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Chaz Privette
Talented APSU freshman awarded hand-crafted concert guitar

GiftedGuitar - a nonprofit that works to put concert-quality instruments in the hands of promising young musicians - presented Chaz Privette with a Kenny Hill signature concert guitar worth around $8,000.

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Sharon Mabry
The Record: Sharon Mabry retires after a historic 52 years

During that five-decade-long career, she has mentored thousands of students, enhanced the cultural life of the Clarksville-Montgomery community, and helped transform Austin Peay's music department into one of the top programs in the Southeast.

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Larissa Dougherty
APSU alumna pursues Navy career on board the Carl Vinson

Larissa Dougherty calls the aircraft carrier home, and she spends her days documenting its travels and missions through photography, video production and writing.

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Austin Peay professors to revisit Russia-Ukraine war during public presentation
Austin Peay professors to revisit Russia-Ukraine war during public presentation

Those seeking a deeper understanding of the war between Russia and Ukraine can attend a public presentation on April 26 at Austin Peay State University.

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Taylor Swift
Struggling with Latin? APSU professor says give Taylor Swift a try

Instead of using the works of Ancient Roman poet Virgil, Dr. Stephen Kershner prefers Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" and other pop music to inspire his Latin students.

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Austin Peay unveils online database to give public more access to university’s vast art collection
Austin Peay unveils online database to give public more access to university's vast art collection

For more than a year, the director of Austin Peay State University's art collection has worked with several students to make the school's vast collection more accessible to the public. This week, those efforts have culminated with a newly unveiled online database that allows people to search for and see the university's collected artwork.

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Storyboard artist Jordan Koch to conclude year’s CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series
Storyboard artist Jordan Koch to conclude year's CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series

Koch, an artist in Nickelodeon's animated series "The Loud House," will complete the 2021-22 series season. He will also conduct a storyboard workshop with our animation students.

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Austin Peay’s Art + Design to celebrate student work with annual juried exhibition
Austin Peay's Art + Design to celebrate student work with annual juried exhibition

The Department of Art + Design will celebrate the end of the 2021-22 academic year with the 54th Annual Juried Student Exhibition. The professionally juried exhibition opens in The New Gallery on April 4 and runs through April 27.

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Celebrated printmaker LaToya Hobbs to speak at Austin Peay in CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series
Celebrated printmaker LaToya Hobbs to speak at Austin Peay in CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series

The Department of Art + Design, with support from the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to welcome celebrated printmaker LaToya Hobbs to continue 2021-22 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season.

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CECA announces 2021-22 Tennessee Artist Fellow – Ashton Ludden
CECA announces 2021-22 Tennessee Artist Fellow - Ashton Ludden

The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA) is pleased to announce that artist Ashton Ludden of Knoxville, Tennessee, has been selected as the recipient of the 2021-2022 Tennessee Artist Fellowship.

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International artist Kenturah Davis to speak at Austin Peay
International artist Kenturah Davis to speak at Austin Peay

The Department of Art + Design, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to welcome internationally recognized artist Kenturah Davis to continue the 2021-22 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season.

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APSU's 2022 Betty Joe Wallace Memorial Lecture to spotlight 'Tennessee's Superb Suffragists'

At 4 p.m. on March 24, Paula F. Casey, a dynamic speaker on voting rights, will give the 2020 Betty Joe Wallace Memorial Lecture in the Office of Equity, Access, and Inclusion at 416 College St.

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APSU professor delves into just and unjust wars with new book

Routledge Press recently published his new book, "New Interventionist Just War Theory: A Critique," as part of its Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding series.

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The New Gallery presents ‘Listening: The Fourth String’ to continue engaging exhibition season
The New Gallery presents 'Listening: The Fourth String' to continue engaging exhibition season

The New Gallery, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the Austin Peay State University Department of Art + Design, is pleased to present Listening: The Fourth String by visual artist Raheleh Filsoofi and musician Reza Filsoofi to continue an engaging 2021-22 exhibition season.

