Clarksville, TN – On April 26th, during’s Annual Scholarship Donor Dinner, Wayne Ard, and his late wife, Marianne, and Ron Morton were honored for their strong support of the University.
Ard, president of Ard Construction,received the 2016 Tennessee Board of Regents’ Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. Morton, owner of the largest number of H&R Block franchises in the country, was presented with the University’s 2016 Academic Advocate Award.
Clarksville, TN – If you grew up in Clarksville and studied Latin, chances are you know Kaye or Grady Warren. The couple taught Latin in the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System for more than 40 years, and in that time they became one of the area’s biggest advocates for Classical Studies.
Just last summer, one of their former students—freshman Alexander Kee—earned first place in Advanced Latin Grammar at the National Junior Classical League convention in San Antonio, Texas.
Clarksville, TN –(APSU) recognized several outstanding faculty members during the annual Academic Honors and Awards Ceremony in the Mabry Concert Hall on Tuesday, April 26th.
The University’s top faculty honor, the APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award, was presented to Dr. Mike Gotcher, professor of communication.
Written by Kendall Welsh
Girl Scouts Plan Knit-A-Thon to aid children with cancer
Clarksville, TN – Ryleigh, a member of Girl Scouts Troop 779, had a class mate that passed away last year from cancer. It was hard for her to watch a classmate grow sick, lose her hair, then finally her battle with cancer. While they weren’t close, getting the updates of her classmate was confusing, painful and frustrating – being only 13 years old, and not knowing what to do to help.
So when her she sat down with her fellow troop members to brainstorm about what to do for a Silver Award project (the second highest award that a Girl Scout can earn), she thought of her classmate and mentioned it to them – and the rush of ideas began to take form.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Association of Realtors (CAR) will have a “Food Fight” On May 3rd, which kicks off its 9th annual F.U.E.L Fundraiser.
For the “Food Fight,” Miss Lucille’s Café and Texas Roadhouse will be donating 10% of these proceeds to F.U.E.L., a food subsidization program designed to feed Clarksville-Montgomery County school children through the weekend.
Clarksville, TN – Navdeep Saini, who may well be the nicest student attending, doesn’t like to talk about himself that much. If pressed, he’ll admit that he speaks six languages and has a degree in biotechnology (that he earned in Russian), but talking about his accomplishments seems to embarrass him.
He looked particularly shy at APSU’s Einstein Bros. Bagels coffee shop earlier this month when someone asked Saini about another accolade.
Clarksville, TN – In August, Sarah Huff, a former high school dropout, will board a plane for the United Kingdom to begin graduate school at The London School of Economics and Political Science—a university recently labeled “the world’s leading dedicated social science institution.”
“I’ll admit I was a bit hesitant to apply because I don’t have a lot of the background that people have when they go to these bigger schools,” Huff said recently.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Association of Realtors (CAR) will be hosting the 9th Annual F.U.E.L. Fundraiser Block Party on May 7th. This community event is coordinated each year by the Clarksville Association of Realtors Charity Relations.
100% of the proceeds from this event will benefit F.U.E.L., which helps to provide food for local hungry school children.
Clarksville, TN – Colonel Rob Salome, garrison commander at Fort Campbell, will visitat 8:00am on April 28th to help recognize an outstanding APSU ROTC cadet during the annual CSM Darol Walker Award Ceremony and Breakfast.
Jack B. Turner established the award several years ago in honor of Darol Walker, retired vice president of Jack B. Turner and Associates Inc. in Clarksville and retired command sergeant major in the U.S. Army.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation is proud to announce that it has received a $7,580 Quality of Life grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.
The award was one of 107 grants totaling over $735,482 awarded by the Reeve Foundation to nonprofit organizations nationwide that provide more opportunities, access, and daily quality of life for individuals living with paralysis, their families, and caregivers. Conceived by the late Dana Reeve, the program has awarded over 2,600 grants totaling over $19 million since 1999.