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Grand opening for APSU Wayne and Marianne Ard Building set for October 13th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will celebrate the grand opening of the Wayne and Marianne Ard Building — the new home of the University’s Health and Counseling Services— on Thursday, October 13th, with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

The event will begin at 2:30pm, and is free and open to the public. A building tour and reception will follow at 3:00pm.

Ribbon cutting ceremony for APSU Wayne and Marianne Ard Building to be held Thursday, October 13th.

Ribbon cutting ceremony for APSU Wayne and Marianne Ard Building to be held Thursday, October 13th.

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APSU’s Jay Bowen elevated to assistant basketball head coach

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University head men’s basketball coach Dave Loos announced Tuesday that Jay Bowen has been elevated to assistant head coach.

Bowen, who returned to Austin Peay last season for a second time, has more than 30 years’ experience on the sidelines and is in his third tour of duty alongside Loos—the two coached together at Christian Brothers from 1984-87 and again at Austin Peay in 2001-02.

Austin Peay announces Jay Bowen promoted to assistant basketball head coach. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay announces Jay Bowen promoted to assistant basketball head coach. (APSU Sports Information)

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Early numbers show freshmen picking APSU in record numbers

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University experienced a record 28.8 percent increase in freshmen enrollment for the Fall 2016 semester, making it the largest class in the University’s 89-year history.

Early projections indicate the University welcomed 1,878 freshmen this year, an increase from 1,458 freshmen in 2015.

Austin Peay State University sees largest freshman class enroll for 2016 Fall Semester in university's history.

Austin Peay State University sees largest freshman class enroll for 2016 Fall Semester in university’s history.

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Austin Peay State University invites Families to experience College Life at APSU’s Family Weekend

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – For one weekend in September, the parents and siblings of Austin Peay State University (APSU) students are invited to share in the campus life experience during APSU’s annual Family Weekend.

Austin Peay to hold "Family Weekend" event September 9th-11th. (APSU)

Austin Peay to hold “Family Weekend” event September 9th-11th. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University earns fifth consecutive “Great Colleges to Work For” recognition

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – For the fifth consecutive year, Austin Peay State University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a recent survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

In addition, APSU is the only four-year university in Tennessee to make the national publication’s “Great Colleges to Work For 2016” list.

The Chronicle of Higher Education survey shows Austin Peay is a Great College to Work For. (Robert Smith, APSU Public Relations & Marketing)

The Chronicle of Higher Education survey shows Austin Peay is a Great College to Work For. (Robert Smith, APSU Public Relations & Marketing)

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Award Winners at Membership Dinner

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce recognized five award winners at its 2016 Annual Membership Dinner and Gala on Thursday, June 23rd. Chamber Chairman Tommy Bates and Membership Chairman Brandi Bryant presented the following awards.

Ted Crozier Sr.  Lifetime Achievement Award

Ted Crozier Sr. Lifetime Achievement Award

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APSU to add Beach Volleyball to it’s Intercollegiate Athletics Program

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will add beach volleyball to its intercollegiate athletics program for Spring 2017, the university announced Thursday, May 5th. The addition will be the 16th Governors athletic team – and 10th team in its women’s portfolio – competing at the Division I level.

“Austin Peay State University is committed to providing opportunities for female student-athletes,” APSU President Alisa White said. “Beach volleyball is one of the fastest growing sports among NCAA schools, and I know students and fans alike will enjoy watching coach Taylor Mott‘s team compete.”

Austin Peay Beach Volleyball to make debut Spring 2017. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Beach Volleyball to make debut Spring 2017. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU’s Annual Scholarship Donor Dinner honors Wayne Ard, Ron Morton

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On April 26th, during Austin Peay State University’s Annual Scholarship Donor Dinner, Wayne Ard, and his late wife, Marianne, and Ron Morton were honored for their strong support of the University.

Ard, president of Ard Construction,received the 2016 Tennessee Board of Regents’ Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. Morton, owner of the largest number of H&R Block franchises in the country, was presented with the University’s 2016 Academic Advocate Award.

APSU President Alisa White, Wayne Ard and former APSU President Oscar Page. (Robert Smith | APSU Public Relations and Marketing)

APSU President Alisa White, Wayne Ard and former APSU President Oscar Page. (Robert Smith | APSU Public Relations and Marketing)

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APSU to have Nashville recording artist Maggie Rose perform a concert this Saturday, April 23rd

 

Concert part of ceremony to unveil newly renamed Fortera Stadium

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Saturday, April 23rd, Austin Peay State University and Fortera Credit Union celebrate a new era in Governors Football with the unveiling of the newly renamed Fortera Stadium, capped off with a concert by Nashville recording artist Maggie Rose in the stadium lot.

Rose’s performance will conclude a day’s worth of activities, beginning with a noon baseball game, as the Governors take on Eastern Kentucky in Raymond C. Hand Park. At 1:00pm, Governors Softball will compete against Jacksonville State at Cheryl Holt Field.

Maggie Rose to perform at newly renamed Fortera Stadium.

Maggie Rose to perform at newly renamed Fortera Stadium.

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Austin Peay State University announces APSU Governors Stadium to be renamed Fortera Stadium

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s historic Governors Stadium will soon don a new name through a partnership with Fortera Credit Union. The 25-year, $2.5 million agreement will see the home of APSU football be renamed Fortera Stadium.

Crews will begin work to install signage reflecting its new identity in the days to come as the University and Fortera prepare to celebrate a new era.  A celebration will take place Saturday, April 23rd at the home entrance of the stadium, following the final day of spring football practice. The event is free and open to the public.

APSU Governors Stadium to become Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU Governors Stadium to become Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

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