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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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APSU’s Gregory Singleton named 2014 recipient of Dr. Kent L. Gardner Award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Gregory R. Singleton, associate vice president and dean of students at Austin Peay State University, was recently named the 2014 recipient of the Dr. Kent L. Gardner Award.

The Gardner Award is presented to a senior college/university administrator who has demonstrated a long-term commitment to the advancement of fraternities and sororities.

APSU's Greg Singleton

APSU’s Greg Singleton

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Brandi Bryant talked to the crowd at the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic

 

Election 2014Cunningham, TN – Candidate for Montgomery County Trustee Brandi Bryant attended the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic held by the Central Civitan Club speaking to everyone there Saturday, July 27th, 2014.

“Currently I am the director of Business Development for Thurman Campbell Group CPA. I spent the last 10 years in public accounting. Before that, I owned a portion of my own business,” Bryant said.

“I am going to tell you a story, something you may not know about me,” commented Bryant. “I played basketball. I would have been a waste of height otherwise.”

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Tennessee Board of Regents Votes to Increase Student Fees

 

Austin Peay State University sees a 5.6 percent Maintenance Fee/Tuition Increase

Tennessee Board of RegentsNashville, TN – On Friday, June 20th, the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) approved a recommendation to increase tuition and fees at its institutions this year.

Among other actions, the Board approved the Finance and Business Operations Committee’s recommendation to increase hourly maintenance fees 5.8 percent at the 13 community colleges across the state, 8.5 percent at the 27 Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology, and ranging from 0 to 6.9 percent at the six TBR universities.

Because of an unexpected decline in state revenue collections, the outcomes-based funding formula used to allocate state appropriations was not fully funded this year. As a result, fee increase recommendations were higher than planned, a point expressed by TBR Chancellor John Morgan. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Board of Regents Finance Committee recommends Tuition Rates; Board to Vote on Increases Tomorrow

 

Austin Peay State University could see a 5.6 percent Maintenance Fee/Tuition Increase

Tennessee Board of RegentsNashville, TN – The Tennessee Board of Regents Committee on Finance and Business Operations today recommended an increase in tuition and fees at all but one of its institutions this year.

Committee members noted that had the state been in a position to fund the outcomes in the new funding formula, the recommended TBR rate increases would be roughly half of what they approved.

If the Board approves the committee’s actions at its quarterly meeting tomorrow, hourly maintenance fees/tuition will increase 5.8 percent at the 13 community colleges across the state, 8.5 percent at the 27 Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology, and ranging from 0 to 6.9 percent at the six TBR universities. The University of Memphis had requested permission not to increase maintenance fees/tuition. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is April 16th, 2014

 

The 121st meeting. They begin their eleventh year.

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Medical Center. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.

The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public. Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.

Topic: “Conflict and Controversy: The Affair at Spring Hill, Tennessee, November 29th, 1864”

The Battle of Spring Hill.

The Battle of Spring Hill.

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APSU Lady Govs Softball rally late to beat Southeast Missouri 6-2

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUCape Girardeau, MO – After trailing for the first five innings, March 30th at the Southeast Softball Complex, Austin Peay State University’s softball team took advantage of a Southeast Missouri State University error to score four times in the inning on its way to a 6-2 Ohio Valley Conference victory.

Austin Peay Women's Softball. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Softball. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee to receive grant to boost College Degree Completion Rates

 

Tennessee Board of RegentsNashville, TN – Tennessee was named one of only three states selected to receive a grant valued at $1 million to increase on-time college completion rates.

The grant supports the state’s higher education reform efforts that help students finish a degree in two years from a community college and in four years from a university, saving time and money, and ensuring a higher rate of success.

The award enhances Governor Bill Haslam’s “Drive to 55” initiative to encourage more Tennesseans to earn a college degree or workforce certificate. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville High School golfers Hunter Richardson, Megan Beane sign with UT Martin Skyhawks, Memphis Tigers

 

Clarksville High School WildcatsClarksville, TN – After finishing two outstanding prep careers at Clarksville High School, golfers Hunter Richardson and Megan Beane made their college intentions official — in a signing ceremony on November 22ndin the school’s cafeteria — with Richardson signing with the University of Tennessee-Martin and Bean with the University of Memphis.

Richardson is coming off his best year at CHS, winning both the District 10-AAA and Region 5-AAA individual titles, with finishing tied for eighth place at the TSSAA State Golf Championships with a four-over par 148 (72-76).

Clarksville High School golfer Hunter Richardson signs with UT Martin Skyhawks. (Michael Rios-Clarksville Sports Network)

Clarksville High School golfer Hunter Richardson signs with UT Martin Skyhawks. (Michael Rios-Clarksville Sports Network)

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