A Broadway Homecoming by hedongchenchen


									                            TROY TODAY
                                    A look inside Troy University for faculty and staff                   October 29, 2004

                                                                                                    A Broadway
                                                                                                 Festivities to begin Monday

Inside Today                                                                                       and conclude on Nov. 7
                                                                                                        his may not be the glitz and
TROY People
Around TROY
                                                                                                  T     glamour of Broadway, but the
                                                                                                 stars in Troy will be shining brightly
                                                                                                 on Nov. 6 when Troy University cele-
                                                                                                 brates homecoming.
                                                                                                    The theme for this year is "Give My
                                                                                                 Regards to TROY: A Broadway
                               Broadway legend. Troy University, Montgomery Campus                 The idea of a Broadway homecom-
                             recently played host to the board meeting of the Montgomery         ing came from the brainstorm of SGA
                             Area Business Committee for the Arts. Board members had some        Senator, Tiffany Van Valkenberg, who
                             surprise guests at the luncheon following their meeting –           thought it would be a fun way to get
                             Broadway star Carol Channing and her husband Harry Kallujian.       everyone involved.
                             Channing had performed the night before at the Davis Theatre.         This also marks the 50th anniversary
                             Pictured left to right are: Tina McManama, The Montgomery           of the Homecoming Parade. The
                             Advertiser; Ken Wallis, from the office of Alabama Gov. Bob         parade is scheduled for Nov. 6 at 10
                             Riley; Channing; Dr. Cameron Martindale, board member and           a.m.
                             Montgomery Campus president; and, Frank Litchfield, of Seay,          The parade is only one of the many
                             Seay and Litchfield. The firm of Seay, Seay and Litchfield joined   activities planned for the week. Others
                             WSFA in sponsoring “An Evening with Carol Channing” at the          include various campus events such as
                             Davis Theatre.                                                      office and window decoration contests,
                                                                                                 a picnic in the Amphitheater for all
                           Faculty, staff Annual Fund campaign kicks off                         members of the TROY family, skit
                                                                                                 night and closing out homecoming
                             Three Troy University campuses will kick off their Annual Fund      week will be the pep rally in the stadi-
                           campaign within the next month.                                       um.
                             All the money raised on each individual campus will stay on that      There is also a salute to the armed
                           campus and will be used to fund programs, departments and facul-      forces planned for Monday, Nov. 1 at
                           ty/staff development.                                                 noon on the quad, which will be spon-
   TROY Today is pub-        The Troy Campus held its annual kickoff reception today from        sored by the Troy State University
 lished by the Office of   8:30-11 a.m. on the front porch of the Adams Administration           National Alumni Association. The
University Relations of    Building.                                                             event will include the presentation of
     Troy University.        The kickoff reception for the Montgomery Campus will be held on     colors by the ROTC Color Guard,
Submit articles, photos,   Monday, Nov. 8 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. in the lobby of Whitley Hall.     greetings by Student Government
  ideas or comments to       The Phenix City Campus will hold its reception on Tuesday, Nov.     Association President Ryan Spry, spe-
urelations@troyst.edu.     30 from 8:30-10 a.m. in the Dorothy Kelly Adams room.                 cial remarks by Lt. Col. W.S. Cooke of
                             Any person who makes a pledge or gift of $24 or more will receive   Air Force ROTC and Maj. Ken Coon
                           a beautiful TROY marble paperweight. Coffee and doughnuts will be     of Army ROTC. Sheila Jackson will
                           served at each reception and everyone is encouraged to attend.                  See HOMECOMING, Page 7
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                 The finalists are...                                                             Phenix City Campus
                                                                                                 enrollment tops 1,800
              Five students named to 2004 Homecoming Court
                     ive students have been            USA.
               F     named to the Troy
              University homecoming court for
                                                         • Lindsay Johnson, a native of
                                                       Luverne, is a junior broadcast
                                                                                                  The Phenix City Campus is excited
                                                                                                to announce that enrollment has
              2004, according to the Student           journalism major. She is a mem-          increased to more than 1,800.
              Government Association.                  ber of Phi Mu sorority, the                Growth is especially strong in the
                The homecoming court was               National Broadcasting Society,           Master’s of Business Administration
              chosen by a vote of the student          College Republicans and Alpha            program, with total enrollment climb-
              body and the homecoming queen            Lambda Delta honor society.              ing to just over 175 students.
              will be announced during a pep           Johnson is President Pro                   Dr. John Irwin, academic dean of the
              rally on Nov. 4 beginning at 6:30        Tempore, Academic Life Co-               Phenix City Campus, attributes the
              p.m. at Movie Gallery Veterans           Chair and Chaplain of the                success of the program to exceptional
              Stadium. The queen will be               Student Government Association,          student services and the reputation that
              crowned in ceremonies prior to           a 2004 recruitment counselor and         it has in the business community.
              the homecoming game scheduled            active with campus outreach.               “We have built our reputation in the
              for Saturday, Nov. 6, against              • Erica Parker, a native of            greater Columbus/Phenix City area on
              Florida Atlantic. The ceremony           Thorsby, is a sophomore nursing          the basis of providing convenient class
              is scheduled for 2 p.m. and kick-        major. She is activities coordina-       schedules and superior services to our
              off is set for 2:30 p.m.                 tor of Alpha Gamma Delta soror-          students and providing well-prepared
                The five finalists are:                ity. Parker is also involved with        graduates to the business community,”
                • Melanie Bennett, a native of         intramural sports and is the 2004        stated Dr. Irwin.
              Wadley, is a senior marketing            Farmhouse fraternity sweetheart.           In addition to the MBA program, all
              major. She is president of Chi             • Holly Yeargan, a native of           other academic areas are experiencing
              Omega sorority and a member of           Clanton, is a junior marketing           positive growth.
              Gamma Beta Phi, Mortar Board             major. She is Trojan
                                                                                                  Dr. Curtis Pitts, campus vice-chan-

