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Austin Peay State University’s first Saudi master’s student hopes to spread what she’s learned in home country

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Hanan Alghamdi’s face brightened with a smile when she learned she was Austin Peay State University’s first-ever master’s degree recipient from Saudi Arabia.

“I feel proud of what I am,” said the Master of Arts in Teaching recipient.

“I started from zero and now I see myself as …” she said before breaking off, adding later as her smile returned, “I did it. I did it.”

Hanan Alghamdi

Hanan Alghamdi

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Austin Peay State University team wins regional Math Jeopardy Championship

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A team from Austin Peay State University’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics recently won the Math Jeopardy Championship at a competition held during the 2017 Southeastern Section meeting of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). The APSU team defeated 26 other teams from colleges and universities in the Southeast.

Austin Peay fielded two teams, mentored by Dr. Nicholas Kirby, assistant professor of mathematics, and Dr. Ben Ntatin, professor of mathematics.

Team from Austin Peay wins regional Math Jeopardy Championship.

Team from Austin Peay wins regional Math Jeopardy Championship.

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Instant Peay Play: Opening weekend gives APSU Governors Football coaching staff much to evaluate

 

Instant Peay PlayClarksville, TN – With college football teams not facing another school in a scrimmage before the opening of the regular season, the September 5th contest versus Mercer University has given the Austin Peay coaching staff its first chance to evaluate its talent against someone other than itself, as its moves forward in the 2015 season.

The first thing that jumps out is the improved defensive effort by the Govs, even in the 28-7 loss, after APSU gave up 28 points in the first quarter alone last season versus Mercer on its way to a 49-21 loss in Macon, GA.

Austin Peay Football's defense showed much improvement against Mercer Saturday.

Austin Peay Football’s defense showed much improvement against Mercer Saturday.

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Instant Peay Play: Several new faces will help greet APSU Student Athletes, Fans as school year begins

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – With Austin Peay football players reporting this weekend, the 2014-15 athletic school year has officially begun, and with it there will be several new and old faces on the sidelines, courts and dugouts as they go there their seasons, as well as several coaching slots still to be filled.

One of the open spots just came open this past week, with men’s golf coach Kirk Kayden announcing that he would be leaving after almost 10 years at the helm to take the same position at Mercer University in Macon, GA.

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APSU Baseball trio earn Rawlings Post-Season Honors

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUOmaha, NE – Postseason accolades continue to flow in as Austin Peay State University closer Tyler Rogers was named a Rawlings Second-Team All-America pick by the American Baseball Coaches Association, Thursday.

In addition, infielders Jordan Hankins and Craig Massoni received Second-Team All-South Region honors.

APSU's Tyler Rogers, Jrodan Hankins and Craig Massoni

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