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Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University officials have received and accepted a resignation from Gary McClure, head baseball coach. Upon resignation, Cheryl Holt, Interim Athletics Director has appointed Assistant Coach Derrick Dunbar as interim head coach.
The resignation occurred after McClure’s arrest Friday night.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University has earned a national reputation in recent years as an innovative school on the move, but in Tennessee, many people still see it as a local, small town university with a funny cheer.
In an effort to wipe away these misconceptions, APSU is embarking on a new marketing campaign that shows the University as the thriving institution it has become.
Clarksville, TN – The recipient of the 2015 Command Sgt. Maj. Darol Walker Award at Austin Peay State University is ROTC Cadet Kevin Doss, a decorated career soldier.
Doss, born in San Antonio, Texas, graduated from Boerne High School in 2001 and attended the University of Texas from 2001-03. He will graduate May 8th from APSU with a degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Military Science.
Clarksville, TN – The Office of Public Relations and Marketing at Austin Peay State University has been recognized by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) – Southeast District III for its recruitment work.
The office received a special merit award in the recruitment publication series category for print and digital pieces. The printed pieces selected for the honor were part of the Traditional Student Recruitment Series. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay State University Growth rate brings need for Crosswalks, APSU Physical Plant finds Solar Solution
Clarksville, 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.
Austin Peay State University official statement on APSU President Tim Hall accepting presidency at Mercy College
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University President Tim Hall announced today that he has accepted the position of president at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY. His nearly seven-year tenure at APSU, which marked a period of tremendous growth and national prominence for the University, will come to an end later this spring.
“Lee and I will be departing Austin Peay at the end of the spring semester as I assume the position of president of Mercy College in New York,” Hall wrote in an email message to the campus community today. “We do so with excitement and anticipation at the prospect of new challenges, but with a measure of sadness that we will be leaving a place where we have enjoyed some of the happiest years of our lives.”
Clarksville, TN – On November 16th, when the scoreboard clock turns to zero and the horn sounds, not only will the Governors football team walk off the field, they will take a giant leap toward the future of APSU football as they witness the first steps of demolition in preparation to construct a new stadium.
The Governors will host Southeast Missouri State University for their final competition in the current Governors Stadium.
APSU creates military tuition assistance scholarship to help students impacted by Federal Government shutdown
Clarksville, TN – Last Friday, Austin Peay State University officials distributed an email to their active duty military students, letting them know plans were being put in place to keep them in school regardless of the temporary shutdown of Tuition Assistance (TA), a benefit provided by the military to cover tuition expenses incurred by active duty military pursuing college credit.
On Monday, after notification was sent stating the federal budget had not passed, APSU president Tim Hall initiated an effort to implement a scholarship to offset the shutdown of TA. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay State University provost Dr. Tristan Denley to take position as vice chancellor at Tennessee Board of Regents
Clarksville, TN – APSU’s chief academic official, Dr. Tristan Denley who currently serves as Provost, has informed the campus community that he has accepted a position with the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) as Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, pending an official vote by the TBR.
Tentative plans are for Denley to begin in his new role with TBR in August.
Clarksville, TN – Many employees at Austin Peay State University were recognized Wednesday, July 11th for their years of service to the University and/or educational achievements made in the last year.
Charles Wall, director of the Office of Information Technology, was honored for his 40 years of service to APSU.
Those receiving 30-year pins were Ricky Denton, Sandra Garrett, Marilyn Griffey, Anna Murray and Deborah Suiter. «Read the rest of this article»
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