              and Order of Omega honor soci-           Ambassador President and has
                                                                                                cellor, has seen the Phenix City
              eties. She is a Chancellor’s             served as Freshman Forum vice
                                                                                                Campus grow from its conception in
              scholar and active with campus           president and director. Yeargan
              outreach.                                is a Hugh G. Rose scholarship
                • Chanukah Gray, a native of           recipient. She has served as               “We will be celebrating 30 years of
              Montgomery, is a senior psychol-         pledge class president, ritual           exceeding our students’ expectations
              ogy major. She is president of           coordinator, personal develop-           next August, and we are expecting this
              Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and           ment council, homecoming                 growth to continue every year,” said
              a Trojan Ambassador. She is resi-        director and vice president of           Dr. Pitts.
              dent director of Gardner Hall and        operations for Alpha Gamma                 The Phenix City Campus offers grad-
              student direct of the Troy               Delta sorority. Yeargan is a             uate and undergraduate degrees in
              University IMPACT program.               member of the Order of Omega             business, counseling/psychology,
              Gray was recently named the              honor society, SIFE, the market-         human services, social work, nursing
              2004-2005 Miss Black Alabama,            ing club and GECE council.               and education.

                University Police to increase enforcement of laws protecting pedestrians
                Troy University Police will begin a        the number of pedestrian crosswalks.      ed out, however, that the same statute
              campaign of stricter penalties against         “Our goal is to make our campus         makes it unlawful for pedestrians to
              motorists who fail to yield to pedes-        more pedestrian-friendly by encour-       “suddenly” leave the curb or “run
              trians in crosswalks on campus,              aging drivers to comply with the law      into the path” of an approaching
              according to Herbert Reeves, dean of         and watch for pedestrian traffic,”        vehicle.
              student services on the Troy Campus.         Reeves said.                                Reeves said University Police will
                Reeves said the renovation of the            Reeves said Alabama law states          observe a two-week period of educa-
              main Quad on campus eliminated the           that when traffic lights are not in       tion and warnings before issuing cita-
              need for two traffic lights on               place or not in operation, then drivers   tions. The minimum fine for this vio-
              University Avenue but also increased         should yield to pedestrians. He point-    lation is $124.
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                          ‘A shining example’
          Donna Massey wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award for October
        onna Massey, administrative
    D   assistant to Vice Chancellor
for Administration Dr. Douglas
Patterson and a Troy University
alumna, is the winner of the Vergil
Parks McKinley award for October.
  Massey, who has been a member
of the TROY staff since 1989,
received the award during a cere-
mony held on Oct. 25 in the
Hawkins-Adams-Long Hall of
Honor. Dr. Jack Hawkins Jr., chan-
cellor of Troy University, presented
the award to Massey, who was
nominated by Dr. Patterson.
  The McKinley Award is the high-
est honor that Troy University
gives to a non-faculty staff mem-
ber. It is presented monthly to an
employee who has demonstrated

