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Austin Peay State University Fieldhouse gets transformative gift from Jenkins Family

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – When the opportunity to give Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletes an indoor facility which stands alone among Ohio Valley Conference brethren, there was no way Austin Peay State University Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison could allow the chance to go by.

But an undertaking of this kind requires trusted partners, the sort who believe in the vision being laid down by those in charge. And that’s where the Jenkins family comes into the picture.

Don and Sandy Jenkins have been a supportive part of the Austin Peay State University community for years, donating their time and monetary support for a variety of endeavors academically and athletically.

Austin Peay State University Jenkins Family Fieldhouse. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Jenkins Family Fieldhouse. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board announces Wally Crow as New Chairman

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development BoardClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board (IDB) is pleased to announce Wally Crow as the Chairman of the Board for the 2020-2021 term.

Crow previously served as IDB Chair for the 2016-2017 term and has an extensive history in commercial and industrial contracting, project management, civil engineering and planning.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board chairman Wally Crow.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board chairman Wally Crow.

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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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Aspire Clarksville Foundation Announces $4.4 Million Campaign Achievement

 

Aspire Clarksville FoundationClarksville, TN –  Aspire Clarksville Foundation Chair Lawson Mabry, Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett announced that the Aspire Clarksville Foundation had secured over $4.4 million in pledges for its Aspire VI “Connect” Campaign on Tuesday evening, October 29th, 2019.

Aspire Clarksville, is a charitable foundation whose mission is to continuously improve the economy and quality of life of the community by attracting significant capital investment and expansion by businesses and corporations, thereby creating better opportunities and higher-paying jobs for Clarksville-Montgomery County, Tennessee, residents.

Aspire Clarksville Foundation had secured over $4.4 million in pledges for its Aspire VI “Connect” Campaign

Aspire Clarksville Foundation had secured over $4.4 million in pledges for its Aspire VI “Connect” Campaign

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Four Generals Who Help Austin Peay State University Excel

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When Austin Peay State University (APSU) was visited by outgoing Tennessee Governor Bill  Haslam, Haslam asked the school’s Board of Trustees what he should tell his successor about the University. Don Jenkins, a trustee, immediately mentioned Austin Peay’s military focus.

APSU President Alisa White (center) stands with Scott Brower, Gary Luck, Robin Mealer and Ronald Bailey, four retired generals now working for Austin Peay State University.

APSU President Alisa White (center) stands with Scott Brower, Gary Luck, Robin Mealer and Ronald Bailey, four retired generals now working for Austin Peay State University.

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Austin Peay State University Students to benefit from two scholarships from Jenkins Family

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Foundation received two generous gifts from Don Jenkins and Sandy Jenkins to establish the Jenkins Family PELP Endowment and the Jenkins Family Finish Line Scholarship. Their generosity will provide financial aid for many deserving students.

Jenkins Family creates two new Austin Peay State University scholarships. (APSU)

Jenkins Family creates two new Austin Peay State University scholarships. (APSU)

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APSU Governors Red Coat Society to induct Joe Maynard, Cathi Maynard, Ron Morton

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – The Governors Club, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletics booster club, has announced that Joe and Cathi Maynard and Ron Morton will be inducted into the Governors Club Red Coat Society.

Joe and Cathi Maynard will be recognized at halftime of the men’s basketball game against UT Martin that evening. Ron Morton will be recognized at a later date.

Joe and Cathi Maynard are recent members of the Austin Peay family, but they have quickly become two of the Governors biggest supporters.

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A Look Back at Austin Peay State University in 2017

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University, which turned 90 in April, experienced another big year, with new buildings and programs transforming the campus over the last 12 months.

Women’s volleyball and men’s football electrified the community this fall, and in August, thousands of people cheered as the afternoon sky went dark for nearly two minutes. As this 90th year comes to an end, here are some of the major stories that came out of Austin Peay in 2017.

The Austin Peay Volleyball team is the 2017 OVC Champions.

The Austin Peay Volleyball team is the 2017 OVC Champions.

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Austin Peay State University to hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for new Jenkins Building October 6th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Last February, the Austin Peay State University Office of University Advancement relocated to 318 College Street, marking the beginning of APSU’s expansion into downtown Clarksville.

At 2:00pm, on Friday, October 6th, 2017 the University will officially celebrate this milestone with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the campus’ new Jenkins Building, home of University Advancement. The ceremony will take place at 416 College Street.

APSU Jenkins Building

APSU Jenkins Building

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