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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam names Candice McQueen Education Commissioner

 

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announced that Dr. Candice McQueen, a teacher and dean at Lipscomb University in Nashville, will join his cabinet as commissioner of the Department of Education.

McQueen, 40, currently serves on Lipscomb University’s executive leadership team as senior vice president, and as dean she oversees the College of Education as well as the 1,300 pre-k through 12th grade students in three schools at Lipscomb Academy. She has led training, support and professional development efforts for thousands of current and future classroom teachers, instructional coaches and school leaders. Before joining Lipscomb in 2001, McQueen was a teacher in elementary and middle schools.

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Instant Peay Play: Jeremy Purvis’ basketball career at APSU has been a testament to perseverance

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – From the time his high school basketball playing days came to an end five years ago, Austin Peay men’s basketball point guard Jeremy Purvis has had to shown a persistence, determination and sometimes even patience to keep his playing career going; and this season has been no different.

Purvis, who played locally at Northeast High School, was starter and three-point shooting specialist for the Eagles in its two trips to the TSSAA State Tournament.

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Clarksville native Jake Rudolph to be inducted into Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

 

Clarksville Sports NetworkClarksville, TN – Jake Rudolph — longtime high school football coach at Memphis University School — will join will 10 other inductees on June 6th in Nashville, TN at the Omni Hotel as a member of the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2015 inductees.

Joining Rudolph, who was born in Clarksville in 1929 and died on July 6th, 2008 after suffering a stroke recorded 295 wins in 39 yards as head coach of the MUS Owls — including a Class AA state championship in 1985 and runner-up finishes in 1983 and 1990. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Honors Program to host documentary film series

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Honors Program is partnering with the Nashville Film Festival, Nashville Public Television and Lipscomb University to bring documentaries on social issues to the Middle Tennessee community this fall.

The APSU Honors Program will present the first film in the series, “Big Men,” at 7:00pm, on September 17th, in the APSU Morgan University Center, Room 305. The film, produced by Brad Pitt, examines the impact of oil development in Ghana and the Niger delta. «Read the rest of this article»

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Instant Peay Play: APSU slow starts not the end with Ohio Valley Conference play right around the corner

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – There haven’t been a lot of wins so far this fall for Austin Peay teams, but with Ohio Valley Conference contests right around the corner, don’t count out the Governors or Lady Govs just yet.

Overall win-loss records are important, without a question, but it’s the OVC games that mean more than the pre-season with berths into the postseason keyed on those contests.

Austin Peay State University Soccer, Volleyball and Football to begin OVC season.

Austin Peay State University Soccer, Volleyball and Football to begin OVC season.

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Austin Peay State University is joined by 26 tenure-track faculty

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A total of 26 new tenure-track faculty members have become part of the Austin Peay State University community, beginning with the Fall 2014 semester.

Dr. Kadi Bliss, assistant professor of health and human performance, earned her Ph.D. in health education from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. She is a Certified Health Education Specialist and a member of the American Association of Health Education and the Society of Public Health Education. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Montgomery County Girl Scouts Receive Highest Honors

 

Girl ScoutsMontgomery County, TN – More than 275 Girl Scouts and volunteers were honored at the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee’s Salute to Outstanding Leadership Awards ceremony last month. The ceremony took place at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena and Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee Alumna Sarah Lankford was the featured speaker.

During the ceremony, 58 Girl Scouts from throughout Middle Tennessee received the Gold Award, 117 Girl Scouts received the Silver Award, 106 Girl Scouts received the Stellar Seller Award and 12 adult volunteers were honored.

(L to R) Cassidy Smith and Anna Shackleford received the Girl Scouts Gold Award.

(L to R) Cassidy Smith and Anna Shackleford received the Girl Scouts Gold Award.

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APSU Governors Baseball rallies again to defeat Lipscomb Bisons 6-3

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team staged another come-from-behind rally to post a 6-3 victory against Lipscomb, Tuesday night at Dugan Field. The win gave the Govs their first three-game win streak of the 2014 campaign.

APSU rallies to beat Lipscomb 6-3 in Nashville (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

APSU rallies to beat Lipscomb 6-3 in Nashville (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

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APSU Governors Baseball hosts Lipscomb Tuesday at Raymond C. Hand Park

 

Lipscomb Bisons vs. Austin Peay Governors

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 | 6:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Raymond C. Hand Park

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – One final non-conference tune-up awaits Austin Peay’s baseball team (6-8) as it hosts the Lipscomb Bison (9-8) in a 6:00pm, Tuesday contest just three days before it opens Ohio Valley Conference action.

The Govs and Bisons will renew their long-running series, with Tuesday’s affair the 127th meeting between the two teams all-time. Austin Peay leads the series by a slim 64-62-1 thanks to its current 10-game win streak in the series which dates back to the 2008 season.

Austin Peay Baseball hosting Lipscomb Tuesday at Raymond C. Hand Park (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

Austin Peay Baseball hosting Lipscomb Tuesday at Raymond C. Hand Park (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

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APSU Governors Basketball slips 88-83 to Lipscomb Bisons at Dunn Center

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN - Lipscomb connected on a trio of three pointers in a 1 ½- minute span down the stretch as the Bisons handed Austin Peay State University an 88-83 defeat, Thursday night, in Dave Aaron Arena.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball falls to Lipscomb 88-83.

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball falls to Lipscomb 88-83.

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