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Austin Peay State University, Vol State, Robertson County Schools partner on innovative three-year residency, degree program

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUSpringfield, TN – Over the last 50 years, the U.S. has suffered from a growing teacher shortage, with fewer and fewer college students majoring in education.

This shortage has hurt schools across the country, but small, rural school districts are often the hardest hit by this educational crisis. In Tennessee, communities such as Robertson County need more teachers, and they need them now.

Austin Peay State University's Highland Crest campus in Springfield Tennessee. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Highland Crest campus in Springfield Tennessee. (APSU)

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Tennessee’s Community Colleges launch Fall Semester with a focus on Health, Safety

 

Tennessee Board of Regents - TBRNashville, TN – Tennessee’s community colleges are welcoming students back for fall semester, in a variety of class modalities and with a focus on keeping them healthy and safe as they continue their studies.

Eleven of the 13 community colleges start fall classes Monday (August 24th, 2020).  Northeast State Community College and Roane State Community College began classes this past week.

Students arrive at Roane State Community College for their first day of classes.

Students arrive at Roane State Community College for their first day of classes.

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Instant Peay Play: Cupboard isn’t bare for APSU Govs as softball season opens this week

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Despite losing some if the best players statistically in program history after last season, the cupboard isn’t bare for the Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball team, as it begins it’s 2020 regular season this coming weekend at Chattanooga.

Twelve letter winners return this season, including six starters from last year’s 33-22 squad, led by sophomore third baseman Lexi Osowski, who after hitting a team-high .387 with 11 doubles and 17 RBIs, was named to the Ohio Valley Conference Second Team as well as being selected to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Central Region Third Team.

Austin Peay State University Softball. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Softball. (APSU)

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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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APSU led research team names new crayfish species for 101st Airborne Division

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The stream beds on the Tennessee side of Fort Campbell harbor a rare treasure, a rusty-brown crayfish with white-tipped claws that exists nowhere else in the world. Former Austin Peay State University (APSU) graduate student Erin Bloom led the research that identified the crayfish as a new species.

The Screaming Eagle Crayfish is rare, and it's vulnerable, found at only three streams at Fort Campbell and one stream in Clarksville. (Carl Williams)

The Screaming Eagle Crayfish is rare, and it’s vulnerable, found at only three streams at Fort Campbell and one stream in Clarksville. (Carl Williams)

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First Tennessee Bank in Clarksville Promotes Three Bankers

 

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First Tennessee BankNashville, TN – First Tennessee Bank announces that it has promoted Derek Dobbs, Brittney Doyle and Chastity Hyde to manager of the bank’s three financial centers in Clarksville.

All three will report to Charlene Williams, senior vice president and regional sales manager.

(L to R) Derek Dobbs, Brittney Doyle and Chastity Hyde promoted by First Tennessee Bank.

(L to R) Derek Dobbs, Brittney Doyle and Chastity Hyde promoted by First Tennessee Bank.

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Tennessee Board of Regents approves Tuition Increase

 

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Tennessee Board of Regents - TBRCleveland, TN – The Tennessee Board of Regents approved student tuition rates for the 2018-19 academic year Friday – a 2.7 percent increase at community colleges and 3 percent at colleges of applied technology, the fourth consecutive year of increases under 4 percent and the lowest four-year average increase in decades.

Because there is no across-the-board increase in mandatory fees (fees paid by all students in addition to tuition), the effective increase in tuition and fees combined is 2.4 to 2.6 percent for community college students taking 15 credit hours per semester and 2.8 percent for technical college students.

Tennessee Board of Regents increases tuition by 2.7 percent at community colleges, 3 percent at colleges of applied technology – fourth consecutive year of increases under 4 percent.

Tennessee Board of Regents increases tuition by 2.7 percent at community colleges, 3 percent at colleges of applied technology – fourth consecutive year of increases under 4 percent.

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Tennessee Board of Regents approves warranty with tuition-free retraining for graduates of its technical training programs

 

Tennessee Board of Regents - TBRGallatin, TN – The Tennessee Board of Regents reaffirmed its confidence in the quality of its colleges Thursday, approving a warranty guaranteeing that future graduates of technical training programs demonstrate skills identified in their curriculums and providing tuition-free retraining for those who don’t.

The new warranty provides one-time retraining free of charge to graduates of technical programs who are unable to perform one or more of the skills and competencies identified for their programs.

Tennessee Board of Regents approves warranty with tuition-free retraining for graduates of its technical training programs

Tennessee Board of Regents approves warranty with tuition-free retraining for graduates of its technical training programs

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Dual Admission Agreement announced by APSU, Volunteer State Community College

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University and Volunteer State Community College have made it easier to complete the work necessary to achieve a college degree.

Through a dual admission agreement, students who meet the admissions criteria can now complete an associate degree at VSCC and receive admission to APSU in order to work toward a bachelor’s degree. Students may also complete courses at APSU, which may be transferred back to VSCC to help fulfill associate degree requirements.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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