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Austin Peay State University hosts 10th Annual Research and Creativity Forum to honor student research

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Research that is not shared with the world has little value and, with that in mind, the Office of Undergraduate Research at Austin Peay State University recently celebrated the research of its students during the 10th Annual Research and Creativity Forum.

Held Friday, April 17th, in the Morgan University Center Ballroom on the University campus, the forum, as well as the Graduate Research Extravaganza, offered students of all majors and disciplines a chance to promote and showcase the scholarship and creativity in postsecondary education.

Students present their academic research posters at the OUR Research and Creativity Forum at Austin Peay State University, on Friday, April 17th, 2015. (APSU’s Taylor Slifko)

Students present their academic research posters at the OUR Research and Creativity Forum at Austin Peay State University, on Friday, April 17th, 2015. (APSU’s Taylor Slifko)

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APSU to host 5th Annual Young Women’s Leadership Symposium April 10th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – During a presidential election year, names like Hillary and Sarah often stand out because all the other candidates stumping for votes are usually men.

The question of why women often shy away from politics has troubled Dr. Marsha Lyle-Gonga, chair of the Austin Peay State University Department of Political Science, since she was a doctoral student, and in 2010 she decided to host an event to encourage a new generation of women to get involved in the political process.

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Austin Peay State University’s Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center presents “Four Black Doctors” keynote

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – As a part of Black History Month, the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center is excited to welcome “The Four Black Doctors” to the Morgan University Center Ballroom on February 10th from 5:00pm-7:00pm. The event is free and open to the public.

Jeremy Campbell, PharmD, Corey Guyton, PhD, Steven D. Kniffley Jr., PsyD and Keyon Thompson, DPT, are four Black men who made a promise that changed their lives forever. While undergraduate students, they promised that they would all finish doctoral degrees before the age of 30 – a promise they fulfilled in the spring of 2013. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University to hold Career Networking event so local Employers can meet APSU Students to hire, intern

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Local businesses and organizations looking to recruit strong applicants are encouraged to participate in The Govs Connection, a career networking event and internship fair, from 8:00am-4:00pm on February 25th, in the Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center Ballroom.

The annual event seeks to connect local employers with hundreds of APSU students eager to prove themselves in the workforce. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University to host 20th annual Bread and Words reading Monday, November 24th

 

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative ArtsClarksville, 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»

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Austin Peay State University Annual Card Party May 21st

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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»

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Instant Peay Play: Alumnus Award recipient laid foundation at APSU that led to Super Bowls and Michigan’s Big House

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, 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.

Austin Peay State University Alumni Awards. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Alumni Awards. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Presidential Search Advisory Committee Named

 

First Meeting, Open Forum Scheduled February 17th

Tennessee Board of RegentsNashville, 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»

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APSU to have Two award-winning poets read on Thursday, February 6th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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»

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Historian David Goldfield to present new perspective on Civil War at Austin Peay State University February 4th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.

Historian David Goldfield

Historian David Goldfield

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