October 5, 2014
Clarksville, TN – Big John, an 1,800-pound bull, was a source of pride for theDepartment 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.
October 5, 2014
Clarksville, 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 11School 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.
October 3, 2014
Clarksville, 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.
October 2, 2014
Clarksville, TN – The arts atwill 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.
APSU, Clarksville Chamber and Montgomery County Hosting Veterans and Homecoming Celebrations this November
October 1, 2014
Clarksville, TN – This November, 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.
September 30, 2014
Clarksville, TN – ThePhi 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.
September 30, 2014
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.
September 25, 2014
Clarksville, 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.
September 25, 2014
Clarksville, TN – Beginning this fall,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 College of Business partners with Stone, Rudolph and Henry to give students real-world training
September 24, 2014
Clarksville, TN – Last fall, theCollege of Business decided to do things a little differently with its income tax class for accounting majors.
Instead of having a faculty member lead the course, the college brought in a tax attorney from the local CPA firm Stone, Rudolph and Henry to teach students about real-world tax filing scenarios.
“One of their tax attorneys taught the class of about 20 students, teaching them what they need to know about tax law, but also how to use the tax software, which is proprietary software,” Dr. Susan Cockrell, associate dean of the APSU College of Business, said. “At the end of the semester, they offered internships to eight or nine of those students.”