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outstanding attitude, innovation
and work ethic. The award was
established by former Texaco CEO
John McKinley in honor of his                Donna Massey, administrative assistant to the senior vice chancel-
father, Vergil Parks McKinley, who         lor for administration at Troy University, is presented with the
was a Troy University professor            Vergil Parks McKinley Award for October by Dr. Douglas
during the early 20th century and
                                           Patterson and Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., chancellor.
was key to the development of the
university’s athletic program.             communication skills. “As a for-       sets a shining example for others
Winners of this award receive an           mer teacher of English and com-        to emulate.”
engraved clock and a $350 stipend.         munications skills, she is invalu-        Massey said being selected for
  Dr. Patterson praised Massey for         able in the preparation of corre-      the McKinley Award was a
her dependability. “I can count on         spondence and other documents          tremendous honor. “What an honor
her to complete each task in a             for this office,” Patterson said.      it is to work for Dr. Patterson and
timely fashion. She is truly my            “Ms. Massey is excellent at com-       to work under the leadership of Dr.
valuable ‘right hand,’ who takes           municating with students, staff,       Hawkins,” she said. “I am very
care of the full range of adminis-         faculty and the general public.        honored to be selected for this
trative duties for my office,” he          With her sensitive communication       award.”
said.                                      style, she often resolves problems        Massey and her husband Ben
  Massey also was praised for her          before they reach my desk. She         make their home in Troy.

                     Farmer named interim director of athletics
      Troy University’s Senior             A.D. Johnny Williams.                  of the department since his arrival
    Associate Director of Athletics,         Farmer, who was promoted to          from Georgia Southern.
    Scott Farmer, has been selected to     his current position in June, has        The search committee for a new
    serve as interim director of athlet-   been with the Department of            athletics director has set Feb. 1 as
    ics during the search for a perma-     Athletics since 1999 and has been      a target date to have a new direc-
    nent replacement for departing         responsible for the internal affairs   tor in place.
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                                             State Star
 TROY’s Lucas honored by state Small Business Development Center Network
      roy University has a new star in its midst as Sandra    the SBDC program, and showing a strong commitment to
 T    Lucas has been selected as the 2004 State Star of the
Alabama Small Business Development Center Network.
                                                              small business in southeast Alabama.
                                                                “It is an honor to accept this award and to have the
  Lucas, senior consultant for the Troy University Small      opportunity to help so many people achieve the dream of
Business Development Center (SBDC), is an alumna of           starting and succeeding in their own business,” Lucas
the University. She has worked for the Sorrell College of     said.
Business since 1984.                                            Lucas gained most of her knowledge and understanding
   “Sandra is a truly exceptional person and is truly         about business and consumer behavior through personal
deserving of this recognition,” said Janet Kervin, Director   experience. She was a buyer for Gayfer’s department store
of the Troy University Small Business Development             for six years and owned and operated her own day-care.
Center. “She is a team player and a great friend. We are      She also has experience in property management oversee-
all very fortunate to be able to work with her.”              ing a sizeable apartment complex.
  The Alabama Small Business Development Center is a            “Her personal experiences and her formal education
nationwide partnership uniting private enterprise, govern-    make her uniquely qualified to assist aspiring and existing
ment, higher education and local nonprofit economic           small businesses,” Kervin said.
development organizations. The SBDC also provides man-          Lucas, a native of Lafayette, earned her bachelor’s
agement and technical assistance to help Americans start,     degree in 1971 and a master’s degree in 1995, both at
run and grow their own businesses.                            Troy University.
  “I am pleased to make this announcement, and to recog-        Lucas is a SBDC certified business counselor and a cer-
nize Sandra for extraordinary contributions to the work of    tified NxLeveL instructor and is also an instructor of busi-
the Troy University SBDC and small business in                ness communications, management and marketing.
Alabama,” said Bill Campbell, Director of the Alabama           Besides working with the Small Business Development
SBDC. Lucas was presented the award at a recent Small         Center, Lucas is a member of the Southeastern Area Small
Business Administration convention in New Orleans.            Business Council, the Small Business Directors
  She was chosen by the Alabama SBDC for being an             Association in Region IV and the Pike County Chamber of
exemplary performer making a significant contribution to      Commerce.

