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Austin Peay State University alumni Billy Teets promoted to lead Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) physics alumnus Billy Teets (’04) has been promoted to director of Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory.

Teets has worked at Dyer for more than 14 years and took the helm there as interim director last summer after the retirement of longtime director Rocky Alvey.

Austin Peay State University alnumli Billy Teets. (Vanderbilt University)

Austin Peay State University alumni Billy Teets. (Vanderbilt University)

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Austin Peay State University German professor finds peace during COVID-19 through wood working

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – After a long day of teaching in front of a computer screen, Dr. Beatrix Brockman blinks her red eyes, steps away from her desk and heads into the garage, with its concrete floors and overwhelming smell of sawdust. In this cavernous space, it sometimes feels as if she has stepped back in time into her father’s workshop.

 Dr. Beatrix Brockman. (APSU)

Dr. Beatrix Brockman. (APSU)

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Montgomery County hires Elizabeth Quinton as New Program Event Manager for Downtown Commons

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government recently hired Elizabeth Quinton as the Downtown Commons’ Program Event Manager. She will be responsible for the management, planning and execution of events that take place at Downtown Commons as well as assisting with social media and marketing for Montgomery County.

Quinton brings with her experience in event planning and marketing most recently from Vanderbilt University.

Montgomery County's Downtown Commons’ Program Event Manager Elizabeth Quinton

Montgomery County’s Downtown Commons’ Program Event Manager Elizabeth Quinton

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Meet Austin Peay State University nursing student Oliver Smith, Nightingale award winner

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – “Overwhelmingly you just hear about Austin Peay State University’s nursing program. In high school, it’s all I heard – APSU has a good nursing program. It’s the best public nursing program you can get in Tennessee,” said Oliver Smith.

Austin Peay State University nursing student Oliver Smith. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University nursing student Oliver Smith. (APSU)

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Corpse Flower at Nashville Zoo is about to Bloom

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Something stinky is about to bloom at Nashville Zoo and, if they hurry, a few lucky guests will have a chance to see and smell this rare occurrence.

Inside the Zoo’s Aviary located in the Unseen New World, Amorphophallus titanum, more commonly known as a corpse flower is about to bloom.

The corpse flower is considered to be one of the largest flowers in the world growing to more than ten feet in height. The seasonal plant consists of a single leaf that grows to the size of a small tree.

Corpse Flower at Nashville Zoo

Corpse Flower at Nashville Zoo

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APSU ROTC cadets honored with the University’s eighth MacArthur Award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The U.S. Army on Wednesday awarded the Austin Peay State University (APSU) ROTC programs the MacArthur Award, which recognizes the eight best ROTC programs in the country.

Clemmer places the MacArthur Award streamer on the Austin Peay State University Army ROTC colors, held by Master Sergeant Marcus Gurule, APSU senior military instructor. (APSU)

Clemmer places the MacArthur Award streamer on the Austin Peay State University Army ROTC colors, held by Master Sergeant Marcus Gurule, APSU senior military instructor. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University names 2020 Alumni Award Winners

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This November, Austin Peay State University will honor six distinguished individuals with this year’s APSU Alumni Awards at a small gathering of their personal guests and several University officials.

Austin Peay State University Outstanding Alumni Award recipients (L to R) Dr. Camille Holt and Joe Giles. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Outstanding Alumni Award recipients (L to R) Dr. Camille Holt and Joe Giles. (APSU)

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This Week at APSU: Board of Trustees to meet Thursday, Friday

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On September 17th-18th, 2020,  the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Board of Trustees will host its fall meetings. To watch the meetings live, visit https://apsu.zoom.us/j/96474832734.

Austin Peay State University Campus. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Campus. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University art professors featured in Cheekwood pandemic exhibit ‘@home’

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – You have until September 20th, 2020 to see the work of two Austin Peay State University (APSU) professors in a pandemic-themed exhibit at Cheekwood Estate & Gardens in Nashville Tennessee.

Untitled - by Alex Blau.

Untitled – by Alex Blau.

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Marsha Blackburn Report: Fighting for Our Military

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – As members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, my colleagues and I are hard at work on this year’s national defense authorization legislation. 

I’m focused on encouraging American innovation and creating high-skilled job opportunities for the Volunteer State, fighting for Tennessee’s military community, and confronting 21st century threats.

If the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic has made one thing clear, it’s that we can no longer rely on communist China.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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