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Archived 2012 News

January

Alumni to share experiences with students at Career Networking Event

APSU African American cultural center to host several Black History Month events

APSU announces new employee hires for January 2012

APSU announces winners of 25th annual Young Composer's Competition

APSU employees cite their various accomplishments

APSU Financial Aid to hold College Goal Sunday on Feb. 12

APSU Foundation selects new members to serve for 2012

APSU Foundation sponsoring raffle for chance to win $20,000 cash in February 2012

APSU to host regional Tennessee History Day Competition on Feb. 22

APSU new police chief ready to make campus police among the best

APSU to open new food pantry for students on campus

APSU to participate in 2012 career, teacher recruitment fairs

APSU recognized for alumni magazine, television commercial

APSU student earn top awards at Tennessee Academy of Science Conference

APSU's Falconer edits anthology on "other" Latino experiences

APSU's Gateway Chamber Orchestra presents "Pastoral Soundscapes" concert Jan. 30

APSU's online art gallery expands to physical world with new exhibit

APSU's yearbook earns first place award

Faculty, staff announce their latest accomplishments

Faculty, staff noted for several professional accomplishments

Famed clarinetist David Shifrin to perform at APSU Jan. 24

History honor society represents APSU well at national conference

New APSU exhibit examines connection between text and textiles

New art exhibit at APSU examines bioethical dilemmas of modern medical technology

New campaign honors former physics chairs Mayfield, Sears and Wood-Boercker

New employee hires for December 2011

Provost Lecture Series: Exploring redband darter

Provost Lecture Series: A focus on the Chinese guzheng

Provost Lecture Series: Open textbooks in a digital world

Provost Lecture Series: Recap of the 1st Young Women's Leadership Symposium

WAPX-FM 91.9 to broadcast Govs game against rival Murray State

February

With $1 million grant, APSU is key leader in improving graduation rate

APSU announces recipients of 2012 Candlelight Ball awards during luncheon

APSU to begin new Center for the Study of Military Life

APSU to break ground on new math and computer science building in Fall 2012

APSU Breast Cancer Awareness 5K planned

APSU Center of Excellence Winter Salon sets romantic tone for Valentine's Day

APSU Chamber Singers to tour west Tennessee this spring

APSU Child Learning Center earns Gold Sneaker Award from Gov. Haslam

APSU employees note their accomplishments, service

APSU faculty and staff note their achievements

APSU honor society plans "Big Reveal" to announce new nominees

APSU hosts annual guitar festival Feb. 20-21

APSU math students and faculty perform well at annual conference

APSU music, theater and dance faculty collaborate on Stravinsky concert

APSU Phi Kappa Phi chapter awarded top distinction

APSU professor awarded $75K state grant to study health of Red River Watershed

APSU profs developing massive, 2-volume military, diplomatic history textbook

APSU receives $1.78M grant to build safe rooms in new student residence halls

APSU Scholarship Raffle ticketholder wins $20,000

APSU's online gallery launches new "From Here" exhibit

APSU's Shemberger to discuss journalism and sunshine laws at Library Athenaeum

Award-winning CBS News correspondent and author to speak Feb. 20 at APSU

Award-winning investigative journalist, social activist to speak at APSU

Edmondson sculptures donated by Trahern family now on display

Feb. 26 concert to showcase Clarksville's newest semi-professional choir

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins to Read at APSU

Generous donation gives APSU three famed William Edmondson sculptures

March 12 APSU concert to capture whimsy and freedom of childhood

New APSU program brings arts and music activities to young children

New play at APSU explores "End Days" following 9/11 tragedy

New Reagan Giving Circle at APSU receives $10,000 boost

New Starbucks opens inside APSU library

Orchid Ensemble to bring ancient Chinese sounds to APSU March 1

Phase II construction of student housing now under way

Poet and father to discuss parenthood and Down syndrome at Asanbe Diversity Symposium

