Topic: APSU Morgan University Center Ballroom
Clarksville, TN – Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for life’s blessings, and the Austin Peay State University Department of Languages and Literature hosts an annual reading to benefit those less fortunate in the community the best way it knows how: through the written word.
The tradition continues with the 20th Annual Bread and Words reading on November 24th in the APSU Morgan University Center Ballroom. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The semester is coming to a close at Austin Peay State University, which means it’s time for the annual Card Party on campus.
This year’s event, featuring games of Rook, Bridge and other card games, will be from 10:00am to 1:00pm on Wednesday, May 21st, at the Morgan University Center Ballroom.
The entry fee is $13.00 and includes lunch. «Read the rest of this article»
Instant Peay Play: Alumnus Award recipient laid foundation at APSU that led to Super Bowls and Michigan’s Big House
Clarksville, TN – Justin Dickens has made a few stops in his career in the sports information profession since graduating from Austin Peay State University, including two Super Bowl trips and his current job as associate director of public and media relations for the University of Michigan football team, but traces all of that back to his four years as a student assistant under current Govs Sports Information Director Brad Kirtley.
A 2003 bachelor of science degree in public relations graduate returned to Austin Peay for the first time in five years, October 26th, as he was honored in the Morgan University Center Ballroom as one of the two Outstanding Young Alumnus Award recipients for 2013 by the university.
First Meeting, Open Forum Scheduled February 17th
Nashville, TN – The Search Advisory Committee members for a new president of Austin Peay State University have been selected and will meet for the first time on February 17th following a public forum on the APSU campus about the search process.
The advisory committee will meet at 12:45pm Monday, February 17th, on the APSU campus in the Morgan University Center Ballroom. Campus and community members are also invited to an open forum to discuss the criteria and search process for the new president from 11:00am – noon, also in the Morgan University Center Ballroom. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – A few years ago, the award-winning poet Toi Derricotte read a collection of poems by Austin Peay State University alumnus Jeff Hardin, and she was immediately struck by the simple power and beauty of his words.
“Jeff Hardin is extremely sophisticated, mature and knows exactly what he is doing,” she said. «Read the rest of this article»
Historian David Goldfield to present new perspective on Civil War at Austin Peay State University February 4th
Clarksville, TN – In August 1834, an angry Protestant mob entered a Catholic convent outside of Boston, broke windows and furniture and then set the building on fire.
The next morning, the ruins of this small convent smoldered, but the fire of religious unease, which had ignited the riot, would continue to burn for another 30 years.
Clarksville, TN – Every November, on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, the Austin Peay State University Department of Languages and Literature hosts a benefit reading that not only celebrates the written word, but also raises public awareness of hunger in the local community.
This year, the tradition continues with the 19th Annual Bread and Words reading on November 26th in the APSU Morgan University Center Ballroom. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – In July 1977, a young Austin Peay State University graduate named Ronald Bailey was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Thirty-four years later, in June 2011, that APSU graduate became the first African American commanding general of the 1st Marine Division, the oldest and largest infantry division in the Marine Corps.
Clarksville, TN – In early 2012, award-winning poet Nancy Eimers read a poetry collection that was tender and serious, but also deeply funny and playful.
“This is a poet who pays attention to small wonders, who marvels that ‘sticks / can walk’ and ‘the roots of trees gather / forgotten rains,’ who takes to heart ‘the river’s stillness behind a fallen log,’ and yearns over human fragility, a child’s hand with its ‘twiggish bones, the little covering of skin,’” Eimers later wrote. “In and around and under the wit these poems are enormously tender.”
Clarksville, 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.
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