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In the Media

7/29/2005
The APSU Chess Club meeting was listed July 13 in the Kentucky New Era

“APSU football player charged in death,” an article on student Derek Dobbs being charged with criminally negligent homicide in the May boating death of Emily Hardy, 18, in Hendersonville, was on The Leaf-Chronicle's cover July 14.

“GIs may get second shot: Soldiers could have another chance to sign up for college education” was featured on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section July 14. The story quoted Elizabeth Stonerock, a Veteran Affairs counselor in the Office of Student Financial Aid, and APSU student Joe Murphy. Both were pictured.

“Civil rights advocate Lewis Jones dies at age 69” made the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section July 14. The tribute quoted Jones as saying that, prior to desegregation, he would take shortcuts through APSU's campus, although he risked being arrested.

“Local business should boom during AAU hoops tourney,” a story that ran in The Leaf-Chronicle's “Business” section July 15, mentioned APSU as the location.

“Group plans Freedom Fund event,” an article on the NAACP College Chapter of APSU's Oct. 29 event, made The Leaf-Chronicle's “College Update” July 16. The story included comments from Kathleen Evans, the group's adviser and secretary for University recreation at APSU.

“Local couple cause a cosmic sensation: Teachers shot photos of exploding supernova,” a story about APSU alums Mike and Constance Brown, was The Leaf-Chronicle's cover story July 17.

“APSU's Title VI effort OK” was featured on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section July 21. The story quoted Mitch Robinson, vice president for finance and administration.

“Former APSU physics professor to be honored,” a story about the Aug. 20 room-naming recognizing Sara Wood Boercker, was featured in The Leaf-Chronicle's “College Update” July 21.

“APSU gets grant” made The Leaf-Chronicle's “College Update” July 21.

“Ann Patchett to do rare reading at APSU” was featured on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Living” section July 24. The story included comments from Barry Kitterman, associate professor of English and head of the creative writing program, and Dr. Jill Eichhorn, assistant professor of English and coordinator of the Women's Studies Program.

“Pick of the Week: Books” in the July 21-27 issue of the Nashville Scene focused on award-winning writer Ann Patchett's July 26 reading at APSU. Pablo Tanguay wrote that the appearance was “another notch in the ever-widening literary belt for the folks at Austin Peay, which has quietly become the place in Middle Tennessee to hear some of the best writers the English-speaking world has to offer.”

“Cultural Center director vacates seat,” a story about the recent resignation of African American Cultural Center Director Valerie Barnes, made the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section July 27. The story quoted APSU Provost Bruce Speck and student Catherine Davila.

“APSU to offer new scholarships,” which mentioned the Adult Learner Scholarship and the Scholarship for Spouses of Fort Campbell Soldiers, made The Leaf-Chronicle's “College Update” July 29.

“NAACP chapter to meet at APSU” was featured in The Leaf-Chronicle's “College Update” July 29. The listing mentioned Kathleen Evans, the group's adviser and secretary for University recreation at APSU.