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Honorary Civil Rights leader gives lecture

William Hayes | The All State APSU campus invited an example of living history speak to students, faculty, and guests in the Morgan University Center this past Thursday, in the event of honoring one of the University’s most memorable and inspiring professors, Dr. Betty Joe Wallace. Tennessee State Representative of ...

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APSU professor leads grasslands conservation initiative

Dwayne Estes, Associate professor of biology and Director of the Herbarium at APSU, began the Southeastern Grasslands Initiative to raise awareness about the shrinking prairies of the Southeast. Hundreds of years ago the southeastern US was covered in millions of acres of grasslands. Many modern conservation efforts emphasize forests, leaving the ...

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Campus police receives accreditation

William Hayes | The All State The APSU Campus Police has recently achieved a high standard in the role of law enforcement, receiving the accreditation, bestowed to them by the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police (TACP). The Accreditation Award is bestowed to certain precincts of law enforcement who have ...

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Veteran, actor and DWTS winner J.R. Martinez speaks to students

In April 2003, 19-year-old J.R. Martinez was driving his unit in a Humvee in Iraq when the front left tire hit a roadside bomb. “Within a matter of seconds, this Humvee was now engulfed in flames,” Martinez said. He was trapped inside the fire for five minutes. In the years ...

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Tesla Coil lights-up APSU’s growing Physics Department

Last month, the APSU Instagram featured a photo of students creating a bolt of electricity using a Tesla Coil. Jonathan Bunton, senior physics major, said that APSU got the coil a year ago as part of the Physics department’s ongoing series of outreach projects. Tesla coils take electricity and build ...

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Year-round Pell Grant to be available to students

Many students rely on the Pell Grant for financial aid. Starting this summer, students will be able to access additional funds. “It’s something that the department of education passed, it’s really called Year-Round Pell,” Donna Price, director of the office of financial aid, said. Year-Round Pell allows Pell Grant recipients ...

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