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This Week at APSU: APSU Board of Trustees to name next University President during December 21st meeting

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Monday, December 21st, 2020 at 1:00pm, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Board of Trustees will host a special called meeting to select the University’s 11th president.

Austin Peay State University Campus. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Campus. (APSU)

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This Week at APSU: Gateway Chamber Orchestra to present Beethoven@250

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Gateway Chamber Orchestra (GCO) presents Beethoven@250: Humanity in 2020 at APSU, a free streaming online musical event celebrating composer Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday on Wednesday, December 16th, 2020 at 7:30pm.

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This Week at APSU: “Over Look/Under Foot” exhibit open through December 10th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The New Gallery, with support from the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the APSU Department of Art + Design, is pleased to present Over Look/Under Foot, a new exhibition by artists Katie Hargrave and Meredith Lynn, to continue an exciting 2020-2021 exhibition season.

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APSU 9th Street parking lot gets Solar Canopy

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On sunny afternoons, the electric meter attached to the Austin Peay State University Hemlock Semiconductor Building won’t be breaking any speed records.

That’s because, in addition to the solar panels on the building’s roof, a new solar parking canopy in the neighboring 9th Street parking lot will feed even more of the sun’s energy into the electrical system, keeping utility costs down.

New Solar Canopy at Austin Peay's 9th Street parking lot. (Linnea Rainey/APSU)

New Solar Canopy at Austin Peay’s 9th Street parking lot. (Linnea Rainey/APSU)

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Press Conference with Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

 
Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan at the Press Conference

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan at the Press Conference

Clarksville, TN – On January 25th, 2011, at 8:45am, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan held a press conference where she discussed the U.S. Conference of Mayors she attended last week in Washington, D.C.

Other important topics discussed were energy conservation and the new Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification program that is about to kick off. As well as the Civility Accord that was brought forward by the mayor of Tucson, Robert Walkup, in light of the recent shooting in his city.

The press conference was held at the Riverview Inn ballroom.

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USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Help Farmers and Ranchers Improve Rural Environmental Quality and Energy Efficiency

 

Available to Tennessee Farmers, Producers and Conservationists but Applications Will be Handled by USDA

USDA - U.S. Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is seeking proposals for grants to improve water quality, air quality and promote energy conservation. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is making available $25 million through the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) program to address natural resource concerns nationwide with a special emphasis on the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and the Mississippi River Basin. 

“The Obama Administration is committed to ensuring private lands are conserved, restored, and more resilient to environmental challenges, like climate change,” said Vilsack. “USDA is seeking grant applications from farmers, ranchers and our conservation partners to solve America’s natural resource challenges.” «Read the rest of this article»

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CMCSS awarded grants for energy efficient lighting projects.

 

Representatives Curtis Johnson, Joe Pitts and Phillip Johnson and Senator Tim Barnes announced that the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System has been awarded $97,900 in grants for energy efficient lighting projects.

“I am pleased that Clarksville-Montgomery County School System has received this grant that will improve energy efficiency in our schools,” said Rep. Curtis Johnson. “This will assist in fostering a healthier and safe learning environment for our students, and I am glad to see that we are taking advantage of technology to do so.” «Read the rest of this article»

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The Tennnessee House GOP Review

 

The House GOP Review is a weekly feature that gives Tennesseans an in-depth look at what our Republican state legislators have been working on this week, and a glimpse into what’s planned for the coming week at our state house. This week’s highlights:

  • Charter Schools
  • SJR 127 (Abortion)
  • Crime
  • Swine Flu

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