 (Left to right) – Bill Senn,
Divisional Sales Manager,
Sam’s Club, sponsor of the
ASBDC State Star
Reception; Scott
Daugherty, ASBDC Board
Chair and State Director,
North Carolina Small
Business Technology
Development Center;
Sandra Lucas, Bill
Campbell, Director of the
Alabama SBDC; and
Antonio Doss, Associate
Administrator for the U.S.
Small Business
Administration’s Office of
Small Business
Development Centers.
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                   Dynamic duo                                                                 E-mail lauds conduct,
                                                                                               performance of band
       Pacific Region professors truly earn nickname
                                                                                              Ralph Ford, director of bands,
                                                                                            recently received the following e-mail
         rs. William Hazen, associate pro-   circumstances.
 D       fessor emeritus, and Peter Hefron
are called the dynamic duo by many of
                                               Dr. Hefron is also active in the com-
                                             munity. Recently, he shared his time
                                                                                            praising TROY’s “Sound of the
                                                                                            South” marching band, not only for
                                                                                            its performance but also for the con-
Troy University Pacific Region’s stu-        with local Japanese junior high school         duct and character of its members.
dents.                                       students to discuss local politics.              Mr. Ford,
   On Sept 10, both international rela-        Dr. Hefron also represented Troy               I had the privilege of being at
tions (IR) professors, along with adjunct    University at an education function in         Sprayberry’s Southern Invitation
professor Dr. Nicolas Stigliani gave a       Tokyo, Japan where local military per-         Band Competition this past Saturday
                                                                                            and seeing your band’s exhibition.
free lecture, “Current Crisis in the         sonnel received scholarships awarded
                                                                                            While I was most impressed with the
Middle East,” at the Kadena Officer’s        by the local Japanese government.              band, I really wanted to comment on
Club, Okinawa, Japan, to an estimated          Darnell Kirkland, the Pacific Region         the character of your students.
50 military and civilian personnel. Dr       director, says he can understand why             I spoke with several that I met in
Hazen was in Okinawa to conduct class-       students would consider Hazen and              the dressing room and parking lot
es for TROY’s master’s program in            Hefron as the dynamic duo.                     prior to their performance. I have
International Relations. During his 57-        “It was hard to keep up with these two       never seen such a nice, polite and
                                                                                            respectful group of students. I am a
days stay he taught two classes –            individuals during term I,” Kirkland
                                                                                            “Band Mom” from Ezell Harding
Islamic Fundamentalism and Survey of         said.                                          Christian (High) School in Nashville,
International Relations – and counseled        While Dr. Hazen was teaching and             TN, and we not only encourage, but
several students.                            lecturing on Okinawa, Dr. Hefron was           insist on such behavior from our stu-
   Dr. Hazen also gave a lecture to a        busy counseling prospective students at        dents, yet seldom are we as success-
group of Marines from the 3D                 the Pacific Region’s newest location,          ful as you seem to be.
Transportation Support Battalion, 3D         Yongsan Army Garrison in Seoul, South            I told some of the majorettes who
Force Service Support Group, Marine          Korea, as well as teaching a class on          were warming up, how excited I was
                                                                                            to see a majorette line. (Being from
Forces Pacific stationed at Camp Foster,     Okinawa.
                                                                                            Nashville, I thought such had gone
Okinawa. Approximately 100 marines             Dr. Hefron’s energy and ability is           by the way of the Latin language – a
attended as he gave a brief history of       nothing new to Kirkland. He has always         once vital and impressive art that is
Middle East, discussed current crisis in     been willing to do whatever is necessary       now extinct). The few ladies I spoke
the region and answered questions from       for his students and Troy University,          to were so sweet and gracious. They
the audience.                                Kirkland says of Hefron. This dedica-          called others over to meet me,
   In a letter commenting on the lecture     tion was recognized by University              including the captain, introducing me
and TROY’s program, Col D.R. Lewis,          College in 2000-2001, when Dr. Hefron          as a former majorette. By the time I
                                                                                            left, half the majorette corps had sur-
Commanding Officer, 3D                       was named Professor of the Year.
                                                                                            rounded me. I felt guilty by taking up
Transportation Support Battalion wrote,        According to Kirkland, Pacific Region        so much of their warm up time.
“Your personal commitment to the             students enjoy taking Dr. Hefron’s class-        I so enjoyed sharing a few minutes
development of our enlisted leaders and      es. So much so, in fact, many students         with them, but mostly I was so
officers Corps is commendable.The            who have graduated still sign up for his       encouraged by their gracious hospi-
future choices they make will benefit        classes. “This speaks wonders about his        tality, polite demeanor and genuine
them in either their military or future      character and the love and passion he          interest. They are really a group to be
                                                                                            proud of. If you haven’t told them
civilian endeavors. Thank you for a job      has for his chosen profession,” Kirkland
                                                                                            lately that you are proud of them,
well done.”                                  said. “It is the willingness of all the fac-   please do so as soon as possible. You
   Dr. Hefron not only performs duties as    ulty who teach in the Pacific Region to        are blessed with some rare and won-
an instructor, but also serves as the aca-   volunteer to give up their free time in        derful students.
demic advisor for the Pacific Region.        order to promote and inform others               Affectionately,
Dr. Hefron works on developing an aca-       about the Master’s of Science in                 Lee Conley
demic program with each student so that      International Relations degree that              Band Mom, Ezell Harding
it meets his or her individual goals and     makes my job so much easier.”                    Christian School, Antioch, TN
   TROY TODAY                                                      October 29, 2004                                         6

