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This Week at Austin Peay: APSU Fall Festival coming this week

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(Posted on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021)

The APSU Fall Festival is from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, in the Morgan University Center Plaza.

Austin Peay students, faculty and staff will get free food, music and games, as well as giveaways, food trucks and organizational booths.

Sean Henry

Nashville Predators CEO to speak on campus

Austin Peay students can hear from Nashville Predators President and CEO Sean Henry as he shares his story and lessons in leadership at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, at the Morgan University Center Ballroom.

To RSVP to the event, visit this link.

The event is part of the Legends Bank Legends of Business Speaker Series.

Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week lunch & learn

The campus community is invited to a free Chipotle-catered lunch and learn event from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, at Morgan University Center Room 312.

The event is part of Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week and will include a short documentary about the issues that the community faces. Food waste from the event will be composted at the SOS Food Pantry Victory Gardens.

Grad cap decorating at the ANTS Center

Upcoming graduates can decorate their graduation caps from 2-6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, at the Adult, Nontraditional and Transfer Student Center (ANTS) in Morgan University Center Room 111.

Parents can bring their children to place their handprints on the caps, and the center also will have graduation caps for children.

Syjuco

‘Preserve & Protect’ at The New Gallery continues

“Preserve & Protect” – a new exhibit at The New Gallery in the Art + Design building through Dec. 10 – looks at the complex ways in which textiles, particularly garments, relay the resilience of a culture – worn for protection but also as a way to project one’s identity. These textiles have the power to preserve but also rewrite cultural history.

Artists in the exhibit include Anangookwe Wolf, Paul Rucker, Winnie van der Rijn, Michael Sylvan Robinson and Stephanie Syjuco.

This exhibition – which is co-curated by Michael Dickins, Austin Peay’s director of galleries, and Erika Diamond, assistant director of CVA galleries at Chautauqua Institution – also will be open during the next Clarksville First Thursday Art Walk from 5-7:30 p.m. on Dec. 2.

The exhibit and all events are free and open to the public.

A virtual tour of the exhibition is available at www.apsu.edu/art-design/thenewgallery.

Hours for The New Gallery are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday- Friday, closed on weekends and holidays, and follow the university’s academic calendar.

For more information about this exhibition, contact Dickins at dickinsm@apsu.edu.

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