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Austin Peay State University has 10 Students earn scholarships to national conference

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This summer, the North American Interfraternity Conference hosted its 25th Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute (UIFI) in Bloomington, Indiana, and 10 Austin Peay State University students received scholarships to attend the event.

Top leaders from fraternity and sorority communities across North America were invited to attend one of the 13 sessions of UIFI this summer. «Read the rest of this article»

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Traveling wounded warrior band empowers Soldiers through music at Fort Campbell Soldier and Family Assistance Center

 

Written by Megan Broadnax
APSU Intern

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – The Warrior Spirit Band, a group of four musicians who have been wounded in combat, recently performed at the Fort Campbell Soldier and Family Assistance Center within the Warrior Transition Battalion Complex.

As a combat wounded warrior band visiting Warrior Transition Units across the United States, they work to fulfill a specific mission.

The Warrior Spirit Band, a band consisting of combat wounded veterans, performed for wounded, injured and ill Soldiers in the Warrior Transition Battalion, Fort Campbell, KY July 15, 2014 to empower Soldiers through music and give them a chance to share their stories. (Laura Boyd)

The Warrior Spirit Band, a band consisting of combat wounded veterans, performed for wounded, injured and ill Soldiers in the Warrior Transition Battalion, Fort Campbell, KY July 15, 2014 to empower Soldiers through music and give them a chance to share their stories. (Laura Boyd)

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APSU named “Great College to Work For” for Third Straight Year

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – For the third consecutive year, Austin Peay State University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. In addition, APSU was the only public university in Tennessee to make the list.

The results were released today in The Chronicle’s seventh annual report on The Academic Workplace.

Austin Peay State University named “Great College to Work For” in 2014. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University football picked ninth at OVC Media Day

 

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN - Austin Peay State University was picked ninth in the Ohio Valley Conference at by a vote of the conference coaches and sports information directors announced Monday at the annual OVC Media Day.

Austin Peay Governors Football picked to finish ninth at OVC Media Day. (Clarksville Sports Network)

Austin Peay Governors Football picked to finish ninth at OVC Media Day. (Clarksville Sports Network)

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Austin Peay State University Growth rate brings need for Crosswalks, APSU Physical Plant finds Solar Solution

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Most people don’t think in terms of solar power when it comes to campus traffic issues, but APSU Physical Plant Director, Tom Hutchins was thinking solar was a perfect solution to remedy a growing traffic related issue around campus — pedestrian safety.

As the campus has grown, nearly doubling in size during the last decade, and the paths people took from classroom to classroom changed, so did the places where pedestrians cross streets.

New crosswalk sign in front of APSU Foy Center. (Photo by Linnea Rainey - Austin Peay State University)

New crosswalk sign in front of APSU Foy Center. (Photo by Linnea Rainey – Austin Peay State University)

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Instant Peay Play: Austin Peay State University and a second chance for memories

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – This week will be a little off script for this installment of Instant Peay Play, as this will be more of a personal dealing the Austin Peay and the athletic department.

As most you who know me, I’m into sports – have been all my life, as a player, coach, umpire, scorekeeper, etc.

Well this week past week my father passed away, a little short of four years after my mother passed.

APSU Lady Govs Softball.

APSU Lady Govs Softball.

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Austin Peay State University Governors Golf adds fourth freshman for 2014-15

 

APSU Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team will feature four freshmen for the 2014-15 season.

Head coach Kirk Kayden has announced the signing of Colton Godwin, an Ocala, FL, native who has enjoyed a superb high school and junior golf career.

Austin Peay Men's Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office obtains Green Certification

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, through nearly a year’s worth of extensive planning, changing habits and educating its employees, has obtained Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification.

“We started this project last October, and through the Environmental Task Force we created, we’ve met the requirements to gain certification,” said Sheriff John Fuson.

Sheriff John Fuson unveils the new fleet vehicle, a 2014 Ford Escape that costs less, has a higher mile per gallon rating and is more environmentally friendly.

Sheriff John Fuson unveils the new fleet vehicle, a 2014 Ford Escape that costs less, has a higher mile per gallon rating and is more environmentally friendly.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Derek van der Merwe faces ever changing athletics landscape as Governors Athletics Director

 

Editor’s note: With the passing of Chris Austin’s father last week, he was unable to present a new “Instant Peay Play” for today. Therefore, we re-introduce you to a previous post about APSU Athletic Director Derek van der Merwe.

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Since being named as Austin Peay State University’s athletics director on June 5th of last year, Derek van der Merwe has had to make a lot of adjustments with the move and new position, but that’s the nature of the job.

APSU's Athletic Director Derek van der Merwe.

APSU’s Athletic Director Derek van der Merwe.

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Austin Peay State University quartet leave mark

 

Written by Colby Wilson
APSU Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – A quartet of outgoing seniors left an indelible mark on Austin Peay athletics by earning all-conference honors in each of their four seasons on campus.

Twin soccer wunderkinds Tatiana Ariza and Natalia Ariza spearheaded the best four-year stretch in Austin Peay history, twice sending the Lady Govs to the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Championship match.

In addition to her four first-team honors, Tatiana was the 2012 OVC Offensive Player of the Year.

Athletes Tatiana Ariza, Natalia Ariza, Jasmin Ademovic and Anthony Bradley left quite a mark while at Austin Peay. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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