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APSU agricultural sciences graduate Khadejah Scott realizing dream at Epcot

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) graduate Khadejah Scott’s Epcot story involves wasps.

“They don’t sting, and they’re really small,” Scott said, “similar to the size of an ant when they’re at their biggest.”

But these wasps could deliver a big economic impact.

APSU graduate Khadejah Scott is working at Epcot's greenhouses.

APSU graduate Khadejah Scott is working at Epcot’s greenhouses.

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Austin Peay State University students present at Phi Alpha Theta National Conference

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Phi Alpha Theta (PAT) history honors society has long been among the best in the country, recently winning Best Chapter of the Year Division IV for the seventh consecutive year.

Two members of the University’s chapter were chosen to join members of 77 other PAT chapters in presenting their historical research at the society’s biennial national conference, held January 6th-10th in Orlando, FL at the Walt Disney World resort.

APSU students Sara Alexander and Jennifer Keller with Phi Alpha Theta Executive Director Jack Turnstall at the PAT national conference in Orlando, FL. (Austin Peay State University)

APSU students Sara Alexander and Jennifer Keller with Phi Alpha Theta Executive Director Jack Turnstall at the PAT national conference in Orlando, FL. (Austin Peay State University)

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Fort Campbell’s Armed Forces Recreation Center’s 2012 Great Getaways Vacation Sweepstakes

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Find your perfect match when you play the “Great Getaways” game at www.AFRCresorts.com between July 2nd and August 31st. Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) patrons have an opportunity to win one of four all-inclusive “Great Getaways” vacation packages to an Armed Forces Recreation Center (AFRC).

All you need to do for a chance to win the “Great Getaways Vacation Sweepstakes” is visit www.AFRCresorts.com where you will register and then play the online memory-match game. «Read the rest of this article»

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History honor society represents Austin Peay State University well at National Conference

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Deanna Carter, an Austin Peay State University history graduate student, felt a little like a celebrity. Whenever she walked through the lobby of the Hilton at Orlando’s Walt Disney World resort, people would stop their conversations and glance over at it.

Their attention was likely focused on her gray blazer, which had the words “Austin Peay State University Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society” stitched across the front.

“There were people from as far as California there and from some very prestigious schools, such as Carnegie Melon University, and they all knew us,” Carter said.

APSU alum Jennifer Montgomery, APSU graduate student Deanna Carter, APSU associate professor of history Dr. Minoa Uffelman, APSU student Robin Sloan and APSU student Sammy Weakley gather at the national Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society Conference earlier this month.

APSU alum Jennifer Montgomery, APSU graduate student Deanna Carter, APSU associate professor of history Dr. Minoa Uffelman, APSU student Robin Sloan and APSU student Sammy Weakley gather at the national Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society Conference earlier this month.

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MWR Presents the 2011 Soldier Show at Wilson Theater

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – The 2011 U.S. Army Soldier Show will be coming to Fort Campbell’s Wilson Theater on October 28th and 29th.  Show times are Friday, October 28th at 2:00pm and 7:30pm, and Saturday, October 29th at 2:00pm.

The 2011 U.S. Army Soldier Show is a high-energy 90-minute live musical production that showcases the talents of active duty Soldiers who were selected by audition from throughout the Army.  The theme for this year’s show, “Carnival – A Traveling Thank You”, draws its inspiration and song selections from many areas of the world. «Read the rest of this article»

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Safe Kids USA demonstrates escalating temperatures inside vehicle to warn parents about the dangers of heat stroke

 

Safe Kids USA shares seven tips to prevent future tragedies

LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL,  — In an effort to continue educating parents and caregivers about the dangers of heat stroke to children left unattended in vehicles, Safe Kids USA hosted an event yesterday at Test Track at Walt Disney World Resort’s Epcot® theme park near Orlando, Fla. Through the NEVER LEAVE YOUR CHILD ALONE campaign, Safe Kids USA, along with many other partners such as AAA, is working to increase awareness and reduce heat stroke deaths to children left unattended in vehicles. «Read the rest of this article»

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