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Austin Peay State University students earn best hack awards at VolHacks hackathon

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Imagine getting an alert on your phone or smart speaker whenever your letter carrier delivers the mail. Or you might want to know if your neighbor is nosing through your mailbox … again. Pi-Mail, created by Austin Peay State University (APSU) students in the Association of Computer Machinery (ACM), can help.

Austin Peay State University ACM members who attended VolHacks were, top row, from left, Daniel Blankenship, Zack Toupe, Aidan Murphy, Parth Patel, Peyton VanHook, William Kersten and Harrison Welch, and bottom row, from left, Chris Tuncap, Bryan Bishop, Thomas Bau, Robyn Yates, Lexie Nance.

Austin Peay State University ACM members who attended VolHacks were, top row, from left, Daniel Blankenship, Zack Toupe, Aidan Murphy, Parth Patel, Peyton VanHook, William Kersten and Harrison Welch, and bottom row, from left, Chris Tuncap, Bryan Bishop, Thomas Bau, Robyn Yates, Lexie Nance.

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Austin Peay State University new community coding classes free for adults

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – For the last couple of years, people keep calling the Austin Peay State University Department of Computer Science and Information Technology and asking the same question – what about community coding classes for adults?

Since 2017, the department has offered several computer coding classes and camps for local children, but if you were over the age of 18, you couldn’t participate.

Austin Peay State University grad students Farjana Anwerbasha and Gary Larson look over coding projects at APSU.

Austin Peay State University grad students Farjana Anwerbasha and Gary Larson look over coding projects at APSU.

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APSU Southeastern Grasslands Initiative receives $100,000 donation from BAND Foundation

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The BAND Foundation of Washington, D.C., recently donated $100,000 to the Austin Peay State University Foundation as a contribution for the ongoing effort to fund the Southeastern Grasslands Initiative (SGI) at APSU.

BAND also issued a dollar-for-dollar challenge gift to SGI, agreeing to match up to $250,000 of funds raised through the end of 2019.

APSU Associate Professor of Biology, Dr. Dwayne Estes, leads a tour through Baker Prairie Natural Area.

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Austin Peay State University Industry Summit inspires local leaders to envision the future

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Frank Tate, executive director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board, knows how to brag. If you’re going to make a bold statement, you’d better be able to back it up. On Wednesday morning, during the Alignment of Community and Education Industry Summit, hosted by Austin Peay State University’s College of STEM, he told a packed audience of local business, civic and educational leaders that Clarksville-Montgomery County is the best place in all of Tennessee to live, work, play and thrive. In his words, it’s “ideal.”

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White and Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan talk before the summit.

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White and Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan talk before the summit.

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Austin Peay State University hosting Fall Graduation Gala October 9th-10th

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Registrar’s Office will host its Sixth Annual Graduation Gala this October. This fall’s gala will be from 2:00pm-5:30pm on Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 and from 10:00am-2:00pm on Wednesday, October 10th, in the APSU Morgan University Center Ballroom.

APSU Students celebrate during a recent commencement ceremony at Austin Peay State University.

APSU Students celebrate during a recent commencement ceremony at Austin Peay State University.

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Austin Peay State University to get visit from WKRN News 2 Weather Authority October 3rd

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018, WKRN News 2 will visit Austin Peay State University’s Morgan University Center as part of the channel’s Weather Authority University series. Then event, which is free and open to the public, will teach attendees about severe weather and how to keep safe during a storm.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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APSU’s Tower Club commemorates 60 years of support to the University

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Office of University Advancement hosted more than 200 guests at the APSU farm on Friday, September 21st, 2018 for the 60th Annual Tower Club Dinner.

60th Annual Tower Club Dinner was held Friday at the APSU Farm.

60th Annual Tower Club Dinner was held Friday at the APSU Farm.

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Austin Peay State University GeoClub’s geodes hammer out GeoConclave championship

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – For the first time ever, Austin Peay State University’s GeoClub won the top two honors of the GeoConclave, a competition that tests the academic and physical talents of six regional universities’ geology students.

GeoClub attendees were, front row from left, John Butkevicius, Jennifer Stephens, Stiggy Stephens (dog), Brittany Welch, Jeanette Williams and Sarah Burkholder, and back row from the left, Tina Silverman, Lily Poteete, Dawn Grice, Jamin Welch, Chad Bolding and Nate Burkholder.

GeoClub attendees were, front row from left, John Butkevicius, Jennifer Stephens, Stiggy Stephens (dog), Brittany Welch, Jeanette Williams and Sarah Burkholder, and back row from the left, Tina Silverman, Lily Poteete, Dawn Grice, Jamin Welch, Chad Bolding and Nate Burkholder.

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Austin Peay State University College of STEM clubs show off during academic rush

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University College of STEM had a cookout last week so its student clubs could show off to prospective members. The academic rush, modeled after the Greek rush week, allows new students to enjoy free food and drinks, meet faculty and student leaders and discover more than 15 STEM clubs.

APSU STEM clubs decorated their booths on Thursday, September 20th, in an effort to recruit prospective members. (APSU student Benny Little)

APSU STEM clubs decorated their booths on Thursday, September 20th, in an effort to recruit prospective members. (APSU student Benny Little)

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Wendy Red Star to speak, show exhibit at Austin Peay State University

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s The New Gallery, with support from The APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the APSU Department of Art + Design, is pleased to present Wendy Red Star: Apsáalooke Feminist, Four Seasons, White Squaw, to continue an exciting 2018-19 exhibition season.

Artist Wendy Red Star works across disciplines to explore the intersections of Native American ideologies and colonialist structures, both historically and in contemporary society.

"Fall" from Wendy Red Star's "Four Seasons" series. Red Star will exhibit her works October 1st-26th at APSU's The New Gallery and speak at the university 6:00pm October 4th.

“Fall” from Wendy Red Star’s “Four Seasons” series. Red Star will exhibit her works October 1st-26th at APSU’s The New Gallery and speak at the university 6:00pm October 4th.

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