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Check presentation made on behalf on APSU’s recent Dance Marathon

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The annual Dance Marathon at Austin Peay State University, held September 23rd in the Foy Fitness and Recreation Center, netted nearly $5,600 for the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville.

A check to the Children’s Hospital was made October 5th on the APSU campus.

Pictured (from left) are Molly Silkowski, recruitment coordinator; Aubrey Harris, student director; Dawn Blache, representative with the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt; Marcus Brown, student director; and Victor Felts, director of Student Life and Leadership at APSU. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

Pictured (from left) are Molly Silkowski, recruitment coordinator; Aubrey Harris, student director; Dawn Blache, representative with the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt; Marcus Brown, student director; and Victor Felts, director of Student Life and Leadership at APSU. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

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APSU student competing in Miss Tennessee Pageant

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Katie Neely, who was crowned Miss Austin Peay in November 2010, is in Jackson this week competing in the Miss Tennessee Scholarship Pageant.

Rehearsals, public appearances and competitions are scheduled for the entire week. The final night of competition ends Saturday, June 18th with the crowning of Miss Tennessee. The winner will go on to compete in Miss America later this year.
A 20-year-old junior at APSU, Katie is majoring in business administration.

For more information, please contact Victor Felts, director of APSU Student Life and Leadership, at 615-707-1802.

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APSU students participate in service trip to Florida

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Ten Austin Peay State University students and two staff members recently participated in the APSU Alternative Spring Break trip for a 10-day service trip to Florida.

While traveling to the Everglades National Park, the group stopped for the night at Stephen Foster Cultural State Park in White Springs, FL. The APSU spring break trip visited the state park in 2010 and worked in the restoration area planting two thousand native pine trees.

This year, group members were able to check on their trees, note their growth and removed some barbed wire fence within the restoration area.

The Everglades National Park in southern Florida was one of several stops Austin Peay State University students and staff made as part of the recent Alternative Spring Break Trip, which provides various service activities for participants. (Photo provided by Alexandra Howard, APSU Student Life and Leadership)

The Everglades National Park in southern Florida was one of several stops Austin Peay State University students and staff made as part of the recent Alternative Spring Break Trip, which provides various service activities for participants. (Photo provided by Alexandra Howard, APSU Student Life and Leadership)

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APSU student organizations arrange car wash to help raise money for victims of tsunami in Japan

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Two student groups at Austin Peay State University have joined forces to raise money and educate the campus about the victims of the earthquake and tsunami that occurred in northeast Japan on March 11th.

The President’s Emerging Leaders Program and Student Life and Leadership will sponsor a car wash at 9:00am, Saturday, March 26th in the parking lot of Chick-fil-a on Madison Street. PELP students and students who sign up through Student Life and Leadership’s Saturday projects will work the car wash for donations only. «Read the rest of this article»

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Comedian, actor Loni Love to perform at APSU

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Comedian and actor Loni Love, named among the top 10 comics to watch by both Variety and Comedy Central networks, will perform stand-up comedy this month at Austin Peay State University.

The event, free and open to the public, will begin at 7:00pm, Monday, March 21st in Clement Auditorium. The show is sponsored by APSU’s Student Life and Leadership and the Govs Programming Council. «Read the rest of this article»

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Author, social justice advocate to speak at APSU

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Acclaimed author and social justice advocate Tim Wise will be at Austin Peay State University next week to discuss race relations and privilege.

Wise will present “Race Relations and White Privilege: Does It Still Affect You?” from 7:00pm-9:00pm, Thursday, February 10th in Clement Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

His talk is sponsored by the African American Cultural Center and Student Life and Leadership in conjunction with Black History Month.

For more information about Wise’s visit, go to www.apsu.edu/aacc or www.apsu.edu/sll or call 931-221-6276.

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APSU in school supply contest against MTSU until September 10th

 

More than just football will be taking place September 11th.

Austin Peay State UniversityThe Governors will play Middle Tennessee State University that evening at MTSU’s Floyd Stadium, but between now and September 10th, the two schools are competing to see which one can collect the most donations of school supplies for their respective county schools.

The Daily News Journal in Murfreesboro and The Leaf-Chronicle in Clarksville are sponsoring the inaugural Presidents Cup trophy to honor the school with the greater campus collection of school supplies leading up to the game. «Read the rest of this article»

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