Topic: APSU Woodward Library
Clarksville, TN – Twoalumni, one of whom is a congressman, will be inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 191 Academic Hall of Fame.
In addition, the chapter will initiate 116 students and six faculty as new members during the ceremony at 6:30pm, Wednesday, April 10th in Clement Auditorium. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University campus isn’t simply a home for some 11,000 students. Squirrels, rabbits, birds and a few feral cats have also taken up residence in the bushes and trees surrounding the red brick, Georgian-style buildings.
They come here because of the abundance of food, water and shelter, but they stay because the campus offers these creatures a safe place to raise their young.
Clarksville, TN – As you shop for groceries, Halloween goodies and other items, remember to pick up a new book or two to donate to the annual Candy for the Mind project at.
For the 10th consecutive Halloween, the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) at APSU is collecting new and gently used children’s books for its Candy for the Mind project. Members of the campus and local community are invited to support this effort through donations of books or funds for the purchase of books.
Clarksville, TN – For the last 15 years, the Goldsmith Press & Rare Type Collection at Austin Peay State University has helped preserve the great American tradition of letterpress printing. Students and community members are invited to use the collection’s hand-carved wood letters and antique printing presses to created broadsides and prints that express their personal opinions about contemporary issues. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – A popularcreative writing professor who has made his name prominent in the literary circle will be the highlight at a signature event for the APSU Woodward Library Society.
Barry Kitterman will read from his new collection of stories, “From the San Joaquin,” during the Library Society’s fall dinner on Tuesday, August 14th. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On a Wednesday morning in April, Kentucky journalist and author Carol Niswonger was busy combing through the archives at Austin Peay State University’s Woodward Library, conducting research for her new book on Land Between The Lakes, when she discovered something a bit unusual. Tucked away in a thin, manila folder was a short, hand-written poem titled “The Land Between the Rivers.”
“When I started to read it, I said, ‘that’s it perfectly,’” Niswonger said. “The poem, it epitomized the feelings of that area. It had such an emotional attachment to the land and the surroundings. I thought the poet was someone who lived there.”
Clarksville, TN – Several faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University announce their recent professional and scholarly activities.
Philip Voorhees became president of the Tennessee Association on Higher Education and Disability during the organization’s annual conference on April 13th.
Lynette Taylor, Martin Golson and Philip Voorhees recently were awarded a TBR Diversity Access Grant for serving at-risk students. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU alumna Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Academic Hall of Fame
Clarksville, TN – The mayor of Montgomery County, who also is an Austin Peay State University alumna, was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 191 Academic Hall of Fame.
Mayor Carolyn Bowers (’68, ’79) was inducted Tuesday, April 10th during the APSU chapter’s initiation ceremony. As part of a permanent tribute, her name will be displayed on a plaque housed in the Woodward Library on the main campus.
Austin Peay State University Library Athenaeum Series to discuss friendship and works of French composers
Clarksville, TN – In the late 19th century, two contrasting musical genres took hold of Europe – German lieder and French mélodie. The divide between the two approaches was so great that it often led to bitter rivalries among popular musicians.
But in France, two prominent composers – Henri Duparc and Ernest Chausson – forged a deep friendship that bridged the two styles, ultimately defining a new era in French music. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Justin Hasty, a chemical engineering technology major at, gets to campus early most mornings in desperate need of a cup of coffee. He shuffles over to the Woodward Library, instead of the Einstein’s Bros. Bagel shop in the Morgan University Center, yawns and then gets to work studying.
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