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

Freshman Convocation

(Posted on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022)

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

GO Weekend is PACKED with activities for new and returning students. Check the GO Weekend webpage for a full list and for updates, but here’s a highlight from each day:

Wednesday, Aug. 17

Thursday, Aug. 18

Friday, Aug. 19

Saturday, Aug. 20

Sunday, Aug. 21

Freshman, employee convocations

Freshman Convocation is at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, in the Dunn Center. Parents and families are welcome to attend this ceremonial gathering to kick of their students’ Austin Peay careers. President Mike Licari is promising a re-imagined event more like a pep rally to introduce freshmen to campus life and get them excited for the start of the college experience.

Licari’s fall convocation address to faculty and staff will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15, at the Mabry Concert Hall of the Music/Mass Communication Building. APSU and Middle College faculty and staff, APSU retirees, bookstore employees, and Sodexo and CMTI employees are all invited to attend and should check their email for more details.

Paula Kovarik

‘Paula Kovarik: Herd’ to launch new season at The New Gallery

Artist Paula Kovarik – who expresses herself through the medium of fabric and thread – will open the first exhibit of The New Gallery’s 2022-23 season on Aug. 17.

Kovarik also will visit Austin Peay’s Clarksville campus for a 6 p.m. artist lecture on Aug. 31 at the Art + Design building, Room 120.

She’ll have a reception and gallery talk from noon-1:30 p.m., Sept. 1, at The New Gallery in the Art + Design building.

And during Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk – from 5-7:30 p.m. on Sept. 1 – she’ll have an art-making demonstration at The New Gallery.

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