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APSU Senior Art Exhibits planned for fall semester

September 22, 2014

APSU Department of Art - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – This fall, 15 young artists will bring their studies at Austin Peay State University to a close by hosting public exhibitions of the work they created for their senior thesis projects.

Students enrolled in APSU’s senior thesis class will host public exhibitions of their work this fall. (Photo by Kim Balevre/APSU)

Students enrolled in APSU’s senior thesis class will host public exhibitions of their work this fall. (Photo by Kim Balevre/APSU)

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Clarksville’s Go Commando Half Marathon coming October 18th

September 22, 2014

Go Commando Half Marathon and 5kClarksville, TN – The Go Commando Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & Fun Run, powered by CDE Lightband, is back and better than ever.

For those who are no stranger to going commando in Clarksville, Tennessee, you know that this beautiful, around-downtown course brings rewards to all those who dare to take on the challenge.

Clarksville's Go Commando

Clarksville’s Go Commando

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APSU hosting alumni trips to England and Costa Rica

September 21, 2014

Trips scheduled for Summer of 2015

APSU LogoClarksville, TN – In one picture, Dr. Mickey Wadia is standing next to an ancient stone wall in Paddington, England. In another, the Austin Peay State University professor of languages and literature is near the edge of the famed White Cliffs of Dover.

If you were to continue scrolling through his Facebook photos, you’d see him at the Globe Theatre, outside the grammar school William Wordsworth attended and enjoying a cup of tea in Warwick.

Wadia visits England several times a year to teach study abroad classes on Shakespeare, and this summer, local travelers will get to take advantage of his extensive knowledge of the area as he hosts an APSU Alumni Travel trip, British Landscapes, June 11th-20th, 2015. [Read more]

APSU ROTC Conducts “BLITZ” Training on Cumberland River

September 18, 2014

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Anyone driving down Riverside Drive on September 9th might have seen a peculiar sight on the Cumberland River near McGregor Park. Two zodiacs—black inflatable military boats—were crossing the river filled with Austin Peay State University Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC) cadets. The cadets were rowing fervently to get to the other side of the river, retrieve two mock casualties and transport them back to the APSU campus.

The mission was part of the ROTC program’s weekly Tuesday morning BLITZ. One cadet is chosen each week to lead the squad in a predetermined mission that creates an environment of adversity, both physically and mentally.

APSU ROTC Students undertaking a BLITZ training mission on the Cumberland River

APSU ROTC Students undertaking a BLITZ training mission on the Cumberland River

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Miss Tennessee USA Pageant Tickets on Sale Now

September 18, 2014

Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention and Visitors BureauClarksville, TN – Mark your calendars, because the Queens will be back in Clarksville for the 15th year in a row. Brought to you by Greenwood Productions, the 2015 Miss Tennessee USA and Miss Tennessee Teen USA Pageant will be held on October 3rd and 4th at the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall in Austin Peay State University Music and Mass Communications Building.

The preliminary show will take place on Friday, October 3rd at 6:30pm. The finals will be broken down into two shows, with the Teens competing at 3:00pm and the Miss contestants competing at 7:30pm. Both the Miss and Teen winners will represent the State of Tenneessee at the Miss USA and Miss Teen USA pageants in 2015.

The Crowning of Miss Tennessee at the 2013 Miss Tennessee USA Pageant (Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention & Visitors Bureau)

The Crowning of Miss Tennessee at the 2013 Miss Tennessee USA Pageant (Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention & Visitors Bureau)

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Austin Peay State University to Open New Dewald Pavilion at APSU Farm on September 23rd

September 17, 2014

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN On a mild December afternoon in 2012, a crowd of local farmers, agri-businessmen and dignitaries gathered around an old hay barn to contemplate the future of the Austin Peay State University Department of Agriculture.

Student enrollment in that program had increased an astounding 82 percent in recent years, but some of the facilities at the APSU Farm and Environmental Education Center, known simply as the farm, didn’t reflect this growth.

The Sept. 23 event will begin with a dinner at 5:30 p.m., followed by a ribbon cutting at 6:15 p.m. and a special bull auction. The auction will feature the sale of APSU’s finest bull stock, “Big John,” named in memory of John Bartee Sr., former founding member of the APSU agriculture advisory committee. Proceeds from the sale will go to the University farm.

The Sept. 23 event will begin with a dinner at 5:30 p.m., followed by a ribbon cutting at 6:15 p.m. and a special bull auction. The auction will feature the sale of APSU’s finest bull stock, “Big John,” named in memory of John Bartee Sr., former founding member of the APSU agriculture advisory committee. Proceeds from the sale will go to the University farm.

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Austin Peay State University hosting documentary film series

September 17, 2014

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Honors Program is partnering with the Nashville Film Festival, Nashville Public Television and Lipscomb University to bring documentaries on social issues to the Middle Tennessee community this fall.

The APSU Honors Program will present the first film in the series, “Big Men,” at 7:00pm, on September 17th, in the APSU Morgan University Center, Room 305. The film, produced by Brad Pitt, examines the impact of oil development in Ghana and the Niger delta. [Read more]

Exhibition at APSU showcases rare WWI photographs

September 16, 2014

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Department of Art and the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts are excited to present an exhibition of rare German photographs this fall to mark the centennial of the start of World War 1.

German soldier Fritz Einstein took the photographs on three separate fronts during the war. The photos were discovered and extensively restored by Einstein’s son and Nashville resident Frank Einstein.

Exhibition at APSU showcases rare WWI photographs

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Montgomery County Historical Society to show “Dorothy Dix: An American Journalist” documentary film by Inga Filippo Monday, September 15th

September 14, 2014

Montgomery County Historical SocietyClarksville, TN – The new documentary film “Dorothy Dix: An American Journalist” will be highlighted at the next meeting of the Montgomery County Historical Society on Monday, September 15th at the Beach Civic Hall in the Veterans Plaza complex on Pageant Lane.

The meeting will start at 7:00pm. Inga Filippo, who researched and wrote the film script, will introduce the screening.

Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer who wrote under the pen name Dorothy Dix.

Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer who wrote under the pen name Dorothy Dix.

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APSU Center for Extended and Distance Education offers more classes, easier registration

September 14, 2014

APSU Center for Distance and Extended Education - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – This fall, the Center for Distance and Extended Education at Austin Peay State University is looking to transform lives throughout the community with its expanded course offerings and its new, easy to use online registration system, signmeup.apsu.edu.

The new system lets individuals view the hundreds of courses and programs offered by the Center, select a course that interests them and then enroll immediately, using the easy online registration system. They’ll have plenty to check out, with the Center offering courses in just about everything – from business and professional development classes to healthcare training to learning the basics of social media. [Read more]

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