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Enrollment, graduation numbers on the rise

» By JENELLE GREWELL – jgrewell@my.apsu.edu Not only is APSU continuing towards the 11,000-student mark with a current enrollment of 10,873, but has also awarded its highest number of degrees during the last academic year. According to an APSU press release, APSU awarded 13 percent more degrees than the previous ...

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STARS: June Knight shares challenges, triumphs of being a nontraditional student

» By LORI PERKINS – lperkins@my.apsu.edu Today’s average college student is not the person who graduates high school at 18 and then immediately leaves home to attend college. Colleges have seen a large growth in nontraditional students enrollment. APSU’s Institutional Research and Effectiveness defines a NTS as an undergraduate at ...

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History Honor Society celebrates 50th year

» By ERICKA CONLEY – econley@my.apsu.edu Phi Alpha Theta has solidified itself as being a strong force for preserving the teaching of history and education of history scholars. In October, Phi Alpha Theta celebrated its 50th anniversary. It is an organization with a rich history and has a great reputation. ...

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New winter semester welcomes students

» By BRIAN BIGELOW – bbigelow@my.apsu.edu Students now have another opportunity to earn credit toward their degrees. For the first time, students can now take a single class between the fall and spring semesters during the holiday season. The new winter semester will be offered from Dec. 18 to Jan. ...

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‘One of the greatest art forms’ Gay/Straight Alliance celebrates ‘Equality Week’ with drag show

» By RAVEN JACKSON – rjackson@my.apsu.edu The Clement Auditorium was roaring with music, laughter and good times during the Gay/Straight Alliance’s “First Annual Drag Show” which premiered with a bang and brought a large crowd to fill the seats of the auditorium at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17. The ...

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Lawmakers restore $12.5M in meth cleanup funds

» ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. LOUIS — The war on methamphetamine has gotten some support from Congress — millions of dollars to clean up the toxic waste generated by clandestine labs. President Barack Obama signed a wide-ranging appropriations bill Friday that included the restoration of $12.5 million for meth lab cleanup. ...

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