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Austin Peay State University Athletic Director Derek van der Merwe to step down to become APSU VP for Advancement, Communication and Strategic Initiatives

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TNDerek van der Merwe, who has served as Austin Peay State University Athletics Director for the past 1 ½ years, will step down from that post after being named the University’s Vice President for Advancement, Communication and Strategic Initiatives.

That announcement was made Friday morning by University President Alisa White. van Der Merwe replaces Dr. Brian Johnson, who left the University in Spring 2014 to become president at Tuskegee University.

Derek van der Merwe, the Director of Athletics at Austin Peay State University, steps down to become University's VP for Advancement, Communication and Strategic Initiatives

Derek van der Merwe, the Director of Athletics at Austin Peay State University, steps down to become University’s VP for Advancement, Communication and Strategic Initiatives

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors continue to be good neighbor in Clarksville community

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – For student-athletes in college it’s more than just about the sports that they play and classes they attend, it’s about learning to giving back to the community and citizenship.

Austin Peay State University’s Athletic Department and its student-athletes continue to show that they live up to that standard and be a good neighbor and supporter of the Clarksville community.

Austin Peay athletic department and its student-athletes are a positive and contributing part of the Clarksville community. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay athletic department and its student-athletes are a positive and contributing part of the Clarksville community. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University raises more than $8,000 for Wounded Warrior Project

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s athletics department raised more than $8,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project, auctioning off 80 of the camouflage jerseys worn in the Governors’ 2014 Homecoming football game against Tennessee State.

As part of Military Appreciation Day and to honor the troops at Fort Campbell, the Austin Peay football team elected to wear camouflage jerseys, November 8th, 2014, against Tennessee State.

Austin Peay athletic department auctioned off camouflage jerseys to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay athletic department auctioned off camouflage jerseys to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football Camouflage Jersey Auction Information

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – The Govs Camouflage Football Jersey auction ended at noon, Wednesday, November 26th, with 82 of the 102 jerseys receiving at least one bid.

The Austin Peay State University athletics department wants to thank everyone who took part in this one-of-a-kind opportunity. All net proceeds from the auction will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and we will announce that total when all orders have been finalized.

Austin Peay Camouflage Jersey auction has ended. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Camouflage Jersey auction has ended. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football Camouflage Jersey auction has begun

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – In honor of Veterans Day, Austin Peay State University’s athletics department started auctioning off 101 camouflage jerseys on its website at 11:00am (CT) today, November 11th. The auction can be accessed at www.LetsGoPeay.com/Auctions and will be available through Wednesday, November 26th.

The time and date of the auction’s start is significant as it harkens back to the origins of Veterans Day – Armistice Day which commemorated the end of World War I, with an armistice that took effect on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918.

Austin Peay Camouflage Jersey auction going on now. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Camouflage Jersey auction going on now. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football Homecoming Camo Jerseys to be auction off to benefit Wounded Warrior Project

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University is planning to auction off the camouflage jerseys the football team wore during Saturday’s homecoming contest with Tennessee State. Proceeds will go to the Wounded Warrior Project.

The auction will be conducted online at www.letsgopeay.com, with the auction beginning as early as Tuesday…Veterans Day.

Austin Peay Athletics will be auctioning off the camouflage jerseys worn Saturday, with benefits going to the Wounded Warrior Project. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Athletics will be auctioning off the camouflage jerseys worn Saturday, with benefits going to the Wounded Warrior Project. (APSU Sports Information)

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Former Clarksville Resident Bud Willis Addresses 2014 Clarksville Writers’ Conference Authors

 

Clarksville Writer's ConferenceClarksville, TN – Former Assistant Director of Academic Affairs and Professor Emeritus of Theater Joe Fillipo introduced his long-time friend, Bud Willis, at the Friday luncheon of Clarksville Writers’ Conference 2014. Describing Willis’ service in Viet Nam as a Huey “chopper” pilot and his career as a stockbroker in glowing terms, Fillipo also revealed that Bud’s birth name was “Beasley.”

Bud told his audience that he wrote his first book, Bluestocking, about gratitude. His mother, who was born in the Bluestocking area near Tullahoma, reared her nine children alone from the time her youngest was two months old. Bud’s tribute to his mother and the antics of his brothers and sisters are well documented in his first book.

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Planters Bank Promotes Amanda Vinson and Jessica Shaw

 

Planters BankHopkinsville, KY – Planters Bank announces the promotions of Amanda Vinson to Vice President/Commercial Lending and Jessica Shaw to Commercial Banking Officer.

Vinson joined Planters Bank in January 2005 as a customer service representative and was later promoted to credit analyst, senior credit analyst, and assistant vice president. Vinson graduated from Houston County High School and received a B.B.A with a concentration in Finance from Austin Peay State University in 2002. She is married to Dane.

(L to R) Amanda Vinson and Jessica Shaw.

(L to R) Amanda Vinson and Jessica Shaw.

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Miss Tennessee USA to compete in Miss USA 2014 in Baton Rouge

 

Miss Tennessee USA and Miss Tennessee Teen USA pageantClarksville, TN – It’s just a matter of days before Miss Tennessee USA 2014, Kristy Landers Niedenfuer, 22, will be on stage in Baton Rouge to compete for the title of Miss USA 2014.

Miss Tennessee Kristy Landers Niedenfuer to compete in Miss USA Pageant

Miss Tennessee Kristy Landers Niedenfuer to compete in Miss USA Pageant

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Tennessee Literary Luminaries by Sue Freeman Culverhouse

 

Sue Culverhouse author of "Tennessee Literary Luminaries: From Cormac McCarthy to Robert Penn Warren "Clarksville, TN – Sue Freeman Culverhouse, long a staff-writer for ClarksvilleOnline.com, features eleven Tennessee authors in her new book. Tennessee Literary Luminaries: From Cormac McCarthy to Robert Penn Warren (The History Press, Charleston, SC, 2013). Her author website, www.sueculverhouse.com, links her readers to information about the book and her upcoming blog.

“I’m tired of people outside Tennessee believing that we’re all wearing overalls without a shirt, chewing tobacco, going barefoot, toting six-shooters, and living off road kill,” Culverhouse admits. “I want our youngsters to be proud of the literary heritage these and other Tennessee writers have contributed to the world of literature. All of the authors in my book have interesting lives in addition to having written not-to-be missed books.”

Tennessee Literary Luminaries by Sue Freeman Culverhouse

Tennessee Literary Luminaries by Sue Freeman Culverhouse

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