Clarksville, TN – Earlier this year, Marcus Hayes,associate professor of dance, was awarded a prestigious Maxine Smith Fellowship by the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR).
The TBR established the highly selective Smith Fellows program in 2002 to provide advanced administrative training and career development opportunities to African American employees.
Mid-South Sociological Association invites Austin Peay’s Ogbonna-McGruder to discuss her book at annual conference
Clarksville, TN – Earlier this month, Dr. Chinyere Ogbonna-McGruder,professor of public management and criminal justice, accepted an invitation to North Charleston, South Carolina, to discuss her 2009 book, “Voices from the Inside: Case Studies from a Tennessee Women’s Prison,” at the Mid-South Sociological Association’s 42nd Annual Conference.
Clarksville, TN – In any form, writing is the expression of an author’s view of the world. Some write to educate or entertain, while others write simply to document the people, places and events of the time.
Still, others can see the potential of the medium for something else; the really special ones see writing as a way to provoke uncertainty, and maybe make sense of the nonsensical along the way.
Clarksville, TN – During last week’s fall break, three groups ofstudents participated in Alternative Break Trips through the University’s Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement. Collectively, these students completed more than 400 hours of community service.
Austin Peay State University Department of Agriculture to host Alumni Harvest, Farm Facility Open House
Clarksville, TN – When theDepartment of Agriculture was a long way from being the fastest-growing college department of agriculture in Tennessee that it is today, one man believed in the potential of both the department and the APSU Farm, a 440-acre plot of land now known as the Farm and Environmental Education Center.
“Dr. Gaines Hunt single-handedly kept the APSU Farm going for several years – sometimes with his own equipment, time and money,” John Bartee Jr., co-chair of the APSU agriculture advisory committee, said. “From an alumni perspective, he’s had a huge impact on the department and the university.”
Clarksville, TN – Soldiers may deploy into combat as a unit, but too often, the journey home is lonely and discouraging. Combat veterans – both men and women – may make the physical journey successfully back to the states but finding the way home after war – navigating the pain, the losses and the guilt – can take years. You can help, though.
Join SAFE: Soldiers and Families Embraced, community leaders and your neighbors on Thursday, November 10th, 2016, to share a meal at the organization’s annual fundraising breakfast, “Lighting the Way Home.”
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam appoints Eight to serve on Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees
APSU to Have Increased Autonomy with Local Governing Board
Clarksville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has appointed eight individuals to the newly created institutional governing board at.
The purpose of the appointments is to give the University increased autonomy to support student success as the state continues its Drive to 55 Initiative. Austin Peay State University’s governing board is one of six to be appointed by the governor, a result of the governor’s FOCUS Act passed by the Tennessee General Assembly earlier this year.
Clarksville, TN – Once again this fall, the Clarksville Street Department will offer free pickup of yard debris, leaves and limbs.
The fall service period will begin Monday, October 24th and continue through December 5th.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will host its annual Halloween at Fort Defiance event on Friday, October 28th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the fort located at 120 Duncan Street.
Visitors are invited to gather around the bonfire to listen to four haunting tales of woe and terror based upon historical events. Don’t be afraid, Fort Defiance isn’t haunted…we think!
Clarksville, TN – Forget your cell phone, your tablet or any other mobile device, and try to imagine that you’re sitting at a desktop computer for the very first time. How do you use the mouse? What is the “F1” button for on the keyboard? How do you access the Internet?
“Technology has been pervasive in my life since kindergarten, so there’s a lot of things about computers that we take for granted,” Blake Crozier, ancomputer science student, said. “Things that we intuitively understand have to be taught with sensitivity to many senior citizens.”