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APSU’s Industry Summit provides path for region’s future

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Every year, around 40,000 people leave places like Chicago, Atlanta and Miami for a new life in Nashville, but after they reach Tennessee’s state capitol, they often head another 40 miles north.

Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty delivers the keynote address. (APSU)

Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty delivers the keynote address. (APSU)

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U.S. President Donald Trump signs ‘Game-Changing’ trade deal with Japan

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – During the U.N. General Assembly last month, U.S. President Donald J. Trump continued to fight for fairer trade deals for American workers. The results of that hard work came to light Monday, when the President signed a pair of groundbreaking deals at the White House.

“These two deals represent a tremendous victory for both of our nations,” President Trump said. “They will create countless jobs, expand investment and commerce, reduce our trade deficit very substantially, promote fairness and reciprocity, and unlock the vast opportunities for growth.”

U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Robert Lighthizer and Japanese Ambassador to the United States Shinsuke Sugiyama display their signatures after signing the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement and the U.S.-Japan Digital Trade Agreement. (Tia Dufour)

U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Robert Lighthizer and Japanese Ambassador to the United States Shinsuke Sugiyama display their signatures after signing the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement and the U.S.-Japan Digital Trade Agreement. (Tia Dufour)

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Vice President Mike Pence says We Need the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement For Trade

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “While the last administration saw America lose 200,000 manufacturing jobs, since President Donald Trump’s election, we’ve seen more than half a million manufacturing jobs created all across America, including more than 18,000 here in Arizona.

But that’s just what this businessman-turned-President Donald Trump calls a ‘good start,’” Vice President Mike Pence writes in the Arizona Daily Star.

United States Vice President Mike Pence. (D. Myles Cullen)

United States Vice President Mike Pence. (D. Myles Cullen)

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APSU, CMCSS receive a $30,000 grant from The Japan Foundation

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Clarksville, TN – Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Consul-General of Japan, presented President Alisa White of Austin Peay State University (APSU) and Director Millard L. House II of the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) with a $30,000 grant to support the institutions’ innovative Japanese language partnership during a gathering at President White’s home this week.

Austin Peay State University President (L) Alisa White and Clarksville-Montgomery County School System Director (R) Millard L. House II is presented a $30,000 check from (Middle) Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Consul-General of Japan.

Austin Peay State University President (L) Alisa White and Clarksville-Montgomery County School System Director (R) Millard L. House II is presented a $30,000 check from (Middle) Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Consul-General of Japan.

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Donald Trump gets Two Big Wins for Farmers, Manufacturers, Workers

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Just last week, in a single day, President Trump signed a historic Japanese trade deal in New York as a White House-led team negotiated a radical reform of the Universal Postal Union in Geneva,” White House Director of Trade and Manufacturing Policy Peter Navarro writes for Fox Business.

“Together, these two quintessentially Trump deals will net American farmers, manufacturers and workers billions of dollars and create thousands of jobs.” Click here to read more.

United States President Donald J. Trump

United States President Donald J. Trump

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Austin Peay State University annual Industry Summit set for October 3rd

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) is ready to seize on this momentum by hosting its second annual industry summit on October 3rd in the campus’ Morgan University Center Ballroom.

During the community event, former U.S. Ambassador Bill Hagerty will deliver a keynote address about his diplomatic work in Japan, Tennessee’s largest international investor.

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White addresses attendees at last year's Industry Summit. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White addresses attendees at last year’s Industry Summit. (APSU)

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Instant Peay Play: Former APSU Govs Jacques Pucheu, Morgan Rackel achieve career-defining moments

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Two former Austin Peay State University (APSU) student athletes had the biggest career achievements happen for them this past week, with former Governors baseball pitcher Jacques Pucheu having his professional contract bought by the Cincinnati Reds, while former APSU softball pitcher/outfielder Morgan Rackel was named to the Canadian National Team roster for the upcoming Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

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Coveted Japanese exchange program selects Three Austin Peay State University Graduates

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Recent Austin Peay State University (APSU) history graduate Justin Randall was home alone when the email alert popped on his screen. “I opened it up, and I just got really excited,” he said. “Actually, the neighbor called the cops because they thought I was getting murdered.”

Austin Peay State University Graduates (L to R) Alexandria Poppendorf, April Kirkman and Justin Randall have been picked for teaching assistantship in the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET).

Austin Peay State University Graduates (L to R) Alexandria Poppendorf, April Kirkman and Justin Randall have been picked for teaching assistantship in the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET).

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Marsha Blackburn Report: This Week From Washington – June 2nd, 2019

 

Introduced: The Accountability for Care of Unaccompanied Alien Children Act

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Things are heating up here in Washington! Keep reading for a look at what I’ve been up to as May draws to a close. 

The human trafficking situation on our southern border is heartbreaking, and we have a responsibility to ensure children traveling alone are placed with responsible adults who will keep them out of harm’s way.

My new bill will hold government agencies accountable by ensuring every decision made keeps the child’s best interests in mind.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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APSU Students build relationships with Students in Japan

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On January 24th, 2018, Austin Peay State University, in association with the Consul-General of Japan in Nashville, hosted a delegation of four Japanese citizens visiting Tennessee as part of the “Walk in the U.S., Talk on Japan” program, a key initiative of the Japanese government designed to promote cultural and political awareness of Japan in several major U.S. cities.

Austin Peay State University Students visited with Japanese Students at Kitakamakura.

Austin Peay State University Students visited with Japanese Students at Kitakamakura.

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