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University of Tennessee names Danny White Athletics Director

 

University of TennesseeKnoxville, TN – Dr. Danny White, recently ranked the fourth-best athletic director in the country by Stadium, will become the new athletic director at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Chancellor Donde Plowman announced today, Thursday, January 21st, 2021.

His consistent record of transforming college athletic programs to win championships, drive growth, and achieve success, have made him a rising star in college athletics.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation names Robin Burton Executive Director

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Education FoundationClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation has selected Robin Burton as its Executive Director. Ms. Burton most recently was director of marketing for Premiere Speakers Bureau in Franklin.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation Executive Director Robin Burton.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation Executive Director Robin Burton.

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APSU Women’s Basketball begins OVC Season at home against Southeast Missouri

 

Austin Peay (9-2 | 0-0 OVC) vs. Southeast Missouri (8-3 | 0-0 OVC)

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 | 5:30pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

APSU Women's BasketballClarksville, TN – After winning nine games before the end of December for the first time in program history, Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball is set to kick off Ohio Valley Conference play with a 5:30pm, Thursday, contest against Southeast Missouri in the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay State University Women's Basketball kicks off the new year against Southeast Missouri at the Dunn Center, Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Women’s Basketball kicks off the new year against Southeast Missouri at the Dunn Center, Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Dance Program recognized for excellence at regional conference

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU) 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Theatre and Dance attended the American College Dance Association (ACDA) South Region conference March 9th-12th, 2019 at the University of Mississippi. Both works of choreography submitted for blind adjudication were selected for inclusion in the culminating gala performance.

APSU junior dance major Alexandria Heide’s work, Limbic, was described as “powerful movement juxtaposed with softness and emotion” by one of the adjudicators.

APSU junior dance major Alexandria Heide’s work, Limbic, was described as “powerful movement juxtaposed with softness and emotion” by one of the adjudicators.

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Tennessee Titans promote Arthur Smith to Offensive Coordinator

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans elevated Arthur Smith to Offensive Coordinator from his previous role coaching tight ends.

Smith has been on the Titans coaching staff for eight years (2011-18), earning the trust of four different head coaches. Overall, he has 12 years of coaching experience with 10 of those coming at the NFL level.

“I am excited for Arthur and for our team to be able to elevate a deserving coach,” said Titans head coach Mike Vrabel. “I was impressed throughout the season in game plan meetings with his ideas, in-game with his understanding of situations and the ability to get the most out of his position group.”

Tennessee Titans new Offensive Coordinator Arthur Smith. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans new Offensive Coordinator Arthur Smith. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

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Families find a home at Austin Peay over several generations

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Alisha Jerles Horn (’09, ’12) never knew her grandfather, but sometimes, while walking across campus, she pictures him as a tall college student, dressed in an old-fashioned basketball uniform. William Grayford Nutt arrived at Austin Peay in 1937 as a 19-year-old athlete, and sometimes Horn imagines him waving at a pretty, young woman.

Alisha Jerles Horn and her father, Dr. Joe Jerles, look at an old Austin Peay yearbook.

Alisha Jerles Horn and her father, Dr. Joe Jerles, look at an old Austin Peay yearbook.

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APSU’s Amanda Walker appointed to Tennessee Regional Planning Commission

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Amanda Walker, director of career services at Austin Peay State University, was recently appointed to the State of Tennessee Regional Planning Commission for the Clarksville-Montgomery County Region.

Walker was nominated by Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and was confirmed by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Office.

Amanda Walker, APSU Director of Career Services.

Amanda Walker, APSU Director of Career Services.

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Instant Peay Play: Long-time APSU Coach, Administrator Cheryl Holt set to retire

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – This coming Friday, June 30th, will see the career of long-time Austin Peay State University coach and administrator Cheryl Holt come full circle, as she is set to retire after 35-plus years of service to the university.

Holt, who first came to Austin Peay to earn her master’s degree in the early 1970’s after graduating from The Ohio State University, returned to the school in 1982 to become the head volleyball and tennis coach after serving at both the University of Mississippi and the University of Miami as volleyball coach.

Austin Peay Associate Athletics Director and Senior Woman Administrator Cheryl Holt set to retire this Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Associate Athletics Director and Senior Woman Administrator Cheryl Holt set to retire this Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University’s Phi Alpha Theta wins eighth Best Chapter Award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – While much of America focused on each word said during the recent first presidential debate, something else was gnawing at the back of the mind of Austin Peay State University professor of history, Dr. Minoa Uffelman.

For the last seven years, the University’s Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society (PAT), which Uffelman advises, has been recognized each fall with the national Best Chapter Award, but September was drawing to a close without word on a possible eighth consecutive award.

Austin Peay President Dr. Alisa White with the University's Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society (PAT).

Austin Peay President Dr. Alisa White with the University’s Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society (PAT).

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Award-winning poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil to give reading at APSU on September 15th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Award-winning author Aimee Nezhukumatathil will be on the campus of Austin Peay State University for a reading of her work on September 15th at 8:00pm in the Morgan University Center, Room 303.

The event, sponsored by Zone 3 Press and the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is free and open to the public.

Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Aimee Nezhukumatathil

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