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APSU student David Woods starts work on Clarksville campus Tree Inventory

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – There is a tree near the Browning Building and McCord Building on the campus of Austin Peay State University that has seen it all.

Over the years, the massive oak has watched Austin Peay grow from a normal school to a college to a University with over 10,000 students, all the while withstanding the passage of time — and the pounding of an F4 tornado that devastated Clarksville in 1999.

Austin Peay State University GIS Major David Woods is cataloguing all the trees on the main APSU campus.

Austin Peay State University GIS Major David Woods is cataloguing all the trees on the main APSU campus.

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Austin Peay State University celebrates 90th anniversary with special event and tree planting

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University President Alisa White and her husband, Elliott Herzlich, commemorated the University’s 90th anniversary with a special ceremony and tree planting on Wednesday.

The noon event took place on the lawn in front of the Browning Building, and it included performances by the Governors’ Own Marching Band, the APSU Chamber Singers, the University Choir, the Austin Peay Dance Team and members of the APSU Cheerleading Squad.

Austin Peay President Alisa White and alumnus Evans Harvill (’46), son of former APSU president Halbert Harvill, planted a tree on the Browning lawn. On February 10th, 1954, President Harvill helped plant a tree in honor of Austin Peay State College’s 25th anniversary. (Beth Lowary, APSU)

Austin Peay President Alisa White and alumnus Evans Harvill (’46), son of former APSU president Halbert Harvill, planted a tree on the Browning lawn. On February 10th, 1954, President Harvill helped plant a tree in honor of Austin Peay State College’s 25th anniversary. (Beth Lowary, APSU)

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Acuff Circle of Excellence announces Ovation Award winners

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A major financial supporter of Austin Peay State University, whose contributions to the arts at the school, are legion. A founding member of the Downtown Artists Co-op and the Friends of Photography, who also is an accomplished artist.

A civic organization that keeps the Southern heritage of fiddling alive. And, a company that has consistently supported the arts, in addition to a multitude of other community endeavors for many years.

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APSU Hall of Famer and 10 Year Major League Baseball Player Jimmy Stewart passes away at age 73

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Jimmy Stewart, the former Austin Peay baseball great who was a member of the University’s first athletic Hall of Fame class and enjoyed a 10-year major league baseball career, died Saturday in Tampa, FL.

A former Govs third baseman/shortstop, Steward was inducted into the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame in 1978-79 along with George Fisher, Halbert Harvill, Dick Hays, Tom Morgan, Stella Schupp and broadcaster Earl Walton a year after Dave Aaron was the lone inductee when the Hall of Fame was initiated in 1977-78.

Austin Peay Hall of Famer Jimmy Stewart. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Hall of Famer Jimmy Stewart. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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New Scholarship at APSU Honors Longtime Educator Patricia Hancock Richardson

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In the spring of 2010, two years into her battle with cancer, Patricia Hancock Richardson reminded her husband, James, of an errand he needed to run.

“She said, ‘make sure you get our basketball and football season tickets,’” James Richardson remembered. “ She told me, ‘We’re going to every game.’”

Patricia, known by her friends as Patty, had rooted for the Austin Peay State University Governors since the early 1950s, when she was a varsity cheerleader at the school. In the years that followed, she became a fixture at most home games, cheering on the Governors during good seasons and bad. So that spring, James listened to his wife and bought the tickets. They went unused. «Read the rest of this article»

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