Topic: APSU Morgan University Center Ballroom
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.
Clarksville, TN – At 8:00pm on Friday, September 27th, 6 directors will meet with six casts to rehearse and stage a 10 minute play. The only problem? They have only 24 hours to produce it.
Show time starts at 8:00pm on Saturday the 28th at the Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center Ballroom and like the saying goes, the show must go on!
Clarksville, TN – This October, Austin Peay State University will honor seven distinguished graduates during its annual Alumni Awards Brunch.
The event, which is open to the public, begins at 10:30am on October 26th, in the Morgan University Center Ballroom.
It is a part of that week’s APSU Homecoming festivities. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay State University School of Nursing receives $60,000 grant with Montgomery County Health Department for Breast Health
Clarksville, TN – Thanks to a $60,000 grant from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure-Greater Nashville Affiliate, the Austin Peay State University School of Nursing will partner with the Montgomery County Health Department to begin a breast health program.
The effort will launch June 12th with a forum that will serve as a call to action for men and women to know the latest about breast cancer, specifically how to minimize their chances of developing the cancer and how to detect signs early.
Clarksville, TN – There was a noticeable energy around the Austin Peay State University campus on Tuesday. APSU President Tim Hall planned to announce a “transforming gift” that afternoon, prompting faculty, staff, students and the community at large to keep asking, “What is it?”
Their curiosity was apparently overwhelming because a crowd of people packed into the Morgan University Center ballroom, requiring APSU officials to set out more chairs. Finally, after some brief introductions, Hall stepped behind the podium.
Clarksville, TN – Do you have a deck of cards in your house? Do you spend most mornings or afternoons playing a game of poker or hearts? Do you regularly read the bridge column in The Leaf-Chronicle?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, than you should stop by the Austin Peay State University Alumni and Friends Card Party from 10:00am to 2:00pm on Thursday, May 23rd, in the Morgan University Center Ballroom.
Clarksville, TN – For the last year, a group of talented Austin Peay State University students has met once a week to challenge and inspire each other toward creating publishable works of prose and poetry.
The criticism was sometimes tough to hear, but the honest feedback helped the young writers polish their poems and short stories. «Read the rest of this article»
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