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Haslam gives speech on education reform

Gov. Bill Haslam gave a speech to attendees of the Tennessee Collegiate Media Summit Thursday, Feb. 4, primarily focusing on education. Haslam’s recently approved Tennessee Promise plan allows students a tuition-free two-year education at any of the 13 community colleges or 27 colleges of applied technology in Tennessee, according to the Tennessee Promise ...

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Program helps African-American males

A program called the Achievers & Scholars Initiative has come to APSU with the goal of ensuring the academic success of African-American males on campus. The program was created as a project for the Tennessee Board of Regents Maxine Smith Fellows Program for Rising Minority Professionals. The program hopes to ...

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APSU accepts Tennessee Promise

>>By Candice Snow, Assistant Features Editor Beginning in fall 2015, APSU will accept the Tennessee Promise scholarship to help cover tuition costs. The scholarship was previously offered to graduating high school seniors planning to attend community college, but can now be used by APSU students seeking an associate’s degree in ...

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Fine arts building approved

APSU is expecting the construction of a new fine arts building in fall 2015. According to Marc Brunner, director of Facilities Planning and Projects, the decision to build a new fine arts building stemmed from consensus by students, faculty and staff who claimed Trahern was no longer able to meet ...

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APSU to host international French film festival

Sponsored by the French Embassy in the U.S., the Department of Languages and Literature will present the Spring 2015 International Francophone Film Festival on campus as part of the 2015 Tournées Film Festival. The festival was brought to APSU thanks to a Tournées grant awarded to Professor Christophe Konkobo, who specializes ...

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APSU to host Feed My Starving Children

>> by Lyric Maxwell, staff writer The APSU Diversity Committee and Feed My Starving Children will be hosting an event in honor of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Friday, Jan. 30, at the Foy Fitness Center. More than 500 students will gather together to help alleviate ...

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