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Austin Peay State University’s Aspiring Assistant Principal Program hosts town hall on Racial Equality

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) assistant professor of education Dr. Laura Barnett spent 16 years as a middle school principal, and every summer she tried to anticipate the challenges for the school year ahead.

Panel members Millard House, director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System; Dr. Diarese George, founder and executive director of the Tennessee Educators of Color Alliance; Dr. Marcus Matthews, author of “Urban ACEs: How to Reach and Teach Students Traumatized by Adverse Childhood Experiences,” and Dr. James Thompson, Austin Peay State University assistant professor of education. (APSU)

Panel members Millard House, director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System; Dr. Diarese George, founder and executive director of the Tennessee Educators of Color Alliance; Dr. Marcus Matthews, author of “Urban ACEs: How to Reach and Teach Students Traumatized by Adverse Childhood Experiences,” and Dr. James Thompson, Austin Peay State University assistant professor of education. (APSU)

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Lamar Alexander: Passing the most important Conservation Legislation for our National Parks in Half a Century

 

U.S. SenateWashington D.C. – England has its history. Italy has its art. Egypt has its pyramids. But, the United States of America has the great American outdoors. This week, the U.S. Senate passed legislation that will be the biggest help to our national parks, including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in half a century.

The U.S. Department of Energy awarded $20 million to the new Oak Ridge Institute at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville to expand the university’s partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to train the next generation of American scientists and engineers.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Lamar Alexander: Tennessee University Presidents are working overtime to go back to school in August, go back safely

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced additional federal funding this week for Tennessee. More than $7 million is now headed to 143 rural health clinics across Tennessee to help expand access to COVID-19 Coronavirus testing in rural communities. 

Those in East Tennessee who were affected by the tornadoes on April 12th-13th: The deadline to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster assistance is June 23rd. To apply for assistance, you can click here or do so by phone: 1.800.621.3362 or TTY 800.462.7585.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Lamar Alexander: The Volunteer Spirit is on full display

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – My thoughts and prayers continue to be with all of those throughout East Tennessee and the Chattanooga-area who were impacted by severe storms this week.

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA)and local first responders have been working to clear debris, restore power, and provide assistance. Tennesseans are resilient, and we will all work together to help our communities rebuild and recover.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced Tennesseans can now be tested for COVID-19 Coronavirus, regardless of traditional symptoms. To learn more and find a testing site near you, visit the governor’s website

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Senator Lamar Alexander announces Chickamauga Lock Construction Funded for 6th Consecutive Year

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today said Chickamauga Lock construction will continue for the sixth consecutive year under the work plan released today by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which reflects Alexander’s priorities as chairman of the appropriations subcommittee overseeing the agency.

“This funding will keep construction of the new Chickamauga Lock on time and schedule and is the sixth consecutive year of federal funding for the project. This is great news for East Tennessee since it will help keep up to 150,000 trucks off I-75 and keep the cost of shipping goods low for manufacturers across the state,” Senator Alexander said.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Austin Peay State University Football releases 2020 Schedule

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team, the defending Ohio Valley Conference champion, will play five home games during an 11-game schedule in 2020, the athletics department announced Monday.

Austin Peay State University announces full 2020 Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University announces full 2020 Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Athletics announces 2020 football season ticket renewal period open

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – On the heels of its most successful football campaign in program history, Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletics department presents its 2020 season ticket pricing and renewal dates as well as a reward structure for returning and new season ticket holders.

Early Bird Gets To Lock In 2019 Prices: Current season ticket holders will have the opportunity to lock in their 2019 ticket prices and receive a season ticket renewal gift with the “Early Bird Renewal” period beginning today until the end of business Monday, March 2nd.

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Austin Peay State University’s Eriksson College of Education awarded $600K grant

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Eriksson College of Education was awarded a $600,000 grant from the Tennessee Department of Education earlier this month  – the largest grant in that college’s history – to develop an innovative, job-embedded program for aspiring assistant principals.

Austin Peay State University Claxton Building. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Claxton Building. (APSU)

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UT Lady Vols Basketball hosts Texas, Sunday

 

Tennessee (7-0) vs. Texas (4-4)

Sunday, December 8th, 2019 | 1:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – For the 41st time, Tennessee and Texas will do battle in women’s basketball. The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team leads the series, 25-15, after winning the past two meetings.

The No. 17/19 Lady Vols (7-0) play host to the Longhorns (4-4) at Thompson-Boling Arena in a 1:02pm CT contest on Sunday.  The match-up is part of the 10-game Big 12-SEC Challenge, with Sunday’s tilts closing out the week-long competition.

The Lady Vols are playing their fifth of six straight games on Rocky Top after opening with two of the season’s first three contests on the road.

Tennessee Women's Basketball is set to take on Texas this Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball is set to take on Texas this Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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Austin Peay State University Football looks to make history Saturday hosting Furman in first playoff appearance

 

#17 Austin Peay (9-3 | 7-1 OVC) vs. #16 Furman (8-4 | 6-2 SoCON)

Saturday, November 20th, 2019 | 12:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Fortera Stadium

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – It’s not often you can experience something that has never happened before. But if you show up to Fortera Stadium on Saturday, you’ll be able to do just that.

Austin Peay State University Football to appear in their first playoff game in history Saturday when the Governors play Furman Paladins at Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football to appear in their first playoff game in history Saturday when the Governors play Furman Paladins at Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

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