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Tennessee Launches “Do Your Part, Stay Apart” Campaign

 

Tennesseans join together to fight COVID-19

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – The State of Tennessee today launches a public service announcement campaign that urges all Tennesseans to adopt preventive health measures to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Austin Peay State University GIS Center leads statewide effort to produce face shields to combat Coronavirus

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) GIS Center is leading a statewide effort to produce face shields for medical workers battling the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Tennessee.

Ben Meisch and Austin Peay State University GIS Center Project Manager Doug Catellier examine a 3D printer at work on a shield frame. (APSU)

Ben Meisch and Austin Peay State University GIS Center Project Manager Doug Catellier examine a 3D printer at work on a shield frame. (APSU)

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Tennessee’s Community, Technical Colleges assist in project to help protect Health Professionals

 

Tennessee Board of Regents - TBRNashville, TN – Tennessee’s community and technical colleges are playing a major role in a crash project by the state’s public higher education system to manufacture face shields to help protect Tennessee health professionals during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Using 3D printers, Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology at Elizabethton, Jackson, Morristown, Murfreesboro and Shelbyville,  and Jackson State and Pellissippi State community colleges manufactured 858 headbands from Saturday through Monday afternoon that will be used for plastic face shields.

Effort produces over 1500 pieces of protective equipment in three days.

Effort produces over 1500 pieces of protective equipment in three days.

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Marsha Blackburn Leads Effort to Distance American Universities from Confucius Institutes

 

‘We Should Not Bow to Repressive Chinese Propaganda Systems’

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) seeks to minimize Chinese efforts to exert inappropriate influence on American university campuses through Confucius Institutes, which repress free speech and discourage transparency.

Congressional efforts have led to the closure of many Institutes, yet many remain. Senator Blackburn is leading a two-part effort to ensure that the existing Confucius Institutes in the United States abide by standards of transparency and academic freedom.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Marsha Blackburn Report: Cracking Down on Illegal Immigration

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Tennessee is no stranger to the tragedies that occur when criminal illegal immigrants get behind the wheel. In 2018, 22 year-old Pierce Corcoran of Knoxville was fatally struck in a head-on collision caused by an illegal alien who was later deported.

In 2019, another Knoxville resident, Debbie Burgess, was killed in a hit and run accident caused by an illegal alien with a lengthy criminal history. These tragedies are not limited to Tennessee, which is why I introduced legislation that will make our communities safer.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Tennessee Board of Education says Nine Programs Exceed Expectations in Latest Educator Preparation Report Card

 

Tennessee State Board of EducationNashville, 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 Board of Education releases annual Educator Preparation Report Card.

Tennessee Board of Education releases annual Educator Preparation Report Card.

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Austin Peay State University 2019: A Year in Review

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Earlier this month, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) associate provost for research and dean of the College of Graduate Studies Dr. Chad Brooks summed up the year 2019 in a single sentence.

“It’s a very optimistic time for Austin Peay,” he said.

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Austin Peay State University, University of Memphis form 3+3 agreement for Law Degree

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Political Science and Public Management recently established an agreement with the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law to provide a six-year path to obtain a law degree.

The Austin Peay State University Department of Political Science and Public Management is housed in the Clement Building. (APSU)

The Austin Peay State University Department of Political Science and Public Management is housed in the Clement Building. (APSU)

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Marsha Blackburn Report: Honoring Our Veterans

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – We are forever indebted to our veterans for their sacrifice on behalf of this country.

Their heroism has made the United States a global beacon of hope, and I dedicate my work with the Veterans Affairs and Armed Services Committees to supporting and caring for our best and bravest when they finally return home.

Improving Health Care For Rural Tennesseans: Tennesseans are rightly worried that as rural hospitals close, they will be left without access to health care.

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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