Provost Lecture Series: Art professor's residency in Tanzania

Provost Lecture Series: Chemistry professor's analysis of iPad use in class

Provost Lecture Series: Discussing biofuel research

Provost Lecture Series: Geography prof's field work in Uganda

Tennessee artist Olen Bryant to be honored at Sunday's CECA Ovation Awards

Veteran admissions employee tapped as APSU's new director

Vocal ensemble Amarcord returns to APSU for community concert

March

AACC at APSU to hold Purses and Pleasantries fundraiser

APSU administrator named American Council on Education Fellow

APSU employees announce various accomplishments

APSU to have Spring AP Debate Forum on March 19

APSU History Department helps remember War of 1812 at local conference

APSU to hold 1st Pre-Professional Health Fair

APSU to hold scholarly weekend with 2 events

APSU to host Great STEM Challenge Exposition on April 3

APSU physics student builds spectrometer for observatory

APSU plans activities as part of Disability Awareness Month throughout April 2012

APSU political science professor to conduct Young Women's Leadership Symposium

APSU student Gray presents "Triple Threats" art exhibit at Gallery 108

APSU student newspaper named among top 5 in southeast; student staff garner awards

APSU student to study physics at Louvre in Paris this summer

APSU students competing in CFA Institute Research Challenge

APSU students inducted into Alpha Sigma Lambda nontraditional honor society

APSU Symphony to perform classical masterworks during free March 18 concert

APSU Women's and Gender Studies program presents "The Vagina Monologues" March 27 & 28

APSU's Degree Compass a finalist for prestigious IMS Global award

APSU's Sitton retires after 14 years of leading TECTA

Artist, retiring professor Diehr to be honored at April 5 salon event

Award-winning poet Kallet to read at APSU on April 2

Community Nonprofit Leadership Conference to be held at APSU

Congressman Phil Roe to be guest speaker at APSU

Interfraternity Council receives awards

Jason Marsalis to headline 51st Mid-South Jazz Festival at APSU

March 12 salon to discuss "Faces of Valor" book honoring county's armed services veterans

March 23 Asanbe Diversity Symposium to feature acclaimed author George Estreich

March 28 Library Athenaeum to discuss friendship and works of French Composers

New APSU exhibit "More Cowbell" presents best of student work

New employee hires for February 2012

Paper artist Hiebert to visit APSU March 13-16

Provost Lecture Series: Earth's atmosphere a major nuisance in astronomy

Provost Lecture Series: Exploring medieval Hungary

Provost Lecture Series: Insight on life of a performing artist

Provost Lecture Series: Showcasing design work

Psychologist known for work in diversity relations to speak at APSU

Woodward Library Society sets spring event

April

2 APSU students earn prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

Alum Talkington earns prestigious National Defense Scholarship

American Sociological Association president to speak at APSU

Applications sought for June Science and Math Academy at APSU

APSU alumna inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Academic Hall of Fame

APSU Area of Dance recognized at regional dance festival

APSU awards 2 top student honors at 2012 Honors and Awards Day ceremony

APSU awards inaugural CSM Walker Award to ROTC cadet

APSU B.F.A students present senior exhibition, "Identify," at Trahern Gallery

APSU celebrates National Poetry Month with free reading by renowned poets

APSU cheer squad wins 5th in national contest

APSU communication professor receives Harold Love Award

APSU director has book published on federal grant regulations

APSU employees report various accomplishments in their fields

APSU employees showcase presentations, appointments and other accomplishments

APSU to graduate record 1,000-plus students May 4

APSU to hold 2nd Joint Juvenile Justice Conference on April 21

APSU honors exemplary professors during annual awards ceremony

APSU hosting arts and music program May 1 for local youngsters

APSU Military Center coordinator receives Patriot Award

APSU now an Apple Authorized Training Center for Education

APSU physics students building 'green' race car

APSU provost named in national Complete College America report

APSU receives financial gift from Florim USA to award scholarships to 2 students

APSU School of Nursing a partner with local center in diabetes management

APSU School of Nursing repeats success of 100 percent pass rate on NCLEX licensure test

APSU service learning class helps develop bilingual directory for local Hispanic community

APSU student to help excavate ancient Greek town this summer

APSU students elected to SGA positions for 2012-13

APSU University Choir and Chamber Singers to perform music of British Isles April 20

APSU Wind Ensemble concert to include performance of "Star Wars" film score

APSU's Gateway Chamber Orchestra presents world premiere of famed composer's work

