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Austin Peay State University partners with City of Clarksville to offer BCycles to ASPU Students

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) recently partnered with the City of Clarksville to offer currently enrolled APSU students free annual bike-share memberships with Clarksville BCycle.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new campus BCycle station took place on Thursday, August 30th, 2018 outside the APSU Foy Fitness and Recreation Center.

New BCycles, customized with special APSU graphics, at the new Clarksville BCycle station near APSU’s Foy Recreation Center.

New BCycles, customized with special APSU graphics, at the new Clarksville BCycle station near APSU’s Foy Recreation Center.

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APSU graduate student James DeMoss receives Carlisle Award

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – James DeMoss, an Austin Peay State University graduate student majoring in English, was selected November 17th as the recipient of the prestigious Carlisle Award at the closing ceremonies of the Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature (TISL).

He and nine other SGA student leaders represented APSU during four days of legislative debate in the state’s capital. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University students elected to SGA posts for 2012-13

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – With the largest voter turnout in its history, Austin Peay State University has announced the new leaders of the Student Government Association election for the 2012-13 academic year.

A total of 1,729 students voted in the SGA election held last week. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University SGA senator receives Carlisle Award

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – James R. Demoss, a senior at Austin Peay State University, was awarded the prestigious Carlisle Award at the Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature (TISL) held November 17th-20th in Nashville.

He was one of only seven students throughout the state awarded for excellence in debating legislation. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU’s Student Government Association announces winners of recent Senate election

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Student Government Association at Austin Peay State University announces winners of last week’s Senate election that garnered 930 student votes – APSU’s largest student voter turnout for a fall election and the second largest ever for the SGA.

Freshmen elected as senators in the SGA are Daniel Bunger, of Clarksville; Zachary A. Gillman, of Clarksville; Edward “Trey” Norman, of Clarksville; Mike Rainier, of Adams; and Justin Tahmassebi, of Gallatin.

Graduate students chosen to serve on the SGA Senate were Christopher S. Drew, a former SGA president from Clarksville, and Joseph Chatman III, of Clarksville.

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APSU SGA passes resolution opposing state bill to allow weapons on campus

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In response to proposed state legislation to allow permit-holding college and university faculty and staff to carry firearms on campus, the Student Government Association at Austin Peay State University recently passed a resolution opposing the bill.

In fact, the SGA resolution might be the first student-led effort in Tennessee against the bill, which passed the House in the Tennessee General Assembly earlier this week. It now is being considered in the state Senate. «Read the rest of this article»

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SGA working to keep APSU students in Clarksville this year

 

Austin Peay State UniversityThe traffic is a little heavier around Clarksville these days. More cars are heading down College Street, trying to find that rare parking spot within the Austin Peay State University campus. Classes are back in session at the University, and with close to a thousand more students attending this year, the number of people on the roads and walking the sidewalks will definitely be noticeable.

“But that’s a good problem to have,” Kenny Kennedy, Student Government Association president at APSU, said. “Parking is one of those good problems to have because it means you have a full campus.”And Kennedy said the SGA is working this year to keep more of those students on campus after normal class hours, thus providing both a financial stimulus and a work force resource for the entire Clarksville community.

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G.H.O.S.T. provides evening of ghoulish fun

 
A ghastly, undead creature haunts one of APSU's 'bowls', demonstrating the mechanical and creative ingenuity of APSU students.

A ghastly, undead creature haunts one of APSU's bowls, demonstrating the mechanical and creative ingenuity of APSU students.

G.H.O.S.T. hosted creepy thrills and a fun night full of treats without tricks. Austin Peay State University student organizations and departments opened the campus to the community to give parents, and children the chance to have a safe time while trick or treating. Students stood in the twilight hours of the fading October sun, dressed in various costumes with spectacular organizational displays.

Some organizations such as the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), and Chi Epsilon Mu had costume themes. Those two groups chose vampires and pirates, respectively. Chi Epsilon Mu won the first place prize for their two-story pirate ship playhouse display, allowing members to man the tables, and the vessel in true ship-man teamwork.

G.H.O.S.T., a long-stranding tradition at Austin Peay State University, stands for Greater Halloween Options for Safe Trick or Treating, and is presented annually by the SGA on the last Sunday before Halloween between the hours of 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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