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Clarksville, TN – This year the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Annual Scholarship 5K Run will be virtual, in keeping with U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and local guidelines. Alumni, friends and community members can participate in the Run for the Govs Virtual 5K at any time between Saturday, September 12th, and Saturday, October 10th, 2020.
Austin Peay State University to offer executive education programs for working professionals this spring
Clarksville, TN – This spring, Austin Peay State University will launch its first executive education program, providing working professionals with the training and credentials they need to enhance and elevate their careers.
As part of this historic new push, the University is transforming the 13,000-square-foot 317 College Street facility (formerly the Jenkins and Wynne Honda Building) into an executive education building.
Austin Peay State University recognized Outstanding Faculty at Annual Academic Honors and Awards Ceremony
Clarksville, TN – On April 15th, Austin Peay State University recognized several outstanding faculty members during the annual Academic Honors and Awards Ceremony in the Mabry Concert Hall.
During an emotional presentation, the University’s top faculty honor, the APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award, was presented posthumously to John Moseley, associate professor of communication. Moseley passed away on February 9th, after an 18-year career as an active faculty member at APSU. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – A walking trail at Austin Peay State University is becoming a reality, thanks to a state grant awarded to the University to designate the trails on campus and organize other efforts to encourage a healthier lifestyle.
The public is invited to walk GovTrails during a kick-off celebration at 11:30am, Wednesday, March 27th in the Morgan University Center plaza. This event will be held rain or shine.
Clarksville, TN – Thanks to a state grant awarded to Austin Peay State University, designated walking trails on campus and nutrition education sessions are in the plans to encourage a healthier lifestyle.
The Tennessee Department of Health recently awarded the Eat Well, Play More Grant, which provides $20,000 in funding, to APSU to develop a program that will help those in the area have immediate access to an environment that encourages fitness and health. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Falls and fall-related injuries are common in adults older than 65. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, of the fall-related deaths that occurred in 2008, 82 percent of them were in adults 65 and older.
A more alarming fact than this is that older age groups sustain more fall-related injuries than younger age groups. In other words, adults older than 85 are more likely to sustain a fall, compared with those who are 65-74 years old.
Clarksville, TN – Despite what is happening in the economy, the arts can be a necessary component to hold a community together.
“In a time of such economic volatility, the arts are often overlooked as frivolous and less practical than other academic and technical skill areas, but frankly, the arts are a good investment for a community, a university and a family,” said Darren Michael, associate professor of acting and directing at Austin Peay State University.
Michael will discuss this topic in more detail as part of the next Provost Lecture Series. He will present “The Theatrical Stoplight: The Arts as an Educational, Social and Economic Cornerstone to the Community” from 3:00pm-4:30pm, Thursday, November 17th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. All presentations in the Provost Lecture Series are free and open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Popular rhetoric often promotes the idea that to foster or adopt a child, “all you need is love.”
“In actuality, adoptive and foster parents need much more than love,” said Dr. Katherin Flower, assistant professor of sociology at Austin Peay State University. “In fact, there are no uniform criteria for becoming foster or adoptive parents.
Instead, a complex set of federal, state and local policies as well as agency specific mandates establish the criteria for approving parents.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Clarifying a tangled taxonomy for a genus is the focus of the next Provost Lecture Series at Austin Peay State University.
Dr. Dan Frederick, professor of geology and geography, will present “The Foraminiferal Genus Lenticulina: Revising a tangled taxonomy” from 3:00pm-4:30pm, Thursday, November 3rd in the Morgan University Center, Room 307.
All presentations in the Provost Lecture Series are free and open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University National Alumni Association will sponsor both a golf tournament and 5K scholarship run during Homecoming 2011, and those will be open to the public.
The 33rd Annual Homecoming Golf Tournament will be at 8:00am, Friday, October 28th at Swan Lake Golf Course. Cost is $60.00 per person, and advance registration is required. Fee includes ditty bag, refreshments on the golf course and light lunch. The event, sponsored by Budweiser of Clarksville, is chaired by alumnus Frazier Allen (’99). «Read the rest of this article»
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