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Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees forms search committee to find new APSU president

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – During a special called meeting on Friday, August 21st, 2020 Austin Peay State University’s Board of Trustees established a 23-member search committee to help find a highly qualified individual to serve as the University’s 11th president.

Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University President Alisa White delivered on promise to ‘advance this institution’

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When Dr. Alisa White assumes the presidency at Sam Houston State University in early August, she will leave Austin Peay State University (APSU) knowing she delivered on the promise she gave on a spring day five years ago. 

Dr. Alisa White. (APSU)

Dr. Alisa White. (APSU)

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Looking back at top APSU stories of last 10 years

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A new year is quickly approaching, bringing with it the promise of a new decade at Austin Peay State University (APSU). Here’s a look back at some of the milestones that took place on the APSU campus during the last 10 years.

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Austin Peay State University student scholarship created by Billy Atkins Family, Legends Bank

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Foundation recently received a generous gift from Billy Atkins and Legends Bank to create the Billy Atkins Family Endowed Scholarship. Atkins will provide additional funding to allow the scholarship to be awarded during the 2019-20 academic year.

Austin Peay President Alisa White, Billy Atkins and APSU Vice President Ronald Bailey sign paperwork to create the new scholarship. (APSU)

Austin Peay President Alisa White, Billy Atkins and APSU Vice President Ronald Bailey sign paperwork to create the new scholarship. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University raises over $10 million to achieve new second-highest giving year in School history

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A fundraising total of $10.39 million in gifts and pledges has been reached by Austin Peay State University (APSU) for the 2019 fiscal year.

This number illustrates a 40 percent increase in the average annual fundraising amount over the last five years. The total surpasses the $9.86 million raised in 2018, making this the second-highest giving year in University history.

Austin Peay State University's GovsGive campaign surpassed its goal for the third consecutive year, collecting $225,000. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s GovsGive campaign surpassed its goal for the third consecutive year, collecting $225,000. (APSU)

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Longtime APSU Govs supporter Bill Roberts passes away at 63

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Bill Roberts, a longtime supporter of Austin Peay State University athletics and prominent member of the Clarksville community, passed away Tuesday at the age of 63.

Since moving to Clarksville from Massachusetts in the mid-1990s, Roberts has been a community pillar and an active supporter of all things Austin Peay. A member of the Red Coat Society—Austin Peay’s Hall of Fame for service to APSU athletics—Roberts was instrumental in the group’s foundation and was inducted in 2007 alongside Billy Atkins and the late Dr. Gaines Hunt.

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Shiloh Industries in Clarksville Ready for New Product Production

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development BoardClarksville, TN – Shiloh Industries is gearing up for new product production in Clarksville-Montgomery County’s Corporate Business Park with the first new die cast machine expected to be installed this week.

The company’s soon-to-be local plant manager, Gerald Craycraft, met with the Industrial Development Board this week to announce new improvements and new product lines to Shiloh’s original plans since purchasing Contech in August 2013.

IDB Chairman Billy Atkins and Shiloh Plant Manager Gerald Craycraft hold a magnesium dashboard panel manufactured at the Shiloh plant in Ireland.

IDB Chairman Billy Atkins and Shiloh Plant Manager Gerald Craycraft hold a magnesium dashboard panel manufactured at the Shiloh plant in Ireland.

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Austin Peay State University holds Historic First Board of Trustees meeting

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University convened its inaugural Board of Trustees meeting Thursday, March 30th, completing the transition from the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) to its own local governing board.

Austin Peay President Alisa White, joined by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and observed by University faculty and staff, as well as media and members of the community, called the ‘historic’ first meeting to order.

Members of Austin Peay State University's Board of Trustees met for their inaugural meeting on Thursday, March 30th, 2016. (Beth Lowary, APSU)

Members of Austin Peay State University’s Board of Trustees met for their inaugural meeting on Thursday, March 30th, 2016. (Beth Lowary, APSU)

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Nominations Open for Clarksville Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for three annual awards: The Ted A. Crozier Sr. Community Commitment Award, Boots to Suits: Veteran of the Year and Young Professional of the Year.

Nominations must be received at the Chamber by Friday, April 7th 3027 and winners will be announced at the Chamber’s Annual Gala on Tuesday, May 9th.

Ted A. Crozier Sr. received the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala.

Ted A. Crozier Sr. received the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala.

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Austin Peay State University 2016 – A Year in Review

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In a few months, Austin Peay State University will officially turn 90, and anyone who happened to be on campus when the school first opened in the late 1920s would likely not recognize it today.

Students enjoy a beautiful spring day at Austin Peay State University. (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

Students enjoy a beautiful spring day at Austin Peay State University. (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

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