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2017 Media Coverage

Why Winter Olympics Tickets Aren't Selling

December 21, 2017
James Reese, a ticketing expert and an associate professor and program director of sports management at American Public University System, says even if the Olympic committee manages to sell all the tickets, that doesn’t necessarily translate to full stadiums at game time.

Choose an Online Program for a Law Enforcement Career

December 7, 2017
U.S. News
Chuck Russo, program director and professor of criminal justice at APUS, says a criminal justice degree is typically a good choice for those looking to first enter the field, but recommends those already in law enforcement consider more specialized degrees.

Resources for Veteran Entrepreneurs

November 10, 2017
Business News Daily
Starting a business comes with numerous challenges, but former service members have one distinct advantage: the veteran community. Former AMU students discuss the importance of networking and education for veteran entrepreneurs.

Ranson Students Utilizing WeatherSTEM System

October 25, 2017
The Journal
Ranson Elementary School students learn about the weather, the atmosphere, and other aspects of their environment with a cutting-edge meteorology system from WeatherSTEM, donated by American Public University System.

Profiles of Military Higher Education Leaders

October 17, 2017
Dr. Karan Powell is featured in Profiles of Military Education Leaders for her dedication to improving higher education for APUS military students.

Ranson Elementary School Implements WeatherSTEM Data System

October 12, 2017
Ranson Elementary School has implemented a cutting-edge meteorology system from WeatherSTEM donated by the American Public University System.

Ask the Experts: Getting a Fix on Fixing Credit

October 5, 2017
APUS business professor Karin Ford-Torres provides her financial expertise on tackling the challenging task of repairing damaged credit.

Signs You Should Transfer to a New Online Degree Program

October 5, 2017
U.S. News
American Public University System's Caroline Simpson says students should consider their many priorities and obligations when it comes to selecting an online degree program.

APUS President Karan Powell named a Wonder Woman by WV Living

October 4, 2017
WV Living Magazine
WV Living honors Dr. Karan Powell for her leadership in championing accessible higher education, naming her among the list of women who make our state a better place to live.

AMU Supports Air Force Association CyberPatriot Program

September 25, 2017
Globe Newswire
The Air Force Association's (AFA) CyberPatriot program announced today that American Military University (AMU) is continuing its support of the National Youth Cyber Education Program.

APUS Disaster Management Expert Assesses Hurricane Irma Preparedness

September 13, 2017
Bay News 9 - Tampa
Dr. Chris Reynolds, a veteran first-responder and creator of APUS's Emergency and Disaster Management program, shares his safety precautions to reduce the risk from hurricanes and other life-threatening national disasters.

March Through Your Degree

September 12, 2017
Military Advanced Education and Transition
Competency-based education (CBE) is popping up across the country as a viable option for military learners who wish to complete a degree while serving our country.

Ranson Fire Company’s 9/11 Service Fills Holes in Hearts

September 11, 2017
APUS President Karan Powell was the main speaker at the memorial ceremony on the 16th anniversary of the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.

APUS Profiled in Prince William Living Feature on Lifelong Learning

September 6, 2017
Prince William Living
Prince William Living Magazine features APUS faculty, staff, and student ambassador interviews in their September issue, along with an overview of academic programs relevant to D.C.-metro area working adults.

Health Scare Won't Stop Her Olympic Dreams

August 31, 2017
JBLM Northwest Guardian
Master’s student Megan Henry rebounds after illness to rank fifth in the US in her sport, sets Olympic goals for skeleton event.

APUS Finance Center Building Achieves LEED Platinum Certification

April 4, 2017
Morgan Keller
LEED is an internationally recognized green building certification system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Platinum certification is the highest green rating achievable.

Should We Re-Think the Traditional Credit Hour Structure?

March 21, 2017
Education Dive
Programs focused on competencies, rather than traditional credit hours, can help students demonstrate mastery of job-related skills to prospective employers.

Competency at Scale

March 16, 2017
Inside Higher Ed
APUS offers new Momentum bachelor’s degrees that directly assess core competencies in lieu of traditional credit-hour requirements.

American Public University System Partners with Portfolium

March 15, 2017
APUS announces a new partnership with Portfolium, a dynamic platform for students, faculty, alumni and employers to collaborate for professional networking and development.

American Public University System Adds CBE to Online Mix

March 9, 2017
Campus Technology
American Public University System breaks ground by introducing four online degree programs that will use the competency-based education (CBE) model.

Tax Status Irrelevant for Online Schools That Ensure College Readiness and Overall Quality for Prospective Students, Says APUS

February 13, 2017
U.S. News
Dr. Karan Powell explains to U.S. News how APUS caters to college-ready adult learners to help ensure the most successful learning outcomes.

AMU Homeland Security Alum Daniel Zimmerman Named Secretary WI Department of Veterans Affairs

February 7, 2017
LaCrosse Tribune
Governor Scott Walker appoints AMU alumni as Veterans Affairs Secretary to oversee housing assessments.

How Broken is College, and Can We Fix it?

January 4, 2017
PC Magazine
Dr. Wally Boston shares more insight after the NY EdTech conference panel about the challenges facing colleges today.

Military Medicine to Civilian Healthcare

January 3, 2017
Military Advanced Education & Transition
The fastest growing employment sector, AMU is dedicated to preparing students for careers in the healthcare industry.

New  Business Programs From American Public University System

January 3, 2017
Military Advanced Education & Transition
APUS offers programs to improve data-driven decision-making and technical management skills in adult learners.

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