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American Public University System Appoints Dr. Michael Cottam as Associate Provost, Academic and Faculty Services
July 17, 2019
American Public University System (APUS) today announced the appointment of Dr. Michael Cottam as associate provost, reporting to APUS Provost Dr. Vernon Smith.
May 16, 2019
American Public University System (APUS) marked the achievements of another record graduating class at its 23rd annual commencement on May 11 at the Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor, Md. More than 10,000 American Military University (AMU) and American Public University (APU) graduates were recognized, with more than 1,300 in attendance with their families, and thousands more participating via live webcast from across the country and over 19 countries worldwide.
American Public University System Expands Commitment to West Virginia K-12 Education with Donation of WeatherSTEM Meteorology Systems
April 08, 2019
American Public University System (APUS) today announced the donation of three additional WeatherSTEM systems as part of its continuing mission to serve its local community and enhance learning opportunities for K-12 students in its home panhandle region and adjacent public school districts in West Virginia.
Lieutenant General (USAF-Retired) and NBA Senior Vice President Michelle D. Johnson to Address American Public University System Class of 2019 Commencement
April 01, 2019
American Public University System (APUS) today announced that Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson (USAF-ret), senior vice president and head of referee operations for the National Basketball Association, will present the keynote address at its 2019 commencement. The graduate and undergraduate ceremonies are scheduled for May 11 at 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., respectively, at the Gaylord National Hotel in National Harbor, MD.