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Shriek Week at the PEAY was October 25-31, 2010


The 2010 SHRIEK WEEK WAS OCTOBER 25 - 31, 2010

Due to Homecoming week, we will not have Shriek Week in 2011.
October 26    7:30 pm    When Spirits Go Abroad: Ghost Stories from
                                       Many Cultures
                                       Woodward Library
                                               featuring Dr. Culley Carson-Grefe, Mr. Osvaldo Di
                                               Paolo, Ms. Ilza Harrell, Dr. Norbert Puszkar, Dr.
                                               Karen Sorenson, Ms. Mary Winters and
                                               Dr. Tim Winters
                                              (Special Shriek Week edition of Library Athenaeum)
                                        Co-sponsored by Woodward Library
                                        and Department of Languages and Literature
UPDATE:  Big thanks to all the faculty who participated, the stories were amazing!  Thanks also to the staff in the Woodward Library for all their hard work decorating and hosting the event! 


October 27  11 a.m. -3 p.m.  Face Painting with Nancye Eidson
                                               Morgan University Center Lobby
UPDATE:  Thanks to Nancye Eidson for her talented and spectacular face designs!  The students looked amazing!

                              7:30 p.m.  Costume Karaoke
                                                 Einstein Bros. Bagels
                                                Come in costume and sing for prizes or just come
                                                      and sing, if you dare!
                                                      Featuring DJ Alex Adames!
                         FIRST PLACE - JULIAN LEWIS 
                        SECOND PLACE - KIESHA SCIMIO
                        THIRD PLACE - KIM JORGENSON
Congratulations and thanks to all participants!  It was a fun and entertaining evening, we saw students dressed as Mary Poppins, Prince, Michael Jackson among others!

October 28     7:30 p.m.      Lorraine Warren, “America’s Top Ghost Hunter”
                                            Clement Auditorium
                                            Don't miss Lorraine Warren, a frequent guest on
                                              "Paranormal State" and longtime paranormal
                                               investigator!  She has investigated many
                                                hauntings and phenomena!
UPDATE:  Thanks to Lorraine Warren and Tony Spera for a spooky and entertaining Halloween event! 

October 29   10 a.m. – 2 p.m.   The Great Pumpkin Auction
                                                Morgan University Center Lobby
                                                 (Decorate a pumpkin and donate it to the auction –
                                                 prizes for the winners, both students, and
                                                 faculty/staff competitions)
                                                 and visit the auction and
                                                 silent bid on  your favorite pumpkin! Donations
                                                 benefit APSU Dance Marathon for the Vanderbilt 
                                                  Children’s Hospital)
                                                      Student prizes:
                                                          First - $75
                                                          Second - $50
                                                          Third - $30
                                           Pumpkin competition open to faculty and staff! 
                                               Faculty/Staff prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place
                                                    Prizes for each are a free lunch in the cafe and a
                                                    free specialty beverage in Enstein Bros.

 Thanks to ALL the participants!  The pumpkin auction raised money for the Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, and the pumpkins were also displayed during G.H.O.S.T. for the children to enjoy!

UPDATE:   Students donated nearly $300 and three large boxes of food for Loaves and Fishes!  Thanks to all the students who supported this event!  You are all awesome!!

                         6 pm and    Halloween Percussion Ensemble
                         8 pm            MMC Concert Hall
                                                     APSU Department of Music
                                             Admission is two canned goods per person or
                                             $3.00 per person, open to students and public      
                                             (limited seating, first arrived, first seated)
                                                  Open to campus and the public.
                                                  Sponsored by the APSU  Department of Music
                                             Contact Department of Music for tickets and more

October 30        8 p.m.        Austin Peay Night at the Roxy  
                                               Roxy Regional Theatre,
                                               Franklin Street downtown
                                                    “Dracula the Musical”
                                                 (free tickets to the show for the first 40 students,
                                                  APSU students must pick up a ticket in advance, 
                                                  one ticket per student, available in Student
                                                  Affairs, MUC 206 or call 221-7341, must have
                                                   valid Govs ID card for ticket)
                                       ***SOLD OUT   *****SOLD OUT                                 
                                           Co-sponsored by the Roxy Regional Theatre

Thanks to our friends at the Roxy Theatre for a great performance and for their support of APSU and our students!

October 31                         G.H.O.S.T. 
                                           (Great Halloween Options for Safe Trick or
                                             Morgan University Center Bowl/Plaza
                                             Open to the public
                                            Sponsored by APSU Student Government Association 

 Update:  As always, a big hit!  Hundreds enjoyed GHOST this year and the weather was perfect!


Student Affairs Programs

   Woodward Library

      Department of Languages and Literature

          Department of Music

             Student Government Association

                Roxy Regional Theatre

***If you have suggestions for events for future Shriek Weeks, please email