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October 21, 2003


Glenn Carter, professor of social work and social work program director, has been appointed to the Metro Social Service Commission by Nashville Mayor Bill Purcell. He will serve a three-year term.
October 21, 2003


Glenn Carter, professor of social work and social work program director, has been appointed to the Metro Social Service Commission by Nashville Mayor Bill Purcell. He will serve a three-year term.

Carol Clark, director of the Tennessee Small Business Development Center at APSU, presented a workshop titled "Supporting Homebased and Microbusinesses" at the Association of Small Business Development Centers 2003 Conference in San Diego on Oct. 2. Clark also was recognized at the conference as the "State Star" for Tennessee for her work with the TSBDC at APSU.

Debbie Denton, marketing manager, was named vice president/president-elect of the Tennessee College Public Relations Association, an organization of public relations and marketing professionals working at colleges and universities in the state. As vice president, Denton will serve in an advisory capacity to the president and, in the absence of the president, perform her duties. The vice president also serves as chair of the association's communications committee.

Dr. Joyce Hargrove, assistant professor and field coordinator of social work, will be traveling to Reno, Nev., next week to attend a convention of baccalaureate program directors. Hargrove will be accompanied by three social work students who will be making a presentation and setting up a Social Work Club booth at the convention.

Tom Moseley recently completed the first stage of Certification Training in WebCT, a course management system used to deliver online instruction. Once his training is complete in February 2004, Moseley will be WebCT-certified to train APSU faculty and students in the use of the system. Faculty will begin developing online courses with WebCT during this term, and the first locally available courses will be available by Fall 2004.

Dr. Merriel Bullock Neal, interim program manager for the police science and administration program at Austin Peay's Center @ Fort Campbell, has successfully passed the bar and is now licensed to practice law in the state of Tennessee.

Dr. Jeanie Randall, professor of languages and literature, recently attended the 25th annual General Meeting of the Jane Austen Society of North America in Winchester, England. Randall is a member of the society's board of directors and chair of its grants committee. Randall's trip included a Service of Celebration for the Life of Jane Austen in Winchester Cathedral, an introduction to Princess Alexandra and a tour of Chawton Estate, which is now a center for studies of the more than 1,000 women published in England before Austen. Randall traveled with Dr. Nora Beiswenger, professor emeritus of languages and literature.