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APSU Scholarship honoring legacy of Houston County educator O.S. Uffelman now fully endowed

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In 2011, Dr. Minoa Uffelman, Austin Peay State University associate professor of history, set out to honor the legacy of her late father, O.S. Uffelman.

For several decades, he’d inspired countless individuals as a teacher, coach, principal and superintendent of Houston County Schools. Since education was so important to her father, Minoa and her husband, Joel Evans, decided to create the O.S. Uffelman Exemplary History Student Award at APSU.

The O.S. Uffelman Exemplary History Student Award at APSU is now fully endowed.

The O.S. Uffelman Exemplary History Student Award at APSU is now fully endowed.

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APSU Nursing Scholarship endowed by Brown Foundation

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUSpringfield, TN – For several decades, the late Stokes Brown worked to improve the health of his community in Robertson County. He was instrumental in bringing the first hospital to the area, and later as a member of the hospital board, he supported a special fund that paid medical bills for the impoverished.

Earlier this month, the Robertson County community again benefited from his generous legacy when the Brown Family Foundation endowed a six-figure nursing scholarship at Austin Peay State University.

Brown Family Foundation members Joe Gaston, Bill Goodman and Virginia Brown sign paperwork with APSU President Tim Hall establishing a new endowed nursing scholarship at APSU.

Brown Family Foundation members Joe Gaston, Bill Goodman and Virginia Brown sign paperwork with APSU President Tim Hall establishing a new endowed nursing scholarship at APSU.

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Austin Peay State University Acuff Circle of Excellence endows new scholarship

 

Acuff Circle of ExcellenceClarksville, TN – Earlier this month, members of the Acuff Circle of Excellence Executive Board presented Austin Peay State University with a check for $25,000 to endow the new Acuff Circle of Excellence Arts Scholarship.

The mission of the Acuff Circle is to advance the role of arts and culture at APSU and in the Clarksville-Montgomery County community.

Christopher Burawa, director of the APSU Center of Excellence for Creative Arts; Susan Wilson, director of Major Gifts at APSU; Lisa Martin, Acuff Circle Board president-elect; APSU President Tim Hall; Charlsie Halliburton, Acuff Circle Board president; Dixie Webb, APSU dean of the College of Arts and Letters; Stacey Streetman, Acuff Circle Board secretary; and Sondra Hamilton, Acuff Circle treasurer. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer).

Christopher Burawa, director of the APSU Center of Excellence for Creative Arts; Susan Wilson, director of Major Gifts at APSU; Lisa Martin, Acuff Circle Board president-elect; APSU President Tim Hall; Charlsie Halliburton, Acuff Circle Board president; Dixie Webb, APSU dean of the College of Arts and Letters; Stacey Streetman, Acuff Circle Board secretary; and Sondra Hamilton, Acuff Circle treasurer. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer).

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Austin Peay State University Athletics unveils new logos, visual identity series

 

Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University athletics unveiled its new visual identity series and brand marks at a press conference, Tuesday, in the Dunn Center.

The series, which includes an updated primary logo, focused heavily on a new Governor Peay logo along with a fresh word mark heightened by a contemporary font.

“Our brand is not just about the mark,” APSU Athletics Director Derek van der Merwe said. “It’s about defining who we are first and foremost. But we also defined a strategic plan for how we are going to get there.

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Austin Peay State University Beef Show Team wins at Dixie National

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The four members of the Austin Peay State University Beef Cattle Show Team woke up around 2:30am on February 9th and went to work grooming a heifer in the livestock pen.

Since September, they’d spent most of their free time at the APSU Farm and Environmental Education Center, making sure the animal was in tip-top shape, and in a few hours, they hoped all their hard work would pay off.

APSU Beef Cattle Show Team's heifer was named Senior Calf Champion at the Dixie National Livestock show.

APSU Beef Cattle Show Team’s heifer was named Senior Calf Champion at the Dixie National Livestock show.

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APSU Red Coat Society to induct President Tim Hall, Jack B. Turner Saturday

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University President Tim Hall and local businessman Jack B. Turner will be inducted into the Red Coat Society, in between games of the Lady Govs-Governors 5:15pm, Saturday doubleheader with Eastern Kentucky.

The Red Coat Society, now in its 11th year, serves as a Hall of Fame of service for the Governors Club, APSU’s Athletics booster club.

Austin Peay Governors Club Red Coat Society. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Club Red Coat Society. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Baseball head coach Gary McClure gets 4-year contract extension

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – A day after Gary McClure became the first Ohio Valley Conference baseball coach in history to record 800 career victories, Austin Peay State University has announced it has signed its longtime coach to a four-year extension through the 2017-18 season.

McClure, who has led Austin Peay baseball to three straight NCAA tournaments and six overall, became only the 28th active coach with 800 career victories, Sunday, when the Governors defeated Iowa, 7-4.

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2003-04 APSU Governors team honored during Basketball Reunion Weekend

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University held its basketball reunion, Saturday, recognizing former players for both the Governors and Lady Govs programs.

In fact, former basketball Govs dated back from the 1950s (Chet Garrett, 1956-58) to the present day Governors at the morning brunch as both the current Lady Govs and Governors got to meet players who were responsible for the respective program’s rich tradition, including members from the first Ohio Valley Conference team (1963-64).

2003-04 Austin Peay Governors Basketball team honored. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

2003-04 Austin Peay Governors Basketball team honored. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University to honor Clarksville businessman Don Jenkins Thursday night

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Long-time Austin Peay State University benefactor and local automobile dealership executive Don Jenkins will be recognized by the athletics department prior to the Thursday, February 13th, men’s basketball game against Eastern Illinois when the Govs’ locker room is officially named as the Don Jenkins Austin Peay Men’s Basketball Locker Room.

Jenkins, who has served as chairman of the Austin Peay State University Foundation Board of Trustees and co-chair of the APSU Capital Campaign, will also be honored at the 12-minute media timeout during the first half of that night’s game between the Govs and Panthers.

Austin Peay to recognize and honor Don Jenkins Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay to recognize and honor Don Jenkins Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Presidential Search Advisory Committee Named

 

First Meeting, Open Forum Scheduled February 17th

Tennessee Board of RegentsNashville, TN – The Search Advisory Committee members for a new president of Austin Peay State University have been selected and will meet for the first time on February 17th following a public forum on the APSU campus about the search process.

The advisory committee will meet at 12:45pm Monday, February 17th, on the APSU campus in the Morgan University Center Ballroom. Campus and community members are also invited to an open forum to discuss the criteria and search process for the new president from 11:00am – noon, also in the Morgan University Center Ballroom. «Read the rest of this article»

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