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APSU alumni Lynn Von Hagen celebrates her role in ‘a new generation of women’ undertaking remote fieldwork

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) graduate Lynn Von Hagen is living a lifelong dream working with elephants in the Kenyan bush while pursuing a doctoral degree at Auburn University.

Austin Peay State University alumni Lynn Von Hagen in Kenya. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University alumni Lynn Von Hagen in Kenya. (APSU)

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APSU Baseball hosts Eastern Michigan to kick off 2020 Season

 

APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball team begins its 81st season when it hosts Eastern Michigan in a three-game series, Saturday-Sunday, on Joe Maynard Field at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Austin Peay State University Baseball plays Eastern Michigan this weekend at Raymond C. Hand Park. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Baseball plays Eastern Michigan this weekend at Raymond C. Hand Park. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Basketball’s Chris Horton an LNB All-Star among Govs overseas highlights

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Former Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball standout Chris Horton is enjoying a career year in France, earning All-Star honors for the 2020 LNB All-Star Game.

The fourth-year pro moved from Kymi in the Greek Basket League—where he averaged a league-leading 9.1 rebounds, 13.6 points and 1.6 blocks last season—to Cholet in the LNB Pro A.

Former Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball Gov Chris Horton earns honors at 2020 LNB All Star Game. (ASGLNB)

Former Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball Gov Chris Horton earns honors at 2020 LNB All Star Game. (ASGLNB)

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Austin Peay State University alumnus John McGee donates gold coins to commemorate 50th anniversary of his graduation

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) alumnus John McGee certainly knows how to celebrate an anniversary.

During his recent visit to campus for the November 9th, 2019 Homecoming football game, he donated more than $50,000 in gold coins to support his alma mater and commemorate his “Golden Graduate Year,” which is the 50-year anniversary of his graduation from Austin Peay State University in 1969.

Austin Peay State University alumnus John McGee ('69). (APSU)

Austin Peay State University alumnus John McGee (’69). (APSU)

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held October 4th, 2019

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

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APSU alumni Lynn Von Hagen realizes lifelong dream working with elephants, locals in Kenya

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) graduate Lynn Von Hagen’s work with elephants in the Kenyan bush is the culmination of a dream for her.

“I have loved elephants and wildlife as long as I can remember,” Von Hagen, 46, of Nashville, said. “I always wanted to make an impact through conservation of the natural world, while also helping people.”

Lynn Von Hagen is developing community workshops to increase livelihood stability and reduce human-elephant conflict. (APSU)

Lynn Von Hagen is developing community workshops to increase livelihood stability and reduce human-elephant conflict. (APSU)

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APSU Golf alumni Erik Barnes, Grant Leaver to compete in Nashville Golf Open

 

APSU Men's GolfClarksville, TN – There will be two Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s golf alumni participating in the Nashville Golf Open, a fourth-year stop on the Web.com Tour scheduled to begin Thursday at Nashville Golf and Athletic Club thanks to a Monday qualifying win at Greystone Golf Club in Dickson Tennessee.

Austin Peay Golf alumni Erik Barnes to represent the Governors at the Nashville Golf Open this Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Golf alumni Erik Barnes to represent the Governors at the Nashville Golf Open this Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Baseball May Promotions, Military Appreciation Day

 

APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball promises plenty of action during the month of May for fans attending games with several promotions and events scheduled for the final month of the college baseball season.

Austin Peay Baseball to hold Military Appreciation Day, Saturday, May 4th. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball to hold Military Appreciation Day, Saturday, May 4th. (APSU Sports Information)

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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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It’s Oscar time, so meet award-winning actor, APSU alumnus Jerry Winsett

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – During last year’s movie award season, people kept praising the film “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” The movie’s star, Frances McDormand, earned a Best Actress Oscar, while cast member Sam Rockwell took home an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. A few weeks earlier, “Three Billboards” received a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. SAG voters might have picked the film because of a powerful scene, where McDormand’s character attacks a dentist named Geoffrey. The actor in that scene is Jerry Winsett, a 1974 Austin Peay State University graduate.

Austin Peay State University alumni, actor Jerry Winsett.

Austin Peay State University alumni, actor Jerry Winsett.

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