Topic: Tennessee Board of Regents
Clarksville, TN – The Tennessee Board of Regents recognized the generosity of two longtimesupporters on April 23rd by presenting Ken and Amy Landrum with the 2013 Regents Award for Excellence in Philanthropy.
The Landrums, both 1964 graduates, moved to Florida after Amy retired from a 30-year teaching career and Ken retired from a 32-year career with the National Life and Accident Insurance Co., but their philanthropic personalities have kept them close in spirit to APSU.
Tennessee Legislation extending protections to private foundations set for House Floor Vote Monday night
Operation Stand Down coming to Clarksville to assist Veterans
Nashville, TN – House Bill 423/Senate Bill 527 affords private foundations with protections from governmental intrusion
House Bill 0423, sponsored by Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts, adds a new section to the Tennessee Code that would make “private foundation” have the same meaning as it does in section 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 as amended.
A private foundation would not be required by state or local government to disclose the sensitive about the foundation’s employees, officers, directors, trustees, or contributors, without the prior written consent of the individual or individuals in question.
Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County to present donation to Austin Peay State University for Caribbean project
Clarksville, TN – Earlier this month, a group of 22students traveled to the Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago to build three houses for Habitat for Humanity.
At 8:00am on March 28th, Shelby Logsdon, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, will visit the APSU Honors Commons to receive an update from students about their service trip to Trinidad and Tobago. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – For the second year in a row, a group ofstudents spent their spring break in the Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago on an intensive service trip.
This year’s group of 22 students traveled with Dr. Matthew Kenney, director of APSU’s President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP), to the small town of Valencia, where they spent a week building three houses with Habitat for Humanity.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Charles Hand, chairman and CEO of Hand Family Companies and long-time supporter of‘s athletics programs, was inducted into the Red Coat Society, Saturday night during halftime ceremonies of the APSU-Eastern Illinois basketball game.
In its 10th year, the Red Coat Society serves as a Hall of Fame of service for the Governors Club, APSU’s Athletics booster club.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Charles Hand, chairman and CEO of Hand Family Companies and long-time supporter of’s athletics programs, will be inducted into the Red Coat Society, Saturday.
The Red Coat Society, now in its 10th year, serves as a Hall of Fame of service for the Governors Club, APSU’s Athletics booster club. This year’s ceremony will take place during halftime of the Governors’ 7:30pm basketball game with Eastern Illinois.
Corporate leader to spearhead effort in coordination with state leadership
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced that Randy Boyd will join his administration as special advisor to the governor for Higher Education to focus on affordability, access and quality of state programs.
Boyd will consult with a formal working group appointed by Haslam made up of the governor, executive director of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC), chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR), and president of the University of Tennessee. Although Boyd’s position will be full-time, he will be working for the state on a voluntary, unpaid basis. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Several faculty and staff atrecently announced their latest professional and scholarly activities.
Christopher Burawa, with Cynthia Hogue from Arizona State University and Clyde Moneyhun from Boise State University, presented a panel, “Translating Living Writers,” at the 2012 American Literary Translators Association annual conference held October 6th at the University of Rochester. «Read the rest of this article»
Freeman to Tennessee Board of Regents, Jubran to University of Tennessee Board of Trustees
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced the appointments of two new members to boards overseeing Tennessee’s public colleges and universities.
Darrell Freeman of Brentwood will represent the 7th Congressional District on the Tennessee Board of Regents. Raja Jubran of Knoxville will represent the 2nd Congressional District on the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Board of Regents Institutions receive more than $17.1M in Federal Grants for Tennessee Job Training Programs
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Board of Regents community colleges and Tennessee Technology Centers were awarded more than $17.1 million in federal grants for job training programs in health care- and manufacturing-related fields today.
U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis announced today that TBR schools will receive funds through three different awards. A consortium of all of Tennessee’s community colleges and technology centers will receive almost $12.6 million for health care training; Chattanooga State Community College will receive more than $3 million for manufacturing job training; and Pellissippi State Community College and the TTC-Murfreesboro will take part in a $15 million Michigan-based consortium to redesign teaching and delivery programs in manufacturing. «Read the rest of this article»
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