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Archived News 2016

January

Acuff Circle seeking nominations for Ovation Awards

APSU art student conducts behind-the-scenes research at London museums

Department of Music offering new professional bachelor’s and low-residency master’s programs

APSU purchases adjacent, 10-acre Jenkins and Wynne property

APSU students perform service work in Louisiana and Florida during winter break

APSU's Steinberg offers free online course on emotional toughness

CCCA presents pianist Andrew Tyson at APSU on Jan. 29

Healy named 19th Austin Peay head football coach

MLK Jr. Day of Service meal packaging event to be held Friday, Jan. 29

New exhibit at APSU celebrates the career of Professor Cindy Marsh

Residents within 250 miles can get in-state tuition* rates at APSU

Visiting speaker Safa Samiezadé-Yazd to discuss Arabic calligraphy, graffiti, street art and urban culture

Febuary

Acuff Circle announces winners for 2016 Ovation Awards

APSU alum Joey Smith joins 2016 Class of Pink Tie Guys

APSU alum Von Hagen pursues research opportunity in Kenya

APSU Breast Cancer 5K set for April 23

APSU Greek community has record number attend leadership institute

APSU GuitarFest returns to campus Feb. 15-17

APSU hosting state conference commemorating 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death

APSU hosting V-Day events this February and March

APSU names alumnus Phillips as executive director of University Advancement

APSU names Jamie McCrary as director of Disability Services

APSU ROTC program again named among nation's best

APSU school counseling program hosts event to thank local school counselors

APSU students present at Phi Alpha Theta national conference

APSU unveils vision for new property

APSU unveils new exhibition of artwork from permanent collection

APSU Visiting Writers Series welcomes essayist Ann Pancake on April 12

APSU welcomes Nashville-based designer and illustrator Rachel Briggs

APSU welcomes sound artist and TED Fellow Christine Sun Kim

APSU's Candlelight Ball returns to Nashville on March 12

APSU's Felts presented with SEIFC's highest honor

APSU's O'Connor contributes to article on mass killings

CASE III honors APSU Public Relations and Marketing for its excellence

Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts holding Feb. 16 alumni reading event

Chamber Singers to embark on March tour of Tennessee, Illinois

Classics at APSU students present at international conference

Creative writing professor Dr. Amy Wright to publish four books in 2016

Dr. Ashlee Spearman named director of APSU's Quality Enhancement Plan

Dr. Tony Morris elected to SECAC Board of Directors

Govs in Love: Terry and Nakelia Boykin

Honors Film Series presents Oscar-nominated documentary "The Look of Silence" on Feb. 24

Kenneth Maddox to serve as interim director of Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center

New exhibit at APSU provides social commentary on southern landscape and lifestyle

Sixth Annual Young Women's Leadership Symposium coming to APSU March 4

March 

Active Minds chapter to hold “Send Silence Packing” suicide prevention event on April 8

APSU alumnus Wilson named coordinator of Highland Crest campus

APSU College of Business dean to move to faculty position

APSU concludes 2015-16 Visiting Artist Speaker Series with Jo Dery

APSU Greek community has record number attend leadership institute

APSU Department of Mathematics and Statistics places second in MAA Math Jeopardy competition

APSU engineering technology students excel at state conference

APSU fraternity raising money, awareness for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

APSU Greek community receives high honors in spring 2016

APSU honored with Tree Campus USA recognition

APSU professor Dr. Christopher Bailey performs on tour with Celtic Woman

APSU students participate in community service during Spring Break

APSU’s The All State ranked best college newspaper at 2016 SEJC

APSU's Gallery 108 to present student Lederach's show March 28-30

Camp Granada music day camp expands in its fifth year

Cyrille Aimée headlines 55th Annual Mid-South Jazz Festival

Department of Art and Design hosts 48th annual juried student exhibition

Employers welcome for STEM, Pre-Health Career Day at APSU

Find new employees at APSU's internship/part time job fair

Former APSU Ag students honor “Doc” Hunt with endowed scholarship

Govs advance to NCAA tournament

Graduation gala returns to APSU Feb. 29, March 1

High school students can earn college credit through dual enrollment at APSU

Nationally-recognized speaker, non-profit founder to speak at APSU Unity Celebration

New exhibit in Nashville showcases APSU graphic design and animation students and faculty

Noted novelist, activist Marnie Mueller to speak at APSU’s Asanbe Diversity Symposium

Professor Darren Michael publishes first full-length play, “Scarecrows Will Never See the Sunset”

Professor Scott Raymond brings a dinosaur to life for Nickelodeon's Kids Choice Awards

