Topic: Dixie Dennis
Clarksville, TN – Faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University recently announced a number of achievements as part of their professional and scholarly activities.
Dr. Dixie Dennis, associate provost for grants and dean of the College of Graduate Studies, recently contributed three chapters to the new scholarly book, “The A-Z of Death and Dying: Social, Medical, and Cultural Aspects,” edited by Michael Brennan. Dennis wrote the chapters, “Definition of Death,” “Funerals” and “Near-Death Experiences.” «Read the rest of this article»
APSU’s The Peay Read features ‘Saints at the River’ author Ron Rash speaking in the Dunn Center September 26th
Clarksville, TN – One of the highlights of Austin Peay State University’s annual reading initiative, The Peay Read, is the special presentation from the book’s author.
The common reading assignment for the Fall 2013 semester is “Saints at the River” by Ron Rash, who will speak at 7:00pm, Thursday, September 26th in the Dunn Center at APSU. The talk is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow his talk.
Clarksville, TN – Fifteen graduate students at Austin Peay State University have been selected as awardees in the 2013 Graduate Student Research and Creative Activity Grant.
The SRFP awards between $200.00 to $1,000 for selected proposals to develop a research or creative activity project. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – This summer, Austin Peay State University will welcome new students who will register for classes and pick up one of their books that will serve as the common reading assignment for Fall 2013 semester.
The new book is “Saints at the River” by Ron Rash, and the community also is invited to read the book and participate in the campus events and book discussions beginning in September. New student orientation and registration will begin May 18th and continue throughout the summer. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Office of Student Affairs at Austin Peay State University honored leadership and service by individual students, student organizations, faculty and staff at its annual Student Organization and Leader Awards Program on April 11th.
The purpose of the program is to recognize students, student organizations, faculty and staff who have made significant contributions throughout the year both on and off campus, Director for Student Affairs Programs Tammy Bryant said. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Fifteen faculty members at Austin Peay State University have been chosen as awardees in the Summer Research Fellowship Program (SRFP), an initiative to encourage the development of research/creative activity projects at the University.
The SRFP awards up to $5,000 for selected proposals by tenured or tenure-track faculty to develop a research or creative activity project that should place them in a better position to seek external funding.
Clarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University graduate student will showcase her work at the Legislative Plaza in Nashville, TN as part of the annual Graduate Education Week in Tennessee, April 1st-7th.
Veronica Mullen will present research, titled “Population demographics and site-fidelity among cave-dwelling bats of Dunbar Cave, Montgomery County, Tennessee,” which was co-authored by Dr. Andrew Barrass, associate professor in the APSU Center of Excellence for Field Biology at APSU.
Clarksville, TN – Faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University recently announced awards, publications or conferences attended as part of their professional and scholarly activities.
Susan Bryant, professor of art, and Beth Liggett, APSU photographer, both earned honors in the juried photography show held recently at the Downtown Artists Co-op. Bryant was given an honorable mention for her image “Plait.” Liggett was also awarded an honorable mention for “Road Trip.” Both were among 27 amateur and professional photographers selected to participate in the show held in the DAC’s downtown Clarksville gallery. The show will be open to the public until Feb. 1. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Two kids named Wes Moore were born blocks apart within a year of each other. Both grew up fatherless in similar Baltimore neighborhoods and had difficult childhoods; both hung out on street corners with their crews; both ran into trouble with the police.
How, then, did one grow up to be a Rhodes Scholar, decorated veteran, White House Fellow, and business leader, while the other ended up a convicted murderer serving a life sentence?
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University had twenty faculty members chosen as awardees in the 2012 Summer Faculty Research Program (SRFP), which encourages the development of research/creative activity projects at the University.
The SFRP awards up to $5,000 for selected proposals by tenured or tenure-track faculty to develop a research or creative activity project that should place them in a better position to seek external funding.
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