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Austin Peay State University’s Lisa Maddox-Vinson recognized as early childhood education advocate

 
Lisa Maddox-Vinson

Lisa Maddox-Vinson

APSU LogoClarksville, TN – Lisa Maddox-Vinson has earned a reputation over the years as a dedicated advocate for educating young children. She currently works as a coordinator with the Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance (TECTA) at Austin Peay State University, and she is on the executive board for the Tennessee Association for the Education of Young Children (TAEYC).

Last month, her reputation caught up with her while she was attending the TAEYC State Conference in Chattanooga. At the meeting, Maddox-Vinson was named the association’s 2014 Outstanding Member. She received the most nominations in the history of this award. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Governors Basketball gets 79-58 win over Brown at Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSULas Vegas, NV – Austin Peay State University’s basketball team scored a season-high 79 points but that was the last thing anyone was talking about as the Govs snapped a three-game losing streak with a 79-58 Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational victory, Thursday morning, against Brown in the Orleans Arena.

No, it was the other end of the floor—the defensive end—that saw the Govs erase a five-point halftime deficit in outscoring Brown 46-20 in the final half.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball defensive effort picks up in second half to propel Govs to 79-58 victory over Brown. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball defensive effort picks up in second half to propel Govs to 79-58 victory over Brown. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Basketball at Southern Miss Friday

 

Austin Peay (1-3) at Southern Miss (3-1)

Friday, November 28th, 2014 | 3:00pm CST
Hattiesburg, MS | Reed Green Coliseum

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUHattiesburg, MS – Austin Peay women’s basketball team will spend the Thanksgiving holiday at the Southern Miss Thanksgiving Invitational, beginning with a 3:00pm, Friday contest against host Southern Miss.

The Lady Govs then will face either North Carolina A&T or Oral Roberts in a Saturday contest.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball face Southern Miss at Southern Miss Thanksgiving Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball face Southern Miss at Southern Miss Thanksgiving Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU to Exhibit Artwork of Five Graduating Students for Design Show

 

APSU Department of Art - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University Trahern Gallery is pleased to present a group exhibition of new works featuring the graduating seniors focused in graphic design. “Faction” will run from December 1st, 2014 – December 4th, 2014 with closing reception First Thursday, December 4th, 2014 from 5:00pm-8:00pm.

Five designers will be represented in the show: Jana Gilbert, Brittanie Jackson, Alysha Jones, Allison Locher, and Brooke McKee. Graphic design is a booming field with much competition. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball play Brown at Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational

 

Austin Peay (1-4) vs. Brown (1-4)

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 | 1:00pm CST
Las Vegas, NV | Orleans Arena

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSULas Vegas, NV – A streak will end for either Austin Peay State University or Brown when the two meet, 1:00pm, CT, Thanksgiving Day, in the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational at the Orleans Arena.

The Governors enter the Vegas part of the invitational 0-2 in tourney prelim games as part of a three-game losing streak.

Austin Peay Governors Basketball travels to Las Vegas to take on Brown Thanksgiving Day. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Basketball travels to Las Vegas to take on Brown Thanksgiving Day. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football Camouflage Jersey Auction Information

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – The Govs Camouflage Football Jersey auction ended at noon, Wednesday, November 26th, with 82 of the 102 jerseys receiving at least one bid.

The Austin Peay State University athletics department wants to thank everyone who took part in this one-of-a-kind opportunity. All net proceeds from the auction will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and we will announce that total when all orders have been finalized.

Austin Peay Camouflage Jersey auction has ended. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Camouflage Jersey auction has ended. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Nursing Program supports Breast Cancer Research at 5K race

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The fight against breast cancer received a boost last month when more than 30 members of the Austin Peay State University School of Nursing participated in the Susan G. Komen 2015 Race for the Cure 5K in Brentwood Tennessee.

Rebecca MacAdam, a senior nursing student, organized APSU’s participation in the event, with APSU raising more than $2,300 for breast cancer research.

Krysta Adkins, an APSU nursing student, shows off her winning time at the Susan G. Komen 2015 Race for the Cure 5K in Brentwood.

Krysta Adkins, an APSU nursing student, shows off her winning time at the Susan G. Komen 2015 Race for the Cure 5K in Brentwood.

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Austin Peay State University Introduces new ticketing options for 2015 Campaign

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – With Campaign 2015 between Governor Peay X and The Gov heating up, both candidates have lobbied for an increase in ticketing options for Austin Peay basketball during the month of December and their concerns have been addressed.

In fact, kids eighth-grade and under who cast a vote for either Governor Peay X or The Gov at one of Austin Peay’s three upcoming home dates (December 6th, December 13th and December 15th) will receive a complimentary full season-ticket package.

Austin Peay releases new ticketing options. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay releases new ticketing options. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Athlete of the Week Tearra Banks

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Sophomore center Tearra Banks, of the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Banks averaged 20.5 points and 8.0 rebounds for Austin Peay against Grand Canyon and Chattanooga, leading the Lady Govs to their season’s first victory Saturday against the Antelopes. From the floor, Banks hit 17-for-32 (53.1 percent) in the two contests.

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Clarksville’s New Providence Community Policing Center, Clarksville Police Department and APSU Officers give a Bicycle to a Family in Need

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Monday, November 24th, 2014 at approximately 10:30am, Clarksville Police Officer Jeff Derico representing the New Providence Community Policing Center (NPCPC) presented a bicycle to Ms. Larissa Taylor, which is for her 17-year-old daughter, Tyler Yoho.

Officer Charyl Ramsey, from the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Campus Police, contacted Officer Derico to see if Taylor’s daughter qualified for a bicycle.

Clarksville Police Officer Jeff Derico and Ms. Larissa Taylor.

Clarksville Police Officer Jeff Derico and Ms. Larissa Taylor.

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