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December 9, 2003

December 9, 2003

Dr. John Butler, professor emeritus of biology, Charles Waters, professor emeritus of English, and Debbie Denton, marketing manager for the Office of Public Relations and Marketing, were cited in the Dec. 3 issue of The Leaf-Chronicle for their involvement with the updated edition of “Historic Clarksville.” Butler will pen the new historical text. Waters, who wrote the original “Historic Clarksville,” will write the forward to the new edition. Denton has been charged with writing the Gallery of Commerce section, which highlights contributing businesses.

Austin Peay physics student Ryan Hulguin appeared in The Leaf-Chronicle's Spotlight section Dec. 3 in recognition of his NASA summer research program participation.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority was featured in The Leaf-Chronicle Dec. 3 for the group's donation of food to Loaves and Fishes.

Yvonne Prather, assistant professor of communication and theatre, was featured in The Leaf-Chronicle's Dec. 4 cover story on the investigation of Mount Olive Cemetery and the eroding grave markers of hundreds of black people who died in the 1800s and 1900s.

The ROTC Armory classroom dedication in honor of Second Lt. Richard Torres was featured on the cover of The Leaf-Chronicle Dec. 5. NewsChannel 5 and WSMV-Channel 4 also aired reports on the ceremony.

Austin Peay's Kwanzaa celebration, sponsored by the African American Cultural Center, was highlighted in the story “Leaders urge students to help black business” in the Dec. 5 issue of The Leaf-Chronicle and “APSU celebrates Kwanzaa” on Dec. 7.

Dr. George Mabry, professor emeritus of music, was featured in The Tennessean's “Life” section Dec. 7. Mabry, choral director of The Nashville Symphony and Chorus, will direct the group's performance of Handel's “Messiah” in War Memorial Auditorium Dec. 17.

APSU's holiday concert and hanging of the green were featured in The Leaf-Chronicle Dec. 7. The story featured comments from Dr. Karen Kenaston-French, director of choral activities.

The Office of Alumni and Annual Giving announced the 20th annual Candlelight Ball in the Dec. 7 issue of The Leaf-Chronicle.

Tom Osborne discussed Austin Peay's proposed Center for the Study of Politics, among other topics, during his appearance on Teddy Bart's Round Table from 7-9 a.m., Dec. 8. The show is broadcast on radio station WAMB 1160 AM, as well as local cable channels in Davidson, Montgomery, Cheatham, Robertson and Rutherford counties and Jackson.

Dr. Alex King, associate professor of physics, and physics senior Brian Pendleton were featured in The Leaf-Chronicle Dec. 8 for their work in building a supercomputer cluster to work on NASA's IMAGE project.

News that APSU grad student Caryn Darwin had received the Tennessee Association of Psychologists' Ballard Award ran in The Leaf-Chronicle on Dec. 8.

APSU announced Larry Gates has been selected to give the Winter Commencement keynote address in the Dec. 8 issue of The Leaf-Chronicle.