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Austin Peay State University raises $11.4 million during second-highest giving year in University history

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) has reached a fundraising total of $11.4 million in gifts and pledges for the 2020 fiscal year. This number illustrates an increase of nearly 10% in the average annual fundraising amount over last year.

Austin Peay State University's Advancement Office. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Advancement Office. (APSU)

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Patrick, Ruth Fitch create Fitch Family Science Endowment for Austin Peay State University students

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Patrick and Ruth Fitch recently made a generous contribution to the Austin Peay State University Foundation to establish the Fitch Family Science Endowment to benefit APSU students.

Patrick and Ruth Fitch. (APSU)

Patrick and Ruth Fitch. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University alumnus, retired faculty member creates Bonnie M. Chester Endowment

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) alumnus Dr. Edward W. Chester (’62) recently made a gift of $100,000 to the Austin Peay Foundation to establish the Bonnie M. Chester Endowment to honor the memory of his late wife. Chester gave an additional $8,000 to fund scholarships during the investment period.

Austin Peay alumnus Dr. Edward W. Chester makes gift to establish the Bonnie M. Chester Endowment. (APSU)

Austin Peay alumnus Dr. Edward W. Chester makes gift to establish the Bonnie M. Chester Endowment. (APSU)

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signs Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation Bill establishing need-based Grants

 

Legislation creates Endowment to assist Community College Students  

State of TennesseeChattanooga, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today formally signed bill SB0194/HB0188 establishing an endowment of at least $35 million through the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) to provide need-based grants for students at the state’s two-year public community colleges.

“For us to attract and grow Tennessee jobs today and in the future, we have to do a better job of building a skilled workforce, which means removing barriers that stand in the way of Tennesseans furthering their education,” Haslam said during the ceremonial bill signing at Chattanooga State Community College.  “These scholarships will help students afford college who might not otherwise be able to attend.” «Read the rest of this article»

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