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Austin Peay State University to begin work soon on William E. and Sadako Newton Military Family Resource Center

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In the next few weeks, construction crews will begin converting a former car dealership building at 426 North College Street into the Austin Peay State University (APSU) new William E. and Sadako Newton Military Family Resource Center.

Wilma Newton holds a picture of her father in front of the upcoming military family resource. (APSU)

Wilma Newton holds a picture of her father in front of the upcoming military family resource. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University alumna Abbi Wilt enjoying “dream job” with Southern Living Magazine

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An assistant digital editor with Southern Living Magazine, New Brunswick, Canada native — and Austin Peay State University alumna — Abbi Wilt already knows that she followed a rather unique path to her dream job.

“Being a Canadian, I guess it’s ironic that I work for a magazine that covers Southern culture, and it’s something that my coworkers like to remind me of all the time,” Wilt joked. “But I fell in love with the culture here, and I’m able to do the things that I’m truly passionate about.”

Austin Peay State University alumna Abbi Wilt.

Austin Peay State University alumna Abbi Wilt.

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Austin Peay State University’s Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf Tournament to be held July 10th-11th

 

Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf TournamentClarksville, TN – Since hosting its inaugural event in 2010, the Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf Tournament has returned every summer to raise money for scholarships – and will do so again next month.

The Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Friday, July 10th and Saturday, July 11th at Cole Park at Fort Campbell, KY.

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Austin Peay State University’s Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center presents “Black Ink, Blue Collar” art exhibit

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center features a variety of art donated by alumni and community organizations, but the colorful, abstract paintings of APSU alumna Miesha Arnold (‘07) are particularly eye-catching.

In February, visitors to the Center will have an opportunity to dive deeper into Arnold’s work, as she will be the focus of an exhibition of her watercolors, titled “Black Ink, Blue Collar.”

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Austin Peay State University’s Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf Tournament is July 12th-13th at Fort Campbell’s Cole Park

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Since having a successful inaugural event in 2010, the Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf Tournament has returned every summer to raise money for scholarships – and will do so again next month.

The Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Friday, July 12th and Saturday, July 13th at Cole Park at Fort Campbell, KY. The entry fee of $400.00 includes dinner, auction and scholarship presentation at 6:00pm, Friday, July 12th at the Bud Barn off Exit 19 on Interstate 24 and lunch at noon both days at Cole Park.

Mary Fisher (left), widow of Mickey Fisher, taught Alexis Eldridge, the recipient of the 2012-13 Mickey Fisher Memorial Scholarship. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

Mary Fisher (left), widow of Mickey Fisher, taught Alexis Eldridge, the recipient of the 2012-13 Mickey Fisher Memorial Scholarship. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

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APSU alumna Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Academic Hall of Fame

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The mayor of Montgomery County, who also is an Austin Peay State University alumna, was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 191 Academic Hall of Fame.

Mayor Carolyn Bowers (’68, ’79) was inducted Tuesday, April 10th during the APSU chapter’s initiation ceremony. As part of a permanent tribute, her name will be displayed on a plaque housed in the Woodward Library on the main campus.

Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Academic Hall of Fame April 10th, 2012.

Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Academic Hall of Fame April 10th, 2012.

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APSU announces recipients of inaugural Candlelight Ball Awards during luncheon

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s 27th Annual Candlelight Ball is just around the corner, and for the first time, two individuals were honored and recognized during a luncheon held February 1st to announce the event.

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