Austin Peay State University receives Top National Award for improved efforts in Educational Fundraising
June 14, 2013
Clarksville, TN – Since 2010,has encouraged alumni, friends and supporters to give to The Legacy Campaign, the University’s current capital fundraising program that so far has significantly increased millions of dollars for scholarships and educational endeavors.
APSU is being recognized for its efforts with The Legacy Campaign.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education, known in the education circle as CASE, has selected APSU to receive the 2013 CASE Educational Fundraising Award, an honor given to superior fundraising programs at educational institutions across the U.S. [Read more]
June 10, 2013
Clarksville, TN – Before going inside the Austin Peay State University Music/Mass Communication Building for a class or performance, bring a smartphone.
And have a QR code reader app installed on the phone to view and hear the new Time Magazine Person of the Year exhibit, every issue ever produced on the distinction beginning with the 1927 cover.
Austin Peay State University School of Nursing receives $60,000 grant with Montgomery County Health Department for Breast Health
June 5, 2013
Clarksville, TN – Thanks to a $60,000 grant from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure-Greater Nashville Affiliate, theSchool of Nursing will partner with the Montgomery County Health Department to begin a breast health program.
The effort will launch June 12th with a forum that will serve as a call to action for men and women to know the latest about breast cancer, specifically how to minimize their chances of developing the cancer and how to detect signs early.
June 4, 2013
Clarksville, TN – In Guatemala, it’s easy for a public school teacher to feel overwhelmed. Class sizes are large, with about 45 to 50 students squeezing into a small, hot classroom. And most teachers in that country begin their careers at the age of 17 or 18, with minimal preparation.
“The resources are limited there,” Dr. Barbara Peterson,associate professor of education, said. “The schools are very poorly funded.”
June 3, 2013
Clarksville, TN – Since having a successful inaugural event in 2010, the Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf Tournament has returned every summer to raise money for scholarships – and will do so again next month.
The Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Friday, July 12th and Saturday, July 13th at Cole Park at Fort Campbell, KY. The entry fee of $400.00 includes dinner, auction and scholarship presentation at 6:00pm, Friday, July 12th at the Bud Barn off Exit 19 on Interstate 24 and lunch at noon both days at Cole Park.
June 3, 2013
Clarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.
With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent. [Read more]
June 1, 2013
Clarksville, TN – Theand Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.
In the month of June, the Museum will feature TN Waterways & the Amazing Maze, Mike Andrews: Carvings, Castings & Constructions, Archetypes: The Art of Diane Shaw, Celebrating 100 Years of the Foust Family Foundry, Animal Day and so much more.
May 28, 2013
Clarksville, TN - This fall, will offer a new graduate degree that will bring together science and business skills to give students a greater competitive advantage in the workforce. The Professional Science Masters, or PSM, will enable students to pursue advanced training in science or mathematics while developing workplace skills.
The PSM at APSU will be a fully online degree program, allowing students to work on a degree while continuing to hold employment. Students can pursue one of two concentrations – data management and analysis or predictive analytics. Both concentrations are ideal for anyone with a bachelor’s degree, working in industry or military and having a desire to advance their career with a technical degree. [Read more]
May 28, 2013
Clarksville, TN – TheFestival is pleased to recognize Kenwood High School as the Clarksville-Montgomery County School with the most student volunteers working at the 2013 Festival.
The students were presented with a trophy and certificate recognizing their commitment to the community-driven event. The school boasted 34 volunteers this year, ten more than the second place school, with several of them coming from their JROTC program.
May 28, 2013
Clarksville, TN – On Thursday, May 23rd, Montgomery Central High School graduated 194 students in a ceremony held at‘s Dunn Center. Family and friends of the students gathered to watch as they walked across the stage to pick up their diplomas.