April 1, 2014
Clarksville, TN – “Are you a subject or are you a citizen?” That was an important question for many Senegalese men during World War II, when they joined the Colonial French Army.
In their everyday lives, these individuals saw little difference between supporting the French Government and merely living within its colonial borders. But as soldiers, they quickly realized where they ranked in the government’s eyes. [Read more]
March 26, 2014
Clarksville, TN – Many Americans view Andrew Jackson as a frontiersman who fought duels, killed Indians and stole another man’s wife. Historians have traditionally presented Jackson as a man who struggled to overcome obstacles and helped create a more democratic United States.
In his compelling new biography of Jackson published by LSU Press, historian Mark R. Cheathem argues for a reassessment of these long-held views, suggesting that in fact “Old Hickory” lived as an elite Southern gentleman.
February 14, 2014
Clarksville, TN – On February 24th, 255 Middle and High School students from seven surrounding counties, along with their teachers, parents and supporters, will converge on thecampus for the annual Tennessee History Day event.
The University was selected two years ago as the host site for the newly formed North Middle Tennessee district of the national competition. [Read more]
Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to feature APSU Agriculture professor Rodney Mills on Thursday, January 30th
January 28, 2014
Clarksville, TN – Ananimal science professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.
Dr. Rodney Mills, assistant professor of animal science, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, January 30th, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The title of his lecture is “Development of a Sustainable Beef Production System: A Case Study of the APSU Farm and Environmental Education Center.”
January 23, 2014
Clarksville, TN – TheAlumni Relations Office will host its Ninth Annual Career Networking Event from 9:00am to 1:00pm on February 19th, in the campus’ Morgan University Center Ballroom.
This networking event, which is free and open to all students, allows successful APSU alumni to share their experiences and offer practical advice about their respective fields. [Read more]
Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series features Geosciences professor Gentry January 23rd
January 22, 2014
Clarksville, TN – Angeosciences professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.
Dr. Christopher Gentry, associate professor of geography, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, January 23rd, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. [Read more]
January 15, 2014
Clarksville, TN – At 11:00am on February 5th, noted dyslexia advocate andalumna Ruth Fuller Lature (’63, ’76) will sign copies of her new book, “Dyslexia: A Teacher’s Journey,” in the Morgan University Center.
Lature spent 35 years as a public school teacher in Kentucky, where she quickly developed a passion for students with reading disabilities.
November 21, 2013
Clarksville, TN – Anbiology professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.
Dr. Dwayne Estes, APSU associate professor of biology, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, November 21st, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. [Read more]
November 13, 2013
Clarksville, TN – Angeology professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.
Dr. Kallina Dunkle, APSU assistant professor of geology, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, November 14th, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. Her lecture will be about preferential flow paths in complex hydrogeologic settings. [Read more]
Tennessee Literary Luminaries Author, Sue Freeman Culverhouse, to hold book signing at APSU November 12th
November 11, 2013
Clarksville, TN – Sue Freeman Culverhouse, staff writer for Clarksvilleonline.com, has just released her new book, Tennessee Literary Luminaries: From Cormac McCarthy to Robert Penn Warren (The History Press, Charleston, SC, 2013).
Already receiving rave reviews, Tennessee Literary Luminaries encompasses the biographies of 11 Tennessee authors: Robert Penn Warren, Alex Haley, Cormac McCarthy, William Gay, Peter Taylor, Eleanor Ross Taylor, Alice Randall, A. Scott Pearson, Bud Willis, Amy Greene and Marshall Chapman.