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Austin Peay State University’s Governor Peay has a challenger for APSU mascot

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – And you thought election season was over.

Unchallenged for years as the official mascot for Austin Peay State University, Governor Peay X’s stranglehold on that role appears in serious jeopardy. A new candidate – known as ‘The Gov’ – has emerged to oppose the incumbent in a race to become the face of Austin Peay.

Austin Peay is rife with change at the moment. A new logo, refurbished football stadium and the addition of new President Dr. Alisa White have made the climate right for a challenger to a long-established figure. Though a newcomer to the mascot world, The Gov has picked an opportune moment to throw his hat into the ring to become Austin Peay’s next mascot.

The Campaign - 2015: Set to take APSU by storm. (APSU Sports Information)

The Campaign – 2015: Set to take APSU by storm. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Military Alumni Chapter endowing scholarship honoring local veteran

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Military Alumni Chapter hosted its second annual scholarship endowment dinner on November 6th as part of the University’s Homecoming Week celebration.

During the event, the chapter honored retired Command Sgt. Maj. Sidney Brown, a Vietnam War veteran and active member of the Clarksville-Montgomery County community.

APSU President Alisa White, APSU Military Alumni Chapter President Joe Shakeenab, retired Command Sgt. Maj. Sidney Brown and his wife, Jimilla Brown. (Beth Liggett/APSU).

APSU President Alisa White, APSU Military Alumni Chapter President Joe Shakeenab, retired Command Sgt. Maj. Sidney Brown and his wife, Jimilla Brown. (Beth Liggett/APSU).

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Austin Peay State University Agriculture Department prized bull sells for $14,500

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Big John, an 1,800-pound bull, was a source of pride for the Austin Peay State University Department of Agriculture. Students on the department’s beef show team took the animal to several regional shows, where his size and power often impressed the judges.

Last month, the University decided to sell this prize-winning animal, with the hope of earning a few thousand dollars for the growing Department of Agriculture. During a special sale on September 23rd at the APSU Farm, three bidders joined together to buy Big John for $14,500.

Mark Barnett, APSU President Alisa White, Dan Askew, Billy Atkins, Lois Bartee, Lucas Haley, Matt Barnett.

Mark Barnett, APSU President Alisa White, Dan Askew, Billy Atkins, Lois Bartee, Lucas Haley, Matt Barnett.

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Austin Peay State University promises scholarships to all of state’s high-achieving community college graduates

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Beginning this fall, Austin Peay State University will guarantee scholarships to all Tennessee Board of Regents community college and Hopkinsville Community College graduates who have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Titled the APSU Promise, the new scholarship program aims to bring more high-caliber students to campus in the coming years.

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University

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APSU Lady Govs Volleyball plays Chattanooga Mocs in home opener, Tuesday

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team opens its home schedule when it hosts Chattanooga in a 6:00pm, Tuesday contest at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay State University's volleyball team plays first home game Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team plays first home game Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University’s New Governors Stadium to be community venue

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – On Monday afternoon, crews with Bell Construction put the finishing touches on the new, Governors Stadium at Austin Peay State University. Yellow asphalt rollers smoothed out the front entrance and parking lot while workers secured railings to stairwells and swept up loose clumps of dirt.

Everything was being checked and cleaned for the $19 million facility’s grand opening at 10:00am, this Saturday, September 13th.

The club level section of APSU’s new Governors Stadium will serve as possible event space for the Clarksville community. (Taylor Slifko/APSU)

The club level section of APSU’s new Governors Stadium will serve as possible event space for the Clarksville community. (Taylor Slifko/APSU)

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APSU Football Alumni Weekend

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Traditionally, Austin Peay State University athletics and the APSU Alumni hold its annual football reunion during late July.

But with Governors Stadium resplendent with its $19 million makeover opening Saturday, September 13th as the Governors play host to Chattanooga, the 2014 Football Reunion was strategically centered around the most significant football accomplishment in decades.

Austin Peay State University Football Alumni Weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football Alumni Weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU named “Great College to Work For” for Third Straight Year

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – For the third consecutive year, Austin Peay State University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. In addition, APSU was the only public university in Tennessee to make the list.

The results were released today in The Chronicle’s seventh annual report on The Academic Workplace.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board announces Wally Crow as New Chairman

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development BoardClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board (IDB) is pleased to announce Wally Crow as the Chairman of the Board for the 2014-2015 term.

Crow is a contract employee with the Directorate of Public Works at Fort Campbell and the owner of Crow Engineering.

Wally Crow, IDB Chairman

Wally Crow, IDB Chairman

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces New Board

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 Chamber Board of Directors.

The Chamber elects new leadership each fiscal year, with the fiscal year running from July 1st, 2014 to June 30th, 2015.

Chamber Chairman, Jeff Truitt.

Chamber Chairman, Jeff Truitt.

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