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New Austin Peay State University Military Family Resource Center receives gift from Wilma Newton

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Work will soon begin converting a former car dealership building into Austin Peay State University’s new Military Family Resource Center, thanks to a generous contribution from alumna Wilma Newton (’73) in honor of her late parents.

A rendering of the APSU Military Family Resource Center with the proposed Newton name.

A rendering of the APSU Military Family Resource Center with the proposed Newton name.

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Army vet Albert Wiley trades Special Forces to study special education at Austin Peay State University

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – If you ask Austin Peay State University (APSU) student Albert Wiley to list all the places he’s visited, you should probably take a seat because it’ll take a few minutes.

“I went to Panama, Ecuador, Belize, Honduras, Korea, Holland, Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Japan, England, Canada…let’s just say numerous countries,” he said.

Austin Peay State University student Albert Wiley takes a break on campus between classes.

Austin Peay State University student Albert Wiley takes a break on campus between classes.

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Austin Peay State University to hold Military Appreciation Football Game November 17th

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – November isn’t a typical month at Austin Peay State University (APSU). As the state’s leader in higher education for military-affiliated students, the institution traditionally recognizes the entire month, with its connection to Veterans Day, as an extended salute to all veterans and active-duty military personnel.

In previous years, the Austin Peay State University football team has worn special uniforms to honor the military.

In previous years, the Austin Peay State University football team has worn special uniforms to honor the military.

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Austin Peay State University to feature art exhibit by Veterans and Military Personnel

 

Austin Peay State University - APSU - logoClarksville, TN – The artistic talents of Austin Peay State University military-affiliated students will be on display as part of a special exhibit, titled “Showcasing Our Veterans.”

The exhibit, now in its second year, is set for November 12th from 10:00am – 2:00pm in the APSU Morgan University Center lobby, and features works of art by APSU students and faculty who have served in the military.

Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center

Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center

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APSU named a 2015 Top Military Friendly School

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Military Advanced Education has named Austin Peay State University a top school in its 2015 MAE Guide to Colleges and Universities. The Guide, which measures best practices in military and veteran education, is available online at www.mae-kmi.com

The 2015 Guide features the results of a questionnaire on the military-supportive policies enacted at more than 600 colleges and universities. The purpose of the Guide is to provide students with information about institutions that go out of their way to support veterans and men and women in uniform.

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APSU to Exhibit Art by Military Personnel and Veterans on November 13th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – John Edmondson Jr. served in the U.S. Navy for 26 years, so it doesn’t come as much of a surprise that his favorite film is the 1965 naval war movie “In Harm’s Way.”

What does surprise people is that Edmondson is a gifted artist, and now that he is retired, he’s harnessing that talent as a student in the Austin Peay State University Department of Art. One of his recent works is a painting of John Wayne, dressed as Captain Rockwell Torrey, from “In Harm’s Way.”

Exhibit showcasing our Veterans to be on display at APSU November 13th.

Exhibit showcasing our Veterans to be on display at APSU November 13th.

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