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APSU faculty, staff achieve goals through pursuits

Faculty and staff at Austin Peay State University recently brought recognition to the University through their professional, scholarly and personal development activities.

Taylor Emery, instructor of English, presented a paper, titled 55 Words: How NPR Helps Teach Literature in Freshman Comp, at the Symposium of English Studies held March 21 at Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville.
Faculty and staff at Austin Peay State University recently brought recognition to the University through their professional, scholarly and personal development activities.

Taylor Emery, instructor of English, presented a paper, titled “55 Words: How NPR Helps Teach Literature in Freshman Comp,” at the Symposium of English Studies held March 21 at Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville.

Melony Shemberger, communication specialist in the Office of Public Relations and Marketing, placed third in her age group (35-39) for females in the inaugural Natchez Trace Duathlon held March 22 at Natchez Trace State Park in Wildersville. She completed a two-mile run, 15-mile bike and 3.1-mile run (portions of it were on trail) in a total time of 2:11:34.

She also placed second in her age group for female in the first Circle the Cactus Four-Mile Challenge run held March 21 in Benton, Ky. She competes April 4 in a 10K run in southern Illinois.