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APSU Dorothy Dix documentary wins National Award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.

“An American Journalist, Dorothy Dix” wins Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Award of Excellence for short form documentary.

“An American Journalist, Dorothy Dix” wins Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Award of Excellence for short form documentary.

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Austin Peay State University to offer Tutoring to the Community

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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»

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APSU announces cancellations due to weather conditions

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN -  According to a press release from Austin Peay, there have been some cancellations and announcements due to the winter weather.

APSU’s academic activities for Saturday, December 7th have been cancelled due to weather conditions.

APSU announces weather related cancellations

APSU announces weather related cancellations

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Tennessee Literary Luminaries Author, Sue Freeman Culverhouse, to hold book signing at APSU November 12th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.

Tennessee Literary Luminaries book by Sue Freeman Culverhouse

Tennessee Literary Luminaries book by Sue Freeman Culverhouse

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APSU Library gets support from Woodward Library Society

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.

APSU Felix G. Woodward Library

APSU Felix G. Woodward Library

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APSU History Honor Society wins fifth “Best Chapter of the Year” award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.

APSU President Tim Hall (center) joins members of APSU’s Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society in celebrating the club’s fifth “Best Chapter of the Year” award. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU)

APSU President Tim Hall (center) joins members of APSU’s Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society in celebrating the club’s fifth “Best Chapter of the Year” award. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU)

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APSU Communication Professor, Student produce Dorothy Dix Documentary to air this Month

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.

“An American Journalist, Dorothy Dix” to air on NPT July 20th.

“An American Journalist, Dorothy Dix” to air on NPT July 20th.

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Two Austin Peay State University Alumni to be inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Hall of Fame

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, 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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APSU designated as a Certified Wildlife Habitat

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, 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.

APSU painter Rickey Denton holds a ladder while APSU graduate student Deanna Carter hangs a birdhouse on campus. Dr. Dewey Browder, chair of the APSU Department of History and Philosophy, instructs her where to hang it. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU staff).

APSU painter Rickey Denton holds a ladder while APSU graduate student Deanna Carter hangs a birdhouse on campus. Dr. Dewey Browder, chair of the APSU Department of History and Philosophy, instructs her where to hang it. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU staff).

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Austin Peay’s Phi Kappa Phi chapter collecting books for Candy for the Mind

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, 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 Austin Peay State University.

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.

G.H.O.S.T. at APSU

G.H.O.S.T. at APSU

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