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Austin Peay State University Classics Program launches National Scholarly Publication

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Classics Program continues to grow, both in student enrollment and in its national reputation, and to take advantage of this recent momentum, the program has launched a national scholarly publication, Philomathes: A Journal of Undergraduate Research in Classics.

The new online journal will publish original research by undergraduate students in any area of Classics.

Austin Peay launches "Philomathes: A Journal of Undergraduate Research in Classics" scholarly journal. (APSU)

Austin Peay launches “Philomathes: A Journal of Undergraduate Research in Classics” scholarly journal. (APSU)

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APSU gives out first Warren Scholarship for Classical Studies

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – If you grew up in Clarksville and studied Latin, chances are you know Kaye or Grady Warren. The couple taught Latin in the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System for more than 40 years, and in that time they became one of the area’s biggest advocates for Classical Studies.

Just last summer, one of their former students—Austin Peay State University freshman Alexander Kee—earned first place in Advanced Latin Grammar at the National Junior Classical League convention in San Antonio, Texas.

Mary Winters APSU Latin instructor; Alexander Kee, APSU student; Grady Warren, Kaye Warren, Dr. Tim Winters, APSU professor of Classics, and Dr. Stephen Kershner, assistant professor of Classics, celebrate the presentation of a new scholarship.

Mary Winters APSU Latin instructor; Alexander Kee, APSU student; Grady Warren, Kaye Warren, Dr. Tim Winters, APSU professor of Classics, and Dr. Stephen Kershner, assistant professor of Classics, celebrate the presentation of a new scholarship.

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Austin Peay State University acquires Jenkins and Wynne property

 

Austin Peay State University - APSU - logoClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University, which turns 90 next year, recently experienced a late growth spurt. Earlier this week, the campus grew by about 10 acres when the school finally closed on property previously owned by the Jenkins and Wynne auto dealership.

The $8.8 million purchase marks one of the largest expansions in the University’s history, and it now connects the 182-acre College Street campus with downtown Clarksville.

Jenkins and Wynne auto dealership property on College Street purchased by Austin Peay State University.

Jenkins and Wynne auto dealership property on College Street purchased by Austin Peay State University.

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Austin Peay State University honors founding members of faculty senate

 

Austin Peay State University - APSU - logoClarksville, TN – When the first Austin Peay State University Faculty Senate met in October of 1975, then-senate president Solie Fott made two motions to the University administration.

“Things are a little foggy now, but when I think back on my term as president, I think of two motions we made,” Fott said. “The first motion was asking the administration to lower the speed bumps that were all over campus, and especially around the administration building. The administration told us no.

Dr. Solie Fott and other former members of faculty senate are honered for the 40th anniversary of the founding of faculty senate on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 at Austin Peay State University. (Cassidy Graves, APSU)

Dr. Solie Fott and other former members of faculty senate are honered for the 40th anniversary of the founding of faculty senate on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 at Austin Peay State University. (Cassidy Graves, APSU)

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Classics at Austin Peay State University celebrates ancient languages with 8th annual Classics Day event

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Latin is very much a living language on the campus of Austin Peay State University, as Classics at APSU recently hosted its annual Classics Day event for area high school students.

The all-day event brought together a record 144 students from Montgomery County high schools for a day of activities centered on the languages of the ancient world. Gathered at the APSU Morgan University Center, faculty members and current APSU students gave lectures on their studies of classic languages, with students also taking part in a skit promoting this year’s theme of the study of Latin.

Clarksville Academy students participate in a skit during the 2013 APSU Classics Day, which hosted more than 100 area high school students for a day of activities about the ancient world. (Beth Liggett, APSU)

Clarksville Academy students participate in a skit during the 2013 APSU Classics Day, which hosted more than 100 area high school students for a day of activities about the ancient world. (Beth Liggett, APSU)

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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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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce presents APSU’s Winters with Distinguished Community Service Award

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – One gets the impression that Dr. Tim Winters, Austin Peay State University classics professor, doesn’t sleep much. A dedicated teacher, he’s won most of the University’s major faculty awards, such as the Socrates Award for Excellence in Teaching and the APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU student to help excavate ancient Greek town this summer

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Jennifer Miraldi, a junior classics major at Austin Peay State University, unfolded a large map and spread it over the desk of Dr. Tim Winters, APSU professor of classics, covering up his coffee mugs and a worn, paperback copy of Euripides’ plays.

“The site is called Gournia,” Miraldi said, leaning over the map and pointing at a small dot on the Greek island of Crete. It didn’t look like much on the crinkled paper, but in actuality Gournia is a stunningly beautiful archeological site, with ancient stone walls surrounded by lush green hills and the deep blue of the Cretan Sea.

Jennifer Miraldi to help excavate ancient Greek Town called Gournia on the island of Crete.

Jennifer Miraldi to help excavate ancient Greek Town called Gournia on the island of Crete.

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Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to focus on sculpture collection at Nashville Parthenon

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University classics professor whose search for paperwork about the acquisition of a sculpture collection at the Parthenon in Nashville has taken him to London will share his story as part of APSU’s next Provost Lecture Series.

Dr. Tim Winters, professor of languages and literature, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, April 12th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The event is free and open to the public. The title of his talk is “Casting About: The Origins of the Sculpture Collection at the Nashville Parthenon.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to showcase design work

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University art professor will present recent design work created through a sustainable, responsible production practice as part of APSU’s next Provost Lecture Series.

Mark DeYoung, assistant professor of art, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, April 5th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The event is free and open to the public.

His discussion will revolve around the idea that by extending designer involvement through the production of the designed work, the period of creative potential is extended. «Read the rest of this article»

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