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Austin Peay State University to host Homecoming Scholarship 5K November 1st

October 6, 2014

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This year’s Austin Peay State University Homecoming theme, Gov Strong, will take on an added meaning on November 1st as University alumni and supporters push themselves to complete the 2014 Scholarship 5K Run.

The race, through a USA Track and Field certified course, will begin at 9:00am that Saturday at the Pace Alumni Center at Emerald Hill. The challenge that day will come toward the end of the run, when tired participants tackle the steep hill in front of the alumni center. This final stretch has led runners to say with pride that they “conquered Emerald Hill.” [Read more]

Prized bull brings in $14,500 for APSU Agriculture Department

October 5, 2014

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Big John, an 1,800-pound bull, was a source of pride for the Austin Peay State University Department of Agriculture. Students on the department’s beef show team took the animal to several regional shows, where his size and power often impressed the judges.

Last month, the University decided to sell this prize-winning animal, with the hope of earning a few thousand dollars for the growing Department of Agriculture. During a special sale on Sept. 23 at the APSU Farm, three bidders joined together to buy Big John for $14,500.

Mark Barnett, APSU President Alisa White, Dan Askew, Billy Atkins, Lois Bartee, Lucas Haley, Matt Barnett.

Mark Barnett, APSU President Alisa White, Dan Askew, Billy Atkins, Lois Bartee, Lucas Haley, Matt Barnett.

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International journal to publish several articles by APSU nursing faculty

October 5, 2014

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The international journal Nursing Clinics of North America is considered one of the top scholarly publications in that field, and the spring issue, known as a clinic, will feature articles by 11 Austin Peay State University School of Nursing faculty members.

The nursing professors were selected to contribute to the publication because Dr. Chita Farrar, APSU professor of nursing, was invited to guest edit the issue.

APSU Professor of Nursing Dr. Chita Farrar.

APSU Professor of Nursing Dr. Chita Farrar.

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Planters Bank’s Hilldale Gallery to feature Shane Moore Exhibit ‘Touch of Grey’ in October

October 3, 2014

Planters BankClarksville, TN – Local Photographer Shane Moore will show a collection he’s titled “Touch of Grey” at the Planters Bank-Hilldale Gallery on Thursday, October 2nd- Wednesday, November 5th.

Moore is a photographer committed to traditional black & white film photography. While he does incorporate digital images into some of his fine art prints, his passion and goals remain creating interesting, thought-provoking or beautiful images on film, then producing one-of-a-kind archival prints in his darkroom.

Shane Moore Exhibit ‘Touch of Grey’ at Planters Bank

Shane Moore Exhibit ‘Touch of Grey’ at Planters Bank

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APSU Art to be showcased at Acuff Circle’s Soiree on Franklin, October 28th

October 2, 2014

Acuff Circle of ExcellenceClarksville, TN – The arts at Austin Peay State University will be on display and celebrated at the annual Soiree on Franklin the afternoon of October 28th.

The event, in its fifth year, is sponsored by the Acuff Circle of Excellence board of directors and is open to members of the Circle and the public. This year’s celebration, “Coming Home to the Arts,” will feature representations of all of APSU’s arts disciplines: music, dance and theatre, creative writing and the visual arts.

Circle board members Marydith Weakley Young and Beverly Riggins Parker and Ken Shipley, APSU professor of art, watch APSU students create new works of art. (Taylor Slifko/APSU)

Circle board members Marydith Weakley Young and Beverly Riggins Parker and Ken Shipley, APSU professor of art, watch APSU students create new works of art. (Taylor Slifko/APSU)

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APSU, Clarksville Chamber and Montgomery County Hosting Veterans and Homecoming Celebrations this November

October 1, 2014

Clarksville, TN – This November, Austin Peay State University will partner with Montgomery County and the Clarksville-Area Chamber of Commerce to honor the veterans and military-affiliated individuals who live, study and work in this community.

The University is tailoring its 2014 Homecoming Celebration that month to include the military theme “Gov Strong,” creating a week long community and university celebration for local veterans. Both entities will host several events during the first week of November, culminating in a joint Homecoming/Veterans Day Parade through downtown Clarksville and campus at 10:00am on November 8th.

Austin Peay Football

Austin Peay Football

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Austin Peay Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society wins sixth Best Chapter of the Year award

September 30, 2014

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society was named the best chapter in the nation earlier this month, but the announcement didn’t come as much of a surprise. The APSU chapter, Theta-Delta, has won the best chapter award six years in a row.

“I have to admit, I’ve become somewhat accustomed to Theta-Delta winning,” Joe Weber, director of library services at APSU, said.

Patrick Toth, former PAT president; Deanna Carter, APSU history instructor; Joe Weber, APSU library director; Brian Heaton, APSU library associate; John Steinberg, APSU history chair; and Minoa Uffelman, APSU associate professor of history, show off the books the PAT club has donated to the library over the years. (Taylor Slifko/APSU)

Patrick Toth, former PAT president; Deanna Carter, APSU history instructor; Joe Weber, APSU library director; Brian Heaton, APSU library associate; John Steinberg, APSU history chair; and Minoa Uffelman, APSU associate professor of history, show off the books the PAT club has donated to the library over the years. (Taylor Slifko/APSU)

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk scheduled for October 2nd, 2014

September 30, 2014

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, 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.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

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Clarksville Tennessee Top Ten City for Millennials looking for Bigger Paychecks

September 25, 2014

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Of the top 10 cities the Millennial Generation is looking to for bigger paychecks, Middle Tennessee lands two – Clarksville at 6 and Nashville at 10.

“Our dedication to recruit higher paying jobs and to create a top-rated quality of life, both of which are attractive to a young, educated workforce, is a driving force behind us making this list,” said Cal Wray, Executive Director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council.
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APSU promises scholarships to all of state’s high-achieving community college grads

September 25, 2014

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Beginning this fall, Austin Peay State University will guarantee scholarships to all Tennessee Board of Regents community college and Hopkinsville Community College graduates who have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Titled the APSU Promise, the new scholarship program aims to bring more high-caliber students to campus in the coming years.

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University

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