Blackburn notes concerns about funding for higher ed during visit at APSU

'Building Businesses' workshop series to be held at APSU

Chi Omega celebrating 40th anniversary at APSU

Edelweiss Club scholarship awarded to APSU student

Focal point of Academy Award-winning documentary transferring to APSU to play football

Military, veteran graduate recognition coin ceremony May 2 for APSU spring grads

New employee hires for March 2012

Old APSU college friends reunite after 70 years

Provost Lecture Series: Discussing sculpture collection at Nashville Parthenon

Provost Lecture Series: Songs of War

Reagan Giving Circle at APSU to have 1st award luncheon

Three APSU students earn NSF scholarships for field study course in New Mexico

May

20 APSU faculty chosen as Summer Research Fellows

APSU annual awards program honors student leaders, faculty, staff, organizations

APSU Child Learning Center earns three stars from the state

APSU employees announce their professional achievements

APSU employees report various professional, academic accomplishments

APSU geosciences student headed to Iowa this summer for coveted NSF program

APSU Governors annual Bass Tournament is May 12

APSU history honor society publishes second issue of scholarly journal

APSU languages and literature department awards scholarships to top students

APSU military history alum earns prestigious fellowship with U.S. Customs and Border Protection

APSU to offer evening child care for certain fall courses

APSU psychology student to conduct neuroscience research at Vanderbilt this summer

APSU Public Relations wins 5 awards at 2012 TCPRA

APSU students earn honorable mention at international math competition

APSU students spend week in London with new study abroad program

APSU's Degree Compass internationally recognized

APSU's Degree Compass noted as case study in new e-book

Austin Peay Center @ Fort Campbell offering M.A.T. for Fall I term

Chi Omega chapter donates painting to APSU in honor of 40 years on campus

Clarksville Chamber presents APSU's Winters with Distinguished Community Service Award

Govs baseball wins OVC crown, faces Oregon in 1st round of NCAA

National Science Foundation gives grant to APSU

New employees hires for April 2012

Nobel Prize in Physics recipient Leon Lederman to speak March 28

Original William Stafford poem discovered in APSU library

Physics student has patent pending on invention

Renowned astronomer receives the Richard Hawkins award

Student is seeing stars - and other celestial bodies

Top students clamor to get into Governor's School

June

The All State student newspaper earns more awards in national contest

APSU Center for Creative Arts helps restore sculpture on campus

APSU College of Business plans 2 GMAT Prep Workshops

APSU Grad Finale for Summer 2012 graduates scheduled

APSU to offer Safe School Initiative Threat training

APSU Tri-County Upward Bound receives $1.25M federal grant over 5-year period

Artwork donated to APSU African American Cultural Center

Brewer named coordinator of APSU's Highland Crest campus

"Defining Our Future" proposal to be finalized at on-campus meeting

Famed young adult author to read at APSU on July 10

Govs baseball season closes in NCAA regional

“High priests of percussion” kick off Concert Artist Series Sept. 19

Local Jaycees Foundation to give $73,000 for Gary Groves Memorial Athletic Scholarship

New employee hires for May 2012

New "Living Gallery Space" program to turn APSU campus into giant art exhibition space

Renowned flutist William Bennett to perform at APSU June 28

Tennessee Business Tax Seminar set for July 17 at APSU

July

APSU announces new employee hires, transfers for June 2012

APSU to break ground Aug. 17 on new math and computer science building

APSU employees have various professional, academic accomplishments

APSU employees recognized for years of service, education, retirement

APSU employees share their recent accomplishments

APSU to graduate 350 students Aug. 10

APSU to hold Chick-fil-A Leadercast Conference

APSU Police to participate in National Night Out

APSU to present graduating military students, veterans with APSU coin on Aug. 8

APSU ROTC cadet graduates with excellence award at Warrior Forge program

APSU soccer players compete in Summer Olympics in London

APSU student currently running across America

APSU students continue important bat research at Dunbar Cave

APSU's Degree Compass providing useful data for students

APSU's IB5 Brass Quintet earns third place at Calvin Smith Festival

APSU's new 3-D printers help students gain experience needed

CSA hosts end-of-semester performances and exhibits

Former Green Beret to read poetry at APSU on Aug. 30

New employees for July 2012

August

APSU alum developing drama programs for children with autism

APSU to break ground Aug. 17 on new Math and Computer Science Building

APSU employees note recent achievements

APSU faculty recognized for their years of service

APSU faculty share their recent accomplishments

APSU to hold Aug. 31 symposium, 'Economic Terrorism'

