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APSU receives financial gift from Florim USA

 

Austin Peay State University LogoAustin Peay State University recently received a financial gift from Florim USA to be used for scholarships.

Florim USA has committed to fund annual scholarships in memory of its founder, Ing Giovanni Lucchese. The scholarships are for students majoring in marketing, computer science and chemistry.

Alex Silkowski, APSU marketing student, and Aaron Taylor, a computer science student, are recipients of the 2009-10 Florim USA scholarships.

Alex Silkowski, APSU marketing student (left); Giancarlo Adani, Florim USA vice president of operations; Tim Swaw, Florim USA human resources manager; and Aaron Taylor, APSU computer science student (right). Photo by Sharon Silva APSU University Advancement

Alex Silkowski, APSU marketing student (left); Giancarlo Adani, Florim USA vice president of operations; Tim Swaw, Florim USA human resources manager; and Aaron Taylor, APSU computer science student (right). Photo by Sharon Silva APSU University Advancement

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Upcoming summit to focus on regional transportation system

 

Prince survey finds overwhelming public support for regional collaboration to address challenges

crtNashville – Business, governmental and community leaders including Clarksville Mayor Johnny Piper and Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers will gather in Nashville on May 27th for the annual “Convening the Region” Summit focusing on regional transportation system development in the ten-county Middle Tennessee area.

Cumberland Region Tomorrow (CRT), in partnership with Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, the Nashville Area MPO and the Tennessee Department of Transportation, will co-host the event as leaders work to gain collaboration and consensus on the development, funding and operations of a Regional Transit System.

“Ask any citizen in the middle Tennessee area what our top challenges are and I can assure you that traffic, congestion and gridlock will be right at the top of their list,” said Pat Emery, co-chair of CRT. “But this issue is about more than inconvenience; it’s a matter of economic competitiveness, quality growth and development and working to maintain our quality of life here in middle Tennessee. The only way we’re going to solve it is by working together – all ten counties – in a collaborative manner to turn these challenges into opportunities.” «Read the rest of this article»

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