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Austin Peay State University Fieldhouse gets transformative gift from Jenkins Family

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – When the opportunity to give Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletes an indoor facility which stands alone among Ohio Valley Conference brethren, there was no way Austin Peay State University Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison could allow the chance to go by.

But an undertaking of this kind requires trusted partners, the sort who believe in the vision being laid down by those in charge. And that’s where the Jenkins family comes into the picture.

Don and Sandy Jenkins have been a supportive part of the Austin Peay State University community for years, donating their time and monetary support for a variety of endeavors academically and athletically.

Austin Peay State University Jenkins Family Fieldhouse. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Jenkins Family Fieldhouse. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University changes Summer Classes to Online, other non-face-to-face instruction due to Coronavirus

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) officials have announced their decision to move all of this year’s face-to-face summer classes online or to other forms of non-face-to-face instruction. 

Austin Peay State University Campus. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Campus. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University provides limited number of laptops for students to go online

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Last week, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Coronavirus 9 Task Force developed a new Laptop Loan Program to provide laptop computers to students without computer access on a first-come, first-served basis. A limited number of computers are available. To request a laptop loan, visit https://govstech.apsu.edu/TDClient/2071/Portal/Requests/ServiceDet?ID=14868.  

Austin Peay State University students with laptops provided by APSU so they can do courses online. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University students with laptops provided by APSU so they can do courses online. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University raises nearly $225,000 during third annual Govs Give online giving campaign

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) recently raised $224,550 during Govs Give, the University’s third annual 72-hour online giving event. APSU alumni, friends and Clarksville community members made gifts to promote student success from noon on April 8th to noon on April 11th, 2019.

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Austin Peay State University’s anonymous donor Evelyn McCampbell, A Legacy of Giving

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The name “Jane Doe” sounds a bit impersonal, so for years, one of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) anonymous donors was known simply as “Ms. Jane.”

This alias was often whispered in the Austin Peay State University Advancement Office, as if the staff worried they were revealing too much of her identity, and it wasn’t unusual for students to cry when mentioning her name.

The late Evelyn McCampbell ("Ms. Jane") in her nursing uniform. Austin Peay State University's anonymous donor.

The late Evelyn McCampbell (“Ms. Jane”) in her nursing uniform. Austin Peay State University’s anonymous donor.

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Austin Peay State University receives scholarship endowment from Coca-Cola Bottling Works of Tullahoma, Inc

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Coca-Cola Bottling Works of Tullahoma, Inc. recently pledged $25,000 to the Austin Peay State University Foundation to establish an endowed scholarship program benefiting APSU students.

The agreement was finalized in July 2018. Coca-Cola will present the University with a check for the endowment during the halftime program of the APSU football game at 6:00pm on September 8th at Fortera Stadium.

Coca-Cola Bottling Works of Tullahoma, Inc. establishes a scholarship program for APSU Students.

Coca-Cola Bottling Works of Tullahoma, Inc. establishes a scholarship program for APSU Students.

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Blick family honors son’s legacy with the Brock Blick Animal Science Facility at APSU Farm

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – One of Brock Blick’s first words—shortly after he learned to say “mom” and “dad”—was the word “cow.” As a baby, strapped in his car seat, he’d often shout the word whenever his father, Mark Blick, drove past a farm.

“It’d scare you to death,” Mark said recently. “It was a wonder we didn’t have wrecks, he yelled it so loud. But he loved animals.”

Austin Peay State University Farm and Environmental Education Center renamed to the Brock Blick Animal Science Facility.

Austin Peay State University Farm and Environmental Education Center renamed to the Brock Blick Animal Science Facility.

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APSU endows scholarship honoring late communication professor John Moseley

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In 2014, Austin Peay State University established the John W. Moseley Media Room in the Dunn Center, but nearly three years later, a related scholarship honoring the late professor had not been endowed.

“I found out we were short about $500.00,” Dr. Mike Gotcher, former chair of the Austin Peay State University Department of Communication, said. “I made a donation, and I contacted Bikers Who Care, who also helped out, and we got it endowed.”

APSU late professor John Moseley

APSU late professor John Moseley

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APSU to name animal science building after Brock Blick on April 5th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In late July 2017, Mark and Jeri Blick visited the Austin Peay State University farm to officially establish the Brock Blick Endowed Scholarship in Agriculture, in honor of their late son, Brock. But their generous gift to the University that afternoon represented only the first phase of a larger plan to honor Brock’s legacy.

APSU Farm and Environmental Education Center. (APSU)

APSU Farm and Environmental Education Center. (APSU)

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Blick family honors son’s legacy with new Austin Peay State University agriculture scholarship

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Brock Blick wanted some cows. That’s all the 11-year-old talked about (along with hunting and fishing and golf and baseball), especially after spending the day on his grandfather’s farm. Brock would come home at night and inform his father they needed more land to hold all his cows—he wanted 15.

“I said, ‘Ok, we’ll do that,’” Mark Blick, Brock’s father, said. “‘When you turn 15, we’ll buy some land, and we’ll get you some cows.’ He absolutely loved cows.”

Family establishes Brock Blick Endowed Scholarship in Agriculture at Austin Peay State University.

Family establishes Brock Blick Endowed Scholarship in Agriculture at Austin Peay State University.

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