Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Honors Program recently attended the Tennessee Collegiate Honors Council state conference at Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN.
The APSU program brought 13 students to the conference and boasted six student presentations.
Clarksville, TN – February turned out to be a good month for the Austin Peay State University Department of Art, with several students earning prestigious awards and scholarships.
Graphic design student Brooke Mckee was awarded a Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) scholarship for winning a Design Center student competition to design the visual identity for TBR’s Critical Conversations Initiative. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The four members of the Austin Peay State University Beef Cattle Show Team woke up around 2:30am on February 9th and went to work grooming a heifer in the livestock pen.
Since September, they’d spent most of their free time at the APSU Farm and Environmental Education Center, making sure the animal was in tip-top shape, and in a few hours, they hoped all their hard work would pay off.
Austin Peay State University’s Student Newspaper Named 4th Best In South; Cartoonist Earns First-Place Honors
Clarksville, TN – The All State, Austin Peay State University’s student newspaper, was ranked No. 4 in the South on Feb. 21 at the annual Southeast Journalism Conference, held Feb. 20-22 at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.
The newspaper staff also earned individual awards in the annual Best of the South competition. Christy Walker, former cartoonist for The All State, was ranked No. 1 in the South for her editorial cartoons. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Office of Public Relations and Marketing at Austin Peay State University has been recognized by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) – Southeast District III for its publications, graphic design and photography.
The University received an Award of Excellence in the category of print and digital publications. The printed piece selected for the honor was “Scoring New Beginnings,” a fundraising and information piece for APSU football alumni. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Phi Alpha Theta (PAT) History Honor Society put on another strong showing during the PAT Regional Conference at Tennessee Tech last weekend, with four members presenting at the event.
Patrick Toth, PAT president, presented, “Vitis vinifera and Rome: How Wine Helped Forge a Civilization.”
Clarksville, TN – In early February, Dr. Korre Foster, director of choral activities at Austin Peay State University, turned on his computer to watch a live broadcast of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir (TMC).
The acclaimed, 100-year-old choir is one of the largest and most respected choral organizations in Canada, but that evening, Foster was more interested in watching one of the guest conductors – APSU graduate student Zach Thompson.
Clarksville, TN – In issue No. 6 of the comic book “Superman Adventures,” the story begins with the destruction of the city of Metropolis. It’s a stark opening, but then Scott McCloud, the author of that issue, does something ingenious with the narrative. He moves backward through time, taking the Man of Steel to the source of the disaster.
“Scott McCloud has got to be just about the smartest guy in comics,” Frank Miller, author of graphic novels “300” and “The Dark Knight Returns,” said.
Written by Brittney Sparn
Clarksville, TN – Several Austin Peay State University student-athletes spoke to the students at Moore Magnet Elementary School Thursday afternoon and encouraged them to stay focused in school.
The five Austin Peay student-athletes spoke to the 200-plus elementary school students about the importance of a good education, goal-setting, perseverance and overcoming adversity.
Clarksville, TN – LEAP is preparing for its 4th Annual Youth Summer Trip to New Orleans from July 9th to July 13th, 2014. They would like to extend an invitation to all local youth ages 11 to 18 to participate.
The purpose of this trip is to provide students with with entertaining and educational summer trip in New Orleans that will consist of the following.
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