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APSU named Best for Vets College

–ccoppedge@my.apsu.edu APSU is the only four-year university in the state of Tennessee to be named a “Best For Vets College” by the Military Times. According to the Military Times website, over 650 schools (a new record) completed the Best For Vets College survey of almost 150 questions. Only 68 schools ...

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SAFE program aids veterans, military families on campus

–ccoppedge@my.apsu.edu Situated in a military town, APSU has a large contingent of student veterans, and thus has several programs designed to help them, particularly Soldiers and Families Embraced. SAFE is a program started by APSU’s Wesley Foundation. “We started working with students connected to the military in January of 2010,” ...

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Homecoming 5k Run held at Emerald Hill

–ccoppedge@my.apsu.edu The 16th annual Homecoming 5K Run, held on Saturday, Oct. 27, was the first Run to be held at the Pace Alumni Center at Emerald Hill, home of APSU’s National Alumni Association. “The APSU National Alumni Association serves as the primary organization for all APSU alumni,” said Nikki Peterson, ...

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Pre-professional Health Office now open to students

–ccoppedge@my.apsu.edu Students in the Pre-Professional Health Society can enjoy the new Pre-professional Health Office open in the Sundquist Science Complex as of Thursday Sept. 6. “We have been primarily using it as a study space, since pre-professional health students study more than they sleep,” said Samantha Monk, president of the ...

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Sigma Phi Epsilon sells historic house

» By Chris Coppedge –ccoppedge@my.apsu.edu Sigma Phi Epsilon members at APSU should be prepared for some changes, their house on Madison and 7th Street is currently up for sale at a high price. According to Kyle Comley, Chapter President of SPE at APSU, alumni volunteer Chris Clark is handling the ...

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Drug incidents spike in campus housing

» By Chris Coppedge –ccoppedge@my.apsu.edu The recent rash of drug-related crimes in the APSU dorms may point to a growing problem with illegal substance use on campus. Between Aug. 23 and Sep.12, three instances of “drug paraphernalia-unlawful uses” were reported to campus police and recorded in the campus crime log. ...

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