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APSU to hold Art + Design Building ribbon cutting ceremony September 12th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – After decades of rumors, speculations and wild hopes, a visual arts building is finally opening on the Austin Peay State University campus.

At 5:30pm on Tuesday, September 12th, 2017, the University will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Art + Design Building, followed by the dedication of a donor wall and six rooms named after donors, a reception and a building tour.

Austin Peay State University's new Art and Design Building

Austin Peay State University’s new Art and Design Building

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APSU’s Fortera Stadium hosts hundreds for the Total Solar Eclipse

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Around 1:25pm on Monday, August 21st, 2017, hundreds of people cheered in the near-dark inside Austin Peay State University’s Fortera Stadium.

APSU hosts Peayclipse, an event for the community to gather and witness a once in a lifetime solar eclipse at Fortera Stadium on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

APSU hosts Peayclipse, an event for the community to gather and witness a once in a lifetime solar eclipse at Fortera Stadium on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

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Austin Peay State University Observatory images & NASA Eclipse Video from APSU to be shown at NYC’s Time Square

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Monday, August 21st, 2017, the day of the Great American Eclipse, a large digital screen in New York City’s Times Square will broadcast images captured from the Austin Peay State University observatory.

A production crew with NASA TV will be on campus that day, filming the total solar eclipse, because the University is one of the best places in the world to witness the historic event.

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Austin Peay State University signs student exchange agreement with University of Burgos in Spain

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University recently entered into a formal exchange agreement with the University of Burgos, Spain, ranked as one of the top institutions of its size among Spanish universities.

Located in Burgos, capital city of the province of the same name and located halfway between Madrid and the French Border, the University of Burgos boasts an enrollment of around 10,000 students, with over 30 different undergraduate degree programs and over 20 PhD programs, as well as several master’s and graduate-level courses.

University of Burgos, Spain

University of Burgos, Spain

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Blick family honors son’s legacy with new Austin Peay State University agriculture scholarship

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Brock Blick wanted some cows. That’s all the 11-year-old talked about (along with hunting and fishing and golf and baseball), especially after spending the day on his grandfather’s farm. Brock would come home at night and inform his father they needed more land to hold all his cows—he wanted 15.

“I said, ‘Ok, we’ll do that,’” Mark Blick, Brock’s father, said. “‘When you turn 15, we’ll buy some land, and we’ll get you some cows.’ He absolutely loved cows.”

Family establishes Brock Blick Endowed Scholarship in Agriculture at Austin Peay State University.

Family establishes Brock Blick Endowed Scholarship in Agriculture at Austin Peay State University.

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Larry Carroll continues to support APSU with new distinguished professorship award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a quiet afternoon in 1973, a young Army private named Larry Carroll sat in an abandoned barracks building on the Fort Campbell Army Post, listening to a lecture on accounting. In the desk next to him, a lieutenant colonel struggled to pay attention while Carroll leaned out dangerously from his seat, trying to see past the support post that blocked his view.

The accounting class, offered by Austin Peay State University, fascinated the 20-year-old soldier.

Larry Carroll

Larry Carroll

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Austin Peay State University names Rodney DeLong as APSU Softball Head Coach

 

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APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – Rodney DeLong, an assistant coach at Georgia Tech last season, has been named the newest Austin Peay State University softball head coach, athletics director Ryan Ivey announced, Wednesday.

Delong served as an assistant coach at Georgia Tech last season after three successful 30-plus win campaigns as the head coach at Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma.

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Instant Peay Play: Dr. Gaines Hunt left mark across APSU landscape

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With the passing of Dr. Gaines Hunt this past Friday, Austin Peay lost not only a longtime former professor and administrator, but someone who touched so many lives, both at APSU and across the country.

A native of near-by Cheatham County, Hunt’s ties with Austin Peay go back to the early 1960’s – graduating in 1966 – and returning as a Professor of Agriculture in 1971, twice serving as the department chair, after earning his Master’s and Doctorate degrees at Mississippi State.

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Austin Peay State University’s Phi Alpha Theta celebrate seventh volume of history journal Theta-Delta

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Since its debut in 2011, Theta-Delta has become another avenue for Phi Alpha Theta (PAT), Austin Peay State University’s award-winning history honor society, students to demonstrate their capacity for historical research, authorship and criticism.

Modeled after scholarly magazines such as The Journal of Southern History, Theta-Delta allows APSU students to grow as editors as they mold a year’s worth of classroom research into quality, publishable articles.

APSU's Phi Alpha Theta presents APSU President Alisa White with the first printing of its now-seventh volume of Theta-Delta. (Cassidy Graves, APSU)

APSU’s Phi Alpha Theta presents APSU President Alisa White with the first printing of its now-seventh volume of Theta-Delta. (Cassidy Graves, APSU)

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Austin Peay State University celebrates 90th anniversary with special event and tree planting

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University President Alisa White and her husband, Elliott Herzlich, commemorated the University’s 90th anniversary with a special ceremony and tree planting on Wednesday.

The noon event took place on the lawn in front of the Browning Building, and it included performances by the Governors’ Own Marching Band, the APSU Chamber Singers, the University Choir, the Austin Peay Dance Team and members of the APSU Cheerleading Squad.

Austin Peay President Alisa White and alumnus Evans Harvill (’46), son of former APSU president Halbert Harvill, planted a tree on the Browning lawn. On February 10th, 1954, President Harvill helped plant a tree in honor of Austin Peay State College’s 25th anniversary. (Beth Lowary, APSU)

Austin Peay President Alisa White and alumnus Evans Harvill (’46), son of former APSU president Halbert Harvill, planted a tree on the Browning lawn. On February 10th, 1954, President Harvill helped plant a tree in honor of Austin Peay State College’s 25th anniversary. (Beth Lowary, APSU)

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