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Spring 2014


Peay Soup 4th Annual Spoken Word Competition


 

 


Peay Soup w/ Southern Word


 


4th Annual Hattie Walker Wilhoite Recognition Ceremony


 

 

 

 

 


Cumbia Lecture & Dance


 

 

 


African American Civil Rights Reenactment Speech


 

 


Ed Wisdom III - 2014 Black History Month Keynote Speech - "Being Excellent"


 

 

 

Fall 2013


Hot Topic. Everything That You Should Know About Your Freshman Year @ APSU


This Program is an opportunity for Freshman to hold conversations about topics that may/may not affect them as college students...and Austin Peay wants to make your Freshman experience as easy as possible.




Dr. Adia Winfrey Meet and Greet


Get H.Y.P.E: Healing Young People thru Hip-Hop Empowerment



Peay Soup Party on the Plaza 2013


Peay Soup is Austin Peay’s open mic night that allows students to display their talents through song, dance, poetic writings and any other specialized art forms or expressions.





Spring 2013


3rd Annual Peay Soup Spoken Word Competition with Southern Word


This is a Spoken-word competition for APSU students to have the opportunity to express themselves.

Hot Topic: The "N" Word


This lecture about the history of the "N" Word, serves as part of the Hot Topic Series, discussing its usage in history, entertainment, politics, war, hip hop, and how it is embedded in the fabric of our society. A discussion with the audience will be facilitated about their thoughts and why they use/do not use the word.

Hattie Walker Wilhoite Recognition Ceremony Spring 2013


This is a program to recognize the African American female faculty/staff for their years of service at Austin Peay State University, and the exceptional work of African American female student leaders.


Hot Topic: Qualities of a Good Man/Good Woman


Relationship Panel and Discussion

"An Outlook on Modern Education" with Reginald Weaver


Reginald Weaver is the former President of Education International and President of the National Education Association (NEA, served Two-Terms). He was also named Ebony magazine's 100 Most Influential Black Americans. Lincoln University in the United Kingdom recognized Weaver as having, "world class leadership in efforts to educate children."


What I Wish I Had Known Freshman Year


An opportunity for Freshman to hold conversations about topics that may/not affect them as college students...and Austin Peay wants to make your Freshman experience as easy as possible.


Fall 2012



Fall 2012 African American Graduate Recognition Ceremony


A  Program to Recognize African American Graduates


Jerry L. Maynard, II Book Talk and Signing


This event was FREE and open to the public. ct-Large and author and How to Lead When No One

Follows, Jerry L. Maynard, II spoke to students at the the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center on

November 15, 2012.







Dr. Susan Curtis Speaks at APSU with the Woodward Library Society and the Honors Program


Dr. Susan Curtis is a professor of American Studies at Purdue University. The Wilbur N. Daniel African American

Cultural Center, in collaboration with the Woodward Library Society and Honors Programs, brought her to

Austin Peay State University to discuss her research with APSU students, faculty, and staff.





Hot Topic:"I Am A Man" with the African American Studies Department 


This is a relaxed, and informal “safe space” for students to talk freely, and an opportunity for them to

hold conversations about topics that may affect them as college students.






Joe Shakeenab August 30th, 2012


Motivational speaker and poet Joe Shakeenab is an APSU Alumni who came to read his books at the Wilbur N.
Daniel African American Cultural Center. This video includes those readings as well as feedback from the audience
about his teachings.





Peay Soup August 28th, 2012


Open-Mic Night that gives students the opportunity to express  themselves through words, sounds, and rhythm.
The first Peay Soup takes place at Party on the Plaza during Welcome Week, in the Fall semester where students
enjoy food, door prizes, and a live deejay. The last Peay Soup of the school year is a spoken-word competition
(poetry, rap, song) that serves as a culmination for all of the events.






Race Relation and White Privilege: Does It Still Affect You? - Spring 2011


This was a panel discussion in collaboration with Student Life & Leadership. Acclaimed author and Social Justice
advocate, one of the most prominent anti-racist writers, Tim Wise was here with a panel of APSU faculty and
students to discuss how Social Justice, race relations and many other issues affect college students.





PeaySoup            


Open-Mic Night that gives students the opportunity to express  themselves through words, sounds, and rhythm.
The first Peay Soup takes place at Party on the Plaza during Welcome Week, in the Fall semester where students
enjoy food, door prizes, and a live deejay. The last Peay Soup of the school year is a spoken-word competition
(poetry, rap, song) that serves as a culmination for all of the events.





Salon Lecture Series: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Harlem Renaissance with the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts featuring Dr. Brian Johnson


The APSU center of Excellence for the Creative Arts continued the Autumn Salon Series with a presentation on the
influence of W.E.B. Du Bois on the Harlem Renaissance by Dr. Brian Johnson, renowned Du Bois scholar and
Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs at Austin Peay.




Financial Literacy


At this event students learned the importance of managing their money. They also learned the pitfalls of the
refund check, credit card debit, overwhelming loans.





Lost Boys of Sudan Panel
 



African American Graduate Recognition Ceremony


A program to recognize all African American graduates.



Joseph Chatman III Interview on Austin Angels



Hattie Walker Wilhoite Recognition Program


Women's History Month Programming. A dinner to recognize the African American female faculty/staff for their
years of service at Austin Peay State University, and the exceptional work of African American female student
leaders.






Peay Soup: Spoken-Word Competition - National Poetry Month 


Spoken-Word Competition featured educator, activist, actor, romantic, entertainer, and poet Harlym 125. This event was to celebrate National poetry month. Prizes for winners.


Pre-Thanksgiving Meal 2011 Interview


The African American Cultural Center is interviewed about their annual Pre-Thanksgiving Meal event.