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Austin Peay State University redefining first-year experience through “Foundations of Excellence” education project

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This academic year, Austin Peay State University is participating in a national higher education project known as “Foundations of Excellence.”

The project, sponsored by the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education, will use a model of excellence to redefine the first-year college experience at Austin Peay.

Austin Peay State University Campus. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University professor receives $300,000 NSF grant to conduct research on innovative glass materials

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Crystalline materials form the foundation of virtually all electronic equipment, serve as the engine powering Silicon Valley and have enabled the modern computing revolution.

But despite their importance, crystalline materials, which include silicon and sapphire and are valued for their unique properties, are naturally rare and expensive to produce.  By contrast glass materials, which do not arrange their atoms in a regular crystal structure, are inexpensive and easily produced.

For the past few years, Austin Peay State University undergraduate students and professors have been traveling the globe to work with some of the world’s leading experts in glass production as they explore possible substitutes for crystalline materials in computing, optical technology and other modern applications.

For the past few years, Austin Peay State University undergraduate students and professors have been traveling the globe to work with some of the world’s leading experts in glass production as they explore possible substitutes for crystalline materials in computing, optical technology and other modern applications.

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APSU’s Tearra Banks earns adidas® OVC Player of the Week award

 

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APSU Women's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityBrentwood, TN – Senior center Tearra Banks, of the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, was named adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week, Tuesday, after a memorable weekend.

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Support the APSU Govs in the Coaches vs. Cancer 3-Point Challenge

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Join the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team in the fight against cancer by supporting the Govs in the Coaches vs Cancer 3-point Challenge!

The American Cancer Society, the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the nation’s premier college basketball programs are teaming up for the Coaches vs Cancer 3-Point Challenge.

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APSU Commencement Address to be given by professor Mike Gotcher on December 9th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On December 9th, Dr. Mike Gotcher, professor of communication and interim executive director of Extended Education at Austin Peay State University, will deliver the keynote address at the APSU’s Winter Commencement.

He will speak at both commencement ceremonies, at 9:00am and 2:00pm, in the University’s Dunn Center.

APSU professor Mike Gotcher to give Winter Commencement address.

APSU professor Mike Gotcher to give Winter Commencement address.

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APSU to induct Four Governor greats into Athletics Hall of Fame

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will welcome four new inductees into its Athletics Hall of Fame, January 28th, 2017.

Drake Reed, a three-time All-Ohio Valley Conference basketball player and 2008 OVC Champion; Chelsea Harris, the 2010 OVC Women’s Golf Player of the Year and Austin Peay’s lone OVC Championship medalist; and Ron Sebree, one of the league’s most fearsome defensive linemen and a linchpin with the 1977 championship team have been selected for induction as part of the Austin Peay Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2017.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s John Murry off to great senior season for Basketball Govs

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – As a junior transfer last year, Austin Peay State University guard/forward John Murry was a role player for the Governors during their NCAA Tournament season, but eight games into his senior campaign Murry has elevated his game into one of the Govs’ leading offensive weapons, as Ohio Valley Conference play nears.

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Clarksville designated a Healthier Tennessee Community

 

City leads Community wide effort to improve Health, Fitness

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN –  Clarksville has earned the designation as a Healthier Tennessee Community for strong collaborative work to improve the health of local citizens.

The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness makes the designation through its Healthier Tennessee Communities initiative, which drives better health by engaging local leaders and citizens to support physical activity, healthy eating and tobacco abstinence.

Members of the Mayor’s Fitness Council worked Friday to place HealthyClarksville.com stickers on 3,000 oranges that were distributed from the City of Clarksville’s float during the Clarksville Christmas Parade. Healthy Clarksville is an arm of the Fitness Council which helped Clarksville earn designation as a “Healthier TN Community.”

Members of the Mayor’s Fitness Council worked Friday to place HealthyClarksville.com stickers on 3,000 oranges that were distributed from the City of Clarksville’s float during the Clarksville Christmas Parade. Healthy Clarksville is an arm of the Fitness Council which helped Clarksville earn designation as a “Healthier TN Community.”

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Strong start for APSU Track and Field at Vanderbilt’s Indoor Opener

 

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APSU Women's Track and Field - Austin Peay State UniversityNashville, TN – As season-debuts go, Austin Peay State University track and field head coach Doug Molnar had to be pleased with how his Governors performed, particularly in the field events, at the Vanderbilt Indoor Opener, Saturday.

When you have a team as young as Molnar’s, good starts are imperative.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field kicks off season well at at Vanderbilt's Indoor Opener, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field kicks off season well at at Vanderbilt’s Indoor Opener, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Basketball outpaced by Arkansas Razorbacks

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityFayetteville, AR – Despite a game-high 23 points from senior John Murry, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team couldn’t keep pace with a high-octane Arkansas Razorback squad at Bud Walton Arena, Saturday.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball falls to Arkansas 99-62 Saturday night at bud Walton Arena. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball falls to Arkansas 99-62 Saturday night at bud Walton Arena. (APSU Sports Information)

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