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APSU graduates over 200 students at Summer Commencement

By: William Fisher and Storm Brooks, News Editor and Staff Writer In an early afternoon ceremony, the university awarded over 200 degrees to students at APSU’s 88th Commencement Ceremony. The event took place in Dunn Center on Friday, Aug. 5, at 2 p.m. Students from the College of Arts and ...

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PlayStations stolen from pawn shop owner pawned; 2 arrested

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Authorities say two people who tried to pawn some stolen PlayStations didn’t realize that they had burgled the home of the pawn shop owner. Citing a Clarksville, Tennessee police report, The Leaf-Chronicle (http://leafne.ws/2axFG8I ) says 30-year-old Jeremy A. Watts and 24-year-old Jessica F. Heady tried to ...

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APSU nursing students win awards at program

16 nursing students from APSU participated in the summer internship program called Vanderbilt Experience: Student Nurse Internship Program (VESNIP) and two won top awards at the end of the program. The program presented seven awards. Two APSU students, Emily Reeve and Leanna Swaney took home awards in their category. Reeve ...

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Local hotels to house incoming students

The Office of Housing and Residence Life has contracted out the Riverview Inn and the Best Western Hotel off Exit 4 to serve as overflow housing for incoming students. Students will pay $3300 each semester they live at the hotels as they wait to transfer to on-campus housing. The need to ...

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APSU named “Great College to Work For”

The Chronicle of Higher Education named APSU as one of its “Great Colleges to Work for” for the fifth year straight. The Chronicle awarded APSU the distinction after reviewing a survey of employees and determining good workplace policies. The publication placed APSU on the list due to its favorable “teaching ...

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Gunman who killed 3 was ‘seeking out’ officers

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A former Marine dressed in black and carrying extra ammunition set out to ambush police in Baton Rouge, authorities said Monday, a day after three law enforcement officers were killed in the attack. The gunman’s “movements, his direction, his attention was on police officers,” state ...

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