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City of Clarksville urges Motorists to prepare for Solar Eclipse

 

Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office gears up for rare skywatching event August 21st

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’re probably aware that a total solar eclipse is coming through Clarksville on August 21st, 2017.

The Clarksville Police Department and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office want residents and visitors alike to be prepared for traffic challenges that may result from the wave of visitors and the midday darkness created by this rare astronomical occurrence.

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APSU alumnus, staff member Johnathan Button enrolls in doctorate program at Johns Hopkins

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The associate director of Austin Peay State University’s Office of Financial Aid, Johnathan Button, has spent the better part of a decade finding ways for APSU students to finance their education.

Himself a former student worker in the department, Button found his calling at a time when Austin Peay and its rapidly-growing student population needed him the most.

Austin Peay State University’s Office of Financial Aid associate director Johnathan Button.

Austin Peay State University’s Office of Financial Aid associate director Johnathan Button.

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APSU to hold Educational Fair for Kids the day of Total Eclipse, August 21st

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – At 10:00am on August 21st, 2017, the day of the Total American Eclipse—Austin Peay State University will host a special PeayClipse Educational Experience for school-age children in the campus’ basketball arena, the Dunn Center.

“We have 10 different activity stations for them to move through that are educational and fun,” Dr. Karen Meisch, associate dean of the APSU College of Science and Mathematics, said.

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APSU Governors Golf Classic postponed to August 4th

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – With inclement weather scheduled to hit the Clarksville community Friday, Austin Peay State University Athletics department’s Echo Power Engineering Governors Golf Classic fundraiser, presented by Hand Family Companies and the APSU Governors Club, has been rescheduled and will be played August 4th, 2017 at Clarksville Country Club and Swan Lake Golf Course.

Teams registered to play but cannot attend the rescheduled date can contact the APSU Athletics Department (931.221.7904) to have their registration rolled over into the 2018 event.

APSU Governors Golf Classic postponed due to inclement weather forecast.

APSU Governors Golf Classic postponed due to inclement weather forecast.

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Austin Peay State University names Rodney DeLong as APSU Softball Head Coach

 

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APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – Rodney DeLong, an assistant coach at Georgia Tech last season, has been named the newest Austin Peay State University softball head coach, athletics director Ryan Ivey announced, Wednesday.

Delong served as an assistant coach at Georgia Tech last season after three successful 30-plus win campaigns as the head coach at Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma.

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APSU hold concert with Acclaimed flutist William Bennett, June 22nd

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Once again, William Bennett has chosen Austin Peay State University as the site of his Summer Flute Academy—his only master class offered in the U.S.

Bennett, an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for his distinguished services to music, leaves overcast England every summer to spend a week in the humid air hovering around Clarksville Tennessee.

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William Bennett

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APSU Governors Golf Classic set to begin June 23rd

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University Athletics department’s Echo Power Engineering Governors Golf Classic fundraiser, presented by Hand Family Companies and the APSU Governors Club, is set for Friday, June 23rd, 2017 at the Clarksville Country Club and Swan Lake Golf Course.

The annual event serves a fundraiser to support student-athletes through scholarships, facility improvements and academic support. Teams can register for the four-player, best-ball scramble for $400.00, with hole sponsorships (which include both course) available for $500.00.

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Austin Peay to hold Total Solar Eclipse events APSU’s Fortera Stadium August 21st

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In two short months, the heavens—in the words of English poet Lavinia Greenlaw—will throw a “celestial dimmer switch” during the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse, and as excitement builds across the country for this cosmic spectacle, Austin Peay State University is gearing up to host official NASA viewing parties at the campus’ Fortera Stadium.

More than 8,000 people are expected to make their way to the football stadium on August 21st, 2017, to safely witness the total solar eclipse.

APSU's Fortera Stadium

APSU’s Fortera Stadium

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Clarksville Student Sebastian Motes honored by Tennessee House of Representatives

 

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – On Sunday, June 18th, 2017, Sebastian Alexander Motes received a special honor from the House of Representatives of the One Hundred Tenth General Assembly of the State of Tennessee. House Resolution No. 172 was presented to Sebastian by Representative Joe Pitts during the morning worship service at Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

The resolution was adopted by the House of Representatives on May 9th during Sebastian’s tenure as a legislative page to commend his outstanding service to the One Hundred Tenth General Assembly.

Sebastian Motes (L) with Representative Joe Pitts (R)

Sebastian Motes (L) with Representative Joe Pitts (R)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Alex Robles joins list of all-time greats to be picked in MLB Draft

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – When recent Austin Peay State University graduate baseball player Alex Robles was selected in the 30th round of the 2017 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft on June 14th he joined an outstanding list of former APSU baseball players that have started their aspiring journeys to the big leagues with their names being called in the draft.

Drafted with the 886th overall pick, as a right-handed pitcher by the Minnesota Twins, Robles — who is from Tucson, AZ – became the 41st Governor to be drafted, since Tim Burns was drafted in 1972 by the California Angels.

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