September 28, 2016
Clarksville, TN – More than 80 delegates will adorn Clarksville for the 2017 Miss Tennessee USA and Miss Tennessee Teen USA Pageant on October 7th-8th, 2016 at theMusic and Mass Communications Building.
Organized and produced by Greenwood Productions, the upcoming pageant marks Clarksville’s 18th year to host the event.
September 27, 2016
Clarksville, TN – TheDepartment of Theatre and Dance begins its Fall 2016 season with a production of William Inge’s “Picnic.” The play, which runs from September 28th through October 2nd, will be held in the Trahern Theatre on the University campus.
September 23, 2016
Clarksville, TN – On the afternoon of August 21st, 2017, the skies over Clarksville will go dark for approximately two minutes as a total solar eclipse blacks out the sun.
A once-in-a-lifetime event, the eclipse figures to draw hundreds of amateur and professional stargazers to town for the brief opportunity to witness history.
September 23, 2016
Clarksville, TN – Quasars—massive black holes that emit large amounts of radiation—are among the brightest objects in the universe, but that doesn’t mean they’re easy to identify.
For centuries, they’ve been mistaken for other shining celestial objects, and in recent years, astronomers had yet to accurately identify a certain one of these brilliant specks in the southern sky.
September 22, 2016
Clarksville, TN – As a part of the 2016 Homecoming week of events, the APSU Govs Programming Council (GPC) presents a concert featuring platinum recording artist Frankie Ballard, featuring special guest Jason Mizelle.
The concert takes place Thursday, October 20th, at 7:00pm in the Foy Fitness and Recreation Center on the University campus. Tickets are $10.00 for students until October 2nd and $20.00 for students after October 3rd, and may be purchased online at www.austinpeaytickets.com
September 21, 2016
Topic is “Finding your Audience”
Clarksville, TN – Thepresents artist Miranda Herrick as the speaker at its Women in Business luncheon on Tuesday, October 11th. The event begins at 11:30am and will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 290 Alfred Thun Road.
Herrick was born in Vicenza, Italy in 1977. Her father’s military career took her family many places before they settled in Clarksville in the early 1990’s.
September 21, 2016
Clarksville, TN –music education student Austin Ward is far from a natural-born politician; his first love will always be music.
However, Ward’s time as a university student has taught him that there is much more to music than just his instrument – and that music is worth fighting for at the highest levels of government.
September 20, 2016
Clarksville, TN –will celebrate the grand opening of the Wayne and Marianne Ard Building — the new home of the University’s Health and Counseling Services— on Thursday, October 13th, with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
The event will begin at 2:30pm, and is free and open to the public. A building tour and reception will follow at 3:00pm.
September 18, 2016
Clarksville, TN – With a little luck and a lot of community support, local tourism officials are hoping Clarksville will host the Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association (TSSAA) state football championships beginning in 2017.
Visit Clarksville andathletic department officials hosted a site visit for seven TSSAA staff earlier in September to show just what Clarksville has to offer.
Austin Peay State University APSU student Nicole Santoyo offers artistic take on “modern” life in the South
September 16, 2016
Clarksville, TN – Art can be seen as a window into the world, andart and biology double major Nicole Santoyo’s recent work has done that, offering a look into a familiar world through the lenses of an unfamiliar visitor.
Santoyo was awarded a 2015-16 Presidential Research Scholarship (PRS) for her presentation, titled “Southern Epic: Addressing Contemporary Tennessean Life,” a series of oil paintings addressing what she saw as a misrepresentation of the South; namely, a tendency to focus on presenting life in states like Tennessee as more idyllic and glamorous than the reality.