Despite delayed Veteran’s Affairs payments military veterans enrolled at Austin Peay State University are again able to purchase textbooks without complications.
This week, the APSU bookstore denied 64 veteran students trying to purchase textbooks because the VA Office failed to pay a nearly $600,000 bill. APSU’s Assistant Director of Communications Melony Schemberger says a change in the billing process will ensure holds on the veteran’s accounts will not appear in the future.
The Murray State Men’s Basketball Team came out on top 71 to 68 after a hard-fought game against long-time Austin Peay Saturday. The Racers next face off against Eastern Illinois Thursday night at 7 in the CFSB center.
Hopkinsville Community College plans to unveil a new center to ease students’ transition into a four-year university or the workforce. The Student Transition Center consolidates HCC’s career, transfer and veteran’s services. Murray State University, Lindsey Wilson College, Austin Peay University and Western Kentucky University are all on-site partners with the new center.
The Clarksville, Tenn., Mayor’s Fitness Council joins Austin Peay State University’s second Walk to Afghanistan Project to honor deployed soldiers. Participants in the October 22 event, which include families of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, are encouraged to walk the distance from Clarksville to Afghanistan. That’s roughly 10,644 miles. Project organizers will hold other Walk to Afghanistan events during the coming months but suggest participants to schedule their own impromptu walking events. Participants can sign in for the October walk at the Governor’s stadium from 4:30 p.m.