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APSU 1000 class raises money to help Child Learning Center improve playground

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – When freshmen and new students begin their academic careers at Austin Peay State University, they take a course known as APSU 1000 to learn more about the University, their majors and resources on campus.

One APSU 1000 class, though, decided to take their classroom experience to another level. On Wednesday, November 14th, the students presented a $320.00 check to the APSU Child Learning Center (CLC) for playground improvements.

Students in the APSU 1000 class taught by Lynette Taylor present a ceremonial check November 14th to Connie Sanders (standing behind check in the middle), director of the APSU Child Learning Center, to help with playground improvements. (Photo by Jennifer Oliphant, APSU Public Relations and Marketing)

Students in the APSU 1000 class taught by Lynette Taylor present a ceremonial check November 14th to Connie Sanders (standing behind check in the middle), director of the APSU Child Learning Center, to help with playground improvements. (Photo by Jennifer Oliphant, APSU Public Relations and Marketing)

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Austin Peay Employees announce their professional, scholarly achievements

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Three faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University recently announced publications or conferences attended as part of their professional and scholarly activities.

Dr. Jill Franks, professor of languages and literature, had her book, titled “Voices of Irish and British Women Writers: A Comparative Feminist Analysis,” accepted for publication by McFarland and Company. It is scheduled for release in Spring 2013. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Employee Accomplishments

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Several faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University announce their recent professional and scholarly activities.

Dr. Chad Brooks, associate professor of biology, co-authored an article about an amphibian-lethal virus in west Tennessee, and the article is published in the latest edition of Herpetological Review. The title of the article was “Further presence of ranavirus infection in amphibian populations of Tennessee, USA.” «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Employees note their various accomplishments

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, 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»

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Austin Peay State University Child Learning Center earns Gold Sneaker Award from Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Last year, Connie Sanders, director of the Austin Peay State University Child Learning Center, became concerned about the preschool-aged children under her care. Many of them brought sack lunches with junk food and sugary treats, and she knew they weren’t getting enough exercise at home.

Obesity and diabetes loomed in their future, so Sanders and her staff decided to do something before it was too late. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU staff members honored for continuous service, retirement or education

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Several employees at Austin Peay State University were recognized Friday, July 22nd for their continuous years of service. A reception was held in the Morgan University Center ballroom to honor those employees.

Donna Liverett, administrative assistant in the APSU Department of Chemistry, was honored for her 40 years of service to APSU.
Employees with 25 years are Clifford Frederick, Cheryl Garrett, David Gleckler, Denise Hemingway, Michele Jones, Betty Leimer and Julia McGee.

Donna Liverett (right) receives a standing ovation as she is honored for her 40 years of service in the APSU Department of Chemistry during an employee service awards reception July 22nd at Austin Peay State University. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU Photographer)

Donna Liverett (right) receives a standing ovation as she is honored for her 40 years of service in the APSU Department of Chemistry during an employee service awards reception July 22nd at Austin Peay State University. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU Photographer)

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