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Austin Peay State University raises $11.4 million during second-highest giving year in University history

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) has reached a fundraising total of $11.4 million in gifts and pledges for the 2020 fiscal year. This number illustrates an increase of nearly 10% in the average annual fundraising amount over last year.

Austin Peay State University's Advancement Office. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Advancement Office. (APSU)

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APSU Governor’s Bass Tournament just around the corner

 

APSU Governors Bass TournamentClarksville, TN – The 19th annual Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament is just five weeks away.

This year’s competition will be held Saturday, May 11th, at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing, Tennessee, State Park. Last season’s tourney drew 264 boats.

Boats putting in at last year's APSU Governors Bass Tournament.

Boats putting in at last year’s APSU Governors Bass Tournament.

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Austin Peay State University to break ground on new Math and Computer Science Building on 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.

Concept Drawings of the New Math and Computer Science Buillding at APSU

Concept Drawings of the New Math and Computer Science Buillding at APSU

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Week-delayed 17th annual Governors Bass tourney set to cast off Sunday

 

APSU Governors Bass TournamentClarksville, TN – After a week’s delay, the 17th Annual Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament will cast off Sunday at Kentucky Lake, with boat launching from Paris Landing, Tenneesse, State Park.

The tourney originally scheduled for May 14th, was postponed as a result of extremely high waters and flooding resulting from recent rains.

For the first time in tourney history last year’s tourney was delay—two weeks—for similar water/rain-related reasons. The tourney still drew 269 boats.

Boats putting in at last year's APSU Governors Bass Tournament.

Boats putting in at last year's APSU Governors Bass Tournament.

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17th annual Governors Bass Tournament has been postponed until May 22nd

 

APSU Governors Bass TournamentClarksville, TN – The 17th Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament has been postponed until Sunday, May 22nd as a result of extremely high waters and flooding resulting from recent rains.

As a result, it means after the bass tourney successfully dodge storms and weather-related conditions for the first 15 years of its existence, the last two tournaments have been postponed. Last season’s torrential downpours and flooding caused that tourney to be postponed to Sunday, May 23rd. Last year’s tourney, despite the delay, still drew 269 boats.

Paris Landing Marina currently flooded from the high waters of Kentucky Lake.

Paris Landing Marina currently flooded from the high waters of Kentucky Lake.

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16th Annual Governors Bass Tournament just around corner

 

The 16th annual Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament is just around the corner.

This year’s edition will be held Saturday, May 8, at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing, Tenn., State Park. Last season’s tournament drew a record 333 boats, 64 more than the previous mark.

Sponsored by Triton Boats by Earl Bentz, The Leaf Chronicle, Legends Bank, Morgan Contractors Inc., Beach Oil, Main Street, 5 Star Radio Group, Jenkins and Wynne Ford Lincoln Mercury Honda Isuzu, B&J Marine, WJZM (1400 AM) Radio, WKDZ 106.5, WVRY 105.1 FM, Wal-Mart Supercenters (Clarksville), DBS and Associates Engineering, Inc. (David Smith), Grandpa’s Outdoors, The Tackle Box, The New Clarksville Marina-Prizer Point Marina and Resort along with the Governors Club, the tournament will benefit Austin Peay athletics. «Read the rest of this article»

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Limited edition prints available to benefit Welch art scholarship

 

APSU Advancement LogoArt is a gift to treasure, especially when made by a young person. That’s why Austin Peay State University is reminding the community that limited edition prints are available for purchase to benefit the Natalie Jo Welch Scholarship in Art.

Natalie Jo Welch

Natalie Jo Welch

The prints are of the paintings created by Welch, an APSU art student who died in 2004 at the age of 22. She had just transferred from APSU to start art school at Savannah College of Art and Design.  Her mother, Jenny Welch, established the scholarship in 2005 in her daughter’s memory.

Her work can be viewed online at http://www.apsu.edu/Development/natalie_welch/. Some of her work includes “The Roxy,” which shows the popular theater on Franklin Street in downtown Clarksville, “Roaring Twenties,” Sullivan’s Island Lighthouse” and “Sunflowers.”

To make a tax-deductible donation to the scholarship, send a gift to APSU University Advancement, Box 4417, Clarksville, TN 37040 or purchase one of the limited edition prints.

The Roxy by Natalie Jo Welch (28x40, $375.00)

The Roxy by Natalie Jo Welch (28x40, $375.00)

Roaring Twenties by Natalie Jo Welch (24x36, Paper: $375.00, Canvas: $400.00)

Roaring Twenties by Natalie Jo Welch (24x36, Paper: $375.00, Canvas: $400.00)

For more information, contact APSU University Advancement by telephone at (931) 221-7127.

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Maynard Family endows scholarship at APSU

 

APSU Advancement LogoLocal businessman James Maynard has endowed a scholarship at Austin Peay State University, continuing his family’s legacy of supporting the Clarksville business community.

“I’m from here, born here, raised here, and I just felt like I need to give back to the community,” he said.

Earlier this year, Maynard donated three separate parcels of land to the University. The land will be sold, and the resulting money will create the Maynard Family Endowment Scholarship.

“The Maynard family’s extraordinary generosity will benefit students for many years to come,” APSU President Tim Hall said. “This scholarship endowment will help students attend Austin Peay who might otherwise have had to forgo the dream of a college degree. I’m so thankful to the Maynards for their wonderful support of the University and its students.” «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU receives anonymous gift of $250,000 for mathematics, science scholarships

 

APSU AdvancementA $250,000 gift to Austin Peay State University from an anonymous middle Tennessee family will be used to create scholarships for math and science students enrolled at the University.

“It is by God’s grace that we are able to provide this gift to help change the lives of many students at Austin Peay,” said the donor, whose family has no ties to the University and has requested anonymity.

“This unexpected generosity from an anonymous family will be a great blessing to our students,” President Tim Hall said. “We are extremely grateful to the donors.” «Read the rest of this article»

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