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APSU faculty members help put APSU on map through scholarly pursuits


Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Several faculty members at Austin Peay State University recently have brought recognition to the University through their professional and scholarly activities.

Dr. Chinyere Ogbonna-McGruder, associate professor of public management and criminal justice and program manager of the criminal justice program, presented a paper, titled “Incarcerated Women Drug Offenders in Tennessee: A research study,” at the Intellectbase International Consortium Academic Conference from October 14th-16th in Atlanta, GA. The paper also has been published in the International Handbook of Academic Research and Teaching.

Philenese Slaughter, assistant professor and instructional services coordinator in Woodward Library, presented “What’s in a name? When the name changes from state to state” on September 26th at the 2010 Southeastern Library Association Conference in Little Rock, AR.

In addition, Slaughter was part of the Woodward Library Instructional Services Team – with members Sharon Johnson, Nancy Gibson, Inga Filippo and Christina Chester-Fangman – to receive the 2010 TEL Trainer of the Year award for the team’s Tennessee Electronic Library outreach training program. The award was presented to the team at the 2010 TENN SHARE Conference on October 29th in Nashville. 

Slaughter also partnered with Dr. Barbara Peterson, assistant professor and coordinator of clinical teaching in the College of Education, to present “Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL): A Tool for Curriculum Enhancement” at the 57th annual conference of the Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators on October 30th in Nashville.




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