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APSU employees note their accomplishments, service


Several faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University announce their recent professional and scholarly activities.

Dr. Mike Gotcher, chair of the APSU Department of Communication, Dr. Anna Filippo, assistant professor of communication, Tracy Nichols, communication instructor, and Dr. Melony Shemberger, assistant director of communication in the APSU Public Relations Office, judged various individual events and debate rounds at the Northeast High School Speech and Debate Tournament held Feb. 4 at the school in Clarksville.

Dr. Perry Scanlan, director of the medical technology program, and Blanca Martinez received an Omicron Sigma (Outstanding Service) Recognition from the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) for their contributions to Region III, which consists of the Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Scanlan is president-elect of ASCLS-TN, and Martinez is the Region III student forum chair. Only 15 people are nominated from each region.

Dr. Gregg Steinberg, professor of health and human performance, was interviewed by several news organizations for sports stories leading up to the Super Bowl held Feb. 5. He was featured in the Kansas City (Mo.) Star and on WSMV Channel 4 News in Nashville.