Montgomery County, TN – Based on information updated from the National Weather Service and Emergency Management, we will cancel ALL Clarksville Montgomery County School System activities, scheduled to occur at 6:00pm or later today. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN –held a topping-off ceremony Tuesday, April 16th at the construction site of the new Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building.
James Maynard, a 1956 alumnus, local business and APSU supporter for whom the building is named, was the first to sign during the event.
Clarksville, TN – Tennessee State Sen. Mark E. Green M.D. invites employers and job seekers to attend theCollege (APSU) of Science and Mathematics career fair from 10:00am to 2:00pm on February 27th, 2013.
The fair will be held in the Morgan University Center Ballroom.
Charter School and Virtual School Legislation take the spotlight this week
Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) will propose an amendment to House Bill 0151/Senate Bill 0157 proposed by the Department of Education regarding virtual schools.
The administration’s proposal to address poorly performing virtual schools will allow the Department of Education to institute enrollment caps, or direct the local school district to close the virtual school if it fails to achieve certain student growth benchmarks two academic years in a row. «Read the rest of this article»
National Science Foundation-funded program at APSU awards 16 scholarships for students to study STEM disciplines
Clarksville, TN – A new National Science Foundation-funded program atrecently awarded 16 scholarships to community college transfer students, active duty military personnel, veterans and dependents interested in earning a bachelor’s degree in the science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) disciplines for the 2012-13 academic year.
The project, titled “Increasing the Number of Regional Community College Graduates and Active Duty Military Personnel, Veterans and Dependents Enrolling in and Completing a STEM Baccalaureate Degree,” awarded scholarships to nine APSU students and one Volunteer State Community College student thanks to the more than $500,000 the NSF is providing APSU over the next five years. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – TheCollege of Science and Mathematics will host a career fair from 10:00am to 2:00pm on February 27th, in the Morgan University Center Ballroom.
The event will allow students to meet with regional employers to discuss career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. «Read the rest of this article»
Your Help is Needed
Clarksville, TN – The Northeast Middle School Robotics Class needs our help. In December last year, these highly talented and motivated students placed first in the robot programming category in Memphis, TN, which is quite a feat for this young program.
Led by educators Polly Kopp and Whitney Joyner, the success of these students offers them a chance to compete in the LEGO Open Invitational Tournament in California this May.
As background, the Robotics class competes in the First Lego League. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Scientists in all fields often face the challenge of explaining to the public why their research is important. Scientific jargon and technical terms often bog down interviews and simple conversations, occasionally leaving people more confused than when they started listening to these individuals.
On November 7th, a group of Austin Peay State University faculty members and students traveled to Knoxville for a National Science Foundation workshop that addressed this exact problem. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville TN – Tennessee Valley Authority representatives will be presenting a $1,000 financial donation to the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Academy at Kenwood High School on November 19th at 10:00am.
TVA became a partner in education at Kenwood along with the Clarksville Department of Electricity last school year. STEM Academy Administrator Christi Fordham noted, “We are exceptionally grateful for this financial support, which will give our students even greater opportunities to learn from our community in solving real world problems outside of the classroom. Our students have richer educational experiences through being able to get out into the field and learn from community and industry experts; this support from TVA will provide us with the resources needed to generate these opportunities.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Theannounces upcoming events during the month of November.
On November 10th, the Chamber will be hosting the 20th Annual Veterans Day Breakfast at theMorgan Center. The morning will begin with a buffet style breakfast at 7:30am followed by a salute to our veterans and then will conclude with COL Andrew P. Poppas, Deputy Commander (Operations), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), serving as the keynote speaker.
Now playing at the Movies
Showtime information provided by Discover Clarksville.
© 2006-2010 Clarksville, TN Online is owned and operated by residents of Clarksville Tennessee.