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APSU Board of Trustees will have first meeting March 30th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s inaugural Board of Trustees will convene for its first meeting at 416 College Street on Thursday, March 30th at 1:30pm. The public is invited to attend this historic event.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System Wins First Place in National Awards Program

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSAlexandria, VA – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) is a first-place winner in the 23rd annual Magna Awards program, which is sponsored by the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA’s) flagship magazine, American School Board Journal (ASBJ).

The Magna Awards recognize school districts and their leaders for taking bold and innovative steps to improve the lives of students and their communities.

CMCSS Recognized for Innovation and Excellence in Public Schools.

CMCSS Recognized for Innovation and Excellence in Public Schools.

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APSU professor Christopher Bailey joins vocal group Tenore on North American tour

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University associate professor of theatre and dance Christopher Bailey had the opportunity to tour North America as a member of the award-winning vocal group Tenore, this past January.

Bailey joined as a reserve member of the four-man group for the January leg of its “The Impossible Dream” tour, performing in seven western states, as well as Canada. Bailey was featured on dates at, among others, venues in Los Angeles, New Orleans and Edmonton, Alberta.

APSU's Christopher Bailey

APSU’s Christopher Bailey

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Austin Peay State University Geography Program examines Global Environment and Development

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University associate professor of geography Dr. Christine Mathenge last summer sat on a rocky cliff at an ancient religious site in Kisii, Kenya, and stared at the meager, metal roof homes that glimmered in the valley below.

In addition to those homes, she saw several large boulders that could be used to create an elaborate economy of expensive flooring tiles, ornate sinks and carvings and sculptures, but the area’s landowners have yet to tap the value of the rocks dotting their landscape.

APSU's Dr. Christine Mathenge in Kisii, Kenya

APSU’s Dr. Christine Mathenge in Kisii, Kenya

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SKIESUnlimited offers Drivers Education Classes

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Do you have a teenager who is learning to drive or who has just gotten their permit or license? Did you know that SKIESUnlimited offers Drivers Education Classes for teens age 15 to 17?

Classes are available both on post and off post with schedules for Saturdays as well as weekdays.

The cost is $330.00 per student and includes the student workbook, 30 hours of classroom education and 6 hours of behind the wheel training. Deployment discounts can be used for this class.

Bring your own lunch and snacks (microwave is available). All participants must be registered with Child and Youth Services (CYS) prior to enrolling in class.

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Austin Peay State University student Cassidy Graves lands full-time social media internship with Disney

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When Austin Peay State University student Cassidy Graves graduates in May with a bachelor’s degree in communication, she will quickly be trading in her monocle for mouse ears.

That’s because in June, Graves is set to relocate to Florida, where she will join Disney as a full-time, professional intern with the House of Mouse’s Talent Acquisition Communications team.

APSU student Cassidy Graves

APSU student Cassidy Graves

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Austin Peay State University team wins regional Math Jeopardy Championship

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A team from Austin Peay State University’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics recently won the Math Jeopardy Championship at a competition held during the 2017 Southeastern Section meeting of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). The APSU team defeated 26 other teams from colleges and universities in the Southeast.

Austin Peay fielded two teams, mentored by Dr. Nicholas Kirby, assistant professor of mathematics, and Dr. Ben Ntatin, professor of mathematics.

Team from Austin Peay wins regional Math Jeopardy Championship.

Team from Austin Peay wins regional Math Jeopardy Championship.

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Austin Peay State University student Tia Jones discuses overcoming abuse in memoirs, titled “Come See a Man”

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Tia Jones, a communication student at Austin Peay State University was in Germany, serving her country in the U.S. Army, when her past finally caught up to her.

A native of Goldsboro, North Carolina, Jones grew up in a self-described broken home. Raised by her mother, Jones did not meet her biological father during her early years, and in his absence, a six-year-old Jones found suffering as the victim of sexual assault at the hands of her mother’s boyfriend.

Tia Jones

Tia Jones

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APSU announces dual enrollment partnership with Dickson County School System

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University  is partnering with the Dickson County School System to provide an opportunity for high school students from both Creek Wood and Dickson County High Schools to take college courses at a central Dickson County location.

Students would attend college classes taught by APSU faculty in the morning at the central location and return to their respective high school for lunch and afternoon classes.

Austin Peay State University Campus. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Campus. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University repurposes programs and building in response to area’s needs

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University has retooled its engineering technology program Over the last year and is in the process of repurposing its Technology Building (formerly the Hemlock Semiconductor Building), to meet the growing manufacturing needs of the state.

Engineering technology students work in the classroom at the Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell. (Beth Liggett, APSU)

Engineering technology students work in the classroom at the Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell. (Beth Liggett, APSU)

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