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Austin Peay State University Interim President Dannelle Whiteside’s Life in Education

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a sunny, humid morning in early August, Dannelle Whiteside stepped inside the Browning Administration Building and paused in the quiet, empty lobby.

The floor in front of her was decorated with a large Austin Peay State University (APSU) seal, and plaques hung on the wood-paneled walls, honoring some of the 93-year-old school’s legendary faculty and staff.

Austin Peay State University Interim President Dannelle Whiteside. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Interim President Dannelle Whiteside. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University collaboration brings New York University Matthew Stanley professor to campus to lecture on ‘Einstein’s War’

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – New York University history of science professor Dr. Matthew Stanley will visit Austin Peay State University (APSU) on Monday, April 22nd, 2019 to deliver a lecture on “Albert Einstein’s War: How World War I Made Relativity.”

Albert Einstein and Dr. Matthew Stanley

Albert Einstein and Dr. Matthew Stanley

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Austin Peay State University students discover work from two major artists in University’s collection

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – As Austin Peay State University (APSU) freshman Sarah Potter combed through the University’s art collection in early February, she came across a photo of a man sitting on a rock, his back to the camera.

“I was looking for personality, for stories,” Potter, who’s curating an exhibit for the walls of Human Resources in the Browning Administration Building, said. “I liked it, so I set it aside with the other photographs.”

Austin Peay State University Art Students Sarah Potter and Katherine Tolleson hold their discoveries. Potter is holding a Philippe Halsman photo print of Winston Churchill, and Tolleson is holding a drypoint by Alphonse Legros.

Austin Peay State University Art Students Sarah Potter and Katherine Tolleson hold their discoveries. Potter is holding a Philippe Halsman photo print of Winston Churchill, and Tolleson is holding a drypoint by Alphonse Legros.

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Meet Wilf the cat, another Austin Peay State University Paws to Care success story

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Scott Shumate thought he was going to get a cat.  The IT analyst for Digital Services at Austin Peay State University’s Felix G. Woodward Library had a cat lined up last summer – his friends had a stray but weren’t allowed to have pets. 

APSU student Scott Shumate adopted Wilf from Paws to Care.

APSU student Scott Shumate adopted Wilf from Paws to Care.

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Austin Peay State University to hold Military and Veteran Graduate Recognition Ceremony for APSU Fall Graduates, December 7th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Active duty military and veteran students graduating from Austin Peay State University in December will be honored with an APSU military coin and a special cord to wear with their commencement regalia.

The military and veteran graduate recognition and coin presentation ceremony, with the theme “All Hail to Those Who Serve,” is scheduled for 5:00pm, Wednesday, December 7th in the Mabry Concert Hall, located inside the Music/Mass Communication Building on the University campus. The event is open to the public.

APSU’s Military Coin.

APSU’s Military Coin.

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APSU reports Women Assaulted in front of Browning Building

 

APSU - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – A female reported be assaulted by an unknown male in front of the APSU Browning Building near College Street between 4:30pm and 5:00pm.

The suspect grabbed the female from behind, causing an injury to her face.

Austin Peay State University Browning Building. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Browning Building. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University again designated by National Weather Service as StormReady

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Clarksville and Montgomery County are no strangers to severe weather, as flood, thunderstorm and tornado warnings are common occurrences in the lives of its citizens.

It is for just that reason that Austin Peay State University’s emergency team has consistently reacted quickly to alert the campus community to any potential danger. For instance, whenever tornado warnings are received, APSU sends a text and an email message to students, faculty and staff, and the outdoor public address system brings weather warnings to attention.

APSU president, Dr. Alisa White stands as Larry Vannozzi of the National Weather Service explains the designation to APSU Police Chief, Michael Kasitz. (APSU / Charles Booth)

APSU president, Dr. Alisa White stands as Larry Vannozzi of the National Weather Service explains the designation to APSU Police Chief, Michael Kasitz. (APSU / Charles Booth)

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Austin Peay State University to name classroom in honor of late professor Ed Irwin

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The plaque hanging in the lobby of the Austin Peay State University Browning Administration Building is easily overlooked. The brass plates blend in with the wall’s wood paneling, and from certain angles, the light washes out the names.

You have to lean close to read it, and only then do you realize that this tablet lists the recipients of the University’s top faculty honor – the Distinguished Professor Award.

Dr. Ed Irwin

Dr. Ed Irwin

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Military-Veteran Graduate Recognition Ceremony May 8th for APSU spring grads

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Active duty and military veteran students who will graduate from Austin Peay State University this week will receive APSU’s military coin.

The military and veteran graduate recognition and coin presentation ceremony, with the theme “All Hail to Those Who Serve,” is scheduled for 5:00pm, Wednesday, May 8th in the Mabry Concert Hall, located inside the Music/Mass Communication Building. The event is open to the public.

APSU’s Military Coin.

APSU’s Military Coin.

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Couple to graduate from Austin Peay State University together December 14th

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – For Staff Sgt. Chris Minor and his wife Elvira, the celebration of graduating together December 14th from Austin Peay State University will not occur precisely as they walk across the stage to receive their degrees.

Rather, the moment of satisfaction will come when their children understand the value of a college education.

Staff Sgt. Chris Minor and his wife Elvira walk on the lawn in front of the Browning Administration Building at the APSU main campus. The couple will graduate December 14th with their bachelor’s degrees from APSU. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

Staff Sgt. Chris Minor and his wife Elvira walk on the lawn in front of the Browning Administration Building at the APSU main campus. The couple will graduate December 14th with their bachelor’s degrees from APSU. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

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