                 Minix named director of advancement
         illiam D. Minix has been            served as senior vice president of the     Handicapped Children, deputy secretary
 W       named the director of advance-
ment at Troy University.
                                             Atlanta-based First Community
                                             Development, Inc., a position he held
                                                                                        of the Kentucky Cabinet for Human
                                                                                        Resources, deputy commissioner of the
  In the position, Minix will assist in      since 1993. While with the firm, he        Kentucky Department of Health, execu-
the design and implementation of the         developed and supervised major capital     tive director of the Office of Policy and
fundraising plan for the University and      advancement campaigns for public and       Budget, deputy commissioner of the
is responsible for the major gifts pro-      nonprofit organizations engaged in edu-    Department for Social Insurance and
gram, as well as involved with planned       cation, economic development, health       deputy director of the Office of
giving, development services, donor          and other social services and the arts.    Administrative Services.
relations, research and grant writing          From 1971-1991, Minix held various         Minix earned a bachelor’s degree in
and special projects.                        positions within state government in       political science from Berea College
  Minix, originally from Louisville but      Kentucky, including executive director     and holds a master’s degree in public
now residing in Dothan, previously           of the Kentucky Commission for             affairs from Kentucky State University.

    Activities & achievements
    Dr. Diane D. Orlofsky, professor of
  music, has been appointed Research
  Chair for the Alabama Music
  Educators Association. This term of
  office will begin in January, 2005.
    In addition, her book review “Piano
  Lessons in the Grand Style: From the
  Golden Age of the Etude Music
  Magazine (1913-1940)” appears in
  this month's issue of the Music
  Educators Journal (November 2004,
  Vol. 91, No. 2).
    Dr. Sigurdur Greipsson, assistant
  professor of biological and environ-
  mental sciences, and Anna
  Hovsepyan, a 2003 graduate of Troy
  University’s Environmental Analysis
  and Management master’s degree pro-          October Reward Caller Awards. Winners of the Reward Caller Program Awards
  gram, have had a paper accepted for        for the month of October are congratulated by Dr. Bill Flinn and Chancellor Jack
  publication in the International           Hawkins, Jr. The winners, from left to right, are: Sabrina Foster, Housing and
  Journal of Phytoremediation.               Residential Life; Dr. Barbara Echord, Distance Learning Center; and, Scott Farmer,
    The paper is titled “Effect of arbus-    Department of Athletics. Not pictured is Dr. Pat Hardin, Department of Curriculum
  cular mycorrhizal fungi on phytoex-        and Teaching. The Reward Caller Program was started to encourage telephone cour-
  traction by corn (Zea mays) of lead        tesy among the faculty and staff on the Troy Campus. Winners receive $25.
  contaminated soil.” The paper reports      Engineering.                               the fall 2004 edition of the Syracuse
  on techniques being developed to             Also, Price and Steve McQueen’s          University Magazine.
  clean lead contaminated soils.             engineering status with IEEE has been        The print was displayed in the
                     •••                     reaffirmed. McQueen and Price will         Independent Study Degree Program
    W. Greg Price’s master thesis pro-       attend the SANS security convention        Master of Arts Illustration Thesis
  posal accepted at Harvard University.      in New Orleans on CyberTerrorism.          Exhibition at Syracuse University dur-
  The thesis proposal centers around                           •••                      ing the summer. Nelson spent time on
  collaborative security systems, specifi-     Gayle Nelson, distance learning and      the Syracuse campus this summer as
  cally intrusion detection mechanisms.      web coordinator at the Dothan              a part of the program’s residency
  The thesis project will complete           Campus, had her print, Byodo-In            requirement.
  requirements for Master’s in Software      Temple in Oahu, Hawaii, featured in
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                             Salute to Veterans
                Troy University Symphony Band concert set for Nov. 9
       he Troy University Symphony Band will hold its          the Bells,” composed by John Williams for the United
 T     annual Fall Concert featuring a Salute to
Veterans and the Armed Services on Tuesday, Nov. 9,
                                                               States Marine Band.
                                                                 Ford said the concert will include a selection of
beginning at 7:30 p.m., according to Ralph Ford,               American patriotic standards, such as “The Stars and
director of bands.                                             Stripes Forever.” The band will also perform its tradi-
  There is no admission charge for the concert and the         tional “Armed Forces Salute,” a medley of the songs
public is invited to attend. Ford said the band extends        of each branch of the military.
a special invitation to all area military veterans and           The Symphony Band, a concert ensemble of 80 play-
their families.                                                ers- most of whom are music majors-has performed at
  The highlight of the concert will be composer David          the national conventions of the American Bandmasters
Holsinger’s “To Tame the Perilous Skies,” Ford said.           Association, the College Band Directors National
  “This piece was composed for the United States Air           Association, the Music Educators National
Force Band and depicts an aerial battle,” Ford said.           Conference, the Women Band Directors International,
“This is a brilliant piece of music and we’re looking          the Alabama Bandmasters Association and is the fea-
forward to playing it.”                                        tured band at the annual Southeastern United States
  Another featured piece to be performed is “Sound             Concert Band Clinic.

