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Faculty, staff represent University well

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

Dr. Mary Lou Witherspoon, professor of mathematics, and Dr. Jackie Vogel, associate professor of mathematics, were presented with Service Awards during the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference held Nov. 18-20 in Nashville. Witherspoon served as local arrangements committee co-chair, and Vogel was program co-chair.
Faculty and staff at Austin Peay State University recently brought recognition to the University through their professional, scholarly and personal development activities.

Dr. Mary Lou Witherspoon, professor of mathematics, and Dr. Jackie Vogel, associate professor of mathematics, were presented with Service Awards during the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference held Nov. 18-20 in Nashville. Witherspoon served as local arrangements committee co-chair, and Vogel was program co-chair.

In addition, four APSU faculty and administrators submitted proposals and were invited to speak at the regional conference: Dr. Tristan Denley, provost and vice president of academic and student affairs; Dr. Nell Rayburn, professor of mathematics; Kay Haralson, Title 3 Grant specialist; and Dr. Ann Assad, assistant professor of mathematics.

Other mathematics faculty members from APSU attending the conference were Shirley Hagewood, associate professor; Dr. Loretta Griffy, associate professor; Dr. Matt Jones, assistant professor; Ellen Smyth, instructor; and Dr. Andy Wilson, associate professor.

Dr. Thomas King, professor of music, is singing 41 performances this month of Humperdinck's “Hansel and Gretel” at the Roxy Regional Theatre in downtown Clarksville. At the end of this production, which will be Dec. 19, King will have performed the role of the Witch more than 100 times in four different productions.

Dr. Becky J. Starnes, associate professor of public management, is a founding advisory committee member of Hands On Clarksville, an organization formed recently to inspire and mobilize volunteers to address community needs and build upon community assets.