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APSU team wins regional Math Jeopardy competition

March 17, 2017

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A team from Austin Peay State University’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics recently won the Math Jeopardy Championship at a competition held during the 2017 Southeastern Section meeting of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). The APSU team defeated 26 other teams from colleges and universities in the Southeast.

Austin Peay fielded two teams, mentored by Dr. Nicholas Kirby, assistant professor of mathematics, and Dr. Ben Ntatin, professor of mathematics.

Team from Austin Peay wins regional Math Jeopardy Championship.

Team from Austin Peay wins regional Math Jeopardy Championship.

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APSU student Paul Watkins pursues research on hybrid of math, art

May 19, 2016

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – There are mathematicians and there are artists, and then there is the rare breed that find a way to merge two of the most seemingly disparate fields of study imaginable.

Austin Peay State University math major Paul Watkins does not resemble the “traditional” math student – with long hair and an even longer beard, Watkins looks more like the type who would be at home in an art studio.

APSU student Paul Watkins. (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

APSU student Paul Watkins. (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

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Austin Peay State University Department of Mathematics and Statistics places second in MAA Math Jeopardy competition

March 30, 2016

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TNAustin Peay State University’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics recently recorded another strong showing as its Math Jeopardy team placed second in a 24-school field during the 2016 Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Jeopardy championship.

(L to R) Dr. Nick Kirby, Anthony Thai, Paul Watkins, Scott Howard, Thomas Clayborne and Dr. Ben Ntatin.

(L to R) Dr. Nick Kirby, Anthony Thai, Paul Watkins, Scott Howard, Thomas Clayborne and Dr. Ben Ntatin.

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Austin Peay State University Department of Mathematics and Statistics places first in MAA Math Jeopardy Competition

March 18, 2015

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – If the answer is “The best in the southeast,” then the question is “What is Austin Peay State University?”

The APSU Math Jeopardy team recently bested 27 other schools to take home the 2015 Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Jeopardy championship at the MAA Southeastern Section meeting, held March 12th-14th on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. [Read more]

APSU 2013: A Year in Review

December 23, 2013

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When future generations look back on the history of Austin Peay State University, the year 2013 will likely be remembered as a pivotal time in the University’s development.

In the last 12 months, the campus has changed tremendously, both in terms of its layout and its notoriety. New, state-of-the-art buildings are welcoming new students, and even the President of the United States is talking about APSU.

As the University community looks ahead to another big year, here are some of the top stories that defined Austin Peay in 2013.

2013 at APSU

2013 at APSU

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APSU Offers New Graduate Degree

May 28, 2013

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – This fall, Austin Peay State University will offer a new graduate degree that will bring together science and business skills to give students a greater competitive advantage in the workforce. The Professional Science Masters, or PSM, will enable students to pursue advanced training in science or mathematics while developing workplace skills.

The PSM at APSU will be a fully online degree program, allowing students to work on a degree while continuing to hold employment. Students can pursue one of two concentrations – data management and analysis or predictive analytics. Both concentrations are ideal for anyone with a bachelor’s degree, working in industry or military and having a desire to advance their career with a technical degree. [Read more]

APSU holds topping-off event at new Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building

April 18, 2013

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TNAustin Peay State University held a topping-off ceremony Tuesday, April 16th at the construction site of the new Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building.

James Maynard, a 1956 alumnus, local business and APSU supporter for whom the building is named, was the first to sign during the event.

James Maynard — the first to sign during Tuesday's topping-off ceremony at the Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building at APSU — is surrounded by some of his grandchildren. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

James Maynard — the first to sign during Tuesday’s topping-off ceremony at the Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building at APSU — is surrounded by some of his grandchildren. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

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APSU breaks ground on new Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building

August 17, 2012

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – For several years, local businessman and Austin Peay State University alumnus James Maynard (’56) has been a supporter of APSU.

He recently created the Maynard Family Endowment Scholarship, which provides financial assistance annually to a student from Montgomery County pursing a business degree at APSU.

James Maynard (fifth from right), along with members of his family and APSU officials, break ground on the new Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building on Friday, August 17th. The new classroom facility is slated to open in Spring 2014. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

James Maynard (fifth from right), along with members of his family and APSU officials, break ground on the new Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building on Friday, August 17th. The new classroom facility is slated to open in Spring 2014. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

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APSU breaks ground on New Math and Computer Science Building August 17th

August 14, 2012

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Earlier this year, a narrow brick house off Ford Street, behind the Austin Peay State University Hemlock Semiconductor Building, was torn down. All that remains in its absence is a dirt lot, with a few patches of grass and gravel covering it.

At 10:00am on August 17th, shovels will plunge into that dry earth to mark the beginning of construction on APSU’s new $6.7 million mathematics and computer science building. The two-story classroom building, designed by Rufus Johnson Associates, is projected to open in the spring of 2014.

This architect rendering from Rufus Johnson Associates in Clarksville shows the front and back of the new mathematics and computer science building to be built at Austin Peay State University. The ground breaking ceremony will be August 17th at 10:00am. (Image by Rufus Johnson Associates)

This architect rendering from Rufus Johnson Associates in Clarksville shows the front and back of the new mathematics and computer science building to be built at Austin Peay State University. The ground breaking ceremony will be August 17th at 10:00am. (Image by Rufus Johnson Associates)

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Community School for the Arts’ Adult Choir looking for new members for upcoming season

August 5, 2012

The Community School of the Arts

Austin Peay State University

Clarksville, TN – This fall, the Community School for the Arts’ Adult Choir is looking for new members, regardless of their profession or musical background.

“We’ve had area elementary teachers, area high school teachers, Austin Peay faculty, Austin Peay staff, Austin Peay alumni,” Dr. Nell Rayburn, chair of the Austin Peay State University Department of Mathematics and Statistics, said. “We have people who work for the city of Clarksville. We’ve had physicians, bankers, state department workers, you name it. It’s just a really good cross section of the community.” [Read more]

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