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Tennessee Officials, Members of the Rhodes College Community Praise Judge Amy Coney Barrett

 

U.S. SenateNashville, TN – Since President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the United States Supreme Court, figures across Tennessee have weighed in.

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Senator Lamar Alexander: “I have voted to confirm Justices Roberts, Alito, Sotomayor, Gorsuch and Kavanaugh based upon their intelligence, character and temperament. I will apply the same standard when I consider Judge Barrett’s nomination to replace Justice Ginsburg.”

President Donald Trump walks with Judge Amy Coney Barrett, his nominee for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. (White House)

President Donald Trump walks with Judge Amy Coney Barrett, his nominee for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. (White House)

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Marsha Blackburn Report: Amy Coney Barrett is a Brilliant Jurist, Role Model

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Last week, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve as an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court. Judge Barrett is a respected constitutionalist with a proven record of upholding the rule of law.

She understands that it is a judge’s job to interpret the law, not make the law, and is committed to safeguarding our religious liberties at a time when these freedoms are increasingly under attack. 

ICYMI, Judge Barrett has a Tennessee connection! After graduating from Rhodes College in Memphis, she received her law degree from Notre Dame Law School, where she is now a professor. 

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Austin Peay State University team wins site at speed-programming competition

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Two Austin Peay State University (APSU) teams recently competed in a regional speed-programming competition, and one team finished first place at its site and 24th overall. 

Austin Peay State University Team “Scarlet Double” finished first of 16 teams at the University of Tennessee at Martin. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Team “Scarlet Double” finished first of 16 teams at the University of Tennessee at Martin. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University Computer Science and Information Technology students compete, present research at major competitions

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Students from Austin Peay State University’s Department of Computer Science and Information Technology have been active in recent weeks, competing in regional coding challenges, as well as presenting findings at a major academic conference.

Two teams of Austin Peay students recently made a strong showing at the Association for Computer Machinery-International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM-ICPC) 2017 Mid-Central USA Regional Contest, held Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at the University of Tennessee at Martin.

APSU computer science major Michael Timbes presented his research into Google TensorFlow at the conference.

APSU computer science major Michael Timbes presented his research into Google TensorFlow at the conference.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam appoints Eight to serve on Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees

 

APSU to Have Increased Autonomy with Local Governing Board

Tennessee Higher Education CommissionClarksville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has appointed eight individuals to the newly created institutional governing board at Austin Peay State University.

The purpose of the appointments is to give the University increased autonomy to support student success as the state continues its Drive to 55 Initiative. Austin Peay State University’s governing board is one of six to be appointed by the governor, a result of the governor’s FOCUS Act passed by the Tennessee General Assembly earlier this year.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University supporter Don Jenkins receives Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor’s Award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Don Jenkins, president and CEO of Jenkins & Wynne Ford-Lincoln-Honda, was presented with the Tennessee Board of Regents 2015 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Philanthropy earlier this month in recognition of his years of service to Austin Peay State University.

“Mr. Jenkins is a true friend and supporter of this University,” John Morgan, TBR Chancellor, said during the annual APSU Foundation Dinner on June 2nd.

Austin Peay President Alisa White, Sandy Jenkins, Don Jenkins and TBR Chancellor John Morgan celebrate Don Jenkins receiving the 2015 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. (Beth Liggett/APSU)

Austin Peay President Alisa White, Sandy Jenkins, Don Jenkins and TBR Chancellor John Morgan celebrate Don Jenkins receiving the 2015 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. (Beth Liggett/APSU)

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to take place April 2nd, 2015

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

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APSU names Top Five Candidates for Athletic Director Position

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University has narrowed its search for a new athletics director down to five strong candidates, and the University will begin interviewing the first two candidates on campus next week.

APSU began looking for a new AD in April when Coach Dave Loos stepped down from that position after 16 successful years. Loos remains the head coach for the men’s basketball program.

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Josh Jerles signs with Rhodes College

 

The Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy, a Pre-K through 12th grade private college preparatory school, is pleased to announce the signing of Josh Jerles to Rhodes College in Memphis, TN. Josh has been a student at CA for 13 years and a member of football team since Intermediate School.  He is an asset both on and off the field.

Josh’s stellar ACT score and top level GPA put him in the sights of several area colleges and universities.

Josh Jerles signing with Rhodes College.

Josh Jerles signing with Rhodes College.

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Faculty, staff at APSU bring pride to University

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Three faculty and staff employees at Austin Peay State University recently achieved accolades in their scholarly and professional activities.

Dr. Thomas King, professor of music, sang the world premiere performance of Libby Larsen’s “I Cried unto the Lord with my Voice” at the Athena Women’s Music Festival held March 2nd at Murray (Ky.) State University. His wife, Dr. Vicki King, piano professor at Tennessee State University, had the song commissioned for his 65th birthday. «Read the rest of this article»

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