Topic: Union University
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) has joined a state effort to distribute close to 300,000 free or low-cost cloth face coverings across the state.
APSU bought 30,000 (about 10 percent of the masks) to give to students, staff and faculty.
Tennessee Economic Recovery Group Enlists Flagship Tennessee Brands to Get More Masks in Hands of Tennessee Residents
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s Economic Recovery Group (ERG) has developed the TN Strong Mask Movement, partnering with more than 30 flagship brands to distribute close to 300,000 free or low-cost cloth face coverings, at a projected value of more than $3 million, across the state.
Tennessee Board of Education says Nine Programs Exceed Expectations in Latest Educator Preparation Report Card
Nashville, TN – In its newly enhanced Educator Preparation Report Card, the State Board identified nine educator preparation providers (EPPs) as exceeding expectations in their preparation of the state’s future teachers and school leaders.
“Our latest report card shows us that more educator preparation programs are meeting or even exceeding expectations in their work to prepare our state’s future teachers,” said Dr. Sara Morrison, executive director of the State Board of Education.
Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson
Nashville, TN – The 109th Tennessee General Assembly adjourned on April 22nd, 2016 to become a part of Tennessee history with passage of major legislation to reduce crime, cut tax burdens, spur job growth, accelerate the state’s success in K-12 education, boost the number of college graduates, curb drug abuse and curtail drunk driving.
State lawmakers also passed significant legislation to ease traffic congestion, reduce child abuse, aid farmers, increase access to healthcare and medication, increase voter participation and provide a safer environment for the elderly.
Following, please find a copy of some of the highlights of this year’s legislative action.
Clarksville, TN – Dr. Stephen Carls, professor and chair of the department of history at Union University, and Peeps go way back.
Besides just enjoying the spongy yellow candies, Carls can appreciate a bit of shared history as both Peeps and Union’s Phi Alpha Theta (PAT) history honor society chapter, which he has served as advisor for since 1983, were founded the same year: 1953.
Montgomery County, TN – Two Clarksville-Montgomery County School System administrative appointments have been announced. Roshae Harrison has been named assistant principal at Montgomery Central Elementary and Ptosha Maclin has been named assistant principal at Carmel Elementary.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s student newspaper, The All State, was recently honored for its excellence on both the regional and state levels.
The All State earned a No. 4 in the South ranking on February 27th at the annual Southeast Journalism Conference (SEJC), held February 27th-28th at Georgia State University in Atlanta.
Clarksville, TN – Coming off a breakout junior season, Clarksville High School baseball player Brady Cook has signed with NCAA Division II Union University – out of Jackson, TN – to continue his career on the baseball diamond after his prep career is completed.
“I’m excited to know where I’m going and to have the decision out of the way,” Cook said. “It’s like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders and now I can just focus on my senior year and go out and do the best that I can.”
Cunningham, TN – Montgomery Central High School’s KayCee Lindberg has signed with Union University. KayCee had a great year for Central.
She is the Region 5 champion, finished 4th at the State Tournament and was voted to the all state team.
KayCee and her parents were together with Coach Greg Lyle and Jeff Vaughn when she signed.
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Volleyball
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University head volleyball coach Taylor Mott announced Thursday the hiring of Ariel Apolinario as an assistant coach. He will join the program in August.
Apolinario comes to Austin Peay after two years as an assistant coach at Union University. While there he assisted with recruiting and planned and implemented preseason training programs. In Apolinario’s first season Union won the TranSouth Conference with a 13-1 league mark while posting a 24-9 overall record.
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