Tribute to late educator Dr. Preston J. Hubbard to be held March 30

University of Memphis professor Dr. Beverly Bond to discuss 1866 Memphis Massacre on March 31

 April

APSU choral activities hosting “The Big Sing” on April 12

APSU Department of Art and Design presents US Bank Open Exhibition April 15-16

APSU Department of Theatre and Dance to host Latin Grammy Award winners Lucky Diaz and The Family Jam Band

APSU Governors Stadium to become Fortera Stadium

APSU hosts annual Spanish Language Fair for over 400 area high school students

APSU names seasoned senior executive Moses as interim dean of College of Business

APSU Opera Theatre and Orchestra presents "This is the Rill Speaking" and “A Hand of Bridge” on April 23-24

APSU professor Tamara Smithers publishes academic book on Italian Renaissance painter Michelangelo

APSU ROTC to hold week-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of Army ROTC programs

APSU sociology department sending students to top graduate programs

APSU student Spalding presents senior thesis art exhibit April 18-21

APSU youth guitar finger style camp set for June 14-15

APSU’s Phi Alpha Theta students perform well at regional history conference

Copy of rare Pembroke Collection coin archive now housed at APSU University Archives and Special Collections

Dr. Sharon Mabry serves as Master Teacher and lecturer at Southern Illinois University

"Footloose: The Musical" coming to APSU this week

Former APSU athlete Downey gives back to Governors Baseball

Nashville recording artist Maggie Rose to perform at April 23 unveiling of APSU's Fortera Stadium

Philanthropist Ayers to speak at APSU commencement on May 6

May

Acuff Circle to honor longtime performer Marge Lillard at Jazz in June event

APSU awards first Warren Scholarship for Classical Studies

APSU professor Uffelman contributes chapter to book on rural history of America

APSU professors Di Paolo Harrison, Williams receive summer research grants

APSU recognizes outstanding faculty during 2016 Academic Awards ceremony

APSU student Paul Watkins explores math through art

APSU's Gresham wins national award at 2016 Festival of Media Arts

Ard, Morton honored at APSU's Annual Scholarship Donor Dinner

Army veteran, military spouse Cooper juggles college, family with great success

Decorated soldier awarded 2016 APSU ROTC CSM Darol Walker Award

Professional photographers offering free photo shoot at APSU for military-affiliated individuals, families

Service-learning class helps APSU student join nonprofit's Board of Directors

June

Acclaimed flautist William Bennett returns to APSU for Summer Flute Academy, June 24 performance

APSU alum Mabry to be inducted into inaugural class of ROTC Hall of Fame

APSU College of Ed prepares local teachers for 2017 solar eclipse

APSU Department of Communication wins OVC Digital Network Program of Excellence

APSU hosting 2016 Girls' Leadership Summer Camp June 6-10

APSU hosting topping out ceremony for Art and Design Building on June 27

APSU Public Relations and Marketing Office wins 12 awards at 2016 TCPRA Conference

APSU student Critchlow sends high altitude balloon into the stars

APSU students spend week volunteering at South Carolina animal sanctuary

APSU's ODK honor society named "Superior Circle,” Singleton named to ODK national advisory committee

Award-winning photographer to give free talk at APSU on June 16

Marcelius Braxton hired as new director of APSU’s Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center

Poet, Zone 3 Press contributor, Norman Dubie wins 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize

Registration now open for APSU Community School of the Arts' July and August art and dance classes

 July

APSU earns fifth consecutive "Great Colleges to Work For" recognition

APSU faculty and staff honored at MTSU symposium

APSU hosting 2016 Tennessee Business Tax Seminar and Workshop on July 20

APSU installs new permanent sculpture on campus

APSU nursing students earn top awards at prestigious internship program

APSU students spend week volunteering on alternative break trip to Ecuador

APSU, Volunteer State announce dual admission agreement

 August

APSU College of Graduate Studies dean to move to faculty position

APSU Homeschool Music Program presents new offerings in 2016

APSU hosting Pokemon event to welcome back students

APSU hosts first Freshman Service Project of the year

APSU nursing faculty presents at international conference in South Africa

APSU students to launch high-altitude balloon during 2017 eclipse

Department of Computer Science and Information Technology announces creation of three new bachelor’s degrees

Early projections show freshmen picking APSU in record numbers

Families invited to experience college life during APSU's Family Weekend

Former commander of Task Force Pale Horse, author Jimmy Blackmon to speak on Aug. 30

Ft. Campbell Garrison Commander Col. James Salome to speak at APSU's Summer Commencement

GIS Center at APSU uses Google IoT grant to assist volunteer firefighters

New APSU graduate degrees to help advance careers in healthcare industry

Sculptor, creator of APSU’s newest permanent art installation, Chris Boyd Taylor to give artist lecture Aug. 30

September

Acclaimed journalist, bestselling author Timmerman returns Sept. 29 for 2016 Peay Read

APSU professor Deibert publishes book on historic 1868 survey of Wyoming

APSU student Santoyo offers artistic take on “modern” life in the South

APSU student Ward fights for music education in Washington, D.C.

