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Tennessee Department of Education Launches “Grow Your Own” Initiative

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education, in an effort to support districts in recruiting and better preparing future teachers, has approved its first “Grow Your Own” partnership.

Commissioner Penny Schwinn is committed to identifying best practices in Tennessee’s districts and creating the conditions for them to flourish and expand.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) in partnership with Austin Peay State University (APSU) has 40 future teachers who will earn a free bachelor’s degree in only three years.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) in partnership with Austin Peay State University (APSU) has 40 future teachers who will earn a free bachelor’s degree in only three years.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System announces Administrator Appointments

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) has announced that Jessica Harris, who has 18 years of academic experience in the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System, has been tapped as the Director of the 24 elementary schools.

Jessica Harris has been named Director of 24 Elementary Schools by the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System.

Jessica Harris has been named Director of 24 Elementary Schools by the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System.

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APSU professor Harriet McQueen’s stolen billfold found down the hall 32 years later

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Thirty-two years ago, during the 1987 fall semester, a thief snatched Dr. Harriet McQueen’s billfold from her desk drawer in the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Kimbrough Building.

Drs. Harriet and Leon McQueen look through the billfold’s contents, untouched for nearly 32 years. (APSU)

Drs. Harriet and Leon McQueen look through the billfold’s contents, untouched for nearly 32 years. (APSU)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Govs Spring Sports face demanding and critical week

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – If you’re a fan of Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletics, especially the spring-sport variety, this is your week, with all Governors spring sports having critical games or events this week – most of which will come on campus.

Softball, baseball, beach volleyball and track and field all have home events this week, while men’s golf and both the men’s and women’s tennis teams have key road trials, they must face over the next seven days.

APSU's softball, baseball, beach volleyball and track & field have critical home games this week.

APSU’s softball, baseball, beach volleyball and track & field have critical home games this week.

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Train 36ixty Sports to hold Performance Camp in Clarksville

 

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Train 360Clarksville, TN – Train 36ixty offers Middle Tennessee’s first ever-elite basketball combine!

All basketball players from eighth through 12th grade in Montgomery County, Clarksville, Dickson, Erin, Cumberland City, Springfield, Dover, Nashville Counties, Murfreesboro, Hopkinsville, Kentucky counties, Murfreesboro and surrounding areas are invited to join Train 36ixty at Austin Peay’s Foy Recreation Center, 451 Marion Street, Clarksville, Tennessee, on Saturday, August 4th from 10:00am to 2:00pm.

Special rates are available for teams, groups and multiple children who play sports.

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Austin Peay State University’s Phi Alpha Theta wins Best Chapter Award, APSU Student Organization of the Year

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Assuming Austin Peay State University’s Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society (PAT) continues down the path it’s followed for the past nine years, the University’s award-winning history honor society chapter, Theta-Delta, could very soon be celebrating “one for the thumb.”

That’s because Theta-Delta is once again home to the Nels A. Cleven Award for Best Chapter of the Year, Division IV. The award is given annually to the best chapter in the nation for the organization’s Division IV, which consists of schools with between 10,001-15,000 students.

Austin Peay State University’s Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society

Austin Peay State University’s Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Proclaims Student Veterans Week

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder have announced September 24th-30th, 2017 as Student Veterans Week for their contributions to enrich campuses statewide.

In 1944, just weeks after the D-Day invasion, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed into law the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act, commonly known as the GI Bill which provides veterans with access to education, employment and housing opportunities. 

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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CMCSS announces Rebecca Padgett now Assistant Principal at Rossview High School

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System has appointed Dr. Rebecca Padgett as the Assistant Principal, School Support Coordinator at Rossview High School.

Dr. Padgett has been selected as assistant principal and school support coordinator at Rossview High School.

Dr. Rebecca Padgett

Dr. Rebecca Padgett

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CMCSS names CHS Principal Jena Luna Director of High Schools

 

CMCSS Announces Other Appointments

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System has made four administrative appointments for leadership positions.

Jean Luna is named the Director of High Schools for CMCSS. She has 19 years of experience in education in the states of Iowa, Washington, North Carolina and Tennessee. She will earn her doctorate of education from Lipscomb University this December.

Jena Luna named CMCSS Director of High Schools

Jena Luna named CMCSS Director of High Schools

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APSU receives over $70,000 to Support Student Veterans

 

Tennessee Higher Education CommissionNashville, TN – The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) announced today that 13 colleges and universities in Tennessee will receive additional funding and program support to serve veterans and service members and help them earn postsecondary degrees as part of Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s Drive to 55.

Austin Peay State University (APSU) is to receive a Veteran Reconnect Grant of $79,954 from THEC.

More Than $750,000 Awarded to Tennessee Colleges to Support Student Veterans

More Than $750,000 Awarded to Tennessee Colleges to Support Student Veterans

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