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Tennessee Board of Regents establishes new foundation to support state’s public community and technical colleges

 

Tennessee Board of Regents - TBRNashville, TN – The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) has established the Foundation for the College System of Tennessee to support its 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology through advocacy, marketing and fundraising.

The foundation’s board will guide the foundation in its mission, vision and growth. The board’s inaugural members are leaders in business, education and nonprofits who have a keen interest in the public colleges and their students as key to Tennessee’s future.

A statewide designation was presented to the Clarksville-Montgomery County School Board at the Tennessee School Boards Association Fall District meeting in Springfield last week. On hand to receive the award were (from left): Director of Schools Millard House; Board Vice Chairman Anne Murtha; Jimmie Garland; Josh Baggett; Chairman Margaret Pace; Carol Berry; and Charlie Patterson. Not pictured: Herbert Nelson. (TSBA)

A statewide designation was presented to the Clarksville-Montgomery County School Board at the Tennessee School Boards Association Fall District meeting in Springfield last week. On hand to receive the award were (from left): Director of Schools Millard House; Board Vice Chairman Anne Murtha; Jimmie Garland; Josh Baggett; Chairman Margaret Pace; Carol Berry; and Charlie Patterson. Not pictured: Herbert Nelson. (TSBA)

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Tuition, Fees approved by Tennessee Board of Regents

 

Tennessee Board of Regents - TBRGallatin, TN – Today, Friday, June 21st, 2019, tuition and fees for the 2019-20 academic year were set and a list of new campus building projects that will move to the next step in the state’s funding process for the 2020-21 fiscal year were approved by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

Tennessee Board of Regents increases tuition and fees for State Colleges and Universities.

Tennessee Board of Regents increases tuition and fees for State Colleges and Universities.

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Tennessee Board of Regents to look at recommendations on Student Tuition, Mandatory Fees at June 4th meeting

 

Tennessee Board of Regents - TBRNashville, TN – On Tuesday, June 4th, 2019, two committees of the Tennessee Board of Regents and the chairs of all the board’s committees will meet in Nashville – including the Finance and Business Operations Committee, which will make its recommendations on student tuition and mandatory fees for the 2019-20 academic year.

The June 4th meetings will be held in the board room at the TBR System Office at 1 Bridgestone Park, Nashville, Tennessee.

Tennessee Board of Regents increases tuition and fees for State Colleges and Universities.

Tennessee Board of Regents increases tuition and fees for State Colleges and Universities.

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Austin Peay State University’s Tucker Brown named dean of APSU College of Behavioral and Health Sciences

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU) 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Dr. Tucker Brown, chair of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Sociology, was recently named dean of the University’s College of Behavioral and Health Sciences.

Dr. David Denton, former dean of the college, decided to return to the classroom in 2017, leaving the position open. Dr. Rebecca Corvey, professor of nursing, served as interim dean while the University conducted a national search to fill the position.

Dean of the Austin Peay State University College of Behavioral and Health Sciences, Tucker Brown. (APSU)

Dean of the Austin Peay State University College of Behavioral and Health Sciences, Tucker Brown. (APSU)

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Former Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Representative Mark Green, State Representative Jason Hodges to deliver APSU Commencement Addresses this May

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This May, three prominent Tennessee public servants will visit Austin Peay State University (APSU) to serve as commencement speakers for the University’s three commencement ceremonies.

Former Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Representative Mark Green and State Representative Jason Hodges will be on campus May 3th and 4th, 2019 as Austin Peay State University, the state’s fastest-growing public University, expands its graduation celebration to two days.

(L to R) Former Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Representative Mark Green and State Representative Jason Hodges to speak at APSU Commencement Ceremonies.

(L to R) Former Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Representative Mark Green and State Representative Jason Hodges to speak at APSU Commencement Ceremonies.

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Austin Peay State University students engage in high-impact practices

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU) 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On February 22nd, 2019 Austin Peay State University (APSU) representatives presented at a national conference on high-impact practices, HIPS in States, at Western Kentucky University.

APSU staff and students discussed high-impact practices during the national HIP in States conference.

APSU staff and students discussed high-impact practices during the national HIP in States conference.

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Austin Peay State University GIS Center’s virtual reality drone lab immerses students in real-world experience

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU) 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Kevin Lyons and Connar Bielinski are learning as they go. The Austin Peay State University (APSU) computer science students are helping establish a virtual reality drone laboratory at the APSU GIS Center on campus, and they’re having to learn new coding and technology along the way.

Austin Peay State University Computer science students Connar Bielinski and Kevin Lyons work on their simulations.

Austin Peay State University Computer science students Connar Bielinski and Kevin Lyons work on their simulations.

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With record fall enrollment, APSU now Tennessee’s fastest-growing public university

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – It’s official – Austin Peay State University (APSU) is the fastest-growing public university in the state.

At a time when most colleges and universities are struggling to attract students, Austin Peay State University’s 4.7 percent increase far outpaced other schools and helped the University set a record enrollment this fall with 10,954 students.

Austin Peay State University (APSU) students gather in the Dunn Center for Freshman Convocation on August 24th, 2018. (Denzil Wyatt, APSU)

Austin Peay State University (APSU) students gather in the Dunn Center for Freshman Convocation on August 24th, 2018. (Denzil Wyatt, APSU)

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Austin Peay State University professor Bruce Myers leaves behind state’s top Computer Science Program

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In 1975, shortly after Bill Gates and Paul Allen formed Microsoft, a young Austin Peay State University (APSU) math professor decided to teach a computer class.

He didn’t know what the Microsoft duo was doing out in New Mexico, but the ’70s marked a sort of golden age in the young computer world, with the development of the first microprocessor, the floppy disk and the video game “Pong.”

Austin Peay State University's Dr. Bruce Myers dedicated 48 years to serving Austin Peay students.

Austin Peay State University’s Dr. Bruce Myers dedicated 48 years to serving APSU students.

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Tennessee Higher Education Commission reports College Enrollment Increases for the Third Consecutive Year

 

Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC)

Tennessee Higher Education CommissionNashville, TN – The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) released college enrollment data for the fall 2018 semester, indicating that 221,775 students across the state enrolled in community colleges and public universities for the 2018-2019 academic year.

This marks the third consecutive year that postsecondary enrollment has grown across the state, and an increase of 1,656 additional students compared to fall 2017.

Tennessee Higher Education Commission releases data showing significant increase in adult students.

Tennessee Higher Education Commission releases data showing significant increase in adult students.

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