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Austin Peay State University hosting free screening, discussion of immigration documentary “Welcome to Shelbyville”

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The town of Shelbyville is about two hours south of Austin Peay State University, and most Clarksville residents only make the journey to visit family or friends or, along with thousands of others from around the world, to watch the grand spectacle known as the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration each summer.

But in 2009, this small, rural community became a focal point for the nation’s ongoing immigration debate.

Immigration documentary “Welcome to Shelbyville” to be shown at Austin Peay on April 12th.

Immigration documentary “Welcome to Shelbyville” to be shown at Austin Peay on April 12th.

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Clarksville’s Public Art Trail filled with Murals, Sculptures, Fountains and Flames

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Clarksville unveiled its 21st public art piece this month. Twelve of the pieces – at least – are in a proximity that’s easily walkable within the city’s downtown core.

Murals, sculptures, fountains, and flames are among the art pieces you’ll see showcased along city streets, urban trails, buildings and throughout the campus of Austin Peay State University, which is adjacent to downtown. Many of the works were designed or created by Clarksville artists.

Frank Sutton sculpture on Franlin Street

Frank Sutton sculpture on Franlin Street

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American Red Cross Winter Blood Shortage reaches Critical Level

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – Ongoing severe winter weather has more than doubled the number of canceled American Red Cross blood drives and the resulting blood and platelet donation shortfall since earlier this month.

The Red Cross now considers the situation critical and is reissuing an urgent call for blood and platelet donors.

Kavitha Gadiraju gives a whole blood donation. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

Kavitha Gadiraju gives a whole blood donation. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

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City of Clarksville Offices to be closed December 25th-26th for Christmas

 

Clarksville Transit System bus service will run on December 26th

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville offices will close Monday, December 25th and Tuesday, December 26th to observe the Christmas Holiday.

City Public Safety Departments will be on duty as usual and all essential City services will continue.

Clarksville City Hall

Clarksville City Hall

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Clarksville Transit System to provide special Holiday Services

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Transit System is offering several free services to help residents cope with the hustle and bustle of the holiday season.

On Saturday, December 23rd, 2017 CTS will offer free rides to all passengers to help with last-minute holiday shopping trips. So make your list, check it twice and then sit back and let CTS do the driving.

Clarksville City Bus Service offers Free rides to Shopping, Warm Souls

Clarksville City Bus Service offers Free rides to Shopping, Warm Souls

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Austin Peay State University honors Military and Veterans during month of November

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU), one of the state’s leading providers of higher education to military-connected students and their families, has a long history of supporting veterans on campus and within the community.

This month, in recognition of Veterans Day, the University is hosting several events in honor of the men and women who have served this country.

Austin Peay State University honors Military and Veterans during month of November

Austin Peay State University honors Military and Veterans during month of November

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APSU honors former TBR chancellor with John Morgan Walk of History

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When John Morgan says he grew up on the Austin Peay State University campus, he’s not talking metaphorically. His father, Joe Morgan, served as the University’s fourth president, and during those years, the family lived in the historic Archwood Home on College Street.

John literally grew up at Austin Peay, and after earning his degree from the University, he continued to think of the campus as his home.

The Pave The Way Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017.

The Pave The Way Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017.

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Austin Peay State University Woodward Library to host month-long exhibit, lecture and film series on World War I

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In February 1918, the U.S. Army 32nd Infantry Division, known as the “Red Arrow” because of the insignia worn on their shoulder sleeves, arrived in France to join in the fight on the Western Front, the main theatre of war during World War I.

Made primarily of Army National Guard units from Wisconsin and Michigan, the Red Arrow lived up to its name by successfully piercing enemy lines where other units failed.

World War I exhibit will be on display at the APSU Woodward Library October 20th – November 20th.

World War I exhibit will be on display at the APSU Woodward Library October 20th – November 20th.

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Support Austin Peay State University Hispanic Alumni Club while celebrating Homecoming 2017

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – At Austin Peay State University’s Hispanic Cultural Center, visitors often hear the phrase, “Where strangers become amigos and amigos become familia.”

“That’s our motto,” Louise Mitchell, HCC coordinator, said. “That’s what we’re all about, and we want to continue that theme after our students graduate.”

Austin Peay associate professor Dr. Osvaldo Di Paolo Harrison.

Austin Peay associate professor Dr. Osvaldo Di Paolo Harrison.

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New APSU Scholarship honors trailblazing history professor Betty Joe Wallace

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Earlier this year, several of Betty Joe Wallace’s friends and former students gathered in the Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center for a special memorial dinner honoring the late history professor.

On that winter evening, under the warm lights of the center’s ballroom, attendees heard familiar stories about this trailblazing woman who helped found both the African-American Studies and the Women’s and Gender Studies programs at Austin Peay.

Betty Joe Wallace

Betty Joe Wallace

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