Austin Peay State University adds new computer networking concentration for Bachelor of Science degree
April 15, 2014
Clarksville, TN – Tucked down a hallway in the newMaynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building, there’s a little-known computer lab that operates off the main campus grid. The 24 PCs that line the room have access to the internet, but they are not part of the APSU network.
“They’re totally disconnected from anything on campus,” Dr. Bruce Myers, chair of the APSU Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, said. “We use it to teach computer networking, but to teach that, you can’t just take your typical computer in a lab and let people starting working. They’re going to reconfigure things.” [Read more]
April 14, 2014
Clarksville, TN – On March 20th, forty-one Clarksville Academy Chemistry Students, sponsored by Jennifer Moore, participated as individuals in the 62nd Annual Middle Tennessee Science and Engineering Fair.
April 12, 2014
Clarksville, TN – In 2011, Dr. Minoa Uffelman,associate professor of history, set out to honor the legacy of her late father, O.S. Uffelman.
For several decades, he’d inspired countless individuals as a teacher, coach, principal and superintendent of Houston County Schools. Since education was so important to her father, Minoa and her husband, Joel Evans, decided to create the O.S. Uffelman Exemplary History Student Award at APSU.
April 10, 2014
Clarksville, TN – In 2010, anlibrary professor named Inga Filippo approached Kathy Heuston, associate professor of communication, about producing a short video on the famed advice columnist and Clarksville native Dorothy Dix.
The University’s Felix G. Woodward Library houses the Dorothy Dix Collection, the most comprehensive collection available on the journalist, but after looking over the material, Heuston proposed something a little more ambitious – a short documentary on Dix.
April 10, 2014
Springfield, TN – For several decades, the late Stokes Brown worked to improve the health of his community in Robertson County. He was instrumental in bringing the first hospital to the area, and later as a member of the hospital board, he supported a special fund that paid medical bills for the impoverished.
Earlier this month, the Robertson County community again benefited from his generous legacy when the Brown Family Foundation endowed a six-figure nursing scholarship at.
April 9, 2014
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – The 20th annualGovernors Bass Tournament is just five weeks away.
This year’s edition will be held Saturday, May 10th, at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing, Tenn., State Park. Last season’s tourney drew 282 boats—14 more than in 2012, despite entrants being forced to utilize the back entrance because of flooding.
April 8, 2014
Clarksville, TN – Earlier this month, members of the Acuff Circle of Excellence Executive Board presentedwith a check for $25,000 to endow the new Acuff Circle of Excellence Arts Scholarship.
The mission of the Acuff Circle is to advance the role of arts and culture at APSU and in the Clarksville-Montgomery County community.
April 7, 2014
Clarksville, TN – Dr. Sharon Mabry may be a nationally renowned singer and performer, but theprofessor of music is also a gifted storyteller. Have you heard her tell the one about her concert in Boston, when the hotel gave away her reservation?
“Finally the (concierge) says, ‘well OK, I found a place for you to go,’” Mabry said. “We followed him through this beautiful lobby, we followed him out the back door, down an alley way into this strange place, knocked on a door that looked like a speakeasy. There was this long hallway with bare bulbs everywhere. It ended up, we stayed in these little cubicles for the night. These cells. There was no television. There was just a bed. It was clean but that’s about all you can say.”
April 7, 2014
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Community Concert Association in conjunction with brought the Grégoire Maret Quartet to the Midsouth Jazz Festival on Saturday evening. The Midsouth jazz Festival closes out Clarksville Community Concert Association’s each year.
The Grégoire Maret performance at the Midsouth Jazz Festival like all great jazz, seemed to be either a love it or hate it experience; with a sampling of audience members going each way. But as they say it takes different strokes for different folks.
April 4, 2014
Clarksville, TN – Long before the “Twilight” saga or “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” examined the complicated relationships between mortals and monsters, there was the story of a young witch named John who fell in love with a human girl named Barbara.
Their doomed affair, set in a superstitious community in the Smokey Mountains, is the focus of Howard Richardson and William Berney’s 1945 play “Dark of the Moon.”