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APSU Professor of Guitar to Perform Recital of Spanish and South American Music


Austin Peay State University LogoStanley Yates, professor of music at Austin Peay State University, will present a guitar recital Wednesday, Oct. 21 in the Concert Hall of the Music/Mass Communication Building.

The program will be devoted to music from Spain and South America and will feature music by Spanish baroque guitarist Santiago de Murcia, early 20th century Spanish composers Enrique Granados and Manuel de Falla, Cuban composer Leo Brouwer, Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla and Brazilian composers Heitor Villa-Lobos and Baden Powell de Aquino. Yates will be assisted by APSU percussion professor David Steinquest on melodic, vibraphone and Latin percussion.

APSU Professor of Music Stanley Yates

APSU Professor of Music Stanley Yates

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Tanner Applauds Improved Service to Wounded Warriors


Chairman Urges Agencies to Continue Recommended Improvements

tannerheaderWashington – U.S. Rep. John Tanner, chairman of the Social Security Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee, joined with colleagues in thanking federal agencies for improving service to wounded warriors who are eligible for Social Security disability benefits. These improvements were cited in a new report released by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Tanner also urged the agencies to make additional improvements recommended by GAO.

“The Subcommittee on Social Security is committed to ensuring that those who have made great sacrifices in service to our country receive prompt and fair treatment when they apply for Social Security disability benefits,” stated Chairman Tanner, a veteran of the United States Navy and the Tennessee Army National Guard. “I applaud the Social Security Administration for the success of its efforts to improve outreach and service delivery to wounded warriors, and I am confident the agency will work hard to address the remaining barriers identified by the Government Accountability Office.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Mayor Johnny Piper to Appear on News Channel 5+


top-spot-logoMayor Johnny Piper will appear on the live broadcast OpenLine on Tuesday, October 20, 2009, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. News Channel 5+ is Charter Cable channel 50. He will discuss topics of interest to the Clarksville area. Questions and comments may be called in during the live broadcast at 615-737- PLUS (7587).

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APSU Homecoming to feature alumni award recipients at annual brunch


Austin Peay State University LogoSix alumni from Austin Peay State University will be honored Saturday, Oct. 31 during the Alumni Awards Brunch, held as part of the University’s Homecoming 2009 festivities.

The brunch will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 31 in the Morgan University Center Ballroom. Cost is $25 per person, and advance reservations are required by Wednesday, Oct. 28. The event is open to the public.

For more information or reservations, call the Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.

The following individuals, with information about each provided, will be presented with outstanding alumni awards: «Read the rest of this article»

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