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A story on the Center of Excellence for Field Biologys 2003 Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Higher Education Environmental Stewardship Award was featured in The Leaf-Chronicles Local section March 24. The award was presented to Laurina Lyle, coordinator of environmental education and Project WETT (Water Education for Tennessees Teachers). The article offered comments by APSU President Sherry Hoppe.
A story on the Center of Excellence for Field Biology's 2003 Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Higher Education Environmental Stewardship Award was featured in The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section March 24. The award was presented to Laurina Lyle, coordinator of environmental education and Project WETT (Water Education for Tennessee's Teachers). The article offered comments by APSU President Sherry Hoppe.

Awards won by The All State and individual students in the communication department at the 18th Annual Southeast Journalism Conference were reported in The Leaf-Chronicle's March 24 “Community Spotlight.” The students cited were Josie Swisher, Cheryl Hunter-Grah, Martin Fox and Melinda Simmons.

Gen. Frank G. Helmick's March 29 public briefing at Austin Peay was profiled in The Kentucky New Era's “Local News” section March 25. The story featured comments by Dr. Dewey Browder, chair and professor of history.

Gregg Schlanger, professor of art, was featured on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section March 26. Schlanger's Eternal Flame will be unveiled at 4 p.m., April 15, at Public Square in downtown Clarksville during the Rivers & Spires Festival.

The Middle Tennessee Science and Engineering Fair, which will bring approximately 250 students in grades 6-12 to Austin Peay April 1-2, was profiled on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section March 26.

APSU's Environmental Justice Conference made The Leaf-Chronicle's “Schools Update” March 26. The piece featured a comment by Dr. Shirley Rainey, assistant professor of sociology.

The University's brown bag luncheon and discussion of same-sex marriage was in the “Schools Update” of The Leaf-Chronicle March 26.

The results of the Tennessee State Academic Decathlon, hosted by APSU, were printed in The Leaf-Chronicle's “Community Spotlight” March 26.

The Southeastern Section meeting of the Mathematical Association of America's March 26-27 meeting at APSU was featured on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's March 27 “Local” section. The story pictured APSU students Emily Bryant, Jeff Boarman, Amber De More and Jennifer Crunk.

Joe Mills, director of housing and residence life, was interviewed March 29 by WKAG-TV 43 reporter Ke'Sha Lopez. The topic was how a HOPE Lottery Scholarship-induced enrollment increase could affect housing at APSU.

Rebecca St. James' March 31 concert stop at APSU made the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Living” section March 27. James, The Newsboys and Jeremy Camp—all Dove Award nominees—are scheduled to appear as part of the 35-city Adoration Tour.

Austin Peay is complying with federal accounting standards except for a couple minor infractions, as reported on The Leaf-Chronicle's front page March 29. The two flaws were an error made in reporting $354,455 in new food services equipment during construction of the University Center and a late report of Pell Grant disbursements to students. The story included comments from Mitch Robinson, vice president for finance and administration.

Cpl. Eric Hardin was featured on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's March 29 “Living” section. He is a culinary student at Austin Peay's Center @ Fort Campbell.

“APSU accounting gets high marks” was the topic of The Leaf-Chronicle's editorial March 30. It featured a quote from Mitch Robinson, vice president for finance and administration.

APSU nursing student Sarah Kerr was featured in a story on Elysium Farm, where she takes English-style horseback riding lessons, in The Leaf-Chronicle's March 30 “Living” section.