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APSU student Mallory Fundora wins state’s Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University (APSU) social work student is one of five students in the state to win the Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award. 

Mallory Fundora – who just finished her second year at Austin Peay State University – won the award for her work with Project Yesu, a charity she founded when she was 11 to feed and educate children in Uganda. 

Austin Peay State University student Mallory Fundora. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University student Mallory Fundora. (APSU)

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Call to ‘Be the Change’ endures for APSU student Mallory Fundora and her charity despite Coronavirus

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) social work sophomore Mallory Fundora founded Project Yesu – a charity that provides food and education to Ugandan children – when she was 11. 

Austin Peay State University sophomore Mallory Fundora has the words "Be the Change" tattooed across her forearm. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University sophomore Mallory Fundora has the words “Be the Change” tattooed across her forearm. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University Public Relations and Marketing wins five awards for excellence

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Office of Public Relations and Marketing was recently honored for its work by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) – Southeast District III, winning five awards.

The awards were announced in January and will be awarded at the 2020 CASE III annual conference February 9th-12th in Orlando, Florida.

A screen capture of Austin Peay State University's silver medal-winning GovLife profile of Mallory Fundora. (APSU)

A screen capture of Austin Peay State University’s silver medal-winning GovLife profile of Mallory Fundora. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University freshman nonprofit executive Mallory Fundora finishes first year at APSU

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University freshman Mallory Fundora, founder and chief operating officer of the nonprofit Project Yesu, recently completed her first year at APSU, but before she can relax and enjoy her summer, she has to make a three-week business trip to Africa.

Austin Peay State University freshman Mallory Fundora has the words "Be the Change" tattooed across her forearm. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University freshman Mallory Fundora has the words “Be the Change” tattooed across her forearm. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University 2018: A Year in Review

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In 2018, Austin Peay State University (APSU) continued to make headlines as the institution unveiled its first doctoral degree program, led the state in serving military-connected students and became the fastest-growing public university in Tennessee.

Austin Peay State University Students gather in the Dunn Center for Freshman Convocation on August 24th, 2018. (Denzil Wyatt, APSU)

Austin Peay State University Students gather in the Dunn Center for Freshman Convocation on August 24th, 2018. (Denzil Wyatt, APSU)

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Project Yesu to hold Annual Orphan Luncheon Fundraiser November 18th

 

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Project YesuClarksville, TN – Project Yesu, a Clarksville nonprofit which supports orphaned and vulnerable children in Uganda, is holding their annual Orphan Luncheon fundraiser on Sunday, November 18th, 2018 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm at the Belle Hollow.

The theme of this year’s luncheon is “Celebrations & Stories,” where organizers will share memories of where they’ve been, and where they plan on going in the future.

7th annual Project Yesu Orphan Luncheon to be held Sunday, November 18th.

7th annual Project Yesu Orphan Luncheon to be held Sunday, November 18th.

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Austin Peay State University freshman Mallory Fundora’s nonprofit feeding children in Uganda

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a warm afternoon in the African nation of Uganda, two young boys named Elvis and Kalvin took turns writing the words “Be the change” on a piece of paper. That paper eventually made its way across the Atlantic Ocean to Clarksville, Tennessee, where 18-year-old Austin Peay State University freshman Mallory Fundora took it to a tattoo artist and had the mantra permanently written across her forearm.

Mallory Fundora visits children in Uganda.

Mallory Fundora visits children in Uganda.

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Montgomery County Volunteer Stars Award Recipients Named

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Congratulations to Mallory Fundora, David Wesner and Serenity House Women’s Shelter for being selected the Montgomery County recipients for the 2015 Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards.

Fundora, the Youth Award recipient, is a child with a passion and vision like no other. At age 11 Mallory saw an issue, the many needs of the children of Uganda, and decided to create her own non-profit organization, Project Yesu, and focus on helping those children.

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APSU to host 5th Annual Young Women’s Leadership Symposium April 10th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – During a presidential election year, names like Hillary and Sarah often stand out because all the other candidates stumping for votes are usually men.

The question of why women often shy away from politics has troubled Dr. Marsha Lyle-Gonga, chair of the Austin Peay State University Department of Political Science, since she was a doctoral student, and in 2010 she decided to host an event to encourage a new generation of women to get involved in the political process.

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