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Austin Peay State University student Ja-kay Matheny overcomes Brain Tumor to pursue Education, Comedy career

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University social work major Ja-kay Matheny has been a lot of things in his life, including a father, husband, soldier, student — even an aspiring standup comedian. But for much of the last few years, Matheny himself would admit that he was barely anything at all.

“I was sick for a long, long time,” Matheny said. “I was gaining weight, failing classes, forgetting simple things I should know and I was getting angry with my kids all the time for no reason.

APSU Student Ja-kay Matheny

APSU Student Ja-kay Matheny

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APSU Athletes post fourth-best semester GPA in department history

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Twelve Austin Peay State University athletics’ teams posted 3.0 grade point averages during the spring semester marking the fourth-best GPA in department history.

The women’s tennis program led the way with a 3.892 mark, placing all seven team members on the Dean’s List. The rest of the top-five included women’s cross country (3.605), women’s golf (3.530), dance team (3.378) and women’s soccer (3.355).

Austin Peay has twelve athletic teams with 3.0 grade point average. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay has twelve athletic teams with 3.0 grade point average. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Beach Volleyball adds Haley Turner for 2018

 

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APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – Head Austin Peay State University beach volleyball coach Taylor Mott has announced the addition Haley Turner to the 2018 Governors lineup.

Turner comes to APSU after spending a year at Trevecca Nazarene playing indoor where she saw action in 13 matches.

Austin Peay Beach Volleyball signs haley Turner from Trevecca Nazarene for the 2018 season. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Beach Volleyball signs haley Turner from Trevecca Nazarene for the 2018 season. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU ROTC Cadet Zachary Lepley named 2017 Command Sgt. Maj. Darol Walker Award winner

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – ROTC Cadet Zachary C. Lepley was presented the 2017 Command Sgt. Maj. Darol Walker Award during a breakfast ceremony held April 27th at Austin Peay State University.

Lepley is pursuing his Bachelor of Science in political science with a minor in military science from APSU.

Cadet Zachary C. Lepley is honored with the 2017 CSM Darol Walker Award on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Austin Peay State University. (Cassidy Graves, APSU)

Cadet Zachary C. Lepley is honored with the 2017 CSM Darol Walker Award on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Austin Peay State University. (Cassidy Graves, APSU)

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APSU holds First ESPEAY Awards Thursday night

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University athletics annual end-of-the-year awards banquet got a bit of an upgrade this year.

The First ESPEAY Awards were awarded Thursday night in the APSU Dunn Center, with Tearra Banks, Dre Gleason, Alex Robles and Kaylnn Pitts emerging with some of the evening’s top prizes.

Austin Peay's First ESPEAY Awards took place Thursday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s First ESPEAY Awards took place Thursday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU to hold GovNow dual enrollment information session April 4th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On April 4th, Austin Peay State University will hold a GovNow dual enrollment information session for high school juniors and seniors from across Tennessee interested in getting a jump start on their college careers at 6:00pm in the Morgan University Center, room 307 on the APSU campus.

A major component of GovNow (a reference to APSU’s mascot, the Governor) is the incentive that students can earn four college-level classes for free.

Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center

Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center

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Austin Peay State University students perform service work in Caribbean over winter break

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A group of Austin Peay State University students recently spent a week during winter break in the Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago, volunteering their time during an annual intensive service trip.

This year’s group of 18 students traveled with Dr. Matthew Kenney, director of Austin Peay’s President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP), to the small town of La Romain, where they worked with Habitat for Humanity on a local housing project.

APSU Students spent Winter Break in Trinidad and Tobago doing volunteer work.

APSU Students spent Winter Break in Trinidad and Tobago doing volunteer work.

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Austin Peay State University celebrates fall graduates, students on Dean’s List

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University celebrates the seniors and graduate students who earned degrees at its 87th commencement exercises on December 9th, 2016.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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180 APSU Athletes earn Fall Semester Academic Honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – For the fourth consecutive semester, more than half of Austin Peay State University’s athletes received academic recognition following the recently concluded spring semester.

The department saw 180 athletes named to the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll, each earning a minimum 3.0 grade-point average during the semester. That amounted to more than 53 percent of the department’s near-record 335 athletes earning academic recognition from the department.

It is the fourth consecutive semester the department has seen more than 50 percent of its athletes post a 3.0 or better GPA.

180 Austin Peay Athletes earn Fall Semester Academic Honors. (APSU Sports Information)

180 Austin Peay Athletes earn Fall Semester Academic Honors. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Soccer Team earns NSCAA Team Academic Award

 

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APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityKansas City, MO – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team was one of nine Ohio Valley Conference schools to earn NSCAA Team Academic Award recognition for excellence in the classroom.

A total of 892 soccer teams (314 men, 578 women) from throughout the United States have earned the NSCAA Team Academic Award.

Austin Peay Soccer. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Soccer. (APSU Sports Information)

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