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How Austin Peay State University’s Distance Ed went Digital to help keep Campus running during COVID-19 Pandemic

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a quiet afternoon in early March, Austin Peay State University (APSU) director of Distance Education Amor Moran gathered her team and told them to start drawing up a plan of attack.

Colleges across the country were beginning to move all classes online due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, and while Austin Peay State University still remained fully open, her office needed to be prepared for such an unprecedented event.

The Austin Peay State University Distance Education Team. (APSU)

The Austin Peay State University Distance Education Team. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University loaning MiFi wireless routers to rural students without internet access

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Distance Education Office is now loaning a limited number of MiFi tablets for students in rural areas with limited or no internet access at no cost to APSU students. A MiFi is a wireless router that acts as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot.

A MiFi is a wireless router that acts as a mobile hotspot. (APSU)

A MiFi is a wireless router that acts as a mobile hotspot. (APSU)

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CDE Lightband Partners with Montgomery County to bring Gig Speed to Wade Borne Nature Center

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Wade Bourne Nature Center, a new nature center currently being constructed by Montgomery County Government in the heart of Rotary Park, will also feature Gig Speed Internet capabilities provided through CDE Lightband. Montgomery County Parks and Recreation, who currently operates the 111-acre public access park, has announced an agreement with CDE Lightband to provide high-speed internet services to the nature center facility and areas within Rotary Park.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and CDE Lightband’s Christy Batts pose with prototype educational panels that will be installed around the exterior of the Wade Bourne Nature Center in Rotary Park.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and CDE Lightband’s Christy Batts pose with prototype educational panels that will be installed around the exterior of the Wade Bourne Nature Center in Rotary Park.

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs offers Consumers Tips to Protect Tech Gifts from Scammers, Thieves

 

Tennessee Division of Consumer Affairs Warns of Porch Pirates, Urges Caution with Public Wi-Fi

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN – Technology-themed gifts are popular among holiday shoppers but, unfortunately, technology and modern conveniences can give scammers and thieves new windows into ruining the holidays. 

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library to hold Library Card Design Contest

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library is hosting a library card design contest to celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month.

Since 1987, Library Card Sign-up Month has been held each September to mark the beginning of the school year. During the month, the American Library Association and libraries join together in a national effort to ensure every child signs up for their own library card.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

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Dodging the Roadkill: Dear Hotels, We need to talk about your Wi-Fi

 

Dodging the Roadkill - A Biker's JourneyClarksville, TN – We all have our favorite hotel chains. We each have different needs and expectations when we travel. But the one thing that is absolutely imperative for me is the internet.

I’m writing stories on the road and I need a good connection. But not only that, we ALL could use good WI-FI for all of our social media and email.

Most hotels fail miserably.

When I bought my motorcycle and started traveling, I immediately noticed that the “free Wi-Fi” advertised by the hotels I stayed in was a miserable excuse for bandwidth. It took forever to connect, took forever to load the page, and watch a video or live stream?

“Fuh-get-about it!”

Why is there a lack of good internet connections today at hotels.

Why is there a lack of good internet connections today at hotels.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library now offers Mobile Printing and Mobile HotSpots

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library is excited to announce that patrons can now send print jobs from personal desktop computers and handheld devices for printing at the library.

The library is also introducing mobile hotspots for patrons to check out using their library card.

Patrons can now send print jobs to the library from their laptop or desktop computer, from a tablet or smart phone, or through email.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

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Tennessee Highway Patrol’s Identity Crimes Unit Encourages You to Defend Yourself Against Identity Theft

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol’s (THP) Identity Crimes Unit (ICU) wants to help Tennesseans protect themselves from falling victim to identity theft.  Cyber Monday has officially kicked off the online shopping season, so online shoppers are reminded to take precaution when entering your personal information.

The ICU has compiled several tips that can help keep online shoppers, and their electronic devices protected from identity thieves. 

For additional information on identity crimes please visit our website at http://tn.gov/safety/article/icu

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs Reminds Holiday Shoppers to Use Caution with Public Wi-Fi

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and InsuranceNashville, TN – With many shoppers preparing to score holiday gift deals for Christmas, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs warns consumers to be wary of hackers that use public Wi-Fi to glean sensitive information.

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Jenkins & Wynne Dealership Goes Bold at New Location in Clarksville

 

Hi-Tech, Soft Touch, Artistic Flair and More

Jenkins and WynneClarksville, TN – In the early days of the auto, showrooms like those on Seattle’s Auto Row were replete with bells and whistles. Chandeliers lit up the floors, highlighting each vehicle’s chrome trim.

By 1954, Frank Lloyd Wright had designed a New York City auto showroom that included a spiral ramp and a turntable interior – it was a glistening museum for the Age of the Automobile.

At the new facilities at 2655 Trenton Road, there is on-site parking for a whopping 1,150 vehicles.

At the new facilities at 2655 Trenton Road, there is on-site parking for a whopping 1,150 vehicles.

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