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Blick family honors son’s legacy with the Brock Blick Animal Science Facility at APSU Farm

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – One of Brock Blick’s first words—shortly after he learned to say “mom” and “dad”—was the word “cow.” As a baby, strapped in his car seat, he’d often shout the word whenever his father, Mark Blick, drove past a farm.

“It’d scare you to death,” Mark said recently. “It was a wonder we didn’t have wrecks, he yelled it so loud. But he loved animals.”

Austin Peay State University Farm and Environmental Education Center renamed to the Brock Blick Animal Science Facility.

Austin Peay State University Farm and Environmental Education Center renamed to the Brock Blick Animal Science Facility.

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Donor Naming Rights for APSU Athletics Facilities Approved

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University president Dr. Alisa White and athletics director Ryan Ivey announced progress toward athletics facility improvements and the Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees approved facility naming designations during its March 9th meeting. 

Joe and Cathi Maynard will be recognized for their contributions and pledged contributions to the athletics department at both Raymond C. Hand Park and Cheryl Holt Field, the university’s baseball and softball facilities respectively. The baseball field will be known as the Joe and Cathi Maynard Baseball Field and the softball facility will be known as the Joe and Cathi Maynard Softball Stadium.

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Austin Peay State University CECA Announces 2018 Ovation Award winners and final program lineup

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN –  Austin Peay State University (APSU ) President Alisa White and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA, or “seek-ah”) invite the entire community to the 2018 Ovation Awards, a free, family-friendly celebration of the arts.

The 2018 Ovation Awards will take place on Sunday, April 8th, at 2:00pm in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall on APSU’s campus. The 2018 Ovation Award winners will be honored, and, in an exciting new format, the event will feature performances and artwork by a variety of arts groups from the community and APSU.

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APSU to name animal science building after Brock Blick on April 5th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In late July 2017, Mark and Jeri Blick visited the Austin Peay State University farm to officially establish the Brock Blick Endowed Scholarship in Agriculture, in honor of their late son, Brock. But their generous gift to the University that afternoon represented only the first phase of a larger plan to honor Brock’s legacy.

APSU Farm and Environmental Education Center. (APSU)

APSU Farm and Environmental Education Center. (APSU)

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Curtis Johnson: News from the Tennessee Capitol, February 11th, 2018

 

Written by Curtis Johnson
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN -The House Finance, Ways, and Means Committee will begin their annual Budget hearings on Monday, February 12th. 2018.  One of the first groups that is scheduled is Higher Education with Mr. Mike Krause testifying on behalf of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. 

Also scheduled to testify is Dr. Alisa White, President of Austin Peay State University. 

The Tennessee Stolen Valor Act

The Tennessee Stolen Valor Act, House Bill 1779, makes impersonating a military veteran an offense and would be punished as a theft and graded as a misdemeanor or felony depending on the value of the money or property fraudulently obtained.

(From left) Steve Singleton, Bill Summers, Senator Mark Green, Speaker Pro Tempore Curtis Johnson, Senator John Stevens, and Representative Joe Pitts at Veterans Day on the Hill.

(From left) Steve Singleton, Bill Summers, Senator Mark Green, Speaker Pro Tempore Curtis Johnson, Senator John Stevens, and Representative Joe Pitts at Veterans Day on the Hill.

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Austin Peay State University’s CECA announces Collaborations at 2018 Ovation Awards

 

CECA Advisory BoardClarksville, TN – The 2018 Ovation Awards, presented by the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA, or “seek-ah”), will take place on Sunday, April 8th, at the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall at 2:00pm.

The Awards Ceremony will be presented in a new format this year, with an assortment of collaborative performances by APSU and community ensembles.

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Austin Peay State University Fraternity Alumni endow new Scholarship

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Forty years before Leonard Hamilton became Florida State University’s winningest head basketball coach, he was a young graduate assistant on the coaching staff at Austin Peay State University.

Prior to his arrival, he’d been initiated into the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, and while on campus, Hamilton encouraged a group of motivated young men to establish a chapter at Austin Peay.

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity/Theta Beta Endowed Scholarship at APSU.

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity/Theta Beta Endowed Scholarship at APSU.

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APSU signs Volleyball head coach Taylor Mott to Four-Year Contract

 

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APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – After seeing its volleyball program construct the most successful season in program history, Austin Peay State University has agreed to a new four-year contract with head coach Taylor Mott, athletics director Ryan Ivey announced Wednesday afternoon.

The new agreement begins January 1st, 2018 and carries through the end of the 2021 calendar year.

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A Look Back at Austin Peay State University in 2017

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University, which turned 90 in April, experienced another big year, with new buildings and programs transforming the campus over the last 12 months.

Women’s volleyball and men’s football electrified the community this fall, and in August, thousands of people cheered as the afternoon sky went dark for nearly two minutes. As this 90th year comes to an end, here are some of the major stories that came out of Austin Peay in 2017.

The Austin Peay Volleyball team is the 2017 OVC Champions.

The Austin Peay Volleyball team is the 2017 OVC Champions.

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Austin Peay State University selects Naomi Kolarova as next APSU Women’s Soccer head coach

 

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APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Naomi Kolarova, who registered 118 wins in 12 seasons at Tennessee Wesleyan, has been named head coach for Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team, athletics director Ryan Ivey announced Thursday.

Austin Peay announces Naomi Kolarova to be the next head coach for Women's Soccer. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay announces Naomi Kolarova to be the next head coach for Women’s Soccer. (APSU Sports Information)

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