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Austin Peay State University to send payload to space for first time in school history

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University has a payload bound for space. This is a first in APSU’s 92-year history.

Austin Peay State University physics professor Dr. Justin Oelgoetz made the announcement on Facebook Tuesday: “APSU’s first payload bound for space just passed inspection and has been integrated into the rocket’s payload stack.”

Austin Peay State University students Zach Hill, left, and Zach Givens show off some of their work during Rocket Week at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University students Zach Hill, left, and Zach Givens show off some of their work during Rocket Week at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (APSU)

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CMCSS names Jessica Peppard as Principal of Northwest High School

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – Clarksvile-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) has announces that Jessica Peppard, who has served as assistant principal at Northwest High School, has been named principal of her alma mater.

Principal of Northwest High School Jessica Peppard

Principal of Northwest High School Jessica Peppard

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APSU graduates Khari Turner, Ashanté Kindle to spend summer at renowned art institute

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Two recent Austin Peay State University (APSU) graduates will step through the doors of a prestigious art institute – the Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution – in western New York later this week.

Khari Turner is one of two Austin Peay State University art graduates attending the Chautauqua Institution School of Art this summer. (APSU)

Khari Turner is one of two Austin Peay State University art graduates attending the Chautauqua Institution School of Art this summer. (APSU)

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Tuition Deferment Program partnership announced by APSU, National Guard

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Monday, June 17th, 2019, Austin Peay State University (APSU) and the Tennessee Army National Guard announced they’re partnering on a special tuition deferment program for Guard members.

Lt. Col. John Rigdon, commander for the Recruiting and Retention Battalion of the Tennessee Army National Guard, greets retired Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey, vice president for External Affairs at Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

Lt. Col. John Rigdon, commander for the Recruiting and Retention Battalion of the Tennessee Army National Guard, greets retired Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey, vice president for External Affairs at Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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APSU will host Summer Graduation Gala July 2nd

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, July 2nd, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Registrar’s Office will host the Summer 2019 Graduation Gala, and all APSU students participating in the Summer commencement ceremony in August are encouraged to attend this important, celebratory event from 10:00am-2:00pm in the Morgan University Center Ballroom.

Austin Peay will hold a Summer 2019 Graduation Gala for APSU Students graduating in August. (APSU)

Austin Peay will hold a Summer 2019 Graduation Gala for APSU Students graduating in August. (APSU)

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Roxy Regional Theatre Larger-Than-Life Texas Governor in “Ann” at theotherspace, June 24th – July 2nd

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – This month, the legendary late Governor of Texas Ann Richards will be the focus of an inspiring and hilarious play at the Roxy Regional Theatre on the corner of Franklin Street and First Street in Historic Downtown Clarksville, bringing audiences face-to-face with a complex, colorful and captivating character bigger than the state from which she hailed.

“Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards and in high heels.”  Borrowing a phrase from cartoonist Bob Thaves to argue for more women in positions of power, feisty politician Ann Richards came to national attention when she delivered the keynote address at the 1988 Democratic National Convention.  

Sara Anderson stars in "Ann" at the Roxy Regional Theatre's theotherspace, June 24th - July 2nd.

Sara Anderson stars in “Ann” at the Roxy Regional Theatre’s theotherspace, June 24th – July 2nd.

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Austin Peay State University Students to benefit from two scholarships from Jenkins Family

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Foundation received two generous gifts from Don Jenkins and Sandy Jenkins to establish the Jenkins Family PELP Endowment and the Jenkins Family Finish Line Scholarship. Their generosity will provide financial aid for many deserving students.

Jenkins Family creates two new Austin Peay State University scholarships. (APSU)

Jenkins Family creates two new Austin Peay State University scholarships. (APSU)

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Former APSU Gov, Clarksville native Ryne Harper making the most of MLB opportunity

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – After nine years and just over 300 games bouncing around in the minor leagues, former Austin Peay State University (APSU) Governors baseball player, and Clarksville native, Ryne Harper is off to a great start in this first action in the major leagues.

In a team-leading 30 appearances so far this season with the Minnesota Twins, Harper is 2-0, with a save, five holds, a 1.93 ERA, and 27 strikeouts to just six walks in 28 innings of work.

Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Ryne Harper (19) throws a pitch during the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Ryne Harper (19) throws a pitch during the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

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Austin Peay State University coding camp Elementary Kids learn about Coding, Program Robots

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – All week at the Austin Peay State University (APSU) coding camps kindergartners through fifth-graders have been learning how to program . On Thursday, June 13th, 2019, they got class time with robots.

Bridget Cloud teaches the young coders how to program their robots at Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

Bridget Cloud teaches the young coders how to program their robots at Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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APSU football adds four players for 2019 season

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) football head coach Mark Hudspeth has added four transfer student-athletes for the 2019 campaign.

Two of the four athletes have previously been coached by Hudspeth.

Austin Peay football adds Keenan Barnes, Cameron Miller, Darion DeBrossard, and Spencer Katoanga to 2019 roster. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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