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APSU Farm receives equipment from Coleman Tractor Company

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Coleman Tractor Company has expanded their partnership with Austin Peay State University (APSU) by extending their current contract with the University for two additional years.

Michael Stolitca (Kubota), Dr. Donald Sudbrink (APSU), Dr. Karen Meisch (APSU), Spencer Coleman. (Coleman Tractor)

Michael Stolitca (Kubota), Dr. Donald Sudbrink (APSU), Dr. Karen Meisch (APSU), Spencer Coleman. (Coleman Tractor)

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Austin Peay State University sends Dolls to Stratosphere to celebrate Women in STEM

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University and the APSU College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) recently celebrated women in STEM by launching a high-altitude balloon carrying two dolls adorned in American Girl NASA space suits.

The dolls reached 93,914 feet at 11:13am January 24th, 2019.

Megan McCracken prepares the doll payload for the launch at Austin Peay State University

Megan McCracken prepares the doll payload for the launch at Austin Peay State University

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Austin Peay State University GIS Center’s virtual reality drone lab immerses students in real-world experience

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Kevin Lyons and Connar Bielinski are learning as they go. The Austin Peay State University (APSU) computer science students are helping establish a virtual reality drone laboratory at the APSU GIS Center on campus, and they’re having to learn new coding and technology along the way.

Austin Peay State University Computer science students Connar Bielinski and Kevin Lyons work on their simulations.

Austin Peay State University Computer science students Connar Bielinski and Kevin Lyons work on their simulations.

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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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Austin Peay State University Board selects new student trustee, approves building designations, fees and housing rates

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees met Friday, March 9th, 2018 for the board’s scheduled quarterly meeting and approved several key items, including the selection of a new student board member.

Celeste Malone, a graduate student majoring in communication, was named as the new student board member, replacing Crystal Wallenius, who will rotate off the board in May.

Celeste Malone

Celeste Malone

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Montgomery County Animal Care partners with 72nd Medical Detachment to help Homeless Animals

 

Montgomery County Animal Care and ControlMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Animal Care and Control is pleased to celebrate one year of partnering with the 72nd Medical Detachment Veterinary Service Support, which is part of the 86th Combat Support Hospital.

Not only have these military heroes examined and treated many homeless animals in the last year, but they have now added spaying and neutering so the animals will be adopted quicker.

The 72nd Medical Detachment Veterinary Service Support is working with Montgomery County Animal Care and Control to save animals in the community.

The 72nd Medical Detachment Veterinary Service Support is working with Montgomery County Animal Care and Control to save animals in the community.

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Austin Peay State University Observatory images & NASA Eclipse Video from APSU to be shown at NYC’s Time Square

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Monday, August 21st, 2017, the day of the Great American Eclipse, a large digital screen in New York City’s Times Square will broadcast images captured from the Austin Peay State University observatory.

A production crew with NASA TV will be on campus that day, filming the total solar eclipse, because the University is one of the best places in the world to witness the historic event.

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NASA to broadcast Total Solar Eclipse from APSU Farm

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Monday, August 21st, 2017, NASA will use Austin Peay State University’s Farm and Environmental Education Center as one of its official broadcast locations for the eclipse.

In addition to NASA’s broadcast, there will be several research and scientific efforts by multiple entities, including atmospheric, entomological and bovine research during the eclipse.

APSU Farm and Environmental Education Center. (APSU)

APSU Farm and Environmental Education Center. (APSU)

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APSU Department of Agriculture receives $250,000 in farm equipment from Kubota, Coleman Tractor Company

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – With 440 acres of land at the Farm and Environmental Education Center, Austin Peay State University Department Agriculture faculty and students already have the land they need to gain experience in hay and forage production.

But to continue their mission of educating students on current industry practices, department faculty said they recognized the need for an upgrade in its tools of the trade.

Coleman Tractor Company and Kubota Tractor Corporation donate farm equipment to APSU Department of Agriculture. (Austin Peay)

Coleman Tractor Company and Kubota Tractor Corporation donate farm equipment to APSU Department of Agriculture. (Austin Peay)

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APSU Department of Agriculture to host Alumni Harvest, Farm Facility Open House on October 18th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When the Austin Peay State University Department of Agriculture was a long way from being the fastest-growing college department of agriculture in Tennessee that it is today, one man believed in the potential of both the department and the APSU Farm, a 440-acre plot of land now known as the Farm and Environmental Education Center.

“Dr. Gaines Hunt single-handedly kept the APSU Farm going for several years – sometimes with his own equipment, time and money,” John Bartee Jr., co-chair of the APSU agriculture advisory committee, said. “From an alumni perspective, he’s had a huge impact on the department and the university.”

APSU Farm and Environmental Education Center. (APSU)

APSU Farm and Environmental Education Center. (APSU)

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