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Austin Peay State University to remove name from Hemlock Semiconductor Building

 

Austin Peay State University - APSU - logoClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University officials are moving forward with plans to remove the name from the University’s Hemlock Semiconductor Building.

The decision comes several months after the company offered this option, along with offering its assistance in repurposing the building.

Austin Peay State University Hemlock Semiconductor Building. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Hemlock Semiconductor Building. (APSU)

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APSU 9th Street parking lot gets Solar Canopy

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On sunny afternoons, the electric meter attached to the Austin Peay State University Hemlock Semiconductor Building won’t be breaking any speed records.

That’s because, in addition to the solar panels on the building’s roof, a new solar parking canopy in the neighboring 9th Street parking lot will feed even more of the sun’s energy into the electrical system, keeping utility costs down.

New Solar Canopy at Austin Peay's 9th Street parking lot. (Linnea Rainey/APSU)

New Solar Canopy at Austin Peay’s 9th Street parking lot. (Linnea Rainey/APSU)

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Austin Peay State University, A Look Back at the year 2013

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When future generations look back on the history of Austin Peay State University, the year 2013 will likely be remembered as a pivotal time in the University’s development.

In the last 12 months, the campus has changed tremendously, both in terms of its layout and its notoriety. New, state-of-the-art buildings are welcoming new students, and even the President of the United States is talking about APSU.

As the University community looks ahead to another big year, here are some of the top stories that defined Austin Peay in 2013.

2013 at APSU

2013 at APSU

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APSU holds topping-off event at new Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University held a topping-off ceremony Tuesday, April 16th at the construction site of the new Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building.

James Maynard, a 1956 alumnus, local business and APSU supporter for whom the building is named, was the first to sign during the event.

James Maynard — the first to sign during Tuesday's topping-off ceremony at the Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building at APSU — is surrounded by some of his grandchildren. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

James Maynard — the first to sign during Tuesday’s topping-off ceremony at the Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building at APSU — is surrounded by some of his grandchildren. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

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Austin Peay State University breaks ground on new Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – For several years, local businessman and Austin Peay State University alumnus James Maynard (’56) has been a supporter of APSU.

He recently created the Maynard Family Endowment Scholarship, which provides financial assistance annually to a student from Montgomery County pursing a business degree at APSU.

James Maynard (fifth from right), along with members of his family and APSU officials, break ground on the new Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building on Friday, August 17th. The new classroom facility is slated to open in Spring 2014. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

James Maynard (fifth from right), along with members of his family and APSU officials, break ground on the new Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building on Friday, August 17th. The new classroom facility is slated to open in Spring 2014. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

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Austin Peay State University breaks ground on New Math and Computer Science Building August 17th

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Earlier this year, a narrow brick house off Ford Street, behind the Austin Peay State University Hemlock Semiconductor Building, was torn down. All that remains in its absence is a dirt lot, with a few patches of grass and gravel covering it.

At 10:00am on August 17th, shovels will plunge into that dry earth to mark the beginning of construction on APSU’s new $6.7 million mathematics and computer science building. The two-story classroom building, designed by Rufus Johnson Associates, is projected to open in the spring of 2014.

This architect rendering from Rufus Johnson Associates in Clarksville shows the front and back of the new mathematics and computer science building to be built at Austin Peay State University. The ground breaking ceremony will be August 17th at 10:00am. (Image by Rufus Johnson Associates)

This architect rendering from Rufus Johnson Associates in Clarksville shows the front and back of the new mathematics and computer science building to be built at Austin Peay State University. The ground breaking ceremony will be August 17th at 10:00am. (Image by Rufus Johnson Associates)

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APSU starts off 2011-12 year celebrating milestones, embracing challenges

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Plans for two new facilities, along with other developments, are strong reasons to be encouraged in the work environment at Austin Peay State University.

President Tim Hall spoke to faculty and staff during the annual convocation Wednesday, August 24th in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall.

Among the many exciting recent developments he cited in his address, Hall announced that the State Building Commission recently approved APSU’s request to build a new mathematics and computer science building behind the Hemlock Semiconductor Building.

President Tim Hall speaking to faculty and staff during the annual convocation Wednesday, August 24th in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall.

President Tim Hall speaking to faculty and staff during the annual convocation Wednesday, August 24th in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall.

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APSU makes campus, public aware of road projects

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – As Austin Peay State University prepares for the start of the 2011-12 academic year, the campus community and the public should be aware of the various city and campus construction projects to plan alternate routes to and from campus.

Near APSU, the intersection of North Second and College streets is closed while the Tennessee Department of Transportation continues sewer repairs. This is scheduled to last six to eight weeks. If driving to campus from Wilma Rudolph Boulevard, College Street can be accessed up to Fourth Street and Home Avenue.

A view of the excavation at the intersection of North Second Street and College Street. The intersection is closed while the Tennessee Department of Transportation continues sewer repairs.

A view of the excavation at the intersection of North Second Street and College Street. The intersection is closed while the Tennessee Department of Transportation continues sewer repairs.

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Tennessee Governor Haslam tours APSU’s Hemlock Building

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Governor Bill Haslam visited Austin Peay State University today for the first time as governor, after meeting with community leaders at Montgomery County’s Civic Hall for a roundtable discussion.

While on APSU’s main campus Haslam took a brief tour of the Hemlock Semiconductor Building along with APSU President Tim Hall, Provost Dr. Tristan Denley and Dr. Chester Little, director of the chemical engineering technology program.

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam (second from left) talks with APSU leaders Dr. Chester Little, President Tim Hall and Provost Dr. Tristan Denley on Monday, March 21st in APSU’s Hemlock Semiconductor Building. (Photo by Bill Persinger, APSU Public Relations and Marketing)

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam (second from left) talks with APSU leaders Dr. Chester Little, President Tim Hall and Provost Dr. Tristan Denley on Monday, March 21st in APSU’s Hemlock Semiconductor Building. (Photo by Bill Persinger, APSU Public Relations and Marketing)

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