chief diversity officer at the University of Evansville, was recently named chief diversity officer and Title IX coordinator at Austin Peay State University (APSU). She will begin her new role on July 1st, 2019.

Austin Peay State University chief diversity officer LaNeeca Williams

Austin Peay State University chief diversity officer LaNeeca Williams

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Austin Peay State University Leadership Students use Science to amaze Little Govs

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A very excited group of Little Govs recently learned just how fun science can be thanks to a project undertaken by an Austin Peay State University (APSU) leadership class.

Austin Peay State University Leadership Students host Science Show for Little Govs Child Learning Center. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Leadership Students host Science Show for Little Govs Child Learning Center. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University names Dr. Eric Norman new vice president for APSU Student Affairs

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Dr. Eric M. Norman, vice chancellor for student affairs and dean of students at Purdue University Fort Wayne, was recently named vice president of student affairs at Austin Peay State University (APSU). He will begin his new role at APSU on January 28th, 2019.

Austin Peay State University vice president of student affairs Dr. Eric M. Norman.

Austin Peay State University vice president of student affairs Dr. Eric M. Norman.

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Austin Peay State University receives $100k grant for expanding “My Future” system

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University was awarded a $100,000 grant earlier this week to expand and enhance its innovative My Future system. The system, unveiled in 2012, uses predictive analytics to help students pick majors in fields where they will likely find academic success.

The grant was awarded through EDUCAUSE’s Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) initiative. EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association that supports the role of information technology in higher education. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Employees share recent professional developments, activities

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University recently announced a number of publications, conferences and credentials as part of their professional and scholarly activities.

Chris Burawa, director of the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, has had several professional developments. He translated from Icelandic a short story by Óskar Magnússon, “Dr. Amplatz,” which will be published in Best European Fiction 2014 by Dalkey Archive Press. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University students elected to SGA posts for 2012-13

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – With the largest voter turnout in its history, Austin Peay State University has announced the new leaders of the Student Government Association election for the 2012-13 academic year.

A total of 1,729 students voted in the SGA election held last week. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU SGA passes resolution opposing state bill to allow weapons on campus

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In response to proposed state legislation to allow permit-holding college and university faculty and staff to carry firearms on campus, the Student Government Association at Austin Peay State University recently passed a resolution opposing the bill.

In fact, the SGA resolution might be the first student-led effort in Tennessee against the bill, which passed the House in the Tennessee General Assembly earlier this week. It now is being considered in the state Senate. «Read the rest of this article»

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G.H.O.S.T. provides evening of ghoulish fun

 
A ghastly, undead creature haunts one of APSU's 'bowls', demonstrating the mechanical and creative ingenuity of APSU students.

A ghastly, undead creature haunts one of APSU's bowls, demonstrating the mechanical and creative ingenuity of APSU students.

G.H.O.S.T. hosted creepy thrills and a fun night full of treats without tricks. Austin Peay State University student organizations and departments opened the campus to the community to give parents, and children the chance to have a safe time while trick or treating. Students stood in the twilight hours of the fading October sun, dressed in various costumes with spectacular organizational displays.

Some organizations such as the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), and Chi Epsilon Mu had costume themes. Those two groups chose vampires and pirates, respectively. Chi Epsilon Mu won the first place prize for their two-story pirate ship playhouse display, allowing members to man the tables, and the vessel in true ship-man teamwork.

G.H.O.S.T., a long-stranding tradition at Austin Peay State University, stands for Greater Halloween Options for Safe Trick or Treating, and is presented annually by the SGA on the last Sunday before Halloween between the hours of 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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