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Austin Peay State University named Great College to Work For

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – For the fourth 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 university in Tennessee to make the national publication’s “Great Colleges to Work For 2015” list.

The results were released earlier this week in The Chronicle’s eighth annual report on The Academic Workplace.

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Austin Peay State University included among Top Universities for Adult, Nontraditional Learners

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A life of learning is at the heart of Austin Peay State University’s mission. With that goal, APSU recently joined the Coalition of Adult Learning Focused Institutions (ALFI).

ALFI institutions seek to advance programs and promote services for adult students. To do that, they observe their adult degree programs and share “best practices.”

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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APSU announces final four candidates for Athletics Director position

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University has narrowed its search for a new athletics director down to four strong candidates, and the University will begin interviewing the candidates in early July. APSU began looking for a new AD in April when Derek van der Merwe was promoted from that position to vice president of Advancement, Communications and Strategic Initiatives.

After an extensive national search, the University is bringing the top candidates to campus next month for interviews. Interested campus and community members, along with the media, are invited to attend an open session with each candidate, from 4:45pm to 5:15pm, in the Club Level of Governors Stadium.

Final candidates for Austin Peay Athletics Director are (Top L to R) Ryan Ivey, Jason Coomer, Roderick D. Perry and Jim Sarra.

Final candidates for Austin Peay Athletics Director are (Top L to R) Ryan Ivey, Jason Coomer, Roderick D. Perry and Jim Sarra.

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Austin Peay State University College of Business receives $50,000 from Tennessee Senator Mark Green

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s campaign to develop a state-of-the-art trading room for its College of Business students received a major boost last week when Mark Green, MD, president of the healthcare company AlignMD, presented APSU President Alisa White with a $50,000 donation for that project.

“In building our successful healthcare company, the resources that served as the foundation came from here in the Clarksville community: legal services, capital financing and accounting,” Green, a Tennessee state senator and physician, said. “AlignMD is an authentic Clarksville entrepreneurial success story.”

Susan Wilson, APSU director of major gifts; Dr. Rex Gandy, APSU provost and vice president of Academic Affairs; Dr. Alisa White, APSU president; Sen. Mark Green, president of AlignMD; Camilla Green; Dr. William Rupp, dean of the APSU College of Business; and Derek van der Merwe, APSU vice president for Advancement, Communications and Strategic Initiatives. (Bill Persinger/APSU)

Susan Wilson, APSU director of major gifts; Dr. Rex Gandy, APSU provost and vice president of Academic Affairs; Dr. Alisa White, APSU president; Sen. Mark Green, president of AlignMD; Camilla Green; Dr. William Rupp, dean of the APSU College of Business; and Derek van der Merwe, APSU vice president for Advancement, Communications and Strategic Initiatives. (Bill Persinger/APSU)

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Austin Peay State University supporter Don Jenkins receives Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor’s Award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Don Jenkins, president and CEO of Jenkins & Wynne Ford-Lincoln-Honda, was presented with the Tennessee Board of Regents 2015 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Philanthropy earlier this month in recognition of his years of service to Austin Peay State University.

“Mr. Jenkins is a true friend and supporter of this University,” John Morgan, TBR Chancellor, said during the annual APSU Foundation Dinner on June 2nd.

Austin Peay President Alisa White, Sandy Jenkins, Don Jenkins and TBR Chancellor John Morgan celebrate Don Jenkins receiving the 2015 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. (Beth Liggett/APSU)

Austin Peay President Alisa White, Sandy Jenkins, Don Jenkins and TBR Chancellor John Morgan celebrate Don Jenkins receiving the 2015 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. (Beth Liggett/APSU)

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Austin Peay State University Public Relations and Marketing wins six awards at state conference

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Office of Public Relations and Marketing at Austin Peay State University won six awards during the Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA) spring conference and awards contest, held May 27th-29th in Gatlinburg, TN.

TCPRA, an alliance of communicators across the state representing public and private colleges and universities, technical schools, technology centers and community colleges, awarded gold, silver and bronze distinctions in various writing, design, publication and photography categories. Entries were received for the contest period between April 1st, 2014 and April 30th, 2015.

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Austin Peay State University’s Roy Gregory to retire after 24 years of service to APSU

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – After serving Austin Peay State University in multiple capacities for 24 years, Roy Gregory, executive director for University Advancement, announced he will retire on June 30th. Gregory informed colleagues and friends of his retirement plans Thursday morning.

“Austin Peay is a special place due to the great people on campus and the outstanding alumni, supporters and friends throughout the nation,” he said. “My years at APSU have been special for me and my family. I am retiring at a time when the future is indeed bright”

Austin Peay executive director for University Advancement Roy Gregory to retire.

Austin Peay executive director for University Advancement Roy Gregory to retire.

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Austin Peay State University alumnus Wayne Pace receives Tennessee Board of Regents philanthropy award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Wayne Pace (’68), Austin Peay State University alumnus and former executive vice president and chief financial officer of Time Warner Inc., was recently honored by the Tennessee Board of Regents for his unwavering generosity toward his alma mater.

In late April, TBR Vice Chair Emily Reynolds presented Pace with the 2015 Regents Award for Excellence in Philanthropy.

APSU President Alisa White and Tennessee Board of Regents Vice Chair Emily Reynolds present Wayne Pace (’68) with the 2015 Regents Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. (Beth Liggett/APSU)

APSU President Alisa White and Tennessee Board of Regents Vice Chair Emily Reynolds present Wayne Pace (’68) with the 2015 Regents Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. (Beth Liggett/APSU)

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Rain doesn’t dampen spirits at 21st Annual APSU Governors Bass Tournament

 

Jeffery Archie and Zach Parker from Paris, TN win 21st Annual Governors Bass Tournament

APSU Governors Bass TournamentBuchanan, TN – The 21st annual Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament was held in the rain Saturday, May 16th on Kentucky Lake. Boats launched from Paris Landing State Park at 6:00am. There were 212 boats registered for the event and 200 competed for the $12,000 in prize money.

The weather was clear some but mainly held to a steady rain for most of the day with periods of light drizzle. Despite the conditions, the fishermen were in high spirits at the start of the event.

Jeffery Archie and Zach Parker won 21st Annual Austin Peay Governors Bass Tournament

Jeffery Archie and Zach Parker won 21st Annual Austin Peay Governors Bass Tournament

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APSU launches new “Be a Gov” campaign

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University has earned a national reputation in recent years as an innovative school on the move, but in Tennessee, many people still see it as a local, small town university with a funny cheer.

In an effort to wipe away these misconceptions, APSU is embarking on a new marketing campaign that shows the University as the thriving institution it has become.

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