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APSU spotlights student community service at High Impact Practices Showcase

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Center for Service-Learning and Community Engagement, in association with the departments of Career Services and International Education and the Office of Undergraduate Research, held a High Impact Practices (H.I.P.) Showcase on November 30th, highlighting the work of University students and professors in applying learning to real-world scenarios over the past year.

Over 150 people attended the event, which saw 30 students present their experiences in high impact practices.

Austin Peay State University held a High Impact Practices (H.I.P.) Showcase on November 30th.

Austin Peay State University held a High Impact Practices (H.I.P.) Showcase on November 30th.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park to show Hitchcock’s “Rear Window” at Liberty Park this Saturday, August 23rd

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation's Movies in the ParkClarksville, TN – On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park, the City’s free, outdoor movie series, continues at Liberty Park, located at 1190 Cumberland Drive.

Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Rear Window,’ rated PG, and brought to you by Miller-Motte Technical College, will be shown at approximately 7:45pm (dependent on sunset).

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for August 17th, 2014

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Riverfest Volunteer contest continues, Recycled Fashion Show to make its return to Riverfest, and Movies in the Park features Hitchcock’s ‘Rear Window’.

Clarksville Riverfest Recycled Fashion Show

Clarksville Riverfest Recycled Fashion Show

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park to feature Hitchcock’s “Rear Window”

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation's Movies in the ParkClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park, the City’s free, outdoor movie series, continues Saturday, August 23rd, at Liberty Park, located at 1190 Cumberland Drive.

Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Rear Window,’ rated PG, and brought to you by Miller-Motte Technical College, will be shown at approximately 7:45pm (dependent on sunset).

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APSU’s Lisa Lewis publishes tap dance textbook

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Dr. Lisa Lewis, Austin Peay State University associate professor of Health and Human Performance, has spent much of her life in a pair of tap shoes.

As a young dancer, she trained under tap legends such as Gregory and Maurice Hines and Al Gilbert, and she later traveled the country during her career as a professional dancer.

Beginning Tap Dance by Dr. Lisa Lewis

Beginning Tap Dance by Dr. Lisa Lewis

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APSU P.E. Majors help disabled with sports, fitness skills

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Service learning in the classrooms is gaining acceptance in higher education as a way for students to help the community using the knowledge learned. One class is doing just that this semester.

For 30 minutes every Friday in the Dunn Center, students in the adaptive physical education course teach basic sports and fitness skills such as throwing and catching to clients of varying disabilities in the Progressive Directions Inc. program, which provides mental retardation services in Montgomery and Stewart counties.

APSU students Ashlon Adams (left) and Brian Bourland play basketball with Dee during an adapted physical education class September 23rd in the Dunn Center. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

APSU students Ashlon Adams (left) and Brian Bourland play basketball with Dee during an adapted physical education class September 23rd in the Dunn Center. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

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APSU to offer preschool fitness program in April

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Department of Health and Human Performance will conduct a preschool fitness program next month.

Students enrolled in the health and human performance program will teach classes in body awareness, catching, kicking, throwing and striking skills, rhythm and dance, and gymnastics activities. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU health majors to make holidays better for children, mothers at Tennessee Prison

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Five Austin Peay State University students will spread holiday cheer Saturday for children and their mothers incarcerated at the Tennessee Prison for Women.

The students – Chelsea Brown, Candiace Dandridge, Amanda Shirey, Tamara Taylor and Lillian Vazquez – are all health and human performance majors. They will provide games, sporting activities and dance instructions to 68 children, ages 2 to 17, and their mothers.

“These students are volunteering their time to make the Christmas holidays a little brighter for these often forgotten children and mothers,” said Dr. Lisa Lewis, assistant professor of health and human performance.

For more information, call Lewis at 931-221-6115 or e-mail at .

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