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APSU Women’s Tennis falls to #22 Wake Forest at NCAA Tournament

 

APSU Women's TennisAthens, GA – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s tennis team’s thrilling season came to an end, Saturday, May 4th at the Magill Tennis Center on the campus of the University of Georgia, as the Governors fell to No. 22 Wake Forest, 4-0, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis has undefeated season come to an end at the 2019 NCAA Tournament with loss to #22 Wake Forest. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis has undefeated season come to an end at the 2019 NCAA Tournament with loss to #22 Wake Forest. (APSU Sports Information)

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#13 Tennessee Lady Vols travel to University of Georgia for Sunday matchup

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 13/13 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball (12-3, 1-2 SEC) faces back-to-back road games in a five-day span, beginning with a Sunday matinee at Georgia (11-5, 2-1 SEC) on Jan. 13th. Tip-off is slated for 2:02pmCT at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, with the game being carried by ESPN, the Lady Vol Radio Network and SiriusXM.

This marks the 68th meeting between these programs in a series that ranks behind only UT-Vanderbilt (80 games) for most times played by Big Orange women’s hoops. The Lady Vols will try to respond in positive fashion from back-to-back home losses to Missouri (66-64) and #16/16 Kentucky (73-71).

University Of Tennessee Lady Vols Vs Georgia. (UT Athletics)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Football opens season as Rocky to Georgia’s Apollo

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Since the mid-1980’s Austin Peay State University (APSU)’s football program has tested their mettle against NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) teams, but it would be hard to argue they have ever faced a more formidable opponent than their September 1st season-opening challenger the University of Georgia Bulldogs.

The Governors have played almost 20 different FBS teams, led by six meeting versus the University of Cincinnati from 1985 to 2017, but never have they squared off against a team that played for College Football Playoff National Championship last, but also enters the season as the Associated Press’ pre-season third-ranked team.

Austin Peay Football opens the 2018 Season at the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, September 1st.

Austin Peay Football opens the 2018 Season at the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, September 1st.

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Instant Peay Play: Early fall results promising for APSU Governors

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU)’s women’s soccer team and football team have shown some early-season promise this fall, with a couple of shutout victories on the soccer field and two strong showings in preseason football scrimmages.

On the soccer field, the Govs are not only 2-0 under new head coach Naomi Kolarova, but they have yet to give up a goal in a 1-0 victory versus Middle Tennessee at Morgan Brothers Field on August 17th and a 2-0 road victory at Evansville on August 19th.

APSU Football and Soccer start the fall season strong.

APSU Football and Soccer start the fall season strong.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Athletic storylines to watch as school year nears

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – As summer rounds the bend and heads into the final stretch, there are several early storylines for Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) athletic department to watch as the new school year nears.

Leading the list of storylines is there are still a few staff positions still vacant in the department, including athletic director and head softball coach among others.

The athletic director’s position could be filled very soon, with the university having held interviews with three prospective candidates for the job last week.

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The New Gallery at APSU presents “John Douglas Powers: The Four Winds”

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The New Gallery, with support from the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the APSU Department of Art + Design, is continuing its exciting 2017-18 season with its newest exhibition, “John Douglas Powers: The Four Winds.”

Powers, who made a name for himself with large-scale, intricate and finely crafted kinetic sculptures, is coming to The New Gallery fresh off of a year-long Guggenheim Fellowship.

John Douglas Powers - The Four Winds

John Douglas Powers – The Four Winds

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Austin Peay State University names Dr. Janice Crews as new APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts director

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a cool evening in early February, dozens of people hurried across the Austin Peay State University campus to hear a lecture in the Trahern Building by Hollywood visual effects artist Colie Wertz.

The event, co-sponsored by the APSU Department of Art and Design and the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA), attracted attendees from across Clarksville, interested in hearing from a man who’d worked on films such as “Captain America: Civil War,” and “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.”

Dr. Janice Crews named APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts director.

Dr. Janice Crews named APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts director.

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Tennessee Board of Regents appoints Dr. Flora Tydings as next TBR System Chancellor

 

Tennessee Board of RegentsNashville, TN – The Tennessee Board of Regents voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Flora Tydings as the next chancellor of the Board of Regents system – its ninth chief executive officer since the system’s creation in 1972.

Tydings has been president of Chattanooga State Community College since July 2015. Prior to that, she worked for 19 years in the public Technical College System of Georgia and was president of Athens Technical College in Athens, GA, from 2003 to 2015.

Dr. Flora Tydings

Dr. Flora Tydings

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NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) begins fourth year of studying objects in Space

 

Written by Nicholas A. Veronico
SOFIA Science Center, NASA Ames Research Center

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationMoffett Field, CA – NASA’s “flying” telescope, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) aboard a highly modified Boeing 747SP jetliner, began its fourth series of science flights on February 3rd, 2016.

This operational period, known as “Cycle 4,” is a one-year-long observing period in which SOFIA is scheduled for 106 flights between now and the end of January 2017.

NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) takes off from Palmdale, California at sunset. SOFIA is a partnership of NASA and the German Aerospace Center (DLR); NASA and DLR have collaborated on a range of activities and signed agreements on June 16 to work together to reduce aircraft noise and advance research into rotorcraft. (NASA / Greg Perryman)

NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) takes off from Palmdale, California at sunset. SOFIA is a partnership of NASA and the German Aerospace Center (DLR); NASA and DLR have collaborated on a range of activities and signed agreements on June 16 to work together to reduce aircraft noise and advance research into rotorcraft. (NASA / Greg Perryman)

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Customs House Museum Exhibits Award-Winning Glass Artist Thomas Spake

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Orgain Gallery of the Customs House Museum features the bold and delicate glass of artist Thomas Spake through the remainder of 2015.

Fragile Illumination showcases Spake’s ability to bring hand-blown glass to life with rich textures and pattern.

Glass Artist Thomas Spake.

Glass Artist Thomas Spake.

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