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APSU faculty and staff note their achievements


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

Shondell Hickson, assistant professor of nursing, recently organized free blood pressure screenings at the Kleeman Community Center.

Gregory R. Singleton, associate vice president of student affairs and dean of students, recently presented two educational sessions, titled “Kappa Alpha Order and Our Pursuit of Academic Excellence” and “Allies or Adversaries? Effectively Working with Your University and Community,” at both the University of Tennessee and University of Memphis. Singleton was also selected for membership into the William E. Forester Court of Honor for outstanding alumni service and dedication to the undergraduate chapters of Kappa Alpha Order in west Tennessee and east Arkansas. He continues to serve as the national scholarship officer for Kappa Alpha Order, a position he has held since 2007.

Dr. Gregg Steinberg, professor of health and human performance, was interviewed recently for an article, titled “The Health Benefits and Risks of Sports Superfandom,” published online at

Dr. Minoa Uffelman, associate professor of history, had a commentary, titled “The Nannie Diaries,” published Feb. 19 in the online opinion pages of The New York Times.