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Austin Peay State University to host meal packaging event on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – More than 500 student volunteers will gather on the campus of Austin Peay State University Friday, January 30th for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

In honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., volunteers will do their part to help alleviate hunger in a third-world country with a meal-packaging event hosted by the APSU Diversity Committee and Feed My Starving Children. The event will take place from 10:00am-5:30pm at the Foy Fitness and Recreation Center.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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Austin Peay State University to hold Career Networking event so local Employers can meet APSU Students to hire, intern

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Local businesses and organizations looking to recruit strong applicants are encouraged to participate in The Govs Connection, a career networking event and internship fair, from 8:00am-4:00pm on February 25th, in the Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center Ballroom.

The annual event seeks to connect local employers with hundreds of APSU students eager to prove themselves in the workforce. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs commissioner Many-Bears Grinder to speak at APSU ceremony honoring military graduates

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUMany-Bears GrinderClarksville, TN – The Commissioner for the Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs (TDVA) is coming to Austin Peay State University on December 10th to help honor a special group of graduating APSU students.

At 5:00pm that afternoon, the University will host its Fall 2014 Military and Veterans Graduate Recognition Ceremony in the Mabry Concert Hall, with Many-Bears Grinder, the state’s first female TDVA commissioner, serving as the keynote speaker. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre rings in the Holiday with “A Christmas Carol”, December 10th – December 20th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – A holiday tradition returns to the corner of Franklin and First! John McDonald is Ebenezer Scrooge in the Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”, December 10th – December 20th.

Under the direction of Tom Thayer, Dickens’ classic tale of Christmases Past, Present and Future meets such holiday standards as “Deck the Halls,” “Silent Night,” “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” and more.

Scrooge Returns to the Roxy Regional Theatre in "A Christmas Carol", December 10th - December 20th

Scrooge Returns to the Roxy Regional Theatre in “A Christmas Carol”, December 10th – December 20th

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Austin Peay State University “Bridge Over College Street” project explores relationship between APSU, City of Clarksville

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Students at Austin Peay State University are putting the final touches on a project that explores the relationship between the University and the city in which it calls home.

Titled “Bridge Across College Street,” the project will feature artwork from APSU students exploring the University’s relationship with the City of Clarksville through interviews with members of both communities. From 10:00am-3:00pm Tuesday, members of APSU’s President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP) will be displaying their work on College Street near the APSU campus. «Read the rest of this article»

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Classics at Austin Peay State University celebrates ancient languages with 8th annual Classics Day event

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Latin is very much a living language on the campus of Austin Peay State University, as Classics at APSU recently hosted its annual Classics Day event for area high school students.

The all-day event brought together a record 144 students from Montgomery County high schools for a day of activities centered on the languages of the ancient world. Gathered at the APSU Morgan University Center, faculty members and current APSU students gave lectures on their studies of classic languages, with students also taking part in a skit promoting this year’s theme of the study of Latin.

Clarksville Academy students participate in a skit during the 2013 APSU Classics Day, which hosted more than 100 area high school students for a day of activities about the ancient world. (Beth Liggett, APSU)

Clarksville Academy students participate in a skit during the 2013 APSU Classics Day, which hosted more than 100 area high school students for a day of activities about the ancient world. (Beth Liggett, APSU)

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Austin Peay State University Students do service work during Fall Break

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Last month, 20 Austin Peay State University students spent their fall breaks volunteering at three nonprofit organizations in Tennessee and Missouri, collectively completing 250 hours of community service.

From October 10th-14th, students traveled in small groups to three locations, including the Endangered Wolf Sanctuary in Eureka, Missouri; the Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center in Chattanooga; and The Kitchen in Springfield, Missouri.

APSU Students did volunteer work during Fall Break.

APSU Students did volunteer work during Fall Break.

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APSU Department of Languages and Literature now offering Film Studies Minor

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock never won an Academy Award for Best Director, even though a recent Sight and Sound poll listed his 1958 masterpiece “Vertigo” as the greatest movie ever made.

He probably should have won the award for a half-dozen of his films, but throughout Hitchcock’s career, critics accused him of creating only cheap thrills and trivial entertainments. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU to host Homecoming Scholarship 5K November 1st

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This year’s Austin Peay State University Homecoming theme, Gov Strong, will take on an added meaning on November 1st as University alumni and supporters push themselves to complete the 2014 Scholarship 5K Run.

The race, through a USA Track and Field certified course, will begin at 9:00am that Saturday at the Pace Alumni Center at Emerald Hill.  The challenge that day will come toward the end of the run, when tired participants tackle the steep hill in front of the alumni center. This final stretch has led runners to say with pride that they “conquered Emerald Hill.” «Read the rest of this article»

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This is the last week to see On the Town at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Leonard Bernstein musical On the Town is currently playing at the Roxy regional Theatre in historic downtown Clarksville Tennessee. The show runs through October 4th and is definitely worth going to see if you have not yet done so.

This musical extravaganza follows the antics of three sailors at the height of World War II who are heading into the New York City for 24 hours of liberty. Sailors on liberty generally look for the action, maybe a little food, drink, and most definitely a date! You have all heard of the old Navy axiom a girl in every port; well these three sailors try their best to live up to it.

The video below is from the Broadway version of this show, but it gives you a great idea of what you can expect at the Roxy.

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