Go back

In the Media

Dr. Jerry Plummer, assistant professor of economics, appeared on TV-43's evening news telecast on Jan. 29. Plummer was interviewed by Haley Pinson about Tennessee's nation-leading bankruptcy rate and its causes. In discussing one of the causes, lack of a personal or family budget, Plummer pointed out that APSU's School of Business offers classes in personal finance as part of the business curricula.

Austin Peay was mentioned in The Leaf-Chronicles Feb. 4 editorial on Gov. Phil Bredesens State of the State Address.
Dr. Jerry Plummer, assistant professor of economics, appeared on TV-43's evening news telecast on Jan. 29. Plummer was interviewed by Haley Pinson about Tennessee's nation-leading bankruptcy rate and its causes. In discussing one of the causes, lack of a personal or family budget, Plummer pointed out that APSU's School of Business offers classes in personal finance as part of the business curricula.

Austin Peay was mentioned in The Leaf-Chronicle's Feb. 4 editorial on Gov. Phil Bredesen's State of the State Address.

A Feb. 4 story in The Tennessean illustrated the hardship Gov. Phil Bredesen's plan will place on some state colleges in asking them to raise part of the funds required for building upgrades. The story focused on Austin Peay's McCord Building renovation, a $7.2 million project that would require the University to raise $2.4 million in private funds. It featured comments from Dr. Sherry Hoppe.

In the Feb. 5 editorial “Classes are not needed,” The Leaf-Chronicle printed that the Tennessee Higher Education Commission should deny Troy State University's proposals to offer master's degrees in management and education in Clarksville, adding that these programs are “an unnecessary duplication of services with Austin Peay State University.”

The front page of Leaf-Chronicle's Feb. 5 “Local” section featured comments from Dr. Yvonne Prather, assistant professor of communication, on the clean-up and documentation of Clarksville's Forgotten Souls' cemeteries. The story was part of the newspaper's Black History Month series.

The cover of The Leaf-Chronicle's Feb. 6 issue presented a photo of Isaiah Hall, 2, cheering for the Lady Govs as they defeated Jacksonville, 76-67.

The Leaf-Chronicle's Feb. 7 editorial promoted the work of Dr. Yvonne Prather, assistant professor of communications, in her mission to document Montgomery County's black cemeteries.

Jim Monday's “Open Line” column in the Feb. 7 issue of The Leaf-Chronicle focused on Heart & Sole, the free, six-month community walking initiative co-sponsored by Austin Peay. He mentioned that it kicks off at Governors Stadium at 11 a.m., Feb. 14.

A pilot internship program between the Social Work Program and the Clarksville-Montgomery County Chapter of the American Red Cross made the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section Feb. 8. The story featured comments from Joyce Hargrove, assistant professor of social work.

In an opinion piece titled, “Let's all play for same Clarksville team,” Don Jenkins used the way the Govs Basketball team came together during the APSU-UK game to illustrate how he believes the Clarksville's mayor and City Council should work as a team. The opinion ran in The Leaf-Chronicle Feb. 8.

The front page of The Tennessean's “Local” section announced that enrollment is up at most midstate colleges with a story on spring enrollment figures. The article included Austin Peay, where enrollment is up .77 percent from Spring 2003.

The Leaf-Chronicle's Feb. 9 “Local” section featured a front-page story on the state asking Austin Peay to pay for one-third of the approved $7.3 million cost of renovating the McCord Building. The story featured comments from APSU President Sherry Hoppe.

Gregg Schlanger, professor of art, has been chosen to design and build an eternal flame honoring veterans, which will be dedicated on Public Square April 15 as part of the second annual Rivers & Spires Festival, according to the Feb. 9 issue of The Leaf-Chronicle.

Austin Peay's Fall 2003 Honor Roll ran in the Feb. 10 issue of The Leaf-Chronicle.

“A Conversation in Poetry with Dave Till and Friends,” an event honoring the 33-year career of the languages and literature professor, was announced in The Leaf-Chronicle Feb. 10. The story featured comments from Barry Kitterman, associate professor of creative writing, and Till.