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50strong collaborates with military-ready employers and higher ed partners such as AMU to identify opportunities that support at-scale resources and exposure to private-sector employers.
 American Public University System (APUS) announced that David Cumberbatch has been appointed to its Board of Trustees. 
American Public University System (APUS) announced that the Dr. Wallace E. Boston School of Business has been reaffirmed by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners.
As part of an ongoing 30th anniversary commemoration, American Public University System (APUS) recently hosted its 2021 ResearchFest, titled ‘Research for the Public Good’. 
American Public University System (APUS) announced that Javier Miyares has been appointed to its Board of Trustees. Miyares is a highly respected academic leader with over 20 years of experience driving innovation and change in online higher education, most recently as president of University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC).

American Public University System (APUS) announced that Dr. Wade T. Dyke will be leaving APUS as President to pursue a new endeavor and that Dr. Katherine Zatz, the former Chairwoman of the APUS Board of Trustees, has been appointed Acting President, effective November 4, 2021. A nationwide search for a permanent replacement is being launched.

American Public University System (APUS) announced that it has been reaccredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) for 10 years, with the next reaffirmation scheduled for 2030 – 2031.
In an effort to bring together leaders, innovators, and decision-makers from all areas of the space community, American Public University System (APUS) and the Policy Studies Organization (PSO) are hosting the second annual Space Education and Strategic Applications (SESA) Conference on September 23 and September 24.
American Public University System (APUS) has appointed Dr. Katherine Zatz to chair its Board of Trustees, effective August 1. A long-time board member, Dr. Zatz succeeds Board Chairman General Alfred M. Gray (retired), the 29th Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, who is stepping down as a trustee.
APUS and Miami Dade College are partnering to enable more students to earn bachelor’s and graduate degrees by pursuing guided academic pathways across business, STEM, cybersecurity, IT, computer sciences and psychology disciplines.Showing a continued commitment to make higher education more accessible, American Public University System (APUS) and Miami Dade College (MDC) are partnering to enable more students to earn bachelor’s and graduate degrees by pursuing guided academic pathways across business, STEM, cybersecurity, IT, computer sciences and psychology disciplines.
Prestigious Award Validates the University’s Highly Relevant Degrees and Courses in Reverse Logistics Management.
APUS, Founded as American Military University in 1991, Proudly Celebrates Approximately 90,000 Current Students and Over 108,000 Alumni Who Inspire Student-Centered Education and Innovation.
Partnership Expands Access to Counseling for APUS Students Including Active-Duty Service Members, Reservists, and Civilians.
APUS has committed numerous resources to help students, staff and faculty.
APUS celebrated its graduating class at its 25th annual commencement on May 22. The virtual event recognized the accomplishments of over 14,000 AMU and APU graduates from all 50 states and approximately 30 countries. Graduates range in age from 18 to 84 years old.
APUS is offering free access to its diverse library of over 200 podcast episodes to share best practices and unique life experiences that benefit both working professionals and adult learners.
Nationally recognized thought leader's student-centric vision and innovation efforts align with APUS's core mission.
Dr. Wallace E. Boston Business School launches over 30 new courses to help businesses hurdle economic challenges.
APUS and Rio Salado College today announced a partnership that enables students to earn an online associate degree with seamless admission into selected online baccalaureate programs.
APUS announced that four master’s-level students and alumni of American Military University (AMU) and American Public University (APU) have been named Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) Finalists for the Class of 2021. Since 2011, nearly 60 APUS alumni have achieved this status in the highly competitive, government-run fellowship.
Highlighting its ongoing commitment to the active duty military and veterans communities, APUS has expanded support of National Wreaths Across America Day this holiday season.
Naming Pays Tribute to Dr. Boston Building APUS as a Trailblazer of Affordable Online Higher Education
APUS Offers Scholarships, Newly Launched Freedom Grant® and Ongoing Support of Military-Affiliated Events
Freedom Grant® Awards over $17.6 Million to Approximately 49,000 Students in Just Six Months

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APUS has been selected to be a member of CYBERCOM's Academic Engagement Network (AEN), a collaborative effort between academia and CYBERCOM to leverage the capabilities and talents of both groups to provide a more robust cyber defense.
American Public University System (APUS) is partnering with the U.S. Cyber Command (CYBERCOM) to help strengthen the country’s cybersecurity posture. APUS has been selected to be a member of CYBERCOM’s Academic Engagement Network (AEN), a collaborative effort between academia and CYBERCOM to leverage the capabilities and talents of both groups to provide a more robust cyber defense.
AMU is looking to take the next step into the world of gaming by entering the metaverse. In this case, AMU is looking to become a part of the military metaverse. This metaverse is comprised of teams from each branch of the United States military that compete in national and international video game contests. As a result, there is a prevalent online digital gaming world made up almost entirely of servicemen and women.
Oliver Hedgepeth, professor of logistics with American Public University System online, offers guidance on what warehouse employers and workers must do to adjust to the new age of automation.
Dr. Michael Pittaro, of American Military University – The School of Security and Global Studies – joins host to discuss the current state of criminal justice and best practices to educate future criminal justice students and professionals going forward.
In an interview wit Authory Magazine’s Karen Mangia, APUS Provost Dr. Vernon C. Smith discusses what organizations should do to adapt to the future of work, from both an employer and employee perspective. 
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Max Aulakh,   the CEO and Founder of Ignyte Assurance Platform and an APUS veteran alumni, joins podcast host Joe Cane on the Veterans on the Move podcast to discuss how he uses his education and military experience to translate to a cybersecurity career in the private sector. 
A newly released Best Value Colleges report, for college-comparison website GradReports, highlights how APUS is among the top 10 schools in the nation that offer the highest salary for lowest tuition. 
Dr. Randall W. Hanifen, PhD, CFO, FIFireE, an associate professor from the APUS Emergency Management program shares thoughts on the biggest challenges facing the field in this article for EMS1.
In a video segment on recent spikes in crime, Good Morning America interviews Michael Pittaro, PhD, an associate professor of criminal justice for American Military University.
An article in Higher Ed Dive shares details on the APUS acquisition of GSUSA.
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