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Dr. Nancy Dawson, associate professor of African American studies, was featured on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicles Local section May 12 in a story on Mount Olive Historical Preservation Society members asking the city to accept donation of the cemeterys land from its owner. Dawson is documenting the lives of people buried in Mount Olive Cemetery, including soldiers who served in the U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War.

Dr. Nancy Dawson also was featured in The Tennesseans Local News section May 12 for her work at Mount Olive Cemetery.
Dr. Nancy Dawson, associate professor of African American studies, was featured on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section May 12 in a story on Mount Olive Historical Preservation Society members asking the city to accept donation of the cemetery's land from its owner. Dawson is documenting the lives of people buried in Mount Olive Cemetery, including soldiers who served in the U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War.

Dr. Nancy Dawson also was featured in The Tennessean's “Local News” section May 12 for her work at Mount Olive Cemetery.

“Tuition hike looms again for APSU” made the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section May 12. Tuition could jump by 9 percent or more—twice what officials anticipated in February after hearing the details of Gov. Phil Bredesen's budget proposal. The story offered comments from Mitch Robinson, vice president of finance and administration.

News that Dr. Bernard Flythe, assistant professor of music, has been offered another temporary contract at APSU made the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section May 15. In the article, APSU President Sherry Hoppe says Flythe knew about the new temporary contract before he called the May 4 press conference alleging the University isn't keeping a promise to employ him for three years in the music department.

The University's Spring Commencement was featured on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section May 15. The story offered quotes from APSU alum Joe Calloway's keynote address.

“Bredesen's budget brings good, bad to APSU's table” made the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle May 16. The story offered comments from APSU President Sherry Hoppe and Mitch Robinson, vice president for academic affairs.

Playwright-in-Residence Glyn O'Malley's upcoming project to write a play based on the 101st in Iraq during his tenure at Austin Peay made The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section May 17. The story also was carried in The Tennessean's “Local” section May 17.

APSU culinary student George Hartman was featured in The Leaf-Chronicle's “Living” section May 17. The story offered comments from Chef Cliff Stanfill, associate professor of culinary arts at the APSU Center @ Fort Campbell.