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APSU’s Hispanic Cultural Center hosting Day of the Dead events October 28th through November 1st

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Hispanic Cultural Center will host the Govs Cherish and Share: 2013 Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos Art Exhibit from October 28th-November 1st in the Morgan University Center’s Third Floor Gallery.

The exhibit is open to the public and part of the University’s observance of Day of the Dead. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with “Migration is Beautiful” series

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Visual artist Favianna Rodriguez will visit Austin Peay State University this October and provide a presentation and poster design workshop as part of programming for Hispanic Heritage Month.

In preparation for her visit, students created several eye-catching posters that incorporated Rodriguez’s artwork. Students in APSU associate professor of art Mark DeYoung’s class, Design Center, created 19 posters.

Favianna Butterfly Wings

Favianna Butterfly Wings

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APSU students do service work in Caribbean during Spring Break

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – For the second year in a row, a group of Austin Peay State University students spent their spring break in the Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago on an intensive service trip.

This year’s group of 22 students traveled with Dr. Matthew Kenney, director of APSU’s President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP), to the small town of Valencia, where they spent a week building three houses with Habitat for Humanity.

Austin Peay State University Students spend spring break building houses with Habitat for Humanity.

Austin Peay State University Students spend spring break building houses with Habitat for Humanity.

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Fort Campbell to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month October 9th

 

Diversity and Inclusion Awareness Seminar Features Keynote Speakers, Latin Food Sampling

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – October is Hispanic Heritage Month and the Fort Campbell Equal Employment Opportunity Office will hold a diversity and inclusion awareness seminar October 9th at 11:00am in the Dale Wayrynen Recreation Center here.

Keynote speakers to be featured include Michelle Pacheco-Guzman from the Fort Campbell Equal Employment Opportunity Office, and Miguel Ruiz-Aviles, of the Department of Languages and Literature at Austin Peay State University.

This year’s theme is “Diversity United: Building America’s Future Today,” a concept both Pacheco-Guzman and Ruiz-Aviles are familiar with. «Read the rest of this article»

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Comedian Santiago to perform at APSU on September 20th in Clement

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Comedian Bill Santiago, who has been featured on Comedy Central, will perform at Austin Peay State University next month as part of Hispanic Heritage Month events.

Santiago, who also is the author of “Pardon My Spanglish,” will entertain at 6:00pm, Tuesday, September 20th in Clement Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public; however, his show is recommended for mature audiences due to strong language.

Comedian Bill Santiago

Comedian Bill Santiago

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Noted Native American Scholar and Filmmaker to Speak at APSU Asanbe Symposium

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s annual Asanbe Diversity Symposium, slated for next month, will feature Native American educator, writer, filmmaker and producer Dr. Patty Loew.

At 1:00pm on Friday, April 1st, Loew will lecture in the Honors Commons on “Creation to Contemporary Conflict: Native American Origin Stories as Predictors of Modern Environmental Struggles.” At 3:00pm in the same room, there will be a showing of her documentary film, “Way of the Warrior,” followed by a 4:00pm discussion of the film. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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