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November 25, 2003


Dr. Jerry Plummer, assistant professor of economics, was quoted in an Associated Press article titled Bankrupt claims up nationally that ran in The Leaf-Chronicle on Saturday, Nov. 15. His perspective was garnered from a Local Angle distributed by the Office of Public Relations and Marketing.

The Commission on Religion and Racisms protest at Austin Peay Nov. 17 made both WTVF-Channel 5s 5 p.m. broadcast and WSMV-Channel 4s 6 p.m. broadcast Nov. 18.
November 25, 2003


Dr. Jerry Plummer, assistant professor of economics, was quoted in an Associated Press article titled “Bankrupt claims up nationally” that ran in The Leaf-Chronicle on Saturday, Nov. 15. His perspective was garnered from a Local Angle distributed by the Office of Public Relations and Marketing.

The Commission on Religion and Racism's protest at Austin Peay Nov. 17 made both WTVF-Channel 5's 5 p.m. broadcast and WSMV-Channel 4's 6 p.m. broadcast Nov. 18.

APSU's Center of Excellence for Field Biology was featured in a full-page article with photographs in the Nov. 19 issue of The Paris Post-Intelligencer. The article, “Henry County in forefront on no-till,” includes comments from Dr. Mack Finley, aquatic biologist, Dr. Steve Hamilton, aquatic entomologist, and Laurina Lyle, environmental coordinator for the Center and Project WETT (Water Education for Tennessee Teachers).

APSU student Phil Njoroge was pictured with his umbrella on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle Nov. 19 accompanying the article, “Severe weather skips Clarksville.”

News of APSU's Center for Extended and Distance Education's partnership with Certiport ran in The Leaf-Chronicle Nov. 19.

Dixie Webb, chair of APSU's art department, added a historical perspective to the article “Piecing together” (on how quilting classes for children pass on the craft to the next generation) found on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Living” section Nov. 19.

Dr. Mark Michael, associate professor of philosophy, and Dr. Jordy Rocheleau, assistant professor of philosophy, were featured in The Leaf-Chronicle's “Business” section Nov. 19 for their elections as president and program organizer, respectively, of the Tennessee Philosophical Association.

The Health and Human Performance Club's Great American Smoke Out Day was featured on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle Nov. 21. Students who pledged to give up smoking for the day received a free lunch at the cafeteria.

A brief on AP Day attendance, as well as plans for a similar day for non-traditional students, appeared in The Leaf-Chronicle Nov. 21.

The Leaf Chronicle's “Go” section featured a story on Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity's Nov. 21 benefit for six-month-old Barrett Thomas Harris. The infant daughter of Neal and Audrea Harris has been diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. All proceeds from the benefit will be used to defray the family's medical expenses.

News that Austin Peay could face a $1.6 million reduction in funds made the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle Nov. 25. The article featured comments from Mitch Robinson, vice president for finance and administration.