Topic: Lipscomb University
Nashville, TN – Education Commissioner Candice McQueen on Friday kicked off a statewide tour of classroom visits where she plans to connect with 10,000 Tennessee teachers. The commissioner, whose tour began in her hometown of Clarksville, is committed to this goal as a way to listen and learn from Tennessee educators.
Commissioner McQueen visited three schools on Friday, two of which she attended herself growing up: Burt Elementary and Northeast High. She spent time with teachers, students, and administrators, listening to stories of their successes and challenges. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, 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.
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, 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»
Clarksville, 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»
Instant Peay Play: APSU slow starts not the end with Ohio Valley Conference play right around the corner
Clarksville, 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.
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»
Montgomery 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.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Nashville, 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.
Lipscomb Bisons vs. Austin Peay Governors
Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 | 6:00pm CT
Clarksville, 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.
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