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Professor of Music Anne Glass is celebrating her 40th anniversary as organist for Trinity Episcopal Church. Glass, who has a masters in piano performance from Peabody College, was appointed by the churchs choir director after the former organist became frustrated with the churchs old pipe organ on Christmas Eve 1964 and abruptly left. The complete story is told in the July/August 2004 edition of Episcopal Life.
Professor of Music Anne Glass is celebrating her 40th anniversary as organist for Trinity Episcopal Church. Glass, who has a master's in piano performance from Peabody College, was appointed by the church's choir director after the former organist became frustrated with the church's old pipe organ on Christmas Eve 1964 and abruptly left. The complete story is told in the July/August 2004 edition of “Episcopal Life.”

APSU President Sherry Hoppe and Dr. Bruce Speck, vice president for academic affairs, edited the newly published “Service-Learning: History, Theory, and Issues” (Praeger, 2004). The book includes a chapter by Dr. Jordy Rocheleau, assistant professor of philosophy, titled “Theoretical Roots of Service-Learning: Progressive Education and the Development of Citizenship,” and one by Dr. Gregory Zieren, professor of history, and Dr. Peter H. Stoddard, associate professor of sociology, on “The Historical Origins of Service-Learning in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: The Transplanted and Indigenous Traditions.” In addition to editing the book, Hoppe penned “A Synthesis of the Theoretical Stances,” and Speck provided “Selected Sources on Service-Learning.”

Dr. Thomas King, professor of music, is spending his summer months as the new artistic director of the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria. He has taught at the institute for more than 20 years and was named artistic director this year. He also is president of the board of directors. King oversees 98 students, a faculty and staff of more than 50, a 65-member orchestra and a summer concert schedule of more than 42 shows.

Heather Legg, development officer for University advancement, has been selected by a committee of senior advancement professionals for a 2004-05 Virginia Carter Smith Scholarship through CASE. The scholarship will fund her attendance at a seminar for advancement professionals.