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APSU, Montgomery Central High School Spanish Students team up to teach classes to Senior Citizens

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Earlier this year, several residents of Fieldstone Place Assisted Living decided they wanted to learn a new language. This group of senior citizens approached Chesney Lancaster, Lifestyle 360 director at Fieldstone, and asked how they could go about taking classes. Lancaster immediately turned to one of the community’s best educational resources – Austin Peay State University (APSU).

APSU and MCHS students come together to teach Spanish 101 to senior citizens.

APSU and MCHS students come together to teach Spanish 101 to senior citizens.

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New Austin Peay State University journal highlights creative side of studying abroad

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Smartphone photos are fine for most tourists, but when Austin Peay State University (APSU) student Amir Elraheb first experienced the splendor of Madrid, Spain, he pulled out his watercolors to truly capture the city.

“It’s sort of like a photograph, but when you are painting you have to pay attention to the details of whatever you’re looking at so much harder, so scenes are engrained in my head,” Elraheb, an Austin Peay State University foreign language major, said.

Austin Peay State University professors Dr. Sergi Markov and Dr. Osvaldo Di Paolo Harrison review the first issue of "Explore Your World."

Austin Peay State University professors Dr. Sergi Markov and Dr. Osvaldo Di Paolo Harrison review the first issue of “Explore Your World.”

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Austin Peay State University senior Jordan Miller’s research focuses on self-driving car technology

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University student Jordan Miller’s research project this summer might change the way you see the road.

Or, more specifically, it might change the way your car sees the road.

APSU Student Jordan Miller

APSU Student Jordan Miller

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APSU junior Brinna Lavelle wins judo bronze for Team USA in Brazil

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – APSU junior Brinna Lavelle earned a bronze medal in judo for Team USA on July 23rd, 2018 at the International University Sports Federation (FISU) America Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Paulina Lizabeth Martinez of Mexico won gold, and Judith Gonzalez Jaque of Chile won silver. They competed in the 52-kilogram weight class.

Austin Peay State University junior Brinna Lavelle will represent Team USA and the university later this month at the FISU America Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Austin Peay State University junior Brinna Lavelle will represent Team USA and the university later this month at the FISU America Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Austin Peay State University student Mackenzie Kelly advocates in D.C. to keep music education ‘vivid’ in all our schools

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Mackenzie Kelly is passionate. She’s passionate about playing the saxophone, but what really drives her at Austin Peay State University is her desire to gain a degree and help make a difference in children’s lives.

“I really want to be a voice for those who can’t advocate for themselves,” she said during a recent interview. “I believe music education is a good tool we can use to help disadvantaged students.”

Austin Peay State University’s Mackenzie Kelly was one of five Tennessee students and one of 119 students nationwide picked to attend the three-day summit and to advocate on Capitol Hill for the Guarantee Access to Arts & Music Education Act.

Austin Peay State University’s Mackenzie Kelly was one of five Tennessee students and one of 119 students nationwide picked to attend the three-day summit and to advocate on Capitol Hill for the Guarantee Access to Arts & Music Education Act.

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Austin Peay State University student is fourth straight to represent state at National Music Education summit on Capitol Hill

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Mackenzie Kelly is the fourth straight Austin Peay State University student to be picked to represent Tennessee at the annual National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Collegiate Advocacy Summit starting today in Washington, D.C.

She and students from across the country are gathering to advocate for music education, specifically the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act and the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, both important to music education.

Mackenzie Kelly works with percussion students during Austin Peay’s beginning band program for homeschool students.

Mackenzie Kelly works with percussion students during Austin Peay’s beginning band program for homeschool students.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library events for May 2018

 

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library works to champion learning and reading, ignites imaginations, and delivers access to information and ideas. To this end, the library holds several events that are educational, entertaining and fun throughout the month.

In May, some of the events include: Sunday Movie Showing, Speak Up & Stand Tall with Ashley Cash, Tween Programming, Basic Computer & Facebook Skills, and Saturday Story Time.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

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Austin Peay State University physics student Deborah Gulledge named “Scientist of the Week” at National Lab

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The night sky is darker, the stars brighter, in Mount Pleasant, Tennessee. The rural town sits about an hour south of Nashville, where the heavens are dimmed by excessive light pollution, and as a girl, Deborah Gulledge became curious about the brilliant stars above her home.

“I was always interested in astronomy,” she said recently.

APSU student Deborah Gulledge

APSU student Deborah Gulledge

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Austin Peay State University graduate student Celeste Malone lands highly competitive Twitter editorial internship

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Since 2009, Celeste Malone has been an active Twitter user. From watching live broadcasts to simply tweeting, there is always something for her to explore.

This summer, the APSU Communication graduate student will be using her Twitter and news reporting skills for Periscope — Twitter subsidiary — as an editorial intern in San Francisco, California. She was selected out of 65,000 applications for the position.

Celeste Malone

Celeste Malone

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APSU English major Madison Hobson earns graduate assistantship to Auburn University

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – After spending most of her life in Nashville, Madison Hobson decided to try a smaller, more intimate environment for her college career.

“I came to Austin Peay for the smaller campus community,” she said. “I wanted to be able to stand out more than I would have at a bigger school. Also, it offered two big things that I wanted—affordability and a quality education.”

APSU English major Madison Hobson

APSU English major Madison Hobson

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