Clarksville, TN – Andrew Beaudoin, a German major at, has been selected to receive the Clarksville Edelweiss Club Scholarship for 2013-14.
He was honored during an awards ceremony at the Edelweiss Clubhouse on May 8th and received a check from Debbie Whitaker, president of the Clarksville Edelweiss Club.
Clarksville, TN – In researching this story, and getting to know the life of George Nishimura, I’ve learned so much about World War II that I have never known before. His personal handwritten account of his life is an amazing recollection of what it was like growing up in a country that came under attack from the Japanese, and how he wanted to “do something” to help the Americans fight back.
George Nishimura served his country in the best way he knew how. He followed orders and did what he was told. The Japanese-American soldiers who volunteered to serve, were treated differently. There was a feeling of apprehension by most Americans, who wondered how can the “Japs” be the good guy and bad? «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – This March,’s premiere choral ensemble – the Chamber Singers – will showcase their talents in east Tennessee during their 2013 recruiting tour. The group will visit local high schools during the day, and they will perform free concerts each night for members of these local communities.
“We’re going to recruit Tennessee’s finest by showing them the excellent choral singing we have here at Austin Peay,” Dr. Korre Foster, director of choral activities at APSU, said. “Not only will we perform for them, but the high schoolers will get to interact with our students, asking them questions about Clarksville, our campus and college life.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Anhistory faculty member whose research focuses on prisoners of war (POW) will talk about the Axis POWs held in the U.S. during World War II as part of the next Provost Lecture Series at APSU.
Dr. Antonio Thompson, associate professor of history, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, November 15th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. All sessions of the Provost Lecture Series are free and open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University recently announced publications or conferences attended as part of their professional and scholarly activities.
Victor Felts, director of Student Life and Engagement, recently was inducted into the Golden Key National Honor Society at APSU. He also served as the keynote speaker for the induction held November 1st on campus. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – John McDonald and Tom Thayer have brought together the perfect cast for their production of “Spring Awakening”. The result is a powerful, passionate performance that draws the audience in and sends them on an emotional journey with the characters they are portraying.
There are only three shows (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) remaining for “Spring Awakening” at the. This is one show you do not want to miss. Get to the theatre early, as the last shows will most certainly sell out.
Clarksville, TN – Eric Ezzell, a German major at, has been selected to receive the Clarksville Edelweiss Club Scholarship for 2012-13.
He was honored during an awards ceremony at the Edelweiss Clubhouse on April 11th and received a check from Jim Nolan, president of the Clarksville Edelweiss Club.
Clarksville, TN - Last Friday afternoon, a new musical premiered at theMusic/Mass Communication Building’s Concert Hall. The show, “Intergalactic Space Trip,” was an ambitious, 15-minute production, featuring several musical numbers sung in a half dozen different languages.
When the cast, made up of local 8 to 12 year olds, took their final bow at the end of the show, the parents sitting in the audience agreed that it was a success. They were happy to see what their children had learned in only five days.
Nashville, TN – Calling all Junior Rangers! We wanted to alert you about a unique summer day camp. On Friday, June 24th, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm, Cordell Hull Birthplace and Sgt. Alvin C. York State Parks will co-host a World War I day camp for children ages six to 14. The camp will be held at Cordell Hull Birthplace. There is no charge for the event and parents are encouraged to join in the fun.
Clarksville, TN – Andrea Yarbrough, anGerman language major, was awarded a $500.00 scholarship from the Clarksville Edelweiss Club for the 2011-12 academic year.
Jim Nolan, president of the local Edelweiss Club, recently presented Yarbrough with the Clarksville Edelweiss Club Scholarship. The club awards the annual $500.00 scholarship to an APSU student who is majoring or minoring in German.
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