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APSU Communication Professor, Student produce Dorothy Dix Documentary to air this Month

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Anyone who has visited the Dorothy Dix Collection at Austin Peay State University knows that the collection tells only a portion of a woman who was the forerunner of today’s popular advice columnists and America’s most widely read and highest paid journalists.

A new documentary, written and produced by an APSU faculty member and a student, will shed more light on Dix’s life and career when it airs on television later this month.

“An American Journalist, Dorothy Dix” to air on NPT July 20th.

“An American Journalist, Dorothy Dix” to air on NPT July 20th.

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APSU Communication Department organizes new Time Magazine Person of the Year Exhibit

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Before going inside the Austin Peay State University Music/Mass Communication Building for a class or performance, bring a smartphone.

And have a QR code reader app installed on the phone to view and hear the new Time Magazine Person of the Year exhibit, every issue ever produced on the distinction beginning with the 1927 cover.

Time Magazine Person of the Year Exhibit at APSU

Time Magazine Person of the Year Exhibit at APSU

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Austin Peay State University to Graduate its largest class yet, Marsha Blackburn to speak

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN -  Austin Peay State University will award degrees to 1,222 students – the largest class in APSU history – during its 84th Spring Commencement on Friday, May 10th in the Dunn Center.

U.S. Representative Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, who represents the state’s 7th Congressional District, will be the keynote speaker at both the morning and afternoon commencement events.

Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn addresses a graduating class

Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn addresses a graduating class

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APSU to have spring AP Debate Forum on March 6th

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Department of Communication will hold its 10th AP Debate Forum from 6:00pm-8:00pm, Wednesday, March 6th in Clement Auditorium. The debate is free and open to the public.

The topic for this debate is “Resolved: Tennessee should enact a ban on assault weapons, in order to protect our children.” «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU’s 2012 Distinguished Professor Award recipient Dr. Mary Lou Witherspoon to address candidates at graduation

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will send off 686 candidates for degrees during dual Fall Commencement ceremonies December 14th in the Dunn Center.

Dr. Mary Lou Witherspoon, professor of mathematics and the 2012 APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award recipient, will be the keynote speaker at both commencement events.

The faculty member who earns the University’s prestigious Distinguished Professor Award in May serves as commencement speaker at APSU’s fall graduation. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU to graduate record 1,000-plus students May 4th

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will award degrees to 1,075 students – the largest class in APSU history – during its 83rd Spring Commencement on Friday, May 4th in the Dunn Center.

More students are graduating from APSU because of the University’s increased efforts to offer students more opportunities to finish their degrees faster. One of those opportunities is APSU’s new Winter Term, which launched in December 2011. Some of the students will be able to graduate May 4th because they took a course during Winter Term. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University employees note their various accomplishments

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Several faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University announce their recent professional and scholarly activities.

Dr. Mike Gotcher, chair of the APSU Department of Communication, Dr. Anna Filippo, assistant professor of communication, Tracy Nichols, communication instructor, and Dr. Melony Shemberger, assistant director of communication in the APSU Public Relations Office, judged various individual events and debate rounds at the Northeast High School Speech and Debate Tournament held February 4th at the school in Clarksville. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball renews rivalry with the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles

 

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball vs. Tennessee Tech
Monday, February 6th, 2012 | Tipoff: 7:00pm (CT)
Clarksville, TN | Arena: Dunn Center (7,257)

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay hosts Tennessee Tech in this season’s only meeting between the two rivals at 7:00pm, Monday at the Dunn Center. The contest will be the Lady Govs only game in a 12-day span, they return to the court after an 88-83 loss to UT Martin, Wednesday, and will not play again until a Monday, February 13th contest at Murray State.

Tennessee Tech will be playing the second game of a three-game road trip, winning a 62-50 decision at Jacksonville State, Saturday. It will be the 88th meeting between the two teams in a series that dates back to the 1970-71 season. The Golden Eagles have dominated the series 70-17 but the Lady Govs have been their equal since the 2000-01 season – the two teams splitting the 22 meetings in the new millennium.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball.

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WAPX-FM 91.9 at APSU to broadcast Austin Peay Governors Basketball game against rival Murray State

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Radio station WAPX-FM at Austin Peay State University will broadcast live Lady Governors and Governors basketball in OVC action from the Dunn Center beginning Saturday, January 7th against conference foe Murray State University.

Coverage will begin at 2:45pm with the Lady Govs pre-game show featuring head coach Carrie Daniels. Tipoff for the Lady Govs is at 3:00pm.

Pre-game for the men’s contest starts at 6:45pm with tipoff at 7:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University 2011 Distinguished Professor Award recipient to address 700-plus degree candidates

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will send off 733 candidates for degrees during dual Fall Commencement ceremonies December 16th in the Dunn Center.

Dr. Bert Randall, professor of philosophy and the 2011 APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award recipient, will be the keynote speaker at both commencement events.

The faculty member who earns the Distinguished Professor Award in May serves as commencement speaker at APSU’s fall graduation.

Randall holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the university of Oklahoma. He has a B.S. in mathematics from Maryville College, a Master of Divinity in theology from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary and a Master of Arts. «Read the rest of this article»

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