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Clarksville Montgomery County School System has Four Schools named to 2017 U.S. News Best High Schools

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSMontgomery County, TN – Four Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) High Schools were named this week to the 2017 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, with one awarded silver and three earning bronze medals.

Rossview High School was 24th out of Tennessee’s 480 public high schools, with Northwest High School, Kenwood High School and Montgomery Central High School holding the rankings of 37th, 38th and 39th respectively. Rossview received a silver award with the other three earning bronze.

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Austin Peay State University professor Dr. Beatrix Brockman publishes German language book on life of Angelika Schrobsdorff

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When German-born Angelika Schrobsdorff returned to her home country in 2006 after decades abroad, the accomplished writer and Holocaust survivor said it was her hope to “die in my own language.”

Schrobsdorff would ultimately receive her wish, dying in Berlin in 2016 at the age of 88.

APSU's Dr. Beatrix Brockman with her book “Angelika Schrobsdorff: Leben ohne Heimat”.

APSU’s Dr. Beatrix Brockman with her book “Angelika Schrobsdorff: Leben ohne Heimat”.

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Austin Peay State University’s Boyd Health Services designated a Healthier Tennessee Workplace

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Boyd Health Services was recently designated a Healthier Tennessee Workplace by the Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness.

Healthier Tennessee Workplaces are recognized for their leadership and commitment to improving the health and well-being of citizens of the state of Tennessee.

Austin Peay State University ARD Building. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University ARD Building. (APSU)

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Tennessee Higher Education Commission Reports Show More Students than Ever Going to College

 

Tennessee Higher Education CommissionNashville, TN – A record number of students are going to college directly after high school and they are showing up more prepared once they get there according to two recent reports from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC).

The annual Tennessee Higher Education Fact Book and the interactive 2017 Profiles and Trends in Higher Education report published by THEC highlight data and trends in relation to the Drive to 55.

The annual Tennessee Higher Education Fact Book shows progress toward the Drive to 55

The annual Tennessee Higher Education Fact Book shows progress toward the Drive to 55

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2017 Be More Like Wade Scholarship Winners announced

 

Wade Morgan - Be More Like WadeCunningham, TN – The winners of the 2017  Be More Like Wade Scholarship have been selected. Eight $1000.00 scholarships are being given out this year.

The scholarships go to Montgomery Central High School Seniors who demonstrate similar characteristics of #bemorelikewade.

He exemplified the true meaning of a genuine person by being a selfless individual and always having an optimistic outlook on life.

Be More Like Wade

Be More Like Wade

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APSU appoints Dr. Prentice Chandler new dean of Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Effective July 1st, 2017, Dr. Prentice T. Chandler has been appointed as the new dean of Austin Peay State University’s Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education.

Dr. Chandler comes from the University of Cincinnati, where he served as associate director of teacher education and leadership, as well as an associate professor in its School of Education.

Dr. Prentice T. Chandler

Dr. Prentice T. Chandler

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APSU student newspaper “The All State” earns two national awards

 

APSU Student Newspaper - The All State - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The All State, Austin Peay State University’s student newspaper, earned two national Apple Awards at the Spring National College Media Convention in New York City on March 14th. The newspaper placed second in the Best Newspaper category, and its website — www.theallstate.org — placed third for Best Homepage.

“I am in continuously in awe of the remarkable work the staff puts in The All State every day,” Celeste Malone, editor-in-chief of The All State, said. “Receiving not one, but two national awards is such an amazing honor.”

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Austin Peay State University professor Dr. Gregg Steinberg to speak on the different ways to lead

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University professor Gregg Steinberg is offering a seminar titled, “You don’t need a title to be a leader.”

The seminar will be held from 10:30am-11:30am on Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 in the Morgan University Center, room 305, on the APSU campus.

Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center

Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center

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Austin Peay State University Latin/geology student Elizabeth Wilcox headed to Europe for Roman site excavation

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a sweltering afternoon in Tallil, Iraq, a U.S. Army soldier named Elizabeth Wilcox paused on her way to the gym to examine what looked like seashells on the desert floor.

Centuries ago, the Euphrates River had flowed through the area, surrounding a nearby stone structure some scholars believe was the Tower of Babel, but that channel of the river had long since turned to dust.

APSU student Elizabeth Wilcox. (Cassidy Graves, APSU)

APSU student Elizabeth Wilcox. (Cassidy Graves, APSU)

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Austin Peay State University holds Historic First Board of Trustees meeting

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University convened its inaugural Board of Trustees meeting Thursday, March 30th, completing the transition from the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) to its own local governing board.

Austin Peay President Alisa White, joined by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and observed by University faculty and staff, as well as media and members of the community, called the ‘historic’ first meeting to order.

Members of Austin Peay State University's Board of Trustees met for their inaugural meeting on Thursday, March 30th, 2016. (Beth Lowary, APSU)

Members of Austin Peay State University’s Board of Trustees met for their inaugural meeting on Thursday, March 30th, 2016. (Beth Lowary, APSU)

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