                                                                                                                            AROUND TROY
              Continued from Page 1        Tuesday, Nov. 2                         Reunion at Hawkins-Adams-Long
sing “God Bless America,” and Caleb        • 9 -11 a.m., Banners due               Hall of Honor
Baxley will conclude the armed forces      • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Games in the          • 6:30 p.m., Skit-in-a-bag at Crosby
salute by playing Taps.                  Trojan Center Food Court                  Theatre
  “This will be a way for everyone to      • 7 p.m., Movie under the stars,          Saturday, Nov. 6
appreciate war veterans, as well as      RUDY in the Amphitheatre                    • 10 a.m., Homecoming Parade - 50
those who gave their lives for the         Wednesday, Nov. 3                       year Anniversary
country,” said Faith Ward, director of     • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Games in the          • 11 a.m., Clipson Alumni Reunion
Alumni Affairs.                          Trojan Center Food Court                  honoring the 1964 Football Team on
  Homecoming pre-game activities           • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Picnic in the       the grounds at the Alumni House
will begin at 1:30 p.m., Nov. 6 in       Amphitheatre                                • 11 a.m., Ugli Stick band, spon-
Movie Gallery Veterans Stadium with        • 3 p.m., Window Decorations Due        sored by the National Alumni
the presentation of the homecoming         • 6 p.m., Homecoming Court Dinner       Association
court and the crowning of the new        in Trojan Center Board Room                 • Noon, Trojan Walk
homecoming queen. Kickoff for the          Thursday, Nov. 4                          • 2 p.m., Pre-game show including
game against Florida Atlantic is set       • Wear your TROY t-shirt day!           the Alumni Band, crowning of the
for 2 p.m. The alumni of the year will     • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Games in the        Queen and the presentation of her
also be recognized at halftime during    Trojan Center Food Court                  court
the game.                                  • Noon - 1 p.m., Campus Clean-up          • 2:30 p.m., Kickoff of
  A complete listing of Homecoming         • 6:30 p.m., Pep Rally in Movie         Homecoming game, TROY vs.
Week events follows.                     Gallery Veterans Stadium                  Florida Atlantic
  Monday, Nov. 1                           • Homecoming Queen Announced              • Halftime, Recognition of Alumni
  • 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Games in the           Friday, Nov. 5                          of the Year
Trojan Center Food Court                   • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Games in the          • 7 p.m., Alpha Phi Alpha Step
  • Noon, Salute to the Armed Forces     Trojan Center Food Court                  Show
in the Quad                                • 10 a.m., Slide show pictures due in     Sunday, Nov. 7
  • Noon, Flag square due in the SGA     the SGA Office                              • 7 p.m., Troy Gospel Singers
Office                                     • 6 p.m., WWII Era Alumni               Concert at Claudia Crosby Theatre
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                         Miss Troy University
          Twelve to compete for crown on Sunday, Oct. 31 at Claudia Crosby Theater
      welve young women will com-          Competition categories are inter-          • Whitney Leanne Griffin of
 T    pete for the Miss Troy
University 2005 crown on Sunday,
                                         view, talent, eveningwear, swimsuit
                                         and on-stage question. The winner of
                                                                                      • Avington Hart of Evergreen
Oct. 31.                                 Miss Troy University will receive one        • Candace Nichole Hawes of Mobile
  The Miss Troy University Pageant       year of full tuition, paid entry to the      • Mary Ann Henderson of Troy
will be held at 2 p.m. in the Claudia    Miss Alabama pageant and various             • Maegan Danella Hoff of
