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Three APSU Teams receive OVC Team Academic Achievement Award

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) has three teams, the most since 2008-09, recognized as the best in the classroom by the Ohio Valley Conference, Wednesday, receiving the league’s Team Academic Achievement Award in their respective sports.  

The Governors men’s golf, women’s golf and men’s tennis squads each earned their respective Team Academic Achievement Award. It is the sixth time the women’s golf and men’s tennis programs nabbed a Team Academic Achievement Award while the men’s golf team earned its second award all time.

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Celebrating a Tennessee Triumph: New monument to honor Clarksville’s suffragists

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a July afternoon in 1914, more than 75 people crowded into a house on Madison Street for a meeting of the newly established Clarksville Equal Suffrage League.

The women who joined the league that afternoon spent the next six years facing ridicule and threats of violence in the pursuit of their goal – earning women the right to vote.

A woman casts her first vote in this miniature replica of the statue. (APSU)

A woman casts her first vote in this miniature replica of the statue. (APSU)

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APSU nursing student Oliver Smith wins Vanderbilt’s Florence Nightingale Award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In 1855, during the carnage of the Crimean War, a British newspaper man named John MacDonald crept through a dark hospital in Turkey, trying not to disturb hundreds of sick and wounded soldiers.

To keep from getting lost or bumping into beds, he followed a young woman through the building, pausing with her as she shined her lamp over the injured and reassured them with a few kind words.

Austin Peay State University's Oliver Smith won Vanderbilt's Florence Nightingale Award. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Oliver Smith won Vanderbilt’s Florence Nightingale Award. (APSU)

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Former APSU star Morgan Rackel, Team Canada wins silver at Pan Am Games

 

APSU SoftballLima, Peru – Former Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball standout Morgan Rackel wrapped up her summer, August 4th-10th, by winning a silver medal at the 2019 Pan America Games, as part of Team Canada’s national softball team.

Former Austin Peay Softball star Morgan Rackel wins silver medal as part of Team Canada's national softball team at the Pan America Games. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Volleyball picked Second in OVC, Two Players named to Preseason All-OVC Teams

 

APSU Women's VolleyballBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) junior outside hitter Brooke Moore and senior libero Ginny Busse (Gerig) were each named to the Ohio Valley Conference’s Preseason Volleyball Team, in a vote of the league’s coaches and sports information directors announced Thursday, August 15th, 2019.

Austin Peay Volleyball's Brooke Moore, Ginny Busse named to the Ohio Valley Conference's Preseason Volleyball Team. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University has 126 Govs named to OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes continued to shatter records in the classroom, the Ohio Valley Conference announcing 126 Governors were recognized on its Commissioner’s Honor Roll, Monday.

The 126 Austin Peay student-athletes – nearly 40 percent of all the department’s athletes – named to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll topped the record set last year and is the fourth time since 2001 more than 100 student-athletes were recognized in a single year. The Govs were part of an OVC-record 1,379 student-athletes recognized on the honor roll.

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APSU Football’s Jeremiah Oatsvall named to CFPA Performer of the Year preseason watch list

 

APSU FootballCharleston, S.C. – Austin Peay State University (APSU) football junior quarterback Jeremiah Oatsvall is one of 40 players to earn a spot on the 2019 College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) FCS National Performer of the Year preseason watch list, released Tuesday, August 14th, 2019.

Austin Peay junior quarterback Jeremiah Oatsvall.

Austin Peay junior quarterback Jeremiah Oatsvall.

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Clarksville’s Movies in the Park features “Ready Player One” at Liberty Park, Saturday

 

Clarksville's Movies in the ParkClarksville, TN – On Saturday, August 17th, 2019, Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park, a free, outdoor movie series, will show “Ready Player One” at Liberty Park.

Pre-show activities, coordinated by the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department, will begin at 5:30pm and include a video game trailer equipped with XBox 360, XBox One and Wii stations, provided by U Jumpin’ Foulks. Take a virtual tour or ride a virtual roller coaster courtesy of Austin Peay State University’s GIS Center.

"Ready Player One" to be shown at Movies in the Park this Saturday at Liberty Park.

“Ready Player One” to be shown at Movies in the Park this Saturday at Liberty Park.

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APSU alumni Lynn Von Hagen realizes lifelong dream working with elephants, locals in Kenya

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) graduate Lynn Von Hagen’s work with elephants in the Kenyan bush is the culmination of a dream for her.

“I have loved elephants and wildlife as long as I can remember,” Von Hagen, 46, of Nashville, said. “I always wanted to make an impact through conservation of the natural world, while also helping people.”

Lynn Von Hagen is developing community workshops to increase livelihood stability and reduce human-elephant conflict. (APSU)

Lynn Von Hagen is developing community workshops to increase livelihood stability and reduce human-elephant conflict. (APSU)

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APSU Football Tailgate Alley Single Game Spaces Available

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) football single game spaces at the reserved pregame tailgate area Tailgate Alley are now available for purchase online.

Fans may reserve their Tailgate Alley spot on a game-by-game basis for $20.00 per game by visiting www.LetsGoPeay.com/BuyTickets and selecting the Tailgate Alley link.

Austin Peay Football's pregame Tailgate Alley. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football’s pregame Tailgate Alley. (APSU Sports Information)

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