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APSU faculty, staff bring pride to University through scholarly pursuits

Three faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University recently have brought recognition to the University through their professional and scholarly activities.

Three faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University recently have brought recognition to the University through their professional and scholarly activities.

Dr. Victoria McCarthy, assistant professor in the department of professional studies, and Dr. Becky J. Starnes, associate professor in the department of the public management and criminal justice, spoke at the Tennessee County Professional Development Conference held Nov. 3. McCarthy's presentation was titled “Boomers, Busters and Bridgers, ‘Oh My!’  The Land of Oz and Generational Diversity in the Workplace.” Starnes' presentation was titled “Increasing County Volunteer Satisfaction to Increase Retention.”   

Chris Burawa, director of the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, had his translation from the Icelandic of the short story, “Holes in People,” by Kristín Eiríksdóttir, accepted for inclusion in the Best European Fiction 2011 (Dalkey Archive Press), edited by Aleksandar Hemon.