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APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts sponsors arts experiences like trip to Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Anticipation rippled through the Barkers Mill Elementary School third, fourth and fifth graders as they witnessed Fern pondering what to name her piglet.

Some students giggled and leaned toward each other’s ears, whispering. Other students shifted forward in their seats at the Roxy Regional Theatre and whispered – a bit more loudly – at the stage.

APSU CECA sponsors trip to see “Charlotte’s Web” at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

APSU CECA sponsors trip to see “Charlotte’s Web” at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

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Austin Peay State University to host one-man “Seven Samurai” movement-acting workshops

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU) 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Theatre and Dance is thrilled to host Lecoq-trained actor, writer, director and teacher David Gaines.

Gaines will lead two physical-acting workshops on February 15th and 16th and perform an original one-man rendition of the Kurosawa epic “Seven Samurai” 7:00pm February 16th at the Margaret Fort Trahern Laboratory Theatre.

"7(x1) Samurai" movement workshops to be held at Austin Peay State University February 15th and 16th.

“7(x1) Samurai” movement workshops to be held at Austin Peay State University February 15th and 16th.

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U.S. State Department diplomat to visit APSU February 5th-6th

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU) 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This February, Austin Peay State University (APSU) students will get the rare opportunity to meet a top-level U.S. diplomat when M. André Goodfriend, director of the U.S. State Department’s Office of eDiplomacy, visits campus for a series of talks.

The Office of eDiplomacy, founded in 2003, seeks to “innovative diplomacy powered by knowledge leadership, superior customer support and collaborative technology.”

U.S. diplomat M. André Goodfriend to visit APSU Campus.

U.S. diplomat M. André Goodfriend to visit APSU Campus.

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Best-selling science writer Sam Kean visits Austin Peay State University for free talk February 7th

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU) 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a March morning some 2,000 years ago, Julius Caesar had a bad day. A few senators, and some supposed friends, stabbed the Roman emperor in one of the most famous assassinations in human history.

The story may be old – often taught in literature and history classes – but scientist and New York Times best-selling author Sam Kean recently argued that the events of that day still linger.

Sam Kean

Sam Kean

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Austin Peay State University sends Dolls to Stratosphere to celebrate Women in STEM

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU) 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University and the APSU College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) recently celebrated women in STEM by launching a high-altitude balloon carrying two dolls adorned in American Girl NASA space suits.

The dolls reached 93,914 feet at 11:13am January 24th, 2019.

Megan McCracken prepares the doll payload for the launch at Austin Peay State University

Megan McCracken prepares the doll payload for the launch at Austin Peay State University

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Clarksvile-Montgomery County Schools open on regular schedules today

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) reports that schools will be open and operating on a regular schedule today, Tuesday, January 29th, 2019.

Buses will run the inclement weather routes.

Cold Weather

Cold Weather

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital staff deliver Flat Stanley adventures to Northeast Middle School

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Clarksville, TN – Phoenix; Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Vancouver, Canada; and even Hopkinsville, Kentucky were among the destinations local school children read about when the Flat Stanleys they shared with Blanchfield Army Community Hospital staff returned from holiday adventures.

Soldiers and federal employees from Blanchfield adopted the Flat Stanleys from the hospital’s Partner in Education, Northeast Middle School. They volunteered to take the paper dolls over the holidays, documenting Flat Stanley’s experiences for the students to read. The project, based on the children’s book and character, promoted reading, writing and social studies.

Staff Sgt. Jamie Hendzel, a combat medical specialist assigned to Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, reads a Flat Stanley letter to students at Northeast Middle School Jan. 16. Soldiers and federal service employees from Blanchfield adopted Flat Stanley's from Northeast over the holidays and documented his experiences for the students to read. (Maria Yager, BACH)

Staff Sgt. Jamie Hendzel, a combat medical specialist assigned to Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, reads a Flat Stanley letter to students at Northeast Middle School Jan. 16. Soldiers and federal service employees from Blanchfield adopted Flat Stanley’s from Northeast over the holidays and documented his experiences for the students to read. (Maria Yager, BACH)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System Recognized for Exemplary Services to Supporting Students

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education has selected the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System as one of six districts to be named as an Exemplary ACCESS District. ACCESS is the acronym for All Children are Challenged and Equipped for Success in School.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System named as an Exemplary ACCESS District by the Tennessee Department of Education.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System named as an Exemplary ACCESS District by the Tennessee Department of Education.

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Austin Peay State University GIS Center’s virtual reality drone lab immerses students in real-world experience

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU) 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Kevin Lyons and Connar Bielinski are learning as they go. The Austin Peay State University (APSU) computer science students are helping establish a virtual reality drone laboratory at the APSU GIS Center on campus, and they’re having to learn new coding and technology along the way.

Austin Peay State University Computer science students Connar Bielinski and Kevin Lyons work on their simulations.

Austin Peay State University Computer science students Connar Bielinski and Kevin Lyons work on their simulations.

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APSU Students volunteer during winter break

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU) 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Over winter break, two groups of Austin Peay State University (APSU) students set off for a week of travel, volunteer work and fun, all participating in the APSU Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement’s Alternative Break Trips.

Austin Peay State University Students in New Orleans, Louisiana, working with the Audubon Nature Institute.

Austin Peay State University Students in New Orleans, Louisiana, working with the Audubon Nature Institute.

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