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APSU statistics instructor Sam Ligo builds Real-World models to help Students grasp Math Concepts

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN –  Austin Peay State University statistics instructor Sam Ligo for years has used his woodworking skills and engineering know-how to build mathematical models – real-world 3D representations of the math – to help his students learn.

And over the summer, he built his latest learning tool – a Galton Board.

Austin Peay State University's Sam Ligo sits with some of the models he has created for his students. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Sam Ligo sits with some of the models he has created for his students. (APSU)

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U.S. Representative Mark Green announces Virtual Service Academy Day

 

U.S. House of RepresentativesClarksville, TN – Today, Tuesday, August 25th, 2020,  U.S. Representative Mark Green announced his annual Service Academy Day will take place virtually on Saturday, August 29th from 1:00pm-3:00pm CT.

“As a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, I understand firsthand the honor and responsibility of attending a Service Academy,” Representative Green said. “Nominating students from Tennessee’s 7th District is one of the greatest privileges of serving in Congress. I look forward to speaking with students who are interested to learn at one of the Academies and serve their country in this important way.” 

U.S. Representative Mark Green

U.S. Representative Mark Green

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18 Austin Peay State University ROTC Students ‘Virtually’ Commissioned as Army officers

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – For the first time ever, Austin Peay State University (APSU) held a virtual commissioning ceremony for its graduating class of ROTC students. 

The students received their commissions at their homes on Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 while their ROTC officers – to keep with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines – conducted the commissioning ceremony in a small, socially distanced group in the front lobby of the Memorial Health Building on campus.

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APSU Ranger Challenge team to make second straight trip to Sandhurst competition

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – For the second straight year, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Ranger Challenge team has earned a spot at Sandhurst, the world’s premier international academy military skills competition. 

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadet Cherady Fine trains at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, recently. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadet Cherady Fine trains at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, recently. (APSU)

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Five APSU ROTC cadets earn spots on Sandhurst-bound Ranger Challenge team

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Five Austin Peay State University (APSU) ROTC cadets recently proved themselves worthy for the Sandhurst military skills competition at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York.

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadet Jasmine Barrios has earned a spot on the APSU Ranger Challenge team. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadet Jasmine Barrios has earned a spot on the APSU Ranger Challenge team. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University ROTC cadets to compete at Xavier in run-up to Sandhurst

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Last October, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) ROTC Ranger Challenge team dominated at the Bold Warrior Challenge at Fort Knox, Kentucky. 

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadet Jasmine Barrios, right, is competing at Xavier this weekend. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadet Jasmine Barrios, right, is competing at Xavier this weekend. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University ROTC named one of the top programs in the nation

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – It’s official – Austin Peay State University (APSU) is home to one of the best Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) programs in the nation.

On December 16th, 2019, the U.S. Army Cadet Command announced the eight winners of the 2019-2020 MacArthur Awards, with APSU’s Governor’s Guard winning the award for the 7th Brigade.

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadets conducting training with Black Hawk helicopters. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadets conducting training with Black Hawk helicopters. (APSU)

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APSU’s Ranger Challenge team ‘knows what to expect’ at Sandhurst after winning Bold Warrior

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Ranger Challenge team entered the 7th Brigade ROTC Bold Warrior Challenge awards ceremony confident their performance had propelled them to the top or runner-up spot of the competition.

Austin Peay State University (APSU) Ranger Challenge team

Austin Peay State University (APSU) Ranger Challenge team

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Austin Peay State University Ranger Challenge team wins Bold Warrior, qualifies for prestigious West Point competition

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Ranger Challenge team will be one of 16 ROTC teams to compete next April at West Point’s Sandhurst 2020 competition, the world’s premier academy-level military skills competition.

Austin Peay State University (APSU) Ranger Challenge team

Austin Peay State University (APSU) Ranger Challenge team

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Austin Peay State University Ranger Challenge team sets sights on strong Bold Warrior Challenge

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) ROTC Ranger Challenge team will try to make the podium for the second straight year at the 7th Brigade ROTC Bold Warrior Challenge October 25th-27th, 2019 at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Members from last year's Austin Peay State University Ranger Challenge team including Walt Higbee, far left, and Daniel Cole, third from left, compete at the Sandhurst competition. (APSU)

Members from last year’s Austin Peay State University Ranger Challenge team including Walt Higbee, far left, and Daniel Cole, third from left, compete at the Sandhurst competition. (APSU)

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