Topic: APSU Woodward Library
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society was named the best chapter in the nation earlier this month, but the announcement didn’t come as much of a surprise. The APSU chapter, Theta-Delta, has won the best chapter award six years in a row.
“I have to admit, I’ve become somewhat accustomed to Theta-Delta winning,” Joe Weber, director of library services at APSU, said.
Clarksville, TN – This September, Austin Peay State University’s Felix G. Woodward Library and APSU’s Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center will host four documentaries on the history of civil rights in America.
The films are part of the National Endowment for the Humanities’ (NEH) Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle initiative.
Clarksville, TN – In 2010, an Austin Peay State University library professor named Inga Filippo approached Kathy Heuston, associate professor of communication, about producing a short video on the famed advice columnist and Clarksville native Dorothy Dix.
The University’s Felix G. Woodward Library houses the Dorothy Dix Collection, the most comprehensive collection available on the journalist, but after looking over the material, Heuston proposed something a little more ambitious – a short documentary on Dix.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University is now offering one-on-one tutoring to the general public through the University’s Academic Support Center. Sessions are $15.00 an hour and are held in the Writing Center, located on the main floor of APSU’s Woodward Library.
The tutors, who are APSU students, offer assistance in their fields of study and cover a wide variety of topics, with extensive offerings in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) areas. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU’s academic activities for Saturday, December 7th have been cancelled due to weather conditions.
Tennessee Literary Luminaries Author, Sue Freeman Culverhouse, to hold book signing at APSU November 12th
Clarksville, TN – Sue Freeman Culverhouse, staff writer for Clarksvilleonline.com, has just released her new book, Tennessee Literary Luminaries: From Cormac McCarthy to Robert Penn Warren (The History Press, Charleston, SC, 2013).
Already receiving rave reviews, Tennessee Literary Luminaries encompasses the biographies of 11 Tennessee authors: Robert Penn Warren, Alex Haley, Cormac McCarthy, William Gay, Peter Taylor, Eleanor Ross Taylor, Alice Randall, A. Scott Pearson, Bud Willis, Amy Greene and Marshall Chapman.
Clarksville, TN – In 2005, the Austin Peay State University Felix G. Woodward Library had around 185,000 visitors a year. Today, with a renovated lobby, new computers and study areas, a writing center and a Starbucks coffee shop, the yearly door count is around 653,000.
“Eight years ago, we had 185,000 for the whole year, and now we’re going to see 100,000 students come in this month,” Joe Weber, director of the library, said.
Clarksville, TN – Earlier this month, Dr. Minoa Uffelman was feeling a bit nervous. The Austin Peay State University associate professor of history was eager to find out if APSU’s Phi Alpha Theta (PAT) History Honor Society had won “Best Chapter of the Year” for an unprecedented fifth year in a row.
The National PAT headquarters usually sent her a congratulatory letter in August, but the month passed without any notification.
Clarksville, TN – Anyone who has visited the Dorothy Dix Collection at Austin Peay State University knows that the collection tells only a portion of a woman who was the forerunner of today’s popular advice columnists and America’s most widely read and highest paid journalists.
A new documentary, written and produced by an APSU faculty member and a student, will shed more light on Dix’s life and career when it airs on television later this month.
Clarksville, TN – Two Austin Peay State University alumni, 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»
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