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APSU 2018: A Year in Review

Austin Peay State University [1] (APSU) 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In 2018, Austin Peay State University (APSU) continued to make headlines as the institution unveiled its first doctoral degree program, led the state in serving military-connected students and became the fastest-growing public university in Tennessee.

Austin Peay State University Students gather in the Dunn Center for Freshman Convocation on August 24th, 2018. (Denzil Wyatt, APSU) [2]

Austin Peay State University Students gather in the Dunn Center for Freshman Convocation on August 24th, 2018. (Denzil Wyatt, APSU)

In the last 12 months, Austin Peay also established a free residency partnership with the Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution in New York and saw its computer science students win big at state and regional hacking competitions.

The University hired a couple of retired generals – Brig. Gen. Scott Brower as APSU’s military advisor in residence and Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey as vice president of external affairs – along with a new athletic director, Gerald Harrison, and football coach, Mississippi State’s Mark Hudspeth.

As this historic year comes to an end, here’s a look back at some of the major stories to come out of Austin Peay in 2018.

 

 

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