Acclaimed journalist, bestselling author Timmerman returns to APSU September 29th as 2016 Peay Read speaker
September 14, 2016
Clarksville, TN – When journalist Kelsey Timmerman wanted to know where his food came from and who produced it, he began an adventure that would take him around the world.
Now he travels the globe and shares the stories of the people he meets, educating audiences and promoting dialogue about how to improve our world economy.
Award-winning poet Nezhukumatathil to give reading at Austin Peay State University on September 15th
September 12, 2016
Clarksville, TN – Award-winning author Aimee Nezhukumatathil will be on the campus offor a reading of her work on September 15th at 8:00pm in the Morgan University Center, Room 303.
The event, sponsored by Zone 3 Press and the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is free and open to the public.
September 9, 2016
Clarksville, TN – TheClassics Program continues to grow, both in student enrollment and in its national reputation, and to take advantage of this recent momentum, the program has launched a national scholarly publication, Philomathes: A Journal of Undergraduate Research in Classics.
The new online journal will publish original research by undergraduate students in any area of Classics.
September 8, 2016
Clarksville, TN – Last month, during’s 58th Annual Tower Club Dinner Meeting, longtime APSU supporters Jeff Bibb and Frank Lott were honored with the Tennessee Board of Regents’ 2016 Chancellor Award for Excellence in Philanthropy.
“For nearly two decades, Jeff Bibb and Frank Lott have quietly supported Austin Peay State University, with many in the community not realizing how vital they are to this institution,” TBR Chancellor David Gregory said. “Austin Peay is a stronger institution because of their support and generosity, and their creative talents will allow this institution to attract new students and connect with successful alumni in the coming years.”
September 7, 2016
Clarksville, TN – Earlier this summer, the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) named Dr. Perry Scanlan,professor of allied health sciences, as one of the recipients of its prestigious Voices Under 40 award.
The award was developed to honor ASCLS members under the age of 40 who have shown exceptional commitment to the organization, the laboratory profession and their community.
September 2, 2016
Clarksville, TN – Through October 16th, the Orgain and Bruner Galleries of theand Cultural Center greet museum visitors with gentle faces of wood and ceramic. Olen Bryant: Tennessee Treasure celebrates the region’s favorite artists with an exhibition of thirty-one works.
Coming from private collectors as well as the Customs House’s own permanent collection, the show features delicate women from the 1950s to a large ironing board figure created in 2004.
Austin Peay State University professor Jack Deibert publishes book on historic 1868 survey of Wyoming
September 2, 2016
Clarksville, TN – In 1871, geologist Ferdinand Hayden led the first federally funded geological survey into the Yellowstone region of northwestern Wyoming.
His findings, along with the work of his survey team, were instrumental in convincing Congress to establish Yellowstone as the first U.S. National Park, but a new book by Dr. Jack Deibert,professor of geology, sheds light on the historical significance of Hayden’s earlier journey into this region.
August 30, 2016
Clarksville, TN –experienced a record 28.8 percent increase in freshmen enrollment for the Fall 2016 semester, making it the largest class in the University’s 89-year history.
Early projections indicate the University welcomed 1,878 freshmen this year, an increase from 1,458 freshmen in 2015.
August 30, 2016
Clarksville, TN – When newstudents arrived on campus earlier this month, the APSU Center for Service-Learning and Community Engagement invited them to participate in the University’s first Freshman Service Project.
The Freshman Service Project was created to educate new students about Austin Peay’s growing emphasis on volunteering and service.
August 29, 2016
Clarksville, TN – Since 2013, theHomeschool Music Program has offered general music courses for home-schooled students in Middle Tennessee and southern Kentucky.
Beginning with the 2016-17 academic year, Austin Peay has announced the launch of several additional opportunities targeted at early childhood, upper elementary and middle school students.