APSU supporters Bibb and Lott honored with TBR's Chancellor Award

APSU welcomes environmental artist Stacy Levy for visiting artist lecture

APSU's Scanlan honored in Voices Under 40 program

Award-winning poet Nezhukumatathil to give reading on Sept. 15

Boston College professor, author Dr. Heather Richardson to speak at APSU Constitution Day on Sept. 15

Department of Theatre and Dance opens Fall 2016 season with “Picnic,” running from Sept. 28-Oct. 2

APSU hosts Fall Career Fair for full-time jobs

Grand opening for Wayne and Marianne Ard Building set for Oct. 13

Growing APSU Classics Program launches scholarly journal

New APSU communication department program focuses on student success

Physics, art double major Mary Sencabaugh creates mural honoring outer space

Platinum recording artist Frankie Ballard to headline APSU’s 2016 Homecoming Concert

Zone 3 Press presents an editors reading on Oct. 6

October

Annual Soiree on Franklin arts event coming Oct. 28

APSU art student Neal to present exhibition of work on Nov. 7

APSU art student Turner to present exhibition of work on Oct. 24

APSU biology grad students continue to excel in their research

APSU career services welcomes Amazon to campus

APSU hosting foreign language career night on Oct. 24

APSU service-learning class teaches computer literacy to senior citizens

APSU students complete more than 400 service hours during fall break

APSU students join area historians in exploring Fort Defiance

APSU welcomes award-winning graphic designer Mitch Goldstein to campus this Thursday

APSU's Marcus Hayes named to TBR's Maxine Smith Fellows program

APSU's new vet tech program to provide more career options for animal lovers

APSU's Phi Alpha Theta wins eighth Best Chapter Award

APSU's popular Halloween Concert returns for 32nd year on Oct. 28

Award-winning writer Dorothy Allison to visit Austin Peay as Acuff Chair of Excellence on Oct. 27

Demaray named new associate vice president for finance

Department of Agriculture to host Alumni Harvest, Farm Facility Open House on Oct. 18

Eight appointed to serve on Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees

General public tickets now available for APSU Homecoming concert featuring Frankie Ballard

Internationally recognized artist Janine Antoni to visit APSU Oct. 13

Mid-South Sociological Association invites APSU's Ogbonna-McGruder to discuss her book at annual conference

November

APSU communication students’ films recognized during TCA annual conference

APSU Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Anything Goes” Nov. 16-20

APSU history class looks at artifacts of daily life in Tennessee

APSU Opera Workshop to perform “Brush Up Your Shakespeare” on Nov. 20

APSU unveils new curated photography exhibition

APSU welcomes internationally recognized artist Lalla Essaydi

APSU's Acuff Circle seeking nominations for Ovation Awards

APSU's Christmas with David Steinquest and Friends returns this Friday

APSU's Zeta Phi Beta chapter leads state in service

Austin Peay Army ROTC to honor memory of 1st Lt. Kip Stevens with ceremony, induction on Nov. 17

Austin Peay history students conduct staff ride to historic Fort Donelson Civil War battlefield

Austin Peay professor Scanlan named editor-in-chief of Clinical Laboratory Science, the flagship journal for American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

Department of Music’s Seventh Annual Holiday Dinner is Dec. 2 and 3

Retired professor Scott publishes update to landmark guide of Land Between the Lakes reptile, amphibian life

Zone 3 celebrates its 30th anniversary with reading, reception on Nov. 4

December

APSU 2016: A Year in Review

APSU alumna Orton heading to grad school at Cambridge

APSU spotlights student community service at High Impact Practices Showcase

APSU student newspaper wins awards at national convention in Atlanta

APSU's Kevin Harris investigates how to create expert teams

APSU's TRiO program honors its 2016 winter graduates

APSU redefining first-year experience through national higher ed project

Austin Peay physics professor receives $300,000 NSF grant to conduct research on innovative glass materials

Distinguished professor Mike Gotcher to deliver APSU commencement address on Dec. 9

Military and Veteran Graduate Recognition Ceremony Dec. 7 for APSU Fall Graduates