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Austin Peay State University announces Winners of the 2018 Echo Power APSU Governors Golf Classic

 

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APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Winners of the 2018 Echo Power APSU Governors Golf Classic were presented following the were recognized during the barbecue dinner at Clarksville Country Club, Friday night, August 3rd, 2018.

Austin Peay State University announces 2018 Echo Power APSU Governors Golf Classic winners at the Clarksville Country Club Friday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University has Record Number of military graduates honored at APSU coin presentation ceremony

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Before Austin Peay State University celebrates its 88th Spring Commencement on May 5th, those active duty and military veterans graduating alongside their classmates were honored for their dedication in the classroom and in service to the nation.

A record number of graduating seniors were honored at the military and veteran graduate recognition and coin presentation ceremony on May 3rd, as 76 men and women were recognized and presented with APSU’s military coin, as well as a special cord to wear with their commencement regalia.

Austin Peay held Coin Presentation Ceremony for military graduates Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017. (Henry Kilpatrick, APSU)

Austin Peay held Coin Presentation Ceremony for military graduates Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017. (Henry Kilpatrick, APSU)

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Dr. Kristine Nakutis named as executive director of the APSU Center at Fort Campbell

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Dr. Kristine V. Nakutis has been hired as the executive director of the Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell, effective May 15th, 2017.

A retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, Nakutis comes to Austin Peay from Jackson State Community College, where she has served as veterans affairs coordinator since 2015.

APSU's Kristine V. Nakutis

APSU’s Kristine V. Nakutis

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APSU alumni Lynn Von Hagen’s dream takes her to Kenya Africa

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University alumni Lynn Von Hagen dreamed of working with animals as a young person. She donated to conservation groups and gave her time and talents to Freedom Farm Animal Sanctuary, a domestic animal rescue organization in Hendersonville Tennessee.

However, as is the case for many people, Von Hagen was forced to postpone her dreams of pursuing studies in zoology, ecology and animal biology and concentrate on earning a living.

Austin Peay Lynn Von Hagen dreamed of working with animals and now that dream is taking her to Kenya.

Austin Peay Lynn Von Hagen dreamed of working with animals and now that dream is taking her to Kenya.

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Austin Peay State University Governors and Chamber Community Golf Classic set for Friday

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Governors and Chamber Community Golf Classic and Partner Celebration Dinner is Friday and pairings have been announced for the one-day, three-course tournament.

The event, which has seen APSU Athletics and the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce combined their two tournaments, will be played Friday at the Clarksville Country Club, Swan Lake Golf Course and The Links at Novadell in Hopkinsville, KY.

The shotgun start for the four-player, best-ball scramble is 10:30am at the three courses.

Austin Peay Governors and Chamber Community Golf Classic. (APSU Sports)

Austin Peay Governors and Chamber Community Golf Classic. (APSU Sports)

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Austin Peay State University Governors Golf Classic sets record at 280 participants

 

Written by Brad Kirtley
Austin Peay Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – More than 280 golfers participated in the 27th Annual Governors Golf Classic, held Friday, at Swan Lake Golf Course and the Clarksville Country Club.

It was the largest Govs Classic since it was initiated in 1987 and believed to be the largest tournament of its kind as far as participants in Clarksville history as 34 teams played at Swan Lake and the 36 at the Country Club.

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Austin Peay State University’s 16th Annual APSU Ladies Golf Tournament a success

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The quartet of Cindy Taylor, Gina Deere, Tonya Wells and Christy Glaser shot a 10-uner par 62 to win the 16th Annual Ladies Golf Tournament, Wednesday, at Swan Lake Golf Course.

The four-person scramble was sponsored by Austin Peay State University to raise awareness for women’s athletics.

16th Annual APSU Ladies Golf Tournament was held Wednesday, May 22nd. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

16th Annual APSU Ladies Golf Tournament was held Wednesday, May 22nd. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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New Pre-Professional Health Office opens on the campus of Austin Peay State University

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The room, on the first floor of the Austin Peay State University Sundquist Science Complex, is softly lit with lamps shining against beige walls. To the left is a plush leather couch, and in the back, beneath a white dry erase board, is a table for students to gather and study.

The space feels almost like the living room of someone’s home or an exclusive lounge in a private club. But this calming area is actually the new office of the Pre-Professional Health programs at APSU. «Read the rest of this article»

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15th Annual Ladies Golf Tournament won by Team of Cindy Taylor, Gina Deere, Donna Ruggles and Lynn Osborn

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The team of Cindy Taylor, Gina Deere, Donna Ruggles and Lynn Osborn captured the 15th Annual Ladies Golf Tournament on a scorecard playoff, Wednesday, during play at Swan Lake Golf Course.

The quartet fired an 11-under 61 in the four-person scramble, sponsored by Austin Peay State University to raise awareness of women’s athletics. They edged out the team of Jan Watson-Paulette Lynch-Mashea Johnson-Andrea Dunford, who also shot a 61.

15th Annual Ladies Golf Tournament. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

15th Annual Ladies Golf Tournament. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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New minor at APSU to help pre-professional health students prepare for graduate programs

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – When a student comes to Austin Peay State University wanting to be a doctor, he or she can pretty much major in any field. Typically, students enroll in biology, chemistry or psychology programs, but a few have been known to get degrees in subjects such as English or history.

“But they have to fulfill a number of prerequisites in order to go to med school,” Dr. Cindy Taylor, professor of biology, said.

Those prerequisites include several courses in science-related fields, such as biology and chemistry, and many professional health graduate programs mandate that students complete a certain number of volunteer hours and job-shadowing experiences before they apply for admission.  «Read the rest of this article»

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