May 25, 2016
Clarksville, TN – Twoprofessors have been awarded summer research grants to further their development as both educators and professionals in their fields.
Associate Professor of Latin American Literary and Cultural Studies Dr. Osvaldo Di Paolo Harrison and Associate Professor of Music, Voice Dr. Jeffrey Williams have each been awarded $5,000 summer research grants by APSU’s Department of Research to develop research projects during the summer, that may place them in a better position to seek external funding.
May 23, 2016
Clarksville, TN – Barry Gresham,instructor of communication, recently received a national award at the Broadcast Education Association’s annual convention in Las Vegas. Gresham won the Faculty Short Form Sports Video Category: Best of Competition for his video, “Reedy Sears – APSU Hall of Fame.”
May 19, 2016
Clarksville, TN – There are mathematicians and there are artists, and then there is the rare breed that find a way to merge two of the most seemingly disparate fields of study imaginable.
math major Paul Watkins does not resemble the “traditional” math student – with long hair and an even longer beard, Watkins looks more like the type who would be at home in an art studio.
May 18, 2016
Clarksville, TN – TheDepartment of Music will host a two-day finger style guitar camp on June 14th-15th for students in grades 4-12.
The camp will promote music literacy through group rehearsals, guitar clinics and workshops, culminating in a guitar ensemble concert to end the camp.
May 17, 2016
Buchanan, TN – On Saturday, May 14th, the 22nd annualGovernors Bass Tournament was held on Kentucky Lake. Boats launched from Paris Landing State Park at 6:00am. There were 187 boats competing for $12,000 in prize money.
Although the forecast was for a clear, sunny day, the start of the tournament was anything but. Clouds rolled in, the wind kicked up making for a cold morning with a lot of chop on the water. As the day went on, the clouds departed and the sunny weather promised presented itself.
May 17, 2016
Montgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization is hosting its annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 10:00am, May 30th, at the William O. Beach Civic Hall, Clarksville.
City and county officials, as well as MCVSO staff will give remarks, with the keynote address given by LTC (Retired) Norman “Greg” Lane, US Army Reserve, who currently serves as the Cadet Success Coordinator, Department of Military Science,ROTC.
Austin Peay State University professor Uffelman contributes chapter to book on rural history of America
May 15, 2016
Clarksville, TN – The vast majority of the country is comprised of large, often underdeveloped, swatches of the Great Plains, Midwest and Appalachia, While the concrete towers dotting the skylines of New York City, Los Angeles and other major metropolitan areas are more frequently associated with the United States.
Rural areas, defined as areas home to 2,500 people or less, make up 72 percent of the United States’ land mass. Despite that overwhelming mass of land, according to the 2010 Census, rural areas contain just 19.3 percent of the country’s total population.
Austin Peay Service-Learning Class helps student join Tennessee Theatre Association’s Board of Directors
May 13, 2016
Clarksville, TN –student Emily Horton was recently appointed to the Tennessee Theatre Association’s (TTA) Board of Directors as a student representative.
Horton worked with the TTA last semester as part of an APSU service-learning course.
Austin Peay to hold Free Photo Shoot by Professional Photographers for Military-Affiliated Individuals, Families
May 10, 2016
Clarksville, TN – On June 15th, a group of professional university photographers will take over theRed Barn and convert the building’s old basketball court into a temporary photo studio.
From 2:00pm-5:00pm that afternoon, these photographers—known for creating official and iconic images for institutions across the country like the University of Wisconsin, Baylor University and Wake Forest University —will take free portraits of any local individual with a direct military connection—including active duty soldiers, veterans and their families.
May 5, 2016
Clarksville, TN – On April 26th, during’s Annual Scholarship Donor Dinner, Wayne Ard, and his late wife, Marianne, and Ron Morton were honored for their strong support of the University.
Ard, president of Ard Construction,received the 2016 Tennessee Board of Regents’ Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. Morton, owner of the largest number of H&R Block franchises in the country, was presented with the University’s 2016 Academic Advocate Award.