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Austin Peay State University to hold Run for the Govs Virtual 5K from September 12th-October 10th

 

APSU Run for the Govs Virtual 5k to benefit Student Scholarships

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This year the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Annual Scholarship 5K Run will be virtual, in keeping with U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and local guidelines. Alumni, friends and community members can participate in the Run for the Govs Virtual 5K at any time between Saturday, September 12th, and Saturday, October 10th, 2020.

A runner tackles Emerald Hill during the Austin Peay State University 2015 5K. (APSU)

A runner tackles Emerald Hill during the Austin Peay State University 2015 5K. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees forms search committee to find new APSU president

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – During a special called meeting on Friday, August 21st, 2020 Austin Peay State University’s Board of Trustees established a 23-member search committee to help find a highly qualified individual to serve as the University’s 11th president.

Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University Community School for the Arts offers writing class to veterans, families

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – After Ellen Taylor walked into the room, she nudged her desk slightly to face the center of the classroom. The move, whether conscious or unconscious, signaled something intrinsic to the class that was about to start.

Taylor was ready to share. Her classmates were ready to share.

Joe Shakeenab and Jeff Bagley, both 28-year Army veterans, discuss the stories they’re working on in Writing for Military and Families, a class offered at Austin Peay State University through the Community School of the Arts.

Joe Shakeenab and Jeff Bagley, both 28-year Army veterans, discuss the stories they’re working on in Writing for Military and Families, a class offered at Austin Peay State University through the Community School of the Arts.

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Retired Lt. Gen. Ron Bailey recognized at 2018 Austin Peay State University Military Alumni Homecoming Dinner

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Military Alumni Chapter and the APSU National Alumni Association hosted the Military Alumni Chapter Homecoming Dinner on Friday, October 26th, 2018. A reception was held at 5:30pm prior to the dinner.

All funds raised through ticket sales were designated to benefit the CW3 (R) Scott Schroeder Scholarship Endowment and the Mrs. Joyce Luster Scholarship Endowment for deserving APSU students.

Mike O'Malley, chair of the Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees, and APSU President Alisa White present retired Lt. Gen. Ron Bailey with his award.

Mike O’Malley, chair of the Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees, and APSU President Alisa White present retired Lt. Gen. Ron Bailey with his award.

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Austin Peay State University Military Alumni Chapter Homecoming Dinner to honor named scholarships on October 26th

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Military Alumni Chapter and the APSU National Alumni Association will host the Military Alumni Chapter Homecoming Dinner at 6:00pm, October 26th, 2018 in the APSU Morgan University Center Ballroom, with a reception at 5:30pm prior to the dinner.

Retired Brigadier General Scott E. Brower, the University’s first military adviser in residence, will serve as the keynote speaker.

APSU Military Alumni Chapter Homecoming Dinner to be held at the Morgan University Center Ballroom on October 26th, 2018.

APSU Military Alumni Chapter Homecoming Dinner to be held at the Morgan University Center Ballroom on October 26th, 2018.

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APSU honors distinguished individuals with alumni awards at Homecoming

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – During a special alumni awards ceremony on Saturday, October 21st, 2017, Austin Peay State University honored six distinguished individuals as part of its 2017 Homecoming celebration.

This year’s honorees were Outstanding Service Award recipients Joe Shakeenab (’04) and Dave Loos; Outstanding Young Alumnus Award recipients Trent Caffee (’11) and John Swigart (’00); and Outstanding Alumni Award recipients Steve Harmon (’83) and Mike Krause (’07).

APSU honored six individuals during a special alumni awards ceremony on October 21st.

APSU honored six individuals during a special alumni awards ceremony on October 21st.

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Austin Peay State University Alumni Relations Office hosting several events for 2017 Homecoming

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Alumni Relations Office plans to welcome back graduates later this month with several special Homecoming events.

At 10:00am on Friday, October 20th, 2017 alumni and the public are invited to participate in the 39th Annual Homecoming Golf Tournament at Swan Lake Golf Course.

39th Annual APSU Homecoming Golf Tournament to be held October 20th at Swan Lake Golf Course.

39th Annual APSU Homecoming Golf Tournament to be held October 20th at Swan Lake Golf Course.

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Leap Organization holds Annual Dining with the Stars Gala

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – The 501(c)(3) nonprofit youth and business incubation program, Leap Organization hosted its annual Dining with the Stars Gala at the Riverview Inn in downtown Clarksville, Tennessee, on Saturday, March 4th, 2017.

Dining with the Stars is the annual tribute where high school seniors in the Clarksville Montgomery county community are awarded $1000 and $500.00 scholarships based on their essay submission.

Hand Family Companies sustained the gala with their $2500 donation that helped support LEAPs night of student stars shining bright.

Former U.S. Attorney General Judge Alberto Gonzalez was keynote speaker for the event.

Former U.S. Attorney General Judge Alberto Gonzalez was keynote speaker for the event.

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From Shy to Sensational, LEAP Honors High School Graduate, Danielle Dillard

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – Thanks to Ms. Regina Dillard, a single mom learned about the great services that the LEAP Organization offered to youth while working at the Department of Children’s Services for referring her daughter Danielle to the program.

Danielle, while not an at-risk youth, was eager to participate. She learned about the goals of LEAP’s youth enrichment programs. Danielle proudly mentions that LEAP changed her life in many different ways and helped her to develop the self-confidence that she needed to be successful.

Danielle Dillard and her mom with Scholarship check

Danielle Dillard and her mom with Scholarship check

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Austin Peay State University Military Alumni Chapter endowing scholarship honoring local veteran

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Military Alumni Chapter hosted its second annual scholarship endowment dinner on November 6th as part of the University’s Homecoming Week celebration.

During the event, the chapter honored retired Command Sgt. Maj. Sidney Brown, a Vietnam War veteran and active member of the Clarksville-Montgomery County community.

APSU President Alisa White, APSU Military Alumni Chapter President Joe Shakeenab, retired Command Sgt. Maj. Sidney Brown and his wife, Jimilla Brown. (Beth Liggett/APSU).

APSU President Alisa White, APSU Military Alumni Chapter President Joe Shakeenab, retired Command Sgt. Maj. Sidney Brown and his wife, Jimilla Brown. (Beth Liggett/APSU).

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