April 21, 2014
Clarksville, TN – In late March, the Tennessee Association of Higher Education and Disability (TN-AHEAD) recognized’s Office of Disability Services as one of the top collegiate service organizations in the state.
During the TN-AHEAD Spring Conference and Business Meeting at East Tennessee State University, Janet Norman, associate director of the APSU Office of Disability Services, was presented with the Dona Sparger Professional Service Award for advocacy, education and service to individuals with disabilities.
April 19, 2014
Clarksville, TN – Karen Crow,adjunct professor of voice, has been chosen to represent the Mid-South Region in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Artist Award (NATSAA) competition at the association’s upcoming National Conference in Boston this July.
The competition is held biennially in conjunction with the association’s National Conference.
April 16, 2014
Written by Kathleen Evans
American Cancer Society
Clarksville, TN – On April 5th, more than 200 runners, walkers and community supporters braved the chill of early spring for the 4th Annual Breast Cancer 5k at.
With proceeds earmarked for breast cancer treatment and research, the Montgomery County Relay For Life is very fortunate for the continued support of Austin Peay State University and for the community for participation in the Breast Cancer 5k since the Relay For Life effort supports the battle against all forms of cancer.
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.