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Austin Peay State University recognizes Outstanding Professors with 2020 Faculty Awards

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Monday,  August 17th, Dr. Maria Cronley, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Austin Peay State University (APSU), honored several outstanding professors during a virtual meeting with all APSU faculty.

Austin Peay State University 2020 Faculty Awards. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University 2020 Faculty Awards. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University’s student-discovered Phages entered into National Genetic Sequence Database

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – More than a dozen Austin Peay State University (APSU) students who have taken advantage of a unique research opportunity are now seeing their work recognized on a national scale.

Austin Peay State University biology student Gabrielle Rueff examines a phage sample. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University biology student Gabrielle Rueff examines a phage sample. (APSU)

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APSU helps Clarksville Academy High School with Coding Camp

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Computer Science and Information Technology worked with Clarksville Academy to offer a two-week custom camp in January to 12 students.

Clarksville Academy students worked on Unity C# during their custom camp. (APSU)

Clarksville Academy students worked on Unity C# during their custom camp. (APSU)

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APSU’s Science on Tap to explore “Weird, Wonderful World of Animal Sex”, February 4th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – “I’m about to ruin ‘Finding Nemo’ for you.” That’s the warning Austin Peay State University (APSU) biology professor Dr. Mollie Cashner had while sharing a sneak peek at February 4th’s Science on Tap presentation: “The Weird, Wonderful World of Animal Sex.”

Clownfish are a good example of just how weird sex can be in the animal world. (Danny de Bruyne/FreeImages)

Clownfish are a good example of just how weird sex can be in the animal world. (Danny de Bruyne/FreeImages)

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Austin Peay State University team wins site at speed-programming competition

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Two Austin Peay State University (APSU) teams recently competed in a regional speed-programming competition, and one team finished first place at its site and 24th overall. 

Austin Peay State University Team “Scarlet Double” finished first of 16 teams at the University of Tennessee at Martin. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Team “Scarlet Double” finished first of 16 teams at the University of Tennessee at Martin. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University summer Coding Camps now include Elementary, Middle School

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) is expanding its coding camps this summer to include elementary and middle school students after a successful 2018.

And the new campers will get a bonus: They’ll program and work with a robot.

Junior coders participate in a coding class during the spring 2019 semester at Austin Peay State University.

Junior coders participate in a coding class during the spring 2019 semester at Austin Peay State University.

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APSU student team ‘null’ zeros in at speed programming contest

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) computer science students continue to impress this semester. 

Three APSU teams recently competed in a national speed-programming competition, and one team almost finished tops at its site. 

APSU's Harrison Welch, front, Chris Tuncap and Lexie Nance were on team "null."

APSU’s Harrison Welch, front, Chris Tuncap and Lexie Nance were on team “null.”

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Austin Peay State University, local teacher team up to offer free coding classes for young students

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When Bridget Cloud first offered free junior computer coding classes at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, she had one class and a few young students. But the number of students – and of classes – grew quickly.

“The interest for the little kids, it just kept going and going and going,” she said.

Northeast High School’s Bridget Cloud, standing, is founded and leads Clarksville Junior Coders. “We'll be working on something, and the kids will get off track,” she said. “That's what's so cool is they'll get off track, and they'll find something else, and they'll call me over, and we'll get all excited together.” (Dr. James Cloud, APSU)

Northeast High School’s Bridget Cloud, standing, is founded and leads Clarksville Junior Coders. “We’ll be working on something, and the kids will get off track,” she said. “That’s what’s so cool is they’ll get off track, and they’ll find something else, and they’ll call me over, and we’ll get all excited together.” (Dr. James Cloud, APSU)

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Austin Peay State University Computer Science and Information Technology students compete, present research at major competitions

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Students from Austin Peay State University’s Department of Computer Science and Information Technology have been active in recent weeks, competing in regional coding challenges, as well as presenting findings at a major academic conference.

Two teams of Austin Peay students recently made a strong showing at the Association for Computer Machinery-International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM-ICPC) 2017 Mid-Central USA Regional Contest, held Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at the University of Tennessee at Martin.

APSU computer science major Michael Timbes presented his research into Google TensorFlow at the conference.

APSU computer science major Michael Timbes presented his research into Google TensorFlow at the conference.

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APSU’s EDGE Summer Video Game Development Camp Enrollment Now Open

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This summer, area high school students can learn the skills needed to create their own video game as Austin Peay State University’s Department of Computer Science and Information Technology presents EDGE, the Educating Developing Games Experience summer camp.

The EDGE camp will be offered in two sessions, with the first session lasting from July 10th-14th and the second session taking place July 24th-28th. Each session lasts from 9:30am-3:30pm and all sessions take place at the Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building on the University campus.

Austin Peay Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building. (APSU)

Austin Peay Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building. (APSU)

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