Austin Peay State University Community School of the Arts now taking registration for July and August Art and Dance Classes
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Community School of the Arts is now accepting registrations for July and August classes in art and dance.
Two art camps are scheduled for July 11th-15th. Art for Children, ages 6-10 years, will meet from 9:00am to noon. This class offers diverse, real studio-based art education in a wide range of visual media.
TBR Adopts Policy on Firearms, approves MTSU request for building name change
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Board of Regents has approved the lowest increases in undergraduate tuition since 1983.
Tuition rates at the six TBR universities, 13 community colleges and 27 Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology will increase an average of 2.6 percent for the 2016-17 academic year.
The action, taken during the TBR quarterly meeting at Northeast State Community College, represents the lowest average increases in more than 30 years. The increases are within the range recommended by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.
Clarksville, TN – On June 21st, Austin Peay State Univeristy (APSU) hosted an educational summit, “Preparing for the Big Event,” which provided elementary and middle school teachers from across Middle Tennessee with strategies on how to incorporate the eclipse into subjects such as science, mathematics, language arts, art and music.
More than 4,000 years ago, Chung K’ang, the fourth emperor of the Hea dynasty in China, reportedly executed two astronomers named Hi and Ho because they didn’t predict a solar eclipse.
Gregory Singleton named to ODK National Advisory Committee
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) National Leadership Honor Society was recently the recipient of the ODK Superior Circle Award, distinguishing it as one of the best chapters in the nation.
Bestowed upon circles nationally that exhibit outstanding programming and leadership development opportunities for their members, the APSU Circle was lauded as an example of “continuing a culture of excellence” on campus.
Clarksville, TN – Abby Binkley has been named Executive Director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation.
Binkley, who earned her B.S. in K-12 health and physical education from Kennesaw State University and her master’s of education degree in administration and supervision from Bethel University, has one year of school administrative experience and nine years of teaching experience in Clarksville-Montgomery County School System.
Clarksville, TN – A group of Austin Peay State University students recently spent a week volunteering on an Alternative Break Trip through the University’s Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement. Collectively, these students completed approximately 360 hours of community service.
Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library teams up with Adult Literacy Council to offer new computer, social media class
Clarksville, TN – Adults can learn basic computer and social media skills in a new class provided by the Adult Literacy Council at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library.
The basic computer class will provide an in-person guide who can show adults the basics of using a computer and how to communicate with friends and family via Facebook.
Clarksville, TN – Zone 3 Press, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Center for Excellence in Creative Arts’ literary press, is proud to congratulate poet Norman Dubie, whose latest collection of poems, “The Quotations of Bone,” was recently awarded the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize.
Included in Dubie’s award-winning collection is the long poem, “The Fallen Bird of the Fields,” which was itself the first chapbook published by Zone 3 Press. Published in 2010, “The Fallen Bird of the Fields” represented both a literal and metaphorical uniting of themes and disciplines.
Clarksville, TN – Barry Gresham, Austin Peay State University (APSU) communication instructor, knew his department’s sports broadcasting program was becoming one of the best in the region, and earlier this month, officials with the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) agreed with him.
On June 2nd, the OVC’s Digital Network announced its Program of Excellence awards, with APSU earning four of the program’s seven awards, including Overall Award of Excellence in campus production.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) student Jillian Vogel, a music major and German minor, was selected to receive the Clarksville Edelweiss Club Scholarship for the 2016-17 academic year.
Vogel was honored during an awards ceremony at the Edelweiss Clubhouse on June 8th, and received a certificate from Bob Perkins, president of the Clarksville Edelweiss Club.
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