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Top events of 2013, a look into 2014 for APSU

» By Phillip Swanson Staff Writer 1) Campus construction The past year had many major events and changes not only on campus but around the region and country, as well. APSU also underwent significant change for the campus as a whole in 2013. The campus scenery changed when the demolition ...

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Hall visits DC and encourages innovation for low-income student success

On Thursday, Oct. 31, APSU President Tim Hall went to Washington, D.C. and joined other school officials from across the country to discuss with senators the ideas and innovations schools are making to help low-income students not only acquire degrees, but also in a timely manner. The hearing was held ...

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APSU receives recognition

APSU received recognition on Tuesday, Sept. 10 for being one of the top military-friendly schools and moved up 18 spots in the US News yearly college rankings. Last year, APSU was ranked 87th on the US News regional rankings. APSU falls into the ‘South’ region and is ranked as 69th ...

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Events and new appointments at first SGA assembly of the fall

The 68th General Assembly of the SGA met at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, for the first time this fall semester. The meeting began with APSU’s new athletic director, Derek van der Merwe, speaking about his new role and feelings towards being at a new school. “APSU is doing great things,” ...

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APSU provost becomes Vice Chancellor at TBR

This summer, APSU lost Tristan Denley to a job as the Vice Chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents. He served as the provost and vice president of academic affairs since 2009. As a provost Denley served as the academic administrator for APSU, supervising curricular and research affairs. Denley has ...

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Degree Compass program gains national attention

Desire2Learn recently announced the acquisition of the Degree Compass system from APSU. Degree Compass is the new course recommendation system available to students on the D2L website. This system was inspired by the predictive result systems of websites such as Netflix, Amazon and Pandora, and was developed by Tristan Denley, ...

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