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Austin Peay faculty and staff continue to bring pride to the University, the students and themselves through their professional and scholarly activities. Here are a few.
Austin Peay faculty and staff continue to bring pride to the University, the students and themselves through their professional and scholarly activities. Here are a few.

Dr. LuAnnette Butler, associate professor of psychology and coordinator of Austin Peay's School Counseling Program, and former graduate student Matthew McCrickard, authored the article, “Cybercounseling: A New Modality for Counselor Training and Practice,” which was published in the March 2005 issue of the International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling. The article discusses ethical considerations related to Internet counseling.

Dr. Chinyere Ogbonna-McGruder, assistant professor of management, is an invited discussant on “Preparedness and Security Threats” at the 2005 Southeastern Conference on Public Administration (SECOPA) set for Oct. 5-8, in Little Rock, Ark. She also is a panelist for the 12th Annual Pan African Conference, “The AIDS Pandemic: A crisis of Economic Resources,” slated for Oct. 20-22 in Nashville. Seven students will accompany her to the Nashville conference.

As president of the National Athletic Trainers Association, Chuck Kimmel, the head athletic trainer for Austin Peay, is interviewed often by national print and broadcast media. On Aug. 29, 2005, The Wall Street Journal Online ran an extensive interview with Kimmel regarding excessive weight gain by football players and the long-term health concerns associated with gaining girth.