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Asanbe Diversity Symposium honors professor, promotes respect

Feminism, race and gender were the main themes of the “Ain’t I a Woman!” performance by the Core Ensemble and actress Shayla Simmons in the Asanbe Diversity Symposium on Thursday, March 16. The performance included acting and music. Simmons pranced across the stage with joy and lamented with sadness as ...

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Foreign language study bridges gaps in communication

Many studies suggest studying a foreign language promotes a healthy mind and increases a person’s potential lifetime earnings, but because of budget cuts in primary schools and constricting course of study plans, many APSU students do not study a foreign language as undergraduates. Depending on the difficulty of the language, ...

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‘Le Passé’ begins Francophone Film Festival

“Le Passé” (The Past) is an Iranian film that was recently showcased as part of the 2015 Francophone Film Festival at APSU. Christophe Konkobo, a French professor along with his colleage Karen Sorenson, brought the festival to APSU. The hope for the festival is to “internationalize or globalize the campus,” ...

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Going abroad: Study abroad programs offer learning opportunities, unique experiences

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu While it may seem like a vacation, studying abroad is more than a simple trip to another country. Studying abroad is a great way to immerse yourself in a country’s culture while earning credit hours, according to English professor Jill Franks. “After a study abroad experience, students may desire ...

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