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8/31/2004
“APSU students pinch textbook pennies” was the cover story for The Leaf-Chronicle Aug. 26. The story featured comments from Dr. Keith Belcher, chair of biology, and APSU student Tiffany Choice.

A profile on Dr. Valeries Barnes, director of the African American Cultural Center, appeared on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section Aug. 26. The story offered comments from Barnes and Cedric Wade, vice president of APSU's African American Student Association.

“APSU revising mission to improve student skills” made the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle Aug. 28. The story, which introduced Austin Peay's new vision statement, featured comments from APSU President Sherry Hoppe, Dr. Richard Gildrie, professor of history, and Dennie Burke, executive director of public relations and marketing.

A story on Austin Peay's new degree programs made the main section of The Leaf-Chronicle Aug. 28. It gave information on the online Master of Science in Nursing, the international management concentration in the Bachelor of Business Administration and the Master of Science in Management.

“Lottery grants give students chance at college” made the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section Aug. 30. The story quotes incoming APSU freshman Jennifer Jennings, who received a HOPE Access Grant. In the story, Jennings says she and the other nine grant recipients at APSU will work hard, since an additional $1,000-$2,000 will be on the line. The article also ran in The Tennessean Aug. 30 with comments from Dr. Houston Davis, associate vice president for academic affairs.

APSU's Welcome Week was featured on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle Aug. 30. The story featured comments from Meda Rollings, interim coordinator of programs and events for student life and leadership, and APSU students Hunter Stapp, Zack Davis, Ebony Perry.

“APSU enriches our community” was the editorial topic for the Aug. 31 edition of The Leaf-Chronicle. The piece highlights the University's “positive contributions” to the community.