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Austin Peay State University Breast Cancer 5k Proceeds Benefit Relay For Life

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Jerri Rule, Community Representative for the American Cancer Society received a donation in the amount of $2,518.00 presented by Lauren-Michael Wilkinson, Assistant Director of Services at University Recreation at Austin Peay State University.

Jerri Rule (left) with the American Cancer Society received a $2,518.00 donation from Lauren-Michael Wilkinson (right).

Jerri Rule (left) with the American Cancer Society received a $2,518.00 donation from Lauren-Michael Wilkinson (right).

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Wheelchair basketball exhibition game coming to APSU on October 28th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Music City Lightning, a wheelchair basketball team, will visit the Austin Peay State University Foy Fitness and Recreation Center at 7:00pm on October 28th for an exhibition basketball game.

The event, sponsored by APSU Office of Disability Services and APSU University Recreation, is free and open to the public.

Music City Lightning wheelchair basketball team.

Music City Lightning wheelchair basketball team.

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APSU Breast Cancer Awareness 5K raises $3,375 to American Cancer Society

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – On an early Saturday morning April 13th, more than 200 runners joined forces to race in the Breast Cancer Awareness 5K race organized by a number of offices at Austin Peay State University.

Some of them walked away with top finisher awards, but all of them played a part in raising $3,375 to the American Cancer Society.

Henderson Hill III (center), director of the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center at APSU, and Lauren Wilkinson (right), assistant director of the APSU University Recreation, present a check to Jerri Rule, community representative with the American Cancer Society. The proceeds are from the annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K held April 13th on the main APSU campus. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

Henderson Hill III (center), director of the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center at APSU, and Lauren Wilkinson (right), assistant director of the APSU University Recreation, present a check to Jerri Rule, community representative with the American Cancer Society. The proceeds are from the annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K held April 13th on the main APSU campus. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

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Austin Peay State University announces 3rd annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The third annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K will be held Saturday, April 13th in front of the Foy Fitness and Recreation Center on the Austin Peay State University campus.

Registration is available online through www.Active.com or on race day beginning at 6:30am.

The race will start at 8:00am. A one-mile fun run also will begin at 8:30am. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU’s 2011 Homecoming features two sports events open to public

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University National Alumni Association will sponsor both a golf tournament and 5K scholarship run during Homecoming 2011, and those will be open to the public.

The 33rd Annual Homecoming Golf Tournament will be at 8:00am, Friday, October 28th at Swan Lake Golf Course. Cost is $60.00 per person, and advance registration is required. Fee includes ditty bag, refreshments on the golf course and light lunch. The event, sponsored by Budweiser of Clarksville, is chaired by alumnus Frazier Allen (’99).  «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU to have 2nd annual RUN@WORK Day

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University, as well as students, will put on their walking and running shoes next week to take part in the University’s RUN@WORK Day event.

RUN@WORK Day at APSU, sponsored by University Recreation, will be from noon-1:00pm, Friday, September 16th outside the Foy Fitness and Recreation Center. The event is open to faculty, staff and students at APSU. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU was “freezin’ for a reason” to support the Salvation Army

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Students and Faculty at Austin Peay State University took the plunge on Tuesday to help those who are unable to help themselves in our community. As part of the University Recreation Department’s Polar Plunge event students were asked to make donations of clothing and other items to help support the local Salvation Army.

The Polar Plunge event involves jumping into the frigid waters 42.2 degree water at the outdoors Foy Center Pool. It wasn’t just the students, APSU President Tim Hall along with other faculity and university staff also took the plunge. Afterwards they dried off and warmed up with hot chocolate in the warming caress of portable propane heaters.

Taking the plunge!

Taking the plunge!

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