Crosby Theater on the Troy               other prizes.                               Deatsville
University campus. Tickets can be          The women vying for the title              • Laura Elizabeth McDonald of
purchased at the door. General           include:                                    Prattville
admission is $7 for adults and $5 for      • Anna Marie Anderson of Elba              • Britney Shae Smith of Andalusia
children. Troy University students         • Amber Lynne Dodson of Cullman            • Kristina Diane Summerlin of
can purchase tickets for $5 with a         • Tara Michelle Golson of                 Selma
valid student identification card.       Montgomery                                   • Jessica Lynn Tadlock of Luverne.

    ‘Fiddler of the                     Troy University Theatre to present
   Roof’ next up on                         ‘Our Town’ in November
    Davis Theatre                         “Our Town,” the second production of the Troy University Theatre 2004-2005
  Subscribers Series                    season, will be Nov. 18, 19 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Trojan Center Theatre.
                                          The three-act play, written by Thornton Wilder, is based on life in the fictional,
    A timeless classic is coming to     small town of Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire and contains characters reflecting
 Troy University’s Davis Theatre for    everyday life. From start to finish, the charm of this town and the focus on every-
 the Performing Arts in November.       day events will stimulate the audience’s interest and provide them with a fresh out-
   “Fiddler on the Roof” will be pre-   look on life.
 sented Friday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. The                                                    “Our Town,” which has become one
 presentation is sponsored by the                                                      of the most popularly produced plays
 Montgomery Advertiser and Silver                                                      of the 20th century, will feature a
 Spoons Caterers.                                                                      large cast including students, children
   The musical, known for such clas-                                                   and one TROY professor. Directing
 sic songs as “Tradition,”                                                             the production is Adena H. Moree
 “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” “If I                                                       who has been Director of Theatre at
 Were A Rich Man” and “Sunrise,                                                        Troy University for six years.
 Sunset,” is the latest offering in a                                                          Tickets are $5 for general
 spectacular season at the Davis                                                       admission and free for TROY stu-
 Theatre.                                                                              dents with a valid student I.D. They
   The season got underway Oct. 12                                                     can be purchased at the Troy
 with “An Evening with Carol                                                           University Box Office or at the door
 Channing,” and in addition to                                                         on the night of the performance.
 “Fiddler” includes the Cab                                                                For more information, contact the
 Calloway Orchestra on Dec. 9, the                                                     Troy University Box Office at (334)
 Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats                                                        670-3293, the Troy University
 on Jan. 21, The Letterman on Feb.                                                     Department of Speech and Theatre at
 14 and the musical “Seven Brides                                                      (334) 670-3714, or visit
 for Seven Brothers” on April 7.                                                       www.tsutheatre.org.

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