APSU only Tennessee public university on 2012 Great Colleges to Work For list

APSU to receive green certification from city and county on Sept. 10

APSU receives NSF grant to award scholarships for military and community college students

APSU Woodward Library Society sets fall event

APSU's CSA offering several youth music programs this fall

APSU's Goldsmith Press has several exhibits planned for this fall

APSU's Mabry's new book examines "The Performing Life" of a professional singer

College of Business, Academic Support Center plan GMAT prep workshops

CSA to offer new semester of classes beginning Aug. 13

Distinguished music alumna Darnell giving free concert at APSU Sept. 20

Gateway Chamber Orchestra begins new season with new identity

Gossett Family endows new scholarship at APSU

Local community choir looking for new members for upcoming season

Noted Writer David Huddle to serve as 2012-13 APSU Acuff Chair

ROTC cadet receives top honor, Bronze Cross

State Building Commission approves APSU's request to build new football stadium

September

15 students named winners of Peay Read essay, creative expression contest

32 new tenure-track faculty join APSU

8 APSU ROTC cadets named Distinguished Military Graduates

APSU African American Cultural Center seeking funds for scholarship and grad ceremony

APSU All State cartoonist finalist for national award

APSU announces 2 college preview days

APSU announces new employee hires for August 2012

APSU clarinetist Wang receives Tennessee Individual Artist Fellowship

APSU exploring cutting-edge friction stir welding process

APSU guitar professor Yates to perform free concert Sept. 27

APSU history honor society wins fourth Best Chapter of the Year award

APSU history professor Ray to appear on Discovery Channel show this month

APSU hosting sciences, health and math career night Oct. 2

APSU leadership honor society recognized as one of the nation's top chapters

APSU music professor Robinson-Oturu to perform in Hopkinsville on Saturday

APSU named Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs Magazine for 2013

APSU opens new pre-professional health office on campus

APSU Phi Kappa Phi chapter collecting books for 2012 Candy for the Mind

APSU Provost Lecture Series kicks off with session about religion in disaster relief

APSU schedules social event, Fall Fling, Sept. 28

APSU's 2012 Homecoming features 2 sports events open to public

APSU's Zone 3 Press to publish poet Skolfield's first book

Attend AP Day Oct. 6 for a chance to win $3,000 scholarship to APSU

Author of best-selling book, 'The Other Wes Moore,' to be at APSU on Sept. 27

CCCA begins new season with Gloria Chien concert on Sept. 21

Etcetera art exhibit comes to APSU on Oct. 8

Mabry to read from new book at autumn salon event Sept. 24

Music and visual art to blend in Frankenstein!! concert at APSU on Oct. 1

Ned and Jacqueline Crouch donate folk art collection to APSU

Noted pianist Gloria Chien to open CCCA 2012-13 season on Sept. 21

Oct. 12 Americana concert kicks off busy choral season at APSU

Poet Mesa to read from debut collection at APSU on Oct. 11

Provost Lecture Series discusses students' critical thinking skills in writing

Washington Post reporter Eilperin to read from new book at Oct. 6 APSU salon event

October

APSU Academic Support Center receives certification and praise from national association

APSU announces new employees for September 2012

APSU to begin new concert series Friday at The Gilroy

APSU to begin new history scholarship endowment at Oct. 26 dinner

APSU College of Business to have 1st Dean's Research Forum on Nov. 8

APSU Creative Writing Club hosting Playfest Nov. 28 at Roxy Regional Theater

APSU employees report their latest professional news

APSU employees share their recent professional news

APSU history professor, music department part of local Veterans Day program

APSU history students tour World War II vessel

APSU journal of Hispanic Studies now has print edition

APSU opens theatre and dance season Nov. 14 with Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

APSU organizes walk/run event in support of Walk to Afghanistan Project

APSU Phi Kappa Phi chapter receives national literacy grant for its Candy for the Mind effort