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Art + Design to welcome public sculptor Jean Shin to CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series
Art + Design to welcome public sculptor Jean Shin to CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series

The Department of Art + Design, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to host award-winning public sculptor and installation artist, Jean Shin, to continue 2021-22 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season.

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APSU collaboration
APSU marketing and graphic design collaboration provides nonprofits with marketing campaigns

Serving nonprofit clients YaiPak, Make Nashville and the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts & Heritage Development Council, three marketing teams developed briefs for the creative teams.

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APSU’s New Gallery starts 2022 with Christina A. West’s ‘mere mortals’
APSU's New Gallery starts 2022 with Christina A. West's 'mere mortals'

The New Gallery, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the Department of Art + Design, is pleased to present mere mortals by Christina A. West to continue an engaging 2021-22 exhibition season.

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Carlos Carpena
The Borinqueneer: An APSU student honors military's influence on family and Puerto Rico through his art

Recent APSU art graduate Carlos R. Carpena never met his grandfather, but as a boy growing up in Puerto Rico, he often heard stories about the man and the famous "Borinqueneers."

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Barry Jones
APSU Arts and Letters dean explains why you need a humanities degree

College of Arts and Letters Dean Barry Jones discusses the benefits of doing what you love and why "90 percent of humanities graduates are happy with their lives."

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Harned Hall
APSU faculty heed call of students and add more diverse voices to world lit class

The SGA passed a resolution calling for the professors to "challenge themselves and their students to broaden their horizons and study works they might be unfamiliar with." The faculty eagerly accepted this challenge.

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David Steinquest and Friends
Christmas with David Steinquest and Friends returns to APSU Dec. 3

Christmas with David Steinquest and Friends will present "We Need a Little Christmas" at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 3, in the Mabry Concert Hall. Tickets go on sale Nov. 15.

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Artist Paul Rucker to deliver talk about ‘Preserve & Protect’ pieces
Artist Paul Rucker to deliver talk about 'Preserve & Protect' pieces

Paul Rucker will talk about his work associated with the "Preserve & Protect" exhibition, currently on display in The New Gallery.

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Student Spotlight: Meet graphic design student Katie Boyer
Student Spotlight: Meet graphic design student Katie Boyer

You never know what you're going to discover at Austin Peay. Graphic design major and APSU Hazel Smith Summer Research Fellow recipient Katie Boyer has quite the story.

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New garment exhibition – ‘Preserve & Protect’ – reveals our ‘shrouded histories’
New garment exhibition - 'Preserve & Protect' - reveals our 'shrouded histories'

Co-curated by Michael Dickins, director of The New Gallery, and Erika Diamond, curator and assistant director of CVA galleries at Chautauqua Institution, this exhibition of conceptual garment work looks at the complex ways in which textiles, particularly garments, tell the stories of the past, present, and future.

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Harned Hall
APSU now offering foreign languages option for general ed core requirement

Beginning with the Fall 2021 Bulletin, students can take French, German, Greek, Latin or Spanish 1010 or 1020 to fulfill part of their humanities and fine arts requirements.

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Tennessee Suffragists
APSU's Uffelman heading up virtual series on progressive Tennessee women

This fall, Uffelman is reuniting with her collaborators from a 2015 book for a special virtual series, Tennessee 101: Tennessee Women in the Progressive Era, Part 1.

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Heather Abels
APSU visiting animation professor works on major films for Netflix and Disney

Clarksville resident Heather Abels worked as a matte painter for Disney's "Encanto" and as a matte painting consultant for the Netflix film, "My Little Pony."

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Alumna creates the Gerald L. and Virginia Tenney Endowed Scholarship for APSU photography students

To qualify for this scholarship, students must be APSU sophomores, juniors or seniors with a 3.0 GPA and a studio art major with a concentration in photography.

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Halloween
APSU's Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert returns to campus on Oct. 29

The superhero-themed concert will return to campus with in-person performances, and a livestream, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the Music/Mass Communication Building's Mabry Concert Hall.

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Little Friends Print
APSU's Art+Design and CECA welcome Little Friends of Printmaking Sept. 21

The Department of Art+Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, will kick off the 2021-22 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season with The Little Friends of Printmaking.

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