New & Noteworthy
- Ashton Maltie, a PELP junior and computer science major, will be in Washington, D.C., during the fall semester. He will complete an internship at the Pyramid Atlantic Art Center(http://www.pyramidatlanticartcenter.org/) through The Washington Center, one of the premier nonpartisan educational organizations in the United States.
- Brandy Smith, a PELP senior, has been selected as an Eriksson Scholar this semester. Her selection comes with a $5,000 scholarship from Austin Peay's College of Education. This scholarship supports students who will teach mathematics and science at the 6-12 grade levels. To learn more about this new scholarship, visit http://www.apsu.edu/news/apsu-receives-8-figure-gift-memory-former-educator. Ms. Smith has also been awarded a Neil Ross Scholarship for the current academic year. This scholarship was established in memory of Neil Ross, a former professor of mathematics at Austin Peay. It is open to high-achieving math and math education majors.
- Austin Peay recently announced the 10 recipients of the Reagan Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. Five of the recipients are PELP students. They are Breanne Campos, Veronica Cordova, Hannah Evans, Kelsey Smith, and Diana Trinh. This scholarship was established last year by Dr. Carmen Reagan, a former dean and professor who worked for many years at Austin Peay, to recognize and support young women leaders.
- Clarissa Pulley, a PELP junior, is serving as the peer mentor in Pres. Hall's PELP-section of APSU 1000 in the Fall 2013 semester.