APSU physics student conducted research in Czech Republic this summer

APSU physics students send high altitude balloon into stratosphere

APSU PKP member receives Love of Learning Award

APSU to present faculty and staff military veterans with APSU coin on Nov. 15

APSU Provost Lecture Series to feature video on Dorothy Dix Collection

APSU students curate exhibit of Cindy Marsh work

APSU's popular Halloween concert returns for 28th year on Oct. 30

Attend AP Day on Nov. 3 for chance to win scholarship

Award-winning writer and Acuff Chair Huddle to read at APSU on Nov. 8

College of Business to hold open house showcasing M.S. in management program

Collins explores state's vegetative growth in new exhibit at APSU's downtown gallery

Companies interested in APSU chemical engineering technology graduates

CSA to begin new session of classes on Oct. 8

Famed Brentano String Quartet to perform at APSU on Oct. 19

Growing APSU marching band creates excitement on Saturdays

Planters Bank donates to APSU scholarship honoring late employee Cindy Harvey

Provost Lecture Series to discuss challenges in city management

Provost Lecture Series to discuss professor's research of just causes of war

Provost Lecture Series to feature interpretations of 'The Wizard of Oz'

Provost Lecture Series to focus on service learning in college classrooms

'True Colors' marks APSU Homecoming, Oct. 24-27

Woodward Library Society announces fall program

November

APSU 1000 class raises money to help Child Learning Center improve playground

APSU to break ground on new animal science facility on Nov. 30

APSU CECA hosts Soiree on Franklin on Nov. 20

APSU Center of Excellence seeking 2013 Ovation Award nominees

APSU choral activities hosting third annual Holiday Dinner Dec. 1

APSU does well at Tennessee Academy of Science annual meeting

APSU Downtown Gallery presents exhibit of new media works by Brian Cantrell

APSU employees share recent plaudits

APSU faculty and staff share professional and scholarly achievements

APSU faculty and students attend NSF workshop in Knoxville

APSU GIS Center develops app for Clarksville Academy

APSU graduate student receives Carlisle Award

APSU hosting Eighth Annual Black History Bowl on Jan. 25

APSU hosts 18th annual Bread and Words reading on Nov. 20

APSU hosts concert and masterclass showcasing the clarinet

APSU introduces My Future to work with Degree Compass

APSU journal on Hispanic literature included in Cervantes Institute's database

APSU named to Best for Vets Colleges list for 2013

APSU recommended for gain in state performance funding

APSU renaming concert hall after George and Sharon Mabry

APSU students traveled to Wisconsin for annual MathFest conference

APSU, VSCC sign 2+2 agreement for bachelor's degree in criminal justice

APSU's 2012 Distinguished Professor Award recipient to address candidates at graduation

Celebrate holidays at APSU with "Clarksville in Vienna" concert on Dec. 9

Duotone art exhibit comes to APSU Nov. 19

Faculty, employees announce their recent professional news

Gateway Chamber Orchestra and Chorus to perform "Winter Baroque" concert Dec. 2

Military/Veteran Graduate Recognition Ceremony Dec. 12 for APSU fall graduates

"My Favorite Things" holiday concert coming to APSU Dec. 7

New employee hires for October 2012

New service-learning class providing language help for APSU students and local Hispanic community

Provost Lecture Series to discuss Axis POWs

Provost Lecture Series to focus on volcanic eruption

Registration for CSA's spring semester of classes opens Dec. 3

December

35 APSU students selected for 2012-13 Who's Who list

The All State student newspaper celebrates 1st national award, Best in Show distinction

APSU begins 3-year degree, 3+1 Bachelor's to Master's programs in Spring 2013

APSU breaks ground on new DeWald Livestock Pavilion

APSU employees announce their recent plaudits

APSU employees report their latest plaudits

APSU history professor publishes work on Koreans in Japan

APSU presented with deed to Madison Street house

APSU students research accuracy of GPS devices

APSU tradition, Help an Elf, provides Christmas gifts for children of students

Couple to graduate together Dec. 14 from APSU

Gateway Chamber Orchestra recognized on Grammy list

New APSU program promotes stronger teaching methods for APSU professors

New employees announced for December 2012

Special Forces and National Guard learn agriculture techniques at APSU farm