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From Bobby the Bobcat to the Gov, incoming mascot ready to ‘write my story’ at Austin Peay
From Bobby the Bobcat to the Gov, incoming mascot ready to 'write my story' at Austin Peay

There's a new Gov mascot in town! AJ, also known as Bobby the Bobcat from Greenbrier High School, recently accepted an APSU Gov mascot scholarship that is the first of its kind.

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Student spotlight: Transfer student Austin Kerr found purpose, encouragement at APSU - and then a job
Student spotlight: Transfer student Austin Kerr found purpose, encouragement at APSU - and now a job

This summer, recent Austin Peay State University graduate Austin Kerr hoped that an internship at VK Integrated Systems in Clarksville would lead to a full-time job - and it did.

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Wills and Licari
APSU honors outstanding employees with 2022 staff awards

Earlier this summer, the Austin Peay State University Office of Human Resources and the University's Staff Senate honored several outstanding staff members during an awards ceremony

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Clarksville Youth Orchestra to hold fall auditions on Aug. 29 at Austin Peay
Clarksville Youth Orchestra to hold fall auditions on Aug. 29 at Austin Peay

Entering its second year with Austin Peay State University's Community School of the Arts, the Clarksville Youth Orchestra (CYO) will have fall auditions from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 29.

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Historic Bill Will Protect One of North America's Fastest Disappearing Ecosystems

If passed, the bipartisan North American Grasslands Conservation Act of 2022 will address important conservation, management and research issues related to grasslands.

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Austin Peay art student immersed in opportunity, discovery of Hazel Smith fellowship
Austin Peay art student immersed in opportunity, discovery of Hazel Smith fellowship

In its second year, Austin Peay State University's Hazel Smith Summer Research Fellowship again delivered "a wonderful opportunity" for a student to immerse herself in the university's art collection.

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APSU PR and Marketing wins 11 awards at 2022 TCPRA state conference

The Tennessee College Public Relations Association is an alliance of communicators across the state representing public and private colleges and universities, technical schools, technology centers and community colleges.

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Ron and Andrea Morton
APSU to host the Ron & Andrea Morton Family Track Naming on Sept. 9

Ronald L. Morton, a 1970 graduate, is a former student-athlete for the APSU Track and Field team who set a school record for the three-mile and was named the school's "Leading Runner" by the APSU newspaper.

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This Week at Austin Peay: Freshmen move in on Wednesday!
This Week at Austin Peay: Freshmen move in on Wednesday!

Freshmen start moving in for the fall semester on Wednesday, Aug. 17, and that also signals the beginning of Govs Orientation (GO) Weekend.

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‘We are our history’: Austin Peay’s Barry Jones uses Baldwin texts in latest exhibition on empathy
'We are our history': Austin Peay's Barry Jones uses Baldwin texts in latest exhibition on empathy

Austin Peay State University Professor Barry Jones’ art exhibition titled “Lesson 6 (James Baldwin)” is scheduled to open on Aug. 17 in the Union Grove Gallery at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

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Follow the ‘Herd’ to The New Gallery – the work of Paula Kovarik opens exhibition season
Follow the 'Herd' to The New Gallery - the work of Paula Kovarik opens exhibition season

The New Gallery at Austin Peay State University, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the Department of Art + Design, is pleased to kick off the 2022-23 exhibition season with "Herd," a solo exhibition by experimental quilter Paula Kovarik.

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Dr. Amy Hamlin
APSU recognizes outstanding professors with 2022 Faculty Awards

On Aug. 8, Austin Peay State University President Mike Licari honored several outstanding faculty members during an awards ceremony in the Mabry Concert Hall.

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Five Austin Peay STEM students gain unique research, cultural experiences during summer
Five Austin Peay STEM students gain unique research, cultural experiences during summer

Their trips were part of a three-year, $300,000 International Research Experience for Students (IRES) grant from the National Science Foundation that will send 18 Austin Peay College of STEM students to universities in the Czech Republic, France and Poland.

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APSU's Rennerfeldt to talk mindful movement on Close Up Radio

Margaret Rennerfeldt, a dancer with specialized training as a Somatic Movement Educator, has spent her career developing insights into how one's body moves, flows and expresses emotion.

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African American Employee Council enters third year with eye on expanding visibility, reach
African American Employee Council enters third year with eye on expanding visibility, reach

In the coming year, the organization will focus on recruiting and retention of Black faculty and staff and connecting with Black-owned businesses in the community.

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APSU names Henson as new director of health and counseling services

Dr. Crystal Henson received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from APSU in 2001, and she went on to earn her master's degree and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Western Kentucky University.

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Theatre classes return to APSU’s Community School of the Arts, add to its diverse offerings
Theatre classes return to APSU's Community School of the Arts, add to its diverse offerings

The Community School of the Arts (CSA) at Austin Peay State University has unveiled its fall class slate, including the exciting return of theatre classes for children and adults.

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Student graduating in College of Education
APSU graduates first students from nationally recognized Grow Your Own teacher residency program

In 2019, Austin Peay and the school system launched the state’s first education residency program, providing 20 recent high school graduates and 20 CMCSS teacher’s aides with an accelerated path to become full-time teachers in local schools.

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Four Austin Peay music students selected to perform at national flute convention this month
Four Austin Peay music students selected to perform at national flute convention this month

Three undergraduate Austin Peay State University flute students have been selected to perform this month in the National Flute Association's (NFA) Collegiate Flute Choir, and one graduate student will perform in the Professional Flute Choir.

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GOMB band
APSU president and first lady generously support the Governors Own Marching Band Fund of Excellence

The Austin Peay State University Foundation recently received a generous gift from APSU President Mike Licari and APSU First Lady Kirsten Licari to support the Governors Own Marching Band (GOMB).

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APSU math students
APSU math students visit Jamaica for service-learning study abroad

Earlier this summer, a group of APSU math students and their professor visited the town of May Pen, Jamaica, where they spent a few days teaching at Bustamante High School.

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APSU to host summer commencement ceremony on Friday

At 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 5, Austin Peay State University will host a commencement ceremony in the Dunn Center to honor the University's Summer 2022 graduates.

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Eric Morgan
APSU Career Services welcomes Morgan as new director

Eric Morgan plans to integrate National Association of Colleges and Employers-backed career readiness competencies into the student experience at APSU.

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New Logo
APSU unveils redesigned logo to expand University's reach

The iconic "AP," developed more than 40 years ago, remains, but fonts have been updated and the words "Clarksville, Tennessee" now accompany the University's visual identity.

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Community School of the Arts’ summer arts camp immerses children in creative experiences
Community School of the Arts' summer arts camp immerses children in creative experiences

Evelyn Damron, 10, and her friend, Larissa Capitani, 8, not only loved the pieces they made during the daily ceramics workshops at the Community School of the Arts (CSA) summer arts camp, they loved everything they did at the weeklong day camp.

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