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Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees approves new Military Family Resource Center

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Friday, September 14th, 2018 Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, who will leave office when his term ends later this fall, visited Austin Peay State University, and he asked the school’s Board of Trustees what he should tell his successor about the University. Don Jenkins, a trustee, immediately mentioned Austin Peay’s military focus.

“This is a very military-friendly town, but it’s an incredibly military-friendly college,” he said.

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White and Board Chair Mike O’Malley present Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam with an APSU hat.

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White and Board Chair Mike O’Malley present Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam with an APSU hat.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital staff donate supplies to Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation’s Teacher Warehouse

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Notes of encouragement and school supplies collected by team members from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Department of Behavioral Health were donated to the Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation’s Teacher Warehouse, September 6th, 2018.

“Once a quarter our department does a team-building activity and now we are donating supplies to the Teacher Warehouse for Clarksville-Montgomery County. It is a great organization in which every teacher in Montgomery County is eligible to go get free supplies for their classrooms,” said Maj. Julie Shin, BACH deputy chief of behavioral health.

Team members from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital's Department of Behavioral Health donated school supplies and wrote notes of appreciation for local teachers during a command function. The notes and supplies were delivered Sept. 6 to the Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation Teacher Warehouse, which allows local teachers to get limited free supplies for their classroom. (Maria Yager)

Team members from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Department of Behavioral Health donated school supplies and wrote notes of appreciation for local teachers during a command function. The notes and supplies were delivered Sept. 6 to the Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation Teacher Warehouse, which allows local teachers to get limited free supplies for their classroom. (Maria Yager)

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Retired Brigadier General Scott Brower named Austin Peay State University inaugural military adviser in residence

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On September 1st, 2018 retired Brigadier General Scott E. Brower, former deputy commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division, joined Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) senior leadership team as the institution’s first military adviser in residence.

In this new role, Brower will advise the APSU leadership team on how the University can better serve its military students and help the University optimize the process of recruiting, enrolling and graduating military-connected students.

Austin Peay State University names retired Brigadier General Scott E. Brower as APSU's first military adviser in residence.

Austin Peay State University names retired Brigadier General Scott E. Brower as APSU’s first military adviser in residence.

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Clarksville Academy’s Cheyenne Deibert, Christy Zheng National Merit Semi-Finalists

 

Clarksville Academy

Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy reports that on Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

Clarksville Academy seniors (L to R) Cheyenne Deibert and Christy Zheng.

Clarksville Academy seniors (L to R) Cheyenne Deibert and Christy Zheng.

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Tennessee Department of Education Read to be Ready Summer Grant Programs Show Significant Gains in Student Learning

 

Tennessee Department of Education

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen has announced the results from the third year of the Read to be Ready Summer Grant Program, which provides funding to educators to lead tuition-free, literacy-focused summer camps for students in need across the state.

For the third year in a row, rising first, second, and third grade students who participated in the program showed gains in their reading comprehension and accuracy skills and increased their motivation to read.

Tennessee Read to be Ready Program servers over 7,700 Tennessee Students in Third Year of Summer Camps Focused on Improving Literacy.

Tennessee Read to be Ready Program servers over 7,700 Tennessee Students in Third Year of Summer Camps Focused on Improving Literacy.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System appoints Jessica Harris, Nabraunda Jackson as Elementary Principals

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) announced two elementary school principal appointments Tuesday afternoon.

Jessica Harris has been appointed principal at Minglewood Elementary School; and, Nabraunda Jackson has been named principal at Byrns Darden Elementary School.

(L to R) Jessica Harris and Nabraunda Jackson.

(L to R) Jessica Harris and Nabraunda Jackson.

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APSU University Advancement to hold 60th Annual Tower Club Dinner on September 21st

 

Austin Peay State University ( APSU )

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Office of University Advancement will host the 60th Annual Tower Club Dinner at 6:00pm Friday, September 21st, 2018 at the APSU Farm, 1991 Pickens Road in Clarksville.

Attendees will include Tower Club members and their guests. The cost of dinner will be included as a benefit of membership. In honor of the 60th Anniversary of the Tower Club, current members may invite potential new members to attend at no cost. 

APSU University Advancement assistant vice president Kris Phillips.

APSU University Advancement assistant vice president Kris Phillips.

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Principal with LA Philharmonic to visit Austin Peay State University as Acuff Chair for Clarinet Day

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 Boris Allakhverdyan, principal clarinet in the Los Angeles Philharmonic, will visit Austin Peay State University for the APSU Department of Music’s annual Clarinet Day celebration.

The day will consist of master classes, recitals, breakout sessions from regional clarinet professors and teachers, vendors with mouthpieces, reeds, music and instruments to try and a clarinet choir for all participants.

Boris Allakhverdyan, principal clarinet in the Los Angeles Philharmonic, to visit Austin Peay State University.

Boris Allakhverdyan, principal clarinet in the Los Angeles Philharmonic, to visit Austin Peay State University.

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Austin Peay State University, local teacher team up to offer free coding classes for young students

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When Bridget Cloud first offered free junior computer coding classes at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, she had one class and a few young students. But the number of students – and of classes – grew quickly.

“The interest for the little kids, it just kept going and going and going,” she said.

Northeast High School’s Bridget Cloud, standing, is founded and leads Clarksville Junior Coders. “We'll be working on something, and the kids will get off track,” she said. “That's what's so cool is they'll get off track, and they'll find something else, and they'll call me over, and we'll get all excited together.” (Dr. James Cloud, APSU)

Northeast High School’s Bridget Cloud, standing, is founded and leads Clarksville Junior Coders. “We’ll be working on something, and the kids will get off track,” she said. “That’s what’s so cool is they’ll get off track, and they’ll find something else, and they’ll call me over, and we’ll get all excited together.” (Dr. James Cloud, APSU)

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Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees to hold fall meeting September 13th-14th

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On September 13th and 14th, the Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees will host its fall meetings on the APSU campus.

The Board’s Academic Policies and Programs/Student Life Committee will begin meeting at 1:30pm that Thursday, with the Business and Finance Committee, Audit Committee and Executive Committee meeting consecutively thereafter.

Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees to meet September 14th-15th.

Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees to meet September 14th-15th.

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