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Social work student, Valor Award winner Swallows overcomes adversity to study

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu Multiple Myloma is a blood cancer which has caused Michelle Swallows, APSU student, to suffer bone and body pain, as well as a brain tumor. Her diagnosis came in 2009, and the typical remission is three years. Swallows received a stem cell transplant in 2012, and she continues her ...

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‘Skatin for Katelyn’ event benefits alumna

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu “Skatin for Katelyn” was a fundraising event held for APSU alumna Katelyn Bryant on Wednesday, April 10, at the Rainbo Skating Center. Bryant was diagnosed with Stage 4 Oropharyngeal Squamus Cell Carcinoma, an advanced cancer, in January of 2013. Her brother Jonathon Lister discussed and clarified the circumstances of ...

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Jump for Jude: Alpha Tau Omega’s 5th annual fundraiser generates $25,000

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu APSU’s largest yearly fundraising event was held on Friday, April 5. Alpha Tau Omega held its fifth annual Jump for Jude event at the Red Barn, benefitting St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. This year’s event was presented in memory of Shelby Russell, a Clarksville teenager who recently succumbed to cancer. ...

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Going abroad: Study abroad programs offer learning opportunities, unique experiences

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu While it may seem like a vacation, studying abroad is more than a simple trip to another country. Studying abroad is a great way to immerse yourself in a country’s culture while earning credit hours, according to English professor Jill Franks. “After a study abroad experience, students may desire ...

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We Can Do It! Women’s and gender studies department celebrating diversity since 1970s

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu The APSU women’s and gender studies department helps prepare students for the negotiation of conflicts which may arise in either their personal lives or workplaces. According to Jill Eichhorn, associate professor of English and coordinator of women’s and gender studies, “The power dynamics between women and their role in ...

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‘Big Reveal’ takes over campus for second year

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu The trumpet sounded across campus on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 12:40 p.m. to announce the new candidates for Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society. The “Big Reveal” event was staged in buildings on campus, with the main location at the Harned Hall balcony. According to Dewey Browder, chapter president ...

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