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Austin Peay State University alumnus Brad Loos to speak at APSU Summer Commencement

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Brad Loos, major gifts officer with the University of Missouri’s Tiger Scholarship Fund, will deliver the address at APSU’s 2017 Summer Commencement at 2:00pm, Friday, August 11th, in the Dunn Center.

Prior to joining the Tiger Scholarship Fund, Loos spent 15 years as a college basketball coach, including three years at the University of Missouri.

Brad Loos to speak at APSU Summer Commencement

Brad Loos to speak at APSU Summer Commencement

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Critical Red Cross blood shortage prompts emergency call for donations

 

Give blood or platelets now and help save lives

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now and help save lives.

Blood donations have fallen short of expectations for the past two months, resulting in about 61,000 fewer donations than needed and causing a significant draw down of the Red Cross blood supply.

The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) giving blood drive in support of the local Red Cross at Fort Campbell, KY. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) giving blood drive in support of the local Red Cross at Fort Campbell, KY. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

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My Two Cents: Remembering Pastor Jimmy Terry

 

My Two-Cents with Hank BonecutterClarksville, TN – Pastor Jimmy Terry of Tabernacle Baptist Church, passed away last night after a long battle with cancer.  He immediately walked into the arms of Jesus.

Jimmy Terry was like a father to me.  

I’ve known Pastor Terry for over 30 years, in the beginning, through WJZM radio station where he produced a weekly church program.  When I became the owner in 1994, our relationship grew closer.  

Pastor Jimmy Terry

Pastor Jimmy Terry

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NASA reports International Space Station’s microgravity environment used to Help Fight Cancer

 

Written by Jenny Howard
International Space Station Program Science Office
NASA’s Johnson Space Center

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationHouston, TX – On Earth, research into antibody-drug conjugates to treat cancer has been around a while. The research presents a problem, though, because Earth-based laboratories aren’t able to mimic the shape of the cancer cell within the body, which can sometimes produce incorrect findings.

The International Space Station’s unique microgravity environment allows scientists to approach the research from a new, 3-D angle.

International Space Station (ISS). (NASA)

International Space Station (ISS). (NASA)

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Clarksville Police to recognize Katie Hildreth

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – For anyone who has gone to Chick-Fil-A in the last 5-6 years, you know Katie Hildreth. She is the young lady working at Chick-Fil-A who would always speak to you, smile, always very positive, and about as hard working of a person as you could ever meet.

Also, she has been volunteering one day a week at the hospital for the last 12 years. By now, a lot of you know that Katie was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lymphoma in March.

She has been undergoing treatment, but according to her mom, has still been maintaining her positive and upbeat attitude.

Katie Hildreth

Katie Hildreth

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Saint Thomas Health Mobile Mammography Coach to be at Hilltop Supermarket Saturday, May 13th

 

Hilltop SupermarketClarksville, TN – The Saint Thomas Health Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography Coach will be at Hilltop Supermarket’s parking lot from 9:00am until 3:00pm on Saturday, May 13th, 2017.

The coach provides mammography for women who cannot afford the time away from work for appropriate screenings. It also helps women with no insurance through support from organizations like Susan G. Komen.

Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography

Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography

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APSU to hold Dave Loos Retirement Celebration June 10th

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – A star-studded affair is slated to go down Saturday, June 10th, 2017 in the Dunn Center as former Austin Peay State University head men’s basketball coach Dave Loos is roasted and thanked at a celebration in his honor.

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APSU hosting early Relay for Life event on April 29th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This spring, the Montgomery County Relay For Life is partnering with Austin Peay State University in the fight against cancer.

At 7:00pm on Saturday, April 29th, 2017 the University will host a Relay For Life event at Fortera Stadium, allowing APSU students to participate in the relay before they leave campus for the summer break. Teams interested in participating in this event can register at www.relayforlife.org/apsu.

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Mobile Mammography Coach coming to Hilltop Supermarket Saturday, March 4th

 

Hilltop SupermarketClarksville, TN – On Saturday, March 4th, 2017, the Saint Thomas Health Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography Coach will be at Hilltop Supermarket’s parking lot from 9:00am until 3:00pm.

The coach provides mammography for women who cannot afford the time away from work for appropriate screenings. It also helps women with no insurance through support from organizations like Susan G. Komen.

Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography

Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography

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Austin Peay State University Honors Program has three students present at state conference

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Three Austin Peay State University students recently presented their research at the annual Tennessee Collegiate Honors Council Conference, held February 18th at Motlow State Community College in Tullahoma Tennessee.

Hannah McGinnity, Malena Landon and Shelia Johnson, all members of the Honors Program at Austin Peay, joined high achieving students from across the state at the event, which serves as the Council’s annual meeting of college honors students, faculty and administrators.

APSU Students Hannah McGinnity, Malena Landon and Shelia Johnson present at annual Tennessee Collegiate Honors Council Conference.

APSU Students Hannah McGinnity, Malena Landon and Shelia Johnson present at annual Tennessee Collegiate Honors Council Conference.

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