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Drs. Anne Black and Marcy Maurer, associate professors of health and human performance, were featured on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle Feb. 26. The article Local schools fight obesity by encouraging active lives cited the professors research on body weight issues in physical education.

News of The Old Guard U.S. Army Silent Drill Teams March 6 performance at Austin Peay made the front page of The Leaf-Chronicles Local section March 3.
Drs. Anne Black and Marcy Maurer, associate professors of health and human performance, were featured on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle Feb. 26. The article “Local schools fight obesity by encouraging active lives” cited the professors' research on body weight issues in physical education.

News of “The Old Guard” U.S. Army Silent Drill Team's March 6 performance at Austin Peay made the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section March 3.

U.S. Rep. John Tanner's March 1 visit to Austin Peay was covered in The Leaf-Chronicle's March 3 “Living” section. The story featured comments by Marissa Chandler, counselor for the Educational Opportunity Center.

Dave Loos, head coach of Govs basketball and APSU athletics director, Andy Blackston, head coach of Lady Govs basketball, and Gerlonda Hardin, Lady Govs senior center, made the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle March 5. Loos was named OVC men's Coach of the Year for the fourth year, Blackston was named women's Coach of the Year, and Hardin was named women's Player of the Year.

A call for nominations for Austin Peay's 2003-04 Distinguished Community Service Award ran in The Leaf-Chronicle's “Schools Update” March 5.

News that the Office of Public Relations and Marketing took top honors at the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education District III Conference made The Leaf-Chronicle's “Schools Update” March 5.

Ann Ross, retired APSU Book Store manager, and Dr. Ed Irwin, professor emeritus of English, were featured on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's March 5 “Local” section. Irwin was part of a surprise award presentation for Ross, who recently made a sizable donation to the Maternity Center of East Tennessee, where her late daughter Lisa Ross was director of midwifery services. The center now is called the Lisa Ross Birth and Women's Center.

Gregg Schlanger, professor of art, was featured in The Leaf-Chronicle's “Go” section March 5. Schlanger's exhibit, “Renewed Visions: The Cumberland River Basin Project,” opened the Downtown Artists' Co-op's new location at 96 Franklin St.

Coverage of the U.S. Army Old Guard Drill Team's performance at Austin Peay was covered on the front page of the “Local” section in The Leaf-Chronicle's March 7 edition. The story included comments by Lt. Col. Patrick O'Hara, professor of military science.

APSU's 20th Anniversary Candlelight Ball was promoted in The Leaf-Chronicle's “Around Town” column March 7.

Austin Peay's senior art students were pictured on the cover of The Leaf-Chronicle's March 7 “Living” section. The inside story focused on the students' preparations for their upcoming senior exhibits and featured comments from their teacher, Cindy Marsh, professor of art.

Austin Peay's Culinary Institute at the Fort Campbell Center made news for the third consecutive week as student Nathaniel Wills was featured on the cover of The Leaf-Chronicle's March 8 “Living” section. Wills was the newspaper's “Cook of the Week.”

Glenn Carter, professor and director of the Social Work Program, offered advice to local parents and educators for The Leaf-Chronicle's March 9 cover story, “County STD growth mirrors U.S. trend.” The story also offered comments from APSU students Gavin Roark and Wanda Laxton.

Lady Govs triumph” was the topic of The Leaf-Chronicle's March 9 editorial.

Dr. Ted Jones, associate professor of communication, was pictured on the cover of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Living” section March 9 and featured in a story on his practice of harp therapy and new CD of harp meditations.