Topic: Middle Tennessee State University
Clarksville, TN – Tracy Provo Knight announces her candidacy for the Montgomery County Circuit Court Clerk position.
Ms. Knight is a native Clarksvillian and practicing attorney at Batson Nolan, PLC. She also serves as an adjunct faculty member in the Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) College of Business.
As a practicing attorney, Ms. Knight is aware of the important role the Montgomery County Circuit Court Clerk’s office plays in the court system.
Washington, D.C. – PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Well, thank you very much. It’s an honor to be with everybody, and very importantly, we’re at the White House, and there’s no place like the White House. And for those of you that this is the first time, I know exactly what you’re thinking, because I was here a first time, and it was still something I’ll never forget.
So it’s great to have you. And our First Lady and I are pleased to welcome everybody to this wonderful place and discuss the vital importance of safety and reopening America’s schools. We want to reopen the schools. Everybody wants it. The moms want it, the dads want it, the kids want it. It’s time to do it.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) applauded the closure of the Confucius Institute at the University of Memphis following her efforts to increase transparency about the harm the Chinese government-run programs cause to academic freedom.
“Those studying Chinese culture and language at American schools should be alarmed that the Chinese government has infiltrated their institutions. I am pleased to share that today is the last day a Confucius Institute will call the University of Memphis home,” said Senator Blackburn
Clarksville-Montgomery County School System announces James Bailey as Adult Education, Transition to Work Supervisor
Montgomery County, TN – Dr. James Bailey has been selected as the Adult Education and Transition to Work Supervisor for the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS). Dr. Bailey has over 13 years of administrative experience, most recently serving as the principal of Whites Creek High School in Nashville.
Clarksville, 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 GIS Center leads statewide effort to produce face shields to combat Coronavirus
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) GIS Center is leading a statewide effort to produce face shields for medical workers battling the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Tennessee.
‘We Should Not Bow to Repressive Chinese Propaganda Systems’
Washington, D.C. – Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) seeks to minimize Chinese efforts to exert inappropriate influence on American university campuses through Confucius Institutes, which repress free speech and discourage transparency.
Congressional efforts have led to the closure of many Institutes, yet many remain. Senator Blackburn is leading a two-part effort to ensure that the existing Confucius Institutes in the United States abide by standards of transparency and academic freedom.
Clarksville, TN – The sounds of West Africa will fill the hall of Clarksville’s oldest professional theatre, the Roxy Regional Theatre, for one afternoon this month.
The Cumberland Winds celebrates Black History Month with a special concert in the intimate setting of the Roxy Regional Theatre on Sunday, February 23rd, 2020 at 2:00pm.
Organized by Yvonne Kendall and Mike Ritter, this narrated performance of instruments, song and dance will travel through time from West Africa to the Americas — North America, South America and the Caribbean — celebrating the musical influence of African culture in the New World.
Clarksville, TN – On January 11th, 2020, Author Jerry T. Wooten will speak at Fort Defiance on the important role the Union supply depot at Johnsonville, Tennessee, played in the Western Theater of the Civil War at 2:00pm
His new book, Johnsonville: Union Supply Operations on the Tennessee River and the Battle of Johnsonville, November 4th-5th, 1864, offers a wealth of new material about the creation and strategic role of the supply depot, the use of railroads and logistics, and its defense by U.S. Colored Troops.
Tennessee Higher Education Commission Awards Veteran Reconnect Grants to Higher Education Institutions
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) has announced grant awards for nine higher education projects through the state’s Veteran Reconnect program, developed to assist veterans and service members attain college degrees and workforce training.
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