Clarksville, TN – We made it to another fall semester, Govs! The first day of classes at Austin Peay State University (APSU) is Monday, August 23rd, 2021.
Don’t forget that face masks are required in University buildings and vaccines are the best defense against COVID-19 Coronavirus and its variants.
You can get a COVID-19 vaccine by appointment from 1:00pm-3:00pm on Thursdays afternoons at APSU’s Boyd Health Services.
Welcome, have fun, and stay safe!
Here are a few things happening this week on campus.
Welcome back celebrations continue this week
Student Life and Engagement (SLE) and other campus organizations have been working hard to welcome you back. Here’s a schedule of events with links for more information.
Monday, August 23rd
- Sigma Chi Pizza Pie at 11:00pm at the APSU Morgan University Center Plaza (MUC).
- Get to Know a Gov Bingo at 1:00pm at the MUC.
Tuesday, August 24th
- Adult, Nontraditional and Transfer Student (ANTS) Center Grab-A-Tote Grand Opening from 9:00am-11:00am at the ANTS Center in MUC Room 111.
- The Latino Community Resource Center Welcome Back Lunch/Overview of Center from noon-2:00pm at the center in MUC Room 115.
Wednesday, August 25th
- SLE Welcome Back Shirt Giveaway from 9:00am-noon at the MUC Plaza.
- First Floor Open House from 11:00am-1:00pm at the MUC First Floor.
- The Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center (WNDAACC) Party at the Peay from 5:00pm-8:30pm at the center on Browning Drive.
Thursday, August 26th
- The SLE Involvement Fair is from 11:00am-2:00pm at the MUC Plaza.
Friday, August 27th
- Swipe Right on GPC from 9:00am-11:00am in the MUC Plaza.
- The Military Family Resource Center Welcome Back Lunch/Open House from 11:30am-1:30pm at 426 College Street next to Johnny’s Big Burger.
Saturday, August 28th
- The Freshman Service Project from 9:00am-3:00pm at the APSU Foy Fitness & Recreation Center (meet at 9:00am).
- The Latino Student Retreat at 10:00am at the APSU Foy Fitness & Recreation Center, Wellness Classroom 202. Sign up here.
- Fraternity Football Preseason Watch Party from 5:30pm-9:00pm at the MUC Plaza.
Events continue next week. For more, visit www.peaylink.com.
The New Gallery to open with ‘Recent Acquisitions’
The New Gallery is open for its 2020-21 exhibition season with “Recent Acquisitions,” an exhibit that includes more than 125 pieces accepted into Austin Peay State University’s art collection during the last five years.
Pieces include art from Ansel Adams, Deborah Gould Hall, Bonnie Schiffman, Albert Watson, Michel Thersiquel, Khari Turner, Gamaliel Rodriguez, Philippe Salaün, and Karen Seapker.
The exhibit runs through September 17th and includes a reception for the community during the Clarksville Art Walk from 5:00pm-7:30pm on September 2nd. Michael Dickins, curator, and director of The New Gallery, will give a brief gallery talk at 6:00pm.
For more information, visit The New Gallery’s homepage.